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Fridays at the Fountain
1751 Crystal Drive - The Fountain (aka Crystal City Water Park)
Every Friday through October ~ 5:00PM to 9:00PM
End your week relaxing in Crystal City’s popular pop-up wine & beer garden featuring the Keolis live music stage, delicious beverages, and a relaxing ambiance at the Fountain under a brilliant LED-lit tree canopy. Skip the line by pre-purchasing drink tickets!

Registration Open: Street Hockey
1900 Crystal Drive
Thursdays, Starting July 13th
Ready to play Floor Hockey? Get ready for a season of fun with DC Fray and the Crystal City, COED Social league, focused on having fun on and off of the court!

Growth & Innovation Series: Red Hot Real Estate
1776 Crystal City Campus - 2231 Crystal Drive, 10th Floor

Thursday, July 13 ~ 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Hear from some of Washington's most dynamic and active real estate entrepreneurs; the young men and women driving growth and excitement in the region's development community.

Sofar Sounds Crystal City
Location TBD

Tuesday, July 18 ~ 7:30pm
Bringing the magic back to live music. Amazing artists in intimate spaces, performing stripped-back sets to carefully curated audiences in the heart of Crystal City. Use code "CRYSTAL-F1C6C" for free tickets.

Trending 40: Red Hot Companies
1776 Crystal City Campus - 2231 Crystal Drive, 10th Floor

Tuesday, July 18 ~ 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Join DCA Live in celebrating the next generation of great National Capital area companies.

Registration Open: Crystal City Twilighter 5k
2121 Crystal Drive
Saturday, July 22nd ~ 8:30pm
Bypass the height of the heat and make your midsummer night’s jaunt through the streets of Crystal City with the Crystal City Twilighter! View associated road closures.

Monday Morning Yoga
The Fountain (aka Crystal City Water Park) - 1750 Crystal Drive
Mondays, through September - 7:00 AM
Stretch into the week with professional instructors from Mind Your Body Oasis every Monday morning.

Mid-Day Meditation
Upper Garden Plaza at 1225 S. Clark Street
Mondays, through September - 12:00 PM
Spend your lunch hour feeding your soul with Natalie Sigmund Wellness.

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
Move to the music of hypnotic Latin rhythms and easy-to-follow moves with Zumba instructors from the Crystal Park Sport & Health.

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

Have your ride repaired while you work with weekly mobile bicycle repair services by Velofix. Walk-ups welcome or make an appointment online.

Food Truck Thursdays
1900 Crystal Drive
Thursdays, through November ~ 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Enjoy some of the area’s best food trucks along Crystal Drive at 18th Street. Follow your favorites on twitter for schedule updates.

Upcoming Temporary Road Closures - Saturday, July 22nd • July 5 2017 • Crystal City BID

'blerDCon' attracts diverse crowd of comic book fans to DMV • July 1, 2017 • WUSA9

The Times, They Are A Changin’: How We (Co)Work in the Nation’s Capital • July 1, 2017 • On Tap Magazine

Plant Nite
Kora Restaurant - 2250 Crystal Drive

Thursday, July 13th ~ 7:00pm
Create a tabletop garden with friends. At this session you'll create a sloped glass succulent bowl terrarium with clear quartz crystal.

TechShop Annual Open House
TechShop DC-Arlingtn (Crystal City)

Friday, July 14th ~ 5:00pm to 8:00pm
See what TechShop is all about at the FREE annual open house!

Draft Public Spaces Master Plan Ready for Review
Thursday, July 13 ~ 7-9pm ~ Arlington Mill Community Center
Friday, July 14 ~ 10am–2pm ~ Courthouse Plaza Lobby
Saturday, July 15 ~ 10am–noon ~ Washington-Lee High School Cafeteria

Share your thoughts and ideas to help Arlington plan for our parks and recreation places and spaces. Find additional information at

Synetic Theater Presents: The Mark of Cain
Synetic Theater ~ 1800 S. Bell Street

Opens Friday, July 19th through August 13th
A newly devised work, Synetic Theater’s The Mark of Cain is a neo-surrealist distillation of human history, seen through the eyes of Cain, the world’s first criminal.

Painting Uncorked
Gallery Underground ~ 2200 Crystal Drive

Thursday July 20th ~ 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Create a work of art with instruction from professional artists, while you sip!

2121 Courtyard - 2121 Crystal Drive

Tuesday, July 18th ~ 12:00pm
Get ready to sweat with CYCLEBAR Columbia Pike for a FREE 50-minute session outdoors.

The Rendezvous
July 28th ~ 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!

Family Yoga at MYBO
Friday, July 28th ~ 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Mind Your Body Oasis - 1750 Crystal Drive
Experience peace of mind, relaxation, and increased bodily strength and flexibility all with your entire family. Email to reserve your family's spot.

MYBO Paddle Board Yoga
July 30th & August 13th

Learn basic Standup Paddle Board Yoga skills.

Booz Allen Hamilton Toastmasters Potomac Club
Every Second and Fourth Friday
11:45am ~ 1:00pm

Learn public speaking and leadership skills through this local chapter of the Toastmasters International network.

Gallery Underground Exhibition: Around Death Valley
Gallery Underground ~ 2200 Crystal Drive
Through July ~ Gallery Hours Apply

The July Exhibition features the work of Steve Broido through his stunning photos of Death Valley National Park.

First Friday Paint Jamz
ArtJamz Underground 2100 Crystal Drive
Friday, August 4 ~ 6pm, 7pm, & 8pm

Use the inspiration of Crystal City's First Fridays in the Art Underground to Unleash Your Inner Artist and create your own masterpiece at ArtJamz Underground..

NEW Metro, ART and STAR Fares and Schedules
Now in Effect

New fares now in effect for major transit systems in the region including Metro Rail, Metro Bus, ART and the Specialized Transportation for Arlington Residents (STAR) program.

Visualize 2045
Survey Open Through July 31
The National Capital Region Transportation Planning Board is looking for input on your daily travel experience for its Visualize 2045 long-range transportation plan. Help out by taking the survey at


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