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    Date    TimeEvent
    Aug 3, 2015 Mon 8:00 AMWaterfront Commission - Governance Subcommittee
    Scheduled meeting
    Aug 3, 2015 Mon 9:00 AMWDC - Job Seeker Orientation
    This workshop is offered to new job seekers who are looking for assistance in their employment search. You will learn about WDC programs and services and what programs may best serve your needs. TO REGISTER PLEASE CLICK ON THE LINK.
    Aug 3, 2015 Mon 10:00 AMScience in the Summer (Level 1)
    GSK Science in the Summer Join Alexandria Library at Beatley Central this summer for a fun and free science education program that helps elementary school children "grow into science." Taught by certified teachers, this program gets kids excited about studying science with hands-on experiments. The 2015 GSK Science in the Summer program, in partnership ...
    Aug 3, 2015 Mon 12:00 PMScience in the Summer (Level 2)
    GSK Science in the Summer Join Alexandria Library at Beatley Central this summer for a fun and free science education program that helps elementary school children "grow into science." Taught by certified teachers, this program gets kids excited about studying science with hands-on experiments. The 2015 GSK Science in the Summer program, in partnership ...
    Aug 3, 2015 Mon 3:30 PMARHA Redevelopment Work Group
    Scheduled meeting
    Aug 3, 2015 Mon 4:00 PMBoard of Review of Real Estate Assessments
    Scheduled meeting
    Aug 3, 2015 Mon 5:00 PMCancelled -Visit Alexandria - Executive Committee
    Visit Alexandria Executive Committee meeting
    Aug 3, 2015 Mon 5:00 PMJust Play!
    Bring your family for an evening of games, books and play! Each participant will receive free activities to take home and have an opportunity to learn about local programs for children and families. Light refreshments will be provided. Space is limited, please register. Children 12 and under must bring a parent or guardian. Registration: bit.ly/JustPlayRegistration ...
    Aug 3, 2015 Mon 5:30 PMAd Hoc Waterfront Construction Monitoring Group
    Scheduled meeting
    Aug 3, 2015 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.
    Aug 4, 2015 Tue 9:00 AMWDC - Career Search Tools Workshop (basic)
    This intro workshop is designed for first-time entrants into the workforce or persons who have been out of the job market for a while. Basic Resume Writing Learn to create an attractive and effective resume. Pre-requisite: You must bring a copy of your most recent resume OR complete the Sample Employment Application which you can find in the ...
    Aug 4, 2015 Tue 9:00 AMBoard of Review of Real Estate Assessments
    Scheduled meeting
    Aug 4, 2015 Tue 10:00 AMScience in the Summer (Level 1)
    GSK Science in the Summer Join Alexandria Library at Beatley Central this summer for a fun and free science education program that helps elementary school children "grow into science." Taught by certified teachers, this program gets kids excited about studying science with hands-on experiments. The 2015 GSK Science in the Summer program, in partnership ...
    Aug 4, 2015 Tue 12:00 PMScience in the Summer (Level 2)
    GSK Science in the Summer Join Alexandria Library at Beatley Central this summer for a fun and free science education program that helps elementary school children "grow into science." Taught by certified teachers, this program gets kids excited about studying science with hands-on experiments. The 2015 GSK Science in the Summer program, in partnership ...
    Aug 4, 2015 Tue 5:00 PMAlexandria Industrial Development Authority
    Regularly scheduled meeting
    Aug 4, 2015 Tue 7:30 PMAlexandria Assembly Dance Rehearsal
    English Country Dance instruction for Alexandria Assembly
    Aug 5, 2015 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 5, 2015 Wed 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.
    Aug 5, 2015 Wed 10:00 AMYCA - Youth & Young Adult Career Info Sessions
    EVENT CANCELED Are you a City of Alexandria resident, between 18-21 years old? Would you like to attend vocational training at no cost? Gain a paid work experience? Come to WDC's Youth and Young Adult Career Sessions every Wednesday at 10 a.m. for more information. TO REGISTER PLEASE CLICK ON THE LINK
    Aug 5, 2015 Wed 10:00 AMScience in the Summer (Level 1)
    GSK Science in the Summer Join Alexandria Library at Beatley Central this summer for a fun and free science education program that helps elementary school children "grow into science." Taught by certified teachers, this program gets kids excited about studying science with hands-on experiments. The 2015 GSK Science in the Summer program, in partnership ...
    Aug 5, 2015 Wed 12:00 PMCanal Plaza Concerts
    Concert series with a performance by The Glimpses featuring folk music. Amphitheatre seating,bring your picnic lunch and enjoy music on the waterfront. Offered in partnership with American Real Estate Partners.
    Aug 5, 2015 Wed 12:00 PMScience in the Summer (Level 2)
    GSK Science in the Summer Join Alexandria Library at Beatley Central this summer for a fun and free science education program that helps elementary school children "grow into science." Taught by certified teachers, this program gets kids excited about studying science with hands-on experiments. The 2015 GSK Science in the Summer program, in partnership ...
    Aug 5, 2015 Wed 4:00 PMBoard of Review of Real Estate Assessments
    Scheduled meeting
    Aug 6, 2015 Thu 9:00 AMWDC - Completing an Effective Employment App
    This workshop will demonstrate why it is important to complete all questions on a job application.
    Aug 6, 2015 Thu 10:00 AMScience in the Summer (Level 1)
    GSK Science in the Summer Join Alexandria Library at Beatley Central this summer for a fun and free science education program that helps elementary school children "grow into science." Taught by certified teachers, this program gets kids excited about studying science with hands-on experiments. The 2015 GSK Science in the Summer program, in partnership ...
    Aug 6, 2015 Thu 12:00 PMScience in the Summer (Level 2)
    GSK Science in the Summer Join Alexandria Library at Beatley Central this summer for a fun and free science education program that helps elementary school children "grow into science." Taught by certified teachers, this program gets kids excited about studying science with hands-on experiments. The 2015 GSK Science in the Summer program, in partnership ...
    Aug 6, 2015 Thu 6:00 PMFirst Thursday
    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.
    Aug 6, 2015 Thu 7:00 PMMusic at Twilight Concert-John Carlyle Square Park
    City concert series with a performance by Vintage #18 featuring Blues & Soul. Feel free to bring chairs or a blanket and a picnic supper.
    Aug 6, 2015 Thu 7:30 PMJane Austen Dance Class
    Join us at the Jane Austen Dance Class!
    Aug 7, 2015 Fri 5:30 PMMovie Night @ Four Mile Run - Mcfarland U S A
    First Annual Family Movie Night at the Conservatory Center on the Plaza. The community participants will enjoy free popcorn, cotton candy, drinks and a (PG) movie. Participants may bring their own chairs or blankets for seating.
    Aug 7, 2015 Fri 7:30 PMCity Concert Series-Alexandria Harmonizers
    City sponsored summer concert at Market Square featuring the Alexandria Harmonizer Men's Chorus. Feel free to bring chairs or sit on the bench seating around the Square.
    Aug 8, 2015 Sat 9:00 AMNational Farmers' Market Week Events
    Celebrate National Farmers' Market Week with cooking demos, children's activities, and special giveaways. The Old Town Farmers Market will host Chef Antonio Carluccio from the famous Carluccio's Restaurant on the stage from 10:00 to 11:30 am.
    Aug 8, 2015 Sat 10:00 AMSpecial Family Tours of Gadsby's Tavern Museum
    Special Family Tours, led by Junior Docents grades 4-7, will be offered every Saturday from 10am to 1pm at Gadsby’s Tavern Museum June 27 through Labor Day weekend.
    Aug 8, 2015 Sat 11:00 AMBallyshaner's Irish Festival
    This event is a fundraiser for the St. Patrick's Day Parade held to promote Irish Heritage. Features vendors, crafts, food & beverages, pipe bands and Irish entertainment.
    Aug 8, 2015 Sat 12:00 PMOne Love Festival
    "One Love Festival," an annual multi-cultural family event to celebrate the City of Alexandria and to bring people together in unity and love to foster positivity and self-empowerment. This Community Event held in honor of Lenny Harris to continue his legacy. Performers and vendors will be on site along with entertainment for children. Event will be ...
    Aug 8, 2015 Sat 8:00 PMJane Austen Ball
    Dance Like Elizabeth & Mr. Darcy! TICKETS GO ON SALE JULY 1.
    Aug 9, 2015 Sun 10:00 AM4MRStage Concert Series - Back Alley Blues Boys
    Back Alley Blues Boys is a Metro DC based trio comprised of Art Hildebrand, Shawn Askin and Joe Weber. They play acoustic and electric guitar-driven blues, folk, and roots music, as well as some softer acoustic numbers and rock and roll tunes.
    Aug 9, 2015 Sun 2:00 PMNew Family Art Lab at the Apothecary Museum
    The Lab features a new activity every week that brings together history, science, and art in a way all ages will enjoy.
    Aug 10, 2015 Mon 9:00 AMWDC - Job Seeker Orientation
    This workshop is offered to new job seekers who are looking for assistance in their employment search. You will learn about WDC programs and services and what programs may best serve your needs. TO REGISTER PLEASE CLICK ON THE LINK.
    Aug 10, 2015 Mon 1:30 PMWDC - Introduction to Computers
    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’s Word 2010.
    Aug 10, 2015 Mon 4:00 PMBoard of Review of Real Estate Assessments
    Scheduled meeting
    Aug 10, 2015 Mon 7:00 PMAlexandria-Caen Sister City Committee
    Regular monthly meeting
    Aug 11, 2015 Tue 8:00 AMAlexandria Commission on Employment
    Regular monthly meeting
    Aug 11, 2015 Tue 8:30 AMMarketing Fund Committee Review Meeting
    Regular meeting of the Marketing Fund Committee to review Alexandria Marketing Fund applications and award grants for Round 1, FY 2016 funding cycle.
    Aug 11, 2015 Tue 9:00 AMBoard of Review of Real Estate Assessments
    Scheduled meeting
    Aug 11, 2015 Tue 6:00 PMOld Town Area Parking Study (otaps) Work Group
    The Old Town Area Parking Study (OTAPS) Work Group has reconvened to continue reviewing and making recommendations on parking management in the Old Town area
    Aug 11, 2015 Tue 6:30 PMNew to Medicare Presentation
    Are you new to Medicare or a caregiver for a Medicare beneficiary? Learn the basics of Medicare coverage and choices. This class is presented by Medicare Counselors from the Alexandria Division of Aging & Adult Services, Virginia Insurance Counseling and Assistance Program (VICAP).
    Aug 11, 2015 Tue 7:30 PMAlexandria Assembly Dance Rehearsal
    English Country Dance instruction for Alexandria Assembly
    Aug 12, 2015 Wed 8:00 AMHistorical Restoration and Preservation Commission
    Regular monthly meeting
    Aug 12, 2015 Wed 10:00 AMYCA - Youth & Young Adult Career Info Sessions
    EVENT CANCELED Are you a City of Alexandria resident, between 18-21 years old? Would you like to attend vocational training at no cost? Gain a paid work experience? Come to WDC's Youth and Young Adult Career Sessions every Wednesday at 10 a.m. for more information. TO REGISTER PLEASE CLICK ON THE LINK
    Aug 12, 2015 Wed 4:00 PMBoard of Review of Real Estate Assessments
    Scheduled meeting
    Aug 12, 2015 Wed 6:30 PMArchaeological Commission - Subcommittee
    Threatened and Endangered Historic Sites Committee meeting, Café 1823
    Aug 12, 2015 Wed 7:00 PMAd Hoc Pedestrian Bicycle Advisory Committee
    The Ad Hoc Pedestrian and Bicycle Master Plan Advisory Committee will hold its next meeting to discuss pedestrian and bicycle strategies and receive public input.
    Aug 13, 2015 Thu 8:30 AMFire and Police Officers Pension Plan Board Meet
    Meeting of the Firefighters and Police Officers Pension Plan Board.
    Aug 15, 2015 Sat 8:45 AMZumba at the Market
    Come to the Market and try Zumba dancing on the stage with Your Life Energy Holistic Center. Zumba is a fun and invigorating activity for all ages that tones your body, burns calories, increases your blood circulation, and is an enjoyable cardiovascular workout! Buy your fruit and veggies at the market after this great workout.
    Aug 15, 2015 Sat 10:00 AMSpecial Family Tours of Gadsby's Tavern Museum
    Special Family Tours, led by Junior Docents grades 4-7, will be offered every Saturday from 10am to 1pm at Gadsby’s Tavern Museum June 27 through Labor Day weekend.
    Aug 15, 2015 Sat 8:00 PMCinema Del Ray
    Community Movie Night where attendees sit and enjoy family movies. This event will take place on the recreation field.
    Aug 16, 2015 Sun 10:00 AM4MRStage Concert Series - Matt Buchanan
    Matt Buchanan plays folk, rock, alternative, and blues, and you may have seen him playing at St. Elmo's Coffee Pub in the past.
    Aug 16, 2015 Sun 12:00 PMArlandria Chirilagua Festival--cancelled
    The Arlandria Chirilagua Festival is a annual community event in celebration of Latino culture featuring live entertainment, food and vendor sales. Event held on the Sotball Field.
    Aug 16, 2015 Sun 2:00 PMNew Family Art Lab at the Apothecary Museum
    The Lab features a new activity every week that brings together history, science, and art in a way all ages will enjoy.
    Aug 17, 2015 Mon 9:00 AMWDC - Job Seeker Orientation
    This workshop is offered to new job seekers who are looking for assistance in their employment search. You will learn about WDC programs and services and what programs may best serve your needs. TO REGISTER PLEASE CLICK ON THE LINK.
    Aug 17, 2015 Mon 4:00 PMBoard of Review of Real Estate Assessments
    Scheduled meeting
    Aug 17, 2015 Mon 7:00 PMSocial Services Advisory Board
    Regular monthly meeting
    Aug 17, 2015 Mon 7:00 PMOakville Triangle & Rt. 1 Corridor Advisory Group
    Oakville Triangle & Rt. 1 Corridor Advisory Group and Community Meeting
    Aug 17, 2015 Mon 7:00 PMAlexandria Sister Cities Committee
    Regularly monthly meeting
    Aug 18, 2015 Tue 9:00 AMWDC - 2-day Job Search Boot Camp Part I & II
    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 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 out where ...
    Aug 18, 2015 Tue 9:00 AMBoard of Review of Real Estate Assessments
    Scheduled meeting
    Aug 18, 2015 Tue 6:00 PMAlexandria Renew Enterprises Board of Directors
    Regular monthly meeting
    Aug 18, 2015 Tue 7:30 PMAlexandria Assembly Dance Rehearsal
    English Country Dance instruction for Alexandria Assembly
    Aug 19, 2015 Wed 10:00 AMYCA - Youth & Young Adult Career Info Sessions
    EVENT CANCELED Are you a City of Alexandria resident, between 18-21 years old? Would you like to attend vocational training at no cost? Gain a paid work experience? Come to WDC's Youth and Young Adult Career Sessions every Wednesday at 10 a.m. for more information. TO REGISTER PLEASE CLICK ON THE LINK
    Aug 19, 2015 Wed 3:00 PMCommunity Policy and Management Team
    Regular monthly meeting
    Aug 19, 2015 Wed 4:00 PMBoard of Review of Real Estate Assessments
    Scheduled meeting
    Aug 19, 2015 Wed 7:00 PMPublic Art Annual Workplan Meeting 2 of 3
    The Public Art Annual Workplan Task Force will meet to review and update the public art workplan.
    Aug 19, 2015 Wed 7:00 PMArchaeological Commission
    Regular monthly meeting
    Aug 19, 2015 Wed 7:00 PMBen Brenman Concert
    City concert series, featuring Near Northeast performing Melodic Lo-Fi Folk Indie Rock. Feel free to bring chairs or a blanket and a picnic supper and enjoy a concert in a beautiful park setting. Concert held in the amphitheatre area.
    Aug 19, 2015 Wed 7:00 PMAd Hoc Group for Digital & Portable A-Frame Signs
    Ad Hoc Group for Digital Signs and Portable A-Frame Signs Meeting #4
    Aug 20, 2015 Thu 9:00 AMWDC - Employment Strategies for Ex-Offenders
    This workshop addresses the unique barriers to employment faced by persons with a felony conviction. Learn strategies to overcome those barriers during the job search process. This workshop is open to the public but is most beneficial for those that have a criminal record or know someone who does.
    Aug 21, 2015 Fri 6:30 PMU. S. Navy Band Sea Chanters
    City sponsored concert at Market Square with a performance by U.S. Navy Band Sea Chanters featuring choral music.Feel free to bring chairs or sit on the bench seating around the Square.
    Aug 22, 2015 Sat 10:00 AMSpecial Family Tours of Gadsby's Tavern Museum
    Special Family Tours, led by Junior Docents grades 4-7, will be offered every Saturday from 10am to 1pm at Gadsby’s Tavern Museum June 27 through Labor Day weekend.
    Aug 22, 2015 Sat 8:30 PMAlexandria Movies Under the Stars Series
    The City of Alexandria invites you to a screening of the movie: Hook(PG). Admission is free. Be sure to bring blankets or a beach chair or a picnic supper and enjoy an outdoor movie along the waterfront. Arrive early to choose your seating.
    Aug 23, 2015 Sun 10:00 AM4MRStage Concert Series - Dan Barry
    Dan Barry is a NY native singer/writer living in the DC area in same vein as Ben Harper, Jack Johnson, or Dave Matthews Band.
    Aug 23, 2015 Sun 2:00 PMNew Family Art Lab at the Apothecary Museum
    The Lab features a new activity every week that brings together history, science, and art in a way all ages will enjoy.
    Aug 24, 2015 Mon 9:00 AMWDC - Job Seeker Orientation
    This workshop is offered to new job seekers who are looking for assistance in their employment search. You will learn about WDC programs and services and what programs may best serve your needs. TO REGISTER PLEASE CLICK ON THE LINK.
    Aug 24, 2015 Mon 4:00 PMBoard of Review of Real Estate Assessments
    Scheduled meeting
    Aug 24, 2015 Mon 6:00 PMAlexandria Housing Development Corp. (AHDC)
    Regular meeting
    Aug 25, 2015 Tue 9:00 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.  
    Aug 25, 2015 Tue 9:00 AMBoard of Review of Real Estate Assessments
    Scheduled meeting
    Aug 25, 2015 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.
    Aug 25, 2015 Tue 7:00 PMAlexandria/Gyumri Sister City Committee
    Regularly scheduled meeting
    Aug 25, 2015 Tue 7:30 PMAlexandria Assembly Dance Rehearsal
    English Country Dance instruction for Alexandria Assembly
    Aug 26, 2015 Wed 10:00 AMYCA - Youth & Young Adult Career Info Sessions
    EVENT CANCELED Are you a City of Alexandria resident, between 18-21 years old? Would you like to attend vocational training at no cost? Gain a paid work experience? Come to WDC's Youth and Young Adult Career Sessions every Wednesday at 10 a.m. for more information. TO REGISTER PLEASE CLICK ON THE LINK
    Aug 26, 2015 Wed 1:00 PMWDC - Employment Strategies for Experienced 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.
    Aug 26, 2015 Wed 4:00 PMBoard of Review of Real Estate Assessments
    Scheduled meeting
    Aug 27, 2015 Thu 1:30 PMWDC - Completing an Effective Employment App
    This workshop will demonstrate why it is important to complete all questions on a job application.
    Aug 27, 2015 Thu 2:00 PMPotomac Station Condo Unit Owners Assn.
    Scheduled meeting
    Aug 28, 2015 Fri 6:30 PMU. S. Navy Band Commodores
    City sponosored concert at Market Square with a performance by U.S. Navy Band Commodores, premier jazz ensemble.Feel free to bring chairs or sit on the bench seating around the Square.
    Aug 29, 2015 Sat 10:00 AMSpecial Family Tours of Gadsby's Tavern Museum
    Special Family Tours, led by Junior Docents grades 4-7, will be offered every Saturday from 10am to 1pm at Gadsby’s Tavern Museum June 27 through Labor Day weekend.
    Aug 29, 2015 Sat 10:00 AMLive Cooking Demo with the Master Food Volunteers
    Live cooking demonstrations by the Master Food Volunteers with food purchased directly at market! Check out their delicious, accessible, healthy recipes featuring seasonal produce.
    Aug 29, 2015 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.
    Aug 30, 2015 Sun 10:00 AM4MRStage Concert Series - Mike Elosh
    Mike Elosh plays guitar, piano & harmonica to accompany his roots-based music.
    Aug 30, 2015 Sun 2:00 PMNew Family Art Lab at the Apothecary Museum
    The Lab features a new activity every week that brings together history, science, and art in a way all ages will enjoy.
    Aug 31, 2015 Mon 3:00 PMCommission on Aging - Exec. Comm.
    Executive committee meeting
    Aug 31, 2015 Mon 4:00 PMBoard of Review of Real Estate Assessments
    Scheduled meeting
    Sep 1, 2015 Tue 9:00 AMBoard of Review of Real Estate Assessments
    Scheduled meeting
    Sep 1, 2015 Tue 7:00 PMPlanning Commission - Regular Public Hearing
    Planning Commission regular monthly public hearing. Hearing end times are approximate.
    Sep 2, 2015 Wed 4:00 PMBoard of Review of Real Estate Assessments
    Scheduled meeting
    Sep 2, 2015 Wed 7:30 PMBAR Old & Historic Alexandria District Hearing
    Monthly Old & Historic Alexandria District Board of Architectural Review hearing
    Sep 2, 2015 Wed 7:30 PMAlexandria Movies Under the Stars Series
    The City of Alexandria invites you to a screening of the movie: Tangled(PG). Admission is free. There is some bench seating around the fountain area, but suggest you bring chairs as the bench seating will fill quickly. Enjoy an outdoor movie in front of City Hall. Arrive early to choose your seating and feel free to bring a picnic supper.
    Sep 3, 2015 Thu 6:00 PMFirst Thursday
    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.
    Sep 5, 2015 Sat 8:15 AMYoga at the Market, Transit Store
    Open level flow yoga class with Radiance Yoga on the Farmers' Market stage. Come practice yoga together in the outdoors and create a beautiful community event! Visit the Alexandria Transit Store at the Market following yoga.
    Sep 5, 2015 Sat 10:00 AMSpecial Family Tours of Gadsby's Tavern Museum
    Special Family Tours, led by Junior Docents grades 4-7, will be offered every Saturday from 10am to 1pm at Gadsby’s Tavern Museum June 27 through Labor Day weekend.
    Sep 6, 2015 Sun 10:00 AM4MRStage Concert Series - Dan Barry
    Dan Barry is a NY native singer/writer living in the DC area in same vein as Ben Harper, Jack Johnson, or Dave Matthews Band.
    Sep 6, 2015 Sun 2:00 PMNew Family Art Lab at the Apothecary Museum
    The Lab features a new activity every week that brings together history, science, and art in a way all ages will enjoy.
    Sep 7, 2015 Mon 8:00 AMCity Offices Closed for Labor Day
    City Offices Closed for Labor Day
    Sep 8, 2015 Tue 7:00 PMAlexandria Commission for Women
    Social meeting, 2151 Jamieson Avenue
    Sep 9, 2015 Wed 5:30 PMAlexandria Transit Company Board of Directors
    Alexandria Transit Company's Board of Directors regularly scheduled monthly meeting.
    Sep 9, 2015 Wed 7:00 PMEisenhower West SAP Steering Committee Meeting #16
    Eisenhower West Small Area Plan Steering Committee Meeting
    Sep 9, 2015 Wed 7:00 PMPublic Art Annual Workplan Meeting 3 of 3
    The Public Art Annual Workplan Task Force will meet to review and update the public art workplan.
    Sep 9, 2015 Wed 7:30 PMBAR Parker-Gray District Hearing
    Monthly Parker-Gray District Board of Architectural Review hearing
    Sep 10, 2015 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 10, 2015 Thu 8:30 AMFire and Police Officers Pension Plan Board Meet
    Meeting of the Firefighters and Police Officers Pension Plan Board.
    Sep 10, 2015 Thu 6:30 PMKing Street Public Meeting
    The public is invited to a meeting to provide input on an upcoming Complete Streets project along King Street between Janneys Lane and Braddock Road
    Sep 10, 2015 Thu 7:30 PMBoard Of Zoning Appeals - Regular Public Hearing
    Regular public hearing of the Board of Zoning Appeals. Hearing end time is approximate.
    Sep 11, 2015 Fri 4:00 PMS P A R K Health and Fitness Festival
    "Make Your Health Happen" gives the Alexandria community members the opportunity to connect with the best health and wellness providers in value, service and skill.
    Sep 11, 2015 Fri 5:30 PMMovie Night @ Four Mile Run - Cool Runnings
    First Annual Family Movie Night at the Conservatory Center on the Plaza. The community participants will enjoy free popcorn, cotton candy, drinks and a (PG) movie. Participants may bring their own chairs or blankets for seating.
    Sep 12, 2015 Sat 12:00 PMMusic Festival
    This event will celebrate the many historic and cultural treasures of the region's past while embracing the new and exciting opportunities for the future. There will be live entertainment, local performers, children's interactive games and crafts, food, face painting and various vendors.
    Sep 12, 2015 Sat 1:30 PMFamily Dig Days
    Family Dig Days at Shuter's Hill. The event is presented in three parts, beginning with an introduction to the history and archaeology of the Shuter’s Hill Site, followed by a site tour, and finally gathering around the screens to sift through excavated soil collecting artifacts. The bags of artifacts will be sent to the laboratory in the Museum ...
    Sep 13, 2015 Sun 10:00 AM4MRStage Concert Series - Janna Audey
    Janna performs a mix of her own material and adaptations of songs by her favorite artists and songwriters. Whether you see Janna by her lonesome for an intimate, storytelling show, as the duo alongside husband and electric guitarist, Rob Santos you'll understand what the Janna-buzz is all about. It's about the music, providing a sense of community, ...
    Sep 14, 2015 Mon 3:00 PMMental Health First Aid Training (Youth)
    Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) training continues 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, 2015 Tue 9:30 AMAlexandria Electoral Board
    Scheduled Board Meeting
    Sep 15, 2015 Tue 1:00 PMMental Health First Aid Training (Adult)
    Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) training continues 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, 2015 Tue 6:00 PMAlexandria Renew Enterprises Board of Directors
    Regular monthly meeting
    Sep 15, 2015 Tue 6:00 PMAlexandria Renew Ent. Bd of Dir. Public Hearing
    Public Hearing to adopt the FY 2016 Budget
    Sep 16, 2015 Wed 3:00 PMMental Health First Aid Training (Youth)
    Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) training continues 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, 2015 Wed 7:00 PMTransportation Commission Monthly Meeting
    Transportation Commission Monthly Meeting
    Sep 16, 2015 Wed 7:30 PMBAR Old & Historic Alexandria District Hearing
    Monthly Old & Historic Alexandria District Board of Architectural Review hearing
    Sep 17, 2015 Thu 1:00 PMMental Health First Aid Training (Adult)
    Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) training continues 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 19, 2015 Sat 8:45 AMZumba at the Market
    Come to the Market and try Zumba dancing on the stage with Your Life Energy Holistic Center. Zumba is a fun and invigorating activity for all ages that tones your body, burns calories, increases your blood circulation, and is an enjoyable cardiovascular workout! Buy your fruit and veggies at the market after this great workout.
    Sep 19, 2015 Sat 10:00 AM13th 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 19, 2015 Sat 10:00 AMEisenhower West SAP Community Meeting
    Eisenhower West Small Area Plan Community Meeting
    Sep 19, 2015 Sat 10:00 AMDel Ray Architecture & Preservation Conference
    Del Ray Residential Architecture & Historic Preservation Conference September 19th, 10am-12:30pm Mount Vernon Community School 2601 Commonwealth Avenue Alexandria VA 22305
    Sep 20, 2015 Sun 10:00 AM4MRStage Concert Series The Scrub Pines
    The Scrub Pines are Andrea and Nelson of Hyattsville, MD, sharing a collection of acoustic ballads and instrumentals, gathered from deep in the woods, along the river and up in the hills. (Americana / Roots / Acoustic)
    Sep 20, 2015 Sun 10:00 AM13th 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 21, 2015 Mon 7:00 PMGeorge Washington Birthday Celebration Committee
    Regular monthly meeting
    Sep 24, 2015 Thu 7:00 PMPedestrian Bicycle Master Plan Public Meeting #2
    The Pedestrian and Bicycle Master Plan Update will have a public meeting to provide the public with preliminary recommendations for pedestrian and bicycle improvements, and receive public input.
    Sep 26, 2015 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.
    Sep 27, 2015 Sun 10:00 AM4MRStage Concert Series - Lindsay Collette
    Lindsay Collette is a singer/songwriter who plays folk and rock with just raw emotion and who vows "I will never in my lifetime ask myself 'What if?' “
    Sep 27, 2015 Sun 3:00 PMPresidential Salon with James Madison
    Join President James Madison, as presented by John Douglas Hall, at Gadsby’s Tavern Museum
    Sep 28, 2015 Mon 9:00 AMDmv 2 Go Mobile Unit
    The DMV 2 Go mobile unit will visit City Hall.
    Sep 29, 2015 Tue 7:00 AMBraddock Implementation Advisory Group Meeting
    Braddock Implementation Advisory Group Meeting #17
    Oct 2, 2015 Fri 9:00 AMDmv 2 Go Mobile Unit
    The DMV 2 Go mobile unit will visit City Hall.
    Oct 2, 2015 Fri 6:00 PMArt Uniting People - Third Exhibit
    The third exhibit of this year's art exhibition, Art Uniting People: Celebrating Recovery, Creativity and Mental Health.
    Oct 3, 2015 Sat 9:00 AMSurvive The 5 5 K
    The Art of Driving will be sponsoring a race to promote educational awareness for teen drivers and parents. It will be held at Cameron Run Waterpark.
    Oct 3, 2015 Sat 10:00 AM20th Annual Art on the Avenue
    An annual event held on Mount Vernon Avenue. There will be art demonstrations, live music, interactive art activities and food vendors.
    Oct 4, 2015 Sun 10:00 AM4MRStage Concert Series - Dan Barry
    Dan Barry is a NY native singer/writer living in the DC area in same vein as Ben Harper, Jack Johnson, or Dave Matthews Band.
    Oct 5, 2015 Mon 8:00 AMPersonal Property Tax (Vehicle) payment due
    Payment for vehicle personal property tax is due.
    Oct 5, 2015 Mon 8:00 AMBusiness Personal Property Tax Payments Due
    Business Personal Property Tax payments due.
    Oct 6, 2015 Tue 7:00 PMPlanning Commission - Regular Public Hearing
    Planning Commission regular monthly public hearing. Hearing end times are approximate.
    Oct 7, 2015 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 7, 2015 Wed 7:30 PMBAR Old & Historic Alexandria District Hearing
    Monthly Old & Historic Alexandria District Board of Architectural Review hearing
    Oct 8, 2015 Thu 8:30 AMFire and Police Officers Pension Plan Board Meet
    Meeting of the Firefighters and Police Officers Pension Plan Board.
    Oct 8, 2015 Thu 7:30 PMBoard Of Zoning Appeals - Regular Public Hearing
    Regular public hearing of the Board of Zoning Appeals. Hearing end time is approximate.
    Oct 10, 2015 Sat 10:00 AMCivil War Artillery Day
    Program is weather dependent.
    Oct 10, 2015 Sat 1:30 PMFamily Dig Days
    Family Dig Days at Shuter's Hill. The event is presented in three parts, beginning with an introduction to the history and archaeology of the Shuter’s Hill Site, followed by a site tour, and finally gathering around the screens to sift through excavated soil collecting artifacts. The bags of artifacts will be sent to the laboratory in the Museum ...
    Oct 11, 2015 Sun 10:00 AM4MRStage Concert Series - Matt Buchanan
    Matt Buchanan plays folk, rock, alternative, and blues, and you may have seen him playing at St. Elmo's Coffee Pub in the past.
    Oct 12, 2015 Mon 8:00 AMCity Offices Closed for Columbus Day
    City Offices Closed for Columbus Day
    Oct 13, 2015 Tue 5:00 PMVoter Registration Deadline
    Voter Registration Deadline for the November 3 General Election.
    Oct 14, 2015 Wed 5:30 PMAlexandria Transit Company Board of Directors
    Alexandria Transit Company's Board of Directors regularly scheduled monthly meeting.
    Oct 17, 2015 Sat 10:00 AMFamily Fall Festival
    A family event featuring fall activities such as scarecrow making, pumpkin and face painting, arts and crafts, exhibitors, food vendors, puppet show, pony rides, and performing groups.
    Oct 17, 2015 Sat 11:00 AMParker-Gray High School Marker Dedication
    Learn about the segregation era high school built in 1950 at the old school site-1200 block of Madison Street.
    Oct 18, 2015 Sun 10:00 AM4MRStage Concert Series - Mike Elosh
    Mike Elosh plays guitar, piano & harmonica to accompany his roots-based music.
    Oct 20, 2015 Tue 6:00 PMAlexandria Renew Enterprises Board of Directors
    Regular monthly meeting
    Oct 21, 2015 Wed 7:00 PMTransportation Commission Monthly Meeting
    Transportation Commission Monthly Meeting
    Oct 21, 2015 Wed 7:30 PMBAR Old & Historic Alexandria District Hearing
    Monthly Old & Historic Alexandria District Board of Architectural Review hearing
    Oct 24, 2015 Sat 1:30 PMFamily Dig Days
    Family Dig Days at Shuter's Hill. The event is presented in three parts, beginning with an introduction to the history and archaeology of the Shuter’s Hill Site, followed by a site tour, and finally gathering around the screens to sift through excavated soil collecting artifacts. The bags of artifacts will be sent to the laboratory in the Museum ...
    Oct 25, 2015 Sun 10:00 AM4MRStage Concert Series - Back Alley Blues Boys
    Back Alley Blues Boys is a Metro DC based trio comprised of Art Hildebrand, Shawn Askin and Joe Weber. They play acoustic and electric guitar-driven blues, folk, and roots music, as well as some softer acoustic numbers and rock and roll tunes.
    Oct 26, 2015 Mon 7:00 PMEisenhower West SAP Steering Committee Meeting #17
    Eisenhower West Small Area Plan Steering Committee Meeting
    Oct 27, 2015 Tue 5:00 PMDeadline to Request an Absentee Ballot by Mail
    Last day to request an absentee ballot by mail for the November 3 General Election.
    Oct 28, 2015 Wed 7:30 PMBAR Parker-Gray District Hearing
    Monthly Parker-Gray District Board of Architectural Review hearing
    Oct 29, 2015 Thu 7:30 PMTreaty of Ghent Ball Dance Class
    Learn 18th-century English country dancing.
    Oct 31, 2015 Sat 5:00 PMIn-Person Absentee Voting Deadline
    Last day to vote absentee in person for the November 3 General Election.
    Nov 1, 2015 Sun 10:00 AM4MRStage Concert Series – Emily Henry
    Emily Henry is a Virginia-based acoustic folk-pop singer/songwriter with a lovely voice and lots of original music to please the ears on a Sunday morning.
    Nov 3, 2015 Tue 7:00 PMPlanning Commission - Regular Public Hearing
    Planning Commission regular monthly public hearing. Hearing end times are approximate.
    Nov 4, 2015 Wed 7:30 PMBAR Old & Historic Alexandria District Hearing
    Monthly Old & Historic Alexandria District Board of Architectural Review hearing
    Nov 5, 2015 Thu 7:30 PMTreaty of Ghent Ball Dance Class
    Learn 18th-century English country dancing.
    Nov 7, 2015 Sat 10:00 AMSoldier-led Tours of Fort Ward
    In honor of Veteran’s Day.
    Nov 8, 2015 Sun 10:00 AM4MRStage Concert Series - Dan Barry
    Dan Barry is a NY native singer/writer living in the DC area in same vein as Ben Harper, Jack Johnson, or Dave Matthews Band.
    Nov 8, 2015 Sun 3:00 PMPresidential Salon with James Madison
    Join President James Madison, as presented by John Douglas Hall, at Gadsby’s Tavern Museum
    Nov 9, 2015 Mon 9:00 AMDmv 2 Go Mobile Unit
    The DMV 2 Go mobile unit will visit City Hall.
    Nov 11, 2015 Wed 5:30 PMAlexandria Transit Company Board of Directors
    Alexandria Transit Company's Board of Directors regularly scheduled monthly meeting.
    Nov 11, 2015 Wed 7:30 PMBAR Parker-Gray District Hearing
    Monthly Parker-Gray District Board of Architectural Review hearing
    Nov 12, 2015 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 12, 2015 Thu 8:30 AMFire and Police Officers Pension Plan Board Meet
    Meeting of the Firefighters and Police Officers Pension Plan Board.
    Nov 12, 2015 Thu 7:30 PMBoard Of Zoning Appeals - Regular Public Hearing
    Regular public hearing of the Board of Zoning Appeals. Hearing end time is approximate.
    Nov 12, 2015 Thu 7:30 PMTreaty of Ghent Ball Dance Class
    Learn 18th-century English country dancing.
    Nov 14, 2015 Sat 5:30 PMTreaty of Ghent Banquet & Ball
    Celebrate Peace in 1815!
    Nov 15, 2015 Sun 8:00 AMSecond Half Real Estate Tax Bills Due
    Second Half Real Estate Tax Bills Due
    Nov 15, 2015 Sun 10:00 AM4MRStage Concert Series - The Scrub Pines
    The Scrub Pines are Andrea and Nelson of Hyattsville, MD, sharing a collection of acoustic ballads and instrumentals, gathered from deep in the woods, along the river and up in the hills. (Americana / Roots / Acoustic) http://www.reverbnation.com/thescrubpines
    Nov 17, 2015 Tue 6:00 PMAlexandria Renew Enterprises Board of Directors
    Regular monthly meeting
    Nov 18, 2015 Wed 7:00 PMTransportation Commission Monthly Meeting
    Transportation Commission Monthly Meeting
    Nov 18, 2015 Wed 7:30 PMBAR Old & Historic Alexandria District Hearing
    Monthly Old & Historic Alexandria District Board of Architectural Review hearing
    Nov 22, 2015 Sun 8:00 AMCarpenter's Shelter 10k, 5k And Fun Run
    A charity run that will help benefit the Carpenter's Shelter. Will utilize the USAFT certified courses VA-12002 and VA-12062.
    Nov 26, 2015 Thu 8:00 AMCity Offices Closed for Thanksgiving
    City Offices Closed for Thanksgiving Holiday
    Nov 27, 2015 Fri 8:00 AMCity Offices Closed for Thanksgiving
    City Offices Closed for Thanksgiving Holiday
    Nov 27, 2015 Fri 6:00 PMTree Lighting Ceremony
    An official City event at which the City tree is lit and a visit by Santa to open the holiday season. Program to include welcome by the Town Crier, the Mayor and other City Officials.
    Nov 28, 2015 Sat 6:00 PMArt Uniting People - Fourth Exhibition Opening
    The fourth and final exhibit of this year's art exhibition, Art Uniting People: Celebrating Recovery, Creativity and Mental Health
    Dec 1, 2015 Tue 7:00 PMPlanning Commission - Regular Public Hearing
    Planning Commission regular monthly public hearing. Hearing end times are approximate.
    Dec 2, 2015 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 2, 2015 Wed 7:30 PMBAR Old & Historic Alexandria District Hearing
    Monthly Old & Historic Alexandria District Board of Architectural Review hearing
    Dec 9, 2015 Wed 5:30 PMAlexandria Transit Company Board of Directors
    Alexandria Transit Company's Board of Directors regularly scheduled monthly meeting.
    Dec 9, 2015 Wed 7:30 PMBAR Parker-Gray District Hearing
    Monthly Parker-Gray District Board of Architectural Review hearing
    Dec 10, 2015 Thu 8:30 AMFire and Police Officers Pension Plan Board Meet
    Meeting of the Firefighters and Police Officers Pension Plan Board.
    Dec 10, 2015 Thu 7:30 PMBoard Of Zoning Appeals - Regular Public Hearing
    Regular public hearing of the Board of Zoning Appeals. Hearing end time is approximate.
    Dec 12, 2015 Sat 12:00 PMCivil War Christmas in Camp
    Some activities weather dependent.
    Dec 14, 2015 Mon 7:00 AMBraddock Implementation Advisory Group Meeting
    Braddock Implementation Advisory Group Meeting #18
    Dec 15, 2015 Tue 6:00 PMAlexandria Renew Enterprises Board of Directors
    Regular monthly meeting
    Dec 16, 2015 Wed 7:00 PMTransportation Commission Monthly Meeting
    Transportation Commission Monthly Meeting
    Dec 16, 2015 Wed 7:30 PMBAR Old & Historic Alexandria District Hearing
    Monthly Old & Historic Alexandria District Board of Architectural Review hearing
    Dec 24, 2015 Thu 8:00 AMCity Offices Closed for Christmas Holiday
    City Offices Closed for Christmas Holiday
    Dec 25, 2015 Fri 8:00 AMCity Offices Closed for Christmas Holiday
    City Offices Closed for Christmas Holiday
    Dec 31, 2015 Thu 8:00 AMVehicle Assessment Appeal Deadline
    Deadline to appeal vehicle personal property tax assessments for the current tax year.
    Mar 1, 2016 Tue 8:00 AMBusiness License Renewal Applications & Payment
    Due date for Business License Renewal Applications and Tax payments.
    Apr 15, 2016 Fri 8:00 AMReal Estate Tax Relief - Elderly/Disabled
    Application deadline for Real Estate Tax Relief program for Elderly or Disabled Persons.
    Apr 15, 2016 Fri 8:00 AMPersonal Property Tax Relief - Elderly/Disabled
    Application deadline for Personal Property Tax Relief program for elderly or disabled persons.
    Apr 15, 2016 Fri 8:00 AMPersonal Property Tax Relief - Elderly/Disabled
    Application deadline for Personal Property Tax Relief program for elderly or disabled persons.
    May 2, 2016 Mon 8:00 AMBusiness Personal Property Tax Returns Due
    Due date for Business Personal Property Tax returns.
    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.

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