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    Date    TimeEvent
    Jul 22, 2014 Tue 9:00 AMAlexandria Archaeology Summer Camp
    Summer Camp for ages 12-15. Help Alexandria’s City archaeologists excavate a real archaeological site! Learn professional excavating, recording, and artifact processing methods. Uncover Alexandria’s buried past while protecting the City’s valuable historic resources. Camp takes place July 21-25 from 9 am to 3:30 pm, at the Alexandria Archaeology Museum ...
    Jul 22, 2014 Tue 6:00 PMAlexandria Renew Enterprises Board of Directors
    Regular monthly meeting
    Jul 22, 2014 Tue 7:30 PMAlexandria Assembly Dance Rehearsal
    English Country Dance instruction for Alexandria Assembly
    Jul 22, 2014 Tue 7:30 PMLegal and Political Aspects of the Civil War
    The Alexandria Civil War Sesquicentennial lecture series continues this summer with a presentation entitled, Legal and Political Aspects of the Civil War by historian Ron Beavers.
    Jul 23, 2014 Wed 8:00 AMDel Ray Walkthrough - Oakville Triangle
    Del Ray neighborhood walkthrough adjacent to Oakville Triangle and Route 1 Corridor Plan Study Area.
    Jul 23, 2014 Wed 9:00 AMAlexandria Archaeology Summer Camp
    Summer Camp for ages 12-15. Help Alexandria’s City archaeologists excavate a real archaeological site! Learn professional excavating, recording, and artifact processing methods. Uncover Alexandria’s buried past while protecting the City’s valuable historic resources. Camp takes place July 21-25 from 9 am to 3:30 pm, at the Alexandria Archaeology Museum ...
    Jul 23, 2014 Wed 11:00 AMCommission on Aging - Long Term Care Coord. Comm
    Long Term Care Coordinating Committee meeting
    Jul 23, 2014 Wed 12:00 PMCanal Plaza Concert
    Concert by Wes Tucker & Arch Alcantara featuring folk rock music. Bring a picnic lunch and enjoy a performance along the Potomac River. Offered in Partnership with Tishman Speyer.
    Jul 23, 2014 Wed 7:00 PMRESCHEDULED Transportation Commission Meeting
    The Transportation Commission monthly meeting is being rescheduled from July 16 to July 23. The location of the July 23 meeting will be in City Hall's SisterCities conference room 1101 from 7 - 9 pm
    Jul 23, 2014 Wed 7:30 PMBAR Parker-Gray District Hearing
    Monthly Parker-Gray District Board of Architectural Review hearing
    Jul 24, 2014 Thu 8:00 AMEconomic Development Partnership
    Regular monthly meeting
    Jul 24, 2014 Thu 9:00 AMAlexandria Archaeology Summer Camp
    Summer Camp for ages 12-15. Help Alexandria’s City archaeologists excavate a real archaeological site! Learn professional excavating, recording, and artifact processing methods. Uncover Alexandria’s buried past while protecting the City’s valuable historic resources. Camp takes place July 21-25 from 9 am to 3:30 pm, at the Alexandria Archaeology Museum ...
    Jul 24, 2014 Thu 6:00 PMNew Interactive Maps - Community Participation
    The City of Alexandria is in the early stages of updating its online system of interactive maps to be more meaningful, usable, and interactive for the community. Part of this early phase involves conducting usability testing – a technique for evaluating a product by testing it on a representative group of potential users.
    Jul 24, 2014 Thu 6:00 PMWaterfront Commission - Special Meeting
    Special meeting
    Jul 24, 2014 Thu 7:30 PMJane Austen Dance Class
    Join us at the Jane Austen Dance Class!
    Jul 25, 2014 Fri 9:00 AMAlexandria Archaeology Summer Camp
    Summer Camp for ages 12-15. Help Alexandria’s City archaeologists excavate a real archaeological site! Learn professional excavating, recording, and artifact processing methods. Uncover Alexandria’s buried past while protecting the City’s valuable historic resources. Camp takes place July 21-25 from 9 am to 3:30 pm, at the Alexandria Archaeology Museum ...
    Jul 25, 2014 Fri 5:30 PMFarewell Mr. Gadsby Happy Hour
    Enjoy evening with Mr. Gadsby!
    Jul 25, 2014 Fri 7:00 PMFamily Fun Night
    Play pool games, bring your own float and more! All ages are invite dto celebrate Park & Recreation Month with beach ball relays, basketball and a floating obstacle course.
    Jul 25, 2014 Fri 7:30 PMMarket Square Concert
    Concert by the Alexandria Citizens Band, featuring concert band music. Bring a folding chair or sit around the fountain or benches in front of City Hall.
    Jul 26, 2014 Sat 1:00 PMMuster the Militas Weekend: Gadsby's Tavern Museum
    The British are coming...Again!
    Jul 26, 2014 Sat 1:00 PMMuster the Militas Weekend: Apothecary Museum
    The British are coming...Again!
    Jul 26, 2014 Sat 1:00 PMMuster the Militas Weekend: The Lyceum
    The British are coming...Again!
    Jul 26, 2014 Sat 1:00 PMWar of 1812-Muster the Militia Weekend
    Help us celebrate the War of 1812 Commemoration at Alexandria's Museums
    Jul 27, 2014 Sun 9:00 AMNew Interactive Maps - Community Participation
    The City of Alexandria is in the early stages of updating its online system of interactive maps to be more meaningful, usable, and interactive for the community. Part of this early phase involves conducting usability testing – a technique for evaluating a product by testing it on a representative group of potential users.
    Jul 27, 2014 Sun 10:00 AMConcert
    Concerts at Four Mile Run Farmers & Artisans Market featuring local artists. Jong Lee is this week's artist.
    Jul 27, 2014 Sun 1:00 PMFamily Day - 1812
    The British are Coming...Again!
    Jul 27, 2014 Sun 1:00 PMWar of 1812-Muster the Militia Weekend
    Help us celebrate the War of 1812 Commemoration at Alexandria's Museums
    Jul 28, 2014 Mon 9:00 AMOrientation
    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.
    Jul 28, 2014 Mon 5:00 PMACVA Board of Governors
    Regular monthly meeting
    Jul 28, 2014 Mon 6:00 PMAlexandria Housing Development Corp. (AHDC)
    Executive Session Meeting
    Jul 28, 2014 Mon 6:30 PMEisenhower West Small Area Plan Open House
    Eisenhower West Small Area Plan Community Open House
    Jul 28, 2014 Mon 7:00 PMAlexandria Traffic and Parking Board
    Regular monthly meeting
    Jul 28, 2014 Mon 7:00 PMAlexandria Citizen Corps Council
    Regular monthly meeting.
    Jul 28, 2014 Mon 7:00 PMEisenhower West Small Area Plan Community Meeting
    Eisenhower West Small Area Plan Community Meeting #2
    Jul 28, 2014 Mon 7:00 PMBeauregard Urban Design Advisory Committee (BDAC)
    Regular Meeting
    Jul 28, 2014 Mon 7:00 PMARHA Board of Commissioners
    Scheduled Board Meeting
    Jul 29, 2014 Tue 9:00 AMClio's Kids: A History Mini-camp
    History Mini-Camp for Children ages 5-7. Come join in on the fun! Clio's Kids introduces children to American history and life in historic Alexandria through artifacts, storytelling, singing and crafts, "old-fashioned" games, and visits to nearby historic places. Our theme for 2014 is “Alexandria: Then and Now.” We'll learn about life in Alexandria ...
    Jul 29, 2014 Tue 9:00 AM2-day Career Search Tools Part 1 (basic)
    This intro workshop is designed for first time entrants into the workforce or if you have been out of the job market for a while and need a refresher....
    Jul 29, 2014 Tue 7:30 PMAlexandria Assembly Dance Rehearsal
    English Country Dance instruction for Alexandria Assembly
    Jul 30, 2014 Wed 9:00 AMClio's Kids: A History Mini-camp
    History Mini-Camp for Children ages 5-7. Come join in on the fun! Clio's Kids introduces children to American history and life in historic Alexandria through artifacts, storytelling, singing and crafts, "old-fashioned" games, and visits to nearby historic places. Our theme for 2014 is “Alexandria: Then and Now.” We'll learn about life in Alexandria ...
    Jul 30, 2014 Wed 9:00 AM2-day Career Search Tools Part 2 (Basic)
    This intro workshop is designed for first time entrants into the workforce or if you have been out of the job market for a while and need a refresher....
    Jul 30, 2014 Wed 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 first meeting of the Policy Advisory Group established by City Council. This meeting is open to the public.
    Jul 30, 2014 Wed 7:00 PMBen Brenman Park Concert
    Concert by the Four Star Combo featuring rockabilly and honky tonk music. Feel free to bring a folding chair or blanket and picnic supper.
    Jul 31, 2014 Thu 9:00 AMClio's Kids: A History Mini-camp
    History Mini-Camp for Children ages 5-7. Come join in on the fun! Clio's Kids introduces children to American history and life in historic Alexandria through artifacts, storytelling, singing and crafts, "old-fashioned" games, and visits to nearby historic places. Our theme for 2014 is “Alexandria: Then and Now.” We'll learn about life in Alexandria ...
    Jul 31, 2014 Thu 9:00 AMCompleting an Effective Employment Application
    This workshop will provide jobseekers a better understanding how and why it is important to complete all questions on a job application.
    Jul 31, 2014 Thu 5:00 PMScience behind Harry Potter!
    Celebrate Harry Potter’s birthday at the Apothecary Museum.
    Jul 31, 2014 Thu 7:30 PMMusic at Twilight Concert
    Performance by the Alexandria Singers featuring choral pops music. Feel free to bring chairs or a blanket and a picnic supper.
    Jul 31, 2014 Thu 7:30 PMJane Austen Dance Class
    Join us at the Jane Austen Dance Class!
    Aug 2, 2014 Sat 9:00 AMFriendship Firehouse Festival
    Annual Community-wide Festival celebrating the birthday of the Friendship Firehouse. Vendor, Food and beverage sales, firetruck display.
    Aug 2, 2014 Sat 9:00 AMFriendship Firehouse Festival
    Join us for the annual Friendship Firehouse Festival
    Aug 2, 2014 Sat 1:30 PMAlexandria Archaeology's Family Dig Days
    Help City archaeologists screen excavated soil from a real dig on the grounds of the George Washington Masonic National Memorial! Reservations required. Please note: Event takes place at the archaeological site.
    Aug 3, 2014 Sun 10:00 AMConcert
    Concerts at Four Mile Run Farmers & Artisans Market featuring local artists. The Good for Nothings is this week's artist.
    Aug 4, 2014 Mon 9:00 AMJobLink 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.
    Aug 4, 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.
    Aug 4, 2014 Mon 5:00 PMConvention & Visitors Assn. Exec. Comm.
    Alexandria Convention and Visitors Association Executive Committee meeting
    Aug 4, 2014 Mon 7:00 PMAlexandria-Caen Sister City Committee
    Regular monthly meeting
    Aug 5, 2014 Tue 9:00 AM2-Day Job Search Boot Camp Part 1 (Intermediate)
    Do you need to tone and strengthen your job finding skills? Sign up for the Job Search Boot Camp and have your job search skills assessed and improve your job search skills through training and practice! *Whip your resume into shape or create your first resume *March confidently into an interview *Learn how to build your team of support *Find ...
    Aug 5, 2014 Tue 7:30 PMAlexandria Assembly Dance Rehearsal
    English Country Dance instruction for Alexandria Assembly
    Aug 6, 2014 Wed 8:00 AMWaterfront Commission Boat Tour
    Boat Tour
    Aug 6, 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.
    Aug 6, 2014 Wed 9:00 AM2-Day Job Search Boot Camp Part 2 (Intermediate)
    Do you need to tone and strengthen your job finding skills? Sign up for the Job Search Boot Camp and have your job search skills assessed and improve your job search skills through training and practice! *Whip your resume into shape or create your first resume *March confidently into an interview *Learn how to build your team of support *Find ...
    Aug 6, 2014 Wed 12:00 PMCanal Plaza Concert
    Concert by The Sidley's featuring soul influenced rock music. Bring a picnic lunch and enjoy a performance along the Potomac River. Offered in Partnership with Tishman Speyer.
    Aug 6, 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.
    Aug 7, 2014 Thu 2:00 PMAce the Interview
    This workshop will help job seekers to connect and become more knowledgeable of current interviewing processes and practices in this workshop which focuses on the preparation and know-how to answer the most common and important interview questions thru interactive, hands-on exercises which will escalate your confidence to interview and land the job.
    Aug 7, 2014 Thu 6:00 PMFirst Thursday
    To promote Del Ray as a great place to live, work & shop
    Aug 7, 2014 Thu 7:30 PMMusic at Twilight Concert
    Performance by the Ambience Band featuring Jazz and R & B music. Feel free to bring chairs or a blanket and a picnic supper.
    Aug 7, 2014 Thu 7:30 PMJane Austen Dance Class
    Join us at the Jane Austen Dance Class!
    Aug 9, 2014 Sat 10:00 AMDel Ray Artisans Alexandria Art Market
    Tented art spaces occupied by artists displaying & selling their work at the Artisans Art Gallery
    Aug 9, 2014 Sat 11:00 AMIrish Festival
    Festival to promote Irish Heritage featuring Irish music, entertainment by Irish dance Schools, vendors, crafts, food and beverages and Pipe bands.
    Aug 9, 2014 Sat 8:00 PMJane Austen Ball
    Dance like Jane Austen!
    Aug 10, 2014 Sun 10:00 AMConcert
    Concerts at Four Mile Run Farmers & Artisans Market featuring local artists. Joseph Keith is this week's artist.
    Aug 10, 2014 Sun 1:00 PMFamily Day—Science behind the Ice Well
    Family Fun at Gadsby's Tavern Museum
    Aug 11, 2014 Mon 9:00 AMDmv 2 Go
    Take care of all your DMV business quickly and conveniently at the DMV2Go mobile unit.
    Aug 11, 2014 Mon 9:00 AMJobLink 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.
    Aug 11, 2014 Mon 3:00 PMCommission on Aging - Exec. Comm.
    Executive committee meeting
    Aug 12, 2014 Tue 8:00 AMAlexandria Commission on Employment
    Regular monthly meeting
    Aug 12, 2014 Tue 1:00 PM2-day Career Search Tools Part I (Basic)
    This intro workshop is designed for first time entrants into the workforce or if you have been out of the job market for a while and need a refresher.... Day One Basic Computer Skills Training Participants will learn basic computer functions such as turning a computer on and off, starting and closing programs and finding help if needed. The ...
    Aug 12, 2014 Tue 7:30 PMAlexandria Assembly Dance Rehearsal
    English Country Dance instruction for Alexandria Assembly
    Aug 13, 2014 Wed 8:00 AMHistorical Restoration and Preservation Commission
    Regular monthly meeting
    Aug 13, 2014 Wed 9:00 AM2-day Career Search Tools Part Ii (basic)
    This intro workshop is designed for first time entrants into the workforce or if you have been out of the job market for a while and need a refresher.... Day Two Job Search Finding a good position can be challenging. In this workshop, you will learn search strategies that will enable you to find job openings via the internet, networking and ...
    Aug 14, 2014 Thu 8:30 AMFire and Police Officers Pension Plan Board Meet
    Meeting of the Firefighters and Police Officers Pension Plan Board.
    Aug 14, 2014 Thu 9:00 AMLanding the Right Job for You
    Is your job just a way to pay the bills, or would you prefer it to be a source of great fulfillment? If you chose the latter, one way you might be able to reach that goal is to ensure that your career matches your personality. The workshops are designed to give participants help in figuring out what you really want and making a realistic action plan ...
    Aug 15, 2014 Fri 7:30 PMMarket Square Concert
    Concert by the Alexandria Harmonizers, featuring mens barbershop music. Bring a folding chair or sit around the fountain or benches in front of City Hall.
    Aug 16, 2014 Sat 9:00 AMMETWC's 8th Annual Community Slam Jam Explosion
    Commmunity event with food and beverage sales, live music and activities
    Aug 16, 2014 Sat 7:30 PMCinema Del Ray
    Community Family movie night held on Mt. Vernon Recreation Center Field with food and beverage sales
    Aug 17, 2014 Sun 10:00 AMConcert
    Concerts at Four Mile Run Farmers & Artisans Market featuring local artists. Matt Buchanan is this week's artist.
    Aug 18, 2014 Mon 9:00 AMJobLink 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.
    Aug 18, 2014 Mon 7:00 PMOakville Triangle & Rt. 1 Corridor Advisory Group
    Regular Meeting
    Aug 18, 2014 Mon 7:00 PMGeorge Washington Birthday Celebration Committee
    Regular monthly meeting
    Aug 19, 2014 Tue 6:00 PMAlexandria Renew Enterprises Board of Directors
    Regular monthly meeting
    Aug 20, 2014 Wed 3:00 PMCommunity Policy and Management Team
    Regular monthly meeting
    Aug 20, 2014 Wed 7:00 PMAlexandria Archaeological Commission
    Regular scheduled meeting
    Aug 21, 2014 Thu 10:00 AM75th Anniversary Celebration 1939 Library Sit-In
    The event will be held outside on the 700 block of Queen Street in front of the Barrett Library and the Lloyd House courtyard with various activities, vendors, exhibitors, musical performances, food and beverage sales.
    Aug 23, 2014 Sat 9:00 AMPotomac Yard Transitway Ribbon Cutting
    Join us to celebrate the opening of the first segment of the Crystal City Potomac Yard Transitway. On August 24, the City of Alexandria, Arlington County, and the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority will introduce Metroway, the first bus rapid transit system in the region. Metroway’s branded blue buses will run 7 days a week from Braddock ...
    Aug 24, 2014 Sun 10:00 AMConcert
    Concerts at Four Mile Run Farmers & Artisans Market featuring local artists. Mike Elosh is this week's artist.
    Aug 24, 2014 Sun 1:00 PMFamily Day—Science behind the Ice Well
    Family Fun at Gadsby's Tavern Museum
    Aug 25, 2014 Mon 9:00 AMJobLink 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.
    Aug 25, 2014 Mon 7:00 PMAlexandria Traffic and Parking Board
    Regular monthly meeting
    Aug 26, 2014 Tue 7:30 PMAlexandria Assembly Dance Rehearsal
    English Country Dance instruction for Alexandria Assembly
    Aug 27, 2014 Wed 7:00 PMThe War of 1812 Buccaneer – Hollywood Style
    See Hollywood’s version of the War of 1812!
    Aug 28, 2014 Thu 7:00 PMThe War of 1812 Buccaneer – Hollywood Style
    See Hollywood’s version of the War of 1812!
    Aug 30, 2014 Sat 10:00 AMWar of 1812 Signature Event Weekend
    Commemorate the War of 1812 and its impact on Alexandria
    Aug 31, 2014 Sun 10:00 AMConcert
    Concerts at Four Mile Run Farmers & Artisans Market featuring local artists. Jong Lee is this week's artist.
    Aug 31, 2014 Sun 11:00 AMWar of 1812 Signature Event Weekend
    Commemorate the War of 1812 and its impact on Alexandria
    Sep 1, 2014 Mon 8:00 AMCity Offices Closed for Labor Day
    City Offices Closed for Labor Day
    Sep 3, 2014 Wed 9:30 AMAlexandria Electoral Board
    Scheduled Board meeting
    Sep 3, 2014 Wed 7:00 PMParking Standards for New Development Projects
    Fourth meeting of the Parking Standards for New Development Projects Task Force
    Sep 3, 2014 Wed 7:30 PMBAR Old & Historic Alexandria District Hearing
    Monthly Old & Historic Alexandria District Board of Architectural Review hearing
    Sep 4, 2014 Thu 6:00 PMFirst Thursday
    To promote Del Ray as a great place to live, work & shop
    Sep 4, 2014 Thu 7:00 PMPlanning Commission Regular Public Hearing
    Planning Commission regular monthly public hearing. Hearing end times are approximate.
    Sep 4, 2014 Thu 7:30 PMWar Of 1812 Lecture: Andrew Lambert
    When John Bull came to town: Alexandria in the War of 1812
    Sep 6, 2014 Sat 10:00 AMContrabands and Freedmen Memorial Dedication
    The dedication of the Contrabands and Freedmen Cemetery Memorial will be held at the Memorial, on South Washington at Church Street. Check back for more details, and go to the Event Link to learn more about the Memorial.
    Sep 7, 2014 Sun 10:00 AMConcert
    Concerts at Four Mile Run Farmers & Artisans Market featuring local artists. Matt Buchanan is this week's artist.
    Sep 7, 2014 Sun 10:00 AMVolunteer to Clean Up Four Mile Run Park
    Volunteer to participate in the Ocean Conservancy’s 29th Annual International Coastal Cleanup; which has been coordinated by Clean Virginia Waterways (CVW) for the last 19 years. Come join others for this annual statewide event to clean our waterways & collect valuable data about trash & litter in our waterways. We will be cleaning Four Mile Run Park ...
    Sep 7, 2014 Sun 10:00 AMVolunteer to Clean Up FMR / Hume Springs Park
    Volunteer to participate in the Ocean Conservancy’s 29th Annual International Coastal Cleanup, which has been coordinated by Clean Virginia Waterways (CVW) for the last 19 years. Come join others for this annual statewide event to clean our waterways & collect valuable data about trash & litter in our waterways. We will be cleaning Four Mile Run Park ...
    Sep 8, 2014 Mon 7:00 PMEisenhower West Small Area Plan Steering Committee
    Eisenhower West Small Area Plan Steering Committee Meeting #5
    Sep 10, 2014 Wed 7:30 PMBAR Parker-Gray District Hearing
    Monthly Parker-Gray District Board of Architectural Review hearing
    Sep 11, 2014 Thu 8:30 AMFire and Police Officers Pension Plan Board Meet
    Meeting of the Firefighters and Police Officers Pension Plan Board.
    Sep 11, 2014 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. Joint meeting with Fire and Police pension board.
    Sep 11, 2014 Thu 7:30 PMBoard of Zoning Appeals Hearing
    Monthly Board of Zoning Appeals hearing
    Sep 13, 2014 Sat 7:00 AMRagnar Relay Dc
    Running Relay on the Mt. Vernon Trail
    Sep 13, 2014 Sat 10:00 AMDel Ray Artisans Alexandria Art Market
    Tented art spaces occupied by artists displaying & selling their work at the Artisans Art Gallery
    Sep 13, 2014 Sat 10:00 AM12th Annual Alexandria Festival of the Arts
    Outdoor arts festival, annual, cultural and community gathering opportunities.
    Sep 13, 2014 Sat 12:00 PMMusic Festival
    Festival to celebrate the diversity of life in Alexandria, the many historic and cultural treasures of the region's past while embracing the new and exciting opportunities for the future. The event will feature food and beverage sales, children's games, facepainting, vendors and musical performances.
    Sep 13, 2014 Sat 1:30 PMAlexandria Archaeology's Family Dig Days
    Help City archaeologists screen excavated soil from a real dig on the grounds of the George Washington Masonic National Memorial! Reservations required. Please note: Event takes place at the archaeological site.
    Sep 14, 2014 Sun 10:00 AM12th Annual Alexandria Festival of the Arts
    Outdoor arts festival, annual, cultural and community gathering opportunity.
    Sep 14, 2014 Sun 10:00 AMConcert
    Concerts at Four Mile Run Farmers & Artisans Market featuring local artists. Witney Schneidman is this week's artist.
    Sep 14, 2014 Sun 3:00 PMPresidential Salon with James Madison
    Join President Madison as he discusses and engages guests about political and personal issues of 1814.
    Sep 15, 2014 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.
    Sep 15, 2014 Mon 1:00 PMMental Health First Aid Training
    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.
    Sep 16, 2014 Tue 6:00 PMAlexandria Renew Enterprises Board of Directors
    Regular monthly meeting
    Sep 16, 2014 Tue 7:00 PMBudget & Fiscal Affairs Advisory Committee
    BFAAC Regular Monthly Meeting
    Sep 17, 2014 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.
    Sep 17, 2014 Wed 7:30 PMBAR Old & Historic Alexandria District Hearing
    Monthly Old & Historic Alexandria District Board of Architectural Review hearing
    Sep 20, 2014 Sat 6:30 AM5K Run/Walk for Wounded Warriors Caregivers
    Run/Walk in Cameron Run Regional Park to raise funds for caregivers of wounded warriors
    Sep 20, 2014 Sat 9:00 AMVolunteer to Clean Up the Potomac River Waterfront
    Volunteer to participate in the Ocean Conservancy’s 29th Annual International Coastal Cleanup; which has been coordinated by Clean Virginia Waterways (CVW) for the last 19 years. Come join others for this annual statewide event to clean our waterways & collect valuable data about trash & litter in our waterways. We will be cleaning Oronoco Bay Park ...
    Sep 20, 2014 Sat 7:30 PMCinema Del Ray
    Community Family movie night held on Mt. Vernon Recreation Center Field with food and beverage sales
    Sep 21, 2014 Sun 7:00 AMRock 'n' Stroller
    5K fun run/walk for families with strollers, but runners and walkers without strollers are welcome. The 5K finishes with a kids concert by the local kids band Rocknoceros.
    Sep 22, 2014 Mon 7:00 PMBraddock Implementation Advisory Group Meeting
    The Braddock Implementation Advisory Group (BIAG) and City staff continue to implement the recommendations of the 2008 Braddock Metro Neighborhood Plan. Currently, the BIAG is focused on planning for new open space at 600 N. Henry Street, a 1-acre community park on the Wythe Street Post Office block, and neighborhood retail.
    Sep 22, 2014 Mon 7:00 PMBraddock Implementation Advisory Group Meeting
    The Braddock Implementation Advisory Group (BIAG) and City staff continue to implement the recommendations of the 2008 Braddock Metro Neighborhood Plan. Currently, the BIAG is focused on planning for new open space at 600 N. Henry Street, a 1-acre community park on the Wythe Street Post Office block, and neighborhood retail.
    Sep 22, 2014 Mon 7:00 PMAlexandria Traffic and Parking Board
    Regular monthly meeting
    Sep 28, 2014 Sun 2:00 PMYoga Challenge With Alexandria's Health Department
    Family oriented healthy living event that includes the ypga challenge, goal setting, and healthy eating activities.
    Sep 29, 2014 Mon 7:00 PMEisenhower West Small Area Plan Community Meeting
    Eisenhower West Small Area Plan Community Meeting #3
    Sep 30, 2014 Tue 7:00 PMPedestrian and Bicycle Master Plan Public Meeting
    A public meeting will be held for the update of the Pedestrian and Bicycle Master Plan to introduce the project, identify key goals and needs of the pedestrian and bicycle networks
    Oct 1, 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.
    Oct 1, 2014 Wed 7:30 PMBAR Old & Historic Alexandria District Hearing
    Monthly Old & Historic Alexandria District Board of Architectural Review hearing
    Oct 3, 2014 Fri 9:00 AMDmv2go
    Take care of all your DMV business quickly and conveniently at the DMV2Go mobile unit.
    Oct 4, 2014 Sat 6:00 AM"Survive the 5" 5k race
    Fundraiser for the Art of Driving
    Oct 6, 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.
    Oct 6, 2014 Mon 4:00 PMMental Health First Aid Training
    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.
    Oct 6, 2014 Mon 5:00 PMVehicle Personal Property Taxes Due
    Vehicle Personal Property Taxes due.
    Oct 6, 2014 Mon 5:00 PMBusiness Personal Property Taxes Due
    Business Personal Property Taxes are due.
    Oct 7, 2014 Tue 7:00 PMPlanning Commission Regular Public Hearing
    Planning Commission regular monthly public hearing. Hearing end times are approximate.
    Oct 8, 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.
    Oct 8, 2014 Wed 7:30 PMLecture: "whom Can We Trust Now?"
    George Washington and Benedict Arnold's Treason
    Oct 9, 2014 Thu 8:30 AMFire and Police Officers Pension Plan Board Meet
    Meeting of the Firefighters and Police Officers Pension Plan Board.
    Oct 9, 2014 Thu 7:00 PMPedestrian & Bicycle Master Plan Advisory Committe
    The Ad Hoc Pedestrian and Bicycle Master Plan Advisory Committee will hold its second meeting to discuss existing conditions, stakeholder input, and guiding principles for the Complete Streets design guidelines. The role of the Advisory Committee is to provide guidance to City staff on the update to the Pedestrian and Bicycle Master Plan and the development ...
    Oct 9, 2014 Thu 7:00 PMPedestrian & Bicycle Master Plan Advisory Committe
    The Ad Hoc Pedestrian and Bicycle Master Plan Advisory Committee will hold its second meeting to discuss existing conditions, stakeholder input, and guiding principles for the Complete Streets design guidelines. The role of the Advisory Committee is to provide guidance to City staff on the update to the Pedestrian and Bicycle Master Plan and the development ...
    Oct 9, 2014 Thu 7:30 PMBoard of Zoning Appeals Hearing
    Monthly Board of Zoning Appeals hearing
    Oct 11, 2014 Sat 8:00 AMYmca Active Alexandria! 5k Run/walk
    Fundraiser for YMCA Alexandria in prevention of child obesity.
    Oct 11, 2014 Sat 10:00 AMDel Ray Artisans Alexandria Art Market
    Tented art spaces occupied by artists displaying & selling their work at the Artisans Art Gallery
    Oct 11, 2014 Sat 1:30 PMAlexandria Archaeology's Family Dig Days
    Help City archaeologists screen excavated soil from a real dig on the grounds of the George Washington Masonic National Memorial! Reservations required. Please note: Event takes place at the archaeological site.
    Oct 13, 2014 Mon 8:00 AMCity Offices Closed for Columbus Day
    City Offices Closed for Columbus Day
    Oct 14, 2014 Tue 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.
    Oct 14, 2014 Tue 4:00 PMMental Health First Aid Training
    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.
    Oct 14, 2014 Tue 4:00 PMMental Health First Aid Training
    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.
    Oct 14, 2014 Tue 5:00 PMVoter Registration Deadline
    Voter Registration Deadline for the November 4, 2014 Election.
    Oct 15, 2014 Wed 7:30 PMBAR Old & Historic Alexandria District Hearing
    Monthly Old & Historic Alexandria District Board of Architectural Review hearing
    Oct 15, 2014 Wed 7:30 PMLecture: "i Am Not Afraid"
    George Washington's Last Lecture
    Oct 16, 2014 Thu 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.
    Oct 18, 2014 Sat 10:00 AMAlexandria Family Fall Festival
    Family event with activities and entertainment, such as scarecrow making, puppet shows, musical performances, pony rides, facepainting, exhbitors and food sales. Some activities require tickets.
    Oct 19, 2014 Sun 7:00 AMPto's Innovation 5k
    5k to promote fitness and to benefit math & science programs at local schools. Held at the USPTO Campus & Eisenhower Ave
    Oct 19, 2014 Sun 1:00 PMMad Science!
    Mad Fun at the Apothecary Museum
    Oct 20, 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.
    Oct 20, 2014 Mon 4:00 PMYouth Mental Health First Aid Training
    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 ...
    Oct 21, 2014 Tue 7:00 PMBudget & Fiscal Affairs Advisory Committee
    BFAAC Regular Monthly Meeting
    Oct 22, 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.
    Oct 22, 2014 Wed 7:30 PMBAR Parker-Gray District Hearing
    Monthly Parker-Gray District Board of Architectural Review hearing
    Oct 25, 2014 Sat 1:30 PMAlexandria Archaeology's Family Dig Days
    Help City archaeologists screen excavated soil from a real dig on the grounds of the George Washington Masonic National Memorial! Reservations required. Please note: Event takes place at the archaeological site.
    Oct 27, 2014 Mon 7:00 PMAlexandria Traffic and Parking Board
    Regular monthly meeting
    Nov 4, 2014 Tue 6:00 AMGeneral Election
    US Senate and House of Representatives
    Nov 4, 2014 Tue 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.
    Nov 5, 2014 Wed 7:00 PMParking Standards for New Development Projects
    Fifth meeting of the Parking Standards for New Development Projects Task Force
    Nov 5, 2014 Wed 7:30 PMBAR Old & Historic Alexandria District Hearing
    Monthly Old & Historic Alexandria District Board of Architectural Review hearing
    Nov 6, 2014 Thu 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.
    Nov 6, 2014 Thu 7:00 PMPlanning Commission Regular Public Hearing
    Planning Commission regular monthly public hearing. Hearing end times are approximate.
    Nov 8, 2014 Sat 10:00 AMSoldier-led Tours in Honor of Veteran's Day
    Visitors will be taken on guided tours led by an interpreter in Union uniform of the fort to highlight the history of Fort Ward and army life in the Defenses of Washington.
    Nov 10, 2014 Mon 7:00 PMEisenhower West Small Area Plan Steering Committee
    Eisenhower West Small Area Plan Steering Committee Meeting #6
    Nov 11, 2014 Tue 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.
    Nov 12, 2014 Wed 7:30 PMBAR Parker-Gray District Hearing
    Monthly Parker-Gray District Board of Architectural Review hearing
    Nov 13, 2014 Thu 8:30 AMFire and Police Officers Pension Plan Board Meet
    Meeting of the Firefighters and Police Officers Pension Plan Board.
    Nov 13, 2014 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. Joint meeting with Fire and Police pension board.
    Nov 13, 2014 Thu 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.
    Nov 13, 2014 Thu 7:30 PMBoard of Zoning Appeals Hearing
    Monthly Board of Zoning Appeals hearing
    Nov 16, 2014 Sun 7:00 AM2 Annual Usatf 12k National Road Race Championship
    National foot race
    Nov 16, 2014 Sun 7:00 AMU S A T F 12k National Road Race
    USATF 12K National Road Race Championships
    Nov 16, 2014 Sun 3:00 PMPresidential Salon with James Madison
    Join President Madison as he discusses and engages guests about political and personal issues of 1814.
    Nov 17, 2014 Mon 5:00 PMSecond Half Real Estate Taxes Due
    Second Half Real Estate Taxes due.
    Nov 17, 2014 Mon 7:00 PMBraddock Implementation Advisory Group Meeting
    The Braddock Implementation Advisory Group (BIAG) and City staff continue to implement the recommendations of the 2008 Braddock Metro Neighborhood Plan. Currently, the BIAG is focused on planning for new open space at 600 N. Henry Street, a 1-acre community park on the Wythe Street Post Office block, and neighborhood retail.
    Nov 18, 2014 Tue 7:00 PMBudget & Fiscal Affairs Advisory Committee
    BFAAC Regular Monthly Meeting
    Nov 19, 2014 Wed 7:30 PMBAR Old & Historic Alexandria District Hearing
    Monthly Old & Historic Alexandria District Board of Architectural Review hearing
    Nov 24, 2014 Mon 7:00 PMAlexandria Traffic and Parking Board
    Regular monthly 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 7:00 PMAlexandria Tree Lighting Ceremony
    Annual event at which the City tree is lit, performances and a visit by Santa to open the Holiday season.
    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 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 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 7:30 PMBAR Old & Historic Alexandria District Hearing
    Monthly Old & Historic Alexandria District Board of Architectural Review hearing
    Dec 6, 2014 Sat 11:00 AMEuropean Christmas Market
    Vendors from all over come together for a tasteful event that gives the feeling of a unique European Chistmas celebration. Food, beverage and merchandise will be available.
    Dec 6, 2014 Sat 11:00 AMScottish Christmas Walk Parade
    44th Annual Scottish Christmas Walk Parade
    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 7:00 PMEisenhower West Small Area Plan Community Meeting
    Eisenhower West Small Area Plan Community Meeting #4
    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 7:30 PMBoard of Zoning Appeals Hearing
    Monthly Board of Zoning Appeals hearing
    Dec 13, 2014 Sat 12:00 PMCivil War Christmas in Camp Open House
    Event is based ina nd around the Museum and historic fort. Features Civil War interpreters, a Civil War Santa, tours of the fort, and craft activities for children.
    Dec 13, 2014 Sat 6:00 PMHistoric Alexandria Candlelight Tours
    Back my popular demand – Chocolate!
    Dec 14, 2014 Sun 3:00 PMHistoric Alexandria Candlelight Tours
    Back my popular demand – Chocolate!
    Dec 17, 2014 Wed 7:30 PMBAR Old & Historic Alexandria District Hearing
    Monthly Old & Historic Alexandria District Board of Architectural Review hearing
    Dec 20, 2014 Sat 11:00 AMEuropean Chirstmas Market
    Vendors from all over come together for a tasteful event that gives the feeling of a unique European Chistmas celebration. Food, beverage and merchandise will be available.
    Dec 21, 2014 Sun 11:00 AMEuropean Chirstmas Market
    Vendors from all over come together for a tasteful event that gives the feeling of a unique European Chistmas celebration. Food, beverage and merchandise will be available.
    Dec 24, 2014 Wed 8:00 AMCity Offices Closed for Christmas Holiday
    City Offices Closed for Christmas Holiday
    Dec 25, 2014 Thu 8:00 AMCity Offices Closed for Christmas Holiday
    City Offices Closed for Christmas Holiday
    Dec 31, 2014 Wed 12:00 PMFirst Night Alexandria
    Family friendly celebration of the new year through the performing arts.
    Mar 2, 2015 Mon 5:00 PMBusiness License Tax Filing Deadline
    The deadline for filing Business License Tax returns.

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