Arlington Agenda is a listing of interesting events for the week ahead in Arlington County.
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Leadership Legacy Awards Westin Arlington Gateway (801 N Glebe Road) Time: 6:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
The Leadership Legacy Awards are a chance to honor outstanding community leaders. Special this year, Leadership Arlington is celebrating its 15th anniversary.
Cat & Kitten Adoptions Dogma Bakery (2722 S Arlington Mill Drive) Time: 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Come and visit some of the cutest cats and kittens from King Street Cats on Thursday nights at Dogma Bakery in The Village Shirlington.
Comedy’s Best Kept Secret Tour* O’Sullivan’s Irish Bar (3207 Washington Blvd) Time: 8:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Come see what happens when three New York City Comedians embark on a road trip through the country’s capital and perform all points in between.
Arlington Concert Band Summer Kickoff Concert Washington-Lee High School (1301 N Stafford Street) Time: 8:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Free family friendly concert. Repertoire includes your favorites from John Philip Sousa, John Cheetham, Karl King and more Americana classics.
Fast & Furious 6 Movie Release Party* Mad Rose Tavern (3100 Clarendon Blvd) Time: 8:00 p.m. – 2:00 a.m.
Mad Rose Tavern hosts a host release party for the film Fast & Furious 6. The event includes sleek cars on display, plus hookah and champagne on the patio.
35th Annual Leeway Overlee Community Day and Yard Sale* John Marshall/Ohio Street Greenway (6101 N 22nd Street) Time: 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
The community will be out in force to exchange information and greetings, sell unneeded household items, and pick up a few bargains. The Leeway Overlee Civic Association, the event’s sponsor, will host a live music trio as in past years.
Three B’s: Bach, Beethoven, Brahms* Rosslyn Spectrum Theatre at Artisphere (1611 N Kent Street) Time: 7:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
National Chamber Ensemble’s season finale will feature the Three B’s, the music of Bach, Beethoven and Brahms. The concert will be followed by a wine and cheese reception.
Community Yoga Class Arlington Free Clinic (2921 11th St. S.) Time: 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Join the Arlington Free Clinic community for an all-levels donation class taught by local yoga instructors. Light refreshments and the opportunity to tour and learn more about the Clinic afterwards.
Short Comic Operas* IOTA Club and Cafe (2832 Wilson Blvd) Time: 7:00 – 8:15 p.m.
UrbanArias presents an hour of operatic comedy and improv at IOTA. The show will feature two mini-operas and an operatic version of “Who’s Line Is It Anyway?”
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