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    Memorial Day Holiday Schedule of Services -- Updated 5/22/2015 11:22:10 AM

    All Alexandria City government offices will be closed on Monday, May 25, in observance of the Memorial Day holiday.

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    Calendar of Events

    List of Calendar Events

    Date    TimeEvent
    May 24, 2015 Sun 3:00 PMCancelled:the Eclectic Guitars, Blues In The Night
    This event has been cancelled.
    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". The other performers, in order are: Origem, featuring Brazilian Jazz; Halley Shoenberg Jazz Quartet featuring Modern Jazz; The Larry Brown Quintet, featuring Straight Ahead Jazz; and Night & Day ...
    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 29, 2015 Fri 12:15 PMSchool Lunch Bunch Concerts
    Concert featuring Immanuel Lutheran School Student Choirs & Presenters.
    May 30, 2015 Sat 10:00 AMAlexandria Black History Museum to Host Culture Qu
    Jessica Smith, Director of Culture Kingdom Kids and a Master Teaching Artist, will lead participants in learning fun ways to explore African American culture through a variety of creative games, interactive songs, dances and hands-on crafts.
    May 31, 2015 Sun 3:00 PMCancelled: Presidential Salon With James Madison
    Cancelled: Salon with President Madison
    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 2, 2015 Tue 6:00 PMPlanning Commission - Work Session
    The Planning Commission will hold a work session on June 2nd at 6:00pm in the City Hall Council Work Room, 301 King Street to receive an update on the land use, building heights, open space, transportation, and planned implementation for Oakville Triangle-Route 1.
    Jun 4, 2015 Thu 6:00 PMA Jazzy June Concert-Sandra Y Johnson Sextet
    June is African-American Music Appreciation month, and Carlyle House and Alexandria’s Black History Museum will be co-hosting talented local artists to celebrate the roots of this music!
    Jun 4, 2015 Thu 7:00 PMPlanning Commission - Special Public Hearing
    The Planning Commission will hold a special public hearing on Thursday, June 4, 2015 at 7:00pm to consider the following development projects: Robinson Terminal North (500 & 501 North Union Street) and Target (3601 Jefferson Davis Highway). The special public hearing will take place at City Hall, City Council Chambers at 301 King Street Alexandria VA ...
    Jun 6, 2015 Sat 9:00 AMWaterfront Commission Waterfront Walk
    Tide Lock Park, 1 Canal Center Plaza
    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 11, 2015 Thu 5:00 PMWaterfront Commission Marina Committee
    Marina Committee meeting
    Jun 11, 2015 Thu 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
    Jun 11, 2015 Thu 7:30 PMTeenage Hero: Lafayette Lecture-Harlow Giles Unger
    Author Harlow Giles Unger describes how Lafayette left a life of luxury to fight --- and nearly die --- for liberty in America
    Jun 12, 2015 Fri 9:00 AML'hermione Voyage 2015
    Tour the L'Hermione
    Jun 16, 2015 Tue 7:15 AMWaterfront Commission
    SW DC Waterfront Tour
    Jun 18, 2015 Thu 6:00 PMA Jazzy June Concert-Sandra Y Johnson Sextet
    June is African-American Music Appreciation month, and Carlyle House and Alexandria’s Black History Museum will be co-hosting talented local artists to celebrate the roots of this music!
    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 24, 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
    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 29, 2015 Mon 7:30 PMPublic Records Advisory Commission
    Regular meeting
    Jul 9, 2015 Thu 7:00 PMCity Concert Series
    City Sponsored Concert at Market Square. Performance by the American Accordionist Association.
    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 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 3:00 PMPresidential Salon with James Madison
    Join President James Madison, as presented by John Douglas Hall, at Gadsby’s Tavern Museum
    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.
    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.
    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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