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Arlington Agenda: Aug. 16-22

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.

Tuesday, Aug. 17

Coffee Breaks at Summer House
National Landing’s Gateway Green (101 12th Street S.)
Time: 8:30-10:30 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.

Thursday, Aug. 19

ACFCU Homebuying 101 Webinar*
Via Zoom
Time: 5:30-6:30 p.m.

Arlington Community Federal Credit Union Vice President of Lending Katherine Magruder hosts an introduction course to homebuying and the mortgage process.

Home Buyer Workshop (Myth-Busting)*
Compass (3001 Washington Blvd #400)
Time: 6-7:30 p.m.

This workshop teaches participants key tricks for purchasing your first house and how to avoid mistakes that many folks are unaware of when buying a home.

Friday, Aug. 20

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.

Saturday, Aug. 21

Tuckahoe Park Invasive Removal
Tuckahoe Park (6550 25th Street N.)
Time: 10 a.m. to noon

Volunteers will help improve the habitat of Tuckahoe Park by helping remove invasive plants.

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Light Up Arlington – Clarendon Menorah Lighting

Join us as we celebrate the holiday of Chanukah! Enjoy delicious Latkes, hot cocoa, donuts and more!

Clarendon Menorah Lighting and Community Celebration

Experience the festival of lights!!

*Lighting of a giant 9 foot Menorah

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National Chamber Ensemble – Holiday Cheer!

NCE’s Holiday Concert will bring the finest classical masterpieces and holiday favorites together for the whole family. The festivities begin with Leroy Anderson’s classic “Sleigh Ride” and “Chanukkah Festival”, music from the Nutcracker and by J.S. Bach.

Outstanding Young Artist

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