Monday, July 12
Beginning Fencing Class*
Nova Fencing and Archery Club (3501 Carlin Springs Road)
Time: 6-7 p.m.
The Nova Fencing & Archery Club is offering an introduction to the Olympic sport of fencing. The class is aimed at ages 7-12 and meets twice a week for four weeks.
Tuesday, July 13
Coffee Breaks at Summer House
National Landing’s Gateway Green (101 12th Street S.)
Time: 10-11:30 a.m.
Local coffee shops are coming together to serve morning cold brews at Gateway Green in Crystal City. Parking is available at 201 12th Street S.
Thursday, July 15
Arlington Chamber of Commerce Business After Business
WHINO (4238 Wilson Blvd)
Time: 5-7 p.m.
The Chamber of Commerce is hosting a networking event with food, beer, wine and soft drinks. The event will also have an opportunity to win door prizes and a cash jackpot for members only. Member registration is $25, and registration for non-members is $35.
Community Meeting: Crystal City to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport Multimodal Connector (CC2DCA) Study
Time: 7-8:30 p.m.
Arlington County and the Virginia Department of Transportation are hosting a meeting to discuss providing a multimodal connection between Crystal City and National Airport. The connection could help meet the needs of pedestrians, cyclists and people using micro-mobility devices, as well as providing a connection between the airport and the VRE station and the Mount Vernon Trail. Input can be submitted online.
Gateway Park (1300 Lee Highway)
Time: 7-10 p.m.
The Rosslyn BID is partnering with American Pops Orchestra to host Rosslyn LIVE! The outdoor performances will focus on over-the-top, campy fun. Tickets are $10 per person. A portion of the ticket sales will be donated to Arlington Public School Choirs and will benefit improvements at Gateway Park.
Friday, July 16
9th Street Chamber Music Launch Party
St. George’s Episcopal Church (915 N. Oakland Street)
Time: 5-9 p.m.
New professional string quartet 9th Street Chamber Music is hosting a launch party on the lawn at St. George’s Episcopal Church. The event is free and open to all, and will include live music by the quartet. Food and drink will be available for purchase.
Saturday, July 17
Tuckahoe Park Invasive Removal
Tuckahoe Park (6550 25th Street N.)
Time: 10 a.m.-Noon
Volunteers are needed to help remove invasive plants from Tuckahoe Park. Helpers are asked to bring sturdy clothes, gloves, hat, sunscreen and bug spray. The group will meet on July 17 and August 21.
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Demolition of the former Jaleo restaurant building in Crystal City began this week, as the site plan review process for a redevelopment on the block kicked off earlier this month….
Kenmore Middle School’s student release has been delayed and the school has been placed in “secure the building” mode due to a possible security threat.
Biz Talk discusses Arlington’s business community and their commitment to sustainability.
Don’t miss out on joining a summer league with DC Fray before registration closes June 14.