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Wednesday Night Spins
2345 Crystal Drive
Wednesdays in March - 6pm to 9pm
Calling all cyclists and adrenaline junkies! Registration is now open for Wednesday Night Spins. The race series brings indoor bike races to Crystal City every Wednesday in March. Due to popular demand, this year’s series includes a Women’s Open Race. With the unpredictable weather and a quiet local race calendar, March is the perfect time for an indoor race and provides the perfect pre-season training program.

Crystal Rolls: Street Hockey
1900 Crystal Drive
Thursdays from April through May
Welcome to USS Street Hockey! DC Social's great league in Crystal City is now powered by USS and we are PUMPED for this Spring season! There’s no skill requirement - new to the sport? Great! Former olympian at Street Hockey? Perfect! Everyone is welcome! More info and registration can be found here.

The Air Force Association Cycling Classic
2121 Crystal Drive
Sunday, June 12 - 7:00 AM
The Air Force Association Cycling Classic Challenge Ride, proudly brought to you by The Boeing Company, is back in Crystal City on Sunday June 12th! The Challenge Ride is an amateur, non-competitive, participatory ride, open to cyclists of all abilities. All participants will start and end in Crystal City. The ride will be held on a closed, 15km circuit in and around the Pentagon, Crystal City and the Air Force Memorial. Register today!

Crystal City Construction Updates
Pardon our dust as we continue to transform! Get the latest on Crystal City area transit and roadway construction projects on the Crystal City/Pentagon City Construction Update page. You can also sign-up directly for updates from Arlington County. Click here for the latest update.

Creative Office & the Growth of Tech (As Tenants!)
2011 Crystal Drive
Tuesday, February 23 - 7;30am
While some may lament the loss of the corner office, many tenants led by the growth of the tech and media sector have embraced the emergence of "Creative Office." Tech firms, incubators and co-working spaces are revolutionizing the way companies are doing business, and many more traditional companies are following suit to redefine the term "office." What are developers/owners providing to entice tenants to their portfolios? What creative tenants most signify this evolution? How is new technology impacting the leasing sector? What is the latest in workplace design & construction? Join Bisnow and the local real estate community for what promises to be a fun and informative event with ample networking and coffee! Click here to register.

Synetic Theater: Romeo and Juliet
Synetic Theater - 1800 South Bell Street
February 17th through March 27th
Synetic’s landmark and “enthralling” (The Washington Post) production of Romeo and Juliet returns! In this passionate and lyrical piece, set among the gears of a giant clock, the greatest of Shakespearean lovers race against time itself to outrun their fate. One of the original “wordless Shakespeares”, this production received 6 Helen Hayes Award Nominations and 2 wins, for Outstanding Resident Play and Ensemble. This production will not have dialogue. Purchase tickets today.

Transit Development Plan Workshop
Crystal City Commuter Store - 1750 Crystal Drive
Tuesday, February 23rd - 4:00pm to 7:00pm
Weigh in on how Crystal City should be served by buses. Arlington County has developed draft recommendations to improve bus service over the next 10 years. The proposal enhances or restructures 36 routes. The County is seeking your feedback is needed to shape the final recommendations. The Workshop in Crystal City will be held at the Crystal City Commuter Store located in the Crystal City Shops next to the Metro station entrance.

Junior League of Washington: Tossed & Found
1225 S. Clark Street, 10th Floor
March 18th through 20th
The annual Tossed & Found Rummage Sale provides quality, gently used household goods to local families and community groups at bargain prices. Each year, we welcome thousands of shoppers from the Junior League of Washington (JLW) and the local community.

Rules Set for New Bus Lanes in Crystal City, Potomac Yard
In January the County Board approved an ordinance establishing rules for how new bus-only lanes in Crystal City and Potomac Yard will be used and enforced. The lanes are being built as part of the Crystal City Potomac Yard Transitway project. Read the press release, or check out this flyer, to learn more.

Events at Mind Your Body Oasis
Mind Your Body Oasis - 1750 Crystal Drive
Mind Your Body Oasis has a bunch of great events coming up. On February 27th from 2:30pm to 3:30pm, they will have a Traditional Chinese Medicine Workshop. Learn how to take care of your emotional state by using TCM (Traditional Chinese Medicine) such as Acupuncture and Chinese herbs. February 27th will also feature a Hula Hoop Fitness class. This is a fun and creative workout, burning tons of calories! You'll even learn some cool tricks! You can find more info and register for both events at their website.

The Power of Color at Gallery Underground
Gallery Underground - 2100 Crystal Drive
February
In February, Gallery Underground features “The Power of Color” in the Focus Gallery. From an emotionally-intense red to calming blue and "is it the absence of color?" white, color can truly stimulate or sooth us. In addition to the February Members Show in the Main Gallery, they’re also featuring a small exhibition from our Community Artists Mentoring Program.

WeWork is Open
WeWork has officially opened it’s doors in Crystal City! WeWork is the platform for creators, which provides the space, community, and services you need to make a life, not just a living. WeWork members are creators who range from entrepreneurs, freelancers, and startups, to artists, small businesses and even divisions of large corporations. Learn more and book a tour today.


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