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Calendar July 2-8

Know of something missing from our community entertainment Calendar? Send it to The Arlington Connection, e-mail it to arlington@connectionnewspapers.com. Deadline is 2 p.m. the Thursday before publication. Call Rebecca Halik at 703-917-6407 with any questions. Photos are welcome.

Ongoing:

The Arlington Farmers’ Market takes place on Saturdays from 9 a.m.-noon year round. Located at the intersection of N. Courthouse Road and N. 14th Street. Visit www.arlingtonfarmersmarket.com for more on the market and vendors.

Potomac Overlook Regional Park, 2845 Marcey Road, presents “Unlocking the Secrets of Our Living Planet: A Guided Hike at Potomac Overlook” at 2 p.m. on alternating Saturdays and Sundays. $3/person and reservations can be made at Potomac@nvrpa.org or 703-528-5406.

Weekly Farmers Markets are set to return May 30 to Ballston’s Welburn Square, between N. Stuart & N. Taylor Streets across from the Ballston Metro station. The markets will operate every Friday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. through Oct. 17, except for July 4. For directions and further information, visit www.ballstonfarmersmarket.blogspot.com or call 703-528-3527.

Hear music on “Wednesdays at Waterview” from July 9 through Aug. 20 from Waterview Terrace, 1919 N. Lynn St. in Rosslyn. Enjoy happy hour concerts from 5:30-8 p.m.

Enjoy Rosslyn Restaurants & Rhythms on Fridays from 5-6:30 p.m. at Tivoli Restaurant, Sundays from 7-8:30 p.m. at Piola and Mondays from 5-6:30 p.m. at Café Asia. Free.

There are concerts in Welburn Square on Fridays along with Friday nights at Lubber Run Amphitheatre.

There are James Bond Film Festivals on Mondays in Crystal City and Fridays in Rosslyn through September.

For more information on all of these events and more visit www.arlingtonarts.org or 703-228-6966.

Thursday/July 3

Rock at the Row. 7 p.m. at the Pentagon Row Plaza. Hear music by King Cadillac, enjoy food samples, giveaways and more. Free. Visit www.pentagonrow.com or 703-413-6691.

Baseball Movie. 1 p.m. at Shirlington Library, 4200 Campbell Ave. Watch “A League of Their Own.” Free.

Book Discussion. 11 a.m. at Shirlington Library, 4200 Campbell Ave. Discuss “When the Elephants Dance” by Tess Uriza Holthe. Free. 703-228-0322.

Stop in for Stories. 10 a.m. or 11 a.m. at Central Youth Services, 1015 N. Quincy St. All ages can drop in for stories, songs and more. Free. 703-228-5946.

Friday/July 4

4th of July Parade. 10 a.m. at Barcroft Community House, 800 S. Buchanan St. Features the National Guard, Fire Department and a unicyclist juggler. Enjoy a potluck bbq and ceremony.

Music Performance. The Airmen of Note will perform at 8 p.m. at Air Force Memorial, One Air Force Memorial Drive. Free. Visit www.usafband.af.mil or 202-767-5658.

Saturday/July 5

Music Performance. Rick Whitehead Jazz Trio will perform at 8 p.m. at Extra Virgin Restaurant, 4053 Campbell Ave. Visit www.extravirginva.com or 703-998-8474.

Music Performance. Hear selections from “Don Pasquale,” “Hansel and Gretel” and more at 8 p.m. at Lubber Run Amphitheatre, N. 2nd & N. Columbus Streets. Free. Visit www.novaopera.org or 703-228-1850.

Garage Sale and Flea Market. 7 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at I-66 at N. Quincy St. Browse through books, clothes and more. Visit http://civitan.net/arlington for more. Free.

Garage Sale. The Civitans is holding a garage sale in the I-66 parking garage on 15th Street between N. Quincy and Stafford streets from 7 a.m.-1 p.m. Free. 703-534-9268.

Opera Theatre of Northern Virginia performance at Lubber Run Amphitheatre, N. 2nd and Columbus Streets, 8 p.m. and free.

Sunday/July 6

Music Performance. Hear selections from “Don Pasquale,” “Hansel and Gretel” and more at 8 p.m. at Lubber Run Amphitheatre, N. 2nd & N. Columbus Streets. Free. Visit www.novaopera.org or 703-228-1850.

Family Movie. 2 p.m. at Shirlington Library, 4200 Campbell Ave. Watch “Ratatouille.” Free. 703-228-0322.

Opera Theatre of Northern Virginia at Lubber Run Amphitheatre, N. 2nd and Columbus Streets, 8 p.m. and free.

Monday/July 7

Preschool Story Time. 10 a.m. at Shirlington Library, 4200 Campbell Ave. Listen to a variety of stories. Free. 703-228-0322.

Drop In Story Time. 4 p.m. at Shirlington Library, 4200 Campbell Ave. All ages. Free. 703-228-0322.

Get Caught Reading. 1:30 p.m. at Glencarlyn Library, 300 S. Kensington St. Join Storyteller Megan Hicks for “Story Splash.” Free, but tickets required. 703-228-7962.

Get Caught Reading. 4 p.m. at Cherrydale Library, 2190 N. Military Road. Join Storyteller Megan Hicks for “Story Splash.” Free, but tickets required. 703-228-7962.

Scavenger Hunt & Summer Reading. Learn about the library with a scavenger hunt at 6:30 p.m. at Central Library, 1015 N. Quincy St. Play alone or with friends for prizes. Teens age 11-18. Free. 703-228-5946.

Create Music. 4 p.m. at Thomas Jefferson Community Center, 3501 S. 2nd St. Teens can learn about making a song, from an idea to the finished project. Free. To register, call 703-228-7783.

Tuesday/July 8

Hike. 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. at Lubber Run Recreation Center, 300 N. Park Drive. Teens ages 12-17 can hike in Shenandoah National Park. Bring water and a lunch. $20/person. Registration required, 703-228-6535.

Get Caught Reading. 2:30 p.m. at Shirlington Library, 4200 Campbell Ave. Join Storyteller Megan Hicks for “Story Splash.” Free, but tickets required. 703-228-7962.

Author Reading. 7 p.m. at Shirlington Library, 4200 Campbell Ave. Former Senator Mike Gravel will read from his book “A Political Odyssey.” Free. 703-228-0322.

Get Caught Reading. 7 p.m. at Central Library, 1015 N. Quincy St. Join Storyteller Megan Hicks for “Story Splash.” Free, but tickets required. 703-228-7962.

Hike. Teens age 12-17 can go on a hike in the Shenandoah National Park from 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Meet at Lubber Run Center, 300 N. Park Drive. 420/person. Registration required, 703-228-6535.

Wednesday/July 9

Music Performance. The Concert Band and Singing Sergeants will perform at 8 p.m. at Air Force Memorial, One Air Force Memorial Drive. Free. Visit www.usafband.af.mil or 202-767-5658.

Beekeeping for Teens. 9 a.m. at Fort C.F. Smith Park, 2411 N. 24th St. Children ages 12-17 can learn about bees and beekeeping. $5/person. Registration required, 703-243-4342.

Get Caught Reading. 4 p.m. at Westover Library, 1800 N. Lexington St. Join Storyteller Megan Hicks for “Story Splash.” Free, but tickets required. 703-228-7962.

Get Caught Reading. 7 p.m. at Columbia Pike Library, 816 S. Walter Reed Drive. Join Storyteller Megan Hicks for “Story Splash.” Free, but tickets required. 703-228-7962.

Lecture. 3 p.m. at Shirlington Library, 4200 Campbell Ave. Hear a talk on “Architects of Peace: Applying the Peace Process in Northern Ghana to Current Conflicts.” Free. 703-228-0322.

Thursday/July 10

Rock at the Row. 7 p.m. at the Pentagon Row Plaza. Hear music by Gonzo’s Nose, enjoy food samples, giveaways and more. Free. Visit www.pentagonrow.com or 703-413-6691.

Theatre Performance. See “Richard III” by William Shakespeare 7:30 p.m. at HB Woodlawn’s Blackbox Theare, 4100 N. Vacation Lane. $10/person.

Antietam Battlefield Tour. 8 a.m.-5 p.m. at Lubber Run Center, 300 N. Park Drive. Adults can learn about the battlefield. $25/person. Registration required, 703-243-4342.

Create Music. 4 p.m. at Thomas Jefferson Community Center, 3501 S. 2nd St. Teens can learn about making a song, from an idea to the finished project. Free. To register, call 703-228-7783.

Friday/July 11

Music Performance. The Concert Band and Singing Sergeants will perform at 8 p.m. at Air Force Memorial, One Air Force Memorial Drive. Free. Visit www.usafband.af.mil or 202-767-5658.

Music Performance. 7:30 p.m. at Kenmore Middle School Auditorium, 200 Carlin Springs Road. The U.S. Army Concert Band and chorus will perform a free concert. Visit www.usarmyband.com or 703-696-3399.

Theatre Performance. See “Richard III” by William Shakespeare 7:30 p.m. at HB Woodlawn’s Blackbox Theare, 4100 N. Vacation Lane. $10/person.

Movie Watch. Tweens and teens can watch “The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring” at 1 p.m. at Shirlington Library, 4200 Campbell Ave. Free. 703-228-0322.

Things That Go Bump in the Night. 8-9:15 p.m. at Gulf Branch Nature Center, 3608 N. Military Road. Families can take part in campfire activities. $3/person. Registration required, 703-228-3403.

Saturday/July 12

Book Signing. 2 p.m. at Barnes and Noble, 2800 Clarendon Blvd. Dr. Jack London will discuss “CACI Chairman Sets the Record Straight.” Free. 202-216-0600 ext. 426.

Music Performance. 7:30 p.m. at Rosslyn Spectrum, 1611 N. Kent St. Hear music from Kazem Davoudian and Ensemble. 301-613-1577 for tickets.

Theatre Performance. See “Richard III” by William Shakespeare 2 p.m. or 7:30 p.m. at HB Woodlawn’s Blackbox Theare, 4100 N. Vacation Lane. $10/person.

Tiny Tot. 10 a.m. at Long Branch Nature Center, 625 S. Carlin Springs Road. Children ages 18-35 months can learn about nature through songs, crafts and more. $3/child. Registration required, 703-228-6535.

Log House and Blacksmiths’ Forge Open House. Noon-4 p.m. at Gulf Branch Nature Center, 3608 N. Military Road. All ages can learn facts and see articles of daily living from history. Free. 703-228-3403.

Pond-erlings. Noon at Long Branch Nature Center, 625 S. Carlin Springs Road. Children ages 3-5 years can learn about summer ponds through games, crafts and more. $3/child. Registration required, 703-228-6535.

Get Down and Dirty. 1-2:30 p.m. at Park Ranger Station, 601 N. Manchester St. Children age 4-12 can help plant a garden and have name on a plaque. Free. Registration required, 703-525-0168.

Dinosaur Dig. 1:30-5 p.m. at Long Branch Nature Center, 625 S. Carlin Springs Road. Families with children ages 5 and up can help with real dinosaur research. Keep what you find unless it’s significant. $5/person; $20 max/family. Registration required, 703-228-6535.

Colombia’s National Day Celebration. 6 p.m. at Gunston Theater 1, 2700 S. Lang St. 703-824-9123.

Awesome Amphibians Campfire. 8-9:15 p.m. at Long Branch Nature Center, 625 S. Carlin Springs Road. Families can enjoy campfire activities. $3/person. Registration required, 703-228-6535.

Things That Go Bump in the Night. 8-9:15 p.m. at Gulf Branch Nature Center, 3608 N. Military Road. Families can take part in campfire activities. $3/person. Registration required, 703-228-3403.

Sunday/July 13

My Kissing Hands. 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at Kinder Haus Toys, 1220 N. Filmore St. Ms. Jennifer will make wonderful keepsake impressions of your child's hands and feet that will last a lifetime. Call 703-527-5929 to make your appointment.

Dance Company. The Kista Tucker Dance Company will perform at 8 p.m. at Lubber Run Amphitheatre, N. 2nd & N. Columbus Streets. Free. 703-228-1850.

Music Performance. 7 p.m. at Fort Hunt Park. The U.S. Army Band Downrange will perform a free concert. Visit www.usarmyband.com or 703-696-3399.

Theatre Performance. See “Richard III” by William Shakespeare 2 p.m. or 7:30 p.m. at HB Woodlawn’s Blackbox Theare, 4100 N. Vacation Lane. $10/person.

Walkers. 10 a.m. at Virginia Square Metro Station. Routes vary, but end at the metro station. Free. 703-228-0072.

Mongolian Festival. Noon at Barcroft Park, 4200 S. Four Mile Run Drive. Free, but donations accepted. 240-535-8294.

Creatures and Cultures Club: Mexico. 2 p.m. at Long Branch Nature Center, 625 S. Carlin Springs Road. Children ages 8-11 can learn about Mexico’s ecosystems, cultures and traditions. Bring artifacts and stories if desired. Free. Registration required, 703-228-6535.

Tongue Twisters. 3:30 p.m. at Long Branch Nature Center, 625 S. Carlin Springs Road. Children ages 5-11 can learn about animals with amazing tongues and then try out tongue twisters. $2/child. Registration required, 703-228-6535.

First Annual Firefly Festival. 6:30-9:30 p.m. at Fort CF Smith Park, 2411 N. 24th St. All ages can enjoy activities including bug hunts, games, crafts, walks, contests and more. $5/person or $20 max/family. Registration required, 703-228-6535.

Monday/July 14

Story Time. 10:30 a.m. at Kinder Haus Toys, 1220 N. Filmore St. With the lively Ms. Laura. Join for great stories such as "Where the Wild Things Are" and "If You Give a Mouse a Cookie." To register: 703-527-5929.

Drop In Story Time. 4 p.m. at Shirlington Library, 4200 Campbell Ave. All ages. Free. 703-228-0322.

Pre-School Storytime. 10 a.m. at Shirlington Library, 4200 Campbell Ave. “Get Caught Listening” story time. Free. 703-228-0322.

Create Music. 4 p.m. at Thomas Jefferson Community Center, 3501 S. 2nd St. Teens can learn about making a song, from an idea to the finished project. Free. To register, call 703-228-7783.

Get Your Game On. Teens age 11-18 can play board games and video games at Central Library, 1015 N. Quincy St., at 6:30 p.m. Free. 703-228-5946.

Book Discussion. 7 p.m. at Central Library, 1015 N. Quincy St. Discuss “We Wish to Inform You that Tomorrow We will Be Killed With Our Families: Stories From Rwanda” by Philip Gourevitch. Free. 703-228-5945.

Movie Screening. Families can watch “Take Me Out to the Ballgame” at 7 p.m. at Shirlington Library, 4200 Campbell Ave. Free. 703-228-0322.

Tuesday/July 15

Baseball Movie. 7 p.m. at Shirlington Library, 4200 Campbell Ave. Watch “Eight Men Out.” Free.

Pond-erlings. 1:30 p.m. at Long Branch Nature Center, 625 S. Carlin Springs Road. Children ages 3-5 years can learn about summer ponds through games, crafts and more. $3/child. Registration required, 703-228-6535.

Face Painting, Crafts & Balloon Animals. 3:30 p.m. at Central Library, 1015 N. Quincy St. Teens volunteer to do face painting, host crafts and create balloon animals. Free. 703-228-7692.

Movie Watch. 7 p.m. at Shirlington Library, 4200 Campbell Ave. Families can watch “Eight Men Out.” Free. 703-228-0322.

Wednesday/July 16

Music Performance. The Air Force Strings will perform at 8 p.m. at Air Force Memorial, One Air Force Memorial Drive. Free. Visit www.usafband.af.mil or 202-767-5658.

Music Performance. Kuku and Vanessa Hidary will perform at 8:30 p.m. at Signature Theatre, 4200 Campbell Ave. $15/person. Visit www.signature-theatre.org or 703-573-SEAT (7328).

Pond-erlings. 3:30 p.m. at Long Branch Nature Center, 625 S. Carlin Springs Road. Children ages 3-5 years can learn about summer ponds through games, crafts and more. $3/child. Registration required, 703-228-6535.

Jamestown Experience. 7 p.m. at Bluemont Park, 601 N. Manchester St. Families can go to Jamestown Settlement to discover what it was like to live in America in the 17th Century. $125. Registration required, 703-525-0168.

Thursday/July 17

Rock at the Row. 7 p.m. at the Pentagon Row Plaza. Hear music by Shane HInes, enjoy food samples, giveaways and more. Free. Visit www.pentagonrow.com or 703-413-6691.

Baseball Movie. 1 p.m. at Shirlington Library, 4200 Campbell Ave. Watch “The Natural.” Free.

Music Performance. 7:30 p.m. at Kenmore Middle School Auditorium, 200 Carlin Springs Road. The U.S. Army Ceremonial Band will perform a free concert. Visit www.usarmyband.com or 703-696-3399.

Cabaret Performance. Hear Revenge of the Understudies show tunes cabaret with Mark at 8:30 p.m. at Signature Theatre, 4200 Campbell Ave. $15/person. Visit www.signature-theatre.org or 703-573-SEAT (7328).

Create Music. 4 p.m. at Thomas Jefferson Community Center, 3501 S. 2nd St. Teens can learn about making a song, from an idea to the finished project. Free. To register, call 703-228-7783.

Movie Festival: Slapsticon- a Series of early comedies. July 17-20 at Rosslyn Spectrum 1611 N. Kent St.