Arlington Agenda: March 9-15

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 9

Developmental Disability Awareness Month-Movie Night
Arlington Central Library (1015 N. Quincy Street)
Time: 6-9 p.m.

The Arlington County Department of Human Services’ Developmental Disability Services Bureau presents a screening of The Peanut Butter Falcon. The film is PG-13.

Tuesday, March 10

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 have cyclists competing for prizes and points in pursuit of the Petty Cup.

Wednesday, March 11

Coffee & Conversation: Providing Immigration Legal Services in Arlington
Westover Market & Beer Garden (5863 Washington Blvd) 
Time: 10-11 a.m.

Erin McKenney of Just Neighbors, a nonprofit that provides immigration legal services, will describe how many Arlington clients benefit from the volunteer-supported organization.

Papa’s Basement Livecast @ Summers
Summers Restaurant (1520 N. Courthouse Road)
Time: 8-10 p.m.

Originating as a public access radio show, the Papa’s Basement Podcast has grown to a body of work encompassing over 600 in-studio podcasts and dozens of live shows.

Thursday, March 12

AWE Summit 2020*
Marymount Ballston Center (1000 N. Glebe Road) 

Time: 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. 

The AWE SUMMIT is a gathering of women business owners in the D.C. region. The event will feature educational and inspiring presentations, panels, and conversations.

Life in Arlington in the 1920s
Marymount Reinsch Library Auditorium (2807 N. Glebe Road)
Time: 7-9 p.m.

Learn what life was like in 1920s Arlington. Author of book “The Washington National Mall” Peter R. Penczer will be presenting a photographic journey through Arlington in the 1920s.

Friday, March 13

The Wizard of Oz*
St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church (4000 Lorcom Lane) 

Time: 7:30-9 p.m. 

Join the St. Andrew’s Players for a performance of “The Wizard of Oz,” the timeless family classic tale about a girl from Kansas, her dog, Toto, and a weird dream during a major weather event.

Sunday, March 15

Book Talk – Founder: A Portrait of the First Rothschild and His Time
Congregation Etz Hayim (2920 Arlington Blvd.) 

Time: 10:15-11:45 a.m. 

The event will feature a discussion on the Rothschild banking dynasty’s founding father and a rich glimpse into 18th-century Europe.

Explore Turkish Culture and Cuisine
Yayla Bistro (2201 N. Westmoreland Street) 

Time: 4-6 p.m. 

Open Kitchen D.C. invites you to experience the distinct flavors and stories of Turkey. Guests will receive a Yayla Bistro original recipe and spices to try at home.

*Denotes featured (sponsored) event.