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Tuesday, May 31
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Saturday, June 4
Sunday, June 5
Monday, June 6
June 6 5:30pm - 6:30pm

Homebuying 101

Online Only

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Are you ready to jump into homeownership, or start considering it, and don’t know where to start?

Tune in for this introduction to home buying and the mortgage process with ACFCU’s Mortgage Loan Officer, Sandra Ortecho, who will help you feel prepared for buying your first home!

Category: Education (3)
Tuesday, June 7
Friday, June 10
Saturday, June 11
Sunday, June 12
June 12 7:30am - 10:30am

The Arlington Triathlon

Washington Liberty Aquatics Center

1301 N. Quincy St.

Arlington, Virginia 22201 Map

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We’re Back! Calling all kids for The Arlington Triathlon in Memory of Anne Viviani, a youth-only swim-bike-run event for ages 7-15.

In its 8th year, the race takes place Sunday, June 12th at Washington-Liberty Aquatics Center. It features a (socially distanced) time trial pool swim, circuit bike course on closed streets, and an off-road run to the finish on the track. For registration, sponsorship information and more, please visit our website.

The race benefits the Arlington Triathlon Club, Arlington’s groundbreaking, award-winning, elementary school-based multi-sport training program.

Category: Sports (1)
Thursday, June 16
Saturday, June 18
June 18 1:00pm - 8:30pm

Columbia Pike Blues Festival 25th Anniversary

Blocks between S. Walter Reed Dr. from Columbia Pike to 9th St. S

Columbia Pike and S. Walter Reed Dr.

Arlington, Virginia 22204 Map

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Mark Your Calendar for “Arlington’s Best Block Party”

Every summer since 1995, Columbia Pike has hosted the largest Blues Festival in the D.C. metropolitan area. This free outdoor music event sees thousands of residents and visitors come together each year in South Arlington. From live blues, jazz, and bluegrass music, family-friendly activities, and craft beer and wine to local vendors, you’ll find something for everyone!

Celebrating its 25th Anniversary with its first fully in-person event since the pandemic, vocalist Shemekia Copeland (2021 Blues Foundation “Entertainer of the Year”) headlines The Columbia Pike Blues Festival on Saturday, June 18th from 1 to 8:30 p.m. The special anniversary lineup will showcase a full lineup of blues, R&B, and funk performers of national and regional notes, including Eric Scott, Robbin Kapsalis & Vintage #18, Shakin’ Woods, and Anthony “Swamp Dog” Clark.

Category: Music (2)
June 18 2:00pm - 4:20pm

Chamber Dance Project Family Matinee

Greenberg Theatre

4200 Wisconsin Avenue NW

Washington, D.C. 20016 Map

Event Info

Chamber Dance Project presents a powerful season of two world premieres and repertoire favorites. Grace, Grandeur & Gatsby features ten dancers, and six musicians live onstage in works by four choreographers including the powerful new Gatsby, that brings the world of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s iconic American novel to life through a striking collage of dance, music and shadow puppetry.

Our Special Family Matinee performance includes a post-performance dance workshop and a BOGO ticket offer, when you buy one adult ticket your child’s ticket (under 18) is free! Call the Greenberg Theatre box office at (202) 885-3634 between 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Monday-Friday to redeem this offer.

After the performance we invite all audience members to dance with the professional dancers in a 20-minute post-performance workshop. Audience members of all ages will be invited onstage to learn some movements from our repertoire before dancing with the live musicians. Fun and interactive for all ages!

Diane Coburn Bruning, Artistic Director. Chamberdance.org.

Category: Performing Arts (2)
June 18 10:00am - 12:00pm

Summer Care Clinic for Roses

St. Agnes Catholic Church

1910 N. Randolph St. (enter from Stafford St. due to construction)

Arlington, Virginia 22207 Map

Category: Education (3)
Tuesday, June 21
Wednesday, June 22
Thursday, June 23
June 23 12:00am - 12:00am

MilSatCom USA 2022

Hilton Arlington

950 North Stafford Street

Arlington, Virginia 22203 Map

Saturday, June 25
June 25 11:00am - 6:00pm

One Journey Festival

Washington National Cathedral

3101 Wisconsin Ave. NW

Washington, D.C. 20016 Map

Event Info

Held on the spectacular grounds of the National Cathedral, the annual One Journey Festival celebrates the talents and stories of refugees and other displaced people.

Emceed by popular TV personality Tommy McFLY, this free, family-friendly event features a dynamic lineup of performers and storytellers that includes:

  • Kabul Dreams — Afghanistan’s first rock band
  • Pihcintu Multicultural Chorus — acclaimed all-girl chorus of former refugees
    from around the globe
  • Jay Abdo — Syrian actor, activist and recent Syrian TV star
  • Jorge Glem & Cesar Orozco — unique fusion of traditional Latin music &
    modern jazz
  • Cheick Hamala Diabate – soul-stirring “king of the n’goni” and his band in
    the griot tradition
  • Hussein Smko — Iraqi dancer, choreographer, and founder of the Project Tag
    dance company

Plus: celebrity speakers, multicultural dance lessons, sports activities, live conversations with refugees around the world via Shared Studios video portal, Unity Parade, Tech Tent and VR presentations, Global Marketplace, International Food Lane, Take Action Tent, and the Kid’s Corner with world-of-welcome kite-making.

This year’s One Journey Festival takes on an added tone of welcome, support, and unity in light of recent and unfolding events in Ukraine and Afghanistan. These countries will be represented in Festival programming, which includes refugee performers and speakers from countries around the world. It’s a day of hope, inspiration, and fun at one of the summer’s most eagerly anticipated events.

Category: Music (2)
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