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Public Information Meeting: Crystal City to DCA Pedestrian Connection Feasibility Study
2011 Crystal Drive, 11th Floor
Tuesday, September 5th ~ 11:30am to 1:00pm & 6:30pm to 8:00pm
The Crystal City Business Improvement District is hosting a public meeting to introduce the project and gather your feedback on a vision for a new pedestrian connection from Crystal City to the airport. RSVP suggested, but not required.

Fridays at the Fountain - SIPtember Beer Takeover
1751 Crystal Drive - The Fountain (aka Crystal City Water Park)
Fridays in September ~ 5:00pm to 9:00pm
Crystal City's popular pop-up outdoor beer and wine garden continues throughout SIPtember with a special “beer takeover” by a different craft brewery each week. This week, check out the flavors of local favorite, New District Brewing Company and live music by Of Tomorrow on the Keolis Stage.

Sip & Salsa
220 20th Street South
Sunday, September 10th ~ 2:00pm to 6:00pm
Tickets are now on sale for Crystal City's signature wine and food tasting event. Enjoy over 30 wines, tastes from over a dozen restaurants, and live music and Salsa dancing.

Pups & Pilsners
Park at 12th and Crystal Drive ~ 1200 Crystal Drive
Sunday, September 17th ~ 2:00pm to 6:00pm
Bring your furry friend to this fun beer tasting event featuring local area breweries, live music, and various dog-related vendors and activities.

Trending 40: Corporate Council
1776 Crystal City Campus - 2231 Crystal Drive, 10th Floor

Tuesday, September 18th ~ 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Join DCA Live in celebrating the very best in-house lawyers in DC's leading corporations and non-profits.

SoFar Sounds Crystal City
Crystal City Location TBD
Tuesday, September 26 ~ 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 discount code CRYSTAL-1D55E for FREE tickets (while supplies last)!

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.

Sparket Creative Art Market
Thursdays starting September 7th through November 16th - 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
1900 Crystal Drive

Experience the eclectic and colorful shopping experience of Eastern Market right on Crystal Drive featuring a diverse mix of arts, crafts, handmade jewelry, and more.

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.

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!

Glow Yoga at the Fountain
Every Sunday through September ~ 7:30pm to 8:45pm

Yogis and their families can join instructors from Mind Your Body Oasis for fun and free yoga sessions at the Fountain across from 1750 Crystal Drive.

Crystal City to Hold Meeting on Pedestrian Link to Reagan National Airport • September 1 •
Web App Allows Customers to Pay Restaurant Bills Online • August 28 •

Painting Uncorked
Gallery Underground ~ 2200 Crystal Drive

Thursday, September 21st ~ 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Create a work of art with instruction from professional artists, while you sip!

Gallery Underground Exhibition: Themes & Variations
Through September ~ Gallery Hours Apply
The September Exhibition, Themes & Variations, features the work of Cindi Lewis. Also, enjoy works by Artist of the Month, Ginger Sanaie (Watermedia)

Crystal City Connection Library September Schedule
Crystal City Shops @ 2100
Check out what's on the calendar at the Crystal City Connection, the neighborhoods pop-up library! Download a printable schedule for the month!

WeWork #SummerMondays
Through September
Celebrate your hustle with #SummerMondays. Now through September invite friends to work from any WeWork location for free on Mondays. We’ll have a hip, healthy breakfast, informative Lunch & Learns, and a chill happy hour with live, local music. Be sure your guests RSVP at

9th Annual Oyster Festival
September 14 through October 11
Back by popular demand, Legal Seafoods' 9th annual oyster festival is a celebration of all things oyster. Everyone is invited - mavens of the mollusk and oyster newbies - all who share the belief in the idiomatic saying, "the world is your oyster." Check out the menu!

Hustle N Flow
Sunday, September 17th ~ 11:45am - 3pm
CrossFit South Arlington, Mind Your Body Oasis, and Territory Foods are teaming up to bring you the DMV's very FIRST Hustle N Flow! Join Arlington's fitness enthusiasts for a day of community, health, and fitness, appropriate for All Levels.

Weekly Weight Watchers Meeting
Crystal City Marriott Every Thursday ~ 3:00pm

Join fellow weight watchers for support and friendship. Contact Janet Mielcarek ( to register.

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.

The Rendezvous
September 22nd ~ 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!

Over the Edge for Brain Cancer
Saturday, October 7th
Raise money for brain cancer research as you repel down the side of the Hyatt Regency Crystal City.

Trending 40: Association Technology Stars
1776 Crystal City Campus - 2231 Crystal Drive, 10th Floor

Tuesday, October 10th ~ 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Join DCA Live in celebrating the great technology talent driving growth and change in the Washington DC association and non-profit community.

Synetic Theater Presents: The Adventures of Peter Pan
Synetic Theater ~ 1800 S. Bell Street

Opens Wednesday, October 18th through November 19th
Take flight to Neverland with Peter Pan, his Lost Boys and the Darling children! In this magical place filled with fairies, pirates, and mermaids, Peter Pan and crew will battle the delightfully sinister Captain Hook with acrobatics that will leave you on the edge of your seat!

Share Your Input on Public Engagement
Survey Open Through September 13

Arlington County is soliciting feedback on their draft Public Engagement Action Plan. Share your thoughts on how the County communicates, particularly on capital projects such as transportation, park improvements, and development of new County-owned facilities.

Have a suggestion for a new name for Route 1?
Survey Open through September 15th

Alexandria's Advisory Group on Renaming Jefferson Davis Highway is soliciting public feedback on potential new names. Share your suggestions via this survey through September 15th.

Update to Bicycle Element of County Master Transportation Plan
Survey Open through September 22nd

Arlington County is updating the Bicycle Element of the Transportation Master Plan. Stay informed on the process and/or share your thoughts on bicycling in Arlington through their survey open through September 22. Share your thoughts via this survey through September 15th.


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