Come hear author Deborah Schoeberlein David discuss her newest book, “Living Mindfully: At Home, at Work, and in the World” Deborah Schoeberlein David, M.Ed., has more than twenty-five years’ experience teaching youth and adults, developing interactive curriculum, training teachers, providing parent education seminars and implementing sensitive programming, both in K-12 and professional settings.
A Shirlington Saturday film screening for children and their caregivers An astonishing world where toys play while their owners are away. Woody is a pull-string cowboy doll and is the leader of the toys until the latest, greatest action figure, Buzz Lightyear, enters the picture. When the toy rivals are separated from their owner, they [...]
Join us at Shirlington for three special screenings during the Winter Break, all at 2 p.m. Dec. 29: “Despicable Me”  Rated PG, 95 minutes Dec. 30: “Despicable Me 2″  Rated PG, 98 minutes Dec. 31: “Minions”  Rated PG, 91 minutes
Join us at Shirlington on Mondays at 2 p.m. for films about being lost on the high seas Dec. 7: “The Perfect Storm”  Rated PG-13, 130 minutes Dec. 14: ”All Is Lost”  Rated PG-13, 106 minutes Dec. 21: ”The Tempest”  Rated PG-13, 110 minutes Dec. 28: “Titanic”  Rated PG-13, 194 minutes
A Shirlington Saturday film screening for children and their caregivers An 8-year-old boy genius and his friends must rescue their parents after the adults are abducted by aliens. Starring the voices of Debi Derryberry, Rob Paulsen, and Megan Cavanaugh. Rated PG, 82 minutes. Snacks will be provided. First come, first served until capacity is reached. [...]
For Elementary School Aged Children Tuesdays at Shirlington: Nov. 3: Legopalooza Nov. 10: Test Your Catapults Nov. 17: Meet Someone New: Biographical Storytime and Activity First come, first served until capacity is reached.
Join us for a movie guaranteed to make you hungry, at Shirlington on Mondays at 2 p.m. Nov.2: ”Like Water for Chocolate” (Spanish, Eng. Subtitles)  Rated R, 105 minutes Nov. 9: ”Moonstruck”  Rated PG, 102 minutes Nov. 16: ”Still Walking” (Japanese, Eng. Subtitles)  Not Rated, 114 minutes Nov. 23: “Chocolat”  Rated PG-13, [...]
Join Our Informal Group of Local Poetry Writers Members write and read original poetry, and exchange constructive criticism.
For Elementary School Aged Children Tuesdays at Shirlington: Sept. 29: Personalize Your Notebook Decorate a notebook and make school even more fun. Oct. 6: Marshmallow Bridges Build a bridge with marshmallows and spaghetti and see how much weight it can hold. Oct. 13: Meet Someone New Hear about a historical or public figure you might [...]
A Shirlington Saturday film screening for children and their caregivers Determined to make her own path in life, Princess Merida defies a custom that brings chaos to her kingdom. Granted one wish, Merida must rely on her bravery and her archery skills to undo a beastly curse. Starring the voices of Kelly Macdonald, Billy Connolly, [...]