Arlington Agenda: Aug. 9-15

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, Aug. 9

Hear from World Renowned Expert on Cutting Edge of Brain Science
Via Zoom
Time: 3-4:30 p.m.

Neuroscientist and neuroethicist Prof. James Giordano of Georgetown University Medical Center talks about new developments in brain research.

Tuesday, Aug. 10

Learn to be an Energy Masters volunteer
Rockland’s Barbecue and Grill (3471 Washington Blvd.)
Time: 6-8 p.m.

This program teaches volunteers how to plug air leaks in homes and make basic energy and water efficiency upgrades.

Wednesday, Aug. 11

Camp Summer House: Campfire Jamboree
National Landing’s Gateway Green (101 12th Street S.)
Time: 5:30-7:30 p.m.

S’mores and Kona Ice snow cones will be available at this campfire event as well as games including archery, corn hole and badminton.

Wes Anderson Movie Nights at Westpost
Westpost, formerly Pentagon Row (1201 S. Joyce Street)
Time: 8-11 p.m.

Westpost is showing Wes Anderson’s The Life Aquatic on the big screen. Tickets are free.

Thursday, Aug. 12

Breakfast Connection: Education Focused
Time: 7:45-9 a.m.

Dr. Francisco Durán, Superintendent of Arlington Public Schools, will be the featured speaker at this networking event.

Return on Creativity: The Great Resignation
Time: noon to 12:45 p.m.

This event will include a short panel followed by an open discussion on issues around talent retention in the workplace.

Friday, Aug. 13

Magic of the Ordinary — National Juried Exhibition at Gallery Underground in August
Gallery Underground (2100 Crystal Drive)
Time: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Magic of the Ordinary is a gallery of artwork juried by watercolor artist Lois Wolford. The art focuses on everyday items and scenes that are often overlooked.

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