Alexandria/Arlington community events, March 20-27, 2014

March 19, 2014
Thursday, March 20

March 150: Fourth annual exhibition fundraiser, sale of 200 works by local artists. 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. Admission, free. 703-838-4565, Ext. 4 or www.torpedofactory.org.

Seniors American Sign Language club, age 55 and older. 10:15-11:30 a.m., Mount Vernon Recreation Center, 2701 Commonwealth Ave., Alexandria. Free. 703-746-5556 or www.alexandriava.gov.

Arlington AARP tax-aid program, sponsored by the IRS; certified IRS tax counselors prepare and e-file tax returns for low- to middle-income families and elderly citizens. Bring a government-issued photo ID, Social Security card and last year’s tax return. Through April 15: 10:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Thursday and Tuesday, Arlington Central Library, 1015 N. Quincy St.; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 1:15-7:45 p.m. Tuesday, Columbia Pike Branch Library, 816 S. Walter Reed Dr. Free. 888-227-7669 or www.aarp.org.

“Louloudi Flower/to Flower,” sculptural media with loose or literal interpretation using symbolism, signs, metaphor, narrative or conceptually based works by the Washington Sculptors Group. Opens Thursday noon-4 p.m.; continues noon-4 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Sunday, 1-4 p.m. Saturday, through May 4. Reception, 4-6 p.m. Sunday, the Athenaeum, 201 S. Prince St., Alexandria. Free. 703-548-0035 or www.nvfaa.org.

“Portraits of Pop Culture,” cartoons, lampoons and caricatures of celebrities, politicians and pop figures by gallery artists. Noon-6 p.m. Thursday and Sunday, noon-9 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Saturday, through March 30, Del Ray Artisans, Nicholas A. Colasanto Center, 2704 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria. Free. 703-838-4827 or www.thedelrayartisans.org.

Capital Bikeshare informational program, includes a short bike ride. Bring a helmet. 1 p.m., Walter Reed Senior Center, 2909 S. 16th St., Arlington. Free with 55+ Pass. Registration required. 703-228-4771 or 55plusbikinggroup@arlingtonva.us.

Tai chi for seniors, includes Chan si gong exercises for balance and loosening joints. 2 p.m., Walter Reed Senior Center, 2909 S. 16th St., Arlington. Eight sessions, $44 with 55+ Pass. Registration required. 703-228-0955.

“Select 2014,” exhibits works by more than 100 regional artists chosen by eight curators. 4-11 p.m. Thursday-Friday, Artisphere, 1101 Wilson Blvd., Arlington. Free. 703-875-1100 or www.artisphere.com.

Chair yoga for seniors, for those recovering from injury, surgery or with physical disabilities. 5 p.m., Arlington Mill Senior Center, 909 S. Dinwiddie St., Arlington. Eight sessions, $56 with 55+ Pass. Registration required. 703-228-7369.

Holistic Moms Network anniversary party, features music by singer-songwriter Marsha Goodman-Wood, yoga by Lil Omm Yoga, crafts, silent auction, raffle and volunteer recognition. 6-9 p.m., Fairlington United Methodist Church, 3900 King St., Alexandria. Free. 571-451-8273 or www.holisticmoms.org.

Braddock Day Ball dance class, learn 18th-century English country dancing for the ball. 7:30-9:30 p.m. Thursday, March 27 and April 3, Gadsby’s Tavern Museum, 134 N. Royal St., Alexandria. $12 per class, $30 for series; reservations required. 703-746-4242 or shop.alexandriava.gov.

Eastern Trombone Workshop concert features the U.S. Army Orchestra, 7:30 p.m. Thursday; the U.S. Army Blues, 8:15 p.m. Friday; and the U.S. Army Concert Band, 7:30 p.m. Saturday. Fort Myer, Brucker Hall, 400 McNair Rd., Arlington. Free. 703-696-3399 or www.usarmyband.com.

U.S.Air Force Strings perform “Music for String Quartet.” 8 p.m., the Lyceum, Alexandria’s History Museum, 201 S. Washington St., Alexandria. Free. 202-767-5658 or www.usafband.af.mil.

Friday, March 21

Seniors core conditioning class, using dumbbells and exercise bands. 8:30 a.m., Walter Reed Senior Center, 2909 S. 16th St., Arlington. Eight sessions, $36 with 55+ Pass. Registration required. 703-228-0955.

Alexandria AARP tax-aid program, sponsored by the IRS; certified IRS tax counselors prepare and e-file tax returns for low- to middle-income families and elderly citizens. Bring a government-issued photo ID, Social Security card and last year’s tax return. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Friday and Wednesday, through April 15, Nannie J. Lee Memorial Recreation Center, 1108 Jefferson St., Alexandria. Free. 888-227-7669 or www.aarp.org.

Alexandria thrift shop, features clothes, housewares, kitchen appliances, paintings, books and other items. Proceeds benefit local charities. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Friday-Saturday, Church of St. Clement, 1701 N. Quaker Lane, Alexandria. 703-998-6166.

Walkers trip, travel by van to Theodore Roosevelt Island in Arlington. 10 a.m., Lee Senior Center, 5722 Lee Hwy., Arlington. $4 with 55+ Pass. Registration required. 703-228-0555.

Seniors Kukuwa African dance, a low-impact, high-energy workout. 10 a.m., Arlington Mill Senior Center, 909 S. Dinwiddie St., Arlington. Eight sessions, $40 with 55+ Pass. Registration required. 703-228-7369.

Seniors clay sculpture class, age 55 and older. 10 a.m.-noon, Walter Reed Senior Center, 2909 S. 16th St., Arlington. Six sessions, $53 with 55+ Pass. Registration required. 703-228-0955.

Mindfulness meditation sessions, decrease tension and depression. 11 a.m., Walter Reed Senior Center, 2909 S. 16th St., Arlington. Eight sessions, $44 with 55+ Pass. Registration required. 703-228-0955.

“Innermost Evocations” sculpture by Edmond Nassa. Opens 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday; reception 4-6 p.m. Saturday; show 10 a.m.-4 p.m. weekdays, through April 27, Northern Virginia Community College, Margaret W. and Joseph L. Fisher Art Gallery, 3001 N. Beauregard St., Alexandria. Free. 703-845-6200.

Spring celebration campfire, stories, animal guests, games, songs and s’mores. 6:30-7:30 p.m., Long Branch Nature Center, 625 S. Carlin Springs Rd., Arlington. $5, registration required (program No. 632954-A). 703-228-6535 or registration.arlingtonva.us.

Annual Tossed and Found Rummage Sale, features gently used household goods. To benefit Junior League of Washington’s programs. Preview night party, 7-10 p.m. Friday; shopping hours, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday, 251 18th St., eighth floor, Arlington. Free; party, $50; in advance, $45. 202-337-2001 or www.jlw.org.

Friends of the Planetarium program, features digital programs and a lecture by Michael F. A’Hearn of the University of Maryland. For information and tickets, visit the Web site. 7:30-8 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 1:30-2 p.m. and 3-3:35 p.m. Sunday, David M. Brown Planetarium, 1426 N. Quincy St., Arlington. $3-7. 703-228-6070 or www.friendsoftheplanetarium.org.

American Century Theater, performing “Oh Dad, Poor Dad, Mama’s Hung You in the Closet and I’m Feelin’ So Sad,” about a mother, her son and his father’s corpse going on a vacation. Opens 8 p.m. Friday; 8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, 2:30 p.m. Sunday, through April 12. Pay-what-you-can performance, 8 p.m. Wednesday, Gunston Arts Center Theater II, 2700 S. Lang St., Arlington. $32-$40. 703-998-4555 or www.americancentury.org.

Saturday, March 22

Alexandria farmers market, produce, baked goods, framed art, jewelry and crafts, sponsored by the city. 7 a.m.-noon, Market Square, 301 King St., Alexandria. 703-746-3200 or www.alexandriava.gov.

Del Ray farmers market, produce, cheese, flowers, meat, eggs, honey, nuts and baked goods. 8 a.m.-noon, Mount Vernon and East Oxford avenues, Alexandria. 703-683-2570 or www.alexandriava.gov.

Boating safety course, offered by U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary. 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Knights of Columbus Hall, 8592 Richmond Hwy., Alexandria. $40, includes textbook, certificate, card, free membership in Boat/U.S. and discount at West Marine; couples sharing a book, $40. 703-780-3765 or eaglesailor75@cox.net.

Civil War Defenses of Washington bus tour, a military historian leads a tour of forts Ward, Foote, Reno, DeRussy, Totten and Stevens and Battleground National Cemetery. 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m., Fort Ward Museum and Historic Site, 4301 W. Braddock Rd., Alexandria. $85-$100, registration required. 703-746-4848 or www.fortward.org.

Arlington farmers market, produce, cheese, pasta, buffalo meat and flowers. 9 a.m.-noon, North Courthouse Road and North 14th Street. 703-228-3327 or www.arlingtonfarmersmarket.com.

Fort Ethan Allen grand opening, an opening ceremony, a reenactment, exhibits, music by the New-Old Time String Band and a hike between Arlington forts. 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m., 3829 N. Stafford St. Free. 703-243-4342.

Post-legislative session forum, Arlington delegates and senators discuss the completed General Assembly session. Co-sponsored by the Arlington Branch, American Association of University Women. 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Arlington Career Center, 816 S. Walter Reed Dr. Free. 703-532-3830.

“George McQuinn: Arlington’s All-Star First Baseman,” exhibit features baseball cards, a 1944 World Series program, photos and a McQuinn model bat and gloves. 1-4 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Arlington Historical Museum, 1805 S. Arlington Ridge Rd. Free. 703-892-4204 or www.arlingtonhistoricalsociety.org.

Author talk, Washington Post writer Brigid Schulte discusses her book, “Overwhelmed: Work, Love, and Play When No One Has the Time.” 2 p.m., Barnes & Noble, 3651 Jefferson Davis Hwy., Alexandria. Free. 703-299-9124.

Comic writing and illustrating workshop, age 12 and older, led by Tangent Artists. 2-4 p.m., Charles E. Beatley Library, 5005 Duke St., Alexandria. Free. 703-746-1702.

“Foreigner,” a classic musical play about a jailed princess waiting to be rescued by a foreigner, performed by Empowers. 6:30 p.m. Saturday, 1:30 p.m. Sunday, Lee Center Exhibit Hall, 1108 Jefferson St., Alexandria. $10-35. 703-746-5588 or peacedrama@gmail.com.

“Peeper Prowl,” age 5 and older, search for frogs and other amphibians. 7-8 p.m., Long Branch Nature Center, 625 S. Carlin Springs Rd., Arlington. $5, registration required (program No. 632954-H). 703-228-6535 or registration.arlingtonva.us.

Sunday, March 23

Westover farmers market, fruit, produce, meat, dairy, cut flowers and Turkish specialties. 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Washington Boulevard and North McKinley Road, Arlington. 703-405-8232 or www.westoverfarmersmarket.org.

Columbia Pike farmers market, produce, chocolate, tea, coffee, cheese and bison meat. 9 a.m.-1 p.m., South Walter Reed Drive and Columbia Pike (Pike Park), Arlington. 703-892-2776 or www.columbiapike.org.

Figure drawing workshop, gesture. 9:30-11:30 a.m., Del Ray Artisans, Nicholas A. Colasanto Center, 2704 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria. $8-$10. 703-836-1468 or www.thedelrayartisans.org.

“Air/Wind and Earth,” an exhibit featuring works focusing on the intangible, breathing, oxygen, browns, solidity, growth and more. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily (until 9 p.m. Thursday), through April 13, Torpedo Factory Art Center, Potomac Fiber Arts Gallery, Studio 18, 105 N. Union St., Alexandria. Free. 703-548-0935 or www.potomacfiberartsgallery.com.

“An Ode to Asian Artistry: Far East Ceramics,” focuses on serene forms and balance, decoration and firing techniques by the Washington Ceramic Guild. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. daily (until 9 p.m. Thursday), through March 30, Torpedo Factory Art Center, Scope Gallery, 105 N. Union St., Alexandria. Free. 703-548-6288 or www.torpedofactory.org.

Create a terrarium, bring a clear glass container. 1-2:30 p.m., Long Branch Nature Center, 625 S. Carlin Springs Rd., Arlington. $20, registration required (program No. 632944-H). 703-228-6535 or registration.arlingtonva.us.

Monday, March 24

Seniors ice skating, 8-9:10 a.m., Kettler Capitals Iceplex, 627 N. Glebe Rd., Arlington. $1, includes skate rental. 703-228-4745.

Seniors tennis, singles and doubles matches. 8 a.m.-noon weekdays, Bluemont Park, 601 N. Manchester St., Arlington. Free with 55+ Pass. 703-228-4745.

Strength and Conditioning club, age 55 and older. A self-directed group activity. Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. William Ramsay Recreation Center, 5650 Sanger Ave., Alexandria. Fitness pass required. 703-746-5558 or www.alexandriava.gov.

“Easter Island Today” photographs, by Greg Embree. 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday and Thursday, 1-9 p.m. Tuesday-Wednesday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday-Saturday, Cherrydale Branch Library, 2190 Military Rd., Arlington. Free. 703-228-6330.

“Occupied City: Civil War Alexandria,” an exhibit about life in a town occupied by the military, with biographical sketches, historical photos, artifacts and maps of wartime Alexandria. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday, March 31, the Lyceum, 201 S. Washington St. $2. 703-746-4994 or www.alexandriahistory.org.

“Pleat and Re-pleat” exhibit, features Shibori-dyed wearables and wall art. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday, noon-5 p.m. Sunday, through March 31, Torpedo Factory Art Center, Fiberworks, Studio 14, 105 N. Union St., Alexandria. Free. 703-836-5807 or www.potomacfiberartsgallery.com.

Art League’s exhibits, features “The Cocoon Series,” black and white photographs by E.E. McCollum, and “Colorfield,” abstract paintings by Gene Davis, Paul Reed, Leon Berkowitz and others. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Saturday (until 9 p.m. Thursday), noon-6 p.m. Sunday, through April 7, The Art League Gallery, Studio 21, 105 N. Union St., Alexandria. Free. 703-683-1780 or www.theartleague.org.

Gallery Underground exhibits, “Illuminations,” featuring acrylic, watercolor and collage; and the Gallery Members’ Show, featuring sculpture, glass, ceramics and other items. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. weekdays, through March 28, Gallery Underground, Crystal City Shops, 2100 Crystal Dr., Arlington. Free. 571-483-0652 or www.galleryunderground.org.

Bend, breathe and balance class, age 55 and older, combines yoga and Pilates. 11 a.m., Langston-Brown Senior Center, 2121 N. Culpeper St., Arlington. Seven sessions, $28 with 55+ Pass. Registration required. 703-228-6300.

Seniors jewelry club, age 55 and older, bring materials. 1:30-3:30 p.m., Mount Vernon Recreation Center, 2701 Commonwealth Ave., Alexandria. Free. 703-746-5556 or www.alexandriava.gov.

“Persephone in Myth and Art” lecture, historian Lauren A.M. Hammersen discusses the Greek goddess and her role in art. 2 p.m., the Athenaeum, 201 S. Prince St., Alexandria. Free. 703-548-0035 or www.nvfaa.org.

Arlington Mill Residences grand opening, tours of apartments, co-sponsored by Arlington Partnership for Affordable Housing. 4-6 p.m., Arlington Mill Residences, 901 S. Dinwiddie St. Free, registration required. 703-276-7444 or events.r20.constantcontact.com.

Alexandria Agenda program, officials from the Red Cross, health department and Office of Emergency Management discuss whether the area is prepared in the event of an emergency. Reception, 6:30 p.m.; dinner, 6:45 p.m.; program, 7:15 p.m., Holiday Inn Eisenhower Metro Hotel, 2460 Eisenhower Ave. Dinner, $28-$40; reserve by Friday. 703-548-7089, www.agendaalexandria.com or agendaalexandria@aol.com.

Playing with resin workshop, learn how to use resin in artwork. 7-10 p.m., Del Ray Artisans, Nicholas A. Colasanto Center, 2704 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria. $50, includes supplies. 703-838-4827 or calendar.thedelrayartisans.org.

Tuesday, March 25

Birding trip to the Delaware Shore, includes stops at Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge, Mispillion Light and the Indian River Inlet for winter waterfowl sightings. 7 a.m.-5 p.m., Lubber Run Recreation Center parking lot, 300 N. Park Dr., Arlington. $45, registration required (program No. 632844-A). 703-228-3403 or registration.arlingtonva.us.

“Sit Down and Take a Stand” exhibit, features Samuel W. Tucker and the 1939 Alexandria Library Sit-In. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, Alexandria Black History Museum, 902 Wythe St. Free. 703-746-4356 or www.alexblackhistory.org.

“The Marshall House Incident,” Civil War exhibit features the star from a flag flown over the Marshall House and items from the Mary Custis Lee Chapter of the Daughters of the Confederacy. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, noon-5 p.m. Sunday, March 30, Fort Ward Museum and Historic Site, 4301 W. Braddock Rd., Alexandria. Free. 703-746-4848 or www.fortward.org.

Divine Mercy Cenacle, study of the Sacred Scripture, the Catechism of the Catholic Church and the Diary of Saint Faustina. 10 a.m., second and fourth Tuesday of each month, St. Mary’s Lyceum, 313 Duke St., Alexandria. 703-836-4100.

Citrus sale for charities, features Vermont maple syrup and pecans, sponsored by the Northwest Arlington Lions Club. 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Tuesday, 6:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Wednesday, 8 a.m.-9 p.m. March 27, 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m. March 28, Overlee Pool lower parking lot, 6030 Lee Hwy., Arlington. Free. 703-528-1130 or lionskk@earthlink.net.

Seniors “Summer Scams” talk, by Heather Hurlock of the Arlington County Police Department. 11 a.m., Arlington Mill Senior Center, 909 S. Dinwiddie St. Free with 55+ Pass. Registration required. 703-228-7369.

Seniors volleyball games, for all skill levels. 1:30-3 p.m., Langston-Brown Senior Center, 2121 N. Culpeper St., Arlington. Free with 55+ Pass. 703-228-6300.

Seniors introduction to Facebook, one-on-one. 6:30 p.m., Walter Reed Senior Center, 2909 S. 16th St., Arlington. Free with 55+ Pass. Registration required. 703-228-0955.

Author talk, Eric Lindner discusses his book, “Hospice Voices: Lessons For Living at the End of Life.” 7-8:30 p.m., Charles E. Beatley Library, 5005 Duke St., Alexandria. Free. 703-746-1702 or www.alexandria.lib.va.us.

Prostate cancer support group, facilitated by a prostate cancer survivor. For people undergoing treatment or those with new diagnoses, their families and friends. 7-8:30 p.m., Virginia Hospital Center, Cancer Resource Center, 1701 N. George Mason Dr., Arlington. Free. 703-558-5555.

National Chamber Players, features pianist Rohan de Silva, cellist Mark Evans and violinists Teri Lee and Joel Fuller performing works by Beethoven and Kreuzer. 7:30 p.m., Episcopal High School, Pendleton Hall, 3900 W. Braddock Rd., Alexandria. Free. 703-933-4135 or www.episcopalhighschool.org.

“Beaches,” based on the book, a musical that follows two women over several decades of friendship. 7:30 p.m. Tuesday-Wednesday, 8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, 2 and 7 p.m. Sunday, Signature Theatre, 4200 Campbell Ave., Arlington. $40-$94. 703-820-9771 or www.signature-theatre.org.

“Tender Napalm,” a play in which a couple struggles with violence and fantasy. 7:30 p.m. Tuesday-Wednesday, 8 p.m. Thursday-Friday, 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday, 2 and 7 p.m. Sunday, through May 11, Signature Theatre, 4200 Campbell Ave., Arlington. $40-$87. 703-820-9771, www.signature-theatre.org or tickets@signature-theatre.org.

Wednesday, March 26

Walking club trip, travel by van to the Tidal Basin in D.C. 9:30 a.m., Culpepper Garden Senior Center, 4435 N. Pershing Dr., Arlington. $4 with 55+ Pass. 703-228-4403.

“Beyond the Battlefield” exhibit, features the Lee-Fendall House as a Civil War Hospital through artifacts and a diorama depicting wounded soldiers transported from the battlefield. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday, 1-4 p.m. Sunday, Lee-Fendall House Museum and Garden, 614 Oronoco St., Alexandria. Donations accepted. 703-548-1789 or www.leefendallhouse.org.

Music and movement for seniors, 10:30 a.m., Culpepper Garden Senior Center, 4435 N. Pershing Dr., Arlington. Free with 55+ Pass. Registration required. 703-228-4403.

Arlington postpartum support group, for women with depression and/or anxiety during pregnancy or in the first year after childbirth. 10:30 a.m.-noon the second and fourth Wednesdays of each month, Virginia Hospital Center, Women and Infant Health Lobby, 1701 N. George Mason Dr. Free. 703-829-7152 or jalyn.psva@gmail.com.

Seniors sew ’n sew group, crochet, knit, sew, needlepoint and other crafts. 1-3 p.m., Lee Senior Center, 5722 Lee Hwy., Arlington. Free with 55+ Pass. 703-228-0555.

Spring clean-out for seniors, discussing how to clean out closets, garages and attics. 1 p.m., Langston-Brown Senior Center, 2121 N. Culpeper St., Arlington. Free with 55+ Pass. Registration required. 703-228-6300.

Figure-drawing workshop, short and long pose. 2-5 p.m., Del Ray Artisans, Nicholas A. Colasanto Center, 2704 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria. $10-12. 703-836-1468 or www.thedelrayartisans.org.

Prayer meeting for kids, combines prayer and Bible study with personal testimony, demonstrations, mini sermons, games, activities and crafts. 7-8 p.m. Wednesdays, Community Praise Center, Alexandria Seventh-day Adventist Church, 1400 Russell Rd., Alexandria. Free. 703-548-5998 or www.cpcsda.org.

“Defending the Old Dominion — War of 1812,” a lecture by Stuart Butler of the National Archives and Records Administration. 7:30-8:30 p.m., the Lyceum, 201 S. Washington St., Alexandria. $5, registration required. 703-746-4994 or shop.alexandriava.gov.

Alexandria postpartum support group, for women suffering depression and/or anxiety during pregnancy or in the first year following childbirth. 7:30-9 p.m. the second and fourth Wednesdays of each month. Fairlington United Methodist Church, Rooms 109, 3900 King St. Free. 571-403-0673 or suzjdoyle@gmail.com.

“Hamlet . . . the Rest is Silence,” Shakespeare’s tragedy is staged without words. 8 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday, through April 6, Synetic Theater, 1800 S. Bell St., Arlington. $15-$70. 866-811-4111 or www.synetictheater.org.

Scottish country dance, 8-10 p.m., Durant Arts Center, 1605 Cameron St., Alexandria. $5. 703-746-5560, www.rscds-greaterdc.org or elizholtan@gmail.com.

Thursday, March 27

Senior knitting club, all skill levels; socialize and knit. Bring materials and supplies. 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Mount Vernon Recreation Center, 2701 Commonwealth Ave., Alexandria. Free. 703-746-5556 or www.alexandriava.gov.

Faith, Food and Fellowship, a service with music, a message from a pastor, lunch and a concert. Noon, Clarendon United Methodist Church, 606 N. Irving St., Arlington. $5 for lunch. 703-527-8574 or www.morefaith.org.

Figure-drawing workshop, long pose. 6:30-9:30 p.m., Del Ray Artisans, Nicholas A. Colasanto Center, 2704 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria. $10-$12. 703-836-1468 or www.thedelrayartisans.org.

“In Her Words,” musical theater by Liberated Muse. 7-8:30 p.m., Charles E. Beatley Library, 5005 Duke St., Alexandria. Free. 703-746-1702 or www.alexandria.lib.va.us.

American Association of University Women program, the Rev. Betsy G. Caudill discusses Rebecca S. Chopp’s book, “The Power to Speak: Feminism, Language and God.” 7-8:30 p.m., Cameron Station Clubhouse, 200 Cameron Station Blvd., Alexandria. Free. 202-494-9796 or danielleaauw@gmail.com.

U.S. Air Force Concert Band, features solo performers. 8 p.m., the Lyceum, 201 S. Washington St., Alexandria. Free. 202-767-5658 or www.usafband.af.mil.

— Compiled by Ria Manglapus

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