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Arlington Calendar Nov. 5-11

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.

Art Listing:

The Arlington Artists Alliance “Fall Colors Art Show” will be at the Gallery at Convergence, 1801 N. Quaker Lane through Dec. 1. Free. Visit www.arlingtonartistsalliance.com for more.

See the Arlington Arts Center Performance Series from Oct. 10 through Nov. 29 at 3550 Wilson Blvd. The series will feature performance art pieces by Virginia Warwick, Judy Stone, and Sarada Conaway. All three will perform together only on Oct. 30, from 7 – 9 p.m.

See the “Day of the Dead Altar” at the Arlington Arts Center Jenkins Community Gallery, 3550 Wilson Blvd. from Oct. 10 through Nov. 15.

See “New Images in Fiber” at the Marymount University Barry Art Gallery, 2807 N. Glebe Road, from Nov. 7 through Dec. 9. The exhibit will showcase the work of eleven local artists who have spun unique approaches to fiber art.

See the Fall Solos 2008 through Nov. 29 at Arlington Arts Center, 3550 Wilson Blvd. Art by Katie Creyts, Lily Cox-Richard and more. Free. Visit www.arlingtonartscenter.org or 703-248-6800.

Arlington artist Shirley Mulligan will display art at the VAS Gallery, 513 Maple Ave., Vienna, through Nov. 12. Free.

<cal1>Ongoing:

<cal2>Bear Rock Café, 2200 N. Westmoreland St., will sponsor a series of six evening dining opportunities to benefit the band program at Yorktown High School. The restaurant will donate 10% of the proceeds from each dinner ticket on Friday evenings starting October 24 through November 28. For the band to receive credit, patrons are asked to mention their support of the YHS band program when placing their order.

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.

The Columbia Pike Farmers Market is located in Pike Park, corner of S. Walter Reed Drive and Columbia Pike. Open Sundays through November from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Free.

Women can learn how to sing with lessons in a group from 7-8 p.m. on Nov. 19, Nov. 24, Dec. 3 and Dec. 10. Free. Held at The Hermitage, 5000 Fairbanks Ave., Alexandria. 703-764-3896 to RSVP.

Wednesday/Nov. 5

Taxidermy for Teens. 3:30-4:30 p.m. at Long Branch Nature Center, 625 Carlin Springs Road. Free, registration required. Call 703-228-4747.

Author Event. 7 p.m. at Shirlington Branch Library, 4200 Campbell Ave. Author Donna Andrews reads and discusses her latest novel, "The Penguin Who Knew Too Much". Free.

Thursday/Nov. 6

Theater performance. 8 p.m. at the Gunston Arts Center, 2700 S. Lang St, Arlington. See “Meat Prices Rising,” an Argentinean play that is part of the 11th International Festival of Hispanic Theater. Contact 703-548-3092 or info@teatrodelaluna.org for tickets and information.

Community Concert. 7:30 p.m. at Brucker Hall, 400 McNair Road, Fort Myer. Hear the U.S. Army Chorus perform. Free. Call 703.696.3399 or visit www.usarmyband.com for information.

Gardeners Meeting. 6:30-8 p.m. at the Fairlington Community Center, 3308 S. Stafford St. The Virginia Cooperative Extension and Master Gardeners of Northern Virginia will hold an Open House. Free. To RSVP and for information, call 703-228-6414 or email huttonj@vt.edu.

Concert. 7:30 p.m. at Wakefield High School auditorium, 4901 S. Chesterfield Road. Wakefield's marching band will perform a program that features music by the Temptations. Free.

Health Talk. 6:30-7:30 p.m. at the Virginia Hospital Center, Conference Center, 1701 N. George Mason Drive. A neurosurgeon and physical therapist discuss surgical and non-surgical options to alleviate lower back pain. Free, registration required. Call 703-558-0877.

Environmental Workshop. 9-10:30 a.m. at 2100 Clarendon Blvd. Learn about water pollution prevention in your home or workplace. Free. Registration required. Call 703-228-0773 or 703-228-0772.

Informational Session. 7 p.m. at Marymount University’s Ballston Center, 1000 N. Glebe Road. Learn about graduate program offerings in counseling and forensic psychology. Call 703-284-5902 or visit www.marymount.edu/infosession to register.

Music Performance. 7-10 p.m. at Saigonique Vietnamese Restaurant, 4251 Campbell Ave. Hear Vaughn McClarrin. Free. Visit www.mitchellsentertainment.com or 202-812-6301.

The American Political Scene. 1 p.m. at Shirlington Library, 4200 Campbell Ave. Watch a variety of movies about the political system. Free. 703-228-0322.

Evolution for Adults. 7:30 p.m. at Gulf Branch Nature Center, 3608 N. Military Road. Learn about animal survival. $2/person. Registration required, 703-228-3403.

Hispanic Heritage. 8 p.m. at Gunston Arts Theater 2. Watch “Subio la Carne,” a musical variety show. Call 703-548-2092 for tickets.

Friday/Nov. 7

Theater performance. 8 p.m. at the Gunston Arts Center, 2700 S. Lang St, Arlington. See “Meat Prices Rising,” an Argentinean play that is part of the 11th International Festival of Hispanic Theater. Contact 703-548-3092 or info@teatrodelaluna.org for tickets and information.

Arts Happy Hour. 7-9 p.m. at the Ellipse Art Center, 4350 N. Fairfax Drive. All are welcome to personally interact with select “Uncommon Beauty” artists as we connect the Deaf and Visual Arts communities. Free. Call 703-228-7710 or visit http://www.arlingtonarts.org/ellipseartscenter.htm.

Choral Concert. 7:30 p.m. at Central United Methodist Church, 4201 N. Fairfax Drive. The TJ Madrigals from Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology will perform Renaissance madrigals, German motets and contemporary arrangements. Free.

Art Opening. 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the Marymount University Barry Art Gallery, 2807 N. Glebe Road. See “New Images in Fiber Art” and meet the artists. Free.

Poetry Reading. Noon at the Lee Reception Room of the Reinsch Library on Main Campus, 2807 North Glebe Road. Poet Naomi Ayala will give a reading of selected poems. Free.

Photo Show. 6-8 p.m. at Fort C.F. Smith Park, 2411 N. 24th St. All ages can browse through these items. Free. 703-243-7329.

Saturday/Nov. 8

Theater performance. 3 p.m. and 8 p.m. at the Gunston Arts Center, 2700 S. Lang St, Arlington. See “Meat Prices Rising,” an Argentinean play that is part of the 11th International Festival of Hispanic Theater. Contact 703-548-3092 or info@teatrodelaluna.org for tickets and information.

Family Theater performance. 11:30 a.m. at the Gunston Arts Center, 2700 S. Lang St, Arlington. See “The Amazing Adventures of Robinson Crusoe,” a Paraguayan play that is part of the 11th International Festival of Hispanic Theater. Contact 703-548-3092 or info@teatrodelaluna.org for tickets and information.

Campfire. 6 p.m.-7:15 p.m. at the Long Branch Nature Center, 625 Carlin Springs Road. Attend an American Indian Heritage Month Campfire and learn about the American Indians that lives in the region. Call 703-228-4747 to register.

Bazaar. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at Calvary Methodist Church, 23 St. at South Grant St. Free. For more information visit www.calmeth.org.

Reenactment. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Fort C.F. Smith Park, 2411 N 24th St. Visit an encampment of the 3rd U.S. Regular Infantry. Presentations, including military drilling and equipment, cooking and ladies activities. No registration necessary. 703-243-4342 for information.

Concert. 8 p.m. at Thomas Jefferson Community Theatre, 125 South Old Glebe Road.Jane Franklin Dance presents The Music Made Me Do It , a concert with music by the Low End String Quartet and live performances by the HB Woodlawn Choral Program. $30 general admission tickets, $20 students/seniors, $16 children under 12. Visit www.janefranklin.com or call 703-933-1111 for tickets.

Discussion. 1-4 p.m. at the Arlington Metaphysical Chapel, 5618 Wilson Blvd. Learn about Karma and Consequences. $30 donation Is requested.

Environmental Project. 1-3 p.m. at Barkcroft Park, 4200 S. Four Mile Run Drive. Help remove invasive plants. Bring gloves and shears if you have them. Register at www.arlingtonenvironment.org.

Health Lecture. 1:30 p.m. at 4201 Wilson Blvd. Dr. Steven Salzburg of the Maryland center fo bioinformatics and Computational Biology will discuss autism and vaccines. Call 301-587-3827 or visit www.ncas.org for information.

Health Fair. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. at Whitman-Walker Clinic of Northern Virginia, 5232 Lee Highway. Come for flu shots, free health screenings, HIV tests and massages. Call 703-237-4900 for information.

Trading Forum. 8 a.m.-5 p.m. at the Crystal Gateway Marriott, 1700 Jefferson Davis Highway. Charles Schwab offers investors an opportunity to speak with trading experts, learn actionable trading and risk management strategies, and try out Schwab's services and trading tools. Free. Visit www.schwab.com/tradingforum for information.

Craft Sale. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at Lee Arts Center, 5722 Lee Highway. Studio artists of the Lee Center sell their work. Call 703-228-0560 for information.

Improv 101. Noon-2 p.m. at the Comedy Spot, 4238 Wilson Blvd. Learn the basics of Improv comedy. All levels welcome. Visit www.comedyindc.com for more.

Improv Class. Noon-2 p.m. at the Comedy Spot, 4238 Wilson Blvd. ComedySportz performance skills class. Visit www.comedyindc.com for more.

Music Performance. 7-10 p.m. at Saigonique Vietnamese Restaurant, 4251 Campbell Ave. Hear Vaughn McClarrin. Free. Visit www.mitchellsentertainment.com or 202-812-6301.

Christmas Craft Boutique. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at 700 S. Buchanan St. Browse through White House ornaments, decorations, bake sales and more. Free. 703-553-5800.

Photo Show. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. at Fort C.F. Smith Park, 2411 N. 24th St. All ages can browse through these items. Free. 703-243-7329.

Birding Trip. 8 a.m.-5 p.m. at Lubber Run, 300 N. Park Drive. Adults can look for wildlife. $25/person. Registration required, 703-228-6535.

Tiny Tot. 10 a.m. or 11:15 a.m. at Long Branch Nature Center, 625 S. Carlin Springs Road. Children ages 18-35 months can enjoy songs, crafts, plays and more. $3/child. Registration required, 703-228-6535.

Fetch! Science Club. 10 a.m.-noon at Shirlington Library, 4200 Campbell Ave. Enjoy science challenges and enjoy points and prizes. Free. 703-228-0321.

The American Political Scene. 3 p.m. at Shirlington Library, 4200 Campbell Ave. Watch a variety of movies about the political system. Free. 703-228-0322.

Snakes Alive. 3:30 p.m. at Long Branch Nature Center, 625 S. Carlin Springs Road. Children ages 4 and up can learn about these animals and meet some. $2/child. Registration required, 703-228-6535.

Sunday/Nov. 9

Fundraising Dinner. 5 – 8 p.m. at Willow Restaurant, 4301 N. Fairfax Drive. Support the education and advancement of women in culinary arts, mingle with the area’s top women of food, and win great door prizes, including a grand prize of 12 personalized culinary experiences. Cost is $35. Call 1-877-927-7787 or visit www.womenschefs.org for tickets.

Craft Sale. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at Lee Arts Center, 5722 Lee Highway. Studio artists of the Lee Center sell their work. Call 703-228-0560 for information.

Improv For Teens. 5-7 p.m. at the Comedy Spot, 4238 Wilson Blvd. All levels welcome. Visit www.comedyindc.com for more.

Film Screening. 2 p.m. at the Women's Memorial, at the entrance to Arlington National Cemetary. The documentary Vietnam Nurses will be shown. Call 1-800-222-2294 or 703-533-1155 for more.

Photo Show. Noon-5 p.m. at Fort C.F. Smith Park, 2411 N. 24th St. All ages can browse through these items. Free. 703-243-7329.

Shenandoah Fall Hike. 8 a.m.-5 p.m. at Lubber Run Center, 300 N. Park Drive. Take a hike and view animals and more. $20/person. Registration required, 703-228-6535.

Nature for Dummies: Top Ten Birds. 3 p.m. at Gulf Branch Nature Center, 3608 N. Military Road. Adults can learn about the top birds. Free. Registration required, 703-228-3403.

The American Political Scene. 3 p.m. at Shirlington Library, 4200 Campbell Ave. Watch a variety of movies about the political system. Free. 703-228-0322.

Monday/Nov. 10

Lecture. 3-4:30 p.m. at the Arlington Central Library, 1015 Quincy St. The Arlington Learning in Retirement Institute is sponsoring a lecture on Sex and Gender in Ancient Greece. Free. Call 703-228-2144 for information.

Lecture. 5-7 p.m. at the George Mason Law School Atrium, 3301 Fairfax Drive. The Arab Law Students' Association of George Mason University and the US Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation present "Separate Is Never Equal: Stories from South Africa and Palestine."

Improv 101. 7:30-9:30 p.m. at the Comedy Spot, 4238 Wilson Blvd. Learn the basics of Improv comedy. All levels welcome. Visit www.comedyindc.com for more.

Improv Class. 7:30-9:30 p.m. at the Comedy Spot, 4238 Wilson Blvd. Intermediate level class - learn about stagework and characters. Visit www.comedyindc.com for more.

Book Discussion. 7 p.m. at Central Library, 1015 N. Quincy St. Discuss “The Professor and the Madman” by Simon Winchester. Free. 703-228-5989.

Monday Night Musicals. 7-9 p.m. at Shirlington Library, 4200 Campbell Ave. Watch film version of notable musicals. Free. 703-228-0322.

Tuesday/Nov. 11

Band Concert. 7:30 p.m. at Brucker Hall, 400 McNair Road, Fort Myer. Celebrate Veterans Day with a Big Band concert by the U.S. Army Blues Band. Free. Call 703.696.3399 www.usarmyband.com for information.

Barbershop Chorus Concert. 11 a.m. at Mount Vernon estate, 3200 Mount Vernon Memorial Highway. Celebrate Veteran's Day with a concert by the all-veteran barbershop chorus The Harmony Heritage Singers. Free. A wreathlaying at George Washington's tomb will follow at 2 p.m. Included with Mount Vernon admission: $13 for adults, $6 for children ages 6-11, and free for children under 6.

Wednesday/Nov. 12

Art Class. 10 a.m.-noon. 3D illusions in drawing. For seniors 62+ at Arlington Arts Center, 3550 Wilson Blvd. Call 703.248.6800 to register. Free.

Beach Week. 7-9 p.m. at Central Library, 1015 N. Quincy St. Free. 703-525-1555.

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 topaz and take one home. $5/person. Registration required, 703-228-3403.

Civil War Artillery. 3-4 p.m. at Fort C.F. Smith Park, 2411 N. 24th St. Children ages 7-11 can learn how to load and aim a replica Civil War cannon. $5/person. Registration required, 703-243-4342.

Apocalypse Africa. 7-9 p.m. at Shirlington Library, 4200 Campbell Ave. Free. 703-228-0322.

Wild Ones. 7-8 p.m. at Long Branch Nature Center, 625 S. Carlin Springs Road. Children ages 6-10 can take a full moon hike. $2/person. Registration required, 703-228-6535.

Thursday/Nov. 13

Theater performance. 8 p.m. at the Gunston Arts Center, 2700 S. Lang St, Arlington. See “Doubt,” a Venezuelan play that is part of the 11th International Festival of Hispanic Theater. Contact 703-548-3092 or info@teatrodelaluna.org for tickets and information.

Community Concert. 7:30 p.m. at the Kenmore Middle School Auditoriam, 200 S. Carlin Springs Road. Hear the U.S. Army Band Downrange perform. Free. Call 703.696.3399 or visit www.usarmyband.com for information.

Concert. 9:30pm at Iota Club &Café, 2832 Wilson Blvd. See Americana band Blue Mountain. Cost is $15. For information and tickets call 703-522-8340.

Cocktail Reception. 6-9 p.m. at the Clarendon Ballroom, 3185 Wilson Blvd. The Arlington office of Keller Williams Realty will host a cocktail reception and fundraiser to benefit the Arlington Food Assistance Center. Tickets are $65, $100 for a pair in advance, and $75 at the door. Visit www.kwacts.org for information and tickets.

Lunchtime Concert. Noon-1 p.m. at Ellipse Art Center, 4350 N. Fairfax Drive. Free chamber concert. Call 703-228-7710 for information.

Music Performance. 7-10 p.m. at Saigonique Vietnamese Restaurant, 4251 Campbell Ave. Hear Vaughn McClarrin. Free. Visit www.mitchellsentertainment.com or 202-812-6301.

Hispanic Heritage. 8 a.m. at Gunston Arts Center Theater 2. Watch “La Duda.” Call 703-548-2092 for tickets.

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

Friday/Nov. 14

Theater performance. 8 p.m. at the Gunston Arts Center, 2700 S. Lang St, Arlington. See “Doubt,” a Venezuelan play that is part of the 11th International Festival of Hispanic Theater. Contact 703-548-3092 or info@teatrodelaluna.org for tickets and information.

Theater Party. 7-11 p.m. at Dominion Hills Area Recreation Association, 6000 Wilson Blvd. Keegan Theatre's celebration and season kick-off party. $35 admission, $25 for season subscribers. RSVP to emmettdd@msn.com or call 703-841-0943.

Saturday/Nov. 15

Theater performances. 3 p.m. and 8 p.m. at the Gunston Arts Center, 2700 S. Lang St, Arlington. See “Doubt,” a Venezuelan play that is part of the 11th International Festival of Hispanic Theater. Contact 703-548-3092 or info@teatrodelaluna.org for tickets and information.

Art Party. 7 – 9 p.m. at the Jenkins Community Gallery of the Arlington Arts Center, 3550 Wilson Blvd. Celebrate the Day of the Dead! Free. Visit www.arlingtonartscenter.org or call 703-248-6800.

Book Signing. 3 p.m. at Aladdin’s Lamp Children’s Bookstore, 2499 N. Harrison St. Meet Nancy Tillman, author of “On the Night You Were Born,” and the newly released “It’s Time to Sleep, My Love.”

Cooking Workshop. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Arlington Metaphysical Chapel, 5618 Wilson Blvd. Learn to make 30-minute vegetarian meals with a professional chef. $80 donation requested.

Indoor Soccer Tournament. 6 p.m.-midnight Barcroft Sports & Fitness Center, 4200 S. Four Mile Run. $20 per team. Pre-registration and shin-guards are required. To register contact Edson Bravo at 703.228.7783 or ebravo@arlingtonva.us

Improv 101. Noon-2 p.m. at the Comedy Spot, 4238 Wilson Blvd. Learn the basics of Improv comedy. All levels welcome. Visit www.comedyindc.com for more.

Improv Class. Noon-2 p.m. at the Comedy Spot, 4238 Wilson Blvd. ComedySportz performance skills class. Visit www.comedyindc.com for more.

Bazaar. 9 a.m.-2 p.m. at St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, 4000 Lorcom Lane at Military Road. Browse used books, jewelry, clothing, furniture, household items and toys. Baked goods and a hamburger/hotdog lunch available. Free.

Bird Presentation. 2-4 p.m. The Raptor Society of Northern Virginia will give a presentation with 6-8 live hawks and owls at Wild Birds Unlimited, 2437 N Harrison St. Free. Reservations not required.

Art Gala. 6-9 p.m. at 932 South Walter Reed Drive. Join the Columbia Pike Artists for their annual gala. Call 703-486-9368 for information.

Music Performance. 7-10 p.m. at Saigonique Vietnamese Restaurant, 4251 Campbell Ave. Hear Vaughn McClarrin. Free. Visit www.mitchellsentertainment.com or 202-812-6301.

Open Studio and Reception. 6-9 p.m. at Columbia Pike Artist Studios, 932 S. Walter Reed Drive. Browse through Columbia Pike Artists studios. Free. Visit www.columbiapikeartiststudios.org or 703-486-9368.

Bountiful Bargains Bazaar. 8 a.m.-2 p.m. at Mount Olivet United Methodist Church, 1500 N. Glebe Road. Browse through furniture, electronics, art and more. Flu shots will be available for $25. Visit www.mtolivet-umc.org or 703-527-3934.

Sunday/Nov.16

Artists' Expo and Craft Fair. 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m. at Congregation Etz Hayim, 2920 Arlington Blvd. Bring cash and/or checkbook.

Concert. 8:30pm at Iota Club &Café, 2832 Wilson Blvd. See singer/songwriter Keri Noble. Cost is $12. For information and tickets call 703-522-8340.

Improv For Teens. 5-7 p.m. at the Comedy Spot, 4238 Wilson Blvd. All levels welcome. Visit www.comedyindc.com for more.

Music Performance. 4 p.m. at Unitarian Universalist Church, 4444 Arlington Blvd. Hear music by Vivaldi. Free, but donations encouraged. 703-892-2135.

Monday/Nov. 17

Art Class. 11 a.m.-noon. Acrylics for everyday items. For seniors 62+ at Arlington Arts Center, 3550 Wilson Blvd. Call 703.248.6800 to register. Free.

High School House Basketball. Registration open. $95 until November 28. $110 after November 28. $15 fee payable on the day of the program. For youth in grades 9-12. Practices will begin no earlier than December 15. Games begin January 2009. Games will be played on Saturdays and Sundays with an occasional weeknight.

Improv 101. 7:30-9:30 p.m. at the Comedy Spot, 4238 Wilson Blvd. Learn the basics of Improv comedy. All levels welcome. Visit www.comedyindc.com for more.

Improv Class. 7:30-9:30 p.m. at the Comedy Spot, 4238 Wilson Blvd. Intermediate level class - learn about stagework and characters. Visit www.comedyindc.com for more.

Tuesday/Nov. 18

Public Recital. 7:30 p.m. at Brucker Hall, 400 McNair Road, Fort Myer. Hear the U.S. Army Concert Band Musicians perform parts of “Pershing’s Own.” Free. Call 703.696.3399 or visit www.usarmyband.com for information.

Wednesday/Nov.19

Poetry Reading. 7-9 p.m. at Pentagon City Borders, 1201 South Hayes St. Featuring Collective Voices - Sylvia Dianne Beverly, Evette Keene, and Joy Alford. Music will be provided by Shep Williams and friends. Free.

Author Signing. 7 p.m. at Shirlington Library, 4200 Campbell Ave. Solveig Eggerz will talk about her book “Seal Woman.” Free. 703-931-0153.

Thursday/Nov. 20

Community Concert. 7:30 p.m. at Brucker Hall, 400 McNair Road, Fort Myer. Hear the U.S. Army Concert Band perform parts of “Pershing’s Own.” Free. Call 703.696.3399 or visit www.usarmyband.com for information.

Book talk. 7-9 p.m. at Fairlington Community Center, 3308 S. Stafford St. Author and Professor Jeff Kirwan will speak about his search of Virginia's most remarkable trees. Tour of local trees to follow. Free. Call 703-228-6423 for more.

Music Performance. 7-10 p.m. at Saigonique Vietnamese Restaurant, 4251 Campbell Ave. Hear Vaughn McClarrin. Free. Visit www.mitchellsentertainment.com or 202-812-6301.

Garden Meeting. 10 a.m. at the Little Falls Presbyterian Church, 6025 Little Falls Road. Learn about Holiday floral designs. Free. 703-525-8576.

Saturday/Nov. 22

Tales from India. 3:30 p.m. at Gunston Theater One, 2700 S. Lang St. Presented by Indian Dance Educators for children of all ages. $10/adult; $5/student. 703-532-5479.

Indoor Soccer Tournament. 6 p.m.- midnight at Barcroft Sports & Fitness Center, 4200 S. Four Mile Run. $20 per team. Pre-registration and shin-guards are required. To register contact Edson Bravo at 703.228.7783 or ebravo@arlingtonva.us

Concert. 7:30 p.m. at Kenmore Auditorium, 200 S. Carlin Springs Road. Washington Balalaika Society Concert. Visit http://www.balalaika.org

Improv 101. Noon-2 p.m. at the Comedy Spot, 4238 Wilson Blvd. Learn the basics of Improv comedy. All levels welcome. Visit www.comedyindc.com for more.

Improv Class. Noon-2 p.m. at the Comedy Spot, 4238 Wilson Blvd. ComedySportz performance skills class. Visit www.comedyindc.com for more.

Author Signing. 2 p.m. at Borders, Pentagon, 1201 Hayes St. Solveig Eggerz will talk about her book “Seal Woman.” Free. 703-418-0166.

Music Performance. 7-10 p.m. at Saigonique Vietnamese Restaurant, 4251 Campbell Ave. Hear Vaughn McClarrin. Free. Visit www.mitchellsentertainment.com or 202-812-6301.

Sunday/Nov. 23

Concert. 3:00 p.m. at the Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall and Arts Center, NVCC,3001 n. Beauregard St., Alexandria. See the U.S. Army Orchestra with guest artist Amy Porter on flute. Free. Call 703.696.3399 or visit www.usarmyband.com for information.

Improv For Teens. 5-7 p.m. at the Comedy Spot, 4238 Wilson Blvd. All levels welcome. Visit www.comedyindc.com for more.

Monday/Nov. 24

Improv 101. 7:30-9:30 p.m. at the Comedy Spot, 4238 Wilson Blvd. Learn the basics of Improv comedy. All levels welcome. Visit www.comedyindc.com for more.

Improv Class. 7:30-9:30 p.m. at the Comedy Spot, 4238 Wilson Blvd. Intermediate level class - learn about stagework and characters. Visit www.comedyindc.com for more.

Tuesday/Nov. 25

Public Recital. 7:30 p.m. at Brucker Hall, 400 McNair Road, Fort Myer. See the U.S. Army Ceremonial Band Musicians perform parts of “Pershing’s Own.” Free. Call 703.696.3399 or visit www.usarmyband.com for information.