Arlington Agenda is a listing of interesting events for the week ahead in Arlington County.
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Rally Against Rape and Take Back the Night* Gateway Park (1300 Lee Highway) Time: 7:00 – 9:30 p.m.
Take Back the Night is a rally against sexual and domestic violence. The event will feature guest speakers, survivor speak outs, information booths, music and a candlelight vigil.
Live Theater: Wizard of Oz Yorktown High School (5200 N. Yorktown Blvd) Time: 7:00 – 10:00 p.m.
A new twist on the classic musical, performed by Yorktown High School students. The opening night of a three-day run.
Pussycat Doll Kaya Jones Live* Mad Rose Tavern (3100 Clarendon Blvd) Time: 9:00 p.m. – 2:00 a.m.
Pussycat Dolls member Kaya Jones performs live with DJ Biks. No cover charge, but a $15 “VIP express admission” is “strongly recommended.”
Live Music: Gonzo’s Nose Clarendon Grill (1101 N. Highland Street) Time: 10:00 p.m. – 2:00 a.m.
The popular local cover band performs from their repertoire of more than 200 popular songs.
Move Me Festival Kenmore Middle School (200 S. Carlin Springs Road) Time: 2:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Move Me is a FREE family-friendly celebration of the arts and culture, serving over 500 people annually, featuring performances and artistic activities by local arts partners.
Organ Concert* Holy Trinity Lutheran Church (3022 Woodlawn Avenue, Falls Church) Time: 4:00 – 5:30 p.m.
Dr. Eileen Guenther, a national and international organ recitalist, will perform a selection of solo works for organ.
Kiwanis Club Auction-Benefit* Lyon Park Community Center (414 N. Fillmore Street) Time: 5:30 – 8:30 p.m.
County Board Chair Walter Tejada is scheduled to serve as auctioneer for the Kiwanis Club of South Arlington’s biggest fundraiser of the year.
Live Theater: The Personal(s)* Signature Theatre (4200 Campbell Avenue) Time: 8:00 – 9:40 p.m.
After surviving a tragedy, estranged husband and wife Don and Janna go on a series of “blind dates” to try to save their marriage.
Bluemont/Bon Air Community Walkabout Fields Park (775 N. George Mason Drive) Time: 3:00 – 5:00 p.m.
The 2.5-mile, nine-stop Bluemont/Bon Air Walkabout route takes walkers from blue-ribbon schools to award-winning gardens, verdant parkland to retail crossroads, 1800s farmhouse to 1900s railroad caboose.
PetTech CPR First Aid Class* Animal Welfare League of Arlington (2650 S. Arlington Mill Drive) Time: 5:00 – 9:00 p.m.
This 4-hour class is designed to teach you all of the core skill sets required in any emergency situation involving the pets in your life.
Live Theater: Paul’s Case Artisphere Black Box Theatre (1101 Wilson Blvd) Time: 7:00 – 10:00 p.m.
Paul, a high school boy, feels trapped in Pittsburgh, where his controlling father wants him to enter the business world. Instead, he runs away to New York.
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Photos and stories by the Associated Press from 70 years ago this week.