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Arlington Calendar for June 27, 2012

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Sunday/July 1

Tree Walk and Talk. Meet at Westover Farmers Market. Westover Library Plaza. McKinley St. and Washington Blvd. Contact info@TreeStewards.org

Canal Stewards at the River Center. 12-1:30 p.m. River center at Lock 8, 7906 Riverside Drive, Cabin John, MD 20818. Meet at the river center to help clean up the lockhouse area and its surrounding towpath. Contact Hannah Larson at larson@potomac.org or 301-608-1188 x205.

Through July 3

"Eternal Washington: Black and White Photographs by Greg Embree" at Cherrydale Branch Library, 2190 Military Road, Arlington, 703-228-6330. Hours: Mon.: 10 a.m.-9 p.m.; Tue.: Closed; Wed.: 1p.m. -9 p.m.; Thu.: 10 a.m.-9 p.m.; Fri. & Sat.: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Free.

Wednesday/July 4

The United States Air Force Concert Band and Singing Sergeants Summer Concert Series. 8 p.m. Free. Concert subject to cancellation due to inclement weather. Air Force Memorial. One Air Force Memorial Drive, Arlington.

Saturday/July 7

Roses. 9-10:30 a.m. Summer care clinic conducted by Arlington Rose Foundation Consulting Rosarian, Bill Blevins. Main entrance at Bon Air Memorial Rose garden on Lexington and Wilson Blvd in Arlington. Free. 703-371-9351.

Friday/July 15

Remembrance. 10a.m.- 3p.m. Free. Civil War living history and medical display to honor Mount Olivet UMC’s use as a field hospital following the First Battle of Bull Run or First Manassas.1500 N. Glebe Road, Arlington. Contact Mrs. Monte Campbell at 703-819-5311 or eslim@earthlink.net.

Through Sept. 16

Exhibit. Arlington Arts Center and The Studio Visit have invited two guest curators, Kristina Bilonick and Julie Chae. Each will bring her individual methodology and point of view to the selection, arrangement and contextualization of the works in the exhibition. Arlington Arts Center, 3550 Wilson Blvd, Arlington. Call 703-248-6800 or visit www.findyourartist.org.

Through June 30

The Lost Songs of Broadway: 1960s Part of Signature Theatre's Cabaret Series. Single tickets for $35. Call Ticketmaster at 703-573-SEAT (7328) or the Signature Box Office at 703-820-9771. At Signature's ARK Theatre. Visit www.signature-theatre.org.

Friday/June 29

Margot MacDonald. 8 p.m. Free. Part of Lubber Run Summer Concerts at Lubber Run Amphitheater, North Columbus Street and 2nd Street North (two blocks north of Route 50), Arlington. Call 703-228-1850 or www.arlingtonarts.org.

Saturday/June 30

Justin Trawick. 8 p.m. Free. Part of Lubber Run Summer Concerts at Lubber Run Amphitheater, North Columbus Street and 2nd Street North (two blocks north of Route 50), Arlington. Call 703-228-1850 or visit www.arlingtonarts.org.

Sunday/July 1

The Arlington Community Band. 8 p.m. Free. Part of Lubber Run Summer Concerts at Lubber Run Amphitheater, North Columbus Street and 2nd Street North (two blocks north of Route 50), Arlington. Call 703-228-1850 or visit http://www.arlingtonarts.org.

Tree Walk and Talk. Meet at Westover Farmers Market. Westover Library Plaza. McKinley St. and Washington Blvd. Contact info@TreeStewards.org

Canal Stewards at the River Center. 12-1:30 p.m. River center at Lock 8, 7906 Riverside Drive, Cabin John, MD 20818. Meet at the river center to help clean up the lockhouse area and its surrounding towpath. Contact Hannah Larson at larson@potomac.org or 301-608-1188 x205.

Monday/July 2

Crystal Screen Gets Romantic: My Big Fat Geek Wedding. Free.The courtyard along S. Bell Street will be transformed into a free outdoor movie theater. The ROM COM theme makes it the perfect (and affordable) date night in the heart of Crystal City. 1800 South Bell Street, Arlington (near Crystal City Metro).

Katherine Sharpe, Author . 7p.m. A native of Arlington, visits One More Page, 2200 North Westmoreland Street, Arlington, to promote her debut book, Coming of Age on Zoloft: How Antidepressants Cheered Us Up, Let Us Down, and Changed Who We Are. Visit www.onemorepagebooks.com.

July 2 through July 31

Summer Memories. Presented by The Arlington Artists Alliance, an Art Show and Sale at the Gallery at Convergence. More than 20 artists will show their latest works at the Gallery at Convergence, 1801 N. Quaker Lane, Alexandria, July 2-31. Hours are Wednesday through Friday 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. and Saturday 10-7. Visit www.arlingtonartistsalliance.org or call 202-624-3611.

Tuesday/July 3

Book Club. One More Page Book Club meets on Tuesday, July 3, at 7 p.m. to discuss The Gods of Gotham by Lyndsay Faye. 2200 North Westmoreland Street, Arlington. Visit http://www.onemorepagebooks.com.

Through July 3

"Eternal Washington: Black and White Photographs by Greg Embree" at Cherrydale Branch Library, 2190 Military Road, Arlington, 703-228-6330. Hours: Mon.: 10 a.m.-9 p.m.; Tue.: Closed; Wed.: 1p.m. -9 p.m.; Thu.: 10 a.m.-9 p.m.; Fri. & Sat.: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Free.

Wednesday/July 4

The United States Air Force Concert Band and Singing Sergeants Summer Concert Series. 8 p.m. Free. Concert subject to cancellation due to inclement weather. Air Force Memorial. One Air Force Memorial Drive, Arlington.

Friday/July 6 Ted Garber. 8 p.m. Free. Part of Lubber Run Summer Concerts at Lubber Run Amphitheater, North Columbus Street and 2nd Street North (two blocks north of Route 50), Arlington. Call 703-228-1850 or http://www.arlingtonarts.org.

Saturday/July 7

Roses. 9-10:30 a.m. Summer care clinic conducted by Arlington Rose Foundation Consulting Rosarian, Bill Blevins. Main entrance at Bon Air Memorial Rose garden on Lexington and Wilson Blvd in Arlington. Free. 703-371-9351.

Robyn Place. 8 p.m. Free. Part of Lubber Run Summer Concerts at Lubber Run Amphitheater, North Columbus Street and 2nd Street North (two blocks north of Route 50), Arlington. Call 703-228-1850 or www.arlingtonarts.org.

Through July 7

"Sister Mary Ignatius Explains It All for You." Presented by The American Century Theater. Show times are Thursday through Saturday evenings at 8 p.m. and Saturday/Sunday matinees at 2:30 p.m. Tickets can be ordered online at americancentury.org or by calling 703-998-4555. At Gunston Theatre II, 2700 South Lang St., Arlington.

Monday/July 9

Crystal Screen Gets Romantic: Sleepless in Seattle. Free.The courtyard along S. Bell Street will be transformed into a free outdoor movie theater. The ROM COM theme makes it the perfect (and affordable) date night in the heart of Crystal City. 1800 South Bell Street, Arlington (near Crystal City Metro).

Wednesday/July 11

Book Club. 7p.m. One More Page, 2200 North Westmoreland Street, Arlington. Author Emily Jeanne Miller, born and raised in Washington, D.C., discusses her debut novel, Brand New Human Being, an exploration of marriage and family in which a man is tested by his father’s death, his wife’s emotional distance and his son’s exasperating behavior – and further addled by a crush on his widowed stepmother. Visit www.onemorepagebooks.com.

Wednesday/July 11 through July 28

Sizzlin’ Summer Cabaret. Virginia’s Signature Theatre’s series featuring a number of red hot acts from D.C. and Broadway. Tickets for each cabaret is $25 general admission. Signature is offering an All-Access Pass for $125 (must be purchased at the box office), 703-820-9771. 4200 Campbell Avenue, Arlington. Visit www.signature-theatre.org.

Matthew Scott & Kirsten Scott. Wednesday, July 11 at 8 p.m.

Will Gartshore: Underappreciated & Overexposed. Thursday, July 12 at 8 p.m. and Saturday, July 14 at 9 p.m.

Signature Sings James Taylor. Friday, July 13 at 7 p.m.

Sandy Bainum: Something to Sing About. Saturday, July 14 at 7 p.m.

Natascia Diaz: What I See. Tuesday, July 17 at 8 p.m. and Wednesday, July 18 at 8 p.m.

Carolyn Cole: Born to Take the BELTway. Thursday, July 19 at 7:30 p.m.

Bob McDonald: Cabaret Sauvignon: A Night of Music and Wine.

Friday, July 20 at 7 p.m.

Stephen Gregory Smith: Naked. Friday, July 20 at 9 p.m.

Colleen McHugh: Change of A Dress: Songs of Fashion. Saturday, July 21 at 7 p.m.

Florrie Bagel: A Musical Mélange of Florrie’s Favorites. Saturday, July 21 at 9 p.m.

Nick Blaemire & The Hustle: #thesummerofnerdsoul. Monday, July 23 at 8 p.m.

Erin Driscoll: Get Happy! The Songs of Harold Arlen Wednesday. July 25 at 8 p.m.

Carolyn Cole: Born to Take the BELTway. Thursday, July 26 at 8 p.m.

Geoff Packard. Friday, July 27 at 7 p.m.

Carrie Manolakos. Friday, July 27 at 9 p.m.

Cory Jamison: Kenton's Cool School: The Music of June Christy, Chris Connor, and Anita O'Day. Saturday, July 28 at 7 p.m.

Revenge of the Understudies. Saturday, July 28 at 9 p.m.

Thursday/July 12

Author Discussion. 7 p.m. Sara Taber talks about Born Under an Assumed Name: The Memoir of a Cold War Spy’s Daughter at One More Page, 2200 North Westmoreland Street. As she moves from country to country, young Sara confronts the generosity, greatness and tragedy that America brings to the world. Visit www.onemorepagebooks.com.

Friday/July 13

Eric Scott. 8 p.m. Free. Part of Lubber Run Summer Concerts at Lubber Run Amphitheater, North Columbus Street and 2nd Street North (two blocks north of Route 50), Arlington. Call 703-228-1850 or www.arlingtonarts.org.

Book Club. One More Page Daytime Book Club chats about The Leftovers by Tom Perrotta at 11 a.m. 2200 North Westmoreland Street, Arlington. Visit www.onemorepagebooks.com.

Saturday/July 14

Andrew Acosta and the New Old Time String Band. 8 p.m. Free. Part of Lubber Run Summer Concerts at Lubber Run Amphitheater, North Columbus Street and 2nd Street North (two blocks north of Route 50), Arlington. Call 703-228-1850 or www.arlingtonarts.org.

Sunday/July 15

Colleen Shanley and Grand Junction. 6 p.m. Free. Part of Lubber Run Summer Concerts at Lubber Run Amphitheater, North Columbus Street and 2nd Street North (two blocks north of Route 50), Arlington. Call 703-228-1850 or www.arlingtonarts.org.

The 4th Annual Firefly Festival. 7:30-9:30 p.m. Celebrate summer’s natural night lights at Fort C.F. Smith (2411 N. 24th St.). Bring a blanket and dinner to enjoy while waiting for the sun to go down and the lights to come out. Cancelled if raining. $5 fee per person, $20 max per family, payable at the festival. Call 703-228-6535.

Remembrance. 10a.m.- 3p.m. Free. Civil War living history and medical display to honor Mount Olivet UMC’s use as a field hospital following the First Battle of Bull Run or First Manassas.1500 N. Glebe Road, Arlington. Contact Mrs. Monte Campbell at 703-819-5311 or eslim@earthlink.net.

Monday/July 16

Crystal Screen Gets Romantic: Bridget Jones’ Diary. Free.The courtyard along S. Bell Street will be transformed into a free outdoor movie theater. The ROM COM theme makes it the perfect (and affordable) date night in the heart of Crystal City. 1800 South Bell Street, Arlington (near Crystal City Metro).

Tuesday/July 17

Book Club. The One More Page Mystery/Suspense Book Club discusses A Small Death in the Great Glen by A.D. Scott. 7 p.m. 2200 North Westmoreland Street, Arlington. Visit www.onemorepagebooks.com.

Wednesday/July 18

Author Visit. One More Page, 2200 North Westmoreland Street, Arlington, welcomes mystery writer Donna Andrews at 7 p.m., to discuss and sign Some Like It Hawk, her latest installment in the Meg Langslow Mystery Series. Visit www.onemorepagebooks.com.

Friday/July 20

Cartoon Johnny. 8 p.m. Free. Part of Lubber Run Summer Concerts at Lubber Run Amphitheater, North Columbus Street and 2nd Street North (two blocks north of Route 50), Arlington. Call 703-228-1850 or visit www.arlingtonarts.org.

Saturday/July 21

ProBolivia. 8 p.m. Free. Part of Lubber Run Summer Concerts at Lubber Run Amphitheater, North Columbus Street and 2nd Street North (two blocks north of Route 50), Arlington. Call 703-228-1850 or visit www.arlingtonarts.org.

Monday/July 23

Crystal Screen Gets Romantic: The Proposal Free.The courtyard along S. Bell Street will be transformed into a free outdoor movie theater. The ROM COM theme makes it the perfect (and affordable) date night in the heart of Crystal City. 1800 South Bell Street, Arlington (near Crystal City Metro).

Wednesday/July 25

Author and clinician Dr. Madeline Levine. 7 p.m. Levine will discuss Teach Your Children Well: Parenting for Authentic Success. Dr. Levine’s newest book encourages parents to shift from a hyper-parenting style to one that focuses on protective factors contributing to a healthier and saner family. One More Page. 2200 North Westmoreland Street, Arlington. Visit www.onemorepagebooks.com.

Friday/July 27

The Traveling Players performing William Shakespeares As You Like It. 8 p.m. Free. Part of Lubber Run Summer Concerts at Lubber Run Amphitheater, North Columbus Street and 2nd Street North (two blocks north of Route 50), Arlington. Call 703-228-1850 or www.arlingtonarts.org.

Heroes Remembered. 9 a.m. 59th Anniversary of the Korean War Armistice. Featuring a wreath laying ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery's Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, the program includes official remarks in the Arlington National Cemeterys Amphitheatre with high ranking Defense Department officials and other senior government representatives. The event also includes activities for Korean War Veterans and their families. At the Arlington National Cemetery.

Saturday/July 28

Robyn's Place. 8 p.m. Free. Part of Lubber Run Summer Concerts at Lubber Run Amphitheater, North Columbus Street and 2nd Street North (two blocks north of Route 50), Arlington. Call 703-228-1850 or www.arlingtonarts.org.

Sunday/July 29

Halau O'Aulani. 6 p.m. 8 p.m. Free. Part of Lubber Run Summer Concerts at Lubber Run Amphitheater, North Columbus Street and 2nd Street North (two blocks north of Route 50), Arlington. Call 703-228-1850 or www.arlingtonarts.org.

Monday/July 30

Crystal Screen Gets Romantic: You've Got Mail. Free.The courtyard along S. Bell Street will be transformed into a free outdoor movie theater. The ROM COM theme makes it the perfect (and affordable) date night in the heart of Crystal City. 1800 South Bell Street, Arlington (near Crystal City Metro).

Thursday/Aug. 2

Book discussion. 7 p.m. at One More Page, 2200 North Westmoreland Street, Arlington, The New York Times bestselling author Sam Kean discusses his witty and entertaining new book, The Violinist's Thumb: And Other Lost Tales of Love, War, and Genius, as Written by Our Genetic Code. Kean’s book, The Disappearing Spoon And Other True Tales of Madness, Love, and the History of the World from the Periodic Table of the Elements is a store favorite. More information can be found on the store’s website, www.onemorepagebooks.com.

Friday/Aug. 3

Hexagon Theatre Company. 8 p.m. Free. Part of Lubber Run Summer Concerts at Lubber Run Amphitheater, North Columbus Street and 2nd Street North (two blocks north of Route 50), Arlington. Call 703-228-1850 or www.arlingtonarts.org.

Saturday/Aug. 4

Juniper Lane. 8 p.m. Free. Part of Lubber Run Summer Concerts at Lubber Run Amphitheater, North Columbus Street and 2nd Street North (two blocks north of Route 50), Arlington. Call 703-228-1850 or www.arlingtonarts.org.

Monday/Aug. 6

Crystal Screen Gets Romantic: How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days Free.The courtyard along S. Bell Street will be transformed into a free outdoor movie theater. The ROM COM theme makes it the perfect (and affordable) date night in the heart of Crystal City. 1800 South Bell Street, Arlington (near Crystal City Metro).

Author Visit. 7 p.m. Writer and decorated U.S. Marine Corps infantry officer Benjamin Busch visits One More Page to talk about Dust to Dust, his layered and extraordinary memoir about ordinary things – life and death, peace and war, childhood adventures and the revelations of adulthood. 2200 North Westmoreland Street. Visit www.onemorepagebooks.com.

Tuesday/Aug.7

One More Page Book Club. 7 p.m meeting. Talk about State of Wonder by Ann Patchett. 2200 North Westmoreland Street, Arlington. More information can be found on the store’s website, www.onemorepagebooks.com.

Monday/Aug. 13

Crystal Screen Gets Romantic: Pretty Woman. Free.The courtyard along S. Bell Street will be transformed into a free outdoor movie theater. The ROM COM theme makes it the perfect (and affordable) date night in the heart of Crystal City. 1800 South Bell Street, Arlington (near Crystal City Metro).

Monday/Aug. 20

Crystal Screen Gets Romantic: Love Actually Free.The courtyard along S. Bell Street will be transformed into a free outdoor movie theater. The ROM COM theme makes it the perfect (and affordable) date night in the heart of Crystal City. 1800 South Bell Street, Arlington (near Crystal City Metro).

Thursday/Aug. 23

Scandinavian Noir in Translation. 7 p.m. An evening with translator K.E. Semmel who has played a key role in bringing immensely popular Scandinavian crime fiction works to English-speaking audiences. Recent translations include Karin Fossum's The Caller and Jussi Adler-Olsen's The Absent One. One More Page, 2200 North Westmoreland Street, Arlington, More information can be found on the store’s website, www.onemorepagebooks.com.

Monday/Aug. 27

Crystal Screen Gets Romantic: when Harry Met Sally. Free.The courtyard along S. Bell Street will be transformed into a free outdoor movie theater. The ROM COM theme makes it the perfect (and affordable) date night in the heart of Crystal City. 1800 South Bell Street, Arlington (near Crystal City Metro).