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Arlington Calendar May 28-June 4

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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.

Arlington's David M. Brown Planetarium, 1426 N. Quincy St., presents “Larry, Cat in Space” through Sunday, June 15. Enjoy a heartwarming story about a cat who takes a trip to the moon to be with his owner. Show times are Fridays & Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday matinees at 1:30 p.m. & 3 p.m. Admission is $3 for adults and $2 for seniors & children 12 and younger. For further information, call the Planetarium office at 703-228-6070.

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/May 29

Music Production. Teens can learn about the production of urban music at 4 p.m. at Thomas Jefferson Community Center, 3501 S. 2nd St. Free. Register at 703-228-7783.

Meet Author D.J. MacHale. 4 p.m. at Aladdin’s Lamp Children’s Books, 2499 N. Harrison St., Suite 10. D.J. MacHale will introduce his newest book from the Pendragon series. Call to register. Ages 10 and up. 703-241-8281.

Music Performance. The Washington-Lee High School band will perform at 7 p.m. at Mount Olivet United Methodist Church, 1500 N. Glebe Road. Free.

Movie Discussion. 1 p.m. at Shirlington Library, 4200 Campbell Ave. Discuss “Snow Falling on Cedars.” Free. 703-228-6321.

Crossing Guards. 1 p.m. at Walter Reed Community Center, 2909 S. 16th St. Learn about crossing guards. Free. 703-228-0955.

Uniting Arlington. 7 p.m. at Central Library, 1015 N. Quincy St. Enjoy a panel discussion on the cultural education of Arlington. Free. 703-243-0431.

Friday/May 30

Zumba. 5:30 p.m. at Lubber Run Center, 300 N. Park Drive. Teens can have fun while learning a new dance. Free. 703-228-4727.

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.

Music Performance. The Washington-Lee High School Jazz Band performs at a Jazz Festival at 7 p.m. at Kenmore Middle School, 200 S. Carlin Springs Road. Jazz students from several Arlington schools, including both Washington-Lee High School and Kenmore Middle School, perform during this evening of jazz.

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.

Tofu Temptations. 1:30 p.m. at Aurora Hills Senior Center, 735 S. 18th St. Franklin Fung Chow demonstrates healthy Chinese recipes with tofu. Free, but registration required, 703-228-5722.

Party on the Potomac. 7-9 p.m., middle and high schoolers can cruise along the Potomac with a pizza buffet, music, games and more. Drop off/pick up at Thomas Jefferson, Langston or Gunston community centers. $55/person. 703-228-4711.

Bug Huggers Campfire. 8-9:15 p.m. at Gulf Branch Nature Center, 3608 N. Military Road. Families of all ages can enjoy campfire activities, treats and more. $3/person. Registration required, 703-228-3403.

Saturday/May 31

Wine Tasting. 7-9 p.m. at Our Savior Lutheran Church, 825 S. Taylor St. Benefits Arlington Food Assistance Center. $35/person by visit www.osva.org/info/wine.html or 703-892-4846.

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.

Things That Go. 11 a.m. at Aladdin’s Lamp Children’s Books, 2499 N. Harrison St., Suite 10. “ Hush Little Digger” by Ellen Olson-Brown and “Red Truck” by Kersten Hamilton. Free. For children ages 2-6. 703-241-8281.

Yard Sale. St. Peter’s bi-annual yard sale will be from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at 4250 N. Glebe Road. Browse through a variety of goods, sports equipment and more. There will be a hotdog lunch. Free.

5k For Congo Women. 8 a.m. at Bon Air Park, 850 N. Lexington St. Raise funds and awareness for the women of Congo. $15/person. Walk or run the race. 703-536-9798.

Birds Abound. 10 a.m. at Long Branch Nature Center, 625 S. Carlin Springs Road. Families with children ages 7 and up can learn about migratory birds, learn a dance and play games. Free. Registration required, 703-228-6535.

Bike Class. 1 p.m. at Central Library, 1015 N. Quincy St. Learn how to be a responsible bike rider. Free. 202-518-0524.

Puppet Workshop. 3 p.m. at Shirlington Library, 4200 Campbell Ave. Transform common household items into a small marionette puppet. Children ages 4-12. Registration recommended. Free. 703-228-0322.

May Café. 7-11 p.m. at Thomas Jefferson Community Center. Enjoy playing basketball, using the track and more in the open gym and playing games in the open game room. Free. 703-228-7781.

Music Performance. 7 p.m. at Cassatt’s Kiwi Café, 4536 Lee Highway. Hear music by Two Guys with Glasses. Free.

Yard Sale. 9 a.m.-noon at St. Mark’s United Methodist Church, 2425 N. Glebe Road. Browse through displays, clothing, games, books and more. Free.

Sunday/June 1

Music Performance. Hear music by Bach at 4 p.m. at Unitarian Universalist Church of Arlington, 4444 Arlington Blvd. Free. 703-892-2135.

WalkArlington. 3-5 p.m. in the Dominion Hills Neighborhood. Guided walk will be led by J. Walter Tejada. Begins and ends at Mace Park. Free. Visit www.walkarlington.com for more.

Green Living Home and Garden Tour. 1-5 p.m. in Arlington. Browse homes and gardens that have environmental friendly features. $5/donation. Visit www.arlingtonenvironment.org or 703-228-6406 for a list of homes.

Author Event. 2 p.m. at Central Library, 1015 N. Quincy St. Jeff Yeager will discuss his book “The Ultimate Cheapskate’s Road Map to True Riches.” Free. Copies will be available. 703-228-6321.

Monday/June 2

Golf Tournament. SCAN hosts the 12th annual tournament at Westfields Golf Course in Clifton. Proceeds benefit SCAN. $100/person includes clinic, dinner and golfing. Visit www.scanva.org.

Drop In Story Time. 4 p.m. at Shirlington Library, 4200 Campbell Ave. Story time for children ages 2 and up. Free. 703-228-6535.

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.

Rusted Root Summer Top. 7-9 p.m. at Ri-Ra Irish Pub, 2915 Wilson Blvd. Learn how to create this item. $70/for all classes. RSVP to Danielle@knit-a-gogo.com.

Games. 1:30 p.m. at Langston Brown Gym, 2121 N. Culpepper St. Players of all levels can play in-door volleyball. Free. 703-228-4745.

Tai Chi Workshop. 2 p.m. at Aurora Hills Senior Center, 735 S. 18th St. Learn simple movements in Tai Chi and Qigong. Free. Register at 703-228-5722.

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.

Movie Series. 7:30 p.m. at Signature Theatre, 4200 Campbell Ave. Watch “Cabaret (1972).” Free. 703-228-6545.

Tuesday/June 3

Birding: Flag Ponds & Battle Creek Cypress Swamp. 7 a.m.- 4 p.m. at Lubber Run Center, 300 N. Park Drive. Adults can search for scarlet tanagers and hooded and Kentucky warblers. $20/person. Registration required, 703-243-4342.

Beginner/Intermediate Pilates. 9:15 a.m. at Madison Community Center. $42/12 classes. Register at 703-228-0555.

Wednesday/June 4

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.

Summer Bird Walk. 8:30-11 a.m. at Long Branch Nature Center, 625 S. Carlin Springs Road. Adults can take an informal walk in search of resident birds. Bring binoculars. Free. 703-228-6535.

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 pearls and then take a gemstone home. $5/child. Registration required, 703-228-3403.

Wild Ones: Bloodsuckers. 3:30 p.m. at Long Branch Nature Center, 625 S. Carlin Springs Road. Children ages 6-9 can learn about the animals that stalk for blood, play games and more. $2/child. Registration required, 703-228-6535.

Thursday/June 5

Music Performance. The Washington-Lee Music Department presents its Spring Concert at 7 p.m. at Kenmore Middle School, 200 S Carlin Springs Road. The Washington-Lee Symphonic and Concert Bands, Chorus, and Orchestra perform at this annual event.

Q&A. Bring your lunch and enjoy an informal discussion with Lucy Bowen McCauley at 1-2 p.m. at Signature Theatre, 4200 Campbell Ave. Free. Visit www.signaturetheatre.org for more.

Walking Group. 10 a.m. at Virginia Square Metro. Take a walk around the community. Free. 703-228-0072.

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

Using a Camera. 1 p.m. at Walter Reed Community Center, 2909 S. 16th St. Learn how to use a digital camera. Free. 703-228-0955.

Evening Walkers. 6:30 p.m. at Clarendon Metro. Take a walk through the community. Free. 703-228-0072.

Friday/June 6

Zumba. 5:30 p.m. at Lubber Run Center, 300 N. Park Drive. Teens can have fun while learning a new dance. Free. 703-228-4727.

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.

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.

Middle School Dance. 7-11 p.m. at Walter Reed Community Center. $5/person. Live DJ. Bring student id.

Theater Performance. Families can watch “Tom Sawyer an American Legend with Music” at 7:30 p.m. at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, 4000 Lorcom Lane. $10/play or $20/play and dinner beforehand. 703-538-6357 for dinner reservations.

Stop in for Stories. 10 a.m. or 11 a.m. at Central Youth Services. All ages can enjoy stories, songs, crafts and more. Free. 703-228-5946.

Real Reptiles Campfire. 7 p.m. at Long Branch Nature Center, 625 S. Carlin Springs Road. Families can enjoy campfire activities including animal guests, snacks and more. $3/person. Registration required, 703-228-6535.

Saturday/June 7

Songs and Dances of Polynesia. 1 p.m. preshow reception with auction at Rosslyn Spectrum Theatre, 1611 N. Kent St. Features cultures of Hawaii, Samoa and more. $20/adult; $15/senior, student and child. 301-919-7905.

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.

Strawberry Festival. 4-7 p.m. at Bethel United Church of Christ, 4347 Arlington Blvd. Enjoy strawberry shortcakes, ice cream, hot dogs and more. Visit www.bethelUCCVA.org for more.

Theater Performance. Families can watch “Tom Sawyer an American Legend with Music” at 1:30 p.m. or 8 p.m. at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, 4000 Lorcom Lane. $10/play or $20/play and dinner beforehand. 703-538-6357 for dinner reservations.

Gone Fishing. 6-11 a.m., meet at Ranger Station, 601 N. Manchester St. Bring a snack and money for bait. Adults and families with children ages 12-17. $8/person. Registration required, 703-525-0168.

Garage Sale and Flea Market. 7 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at I-66 and N. Quincy St. Browse through a variety of items with proceeds benefiting Civitans. Free. 202-646-4507.

Ice Mountain Foray. 8 a.m.-5 p.m., adults and teens 16 years and older can explore Ice Mountain. Meet at Lubber Run, 300 N. Park Drive. $25/person. Bring water and a bag lunch. Registration required, 703-228-6535.

Arlington and Alexandria Bike Ride. 8 a.m.-noon. Enjoy a 25-mile or 7-mile community bike ride. Start and finish close to the Crystal City Metro and Mount Vernon Trail. $18/adult; $34/family. 703-228-5027.

Roosevelt Island Stoll. 9-10:30 a.m., families with children ages 12 and up can take a casual stroll, learn about the history of the island and search for wildlife. Bring binoculars. Meet at Roosevelt Island. Free. 703-228-3403.

Stop in for Stories. 10 a.m. at Central Library, 1015 N. Quincy St. Free. All ages. 703-228-5946.

Get Wise on Owl. 1 p.m. at Long Branch Nature Center, 625 S. Carlin Springs Road. Families with children ages 5 and up can learn about these birds and meet some up close. Free. Registration required, 703-228-6535.

Brownie Try-It: Earth and Sky. 2 p.m. at Gulf Branch Nature Center, 3608 N. Military Road. For Brownie Girl Scouts age 6-9 can conduct soil experiments, go on a hike and more. Patches not included. $3/person. Registration required, 703-228-3403.

Real Reptiles Campfire. 7 p.m. at Long Branch Nature Center, 625 S. Carlin Springs Road. Families can enjoy campfire activities including animal guests, snacks and more. $3/person. Registration required, 703-228-6535.

Sunday/June 8

Crystal Rocks Concert. 2-6 p.m. at 2200 Crystal Drive. Everclear headlines the 4th annual Crystal Rocks. Free. Visit www.crystalcity.org.

New Orleans Benefit Recital. 4 p.m. at Clarendon United Methodist Church, 606 N. Irving St. Hear music by a variety of vocalists and bands. Free but donations encouraged. 703-527-8574.

Music Performance. The choir of Church of the Covenant Presbyterian Church will perform at 11 a.m. at 2666 Military Road. Free. 703-524-4115.

Music Performance. 4-8 p.m. at Fort Myer Community Center, 228 McNair Road, Building 405, Fort Myer. Hear Band of Oz. $20/advance; $25/door. www.nvshag.org or 703-971-7527.

Monday/June 9

Drop In Story Time. 4 p.m. at Shirlington Library, 4200 Campbell Ave. Story time for children ages 2 and up. Free. 703-228-6535.

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.

Rusted Root Summer Top. 7-9 p.m. at Ri-Ra Irish Pub, 2915 Wilson Blvd. Learn how to create this item. $70/for all classes. RSVP to Danielle@knit-a-gogo.com.

Orange Revolution. 2 p.m. at Shirlington Library, 4200 Campbell Ave. Watch “Orange Revolution.” Free. 703-228-0322.

Music Production. 4-6 p.m. at Thomas Jefferson Community Center, 3501 S. 2nd St. Teens can learn about how to make music. Free. 703-228-7783.

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.

Tuesday/June 10

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

Wild Ones: Turtlemania. 4 p.m. at Gulf Branch Nature Center, 3608 N. Military Road. Children ages 6-9 can learn about these animals and meet some of these animals. $2/person. Registration required, 703-228-3403.

Wednesday/June 11

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 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.

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

Dance Performance. 11 a.m. at Aurora Hills Senior Center, 735 S. 18th St. Jane Franklin Dance will perform. Free. 703-228-0949.

Beekeeping for Teens. 3 p.m. at Fort CF Smith Park, 2411 N. 24th St. Children ages 12-17 can learn about bees and get hands sticky. Free. 703-243-4342.

Graduate Gemologists. 4 p.m. at Gulf Branch Nature Center, 3608 N. Military Road. Children ages 8-12 can learn about the quartz family. $5/person. Registration required, 703-228-3403.

Thursday/June 12

T-Shirt Contest. Submit original artwork depicting “The Magic of Arlington” to Denise Marshall Roller at 703-228-1853 or email "dmarshallroller@arlingtonva.us.

Dance Performance. Bowen McCauley Dance will perform at Signature Theatre, 4200 Campbell Ave. Visit www.bmdc.org for more.

Music Production. 4-6 p.m. at Thomas Jefferson Community Center, 3501 S. 2nd St. Teens can learn about how to make music. Free. 703-228-7783.