Calendar of Events

List of Calendar Events

Date    TimeEvent
May 5, 2016 Thu 9:00 AMFallen Officer Wreath Laying Ceremony
During National Correctional Officers and Employees Week and in honor of National Police Week, the Alexandria Retired Police, Fire and Sheriff Association, the Alexandria Police Department and the Alexandria Sheriff’s Office will hold a wreath-laying ceremony at the fallen law enforcement officer memorial at Waterfront Park.
May 5, 2016 Thu 9:00 AMWaterfront Commission - Governance Committee
Scheduled meeting
May 5, 2016 Thu 10:00 AMCommission on Aging -Economic Dev. Committee
Scheduled meeting
May 5, 2016 Thu 11:00 AMAnnual Police and Sheriff Memorial Service
Join current and retired members of the Alexandria Police Department and Alexandria Sheriff’s Office as they honor the memory of their fallen brothers at this annual serivce.
May 5, 2016 Thu 3:00 PMWDC - Premier Aquatics Hiring Event
HIRING LIFEGUARDS FOR SUMMER 2016! Job Requirements: -Minimum age: 16 -Lifeguard/First Aid/CPR certifications -Previous experience is a plus, but not required Not certified? Premier Aquatics offers Lifeguard Training from American Red Cross Information Session and on-site interview will be done at WDC. Apply online prior to the event ...
May 5, 2016 Thu 6:00 PMCity Council Special Meeting: Budget Adoption
Special Meeting: Budget Adoption
May 5, 2016 Thu 6:00 PMFirst Thursdays
First Thursday is an event sposored by the Del Ray Business Association. Businesses along Mt. Vernon Avenue have different monthly themes to promote Del Ray as a great place to live, work and shop. Theme: Dog Days in Del Ray.
May 5, 2016 Thu 6:30 PMMentor Recruitment Boat Ride and Reception
Join the Alexandria Mentoring Partnership on Thursday, May 5, for a boat ride on the Potomac and learn about ways to have a positive impact in the community. Mentoring for as little as two hours a week can change the course of a child’s life – you could be the person to transform the life of another! RSVP by April 30.
May 5, 2016 Thu 7:00 PMHousing Affordability Advisory Committee
Scheduled meeting
May 5, 2016 Thu 7:00 PMLecture:Who Built This, Who Lived Here and More
Lance Mallamo, Director of the Office of Historic Alexandria, and Julia Claypool, Historian and Cultural Resource Planner at History Matters.
May 5, 2016 Thu 7:00 PMUnderground Transmission Line Working Group
Meeting of the Underground Transmission Line Working Group
May 5, 2016 Thu 7:30 PMRESCHEDULED | Lecture: An Extraordinary Young Man
Learn more about the Father of our Country!
May 6, 2016 Fri 6:00 PMFamily Fun Night
Bring the whole family to Family Fun Nights for swimming and fun for all ages on Friday evenings. Pool games include beach ball relays, water basketball, diving for prizes and fun on the ‘Aqua Challenge’ floating obstacle course. Participate in swimming skill assessments for youth, learn pool safety tips and more.
May 6, 2016 Fri 6:00 PMFirst Friday: “Taste of Cinco de Mayo”
"Taste of Cinco de Mayo" is part of the "First Fridays" Series. The Series is a project of the Office of the Arts, a division of the Department of Recreation, Parks and Cultural Activities.
May 7, 2016 Sat 8:30 AMSave Alliance Spartan Weekend Warrior Ride
Event raises awareness and funds for Combat Veterans "Healing Heroes" for Suicide Prevention, high tech mobility devices, healing through sports & the arts and transition support.
May 7, 2016 Sat 9:00 AMAttics & Alleys Tour
Three-hour walking tour featuring rarely seen spaces of Lee-Fendall House, Gadsby’s Tavern Museum, the Stabler-Leadbeater Apothecary Museum, and Carlyle House.
May 7, 2016 Sat 9:00 AMBuild Your Own Rain Barrel Workshop
The City of Alexandria will host a “Build Your Own Rain Barrel” workshop. The workshop will be held on Saturday May 7th from 9:00 am to 11:00 am at the Transportation & Environmental Services Operations Center, located at 2900 Business Center Drive, Alexandria, VA 22314. All tools and supplies will be provided.
May 7, 2016 Sat 9:00 AMStabler-Leadbeater Apothecary Volunteer Training
The Stabler-Leadbeater Apothecary Museum is seeing record numbers of people taking tours and needs more volunteers to meet the growing interest.
May 7, 2016 Sat 12:00 PMKite Flying Day
Enjoy the spring weather with kites in the park. Bring your own kite, or register to build one in our workshop from 11am-12pm on Kite Flying Day. Fun for the whole family. Rain date May 14.
May 7, 2016 Sat 3:00 PMCharles Barrett Elementary School Bazaar
School bazaar for students, families and community. Features games, rides, arts & crafts, food, music, moon bounce, face painting and more.
May 8, 2016 Sun 1:00 PMMother’s Day Open House
Mothers and their families are admitted free at the Friendship Firehouse Museum on Mother’s Day.
May 9, 2016 Mon 9:00 AMWDC - The Complete Job Search
This workshop is designed for first-time entrants into the workforce or persons who have been out of the job market for a while. It’s time to look for a job. Now what? The classified ads in the paper are shrinking in size, and the “help wanted” signs are nowhere to be found. In our increasingly digital world, social media is more important than the ...
May 9, 2016 Mon 6:30 PMBoards and Commissions Chair Meeting
Meeting of the Chairs of the following Boards and Commissions with DCHS Director: Affordable Housing Adv. Committee, CY and F Collaborative Commission, Commission on Aging, Employment, Persons with Disabilities, Women, Human Rights, & Economic Opportunities, CSB and Social Services Adv. Bd.
May 9, 2016 Mon 7:00 PMAlexandria-Caen Sister City Committee
Regular monthly meeting
May 9, 2016 Mon 7:00 PMCommission on Information Technology
Regular bi monthly meeting
May 9, 2016 Mon 7:00 PMHuman Rights Commission - Executive Committee
Regular monthly meeting
May 10, 2016 Tue 8:00 AMAlexandria Commission on Employment
Regular monthly meeting
May 10, 2016 Tue 9:00 AMWDC - Ace The Interview
This workshop offers information on current interviewing processes and practices. Participants will learn how to answer the most common and important interview questions through interactive, hands-on exercises. (90 minutes) The City of Alexandria is committed to compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, as amended. To request a reasonable ...
May 10, 2016 Tue 9:30 AMAlexandria Electoral Board
Scheduled Board Meeting
May 10, 2016 Tue 11:00 AMWDC - Bright Horizons Family Solutions
Available Positions: -Child Care Teachers, Seasonal, Holiday, Summer, Substitute and Back-Up Teacher Requirements for participation: -Must be at least 18 years old -Must have at least a High School Diploma/GED -Must provide two forms of ID (original documents that verify identity & employment eligibility) -Must apply online prior to event at: ...
May 10, 2016 Tue 1:00 PMWDC - Mouse & Keyboard Skills Training
This is a great workshop for new starters to the world of computers. The workshop is designed with a tutorial to help participants who have never used a mouse or keyboard before. The workshop will cover basic parts of the mouse and keyboard as well as how to hold the mouse and how to position your hands on the keyboard. (90 minutes) The City of Alexandria ...
May 10, 2016 Tue 4:30 PMC Y F C C - Advocacy Committee
Scheduled meeting
May 10, 2016 Tue 5:30 PMCommission on Aging Awards Program
Excellence in Again Awards Program
May 10, 2016 Tue 6:00 PMCommission on Aging Excellence in Aging Awards
These awards honor individuals, regardless of age, who have provided service to older Alexandrians or demonstrated superior contributions in advancing issues and projects that favorably affect older Alexandrians.
May 10, 2016 Tue 7:00 PMCity Council Legislative Meeting
City Council Regular Legislative Meeting
May 10, 2016 Tue 7:00 PMAlexandria Commission for Women
Regular meeting
May 10, 2016 Tue 7:30 PMAlexandria Assembly Dance Rehearsal
English Country Dance instruction for Alexandria Assembly
May 10, 2016 Tue 8:00 PMHistorical Restoration and Preservation Commission
Regular monthly meeting
May 11, 2016 Wed 6:00 AMCommission Persons with Disabilities Awards Comm
Scheduled meeting
May 11, 2016 Wed 8:00 AMMarketing Fund Committee Review Meeting
Alexandria Marketing Committee to hear presentation from Marketing Fund applicants and to make awards for the final funding round for FY2016
May 11, 2016 Wed 8:00 AMARHA Board of Commissioners
Special meeting to discuss Personnel, Real Estate, and Legal Matters, Large Conference Room
May 11, 2016 Wed 10:00 AMWDC - CLP Hiring Event
CLP is a skilled trades staffing company providing skilled trades people to a broad range of contractors, and rewarding employment opportunities to a qualified workforce. CLP recruits and hires the best and brightest trades-people around, then match them to each contractor's specific job requirements. Positions available: -Skilled/Licensed Electricians ...
May 11, 2016 Wed 10:00 AMWDC - Basic Resume Writing
This course teaches you not just what a resume should look like, but what it should say. It walks you step-by-step through the creation of the most common sections found on resumes in today's job market. (180 minutes) The City of Alexandria is committed to compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, as amended. To request a reasonable accommodation, ...
May 11, 2016 Wed 3:00 PMPost-employment Benefits (OPEB) Trust Board
The OPEB Trust Board will meet to discuss the investments of the OPEB Trust.
May 11, 2016 Wed 5:30 PMAlexandria Transit Company Board of Directors
Alexandria Transit Company's Board of Directors regularly scheduled monthly meeting.
May 11, 2016 Wed 6:30 PMPotomac Yard Metrorail Station Community Meeting
This meeting will discuss potential impacts due to construction, as well as ways to minimize or avoid impacts
May 11, 2016 Wed 7:00 PMCommission Persons with Disabilities
Regular monthly meeting
May 11, 2016 Wed 7:00 PMWaterfront Governance Subcommittee
Scheduled meeting with Old Town Civic Association
May 12, 2016 Thu 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. board.
May 12, 2016 Thu 8:30 AMFire and Police Officers Pension Plan Board Meet
Meeting of the Firefighters and Police Officers Pension Plan Board.
May 12, 2016 Thu 10:00 AMWDC - Completing an Effective Employment App.
This workshop will demonstrate why it is important to complete all questions on a job application and tips on how best to complete each question. (90 minutes) The City of Alexandria is committed to compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, as amended. To request a reasonable accommodation, email: maurice.tomdio@alexandriava.gov or call ...
May 12, 2016 Thu 11:00 AMU S P T O Community Day 2016
USPTO hosts it's annual community day celebration to celebrate diversity and similarities of USPTO employees. This event will be held at the USPTO Headquarters.
May 12, 2016 Thu 4:00 PMCommission on Aging
Regular monthly meeting
May 12, 2016 Thu 5:00 PMWaterfront Commission Marina Committee
Marina Committee meeting
May 12, 2016 Thu 6:30 PMAlexandria Community Services Board
Regular monthly meeting
May 12, 2016 Thu 6:30 PMCommission on Aging - Transportation Committee
Scheduled meeting
May 12, 2016 Thu 7:00 PMOld Town North SAP Advisory Group Meeting
Old Town North SAP Advisory Group Meeting
May 12, 2016 Thu 7:00 PMLecture: Understanding Archaeological Protection
Fran Bromberg, City Archaeologist, and City Archaeology staff Garrett Fessler, Benjamin Skolnik and Eleanor Breen
May 12, 2016 Thu 7:30 PMFort Ward Interpretive Planning Committee
Regular meeting
May 13, 2016 Fri 6:00 PMREBROADCAST - City Council Legislative Meeting
Replay of 5/10 City Council Regular Legislative Meeting
May 14, 2016 Sat 6:00 AMIn Their Shoes 5k
Charity 5K run/walk and 1K fun run to raise funds for the Iraqi Children's Foundation.
May 14, 2016 Sat 9:00 AMAttics & Alleys Tour
Three-hour walking tour featuring rarely seen spaces of Lee-Fendall House, Gadsby’s Tavern Museum, the Stabler-Leadbeater Apothecary Museum, and Carlyle House.
May 14, 2016 Sat 9:00 AMAlexandria's Tot Rock Festival 2016
Tot Rock Festival is an event held for children ages infant to 7 years old. There will be music education for children through performances. Also there will be games, crafts, light food & snacks.
May 14, 2016 Sat 9:30 AMCity Council Public Hearing
City Council Public Hearing
May 14, 2016 Sat 10:00 AMWhat’s the point? Maintaining Historic Masonry
This workshop will include information on the difference between historic and modern masonry, the effect of moisture on masonry walls, and the proper mortar to use on soft historic brick.
May 14, 2016 Sat 10:00 AMCommission for the Arts -Retreat
Retreat
May 15, 2016 Sun 10:00 AMMattie Miracle Walk & Family Festival
7th Annual Walk & Family Festival. This event brings awareness for childhood cancer and calls attention to the psychological issues and needs of children with cancer and their families. This event is a non-profit fundraiser, held at St. Stephen's & St. Agnes School, 1000 St. Stephen's Road. Amusement rides, moon bounce and music.
May 15, 2016 Sun 12:00 PMWelcome Hokule'a 2016
Arrival and welcome of the Hokule'a canoe to the DC area. The Hokule'a canoe will navigate the Potomac to the pier at the Waterfront Park in Alexandria, accompanied by an escort vessel. There will also be Hawaiian musicians and Hula group dancers.
May 15, 2016 Sun 2:00 PMRonald F. Kirby Memorial Plaque Dedication
Dedication Ceremony
May 16, 2016 Mon 9:00 AMHistorical Archaeology Field Institute
This two-week intensive field school offers hands-on experience in excavation and laboratory study of an archaeological site in Old Town Alexandria, Virginia.
May 16, 2016 Mon 9:00 AMWDC - Orientation to WDC Programs and Services
This workshop is offered to new job seekers who are looking for assistance with their employment search. You will learn about the Workforce Development Center programs and services and what programs may best serve your needs. (60 minutes) The City of Alexandria is committed to compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, as amended. To request ...
May 16, 2016 Mon 1:30 PMWDC - Introduction To Computer Part I - IV
This workshop is intended for participants who are new to computers or are seeking to refresh their basic computer skills. Participants will learn basic computer functions such as turning a computer on and off, starting and closing programs. This course will focus on basic computer skills using Microsoft 7 operating system and Microsoft Word 2010. The ...
May 16, 2016 Mon 5:00 PMVisit Alexandria Board of Governors
Regular monthly meeting
May 16, 2016 Mon 5:30 PMCommission on Aging - Housing Committee
Scheduled meeting
May 16, 2016 Mon 6:00 PMCommunity B B Q
ACT for Alexandria will be hosting it's 3rd annual Community BBQ. This fundraising event will take place in the Waterfront Market area of the dock behind the Torpedo Factory.
May 16, 2016 Mon 7:00 PMSocial Services Advisory Board
Regular monthly meeting
May 16, 2016 Mon 7:00 PMAlexandria Sister Cities Committee
Regularly monthly meeting
May 16, 2016 Mon 7:00 PMGeorge Washington Birthday Celebration Committee
Regular monthly meeting
May 16, 2016 Mon 7:00 PMNorth Potomac Yard SAP Advisory Group Meeting #2a
North Potomac Yard SAP Update Advisory Group Meeting #2a
May 16, 2016 Mon 7:30 PMPostponed-public Records Advisory Commission
Regular meeting
May 16, 2016 Mon 7:30 PMPublic Records Advisory Commission
Regular meeting
May 16, 2016 Mon 7:30 PMEnvironmental Policy Commission
Regular Meeting
May 17, 2016 Tue 7:30 AMWaterfront Commission
Regular monthly meeting
May 17, 2016 Tue 9:00 AMNorth Potomac Yard SAP Workshop and Open House
North Potomac Yard SAP Workshop and Open House
May 17, 2016 Tue 6:00 PMHuman Rights Commission
Regular monthly meeting
May 17, 2016 Tue 6:30 PMPotomac Yard Metrorail Station Open House
This open house will provide information on the Potomac Yard Metrorail Station project
May 17, 2016 Tue 6:30 PMAlexandria Electoral Board
Presidential Election Planning Meeting
May 17, 2016 Tue 7:00 PMBudget & Fiscal Affairs Advisory Committee
BFAAC Regular Monthly Meeting
May 17, 2016 Tue 7:00 PMCommission for the Arts
Regular meeting
May 17, 2016 Tue 7:30 PMAlexandria Assembly Dance Rehearsal
English Country Dance instruction for Alexandria Assembly
May 17, 2016 Tue 7:30 PMHistoric Alexandria Resources Comm
Regular monthly meeting
May 18, 2016 Wed 8:00 AMARHA Board of Commissioners
Special meeting to discuss Personnel, Real Estate, and Legal Matters, Large Conference Room
May 18, 2016 Wed 3:00 PMCommunity Policy and Management Team
Regular monthly meeting
May 18, 2016 Wed 6:00 PMGang Prevention Community Task Force
Scheduled meeting
May 18, 2016 Wed 7:00 PMTransportation Commission Monthly Meeting
Transportation Commission Regularly Scheduled Monthly Meeting
May 18, 2016 Wed 7:00 PMEconomic Opportunities Commission
Scheduled meeting
May 18, 2016 Wed 7:00 PMArchaeological Commission
Regular monthly meeting
May 18, 2016 Wed 7:30 PMBAR Old & Historic Alexandria District Hearing
Monthly Old & Historic Alexandria District Board of Architectural Review hearing
May 19, 2016 Thu 1:00 AMPark and Recreation Commission
Regular monthly meeting
May 19, 2016 Thu 1:00 PMPotomac Station Condo Unit Owners Assn.
Scheduled meeting
May 19, 2016 Thu 5:30 PMPublic Health Advisory Commission
Regular monthly meeting
May 19, 2016 Thu 5:30 PMARHA Redevelopment Work Group
Scheduled meeting
May 19, 2016 Thu 7:00 PMLecture: Understanding Cultural Significance
Join a panel of experts as they discuss questions related to cultural significance.
May 20, 2016 Fri 6:30 AM2016 Annual Bike To Work Day
Regional celebration where participants bicycle in, enjoy music,food,gifts and there will be various vendors who will offer information. Sponsored by City of Alexandria Local Motion.
May 20, 2016 Fri 8:00 AMEconomic Development Partnership
Regular executive committee meeting
May 20, 2016 Fri 9:00 AMQuality of Life
Regular monthly meeting
May 20, 2016 Fri 6:00 PMFamily Fun Night
Bring the whole family to Family Fun Nights for swimming and fun for all ages on Friday evenings. Pool games include beach ball relays, water basketball, diving for prizes and fun on the ‘Aqua Challenge’ floating obstacle course. Participate in swimming skill assessments for youth, learn pool safety tips and more.
May 20, 2016 Fri 6:00 PMAlexandria - gospelFEST
Inaugural Celebration for "Alexandria -gospelFEST" nine local choirs to participate over two days.
May 21, 2016 Sat 8:00 AMA S A Soccerfest
End of season event for the Alexandria Soccer Association.
May 21, 2016 Sat 8:30 AMTucker 5k
Samuel Tucker Elementary PTA will host a 5K run to promote and foster healthy active lifestyles.
May 21, 2016 Sat 9:00 AMAttics & Alleys Tour
Three-hour walking tour featuring rarely seen spaces of Lee-Fendall House, Gadsby’s Tavern Museum, the Stabler-Leadbeater Apothecary Museum, and Carlyle House.
May 21, 2016 Sat 9:30 AMREBROADCAST - City Council Public Hearing
Replay of 5/14 City Council Public Hearing
May 21, 2016 Sat 10:00 AMSoldier-led Tours of Fort Ward
Tours of the historic fort highlight the history of Fort Ward and army life in the Defenses of Washington.
May 21, 2016 Sat 11:00 AMAlexandria - gospelFEST
Inaugural Celebration for "Alexandria -gospelFEST" nine local choirs to participate over two days.
May 21, 2016 Sat 1:00 PMFirefighting in Civil War Alexandria Walking Tour
The “We’ve Been Burned: Alexandria Firefighters During the Civil War” walking tour will explore firefighting during the occupation.
May 21, 2016 Sat 2:00 PMSoldier-led Tours of Fort Ward
Tours of the historic fort highlight the history of Fort Ward and army life in the Defenses of Washington.
May 21, 2016 Sat 7:00 PMCinema Del Ray
Community Movie Night where attendees enjoy family movies. This event will take place on the recreation field. Food and beverage sales.
May 22, 2016 Sun 3:00 PMPresidential Salon with James Madison
Visit with President Madison
May 23, 2016 Mon 9:00 AMWDC - Orientation to WDC Programs and Services
This workshop is offered to new job seekers who are looking for assistance with their employment search. You will learn about the Workforce Development Center programs and services and what programs may best serve your needs. (60 minutes) The City of Alexandria is committed to compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, as amended. To request ...
May 23, 2016 Mon 5:00 PMCity Council - School Board Subcommittee
Regular monthly meeting
May 23, 2016 Mon 5:30 PMCommission on Aging - Diversilty Committee
Diversity committee meeting
May 23, 2016 Mon 6:00 PMAlexandria Housing Development Corp. (AHDC)
Regular meeting
May 23, 2016 Mon 6:30 PMPotomac Yard Metro Implementation Work Group
This meeting will discuss station design
May 23, 2016 Mon 7:00 PMARHA Board of Commissioners
Monthly meeting
May 23, 2016 Mon 7:00 PMGeorge Washington Birthday Celebration Committee
Special meeting
May 23, 2016 Mon 7:30 PMAlexandria Traffic and Parking Board
Regular monthly meeting
May 24, 2016 Tue 10:00 AMWDC - Career Pathways & Training Programs
This workshop will familiarize you with current Career Pathway Programs and Training opportunities offered to Alexandria residents. While a gen-eral outline of qualifications is provided, acceptance into the program will be determined on an individual basis. (90 minutes) The City of Alexandria is committed to compliance with the Americans with Disabilities ...
May 24, 2016 Tue 6:00 PMAlexandria Renew Enterprises Board of Directors
Regular meeting
May 24, 2016 Tue 7:00 PMCity Council Legislative Meeting
City Council Regular Legislative Meeting
May 24, 2016 Tue 7:00 PMFood/Beverage Vendor & Event Coordinator Training
Potential food and beverage vendors and those who coordinate and sponsor events who have food vendors in the City of Alexandria can attend to learn about the permitting application process and the special requirements of both the Alexandria Health Department and Fire Code Enforcement. To sign up contact the Office of Special Events.
May 24, 2016 Tue 7:30 PMAlexandria Assembly Dance Rehearsal
English Country Dance instruction for Alexandria Assembly
May 25, 2016 Wed 8:00 AMARHA Board of Commissioners
Special meeting to discuss Personnel, Real Estate, and Legal Matters, Large Conference Room
May 25, 2016 Wed 10:00 AMWDC - Basic Resume Writing
This course teaches you not just what a resume should look like, but what it should say. It walks you step-by-step through the creation of the most common sections found on resumes in today's job market. (180 minutes) The City of Alexandria is committed to compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, as amended. To request a reasonable accommodation, ...
May 25, 2016 Wed 7:30 PMBAR Parker-Gray District Hearing
Monthly Parker-Gray District Board of Architectural Review hearing
May 25, 2016 Wed 7:30 PMLecture: Alexandria’s 1939 Library Sit-in
Dr. Brenda Mitchell-Powell will recount this landmark episode and assess its impacts in her talk.
May 26, 2016 Thu 12:15 PMSchool Lunch Bunch Concert
Concert featuring Immanuel Lutheran School Student Choirs & Musicians.
May 26, 2016 Thu 1:00 PMWDC - Employment Strategies for 50+ Worker
Employers value the talents that mature workers bring to the workplace. If you are 50 or older, you can refresh your job skills and re-enter the workforce. Learn strategies and resources experienced job seekers can use to launch a job search and find gainful and meaningful employment. The City of Alexandria is committed to compliance with the Americans ...
May 26, 2016 Thu 7:00 PMOld Town North SAP Advisory Group Meeting
Old Town North SAP Advisory Group Meeting
May 26, 2016 Thu 7:00 PMRamsey Homes - Arha Community Meeting
Scheduled meeting regarding Redevelopment Options
May 27, 2016 Fri 12:15 PMSchool Lunch Bunch Concert
Concert featuring Lyles Crouch Traditional Academy 5th graders with a variety of performances including choral, band, orchestral and dance.
May 27, 2016 Fri 6:00 PMREBROADCAST - City Council Legislative Meeting
Replay of 5/24 City Council Regular Legislative Meeting
May 28, 2016 Sat 9:00 AMAttics & Alleys Tour
Three-hour walking tour featuring rarely seen spaces of Lee-Fendall House, Gadsby’s Tavern Museum, the Stabler-Leadbeater Apothecary Museum, and Carlyle House.
May 28, 2016 Sat 11:45 AMBike for Good at the Market
Help your neighbor and community by increasing access to healthy food! Come to the Market and rescue donated food using bicycles and cargo trailers! We will bicycle the food to the Annie B. Rose Senior Home.
May 30, 2016 Mon 8:00 AMCity Offices Closed for Memorial Day
City Offices Closed for Memorial Day
May 30, 2016 Mon 1:00 PM39th Annual Jazz Festival
Annual festival commemorating Memorial Day featuring performances by various jazz groups. The U. S. Navy Band Commodores will open the event. Food and beverage sales
May 31, 2016 Tue 1:00 PMWDC - How to Create a LinkedIn Account
This workshop will teach you how to create a LinkedIn account and give you tips on how to expand your job search through social media. (90 minutes) The City of Alexandria is committed to compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, as amended. To request a reasonable accommodation, email: maurice.tomdio@alexandriava.gov or call our video ...
May 31, 2016 Tue 3:00 PMCommission on Aging - Exec. Comm.
Executive committee meeting, Suite 103
May 31, 2016 Tue 7:00 PMAd Hoc Motorcoach Task Force - Meeting #2
Draft recommendations for potential loading and unloading locations, potential parking management solutions and associated evaluation criteria.
May 31, 2016 Tue 7:30 PMAlexandria Assembly Dance Rehearsal
English Country Dance instruction for Alexandria Assembly
Jun 1, 2016 Wed 7:30 PMBAR Old & Historic Alexandria District Hearing
Monthly Old & Historic Alexandria District Board of Architectural Review hearing
Jun 2, 2016 Thu 6:00 PMFirst Thursdays
First Thursday is an event sposored by the Del Ray Business Association. Businesses along Mt. Vernon Avenue have different monthly themes to promote Del Ray as a great place to live, work and shop. Theme: Paint Del Ray
Jun 2, 2016 Thu 6:30 PMPotomac Yard Metrorail Station Open House
This open house will provide information on the Potomac Yard Metrorail Station project.
Jun 2, 2016 Thu 7:00 PMHousing Affordabilily Advisory Committee
Scheduled meeting
Jun 2, 2016 Thu 7:00 PMLecture: Remembering the Past
Best known for his work as a historian documenting some of the Washington area’s most significant architectural losses, Dr. James Goode pursued similar research on Alexandria during the 1970s.
Jun 2, 2016 Thu 7:00 PMHousing Affordability Advisory Committee
Scheduled meeting
Jun 3, 2016 Fri 6:00 PMFamily Fun Night
Bring the whole family to Family Fun Nights for swimming and fun for all ages on Friday evenings. Pool games include beach ball relays, water basketball, diving for prizes and fun on the ‘Aqua Challenge’ floating obstacle course. Participate in swimming skill assessments for youth, learn pool safety tips and more.
Jun 4, 2016 Sat 10:00 AMCivil War Camp Day
Union and Confederate reenactors interpret Civil War.
Jun 4, 2016 Sat 10:00 AMArcheology Field Orientation
Required for all new field volunteers.
Jun 4, 2016 Sat 12:00 PMS C A N Croquet Day
Annual outdoor fun-oriented fundraiser for families and children to support SCAN's abuse and neglect prevention program. Event held at Joseph Hensley Park, 4200 Eisenhower Avenue. The fields will be used for croquet tournament rounds and attendees will be able to participate in other game type activities; food vendors and concession sales.
Jun 5, 2016 Sun 11:00 AMBagels and Bach Concert Series
“Bagels and Bach” Concerts showcase Washington Metropolitan Philharmonic Orchestra musicians who perform classical. A light brunch is provided.
Jun 5, 2016 Sun 1:00 PMTaste of Del Ray
This event is held to promote Del Ray businesses and restaurants. Restaurants will be providing food samplings in the parking lot of 2401 Mt. Vernon Ave. Seating and music will be provided in the farmers market lot located at 2311 Mt.Vernon Ave.
Jun 6, 2016 Mon 7:00 PMEnvision 7 Corridor Study Public Meeting
The public is invited to a Northern Virginia Transportation Commission public meeting to provide input on proposed transit service connecting Tysons Corner and the City of Alexandria on the VA 7 corridor
Jun 7, 2016 Tue 7:00 PMFood/Beverage Vendor & Event Coordinator Training
Potential food and beverage vendors and those who coordinate and sponsor events who have food vendors in the City of Alexandria can attend to learn about the permitting application process and the special requirements of both the Alexandria Health Department and Fire Code Enforcement. To sign up contact the Office of Special Events.
Jun 7, 2016 Tue 7:00 PMPlanning Commission Regular Monthly Meeting
Regular monthly meeting of the Planning Commission
Jun 9, 2016 Thu 8:30 AMSupplemental Retirement Plan Pension Board
BOARD RETREAT:Meeting of the Supplemental Retirement Plan Pension Board. The primary function of the Board is to manage the investments of the pension fund. board.
Jun 9, 2016 Thu 8:30 AMFire and Police Officers Pension Plan Board Meet
RETREAT: Meeting of the Firefighters and Police Officers Pension Plan Board.
Jun 10, 2016 Fri 6:00 PMFamily Fun Night
Bring the whole family to Family Fun Nights for swimming and fun for all ages on Friday evenings. Pool games include beach ball relays, water basketball, diving for prizes and fun on the ‘Aqua Challenge’ floating obstacle course. Participate in swimming skill assessments for youth, learn pool safety tips and more.
Jun 11, 2016 Sat 9:00 AMKids Bike Parade
Bring out your bikes, trikes, scooters and wagons to the 1st Annual Kids Bike Parade. Decorate them and show off your creativity as family and friends cheer you on in our Kids Bike Parade!
Jun 11, 2016 Sat 10:00 AMOld Town Arts and Crafts Fair
Community event promotes art and crafts; features children's activities; food and beer sales; arts and crafts vendors. Fundraiser for Volunteer Alexandria.
Jun 11, 2016 Sat 1:00 PMRejuvenation Workshop in Del Ray
Learn to identify the various architectural styles in the Del Ray area of Alexandria.
Jun 14, 2016 Tue 7:00 PMCity Council Legislative Meeting
City Council Regular Legislative Meeting
Jun 15, 2016 Wed 8:00 AMDisabled Veterans Real Property Tax Relief
Veterans with 100% service-connected disability are encouraged to submit applications for Real Property Tax exemption by this date.
Jun 15, 2016 Wed 7:00 PMTransportation Commission Monthly Meeting
Transportation Commission Regularly Scheduled Monthly Meeting
Jun 15, 2016 Wed 7:30 PMBAR Old & Historic Alexandria District Hearing
Monthly Old & Historic Alexandria District Board of Architectural Review hearing
Jun 17, 2016 Fri 6:00 PMREBROADCAST - City Council Legislative Meeting
Replay of 6/14 City Council Regular Legislative Meeting
Jun 18, 2016 Sat 9:30 AMCity Council Public Hearing
City Council Public Hearing
Jun 18, 2016 Sat 11:00 AMLecture-The Secret of Juneteenth
Join CR Gibbs in a revealing look at the origins of and the real truth surrounding the history of the black presence and the celebration of emancipation in the Lone Star State in his The Secret History of Juneteenth.
Jun 18, 2016 Sat 7:00 PMCinema Del Ray
Community Movie Night where attendees enjoy family movies. This event will take place on the recreation field. Food and beverage sales.
Jun 19, 2016 Sun 12:00 PMArlandria Chirilagua Festival
Festival celebrating and highlighting Arlandria's Latino community featuring musical entertainment, food, crafts and cultural vendors.
Jun 19, 2016 Sun 1:00 PMFather’s Day Open House
The Friendship Firehouse Museum is free for fathers and their families on Father’s Day.
Jun 20, 2016 Mon 4:00 PMAlexandria Library Board
Regular meeting
Jun 20, 2016 Mon 7:00 PMNorth Potomac Yard SAP Advisory Group Meeting #3
North Potomac Yard SAP Update Advisory Group Meeting #3
Jun 21, 2016 Tue 6:00 PMAlexandria Renew Enterprises Board of Directors
Regular meeting
Jun 22, 2016 Wed 7:30 PMBAR Parker-Gray District Hearing
Monthly Parker-Gray District Board of Architectural Review hearing
Jun 23, 2016 Thu 7:00 PMOld Town North SAP Advisory Group Meeting
Old Town North SAP Advisory Group Meeting
Jun 25, 2016 Sat 9:30 AMREBROADCAST - City Council Public Hearing
Replay of 6/18 City Council Public Hearing
Jun 25, 2016 Sat 10:00 AMJava Jolt Lecture Series
The Birth, Life, and Death of a Ship in Colonial Alexandria.
Jun 27, 2016 Mon 5:00 PMCity Council - School Board Subcommittee
Regular monthly meeting
Jun 28, 2016 Tue 7:00 PMCity Council Legislative Meeting
City Council Regular Legislative Meeting
Jul 1, 2016 Fri 6:00 PMREBROADCAST - City Council Legislative Meeting
Replay of 6/28 City Council Regular Legislative Meeting
Jul 4, 2016 Mon 8:00 AMCity Offices Closed for Independence Day
City Offices Closed for Independence Day
Jul 6, 2016 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. board.
Jul 6, 2016 Wed 7:30 PMBAR Old & Historic Alexandria District Hearing
Monthly Old & Historic Alexandria District Board of Architectural Review hearing
Jul 7, 2016 Thu 6:00 PMFirst Thursdays
First Thursday is an event sposored by the Del Ray Business Association. Businesses along Mt. Vernon Avenue have different monthly themes to promote Del Ray as a great place to live, work and shop. Theme: Red, White & Blue
Jul 7, 2016 Thu 7:00 PMPlanning Commission Regular Monthly Meeting
Regular monthly meeting of the Planning Commission
Jul 9, 2016 Sat 6:00 PMU S A / Alexandria Birthday Celebration
Program includes pre-show entertainment, awards presentation, food sales, birthday cake distribution, premier concert by the Alexandria Symphony Orchestra and concludes with fireworks barge shoot. Rain date, Sunday July 10, fireworks only.
Jul 14, 2016 Thu 8:30 AMFire and Police Officers Pension Plan Board Meet
Meeting of the Firefighters and Police Officers Pension Plan Board.
Jul 16, 2016 Sat 7:00 PMCinema Del Ray
Community Movie Night where attendees enjoy family movies. This event will take place on the recreation field. Food and beverage sales.
Jul 17, 2016 Sun 3:00 PMPresidential Salon with James Madison
Visit with President Madison
Jul 18, 2016 Mon 9:00 AMAlexandria Archaeology Summer Camp
Campers work alongside Alexandria’s City archaeologists excavating a real archaeological site.
Jul 19, 2016 Tue 9:00 AMAlexandria Archaeology Summer Camp
Campers work alongside Alexandria’s City archaeologists excavating a real archaeological site.
Jul 19, 2016 Tue 6:00 PMAlexandria Renew Enterprises Board of Directors
Regular meeting
Jul 20, 2016 Wed 9:00 AMAlexandria Archaeology Summer Camp
Campers work alongside Alexandria’s City archaeologists excavating a real archaeological site.
Jul 20, 2016 Wed 7:00 PMTransportation Commission Monthly Meeting
Transportation Commission Regularly Scheduled Monthly Meeting
Jul 20, 2016 Wed 7:30 PMBAR Old & Historic Alexandria District Hearing
Monthly Old & Historic Alexandria District Board of Architectural Review hearing
Jul 21, 2016 Thu 9:00 AMAlexandria Archaeology Summer Camp
Campers work alongside Alexandria’s City archaeologists excavating a real archaeological site.
Jul 22, 2016 Fri 9:00 AMAlexandria Archaeology Summer Camp
Campers work alongside Alexandria’s City archaeologists excavating a real archaeological site.
Jul 27, 2016 Wed 7:30 PMBAR Parker-Gray District Hearing
Monthly Parker-Gray District Board of Architectural Review hearing
Aug 3, 2016 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. board.
Aug 4, 2016 Thu 6:00 PMFirst Thursdays
First Thursday is an event sposored by the Del Ray Business Association. Businesses along Mt. Vernon Avenue have different monthly themes to promote Del Ray as a great place to live, work and shop. Theme: Music & Dance on the Avenue
Aug 11, 2016 Thu 8:30 AMFire and Police Officers Pension Plan Board Meet
Meeting of the Firefighters and Police Officers Pension Plan Board.
Aug 16, 2016 Tue 6:00 PMAlexandria Renew Enterprises Board of Directors
Regular meeting
Aug 17, 2016 Wed 7:00 PMTransportation Commission Monthly Meeting
Transportation Commission Regularly Scheduled Monthly Meeting
Aug 20, 2016 Sat 7:00 PMCinema Del Ray
Community Movie Night where attendees enjoy family movies. This event will take place on the recreation field. Food and beverage sales.
Sep 1, 2016 Thu 6:00 PMFirst Thursdays
First Thursday is an event sposored by the Del Ray Business Association. Businesses along Mt. Vernon Avenue have different monthly themes to promote Del Ray as a great place to live, work and shop. Theme: Health & Wellness on the Avenue
Sep 5, 2016 Mon 8:00 AMCity Offices Closed for Labor Day
City Offices Closed for Labor Day
Sep 7, 2016 Wed 7:30 PMBAR Old & Historic Alexandria District Hearing
Monthly Old & Historic Alexandria District Board of Architectural Review hearing
Sep 8, 2016 Thu 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. board.
Sep 8, 2016 Thu 8:30 AMFire and Police Officers Pension Plan Board Meet
Meeting of the Firefighters and Police Officers Pension Plan Board.
Sep 8, 2016 Thu 7:00 PMPlanning Commission Regular Monthly Meeting
Regular monthly meeting of the Planning Commission
Sep 11, 2016 Sun 3:00 PMPresidential Salon with James Madison
Visit with President Madison
Sep 14, 2016 Wed 3:00 PMPost-employment Benefits (OPEB) Trust Board
The OPEB Trust Board will meet to discuss the investments of the OPEB Trust.
Sep 17, 2016 Sat 10:00 AM14th Annual Alexandria King Street Art Festival
Outdoor Art Festival featuring multiple art vendors on the City's historic King Street between Washington and Union Streets with over 6 blocks of artwork by more than 200 artists from the US and abroad. This community festival features spectacular paintings, life-size sculptures, jewelry, photography, ceramics and more, offering extraordinary art for ...
Sep 17, 2016 Sat 5:00 PMMobile Art Lab presents Silent Disco
Come to the Silent Disco, an event where people dance to music broadcast via a radio transmitter listened to on wireless headphones available at the event. Those without headphones hear no music. Come dance!
Sep 17, 2016 Sat 7:00 PMCinema Del Ray
Community Movie Night where attendees enjoy family movies. This event will take place on the recreation field. Food and beverage sales.
Sep 19, 2016 Mon 7:00 PMNorth Potomac Yard SAP Advisory Group Meeting #4
North Potomac Yard SAP Update Advisory Group Meeting #4
Sep 20, 2016 Tue 6:00 PMAlexandria Renew Enterprises Board of Directors
Regular meeting
Sep 21, 2016 Wed 7:00 PMTransportation Commission Monthly Meeting
Transportation Commission Regularly Scheduled Monthly Meeting
Sep 21, 2016 Wed 7:30 PMBAR Old & Historic Alexandria District Hearing
Monthly Old & Historic Alexandria District Board of Architectural Review hearing
Sep 25, 2016 Sun 8:00 AMAlexandria West Rotary Club "Human Race 5K"
5K/1 Mile Run Walk event held at Cameron Run Regional Park to raise money to support projects for low-income and marginalized populations in the west end of Alexandria.
Sep 28, 2016 Wed 7:30 PMBAR Parker-Gray District Hearing
Monthly Parker-Gray District Board of Architectural Review hearing
Oct 1, 2016 Sat 9:00 AMWounded Warrior Caregiver 5K
Raise funds for caregivers of wounded warriors. All pre + post run/walk events will take place within Cameron Run Regional Park, Cameron Run trail and Ben Brenman Park.
Oct 2, 2016 Sun 5:00 AMWoodrow Wilson Bridge Half Marathon
7th Annual half marathon running from the Woodrow Wilson Bridge to Princess St.
Oct 2, 2016 Sun 8:00 AMRun! Geek! Run! 5k And 1 Mile Fun Run
A charity road race/walk that begins and finishes in the Reagal Cinema 16 parking lot.
Oct 4, 2016 Tue 7:00 PMPlanning Commission Regular Monthly Meeting
Regular monthly meeting of the Planning Commission
Oct 5, 2016 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. board.
Oct 5, 2016 Wed 7:30 PMBAR Old & Historic Alexandria District Hearing
Monthly Old & Historic Alexandria District Board of Architectural Review hearing
Oct 10, 2016 Mon 8:00 AMCity Offices Closed for Columbus Day
City Offices Closed for Columbus Day
Oct 13, 2016 Thu 8:30 AMFire and Police Officers Pension Plan Board Meet
Meeting of the Firefighters and Police Officers Pension Plan Board.
Oct 15, 2016 Sat 10:00 AMFamily Fall Festival
A family favorite event featuring fall activities such as scarecrow making, pumpkin and face painting, arts and crafts, exhibitors, food vendors, puppet show, pony rides,and band performance.
Oct 17, 2016 Mon 7:00 PMNorth Potomac Yard SAP Advisory Group Meeting #5
North Potomac Yard SAP Update Advisory Group Meeting #5
Oct 18, 2016 Tue 6:00 PMAlexandria Renew Enterprises Board of Directors
Regular meeting
Oct 19, 2016 Wed 7:00 PMTransportation Commission Monthly Meeting
Transportation Commission Regularly Scheduled Monthly Meeting
Oct 19, 2016 Wed 7:30 PMBAR Old & Historic Alexandria District Hearing
Monthly Old & Historic Alexandria District Board of Architectural Review hearing
Oct 26, 2016 Wed 7:30 PMBAR Parker-Gray District Hearing
Monthly Parker-Gray District Board of Architectural Review hearing
Oct 30, 2016 Sun 2:00 PM20th Annual Del Ray Halloween Parade
One of Del Ray’s favorite traditions is the Annual Del Ray Halloween Parade down Mt. Vernon Avenue to the field at Mt. Vernon Recreation Center. Costumed children, adults, strollers and pets are all invited to march and show off their finest and scariest Halloween garb.
Nov 1, 2016 Tue 7:00 PMPlanning Commission Regular Monthly Meeting
Regular monthly meeting of the Planning Commission
Nov 2, 2016 Wed 7:30 PMBAR Old & Historic Alexandria District Hearing
Monthly Old & Historic Alexandria District Board of Architectural Review hearing
Nov 9, 2016 Wed 3:00 PMPost-employment Benefits (OPEB) Trust Board
The OPEB Trust Board will meet to discuss the investments of the OPEB Trust.
Nov 9, 2016 Wed 7:30 PMBAR Parker-Gray District Hearing
Monthly Parker-Gray District Board of Architectural Review hearing
Nov 10, 2016 Thu 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. board.
Nov 10, 2016 Thu 8:30 AMFire and Police Officers Pension Plan Board Meet
Meeting of the Firefighters and Police Officers Pension Plan Board.
Nov 16, 2016 Wed 7:00 PMTransportation Commission Monthly Meeting
Transportation Commission Regularly Scheduled Monthly Meeting
Nov 16, 2016 Wed 7:30 PMBAR Old & Historic Alexandria District Hearing
Monthly Old & Historic Alexandria District Board of Architectural Review hearing
Nov 20, 2016 Sun 3:00 PMPresidential Salon with James Madison
Visit with President Madison
Nov 21, 2016 Mon 7:00 PMNorth Potomac Yard SAP Advisory Group Meeting #6
North Potomac Yard SAP Update Advisory Group Meeting #6
Nov 22, 2016 Tue 6:00 PMAlexandria Renew Enterprises Board of Directors
Regular meeting
Nov 24, 2016 Thu 8:00 AMCity Offices Closed for Thanksgiving
City Offices Closed for Thanksgiving Holiday
Nov 25, 2016 Fri 8:00 AMCity Offices Closed for Thanksgiving
City Offices Closed for Thanksgiving Holiday
Nov 25, 2016 Fri 6:00 PMTree Lighting Ceremony
An official City event at which the City tree is lit, program includes welcome by the Town Crier, the Mayor and other City Officials, a visit by Santa and holiday performances for residents and visitors to open the holiday season.
Dec 3, 2016 Sat 6:00 PMDel Ray Celebration of the Holidays
Annual event to celebrate the holidays. Have your child's photo taken with Santa, sing Christmas carols and visit local businesses.
Dec 6, 2016 Tue 7:00 PMPlanning Commission Regular Monthly Meeting
Regular monthly meeting of the Planning Commission
Dec 7, 2016 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. board.
Dec 7, 2016 Wed 7:30 PMBAR Old & Historic Alexandria District Hearing
Monthly Old & Historic Alexandria District Board of Architectural Review hearing
Dec 8, 2016 Thu 8:30 AMFire and Police Officers Pension Plan Board Meet
Meeting of the Firefighters and Police Officers Pension Plan Board.
Dec 14, 2016 Wed 7:30 PMBAR Parker-Gray District Hearing
Monthly Parker-Gray District Board of Architectural Review hearing
Dec 19, 2016 Mon 7:00 PMNorth Potomac Yard SAP Advisory Group Meeting #7
North Potomac Yard SAP Update Advisory Group Meeting #7
Dec 20, 2016 Tue 6:00 PMAlexandria Renew Enterprises Board of Directors
Regular meeting
Dec 21, 2016 Wed 7:00 PMTransportation Commission Monthly Meeting
Transportation Commission Regularly Scheduled Monthly Meeting
Dec 21, 2016 Wed 7:30 PMBAR Old & Historic Alexandria District Hearing
Monthly Old & Historic Alexandria District Board of Architectural Review hearing
Dec 23, 2016 Fri 8:00 AMCity Offices Closed for Christmas Holiday
City Offices Closed for Christmas Holiday
Dec 26, 2016 Mon 8:00 AMCity Offices Closed for Christmas Holiday
City Offices Closed for Christmas Holiday
Jan 23, 2017 Mon 7:00 PMNorth Potomac Yard SAP Advisory Group Meeting #8
North Potomac Yard SAP Update Advisory Group Meeting #8
Feb 20, 2017 Mon 7:00 PMNorth Potomac Yard SAP Advisory Group Meeting #9
North Potomac Yard SAP Update Advisory Group Meeting #9

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