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Arlington Events Calendar

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Food Truck Thursdays. In the surface parking lot at the corner of Crystal Drive and 18th Street.

Line Dancing Class. Fridays, 10-11 a.m. Line dancing with Barbara Allen. Covers the basic steps, then combines them to music for a gentle aerobic workout. More experienced line dancers are welcome as they can assist newer dancers. At Aurora Hills Senior Center. Call 703-228-5722.

Art Exhibit. Throughout June, Arlington Artist Elisabeth Hudgins will be the Featured Artist at Stifle and Capra, exhibiting "Lost & Found,” original mixed media paintings inspired by a cache of old photos and letters, found in the attic of a family home. 260 W. Broad St., Falls Church. Visit www.stifelandcapra.com.

Art Exhibit. Through Thursday, July 4, the High Country Basket Guild is being featured at the Craft Gallery of Artisans United. This show of handcrafted baskets made of natural materials by trained fiber artists includes work by Arlington resident Barbara Weber. The Craft Gallery is located in the Annandale Community Park, 4022-C Hummer Road, Annandale. Call 703-941-0202 or go online www.artisansunited.org for more information.

Enjoy a Monday morning yoga class through September held in Crystal City’s Water Park located across from 1750 Crystal Drive. Led by instructors from Mind Your Body Oasis.

The Crystal City FRESHFARM Market is open on Tuesdays from 3-7 p.m. with the same selection of foods and goods from local producers, in front of 251 S. 18th St. Take a free outdoor Zumba class in the courtyard at 2121 Crystal Drive, led by instructors from the local Sport & Health Clubs, every Wednesday through the end of September. Participants can take a free shower afterwards at the nearby Sport & Health.

Theater Performance. See “Company” at Signature Theatre, 4200 Campbell St., through June 30 in the MAX Theatre. Tickets are now on sale and start at $40. Visit www.signature-theatre.org

Wednesday/June 5

Memorial Service. Honor Medgar Evers, who was shot and killed by a white supremacist outside his home in 1963, at a service at Arlington National Cemetery, 1 Memorial Drive. Evers was the first field secretary in Mississippi for the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People.; he led marches, investigated racial violence and organized voter registration drives. Free. Visit www.arlingtoncemetery.mil/events/calendar.aspx for more.

Author Event. 7 p.m. at One More Page Books, 2200 N. Westmoreland St. #101. Local author Tracy March will have a reading and sign copies of her book “Girl Three.” Free. 703-300-9746.

Thursday/June 6

Opening Reception. 5-8 p.m. see “Coastal Colors,” a solo exhibit by Keith Wilkie at Gallery Underground, in the Crystal City Shops, 2100 Crystal Drive. Wilkie’s painting captures coastal scenes, landscapes and waterway subjects. Free. Gallery hours are Monday through Friday 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Saturdays from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Visit www.galleryunderground.org or 571-483-0652.

Author Event. 7 p.m. at One More Page, 2200 N. Westmoreland St. Christopher Hacker will discuss his debut novel “The Morels.” Free. Visit www.onemorepagebooks.com or 703-300-9746.

Tiny Tot. 10-10:45 a.m. at Gulf Branch Nature Center, 3608 Military Road. Children ages 18-35 months can discover the wonders of nature. $5 due at registration. Program #642813-C.

Art Exhibit. See “Coastal Colors,” a solo exhibit by Keith Wilkie at Gallery Underground, in the Crystal City Shops, 2100 Crystal Drive. Wilkie’s painting captures coastal scenes, landscapes and waterway subjects. Free. Gallery hours are Monday through Friday 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Saturdays from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Visit www.galleryunderground.org or 571-483-0652.

Friday/June 7

Celebration Concert. 8 p.m. at St. George’s Episcopal Church, 915 N. Oakland St. Features Gwyn Roberts, recorder, and Atusuko Watanabe, harpsichord. Visit capitolearlymusic.org or 703-525-8286.

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

Wine Tasting. 7 p.m. at One More Page, 2200 N. Westmoreland St. Enjoy free wine tasting. Visit www.onemorepagebooks.com or 703-300-9746.

Survival Skills: Bandanas. 4-5 p.m. at Long Branch Nature Center, 625 S. Carlin Springs Road. Children age 8-12 will learn all the uses of the bandana. $10 due at registration. 703-228-3403. Program #642923-D.

Tiny Tot. 10-10:45 a.m. at Long Branch Nature Center, 625 S. Carlin Springs Road. Children ages 18-35 months can discover the wonders of nature. $5 due at registration. Program #642913-B.

June 7-29

Biography’ by S.N. Behrman revolves around a single career woman’s acceptance of a hefty fee to write her tell-all memoirs and the problems her threatened candor creates. Presented by The American Century Theater, at Theatre II, Gunston Arts Center, 2700 S. Lang St. Performances are Thursday through Saturday at 8 p.m. with Saturday and Sunday matinees at 2:30 p.m. Buy tickets at americancentury.org or 703-998-4555.

Saturday/June 8

Recorder Master Class. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at St. George’s Episcopal Church, 915 N. Oakland St. Hear music from soloists and ensembles and then learn how to play. Visit capitolearlymusic.org for an application or 703-525-8286.

Owl’s New Home and Anniversary. 1-4 p.m. at Gulf Branch Nature Center, 3608 Military Road. Families can celebrate Gulf Branch’s anniversary and meet owls from the Raptor Conservancy. Free. 703-228-3403.

Wild Dogs Campfire. 7-8 p.m. at Long Branch Nature Center, 625 S. Carlin Springs Road. Learn about insects and their lifecycles. Enjoy games, stories and treats. $5 due at registration. 703-228-6535. Program #642953-C.

Tiny Tot. 10:30-11:15 a.m. at Long Branch Nature Center, 625 S. Carlin Springs Road. Children ages 18-35 months can discover the wonders of nature. $5 due at registration. Program #642913-C.

Student Film Festival. 3-5:30 p.m. at HB Woodlawn Auditorium, 4100 N. Vacation Lane. Three of the best entries from more than 30 films representing every middle and high school, plus an elementary school, will be showcased. Vote for a fan favorite. Visit www.facebook.com/apsstudentfilmfest for more.

Sunday/June 9

Voices of Freedom. 4 p.m. at Arlington Presbyterian Church, 3507 Columbia Pike. In celebration of the Emancipation Proclamation, Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railroad, Sojourner Truth and women’s suffrage, NoVA Lights Chorale presents music and drama describing the difficulties and determination of the people seeking freedom from slavery. Free. Visit www.novalightschorale.jigsy.com or 703-346-3512.

Paws-to-Read. Meet Cynthia Powers and her dog Humphrey from 11 a.m.-noon at Wylie Wagg pet nutrition and supplies store and then children in grades K-5 can read with a therapy dog. Free. To register for a session call 703-875-2007.

Flying Flowers. 2-3 p.m. at Long Branch Nature Center, 625 S. Carlin Springs Road. Families with children age 6 and up can learn about butterflies. $5 due at registration. Program #642953-B.

Remove Invasive Plants. 2-4:30 p.m. at Gulf Branch Nature Center, 3608 Military Road. Adults, families and teens can keep the park free of destructive plants. Free. 703-228-3403.

Monday/June 10

Nonfiction Book Club. 7 p.m. at One More Page, 2200 N. Westmoreland St. Discuss “Unnatural Selection: Choosing Boys Over Girls, and the Consequences of a World Full of Men” by Mara Hvistendahl. Free. Visit www.onemorepagebooks.com or 703-300-9746.

Tuesday/June 11

Author Event. 7 p.m. at One More Page, 2200 N. Westmoreland St. Iris Anthony will discuss her book “The Ruins of Lace.” Free. Visit www.onemorepagebooks.com or 703-300-9746.

Wednesday/June 12

Poetry Reading/Author Event. 7 p.m. at Central Library, 1015 N. Quincy St. “Words Meant to be Spoken” by Courtney Birst. Free.

Author Event. 7 p.m. at One More Page, 2200 N. Westmoreland St. Elliott Smith will discuss “Beltway Boys: Stephen Strasburg, Bryce Harper and the Rise of the Nationals.” Free. Visit www.onemorepagebooks.com or 703-300-9746.

Finny, Flippy, Funny Fish. 1:30 p.m. or 3:30 p.m. at Long Branch Nature Center, 625 S. Carlin Springs Road. Children ages 3-5 can participate in a group. 703-228-6535 to register.

Thursday/June 13

Author Event. 7 p.m. at One More Page, 2200 N. Westmoreland St. Local writer and collector Rachel Scheer will talk about the autobiographical comics genre, and guests can particiate in a drawing and writing activity. Free. Visit www.onemorepagebooks.com or 703-300-9746

Music Performance. 7-9 p.m. behind Champps Americana Restaurant at Pentagon Row. Hear music by 90s cover band Hyjinx. Free. Visit www.pentagonrow.com for more.

Finny, Flippy, Funny Fish. 10:30 a.m. or 3:30 p.m. at Long Branch Nature Center, 625 S. Carlin Springs Road. Children ages 3-5 can participate in a group. 703-228-6535 to register.

Friday/June 14

Daytime Book Club. 11 a.m. at One More Page, 2200 N. Westmoreland St. Discuss “Age of Miracles” by Karen Walker Thompson. Free. Visit www.onemorepagebooks.com or 703-300-9746.

Music Performance. Hear music by Mary Ann Redmond at 8 p.m. at Lubber Run Amphitheater, located at N. Columbus and N. 2nd Street. Free. Visit www.arlingtonarts.org or call 703-228-1850.

Survival Skills: Cordage. 4-5 p.m. at Long Branch Nature Center, 625 S. Carlin Springs Road. Children age 8-12 will learn how to wrangle rope and other natural stand ins. $10 due at registration. 703-228-6535. Program #642923-E.

Saturday/June 15

Music Performance. Hear music by Halau O’Aulani and the Aloha Boys at 8 p.m. at Lubber Run Amphitheater, located at N. Columbus and N. 2nd Street. Free. Visit www.arlingtonarts.org or call 703-228-1850.

Buzzy Bees Campfire. 7-8 p.m. at Gulf Branch Nature Center, 3608 Military Road. All ages can learn about the hard-working bee. Enjoy games, stories and treats. $5 due at registration. 703-228-3403. Program #642853-G.

Sunday/June 16

Father’s Day Auto Festival. See innovative electric vehicles, classic muscle cars and more. 2-6 p.m. at Courtyard at 2121 Crystal Drive, 220 S. 20th St. and the parking lot behind Freddie’s Beach Bar, 555 S. 23rd St. Free. 703-412-9430.

Remove Invasives. 2-5 p.m. at Long Branch Nature Center, 625 S. Carlin Springs Road. Families with children ages 9 and older, adults and teens can help clear the plants from the park. Free. 703-228-6535.

Monday/June 17

Author Event. 7 p.m. at One More Page, 2200 N. Westmoreland St. Mindy Mitchell and Edward Land discuss and sign their book “Lube of Life: A Tribute to Sex, Love and the Pursuit of Happiness in the Boomer Age.” Free. Visit www.onemorepagebooks.com or 703-300-9746.

Music Performance. Hear music by The Metropolitan Chorus at 8 p.m. at Lubber Run Amphitheater, located at N. Columbus and N. 2nd Street. Free. Visit www.arlingtonarts.org or call 703-228-1850.

Tuesday/June 18

Author Event. 7 p.m. at Central Library, 1015 N. Quincy St. Will Schwalbe will discuss his book “The End of Your Life Book Club.” Free.

Mystery/Suspense Book Club. 7 p.m. at One More Page, 2200 N. Westmoreland St. Discuss “The Burglar Who Liked to Quote Kipling” by Lawrence Block. Free. Visit www.onemorepagebooks.com or 703-300-9746.

Wednesday/June 19

Author Event. 7 p.m. at One More Page, 2200 N. Westmoreland St. Sahar Delijani will discuss and sign “Children of the Jacaranda Tree.” Free. Visit www.onemorepagebooks.com or 703-300-9746.

Music Performance. Hear music by The Potomac Harmony Chorus at 8 p.m. at Lubber Run Amphitheater, located at N. Columbus and N. 2nd Street. Free. Visit www.arlingtonarts.org or call 703-228-1850.

Thursday/June 20

Author Event. 7 p.m. at One More Page, 2200 N. Westmoreland St. Maryanne O’Hara will discuss “Cascade.” Free. Visit www.onemorepagebooks.com or 703-300-9746.

Music Performance. 7-9 p.m. behind Champps Americana Restaurant at Pentagon Row. Hear music by 70s tribute band Uncle Jack Band. Free. Visit www.pentagonrow.com for more.

Friday/June 21

Wine Tasting. 7 p.m. at One More Page, 2200 N. Westmoreland St. Enjoy free wine tasting. Visit www.onemorepagebooks.com or 703-300-9746.

Music Performance. Hear music by the Army Blues at 8 p.m. at Lubber Run Amphitheater, located at N. Columbus and N. 2nd Street. Free. Visit www.arlingtonarts.org or call 703-228-1850.

Saturday/June 22

Author Event. 6 p.m. at One More Page, 2200 N. Westmoreland St. Jessica Spotswood will discuss the next book in her Cahill Witch Chronicles series “Star Cursed." Free. Visit www.onemorepagebooks.com or 703-300-9746.

Music Performance. Hear music by King Teddy at 8 p.m. at Lubber Run Amphitheater, located at N. Columbus and N. 2nd Street. Free. Visit www.arlingtonarts.org or call 703-228-1850.

Sunday/June 23

Author Event. 4 p.m. at One More Page, 2200 N. Westmoreland St. Andrew Jampoler will discuss and sign copies of his book “Congo: The Miserable Expeditions and Dreadful Death of Lt. Emory Taunt, USN.” Free. Visit www.onemorepagebooks.com or 703-300-9746.

Music Performance. Hear music by The Constituents at 6 p.m. at Lubber Run Amphitheater, located at N. Columbus and N. 2nd Street. Free. Visit www.arlingtonarts.org or call 703-228-1850.

Monday/June 24

Laughter Yoga. 6:30-7:30 p.m. at Central Library, 1015 N. Quincy St. All ages and abilities. Learn about this technique. Free. E-mail arlingtonlaughteryoga@yahoo.com for more.

Author Event. 7 p.m. at One More Page, 2200 N. Westmoreland St. Human rights lawyer and author Marianne Elliott will share from her memoir “Zen Under Fire: How I Found Peace in the Midst of War.” Free. Visit www.onemorepagebooks.com or 703-300-9746.

Wednesday/June 26

Author Event. 7 p.m. at Central Library, 1015 N. Quincy St. Forrest Pritchard will discuss his book “Gaining Ground: A Story of Farmers’ Markets, Local Food and Saving the Family Farm.” Free.

Thursday/June 27

Music Performance. 7-9 p.m. behind Champps Americana Restaurant at Pentagon Row. Hear music by 80s tribute band Gonzo’s Nose. Free. Visit www.pentagonrow.com for more.

Friday/June 28

Music Performance. Hear music by Margot MacDonald at 8 p.m. at Lubber Run Amphitheater, located at N. Columbus and N. 2nd Street. Free. Visit www.arlingtonarts.org or call 703-228-1850.

Saturday/June 29

Summer Literary Program. 6 p.m. at One More Page, 2200 N. Westmoreland St. Features Laura Ellen Scott and Tara Laskowski. Free. Visit www.onemorepagebooks.com or 703-300-9746.

Music Performance. Hear music by Eric Scott at 8 p.m. at Lubber Run Amphitheater, located at N. Columbus and N. 2nd Street. Free. Visit www.arlingtonarts.org or call 703-228-1850.

Sunday/June 30

Music Performance. Hear music by Black Muddy River Band at 6 p.m. at Lubber Run Amphitheater, located at N. Columbus and N. 2nd Street. Free. Visit www.arlingtonarts.org or call 703-228-1850.

July 19 through Aug. 17

TACT Summer 2013 Musical. A lively musical event from the same artistic team that produced ‘Danny and Sylvia’ and ‘Marathon ’33.’ Presented by The American Century Theater, at Theatre II, Gunston Arts Center, 2700 S. Lang St. Visit www.AmericanCentury.org.