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August 14, 2002






Aug. 14, 2002

THURSDAY/AUG. 15
Arlington County Fair begins today with opening ceremonies at 6:15 p.m., and runs through Aug. 18. Featuring competitive exhibits, concerts, carnival, food, animals, pig and duck races and entertainment for the whole family. Thomas Jefferson Community Center, 3501 South Second St. Call 703-920-4556 or 703-228-3328, or email info@arlingtoncountyfair.org.
Artists Market at 1401 Wilson Blvd. in Rossyln (patio at Spice of Life Café), from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Every third Thursday of the month through November. Call Lynn Shulsinger of Spice of Life Café at 703-524-2066.
Senoir Health “Loss and Life Changes” at 1:30 p.m. at the Lee Senior Center. No fee. Newcomers welcome. Call 703-228-0555 to sign up.
Print Exhibit, “Revisiting the Traditional Print.” The Lee Arts Center Mini-Gallery presents an exhibition of recent works by three member printmakers through Sept. 16. Naomi Chung, Amelia Hankin and
Alexandra Huttinger work purely from the old techniques of relief and intaglio printmaking. Opening tonight, from
6-8 p.m. Free. Lee Arts Center, 5722 Lee Highway. Hours are Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-10 p.m.; Saturday 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Call 703-228-0560.

Friday/Aug. 16
Lee Walkers The Lee Walkers from the Lee Senior Center, 5722 Lee Highway, will travel to the county fair for their weekly walking program at 10 a.m. Fee is $2.50. Call 703-228-0555 to sign up.

SATURDAY/AUG. 17
Junior Ranger Program Water, Water, Everywhere. Kids 7-10 learn about the water cycle at Four Mile Run Park, 3100 S. Glebe Road, from 1:30-2:30 p.m. Free. Call 703-228-6535.
Skystone plays a summer concert at Potomac Overlook Regional Park at 7 p.m. They will join Martha and Dennis Doyle and other local performers for bluegrass music. Requested donation is $5-$7. Call 703-528-5406.

SUNDAY/AUG. 18
An Evening of Scenes is presented by Firebelly Productions at the Knights of Columbus Theater, 5115 Little Falls St., at 8 p.m. Players will perform scenes, monologues, and improv. Comedy and drama from playwrights, such as Noel Coward, John Steinbeck and Christoper Durang, are included in the performance. Pay-what-you-can; open seating. Call 703-525-6245.

MONDAY/AUG. 19
Rubber Stamp Club The Lee Senior Center, 5722 Lee Highway, will meet at 1 p.m. for a “Pop-Up Flowers” demonstration. Cost is $1. Newcomers welcome. Call 703-228-0555 to pre-register.

TUESDAY/AUG. 20
Bugs and Butterflies Safari for children ages 7-10. Look for insects from 10-11 a.m. at Gulf Branch Nature Center, 3608 N. Military Road. Free. Call 703-228-3403 for reservations.
Potomac River Hike for children ages 9-12 along the Potomac Palisades, from Gulf Branch, 608 N. Military Road, to Chain Bridge. Free. Call 703-228-3403 for reservations.
Octagon House The art awareness class at the Aurora Hills Senior Center will go on a field trip to the Octagon House in Washington, D.C. at 1 p.m. The cost is $5. Call 703-228-5722 to register.
Swing Dance with Lush Life from 9-11 p.m. at the Clarendon Ballroom, 3185 Wilson Blvd. Join Tom Koerner and Debra Sternberg as they perform and teach a mix of sophisticated swing and jazz standards. The cost is $10. Call 703-539-9882.

WEDNESDAY/AUG. 21
Gemstone Club will meet from 3-4 p.m. Learn about the mythology and the mineralogy of the August birthstone, the peridot. A $3 fee must be paid in advance. Call 703-228-3403.
Living in the 20th Century Discussion The Aurora Hill’s Men’s Club will hold the last in a series of discussions on Living in the 20th Century at 1:30 p.m. No fee. Newcomers welcome. Call 703-228-5722 to sign up.
Sustainable Path Film Series explores ways natural systems can teach people to develop sustainable human systems and activities. The event takes place at Potomac Overlook Regional Park, 2845 N. Marcey Road, at 7 p.m. Call 703-528-5406 for reservations.

THURSDAY/AUG. 22
Woodcarvers Club at the Lee Senior Center will meet at 1 p.m. for a class that includes chips, relief and round carving. No fee. Newcomers welcome. Call 703-228-0555 to sign up.
Communications Session at the Lee Senior Center at 1:30 p.m. The session is a part of a series on “Growing Wiser As We Age.” No fee. Newcomers welcome. Call 703-228-0555 to sign up.

FRIDAY/AUG. 23
Duplicate Bridge Groups meet at the Madison Senior Center every Friday. Drop in bridge begins at 10 a.m. No fee. Newcomers welcome. Call 703-228-5285.
Watercolor Painting classes are held every Friday for seniors at the Culpepper Garden Senior Center. No fee. Call 703-228-4403 to register.

SATURDAY/AUG. 24
Butterflies Safari Children ages 6 and up look for insects from 1:30-2:30 p.m. at Long Branch Nature Center, 625 Carlin Springs Road. Free. Call for reservations at 703-228-6535.
Snakes Alive! Families get up close and personal with some scaly creatures from 4-5:15 p.m. at Long Branch Nature Center, 625 Carlin Springs Road. Free. Call for reservations at 703-228-6535.
Nightlife at Fort C. F. Smith Families with children ages 6 and up look at creepy crawlies and nocturnal creatures. Free. Call Long Branch Nature Center for reservations at 703-228-6535.
Survival English classes are held every Saturday at the Culpepper Senior Center at 11 a.m. No fee. Newcomers welcome. Call 703-228-4403 to register.

SUNDAY/AUG. 25
Ecuador Festival from noon-6 p.m. at the Lubber Run Amphitheatre, North 2nd and North Columbus streets. Free. Call 703-823-8695.
Service and Learning Project Park beautification with Arlington County park rangers at Arlington Mill Community Center, 4975 Columbia Pike, from 2-4 p.m. Free. Call 703-228-6535.

Ongoing
Arlington Artist Alliance Summer Exhibit at the Arlington Education Center, 1426 N. Quincy St., through Sept. 3. Contact cecilystudio@aol.com or call 703-228-6170.
Grey House Potters has created a new show featuring serving dishes and pots for special foods. The pieces range in price from $10-$150. The show opens July 25 and runs through Aug. 17, Tuesday–Saturday, 10 a.m.–5 p.m. Call 703-522-7738.
Summer Salon is a juried all media exhibition of the works of artists who live or work in Arlington at the Ellipse Arts Center, 4350 N. Fairfax Drive, through Aug. 24. Includes the premiere of a video by Leigh Wilson, featuring the works of mixed media sculptor, Jennifer Beinhacker, photographer Geronimo Chang, muralist Brian King, painter Julian Oteyza and glass artist Ruth Siegel. Gallery hours are Wednesday-Friday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Saturday from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Call 703-228-7710.
“Art at the Heights,” an exhibition of works by local painters, is at 4502 Old Lee Highway, every Saturday (10 a.m.-3 p.m.) and Sunday (noon-3 p.m.). The showings are sponsored by the newly formed Arlington Artists Alliance, a nonprofit organization in support of art and artists in Arlington.
Moms Clubs Moms Offering Moms Support (MOMS) is a national support group for mothers who stay at home with their children. MOMS Club of South Arlington meets the second Monday
of each month at the Fairlington Community Center, 3308 S. Stafford St. Meeting places alternate between weeks. Contact Tina at 703-486-1036. MOMS Club of North Arlington meets the second Thursday of every month at 10 a.m. Call 703-234-3950, Ext. 3403.
Pools Call for hours of operation: Upton Hill Regional Park, 6060 Wilson Blvd. (703-534-3437); Yorktown, 5201 28th St. N. (703-536-9639); Washington-Lee, 1300 N. Quincy St. (703-228-6262); and Wakefield, 4901 S. Chesterfield Road (703-578-3063).
Master Gardeners’ Plant Clinic at Central Library, 1015 N. Quincy St., at 7 p.m. Each Thursday, gardening and plant-care advice and identification is dispersed. Call 703-228-6400.
Community Market Arlington’s West End Community Market features arts and crafts made by local residents and fresh produce grown by local farmers every third Sunday through October, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m., at the Arlington Mill Community Center parking lot, 4875 Columbia Pike. Call Jennifer Abel at 703-228-6417 on weekdays, or Eileen Kenna at 703-845-1817 on weekends.
Community Garage Sale is held the first Saturday of the month, April-November, sponsored by the county and the Arlington Civitan Club. It is held at the garage over I-66, next to the Board of Education and Washington-Lee High School, at North Quincy and North 15th streets. The sale runs from 7 a.m.-1 p.m.
Farmers Markets An open-air market featuring a wide selection of produce, flowers, herbal soaps, eggs, cheeses, meats, breads and other baked goods runs through Dec. 21, on Saturdays, from 8 a.m.-noon, at Courthouse Plaza, North 14th Street and North Courthouse Road. Free parking in the lot behind the Arlington Executive Building at 2009 N. 14th St. Call 703-228-6423 or visit www.arlingtonfarmersmarket.com.
On Wednesdays, from 3-7 p.m., there’s a farmers market at Clarendon Metro Park adjacent to the Metro station entrance. Look for a variety of regional fresh and homemade goods.
Thursdays through November, from 11 a.m.-3 p.m., check out the farmers market in Rosslyn at 1401 Wilson Blvd. Produce and flea market featuring glassware, photography, crafts and more. Every third Thursday, an artists market is also presented. Call Lynn Shulsinger of Spice of Life Café at 703-524-2066.
Antiques and Collectibles Market The Clarendon Antiques and Collectibles Market, a year-round Saturday event, is located at 2900 Wilson Blvd. About 50 vendors participate from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Free parking available at 3033 Wilson Blvd.
Arlington Arts al Fresco Free lunch-time and evening concerts. Call the 24-hour Artsline at 703-228-6966 or visit www.arlingtonarts.org.
Social Group for 40s and 50s Join other Arlington men and women in their 40s and 50s for movies, art and music, dining, theater, books, arts and crafts, cards, walks, conversation and more. Call Polly Fields at 703-683-7733.
Learn-to-Skate Clinics Free in-line skating lessons are held on Thursdays from 6:30-7:30 p.m. at Ski Chalet, 2704 Columbia Pike, through September. Call 703-521-1700.
Stop in for Stories Presented for children 2-4 at 11 a.m., Thursdays, at 735 S. 18th St. in Aurora Hills. Call 703-228-5715. Also, Fridays at 10 a.m., ages 3-6, at the Central Library, 1015 N. Quincy St. Call 703-228-5990. No registration is required.
Ball-Sellers House, 5620 S. Third St. (opposite Kenmore Middle School), is open for the season on Saturdays through Oct. 26, from 1-4 p.m. Log cabin built in 1750 with historical displays, furnishings of the period and a demonstration garden. Special events through the season. Call 703-892-4204.
Free Aerobics Walter Reed Community Center, 2909 S. 16th St., presents an ongoing adult program featuring a high/low combination physical workout. It includes stretching, toning, cardiovascular and abdominal exercises. Program takes place on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 7-8 p.m. Call Margo Watters at 703-228-5718.
Play Group The county sponsors an ongoing opportunity for parents and young children (birth to 4 years) to interact in a safe, fun environment. The play group is open every Tuesday and Thursday, from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., at Barcroft Sports and Fitness Center, 4200 S. Four Mile Run. The drop-in cost is $2 for an adult with any number of children. Call 703-228-0701.
Tiny Tots and Preschool Programs Long Branch (703-228-6535) and Gulf Branch (703-228-3403) nature centers offer programs for children 1 1/2 years through the end of their second year and preschool-age children. Morning and afternoon programs available. There is a $1 fee per child, payable on the day of the program. Reservations must be made by phone only during the month the program is offered.
SOS-Seniors Online Internet coaching for seniors the first and second Tuesday each month from 1-3 p.m. at Aurora Hills Public Library, 735 S. 18th St. Registration is required. Call 703-228-5715.
Internet Introduction Shirlington Library, 2700 S. Arlington Mill Road, will host free Internet introduction classes on Mondays at 2 and 2:30 p.m. and Thursdays at 10:30 and 11 a.m. Advance registration is required. Call 703-228-6545.
Billiards are available all day Monday-Friday at three senior action centers in Arlington. No fee. Newcomers welcome. Call Gunston at 703-228-6970, Culpepper Garden at 703-228-4403, or Thomas Jefferson at 703-228-5290.
Latin Dance for Teens Learn to dance different types of Latin dance: salsa, merengue, mambo and cha-cha. Teens also practice their leadership skills as they teach others. Free classes take place on Tuesdays (4-6 p.m.) and Thursdays (3-5 p.m.) at the Barcroft Sports and Fitness Center, 4200 S. Four Mile Run. Call 703-228-7783.
Movie Club The new AMC Movie Club will meet Saturdays, from 4-6 p.m., for a movie and dinner. Call Howard at 703-522-0529 or e-mail bulldog344@hotmail.com.
Puppy Parties Join other dog owners on Saturdays from 9-11 a.m. at the fenced-off area inside Shirlington Dog Exercise Area, located along the bicycle path behind a storage facility along South Four Mile Run (between Shirlington Road and South Walter Reed Drive). One-year old or younger puppies with proof of vaccinations are welcome. A volunteer will be on hand to answer questions. Call 703-578-0522, or visit www.arlingtondogs.org.
Senior Travel The county’s Office of Senior Adult Programs (OSAP) offers a variety of travel opportunities and day excursions throughout the year. Trips range in price from $4-$80 and include theaters, museums, sports, outlet shopping, casinos and historic sites. Overnight trips are planned several times a year. Seniors need to join OSAP to access the travel program at an annual cost of $5. Call Mimi Fitzgerald at 703-228-4749.
Bingo is held Mondays and Fridays at 1 p.m. at Culpepper Garden Senior Action Center, Fridays at 11:15 a.m. at Gunston/Drew bilingual bingo, Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m. at Dawson Terrace. Call 703-228-4744.
Bridge, Poker and Canasta are available at Lee Senior Action Center, Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Call 703-228-0555.
Tai Chi classes for seniors are held weekly at four senior centers. Call for a schedule and location of nearest center 703-228-4744.
Senior Singles Chorale meets Tuesdays at 2 p.m. at the Lee Senior Action Center. Call 703-228-0555.
Small Business Tips Free one-on-one counseling by SCORE (Service Corps of Retired Executives) sponsored by the Small Business Administration at Central Library, 1015 N. Quincy St. Call 703-228-5984 to make a reservation. Senior Action Center. Call 703-228-4403.
Geneology Classes are held the first Wednesday of each month at Lee Senior Center. No fee. Call 703-228-0555.


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Family Stories at Glencarlyn Library, 300 S. Kensington St., begins at 7:30 p.m. Call 703-228-6548. Stories, songs, poetry and a craft for 3- to 7-year-olds at Shirlington Library, 2700 S. Arlington Mill Drive, at 7 p.m. Call 703-228-6545.
Bedtime Stories at Westover Library, 1800 N. Lexington St., begins at 7 p.m. For ages 3-6. Call 703-228-5260.
Saturday Stock Talks at Central Library, 1015 N. Quincy St., in the auditorium. Call 703-228-6328.
Stop in for Stories at Aurora Hills Library, 735 S. 18th St., at 10 and 11 a.m. For ages 2-4 with an adult. Call 703-228-5715.

Evening Campfire Long Branch Nature Center, 625 S. Carlin Springs, presents stories, games, songs, animal guests and s’mores, from 7:30-8:45 p.m. Reservations required. Call 703-228-6535.

Master Gardeners’ Plant Clinic at Central Library, 1015 N. Quincy St., at 7 p.m. Each Thursday, gardening and plant-care advice and identification is dispersed. Call 703-228-6400.

MOMS Club will meet at the Fairlington Community Center, 3308 S. Stafford St., at 10 a.m. Infants and children welcome. Meet other stay-at-home moms and learn about upcoming activities. Call Tina to R.S.V.P. at 703-486-1036.


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MONDAY/AUGUST 26
The Northern Virginia Mineral Club, Inc. will meet at the Long Branch Nature Center at 7:30 p.m. Contact Don Garrett at 703-430-1242.
AARP’s 55 Alive Defensive Driving Class for seniors will be held on Monday, Aug. 26 and Tuesday, Aug. 27 from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Lee Senior Center. The cost is $10. Participants must attend both classes to receive the certificate. Call 703-228-0555 to register.

TUESDAY/AUGUST 27
The Book Club at Culpeper Garden Senior Center will met at 1:30 p.m. to discuss “Outside Package” by Julia Scully. No fee. Newcomers welcome. Call 703-228-4403 to sign up.
Vietnamese Cooking demonstration will be held at 10 a.m. at the Gunston/Drew Sener Center located at Carver Community Center. No fee. Newcomers welcome. Call 703-228-6970 to sign up.

WEDNESDAY/AUGUST 28
The Microminerologist of the National Capitol Area, Inc. will meet at the Long Branch Nature Center at 7:30 p.m. Contact Fred Schaefermyer at 703-971-3080 for more information.

THURSDAY/AUGUST 29
Woodworking Seniors who enjoy woodworking are invited to join a group a Lee Senior Center at 1 p.m. No fee. Newcomers welcome. Call 703-228-0555 for details.

FRIDAY/AUG. 30
Nighttime in the Summer Forest Families take a nighttime hike through the forest looking for nocturnal creatures 8:30-9:30 p.m. Call for reservations at the Gulf Branch Nature Center, 703-228-6535.
Salad Potluck An end of summer salad potluck lunch will be held at noon at the Aurora Hills Senior Center. Attendees should bring a salad to serve six; tuna salad will be provided. Newcomers welcome. Call 703-228-5722 to pre-register.
Senior Olympics The deadline is fast approaching for seniors (50 plus) to enter the 2002 Northern Virginia Senior Olympics to be held Sept.14-26. Over 25 indoor and outdoor events are scheduled. Cost is $4 for registration and $1 per event. Participants must be 50 years of age by Dec. 31. Call 703-228-4403 for a registration form or contact any senior center.

SATURDAY/AUG. 31
Ray Kaminsky plays at 7 p.m. in Potomac Overlook Regional Park, 2845 N. Marcey Road. Blues and folk songs will be performed and light refreshments will be served. The requested donation in $5-$7, call 703-528-5406 for more details.
Gospel Jubilee and Dinner will be held at St. Andrews Episcopal Church, 400 Lorcom Lane. The dinner will be held from 4:30-8:30 p.m. by the Phoenix Program Alumni, who have plegded to raise $5,000 for the Kline Building Campaign and the proceeds from this event will be applied towards that goal. All members of the recovery community are invited to share a celebration of personal accomplishment. Call Doris Tilman at 703-248-8369 to place reservations.

TUESDAY/SEPTEMBER 3
Historic Arlington Roundtable There will be a brown-bag luncheon for anyone interested in Arlington’s history in Room 715 at the County Building, located at 2100 Clarendon Blvd., from 12:15-1:15 p.m. This is an informal gathering to learn about each others interests, share information, and hear short talks by experts. The topic for September is “Neighborhood Histories in Arlington.” Call Michael Leventhal at 703-228-3813 or email at cwramirex@starpower.net.

THURSDAY/SEPTEMBER 5
An interactive Fire Station Chat, designed to give people practical tools to deal with fear and worry since the 9-11 terrorist attacks, will be held from 6:30 p.m.-8 p.m. at Arlington County Fire Station #9, located at 1900 S. Walter Reed Drive. The presentation is free and open to the public and will be hosted and facilitated by Ray Madaghiele, a Gilbert, AZ, civil engineer turned human potential engineer whose 3,000 mile, 70-day bicycling journey from Phoenix to Ground Zero, New York City, will bring him to Arlington. Call Bill Cox at 703-351-9747 for local information.

SATURDAY/SEPT. 7
Rosslyn Jazz Festival presented by Rosslyn Renaissance in conjunction with WPFW 89.3 FM, at Gateway Park, N. Lynn at Lee Highway, 1-6 p.m. Free. Visit www.rossren.com or call 703-522-6628.

TUESDAY/SEPTEMBER 10
All Media Juried Exhibition The Arlington Arts Center presents its all media juried exhibition at the Ellipse Arts Center, 4350 N. Fairfax Drive, while their facility is closed for rennovation between Sept. 10-Oct. 26. The opening reception will be on Sept. 10 from 6-8 p.m. The Juror’s Talk will be on Sept. 11. Free parking for the opening reception and juror’s talk. Call 703-228-7710.

WEDNESDAY/SEPTEMBER 11
Memorial Prayer Service Little Falls Church, 6025 Little Falls Road, is holding a prayer service at 7:30 p.m. to commemorate the anniversary of the terrorist attacks on America. The quiet, contemplative service will remember and honor the victims of those attacks. Free. Child care provided. Call 703-538-5230 or visit http://www.littlefallschurch.org/11Sept02FS.html.

THURSDAY/SEPTEMBER 12
Uncle Tom’s Cabin The most influential play in U.S. history is revived to commemorate the 150th anneversary of George Aiken’s powerful stage adaptation of Harriet Beecher Stowes’ novel. The production will run from Sept. 12-Oct. 19 at the American Century Theatre, 2700 S. Lang St. Tickets are $17-$24. Call 703-553-8782 or visit www.americancentury.org.

FRIDAY/SEPTEMBER 13
An Open House for Levine School of Music, 1125 N. Patrick Henry Drive, will be held from 6-9 p.m. Faculty will be on hand to discuss group lessons, private lessons, and performing ensembles. Registration for the fall school year will take place at this open house. Call 703-237-5655.

SATURDAY/SEPTEMBER 14
Folk Music Laurie Rose Griffith and Peter Mealy join Dennis and Martha Doyle and other local performers for contemporary folk music at Potomac Overlook Regional Park, 2845 N. Marcey Road. Light refreshments will be served, and requested donation is $5-$7. For more information call 703-528-5406.
2002 Northern Virginia Senior Olympics will be held Sept. 14-26. Participants 50 years of age and older compete in more that 25 indoor and outdoor activities. Events include golf, tennis, swimming, cribbage, cards, pickleball, line dancing, horseshoes, archery, basketball, chess, racquetball and shuffleboard. Events in track and field begin at Falls Church High School at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 14. Call 703-228-4403.
Ray Barretto, one of the pioneers of Latin-jazz fusion and the architect of what is now referred to as Salsa, will be perfoming at the Rosslyn Spectrum, 1611 N. Kent St., at 8 p.m. Tickets are $35. Call 703-218-6500 or visit tickets.com for tickets. Call 703-228-1850 for details.

SUNDAY/SEPTEMBER 15
El Salvador Festival from 12-6 p.m. at Barcroft Park, 4100 S. Four Mile Run Drive. Free.

WEDNESDAY/SEPTEMBER 18
Harvest of Fear will be shown, explaining ways natural systems can teach people to develop sustainable human systems and activities. Potomac Overlook Regional Park Nature Center in Arlington. Reservations are required, call 703-528-5406 for more details.

THURSDAY/SEPTEMBER 19
Authors at Central Library Readings by Jacquiline Jules, James C. Hopkins, Jill Tunick, and Miles David Moore. Four area authors whose work has been published in the latest volume of literary journal, Minimus. Arlington Central Library, 1015 N. Quincy St., 2nd Floor Meeting Room. 7:30 p.m. Free. 703-228-1850.

SATURAY/SEPTEMBER 21
Peter and the Wolf, an original play by Inna Shapiro and inspired by Sergei Prokofiev’s orginal score, will be perfomed at the Classika Theatre, 4041 S. 28th St., from Sept. 21-Nov. 3 on Saturdays and Sundays. Tickets will be $12 in advance and $15 at the door. Discounts are avialable. Call 703-824-0060 or visit pr@classika.org.
Kids Stuff Sale Cherrydale Methodist Church, Lorcom Lane and Nellie Custis Drive, will host a consignment sale from 8 a.m.-Noon to benefit charities. Items from 100 families include children’s clothing, equipment, toys, books, and maternity gear. Admission is free. Call 703-528-3731.

SUNDAY/SEPTEMBER 22
Old Time Fiddlers Contest from 12-6 p.m. at Lubber Run Amphitheatre, N. Columbus St. Free.

SATURDAY/SEPTEMBER 28
Santiago Rodriguez, hailed as a “Phenomenal pianist” by The New York Times, will perform with the Arlington Symphony Concert Orchestra at 8 p.m at the Schlesinger Center, Alexandria Campus of Northern Virginia Community College. Ives: Variations on “America”; Beethoven: Symphony No. 5; Rachmoninov: Piano Concerto No. 3 are some of the pieces on the program. Tickets are $26-$50. Call 703-528-1817 or visit www.arlingtonsyphony.org.
“The Vindication of Senyora Clito Mestras” at Classika Theatre, 4041 S. 28th St., will present The Vindication of Senyora Clito Mestras from Sept. 28-Oct. 19 at 7:30 p.m., Thursdays-Saturdays, and at 4 p.m. on Sundays. Ticket prices for Thursdays and Sundays are $15 in advance and $17 at the door. Ticket prices for Fridays and Saturdays are $17 in advance and $20 at the door. Call 703-824-6200, visit www.classika.org, or email info@classika.org.


TUESDAY/OCTOBER 1
Historic Arlington Roundtable There will be a brown-bag luncheon for anyone interested in Arlington’s history in Room 715 at the County Building, located at 2100 Clarendon Blvd., from 12:15-1:15 p.m. This is an informal gathering to learn about each others interests, share information, and hear short talks by experts. The topic for October is “Rehabilitation Standards.” Call Michael Leventhal at 703-228-3813 or email at cwramirex@starpower.net.

WEDNESDAY/OCTOBER 16
The Lorax, a Dr. Seuss classic, film version will be shown as part of the Sustainable Path film series. Potomac Overlook Regional Park Nature Center in Arlington. Reservations are required, call 703-528-5406 for details.

TUESDAY/NOVEMBER 5
Historic Arlington Roundtable There will be a brown-bag luncheon for anyone interested in Arlington’s history in Room 715 at the County Building, located at 2100 Clarendon Blvd., from 12:15-1:15 p.m. This is an informal gathering to learn about each others interests, share information, and hear short talks by experts. The topic for November is “Historic Resources in Arlington’s Parks.” Call Michael Leventhal at 703-228-3813 or email at cwramirex@starpower.net.

WEDNESDAY/NOVEMBER 20
Sustainable Path Film Series presents Koyannisquatsi: Life Out of Balance at 7 p.m. Potomac Overlook Regional Park Nature Center in Arlington.Reservations are required, call 703-528-5406 for details.

TUESDAY/NOVEMBER 5
Historic Arlington Roundtable There will be a brown-bag luncheon for anyone interested in Arlington’s history in Room 715 at the County Building, located at 2100 Clarendon Blvd., from 12:15-1:15 p.m. This is an informal gathering to learn about each others interests, share information, and hear short talks by experts. The topic for November is “Historic Resources in Arlington’s Parks.” Call Michael Leventhal at 703-228-3813 or email at cwramirex@starpower.net.


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