Archives for June 2011

Check out these Free Family Friendly Movies

How to Train Your Dragon (film)

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Shirlington Branch Library will be showing free family friendly movies every Friday through the end of August at 2:00 PM and Westover Branch Library will be showing movies on select Wednesdays at 4:00 PM. Movies include recent favorites Shrek Forever After, Tangled, How to Train Your Dragon and classics like Snow White and the Seven Dwarves, and Alice in Wonderland.  For the schedule, visit the Library blog site here.

2011 Air Force Cycling Classic is June 11th and 12th

air force cycling classic

Register to ride or come on out to cheer the riders on.  This year’s Air Force Cycling Classic will be Saturday June 11th in Clarendon and Sunday June 12th in Crystal City.  Fourteen of the top professional and amateur cycling teams from around the world will be competing in what is considered one of the nation’s premier cycling events.  Kids rides will be held both days for children 9 and under and are free.  The non-competitive Air Force Challenge Crystal Ride will be held Sunday at 7:30 am and registration is open to riders of all abilities.

For course maps, click this link.  Spectators are encourage to take the Metro as parking in these areas will be limited and many roads will be closed.

For road closures in Clarendon on Saturday, June 11th from 4 am to 5 pm, click this link.

For road closures in Crystal City from 6 am to 6 pm on Sunday, June 12th, click this link.

#149 – Stop in at Brooklyn Bagel Bakery

NYC bagel

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‎Check out Brooklyn Bagel Bakery in the Courthouse area for what many reviewers call the best New York style bagels in the area. But come early and be prepared to wait! Some days the lines form even before the shop opens.

#148 – Check out Eleventh Street Lounge

Eleventh Street Lounge

Come to Eleventh Street Lounge in Clarendon for dinner or drinks and DJ music Fridays and Saturday. Recently rated one of Northern Virginia’s 25 best restaurants, they offer 1/2 Price burgers Wednesdays and Saturdays.