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    Calendar of Events

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    Date    TimeEvent
    Apr 4, 2015 Sat 1:00 PMUnderwater Egg Hunt
    Jump in and explore the water to find as many eggs as possible. Some special eggs will have prizes! Also participate in fun games, climb on the Aqua Challenge inflatable, and enjoy a special visit from Alex the Bunny! Bring your own waterproof basket. Chaperones free. To participate in the Egg Hunt, ages 6 months - 5 years should register for a ...
    Apr 7, 2015 Tue 3:00 PMCity Concert
    Performance at Market Square by the Perth College/Aquinas College Concert Band; College Choir and String Orchestra, young women and men performance tour groups from Australia.
    Apr 11, 2015 Sat 10:00 AM11th Annual U. S. E P A P3 Competition & Expo
    11th Annual U.S. EPA P3 Competition & National Sustainable Design Expo sponsored by the U. S. Environmental Protection Agency. University students will bring their sustainable technology ideas and demonstrations to be judged by members of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). At the end of the three day event a P3 Awards ...
    Apr 11, 2015 Sat 1:30 PMNational Tartan Day Festival
    Celebration of National Tartan Day and Scottish-American heritage.
    Apr 12, 2015 Sun 9:00 AM11th Annual U. S. E P A P3 Competition & Expo
    11th Annual U.S. EPA P3 Competition & National Sustainable Design Expo sponsored by the U. S. Environmental Protection Agency. University students will bring their sustainable technology ideas and demonstrations to be judged by members of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). At the end of the three day event a P3 Awards ...
    Apr 13, 2015 Mon 11:00 AM11th Annual U. S. E P A P3 Awards Ceremony
    11th Annual U.S. EPA P3 Competition & National Sustainable Design Expo sponsored by the U. S. Environmental Protection Agency. University students will bring their sustainable technology ideas and demonstrations to be judged by members of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). At the end of the three day event a P3 Awards ...
    Apr 15, 2015 Wed 12:00 PMDays of Remembrance
    28th Annual Ceremony of Commemoration by the City of Alexandria observing the Days of Remembrance of the Victims of the Holocaust.
    Apr 18, 2015 Sat 7:00 AMAlexandria Country Day School 5K
    5K Race begins and ends on Commonwealth Ave to raise money for the Miracle League and ACDS service learning.
    Apr 18, 2015 Sat 10:00 AMNature Center Open House
    Celebrate Earth Day at the Nature Center! We’ll have educational exhibits on the animals that live at the nature center, animal feedings and short presentations.
    Apr 18, 2015 Sat 11:00 AMAnnual Spring Invitational Cheer Competition
    Show your spirit! Support youth cheerleading teams from neighborhood recreation centers and the metropolitan area. Tickets available for purchase at the door the day of the event.
    Apr 24, 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.
    Apr 25, 2015 Sat 8:00 AMY M C A Activate Alexandria 5k Run/walk
    5K Run/Walk fundraiser for YMCA Alexandria Prevention of Childhood Obesity
    Apr 25, 2015 Sat 8:30 AMStrides toward Success
    Project Discovery hosts it's 18th Annual Walkathon fund-raiser where participants will run/walk around the park totaling 3k. Project Discovery staff will have tables set up for participants to pay/register and distribute refreshments.
    Apr 25, 2015 Sat 10:00 AMAlexandria Earth Day
    Program includes children's activities; exhibits by community groups; food sales; tree sales; recycling; Arbor Day tree planting; and a musical performance.
    Apr 26, 2015 Sun 1:00 PMMoroccan Artisans Showcase
    Celebration of Morroccan culture with a multi-day festival featuring vendor sales, food, music and entertainment.
    Apr 27, 2015 Mon 11:00 AMMoroccan Artisans Showcase
    Celebration of Morroccan culture with a multi-day festival featuring vendor sales, food, music and entertainment.
    Apr 28, 2015 Tue 7:30 AMArha/Kaboom! Playground Build
    ARHA will be building a new playground through a grant awarded from KaBoom and Fannie Mae. This playground will replace the playground at Princess Square(formerly Jefferson Village 1400 Princess Street.)
    Apr 28, 2015 Tue 11:00 AMMoroccan Artisans Showcase
    Celebration of Morroccan culture with a multi-day festival featuring vendor sales, food, music and entertainment.
    Apr 29, 2015 Wed 7:30 AMA R H A/ Kaboom! Playground Build
    ARHA will be building a new playground through a grant awarded from KaBoom and Fannie Mae. This playground will replace the playground at Princess Square(formerly Jefferson Village 1400 Princess Street.)
    Apr 29, 2015 Wed 11:00 AMMoroccan Artisans Showcase
    Celebration of Morroccan culture with a multi-day festival featuring vendor sales, food, music and entertainment.
    Apr 30, 2015 Thu 7:30 AMArha/Kaboom! Playground Build
    ARHA will be building a new playground through a grant awarded from KaBoom and Fannie Mae. This playground will replace the playground at Princess Square(formerly Jefferson Village 1400 Princess Street.)
    May 3, 2015 Sun 7:00 AM2015 Shelter Walk for Homeless Animals
    1.5 mile walk for people and their companion animals to raise awareness and funds for the Vola Lawson Animal Shelter and the activities of the Animal Welfare League of Alexandria.
    May 3, 2015 Sun 9:00 AM10th Annual NoVa Vision Walk
    5K Walk-a-Thon at Cameron Run Regional Park, 3699 Eisenhower Ave, to raise funds and awareness for the Foundation Fighting Blindness. Will include music, moonbounce and children's activities.
    May 3, 2015 Sun 1:30 PMStepalive! Walkathon
    A 5K or 5 mile fun run from First Christian Church through Old Town and back.
    May 9, 2015 Sat 3:00 PMBarrett Bazaar
    PTA sponsored carnival with children's games and activities; food sales; music and pony rides.
    May 16, 2015 Sat 12:00 PMRelay For Life of Alexandria
    A community event to walk and raise funds for cancer research. This event also honors survivors of this disease. Sponsored by the American Cancer Society.
    May 17, 2015 Sun 12:00 PMTake 25
    Outdoor event to provide safety information to parents in honor or National Missing Children's Day. Features community vendors, entertainment, and free child friendly activities.
    May 17, 2015 Sun 12:00 PMMattie Miracle Walk & Family Festival
    This is a fundraiser to raise awareness for childhood cancer. This will be the 6th annual walk and family festival to be held on the upper school campus of St. Stephen's and St. Agnes School. Located at 1000 St. Stephen's Road.
    May 22, 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.
    May 24, 2015 Sun 6:00 AMAlexandria Running & Family Festival
    Half Marathon and 5K race and family festival featuring music, beer garden, inflatable amusements, food and booths.
    May 25, 2015 Mon 1:00 PM38th Annual Memorial Day Jazz Festival
    Program will include entertainment by various bands and begin with a performance by The Army Blues Jazz Ensemble, from the U. S. Army Band "Pershing's Own". There will also be food and beverage sales.
    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.
    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 PMVirginia Foodshed Festival
    This festival will showcase the best of the Mid-Atlantic region's craft food and beverage. There will be ticketed tastings and education on local food.In addition to food there will be entertainment and games for children of all ages.
    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 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.
    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 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 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.
    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 29, 2015 Sat 9:00 AMOld TownOpen Streets Event
    An event to reclaim streets and create accessible, open, and interactive spaces for pedestrians and cyclists. Event takes place at King St from Royal to Union, Union St. from Prince to Queen.
    Sep 12, 2015 Sat 5:30 PMMovie Night @ Four Mile Run
    Viewers will enjoy free popcorn, cotton candy, drinks and a (PG)movie for the entire family to enjoy.
    Oct 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 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.
    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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