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Arlington Agenda: Sept. 20-26

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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, Sept. 20

Arlington Branch NAACP Fall Candidate Forum*
Virtual
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*
Zoom
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*
Zoom
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
Virtual
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.

* Denotes sponsored listing

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