Thursday, June 30

Torpedo Factory artist talk Anne Smith discusses how the Potomac River inspired her work. 6-9 p.m. Torpedo Factory Art Center, 105 N. Union St., Alexandria. 703-838-4565. torpedofactory.org. Free.

Port of Harlem summer program Features “House Maid,” a comedic film about a wife who loses her man to their maid. 6-8 p.m. Alexandria Black History Museum, 902 Wythe St., Alexandria. 703-746-4356. apps.alexandriava.gov. Free.

Alexandria West Rotary Club Weekly meeting. 6:30-8 p.m. Savio’s Restaurant, 516 S. Van Dorn St., Alexandria. 703-504-6145. awrotary.org. Free.

Music at Twilight concert Reid Gravitte and Lying Heartbeat perform country blues and rock. 7-8 p.m. Fort Ward Museum and Historic Site, 4301 W. Braddock Rd., Alexandria. 703-746-5592. apps.alexandriava.gov. Free.

Friday, July 1

“Artist in the Spotlight” Features Candace Edgerley focusing on shibori dyed home decors. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Continues through July 31. Demonstration, July 10 at 1-4 p.m. Torpedo Factory Art Center, Fiberworks, Studio 14, 105 N. Union St., Alexandria. 703-836-5807. torpedofactory.org. Free.

Rosslyn Cinema An outdoor movie festival featuring food trucks, popcorn and kids activities. Bring a blanket. For a schedule, go to the website. Fridays at 5-11 p.m. Gateway Park, Lee Highway and North Lynn Street, Arlington. 703-522-6628. rosslynva.org. Free.

Summer night hikes For 5 and older, a walk under the moon and stars. Learn a new constellation. 7:30-8:30 p.m. Gulf Branch Nature Center, 3608 N. Military Rd., Arlington. 703-228-3403. registration.arlingtonva.us. $5; registration required (program No. 642856-F).

Lubber Run summer concert A performance by By & By Bluegrass. 8 p.m. Lubber Run Amphitheater, North Columbus Street and Second Street North, Arlington. 703-228-1850. arlingtonarts.org. Free.

U.S. Air Force Band Air Force Orchestra performs patriotic music. 8 p.m. Air Force Memorial, 1 Air Force Memorial Dr., Arlington. 703-979-0674. usafband.af.mil. Free.

Saturday, July 2

Weekend Artist Demonstrations An hour-long demonstration by Torpedo Factory artists. Saturdays at 11 a.m., 1 or 3 p.m. Through Aug. 11, Torpedo Factory Art Center, 105 N. Union St., Alexandria. 703-838-4565. torpedofactory.org. Free.

Netherlands Carillon concerts Artists play patriotic music, jazz and pop. For information, go to the website. Saturdays at 6-8 p.m. Through Sept. 5, North Meade Street and Marshall Drive, Arlington. 703-289-2500. nps.gov. Free.

Black bears campfire Features stories, games, songs and s’mores. 7-8 p.m. Long Branch Nature Center, 625 S. Carlin Springs Rd., Arlington. 703-228-6535. registration.arlingtonva.us. $5; registration required. (program No. 642956-C).

Lubber Run summer concert Mary Ann Redmond performs roots rock. 8 p.m. Lubber Run Amphitheater, North Columbus Street and Second Street North, Arlington. 703-228-1850. arlingtonarts.org. Free.

Saturday and Thursday movie nights 8:15-11 p.m. For a complete schedule, go to the website. Locations include: Penrose Square, 2503 Columbia Pike, and Arlington Mill Community Center, 909 S. Dinwiddie St., Arlington. 703-892-2776. columbia-pike.org. Free.

Sunday, July 3

Civil War Tour of Apothecary A 30-minute tour features topics about abolitionism in the Quaker community, prescriptions from the Civil War era and the Leadbeater family during the conflict. Sundays at 12:30-1 p.m. Through Sept. 4, Alexandria Black History Museum, 902 Wythe St., Alexandria. 703-746-4356. shop.alexandriava.gov. $6.

Tavern Museum family tours Learn about the historic ice well and more, led by junior docents. Sundays at 2-5 p.m. Through Sept. 4, Gadsby’s Tavern Museum, 134 N. Royal St., Alexandria. 703-746-4242. gadsbystavern.org. $3-$5; 4 and younger, free.

Lubber Run summer concert The Sweater Set performs folk music. 6 p.m. Lubber Run Amphitheater, North Columbus Street and Second Street North, Arlington. 703-228-1850. arlingtonarts.org. Free.

Art League’s exhibits “June Open Exhibit” features works in all media by Jeff Huntington; “Tabletop,” exhibit of ceramics and art forms designed for food, drink and the table; and “Watermarks” exhibit of watercolor paintings by Alex Tolstoy. Closes on Sunday. Torpedo Factory Art Center, Art League Gallery, Studio 21, 105 N. Union St., Alexandria. 703-683-1780. theartleague.org. Free.

Monday, July 4

Ball-Sellers House Museum Features the reading of the Declaration of Independence at 2 p.m. and tours the oldest building in Arlington, 1-4 p.m. Ball-Sellers House, 5620 S. Third St., Arlington. 703-577-7042. arlingtonhistoricalsociety.org. Free.

Fourth of July at Long Bridge Park Features a food truck rally, live music, sports and games, face painting, and fireworks. Free shuttle from Pentagon City and Crystal City Metro stations. 5-10 p.m. Long Bridge Park, 475 Long Bridge Dr., Arlington. 703-228-3329. parks.arlingtonva.us. Free.

Kidsave’s Fourth of July fundraiser A live and silent auction, wine tasting bar, entertainment, dinner by Union Kitchen and more. 6-11 p.m. Women’s Memorial at the ceremonial entrance to Arlington National Cemetery. 202-503-3104. kidsave.org. $150; 18 and younger, $75; bus shuttle, $10. Reservations required.

U.S. Air Force Band A performance by the Airmen of Note. 8 p.m. Air Force Memorial, 1 Air Force Memorial Dr., Arlington. 703-979-0674. usafband.af.mil. Free.

Tuesday, July 5

Stroll through Simpson Gardens Master gardeners are available to answer questions. 11 a.m.-noon. Simpson Park Gardens, 426 E. Monroe Ave., Alexandria. 703-228-6414. Free.

Early Stage Breast Cancer Support Sisters Meet others diagnosed with breast cancer, share and learn coping techniques, facilitated by patient navigators. First and third Tuesday, 5-6:30 p.m. Virginia Hospital Center, Cancer Resource Center, 1701 N. George Mason Dr., Arlington. 703-558-6913. Free; registration required.

Sizzlin’ Summer Nights Cabaret series Every night a new performer takes the stage. Tuesday at 8 p.m. Show continues through July 22. Signature Theatre, 4200 Campbell Ave., Arlington. 703-820-9771. sigtheatre.org. $25.

Northern Virginia Senior Olympics Ongoing online registration through Sept. 5 for Sept. 10-21 events for participants 50 years old by Dec. 31. For information and registration, go to the website. 703-830-5404. nvso1982@gmail.com. nvso.us. $12.

Wednesday, July 6

“Coffee and Conversation” Meet Arlington Neighborhood Village members and volunteers and listen to a talk by financial planner Jerry Cannizzaro. 10-11 a.m. Celtic House, 2500 Columbia Pike, Arlington. 703-509-8057. arlnvil.org. Free.

“Vision at Water’s Edge” Paintings of waterscapes from Maine to Virginia and elsewhere by Kathleen Best Gillmann. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Continues through Aug. 7. Reception, July 14 at 6:30-8 p.m. Torpedo Factory Art Center, Art League Gallery, Studio 21, 105 N. Union St., Alexandria. 703-683-1780. theartleague.org. Free.

We Can Cope cancer program Meet others diagnosed with breast cancer, share and learn coping techniques, facilitated by patient navigators. First Wednesday, 10-11:30 a.m. Virginia Hospital Center, Cancer Resource Center, 1701 N. George Mason Dr., Arlington. 703-558-6913. Free; registration required.

“Heated Up” exhibit Features enamels by gallery artists. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Continues through July 31. Torpedo Factory Art Center, Enamelists Gallery, Studio 28, 105 N. Union St., Alexandria. 703-836-1561. torpedofactory.org. Free.

Canal Center concert Cletus Kennelly performs folk and pop. Noon-1 p.m. Canal Center Plaza, 44 Canal Center Plaza, Alexandria. 703-746-5592. apps.alexandriava.gov. Free.

Preschoolers nature program: “Log Hotel” Learn about what lives in and under logs — and eats dead wood. Wednesday-Thursday, July 12, 14 at 1-2 p.m. Gulf Branch Nature Center, 3608 N. Military Rd., Arlington. 703-228-3403. registration.arlingtonva.us. Each program, $5; registration required.

City concert series Wicked Olde performs Americana traditional. 7-8 p.m. Ben Brenman Park, 4800 Brenman Park Dr., Alexandria. 703-746-5592. apps.alexandriava.gov. Free.

Wednesdays in the garden A series taught by Arlington Food Assistance Center volunteers and VCE Master Gardeners about “Pollination, Pollinators and Flowers.” 7-9 p.m. Arlington Central Library, 1015 N. Quincy St., Arlington. 703-228-5990. arlingtonva.libcal.com. Free.

Thursday, July 7

“Out and About: Environs of D.C.” exhibit Landscape paintings by Ellen Kolasky. Daily at 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Reception on Thursday at 6-8 p.m. Continues through July 17. Torpedo Factory Art Center, Associates Gallery, 105 N. Union St., Studio 311, Alexandria. 703-838-4565. torpedofactory.org. Free.

U.S. Army Blues Performs big band jazz from giants of the genre and original compositions. 7:30 p.m. Fort Myer, Brucker Hall, 400 McNair Rd., Arlington. 703-696-3718. usarmyband.com. Free.

— Compiled by Ria Manglapus

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