Arlington Wednesday/July 26
The Lemonade Stand. 11:30-1 p.m. at United Bank, 2930 Wilson Blvd. A “Bridges to Independence,”
activity, teaching at-risk youth essential life skills such as entrepreneurship, a strong work ethic, financial literacy and teamwork. Visit bridges2.org for more.
Bat Fest. 6:30-9:30 p.m. at at Gulf Branch Nature Center, 3608 Military Road. Live bat shows are presented by Leslie Sturges, director of the Save Lucy Campaign established to protect and conserve bats in this region. Ages 4 and up. Call 703-228-3403.
Columbia Pike Movie Nights. 8 p.m. at the at Arlington Mill Community Center, 909 S. Dinwiddie St. Movie is “Romancing the Stone” (1984 – Rated PG). Visit parks.arlingtonva.us for more.
The Music Man. 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. at Kenmore Middle School Theatre 200 S. Carlin Springs Road. Encore Stage & Studio production. Visit www.encorestageva.org for more.
Croquet. 10-11:30 a.m. at Walter Reed Community & Senior Center and Park, 2909 16th St S. White attire optional, played on the lawn. Call 703-228-0955 for more.
The Wizard of OZ. 6-11 p.m. at Gateway Park, 1300 Lee Highway. Part of the Rosslyn Cinema + Pub in the Park movie series, featuring a movie and food from one of the food trucks on site. Visit www.rosslynva.org/go/gateway-park for more.
Found Footage Festival. 8 p.m. at the Drafthouse, 2903 Columbia Pike. Comedians Joe Pickett and Nick Prueher are back to serve up their all-time greatest VHS finds, with newly discovered footage and updates on the people in these videotaped obscurities. Visit acdh.arlingtondrafthouse.com/ for more.
Meet the Author. 10 a.m.-noon at Arlington County Central Library Auditorium, 1015 North Quincy St. Charlie Clark, author of “Hidden History of Arlington County,” will be with Del. Patrick Hope to discuss Arlington's history and sign copies. Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dragonflies. 11 a.m.-noon at the Gulf Branch Nature Center, 3608 Military Road. View the world through dragonfly eyes in the search for these airborne hunters. Ages 8-12. Call 703-228-3403 for more.
Saturday Movie Nights. 8 p.m. at Penrose Square, 2597 Columbia Pike. Movie is “Broadcast News” (1987 – Rated R), sponsored by AHC Inc. Visit parks.arlingtonva.us for more.
Moths by Moonlight Campfire. 8:30-9:30 p.m. at the Gulf Branch Nature Center, 3608 Military Road. Have fun at this later-than-usual campfire, learning about moths before visiting a black light setup to see who’s flying at night. Call 703-228-3403 for more.
Ice Cream Social. 1-3 p.m. at Lee Community & Senior Center and Park, 5722 Lee Highway. The Lee/Madison Advisory Committee offers a cool treat (toppings included), sing-a-long led by Carl Gold and an afternoon of merriment and camaraderie. Ages 55+. Call 703-228-0555.
The Arts Meet. 5-7 p.m. at the Westover Beer Garden, 5863 Washington Blvd. Arts and culture community to come together, get to know one another, share knowledge and experiences, and get help from a neighbor if it’s needed. Call 703-228-6974 for more.
Walking Tours of Rosslyn. 8-9:30 a.m. at the Central Place Plaza, 1800 N. Lynn Street. With artist Graham Coreil-Allen. Visit www.rosslynva.org/ for more.
Pool Tournament. 10 a.m.-noon at Walter Reed Community & Senior Center and Park, 2909 16th St S. Test your skill against fellow players at the first ever pool tournament at Walter Reed. Ages 55+ Register at 703-228-0955.
The Lemonade Stand. 4:30-6 p.m. at at Clarendon Market Commons, 2800 Clarendon Blvd. A “Bridges to Independence,” activity, teaching at-risk youth essential life skills such as entrepreneurship, a strong work ethic, financial literacy and teamwork. Visit bridges2.org for more.
Meet the Artists. 5-8 p.m. at the Gallery Underground, 2100 Crystal Drive, Suite 2120-A. Arlington Artists Alliance’s all-media, juried art exhibit called “Around the World” features original art depicting destinations explored. Visit www.galleryunderground.org/
Art in the Park. 6-8 p.m. at Fort Scott Park, 2800 Fort Scott Drive. The mobile recreation van brings fun recreation activities for the whole family to parks across Arlington. Call 703-228-4773 for more.
When Harry Met Sally. 6-11 p.m. at Gateway Park, 1300 Lee Highway. Part of the Rosslyn Cinema + Pub in the Park movie series, featuring a movie and food from one of the food trucks on site. Visit www.rosslynva.org/go/gateway-park for more.
Phoebe Legere Plays Americana. 9 p.m. at the Galaxy Hut, 2711 Wilson Blvd. Curated by WMUC-College Park radio personality Sean Epstein. $5. Call 703-525-8646 or visit galaxyhut.com.