Arlington Agenda is a listing of interesting events for the week ahead in Arlington County.
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Monday, Sept. 20
Arlington Branch NAACP Fall Candidate Forum*
Time: 7-8:30 p.m.
Arlington County Board and School Board candidates will discuss their views on housing, law enforcement, economic development, governance, environmental justice, education and other topics.
Tuesday, Sept. 21
Me, My Body & Alcohol — A Group for Women*
Time: 2:30-3:45 p.m.
A support group for women who struggle with drinking moderated by two psychotherapists, Jyotika Vazirani, MSN and Sarah Moore, LPC, who see clients individually and in group.
Wednesday, Sept. 22
Fill the Truck for New Hope Housing
Library Courts Apartments (1040 N. Quincy Street)
Time: 3-6 p.m.
New Hope Housing in collecting queen size sheets sets, blankets, and kitchen essentials (dish sets, silverware, pots and pans) for people in Arlington who need homes.
Thursday, Sept. 23
Free Homebuying 101 Webinar*
Time: 5:30-6:30 p.m.
Arlington Community Federal Credit Union Vice President of Lending Katherine Magruder and Loan Officer Chantal George help prepare you to buy your first home, walking you through each step from down payments to mortgages.
Getting to Carbon Neutrality: Reimagining Arlington
Time: 7-8 p.m.
Community experts discuss how Arlington can address the climate crisis and reduce its carbon footprint.
Friday, Sept. 24
Shuler King Live
Arlington Cinema Drafthouse (2903 Columbia Pike)
Time: 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m.
Shuler King claims to be one of the only comedian/funeral directors in the comedy circuit. His comedy is influenced by his religious upbringing, his family’s funeral business and his family’s values.
Saturday, Sept. 25
Arlington Drive Electric Day*
Kenmore Middle School (200 S. Carlin Springs Road)
Time: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Electric vehicle owners will bring their cars and discuss the benefits.
Shredding For Hunger | Free Community Drive-In Shredding Event
Arlington Church of the Brethren (300 N. Montague Street)
Time: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
The church will take monetary and/or non-perishable food donations for Arlington Food Assistance Center (AFAC).
Sunday, Sept. 26
Stuff the Bus AFAC Food Drive
Giant Food at Lyon Village (3115 Langston Blvd) and Giant Food at Virginia Square (3450 Washington Blvd.)
Time: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
AFAC is collecting canned vegetables, soups, beans, tuna, peanut butter and cereal on Arlington Transit STAR vehicles.
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Join MoCA Arlington Summer Camps at Marymount University and learn the fundamentals of handbuilding, throwing on a wheel, glazing, and much more. In this two-week course, students will explore hand building techniques, wheel throwing, and strengthen ideas that exemplify individual artist expression guided by professional working artists. Students of all skill levels are welcome!
Visit MoCA Arlington’s Website here and the registration page to secure your space today!
Please join us on Saturday, June 3, from 2 to 4 pm for the Glencarlyn Home Tour in Arlington’s historic Glencarlyn neighborhood. Among the featured homes will be a sparkling new home by A&N Builders at 5604-4th St. South. The inviting front porch opens to a light-filled space featuring high ceiling, wood floors, gas fireplace, Pella windows, Shrock cabinets, Quartz countertop, and JennAir appliances. Doors from the family room open to a large covered porch with a few steps to the level, landscaped rear yard. Upstairs, there are four bedrooms, three bathrooms, laundry room, and linen storage. The big lower level has a rec room, gym space, and a fifth bedroom and bathroom plus even more storage. After leaving the home, stroll to the Ball-Sellers home, the oldest residence in Arlington, the community gardens at the library, Carlin Hall, and the 94 acre Glencarlyn Park. A lovely way to while away a late spring afternoon.
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’s mortgage loan officers
4th of July Celebration & Fireworks
Treat yourself this Independence Day with a world-class, private 4th of July extravaganza at the Military Women’s Memorial – a premier National Capital Region site.
Great food, fun, and the best views of Washington DC’s spectacular fireworks display. Relax, enjoy,