Arlington Agenda is a listing of interesting events for the week ahead in Arlington County.
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Author Event: Junot Díaz Arlington Central Library (1015) Time: 7:00 – 9:30 p.m.
Pulitzer Prize winning author Junot Díaz discusses his book, “The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao.” Admission is free but seating is first-come, first-serve.
Staying Involved in Your Child’s Life* Kenmore Middle School (200 S. Carlin Springs Road) Time: 7:00 – 8:45 p.m.
Mission Possible: Staying Involved In Your Child’s Life in Middle School & Beyond will teach parents to deal with the transition from middle to high school.
How to Make It a Great Speech* Bloomberg BNA Conference Room (1801 S. Bell Street) Time: 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.
World Champion of Public Speaking Ryan Avery trains clients on how to write and deliver a great speech.
Swan Lake Act II* Thomas Jefferson Community Theatre (125 S. Old Glebe Road) Time: 7:30 – 9:30 p.m.
BalletNova Artistic Director Nancie Woods is presenting her re-staging of Tchaikovsky’s classical favorite, “Swan Lake – Act II”.
Friends of Montessori Education 5K & 1 Mile Fun Run* Marymount University Ballston Campus (1000 N. Glebe Road) Time: 9:00 – 10:30 a.m.
A 5K race and one mile “fun run” is held to benefit Friend of Montessori Education, which helps lower-income children attend Montessori schools.
Cinco de Mayo Party* Mad Rose Tavern, et al (3100 Clarendon Blvd) Time: 12:00 – 8:00 p.m.
A Cinco de Mayo block party with food and drink specials and a raffle giveaway, featuring jugglers, a mariachi band and 8 DJs at five Clarendon area bars.
Swan Lake Act II* Thomas Jefferson Community Theatre (125 S. Old Glebe Road) Time: 3:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Special Screening: Stacker Arlington Cinema & Drafthouse (2903 Columbia Pike) Time: 4:30 p.m.
Screening of an inspirational documentary that follows several of the world’s fastest sport stackers, including Arlington’s own William Polly.
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A look at the winter weather news in the D.C. area.
For a trip to the North Pole, there’s no finer way to travel. Railroads around the country offer seasonal trips to see Santa between Thanksgiving and Christmas.