Join Our Informal Group of Local Poetry Writers Members write and read original poetry, and exchange constructive criticism.
Shirlington Film Screenings, Monday at 2 p.m. In May: The Richard Linklater “Before” Series staring Ethan Hawke and Julie Delpy. May 4: “Before Sunrise” , Rated R, 105 minutes. A young man and woman meet on a train in Europe, and wind up spending one evening together in Vienna. Unfortunately, both know that this will [...]
Build Your Empire Join fellow Euro-game enthusiasts for an evening of games like Settlers of Catan, Ticket to Ride, and Dominion.
A screening of the documentary “Crooked,” which examines Virginia’s legendary Crooked Road Music Heritage Trail that launched the Carter Family, Jimmie Rodgers the Stanley brothers and countless other performers Followed by remarks and Q&A with filmmakers David Ensign and son Martin Lederle-Ensign. The program wraps up with a bluegrass and country jam session on the plaza [...]
For Middle and High School Aged Kids Fun activities for ages 11-18 on the first and third Thursday of each month.
A special Mother’s Day celebration Begins with an all-ages storytime at 10:30 a.m. followed by a craft activity, face painting, snack, and massages for moms! Will include a DJ. Information tables from AARP, Young Invincibles and more on the plaza (weather permitting).
Kids Club at Shirlington on Tuesdays, for elementary school aged children. May 5: Celebrate National Bike Month with a bike enthusiast from Papillon Cycles May 12: Bring Legos to Life! Create stop motion animation movies with Julia from Steve & Kate’s Camp May 19: Pinwheel Party–Design and make your own pinwheel. May 26: No session [...]
Movie Matinee at Columbia Pike Branch Library Thursday afternoon at 2 p.m., presented in conjunction with Arlington Reads 2015 April 2: “Dear White People” . Rated R, 108 min. Directed by Justin Simien and starring Tyler James Williams, Tessa Thompson and Kyle Gallner. A social satire revolving around the lives of four black students at an Ivy League [...]
A Shirlington Family Movie for children and their caregivers The magically long-haired Rapunzel has spent her entire life in a tower, but now that a runaway thief has stumbled upon her, she is about to discover the world for the first time, and who she really is. Rated PG, 100 minutes. Starring the voices of [...]
For Middle and High School Aged Kids Fun activities for ages 11-18 on the first and third Thursday of each month. April 16: Book Spine Poetry