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Calendar Feb. 14-20

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Wednesday/Feb. 14

Read to Me: Family Stories. 2:30 p.m. at Westover Library, 1800 N. Lexington St., Arlington. Drop-in storytime for all ages. 703-228-5260.

Cuentos en Español. 4 p.m. at Central Library, 1015 North Quincy St., Arlington. Drop in for songs and stories in Spanish for ages 5 and up. 703-228-5946.

Read to Me: Family Stories. 7 p.m. at Cherrydale Library, 2190 N. Military Road, Arlington. Drop-in storytime for all ages. 703-228-6330.

Signing Smart. 11 a.m. children up to ages 2 1/2 can sing, play games and activities with parents. These activities incorporate sign language signs. At Aladdin's Lamp Children's Bookstore, 2499 N. Harrison St., Suite #10, Arlington. Free with adult. 703-241-8281.

Thursday/Feb. 15

Raise a Reader. 10 a.m. at Central Library, 1015 North Quincy St., Arlington. For children ages 0-23 months. Space is limited and registration is required; Call 703-228-5946.

Stop In for Stories. 4 p.m. at Aurora Hills, 735 South 18th St., Arlington. Drop-in storytime for all ages. 703-228-5715.

Tales for Twos. 10:15 a.m. and 11:15 a.m. at Cherrydale Library, 2190 N. Military Road, Arlington. For ages 24-35 months. Space is limited and registration is required; call 703-228-6330.

Raise a Reader. 10:30 a.m. at Glencarlyn Library, 300 S. Kensington St., Arlington. For children up to 23 months. Space is limited and registration is required; call 703-228-6545.

Twos and Threes Together. 11 a.m. at Westover Library, 1800 N. Lexington St., Arlington. For children ages 2-4. Space is limited and registration is required; call 703-228-5260.

Theater Performance. Washington Lee High School is performing "Once Upon a Matress" at Kenmore Middle School, 200 S. Carlin Springs Road, Arlington at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $7/adults and $5/student if purchased in advance. $10 at the door. Call 703-228-6200 for tickets.

Friday/Feb. 16

Stop In for Stories. 10 a.m. at Central Library, 1015 North Quincy St., Arlington. Drop-in storytime for all ages. 703-228-5946.

Book Discussion. 1 p.m. at Aurora Hills Library, 735 South 18th St., Arlington. "1776" by David McCullough. 703-228-5715.

Music Event. Join organists, handbell ringers and instrumentalists at 8 p.m. at St. Thomas More Cathedral, 3902 Cathedral Lane, Arlington. Free. 703- 524-2815.

Author Reading. Learn cooking tips from Aviva Goldfarb's book "The Six O'Clock Scramble: Quick, Healthy and Delicious Dinner Recipes for Busy Families" at noon at Olsson's Crystal City, 2200 Crystal Drive, Arlington. Free. 703-413-8121.

Theater Performance. Washington Lee High School is performing "Once Upon a Matress" at Kenmore Middle School, 200 S. Carlin Springs Road, Arlington at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $7/adults and $5/student if purchased in advance. $10 at the door. Call 703-228-6200 for tickets.

Saturday/Feb. 17

Celebrate Black History Month. 15th Annual Feel the Heritage Festival. Noon - 5 p.m. at Charles R. Drew Community Center, 3500 Couth 23rd St, Arlington. Enjoy an array of music and dance performances by regional artists. Call Kathy Harris Thomas at 703-228-5315.

Dance. 7:30-11:30 p.m. at Ft. Myer Community Center, Ft. Myer Army Base. Dance with nine-time National Shag Champions. $10/member and $12/non-members. Visit www.nvshag.org, 703-239-8978 or 703-622-7329.

All We Need is Love. 11 a.m. children ages 2 1/2-6 with adult can listen to stories of love including "Bear of My Heart" and "I Love You the World" at Aladdin's Lamp Children's Bookstore, 2499 N. Harrison St., Suite #10, Arlington. Free with adult. 703-241-8281.

Theater Performance. Washington Lee High School is performing "Once Upon a Matress" at Kenmore Middle School, 200 S. Carlin Springs Road, Arlington at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $7/adults and $5/student if purchased in advance. $10 at the door. Call 703-228-6200 for tickets.

Theater Performance. "The Best of Friends" by High Whitemore at 7:30 p.m. at St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, 4000 Lorcom Lane, Arlington. Free and there will be a meet the cast after. 703-522-1600.

Sunday/Feb. 18

Bel Canto Opera Lecture. The Opera Guild of Northern Virginia hosts a lecture by Opera Theatre of Northern Virginia Artistic Director, John Edward Niles, on Donizetti and His Era - The Daughter of the Regiment and Don Pasquale at 3 p.m. Aurora Hills Community Center, 735 S. 18th St. Arlington. Free Admission.

Monday/Feb. 19

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

Children's Programs. From 3-5 p.m., children in grades 1-5 can enjoy storytelling, crafts, movies and more at Buckingham Community Outreach Center, Arlington. 703-351-0019.

Read to Me: Family Stories. 11 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. at Columbia Pike Library, 816 S. Walter Reed Drive, Arlington. Drop-in storytime for all ages. 703-228-5710.

Twos and Threes Together. 10:30 a.m. at Glencarlyn Library, 300 S. Kensington St., Arlington. For children ages 2-4 years. Space is limited and registration is required; call 703-228-6545.

Wednesday/Feb. 21

Read to Me: Family Stories. 2:30 p.m. at Westover Library, 1800 N. Lexington St., Arlington. Drop-in storytime for all ages. 703-228-5260.

Cuentos en Español. 4 p.m. at Central Library, 1015 North Quincy St., Arlington. Drop in for songs and stories in Spanish for ages 5 and up. 703-228-5946.

Read to Me: Family Stories. 7 p.m. at Cherrydale Library, 2190 N. Military Road, Arlington. Drop-in storytime for all ages. 703-228-6330.

Poesis. 7-9 p.m. at Pentagon City Borders, 1201 S. Hayes St., Arlington. Features Kathi Wolfe. Free. 703-418-0166.

Author Reading. Listen to Kimberly Wilson read from her book "Hip Tranquil Chick" at 7 p.m. at Olsson's Crystal City, 2200 Crystal Drive, Arlington. Free. 703-413-8121.

Thursday/Feb. 22

Raise a Reader. 10 a.m. at Central Library, 1015 North Quincy St., Arlington. For children ages 0-23 months. Space is limited and registration is required; Call 703-228-5946.

Stop In for Stories. 4 p.m. at Aurora Hills, 735 South 18th St., Arlington. Drop-in storytime for all ages. 703-228-5715.

Tales for Twos. 10:15 a.m. and 11:15 a.m. at Cherrydale Library, 2190 N. Military Road, Arlington. For ages 24-35 months. Space is limited and registration is required; call 703-228-6330.

Twos and Threes Together. 11 a.m. at Westover Library, 1800 N. Lexington St., Arlington. For children ages 2-4. Space is limited and registration is required; call 703-228-5260.

Book Discussion. 10:30 a.m. at Central Library 2nd floor meeting room, 1015 N. Quincy St., Arlington. Discuss "Unless: A Novel" By Carol Shields. All are welcome; for more information, call 703-228-7688 or bdean@arlingtonva.us.

Opening Reception. 5:30-8 p.m. at The Gallery at The Art Institute of Washington, 1820 N. Fort Myer Drive, Arlington. Free admission. This annual show highlights a collection of design and media arts submitted by the faculty of the Art Institute of Washington.

Author Reading. Listen to Douglas Wilson read from his book "Lincoln's Sword: The Presidency and the Power of Words" at 7 p.m. at Olsson's Old Town, 106 S. Union St., Alexandria. Free. 703-684-0077.

Movie Watch. 6:30 p.m., watch "A Place of Our Own" about the New England beach town of Oak Bluffs at Central Library, 1015 N.Quincy St., Arlington. Free. Part of the Planet Arlington Event. Visit www.planetarlington.com or 703-228-6340.