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    The Alexandria Courthouse (located at 520 King St.) will be closed on Friday, May 29, until further notice, due to an electrical problem.  Check back here to see if the Courthouse will reopen before the end of the day.  For case or schedule information, call the clerk of the applicable court once the Courthouse reopens today or on Monday.
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    Calendar of Events

    List of Calendar Events

    Date    TimeEvent
    May 29, 2015 Fri 12:15 PMSchool Lunch Bunch Concerts
    Concert featuring Immanuel Lutheran School Student Choirs & Presenters.
    May 30, 2015 Sat 8:00 AMA S A Soccer Fest
    Alexandria Soccer Association will host it's end of season soccer festival.
    May 30, 2015 Sat 12:00 PMCroquet Day
    A croquet tournament will be played on multiple concurrent fields at Joseph Hensley Park. Food and activities will be organized for team members, families, and spectators.
    May 30, 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 ...
    May 31, 2015 Sun 10:00 AM4MRStage Concert Series - Matt Tarka
    Matt Tarka is a singer/songwriter whose introspective lyrics and sharp rhythms are designed for your back porch or a ride into town. Tarks's songs can jolt you like a conversation with an old friend, picking up right where you left off on the trail.
    Jun 4, 2015 Thu 7:00 PMMusic at Twilight Concert-John Carlyle Square Park
    City Concert series with a performance by DarcyDawn & Co featuring pop,rock,country,and top hits. Feel free to bring chairs or a blanket and a picnic supper.
    Jun 5, 2015 Fri 11:00 AMWest End Food Truck Rodeo
    Held in the Southern Towers Parking lot on Seminary Road. Features multiple food trucks, vendors, music, face painting and children's activities.
    Jun 6, 2015 Sat 12:00 PM6th Annual Youth Arts Festival
    This festival will showcase the talents of youth around the city and serve as a forum of expression for both visual and performing arts. The festival is free of charge and will include artists, music, entertainment, and food vendors.
    Jun 6, 2015 Sat 2:30 PMD-Day Commemoration
    This event is a celebration of the heroism and sacrifices of our invasion forces in Normandy, France on June 6, 1944. There will be re-enactors, and a commemoration ceremony including the Old Guard and the West Point Glee Club.
    Jun 7, 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, ...
    Jun 10, 2015 Wed 11:00 AML'hermione Voyage 2015
    Tour the L'Hermione
    Jun 10, 2015 Wed 12:00 PMCanal Plaza Concerts
    Concert series with a performance by Gary Smallwood featuring Country Rock. Amphitheatre seating,bring your picnic lunch and enjoy music on the waterfront. Offered in partnership with American Real Estate Partners.
    Jun 11, 2015 Thu 9:00 AML'hermione Voyage 2015
    Tour the L'Hermione
    Jun 12, 2015 Fri 9:00 AML'hermione Voyage 2015
    Tour the L'Hermione
    Jun 13, 2015 Sat 1:00 PMWorld Wide Knit in Public Day
    WWKiP Day is a day to show the general public that knitting can be a community activity in a very distinct way. This year is the 10th anniversary of this world wide event. It will be held at Commerce St Park ( S. Fayette & Commerce).
    Jun 14, 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.
    Jun 18, 2015 Thu 7:00 PMMusic at Twilight Concert-John Carlyle Square Park
    City concert series with a performance by E & Me featuring Jazz. Feel free to bring chairs or a blanket and a picnic supper.
    Jun 19, 2015 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 20, 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.
    Jun 21, 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.
    Jun 24, 2015 Wed 12:00 PMCanal Plaza Concerts
    Concert series with a performance by Kim Reynolds Band featuring Jazz. Amphitheatre seating,bring your picnic lunch and enjoy music on the waterfront. Offered in partnership with American Real Estate Partners.
    Jun 27, 2015 Sat 12:00 PMAlexandria's Food & Wine Festival
    The festival is a community-based event featuring tastes of local foods and wine, as well as artisans, a Children’s Corner, and live entertainment. The event transforms Oronoco Bay Park into a lively festival.
    Jun 27, 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 ...
    Jun 28, 2015 Sun 10:00 AM4 M R Stage Concert Series - Jong Lee
    4MRMarket veteran musician Jong Lee. Jong runs Jive Sound a bass guitar shop on the Avenue in Arlandria and his performances are a lot of fun.
    Jul 5, 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.
    Jul 8, 2015 Wed 12:00 PMCanal Plaza Concerts
    Concert series with a performance by Crimestoppers featuring Rockin' Blues. Amphitheatre seating,bring your picnic lunch and enjoy music on the waterfront. Offered in partnership with American Real Estate Partners.
    Jul 9, 2015 Thu 7:00 PMCity Concert Series
    City Sponsored Concert at Market Square. Performance by the American Accordionist Association.
    Jul 11, 2015 Sat 7:00 PMUSA/Alexandria Birthday Celebration
    Program includes awards presentation, food sales, birthday cake distribution, premier concert and concludes with fireworks barge shoot.
    Jul 12, 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.
    Jul 16, 2015 Thu 7:00 PMMusic at Twilight Concert-John Carlyle Square Park
    City concert series with a performance by the Alexandria Harmonizers featuring Men's Barbershop music. Feel free to bring chairs or a blanket and a picnic supper.
    Jul 17, 2015 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.
    Jul 17, 2015 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.
    Jul 17, 2015 Fri 8:30 PMComcast Outdoor Film Festival
    This is the 13th Annual Comcast Outdoor Film Festival, movies shown on a 40-foot inflatable movie screen. Featured movie: How to Train Your Dragon 2(PG). Admission is free. Gates open at 5:30 with the film beginning at dusk. Be sure to bring blankets and beach chairs so you are comfortable during the feature presentation.
    Jul 18, 2015 Sat 10:00 AMTons of Trucks
    Children of all ages will have the unique opportunity to explore their favorite vehicles, get behind the wheel and meet the people who protect, build and serve our City. Event is rain or shine.
    Jul 18, 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.
    Jul 18, 2015 Sat 8:30 PMComcast Outdoor Film Festival
    This is the 13th Annual Comcast Outdoor Film Festival, movies shown on a 40-foot inflatable movie screen. Featured movie: X-Men: Days of Future Past(PG-13). Admission is free. Gates open at 5:30 with the film beginning at dusk. Be sure to bring blankets and beach chairs so you are comfortable during the feature presentation.
    Jul 19, 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.
    Jul 22, 2015 Wed 12:00 PMCanal Plaza Concerts
    Concert series with a performance by The Sidley's featuring Soul Infused Rock. Amphitheatre seating,bring your picnic lunch and enjoy music on the waterfront. Offered in partnership with American Real Estate Partners.
    Jul 24, 2015 Fri 8:00 PMBeasley Outdoor Movies
    Beasley Real Estate, in partnership with the City of Alexandria, invite you to a screening of the movie: The Big Hero 6 (PG). Admission is free and offers complimentary gourmet popcorn and water. Be sure to bring blankets or a beach chair or a picnic supper and enjoy an outdoor movie along the waterfront.
    Jul 25, 2015 Sat 8:00 PMBeasley Outdoor Movies
    Beasley Real Estate, in partnership with the City of Alexandria, invite you to a screening of the movie: Blank Check (PG). Admission is free and offers complimentary gourmet popcorn and water. Be sure to bring blankets or a beach chair or a picnic supper and enjoy an outdoor movie along the waterfront.
    Jul 26, 2015 Sun 10:00 AM4MRStage Concert Series - Mike Elosh
    Mike Elosh plays guitar, piano & harmonica to accompany his roots-based music.
    Jul 30, 2015 Thu 7:00 PMMusic at Twilight Concert-John Carlyle Square Park
    City concert series with a performance by The Muddy Crows featuring Modern/Americana, and Folk-Rock music. Feel free to bring chairs or a blanket and a picnic supper.
    Aug 1, 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 ...
    Aug 2, 2015 Sun 10:00 AM4mrstage Concert Series - Jong Lee
    4MRMarket veteran musician Jong Lee. Jong runs Jive Sound a bass guitar shop on the Avenue in Arlandria and his performances are a lot of fun.
    Aug 2, 2015 Sun 6:00 PMCity Concert Series
    City Sponsored Concert at Market Square with a performance by the 257th Army Band, "The Band of the Nation's Capital", featuring "All Entertainment"--music from the stage, the screen and the ring. Feel free to bring chairs or sit on the bench seating around the Square.
    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 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 7, 2015 Fri 5:30 PMMovie Night @ Four Mile Run
    Viewers will enjoy free popcorn, cotton candy, drinks and a (PG)movie for the entire family to enjoy.
    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 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 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 30, 2015 Sun 10:00 AM4MRStage Concert Series - Mike Elosh
    Mike Elosh plays guitar, piano & harmonica to accompany his roots-based music.
    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 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 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 12, 2015 Sat 5:30 PMMovie Night @ Four Mile Run
    Viewers will enjoy free popcorn, cotton candy, drinks and a (PG)movie for the entire family to enjoy.
    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 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 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?' “
    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 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 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 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 18, 2015 Sun 10:00 AM4MRStage Concert Series - Mike Elosh
    Mike Elosh plays guitar, piano & harmonica to accompany his roots-based music.
    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.
    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 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 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 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.

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