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Around Town: February 3-5

Welcome to February, Greater Washington! Here are some great destinations for the weekend …

Arlingtonians Meeting Emergency Needs (N 16th Street and Sycamore Street off Roosevelt Street, Falls Church)

Join a 3-month training program to prepare for the Parkway Classic Ten Miler and 5K on April 22, 2012 — new and experienced runners are all welcome! This Saturday at 9:00 AM marks the first of the training runs. Learn more on the AMEN page.

L’Arche Greater Washington, DC (Call (202) 232-4539 for event location)

On Saturday from 10:00 to 11:00 AM, learn about the people and mission of L’Arche through stories from their lives together and hear what a family member has to say about what L’Arche has meant to them. More information right here.

Adventure Theatre (Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Boulevard, Glen Echo)

The simple tale of a boy waking up to discover that snow has fallen during the night is brought to life in the magical world premiere of The Snowy Day. Eight performances this weekend — and tickets still remaining for the 7:00 PM show on Friday!

National Philharmonic (Music Center at Strathmore, 5301 Tuckerman Lane, North Bethesda, MD)

This all-Tchaikovsky concert begins with the Polonaise, an energetic dance from the composer’s opera Eugene Onegin, and features the Romeo and Juliet Overture and 1812 Overture. Performances at 8:00 PM on Saturday and 3:00 PM on Sunday; tickets right this way.

Potomac Conservancy (River Center at Lock 8, 7906 Riverside Drive, Cabin John)

Meet at 10:00 AM on Sunday to clean up the lockhouse area and the nearby towpath. This cleanup is open to all ages and Potomac Conservancy will provide all supplies — just wear clothes that can get dirty.

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