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Arlington Agenda: Aug. 23-29

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. 23

Encore Learning presents: Balancing Civil Liberties and Public Health During a Pandemic
Virtual 
Time: 3-4:30 p.m.

Jay Stanley from the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) speaks about the affect the pandemic has had on our civil liberties.

Tuesday, Aug. 24

6th Annual Northern Virginia Elected Leaders Summit
George Mason University Van Metre Hall (3351 Fairfax Drive) and Virtual
Time: 8-10 a.m.

This summit is designed for Arlington’s business leaders to learn from local elected leaders about the economic climate in the region, initiatives they have planned and thoughts on how jurisdictions can work together to improve our regional economy.

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.

Wednesday, Aug. 25

Back to School Bike Checks
Penrose Park (2200 6th Street S.)
Time: 4-6 p.m.

BikeArlington, Kidical Mass, and Arlington Safe Routes to School are partnering to help Arlington students make sure their bikes are in tip top shape for the start of the school year.

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 Rushmore on the big screen. Tickets are free.

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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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