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Bike to Work Week
The Fountain (aka Crystal City Water Park)
May 15-19 ~ 7:00am to 9:00am
It's Bike to Work Week (BTWW)! Join the Crystal City BID and several hundred other area riders at the Fountain (aka Crystal City Water Park) each morning this week for coffee, bagels, snacks, and a chance to win great prizes. The week end's with Friday's regional event, Bike to Work Day (BTWD)! Click here for more information about both BTWD and BTWW and to register.

Crystal Ride: The Armed Forces Cycling Classic
2121 Crystal Drive
Sunday, June 11 - 7:00 AM
The Armed Forces Cycling Classic Challenge Ride, proudly brought to you by The Boeing Company, is back in Crystal City on Sunday June 11th! 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, 10km circuit in and around the Pentagon and Crystal City. Register today!

TechBUZZ Summer 2017
Tuesday, June 13 ~ 1:00pm to 7:30pm
The Mid-Atlantic Venture Association (MAVA) comes to Crystal City this June to shine the spotlight on the hottest up-and-coming early stage technology companies in the Mid-Atlantic. A diverse and experienced cross-section of Early Stage Investors, VCs, and experienced CEOs will provide valuable feedback in response to the TechBUZZ presentations. Whether on stage or in the audience, the insight of our investor panels is always informative and thought-provoking.

Monday Morning Yoga
Crystal City Water Park - 1750 Crystal Drive
Mondays, through September - 7:00 AM
Amateur and seasoned yogis can join professional instructors from Mind Your Body Oasis and flex their way into the week with Monday Morning Yoga in the Crystal City Water Park across from 1750 Crystal Drive. In the event of inclement weather, the class will be held inside at Mind Your Body Oasis.

Mid-Day Meditation
Upper Garden Plaza at 1225 S. Clark Street
Mondays, through September - 12:00 PM
Meditation is the perfect complement in building a healthy and connected community. Join the Crystal City BID and Natalie Sigmund Wellness for a weekly lunchtime meditation class to help increase your overall wellbeing.

FRESHFARM Market
1900 Crystal Drive
Tuesdays, through November ~ 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Shop from local farmers and producers with seasonal fruits and vegetables, fresh-cut flowers, container plants and herbs, farm-raised eggs, all-natural meats, artisan baked goods, specialty foods and much more.

Outdoor Zumba
2121 Crystal Drive
Wednesdays, through September - 12:00 PM
The Courtyard at 2121 Crystal Drive heats up on Wednesdays with outdoor Zumba fusing hypnotic Latin rhythms and easy-to-follow moves to create a one-of-a-kind fitness program.

Mobile Bike Repair by Velofix
Thursdays, through October - 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM
1900 Crystal Drive

Get those nagging bicycle repairs taken care of while you work with mobile bicycle repair services by Velofix. Simply drop off your bike on Thursday morning and have it tuned up and ready to ride before heading home. Appointments can be made at velofix.com using the Crystal City zip code (22202), but walk ups are always welcome.

Sparket: A Creative Arts Market
1900 Crystal Drive
Thursdays, through June - 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
The eclectic and colorful shopping experience of Eastern Market returns to Crystal Drive with a diverse mix of arts, crafts, handmade jewelry, accessories, bath and beauty products and other local, handcrafted products as well as live-music and select food products,

Food Truck Thursdays
1900 Crystal Drive & 201 12th Street
Thursdays, through November ~ 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Enjoy some of the area’s favorite trucks at two locations in Crystal City. Truck schedules are subject to change so be sure to follow your favorites.

Bike to Work Day/Bike to the Beach BBQ
WeWork Beergarden - 2221 S. Clark Street
Friday, May 19th ~ 4:00pm to 7:00pm

Join WeWork and WeLive for a celebratory Bike to Work Day Happy Hour BBQ in the outdoor beer garden. This is a relaxed free gathering for you to rest, hydrate, fuel up, and socialize with fellow bikers, in the lead up to Bike to the Beach.

Gallery Underground: small works/BIG IMPACT
Gallery Underground
Open through May 26

“small works/BIG IMPACT,” a national juried art competition comes to Gallery Underground during May. This all-media show has drawn artists from around the country and is guaranteed to intrigue, packing a large bang into small packages. In addition to a new all-media Members Show, featured is local artist Meg MacKenzie, known for her playful, color-filled paintings with an abstract horse theme.

Long Bridge Public Information Meeting
L’Enfant Plaza Club Room(follow signs to Shops and Food Court)
470 L’Enfant Plaza SW, Washington, DC 20024
Tuesday, May 16th ~ 4:00pm to 7:00pm
Formal presentations ~ 4:30 PM and 6:00 PM

The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) and the District Department of Transportation (DDOT) invite the public to an informational meeting to review and comment on the preliminary concept screening results for the Long Bridge Project. The purpose of the project is to provide additional long-term rail capacity to improve the reliability of rail service through the Long Bridge corridor.

Synetic Theater: The Hunchback of Notre Dame
1800 S. Bell Street
May 10 - June 11

Synetic’s visionary Founding Artistic Director Paata Tsikurishvili brings his mind-bending, cinematic style to Victor Hugo’s gothic, heartbreaking epic of inner beauty and undying loyalty. When the beguiling dancer Esmerelda captures the heart of the deformed bell-ringer Quasimodo, his adoptive father, the priest Frollo, decides he wants her for himself – plunging all of Paris into a spiral of riots, revolution, and murder.

Trending 40: Association & Non-Profit Finance Leaders
1776 Crystal City
Tuesday, May 16th ~ 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Join DCA Live in celebrating the great technology talent that is driving growth and change in the Washington DC area's hottest companies and non-profits. Forty of the region's top Association and Non-Profit leaders will be honored amidst 200+ movers and shakers from the local technology and business community for a fun evening of music, food, drinks and great networking.

Harnessing Innovation for the Future of Transportation
1776 Crystal City
Wednesday, May 17th ~ 10:00am to noon

Join 1776 and Transurban for a conversation on how startups, governments, and institutions can work together to solve our nation’s infrastructure challenges..

IdentoGo: Mobile TSA Pre-Check Enrollment
Monday May 15th to Friday May 19th
Monday May 22nd to Friday May 26th

Get your TSA Pre-Check certification quick and easy in Crystal City with IdentoGo, the TSA's mobile enrollment center. Walk-ins are welcome, but reservations are also taken online at www.identogo.com/rv.

The Rendezvous
Every Fourth Friday
Earth Treks Crystal City
Head to Earth Treks Crystal City every 4th Friday of the month for fun, games, climbing and camaraderie! Discounted day passes are available for non-members for only $20

DCA Live's Growth & Innovation Series - Red Hot Media
Tuesday, May 30 ~ 5:30pm to 7:30pm

Dive into the region's media industry with an in depth panel discussion of the hottest companies and technologies, the most exciting opportunities and challenges facing entrepreneurs, and what it all means for the regional economy. DCA Live's new Growth & Innovation series features the industries, companies, and people that are driving growth in the Washington Capital Region's economy. Drinks, heavy hour d'oeuvres, and quality networking always follow the panel.

Mind Your Body Oasis
What's happening at MYBO:

  • Happy Baby Yoga - Sunday, May 14th - 10:30am to 11:30am: Parents can enjoy yoga with their little ones (ages 8 weeks - 18 months)
  • Free Community Yoga - All levels free yoga sessions offered throughout May at various times. Register online or by emailing manager@mindyourbodyoasis.com. Dates include:
    • Sunday, May 14th - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
    • Tuesday, May 16th - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
    • Wednesday, May 17th - 5:15pm to 6:15pm

Pivot's Physical Therapy
Suffering for an injury or chronic pain. Call Pivot Physical Therapy for a complimentary injury screen today! 571-257-8348.

Brunch Yoga at the Pub
Crystal City Sports Pub
Every Sunday ~ 9:30am
Eat Yoga Drink and the Crystal City Sports Pub bring you an hour long, all-levels vinyasa flow on the 3rd floor of the Pub, followed by drinks at the bar. The $10 registration fee includes the yoga class and your first drink of choice (beer or wine.) BYO mat and get ready to flow and have fun! Click here to register.

FitFam Summer Jam
Crossfit South Arlington
Saturday, June 17 ~ 9:00am to 4:00pm

Arlington's most fun fitness block party is in Crystal City. CrosFit South Arlington is bringing together coaches and athletes from all areas of Arlington's fitness community for some fun in the sun. With free yoga classes, body building coaching, partner CrossFit workouts, nutrition talks and fitness tests there's something to do or learn about for everyone.

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