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Arlington Agenda: February 24-March 1

Arlington Agenda is a listing of interesting events for the week ahead in Arlington County. If you’d like to see your event featured, fill out the event submission form.

Also, be sure to check out our event calendar.

Wednesday, February 26

Smarty Pets: Focusing on Pet Food
Animal Welfare League of Arlington (2650 S. Arlington Mill Drive)
Time: 6-7 p.m. 

Dr. Kerry Skorup and Selena Healey will make a presentation on food options for pets. They will cover different types of diets for different animals.

Thursday, February 27

Virginia Tech MBA Programs Information Session*
Virginia Tech Ballston Campus (900 N. Glebe Road)
Time: 12-1 p.m.

Learn more about Virginia Tech’s Ballston-based Executive MBA program at this information session, where officials will discuss curriculum, tuition, financial aid, and more.

Rock The Rink
Pentagon Row (1201 S. Joyce Street) 

Time: 7-8 p.m. 

This skating event at the Pentagon Row rink will feature an appearance by Slapshot, giveaways, a DJ and Capitals-themed specials at surrounding restaurants.

Saturday, February 29

Feel the Heritage Festival
Charles Drew Community Center (3500 23rd Street S.) 
Time: 1-6 p.m.

This Black History Month event will feature live music and dance, dozens of vendors, delicious food, cook-off competition, and a Hall of History with photos and artifacts from Arlington’s historically African-American neighborhoods and organizations.

11th Annual MOVE ME Festival
Kenmore Middle School (200 S. Carlin Springs Road)
Time: 2-5 p.m. 

Bowen McCauley Dance Company will present the 11th Annual MOVE ME Festival featuring more than 15 local area dance companies and artists who will offer integrated workshops, educational activities, and performances on two stages.

Bowties and Tails 
Arlington Rooftop Bar & Grill (1600 Wilson Blvd, Suite 810) 
Time: 7-10 p.m.

Join Lu’s Labs as they celebrate five years of rescue. Your $75 ticket includes beer, wine and heavy hor d’oeuvres. Entertainment by Smoky the DJ.

Saturday, March 1

Beginner’s ASL Class: 8 Weeks
Shirlington Library (4200 Campbell Avenue)
Time: 1-2:30 p.m.

This course starts from a foundation of concepts and hand shapes, then builds to a basic understanding of forming phrases in American Sign Language. It will cover vocabulary, grammar, history and culture of ASL.

*Denotes featured (sponsored) event.

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(This Community Post was written by Signature Theatre and underwritten by Embracing Arlington Arts.)

Signature Theatre just released single tickets for all 33rd season productions, which highlights the organization’s long-time relationship with legendary composer Stephen Sondheim. Beginning with the musical adaptation of The Color Purple and irreverent No Place to Go, the season continues with three Sondheim musicals, the DC premieres of Off-Broadway hit Which Way to the Stage and Pulitzer Prize finalist Selling Kabul, the Tony Award®-winning rock musical Passing Strange, and return of Signature’s cabaret series honoring legendary artists.

“Last November, the world lost an icon. The death of Stephen Sondheim was a blow to everyone in the theater community. Signature Theatre would not be the same without Sondheim — he IS Signature’s ‘signature.’ This season, we are honoring the legend with productions of Into the Woods, Pacific Overtures and Sweeney Todd dedicated to his memory. These shows represent the diversity and range of Sondheim,” said Signature’s Artistic Director Matthew Gardiner about the new season.

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MEGA Wine Tasting

Join us Sunday, Aug 28 from 12-3pm for our MEGA Wine Tasting

How it Works:

We’ve invited all our wine vendors that we work with to bring 6-10 wines in their portfolio (wines that are usually not carried at Osteria

Running & Strength Training Group Workout #1

Join our first workout of Coach Kate’s fall Running & Strength Training Program on Tuesday, August 30 at 6:30 a.m. at Oak Grove Park.

First/trial session is Free Of Charge. If you would like to join the program — which

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