Arlington Agenda is a listing of interesting events for the week ahead in Arlington County.
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BikeArlington’s Two Wheel Tuesday* Courthouse Plaza (2100 Clarendon Blvd) Time: 5:00 – 6:30 p.m.
Information session for would-be bike commuters includes tips on bike types and maintenance, how to find a good route to work and how to ride comfortably in traffic.
Public Speaking Competition Aurora Hills Library (735 18th Street S.) Time: 7:15 – 9:00 p.m.
The Crystal City Evening Toastmasters hold their bi-annual speech contest. The organization seeks to help members improve their public speaking skills.
Live Comedy: Rhys Darby Arlington Cinema & Drafthouse (2903 Columbia Pike) Time: 7:30 and 10:00 p.m.
New Zealand native Rhys Darby, best known for playing the band manager on HBO’s Flight of the Conchords, performs standup comedy.
First Responders Cup Women’s Fastpitch Softball* Barcroft Sports Complex (4100 S. Four Mile Run) Time: 8:30 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.
The annual charity softball tournament takes place. Games will be played at the Barcroft Sports Complex and at Virginia Highlands Park, on S. Hayes Street. Attendance is free.
AWLA 3rd Annual Fall Fair Animal House Animal Welfare League of Arlington (2650 S. Arlington Mill Drive) Time: 12:00 – 3:00 p.m.
The Animal Welfare League of Arlington’s annual open house includes games, a DJ, a BBQ food truck, and adoptable animals.
Rosslyn Jazz Festival Gateway Park (1300 Lee Highway) Time: 1:00 – 7:00 p.m.
The free annual event will feature performances by notable jazz artists as well as food from a variety of vendors.
First Responders Cup Women’s Fastpitch Softball* Barcroft Sports Complex (4100 S. Four Mile Run) Time: 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
The annual charity softball tournament takes place. The championship round will be played at Barcroft Sports Complex on Sunday. Attendance is free.
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