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Arlington Agenda: July 26-Aug. 1

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.

Monday, July 26

From Earth to Moon, Mars and Beyond: NASA Missions You Don’t Want to Miss
Via Zoom
Time: 3-4:30 p.m.

Encore Learning and Arlington Public Library are welcoming Dr. Joyce Winterton to talk about her work over her 15 years NASA conducting sound rockets, scientific balloons and airborne science missions around the world.

Dream Academy Toastmasters Demo Meeting
Via Zoom 
Time: 7:30-9 p.m.

This Dream Academy Toastmasters meeting will help attendees create original, fictional stories from the writer’s own dreams.

Tuesday, July 27

Coffee Breaks at Summer House
National Landing’s Gateway Green (101 12th Street S.)
Time: 10-11:30 a.m.

Local Coffee shops are serving brews every Tuesday morning at Gateway Green in Crystal City. Parking is available at 201 12th Street S.

Wednesday, July 28

Small Business Roundtable: BizLaunch – Arlington’s Small Business All
Virtual 
Time: 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Arlington Economic Development Director Tara Palacios, Small Business Manager Alex Held and Business Consultant Lourdes Morales from Arlington Economic Development lead discussions on how to grow your business.

Thursday, July 29

Until Help Arrives 
Via Microsoft Teams
Time: 6:30-9 p.m.

Instructors will teach attendees how to maintain situational awareness, identify key life threats, stop bleeding, move and position injured people and provide psychological support to the wounded.

Rosslyn LIVE
Gateway Park (1300 Lee Highway)
Time: 7-10 p.m.

American Pops Orchestra performs featuring drag performances by Alexis Michelle from RuPaul’s Drag race, Lagoona Bloo and Domingø.

Sunday, Aug. 1

Woofs & Waffles Brunch
World of Beer Bar & Kitchen (4300 Wilson Blvd)
Time: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

World of Beer is hosting a brunch for Arlingtonians and their dogs. There will be dog-themed menu items including Fido’s Flatbread, Human Treats, Doggie Brunch Bowl and more.

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(This Community Post was written by 9th Street Chamber Music and underwritten by Embracing Arlington Arts .)

9th Street Chamber Music is back in business for its second season! 9SCM is disrupting the stereotypes of classical music as stuffy, dry, and elite through dynamic yet accessible performances and its one-of-a-kind String Quartet Intensive for young musicians in the DC Metro area.

[9th Street Quartet](https://www.9thstreetchambermusic.com/9th-street- quartet)’s first concert is on Sunday, October 16 at 4:00 PM. The group will offer, for the first time, a ‘Playlist Shuffle’ themed concert featuring single movements of string quartet favorites. Tickets for this concert can be found here, and are $20 for adults and FREE for all students under 18.

Rehearsals began Monday, September 27 for the String Quartet Intensive, welcoming 32 new and returning members to the program. These talented musicians in grades 7 through 12 represent over fifteen area schools throughout Northern Virginia, DC and Maryland, and are an integral part of the growing 9SCM community. Their first performance will take place on Monday, November 28 at 7:30 PM.

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Vini Franchetti Wine Dinner

Join us as we explore Vini Franchetti & their two sister vineyards Passopisciaro (Sicily) and Vini Franchetti (Tuscany) for our Sicily/Tuscany Wine Dinner!

Sunday, Oct 9 @ 6pm

Special Guest: This wine dinner we will be hosting the wine maker

Homebuying 101: Steps to Getting Pre-Approved

Are you ready to jump into homeownership or started considering it but don’t know where to start? Financial preparation is key when thinking about purchasing your first home and the first step to getting pre-approved. Join ACFCU for our Homebuying

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