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Arlington Agenda: Oct. 11-17

Arlington Agenda is a listing of interesting events for the week ahead in and around Arlington County.

If you’d like your event considered, fill out the event submission form to submit it to our event calendar.

Monday, Oct. 11

Beginning Fencing Classes*
Nova Fencing and Archery Club (3501 Carlin Springs Road, Falls Church)
Time: 6-7 p.m.

These classes, which begin today (Monday), will teach fencing basics such as footwork and handwork to students ages 7 and up.

Wednesday, Oct. 13

Arlington Community Federal Credit Union Retirement Roundtable*
Time: 8-9 a.m. 

ACFCU financial advisor Momodou Bojang will host a free webinar addressing critical topics within retirement planning.

ACFCU Homebuying 101*
Time: 5:30-6:30 p.m.

Mortgage Loan Officer Sandra Ortecho goes back to the basics of buying a house for this webinar targeting first-time homebuyers.

Cocktails For Change: Support the Human Trafficking Fight
Clarendon Pop-Up Bar (3185 Wilson Blvd)
Time: 6-9 p.m.

This happy hour event hosted by Clarendon Pop-Up Bar (in the former Clarendon Ballroom space) will benefit Love 146, a global organization working to end human trafficking.

Thursday, Oct. 14

Community Care Fair
Serrano Apartments (5535 Columbia Pike)
Time: 4-6 p.m.

The whole family, including pets, is invited to the fair, which will provide pet supplies and preventative care, COVID-19 vaccines, food stamps resources and children’s activities.

Doorways Open Hearts, Open Doors Virtual Fundraiser
Time: 8-9 p.m.

Arlington homeless shelter Doorways is hosting a virtual fundraising event and auction, followed by a Q&A, aimed at preventing violence and ending homelessness in the county.

Sunday, Oct. 17

Harvest Festival Japanese Tea Ceremony
First Presbyterian Church Arlington (601 N. Vermont Street)
Time: 2-4 p.m

This ceremony and educational event by Study Japanese in Arlington and Omotesenke Domonkai Eastern Region USA is open to all ages.

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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.

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Is home ownership a goal of yours in 2023? Now is the time to make it happen! Grab a (virtual) drink with the area’s top Real Estate experts, learn all about the home buying process and on how you can get $1,500 towards your closing costs immediately!

Did you know the average Arlington renter will spend $150K in 5 years of renting? Stop paying down someone else’s mortgage! Join us for a Rent vs. Buy Happy Hour on Wednesday, June 7th at 6 p.m. via Zoom. If this time doesn’t work, we also are offering times convenient for your schedule!

A lot has happened in the local market since the beginning of the pandemic. Sip on your drink of choice and learn from Northern Virginia, Arlington and Washingtonian Magazines top producing agents! We will discuss the latest market updates, the home buying process and rent vs. buy cost savings. Please RSVP by clicking here.

Call/text Manavi at 703-869-6698 with any questions!

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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’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,


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