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    Date    TimeEvent
    Nov 24, 2014 Mon 7:00 AMEisenhower West Small Area Plan Steering Committee
    Eisenhower West Small Area Plan Steering Committee Meeting #8
    Nov 24, 2014 Mon 10:00 AMQuality of Life Meeting
    Regularly scheduled meeting of the Quality of Life Committee
    Nov 24, 2014 Mon 10:30 AMTavern Toddlers
    Join us for a special program for toddlers (walkers through 36 months) and their caregivers at Gadsby’s Tavern Museum.
    Nov 24, 2014 Mon 5:00 PMCity Council - School Board Subcommittee
    Regular monthly meeting
    Nov 24, 2014 Mon 6:00 PMAlexandria Housing Development Corp. (AHDC)
    Regular meeting
    Nov 24, 2014 Mon 7:00 PMAlexandria Traffic and Parking Board
    Regular monthly meeting
    Nov 24, 2014 Mon 7:00 PMARHA Board of Commissioners
    Scheduled Board Meeting
    Nov 24, 2014 Mon 7:30 PMAlexandria Traffic and Parking Board
    Regular monthly meeting
    Nov 25, 2014 Tue 7:00 PMCity Council Meeting
    City Council Regular Legislative Meeting
    Nov 25, 2014 Tue 7:30 PMAlexandria/Gyumri Sister City Committee
    Regularly scheduled meeting
    Nov 27, 2014 Thu 8:00 AMCity Offices Closed for Thanksgiving
    City Offices Closed for Thanksgiving Holiday
    Nov 28, 2014 Fri 8:00 AMCity Offices Closed for Thanksgiving
    City Offices Closed for Thanksgiving Holiday
    Nov 28, 2014 Fri 6:00 PMAlexandria Tree Lighting Ceremony
    Annual event at which the City tree is lit, performances and a visit by Santa to open the Holiday season. Pre-show concert will begin at 5:15 pm.
    Nov 28, 2014 Fri 6:00 PMREBROADCAST - 11/25 City Council Meeting
    City Council Regular Legislative Meeting
    Nov 29, 2014 Sat 7:00 AMSmall Business Saturday
    Take part in Shop Small, a movement to celebrate small business.
    Nov 30, 2014 Sun 2:00 PMSenior Living in Alexandria
    A monthly program that highlights information and services that may benefit Alexandria's aging population.
    Nov 30, 2014 Sun 3:00 PMEclipse Chamber Recital at the Lyceum
    30 Eclipse Chamber Recital: Music for Woodwinds - Theresa Cigan and Paul Cigan (clarinet). Music by Robert Schumann, Krommer, Lutoslawski, and others TBD.
    Dec 1, 2014 Mon 9:00 AMJobLink - Job Seeker Orientation
    This workshop is offered to new job seekers who are looking for assistance in their employment search. You will learn about JobLink programs and services and what programs may best serve your needs. TO REGISTER PLEASE CLICK ON THE LINK.
    Dec 1, 2014 Mon 10:30 AMTavern Toddlers
    Join us for a special program for toddlers (walkers through 36 months) and their caregivers at Gadsby’s Tavern Museum.
    Dec 1, 2014 Mon 4:00 PMAdult Mental Health First Aid Training (1 of 2)
    The Department of Community and Human Services is continuing Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) training and certification for laypersons and paraprofessionals in Alexandria. MHFA is an 8-hour training on skills to help persons who are developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis.
    Dec 1, 2014 Mon 5:00 PMConvention & Visitors Assn. Exec. Comm.
    Alexandria Convention and Visitors Association Executive Committee meeting
    Dec 1, 2014 Mon 7:30 PMEnvironmental Policy Comm - Work Session
    Scheduled Work Session.
    Dec 2, 2014 Tue 6:00 PMAlexandria's Historic Breweries
    Spend an entertaining evening learning more about Alexandria’s rich sudsy past. Garrett Peck, author of, "Capital Beer: A Heady History of Brewing in Washington, D.C.", will discuss Alexandria’s brewing past, present, and future.
    Dec 2, 2014 Tue 6:00 PMAlexandria Renew Enterprises Board of Directors
    Governance Committee Meeting
    Dec 2, 2014 Tue 7:00 PMPlanning Commission Regular Public Hearing
    Planning Commission regular monthly public hearing. Hearing end times are approximate.
    Dec 3, 2014 Wed 8:30 AMSupplemental Retirement Plan Pension Board
    Meeting of the Supplemental Retirement Plan Pension Board. The primary function of the Board is to manage the investments of the pension fund. Joint meeting with Fire and Police pension board.
    Dec 3, 2014 Wed 11:00 AMJobLink - Info. Session for Youth & Young Adults
    Information Session on an Administrative Training, an Intensive Certificate Program. If you are a City of Alexandria resident, between 18 - 21 years old, this is your chance to discover the many paths available when pursuing a career as an administrative professional.
    Dec 3, 2014 Wed 2:00 PMJobLink - Info. Session for Youth & Young Adults
    Information Session on a CompTIA A+ Computer Service Technician Certificate. If you are a City of Alexandria resident, between 18 - 21 years old, this is your chance to discover the many paths available when pursuing a career as an IT professional.
    Dec 3, 2014 Wed 4:00 PMAdult Mental Health First Aid Training (2 of 2)
    The Department of Community and Human Services is continuing Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) training and certification for laypersons and paraprofessionals in Alexandria. MHFA is an 8-hour training on skills to help persons who are developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis.
    Dec 3, 2014 Wed 4:00 PMAdult Mental Health First Aid Training (2 of 2)
    The Department of Community and Human Services is continuing Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) training and certification for laypersons and paraprofessionals in Alexandria. MHFA is an 8-hour training on skills to help persons who are developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis.
    Dec 3, 2014 Wed 6:00 PMChildren, Youth & Family CC - Budget & Finance Com
    Budget and Finance Committee
    Dec 3, 2014 Wed 6:00 PMWaterfront Community Open House
    The public and all stakeholders are invited to attend. The Open House will be organized to include the following: (1) A Program to review draft proposed phasing options for Waterfront Implementation and to provide the community with an opportunity to express their priorities for implementation; and (2) Exhibitor tables, accessible prior to and after ...
    Dec 3, 2014 Wed 7:00 PMPedestrian Bicycle Master Plan Advisory Committee
    The Ad Hoc Pedestrian and Bicycle Master Plan Advisory Committee will hold its third meeting to discuss the Complete Streets Design Guidelines, progress of pedestrian and bicycle improvements since the 2008 plan, and pedestrian and bicycle goals.
    Dec 3, 2014 Wed 7:30 PMBAR Old & Historic Alexandria District Hearing
    Monthly Old & Historic Alexandria District Board of Architectural Review hearing
    Dec 3, 2014 Wed 7:30 PMSure Beats The Annual “Christmas Letter”
    Join us for Dan Gifford's lecture on the history
    Dec 4, 2014 Thu 8:00 AMWorkforce Investment Board
    Quarterly meeting
    Dec 4, 2014 Thu 11:00 AMJobLink - Info. Session for Youth & Young Adults
    Information Session on an Administrative Training, an Intensive Certificate Program. If you are a City of Alexandria resident, between 18 - 21 years old, this is your chance to discover the many paths available when pursuing a career as an administrative professional.
    Dec 4, 2014 Thu 2:00 PMJobLink - Info. Session for Youth & Young Adults
    Information Session on a CompTIA A+ Computer Service Technician Certificate. If you are a City of Alexandria resident, between 18 - 21 years old, this is your chance to discover the many paths available when pursuing a career as an IT professional.
    Dec 4, 2014 Thu 5:30 PMAlexandria Transit Company Board
    Regularly-scheduled meeting
    Dec 4, 2014 Thu 6:30 PMAlexandria Community Services Board
    Scheduled meeting
    Dec 4, 2014 Thu 7:00 PMDominion 230 Kv Line Ad Hoc Work Group Meeting
    Dominion Virginia Power 230 kV Project Ad Hoc Work Group to Meet Thursday, December 4 in Gold Room #2
    Dec 4, 2014 Thu 7:00 PMAffordable Housing Advisory Committee
    Regular meeting
    Dec 4, 2014 Thu 7:30 PMCommission for Women - Executive Committee
    Regular monthly meeting
    Dec 5, 2014 Fri 11:00 AMAlexandria Christmas Market
    Vendors from all over come together for a tasteful event that gives the feeling of a unique European Christmas celebration. Food, beverages and merchandise will be available.
    Dec 6, 2014 Sat 7:00 AMEarly Closure for Old Town Farmers' Market
    Visit the market early and stick around for the 44th Annual Campagna Center Scottish Walk Parade
    Dec 6, 2014 Sat 11:00 AMScottish Christmas Walk Parade
    44th Annual Scottish Christmas Walk Parade
    Dec 6, 2014 Sat 1:00 PMAnnual Family Ornament Decorating Workshop
    Decorate a take-home artifact-shaped dough ornament inspired by colors and patterns from the City’s finest collection of 18th and 19th century excavated artifacts
    Dec 6, 2014 Sat 5:00 PM2014 Holiday Boat Parade of Lights
    Boat parade of lights on the City's waterfront.
    Dec 6, 2014 Sat 6:00 PMDel Ray Celebration of the Holidays
    Santa will be at the location. There will be Christmas carols and a chance to take your picture with Santa.
    Dec 7, 2014 Sun 2:00 PMFirst-Person Workshop
    This 4-part workshop taught by an experienced first-person interpreter will demonstrate how to research and develop a first-person character, select appropriate period clothes, offer practice sessions in character, and provide an opportunity (and goal) to step out onto the “stage” during Gadsby’s Tavern Museum’s 2014 Candlelight Tour Program.
    Dec 8, 2014 Mon 7:00 AMHuman Rights Commission - Executive Committee
    Regular monthly meeting
    Dec 8, 2014 Mon 9:00 AMDmv2go
    Take care of all your DMV business quickly and conveniently at the DMV2Go mobile unit.
    Dec 8, 2014 Mon 9:00 AMJobLink - Job Seeker Orientation
    This workshop is offered to new job seekers who are looking for assistance in their employment search. You will learn about JobLink programs and services and what programs may best serve your needs. TO REGISTER PLEASE CLICK ON THE LINK
    Dec 8, 2014 Mon 10:30 AMTavern Toddlers
    Join us for a special program for toddlers (walkers through 36 months) and their caregivers at Gadsby’s Tavern Museum.
    Dec 8, 2014 Mon 4:00 PMMayor's Campaign to End Bullying Stakeholder Mtg
    Gathering of stakeholders, including youth, to discuss next steps on developing information and activities to raise awareness about bullying, and to launch a citywide campaign to end bullying in the Alexandria schools and community.
    Dec 8, 2014 Mon 7:00 PMEisenhower West Small Area Plan Community Meeting
    Eisenhower West Small Area Plan Community Meeting #4
    Dec 8, 2014 Mon 7:00 PMAlexandria-Caen Sister City Committee
    Regular monthly meeting
    Dec 8, 2014 Mon 7:00 PMEmergency Medical Services Council
    Quarterly meeting
    Dec 8, 2014 Mon 7:00 PMAd Hoc Monitoring Group on Waterfront Construction
    The City’s Ad Hoc Monitoring Group on Waterfront Construction has been established to proactively address impacts such as noise, hauling, dust and other potential impacts once development along the Waterfront begins. The Monitoring Group will work with the community to seek to minimize construction related impacts when feasible. The Monitoring Group ...
    Dec 8, 2014 Mon 7:30 PMAlexandria Traffic and Parking Board
    Regular monthly meeting
    Dec 9, 2014 Tue 8:00 AMAlexandria Commission on Employment
    Regular monthly meeting
    Dec 9, 2014 Tue 7:00 PMCity Council Meeting
    City Council Regular Legislative Meeting
    Dec 9, 2014 Tue 7:00 PMAlexandria Commission for Women
    Regular monthly meeting
    Dec 10, 2014 Wed 3:00 PMPotomac Station Condo Unit Owners Assn.
    Scheduled meeting
    Dec 10, 2014 Wed 4:00 PMLocal Emergency Planning Committee
    Quarterly meeting
    Dec 10, 2014 Wed 5:00 PMTorpedo Factory Art Center Board - Finance Comm.
    Regularly-scheduled meeting
    Dec 10, 2014 Wed 7:00 PMOakville Triangle & Rt. 1 Corridor Advisory Group
    The Advisory Group will provide advice to City staff on the planning and associated regulatory submissions for Oakville Triangle and the Route 1 Corridor, specifically assisting in developing Plan principles regarding potential land uses, open space, sustainability, transportation and connectivity issues, and potential community benefits, among other ...
    Dec 10, 2014 Wed 7:00 PMCommission Persons with Disabilities
    Regular monthly meeting
    Dec 10, 2014 Wed 7:30 PMBAR Parker-Gray District Hearing
    Monthly Parker-Gray District Board of Architectural Review hearing
    Dec 11, 2014 Thu 8:30 AMFire and Police Officers Pension Plan Board Meet
    Meeting of the Firefighters and Police Officers Pension Plan Board.
    Dec 11, 2014 Thu 9:30 AMAlexandria Electoral Board
    Scheduled Board Meeting
    Dec 11, 2014 Thu 7:00 PMWaterfront Committee and Park & Recreation Comm.
    Joint Public Hearing on Waterfront Plan Phasing Options
    Dec 11, 2014 Thu 7:30 PMBoard of Zoning Appeals Hearing
    Monthly Board of Zoning Appeals hearing
    Dec 12, 2014 Fri 11:00 AMAlexandria Christmas Market
    Vendors from all over come together for a tasteful event that gives the feeling of a unique European Christmas celebration. Food, beverage and merchandise will be available.
    Dec 12, 2014 Fri 6:00 PMREBROADCAST - 12/9 City Council Meeting
    City Council Regular Legislative Meeting
    Dec 13, 2014 Sat 9:30 AMCity Council Public Hearing
    City Council Public Hearing
    Dec 13, 2014 Sat 10:00 AMArt League Raku Firing
    A demonstration of the art of ceramic raku firing.
    Dec 13, 2014 Sat 11:00 AMAlexandria Christmas Market
    Vendors from all over come together for a tasteful event that gives the feeling of a unique European Christmas celebration. Food, beverage and merchandise will be available.
    Dec 13, 2014 Sat 12:00 PMCivil War Christmas in Camp Open House
    Event is based in and around the Museum and historic fort. Holiday event interprets how Christmas was observed during the Civil War. Features a patriotic Santa Claus, living history interpreters, a Victorian tree, the Officers’ Hut decorated for the season, crafts for children, and light refreshments. On-going activities from 12-4 p.m., with soldier-guided ...
    Dec 13, 2014 Sat 6:00 PMHistoric Alexandria Candlelight Tours
    Back my popular demand – Chocolate!
    Dec 14, 2014 Sun 11:00 AMAlexandria Christmas Market
    Vendors from all over come together for a tasteful event that gives the feeling of a unique European Christmas celebration. Food, beverage and merchandise will be available.
    Dec 14, 2014 Sun 2:00 PMColonial English Handbell Ringers Recital
    The Colonial English Handbell Ringers present "Suite Dreams" this holiday season featuring an 80-plus handbell performance of several beloved Nutcracker Suite selections. This year's holiday concert will also include some new arrangements of popular classics, and of course, the ever-popular audience participation sing along. Join us as we ring in a ...
    Dec 14, 2014 Sun 3:00 PMHistoric Alexandria Candlelight Tours
    Back my popular demand – Chocolate!
    Dec 14, 2014 Sun 4:00 PMColonial English Handbell Ringers Recital
    The Colonial English Handbell Ringers present "Suite Dreams" this holiday season featuring an 80-plus handbell performance of several beloved Nutcracker Suite selections. This year's holiday concert will also include some new arrangements of popular classics, and of course, the ever-popular audience participation sing along. Join us as we ring in a ...
    Dec 15, 2014 Mon 10:30 AMTavern Toddlers
    Join us for a special program for toddlers (walkers through 36 months) and their caregivers at Gadsby’s Tavern Museum.
    Dec 15, 2014 Mon 5:00 PMAlexandria Library Board
    Regular meeting
    Dec 15, 2014 Mon 5:00 PMARHA Board of Commissioners
    Mayor's Holiday Reading to the Children Gymnasium
    Dec 15, 2014 Mon 6:00 PMAlexandria Housing Development Corp. (AHDC)
    Regular meeting
    Dec 15, 2014 Mon 6:30 PMBeauregard Urban Design Advisory Committee (BDAC)
    Regular Meeting
    Dec 15, 2014 Mon 7:00 PMAlexandria Sister Cities Committee
    Regularly monthly meeting
    Dec 15, 2014 Mon 7:00 PMSocial Services Advisory Board
    Regular monthly meeting
    Dec 15, 2014 Mon 7:00 PMGeorge Washington Birthday Celebration Committee
    Regular monthly meeting
    Dec 15, 2014 Mon 7:00 PMARHA Board of Commissioners
    Scheduled Board Meeting
    Dec 15, 2014 Mon 7:00 PMGeorge Washington Birthday Celebration Committee
    Regular monthly meeting
    Dec 15, 2014 Mon 7:30 PMEnvironmental Policy Commission
    Regular Meeting
    Dec 15, 2014 Mon 8:00 PMHealth Systems Agency of Northern Virginia
    Regular monthly meeting
    Dec 16, 2014 Tue 7:30 AMWaterfront Commission
    Scheduled meeting
    Dec 16, 2014 Tue 1:00 PMHomeschool Day: Chocolate - Bean to Drink
    Learn how chocolate goes from cocoa bean to beverage in the 18th century.
    Dec 16, 2014 Tue 6:00 PMAlexandria Renew Enterprises Board of Directors
    Regular monthly meeting
    Dec 16, 2014 Tue 7:00 PMHuman Rights Commission
    Regular meeting
    Dec 17, 2014 Wed 3:00 PMCommunity Policy and Management Team
    Regular monthly meeting
    Dec 17, 2014 Wed 7:00 PMTransportation Commission Monthly Meeting
    Regulary scheduled monthly Transportation Commission meeting
    Dec 17, 2014 Wed 7:00 PMAlexandria Archaeological Commission
    Regular monthly meeting
    Dec 17, 2014 Wed 7:30 PMBAR Old & Historic Alexandria District Hearing
    Monthly Old & Historic Alexandria District Board of Architectural Review hearing
    Dec 18, 2014 Thu 5:00 PMWaterfront Commission Marina Committee
    Marina Committee meeting
    Dec 18, 2014 Thu 5:30 PMPublic Health Advisory Commission
    Regular monthly meeting
    Dec 18, 2014 Thu 6:30 PMWest End Transitway Policy Advisory Group (PAG)
    The City of Alexandria is conducting an Alternatives Analysis / Environmental Assessment (AA/EA) for the West End Transitway Corridor. This is the fourth meeting of the Policy Advisory Group established by City Council. This meeting is open to the public.
    Dec 19, 2014 Fri 11:00 AMAlexandria Christmas Market
    Vendors from all over come together for a tasteful event that gives the feeling of a unique European Christmas celebration. Food, beverages and merchandise will be available.
    Dec 20, 2014 Sat 9:30 AMREBROADCAST - 12/13 City Council Public Hearing
    City Council Public Hearing
    Dec 20, 2014 Sat 11:00 AMAlexandria Christmas Market
    Vendors from all over come together for a tasteful event that gives the feeling of a unique European Christmas celebration. Food, beverages and merchandise will be available.
    Dec 20, 2014 Sat 11:00 AMBlack History Museum Hosts Kwanzaa Celebration
    The Alexandria Black History Museum and Culture Kingdom Kids™ will host a Kwanzaa Celebration program on Saturday, December 20, 2014 from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Museum.
    Dec 21, 2014 Sun 11:00 AMAlexandria Christmas Market
    Vendors from all over come together for a tasteful event that gives the feeling of a unique European Christmas celebration. Food, beverages and merchandise will be available.
    Dec 22, 2014 Mon 10:30 AMTavern Toddlers
    Join us for a special program for toddlers (walkers through 36 months) and their caregivers at Gadsby’s Tavern Museum.
    Dec 22, 2014 Mon 11:00 AMAlexandria Christmas Market
    Vendors from all over come together for a tasteful event that gives the feeling of a unique European Christmas celebration. Food, beverages and merchandise will be available.
    Dec 22, 2014 Mon 5:00 PMCity Council - School Board Subcommittee
    Regular monthly meeting
    Dec 23, 2014 Tue 11:00 AMAlexandria Christmas Market
    Vendors from all over come together for a tasteful event that gives the feeling of a unique European Christmas celebration. Food, beverages and merchandise will be available.
    Dec 23, 2014 Tue 7:30 PMAlexandria/Gyumri Sister City Committee
    Regularly scheduled meeting
    Dec 24, 2014 Wed 8:00 AMCity Offices Closed for Christmas Holiday
    City Offices Closed for Christmas Holiday
    Dec 24, 2014 Wed 11:00 AMAlexandria Christmas Market
    Vendors from all over come together for a tasteful event that gives the feeling of a unique European Christmas celebration. Food, beverages and merchandise will be available.
    Dec 24, 2014 Wed 1:00 PMWaterski Santa Show 2014
    In its 29th consecutive year, Santa Claus and his merry band waterski into Washington, DC. Come watch along the Alexandria waterfront.
    Dec 25, 2014 Thu 8:00 AMCity Offices Closed for Christmas Holiday
    City Offices Closed for Christmas Holiday
    Dec 29, 2014 Mon 10:30 AMTavern Toddlers
    Join us for a special program for toddlers (walkers through 36 months) and their caregivers at Gadsby’s Tavern Museum.
    Dec 31, 2014 Wed 12:00 PMFirst Night Alexandria
    Family friendly celebration of the new year through the performing arts.
    Dec 31, 2014 Wed 2:00 PMAlexandria Archaeology First Night Family Program
    Potter's Art Family Program: Learn about Alexandria's salt-glazed stoneware potters at this fun, hands-on First Night Alexandria program. Discover the unique styles and techniques between H.C. Smith (1825-1841) and B.C. Milburn (1841-1876). Create your own take-home design on paper using markers, paint, or both at this free, kid-friendly activity.
    Jan 1, 2015 Thu 8:00 AMCity Offices Closed for New Year's Holiday
    City Offices Closed for New Year's Holiday
    Jan 5, 2015 Mon 10:30 AMTavern Toddlers
    Join us for a special program for toddlers (walkers through 36 months) and their caregivers at Gadsby’s Tavern Museum.
    Jan 7, 2015 Wed 6:00 PMChildren, Youth & Family CC - Budget & Finance Com
    Budget and Finance Committee
    Jan 8, 2015 Thu 7:30 PMCivil War Ball Dance Classes
    Dance like Rhett & Scarlett!
    Jan 8, 2015 Thu 7:30 PMAlexandria Beautification Commission
    Regular monthly meeting
    Jan 10, 2015 Sat 10:00 AMArt League Raku Firing
    A demonstration of the art of ceramic raku firing.
    Jan 11, 2015 Sun 3:00 PMWinter Warmer Ladies Tea
    Enjoy tea at historic Gadsby's Tavern with "Dolley Madison"
    Jan 12, 2015 Mon 10:30 AMTavern Toddlers
    Join us for a special program for toddlers (walkers through 36 months) and their caregivers at Gadsby’s Tavern Museum.
    Jan 13, 2015 Tue 7:00 PMCity Council Meeting
    City Council Regular Legislative Meeting
    Jan 15, 2015 Thu 7:30 PMCivil War Ball Dance Classes
    Dance like Rhett & Scarlett!
    Jan 16, 2015 Fri 6:00 PMREBROADCAST - 1/13 City Council Meeting
    City Council Regular Legislative Meeting
    Jan 19, 2015 Mon 8:00 AMCity Offices Closed for Martin Luther King, Jr Day
    City Offices Closed for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
    Jan 19, 2015 Mon 7:00 PMSocial Services Advisory Board
    Regular monthly meeting
    Jan 21, 2015 Wed 7:00 PMTransportation Commission Monthly Meeting
    Regulary scheduled monthly Transportation Commission meeting
    Jan 22, 2015 Thu 5:00 PMAlexandria Library Board
    Special meeting
    Jan 22, 2015 Thu 7:30 PMCivil War Ball Dance Classes
    Dance like Rhett & Scarlett!
    Jan 24, 2015 Sat 9:30 AMCity Council Public Hearing
    City Council Public Hearing
    Jan 24, 2015 Sat 7:30 PMCivil War Ball
    Dance in the historic Gadsby’s Tavern ballroom at the Civil War Ball.
    Jan 26, 2015 Mon 10:30 AMTavern Toddlers
    Join us for a special program for toddlers (walkers through 36 months) and their caregivers at Gadsby’s Tavern Museum.
    Jan 26, 2015 Mon 1:00 PMAdult Mental Health First Aid Training (1 of 2)
    The Department of Community and Human Services is continuing Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) training and certification for laypersons and paraprofessionals in Alexandria. MHFA is an 8-hour training on skills to help persons who are developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis.
    Jan 27, 2015 Tue 1:00 PMHomeschool Day: Making an Exhibit
    Find out how an exhibit is made!
    Jan 27, 2015 Tue 7:00 PMCity Council Meeting
    City Council Regular Legislative Meeting
    Jan 29, 2015 Thu 7:00 PMPotomac Yard Metrorail Implementation Work Group
    This meeting will include an update on the Potomac Yard Metrorail Station.
    Jan 29, 2015 Thu 7:30 PMBirthnight Ball Dance Class
    Learn 18th-century English country dancing.
    Jan 30, 2015 Fri 6:00 PMREBROADCAST - 1/27 City Council Meeting
    City Council Regular Legislative Meeting
    Jan 31, 2015 Sat 9:30 AMREBROADCAST - 1/24 City Council Public Hearing
    City Council Public Hearing
    Jan 31, 2015 Sat 10:30 AMPreparing for a Ball - Scout event
    Have scouting fun in historic ballroom!
    Feb 1, 2015 Sun 1:00 PMWonders of Science
    Learn about 18th-century science!
    Feb 2, 2015 Mon 10:30 AMTavern Toddlers
    Join us for a special program for toddlers (walkers through 36 months) and their caregivers at Gadsby’s Tavern Museum.
    Feb 4, 2015 Wed 6:00 PMChildren, Youth & Family CC - Budget & Finance Com
    Budget and Finance Committee
    Feb 5, 2015 Thu 7:30 PMBirthnight Ball Dance Class
    Learn 18th-century English country dancing.
    Feb 7, 2015 Sat 10:00 AMArt League Raku Firing
    A demonstration of the art of ceramic raku firing.
    Feb 8, 2015 Sun 3:00 PMWinter Warmer Ladies Tea
    Enjoy tea at historic Gadsby's Tavern with "Martha Washington"
    Feb 9, 2015 Mon 10:30 AMTavern Toddlers
    Join us for a special program for toddlers (walkers through 36 months) and their caregivers at Gadsby’s Tavern Museum.
    Feb 9, 2015 Mon 4:00 PMYouth Mental Health First Aid Training (1 of 2)
    Youth Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) is the initial help given to a person showing signs of mental illness or a mental health crisis. The 8-hour course teaches: • Unique risk factors and warning signs of mental health problems in adolescents • Builds understanding of the importance of early intervention • How to help youth experiencing a mental ...
    Feb 10, 2015 Tue 7:00 PMCity Council Meeting
    City Council Regular Legislative Meeting
    Feb 11, 2015 Wed 4:00 PMYouth Mental Health First Aid Training (2 of 2)
    Youth Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) is the initial help given to a person showing signs of mental illness or a mental health crisis. The 8-hour course teaches: • Unique risk factors and warning signs of mental health problems in adolescents • Builds understanding of the importance of early intervention • How to help youth experiencing a mental ...
    Feb 12, 2015 Thu 7:30 PMBirthnight Ball Dance Class
    Learn 18th-century English country dancing.
    Feb 13, 2015 Fri 6:00 PMREBROADCAST - 2/10 City Council Meeting
    City Council Regular Legislative Meeting
    Feb 14, 2015 Sat 5:30 PMBirthnight Banquet and Ball
    Celebrate George Washington's Birthday at Gadsby's Tavern Museum.
    Feb 15, 2015 Sun 11:00 AMParade Day Open House at Gadsby's Tavern Museum
    FREE Open House!
    Feb 15, 2015 Sun 3:00 PMMadeira Tasting
    Enjoy the General’s favorite drink!
    Feb 16, 2015 Mon 8:00 AMCity Offices Closed for George Washington Birthday
    City Offices Closed for George Washington Birthday holiday
    Feb 16, 2015 Mon 11:00 AMParade Day Open House at Apothecary Museum
    FREE Open House
    Feb 17, 2015 Tue 1:00 PMHomeschool Day: Celebrating Washington's Birthday
    Learn about George Washington and his famous birthday party!
    Feb 18, 2015 Wed 7:00 PMTransportation Commission Monthly Meeting
    Regulary scheduled monthly Transportation Commission meeting
    Feb 21, 2015 Sat 9:30 AMCity Council Public Hearing
    City Council Public Hearing
    Feb 21, 2015 Sat 3:00 PMTea with Martha Washington - Scout event
    Ever wonder how the first First Lady entertained her guests?
    Feb 22, 2015 Sun 3:00 PMTea with Martha Washington - Scout event
    Ever wonder how the first First Lady entertained her guests?
    Feb 23, 2015 Mon 10:30 AMTavern Toddlers
    Join us for a special program for toddlers (walkers through 36 months) and their caregivers at Gadsby’s Tavern Museum.
    Feb 23, 2015 Mon 1:00 PMAdult Mental Health First Aid Training (1 of 2)
    The Department of Community and Human Services is continuing Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) training and certification for laypersons and paraprofessionals in Alexandria. MHFA is an 8-hour training on skills to help persons who are developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis.
    Feb 24, 2015 Tue 7:00 PMCity Council Meeting
    City Council Regular Legislative Meeting
    Feb 25, 2015 Wed 1:00 PMAdult Mental Health First Aid Training (2 of 2)
    The Department of Community and Human Services is continuing Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) training and certification for laypersons and paraprofessionals in Alexandria. MHFA is an 8-hour training on skills to help persons who are developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis.
    Feb 27, 2015 Fri 6:00 PMREBROADCAST - 2/24 City Council Meeting
    City Council Regular Legislative Meeting
    Feb 28, 2015 Sat 9:30 AMREBROADCAST - 2/21 City Council Public Hearing
    City Council Public Hearing
    Mar 2, 2015 Mon 10:30 AMTavern Toddlers
    Join us for a special program for toddlers (walkers through 36 months) and their caregivers at Gadsby’s Tavern Museum.
    Mar 2, 2015 Mon 5:00 PMBusiness License Tax Filing Deadline
    The deadline for filing Business License Tax returns.
    Mar 4, 2015 Wed 6:00 PMChildren, Youth & Family CC - Budget & Finance Com
    Budget and Finance Committee
    Mar 9, 2015 Mon 10:30 AMTavern Toddlers
    Join us for a special program for toddlers (walkers through 36 months) and their caregivers at Gadsby’s Tavern Museum.
    Mar 10, 2015 Tue 7:00 PMCity Council Meeting
    City Council Regular Legislative Meeting
    Mar 13, 2015 Fri 6:00 PMREBROADCAST - 3/10 City Council Meeting
    City Council Regular Legislative Meeting
    Mar 14, 2015 Sat 9:30 AMCity Council Public Hearing
    City Council Public Hearing
    Mar 16, 2015 Mon 9:00 AMAdult Mental Health First Aid Training (1 of 2)
    The Department of Community and Human Services is continuing Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) training and certification for laypersons and paraprofessionals in Alexandria. MHFA is an 8-hour training on skills to help persons who are developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis.
    Mar 16, 2015 Mon 10:30 AMTavern Toddlers
    Join us for a special program for toddlers (walkers through 36 months) and their caregivers at Gadsby’s Tavern Museum.
    Mar 17, 2015 Tue 1:00 PMHomeschool Day: How Museums Care for Objects
    Learn how museums store and care for objects.
    Mar 18, 2015 Wed 9:00 AMAdult Mental Health First Aid Training (2 of 2)
    The Department of Community and Human Services is continuing Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) training and certification for laypersons and paraprofessionals in Alexandria. MHFA is an 8-hour training on skills to help persons who are developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis.
    Mar 19, 2015 Thu 4:00 PMJunior Docent Deadline at Gadsby's Tavern Museum
    Don't let your kids miss this exciting chance to help bring history to life!
    Mar 21, 2015 Sat 9:30 AMREBROADCAST - 3/14 City Council Public Hearing
    City Council Public Hearing
    Mar 22, 2015 Sun 1:00 PMWonders of Science
    Learn about 18th-century science!
    Mar 22, 2015 Sun 3:00 PMWinter Warmer Ladies Tea
    Enjoy tea at historic Gadsby's Tavern with "Rebecca Ramsey Reese"
    Mar 23, 2015 Mon 10:30 AMTavern Toddlers
    Join us for a special program for toddlers (walkers through 36 months) and their caregivers at Gadsby’s Tavern Museum.
    Mar 24, 2015 Tue 7:00 PMCity Council Meeting
    City Council Regular Legislative Meeting
    Mar 27, 2015 Fri 6:00 PMREBROADCAST - 3/24 City Council Meeting
    City Council Regular Legislative Meeting
    Mar 28, 2015 Sat 7:00 PM11th Annual Rum Punch Challenge
    Enjoy different rum punch creations in historic tavern.
    Mar 30, 2015 Mon 10:30 AMTavern Toddlers
    Join us for a special program for toddlers (walkers through 36 months) and their caregivers at Gadsby’s Tavern Museum.
    Apr 12, 2015 Sun 1:00 PMMad Science!
    Mad Fun at the Apothecary Museum
    Apr 14, 2015 Tue 7:00 PMCity Council Meeting
    City Council Regular Legislative Meeting
    Apr 17, 2015 Fri 6:00 PMREBROADCAST - 4/14 City Council Meeting
    City Council Regular Legislative Meeting
    Apr 18, 2015 Sat 9:30 AMCity Council Public Hearing
    City Council Public Hearing
    Apr 21, 2015 Tue 1:00 PMHomeschool Day: Contrabands & Freedmen Cemetery
    Learn more about Alexandria Contrabands & Freedmen Cemetery
    Apr 25, 2015 Sat 9:30 AMREBROADCAST - 4/18 City Council Public Hearing
    City Council Public Hearing
    Apr 26, 2015 Sun 8:00 AM31st Annual George Washington Parkway Classic
    A 10 mile and 5k footrace held in Old Town Alexandria.
    Apr 28, 2015 Tue 7:00 PMCity Council Meeting
    City Council Regular Legislative Meeting
    May 1, 2015 Fri 6:00 PMREBROADCAST - 4/28 City Council Meeting
    City Council Regular Legislative Meeting
    May 4, 2015 Mon 4:00 PMYouth Mental Health First Aid Training (1 of 2)
    Youth Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) is the initial help given to a person showing signs of mental illness or a mental health crisis. The 8-hour course teaches: • Unique risk factors and warning signs of mental health problems in adolescents • Builds understanding of the importance of early intervention • How to help youth experiencing a mental ...
    May 6, 2015 Wed 4:00 PMYouth Mental Health First Aid Training 2 of 2
    Youth Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) is the initial help given to a person showing signs of mental illness or a mental health crisis. The 8-hour course teaches: • Unique risk factors and warning signs of mental health problems in adolescents • Builds understanding of the importance of early intervention • How to help youth experiencing a mental ...
    May 10, 2015 Sun 1:00 PMFree Mother’s Day Tours at Gadsby's Tavern Museum
    Celebrate Mom with Free Tours!
    May 10, 2015 Sun 1:00 PMFree Mother's Day Tours at Apothecary Museum
    The Stabler-Leadbeater Apothecary Museum is pleased to offer free tours on Mother’s Day!
    May 12, 2015 Tue 7:00 PMCity Council Meeting
    City Council Regular Legislative Meeting
    May 15, 2015 Fri 12:30 PMSpring for Alexandria
    Hundreds of volunteers will perform community service at nonprofit and city agencies throughout the city. Fifty volunteers will build and paint book shelves on the stage under the supervision of carpenters.
    May 15, 2015 Fri 6:00 PMREBROADCAST - 5/12 City Council Meeting
    City Council Regular Legislative Meeting
    May 16, 2015 Sat 9:30 AMCity Council Public Hearing
    City Council Public Hearing
    May 17, 2015 Sun 3:00 PMTea with Martha Washington - Scout event
    Ever wonder how the first First Lady entertained her guests?
    May 18, 2015 Mon 9:00 AMAdult Mental Health First Aid Training (1 of 2)
    The Department of Community and Human Services is continuing Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) training and certification for laypersons and paraprofessionals in Alexandria. MHFA is an 8-hour training on skills to help persons who are developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis.
    May 20, 2015 Wed 9:00 AMAdult Mental Health First Aid Training (2 of 2)
    The Department of Community and Human Services is continuing Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) training and certification for laypersons and paraprofessionals in Alexandria. MHFA is an 8-hour training on skills to help persons who are developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis.
    May 23, 2015 Sat 9:30 AMREBROADCAST - 5/16 City Council Public Hearing
    City Council Public Hearing
    May 25, 2015 Mon 8:00 AMCity Offices Closed for Memorial Day
    City Offices Closed for Memorial Day
    May 26, 2015 Tue 7:00 PMCity Council Meeting
    City Council Regular Legislative Meeting
    May 29, 2015 Fri 6:00 PMREBROADCAST - 5/26 City Council Meeting
    City Council Regular Legislative Meeting
    May 30, 2015 Sat 12:00 PMCroquet Day
    A croquet tournament will be played on multiple concurrent fields. Food and activities will be organized for team members, families, and spectators.
    Jun 9, 2015 Tue 7:00 PMCity Council Meeting
    City Council Regular Legislative Meeting
    Jun 12, 2015 Fri 6:00 PMREBROADCAST - 6/9 City Council Meeting
    City Council Regular Legislative Meeting
    Jun 13, 2015 Sat 9:30 AMCity Council Public Hearing
    City Council Public Hearing
    Jun 20, 2015 Sat 9:30 AMREBROADCAST - 6/13 City Council Public Hearing
    City Council Public Hearing
    Jun 21, 2015 Sun 1:00 PMFree Father’s Day Tours at Gadsby's Tavern Museum
    Celebrate Dad with Free Tours!
    Jun 21, 2015 Sun 1:00 PMFree Father's Day Tour at Apothecary Museum
    The Stabler-Leadbeater Apothecary Museum is pleased to offer free tours on Father’s Day!
    Jun 23, 2015 Tue 7:00 PMCity Council Meeting
    City Council Regular Legislative Meeting
    Jun 26, 2015 Fri 6:00 PMREBROADCAST - 6/23 City Council Meeting
    City Council Regular Legislative Meeting
    Jul 3, 2015 Fri 8:00 AMCity Offices Closed for Independence Day
    City Offices Closed for Independence Day
    Aug 7, 2015 Fri 5:30 PMMovie Night @ Four Mile Run
    Viewers will enjoy free popcorn, cotton candy, drinks and a (PG)movie for the entire family to enjoy.
    Sep 7, 2015 Mon 8:00 AMCity Offices Closed for Labor Day
    City Offices Closed for Labor Day
    Sep 12, 2015 Sat 5:30 PMMovie Night @ Four Mile Run
    Viewers will enjoy free popcorn, cotton candy, drinks and a (PG)movie for the entire family to enjoy.
    Oct 12, 2015 Mon 8:00 AMCity Offices Closed for Columbus Day
    City Offices Closed for Columbus Day
    Nov 26, 2015 Thu 8:00 AMCity Offices Closed for Thanksgiving
    City Offices Closed for Thanksgiving Holiday
    Nov 27, 2015 Fri 8:00 AMCity Offices Closed for Thanksgiving
    City Offices Closed for Thanksgiving Holiday
    Dec 24, 2015 Thu 8:00 AMCity Offices Closed for Christmas Holiday
    City Offices Closed for Christmas Holiday
    Dec 25, 2015 Fri 8:00 AMCity Offices Closed for Christmas Holiday
    City Offices Closed for Christmas Holiday

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