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
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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