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    Calendar of Events

    List of Calendar Events

    Date    TimeEvent
    Apr 19, 2015 Sun 2:00 PMBeau Soir Ensemble
    Flute, Viola, and Harp Chamber Concert by the Beau Soir Ensemble, Carrie Rose (flute), Jennifer Ries (viola) and Michelle Myers Lundy (harp), works by Debussy, David Bruce, Dubois and others.
    Apr 21, 2015 Tue 7:30 AMWaterfront Commission
    Scheduled meeting
    Apr 21, 2015 Tue 7:00 PMHuman Rights Commission
    Regular meeting
    Apr 23, 2015 Thu 7:30 PMSesquicentennial Civil War Lecture
    This sesquicentennial commemoration offers an opportunity to survey different views of Lincoln over time and into the present.
    Apr 25, 2015 Sat 3:00 PMThe Ars Nova Chamber Orchestra
    The Ars Nova Chamber Orchestra, a conductorless orchestra, will present works by Rossini, Dvorak, and Mendelssohn.
    Apr 25, 2015 Sat 7:00 PMConcert: With Strings Attached
    With Strings Attached: saxophonist Anders Lundegård and clarinetist Terry Guidetti with the Cherry Blossom String Quartet. Works by Mozart, Weber and some Jazz. Reception to follow.
    Apr 26, 2015 Sun 10:00 AMMoroccan Artisans Festival
    Celebration of Moroccan culture with a multi-day festival featuring vendor sales, food, music and entertainment.
    Apr 26, 2015 Sun 7:00 PMAll About Music: Music in Recital
    All About Music; Music in recital; Performers are Guity Adjoodan (Piano), Robert & Rocio Ford (Accordion & Castanets), Jeremiah Baker (Saxophone), Vladimir Fridman, (Guitar).Presented by Unique Foundation, An exciting night of music in recital by various performers to raise funds for breast cancer research.
    Apr 27, 2015 Mon 10:00 AMMoroccan Artisans Festival
    Celebration of Moroccan culture with a multi-day festival featuring vendor sales, food, music and entertainment.
    Apr 27, 2015 Mon 12:00 PMMoroccan Artisans Festival Opening Ceremony
    Celebration of Moroccan culture with a multi-day festival featuring vendor sales, food, music and entertainment.
    Apr 27, 2015 Mon 7:30 PMPublic Records Advisory Commission
    Regular scheduled meeting
    Apr 28, 2015 Tue 10:00 AMMoroccan Artisans Festival
    Celebration of Moroccan culture with a multi-day festival featuring vendor sales, food, music and entertainment.
    Apr 29, 2015 Wed 10:00 AMMoroccan Artisans Festival
    Celebration of Moroccan culture with a multi-day festival featuring vendor sales, food, music and entertainment.
    Apr 29, 2015 Wed 6:00 PMOld Town Area Parking Study 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.
    May 1, 2015 Fri 7:00 PMSUclarinets: Shenandoah Conservatory
    SUclarinets Shenandoah Conservatory's award winning clarinet choir under the direction of acclaimed clarinet soloist Garrick Zoeter, performs works by Mozart, Handel, Vivaldi, Gershwin, and the United States premiere of Guillaume Connesson's Scene's From A Contemporary Life for Clarinet and Bass Clarinet Duo.
    May 2, 2015 Sat 10:00 AMJava Jolt-Alexandria Archaeology
    Alexandria Archaeology is pleased to host Blair Meerfeld for a Java Jolt, sponsored by the Friends of Alexandria Archaeolog
    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 1:30 PMStepalive! Walkathon
    A 5K or 5 mile fun run from First Christian Church through Old Town and back.
    May 3, 2015 Sun 3:00 PMEclipse Chamber Orchestra at the Lyceum
    Eclipse Chamber Orchestra musicians will present two of Franz Schubert's most delightful and popular works. The Arpeggione Sonata and the Trout Quintet are masterpieces that are thrilling to hear in live performance. Featured performers are Mahoko Eguchi, viola, John Hughes, violin, Rachel Young, cello, Paul DeNola, bass, and Jiyoung Oh, piano.
    May 3, 2015 Sun 7:00 PMAmerican Youth Philharmonic Master Class
    American Youth Philharmonic Master Class with AYPO Students, directed by The Ensemble da Camera chamber music concert. A recital by AYPO students from the Chamber Music program.
    May 4, 2015 Mon 10:00 AMFallen Officer Wreath Laying Ceremony
    During National Correctional Officers and Employees Week and in honor of National Police Week, the Alexandria Retired Police, Fire and Sheriff Association, the Alexandria Police Department and the Alexandria Sheriff’s Office will hold a wreath-laying ceremony at the fallen law enforcement officer memorial at Waterfront Park.
    May 4, 2015 Mon 12:15 PMSchool Lunch Bunch Concerts
    Concert featuring Browne Academy Advanced Guitar Ensemble.
    May 5, 2015 Tue 12:15 PMSchool Lunch Bunch Concerts
    Concert by James K. Polk Elementary Third Grade Recorder Ensemble.
    May 6, 2015 Wed 12:15 PMSchool Lunch Bunch Concerts
    Concert by Our Lady of Good Counsel School Choir of Vienna, VA.
    May 10, 2015 Sun 1:00 PMFree Mother’s Day Open House Friendship Firehouse
    Mothers and their families are admitted free at the Friendship Firehouse Museum on Mother’s Day.
    May 11, 2015 Mon 12:15 PMSchool Lunch Bunch Concerts
    Concert featuring Alexandria Country Day School Concert Band.
    May 16, 2015 Sat 1:00 PMFirefighting History Walking Tour
    Explore Alexandria’s firefighting history on the “Blazing a Trail: Alexandria’s Firefighting History” tour.
    May 16, 2015 Sat 7:30 PMWords&Music presents: Songs of the Spirit
    Words&Music presents the fifth installment in the ongoing series "The American Composer", this year titled Songs of the Spirit. Join us as we celebrate the richness and diversity of music that comes from the heart and speaks to the spirit.
    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 3:00 PMTea with Martha Washington - Scout event
    Ever wonder how the first First Lady entertained her guests?
    May 22, 2015 Fri 3:00 PMNational EMS Memorial Bike Ride
    The National EMS Memorial Bike Ride is an annual event that honors EMS providers who lost their lives in the line of duty. The ride will end at Oronoco Bay Park.
    May 24, 2015 Sun 3:00 PMThe Eclectic Guitars: Blues in the Night
    The Eclectic Guitars: Blues in the Night. Larry Snitzler, (Classical Guitar), and Rick Whitehead, (Jazz Guitar), are at it again, with a wide-ranging variety of styles and pieces, covering the gamut from Latin American, to classical, to American jazz standards with a special emphasis on the Blues.
    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 27, 2015 Wed 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
    May 31, 2015 Sun 3:00 PMPresidential Salon with James Madison
    Join President James Madison, as presented by John Douglas Hall, at Gadsby’s Tavern Museum
    May 31, 2015 Sun 5:00 PMA Brahms-Schumann Soirée
    A Brahms-Schumann Soirée: Chamber Music with Violin, Clarinet, Cello and Piano, The Ensemble da Camera of Washington - Ricardo Cyncynates (violin), Claire Eichhorn (clarinet), Anna Balakerskaia (piano), and cello. Works by Brahms and Schumann.
    Jun 1, 2015 Mon 7:00 PMSesquicentennial Civil War Lecture
    Exactly who were some of the famous Civil War people that the West End streets (west of Quaker Lane to the western boundary of Alexandria, north to Route 7 and south to the Beltway) are named for.
    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 10, 2015 Wed 11:00 AML'hermione Voyage 2015
    Tour the L'Hermione
    Jun 12, 2015 Fri 9:00 AML'hermione Voyage 2015
    Tour the L'Hermione
    Jun 21, 2015 Sun 1:00 PMFree Father’s Day Open House Friendship Firehouse
    The Friendship Firehouse Museum is free for fathers and their families on Father’s Day.
    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 19, 2015 Sun 3:00 PMPresidential Salon with James Madison
    Join President James Madison, as presented by John Douglas Hall, at Gadsby’s Tavern Museum
    Aug 29, 2015 Sat 9:00 AMOld Town Open 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. Features food, entertainment, activities and vendors.
    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
    Nov 15, 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 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.
    Dec 12, 2015 Sat 12:00 PMCivil War Christmas in Camp
    Some activities weather dependent.

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