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Arlington Agenda: August 13-19

(Updated 5:05 p.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, 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

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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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.

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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

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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

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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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Arlington Agenda: July 9-15

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Monday, July 9

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. A comedy night is also scheduled at Galaxy Hut for the second Monday in August.

Tuesday, July 10

Delicious Food and The Arts at Palette 22*
4053 Campbell Avenue
Time: 11:30 a.m.-11 p.m.

15 percent of proceeds from patrons who bring the attached flyer to Palette 22 will go to Embracing Arts Arlington as it fundraises to increase artist visiblity through an ARLnow press release subscription package.

Teddy Bear Picnic Day
2800 Clarendon Blvd.
Time: 11 a.m.-2 p.m.

Celebrate National Teddy Bear Picnic Day in The Loop at Market Common Clarendon. Event features free ice cream, story time, singing and dancing.

Wednesday, July 11

Complimentary Wine Tasting
Osteria da Nino Cucina Italiana & Bar (2900 S. Quincy Street)
Time: 5-7 p.m.

July’s complimentary wine tasting will offer five options. Wines, like the 2016 Chateau Mouinat Bordeaux Rouge AOC, will also be available for purchase at discount prices.

Thursday, July 12

Breakfast Connection: Small Business Focus
Holiday Inn Rosslyn (1900 N. Fort Myer Drive)
Time: 7:30-9 a.m.

Special Guest Tara Palacios, the director of BizLaunch, will discuss small business resources in Arlington. Attendees will have the opportunity to network and promote their businesses.

From the Skies of Ft. Myer to the Skies of Europe
Marymount University (2807 N. Glebe Road)
Time: 7-9 p.m.

Former president of the World War One Historical Association Steve Suddaby will discuss how the Great War accelerated the development of the airplane among the European powers.

Friday, July 13

Ballston Park Food Truck Festival
3919 5th Street N.
Time: 6-8 p.m.

Five food trucks with at least a four-star rating will gather in the parking lot behind 3919 5th Street N., rain or shine. Most trucks will accept cash and credit.

Saturday, July 14

New District National Ice Cream Day Celebration
New District Brewing Company (2709 S. Oakland Street)
Time: 1-4 p.m.

New District is partnering with Ben & Jerry’s to celebrate National Ice Cream Day. $20 tickets are worth one New District Flight plus four mini-cups of Ben & Jerry’s.

Sunday, July 15

Outdoor Concert: Rocknoceros
Mt. Olivet United Methodist Church (1500 N. Glebe Road)
Time: 5-7 p.m.

This family-friendly outdoor concert will feature bouncy houses and arts and crafts, with music starting at 6 p.m. Food will be available from Fava Pot and Pacific Twist food trucks.

*Denotes featured (sponsored) event

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Arlington Agenda: July 2-8

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Wednesday, July 4

Barcroft 4th of July Parade*
800 S. Buchanan Street
Time: 10 a.m.-12 p.m.

The parade route will start and end at Barcroft Community House. Attendees are encouraged to dress festively, and there will be a picnic and family show beginning at 10:45 a.m.

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

Learn about the life of John Ball and his family with a free guided tour of this colonial-era home, built three decades before the Declaration of Independence was written.

Thursday, July 5

Piano Fight Club
Clarendon Grill (1101 N. Highland Street)
Time: 9 p.m. (in past appearances)

Philadelphia musicians Eric Henkels and Pat Smith will return to Clarendon Grill to duel, presenting another edition of Piano Fight Club.

Friday, July 6

Creative Coffee: Sketch Sea Creatures: Shark
2117 Clarendon Plaza Arcade
Time: 11 a.m.-12 p.m.

Join the Crystal City Library for its weekly casual creatives’ meet-up. All skill levels are welcome. RSVP for an event reminder; attendance is first-come, first-served.

*Denotes featured (sponsored) event

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Arlington Agenda: June 25-July 1

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Monday, June 25

Home Buying Seminar*
Optime Realty (1600 Wilson Blvd.)
Time: 6-7:30 p.m.

This free event will provide a detailed overview of the home-purchasing process. Wine and cheese will be provided, and attendees are encouraged to bring questions.

Summer Solstice Wine Dinner at Twisted Vines!*
Twisted Vines Bistro and Bottleshop (2803 Columbia Pike)
Time: 7-9 p.m.

Enjoy summer wines paired with summer foods at this five-course six-wine event. $85 plus tax or $75 plus tax for wine club members.

Bricks and Brews
O’Sullivan’s Irish Pub (3201 Wilson Blvd.)
Time: 6-8 p.m.

Adults aged 18+ can come to O’Sullivan’s pub to build with Legos provided by the Arlington Public Library. RSVP for an event reminder. This event takes place the fourth Monday of every month.

Tuesday, June 26

Estate Planning for Pet Owners
Animal Welfare League of Arlington (2650 S. Arlington Mill Drive)
Time: 6:30-7:30 p.m.

Learn how to guarantee a secure future for your pets through estate planning at this event with attorney Lauren Keenan Rote of Bean, Kinney & Korman.

Wednesday, June 27

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 effective communication in a global market with Tianlu Redmon of Tianlu Chinese Language and Culture. Free admission for chamber members.

Thursday, June 28

State of the County and Public Safety Awards
Crowne Plaza Washington National Airport (1480 Crystal Drive)
Time: 7:30-9:30 a.m.

Arlington County Board Chair Katie Cristol will discuss the economic status of Arlington and public safety personnel and first responders will be honored at this breakfast event. $45/chamber member, $65/prospective member.

Friday, June 29

Columbia Pike Movie Nights: Batman (1989)
Arlington Mill Community Center (909 South Dinwiddie Street)
Time: 8:30-10:30 p.m.

The Columbia Pike Revitalization Organization’s summer movie series continues this week with Batman. In case of inclement weather, check Facebook or Twitter for any cancellation announcement.

Saturday, June 30

Smartphone Photography Walking Tour: Crystal City & Pentagon City
Crystal City Water Park (1750 Crystal Drive)
Time: 4-7 p.m.

WalkArlington and local artist Jason Horowitz partner to present a trip full of smartphone photography tips. The event is free, but registration is required.

Rosé All Day Party with Hannah Ferrier from Bravo’s Below Deck
Quinn’s On The Corner (1776 Wilson Blvd.)
Time: 4-10 p.m.

This event offers 40 ounce bottles of Rosé, old school hip hop music and the opportunity to meet Hannah Ferrier of Bravo’s Below Deck.

*Denotes featured (sponsored) event

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Arlington Agenda: June 18-24

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Monday, June 18

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

Representatives from Orange Line Living and Keri Shull Team will explain the home-buying process, covering topics such as financing programs and how to craft a winning offer. Attendees may bring questions, and wine and cheese will be provided.

Faith on Tap: Sexuality and Shame*
O’Sullivan’s Irish Pub (3207 Washington Blvd.)
Time: 7-9 p.m.

Arlington Commons Church will host a conversation with Isaac Archuleta, executive director of Q Christian Fellowship, about sexuality, shame and God.

Make/Fix Anything
Arlington Central Library (1015 N. Quincy Street)
Time: 4-7 p.m.

Bring a damaged pair of jeans, old digital camera or other item in disrepair and see if it can be salvaged. RSVP to receive an event reminder; admission is first-come, first-served.

Tuesday, June 19

Mosquitos & Ticks: Sustainable Yard Solutions
Westover Branch Library (1644 N. McKinley Road)
Time: 7-8:30 p.m.

Master Gardeners will share best practices and sustainable options to protect your family and yard from mosquitos and ticks this summer. Advance register here.

Wednesday, June 20

Forum on Energy in Arlington
Arlington Central Library (1015 N. Quincy Street)
Time: 6:45-8:45 p.m.

Staff from the Arlington Division of Environmental Services, the Arlington Public Schools Facilities Department and the local Sierra Club will discuss the possibilities for increasing use of renewable energy in Arlington.

Incredibles 2
Arlington Cinema and Drafthouse (2903 Columbia Pike)
Time: 4:15 p.m.

Tickets to this long-awaited sequel are $8 and available online. The film we be playing at the Drafthouse twice a day through Thursday.

*Denotes featured (sponsored) event

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Arlington Agenda: June 11-17

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Monday, June 11

Comedy Night at Galaxy Hut
Galaxy Hut (2711 Wilson Blvd.)
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. Comedy nights are also scheduled at Galaxy Hut on the second Mondays of July and August.

Tuesday, June 12

Pete Souza (Obama: An Intimate Portrait)
Kenmore Middle School (200 S. Carlin Springs Road)
Time: 7-8 p.m.

Pete Souza, Chief Official White House Photographer for President Obama, will discuss his New York Times bestselling book, which includes 300 of the nearly two million photos Souza captured of Obama during his presidency.

Moët Ice Release Party
Ms. Peacock’s Champagne Lounge (929 N. Garfield Street)
Time: 7-9 p.m.

$50 per person tickets to this event include two drink tickets for Moët Ice, a comparative tasting of Chandon, Chandon Rosé and Moët Imperial, the Moët girls, appetizers and special bottle prices. Make reservations here.

Wednesday, June 13

Arlington Committee of 100: What’s Next for Ballston?*
Marymount University — Ballston Campus (1000 N. Glebe Road)
7-9 p.m.

This program will review changes coming to Ballston, with a meet and greet at 7 p.m., optional dinner at 7:30 p.m. and program starting at 8 p.m.. Dinner is $28 for members and $30 for non-members.

Thursday, June 14

Pride Poetry Open Mic Night
Freddie’s Beach Bar (555 23rd Street S.)
6-8 p.m.

Join the Arlington Public Library for LGBTQIA+ poetry, short stories, art and songs at Freddie’s Beach Bar. RSVP for an event reminder. Admission is on a first come, first served basis and the event is 18+.

Friendship Speed Dating for Women
Blümen Cafe (2607 Wilson Blvd.)
7-9 p.m.

Meet other women looking for platonic friendships at this speed-dating style event, featuring coffee, tea, cookies and cake. Reserve a spot here — seats are limited.

Immigration and Naturalization in World War I and Arlington
Marymount University (2807 N. Glebe Road)
7-8:30 p.m.

Zachary Wilske, a historian for U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, will discuss expedited military naturalizations that took place during World War I, with examples from the Arlington area.

Saturday, June 16

Open House Lions Eyeglass Recycling Center*
601 S. Carlin Springs Road
10 a.m.-2 p.m.

The Lions Club will hold an open house at its eyeglass recycling center, with light refreshments and short programs about the group’s service programs running every 20 minutes.

2018 Carsfera Auto Festival in Crystal City
Parking lot at 220 20th Street S.
2-6 p.m.

Attendees can see classic muscle cars, motorcycles and more at this year’s auto festival while listening to live music and enjoying a beer garden beverage. Admission is free.

Sunday, June 17

Quinn’s Father’s Day Cigar Brunch
Quinn’s On The Corner (1776 Wilson Blvd.)
10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Quinn’s will serve steak and eggs Benedict, breakfast burgers and “Super Mugs” of beer, in addition to handing out free cigars, this Father’s Day. Brunch-goers are invited to stay at Quinn’s to watch the U.S. Open golf tournament.

*Denotes featured (sponsored) event

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Arlington Agenda: June 4-10

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Tuesday, June 5

Urban Agriculture: Herbs
Westover Library (788 N. McKinley Road)
Time: 7-8:30 p.m.

Attendees of this workshop will learn how to nurture a kitchen garden that will give them easy access to fresh herbs. Those interested may RSVP here. Attendance is on a first come, first served basis.

Wednesday, June 6

Defining Our Digital Destiny: The Future of Work in Arlington*
Arlington Central Library (1015 N. Quincy Street)
Time: 6-8 p.m.

A panel that includes representatives from Virginia Tech and the county government will discuss how technology will affect the future of the Arlington workforce. Attendees will have the opportunity to network before the panel begins at 6:30.

Brunch and Business: The Successful Journey of an Immigrant Entrepreneur
Arlington Economic Development (1100 N. Glebe Road)
Time: 11 a.m.-1 p.m.

Three Arlington entrepreneurs will discuss their paths from arriving in the United States to starting their own businesses. Admission is free, but registration is required.

Thursday, June 7

YEA! Trade Show
Ballston Center (1000 N. Glebe Road)
Time: 5-7 p.m.

The 2018 class of the Arlington Chamber of Commerce’s Young Entrepreneurs Academy will present their new start-up businesses. Goods and services developed by YEA! students will be available for purchase.

Hip Hop Thursday Cycle Class at Ryde in Clarendon
Ryde Cycle (1025 N. Fillmore Street)
Time: 7:45-8:15 p.m.

Join certified Ryde Cycle instructors for a high-intensity cardio workout featuring rhythm-based choreography and a candle-lit studio. First time “ryders” can take advantage of a buy one get one free offer.

Friday, June 8

PRIDE Buttons
Connection Crystal City Library (2117 Crystal Plaza Arcade)
Time: 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Supplies will be provided to craft unique PRIDE buttons in celebration of Pride Month. RSVP for an event reminder. Attendance is first come, first served.

Supreme Fridays
G.O.A.T. Sports Bar (3028 Wilson Blvd)
Time: 10 p.m.-2 a.m.

The first Supreme Friday at The G.O.A.T. will feature two floors of DJs and music, video games, HD TVs and more. Bar-goers can register here to skip the line.

Saturday, June 9

Unveiling of Historic Civil Rights Plaque*
Hair Vogue (3815 Lee Highway)
Time: 10:30-10:45 a.m.

A plaque honoring participants in the first day of lunch-counter protests in northern Virginia on June 9, 1960 will be placed at 3815 Lee Highway — formerly the location of the Cherrydale Drug Fair, where the sit-in occurred.

Anniversary Celebration: Cherrydale at 125
Cherrydale Branch Library (2190 Military Road)
Time: 11 a.m.

Cherrydale will commemorate the 1959 desegregation of Stratford Junior High, the 1960 Cherrydale Drug Fair sit-in and the contributions of the Cherrydale Volunteer Fire Department at the Pentagon on 9/11.

Sunday, June 10

The Arlington Triathlon*
Washington-Lee Aquatic Center (1301 N. Stafford Street)
Time: 8-10:30 a.m.

This event invites competitors aged 7-15 to participate in a run-bike-swim race to benefit the Arlington Triathlon Club. Registration information may be found online.

The Armed Forces Cycling Classic
Crystal City area (2121 Crystal Drive)
Time: 7 a.m.-3 p.m.

Competitive cyclists will compete for the Crystal Cup and cycling enthusiasts of all levels can participate in other events on the second day of the Armed Forces Cycling Classic, following Saturday’s Clarendon Cup races.

Bark in the Park*
James Hunter Park (1229 N. Herndon Street)
Time: 3-6 p.m.

Bring your dog for free live music and Smoking Kow barbecue at the Clarendon dog park. Event is presented by Clarendon Animal Care and Clarendon Alliance.

Rosé Garden
Ten at Clarendon (3110 10th Street N.)
3-6 p.m.

Free rosé from Screwtop Wine Bar and light hors d’oeuvres will be served in the Ten at Clarendon courtyard. RSVP on Facebook to attend.

*Denotes featured (sponsored) event

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Arlington Agenda: May 29-June 3

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Tuesday, May 29

Solo: A Star Wars Story
Arlington Cinema and Drafthouse (2903 Columbia Pike)
Time: 7 p.m.

Tickets to this latest addition to the Star Wars franchise are $10 and available online. The film will be playing at the Drafthouse almost every day for the next week and a half.

Wednesday, May 30

Cars & Champagne Happy Hour
Ms. Peacock’s Champagne Lounge (929 N. Garfield Street)
Time: 6-8 p.m.

Drive Society will be hosting a Cars & Champagne Happy Hour at Ms. Peacock’s Champagne Lounge, featuring exotic cars and exceptional champagne. Members of the public are welcome to attend the event and may RSVP online.

Moonwalk at Theodore Roosevelt Island
Theodore Roosevelt Island National Memorial
Time: 8:30-10 p.m.

This 1.5 mile hike enables participants to experience the natural beauty of Theodore Roosevelt Island in full moonlight. No pets or children under 16 are permitted, and walkers are advised to wear comfortable shoes and clothing to accommodate the weather.

Thursday, May 31

Yorktown Theatre’s The SeussOdyssey by Don Zolidis
Yorktown High School (5200 Yorktown Blvd.)
Time: 7 p.m.

Join Yorktown High School’s Theatre II class for a literary journey through Homer’s Odyssey transformed into the style of Dr. Seuss. Featuring a singing Cyclops and a battle among teddy bears, the show represents a comedic reimagining of Homer’s classic.

Friday, June 1

Community Rally for Wear Orange/National Gun Violence Awareness Day
Courthouse Plaza (2100 Clarendon Blvd.)
Time: 6:30-7:30 p.m.

Community members will gather to rally for a future free of gun violence and to honor the 96 lives lost each day to gun violence. Attendees are encouraged to wear orange. Event is hosted by the Arlington chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America.

Battle of the Badges Fundraiser Basketball Game
Washington-Lee High School (1301 N. Stafford Street)
Time: 7 p.m.

Officers from the ACPD join forces with students from Washington-Lee High School to take on Arlington firefighters and students from Wakefield High School. Donations will be accepted to benefit the schools’ Student Government Associations.

Columbia Pike Movie Nights: “Grease”
Arlington Mill Community Center (909 S. Dinwiddie Street)
Time: 8:30-10:30 p.m.

“Grease” will play outdoors as the first film in a series of 28 music-focused movies that will be screened along Columbia Pike on Fridays and Saturdays through September 1. Admission is free.

Saturday, June 2

Arlington Women in Public Safety Outreach Event
Arlington Traditional School (855 N. Edison Street)
Time: 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

This event aims to recognize some of the women who help keep the Arlington community safe. Attendees will have the opportunity to learn from Arlington’s female public safety employees and participate in an “escape room activity.”

Corpus Christi Celebration*
St. Agnes Catholic Church (1910 N. Randolph Street)
Time: 1-3 p.m.

The St. Agnes Church invites community members to join them in their Corpus Christi Celebration, which will include a barbecue lunch and music. Those interested in attending lunch should RSVP by emailing [email protected]

Rosé All Day With Kyle & Amanda from Bravo’s Summer House*
Quinn’s (1776 Wilson Blvd.)
Time: 3-10 p.m.

Guests are invited to ring in summer with Bravo’s Summer House stars Kyle Cooke and Amanda Batula while sipping on the newest addition to Quinn’s menu: forty ounce Rosé bottles. Admission to the event is free and those interested may RSVP online.

*Denotes featured (sponsored) event

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Arlington Agenda: May 21-27

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, May 23

There’s No Place Like Home*
Lyon Park Community Center (414 N. Fillmore Street)
Time: 6-7:30 p.m.

This event, sponsored by the Arlington Partnership for Affordable Housing, will bring together friends and neighbors who believe the size of a household’s paycheck shouldn’t prohibit families from having a safe and stable apartment. Tickets and more information available online at www.apah.org.

Graphic Design: Bad Branding
Connection Crystal City Library (2117 Crystal Plaza Arcade)
Time: 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Discover the common marketing mistakes most entrepreneurs make so you can visually create value for your audience. RSVP for an event reminder; attendance is first come, first served.

Thursday, May 24

Coming Home: Veterans & PTSD
John Lyon VFW Post 3150 (2116 19th Street N.)
Time: 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Dr. Harold Kudler, assistant deputy undersecretary of health for patient care services at the Department of Veterans Affairs will give a presentation, followed by a panel discussion.

Friday, May 25

Music Bingo Happy Hour
Mister Days Sports Rock Cafe (3100 Clarendon Blvd.)
Time: 4-9 p.m.

It’s Bingo with a twist as Mister Days tests your music knowledge. You have to figure out the song in 30 seconds and then match it to your bingo card. Get 5 in a row in any direction to win the game.

Saturday, May 26

Central Arlington History Tour
Clarendon Metro Station (3100 Wilson Blvd.)
Time: 9 a.m.-7 p.m.

Join an easy all-day walk of 10 to 12 miles touring historic points in central Arlington, including colonial, Civil War, trolley, and W&OD Railroad sites. Sponsored by the Center Hiking Club, and the cost is $2 for non-members.

Marymount Farmers Market
Marymount University (2807 N. Glebe Road)
Time: 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

The Marymount Farmers Market launches its third season. Free parking is available in the university’s Blue Garage off Yorktown Boulevard. Accessible Parking is available in the surface lot off Glebe Road.

Used Book Sale
Unitarian Universalist Church of Arlington (4444 Arlington Blvd.)
Time: 11 a.m.-3 p.m.

Come for a wide selection of gently-used books. Fiction and non-fiction. The event will also run Sunday (May 27) from 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

*Denotes featured (sponsored) event

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Arlington Agenda: May 14-20

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, May 14

Conversations with Tyler: David Brooks*
Founders Hall Auditorium – GMU Arlington (3351 Fairfax Drive)
Time: 6-7:30 p.m.

New York Times columnist David Brooks will join Tyler Cowen for a wide-ranging dialogue as part of the Mercatus Center’s “Conversations with Tyler” series.

Tuesday, May 15

WordPress: Introduction
Central Library (1015 N. Quincy Street)
Time: 7-8:30 p.m.

Learn how to use WordPress, an online, open-source website creation tool. In this class attendees will learn to create a free account, make pages and posts, add photos and customize the appearance of your website.

Wednesday, May 16

Photographing Grief
TAPS Institute for Hope and Healing (3033 Wilson Blvd.)
Time: 4:30-6:30 p.m.

Eleanor Haley and Litsa Wiliams of What’s Your Grief (whatsyourgrief.com) will present photography techniques and exercises for exploring and expressing grief.

Thursday, May 17

BL Harbert International Construction Careers Opportunities*
Association of the United States Army (2425 Wilson Blvd.)
Time: 9 a.m.-6 p.m.

Construction company BL Harbert is seeking candidates for overseas careers. Candidates with five years of experience in the construction industry should attend this job fair for more information.

Disco Bingo for Bright Futures
Century 21 Redwood Realty (1934 Wilson Blvd.)
Time: 6:30-9:30 p.m.

Come play bingo to benefit Communities In Schools of NOVA. Comedian Robin Rex will be hosting the games, open bar and heavy hors d’oeuvres included.

Friday, May 18

BalletNova presents Swan Lake & Other Works*
Wakefield High School (1325 S. Dinwiddie Street)
Time: 7:30-9:30 p.m.

BalletNova’s Conservatory Division dancers will be performing Act II of “Swan Lake,” a new work titled “The Soirée,” and “South African Suite.” BalletNova will host performances on Saturday (May 19) and Sunday (May 20) as well.

Saturday, May 19

National Chamber Ensemble – Today’s Classical and Jazz Masters*
Gunston Arts Center (2700 S. Lang Street)
Time: 7:30-9:30 p.m.

The National Chamber Ensemble performs the jazz suites of popular French composer Claude Bolling and the music of local classical and jazz composers. Enj

2018 Lyon Park Spring Fair
Lyon Park Community Center (414 N. Fillmore Street)
Time: 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Enjoy carnival games, moon bounces, cake-a-bout, face painting, toddler zone, cotton candy and more at the annual event.

*Denotes featured (sponsored) event

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Arlington Agenda: May 7-13

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, May 8

Why Being a Parent Today is Different: Navigating New Issues and Connecting to Your Kids
The Sycamore School (4600 Fairfax Drive)
Time: 7-8:30 p.m.

Educational consultant Jen Cort discusses new strategies for parenting. RSVP online.

Wednesday, May 9

Arlington Committee of 100: Future of Four Mile Run Valley
Marymount University, Phelan Hall (2607 N. Glebe Road)
Time: 7 p.m.

The Committee of 100 hosts a dinner and discussion on the Four Mile Run Valley, as the County Board prepares to release a policy framework on the area later in May. Tickets available for $28 for members, $30 for non-members.

Thursday, May 10

Tiffany Joslyn Human Rights Forum
Walter Reed Community Center (2909 16th Street S.)
Time: 7 p.m.

The Arlington County Human Rights Commission is hosting a discussion on hate crimes with a panel of experts and local leaders. The event is free and light refreshments will be served.

Friday, May 11

Creative Coffee: Favorite Character
Connection: Crystal City Library (2117 Crystal Plaza Arcade)
Time: 11 a.m.-12 p.m.

Creative Coffee is a casual weekly meet-up for creatives to work on their art or craft, play with new mediums, and socialize in a relaxed atmosphere. Embrace each month’s theme, or work your own way.

Saturday, May 12

Walk for the Animals*
Animal Welfare League of Arlington (2650 S. Arlington Mill Drive)
Time: 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

AWLA hosts its biggest fundraiser of the year, with three-mile or one-mile options for walkers. The event brings together more than 600 local animal lovers and their canine companions for a walk to benefit AWLA shelter animals.

Tuckahoe Home and Garden Tour*
Tuckahoe Elementary School (6550 26th St N.)
Time: 12-5 p.m

Spend an afternoon visiting some of the most gorgeous homes & gardens throughout Arlington. All proceeds benefit Tuckahoe Elementary School’s Discovery School Yard.

BalletNova’s PreSchool Petite Performance*
BalletNova Center for Dance (3443 Carlin Springs Road, Falls Church)
Time: 1-2 p.m.

A 45-minute performance of Swan Lake, designed specifically for kids from ages 3-5. The studio will also host 30-minute sample dance classes for kids after the performance.

Sunday, May 13

Mother’s Day Brunch at Copperwood Tavern
Copperwood Tavern (4021 Campbell Avenue)
Time: 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

The restaurant will be featuring a lobster benedict along with your farm-to-table favorites. Every mom leaves with a flower.

 

*Denotes featured (sponsored) event

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