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Crystal City


5K Fridays

2121 Crystal Drive
6:30 p.m.

Every Friday in April, Crystal City hosts this popular evening race where you can hit the pavement after work and head to dinner or a local watering hole after crossing the finish line.

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Crosshairs Garage Races

201 12th St. - G4 Level
Wednesdays, March 7 - April 4, 6:30 p.m.

Get ready for the most excitement and adrenaline that can be had in a parking garage with Crosshairs Garage Races. Unique to Crystal City, this weekly bicycle race series challenges elite and amateur cyclists alike to compete for weekly prizes and points in pursuit of the series title.

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Tossed & Found

1800 S. Bell St, 11th Floor
March 10, 23 - 25

Shop the incredible deals on high-quality, gently used merchandise - electronics, clothing & apparel, furniture, etc - at the Junior League of Washington’s annual Tossed & Found rummage sale. Families will want to plan for the Children's Trunk Show on March 10th. Get an exclusive first shot at the deals with the Hoops & High Heels event on March 23rd or plan for general shopping hours on March 24th and 25th.

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Weekly Programs
Recent News

Columbia Pike ‘Premium Bus’ Service to Streamline Routes

Arlington County’s plan for a Columbia Pike corridor “premium bus service network” will start this summer, with more frequent, condensed bus service, improved bus transit stations, and off-vehicle fare collection points in the works.

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Crystal City-Pentagon City-Potomac Yard Transportation Update

Arlington County

If you missed last week's public workshop for the Army Navy Drive Complete Street Project, you still have time to provide feedback on the proposed design.
This project will re-build Army Navy Drive within the existing right-of-way as a multimodal complete street featuring enhanced bicycle, transit, environmental and pedestrian facilities.

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Washington to Amazon: How urban do you want to be?

Washington Post

Many locals cheered when the Washington area claimed three spots on’s short­list of regions still in contention to host a second headquarters and its 50,000 jobs. The winnowing left the area with the best odds of any in the country.

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Registration Opens for Crosshairs Garage Races

Crystal City BID Press Release

Registration is now open for the Crosshairs Garage Races, Crystal City’s popular underground bicycle race series. Formerly known as Wednesday Night Spins, the series is hosted by the Crystal City Business Improvement District (BID) in partnership with JBG SMITH and In The Crosshairs, a nationally recognized leader in cyclocross and cycling news.

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Upcoming Events

Raising Capital 2018 - The New New

Monday, February 12 - 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.

Zen and Zin

Tuesday, February 13 - 6:00 - 7:00 p.m.

Wind Down to Live your Sweetlife with sweetgreen

Thursday, February 15 - 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

Creative Coffee at the Crystal City Pop-up Branch Library

Fridays in Feb and Mar - 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Mission BBQ – A Business with Meaning and Purpose

Wednesday, February 14 - 8:30 - 10:30 a.m.

The Future of Creative: A Panel Discussion

Thursday, February 22, 2018, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.

Apply now for Arlington's Neighborhood College 2018

Thursdays, Apr 12 - May 31,6:00 - 9:30 p.m.

Synetic Theater's Spring and Summer Camps

March 26 - 30 for Spring Camp. See site for Summer Camp dates.

Registration is open for The Armed Forces Cycling Classic

Saturday - Sunday, June 9-10

Booz Allen Hamilton Toastmasters Potomac Club

Every Second and Fourth Friday - 11:45 am - 1:00 p.m.

Weekly Weight Watchers Meeting

Thursdays - 3:00 p.m.

Discounted AMA Conference Center Rates

Through March 30, 2018



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