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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
Virtual
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
Virtual
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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Lyon Park & Ashton Heights’ biennial home & garden biennial tour is back. The tour will include contemporary custom homes, older historic bungalows as well as renovated properties. One of the stunning homes on the tour is pictured above.  In addition to beautiful & unique homes, the Villa & Vistas ’22 event will conclude with a festive reception at the Lyon Park Community Center at 414 N Fillmore Street, Arlington VA 22201. What could be better right?

All proceeds from this event will go to the Lyon Park Citizens Association (LPCA) towards our neighborhood jewel & hub, the Lyon Park Community Center (LPCC).

When: Sunday, October 2nd, Noon – 4 PM. 

Where: Meet to get your tickets and the tour map at the Lyon Park Community Center (414 N Fillmore Street) We will have a table with information outside.

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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

Pink Carpet Event Charity Fashion Show

The Pink Carpet Event Charity Fashion Show will feature our fabulous breast cancer survivors slaying the runway! Designers from Baltimore and the Washington, DC Metropolitan area will bring exquisite fashion and glamour to this event. Professional male and female designs

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