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by Alex Koma September 17, 2018 at 3:40 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.

Monday, Sept. 17

Young Republicans Host Shoshana Weismann
Summers Restaurant & Sports Bar (1520 N. Courthouse Road)
Time: 7-9 p.m.

The Arlington-Falls Church Young Republicans host Weismann, a digital media specialist with the R Street Institute and conservative social media personality, at their September meeting.

Tuesday, Sept. 18

Sunrise Yoga
The Observation Deck (1201 Wilson Blvd)
Time: 6-7 a.m.

Enjoy a Sunrise Yoga class on The Observation Deck Terrace. Take in the beautiful sunrise and stay for health and wellness tastings and samplings after class.

Thursday, Sept. 20

Puerto Rico and the U.S.: How did we get here and where are we going?
Arlington Central Library (1015 N. Quincy Street)
Time: 7-8:30 p.m.

On the first anniversary of Hurricane Maria’s landfall, join Arlington Public Library for a panel discussion on the past, present, and future relationship between Puerto Rico and the United States. The panel will be moderated by librarian (and University of Puerto Rico graduate) Michelle Fernandez.

Friday, Sept. 21

Free Screening: A Place at the Table
AFAC (2708 S. Nelson Street)
Time: 7-8:30 p.m.

AFAC will be showing a free screening of the documentary A Place at the Table at AFAC’s headquarters. A short discussion will follow the film.

Saturday, Sept. 22

Animal Welfare Volunteering
Animal Welfare League of Arlington (2650 S. Arlington Mill Drive)
Time: 9:30-11:30 a.m.

Opportunities to help companion animals include walking dogs, cleaning crates and shelters, and performing kennel chores and administrative duties- something for all ages and abilities. Sign up is available online.

Clarendon Day
3100 Clarendon Blvd
11 a.m.-6 p.m.

One of Arlington’s best loved and most diverse street festivals, featuring performance stages with live music and entertainment, a Kids Zone play area, arts and crafts vendors, business and nonprofit exhibitors from Clarendon and the region, and plenty of great food from local and regional restaurants.

Sunday, Sept. 23

Wine 101 at Twisted Vines: How to taste and talk about wine*
Twisted Vines Bistro & Bottleshop (2803 Columbia Pike)
Time: 5-9 p.m.

The bistro is offering private class on how to taste and talk about wine. Included are five wines to taste paired with a cheese plate. Only ten tickets available for each seating, at $30 per person plus tax. Seatings are 5 p.m., 6 p.m., 7 p.m. and 8 p.m.

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by Alex Koma September 10, 2018 at 3:45 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, Sept. 11

Arlington 9/11 Remembrance and Wreath-Laying
Bozman Government Center Plaza (2100 Clarendon Blvd.)
9:30 a.m.

Arlington County government invites residents and community members to join neighbors, county officials and first responders to commemorate the lives lost in the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, and express gratitude to all those who responded that day. U.S. Sens. Tim Kaine and Mark Warner (D-Va.) and other elected officials plan to attend.

Friday, Sept. 14

Opening Reception for “Ingredients”
Barry Gallery, Reinsch Library (2807 N. Glebe Road)
6 p.m.-8 p.m.

Marymount University invites the public to a free opening reception for the exhibit “Ingredients” featuring five paintings by David Carlson along with 10 photographs by Slobodan Mitrovic that explore details of Carlson’s work.

Saturday, Sept. 15

Nauck Civic and Community Pride Day 2018
Drew Elementary School & Community Center (3500 23rd S. Street)
12 p.m.-6 p.m.

Join hundreds of citizens, residents, friends and family, businesses and community partners that will come together for the Nauck Civic Association’s annual community day. Activities include health screenings; various information and community exhibits; concession stand; children’s pavilion; video game truck, moonbounces, community basketball game; live Gospel, R&B and Go Go music as well as dance and much more.

EcoAction Arlington Fall Cleanup at Barcroft Park
Barcroft Park (4200 S. Four Mile Run Drive)
9 a.m.-12 p.m.

Volunteers will remove trash and debris from the waterways, capture important data about the trash and litter collected, and provide it for analysis. Greenpeace will also assist with auditing the plastic collected during the cleanup.

Sunday, Sept. 16

St. Andrew’s Picnic/Meet New Rector*
St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church (4000 Lorcom Lane)
11:15 a.m.-1 p.m.

The picnic will follow a 10 a.m. service to mark the official arrival of the church’s new rector, the Rev. Dorota Pruski. The afternoon will include fabulous food, family fun and festive fellowship, including a moon bounce. There’s no need for reservations or contributions.

St. Agnes’ Annual Picnic*
Knights of Columbus (5115 Little Falls Road)
1 p.m.-4 p.m.

The picnic is a community event to which everyone is invited for burgers, hot dogs, sausages, plenty of sides, ice cream and beer. There will be water games, bocce ball, volley ball and bounce houses for the kids. Call the Parish Office with any questions at 703-525-1166.

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by Vernon Miles September 4, 2018 at 3:45 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, Sept. 5

Coastal Tales: Scratching the Surface
Lee Arts Center (5722 Lee Highway)
Time:  6:30-8:30 p.m.

Westen Muntain and Shirley Gromen use printmaking and ceramic techniques to reveal stories of life in or around the ocean.

 

Thursday, Sept. 6

Social Walk + Happy Hour on Columbia Pike
Across from Bob & Edith’s Diner (962 S Wayne St)
Time: 6-8 p.m.

Explore Arlington neighborhoods and what makes them unique. This month, WalkArlington is checking out Columbia Pike. The event is free for people of all ages and abilities and registration for the event is required.

Saturday, Sept. 8

David Krugler – Rip Angels From Heaven
One More Page Books (2200 N Westmoreland St)
Time: 2-3 p.m.

We welcome back historian, novelist and teacher Dr. David Krugler to share from RIP ANGELS FROM HEAVEN, the second book in his series of World War II spy thrillers featuring Lieutenant Ellis Voigt of the Office of Naval Intelligence.

Celebrating America’s Army: An Evening with Heroes and Voices
Conmy Hall on Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall (Jackson Ave. and Sheridan Ave.)
Time: 7:30-8:30 p.m.

Celebrating America’s Army: An Evening with Heroes and Voices is a FREE concert that communicates the Army’s proud heritage, sacrifice, and traditions to the American public.

Rosslyn Jazz Fest 2018
Gateway Park (1300 Lee Hwy)
Time: 1-7 p.m.

Join over 5,000 music fans for a day of dynamic performances in Arlington’s largest urban park – Gateway Park. Come hear live music performed by Cory Henry & The Funk Apostles, Orquesta Akokán, True Loves and Aztec Sun.

by Vernon Miles August 27, 2018 at 3:45 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, Aug. 29

Sweet Reads: A Literary-Themed Candy Diorama Contest
Connection: Crystal City Library (2117 Crystal Plaza Arcade)
Time: 6-7:45 p.m.

Join the Library and PBS’ “The Great American Read” to make a candy-filled diorama, recreating your favorite fictional scene! Bring a shoebox, and we will provide the candy and crafts to create your vision. When you’re finished, enter your masterpiece in our contest (K-5, Teen, or Adult), judged by our librarian and PBS staff for a chance to win fabulous prizes!

Thursday, Aug. 30

Advance Screening: The Great American Read
Arlington Central Library (1015 N. Quincy St.)
Time: 7-9 p.m.

Join PBS and WETA TV 26 for an exclusive advance screening and discussion of “Who Am I,” the first themed episode leading up to the grand finale of The Great American Read. The one hour documentary explores the question: How do the books we love answer the question, “Who Am I?”

Friday, Aug. 31

Columbia Pike Movie Nights: The Wizard of Oz
Arlington Mill Community Center (909 S Dinwiddie St)
Time: 8:30-10:30 p.m.

Enjoy a musically marvelous movie every Friday Night just after sunset. In case of inclement weather, please check our Facebook or Twitter pages to find out about possible cancellation. We make that call typically by 3:00 p.m.

Saturday, Sept. 1

Roosevelt Island Parkrun
Theodore Roosevelt Island
Time: 9-10:30 a.m.

We are a free, weekly, timed 5K that takes place every Saturday morning at 9am at Roosevelt Island parkrun. Register one time ever on www.parkrun.us for your personal athlete barcode & bring with you to every parkrun.

by Vernon Miles August 20, 2018 at 3:45 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, Aug. 21

Upcycled Bicycle Belts
Arlington Central Library (1015 N Quincy St)
Time: 7-8:30 p.m.

Join members of Bike Arlington to learn how to create a belt using old bicycle parts. All materials and tools provided. Makers can keep the belts they make at the workshop. Registration required. For adults and teens in grades 6 and up.

Wednesday, Aug. 22

Small Business Roundtable
Arlington Chamber of Commerce  (2009 14th st, North)
Time: 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m.

The Chamber’s monthly Small Business Roundtable offers an important educational opportunity to smaller businesses. The roundtable is free to members but space is limited and registration is requested. The topic of discussion changes monthly, allowing attendees to learn how to enhance their business and increase their success in a different way each month! This month’s topic: “Cyber Liability, Cyber Security, and Your Business’s Exposure,” presented by Matt Stephens of Clarke & Sampson, Inc.

Thursday, Aug. 23

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

Get your pet’s rabies vaccine and microchip at AWLA! Virginia law requires that all dogs and cats four months of age and older have a current rabies vaccine. Please bring proof of a prior rabies shot (a rabies certificate, not a tag) to get a three-year rabies shot. Without it, your pet will receive a one-year shot. Waiting is outdoors, so please dress for the weather. All dogs must be on leash and cats must be in carriers. Rabies shot:$10.00. Microchip (including registration): $35.00.

Saturday, Aug. 25

Urban Agriculture: Fall & Winter Vegetable Gardening
Westover Library (1644 North McKinley Road)
Time: 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m.

What to plant when the weather starts to cool? Join us for this popular session & learn strategies for success. Think healthful greens like kale, collards and a wealth of lettuces. Fall is a delightful time to garden, with cool autumn days & waning pest populations. Learn inexpensive techniques to extend your harvest and even how you can enjoy some of your crops in the dead of winter! Presented by Virginia Cooperative Extension Master Gardeners and sponsored by the Master Gardeners of Northern Virginia. RSVP for an event reminder; attendance is on a first-come, first-served basis.

by Melanie Pincus August 13, 2018 at 3:45 pm 0

(Updated 5:05 p.m.) 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, August 13

National Filet Mignon Day at Copperwood
4021 Campbell Ave.
Time: 4-10 p.m.

Copperwood Tavern will celebrate National Filet Mignon Day with 10 ounce filets featuring grass-fed beef from Virginia’s own Spring Hill Farm on the menu. Available while supplies last.

Comedy Night at Galaxy Hut
2711 Wilson Blvd.
Time: 8:30-11:30 p.m.

This event features stand-up comedy and live music for a $5 entry fee. Host Reid Clark will guide the night. This is the third comedy night Galaxy Hut has offered this summer.

Friday, August 17

Columbia Pike Movie Nights: Coco
Arlington Mill Community Center (909 S. Dinwiddie Street)
Time: 8:30-10:30 p.m.

The Columbia Pike Revitalization Organization will play Coco at its Friday movie night after a previously scheduled showing was canceled due to rain. In case of inclement weather, check Facebook or Twitter for any cancellation announcement.

Saturday, August 18

Tequila Tailgate
Quinn’s On the Corner (1776 Wilson Blvd.)
Time: 4-10 p.m.

Quinn’s will celebrate the approaching football season with a “Tequila Tailgate” party on their patio. Offerings will include drink specials, grilled hot dogs and burgers and a raffle.

 

Columbia Pike Movie Nights: Young Frankenstein
Penrose Square (2503 Columbia Pike)
Time: 8:30-10:30 p.m.

The Columbia Pike Revitalization Organization’s summer movie series continues with Young Frankenstein in Penrose Square. In case of inclement weather, check Facebook or Twitter for any cancellation announcement.

by Melanie Pincus August 6, 2018 at 2:45 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, August 8

Abroad Adventures
The Connection: Crystal City Library (2100 Crystal Drive)
Time: 6-7:30 p.m.

Adventure-seekers can come swap travel stories and hear suggestions for their next destinations. RSVP for an event reminder. Attendance is first-come, first-served.

Thursday, August 9

Roy Scranton, Author of “We’re Doomed. Now What?”
1800 N. Lynn Street
Time: 7-8:30 p.m.

Copies of Scranton’s collection of essays on climate change and war will be available for sale and signing at this event, courtesy of One More Page Books & More. RSVP for an event reminder.

Late Night Recess
Arlington Central Library (1015 N. Quincy Street)
Time: 9-11 p.m.

Come by the fifth annual late night recess to play Twister, jump rope, eat cookies and more. Registration is required for this event, which is open to all adults but geared toward young professionals.

Friday, August 10

Columbia Pike Movie Nights: Beauty and the Beast
Arlington Mill Community Center (909 S. Dinwiddie Street)
Time: 8:30-10:30 p.m.

The Columbia Pike Revitalization Organization’s summer movie series continues this week with Beauty and the Beast. In case of inclement weather, check Facebook or Twitter for any cancellation announcement.

Saturday, August 11

Ravensburger Game Day
925 N. Garfield Street
Time: 4-6 p.m.

The Board Room will provide guests with the opportunity to play recently released Ravensburger and Wonder Forge games for free. Raffle prizes will also be awarded.

Sunday, August 12

Wine Dinner
Osteria Da Nino (2900 S. Quincy Street)
Time: 6-10:30 p.m.

Le Storie Wines owners Daniel Grace and John Grimsley will speak at this four-course dinner, featuring wine from the Tuscany region. $85 per person, call to make a reservation.

Outdoor Blues Concert
Mount Olivet United Methodist Church (1500 N. Glebe Road)
Time: 6-8 p.m.

Mount Olivet’s third summer outdoor concert features Kiss & Ride, a blues ensemble fronted by Carly Harvey. Guests are invited to bring a picnic or purchase food from food truck Saffron Gourmet.

by Melanie Pincus July 30, 2018 at 5:15 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, July 31

Housing Affordability in Arlington and Greater DC
Central Library (1015 N. Quincy Street)
Time: 5:30-6:30 p.m.

Learn about the sources of rising housing costs and explore possibilities for affordable homeownership with Robert Crowe of The National Coalition for the Homeless.

Thursday, August 2

SMART Start
Arlington Chamber of Commerce (2009 14th Street N., Suite 100)
Time: 4-5:15 p.m.

The Arlington Chamber of Commerce will hold a free networking seminar for new, existing and prospective members. Information about the chamber and its resources will be available.

Saturday, August 4

Living History Military Timeline
Ball-Sellers House (5620 3rd Street S.)
Time: 1-4:30 p.m.

Military reenactors will exhibit what it was like to fight in the Revolutionary War, World War I and other military conflicts experienced by Ball-Sellers House residents. The event is free.

Columbia Pike Movie Nights: Newsies
Penrose Square (2503 Columbia Pike)
Time: 8:30-10:30 p.m.

The Columbia Pike Revitalization Organization’s summer movie series continues this week with Newsies. In case of inclement weather, check Facebook or Twitter for any cancellation announcement.

by Melanie Pincus July 23, 2018 at 3:45 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.

Monday, July 23

Bad Art Night II
816 S. Walter Reed Drive
Time: 7-8:30 p.m.

Artists of all skill levels are invited to vie for a “Worst of All” trophy at this no-pressure event. Open to adults 18+; RSVP for an event reminder.

Tuesday, July 24

Arlington Cares
4301 Wilson Blvd.
Time: 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Volunteer Arlington will recognize award winners and celebrate community members who have served at least 100 hours in the past year. Attendees can also learn about volunteer opportunities from local nonprofits and county partners.

Wednesday, July 25

Small Business Roundtable
Arlington Chamber of Commerce (2009 14th Street N.)
Time: 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m.

This month’s small business roundtable will cover “games for team productivity and performance” with Beth Offenbacker of Waterford, Inc. Free admission for chamber members, though registration is requested.

Travel Safety Tips
2100 Crystal Drive
Time: 6-7:30 p.m.

Jeanne Marie Hoffman from LeChicGeek.com will provide tips on staying safe while traveling. RSVP for an event reminder; attendance is first-come, first-served.

Thursday, July 26

Teen DIY Juggling Workshop
1644 N. McKinley Road
Time: 3-4 p.m.

Rising 6th through 12th graders are invited to make their own juggling balls and learn the foundations of juggling. No experience necessary.

Friday, July 27

Columbia Pike Movie Nights: Coco
Arlington Mill Community Center (909 S. Dinwiddie Street)
Time: 8:30-10:30 p.m.

The Columbia Pike Revitalization Organization’s summer movie series continues this week with Coco. In case of inclement weather, check Facebook or Twitter for any cancellation announcement.

by Melanie Pincus July 16, 2018 at 4:45 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, July 17

Adult Game Night
Westover Branch Library (1644 N. McKinley Road)
Time: 6-8 p.m.

Classic games like Life, Pictionary and Taboo will be available for a night full of friendly competition at the Westover Branch Library. No registration necessary.

Wednesday, July 18

History Talk: Julia Rhinehart: WWI Navy Yeomanette
Aurora Hills Library Branch (735 18th Street S.)
Time: 7-8:30 p.m.

Come learn about the life of Julia Rhinehart, a Glencarlyn resident who was one of the first women to enlist in U.S. Navy as a yeomanette during World War I. The event is free.

Thursday, July 19

Gentle Fitness in the Garden
Glencarlyn Branch Library (300 S. Kensington Street)
Time: 10-10:45 a.m.

Registered nurse and certified fitness trainer Kathleen Bardo will lead the fourth and final installment in this exercise series for older adults. Register here.

Friday, July 20

Columbia Pike Movie Nights: Toy Story
Arlington Mill Community Center (909 S. Dinwiddie Street)
Time: 8:30-10:30 p.m.

The Columbia Pike Revitalization Organization’s summer movie series continues this week with Toy Story. In case of inclement weather, check Facebook or Twitter for any cancellation announcement.

Saturday, July 21

Crystal City Twilighter 5K*
2121 Crystal Drive
Time: 8:30-10:30 p.m.

Race through the streets of Crystal City while avoiding daytime heat. Registration is open through race day, though there is a discount available through Wednesday.

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by Melanie Pincus July 9, 2018 at 3:45 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.

Monday, July 9

Comedy Night at Galaxy Hut
2711 Wilson Blvd.
Time: 8:30-11:30 p.m.

This event features stand-up comedy and live music for a $5 entry fee. Host Reid Clark will guide the night. A comedy night is also scheduled at Galaxy Hut for the second Monday in August.

Tuesday, July 10

Delicious Food and The Arts at Palette 22*
4053 Campbell Avenue
Time: 11:30 a.m.-11 p.m.

15 percent of proceeds from patrons who bring the attached flyer to Palette 22 will go to Embracing Arts Arlington as it fundraises to increase artist visiblity through an ARLnow press release subscription package.

Teddy Bear Picnic Day
2800 Clarendon Blvd.
Time: 11 a.m.-2 p.m.

Celebrate National Teddy Bear Picnic Day in The Loop at Market Common Clarendon. Event features free ice cream, story time, singing and dancing.

Wednesday, July 11

Complimentary Wine Tasting
Osteria da Nino Cucina Italiana & Bar (2900 S. Quincy Street)
Time: 5-7 p.m.

July’s complimentary wine tasting will offer five options. Wines, like the 2016 Chateau Mouinat Bordeaux Rouge AOC, will also be available for purchase at discount prices.

Thursday, July 12

Breakfast Connection: Small Business Focus
Holiday Inn Rosslyn (1900 N. Fort Myer Drive)
Time: 7:30-9 a.m.

Special Guest Tara Palacios, the director of BizLaunch, will discuss small business resources in Arlington. Attendees will have the opportunity to network and promote their businesses.

From the Skies of Ft. Myer to the Skies of Europe
Marymount University (2807 N. Glebe Road)
Time: 7-9 p.m.

Former president of the World War One Historical Association Steve Suddaby will discuss how the Great War accelerated the development of the airplane among the European powers.

Friday, July 13

Ballston Park Food Truck Festival
3919 5th Street N.
Time: 6-8 p.m.

Five food trucks with at least a four-star rating will gather in the parking lot behind 3919 5th Street N., rain or shine. Most trucks will accept cash and credit.

Saturday, July 14

New District National Ice Cream Day Celebration
New District Brewing Company (2709 S. Oakland Street)
Time: 1-4 p.m.

New District is partnering with Ben & Jerry’s to celebrate National Ice Cream Day. $20 tickets are worth one New District Flight plus four mini-cups of Ben & Jerry’s.

Sunday, July 15

Outdoor Concert: Rocknoceros
Mt. Olivet United Methodist Church (1500 N. Glebe Road)
Time: 5-7 p.m.

This family-friendly outdoor concert will feature bouncy houses and arts and crafts, with music starting at 6 p.m. Food will be available from Fava Pot and Pacific Twist food trucks.

*Denotes featured (sponsored) event

by Melanie Pincus July 2, 2018 at 3:45 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, July 4

Barcroft 4th of July Parade*
800 S. Buchanan Street
Time: 10 a.m.-12 p.m.

The parade route will start and end at Barcroft Community House. Attendees are encouraged to dress festively, and there will be a picnic and family show beginning at 10:45 a.m.

Ball-Sellers House Special July 4 Opening
Ball-Sellers House (5620 3rd Street S.)
Time: 1-4 p.m.

Learn about the life of John Ball and his family with a free guided tour of this colonial-era home, built three decades before the Declaration of Independence was written.

Thursday, July 5

Piano Fight Club
Clarendon Grill (1101 N. Highland Street)
Time: 9 p.m. (in past appearances)

Philadelphia musicians Eric Henkels and Pat Smith will return to Clarendon Grill to duel, presenting another edition of Piano Fight Club.

Friday, July 6

Creative Coffee: Sketch Sea Creatures: Shark
2117 Clarendon Plaza Arcade
Time: 11 a.m.-12 p.m.

Join the Crystal City Library for its weekly casual creatives’ meet-up. All skill levels are welcome. RSVP for an event reminder; attendance is first-come, first-served.

*Denotes featured (sponsored) event

by Melanie Pincus June 25, 2018 at 2:45 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.

Monday, June 25

Home Buying Seminar*
Optime Realty (1600 Wilson Blvd.)
Time: 6-7:30 p.m.

This free event will provide a detailed overview of the home-purchasing process. Wine and cheese will be provided, and attendees are encouraged to bring questions.

Summer Solstice Wine Dinner at Twisted Vines!*
Twisted Vines Bistro and Bottleshop (2803 Columbia Pike)
Time: 7-9 p.m.

Enjoy summer wines paired with summer foods at this five-course six-wine event. $85 plus tax or $75 plus tax for wine club members.

Bricks and Brews
O’Sullivan’s Irish Pub (3201 Wilson Blvd.)
Time: 6-8 p.m.

Adults aged 18+ can come to O’Sullivan’s pub to build with Legos provided by the Arlington Public Library. RSVP for an event reminder. This event takes place the fourth Monday of every month.

Tuesday, June 26

Estate Planning for Pet Owners
Animal Welfare League of Arlington (2650 S. Arlington Mill Drive)
Time: 6:30-7:30 p.m.

Learn how to guarantee a secure future for your pets through estate planning at this event with attorney Lauren Keenan Rote of Bean, Kinney & Korman.

Wednesday, June 27

Small Business Roundtable
Arlington Chamber of Commerce (2009 14th Street N.)
Time: 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m.

This month’s small business roundtable will cover effective communication in a global market with Tianlu Redmon of Tianlu Chinese Language and Culture. Free admission for chamber members.

Thursday, June 28

State of the County and Public Safety Awards
Crowne Plaza Washington National Airport (1480 Crystal Drive)
Time: 7:30-9:30 a.m.

Arlington County Board Chair Katie Cristol will discuss the economic status of Arlington and public safety personnel and first responders will be honored at this breakfast event. $45/chamber member, $65/prospective member.

Friday, June 29

Columbia Pike Movie Nights: Batman (1989)
Arlington Mill Community Center (909 South Dinwiddie Street)
Time: 8:30-10:30 p.m.

The Columbia Pike Revitalization Organization’s summer movie series continues this week with Batman. In case of inclement weather, check Facebook or Twitter for any cancellation announcement.

Saturday, June 30

Smartphone Photography Walking Tour: Crystal City & Pentagon City
Crystal City Water Park (1750 Crystal Drive)
Time: 4-7 p.m.

WalkArlington and local artist Jason Horowitz partner to present a trip full of smartphone photography tips. The event is free, but registration is required.

Rosé All Day Party with Hannah Ferrier from Bravo’s Below Deck
Quinn’s On The Corner (1776 Wilson Blvd.)
Time: 4-10 p.m.

This event offers 40 ounce bottles of Rosé, old school hip hop music and the opportunity to meet Hannah Ferrier of Bravo’s Below Deck.

*Denotes featured (sponsored) event

by Melanie Pincus June 18, 2018 at 2:45 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.

Monday, June 18

Home-Buying Seminar*
Orange Line Living (1600 Wilson Blvd.)
Time: 6-7:30 p.m.

Representatives from Orange Line Living and Keri Shull Team will explain the home-buying process, covering topics such as financing programs and how to craft a winning offer. Attendees may bring questions, and wine and cheese will be provided.

Faith on Tap: Sexuality and Shame*
O’Sullivan’s Irish Pub (3207 Washington Blvd.)
Time: 7-9 p.m.

Arlington Commons Church will host a conversation with Isaac Archuleta, executive director of Q Christian Fellowship, about sexuality, shame and God.

Make/Fix Anything
Arlington Central Library (1015 N. Quincy Street)
Time: 4-7 p.m.

Bring a damaged pair of jeans, old digital camera or other item in disrepair and see if it can be salvaged. RSVP to receive an event reminder; admission is first-come, first-served.

Tuesday, June 19

Mosquitos & Ticks: Sustainable Yard Solutions
Westover Branch Library (1644 N. McKinley Road)
Time: 7-8:30 p.m.

Master Gardeners will share best practices and sustainable options to protect your family and yard from mosquitos and ticks this summer. Advance register here.

Wednesday, June 20

Forum on Energy in Arlington
Arlington Central Library (1015 N. Quincy Street)
Time: 6:45-8:45 p.m.

Staff from the Arlington Division of Environmental Services, the Arlington Public Schools Facilities Department and the local Sierra Club will discuss the possibilities for increasing use of renewable energy in Arlington.

Incredibles 2
Arlington Cinema and Drafthouse (2903 Columbia Pike)
Time: 4:15 p.m.

Tickets to this long-awaited sequel are $8 and available online. The film we be playing at the Drafthouse twice a day through Thursday.

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by Melanie Pincus June 11, 2018 at 2:45 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.

Monday, June 11

Comedy Night at Galaxy Hut
Galaxy Hut (2711 Wilson Blvd.)
8:30-11:30 p.m.

This event features stand-up comedy and live music for a $5 entry fee. Host Reid Clark will guide the night. Comedy nights are also scheduled at Galaxy Hut on the second Mondays of July and August.

Tuesday, June 12

Pete Souza (Obama: An Intimate Portrait)
Kenmore Middle School (200 S. Carlin Springs Road)
Time: 7-8 p.m.

Pete Souza, Chief Official White House Photographer for President Obama, will discuss his New York Times bestselling book, which includes 300 of the nearly two million photos Souza captured of Obama during his presidency.

Moët Ice Release Party
Ms. Peacock’s Champagne Lounge (929 N. Garfield Street)
Time: 7-9 p.m.

$50 per person tickets to this event include two drink tickets for Moët Ice, a comparative tasting of Chandon, Chandon Rosé and Moët Imperial, the Moët girls, appetizers and special bottle prices. Make reservations here.

Wednesday, June 13

Arlington Committee of 100: What’s Next for Ballston?*
Marymount University — Ballston Campus (1000 N. Glebe Road)
7-9 p.m.

This program will review changes coming to Ballston, with a meet and greet at 7 p.m., optional dinner at 7:30 p.m. and program starting at 8 p.m.. Dinner is $28 for members and $30 for non-members.

Thursday, June 14

Pride Poetry Open Mic Night
Freddie’s Beach Bar (555 23rd Street S.)
6-8 p.m.

Join the Arlington Public Library for LGBTQIA+ poetry, short stories, art and songs at Freddie’s Beach Bar. RSVP for an event reminder. Admission is on a first come, first served basis and the event is 18+.

Friendship Speed Dating for Women
Blümen Cafe (2607 Wilson Blvd.)
7-9 p.m.

Meet other women looking for platonic friendships at this speed-dating style event, featuring coffee, tea, cookies and cake. Reserve a spot here — seats are limited.

Immigration and Naturalization in World War I and Arlington
Marymount University (2807 N. Glebe Road)
7-8:30 p.m.

Zachary Wilske, a historian for U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, will discuss expedited military naturalizations that took place during World War I, with examples from the Arlington area.

Saturday, June 16

Open House Lions Eyeglass Recycling Center*
601 S. Carlin Springs Road
10 a.m.-2 p.m.

The Lions Club will hold an open house at its eyeglass recycling center, with light refreshments and short programs about the group’s service programs running every 20 minutes.

2018 Carsfera Auto Festival in Crystal City
Parking lot at 220 20th Street S.
2-6 p.m.

Attendees can see classic muscle cars, motorcycles and more at this year’s auto festival while listening to live music and enjoying a beer garden beverage. Admission is free.

Sunday, June 17

Quinn’s Father’s Day Cigar Brunch
Quinn’s On The Corner (1776 Wilson Blvd.)
10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Quinn’s will serve steak and eggs Benedict, breakfast burgers and “Super Mugs” of beer, in addition to handing out free cigars, this Father’s Day. Brunch-goers are invited to stay at Quinn’s to watch the U.S. Open golf tournament.

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