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Alexandria-Arlington community calendar, June 16-22, 2017

Posted on Jun 16,2017
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ALEXANDRIA, VA. - FRIDAY, JUNE 16

Rosslyn Cinema + Pub in the Park Features an outdoor movie, wine, beer, cocktails and food trucks. For a complete schedule, visit the website. 6-11 p.m. Gateway Park, 1300 Lee Hwy., Arlington. 703-522-6628. rosslynva.org. Free.

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

Gang Prevention Soccer Tournament For ages 12-17, with 10 players per team. Shin guards required. Washington-Lee High School, 1301 N. Stafford St., Arlington. 703-274-2699. rvilchez@arlingtonva.us. arlingtonva.s3.dualstack.us-east-1.amazonaws.com. Register by Friday, $7; includes a T-shirt and lunch.

SATURDAY, JUNE 17

Birding Arlington For age 8 and older, visit birding spots at Barcroft Park and build county bird lists. 8-9:30 a.m. Meet at Barcroft Community Center, 4200 S. Four Mile Run Dr., Arlington. 703-228-3403. registration.arlingtonva.us. Free (program No. 642857-G).

Smarter Living for All Ages
Learn about caregiving, avoiding scams and fraud, and more, discussed by members of the AARP Virginia Academy. 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Lee Center, 1108 Jefferson St., Alexandria. 877-926-8300. aarp.cvent.com. Free; registration required.

Champion trees bike ride For age 12 and older, a leisurely ride featuring stops at points of natural and environmental interest along the way. 10 a.m.-noon. Meet at Shirlington Library, 4200 Campbell Ave., Arlington. 703-228-1863. registration.arlingtonva.us. Free (program No. 642947-C).

Healthy cooking demonstration
Led by staff from Virginia Cooperative Extension. 10:30-11:30 a.m. Market Square, 301 King St., Alexandria. 703-746-3200. apps.alexandriava.gov. Free.

Pollinator patrol For ages 6-10, search gardens and woods and capture pollinators and insects with nets and bug boxes. 11 a.m.-noon. Gulf Branch Nature Center, 3608 Military Rd., Arlington. 703-228-3403. registration.arlingtonva.us. $5; registration required (program No. 642827-H).

Port of Harlem spring lecture “Fatherless Daughter Reconciliation” author Jonetta Rose Barras and discussion leaders share stories about loss due to paternal absence or parental abandonment and its harmful effects on their lives. 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Alexandria Black History Museum, 902 Wythe St., Alexandria. 703-746-4356. apps.alexandriava.gov. $5 donation suggested.

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.

Columbia Pike Blues Festival Features three-time Grammy-nominee Bettye LaVette, joined by blues, R&B and funk performers, and food, arts and crafts vendors, kids activities, and more. 1-8:30 p.m. Columbia Pike and S. Walter Reed Dr., Arlington. 703-892-2776. columbia-pike.org. Free.

Alexandria Archaeology Dig Days
An introduction to the history and archaeology of Shuter’s Hill Site, a site tour, and the opportunity to sift through excavated soil and assist with artifact processing. 1:30-3 p.m. Shuter’s Hill Site at the Masonic Memorial, 101 Callahan Dr., Alexandria. 703-746-4399. apps.alexandriava.gov. $5 donation; registration required.

Native American hunting skills For age 5 and older, features spear-throwing, a relay race, and hunting and stalking skills practice. 1:30-3 p.m. Long Branch Nature Center, 625 S. Carlin Springs Rd., Arlington. 703-228-6535. registration.arlingtonva.us. $5; registration required (program No. 642957-K).

Skulls and bones campfire Features stories, games, songs, and s’mores. 7-8 p.m. Long Branch Nature Center, 625 S. Carlin Springs Rd., Arlington. 703-228-6535. registration.arlingtonva.us. $5; registration required (program No. 642957-B).

Marine Band concert A performance of two versions of “The Four Seasons” by Vivaldi and Richter. 7:30-9 p.m. Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall and Arts Center, 4915 E. Campus Dr., Alexandria. 703-845-6154. marineband.marines.mil. Free.

Summer concert series Features Rene Ibanez y Cubano Groove. 8 p.m. Lubber Run Amphitheater, N. 2nd and N. Columbus streets, Arlington. 703-228-1850. arlingtonarts.org. Free.

SUNDAY, JUNE 18

Summer concert series
Features Mr. Knick Knack. 11 a.m. Lubber Run Amphitheater, N. 2nd and N. Columbus streets, Arlington. 703-228-1850. arlingtonarts.org. Free.

Apothecary Father’s Day open house
Thirty-minute tours. 1-5 p.m. Stabler-Leadbeater Apothecary Museum, 105-107 S. Fairfax St., Alexandria. 703-746-3852. apps.alexandriava.gov. $5; ages 5-12, $3; fathers and age 4 and younger free.

Firehouse Museum Father’s Day open house Features artifacts, fire hats for children and portraits by a firehouse photographer. 1-4 p.m. Friendship Firehouse Museum, 107 S. Alfred St., Alexandria. 703-746-4994. apps.alexandriava.gov. Free.

Tavern museum Father’s Day open house
Self-guided tours 1-5 p.m. Guided tours 2 and 4 p.m. Gadsby’s Tavern Museum, 134 N. Royal St., Alexandria. 703-746-4242. apps.alexandriava.gov. $5; ages 5-12, $3; fathers and age 4 and younger free.

Opera NOVA Summer Serenade Features singers Jose Sacin, Milena Gligic, Jessica Pressley, and others. 4 p.m. Our Savior Lutheran Church, 825 S. Taylor St., Arlington. 703-536-7557. mcdm1@verizon.net. operanova.org. $5-$10.

ZERO Prostate Cancer run/walk Participants receive shirts, food and prizes. Proceeds benefit the ZERO - The End of Prostate Cancer. Register from 7:30-8:15 a.m. Kids’ superhero dash at 8:15 a.m. 5K run/walk at 8:30 a.m. One-mile walk at 8:35 a.m. Post race program at 9:30 a.m. Pentagon Row Courtyard, 1101 S. Joyce St., Arlington. 202-303-3110. support.zerocancer.org. $15-$35.

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