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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Arlington and its neighbors have become more segregated in the last 10 years while fair housing legislation at the state level faces significant roadblocks. Arlington’s fair housing enforcement, education, and commitment to equity practices in housing policy and programs are beginning to show signs of improvement but much more needs to be done.
Join the NAACP Arlington Branch, HOME of Virginia, and Equal Rights Center for the 2nd Annual Arlington Fair Housing Conference on April 15th to discuss the threats and opportunities to advancing fair housing policy across the state and within Arlington.
The half-day, in-person event will feature speakers from fair housing advocacy organizations and government agencies including the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, and focus on fair housing policy trends in Virginia and Arlington County. The conference aims to advance the understanding of issues and policies related to equity and affirmatively further fair housing among local officials, advocates, and members of the public.
2nd Annual Arlington Fair Housing Conference
Is home ownership a goal of yours in 2023? Now is the time to make it happen! Grab a (virtual) drink with the area’s top Real Estate experts, learn all about the home buying process and on how you can get $1,500 towards your closing costs immediately!
Did you know the average Arlington renter will spend $150K in 5 years of renting? Stop paying down someone else’s mortgage! Join us for a Rent vs. Buy Happy Hour on Wednesday, April 5th at 6 p.m. via Zoom. If this time doesn’t work, we also are offering times convenient for your schedule!
A lot has happened in the local market since the beginning of the pandemic. Sip on your drink of choice and learn from Northern Virginia, Arlington and Washingtonian Magazines top producing agents! We will discuss the latest market updates, the home buying process and rent vs. buy cost savings. Please RSVP by clicking here.
Call/text Manavi at 703-869-6698 with any questions!
Private School Fair
Congressional School to Host MONA Private School Fair Thursday, April 27 at 6:30 PM
Congressional School in Falls Church, VA is delighted to host the MONA (Mothers of North Arlington) at an upcoming Private School Fair. Private schools from around
WHS Spring Festival
Join us at the WHS Spring Festival on April 22, 2023, from 10am- 3pm at Wakefield High School(main parking lot). Come out to shop, play, and eat!
Shop local vendors, arts & crafts, new and used items, food vendors/trucks, and