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Arlington Agenda: October 22-28

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, Oct. 23

MONA Annual Preschool Fair*
Columbia Baptist Church (103 W. Columbia Street, Falls Church)
Time: 7-9 p.m.

The Mothers of North Arlington’s Preschool Fair will give parents a chance to meet representatives and parents from over 50 local preschools and receive a handout with a list of all local preschools. Advance online registration is preferred and the fair is free.

Wednesday, Oct. 24

Guiding Your Children to Authentic Success*
St. Mary’s Episcopal Church (2609 N. Glebe Road)
Time: 7-8:30 p.m.

A presentation by Dr. Heather Tedesco, a McLean-based applied psychologist, will help parents focus on long-term guidance and offer ideas to incorporate your core values into raising your child. The event is free and open to the public. Light snacks and beverages will be offered.

Thursday, Oct. 25

Arlington LWV Arlington County Board Candidate Debate 2018
Arlington Mill Community Center (909 S. Dinwiddie Street)
Time: 7-8:30 p.m.

The Arlington League of Women Voters is hosting a debate between County Board candidates John Vihstadt (I) and Matthew Ferranti (D). Vihstadt is the incumbent County Board member and his challenger, Ferranti, won the low-turnout Democratic Primary earlier this year. The debate will be held in Room 527 AB.

Friday, Oct. 26

Before You File: Everything You Need to Know About the New Tax Law
Arlington Central Library (1015 N. Quincy Street)
Time: 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

The Virginia Society of CPAs (VSCPA) is hosting a free workshop offering a general overview of the new tax law. The workshop will cover topics like itemized deductions, home ownership, charitable giving and more. Attendees can register for the event by emailing [email protected] or call (800) 341-8189.

Haunted House & Food Drive
Haunted House (4228 N. Old Glebe Road)
Time: 6:30-9 p.m.

Boy Scout Troop 104 is hosting a haunted house themed food drive as part of an Eagle Scout project. The event is free but food donations to the Arlington Food Assistance Center is requested. The Haunted House will be open on Friday and Saturday this week and on Halloween (Wednesday) next week.

Saturday, Oct. 27

Encore Stage & Studio 3rd Annual Costume Caper 5K & 1K Fun Run*
Bluemont Park South Pavilion (325 N. Manchester Street)
Time: 8-11 a.m.

Encore Stage and Studio invites families and community members on a run along the W&OD trail. Prizes will be awarded for best costumes. Online registration for the 5K is $30 in advance or $35 for registration the day of the race. The 1K Fun Run for kids ages 10 or under is $10.

A Cappella Barbershop Harmony Show*
NRECA Building (4301 Wilson Blvd)
Time: 3:30-5:30 p.m.

The Arlingtones annual show returns with all the barbershop classics. This year features the 2016 national youth quartet champions Pratt Street Power as a special guest. Admission is $15 for adults or $10 for students with an ID. Tickets are available online or at the door.

Sunday, Oct. 28

Installation of St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church’s New Rector*
St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church (4000 Lorcom Lane)
Time: 4-6 p.m.

The church will host “A Celebration of New Ministry,” a special afternoon worship service marking the arrival of its new rector, Rev. Dorota Pruski. The service is open to the public and a reception will follow.

*Denotes featured (sponsored) event

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Arlington Agenda: October 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.

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Monday, Oct. 15

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

Learn about home-buying essentials with a free workshop. The Orange Line Living Team and Keri Shull Team will be teaching all of the acronyms and definitions you will need, what happens at each stage of your transaction, real strategies on how to negotiate a lower purchase price, the different type of loans available, and much more.

Tuesday, Oct. 16

VA Wine Tasting
Ms. Peacock’s Champagne Lounge (929 N. Garfield Street)
Time: 7:30-9:30 p.m.

Celebrate Virginia Wine Month, and taste and learn about four different varietals/styles of still and sparkling wines. Appetizers are included, with tickets at $45 per person. Reservations required.

Wednesday, Oct. 17

Arlington Fall Career Fair
Founders Hall – GMU Arlington (3351 Fairfax Drive)
Time: 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

Meet with 50 plus businesses in a wide variety of industries including IT, healthcare, government services, finance, food and hospitality Services, education and more.

Thursday, Oct. 18

Far Out – Film by Teton Gravity Research
Arlington Draft House (2903 Columbia Pike)
Time: 6:30-9 p.m.

Join TGR for a premiere of a new feature length ski and snowboard film, “Far Out,” presented by REI. There will be prizes available from The North Face, Atomic, Volkl, Outdoor Research, TGR and more, plus everyone in attendance will have a shot at the tour grand prizes – including one of three different trips this year.

Saturday, Oct. 20

A Sidewalk Stroll
Encore’s Main Campus (4000 Lorcom Lane)
Time: 10-10:45 a.m.

Encore Stage & Studio presents “A Sidewalk Stroll”-starring professional artists who bring park adventures and friendly animals to life, all the while teaching little ones about navigating through life’s surprises. Recommended for ages 1 and older.

Sunday, Oct. 21

Pints4Paws Pet Fest*
Courthouse Plaza (2040 15th Street N.)
Time: 1-5 p.m.

The Animal Welfare League of Arlington’s fundraiser features a pop-up pet festival, including unlimited craft beers, live music, doggy costume contests, doggy games, a dog rest park, food trucks, and much more.

*Denotes featured (sponsored) event

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Arlington Agenda: October 9-14

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Tuesday, Oct. 9

Puzzled Pint
The Board Room (925 N. Garfield Street)
7-11 p.m.

Puzzled Pint is a casual, social puzzle solving event which happens at bars/pubs on the second Tuesday of every month in multiple cities around the world. On the night of the event, show up at The Board Room for puzzles to solve while you enjoy drinks and food. Most teams take between 30 minutes and 2 hours to solve a typical puzzle set.

Wednesday, Oct. 10

Community Forum: The Opioid Epidemic
Virginia Hospital Center (1701 N. George Mason Drive)
7-8:30 p.m.

Virginia Hospital Center Foundation and its Women’s Health Circle are hosting a free Community Forum to discuss the public health concerns around the opioid epidemic. Complimentary parking is available in Zone B (Gold Garage) and pre-registration is requested for this free event.

Thursday, Oct. 11

Rosslyn Cider Fest
Central Place Plaza (1800 N. Lynn Street)
5-8 p.m.

The Rosslyn Cider Fest offers chance to learn more about this alcoholic beverage that’s favored by many who don’t like beer. Eight cideries will be in attendance, along with live music and food trucks. Products are available to sample for $10 (8 samples). Tickets are available online. Attendees can also visit the outdoor bar to purchase beer, wine and full-sized cider bottles.

Desegregating Arlington School Sports*
Marymount University Reinsch Library Auditorium (2807 N. Glebe Road)
7-8:30 p.m.

Arlington’s African-American kids could finally attend white schools starting in 1959, but that was just the first step of a longer battle that played out in government and PTA meetings. A panel featuring local high school athletes will discuss this part of Arlington’s history.

Saturday, Oct. 13

Future with Hope Women’s Conference*
St. Agnes Church (1910 N. Randolph Street)
7 a.m.-7 p.m.

The third-annual conference for Catholic women over 40 will take place Oct. 12-13 at St. Agnes Church. Featured speakers include Mary Elizabeth Sperry, author of “Making Room for God: Decluttering and the Spiritual Life.”

Marymount Farmers Market Oktoberfest
Marymount University Farmers Market (4620 Lee Highway)
9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Brats, Liab und Schneid music, raffles, strudel, face-painting and more at the Marymount Farmers Market Oktoberfest. Grilled German sausages will be served and Viennese bakers will be wearing traditional attire. The event is hosted in partnership with the Marymount Farmers Market and Marymount University Homecoming

Live in Arlington Info Fair
Arlington Mill Community Center (909 S. Dinwiddie Street)
10 a.m.-3 p.m.

This event offers free information about housing opportunities in Arlington, providing an opportunity to meet with housing professionals including mortgage lenders, real estate agents, apartment rental professionals, and representatives of government and not-for-profit organizations.

Night of Horror II: Return of the Overdue Books
Columbia Pike Library (816 S. Walter Reed Drive)
8-11 p.m.

Warning: Prepare to be scared! This event is recommended for brave teens and adults. Join the Arlington Public Library on a venture through this haunted library and try to escape the horrors of the stacks, dead authors, and librarians of the living dead. Online registration is required.

Sunday, Oct. 14

Kinhaven 5K & Kids 1K
Bluemont Park (325 N. Manchester Street)
9-10 a.m.

The Kinhaven 5k and Kids 1k will have music, refreshments, face painting and more. The 5k begins at 9 a.m. with a free toddler dash starting at 9:45 a.m. The kids 1k race starts at 9:50 a.m. The adult 5k costs $35, while the kids 1k costs $10. Registration is available online.

*Denotes featured (sponsored) event

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Arlington Agenda: October 1-7

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Tuesday, Oct. 2

Secure the Vote: Safeguarding Our Elections – A Panel Discussion
Spaces (1101 Wilson Blvd)
Time: 7-8:30 p.m.

The League of Women Voters of Arlington is hosting a discussion led by four top experts in election security. The panel discussion is open to the public at no charge. Free tickets can be obtained online.

Thursday, Oct. 4

2nd Annual Celebration of the Arts in Arlington
Mercedes Benz in Arlington (585 North Glebe Road)
Time: 7-10 p.m.

The Celebration of the Arts in Arlington is a fundraiser for the Embracing Arlington Arts capital campaign. Tickets are $50 and purchasable online. Attendees wearing artwork costumes could win a $250 car detail voucher or a $75 restaurant coupon.

Social Walk + Happy Hour on Lee Highway
Thirsty Bernie (2163 N Glebe Rd)
Time: 5:30-8 p.m.

This month, Walk Arlington and Lee Highway Alliance are hosting a stroll along Lee Highway. The event is free for people of all ages and abilities and registration for the event is required.

Friday, Oct. 5

Arlington Urban Agriculture Summit
St. Andrews Church (4000 Lorcom Lane)
Time: 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

The symposium will focus on how agriculture contributes to our urban quality of life, featuring discussions on urban farming innovations; how to grow a successful food garden; and big picture policy and economic issues.  Registration available online.

Saturday, Oct. 6

Family Fall Festival*
Saint Ann School (980 North Frederick Street)
Time: 10 a.m.-4p.m.

The Annual Family Fall Festival will have rides, games, bounces, face-painting and a cakewalk contest for the kids. For adults, there’s a wine walk, beer garden and live music, plus plenty of food. Admission and parking are free.

The Daily Domestic Vintage Pop-Up Shop
825 S. Barton St.
Time: 8 a.m.-4 p.m.

Vintage pop-up shop featuring refurbished and hand-painted antique and vintage furniture, upcycled items and vintage-inspired housewares. 10% of sales will benefit Space of Her Own (SOHO).

*Denotes featured (sponsored) event

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Arlington Agenda: Sept. 24-30

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Thursday, Sept. 27

Spirit of Community Luncheon*
Renaissance Arlington Capital View Hotel (2800 S. Potomac Avenue)
Time: 11:30 a.m.-2:00 p.m.

Each year, the Arlington Community Foundation recognizes an individual and/or organization who epitomizes the true spirit of our Arlington community. This year Dr. Emma Violand-Sanchez is being honored with the 2018 William T. Newman, Jr. Spirit of Community Award while Arlington Free Clinic is being presented with the 2018 Community Impact Award.

Saturday, Sept. 29

Piketoberfest! Columbia Pike’s Oktoberfest at BrickHaus*
BrickHaus (2900 Columbia Pike)
Time: 

Beer, brats, pretzels — what else does one need to celebrate Oktoberfest? Introducing Piketoberfest, Columbia Pike’s Oktoberfest celebration. Food and drink specials will be offered all day long.

Oktoberfest and Fun Run at Cathedral of St. Thomas More*
Cathedral of St. Thomas More (3901 Cathedral Lane)
Time: 4:30-9 p.m.

The course will be four quarter mile laps around the perimeter of the STM property and can be a family relay or individual participant. The $20 entry fee per family ($10 indiv) benefits the St. Lucy Project of the Catholic Charities, Diocese of Arlington. VCO Orthodontics is sponsoring t-shirts for all participants and a water station.

Free Community Paper Shredding Event
Arlington Church of the Brethren (300 N. Montague Street)
Time: 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

A church in Arlington’s Boulevard Manor neighborhood is holding a free community drive-in paper shredding event. This event was rescheduled from an earlier date. The church is requesting non-perishable food or monetary donations to benefit the Arlington Food Assistance Center (AFAC).

BBQ, Boots & Bingo
Columbus Club of Arlington (5115 Little Falls Road)
Time: 11 a.m.-3 p.m.

The family-friendly event will include picnic fare, moon bounces, face painting, crafts, bingo, music and more. Tickets (adult $20; child $10; or family $50) are available online at www.arlingtonthrive.org/donate. The ticket price includes admission, food, beverages, activities and a chance to win prizes.

Crystal City Oktoberfest
The Lot (220 20th Street S.)
Time: 11 a.m.-6 p.m.

Billed as Northern Virginia’s largest Oktoberfest, the inaugural Crystal City Oktoberfest is set to offer 50+ breweries with 100+ craft beers to sample. There will also be a selection of eats from the area’s top food trucks.

Sunday, Sept. 30

Valley Fest 2018
New District Brewing Company (2709 S. Oakland Street)
Time: Noon-5 p.m.

Valley Fest is a collaboration and celebration of the Four Mile Run Valley arts groups and local businesses. Local artists will showcase their work and food trucks will offer plenty to eat, while a kid’s zone will keep the rest of the family busy. The festival is free to attend. Beer packages will be offered for sale.

*Denotes featured (sponsored) event

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Arlington Agenda: September 17-23

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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.

*Denotes featured (sponsored) event

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Arlington Agenda: September 10-16

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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.

*Denotes featured (sponsored) event

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Arlington Agenda: September 4-9

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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.

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Arlington Agenda: August 27-September 2

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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.

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Arlington Agenda: August 20-26

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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.

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Arlington Agenda: August 13-19

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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.

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Arlington Agenda: August 6-12

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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.

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Arlington Agenda: July 30-August 5

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.

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Arlington Agenda: July 23-29

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.

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Arlington Agenda: July 16-22

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.

*Denotes featured (sponsored) event

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