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Crystal Car
June 15th - 2pm to 6pm - Have a prized car that you'd love to show off? Or simply an appreciator of fine automobiles? The Father's Day car festival is not only a great chance to show off your wheels, but to see other sweet rides and connect with fellow car enthusiasts. Click here if you would like to register your own car for the show.

Blues & Brews
June 25th - 5pm to 8pm - What better way to end the stressful month than to chill out over live music and beer?  Come to Blues & Brews on 2121 Crystal Drive and enjoy beverages from the Beer Garden, not to mention drinks hand-selected by experts at Crystal City’s Washington Wine Academy and Crystal City Wine Shop.

Women 2.0 City Meetup
June 26th - Women 2.0 City Meetup has officially arrived in CRYSTAL CITY and they’re bringing their networks with them! Spend an evening with the women and men who work in the local tech industry, participate in some smooth icebreakers, network and get inspired by their speaker. Click here to register.

Crystal City Twilighter
July 26th - 8:30pm - Join Pacers and the Crystal City BID for the area’s favorite summer twilight race! The Twilighter’s flat and fast course, competitive team prize structure and incredible post race party make it the hottest 5K in town! Click here to register.

Wine in the Water Park
Fridays through June 27th - 6pm to 10pm - Crystal City Water Park - Vintage Crystal’s “Wine in the Water Park” combines sips and sounds to create an ambient outdoor event featuring interesting wine varietals and great music in the neighborhood’s signature Crystal City Water Park.

Monday Morning Yoga
Mondays through September 29th - 7:00am - Crystal City Water Park - Join the Crystal City BID and Mind Your Body Oasis for free yoga in the Crystal City Water Park at 7:00am on Monday mornings from May through September.

Crystal Screen: In Flight
Mondays through August 25th - 1851 S. Bell Street - The Crystal City BID hosts a free outdoor film festival every Monday in the summer. With the help of Moonflicks, a courtyard in Crystal City is transformed into a movie theater. There is no better place to meet friends, bring a picnic, and enjoy an evening under the stars. This year's theme is "In Flight," and tonight's movie is Drop Zone.

FRESHFARM Farmers Market
Tuesdays - Through November 25th - 3pm to 7pm - Celebrating its sixth year, the Crystal City FRESHFARM Market returns to its original location on Crystal Drive between 18th and 20th Streets, and offers shopping from local farmers and producers.

Outdoor Zumba
Wednesdays through September 24 - Noon - 2121 Crystal Drive - Join the Crystal City BID, Sport and Health fitness club, and Vornado/Charles E. Smith for free Zumba in the courtyard of 2121 Crystal Drive. Zumba fuses hypnotic Latin rhythms and easy-to-follow moves to create a one-of-a-kind fitness program that will blow you away. Come out and join the party

Everything Esmonde
Every other Thursday - 18th & Crystal Drive - Everything Esmonde will be open for bike service every other Thursday through October 30th (6/12, 6/26...).  If you need a bike repair or simply a tune-up, walk-ups are welcome! You can also schedule an appointment by emailing ‚Äčor calling 202-657-2316.  

Fashion and Food Truck Thursday
Thursdays - Get your lunchtime Food Truck fix at Food Truck Thursday. Actual truck schedules are subject to change so be sure to follow your favorites. The Crystal City BID has a new partnership with DC Fashion Truck Tour that brings our successful pop-up clothing shop and fashion show, the Crystal Couture Show and Sale, outside onto the sidewalk of Crystal Drive. The emerging evolution of the mobile vending industry brings fully functional stores on wheels, complete with inventory, dressing room, and friendly staff, directly to their customers’ neighborhoods.

Bar Crawl Questionaire
Arlington County has created a survey regarding bar crawls and how the county should address current issues with these events. Recently, the Clarendon and Ballston area have had a number of large events which impact traffic and the community. Click here to take the survey.

ATP Champions
Arlington Transportation Partners is recognizing businesses and properties in Arlington County that have shown commitment to encouraging green-modes of transportation.  Earn recognition for your company by working with ATP to reduce your company's carbon footprint and even company costs!  Learn more here about becoming an ATP Champion today.

Bloomberg BNA Toastmasters
Achieve your public-speaking and leadership goals! The Bloomberg BNA Toastmasters will help you.  Just come to 1801 South Bell Street, Arlington, Virginia, 22202, and meet them in the First Floor Conference Center. Non-BNA employees are welcome to attend and join. Click here for more information.

CNBC's "Squawk on the Street"
Crystal City's very own Paul Singh, founder of research company Disruption Corporation and the Crystal Tech Fund was interviewed this week by CNBC's "Squawk on the Street." Check it out here.

Bowen McCauley Dance's "Victory Road"
June 13th and 14th - Synetic Theater Celebrate Bowen McCauley Dance’s 18th Anniversary Season Finale! BMD offers a first look at selections from the collaborative project,Victory Road, inspired by the music of country-rock legends Jason and The Scorchers, credited for “rewriting the history of rock’n’roll in the South” (Rolling Stone). Click here for more info and tickets.

Painting Uncorked at Gallery Underground
June 26th - Gallery Underground - Create a piece of art while sipping wine! No experience required. Taught by Studio Underground artist Justyne Fischer, these 2-hour classes will result in an original piece of art you can take home and enjoy.

Karaoke at Freddie's Beach Bar
Come join the fun with some friends and let your melodious voice be heard at karaoke night every Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday at Freddie's Beach Bar. Karaoke starts at 8pm and ends at 1am.

Tom Cunningham Orchestra at Cafe Italia
June 9th - 7:30pm - Dine tonight at your local Italian restaurant, where the Tom Cunningham Orchestra will be performing some swing tunes to sway you in your seats. Awarded over the years as: " Best Neighborhood Restaurant" "Excellent in Customer Service" "Kids Friendly", Cafe Italia is a fine place to bring your family to enjoy some of your favorite pastas and more. Check out the rest of the menu here

Dine, Drink and Celebrate Spain
June 18th - Jaleo - 7:00pm to 9:00pm - Join Jaleo to savor wines from the Galicia region paired with inventive tapas created specially by Head Chef Miguel Rebolledo. Galicia's cool, damp Atlantic-influenced climate favors the production of crisp whites and youthful reds, perfect to enjoy on a summer evening! Click here to reserve your spot.

Tortoise and Hare
Come join Tortoise and Hare for the best Happy Hour around. And on Monday, they thank those in our neighborhood by extending our happy hour! Call or email for Live Music, food and drink specials throughout the week, and Trivia Tuesday information. Or - if you need our menu brought to you, ask us about our extensive catering options. See you here, at the Hare!

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