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Calendar Feb. 21-Feb. 28

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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.

Opening Reception. 7:30 p.m., see "Intipuca: 40 years of Emigration" at the Rosslyn Spectrum, 1611 N. Kent St., Arlington. Screening of a documentary film when Arlington residents arrived from Intipuca. Free. Visit www.planetarlington.com or 703-228-1850.

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.

Music Event. U.S. Army Strolling Strings will perform a free concert at 7:30 p.m. in the Kenmore Auditorium, 200 S. Carlin Springs Road, Arlington. Visit www.usarmyband.com or 703-696-3399.

Friday/Feb. 23

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

Vocal Recital. Listen to Erica Webber accompanied by Douglas Beck from 7-9 p.m. at Arlington Arts Center, 3550 Wilson Blvd., Arlington. Reservations suggested. 703-248-6800 or www.arlingtonartscenter.org.

Saturday/Feb. 24

Dance Presentation. Jane Franklin Dance company of Arlington perform at 7 p.m., 8 p.m. and 9 p.m. at the Warehouse, 1017 7th St., N.W., Washington, D.C. This is part of their 10th anniversary. Tickets are $15/person. Visit www.janefranklin.com.

Theater Performance. The Jamestown Adventure Express, a trio of talented actors, will lead a rollicking romp through 40 years of Virginia's earliest history as a celebration of the 400th anniversary of the founding of Jamestown. Starts at 2 p.m. at Arlington Central Library, 1015 N. Quincy St., Arlington. Free. Call 703-548-1154 or visit www.encorestage.org.

Sunday/Feb. 25

Dance Presentation. Jane Franklin Dance company of Arlington perform at 6 p.m., 7 p.m. and 8 p.m. at the Warehouse, 1017 7th St., N.W., Washington, D.C. This is part of their 10th anniversary. Tickets are $15/person. Visit www.janefranklin.com.

<cal1>Monday/Feb. 26

<cal2>Shakespeare Readings. 8 p.m. at WSC's Clark Street Playhouse, 601 S. Clark St., Arlington. Pay-what-you-can price. Enjoy "Two Noble Kinsmen." 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.

Cuentos y Más…Stories and More. 4 p.m. at Cherrydale Library, 2190 N. Military Road, Arlington. Drop in for bilingual songs and stories for ages 3-7. 703-228-6330.

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.

Book Discussion. 7:30 p.m. at Central Library 2nd floor meeting room, 1015 N. Quincy St., Arlington. Discuss "Cry, The Beloved Country" by Alan Paton. All are welcome; for more information, call 703-228-7688 or bdean@arlingtonva.us.

Lecture. A public lecture on "Evolution, Creationism and Intelligent Design" will be held at 3 p.m. at the Arlington Public Library, 1015 N. Quincy St., Arlington. The speaker will be Dr. Mary McCutcheon, former professor at George Mason University. Free and open to the public. Call 703-228-2144.

Author Reading. Jon Clinch will read from his debut novel "Finn" at 7 p.m. at Olsson's Crystal City, 2200 Crystal Drive, Arlington. This novel explores the mysteries of Huck Finn's father. Free. 703-413-8121.

Wednesday/Feb. 28

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.

Thursday/March 1

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.

Art Lecture. From 7-9 p.m. listen to "Art Conservation Today: Research and Treatments" at Arlington Arts Center, 3550 Wilson Blvd., Arlington. Reservations suggested. 703-248-6800 or www.arlingtonartscenter.org.

Friday/March 2

Art Show. Arlington Artists Alliance is holding an art show and sale from 6-9 p.m. at St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, 4000 Lorcom Lane, Arlington. There will be an artist reception and a dance band present. Free. Visit www.arlingtonartistsalliance.org.

Dance Performance. From 7-9 p.m. Jane Franklin Dance performs part of "Found" at Arlington Arts Center, 3550 Wilson Blvd., Arlington. Reservations suggested. 703-248-6800 or www.arlingtonartscenter.org.

Rare Book Fair. 4-9:30 p.m. at Holiday Inn Rosslyn at Key Bridge, 1900 N. Fort Myer Drive, Arlington. There will be documents by Queen Victoria, a first edition "Ulysses" by James Joyce and other rare books. $12. Contact Amy Ruberl 301-654-2626 or e-mail: aruberl@wabf.com.

Saturday/March 3

Music Performance, 8 p.m. at the Rosslyn Spectrum Theatre, 1611 North Kent Street, Arlington, Virginia. Kitsune Ensemble, led by percussionist Billy Fox, featuring his fusion of Japanese classical and Modal jazz improve. Tickets $20 through www.TicketMaster.com or 202-397-SEAT (7328). For directions, call 703-228-1850, or visit www.planetarlington.com

Dance Presentation. Jane Franklin Dance company of Arlington perform at 7 p.m., 8 p.m. and 9 p.m. at the Warehouse, 1017 7th St., N.W., Washington, D.C. This is part of their 10th anniversary. Tickets are $15/person. Visit www.janefranklin.com.

Art Show. Arlington Artists Alliance is holding an art show and sale from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, 4000 Lorcom Lane, Arlington. Stardust band will perform. Free. Visit www.arlingtonartistsalliance.org.

Rare Book Fair. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. at Holiday Inn Rosslyn at Key Bridge, 1900 N. Fort Myer Drive, Arlington. There will be documents by Queen Victoria, a first edition "Ulysses" by James Joyce and other rare books. $6. At 11 a.m. there will be "Book Collecting 101: How to judge a book by its cover" by Allan Stypect. Contact Amy Ruberl 301-654-2626 or e-mail: aruberl@wabf.com.

Music Performance. Kitsune Ensemble will perform at 8 p.m. at Rosslyn Spectrum Theater, 1611 N. Kent St., Arlington. $20/person at www.ticketmaster.com or 202-397-7328. Visit www.arlingtonarts.org.

Flying Squirrels: Pixies of the Night. 6-7:15 p.m. Long Branch Nature Center, 625 S. Carlin Springs Road, Arlington. Families are invited to come learn about these nocturnal acrobats. $2. Registration required, 703-228-4747.

Sunday/March 4

Dance Presentation. Jane Franklin Dance company of Arlington perform at 6 p.m., 7 p.m. and 8 p.m. at the Warehouse, 1017 7th St., N.W., Washington, D.C. This is part of their 10th anniversary. Tickets are $15/person. Visit www.janefranklin.com.

Music Event. A concert of vocal music featuring the Yorktown High School Madrigals, plus a selection of solos and duets with Lee Ann Konstantinov, Soprano, and Gary Roebuck, Baritone will be presented 4 p.m. at Resurrection Lutheran Church, 6201 Washington Blvd. in Arlington. Free; a freewill offering will be taken. 703-532-5991.