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Arlington Agenda: June 28-July 11

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

Because we have Monday off next week, this Agenda will cover the next two weeks of events.

Monday, June 28

Pride Month Social – Stonewall Edition
Freddie’s Beach Bar & Restaurant (555 23rd Street S.)
Time: 3-4:30 p.m.

Freddie’s Beach Bar and Restaurant is hosting a night for LGBTQ+ folk and allies. The event is free, but attendees are encouraged to RSVP and bring a non-perishable food item for the Arlington Food Assistance Center. Casual beach attire is fine.

Wednesday, June 30

Equity in Action: Creating Safe Spaces
Via Zoom
Time: 3-4 p.m.

The National Landing BID is continuing its Equity in Action Event series, “Creating Safe Spaces.” To close out Pride Month, this virtual discussion filmed live at Freddie’s Beach Bar will highlight the importance of the business community and its executives in defining, shaping and defending safe spaces for LGBTQ+ community members beyond June. Panelists include Freddie Lutz, owner of Freddie’s Beach Bar and Federico Ristorante Italiano, Lisa Kohn, Senior Manager of Public Policy at Amazon, and Morgen Hunt, President of Horizon Paramedical LLC and the Equality Chamber of Commerce. The panel will be moderated by local media personality, Tommy McFly (NBC4) and will include an audience Q&A portion.

Friday, July 9

Liz Miele
Arlington Drafthouse (2903 Columbia Pike)
Time: 7 and 10 p.m.

Stand-up comic Liz Miele is headlining four shows at Arlington Drafthouse on July 9 and 10. Miele has been featured on Comedy Central, NPR and other programs. The Friday shows are at 7 and 10 p.m. and Saturday’s shows are at 7 and 9:30 p.m. Tickets are $20 and shows are at 25% capacity.

Sunday, July 11

Japanese Summer Tanabata Festival
First Presbyterian of Arlington (601 N Vermont Street)
Time: 2-4 p.m.

Study Japanese in Arlington is hosting a tanabata festival, a religious festival celebrated in Japan, with a family-friendly bazaar featuring origami, calligraphy, and yukata dressing.

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