Archives for June 2012

Solo Show by Sandi Parker

Arlington artist Sandi Parker will be having a solo show at Westover Library  June 8 – July 26 called “Spring Into Summer”.  The paintings will include scenes of cherry blossoms, France, seascapes and florals.  The show will then move to Cosi at Courthouse from August 1-31st.

Take your family to the Twilight Tattoo at Henderson Hall

 

Twilight Tattoo is an hour-long military pageant featuring Soldiers from the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) and The U.S. Army Band “Pershing’s Own.” Experience a glimpse into American history through performances by The U.S. Army Blues, vocalists from The U.S. Army Band Downrange, The Old Guard Fife and Drum Corps, and The U.S. Army Drill Team.  For the complete schedule and more information visit the Twilight Tattoo website.The performance is free and open to the public. Bleacher seating is on a first-come, first served basis. For more information on group reservations, contact the U.S. Army Military District of Washington at (202) 685-2888 or email  ncr.webeventsmail@jfhqncr.northcom.mil.The performances begin at 7 PM. Pre-ceremony pageantry begins at 6:45 PM. on Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall in Arlington, Va. Most performances will be held at Summerall Field but the June 27th performance will be at Whipple Field.   The 2012 Twilight Tattoo season will run through the entire summer. Performances are currently scheduled for each Wednesday evening except July 4th and a Tuesday performance on June 12th. Dates are subject to change.

 

 

The Old Guard Fife and Drum Corps, a specialty...

 

Free Lunchtime Concerts in Rosslyn Begin This Week

Free concerts in 3 Rosslyn locations begin this week to quinch your thirst for mid-day music.  They will run Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays throughout the summer from 11:45 – 1:30 at the following locations:

Tuesdays at Freedom Park

Enter on N. Kent St. or N. Lynn St.
June 5 – July 31
11:45 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Wednesdays at CentralSpace

Wilson Blvd. & N. Moore St.
June 6 – August 29
11:45 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
* No concert on July 4.

Thursdays at the Farmers Market
Wilson Blvd. & N. Oak St.
June 7 – October 25
11:45 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Photo Courtesy of Rosslyn BID and Rosslyn Renaissance

2012 Air Force Cycling Classic June 9th and 10th

 

The Air Force Cycling Classic Presents Outstanding Opportunity to Watch World-Class Cycling In the DC Area

Join thousands of spectators as cyclists soar through thrilling courses as The Air Force Cycling Classic returns to Arlington from June 9 – 10, 2012. Cheer from the sidelines as some of the world’s best cyclists speed past familiar landmarks, such as the Pentagon and Air Force Memorial, while they make their way from Clarendon to Crystal City during this cycling spectacular.

The two-day event features world-class professional races, amateur cycling, and special courses for kids – all here in the DC area. Presented by The Boeing Company, the cycling extravaganza kicks off in Clarendon on Saturday, June 9, 2012, and then moves to Crystal City on Sunday for a second day of riding and reveling.

Saturday, June 9, 2012
The weekend’s races begin in Clarendon on Saturday, June 9, with the Air Force Cycling Classic’s Clarendon Cup, an event that consists of various races throughout the day:

8:00 a.m.

Men’s Masters Amateur Race: For racers over 40. Cyclists must have a valid USA Cycling Category 1 – 4 racing license to participate.

8:55 a.m.

Men’s Elite Amateur Race: For elite amateurs holding a valid USA Cycling Category 1 – 3 racing license.

9:55 a.m.

Women’s Elite Race: For professional cyclists holding a valid USA Cycling Category 1 – 2 racing license.

11:35 a.m.

Kids’ Race: Free and open to all children, ages nine and under.

12:00 p.m.

Men’s Pro Race: This prestigious race, now in its 15th year, highlights some of the world’s top cycling professionals who will battle to complete 100 laps on a short, exciting course.

Sunday, June 10, 2012
Sunday events move from Clarendon to Crystal City, showcasing the vibrant shops and restaurants of the area with the non-competitive Crystal Ride, as well as a series of races that make up the Crystal Cup. The events of the day include:

7:30 a.m.

Crystal Ride: This amateur, non-competitive ride, sponsored in part by the Crystal City Business Improvement District, takes cyclists through a closed, 15km circuit in and around the Pentagon, Crystal City and the Air Force Memorial. Riders have the option to simply participate or use the ride to raise money for the Air Force Association’s Wounded Airman Initiative.

11:15 a.m.

Kids’ Race: Free and open to all children, ages nine and under.

11:30 a.m.

Men’s Pro Race: This race, including some of the top pros in the world, begins with a ceremonial start at the Air Force Memorial, immediately following an Air Force Flyover, though the official start takes place in Crystal City.

1:25 p.m.

Women’s Elite Race: For professional cyclists holding a valid USA Cycling Category 1 – 2 racing license.

2:30 p.m.

Men’s Elite Amateur Race: For elite amateurs holding a valid USA Cycling Category 3 racing license.

3:25 p.m.

Men’s Elite Amateur Race: For elite amateurs holding a valid USA Cycling Category 4 racing license.

*The Men’s Pro/1 and Women’s races are once again part of the USA Cycling’s National Criterium Calendar.

For more information email info@arlingtonsports.org or call (202) 966-0346 or visit the Air Force Cycling Classic Website here.  Information provided courtesy of Scott Circle Communications.