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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

Lane Closures from DCA Construction to Begin Next Week

Travelers heading to or from Reagan National Airport should get ready for traffic impacts from construction starting next week.
Work will begin overnight from Monday, February 19 into Tuesday to prepare the building foundation for the new security checkpoints.

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Crystal City-Pentagon City-Potomac Yard Transportation Update

Arlington County

Today is the final day to provide feedback on proposed changes for Army Navy Drive.

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Boosted By Federal Spending Hike, Eastern Foundry Looks To Open Third Location In Tysons


The federal budget with hundreds of millions of dollars in new spending Congress agreed to and President Donald Trump signed last week will broadly boost the D.C.-area economy, but one company in particular stands to benefit greatly from the spending hikes.

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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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Upcoming Events

National Airport - What's Coming in 2018? Hosted by the Crystal City Civic Assc

Wednesday, February 21, 7:00 - 9:00 p.m.

The Future of Creative: A Panel Discussion

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

Earth Treks Mardi Gras Rendezvous

Friday, February 23, 6:00 - 10:00 p.m.

First Friday in the Art Underground

Friday, March 2, 5:00 - 8:00 p.m.

Antiquum Farm Tasting at Crystal City Wine Shop

Tuesday, March 6, 5:00 - 7:00 p.m.

DCA Live - Association Innovators

Wednesday, March 7, 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.

Creative Coffee at the Crystal City Pop-up Branch Library

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



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