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Calendar June 25-July 2

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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.

Wednesday/June 25

Movie Watch. Watch “Show Boat” at 2 p.m. at Aurora Hills Senior Center, 735 S. 18th St. Free. 703-228-5722 to register.

Story Hour. 11 a.m. at Aladdin’s Lamp Children’s Books, 2499 N. Harrison St., Suite 10. Free. For children ages 2-6. 703-241-8281.

Music Performance. The Airmen of Note will perform at 8 p.m. at the 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. Teens age 12-17 can learn about these hives and get hands sticky. $5/person. Registration required, 703-243-4342.

Barbeque Luncheon. 1 p.m. at Lee Senior Center, 5722 Lee Highway. Enjoy lunch and bingo. $6/person. Registration required, 703-228-0555.

Movie Watch. 2 p.m. at Aurora Hills Senior Center, 735 S. 18th St. Watch “Show Boat.” Free. Registration required, 703-228-5722.

Wet-and-Wild Stories. 4 p.m. at Westover Library, 1800 N. Lexington St. Listen to stories and see animals from Alonso Abugattas. Tickets available the day before. Free. 703-228-7692.

Wet-and-Wild Stories. 7 p.m. at Columbia Pike Library, 816 S. Walter Reed Drive. Listen to stories and see animals from Alonso Abugattas. Tickets available the day before. Free. 703-228-7692.

Movie Discussion. 7:30 p.m. at Shirlington Library, 4200 Campbell Ave. Discuss romantic comedies from the 1960s to today. Free. 703-228-6546.

Thursday/June 26

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

Civil War Discovery. 10 a.m. at Fort Ethan Allen Park, 3829 N. Stafford St. Children ages 8-12 can learn how to use a cipher disc and then use the flags to send messages. $5/person. Registration required, 703-243-4342.

Wet-and-Wild Stories. 1:30 p.m. at Aurora Hills Library, 735 S. 18th St. Listen to stories and see animals from Alonso Abugattas. Tickets available the day before. Free. 703-228-7692.

Wet-and-Wild Stories. 3:30 p.m. at Central Library, 1015 N. Quincy St. Listen to stories and see animals from Alonso Abugattas. Tickets available the day before. Free. 703-228-7692.

Friday/June 27

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

Film Watch. 8:30 p.m. at Lubber Run Amphitheatre, N. 2nd and N. Columbus Streets. Watch “Rain.” Free. Visit www.arlingtonarts.org or 703-228-1850.

Naturalists’ Collectors Club. 4 p.m. at Gulf Branch Nature Center, 3608 N. Military Road. Children ages 11-13 can learn about nature and take home a gem. $5/person. Registration required, 703-228-3403.

Photography Workshop. 7 p.m. at Gulf Branch Nature Center, 3608 N. Military Road. Adults can take this three session class and learn how to take photos of nature. $105. Registration required, 703-228-3403.

Bat Campfire. 8 p.m. at Long Branch Nature Center, 625 S. Carlin Springs Road. Families can enjoy campfire activities with special guests, treats and more. $3. Registration required, 703-228-4747.

Staged Reading. 8 p.m. at Gunston Theatre One, 2700 S. Lang St. Enjoy a reading of “Stunt Girl.” Visit www.americancentury.org or 703-998-4555.

Saturday/June 28

Story Hour. 11 a.m. at Aladdin’s Lamp Children’s Books, 2499 N. Harrison St., Suite 10. Free. For children ages 2-6. 703-241-8281.

Movie Under the Stars. 7-11 p.m. at Thomas Jefferson Center. Families welcome. Free.

Songs for Tots. 11 a.m. at Shirlington Library, 4200 Campbell Ave. Children ages 2-6 can enjoy stories and songs. Free. 703-228-0322.

What’s Eating You? Noon at Long Branch Nature Center, 625 S. Carlin Springs Road. Families with children ages 5 and up can learn about the many foods that animals eat and how they eat them. Free. Registration required, 703-228-6535.

Celebrate Pollinators Workshop. 1-4 p.m. at Central Library, 1015 N. Quincy St. Adults and teens 16 and up can learn how to attract pollinators and can swap plants. Free. 703-228-6535.

Maps and Compass. 3-5 p.m. at Lacey Woods Park, 1200 N. George Mason Drive. Families with children ages 7 and up can learn how to read a map and compass. $5. Registration required, 703-525-0168.

Creepy Crawlies. 3 p.m. at Long Branch Nature Center, 625 S. Carlin Springs Road. Families with children ages 5 and up can learn about creepy critters and meet some. Free. Registration required, 703-228-6535.

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

Stories of the Constellations Campfire. 7:15 p.m. at Gulf Branch Nature Center, 3608 N. Military Road. Families can enjoy campfire activities, guests, treats and more. $3. Registration required, 703-228-6535.

Staged Reading. 8 p.m. at Gunston Theatre One, 2700 S. Lang St. Enjoy a reading of “Stunt Girl.” Visit www.americancentury.org or 703-998-4555.

Music Performance. 8 p.m. at Lubber Run Amphitheatre, N. 2nd & N. Columbus Streets. Hear music from the Washington Balalaika Society. Free. Visit www.balalaika.org or 703-228-1850.

Sunday/June 29

Staged Reading. 2:30 p.m. at Gunston Theatre One, 2700 S. Lang St. Enjoy a reading of “Stunt Girl.” Visit www.americancentury.org or 703-998-4555.

Monday/June 30

Golf Tournament. 1 p.m. at International Country Club, 13200 Lee Jackson Highway, Fairfax. Benefits Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Arlington. $275 includes lunch, driving range, golf cart, goody bag and more. To register or assist as a sponsor or donor, call 703-841-3835. Information is also available at www.ccgolfclassic.org and www.ccda.net.

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. Children age 2 and up can enjoy story time. Free.703-228-6545.

Book Event. 7 p.m. at Central Library, 1015 N. Quincy St. Pat Creed will discuss “Firefight: Inside the Battle to Save the Pentagon on 9/11.” Free.

Magic Show. 3:30 p.m. at Arlington Mill Community Center, 4975 Columbia Pike. Joe Romano presents “Books! The Magic is Real.” Free, but tickets required. 703-228-7692.

Tuesday/July 1

Baseball Movie. 7 p.m. at Shirlington Library, 4200 Campbell Ave. Watch “Bull Durham.” Free.

Book Discussion. 7:30 p.m. at Shirlington Library, 4200 Campbell Ave. Discuss “When the Elephants Dance” by Tess Uriza Holthe. Free. 703-228-0322.

Wednesday/July 2

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.

Teen Wii Event. 2 pm. at Central Library, 1015 N. Quincy St. Stop in for a game of tennis on the Wii. Singles, doubles or teams. Free. 703-228-5946.

Gemstone Club. 2:30 p.m. or 4 p.m. at Gulf Branch Nature Center, 3608 N. Military Road. Children ages 7-11 can learn about rubies and take home something for their collection. $5/person. Registration required, 703-228-3403.

Ones: Amazing Immigrants. 3:30 p.m. at Long Branch Nature Center, 625 S. Carlin Springs Road. Children ages 6-9 can learn about hummingbirds, porcupines and cougars. $2/person. Registration required, 703-228-6535.

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.

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.

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.

Tuesday/July 8

Author Event. 7 p.m. at Shirlington Library, 4200 Campbell Ave. Mike Gravel will discuss “A Political Odyssey.” Free.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.