Arlington, VA

by Shreeya Aranake March 9, 2020 at 9:30 am 0

Arlington Agenda is a listing of interesting events for the week ahead in Arlington County. If you’d like to see your event featured, fill out the event submission form.

Also, be sure to check out our event calendar.

Monday, March 9

Developmental Disability Awareness Month-Movie Night
Arlington Central Library (1015 N. Quincy Street)
Time: 6-9 p.m.

The Arlington County Department of Human Services’ Developmental Disability Services Bureau presents a screening of The Peanut Butter Falcon. The film is PG-13.

Tuesday, March 10

Crosshairs Garage Races
201 12th Street S. Public Parking (201 12th Street S.)
Time: 6-9 p.m.

Crosshairs Garage Races returns to Crystal City for its 6th year as the region’s only underground bike race. Events have cyclists competing for prizes and points in pursuit of the Petty Cup.

Wednesday, March 11

Coffee & Conversation: Providing Immigration Legal Services in Arlington
Westover Market & Beer Garden (5863 Washington Blvd) 
Time: 10-11 a.m.

Erin McKenney of Just Neighbors, a nonprofit that provides immigration legal services, will describe how many Arlington clients benefit from the volunteer-supported organization.

Papa’s Basement Livecast @ Summers
Summers Restaurant (1520 N. Courthouse Road)
Time: 8-10 p.m.

Originating as a public access radio show, the Papa’s Basement Podcast has grown to a body of work encompassing over 600 in-studio podcasts and dozens of live shows.

Thursday, March 12

AWE Summit 2020*
Marymount Ballston Center (1000 N. Glebe Road) 

Time: 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. 

The AWE SUMMIT is a gathering of women business owners in the D.C. region. The event will feature educational and inspiring presentations, panels, and conversations.

Life in Arlington in the 1920s
Marymount Reinsch Library Auditorium (2807 N. Glebe Road)
Time: 7-9 p.m.

Learn what life was like in 1920s Arlington. Author of book “The Washington National Mall” Peter R. Penczer will be presenting a photographic journey through Arlington in the 1920s.

Friday, March 13

The Wizard of Oz*
St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church (4000 Lorcom Lane) 

Time: 7:30-9 p.m. 

Join the St. Andrew’s Players for a performance of “The Wizard of Oz,” the timeless family classic tale about a girl from Kansas, her dog, Toto, and a weird dream during a major weather event.

Sunday, March 15

Book Talk – Founder: A Portrait of the First Rothschild and His Time
Congregation Etz Hayim (2920 Arlington Blvd.) 

Time: 10:15-11:45 a.m. 

The event will feature a discussion on the Rothschild banking dynasty’s founding father and a rich glimpse into 18th-century Europe.

Explore Turkish Culture and Cuisine
Yayla Bistro (2201 N. Westmoreland Street) 

Time: 4-6 p.m. 

Open Kitchen D.C. invites you to experience the distinct flavors and stories of Turkey. Guests will receive a Yayla Bistro original recipe and spices to try at home.

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by Shreeya Aranake March 2, 2020 at 9:00 am 0

Arlington Agenda is a listing of interesting events for the week ahead in Arlington County. If you’d like to see your event featured, fill out the event submission form.

Also, be sure to check out our event calendar.

Monday, March 2

More Than Sad: Suicide Prevention Education for Parents
The Sycamore School (4600 N. Fairfax Drive)
Time: 7-8:30 p.m.

This program teaches parents how to recognize signs of depression and other mental health problems, initiate a conversation with their child, and get help.

Tuesday, March 3

Crosshairs Garage Races
201 12th Street S. Public Parking (201 12th Street S.)
Time: 6-9 p.m.

Crosshairs Garage Races returns to Crystal City for its 6th year as the region’s only underground bike race. Events for elites and amateurs alike have cyclists competing for prizes and points in pursuit of the Petty Cup.

Wednesday, March 4

Coffee & Conversation: Bob Levey on His Days at the Washington Post
Westover Market & Beer Garden (5863 Washington Blvd) 
Time: 10-11 a.m.

Former Washington Post columnist Bob Levey will discuss the “Golden Era” at the Washington Post and also his recently published first novel, “Larry Felder, Candidate”.

Friday, March 6

4th Annual Monte Carlo Night*
Army Navy Country Club (1700 Army Navy Drive)
Time: 8-11 p.m.

Try your luck at games of chance, take a spin on the dance floor, enjoy beer, wine, signature drinks and light hors d’oeuvres. This fundraiser for the Junior League of Northern Virginia also includes a raffle and a silent auction.

Saturday, March 7

Junior League of Washington’s Children’s Trunk Show
Crystal City Shops (2100-B Crystal Drive) 

Time: 9 a.m.-12 p.m. 

Buy pre-owned children’s merchandise, including nursery furniture, high chairs, swings, strollers, and maternity wear at this annual event. There will also be gently used designer children’s clothing and new items.

Spring Garden Kick-off
Arlington Central Library (1015 N. Quincy Street)
Time: 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Learn how to start your own garden or how to get involved to help grow fresh produce for families in need. This event features speakers, breakout sessions by local experts, hands-on activities, exhibit tables, and free seeds.

Sunday, March 8

Deer Overpopulation Presentation & Discussion*
Arlington Central Library Auditorium (1015 N. Quincy Street) 

Time: 6:30-7:30 p.m. 

The event will feature a discussion on what the overpopulation of deer means for our natural areas. The discussion will be led by Bill Browning, the Arlington Regional Master Naturalist.

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by Shreeya Aranake February 24, 2020 at 4:55 pm 0

Arlington Agenda is a listing of interesting events for the week ahead in Arlington County. If you’d like to see your event featured, fill out the event submission form.

Also, be sure to check out our event calendar.

Wednesday, February 26

Smarty Pets: Focusing on Pet Food
Animal Welfare League of Arlington (2650 S. Arlington Mill Drive)
Time: 6-7 p.m. 

Dr. Kerry Skorup and Selena Healey will make a presentation on food options for pets. They will cover different types of diets for different animals.

Thursday, February 27

Virginia Tech MBA Programs Information Session*
Virginia Tech Ballston Campus (900 N. Glebe Road)
Time: 12-1 p.m.

Learn more about Virginia Tech’s Ballston-based Executive MBA program at this information session, where officials will discuss curriculum, tuition, financial aid, and more.

Rock The Rink
Pentagon Row (1201 S. Joyce Street) 

Time: 7-8 p.m. 

This skating event at the Pentagon Row rink will feature an appearance by Slapshot, giveaways, a DJ and Capitals-themed specials at surrounding restaurants.

Saturday, February 29

Feel the Heritage Festival
Charles Drew Community Center (3500 23rd Street S.) 
Time: 1-6 p.m.

This Black History Month event will feature live music and dance, dozens of vendors, delicious food, cook-off competition, and a Hall of History with photos and artifacts from Arlington’s historically African-American neighborhoods and organizations.

11th Annual MOVE ME Festival
Kenmore Middle School (200 S. Carlin Springs Road)
Time: 2-5 p.m. 

Bowen McCauley Dance Company will present the 11th Annual MOVE ME Festival featuring more than 15 local area dance companies and artists who will offer integrated workshops, educational activities, and performances on two stages.

Bowties and Tails 
Arlington Rooftop Bar & Grill (1600 Wilson Blvd, Suite 810) 
Time: 7-10 p.m.

Join Lu’s Labs as they celebrate five years of rescue. Your $75 ticket includes beer, wine and heavy hor d’oeuvres. Entertainment by Smoky the DJ.

Saturday, March 1

Beginner’s ASL Class: 8 Weeks
Shirlington Library (4200 Campbell Avenue)
Time: 1-2:30 p.m.

This course starts from a foundation of concepts and hand shapes, then builds to a basic understanding of forming phrases in American Sign Language. It will cover vocabulary, grammar, history and culture of ASL.

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by Shreeya Aranake February 18, 2020 at 2:30 pm 0

Arlington Agenda is a listing of interesting events for the week ahead in Arlington County. If you’d like to see your event featured, fill out the event submission form.

Also, be sure to check out our event calendar.

Tuesday, February 18

Oddball Cinema
Westover Library (1644 N. McKinley Road)
Time: 7-8:30 p.m. 

Are you into offbeat films? Head over to the Westover Library to watch animated, post-apocalyptic fantasy film, 9 (2009). Attendance is free and on a first-come, first-served basis.

Wednesday, February 19

Family Trading Card Game Night
Shirlington Library (4200 Campbell Avenue)
Time: 6-7:30 p.m. 

Play modern trading card games that are simple to learn. Join players for Pokemon, Magic and other popular card games, while trading cards with fellow players.

Thursday, February 20

Home Buying Event!*
Washington Fine Properties (4100 N. Fairfax Drive, Suite 250)
Time: 6:30-8:30 p.m. 

This event is an informal happy hour conversation on the home buying process and current market trends. Hear from regional experts obtaining financing, the title process, and path to closing.

Metropolitan Park Public Space Open House
JBG Marketing Center (241 18th Street S., 1st floor)
Time: 6:30-8 p.m. 

Learn about the Metropolitan Park’s current conditions, discover opportunities for new features, and share your input regarding how the space can best be used.

Phantom of the Opera
Synetic Theater (1800 S. Bell Street)
Time: 8 p.m. 

Paata Tsikurishvili applies Synetic’s signature gothic storytelling to one of the most famous supernatural novels of all time with a physical adaptation of Gaston Leroux’s The Phantom of the Opera.

Friday, February 21

Meetup: Righteous Minds Trying to Understand Other Political Tribes
Unitarian Universalist Church of Arlington (4444 Arlington Blvd) 
Time: 7-9 p.m.

In this free Meetup course that will be held once a week over four weeks at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Arlington, participants will try to understand their values and beliefs.

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by Shreeya Aranake February 11, 2020 at 9:15 am 0

Arlington Agenda is a listing of interesting events for the week ahead in Arlington County. If you’d like to see your event featured, fill out the event submission form.

Also, be sure to check out our event calendar.

Tuesday, February 11

Design Public Hearing — Arlington National Cemetery Defense Access Road Project*
Sheraton Pentagon City (900 S. Orme Street)
Time: 6:30-8:30 p.m. 

Join the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) to view displays and learn more about this project, its preliminary design, and its tentative construction schedule.

George Mason University School of Business Graduate Programs Showcase
Van Metre Hall (3351 Fairfax Drive) 
Time: 5:30-7 p.m.

This event will have a showcase of GMU’s business school graduate programs in Arlington: MBA, JD MBA Dual Degree, Accounting, Management, and more.

Thursday, February 13

Breakfast Connection Combined with the Northern Virginia Hispanic American Chamber
Residence Inn by Marriott – Rosslyn (1651 N. Oak Street)
Time: 7:30-9 a.m. 

This event focuses on roundtable power networking and provides attendees the chance to exchange business cards, develop new prospects and share a 60 second pitch with each table.

Friday, February 14

Beckett’s Anti-Valentine’s Day
Samuel Beckett’s Irish Pub (2800 S. Randolph Street, suite 110) 
Time: 6-11:30 p.m.

Samuel Beckett’s Irish Pub is holding an anti-Valentine’s day party for those who are Valentine-less this year. There will be special drinks and food, and some “adult content.”

Anti-Valentines Day Celebration
The Renegade (3100 Clarendon Blvd) 
Time: 10 p.m.-close

Celebrate being single at The Renegade Anti-Valentines Day event. There will be live music, cash card giveaways by the band, and music. Must be 21+. No cover charge.

Saturday, February 15

National Chamber Ensemble — Swingin’ Sweethearts Day, Valentine’s Tribute To Benny Goodman*
Gunston Arts Center Theater One (2700 S. Lang Street)
Time: 7:30-9:30 p.m.

Clarinet star Julian Milkis, the only student and protege of swing and jazz great Benny Goodman, joins NCE to perform a concert in tribute to his teacher and mentor.

Sunday, February 16

Celebrate Presidents’ Day with the Nats Racing Presidents
Market Common Clarendon (2800 Clarendon Blvd)
Time: 1:30-3:30 p.m. 

The event will have a photo booth with presidential props, complimentary hot cocoa from Nicecream, and a U.S. President trivia game. Kids 18 years and younger can guess the number of Lincoln pennies in the jar and win them all.

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by Shreeya Aranake February 3, 2020 at 9:50 am 0

Arlington Agenda is a listing of interesting events for the week ahead in Arlington County. If you’d like to see your event featured, fill out the event submission form.

Also, be sure to check out our event calendar.

Tuesday, February 4

The Art of Meditation
Arlington Art Center (3550 Wilson Blvd)
Time: 7:30-8:30 p.m. 

Gen Kelsang Demo, the Resident Teacher at Kadampa Meditation Center in Washington, is teaching a meditation class. She has been a student and disciple of Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche and has been teaching for 18 years.

Wednesday, February 5

Virginia Tech MBA Programs Information Sessions*
Virginia Tech Ballston (900 N. Glebe Road)
Time: 12-1 p.m. 

This online information session will explore Virginia Tech’s three different MBA program options, including the Ballston-based Executive MBA. They will discuss the courses, format, and admissions requirements for each program option.

Thursday, February 6

AUSA’s Lemnitzer Series Presents Author James M. Scott
Association of the United States Army (2425 Wilson Blvd) 
Time: 5:30-7 p.m.

The Lemnitzer Lecture Series will present a discussion with James M. Scott, the author of “Rampage: MacArthur, Yamashita, and the Battle of Manila,” a book about the history of the wars in the Pacific. Scott  was a Pulitzer Prize finalist in 2018 for his other book, “Target Tokyo.”

Friday, February 7

Art and Pizza Night for Kids (5-10 years)
Art House 7 (5537 Lee Highway) 
Time: 6-9 p.m.

Art House 7 will look after your kids for three hours. Kids will complete an art project led by two teenagers, have pizza and watch a video. There will be an adult to supervise. The child must be between 5-10 years old and there will be an entrance fee of $40.

Saturday, February 8

Darwin Trivia & MST3K Movie Night
Arlington Mill Community Center, Room 418 (909 S. Dinwiddie Street)
Time: 7:15-10 p.m.

To commemorate Darwin Day, friends of the David M. Brown Planetarium will be hosting a trivia night. Following the trivia session, the Mystery Science Theater 3000 presentation of “The Giant Gila Monster” will be shown.

Sunday, February 9

Annual Giant Used Book Sale!*
Saint Ann Church Parish Hall (5300 10th Street N.)
Time: 8 a.m.-2 p.m. 

The sale will have a wide variety of books, ranging from politics, history, biographies, self-help, language, cookbooks, school texts, mysteries, romance, travel, sci-fi, fantasy, and books for teens and kids as well. There will be coffee and tea served all day.

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by Shreeya Aranake January 27, 2020 at 10:30 am 0

Arlington Agenda is a listing of interesting events for the week ahead in Arlington County. If you’d like to see your event featured, fill out the event submission form.

Also, be sure to check out our event calendar.

Monday, January 27

Arlington Dems Volunteer Open House*
NRECA Conference Center (4301 Wilson Blvd)
Time: 7-8:30 p.m. 

Join Arlington Democrats at this volunteer open house in Ballston to learn about local opportunities to get involved in the next election.

Encore Learning Lecture
Arlington Central Library (1015 N. Quincy Street)
Time: 3-4:30 p.m.

Encore Learning presents a local history lecture entitled “New Light on Arlington’s Little War: Balls Cross Road Skirmish” by Peter Vasekioykis, President of the Third U.S. Infantry Sesquicentennial Committee.

Books & Burton: A Story Hour for Adults 
Columbia Pike Branch Library (816 S. Walter Reed Drive)
Time: 7-8 p.m. 

Relax, color or put together a puzzle while listening to a short story read by LeVar Burton from the podcast LeVar Burton Reads.

Love is Love Book Club 
Shirlington Branch Library (4200 Campbell Ave)
Time: 7-8 p.m.

The club is hosting a series of discussions about LGBTQIA+ books. The January title to be discussed is “Middlesex” by Jeffrey Eugenides. Bring your favorite books to share and compare, along with the monthly reading selection.

Tuesday, January 28

Virginia for Pete Buttigieg*
Ballston Quarter Food Hall (4238 Wilson Blvd)
Time: 6:30-8:30 p.m. 

Virginia for Pete Buttigieg will share information with fellow Pete supporters about opportunities to volunteer and support Buttigieg’s campaign for president.

Pride & Prejudice & Tea
Columbia Pike Branch Library (816 S. Walter Reed Drive) 

Time: 6-8 p.m. 

Celebrate the 207th birthday of the famous novel, “Pride and Prejudice” by Jane Austen, with tea and discussion about the book, plus Regency history, etiquette, and of course, Mr. Darcy. Tea and snacks will be served.

Thursday, January 30

Heroes, History & Hamburgers
Central Library (1015 N. Quincy Street) 
Time: 7-9 p.m.

The library will be hosting a free viewing of a documentary about Arlington’s history, covering everything from Arlington being the first place in Virginia to desegregate its public schools, as well as the place where Orville Wright first tested his airplanes.

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat
H-B Woodlawn @ The Heights (1601 Wilson Blvd)
Time: 7:30-9:30 p.m. 

Joseph and The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat is an award-winning musical which has been performed for years including multiple runs in the West End and on Broadway. There will also be showings on Friday and Saturday.

Friday, January 31

Hidden Braces $1000 Off Special Event*
VCO Orthodontics (1600 Wilson Blvd, Suite 810) 
Time: 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

VCO Orthodontics in Rosslyn is hosting a special event for hidden braces, lasting only for one day. These 3D printed braces go on the inside of your teeth, making them completely invisible.

Saturday, February 1

Lunar New Year Celebration
Fashion Centre at Pentagon City (1100 S. Hayes Street)
Time: 12-5 p.m.

The Pentagon City mall will celebrate Lunar New Year with a special Asian New Year event. There will be live entertainment, including lion and dragon dances, two Hanfu fashion shows, and musical performances.

Cozy Mysteries with Local Authors
One More Page Books (2200 N. Westmoreland Street #101)
Time: 2-3 p.m. 

Garage sales, gluten-free cooking and murder! One More Page Books welcomes two local mystery writers, Sherry Harris and Libby Klein, to discuss their latest novels.

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by Ashley Hopko January 21, 2020 at 11:15 am 0

Arlington Agenda is a listing of interesting events for the week ahead in Arlington County. If you’d like to see your event featured, fill out the event submission form.

Also, be sure to check out our event calendar.

Tuesday, January 21

The Evolution of Political News
Westover Library (1644 N. McKinley Road)
Time: 7-8 p.m. 

Dr. Kimberly Meltzer, from Marymount University, will be speaking about her upcoming book as part of a two-part series on civic engagement. Registration is required and everyone is welcome.

Wednesday, January 22

Ballston Sip and Mingle*
Ballston Exchange (4201 Wilson Blvd)
Time: 5-7 p.m.

The Ballston Exchange invites people to a happy hour with food, drinks and a live band. The event will also include a non-profit expo where people can get involved by helping their community. Space is limited so RSVP is suggested.

Thursday, January 23

Low-Cost Rabies Vaccine & Microchip Clinic
Animal Welfare League of Arlington (2650 S. Arlington Mill Drive)
Time: 6:30-8:30 p.m.

The Animal Welfare League of Arlington encourages people to bring in their cats and dogs for a $10 rabies shot or a $35 microchip implantation.

 Friday, January 24

Mount Olivet Players: Arrivals and Departures
Mount Olivet UMC (1500 N. Glebe Road)
Time: 7:30-9:30 p.m.

The Mount Olivet Players will perform a free show for the audience that tells funny stories about airports, flight and air travel. Donations are accepted and will benefit youth summer mission trips.

Saturday, January 25

Elementary/Middle School Open House*
Our Savior Lutheran School (825 S. Taylor Street)
Time: 9 a.m.-12 p.m.

Our Savior Lutheran School is host an open house, during which families can meet school leaders, tour the facilities and learn about program offerings for kids.

Phoenix Bikes CycleBar Fundraiser
CycleBar Columbia Pike (3400 Columbia Pike)
Time: 3-4 p.m. 

This event offers people the chance to take a cycle class for a good cause. Proceeds will go to Phoenix Bikes, which teaches local youth life skills through bicycle repair. Tickets are $25 and attendees can donate more if they choose.

Sunday, January 26

Transgender Conversation Sponsored by Equality Virginia
Congregation Etz Hayim (2920 Arlington Blvd)
Time: 10:15-11:45 a.m. 

Interested members of the public can speak with people from the Transgender Advocacy Speakers Bureau. Speakers will talk about how people can live their best lives and have productive conversations with members of the LGBT community.

Burt Solomon, The Attempted Murder of Teddy Roosevelt
One More Page Books (2200 N. Westmoreland Street #101)
Time: 4-5 p.m. 

Author Burt Solomon will discuss his experience writing his new book, about an incident that looked like and accident but might have been been a presidential assassination attempt.

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by Ashley Hopko January 13, 2020 at 11:15 am 0

Arlington Agenda is a listing of interesting events for the week ahead in Arlington County. If you’d like to see your event featured, fill out the event submission form.

Also, be sure to check out our event calendar.

Tuesday, January 14

Oddball Cinema
Westover Library (1644 N. McKinley Road)
Time: 7-8:30 p.m.

Join fellow cinema buffs for a viewing of the film “10 MPH.” This event is open to the public and free but attendees must be 18 years or older to attend. Seating is reserved on a first-come basis.

Saturday, January 18

Game Night
St John’s Episcopal Church (415 S. Lexington Street)
Time: 7-9 p.m.

Community members are invited for a family-friendly game night. People are encouraged to bring a non-perishable food item for donation. Games and snacks will be provided.

Sunday, January 19

The Jewish Community of Hong Kong
Congregation Etz Hayim (2920 Arlington Blvd)
Time: 10:15-11:45 a.m.

At this educational lecture, Fred Cooper will talk about his time working for Voice of America and his experiences becoming involved in Hong Kong’s Jewish community while working abroad.

MLK Tribute
Wakefield High School (1325 S. Dinwiddie Street)
Time: 5-6:30 p.m.

Honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr’s life by listening to the story of four young students from the Arlington’s Halls Hill neighborhood who entered Stratford Junior High School in 1959 and became the first students to desegregate a public school in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

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by ARLnow.com January 6, 2020 at 11:00 am 0

Arlington Agenda is a listing of interesting events for the week ahead in Arlington County. If you’d like to see your event featured, fill out the event submission form.

Also, be sure to check out our event calendar.

Monday, January 6

Trek Bicycles Arlington Clarendon: Yoga for Cyclists
Trek Bicycle Clarendon (2731 Wilson Blvd)
Time: 5:30-6:30 p.m.

Join a rotating list of local yoga instructors on Mondays from 5:30 to 6:30 as we work through poses to help our bodies build flexibility and strength for spring riding and racing. Non-cyclists also welcome — this practice is for anyone wanting to tend to their calves, glutes, backs and core in a supportive and inclusive atmosphere.

Tuesday, January 7

Women in Politics
Westover Library (1644 N. McKinley Rd.)
Time: 7-8 p.m.

Danielle Higgins, doctoral student in Political Science at American University’s School of Public Affairs, will discuss attitudes towards women in U.S. politics and how they’ve changed over time.

Wednesday, January 8

Joint Arlington Tenant-Landlord Commission & Alexandria Landlord-Tenant Relations Board Meeting*
Gunston Community Center (2700 S. Lang Street)
Time: 7-9 p.m.

Members of the public are invited to attend this meeting to provide public comment and hear about 2019 accomplishments, 2020 plans, and how the two commissions will collaborate to address rental affordability, housing discrimination, and other critical areas for Arlington and Alexandria residents.

The Harvard Krokodiloes at Mount Olivet Church
Mount Olivet United Methodist Church (1500 N. Glebe Road)
Time: 7-8 p.m.

The Kroks are Harvard University’s oldest a cappella singing group, founded back in 1946. They are coming to DC as part of their 2020 Winter Tour in January.

Friday, January 10

10th Annual DC Tattoo Expo*
Crystal Gateway Marriott (1700 Richmond Highway)
Time: 1-7 p.m.

This expo in Crystal City, which runs through Sunday, will feature more than 400 tattoo artists, including stars of Ink Master and Tattoo Nightmares. It will also have live entertainment, contests and, as always, a nonstop party.

Art & Pizza Night for Kids (5-10 years)
Art House 7 (5537 Lee Highway)
Time: 6-9 p.m.

Drop your child off for a night of fun at our recently expanded Art House 7 studio. Then go have some fun of your own! Kids will do an art project led by 2 teenagers, have pizza and watch a video. There will be an adult to supervise.

Saturday, January 11

Level Up Comedy Fight Night
UFC Gym Arlington (1200 N. Herndon Street)
Time: 7-8 p.m.

Join Level Up Comedy for the inaugural Comedy Fight Night – we will transform UFC Arlington into a comedy club where nationally touring comedians join the most talented local comedians to Level Up together on stage.

Sunday, January 12

Jewish Multiracial Network
Congregation Etz Hayim (2920 Arlington Boulevard)
Time: 10:15-11:45 a.m.

A representative of JMN will talk about the organization’s efforts and share ways to welcome all Jews into our communal spaces.

Photo (bottom) by Joe Pregadio on Unsplash

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by Kalina Newman December 23, 2019 at 9:45 am 0

Arlington Agenda is a listing of interesting events for the week ahead in Arlington County. If you’d like to see your event featured, fill out the event submission form.

Also, be sure to check out our event calendar.

Tuesday, December 24

Christmas Eve & Live Nativity
Mount Olivet United Methodist Church (1500 N. Glebe Road)
Time: 3-10 p.m.

Mount Olivet will host three Christmas Eve services throughout the night, starting with an interactive family worship and ending with a modern service with live music at 7:30 p.m. A live nativity scene will take place from 4-4:30 p.m.

Christmas Eve Services
Saint George’s Episcopal Church (915 N. Oakland Street)
Time: 4-11:30 p.m. 

Saint George’s Episcopal Church will be offering several Christmas Eve services. At 4 p.m., the family-friendly Holy Eucharist service will tell the story of the first Christmas through a “pick up” pageant.

Wednesday, December 25

Christmas Day Brunch
fyve Restaurant Lounge (1250 S. Hayes Street)
Time: 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

On Christmas Day, the fyve Restaurant Lounge at The Ritz-Carlton in Pentagon City will offer a festive brunch featuring traditional holiday food. Santa and his elves will also be present.

Clarendon Chanukah Menorah Lighting
Clarendon Central Park (3140 Wilson Blvd)
Time: 6-7 p.m. 

Sponsored by Chabad Lubavitch of Alexandria-Arlington, a six-foot menorah will be lit in Clarendon’s Central Park. Hot potato latkes will be serves and there will be lively Chanukah music.

Saturday, December 28

Community Red Cross Blood Drive
Arlington Chapel, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (1600 N. Inglewood Street)
Time: 7:30 a.m.-1 p.m. 

The Arlington Chapel for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints will be hosting its quarterly blood drive. Online registration is required to reserve an appointment time.

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