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Alexandria-Arlington community calendar, July 1-6, 2017

Posted on Jul 01,2017
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ALEXANDRIA, VA. - Saturday, July 1

Parkrun 5K A weekly timed run/walk/jog by the American Cancer Society and Parkrun USA to promote fitness in the fight against cancer. Saturdays at 9 a.m. Theodore Roosevelt Island, George Washington Memorial Parkway, Arlington. 703-623-4374. parkrun.us. Free; registration required for first run.

Summer art demos Led by members of the Torpedo Factory Artists’ Association. 11:30 a.m. 1:30 and 3:30 p.m. Torpedo Factory Art Center, 105 N. Union St., Alexandria. 703-746-4570. torpedofactory.org. Free.

Ball-Sellers House Museum
Tour the oldest building in Arlington. 1-4 p.m. Ball-Sellers House, 5620 S. Third St., Arlington. 703-892-4204. arlingtonhistoricalsociety.org. Free.

Kids play day
For ages 5-9, explore the woods, make mud pies and more. 3-4:30 p.m. Gulf Branch Nature Center, 3608 N. Military Rd., Arlington. 703-228-3403. registration.arlingtonva.us. Free; register child only (program No. 642827-B).

Summer concert series Features Cissa Paz. 8 p.m. Lubber Run Amphitheater, N. 2nd and N. Columbus streets, Arlington. 703-228-1850. arlingtonarts.org. Free.

Penrose Square movie nights For a complete schedule, go to the website. Saturdays from 8:30-11:30 p.m. Through Sept. 2, Penrose Square, 2503 Columbia Pike, Arlington. 703-892-2776. columbia-pike.org. Free.

Saturday Cinema at Carlyle An outdoor screening of “Top Gun.” 8:30-10:30 p.m. John Carlyle Park, 300 John Carlyle St., Alexandria. 703-746-3855. apps.alexandriava.gov. Free.

Sunday, July 2

Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous A 12-step recovery program for those suffering from food obsession, overeating, under-eating or bulimia. Sundays at 8:30 a.m. Goodwin House, 4800 Fillmore Ave., Alexandria. 610-858-5948. foodaddicts.org. Free.

Gadsby’s Tavern Museum family tours Led by junior docents. 2-5 p.m. Through Sept. 3. 134 N. Royal St., Alexandria. 703-746-4242. apps.alexandriava.gov. $5; ages 5-12, $3; age 4 and younger, free.

Summer concert series
Features Sligo Creek Stompers. 6 p.m. Lubber Run Amphitheater, N. 2nd and N. Columbus streets, Arlington. 703-228-1850. arlingtonarts.org. Free.

“Classic Wedding Whites” Artisan creations for weddings, anniversaries and engagements by the Ceramic Guild. Closes Sunday. Torpedo Factory Art Center, Scope Gallery, Studio 19, 105 N. Union St., Alexandria. 703-548-6288. torpedofactory.org. Free.

“The Fowl Mood” exhibit Extra-large paintings by Sage Chandler. Closes Sunday. Torpedo Factory Art Center, the Art League gallery, 105 N. Union St., Studio 21, Alexandria. 703-683-1780. theartleague.org. Free.

Monday, July 3

Gallery Underground exhibits The Focus Gallery features Steve Broido’s “Around Death Valley”; the Main Gallery features a members show, “5-Year Anniversary,” and artist Rebecca McNeely. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Reception July 7 from 5-8 p.m. Continues through July 28. Gallery Art Underground, Crystal City Shops, 2100 Crystal Dr., Arlington. 571-483-0652. galleryunderground.org. Free.

“Rough Around the Edges”
Kiln Club artists goes retro, embracing acid wash with distressed dishware. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Continues through July 30. Torpedo Factory Art Center, Scope Gallery, Studio 19, 105 N. Union St., Alexandria. 703-548-6288. torpedofactory.org. Free.

Laughter yoga
Led by holistic certified coach Diane Cohen. 6:30-7:30 p.m. Arlington Central Library, 1015 N. Quincy St., Arlington. 703-841-0080. arlingtonlaughteryoga@yahoo.com. Free.

Tuesday, July 4

July 4 at Long Bridge Park Features drop-in kickball games and contests, lawn games, face painting, moon bounces, live music, food trucks, and a fireworks display. 5-10 p.m. 475 Long Bridge Dr., Arlington. 703-228-3329. parks.arlingtonva.us. Free.

Arlington County Citizens Police Academy
For age 18 and older, register by July 7 for a 12-week session starting Sept. 7. Learn about how the police department functions. Thursdays from 6:30-9:30 p.m. Arlington County Police Department, 1425 N. Courthouse Rd. 703-228-4247. acpdtraining@arlingtonva.us. arlingtonva.s3.dualstack.us-east-1.amazonaws.com. Free.

STEM professionals needed Assist K-12 science teachers as part of the American Association for the Advancement of Science’s STEM Volunteer Program, a partnership with County Public Schools to bring the real world of STEM into the classroom. Recruiting now for placement during the 2017-2018 school year beginning in September. For more information, please contact Robert Thomas at 301-570-2811 or robert.james.thomas@verizon.net.

Wednesday, July 5

Arlington Neighborhood Village program Retired nurse practitioner Jean Anderson discusses “Rehab 101.” 10-11 a.m. Arlington Partnership for Affordable Housing Community Room, 4318 N. Carlin Springs Rd. 703-509-8057. arlnvil.org. Free.

Arlington Central Library plant clinic Master gardeners are available to answer questions. Wednesdays from 6:45-8:45 p.m. Through Oct. 25. East lobby of the library, 1015 N. Quincy St., Arlington. 703-228-6414. mgnv.org. Free.

Thursday, July 6

“Global Views: Light & Shadow” exhibit Acrylic paintings by Sally Davies. Opens Thursday from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Reception July 13 from 6:30-8 p.m. Artist demo July 22 at 2 p.m. Show continues through Aug. 6. Torpedo Factory Art Center, The Art League gallery, 105 N. Union St., Studio 21, Alexandria. 703-683-1780. theartleague.org. Free.

Del Ray First Thursday An outdoor street festival features patriotic activities, live music, an old-fashioned cakewalk and more. 6-9 p.m. Pat Miller Neighborhood Square, at the intersection of Mount Vernon and E. Oxford avenues, Alexandria. 703-683-2570. visitdelray.com. Free.

The Battle of the Meuse-Argonne Historian Mitchell Yockelson tells the story of individuals who fought in the 47-day Meuse-Argonne battle. 7:30-9:30 p.m. The Lyceum, 201 S. Washington St., Alexandria. 703-746-4994. apps.alexandriava.gov. $10; registration required.

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