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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.

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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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