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(Updated at 11:40 a.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, Aug. 19

1st Time Home Buyer Seminar *
Keri Shull Team (1600 Wilson Blvd, Suite 202)
Time: 6-7:30 p.m.

This event will teach new potential homeowners to save thousands of dollars and avoid mistakes. Attendees will receive special perks like a credit towards a new home. This event is free.

Tuesday, Aug. 20

Make It Tuesday: Leaf Print Tote Bag
The Connection: Crystal City Pop-Up Library (2100 Crystal Drive)

Time: 4:30-5:30 p.m.

The library invites patrons to come craft and relax while making a tote bag. This event is free for library patrons.

Thursday, Aug. 22

Our Shared Street Pop-Up on Columbia Pike
Outdoor Intersection (4601 S. Four Mile Run Drive)
Time: 5-7 p.m. 

This annual event invites the community to learn about different methods of transportation in the area. It is free and there will be games, food, giveaways.

Saturday, Aug. 24

Steve Dangle: Russian Machine Never Breaks
One More Page Books (2200 N. Westmoreland Street #101)
Time: 2-4 p.m. 

Local hockey blog Russian Machine Never Breaks is bringing Canadian hockey blogger Steve (Dangle) Glynn to the area. He will be at the bookstore signing copies of his new book and talking about how he fell in love with hockey.

Wags n’ Whiskers
Village at Shirlington (4280 Campbell Avenue)
Time: 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

This dog-friendly festival will feature adoptable pets, live music and family activities. Dog experts will be on-site.


Arlington “Bat Fest”
Gulf Branch Nature Center (3608 Military Road)
Time: 6:30- 9 p.m. 

This event will feature live bats and help educate the community on the local creatures. Registration is required and costs $5.

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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, Aug. 13

Genealogy for Beginners
Shirlington Library (4200 Campbell Ave)
Time: 7-8:30 p.m.

Jessica Kaplan of the Arlington Historical Society will teach attendees how to create an accurate family tree using various techniques. This event is free

Wednesday, Aug. 14

Arlington County Fair
Thomas Jefferson Community Center (3501 2nd Street S.)
Time: 5-10 p.m. and other times during the week

This year’s events will feature LOVE art, a butterfly experience, rides, live music and goat yoga along with the classic favorites. There is a shuttle bus available since there is no public parking.

Thursday, Aug. 15

Business After Business
Arlington Community Federal Credit Union (5666 Columbia Pike)
 Time: 5-7 p.m.

This allows attendees to network while enjoying beer, wine and other beverages. Registration is required. There will be door prizes and cash jackpots for members.

Friday, Aug. 16

Fridays at the Fountain
Crystal City Water Park (1601 Crystal Drive)
Time: 5-9 p.m.

Fridays at the Fountain is Crystal City’s seasonal pop-up beer garden, featuring food from The Stand’s rotating lineup of vendors, beverage selections and live music.

National Bookstore Romance Day! Author signings, wine tasting, board games, & more!
One More Page Books (2200 N. Westmoreland Street #101)

Time: 10 a.m.-8 p.m.

Join One More Page Books for a day of celebration. They will kick off the day with mimosas, then have a treasure hunt and other activities.

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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.

Monday, Aug. 5

1st Time Home Buyer Seminar *
Keri Shull Team (1600 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 101)

Time: 6-7:30 p.m.

This event will teach first time home buyers how to avoid mistakes while also educating them on tools and resources. Registration can be found online for this free event.

Disney’s Frozen Jr. Auditions
Thomas Jefferson Middle School (125 S. Old Glebe Road) 

Time: 5 p.m. and August 6 at 7 p.m. 

Encore Stage & Studio invites kids ages nine to 18 to audition for the upcoming production. Backstage helpers are also needed, including kids ages 12 to 18. No experience is needed.

Wednesday, Aug. 7

Yarn Swap
Connection: Crystal City Library (2100 Crystal Drive) 

Time: 6-7 p.m. 

Anyone with unwanted yarn may bring it to this event and swap with someone else, or simply donate it to library programming. This event is free.

Saturday, Aug. 10

Cocktails By Robert Taylor Featuring Tito’s Vodka
Fyve Restaurant Lounge at The Ritz-Carlton (1250 S. Hayes Street)
Time: 2:30-4:30 p.m. 

Head mixologist Robert Taylor will teach attendees how to create special cocktails. Guest will receive a Tito’s branded takeaway gift and food will be provided. Tickets are $35.

Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge — A Crash Of Fate by Zoraida Córdova
One More Page Books (2200 N. Westmoreland Street #101)
Time: 3-4 p.m. 

Young adult author  Zoraida Córdova will discuss her upcoming Star Wars book “Galaxy’s Edge: A Crash of Fate.” The epic adventure takes place over the course of a single day on Batuu.

Sunday, Aug. 11

Aikido in the park
Glencarlyn Park (301 S. Harrison Street)
Time: 10- 11:30 a.m. 

This monthly aiki-weapons class will be followed by a cookout. Attendees can wear street clothes and extra gear will be provided.

*Denotes featured (sponsored) event

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Monday, July 29

Bad Art Night III
Columbia Pike Branch Library (816 S. Walter Reed Drive)

Time: 7-8:30 p.m.

The library invites people 18 and over to gather for an evening of art creation. As part of the 2019 Summer Reading program, attendees of all talent levels can create their own masterpiece.

CIA and the Presidents: The Agency’s Changing Relationship with the White House
Shirlington Library (4200 Campbell Avenue)

Time: 7-8:30 p.m.

CIA Chief Historian, David Robarge will discuss the changing relationship between the President and the CIA.

Trends in Baseball: 1995-2019
Aurora Hills Branch Library (735 18th Street S.)
Time: 7-8 p.m.

David Raglin from the Society for American Baseball Research will discuss some of the changes to baseball in recent years: like more strikeouts, more home runs, and longer games.

Thursday, August 1

Dark Star Park Alignment
Dark Star Park (1655 Fort Myer Drive)
Time: 9:30-9:35 a.m.

Each year on August 1 at exactly 9:32 a.m. the shadows cast by the poles and sculpture spheres align with patterns on the ground to mark the day in 1860 when William Henry Ross acquired Rosslyn

The Street as University: Experience Street Wisdom in Arlington
Metropolitan Park (550 14th Road S.)

Time: 6:30-9:30 p.m.

This three-hour guided tour will teach participants new strategies for finding inspiration. Spots are limited and those interested must register at [email protected]

Friday, August 2

First Friday in the Art Underground
Crystal City Shops at 2100 (1600 Crystal City Drive)

Time: 5-7 p.m.

This monthly event invites the public to check out a new art exhibit displaying various formats including paintings to sculptures. The exhibits are free and open to everyone.

Saturday, August 3

Netherlands Carillon Performance
Netherlands Carillon (1400 N. Meade Street)
Time: 6-8 p.m.

This free concert series features Dutch artist, Gijsbert Kok playing the carillon, which was a gift from the Netherlands after WWII. It is made up of over 50 bells.

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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, July 23

Arlington Cares: A Celebration of Volunteerism
National Rural Electric Cooperative (4301 Wilson Boulevard)
Time: 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Arlington Cares will celebrate current members at this free event. Local nonprofit and county partners will share their work and promote community service opportunities.

Protecting our Environment Through Effective Advocacy
Arlington Central Library, Bluemont Room (1015 N. Quincy Street)
Time: 7-8:30 p.m.

EcoAction Arlington will hold an interest meeting for a new committee on environmental advocacy, focused on civic engagement. EcoAction Arlington asks that attendees RSVP.

Wednesday, July 24

Long & Foster Charity Hawaiian Bingo Night
Arlington Rooftop Bar & Grill (2424 Wilson Blvd)
Time: 6:30-9 p.m.

This evening fundraiser will benefit the Arlington Partnership for Affordable Housing. There will be $4,000 worth prizes and giveaways throughout the evening, as well as food and drink.

Writing Nonfiction 101
Connection: Crystal City Library (2100 Crystal Drive)
Time: 6:30-7:30 p.m.

Local author, Dave Price, will share his advice on editing and revising. This event is free but the library asks attendees to RSVP online. This event is part of a series offering various writing tips.

Thursday, July 25

Food Truck Green Day
Crystal City BID (220 20th Street S.)
Time: 11 a.m.-2 p.m.

Crystal City BID, JBG Smith and Curbside Kitchen are partnering to bring together food trucks together for lunch while eliminating styrofoam use.

Friday, July 26

Fridays at the Fountain
Crystal City Waterpark (1601 Crystal Drive)
Time: 5-9 p.m.

The weekly pop-up beer garden invites the community to enjoy a variety of beverages while listening to live music. Food from a local vendor will also be available for purchase.

Saturday, July 27

Ballston Field Day*
Washington Liberty High School (1301 N. Stafford Street)
Time: 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

The Ballston BID invites the community to participate in a variety of athletic challenges. A mandatory $5 fee raises money for Doorways — a nonprofit fighting domestic violence, sexual assault and homelessness.

*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.

Monday, July 8

Disabilities and Employment
Arlington Central Library (1015 N. Quincy Street)
Time: 1:30-3 p.m.

This session will focus on trying to enter the workforce, advancing within your current organization, and transitioning into a new field. Free and open to the public. RSVP here.

Rep. Beyer Town Hall Meeting
Wakefield High School (1325 S. Dinwiddie Street)
Time: 7-8:30 p.m.

Rep. Don Beyer (D-Va.) is hosting his next town hall at Wakefield High School to discuss the issues on your mind, and what he is doing in Congress. Attend the event to share your views and participate in the discussion.

Wednesday, July 10

National Teddy Bear Picnic Day Celebration
Market Common Clarendon (2800 Clarendon Blvd)
Time: 12-1:30 p.m.

Celebrate National Teddy Bear Picnic Day! Bring your own lunch and your best Teddy Bear pal for music, story time, giveaways, ice cream treats, and keepsake photos.

Summer Concert Series at the Village at Shirlington
Village at Shirlington (2700 S. Quincy Street)
Time: 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Justin Trawick & The Common Good perform at the Decades of Summer, which features music from the ’70s, ’80s and ’90s on Wednesdays. Cheestique will offer $5 wine tastings.

Friday, July 12

Fridays at the Fountain
Crystal City Water Park (1601 Crystal Drive)
Time: 5-9 p.m.

Fridays at the Fountain is Crystal City’s seasonal pop-up beer garden, featuring food from The Stand’s rotating lineup of vendors, adult and kid friendly beverage selections, and live music.

Virginia Tech Executive MBA Class Visit
Virginia Tech Research Center (900 N. Glebe Road)
Time: 5:30-9 p.m.

Get a glimpse into the Virginia Tech Executive MBA student experience. You will sit in on a current Executive MBA class and have the opportunity to engage with students, faculty and program staff. Register here.

Saturday, July 13

Jennie Dean Park Project
Charles Drew Community Center (3500 23rd Street S.)
Time: 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m.

See the updated design for the Jennie Dean Park Project along with new information on the picnic shelters, public art and what is being discussed with Green Valley Civic Association for historic interpretation.

Spoons, Toons & Booze
Arlington Cinema & Drafthouse (2903 Columbia Pike)
Time: 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.

Your Favorite Saturday Morning Cartoons + Brunch Cocktails + Free Cereal! Over 100 cartoon series from the 1940s through the early 2000s and you get to choose what we watch!

Sunday, July 14

Aikido in the park
Glencarlyn Park (301 S. Harrison Street)
Time: 10-11:30 a.m.

Once a month, weather permitting, we hold an aiki-weapons class followed by a cookout. Extra bokken and jos should be available if you do not have your own. No need to wear your gi; please wear street clothes.

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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.

Monday, June 24

Yoga & Breathwork Session at The View of DC
The View of DC (1201 Wilson Blvd, Suite 115)
Time: 5:30-7 p.m.

The View of DC will host a special yoga and breathwork session with Emily Rasowsky, a 500-hour EYT certified yoga instructor and breathwork facilitator.

Wednesday, June 26

Arlington GOP June Meeting With Grover Norquist*
Summers Restaurant & Sports Bar (1520 N. Courthouse Road)
Time: 7-9 p.m.

Join the Arlington GOP for our June meeting with special guest Grover Norquist, president and founder of Americans for Tax Reform.

Summer Concert Series at the Village at Shirlington
Village At Shirlington (2700 S. Quincy Street)
Time: 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Village of Shirlington’s Decades of Summer features music from the ’70s, ’80s and ’90s. This week Juliet Lloyd Band performs. Cheesetique will offer $5 wine tastings.

Thursday, June 27

Crystal City Crafts Market
220 20th Street
Time: 11 a.m.-2 p.m.

Enjoy a diverse mix of arts, crafts, handmade jewelry, accessories, bath and beauty products and other local, handcrafted products as well as live-music and select food products.

Friday, June 28

Pops in the Park – Arlington Philharmonic
Lubber Run Amphitheater (200 N. Columbus Street)
Time: 8-9:30 p.m.

The annual “Pops in the Park” concert is a benefit for the Arlington Philharmonic. Pets, kids, and picnic meals are welcome at this free event.

Saturday, June 29

Pride Party at Punch Bowl Social*
Punch Bowl Social (4238 Wilson Blvd)
Time: 12-4 p.m.

Grab your crown and party with Deja-Miss Gay Arlington, BallstonGives and the Arlington Gay and Lesbian Alliance. Free to attend with RSVP in advance.

NYT Bestselling author Brigid Kemmerer & OMP’s own Anna Bright
One More Page Books (2200 N. Westmoreland Street #101)
Time: 3-4 p.m.

Brigid Kemmerer, author of A Curse So Dark and Lonely, and Anna Bright, author of The Beholder, share their writing tips, world building techniques, and probably some inside jokes.

Sunday, June 30

Firefly Festival to Lights Up Fort C.F. Smith Park
Fort C.F. Smith Park (2411 24th Street N.)
Time: 7:30-9:30 p.m.

Families with children ages 3 and up are encouraged to bring a blanket and dinner, as they wait for the fireflies to make their appearance at sunset. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Registration required. $7 fee collected at registration.

*Denotes featured (sponsored) event

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Also, be sure to check out our event calendar.

Wednesday, June 19

Broadcasting “Aging Matters” with Producer and Host Cheryl Beversdorf
Arlington Central Library (1015 N. Quincy Street)
Time: 2-3 p.m.

Cheryl Beversdorf is producer and host of Aging Matters radio and TV programs featuring timely topics of interest to older adults and their families

Anytime Fitness Rosslyn Grand Opening*
Anytime Fitness Rosslyn (1919 N. Lynn Street)
Time: 4-7 p.m.

Enjoy delicious meals from Nando’s, refreshments from Bourbon Coffee, Fitness Games and a drawing for a chance to win an Electric Scooter and 1-year of membership.

Buying A Home In A Tight Market*
Arlington Community Federal Credit Union (5666 Columbia Pike)
Time: 6-7:30 p.m.

Buying a home in this region is becoming increasingly competitive. Join us to learn about how to start the process and how to be poised for success.

Storytelling: A Tool for Community Engagement and Social Justice
Shirlington Library (4200 Campbell Avenue)
Time: 7-8:30 p.m.

Through a hands-on, interactive approach, participants will learn the importance of storytelling, and how it can be used to engage community members.

Thursday, June 20

Summer Concert Series at Pentagon Row
Pentagon Row (1201 S. Joyce Street)
Time: 7-9 p.m.

Kristen and the Noise performs as part of the weekly Summer Concert Series at Pentagon Row. Concert-goers can hear from both local and military performers playing a mix of popular hits and original music.

Friday, June 21

Fridays at the Fountain
Crystal City Water Park (1601 Crystal Drive)
Time: 5-9 p.m.

Enjoy a seasonal pop-up beer garden set within the Crystal City Water Park, featuring food from a rotating lineup of vendors, adult and kid friendly beverage selections, and live music.

Saturday, June 22

Summer Solstice Celebration
Bluemont Park (601 N. Manchester Street)
Time: 6:30-9 p.m.

Help EcoAction Arlington volunteers participate in trash cleanup and work in the pollinator garden. There will be an optional picnic immediately following.

Summer Exhibitions Opening Reception and Community Day
Arlington Arts Center (3550 Wilson Blvd)
Time: 3-9 p.m.

Celebrate the opening of Amanda Browder’s monumental fabric installation, City of Threads, and three new summer exhibitions.

Sunday, June 23

Wesley Housing’s Generosity Washington, DC 5K Run/Walk
Bluemont Park (601 N. Manchester Street)
7:30-10 a.m.

By running for Wesley, you’re helping to support our four Northern Virginia summer camps, which are hosted in our affordable housing communities.

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

Storymasters will help you craft a compelling narrative, inspire others to follow your lead and connect with diverse audiences.

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Monday, June 10

2019 Run/Walk for Mental Health 5K – 50 States/50 Days
Benjamin Banneker Park (1680 N. Sycamore Street)
Time: 5-7 p.m.

Be part of our journey to raise awareness and understanding for mental illness in all 50 states in 50 days. Registration and check-in will open 5-6:15 p.m.

Pride Paint Night
Columbia Pike Branch Library (816 S. Walter Reed Drive)
Time: 7-8 p.m.

Celebrate Pride month and learn about LGBTQIA+ contemporary painters while making your own palette knife masterpiece! All supplies provided. For adults. Registration required.

Tuesday, June 11

Washington Summer Sings
Clarendon United Methodist Church (606 N. Irving Street)
Time: 7:30-9 p.m.

Clarendon UMC is once again hosting the Annual Sing-a-long of the Classics with Allan Laino conducting the Brahms Requiem.

Wednesday, June 12

Women’s Entrepreneurship Conference
George Mason University (3351 Fairfax Drive)
Time: 1:30-7:30 p.m.

Join us at a half-day conference for a chance to hear inspiring and motivating speakers, and to network with experts and fellow entrepreneurs.

Thursday, June 13

Summer Concert Series at Pentagon Row
Pentagon Row (1201 S. Joyce Street)
Time: 7-9 p.m.

Listen to the Country Current Navy Band playing a mix of popular hits and original music. Refreshments and cocktails will be available for purchase.

Arlington History Through Its Historic Districts
Reinsch Library Auditorium, Marymount University (2807 N. Glebe Road)
Time: 7-9 p.m.

Arlington County’s Historic Preservation Program representatives will explore the history of Arlington’s development.

 

Friday, June 14

Father’s Day Surf n’ Turf Weekend! Friday-Sunday*
Copperwood Tavern (4021 Campbell Avenue)
Time: 4-11 p.m.

Celebrate all the special dads this Father’s Day with Surf n’ Turf Dinner all weekend long! Reserve your table now.

 

Virginia Tech Executive MBA Class Visit*
Virginia Tech Research Center (900 N. Glebe Road)
Time: 5:30-9 p.m.

Join Virginia Tech in Arlington on June 14 to get a glimpse into the Virginia Tech Executive MBA student experience. Registration closes 48 hours prior to the event start time.

 

Saturday, June 15

Meetup Walk with a Ranger
United States Marine Corps War Memorial
Time: 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Go on a 3-mile hike with a National Park Service Ranger, get some exercise and see some sites on the George Washington Memorial Parkway.

 

Sunday, June 16

Father’s Day Brunch
fyve Restaurant Lounge at The Ritz-Carlton (1250 S. Hayes Street)
Time: 11 a.m.- 3 p.m.

Toast to Dad with a glass of sparkling wine and choose from a section of breakfast/brunch specialties and delectable desserts. Call 703-412-2762 for details & reservations.

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Also, be sure to check out our event calendar.

Tuesday, June 4

Rethink Energy: Community Energy Plan Open House
Central Library (1015 N. Quincy Street)
Time: 7-9 p.m.

Our lives are increasingly reliant on ever more energy. Air conditioning and heating, lighting, electric cars, tablets and smartphones, TVs and game consoles, and so much more. Energy is a key enabler of humanity’s progress.

Pilates in the Park
Pentagon Row Plaza (1101 S. Joyce Street)
Time: 6-7 p.m.

Join Club Pilates for a free mat class every Tuesday in the plaza at Pentagon Row. #BYOM (Bring Your Own Mat) — we’ll provide fabulous and knowledgeable instructors.

Friday, June 7

Charlotte’s Web (The Musical)*
St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church (4000 Lorcom Lane)
Time: 7:30-9:30 p.m.

The St. Andrew’s Players are proud to present their 47th annual production. Suggested donations: $20 (adult); $10 (12 and under). There will be no tickets sold in advance.

Saturday, June 8

Rock-n-Recycle Open House
Arlington County’s Solid Waste Bureau (4300 29th Street S.)
Time: 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Go behind the scenes with the County’s Solid Waste Bureau. Big trucks and machines, more than 30 hands-on learning stations, and creative fun for kids, music, food trucks, more.

History Lecture on WWI Paris Peace Conference
Central Library (1015 N. Quincy Street)
Time: 3-5 p.m.

The Arlington Sister City Association is pleased to invite you to a lecture by Professor Steve Brady, author of “Versailles at 100: Lessons and Legacies.”

Walk for the Animals
Animal Welfare League of Arlington (2650 S. Arlington Mill Drive)
Time: 5-9 p.m.

The Animal Welfare League of Arlington invites you to Walk for the Animals and celebrate our 75th anniversary of improving the lives of animals in our community.

Arlington Arts Center Rated Art 2019
Arlington Arts Center (3550 Wilson Blvd)
Time: 8-11 p.m.

Join Arlington Arts Center for a festive evening of art-inspired cocktails and delicacies from the area’s finest restaurants, along with exceptional art and creative happenings.

Sunday, June 9

2019 Arlington Triathlon*
Washington-Lee Aquatic Center (1301 N. Stafford Street)
Time: 7:30-10:30 a.m.

Calling all kids for the 6th Arlington Triathlon, a youth-only swim-bike-run event for ages 7-15. It features a pool swim, circuit bike course on closed streets and an off-road run to the finish on the track.

Aikido in the park
Glencarlyn Park (301 S. Harrison Street)
Time: 10-11:30 a.m.

Once a month, weather permitting, we hold a aiki-weapons class followed by a cookout. Extra bokken and jos should be available if you do not have your own. Please wear street clothes.

*Denotes featured (sponsored) event

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Tuesday, May 28

Arlington Parents: Do You Want Healthy School Food?
Columbia Pike Library (816 S. Walter Reed Drive)
Time: 1-2:30 p.m.

Real Food for Kids unites parents and local leaders to improve school meals. We change school menus and build a lasting commitment from administrators and elected officials to put our kids’ health first when making decisions around school food.

Wednesday, May 29

Green Drinks Happy Hour with Ready for 100 & EcoAction Arlington!
Arlington Rooftop Bar and Grill (2424 Wilson Blvd)
Time: 6-8 p.m.

Learn more about green initiatives in the area and how you can get involved with two local environmental organizations, and support local environmental work!

Thursday, May 30

Mental Wellness from A to Z
Central Library (1015 N. Quincy Street)
Time: 7-9 p.m.

Join representatives from the Department of Human Services’ Prevention Services, Children and Family Behavioral Health, Adult Behavioral Health and other health agencies for a panel discussion and conversation about mental wellness.

Friday, May 31

The Talented Clementine (World Premiere)
Gunston Arts Center – Theatre One (2700 S. Lang Street)
Time: 7:30-9 p.m.

Based on the book by Sara Pennypacker. Tickets: $15 for Adults, $12 for Children, Students, Military and Seniors with a valid ID. Includes all box office fees.

Saturday, June 1

Armed Forces Cycling Classic
2121 Crystal Drive
Time: 7 a.m.-1 p.m.

The Armed Forces Cycling Classic is the region’s premier cycling event, open to cycling enthusiasts of all abilities. Cyclists with USA Cycling licenses are invited to race in Arlington on both days.

Meetup Walk with a Ranger
United States Marine Corps War Memorial
Time: 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Come hang with a National Park Service Ranger and go on a 3 mile hike, get some exercise, see some sites on the George Washington Memorial Parkway.

Sunday, June 2

17th Annual Green Home and Garden Tour
Arlington Central Library (1015 N. Quincy Street)
Time: 1-5 p.m.

This 17th annual tour offers ideas to go green in your own home and includes a mixture of new green homes, green renovations, and watershed-friendly gardens. The fee to register for the tour is $5. Register at www.ecoactionarlington.org.

Bark in the Park
James Hunter Dog Park (1299 N. Herndon Street)
Time: 3-6 p.m.

The event will feature live music by Americana group Caroline Ferrante, bites from the Smoking Kow BBQ food truck, and plenty of activities and goodies for human children and four-legged “kids” alike.

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