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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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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, 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.

*Denotes featured (sponsored) event

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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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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.

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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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Also, be sure to check out our event calendar.

Monday, May 20

Bus Transformation Project Open House
GMU Founders Hall (3351 Fairfax Drive)
Time: 4:30-7:30 p.m.

Join us for the Bus Transformation Project open house. Learn about the draft plan for transforming bus, engage with staff, and share your feedback. Come join in the discussion!

1st Time Home Buyer Seminar*
Keri Shull Team (1600 Wilson Blvd, Suite 101)
Time: 6-7:30 p.m.

Topics covered include financing programs, how to avoid double paying a rent and a mortgage, how to calculate your budget the right way and more.

Tuesday, May 21

EcoAction Author Night
Josephine’s Italian Kitchen (2501 Columbia Pike)
Time: 7:30-9:30 p.m.

Join EcoAction Arlington for our first author night! We will feature readings by several local authors, including a few with books just published. Featured authors include Jessica Claire Haney, Rick Hodges, and Nancy Striniste of EarlySpace.

Wednesday, May 22

Death Cafe: Exploring the Subject of Death
Central Library (1015 N. Quincy Street)
Time: 2-3:30 p.m.

Columbia Pike Library (816 S. Walter Reed Drive)
Time: 6:30-8 p.m.

Jamie Arthurs from Dignity Memorial and Jane Morrison from Capital Caring will be facilitating two informal group-directed discussions about death and other end of life issues; other than helping people become more comfortable with the topic, there is no particular. Free coffee and sweet treats will be served.

Friday, May 24

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

Open every Friday starting in May, Fridays at the Fountain is Crystal City’s seasonal pop-up beer garden set within the Crystal City Water Park, featuring food from The Stand’s rotating lineup of vendors, adult and kid friendly beverage selections, and live music from local bands and musicians.

Saturday, May 25

Learn the Art and Science of Storytelling*
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. Gain feedback from a diverse community and walk away with confidence in your ability to motivate people toward a vision and make meaningful change in the world through storytelling.

*Denotes featured (sponsored) event

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Monday, May 13

Auditions: Disney’s Newsies
Encore’s Main Campus (4000 Lorcom Lane)
Time: 7-9 p.m.

Students ages 15 through college and adults are invited to audition for Disney’s Newsies. Students ages 11 through 14 may attend a specific youth audition. Students ages 12 through college students and adults are invited to audition for stage crew.

Tuesday, May 14

Pilates in the Park at Pentagon Row
Pentagon Row Plaza (1201 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.

Wednesday, May 15

Arlington Community Chorus Spring Concert
Wakefield High School (1325 S. Dinwiddie Street)
Time: 7:30-8:30 p.m.

“Sing On!” is the theme of the free Arlington Community Chorus Spring Concert. The chorus will perform a variety of classical, contemporary and world music. Accompanying the group will be pianist Diane Carsten-Pelak and guest musicians.

Thursday, May 16

There’s No Place Like Home: A Celebration*
Arlington Arts Center (3350 Wilson Blvd)
Time: 6-9 p.m.

Bring friends and make new ones at a celebration of home that will include entertainment, art, food and drink. Life is an obstacle course. Join us for this evening to benefit Arlington Partnership for Affordable Housing.

Friday, May 17

Bike to Work Day*
Ten pit stops around Arlington
Time: 6:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m.

Keep your car parked, hop on a bike, and celebrate bicycling as a fun, healthy, and sustainable way to get around on Bike to Work Day. Register here.

Better Angels: Reuniting America Documentary
The Church at Clarendon (1210 N. Highland Street)
Time: 8-10:30 p.m.

Join us to view and discuss this documentary about communicating across political party lines, understanding beyond stereotypes of conservatives and liberals, and finding common humanity. Register here.

Saturday, May 18

95th Annual Lyon Park Spring Fair
Lyon Park Community Center (414 N. Fillmore Street)
Time: 11 a.m.-3 p.m.

The Annual Lyon Park Spring Fair is a family centered event with vintage carnival games, moon bounces, cake-a-bout, face painting, toddler zone, cotton candy and more. Concessions, a bake sale and a plant sale are also part of the event.

Quarterfest
Ballston Quarter (4238 Wilson Blvd)
Time: 12-6 p.m.

The Ballston Improvement District (BID) invites you to Rock the Block at the first annual Quarterfest presented by Dittmar. This neighborhood street festival celebrates the newly opened Ballston Quarter and benefits local Arlington charities.

Sunday, May 19

High School students in a computer labTalk on Parenting in the Digital Age
St. Peter’s Episcopal Church (4250 N. Glebe Road)
Time: 10-11 a.m.

Dr. Ginger Jones, a clinical psychologist for nearly 20 years, is in private practice in McLean. She works with children, adults and families for the diagnosis and treatment of anxiety, depression, adjustment disorders, grief and loss, to name a few areas.

Church at Clarendon 110th Anniversary
Church at Clarendon (1210 N. Highland Street)
Time: 11 a.m.-2 p.m.

The Church at Clarendon will celebrate their 110th Anniversary with an Anniversary and Fellowship Celebration. The theme is “Celebrating Across Generations” for this special Sunday service starting at 11 a.m., followed by a Luncheon. RSVP online.

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Tuesday, May 7

Pilates in the Park at Pentagon Row
Pentagon Row Plaza (1201 S. Joyce Street)
Time: 6-7 p.m.

Join Club Pilates for a free mat class every Tuesday at 6-7 p.m. in the plaza at Pentagon Row. #BYOM (Bring Your Own Mat) — we’ll provide fabulous and knowledgeable instructors.

Wednesday, May 8

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

Learn how to provide for your pet through estate planning at this free class with attorney Lauren Keenan Rote of Bean, Kinney & Korman. Register to reserve a spot.

Commonwealth’s Attorney Debate
Marymount University – Phelan Hall (2807 N. Glebe Road)
Time: 7-9 p.m.

Arlington Committee of 100 is hosting a Commonwealth’s Attorney Debate between incumbent Theo Stamos and challenger Parisa Tafti. Optional dinner starts at 7:30 p.m. ($29 for members, $31 for non-members), and the debate starts at 8 p.m.

Thursday, May 9

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

The Crystal City Crafts Market features a 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.

ACTA Practice Series*
Quincy Park Tennis Courts (1021 N. Quincy Street)
Time: 7-9:45 p.m.

The ACTA Practice Series is a weekly, social “drop-in” tennis offering for players who are looking to meet and play with others of similar skill levels. Players Cost: $55 ($52 plus $3 registration fee).

Friday, May 10

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 set within the Crystal City Water Park, featuring food from The Stand’s rotating lineup of vendors, adult and kid friendly beverage selections, and live music from local bands and musicians.

Saturday, May 11

2019 Tuckahoe Elementary Home & Garden Tour*
Tuckahoe Elementary School (6550 26th Street N)
Time: 12-5 p.m.

This annual home and garden tour features beautiful homes in Arlington and the surrounding area. Both newly constructed and renovated homes are included on the tour, which is an annual fundraiser for the Tuckahoe Elementary Discovery Schoolyard.

George Washington’s Forest History Walk
Ball-Sellers House (5620 3rd Street S.)
Time: 1:30-3:30 p.m.

Walk in the footsteps of George Washington on a guided walking tour with a local historian as we trace his route through his forest in what is now Arlington. Free, but donations are accepted. All ages welcome. Wear good walking shoes, dress for the weather and bring water.

Nancy Alonso’s 20th Anniversary in Radio*
La Finca Mexican Restaurant (3227 Washington Blvd)
Time: 8-11:59 p.m.

Nancy Alonso, best known as The First Lady of Salsa, celebrates her 20th anniversary of radio broadcasting with live music by Joe Falero and his band, along with special guest DJs.

Sunday, May 12

Lubber Run Farmers Market Re-Opens
Lubber Run Farmers Market (2201 N. Henderson Road)
Time: 8 a.m.-12 p.m.

Come shop for freshly picked, locally sourced produce, humanely raised/sustainable meats, eggs, and fish, and tasty prepared foods. Enjoy coffee, breakfast, and live music on Saturday morning all through the spring summer and fall.

Mother’s Day Brunch
The Ritz-Carlton, Pentagon City Grand Ballroom (1250 S. Hayes Street)
Time: 11 a.m.-3 p.m.

Treat mom to an unforgettable weekend with our brunch featuring live entertainment. Call 703-412-2728 for details and reservations. $99 per adult, $40 per child, ages 5 to 12, complimentary valet parking.

*Denotes featured (sponsored) event

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Tuesday, April 30

MONA Private School Fair 2019
Congressional School (3229 Sleepy Hollow Road, Falls Church)
Time: 7-9 p.m.

Mothers of North Arlington (MONA) — a support and social group for mothers — is organizing the a school fair, the 2019 Private School Fair, to give families the opportunity to meet admission representatives from over 40 local PK-12 private schools all together in the same space.

Wednesday, May 1

Trek Women’s Open House
Trek Bicycle Clarendon (2731 Wilson Blvd)
Time: 7-9 p.m.

Open house to for those who identify as women, trans, and/or non-binary to hear from  inspiring cycling advocates, meet awesome new friends, and win incredible prizes, including an FX2 bike. Plus, the first 50 guests will get a special surprise.

Thursday, May 2

Arlington PreK and K Girl Scout Formation Meeting!
Central Library (1015 N. Quincy Street)
Time: 5-6 p.m.

Start your Girl Scout adventure in May. Parents, girls and community members are invited to learn about the 107 year-old movement and how your involvement makes Girl Scouting amazing with a meeting at Central Library. Attendees are encouraged to RSVP or reach out for more information.

Rock The Loop Free Concerts
Market Common Clarendon (2800 Clarendon Blvd)
Time: 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Join Market Common Clarendon on Thursday evenings, May through July, for a series of FREE concerts on The Loop from 6:30 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. Support Homeward Trails Animal Rescue by purchasing beer or wine served by Heritage Brewing Co. during the concerts on The Loop. DreamStreet will be playing this Thursday, followed by Charles Platt next week.

Friday, May 3

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 with a class visit. During the visit, you will sit in on a current Executive MBA class and have the opportunity to engage with our students, faculty, and program staff in a more casual environment. Attendees must register online at least 48 hours before it begins on Friday.

Wakefield High School a month before school startsChicago
Wakefield High School (1325 S. Dinwiddie Street)
Time: 7-9:30 p.m.

The Wakefield Players present the musical “Chicago.” Character Roxie Hart murders her faithless lover and convinces her drab husband, Amos, to take the blame… until he discovers that he’s been two-timed by his wife and turns on her. Charged with a “hanging offense” Roxie and another “Merry Murderess” Velma Kelly vie for the spotlight and the headlines that will bring them fame, fortune, and acquittal.

Courageous Leadership: The 2019 District 27 Spring Conference*
Crowne-Plaza Hotel Crystal City (1480 Crystal Drive)
Time: Friday 5:30-10 p.m. and Saturday 8 a.m.-6 p.m.

Sign up to join the conference awarding this year’s recipient with the District 27 Communication and Leadership Award. Attendees can buy individual or table tickets and will be able to hear from speakers working in fields such as consulting and those in Toastmasters leadership. The event also features networking opportunities and a silent auction.

Saturday, May 4

Environmental Collection & Recycling Event (E-CARE)
The N. Quincy St Property (1425 N. Quincy Street)
Time: 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m.

Arlington County will hold its biannual Environmental Collection and Recycling Event (E-CARE) this weekend, directly across the street from Washington-Liberty High School and the David M. Brown Planetarium. E-CARE is an event where residents can safely dispose of hazardous household materials (HHM), recycle bikes, small metal items and much more.

Community Shred Event
McEnearney Associates (4720 Lee Highway)
Time: 9 a.m.-12 p.m.

McEnearney Associates welcomes the community for a free shredding event outside of its Lee Highway office. There will be a large truck on site looking forward to seeing you, and available to dispose of papers best shredded instead of thrown away.

Jane’s Walk: Arlington
Arlington Farmers Market (14th Street N. & N. Courthouse Road)
Time: 10-11:30 a.m.

WalkArlington and local landscape architects Ana Quintana and Lan Hogue will host the first inaugural Jane’s Walk in Arlington — a global event to activate the ideas of Jane Jacobs, legendary advocate for neighborhoods, and to support a community-based approach to city building through citizen-led walking tours. Attendees will explore Clarendon and Courthouse during the free event.

Cat Cafe
Columbia Pike Branch Library (816 S. Walter Reed Drive)
Time: 2-4 p.m.

Meet the purrfect addition to your family at the library where attendees will be able to enjoy free coffee and tea, eat sugary treats and play with the cutest adoptable kittens from the Animal Welfare League of Arlington this Saturday. Staff from AWLA will be present to answer cat behavioral questions and adoption advice. Please bring an ID and proof of residence if you plan to adopt on the spot.

Halls Hill-High View Park 2019 Neighborhood Day
High View Park (1945 N. Dinwiddie Street)
Time: 1-5 p.m.

The free neighborhood day is back with moon bounces, face painting, food truck, prizes, raffles, Zumba, games, music, and more this year. The event will provide feature water, toys, and games for K-9 family member(s). The price of attendance is a box of cereal that event organizers will provide to the Arlington Food Assistance Center.

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

Music and dance unite as NCE and Bowen McCauley Dance premiere another exciting creation set to the music of Igor Stravinsky and the stunning choreography of Lucy Bowen McCauley. The event is a multimedia project for violin, cello, piano and computer that evokes the Disco Era and the music of the pop/rock group Queen.

May the 4th | an outer space dance party
Reagan National Airport (2401 Smith Blvd)
Time: 7-11:30 p.m.

On Saturday, May the 4th, also known as Star Wars Day, Scorpio Entertainment will transform the historic Reagan National Airport Terminal A Lobby into a spaceship-inspired cosmic dance party, featuring an open bar, live entertainment, views of the runway, glow wear for all guests, social media projection wall, galactic light show, and “a few other surprises” that may include a real-life Sharknado moment.

Sunday, May 5

LWV-Arl Co-sponsors State Senator Dist. 51 Candidate Debate 
Arlington Central Library (1015 N. Quincy Street)
Time: 3:15-5:00 p.m.

The League of Women Voters of Arlington along with the Nu Xi Zeta Chapter, Alexandria and the AAUW Arlington Branch is sponsoring a debate between state senate candidates Nicole Merlene and Barbara Favola. This is an opportunity to meet and question the candidates and learn their positions on important issues. Tickets are free with online registration.

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Arlington Agenda: April 23-28

(Updated on 4/23/19) Arlington Agenda is a listing of interesting events for the week ahead in Arlington County. If you’d like to see your event featured, fill out the event submission form.

Also, be sure to check out our event calendar.

Wednesday, April 24

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

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

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

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

Thursday, April 25

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

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

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

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

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

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

Friday, April 26

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

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

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

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

Saturday, April 27

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Sunday, April 28

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

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

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

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

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Arlington Agenda April 15-21

Arlington Agenda is a listing of interesting events for the week ahead in Arlington County. If you’d like to see your event featured, fill out the event submission form.

Also, be sure to check out our event calendar.

Tuesday, April 16

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

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

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

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

Wednesday, April 17

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

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

Thursday, April 18

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

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

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

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

Saturday, April 20

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Sunday, April 21

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

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

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

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

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

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

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