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.
Monday, March 2
More Than Sad: Suicide Prevention Education for Parents
The Sycamore School (4600 N. Fairfax Drive)
Time: 7-8:30 p.m.
This program teaches parents how to recognize signs of depression and other mental health problems, initiate a conversation with their child, and get help.
Tuesday, March 3
Crosshairs Garage Races
201 12th Street S. Public Parking (201 12th Street S.)
Time: 6-9 p.m.
Crosshairs Garage Races returns to Crystal City for its 6th year as the region’s only underground bike race. Events for elites and amateurs alike have cyclists competing for prizes and points in pursuit of the Petty Cup.
Wednesday, March 4
Coffee & Conversation: Bob Levey on His Days at the Washington Post
Westover Market & Beer Garden (5863 Washington Blvd)
Time: 10-11 a.m.
Former Washington Post columnist Bob Levey will discuss the “Golden Era” at the Washington Post and also his recently published first novel, “Larry Felder, Candidate”.
Friday, March 6
4th Annual Monte Carlo Night*
Army Navy Country Club (1700 Army Navy Drive)
Time: 8-11 p.m.
Try your luck at games of chance, take a spin on the dance floor, enjoy beer, wine, signature drinks and light hors d’oeuvres. This fundraiser for the Junior League of Northern Virginia also includes a raffle and a silent auction.
Saturday, March 7
Junior League of Washington’s Children’s Trunk Show
Crystal City Shops (2100-B Crystal Drive)
Time: 9 a.m.-12 p.m.
Buy pre-owned children’s merchandise, including nursery furniture, high chairs, swings, strollers, and maternity wear at this annual event. There will also be gently used designer children’s clothing and new items.
Spring Garden Kick-off
Arlington Central Library (1015 N. Quincy Street)
Time: 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Learn how to start your own garden or how to get involved to help grow fresh produce for families in need. This event features speakers, breakout sessions by local experts, hands-on activities, exhibit tables, and free seeds.
Sunday, March 8
Deer Overpopulation Presentation & Discussion*
Arlington Central Library Auditorium (1015 N. Quincy Street)
Time: 6:30-7:30 p.m.
The event will feature a discussion on what the overpopulation of deer means for our natural areas. The discussion will be led by Bill Browning, the Arlington Regional Master Naturalist.
*Denotes featured (sponsored) event.
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As the summer winds down, it’s a great time to look forward to a creative fall! Art House 7 has a terrific selection of classes, for preschoolers to adults. Our fall session, starting September 6, offers painting, drawing, sculpture, collage, ceramics (including the wheel) and sewing. We have specialty classes such as Suminagashi, the ancient art of Japanese water marbling.
If you’re looking for a shorter commitment, we also have a full schedule of workshops, Art Nights, and Morning Art Socials. If you haven’t discovered Art House 7, please check us out! We offer classes throughout the year, taught by a range of fantastic teachers. You can buy art supplies next door. We’re near the Lee Harrison shopping center, and free parking is outside our door.
Art House 7
5537 Langston Blvd.Arlington VA 22207
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