NoVa Lights Chorale Rehearsals. Mondays, 7-9 p.m. at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 3439 Payne Street, Falls Church. NoVa Lights Chorale is welcoming new singers for their Oct. 30 performance of the Gabriel Faure “Requiem.” Singers need to start on Aug. 22 and hopefully commit. Free. Advance registration required: www.novalightschorale.jigsy.com/sing or email email@example.com.
Call for Artists. Through Aug. 8, 5 p.m. Arlington County is accepting qualifications from artists or artist teams interested in a public art opportunity at Oakland Park, located in the Virginia Square neighborhood. The selected artist/team will design, fabricate and install a permanent work of art that will function as a shading element in the park that is being upgraded for enhanced user experience. While designing the artwork, the selected artist must take into consideration other improvements planned for the park and create a work of art that can exist successfully within this active neighborhood green space. Visit www.publicart.arlingtonva.us for an application and more.
“Twelfth Night.” Through Aug. 9, 8 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday at Synetic Theater, 1800 S. Bell St. Set in the roaring 20s, “Twelfth Night” tells the tale of fraternal twins, Viola and Sebastian, separated in a strange new land. Tickets start at $35, $15 for students. Visit www.synetictheater.org for more.
Dance Instruction Classes. Mondays through Aug. 22, 6:30-7:30 p.m. at Walter Reed Community Center, 2909 S. 16th St. Instructor Kat Kinnunen teaches foxtrot, waltz and swing. Free. Call 703-228-0935 for more.
Wednesdays in the Garden. Wednesdays through Aug. 24, 7-9 p.m. at Arlington Central Library, 1015 N. Quincy St. This series of indoor and outdoor programs, taught by Arlington Food Assistance Center volunteers and VCE Master Gardeners, is designed to teach gardening skills to a wide audience. Free. Visit library.arlingtonva.us for more.
Yoga for Non-Yogis. Thursdays through Aug. 25, 8-8:50 a.m. at Barcroft Sport & Fitness Center, 4200 S. Four Mile Run Drive. Free. Call 703-228-0701 for more.
Netherlands Carillon Concerts. Saturdays through Aug. 28, 6-7 p.m. at 1400 N. Meade St. Guest artists play patriotic music, jazz and pop on the Carillon's 50 bells. Free. Visit www.rosslynva.org for more.
Gallery Underground: “Blue.” Through Aug. 26, gallery hours at 2100 Crystal Drive. During August, Gallery Underground presents “BLUE,” an all-media juried show by Arlington Artists Alliance members. Commonly named as the world’s favorite color, blue is associated with serenity, calm and spirituality, but also “feeling blue.” Free. Visit www.galleryunderground.org for more.
“Jelly’s Last Jam.” Through Sept. 11, various times at Signature Theatre, 4200 Campbell Ave. Signature presents a musical about famed and notorious jazz entertainer Jelly Roll Morton. Tickets start at $40. Visit www.sigtheatre.org for more.
Ball Sellers House. Saturdays, April-Oct., 1-4 p.m. at Ball Sellers House, 5620 3rd St., S. The Ball-Sellers House – the oldest building in Arlington County is open to the public for tours. The house was built around 1742 by John Ball and named the Ball-Sellers House to honor both the builder and the donor. Free. Visit www.arlingtonhistoricalsociety.org for more.
Exhibit: “Strange Landscapes.” Through Oct. 2, gallery hours at Arlington Arts Center, 3550 Wilson Blvd. “Strange Landscapes” approaches landscape as a historical legacy, a lens for exploring nature, and foundation for imagining alternative ways of being. Featuring painting, drawing, installation, video, sculpture, and performance, the exhibition highlights artists whose work draws on and challenges traditional artistic approaches to the natural and built environments. Free. Visit www.arlingtonartcenter.org for more.
Exhibit: “Remnants.” Through Oct. 8, on view 24 hours a day, seven days a week at 34zero9 Art Studios and Micro Gallery, 3409 Wilson Blvd. “Remnants” will feature new experimental work of J.T. Kirkland. Free. Visit www.34zero9.wix.com/34zero9artstudios.
Lubber Run Concerts. Through Sept. 18, 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 6 p.m. Sundays at Lubber Run Amphitheatre, 200 N. Columbus St. International artists including Cissa Paz and Mbongo Star perform. Free. Visit www.arlingtonarts.org for more.
Lecture: “What is Traditional Hula.” 7-9 p.m. at Aurora Hills Library, 735 18th St. S. Learn about the culture and history of traditional Hawaiian Hula during an interactive lecture-demonstration, with Melissa Mokihana Scalph. Free. Visit arlingtonva.libcal.com/event/2635882 to register.
Keeping Mini-Beasts: Daddy Long Legs. 4:30-5:30 p.m. at Gulf Branch Nature Center, 3608 Military Road. Get ready to (temporarily) own all sorts of mini-beasts and have a series of amazing, unique pets. Learn all about different animal’s lives while caring for them over a month. Tickets are $30, $20 material fee. Call 703-228-3403 for more.
Gallery Underground Reception: “Blue.” 5-8 p.m. at 2100 Crystal Drive. During August, Gallery Underground presents “BLUE,” an all-media juried show by Arlington Artists Alliance members. The color blue is everywhere, woven through our oceans to our skies to our jeans. Commonly named as the world’s favorite color, blue is associated with serenity, calm and spirituality, but also “feeling blue.” Free. Visit www.galleryunderground.org for more.
Park Idol and Sing-A-Long. 6-8 p.m. at Lower Bluemont Park Picnic Shelter, 601 N. Manchester St. Watch friends and neighbors perform at the first annual Park Idol. Free. Call 703-228-4773 for more.
Kennan Garvey Memorial Ride. 7 a.m.-4 p.m. starting at Phoenix Bikes, 4200 S. Four Mile Run Drive. This ride, dedicated in memory of Kennan Garvey, helps Phoenix Bikes raise money to build a new facility where they will be able to combine space for teaching and working on bikes with storage and work areas to make a community bicycle space. Registration $25, free for youth. Visit www.bikereg.com/jgmr2016 for more.
Safe at Home Kickball Tournament. 8 a.m. at Long Bridge Park, 475 Long Bridge Drive. The tournament raises funds to benefit Bridges to Independence, formerly the Arlington-Alexandria Coalition for the Homeless. Registration is $825 per team with 10 players minimum and 15 players maximum. Visit www.bridges2.org for more.
Bats Campfire. 7-8 p.m. at Long Branch Nature Center, 625 S. Carlin Springs Road. This program will be filled with activities which may include stories, special animal guests, games, songs and S’mores. Tickets are $5. Call 703-228-6535 for more.
Urkupina Celebration. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at Kenmore Middle School, 200 S. Carlin Springs Road. An annual celebration of Bolivian culture and dance. Free. Call 703-624-1564 for more.
Olympics Wine Dinner. 6-9 p.m. at Twisted Vines Bistro & Bottleshop, 2803 Columbia Pike. Drink wine from every continent including Antarctica with food pairings, and watch the Olympics. Tickets are $70. Visit www. Twisted-vines com for more.
Meet the Speaker: Carl Proper. 3-4:30 p.m. at Arlington Central Library, 1015 Quincy St. What role does Organized Labor play in a democracy? Speaker Carl Proper details how Labor Unions have contributed to the health of the nation and how recent trends have created political unrest. Free. Call 703-228-2144 for more.
Ocean Storytime. 10:30-11:15 a.m. at Long Branch Nature Center, 625 S. Carlin Springs Road. Hear stories about animals from the sea. Free. Call 703-228-6535 for more.
Nature Art. 2-3 p.m. at Long Branch Nature Center, 625 S. Carlin Springs Road. Children 8-12 are invited to visit scenic spots in Glencarlyn Park, then sketch and sculpt what they see. Tickets are $5. Call Call 703-228-6535.
Let’s Go Play in the Woods. 6-8 p.m. at Westover Park, 1001 N. Kennebec St. Meet and learn about live animals, make a butterfly garden starter kit, play a butterfly migration game. Free. Call 703-228-4773 for more.
Summer Night Hike. 7:30-8:30 p.m. at Long Branch Nature Center, 625 S. Carlin Springs Road. Walk the trails under the moon and stars, learn a new constellation, or meet a different nocturnal critter each month. Tickets are $5. Call 703-228-6535 for more.
Cool Creek Critters. 10-11:30 a.m. at Donaldson Run, 4628 26th Street N. Explore waterfalls, try to catch water striders, and take a closer look at some creek critters. Tickets are $5. Call 703-228-3403 for more.
Opening Reception: “Remnants.” 6-9 p.m. 34zero9 Art Studios and Micro Gallery, 3409 Wilson Blvd. “Remnants” will feature new experimental work of J.T. Kirkland. Free. Visit www.34zero9.wix.com/34zero9artstudios.
Super Snakes Campfire. 7-8 p.m. at Gulf Branch Nature Center, 3608 Military Road. Meet at the Gulf Branch fire ring for stories, special animal guests, games, songs and S’mores.
Tickets are $5. Call 703-228-3403.
Sunday in the Organic Vegetable. 1-4 p.m. at 2845 Marcey Road. Get answers to questions about what is ailing tomato plants or eating zucchini in the garden, stop by the Organic Vegetable Garden to speak with a Master Gardener. Call 703-228-6414 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Notable Nature. 3-4 p.m. at Long Branch Nature Center, 625 S. Carlin Springs Road. Construct nature journals, hone writing and drawing skills, and talk about the season during a hike. Free. Call 703-228-6535 for more.
King Street Bluegrass. 6-8 p.m. at Mount Olivet United Methodist Church, 1500 N. Glebe Road. Frozen treats will be available for purchase from the Inside Scoop food truck. Free. Visit www.mountolivetumc.com/concert for more.