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Arlington Agenda: April 23-28

(Updated on 4/23/19) 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, April 24

Ready for 100 Pints & Postcards Happy Hour
Don Tito (3165 Wilson Blvd)
Time: 6-8 p.m.

The Ready for 100 campaign is inviting community members to meet for a drink and to write postcards to public officials in support of 100% clean energy.

Westover Village Historic Fundraiser*
Westover Beer Garden (5863 Washington Blvd)
Time: 6-8 p.m.

The Westover Preservation Legal Fund will host a fundraiser at Westover Beer Garden featuring live music from a Westover based band.

Thursday, April 25

Rosslyn Reads! Book Festival
Central Place Plaza (1800 N. Lynn Street)
Time: 10 a.m.-10 p.m.

Rosslyn’s outdoor book festival returns with 25,000 used books, CDs and DVDs with prices ranging from $1 to $8. All proceeds benefit Turning the Page.

Bike to Work Day Interest Party
Heavy Seas Alehouse (1501 Wilson Blvd)
Time: 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Get free help mapping a safe bike route to work, among other tips to for those looking to try cycling commuting for the first time. Registration is required.

Redskins Draft Day Fundraiser
The G.O.A.T. (3028 Wilson Blvd)
Time: 6:30-10 p.m.

Raising money to donate to Abby’s Army, a nonprofit “dedicated to supporting the children and families affected by and fighting pediatric cancer.”

Friday, April 26

EcoAction Arlington Earth Day Breakfast
Virginia Tech (900 N. Glebe Road)
Time: 7:30-9 a.m.

Register online to join fellow community leaders in sustainability to network and hear our featured presentation from Virginia Delegate Rip Sullivan about the 2019 legislative session.

Voices for Solidarity Concert
Unitarian Universalist Church of Arlington (4444 Arlington Blvd)
Time: 6-9 p.m.

The Voices for Solidarity concert will celebrate solidarity by diverse communities by featuring local artists, actors, and poets reflecting the diverse community.

Saturday, April 27

Aprilfest at Walker Chapel
Walker Chapel United Methodist Church (4102 N. Glebe Road)
Time: 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Sale features flowers, hanging baskets, and mulch; beautiful, gently used books for children and adults; CDs, DVDs, and computer games along with a bake sale and breakfast/lunch cafe.

Handmade Arlington 2019*
Swanson Middle School (5800 N. Washington Blvd.)
Time: 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Locally-organized arts and crafts show featuring over 60 high-quality, professional arts and crafts makers and four local food trucks.

The Art and Science of Storytelling: Toastmasters Club*
Cafe Sazon (4704 Columbia Pike)
Time: 11 a.m.-1 p.m.

At Storymasters Toastmasters Club, you will learn that the best way to get your point across is indeed to tell a story, and what stories you should tell.

Candidate Debate Delegate District 49 
Columbia Pike Branch Library (816 S. Walter Reed Drive)
Time: 2:30-4 p.m.

The League of Women Voters of Arlington, the Nu Xi Zeta Chapter, Alexandria, and the AAUW Arlington Branch will host debate between Del. Alfonso Lopez and Julius Spain, Sr.

Arlington Bunny Hop*
Clarendon United Methodist Church (606 N. Irving Street)
Time: 8 a.m.

The church is hosting its 2nd annual 5K Family Fun Run/Walk through the Ashton Heights neighborhood beginning at the church. The event supports Bridges to Independence.

Sunday, April 28

In Christy’s Shoes Sole Celebration*
Clarendon Ballroom (3185 Wilson Blvd)
Time: 5-8 p.m.

This fundraiser for women in the DMV features a fashion show, a silent auction, shoe box raffle wall, shoe and sock selfie contest, photo booth and complimentary hors d’oeuvres.

2nd Annual Quinceanera Expo Arlington
Holiday Inn Crystal City (2650 Jefferson Davis Highway)
Time: 12-3:30 p.m.

Meet the Area’s well known professionals as you start your planning. Enjoy delicious bites, decadent sweets and more. Stick around to see the hottest and latest quinceañera gowns.

*Denotes featured (sponsored) event

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Arlington Agenda April 15-21

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, April 16

Rent vs. Buy Happy Hour*
Century 21 Redwood Realty (1934 Wilson Blvd)
Time: 6:30-7:30 p.m.

Learn how you can get $1500 towards your closing costs immediately. All while getting your questions answered with complimentary appetizers and drinks. RSVPs encouraged.

Make It Tuesday: Comic Book Magnets
Crystal City Pop-Up Library (2100 Crystal Drive)
Time: 4:30-5:30 p.m.

Stop by to create your own craft in a relaxing and fun environment. Supplies will be provided, until we run out. RSVP for an event reminder. Event is open to children and adults.

Wednesday, April 17

Reel Page Turners Movie Book Club
Westover Library (1644 N. McKinley Road)
Time: 1:30-2:30 p.m.

A monthly movie-themed book club at Lee Senior Center and Westover Library. Meeting at the Lee Senior Center to discuss the novel, then enjoy a screening of the film at Westover Branch Library.

Thursday, April 18

Functional and Resilient Landscapes
Little Falls Presbyterian Church (6025 Little Falls Road)
Time: 11 a.m.-12 p.m.

Landscape architect Thomas Rainer will speak on how to plant functional and resilient landscapes that thrive in cities and towns. This free program is sponsored by Rock Spring Garden Club.

Ticket to Work Information Session
Arlington Central Library (1015 N. Quincy Street)
Time: 2-3 p.m.

Social Security’s Ticket to Work program offers beneficiaries an opportunity to achieve greater financial independence by providing education about benefits, individualized employment services.

Saturday, April 20

Earth Day Event — Reduce, Reuse, Recycle!*
Corner of 26th and S. Grant Streets (639 26th Street S.)
Time: 9 a.m.-12 p.m.

Donate furniture, recycling (including paint), and items for free paper shredding. Home Energy Medics will raffle a free home energy audit and provide information on energy-saving.

Easter Egg Hunt at Quincy Park*
Quincy Park (1021 N. Quincy Street)
Time: 10 a.m.-12 p.m.

The Emmanuel Presbyterian Church is hosting a free Easter egg hunt this Saturday, April 20 at 10 a.m at Quincy Park. Join for a great time of fun, fellowship, and community outreach.

Become a Better Communicator and Leader: SALT Toastmasters Club*
Arlington Central Library (1015 N. Quincy Street)
Time: 2-4 p.m.

Ralph T. Jones, Jr. presents in the Bluemont Conference Room lessons learned in his time in Toastmasters including: to be successful in life, you must be good at the things you don’t like to do.

Pop-Up Retreat: Restoration of Communion with Earth Day*
Barton Park (2401 10th Street N.)
Time: 2-5 p.m.

A restorative 3-hour workshop including a meditation walk and a simple and deeply relaxing hands-on body process done on the soles of the feet that will revitalize you.

Saint Agnes Easter Vigil Mass*
St. Agnes Catholic Church (1910 N. Randolph Street)
Time:  8:30-midnight

On Holy Saturday, the church will celebrate Easter Vigil Mass during the Holy Night of Easter between 8:30 p.m. and 11:30 p.m. Following Mass, there is a reception in the Parish Hall.

Boundary stone at Carlin Springs ElementaryBoundary Stone Bike Tour
East Falls Church Metro Station (1942 N. Sycamore Street)
Time: 9:15 a.m.-7 p.m.

Bike for $2 for about 35 miles at a leisurely pace on an all-day tour of historic places. Travel along streets in Arlington, Falls Church, Fairfax County and Alexandria, with many stops.

Sunday, April 21

Easter Brunch at The Ritz-Carlton 
Pentagon City Grand Ballroom (1250 S. Hayes Street)
Time: 11 a.m.-3 p.m.

Executive Chef Sriram Hariharan invites guests to enjoy a festive Easter Brunch complete with an Easter Egg Hunt. The brunch costs $99 per adult and $40 per children up to 12.

Easter Worship and Party*
Quincy Park (1021 N. Quincy Street)
Time: 11 a.m.-2 p.m.

Join Arlington Commons Church for Easter worship on Sunday, April 21 at Quincy Park. Worship begins at 11 a.m. and will be followed by a party and Easter Egg Hunt with free Rocklands BBQ.

Saint Agnes Easter Sunday Mass*
St. Agnes Catholic Church (1910 N. Randolph Street)
Time: 10:30-11:30 a.m

The church invites people to celebrate the resurrection of Our Lord on Easter Sunday. Masses are at 7:30 a.m., 9 a.m., 10:30 a.m. and 12 p.m. Bring your family to this joyous occasion!

*Denotes featured (sponsored) event.

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Arlington Agenda: April 8-14

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, April 8

Galaxy HutGalaxy Hut Comedy Night
Galaxy Hut (2711 Wilson Blvd)
Time: 8:30-10:30 p.m.

Reid Clark is hosting a comedy night at the Galaxy Hut featuring performances by Rob Coffee, Shop Kelly, Fernando Madrigal, Sid Reynolds, and Alex Starr. Tickets cost $5.

Tuesday, April 9

The Climate Crisis: Impacts and Solutions
George Mason University (3351 Fairfax Drive)
Time: 7-9 p.m.

Former Arlington County Board Chair Jay Fisette will give a presentation on climate change, following by panel discussion about climate crisis and what Arlington is doing about it.

Wednesday, April 10

French Students Choral Concert*
Clarendon United Methodist Church (606 N. Irving Street)
Time: 7-8:30 p.m.

Arlington’s sister city of Reims, France performs in the county as the last stop on a three week tour. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for children under 16 and can be purchased online.

#MeToo: Being Men — Raising Men
Arlington Central Library (1015 N. Quincy Street)
Time: 7-8:30 p.m.

Join County Board Members and Male Community Leaders (teachers, coaches, veterans, fathers, students and more) for a panel discussion about healthy masculinity and sexual assault.

Arlington Committee of 100’s: E-Scooters, Dockless bikes
Marymount University  (2807 N. Glebe Road)
Time: 7-9 p.m.

The Committee will hold a discussion on the benefits and downsides of e-scooters and dockless bikes. The Meet & Greet begins at 7pm, dinner at 7:30.

Thursday, April 11

Mother2Mother Presents Songs of Hope
Arlington Cinema and Drafthouse  (2903 Columbia Pike)
Time: 6:30-10 p.m.

The Cabaret-style show with pop, jazz, and broadway music advocates for at-risk women and children and raises funds for The DC Children’s Advocacy Center.

Friday, April 12

Saint Agnes Lenten Fish Fry*
St. Agnes Catholic Church (1910 N. Randolph Street)
Time: 5:30-7 p.m.

The church’s annual Lent fish fry returns with plenty of fish, sides and drinks for everyone. Families are invited, and anyone looking to attend the dinner event can RSVP online.

Mister Days’ Last Days
Mister Days (3100 Clarendon Blvd)
Time: All day

Clarendon’s longtime sports bar Mister Days invites the public to help celebrate its last night open after 43 years in business. Owner Robert Lee told ARLnow last week he’s retiring.

Saturday, April 13

Arlington Arts Festival (Photo via event website)

7th Annual Arlington Festival of the Arts 
3003 Washington Blvd
Time: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday

Admission is free to the 7th annual Arlington Festival of the Arts which will feature works of art from pottery to paintings by over 100 artists this weekend.

Trail Cleanup on the W&OD
Barcroft Sports & Fitness Center (4200 S. Four Mile Run Drive)
Time: 11 a.m.-2 p.m.

Volunteers are cleaning litter from the side of the W&OD Trail between Barcroft Sports & Fitness Center and Columbia Pike. Refreshments, water, and trash bags are available.

*Denotes featured (sponsored) event

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Arlington Agenda: April 1-7

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Tuesday April 2

Cherry Blossom Dinner at Josephine’s*
Josephine’s Italian Kitchen (2501 Columbia Pike)
Time: 6:30-10:30 p.m.

Reserve one of the limited tables for a cherry inspired dinner, complete with cocktail and wine pairings. Tickets are $75 per person (includes tax and gratuity).

Wednesday April 3

DC/Virginia Diversity Employment Day Career Fair
Embassy Suites by Hilton (1300 Jefferson Davis Highway)
Time: 11 a.m.-3 p.m.

The 19th Annual Diversity Employment Day Career Fair is hosting the largest and best diversity and inclusion recruiting event in the U.S. Free and open to applicants 18+.

National Walking Day Happy Hour & Walk
Heavy Seas Alehouse (1501 Wilson Blvd)
Time: 6-9 p.m.

An evening walk around Rosslyn to see the Deep Throat garage, Gateway Park, and Dark Star Park followed by a happy hour at Heavy Seas Alehouse with appetizers and happy hour specials.

Thursday April 4

Trade Roots Global Dinner Series: Morocco
Trade Roots (5852 Washington Blvd)
Time: 8-9:30 p.m.

Trade Roots is hosting 3-course Moroccan tagine dinner (meat or vegetarian) by La Côte d’Or chef and owner Jacques Imperato this week, for a fixed price of $28.

Friday April 5

Saint Agnes Lenten Soup Suppers*
St. Agnes Catholic Church (1910 N. Randolph Street)
Time: 5:30-7 p.m.

Soup Suppers for Lent with meatless soups, noodles, bread, community and fellowship, followed by Confessions beginning and Stations of the Cross.

Freaky Friday the Musical*
Thomas Jefferson Community Theater (125 South Old Glebe Road)
Time: 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Thomas Jefferson Middle School performs Freaky Friday the Musical. This is a great family event filled with catchy songs and many laughs. Tickets are $5 and are sold at the door.

Saturday April 6

USA Yoga Central/Southeast Regional Asana Championship
Kenmore Middle School (200 S. Carlin Springs Rd)
Time: 9- 5 p.m.

The competition includes athletes from 16 states including Virginia, Maryland, and D.C. A free community yoga class will also be held, open to anyone.

Jennie Dean Park Feedback Session
Shirlington Branch Library (4200 Campbell Ave)
Time: 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m.

Arlington County Department of Parks and Recreation is asking for feedback on design plans for the new Jennie Dean Park — such as the playgrounds, frontage, and restrooms.

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

Re-enactor musicians from the Monumental City Ancient Fife and Drum Corps will perform at 1 p.m., followed by free docent-led house tours and colonial-era snacks.

Spring ArtFest Week
Fort Smith Park (2411 24th St. N.)
Time: 6-8 p.m.

The second day of the 16th annual ArtFest Week includes a card-making workshops and three painting demonstrations featuring soft pastels, adhesives, and rice paper.

*Denotes featured (sponsored) event

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Arlington Agenda: March 25-31

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 25

1st Time Home Buyer Seminar*
Keri Shull Team (1600 Wilson Blvd)
Time: 6-7:30 p.m.

Learn everything you need to know about buying your first home and receive a credit totaling $1,500 at closing OR put it towards breaking your lease so you can move sooner.

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

The group will meet the 4th Monday of each month and alternate between assigned titles and BYOB (Bring Your Own Book) selections to share with others.

Wednesday, March 27

Escape Junk News: A Guide to Sharpening Your Media Skills
Shirlington Library (4200 Campbell Ave)
Time: 7-8:30 p.m.

Newseum education staff will teach clear definitions of current media terms, practical tools to identify fake and flawed news, and practice with real examples.

Friday, March 29

Saint Agnes Lenten Soup Suppers*
St. Agnes Catholic Church (1910 N. Randolph Street)
Time: 5:30-7 p.m.

Soup Suppers include include meatless soups, noodles, bread, community and fellowship during Lent, and are followed by Confessions beginning and Stations of the Cross.

Monte Carlo Night Masquerade, presented by the Junior League of Northern Virginia
Army Navy Country Club(1700 Army Navy Drive)
Time: 8-11 p.m.

Wear your masquerade mask and your fancy attire and join us for our third annual Monte Carlo Night with games of chance, a silent auction dancing, an open bar and light hors d’oeuvres.

Saturday, March 30

Sketch Walk Arlington
Clarendon Central Park (3140 Wilson Blvd)
Time: 10 a.m.-12 p.m.

Explore Clarendon with Sketching the District and WalkArlington and stop to sketch. No experience required, bring a notebook and pencil.

Hiring Event at Market Common Clarendon
Market Common Clarendon (2800 Clarendon Blvd)
Time: 12-4 p.m.

Hiring event for those interested in fashion, or a little extra spending cash. Store representatives will be in front of each participating store ready to talk and assist you with the application process.

Sunday, March 31

Helping Your Children Achieve Authentic Success
St Peter’s Episcopal Church (4250 N. Glebe Road)
Time: 10-11 a.m.

Psychologist Dr. Heather Tedesco discusses how kids can look inward for self-esteem instead of being tied to extrinsic rewards.

 

*Denotes featured (sponsored) event

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Arlington Agenda: March 18-24

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.

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Monday, March 18

SCREENAGERS – Growing Up in the Digital Age
Saint Ann Parish Hall (5300 1oth Street N.)
Time: 7-9 p.m.

The film SCREENAGERS addresses the most pervasive parenting issue of our time head on-depicting teen struggles over social media, video games and internet addiction.

Wednesday, March 20

Toastmasters Open House*
Arlington Mill Community Center (4600 N. Fairfax Drive)
Time: 5:30-6:45 p.m.

Seeking people interested in communication and leadership: Hear from experienced guest speakers and learn how Toastmasters helps members develop leadership skills and gain confidence.

Tea and History: A Look at the Women’s Suffrage Movement
Central Library (1015 N. Quincy Street)
Time: 2-4 p.m.

Come join us for afternoon tea and to learn the fascinating history of the fight for women’s voting rights as the 100th anniversary of 19th Amendment to the Constitution nears.

Aquatics Forum
W-L Little Theater (1300 N. Stafford Street)
Time: 7-9 p.m.

Learn how Arlington’s FY 2020 budget affects admission fee and the current and future operations of the Arlington’s schools pools. Join us March 20 from 7-9 p.m.

Thursday, March 21

Dry Shade Gardening “Made in the Shade”
Little Falls Presbyterian Church (6025 Little Falls Road)
Time: 11 a.m.-12 p.m.

Learn about design choices, soil amendments, proven plant choices and inventive space substitutions for gardening in dry shade conditions.

Friday, March 22

Saint Agnes Lenten Soup Suppers*
St. Agnes Catholic Church (1910 N. Randolph Street)
Time: 5:30-7 p.m.

The Lenten suppers will take place on Fridays through April 5 from 5:30-7 p.m. in the Parish Hall. It will be followed by confessions and stations of the cross in the church.

Saturday, March 23

“Backyard Critters,” A Photo Exhibit Opening Reception and Artists’ Talk*
Cherrydale Branch Library (2190 N. Military Road)
Time:  2-4 p.m.

Sightings of foxes, deer, hawks, owls and even flying squirrels have proliferated in Arlington in recent years. This exhibit comprises photographs taken by three local photographers.

Sunday, March 24

National Chamber Ensemble — The Viennese Classics*
Gunston Arts Center (2700 S. Lang Street)
Time: 7:30-9:30 p.m.

Experience the musical era obsessed with clarity, charm, balance, form and the works of Joseph Haydn, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and Ludwig van Beethoven.

Cherry Blossom Tea
The Ritz-Carlton (1250 S. Hayes Street)
Time: 2-4 p.m.

Enjoy cherry blossom-inspired creations and Japanese-influenced delicacies, including unique teas and signature cocktails. Prices start at $42 per person.

*Denotes featured (sponsored) event

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Arlington Agenda: March 11-17

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Monday, March 11

Buckingham Community Civic Association March Meeting
The Carlin (4300 N. Carlin Springs Road)
Time: 7:30-9 p.m.

Representatives from Harris Teeter are scheduled to present the latest updates concerning the proposed redevelopment of the Ballston grocery store immediately adjoining Hyde Park Condominium.

Tuesday, March 12

Buying a Home in a Tight Market*
Arlington Community Federal Credit Union (5666 Columbia Pike)
Time: 6-7 p.m.

Buying a home in this region is becoming increasingly competitive. Swing by for a workshop about how to start the process and how to be poised for success.

Wednesday, March 13

AWE Summit*
Marymount University Ballston Center  (1000 N. Glebe Rd)
Time: 9 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

A half-day event of educational and inspiring panels, presentations, conversations and connections with the most awesome women business owners in the D.C.

Arlington Committee of 100: Should County Board Get a Raise?
Marymount University Phelan Hall  (2807 N. Glebe Rd)
Time: 7-9 p.m.

Libby Garvey (current board member) and John Vihstadt (former board member) will debate whetherBoard Members should it be treated as a full-time job

Thursday, March 14

Lunafest*
Arlington Cinema and Drafthouse (2903 Columbia Pike)
Time: 6:30-10 p.m.

Since 2007, PSVa has hosted LUNAFEST, a traveling film festival of short films by, for and about women.

GGWash’s 11th Birthday Party
JBG Smith Marketing Center (2011 Crystal Drive)
Time: 6:30-9 p.m.

Join Greater Greater Washington staff, volunteers, and friends as they celebrate 11 years of news, advocacy, and community engagement. Special Guest County Board Chair Christian Dorsey.

 

Friday, March 15

Saint Agnes Lenten Soup Suppers*
St. Agnes Catholic Church (1910 N. Randolph Street)
Time: 5:30-7 p.m.

Bring family or friends and join on Fridays during Lent for our Soup Suppers, which include meatless soups, noodles, bread, community and fellowship.

Saturday, March 16

SALT Toastmasters Club: Become a Better Communicator*
Arlington Mill Community Center (909 South Dinwiddie Street)
Time: 2-4 p.m.

Seeking people interested in communication and leadership. Hear from experienced guest speakers.

 

St. Agnes St. Joseph’s Table Celebration*
St. Agnes Catholic Church (1910 N. Randolph Street)
Time: 6-9 p.m.

The event begins with a procession to the Parish Hall, with a potluck dinner at Saint Joseph’s Table. There will be live music, as well as a woodworking shop for children.

Is the Equal Rights Amendment still alive? YES
Arlington Central Library (1015 N. Quincy Street)
Time: 1-3 p.m.

Julia Tanner, founder of the Virginia Equal Rights Coalition will speak on the next steps ahead for ratification of the ERA.

*Denotes featured (sponsored) event

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Arlington Agenda: March 4-10

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.

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Monday, March 4

First Time Home Buyer Seminar*
Optime Realty (1600 Wilson Boulevard)
Time: 6-8 p.m.

In this free class, the Keri Shull and Orange Line Living Team will teach you everything you need to know about buying your first home, from your first steps exploring the market to throwing your housewarming party.

Tuesday, March 5

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

A free networking seminar for new, existing, and prospective members, SMART Start is your opportunity to learn how to maximize your Chamber membership.

Thursday, March 7

Trivia Night: Are you smarter than a Catholic Sister?
Ireland’s Four Courts (2051 Wilson Boulevard)
Time: 6:30-9 p.m.

Test your knowledge in a friendly trivia-style competition against a team of Catholic Sisters. Happy hour starts at 6:30 p.m. and the trivia starts at 7 p.m.

Friday, March 8

Saint Agnes Lenten Soup Suppers*
St. Agnes Catholic Church, Parish Hall (1910 N. Randolph Street)
Time: 5:30-7 p.m.

Bring your family or friends on Fridays during Lent for the church’s Soup Suppers, which include meatless soups, noodles, bread, community and fellowship.

Saturday, March 9

Hula Workshop
Charles Drew Community Center (3500 23rd Street S.)
Time: 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Join in for a day of hula with workshops taught by Kumu Hula Keith Awai & Kumu Hula Pōmaika’i Krueger.

Sunday, March 10

Julia Sarcone-Roach — There Are No Bears in This Bakery
One More Page Books (2200 N. Westmoreland Street)
Time: 2-3 p.m.

Julia Sarcone-Roach shares from her new picture book. The creator of the New York Times bestselling “The Bear Ate Your Sandwich” brings another sly story of a hungry bear and a smooth-talking narrator.

*Denotes featured (sponsored) event

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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, Feb. 26

Rent vs. Buy Happy Hour — Hosted by The Boeser Group and Nicole McNabb Real Estate*
Century 21 Redwood Realty (1934 Wilson Blvd)
Time: 6:30-7:30 p.m.

Learn how you can get $1,500 towards your closing costs immediately, all while getting your questions answered with complimentary appetizers and drinks.

Thursday, Feb. 28

Bisnow’s Amazon HQ2-Apalooza*
National Gateway II (3550 S. Clark Street)
Time: 7:30-11 a.m.

Join the region’s leading commercial real estate and economic prognosticators as they forecast the future of Amazon’s Arlington headquarters and its potential impact on the Northern Virginia area.

Breakfast Connection – Combined with Greater Washington Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
Holiday Inn Rosslyn (1900 N. Fort Myer Drive)
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.

Saturday, March 2

Yoga Basics in Ballston!
The Teal Center (4001 9th Street N. #230)
Time: 9-10 a.m.

This basics class is dedicated to helping you fall in love with yoga. You’ll get to explore new shapes, new ways of breathing and new ways of relating to your own body.

Erin Miller Book Launch
The Women In Military Service For America Memorial (Memorial Ave & Schley Drive)
Time: 9:30-11 a.m.

Meet Erin Miller, granddaughter of WASP Elaine Harmon, and author of “Final Flight Final Fight.”

Crosshairs Garage Races
201 12th Street S.
Time: 4-9 p.m.

The region’s only underground bike race returns to Crystal City. The series, held on Saturdays in March, challenges amateur and elite cyclists alike to compete weekly for prizes and points in pursuit of the “Petty Cup.”

Sunday, March 3

Open House for American Sport Karate
Central United Methodist Church (4201 Fairfax Drive)
Time: 2-3 p.m.

Witness a thrilling demonstration of spinning kicks, whirling bo-staffs, and real wooden boards being smashed to bits.

*Denotes featured (sponsored) event

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Arlington Agenda: February 19-24

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.

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Tuesday, Feb. 19

Film Screening: Selma
Westover Library (1644 N. McKinley Road)
Time: 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Celebrate Black History Month at Westover Library with a film screening of the historical drama “Selma,” directed by Ava DuVernay.

Thursday, Feb. 21

Hillwood’s Cutting Gardens
Little Falls Presbyterian Church (6025 Little Falls Road)
Time: 11 a.m.-12 p.m.

Drew Asbury, horticulturist and manager at Hillwood Estate, will speak about Hillwood’s cutting garden and advise gardeners about productive cutting plants in home gardens.

Friday, Feb. 22

Planetarium Show: Darwin and His Fabulous Orchids
David M. Brown Planetarium (1426 N. Quincy Street)
Time: 7:30-8:15 p.m.

The planetarium show “Darwin and His Fabulous Orchids” introduces audience members to the largest and most varied family of plants – and to the research on orchids carried out by Charles Darwin.

Saturday, Feb. 23

The Art and Science of Storytelling with the Storymasters Toastmasters Club*
Cafe Sazon (4704 Columbia Pike)
Time: 11 a.m.-1 p.m.

Storytelling has numerous important effects on our daily lives. It has been one of the most effective sources of inspiration known to man. Come learn the art of sharing a good yarn.

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, free activities for kids, a Hall of History with photos and artifacts for Arlington’s historically African-American neighborhoods and organizations and more.

Bipartisan Options to Address the Growing Influence of Money in Politics
George Mason University School of Law (3301 Fairfax Drive)
Time: 1-3 p.m.

How can we resolve the problem of money in politics in a bipartisan fashion? Speakers will be former Republican Congressman Tom Davis and former DOJ prosecutor Gene Rossi.

The Arlington Chorale – “Light in the Darkness”
Westover Baptist Church (1125 Patrick Henry Drive)
Time: 7:30-9 p.m.

Led by the Chorale’s new Artistic Director, Dr. Ingrid Lestrud, the concert program will feature a diverse selection of songs to warm the soul and lighten the spirit, including pieces by Eric Whitacre, Felix Mendelssohn, Camille Saints-Saens, and more.

*Denotes featured (sponsored) event

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Arlington Agenda: February 11-17

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, Feb. 13

Arlington Committee of 100: Exploring Arlington’s Intolerant Past
Marymount University (2807 N. Glebe Road)
Time: 7-9 p.m.

Hard as it may be to believe, Nazism has long and substantive roots in Arlington. Join the Arlington Committee of 100 as it explores this part of Arlington’s history and discuss implications for today with Charlie Clark, local historian and Falls Church New-Press columnist.

Thursday, Feb. 14

Celebrate Love this Valentine’s Day*
Quinns on the Corner (1776 Wilson Blvd)
Time: 7 p.m.

If you’re looking for a fun, casual party that won’t break the bank this Valentine’s Day, Quinn’s is the place to be! Tickets are $10 and include: entrance for two, one bottle of champagne, festive Jell-o shots and party favors.

Anti-Valentine’s Day Party
Samuel Beckett’s Irish Gastro Pub (2800 S. Randolph Street)
Time: 5 p.m.-11 p.m.

If you don’t have any plans for Valentine’s Day yet, come and join for a unique anti-Valentine’s evening, with special drinks and food, games and a pinata at 8 p.m.

Forging the Way to Arlington Public School Desegregation: A Panel Discussion
Reinch Library Auditorium, Marymount University (2807 N. Glebe Road)
Time: 7-9 p.m.

This panel will discuss the legal and community story behind Arlington’s struggle to desegregate APS during the mid-1950s including the difficult fight against Virginia’s policy of “Massive Resistance.”

Friday, Feb. 15

“Rock at the Rink” at Pentagon Row’s Ice Rink
Pentagon Row Ice Rink (1101 S. Joyce Street)
Time: 6-8 p.m.

Rock with the DMV’s favorite local female DJs at “Rock at the Rink.” Performers include DJ Cyd, DJ Karma, DJ KayJay and DJ Tezrah, Fridays from now through March 8.

Saturday, Feb. 16

Become a Better Communicator and Leader: Join the SALT Toastmasters Club*
Arlington Central Library (1015 N. Quincy Street)
Time: 2-4 p.m.

Learn the how-to’s of communication and leadership, hear from guest speakers, and present best practices for being an effective and efficient communicator and leader in every other capacity of life.

Valentine’s Day Couples Cocktail Classes
Fyve Restaurant Lounge at The Ritz-Carlton, Pentagon City (1250 S. Hayes Street)
Time: 2-3:30 p.m.

This Valentine’s Day, grab your honey and elevate your bartending skills with Head Mixologist Robert Taylor’s Couples Cocktail Classes.

Sunday, Feb. 17

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

Take a selfie with George, Tom, Abe, and Teddy from the Washington Nationals, and then watch them race around The Loop at 3 p.m.

*Denotes featured (sponsored) event

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