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Arlington County Fair August 18-22nd, 2010

Come to Thomas Jefferson Community Center August 18th-22nd for the Arlington County Fair.  There will be rides, competitive exhibits, food vendors, racing piglets, a monster mural for kids to draw on, and Bixby’s Rainforest Rescue featuring animals from the rainforest.  For more information, click the website here.

For information about other events in and around Arlington, visit 365 Things to Do in Arlington and 365 Things to Do in Northern Virginia.

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Capitals Development Camp

Stay cool and inside this week while you watch top hockey prospects and recent draft picks on the ice for drills and scrimmages during the Capitals Development Camp July 12-17. All sessions are at the Kettler Capitals Iceplex and are free and open to the public. http://ht.ly/2akhe

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Free Family Movies at Ballston

Ballston free movies

Regal Entertainment Group is presenting a Free Family Movie Festival Tuesday and Wednesday mornings now through August at Ballston and other area theatres.  See the complete schedule here.  Movies begin at 10:00 with tickets available at 9:15.  All shows are first come, first serve.

For more events in Arlington, visit 365 Things to Do in Arlington.

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Washington-Lee Summer Concert Series

Washington-Lee Summer Concert SeriesThe US Army Band begins it’s “Washington-Lee Summer Concert Series” tonight, July 8th at 7:30  with the US Army Blues  bringing their high-energy and artistic verve to this program  featuring big-band classics and new compositions by its members. 

The series continues  on July 22nd with the US Army Ceremonial Band and July 29th with the U.S. Army Band Downrange with Washington-Lee High School student and Arlington Idol 2010 winner, Sophia Delmar. 

The U.S. Army Concert Band performs August 5th and the U.S. Army Orchestra closes out the sereis on August 12th.

All performances will be held at the Washington-Lee High School Auditorium in Arlington and are free and open to the public.

For a complete schedule, including other local venues, click here.

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4th of July Fireworks

The Arlington County Manager posted this information about some of the best places to watch the 4th of July fireworks on the National Mall from Arlington.

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Party at the Park

Join Lost Dog and Cat Rescue Foundation for their “Party at the Park” fundraiser Saturday June 26th from 2-8.  Live Music, food, a beer and wine garden, prizes, lost dog adoption and top dog contest.  Click here for the flier.

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Sunset and Arlington Boulevards

Arlington in the Movies

Lubber Run Amphitheatre will be the site of a series of movies and TV shows featuring Arlington. The series, running most Fridays and Saturdays from June 18-July 24, will include shows that were filmed on location in Arlington as well as shows featuring Arlington actors like Sandra Bullock, Warren Beatty, Shirley MacLaine and Katie Couric.  The kick off on June 18th will include Former Arlington Film Commissioner and movie buff Rob Farr presenting film clips and photographs of Arlington as seen through the eyes of Hollywood Producers.  For a complete schedule, click here.

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