Arlington Agenda is a listing of interesting events for the week ahead in Arlington County.
Monday, Oct. 4
Into the Night with Owls and Bats
Time: 5-6 p.m.
This Halloween-inspired event will feature lessons about owls and bats for kids.
Empty The Shelters
Animal Welfare League of Arlington (2650 S. Arlington Mill Drive)
Time: 12 p.m. to Oct. 10 at 4 p.m.
Animal Welfare League of Arlington is offering a limited-time adoption discount in an effort to help find more of their animals good homes. Adoptions will only cost $25 Oct. 4 through Oct. 10.
Wednesday, Oct. 6
ACFCU’s Maximizing Your Social Security Benefits*
Time: 12-1 p.m.
Axiom Value financial advisor Momodou Bojang will host a free webinar teaching locals how best to manage their social security benefits.
ACFCU’s Buying a Home in a Tight Market*
Time: 5:30-6:30 p.m.
Arlington Community Federal Credit Union’s VP of Lending Katherine Magruder shares tips and tricks to buying a home in a competitive market like Northern Virginia.
Thursday, Oct. 7
League of Women Voters of Arlington Candidate Forum
Time: 7-8:30 p.m.
The League of Women Voters of Arlington County and their partner organizations will host a Candidate Forum for the candidates running for local office in the Nov. 2 election.
Friday, Oct. 8
The Young, Black and Funny Comedy Jam
Arlington Cinema And Drafthouse (2903 Columbia Pike)
Time: 7 p.m., 9:30 p.m.
Leonard Ouzts and other comedians will stop in Arlington on their 10-city, 33-date tour.
Saturday, Oct. 9
E-CARE Recycling Drop-Off
1425 N. Quincy Street
Time: 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Arlington residents can bring hazardous materials, bikes and bulky items to this event to be safely disposed of.
2021 Home Run for the Homeless
Bluemont Park (329 N. Manchester Street)
Time: 9-11 a.m.
The Fourth Annual 5K Home Run for the Homeless will raise support for Northern Virginia homeless families. Registration includes a t-shirt, light snacks, beverages and giveaways. Because the course is tight, please leave your dog at home. Strollers are okay.
Spooky Songs & Scary Stories
Ball-Sellers House (5620 3rd Street S.)
Time: 6-8 p.m.
Actors and singers from Guillotine Theatre will tell colonial folktales and sing songs featuring ghostly encounters and mysteries.
Sunday, Oct. 10
Rose Auction & Rooting Workshop, Sponsor: Arlington Rose Foundation
Columbia Gardens Cemetery — Rose Garden (3411 Arlington Blvd)
Time: 2-4:30 p.m.
This rose auction will feature Shrubs, Hybrid Teas, Floribundas and Climbers for sale.
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