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Calendar Dec. 13-19

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Wednesday/Dec. 13

Standup Comedy Fundraiser Show. 8-10 p.m. at Dr. Dremo's Taphouse, 2001 Clarendon Blvd. Twelve local comedians will perform for seven minutes and then participants from the crowd can tell a joke to win prizes. $5 voluntary donation with all proceeds going to support the Whitman-Walker Clinic's fight against HIV/AIDS. Visit www.drdremo.com or call 703-528-4660.

Family Storytime. 7 p.m. at Central Library, 1015 N. Quincy St., Arlington. Drop in for stories and craft for all ages. Free. Call 703-228-5946 for more information.

Family Storytime. 7:30 p.m. at Glencarlyn Library, 300 S. Kensington St., Arlington. Drop in for stories and a craft. 703-228-6548 for more information.

Stories and More. 2:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. at Westover Library, 1800 N. Lexington St., Arlington. Drop in for books and activities for the whole family to enjoy. 703-228-5260 for more information.

Music Performance. Signature Theater is going to say good-bye the their home with a night of song at 2800 S. Stafford St., Arlington. This special Cabaret performance will feature a cast of Signature's brightest and best singing their favorites from the past 16 Signature seasons. Call 703-820-9771 or visit www.signature-theatre.org for times and cost.

Music Storytime. Aladdin's Lamp Children's Bookstore, 2499 North Harrison St., Suite #10, will have musical storytime with Don Bridges at 11 a.m. There will be lots of sing-alongs and rhythm instruments. Ages 2-8. Call 703-241-8281.

Thursday/Dec. 14

Book Discussions. Jewish Federation of Greater Washington will hold a discussion that explores Judaism's relationship to books, letters and more. 7:30-8:30 p.m. at Arlington Central Library, 1015 N. Quincy St., Arlington. Contact Michele Duchin at 301-348-7377 or e-mail michele.duchin@shalomdc.org.

Comedy Performance. Watch The Comedy Spot in Ballston Mall put a new twist on the classic "A Christmas Story" at 8 p.m. at the mall, 4238 Wilson Blvd., Arlington. $14/person. Visit www.comedyindc.com for more information.

Friday Morning Music Club. Noon-1 p.m. at Ellipse Arts Center. Many different performers will share their music. Free. 703-228-7710 for more information.

Toddler Time For 2s. 10:15 a.m. at Cherrydale Library, 2190 N. Military Road, Arlington. Drop in for stories, fingerplays and a craft for two-year-olds with an adult. Free. 703-228-6330.

3s And 4s Together. 11:15 a.m. at Cherrydale Library, 2190 N. Military Road, Arlington. Drop in for stories, fingerplays and a craft for three- and four-year old with an adult. Free. 703-228-6330.

Music Performance. Signature Theater is going to say good-bye the their home with a night of song at 2800 S. Stafford St., Arlington. This special Cabaret performance will feature a cast of Signature's brightest and best singing their favorites from the past 16 Signature seasons. Call 703-820-9771 or visit www.signature-theatre.org for times and cost.

Music Concert. The Wakefield High School Music Department will present its annual Winter Concert at 7 p.m. The band, orchestra and chorus will perform holiday favorites, including "Sleigh Ride" and "He Shall Purify" (from Handel’s Messiah), as well as a variety of other musical pieces. Families and children of all ages are welcome; admission is free. The concert will take place in the auditorium at Wakefield High School, 4901 S. Chesterfield Road, Arlington.

Holiday Season Open House. Woodmont Weavers are having an open house from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Ballston Common Mall, 3rd floor, 4238 Wilson Blvd., Arlington. Shop for unique gifts and enjoy refreshments. 703-469-1892 for more information.

Music Performance. Faculty members at Glebe Elementary School will be performing in the school's winter concerts at 9:30 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. a the school, 1770 N. Glebe Road, Arlington. 703-228-6280.

Friday/Dec. 15

Book Discussion. 1 p.m. discuss "Fifth Business" by Robertson Davies at Aurora Hills Library, 735 South 18th St., Arlington. Free. Call 703-228-5715.

Music Performance. Signature Theater is going to say good-bye the their home with a night of song at 2800 S. Stafford St., Arlington. This special Cabaret performance will feature a cast of Signature's brightest and best singing their favorites from the past 16 Signature seasons. Call 703-820-9771 or visit www.signature-theatre.org for times and cost.

Saturday/Dec. 16

Holiday Music. Three women sing holiday songs with a new twist at 7:30 p.m. at The Comedy Spot in the Ballston Mall, 238 Wilson Blvd., Arlington. For adults only due to content. $14/person. Visit www.comedyindc.com for more information.

Music Performance. Signature Theater is going to say good-bye the their home with a night of song at 2800 S. Stafford St., Arlington. This special Cabaret performance will feature a cast of Signature's brightest and best singing their favorites from the past 16 Signature seasons. Call 703-820-9771 or visit www.signature-theatre.org for times and cost.

New York City Shopping Trip. From 6 a.m.-midnight teens and parents are welcome to go on this trip. $60/participant. Call 703-228-7782 for more information.

Skate Night. For families from 6:30-8:30 p.m. and teens from 9-11 p.m. at Thomas Jefferson Community Center, 3501 S. 2nd St. 703-228-7782 for cost and more information.

Music Performance. The World Children's Choir sing traditional and international carols at 7 p.m. at St. Peter's Episcopal Church, 4250 N. Glebe Road, Arlington. $20/adult; $15/senior/student/children. Visit www.worldchildrenschoir.org or call 703-883-0920.

Holiday Celebration. Aladdin's Lamp Children's Bookstore, 2499 North Harrison St., Suite #10, will have a Holiday Happening at 11 a.m. There will be stories, songs and guitar playing performed by storyteller Marlena Thompson. Call 703-241-8281.

Book Discussion. Aladdin's Lamp Children's Bookstore, 2499 North Harrison St., Suite #10, will have a book discussion with author Rosalyn Schanzer Saturday, Dec. 16 at 2 p.m. Rosalyn Schanzer will discuss her newest book "John Smith Escapes Again!" Grades 3 and up. Call 703-421-8281.

Sunday/Dec. 17

Wisdom of the Elders. Annual winter solstice event starts at 2 p.m. at Potomac Overlook Regional Park, 2845 N. Marcey Road, Arlington. Celebrate the wisdom of those who have come before. Refreshments will be served. Adults and children age 6 and older. 703-528-5406.

Music Performance. Potomac Harmony Chorus performs "Celebrate with Light!" a holiday music show and sing-along at Thomas Jefferson Theater, 125 South Old Glebe Road, Arlington, at 3 p.m. Adults $15, Seniors (62 & over), Children (12 & under) $12. Call 703-764-3896 or 703-979-8028 or visit www.potomacharmony.org.

Music Performance. The World Children's Choir sing traditional and international carols at 3 p.m. at St. Peter's Episcopal Church, 4250 N. Glebe Road, Arlington. $20/adult; $15/senior/student/children. Visit www.worldchildrenschoir.org or call 703-883-0920.

Book Party. Jacqueline Jules, Katherine Janus Kahn and Laura Melmed will read from their Hanukkah books, "The Ziz and the Hanukkah Miracle," "Sammy Spider's First Hanukkah" and "Moishe's Miracle" at 1:30 p.m. at Aladdin's Lamp Children's Bookstore, 2499 North Harrison St., Arlington. Free. 703-241-8281.

Music Concert. The Bloss Free Will Baptist Church, 716 North Barton St., will present the Wilson Family in Concert, at 6 p.m. Free. Donations appreciated. Call 703-538-6744 or 703-527-7040.

Music Performance. The World Sings Gloria is a program of holiday carols and songs from many nations, sung by the Columbia Pike Community Chorus. Free. 4 p.m. at Trinity Church, 2217 Columbia Pike. Call 703-920-7077 for more information.

Monday/Dec. 18

Shakespeare Readings. 8 p.m. at WSC's Clark Street Playhouse, 601 S. Clark St., Arlington. Pay-what-you-can price. Enjoy "Bingo" by Edward Bond. No reservations necessary. E-mail info@washingtonshakespeare.org or call 703-418-4808.

Monday Evening with the Friends. Discuss Philip Roth's "The Human Stain" at 7 p.m. at Central Library, 2nd floor meeting room, 1015 N. Quincy St., Arlington. 703-228-7688 or bdean@arlingtonva.us for more information.

Wednesday/Dec. 20

Family Storytime. 7 p.m. at Central Library, 1015 N. Quincy St., Arlington. Drop in for stories and craft for all ages. Free. Call 703-228-5946 for more information.

Family Storytime. 7:30 p.m. at Glencarlyn Library, 300 S. Kensington St., Arlington. Drop in for stories and a craft. 703-228-6548 for more information.

Stories and More. 2:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. at Westover Library, 1800 N. Lexington St., Arlington. Drop in for books and activities for the whole family to enjoy. 703-228-5260 for more information.

Poesis. 7-9 p.m. at Greenberry's Coffee, 1737 Wilson Blvd., Arlington. Features Brandon Johnson. Music will be provided by Shep Williams, keyboard and Mike Gillispie, flute. Admission is free. 703 465 7823.

Christmas Play. Our Savior Lutheran School 825 S. Taylor St., Arlington will perform "Three Wee Kings" as the Christmas play. Presentations will be at 11 a.m. and 7:30 p.m. in the Church Sanctuary. Call 703-892-4846.

Music Performance. Faculty members at Carlin Springs Elementary School will be performing in the school's musical concert at 8:40 a.m. at the school, 5995 S. 5th Road, Arlington. 703-228-6645.

Thursday/Dec. 21

Toddler Time For 2s. 10:15 a.m. at Cherrydale Library, 2190 N. Military Road, Arlington. Drop in for stories, fingerplays and a craft for two-year-olds with an adult. Free. 703-228-6330.

3s And 4s Together. 11:15 a.m. at Cherrydale Library, 2190 N. Military Road, Arlington. Drop in for stories, fingerplays and a craft for three- and four-year old with an adult. Free. 703-228-6330.

Thursday Morning with the Friends. Discuss Joseph Conrad's "Heart Of Darkness" at 10:30 a.m. at at Central Library, 2nd floor meeting room, 1015 N. Quincy St., Arlington. 703-228-7688 or bdean@arlingtonva.us for more information.

The Williamsburg Woman’s Club. Meet at 11:45 a.m. at Little Falls Presbyterian Church, 6025 Little Falls Road, Arlington. Cecily Corcoran will tell about the National Scholastic Art Scholarship Competition, followed by entertainment by the Merry Makers. Guests are welcome. Call 703-538-7044.

Saturday/Dec. 23

Skate Night. For families from 6:30-8:30 p.m. and teens from 9-11 p.m. at Thomas Jefferson Community Center, 3501 S. 2nd St. 703-228-7782 for cost and more information.

Tuesday/Dec. 26

Winter Holiday Camp. For teens from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. with extended hours from 4-6 p.m. at Thomas Jefferson Community Center, 3501 S. 2nd St. Cost $100 . 703-228-7782 for more information.

Wednesday/Dec. 27

Family Storytime. 7 p.m. at Central Library, 1015 N. Quincy St., Arlington. Drop in for stories and craft for all ages. Free. Call 703-228-5946 for more information.

Family Storytime. 7:30 p.m. at Glencarlyn Library, 300 S. Kensington St., Arlington. Drop in for stories and a craft. 703-228-6548 for more information.

Stories and More. 2:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. at Westover Library, 1800 N. Lexington St., Arlington. Drop in for books and activities for the whole family to enjoy. 703-228-5260 for more information.

Winter Holiday Camp. For teens from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. with extended hours from 4-6 p.m. at Thomas Jefferson Community Center, 3501 S. 2nd St. Cost $100 . 703-228-7782 for more information.

Thursday/Dec. 28

Toddler Time For 2s. 10:15 a.m. at Cherrydale Library, 2190 N. Military Road, Arlington. Drop in for stories, fingerplays and a craft for two-year-olds with an adult. Free. 703-228-6330.

3s And 4s Together. 11:15 a.m. at Cherrydale Library, 2190 N. Military Road, Arlington. Drop in for stories, fingerplays and a craft for three- and four-year old with an adult. Free. 703-228-6330.

Winter Holiday Camp. For teens from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. with extended hours from 4-6 p.m. at Thomas Jefferson Community Center, 3501 S. 2nd St. Cost $100 . 703-228-7782 for more information.

Friday/Dec. 29

Winter Holiday Camp. For teens from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. with extended hours from 4-6 p.m. at Thomas Jefferson Community Center, 3501 S. 2nd St. Cost $100 . 703-228-7782 for more information.

Saturday/Dec. 30

Pre-New Years Party. For teens from 8-11 p.m. at Thomas Jefferson Community Center, 3501 S. 2nd St. $3/person. 703-228-7782 for more information.