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Arlington Calendar July 17-22

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 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.

Dance of the Honeybee. 10:30 a.m. at Gulf Branch Nature Center, 3608 N. Military Road. Preschoolers age 3-5 can learn about the life of honeybees through dancing, stories and more. $3/child. Registration required, 703-228-3403.

Art Auction. 11 a.m. at Culpepper Garden Senior Center, 4435 N. Pershing Drive. Learn why some artists are worth more in this history presentation. Free. Call to register, 703-228-4403.

Volunteer at Your Library. 1 p.m. at Walter Reed Community Center, 2909 S. 16th St. Learn how to volunteer at the Arlington Public Library. Free. 703-228-0955.

Friday/July 18

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.

Stop In For Stories. 10 a.m. or 11 a.m. at Central Library, 1015 N. Quincy St. Free. Stories, songs and more for all ages. 703-228-5946.

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. Pam Parker and Bobbe Shore will perform at 7:30 p.m. at Signature Theatre, 4200 Campbell Ave. $15/person. Visit www.signature-theatre.org or 703-573-SEAT (7328).

Cabaret Performance. Stephen Gregory Smith will perform at 9:30 p.m. at Signature Theatre, 4200 Campbell Ave. $15/person. Visit www.signature-theatre.org or 703-573-SEAT (7328).

Saffron Dance Company at Lubber Run Amphitheatre, N. 2nd and Columbus Streets, 8 p.m. Free.

Dance of the Honeybee. 10:30 a.m. at Gulf Branch Nature Center, 3608 N. Military Road. Preschoolers age 3-5 can learn about the life of honeybees through dancing, stories and more. $3/child. Registration required, 703-228-3403.

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

Whole Poop Campfire. 8 p.m. at Long Branch Nature Center, 625 S. Carlin Springs Road. Families can partake in campfire activities including stories, guests and more. $3/person. Registration required, 703-228-6535.

Tiny Tot. 4 p.m. at Gulf Branch Nature Center, 3608 N. Military Road. Children ages 18-35 months can learn about nature through games, stories and more. $3/child. Registration required, 703-228-3403.

Saturday/July 19

Charity Hockey Game. 8:30 p.m. at Kettler Capitals Iceplex. Enjoy the second annual Dave Fay Memorial Hockey game. Browse through a silent auction and more. For registration forms and event information, visit www.putcanceronice.org.

Tiny Tot. 10 a.m. at Gulf Branch Nature Center, 3608 N. Military Road. Children ages 18-35 months can learn about nature through games, stories and more. $3/child. Registration required, 703-228-3403.

Dance of the Honeybee. 1:30 p.m. at Gulf Branch Nature Center, 3608 N. Military Road. Preschoolers age 3-5 can learn about the life of honeybees through dancing, stories and more. $3/child. Registration required, 703-228-3403.

Whole Poop Campfire. 8 p.m. at Long Branch Nature Center, 625 S. Carlin Springs Road. Families can partake in campfire activities including stories, guests and more. $3/person. Registration required, 703-228-6535.

A Capella Festival. The Tone Rangers will perform at 8 p.m. at Lubber Run Amphitheatre, N. 2nd and N. Columbus Streets. Free. Visit www.arlingtonarts.org or 703-228-1850.

Sunday/July 20

Thomas the Tank and Friends Play Day. 1:30-2:30 p.m. at Kinder Haus Toys, 1220 N. Fillmore St. Enjoy coloring, Thomas stories and more. 703-527-5929 to register.

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

Music Performance. Hexagon will perform at 8 p.m. at Lubber Run Amphitheatre, N. 2nd and N. Columbus Streets. Free. Visit www.arlingtonarts.org or 703-228-1850.

Dance of the Honeybee. 1:30 p.m. at Gulf Branch Nature Center, 3608 N. Military Road. Preschoolers age 3-5 can learn about the life of honeybees through dancing, stories and more. $3/child. Registration required, 703-228-3403.

Enduring Power of Fairytales. Author Oona O’Faolain will discuss the origin of tales at 2 p.m. at Shirlington Library, 4200 Campbell Ave. Free. 703-228-0322.

Monday/July 21

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.

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.

Pre-School Storytime. 10 a.m. at Shirlington Library, 4200 Campbell Ave. Listen to a variety of stories. Free. 703-228-0322.

Science Center. 1:30 p.m. at Glencarlyn Library. Learn how scientists find out about extinct dinosaurs. Free, but tickets required. 703-228-7692 for information.

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

Science Exploration. 4:30 p.m. at Cherrydale Library. Learn how scientists find out about extinct dinosaurs. Free, but tickets required. 703-228-7692.

Tuesday/July 22

Hike. Teens age 12-17 can meet at Lubber Run, 300 N. Park Drive at 8 a.m. for an all day hike in Shenandoah National Park. Bring water and lunch. $20/person. Register at 703-228-6535.

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 games, stories and more. $3/child. Registration required, 703-228-6535.

Science Exploration. 2:30 p.m. at Shirlington Library, 4200 Campbell Ave. Learn how scientists find out about dinosaurs. Free, but tickets required. 703-228-7692.

Author Event. 7 p.m. at Shirlington Library, 4200 Campbell Ave. Max Sherman discusses “Barbara Jordan: Speaking the Truth with Eloquent Thunder.” Free. 703-228-0322.

Science Exploration. 7 p.m. at Central Library, 1015 N. Quincy St. Learn how scientists find out about dinosaurs. Free, but tickets required, 703-228-7692.

Wednesday/July 23

Baseball Movie Discussion. 7:30 p.m. at Shirlington Library, 4200 Campbell Ave. Have an informal movie discussion. Free.

Cabaret Performance. Jason Rieff, Natascia Diaz and others 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. 10:30 a.m. or 1:30 p.m. at Long Branch Nature Center, 625 S. Carlin Springs Road. Children ages 3-5 can learn about summer ponds and its residents. $3/child. Registration required, 703-228-6535.

Get Your Game On. Teens age 11-18 can play video games, board games and more at 2 p.m. at Central Library, 1015 N. Quincy St. Free. 703-228-5946.

Wet and Wild Stories. 4 p.m. at Buckingham Outreach Center. Learn about all things from around the world with Alonso Abugattas. Free. 703-228-7692.

Graduate Gemologists: Spinel. 4 p.m. at Gulf Branch Nature Center, 3608 N. Military Road. Children ages 8-12 can learn about the “daughter of the Ruby.” $5/child. Registration required, 703-228-3403.

Science Exploration. 7 p.m. at Columbia Pike Library. Learn how scientists find out about dinosaurs. Free, but tickets required. 703-228-7692.

Thursday/July 24

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

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

Cabaret Performance. Eric Millegan from “Bones” 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).

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.

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.

Financial Conference for Teens. 1-4 p.m. at Fairlington Community Center, 3308 S. Stafford St. participate in activities and fun exercises. Free. 703-228-7781.

Science Exploration. 1:30 p.m. at Aurora Hills Library. Learn how scientists find out about dinosaurs. Free, but tickets required. 703-228-7692.

Book Discussion. 10:30 a.m. at Central Library, 1015 N. Quincy St. Discuss “Istanbul” by Orphan Pamuk. Free. 703-228-7689.

Friday/July 25

Cabaret Performance. Jobari Parker-Namdar, Donny Codden and Michell Maccarone will perform at 7:30 p.m. at Signature Theatre, 4200 Campbell Ave. $15/person. Visit www.signature-theatre.org or 703-573-SEAT (7328).

Comedy Performance. Comedian Eddie Sarfaty will perform at 9:30 p.m. at Signature Theatre, 4200 Campbell Ave. $15/person. Visit www.signature-theatre.org or 703-573-SEAT (7328).

Creative Cauldron: Tales of Thunder, Tales of Wonder at Lubber Run Amphitheatre, N. 2nd and Columbus Streets, noon. Free.

Music Performance: National Chamber Ensemble at Lubber Run Amphitheatre, N. 2nd and Columbus Streets, 8 p.m. Free.

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

Long Branch Overnight. Children ages 9-13 can enjoy a sleepover at Long Branch Nature Center, 625 S. Carlin Springs Road, and learn what happens during the night with games, hike, stories and more. 7:30 p.m.-9 a.m. $25/child. Registration required, 703-228-6535.

Saturday/July 26

Book Discussion. 10:30 a.m. at Central Library, 1015 N. Quincy St. Discuss “Gilgamesh” by Joan London. Free. 703-228-7689.

Cabaret Performance. Cabaret artists Jason Rieff and Zak Sandler will perform at 7:30 p.m. while Peter Lerman will perform at 9:30 p.m. at Signature Theatre, 4200 Campbell Ave. $15/person. Visit www.signature-theatre.org or 703-573-SEAT (7328).

Music Performance: Funny Songs About Ignorance, War and Greed. Satirist Roy Zimmerman will perform at 8 p.m. at Lubber Run Amphitheatre, N. 2nd and N. Columbus Streets. Free. Visit HYPERLINK www.arlingtonarts.org or 703-228-1850.

Open House. 10 a.m.-noon at Fort Barnard Community Gardens, 2000 Walter Reed Drive. Visit the gardens and get advice from master gardeners. Free.

Orienteering at Hemlock Overlook. 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Meet at Bluemont Park, 601 N. Manchester St. Families with children ages 7 and up can go through the forests at Hemlock Overlook with only a compass and map. $15/person. Registration required, 703-525-0168.

Nature’s Orchestra. 10 a.m. at Gulf Branch Nature Center, 3608 N. Military Road. Children ages 3-5 can listen to birds sing, frogs croak and more. $2/child. Registration required, 703-228-3403.

Wild Ones: Compass Olympics. 1-2:30 p.m. at Gulf Branch Nature Center, 3608 N. Military Road. Children ages 6-9 can become an orienteer, play games and more while learning about compasses. $3/child. Registration required, 703-228-3403.

Hanssen Spy Tour. 3:30 p.m. at Long Branch Nature Center, 625 S. Carlin Springs Road. Adults can learn about the spy and his downfall. $4/person. Registration required, 703-228-6535.

Night Lights Campfire. 7 p.m. at Long Branch Nature Center, 625 S. Carlin Springs Road. Families can enjoy campfire activities with treats, guests, games and more. $3/person. Registration required, 703-228-6535.

Sunday/July 27

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

Peru Celebration: , noon-6 p.m. at Gunston Middle School. Free.

Monday/July 28

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.

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.

Tuesday/July 29

Hoops for Health. 7-10 p.m. at Yorktown High School, 5201 N. 28th St. $75/team with prizes awarded. Proceeds benefit the Arlington Free Clinic. E-mail Martin at couricjm@gmail.com.

Wednesday/July 30

Cabaret Performance. Natascia Diaz with Paul Scott 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).

Hoops for Health. 7-10 p.m. at Yorktown High School, 5201 N. 28th St. $75/team with prizes awarded. Proceeds benefit the Arlington Free Clinic. E-mail Martin at couricjm@gmail.com.

Thursday/July 31

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

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

Cabaret Performance. Michael Sazonov 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).

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.

Hoops for Health. 7-10 p.m. at Yorktown High School, 5201 N. 28th St. $75/team with prizes awarded. Proceeds benefit the Arlington Free Clinic. E-mail Martin at couricjm@gmail.com.