Learn what it takes to build a garden to serve the community. Gardeners will be on hand to discuss how these gardens have been planned, what kind of work goes into them, structures that are being used to grow specific plants, the range of the growing season in Arlington, various ways to protect the garden [...]
For elementary aged children. Decorate a clay pot, plant a beanstalk and help make plant signs for the library garden beds. Please register in advance by calling 703-228-5260 or stop by the branch. Attendance limited to 35 children.
Sowing Good Health Come for this cooking demonstration where you’ll learn two new recipes incorporating that great produce you are growing in your garden and buying at the farmer’s markets! Lots of nutrition tips will be included too. FREE but registration is required; please call 703-228-5260 or visit the Westover Circulation Desk.
Shirlington Screens: Alternating Tuesdays A Parisian tailor finds himself posing as a baron in order to collect a sizeable bill from an aristocrat, only to fall in love with an aloof young princess. Not Rated; 104 minutes. With a remarkable cast of Maurice Chevalier, Jeanette MacDonald and Myrna Loy. Directed by Rouben Mamoulian.
A Shirlington Sunday Matinee In early 19th century France the paroled prisoner, Jean Valjean seeks redemption, regains his social standing, and rises to the rank of mayor. He is obsessively pursued by the policeman Javert, who vows to make him pay for the crimes of his past. Rated PG-13, 158 minutes. Starring Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe, [...]
Come review your resume with help from the Arlington Employment Center. Registration is required. 45 minute time slots are available from 1-4 p.m.
An end-of-summer wrap up party! We’ll have ice cream sundaes, gaming door prizes and, best of all, draw the winner of the grand prize. One luck reader will go home with a $100 Visa gift card! Turn in your Teen Book Log by Aug. 20 to enter. You do not need to be present to [...]
Can you make Spider-Man out of Post-It noes? Or Pac-Man? Here’s your chance to show off your artistic skillz! All teen events are free and open to teens entering 6th-12th grade, unless otherwise noted.
Fold designs using traditional origami paper and old manga magazines! All teen events are free and open to teens entering 6th-12th grade, unless otherwise noted.
Bring your friends and use code-cracking skills to explore and sample from the restaurants and businesses of Shirlington Village. All teen events are free and open to teens entering 6th-12th grade, unless otherwise noted.