Summer is our favorite season in Rosslyn: The flowers are in bloom, the weather is warm, and more people are out and about on the streets enjoying our active and welcoming community.
Mark your calendar for these free or low-cost summer events in the neighborhood!
Wednesday, May 3/5:45-8 p.m./Potomac Tower, 1001 19th St. N.
Join us for Rosslyn’s annual celebration at City Social on May 3! Learn more about what’s launching in Rosslyn this year! Invite your coworkers and neighbors to enjoy an evening of networking with fellow employees, residents, business owners and community members who help make Rosslyn a fast-growing and dynamic urban village! There will be complimentary drinks and live music in front of a breathtaking view. HUNGRY, the newest catering start-up in the neighborhood, will also feature some exciting food stations. Keynote remarks will be provided by Peter Kageyama, author of For the Love of Cities: The Love Affair Between People and Their Places. Free. Registration is required and ends April 26th. Register here.
Wednesdays/4-8 p.m./May 17-September 20/Central Place Plaza (off N. Moore St., across from the Rosslyn Metro)
Friday, May 19/6:30-9 a.m./Gateway Park, 1300 Lee Highway
Rosslyn hosts the busiest pit stop in the D.C. area for Bike to Work Day! Stop by on your way to work for great giveaways, food and drink, live music and more.
Thursdays in June/6-8 p.m./Central Place Plaza (off N. Moore St., across from the Rosslyn Metro)
Enjoy live bands at Rosslyn's new Central Place Plaza. Wine and beer will be available for purchase. Proceeds from drink sales benefit A-SPAN (Arlington Street People's Assistance Network), a local nonprofit dedicated to ending homelessness in Arlington. Learn more
June 1: White Ford Bronco
June 8: Lloyd Dobler Effect
June 15: The 19th St Band
June 22: Jeff from Accounting
June 29: The Monster Band
Mondays and Wednesdays/6-7 p.m./Saturdays/9:30-10:30 a.m./Gateway Park, 1300 Lee Highway
Two sessions: June 5-July 1 and July 31-August 26
Let our professional HIIT (high-intensity interval training) trainer whip you into shape for summer with this uber-efficient workout. If you want to push yourself, this can be a very challenging class, but don't let that scare you: You can do modified versions of most exercises to make it easier. At just $25 for all eight sessions, this is a tremendous bargain.
Fridays/June 2-August 25/Gateway Park, 1300 Lee Highway
Pub in the Park opens at 6 p.m./Movies start at dusk
Bring some friends and a blanket or low chairs and enjoy your favorite movies under the stars. Grab a drink at the Pub in the Park before showtime, enjoy dinner from a food truck, and play some classic outdoor games, including cornhole, Giant Jenga, Giant Connect 4 and ping pong. Learn more
June 2 Grease
June 9 Frozen KIDS' NIGHT!
June 16 Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy
June 23 National Lampoon's European Vacation
June 30 Some Like It Hot
July 7 Golden Eye
July 14 The Father of the Bride
July 21 Moana KIDS' NIGHT!
July 20 The Wizard of Oz
August 4 When Harry Met Sally
August 11 Lego Batman KIDS' NIGHT
August 18 The Avengers
August 25 Mary Poppins