UPCOMING EVENTS

 
                   
 
Thursday, April 25th- 7pm-Documentary and Discussion Series 
"Documented"This is the acclaimed story of Jose Antonio Vargas a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist who outed himself as an undocumented immigrant. Vargas'  journey from boyhood in the Philippines and coming to the United States is a familiar story. Run time 89 minutes. 
 
Thursday, May 2nd.Village Talks, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
 
Stop by to meet Nicole Merlene, Arlingtons new candidate for State Senate for the 31st District. Nicole has been a renters rights and transportation advocate in VA and is an Economic development professional who has served Arlington in various capacities of leadership. Hear how Nicole plans to reshape Arlington for all members of the community.  Www.nicolemerlene.com
 
 
Wednesday, May 15th- 7:00pm. Village Talks!
 
Book Signing, local author Paula Lazor, will be signing copies of her book, BEYOND the BOX, How Hands on Learning can Transform a Child and Reform Our Schools, a Mother’s Story. In it, Paula recounts the five year journey to find the right education program for her son and discovers an approach to learning that can benefit all students. 
 
 
 
 
 
Thursday, May 23rd- Global Dinner Series
 
Maya Bistro, Turkish menu
seatings at 5:45 and 7:45
rsvp to events.traderootsva@gmail.com  
Fixed price menu, $28
 
Thursday, June 6th- Global Dinner
 
Afghani dinner, short film and fundraiser to support Ascend, a ngo who’s mission is to support Afghani young women by teaching leadership through mountain climbing. https://www.ascendathletics.org
 
Thursday, June 13 - Village Talks
EcoAction Arlington. Help Arlington became straw free 

             

July,  "Revolutionizing the Chocolate Industry through Emission-free Trade"
With River Seas Chocolate

 

Previous Events:

CANCELLED- March 28th-7pm-Documentary and Discussion Series  
"Strange and Familiar: Architecture on Fogo Island" Directed by Marcia Connolly and Katherine Knight. This documentary shares the story of Zita Cobb, whose generosity and bold vision to combine the best of Fogo Island's history with modern culture led to the creation of a contemporary Inn. Run time 52 minutes. 
Moderated by Leslie Ann Gerardo who visited Fogo Island and met Cobb, she will share her own perspective on the Inn's impact on the island. 
 
WILL RESCHEDULE"Strange and Familiar: Architecture on Fogo Island" @ A LATER DATE!
 
March 14th -7pm- Village Talks 
Intention- Danielle Droitsch, hosts a delightful evening speaking on the thoughts and actions behind Intention. We are taking reservations for this event at events.traderootsva@gmail.com. Food and wine will be up for purchase at the bar.
 
March 8th- Global Dinner Series:
Vietnamese Dinner- There will be two seatings 6pm and 8pm. Due to our limited space we please ask that you RSVP to events.traderootsva@gmail.com spots do fill up quickly.
 

Global Dinner Series:

Palestinian Dinner Two Seatings, February 8th 6pm and 8pm. Both seatings are full. If you are interested in any future dinners please sign up for our email list at events.tradrootsva@gmail.com

Ecuadorian Dinner January 25th, Two Seatings, 6pm and 8pm. RSVP sherry.traderootsva@gmail.com seatings fill up quickly. 

February 28th- 7pm- Documentary and Discussion Series: 
"Get Me Roger Stone" Written and Directed by Dylan Bank, Daniel DiMauro, and Morgan Pehme. This documentary explores the life and career of a notorious Republican dirty trickster and long-time Trump advisor. Run time 92 minutes. Please RSVP at events.traderootsva@gmail.com

Evening Documentary Series: The film that will inaugurate our documentary & discussion series is “13th,” a 2016 work by director Ava DuVernay. We will premiere our series January 31st at 7pm. There is limited space please RSVP to events.traderootsva@gmail.com

Global Dinner Series: Palestinian Feast February 8th, Two Seatings, 6pm and 8pm.  RSVP sherry.traderootsva@gmail.com don't miss out on a night of wonderful food! 

Global Dinner Series- Ethiopian Friday, January 11th

Wednesday, December 12th, Fundraiser for The Sycamore School of Arlington

Wine and Chocolate Tasting December 5th, 7:00-9:00, RSVP encouraged but not necessary at sherry.traderootsva@gmail.com