Thursday, Sept. 26
Thursday, Sept. 26
English as a Second Language, drop-in sessions for all levels: 10 a.m.-noon Thursday and Tuesday; intermediate: 3-5 p.m. Tuesday, Charles E. Beatley Library, 5005 Duke St., Alexandria. Free. 703-746-1702, Ext. 3.
“In the Flesh 4,” all-media exhibit featuring the human figure. 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Thursday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday-Sunday, Torpedo Factory Art Center, Target Gallery, 105 N. Union St., Alexandria. Free. 703-838-4565, Ext. 4, or www.torpedofactory.org.
“Mark of the Maker,” works by Ceramic Guild artists. 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Thursday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday-Sunday, Torpedo Factory Art Center, Scope Gallery, 105 N. Union St., Alexandria. Free. 703-548-6288 or www.torpedofactory.org.
Proposed Social Security changes, Bill Kallio of AARP Virginia hosts a community conversation on proposed changes to Social Security. 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Charles Houston Recreation Center, 901 Wythe St., Alexandria. Free, registration required. 877-926-8300 or aarp.cvent.com.
Rosslyn farmers market, produce, jellies, herbs, pastries, bread and more. 11 a.m.-2 p.m.; concert by Derek Evry, 11:45 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Rosslyn Farmers Market, 1401 Wilson Blvd., Arlington. 703-522-6628 or www.rosslynva.org.
Seniors cross-stitch circle, kits provided. 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Lee Senior Center, 5722 Lee Hwy., Arlington. Free with 55+ Pass. Registration required. 703-228-0555.
“Full, Deep, and Not Quite Real,” an exhibit of paintings, drawings, photography and computer-generated digital art. Noon-4 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays and Sundays, 1-4 p.m. Saturdays, through Oct. 20, the Athenaeum, 201 S. Prince St., Alexandria. Free. 703-548-0035 or www.nvfaa.org.
“Faith, Food and Fellowship,” noon service with music by J. Reilly Lewis of the Washington Bach Consort; followed by lunch ($5), 12:30 p.m.; and Joyce Nohowel of Transitional Assistance and Design discusses “Thinking of Downsizing? Relocating? Moving?,” 1-1:40 p.m., Clarendon United Methodist Church, 606 N. Irving St., Arlington. 703-527-8574 or www.morefaith.org.
Ballston farmers market, produce, bread, pastries, meat and flowers; plus chef demonstration and live music. 3-7 p.m., Welburn Square, Wilson Boulevard and Taylor Street, Arlington. 202-362-8889, Ext. 3.
Library book sale, including paperbacks, children’s books, collector’s items, phonograph records, DVDs, CDs and audiobooks. Sponsored by the Friends of the Arlington Public Library. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday-Saturday; half-price day, noon-6 p.m. Sunday, Arlington Central Library, Parking Garage, 1015 N. Quincy St. 703-228-5990 or www.arlingtonlibraryfriends.org.
Arlington Central Library plant clinic, Virginia Cooperative Extension master gardeners answer gardening questions. 6:45-8:45 p.m., Arlington Central Library, 1015 N. Quincy St. Free. 703-228-6414.
Orthopedic surgery lecture, surgeon Jeffrey Lovallo discusses “Options for Rotator Cuff Tears and Shoulder Arthritis.” 7-8 p.m., Inova Alexandria Hospital, atrium, 4320 Seminary Rd., Alexandria. Free. 855-694-6682 or www.inova.org.