Arlington Event Calendar

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Thursday, May 5
Friday, May 6
Saturday, May 7
May 7 9:30am - 12:30pm

Bluemont Park, Arlington VA

329 N. Manchester St

Arlington, Virginia 22203 Map

Category: Community (8)

On Saturday, May 7, 2016, the Animal Welfare League of Arlington will host the Annual Walk for the Animals at Bluemont Park in Arlington. This event brings together hundreds of local animal lovers and their canine companions for a walk to benefit AWLA shelter animals and support the services and programs that the League provides to the community.

Since the beginning, this event has raised life-saving funds that have provided critical medical care, food, shelter, training and adoption services for tens of thousands of League animals.
Your participation directly supports the League’s mission – to improve the lives of animals – and enriches the lives of all shelter animals as they await adoption and their forever homes.
Your generosity educates members of our community about responsible pet ownership and supports services like our low-cost spay/neuter voucher program, monthly rabies and microchip clinics, and emergency veterinary assistance loans so that our neighbors can provide their pets with long, healthy and happy lives.

Please support the AWLA Walk for the Animals so that together we can reach our fundraising goal of $100,000 and continue to provide professional and compassionate care for the animals entrusted to us and the people who adopt them.

All pre-registered walkers receive a Walk T-shirt and participating dogs get a Walk bandana.

Demonstrate your devotion to animal welfare with every step you take! Register today at www.awla.org!

May 7 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Spring Tea

St. John's Episcopal Church

415 S. Lexington St.

Arlington, Virginia 22204 Map

Category: Food and Drink (9)
Sunday, May 8
May 8 3:00pm - 5:00pm

Washington Lee High School Auditorium

1301 N. Stafford St.

Arlington, Virginia 22201 Map

Category: Music (3)

On Mother’s Day, May 8 at 3 pm at Washington Lee High School, Arlington’s own professional symphony orchestra presents “Inspired by…” The repertoire for this concert takes it cue from the way composers learn and grow by absorbing ideas from their predecessors. Works by Ibert (inspired by Mozart); Ravel (inspired by Gershwin with a piano solo by Rachel Franklin) and Hindemith (inspired by von Weber) will be featured in a spirited and rousing concert. Bring your mother or someone’s mother to this wonderful spring event!

Tuesday, May 10
Wednesday, May 11
Thursday, May 12
Friday, May 13
May 13 12:00pm - 1:00pm


1110 N. Glebe Road, Suite 200

Arlington, Virginia 22201 Map

Category: Education (4)

Featuring Distinguished Toastmaster & past District 27 Governor, Ralph T. Jones, Jr.

• Participate in a demonstration meeting

• Learn a bout Toastmasters’ Communication and Leadership programs • Discover the benefits of membership

• Discover the benefits of membership

Saturday, May 14
May 14 12:00am - 5:00am

Tuckahoe Elementary School and surrounding area

6550 26th St N

Arlington, Virginia 22213 Map

Category: Community (8)

Come take a tour of recently renovated homes and gorgeous gardens in Arlington! This annual fundraiser supports the award-winning Discovery Schoolyard program at Tuckahoe Elementary School. Special thanks to our platinum sponsors Coral Gundlach Real Estate and McEnearney Associates for their generous support. Tickets are on sale now and you can also register to volunteer on our website! 25$ in advance and 30$ the day of the tour.

Each year, this self-guided tour begins at Tuckahoe Elementary School and continues through the Arlington community, showcasing up to 8 newly-renovated homes and as many as 3 beautiful gardens. Homeowners, design/build professionals, landscape professionals, families and friends make this event a yearly destination to gather ideas and inspiration for all kinds of home improvement projects. For reference during the tour, the event program contains details on the goals, challenges and solutions unique to each home or garden project.

May 14 6:00pm - 11:00pm

Arlington American Legion

3445 N. Washington Boulevard

Arlington, Virginia 22201 Map

Category: Food and Drink (9)

You’d be NUTS to miss this! The Montana State Society would like to invite you to have a ball (literally!) at the 12th annual D.C. Testy Fest – “Members Only” – to be held from 6:00PM – 11:00PM on Saturday May 14th, 2016 at the Arlington American Legion.

Last year over 600 people flocked to the event to enjoy live music provided by the Wil Gravatt Band and graze on all-you-can-eat Rocky Mountain Oysters! Thirsty? Wash them down with a limitless supply of Crown Royal (A.K.A liquid courage) & beer – all for the bargain price of $25 bucks! While the theme this year is “Members Only”, all are welcome at this great event.

Our Rocky Mountain Oysters are prepared by legendary chef Frank McGraw, and shipped fresh from the Rock Creek Lodge in Western Montana. Not your ‘bag’? Don’t worry baby! We will have food trucks there selling delicious grub. Get there early, the first guests will also get a T-Shirt to forever memorialize the event.

What: 12th Annual DC Testicle Festival “Members Only”
When: Saturday, May 14th 2016, 6:00PM – 11:00PM
Where: Arlington American Legion, 3445 N. Washington Blvd, Arlington, VA (metro accessible via Virginia Square or Clarendon stations)
TICKETS: $25 online OR $30 at the door. http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2540264
**MUST BE 21+ years of age!

Prepare to go Ballistic! For more information and to see all of your friends who are attending please visit our Facebook page for the event! https://www.facebook.com/events/104383383301895

May 14 11:00am - 4:00pm

Pet Adoption Day

Market Common Clarendon

1101 30th St NW

Washington DC, D.C. 20007 Map

Category: Children (1)
Sunday, May 15
May 15 12:00pm - 6:00pm

Ballston - Wilson Blvd

4238 Wilson Blvd

Arlington, Virginia 22203 Map

Category: Food and Drink (9)

The 29th annual Taste of Arlington transforms Wilson Boulevard and neighboring streets into a family-friendly street festival with dining, music and entertainment for all ages. This annual festival features the cuisine of more than 50 Arlington restaurants, two concert stages with live music, an expanded Beer and Wine Garden with Deschutes Brewery’s Street Pub, a 5k race benefiting Girls on the Run, BarkPark and a KidZone with a rock climbing wall and carnival games. Tickets are now on sale online and you can buy discounted Taste tickets on the BallstonConnect Mobile app.

Tuesday, May 17
Thursday, May 19
Friday, May 20
Saturday, May 21
May 21 9:00am - 1:00pm

Harrison Street Safeway

2500 n. Harrison Street

Arlington, Virginia 22207 Map

Category: Fundraisers (8)

Arlington Hosts Lions Club will be holding it semi-annual White Cane Awareness Day Fundraiser. All funds raised go toward charities involved in preventing blindness and supporting those who are blind. The cub Scouts will be assisting the Lions in with the collection taking place at Harrison Street Safeway and Westover Market form 9a-1pm on Saturday May 21, 2016. Please come out and show your support.

Sunday, May 22
Thursday, May 26
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