Calendar Events in Arlington

The Capital City Showcasethe variety show that features the DMV's best performing artists and hosted by Christian Hunt, returns with its new one-of-a-kind blend of entertainment: The Comedy Karaoke Trivia Funtime Show on Saturday, November 19th at 7:30pm!

 Bring a team or fly solo and win prizes by dropping knowledge in a trivia competition, then duking it out in a karaoke battle!

 This fantastic event is at Highline RxR, located at 2010 Crystal Drive, Arlington VA 22202 on the last Saturday of every month. This amazing experience features stand-up comedy from the DC area's finest comics. November's headliner is the hilarious Sean Savoy!



Here's how it works: 

1. We start with three rounds of top-of-the-line trivia

2. Then we have a world-class stand-up comedy performance

3. And finally, the top three teams in the trivia standings send up one player each for a karaoke battle, and the audience determines the winner

4. After the competition, we will pivot to a regular sign-up karaoke night, so everyone gets a chance to sing

 

Tickets are only $10 per person when you reserve a group of six to eight people. Individual tickets are $15 per person.

 

EVERY attendee can participate! Or you can simply come to enjoy the festivities.

 

There is FREE parking in the lot next to Highline RxR, located at 2144 Crystal Dr, Arlington VA, 22202. Highline RxR is also a 5-minute walk from the Crystal City Metro Station.

 

To purchase tickets, visit funtimeshowdmv.eventbrite.com

 

For questions and information, email us at capitalcityshowcase@gmail.com

 


COFFEE AND CONVERSATION WITH ARLINGTON NEIGHBORHOOD VILLAGE (ANV)

 

"Coffee and Conversation" speaker series. Everyone is invited to join the conversation via Zoom. Bring your own coffee, learn interesting things about our community and hear from the speakers listed below.

 

November 9: ServiceSource. ServiceSource is a nonprofit organization with a mission to facilitate services and partnerships to support people with disabilities, their families, their caregivers and community members in order to build more inclusive communities. Kathleen Baker, Director of Program Administration, will talk to us about the wide array of services ServiceSource provides to support those living with developmental disabilities lead full and productive lives.

 

November 16: Hearing Aids: Say What?!  Join us for a presentation on hearing aids which will include information about the hearing evaluation, how to interpret an audiogram, types and styles of hearing aids, and how the Over The Counter hearing aids are predicted to change the way many of us will be able to afford hearing aids.   Bonnie O’Leary, Certified Peer Mentor and Outreach Manager with the Northern Virginia Resource Center for Deaf & Hard of Hearing Persons (NVRC), is a late-deafened adult who has been wearing hearing aids for over 25 years.  She will talk to us about the communication challenges of hearing loss, and who are likely candidates for OTC hearing aids.

November 23: Christmas in Arlington. Thanksgiving marks the start of the Christmas holiday season.  What once was a religious holiday, full of both solemn rituals and longstanding tradition, has now become a more secular holiday, encompassing traditions from a variety of cultures.  Annette Benbow from the Arlington Historical Society will share with us how Christmas has evolved over the years, from the Lee’s celebrations at Arlington House, to the opening of the Parkington Shopping Center in the 1950’s and beyond.

 

November 30, 2022: Update on National Landing. With the award of Amazon’s HQ2 project, South Arlington is undergoing an exciting transformation into a more complete, connected, and walkable urban downtown.  Once completed, National Landing will encompass more than 20 million square feet of office, 26,000 residential units and over 4 million square feet of retail in addition to new academic space, new and enhanced parks, enlivened streetscapes, and billions of dollars of mobility infrastructure investment.  Mr. Robert Mandle Deputy Executive Director with the National Landing Business Improvement District, will give us an update on the development of National Landing, and all that it has to offer.

 

Zoom link for Coffee and Conversation:

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88948577106?pwd=eW0rN1RTTU5ITmJ5NnF2QXZINmdUQT09

 

You also have the option to dial in by phone at 929-205-6099. The meeting ID is 889 4857 7106 and the Passcode: 872327

 

To learn more about Arlington Neighborhood Village, visit our website at www.arlnvil.org . Volunteers aged 18 and older help us provide services and support to older adults who want to age in their own homes and community. For more information or to learn more about the benefits of becoming a member of Arlington Neighborhood Village, call the ANV office at (703) 509-8057 or visit www.arlnvil.org .

 

November Parks and Recreation Events/Programs

 

Nov. 18 ­ The Bootlegger's Guide to the Parks

 

During Prohibition, illegal liquor was produced throughout Arlington County. Join Park Historian John McNair on Fri., Nov. 18, 3-4 p.m. for stories of local bootleggers and government raids as we take a short walk to one of our area's drinking establishments at this event for ages 21+. $5. Meet at the bike racks of Clarendon Central Park, 3140 Wilson Blvd, Arlington. Learn more and sign up here: https://www.arlingtonva.us/Government/Departments/Parks-Recreation/Parks-Events/2022/Fall/Nature-Center/The-Bootleggers-Guide-to-the-Parks-1  

 

Nov. 19 ­ Nature Origami  

 

Enjoy a morning of paper folding on Sat., Nov. 19, 1:30-2:30 p.m.! Create origami versions of your favorite animals as we learn about and meet some of the critters found at Gulf Branch Nature Center at this program for ages 13+. $5. Learn more and sign up here: https://www.arlingtonva.us/Government/Departments/Parks-Recreation/Parks-Events/2022/Fall/Nature-Center/Nature-Origami.  

 

Nov. 20 - Civil War Discoveries: Build a Fort

 

We'll investigate how and why forts were built in Arlington during the Civil War. Then we'll work as a team to design forts to defend the city at this program on Sun., Nov. 20, noon-1 p.m. for ages 7-11 at Fort C.F. Smith Park. $5. Sign up here: https://www.arlingtonva.us/Government/Departments/Parks-Recreation/Parks-Events/2022/Fall/Nature-Center/Civil-War-Discoveries-Build-a-Fort-1  

 

Nov. 22 ­ Autumn Amble  

Join a naturalist at Benjamin Banneker Park for a stroll through the woods and along the W&OD trail on Tues., Nov. 22, 10:30-11:30 a.m. at this event for people 55 and older. We'll be on the lookout for signs of the changing seasons along the way. Learn more and sign up here: https://www.arlingtonva.us/Government/Departments/Parks-Recreation/Parks-Events/2022/Fall/55Plus/Autumn-Amble. 55+ required. Not a 55+ member? Learn more and sign up for a pass here: https://www.arlingtonva.us/Government/Departments/Parks-Recreation/Programs/55-Membership/Office-of-55-Programs-55-Pass-Registration  

 

Nov. 23 ­ Day Break Camps https://www.arlingtonva.us/Government/Departments/Parks-Recreation/Programs/Camps/Break-Camps-Trips   

 

Nov. 27 ­ Registration deadline for Adult Winter Basketball Registration  

Looking to stay fit and active this winter while playing competitive basketball? Grab a few friends and sign up for Parks & Rec'™s Eugene J. Green Memorial Winter Basketball League. Adults 18+ can register teams of up to 12 people for the ten-game season. Cost is $765 per team. Games are Mondays and/or Wednesdays starting the week of Dec. 12. Learn more and sign up here by Nov. 27: https://www.arlingtonva.us/Government/Departments/Parks-Recreation/Programs/Sports/Basketball/Sports-Basketball-Eugene-J-Green-Memorial-Winter-Basketball-League  

 

 

NOV. 20

The Washington Balalaika Society

We are thrilled that Baltimore's Kalinka Dance Ensemble will be featured in our fall concerts, “A Musical Journey Around the World." The Kalinka Dancers, aged 6 to 60, represent over 20 different ethnicities and nationalities.  They have performed at venues throughout the Washington/Baltimore region, including the Kennedy Center, and the Hillwood Estate and Museum. At our concerts, they will perform folk dances from Poland, Greece, and Ukraine. 

 

Concerts are Saturday, November 19, 8 pm at the F. Scott Fitzgerald Theater in Rockville MD and Sunday, November 20, 3 pm at the Kenmore Middle School Performing Arts Center in Arlington VA. Ticket prices are: Adults $30; Seniors/Military $25; Students $15; children 12 and under $5.

 

Concert tickets can be purchased online through www.balalaika.org. For the November 19 concert, you can also contact the Fitzgerald Theatre Box Office (240-314-8690) directly. Tickets for the November 20 concert may also be ordered by mailing a check to:

WBS, 4910 Gadsen Drive, Fairfax, Va. 22032. For group sales contact balalaika@balalaika.org

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