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    Calendar of Events

    List of Calendar Events

    Date    TimeEvent
    Apr 2, 2015 Thu 6:00 PMWaterfront Commission Special Meeting
    Special meeting on Waterfront Governance Report
    Apr 2, 2015 Thu 8:00 PMUSAF Band Chamber Series at the Lyceum
    USAF Band Chamber Series at the Lyceum. Diversity of Saxophone, featuring saxophonist, MSgt Jeremy Koch and pianist, Yu-Hsuan Liao.
    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 7, 2015 Tue 5:00 PMAlexandria Industrial Development Authority
    Regularly scheduled meeting
    Apr 7, 2015 Tue 6:00 PMMorrison House Presents: Public Art In Alexandria
    Diane Ruggiero and Matthew Harwood from the City's Office of the Arts in a talk about Alexandria's new implementation plan for public art.
    Apr 7, 2015 Tue 7:00 PMEmancipation Comes to Alexandria, Virginia
    Join Alexandria Society for the Preservation of Black Heritage, Inc. members and Alexandria Black History Museum staff as they host the “Emancipation Comes to Alexandria, Virginia” lecture
    Apr 8, 2015 Wed 8:00 AMHistorical Restoration and Preservation Commission
    Regular monthly meeting
    Apr 9, 2015 Thu 5:00 PMWaterfront Commission Marina Committee
    Marina Committee meeting
    Apr 9, 2015 Thu 8:00 PMUSAF Band Chamber Series at the Lyceum
    USAF Band Chamber Series at the Lyceum. Music for Euphonium, featuring TSgt Matthew Shipes, euphonium.
    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 1:00 PMFirefighting in Civil War Alexandria Walking Tour
    The “We’ve Been Burned: Alexandria Firefighters During the Civil War” walking tour will explore firefighting during the Union occupation.
    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 12, 2015 Sun 2:00 PMJames Bland Music Scholarship Competition
    James Bland Music Scholarship Competition. Lions of Northern Virginia, District 24-A. High school level instrumentalists and vocalists will perform and compete for awards, and the opportunity to advance to the state finals in Tysons Corner on May 15.
    Apr 12, 2015 Sun 6:00 PMChamber Music: Friday Morning Music Club
    Join Friday Morning Music Club artists for an evening of chamber music, featuring Dorotea Racz and Dmitry Samogray performing the Shostokovich Sonata for cello and piano in D Minor, op. 40 and Gwyn Jones and Rosanne Conway performing the Sonata for flute and piano by Francis Poulenc. The program will include additional works for voice, strings and small ...
    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 13, 2015 Mon 6:30 PMWindmill Hill Park Shoreline Community Meeting
    The City of Alexandria will host a public information meeting to review conceptual design options for the bulkhead replacement and shoreline improvements at Windmill Hill Park, 501 S. Union Street.
    Apr 13, 2015 Mon 7:00 PMARHA RFP - Community Meeting
    Alexandria Redevelopment Housing Authority RFP - Community Meeting
    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 15, 2015 Wed 7:00 PMHuman Rights Commission - Executive Committee
    Regular monthly meeting
    Apr 15, 2015 Wed 7:00 PMARHA RFP - Community Meeting
    Alexandria Redevelopment Housing Authority RFP - Community Meeting
    Apr 16, 2015 Thu 7:00 PMARHA RFP - Community Meeting
    Alexandria Redevelopment Housing Authority RFP - Community Meeting
    Apr 16, 2015 Thu 8:00 PMUSAF Band Chamber Series at the Lyceum
    USAF Band Chamber Series at the Lyceum. Music for Soprano, Clarinet and Piano, featuring the Felsen Trio, TSgt Mandi Harper, soprano and TSgt Sara Wollmacher.
    Apr 17, 2015 Fri 2:30 PMAmerican Youth Philharmonic
    Orchestra Recital by AYPO students from the Chamber Music Program.
    Apr 18, 2015 Sat 8:00 PMEvening with Miroslav Tadic and Merima Kljuco
    Evening with Miroslav Tadic and Merima Kljuco: Guitar and Accordion Duo performing Contemporary World and Classical Music Miroslav Tadic (http://www.miroslavtadic.com/) guitarist, composer and improviser and Merima Kljuco (http://www.merimakljuco.com), two acclaimed masters combine vast and diverse experiences to create deeply moving and unique musical ...
    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 20, 2015 Mon 7:30 PMPublic Records Advisory Commission
    Regular scheduled meeting, Room 1102A
    Apr 21, 2015 Tue 7:30 AMWaterfront Commission
    Scheduled meeting
    Apr 21, 2015 Tue 7:00 PMHuman Rights Commission
    Regular meeting
    Apr 22, 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.
    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 1:00 PMMoroccan Artisans Showcase
    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 11:00 AMMoroccan Artisans Showcase
    Celebration of Moroccan culture with a multi-day festival featuring vendor sales, food, music and entertainment.
    Apr 28, 2015 Tue 11:00 AMMoroccan Artisans Showcase
    Celebration of Moroccan culture with a multi-day festival featuring vendor sales, food, music and entertainment.
    Apr 29, 2015 Wed 11:00 AMMoroccan Artisans Showcase
    Celebration of Moroccan culture with a multi-day festival featuring vendor sales, food, music and entertainment.
    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 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 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 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 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 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 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, entertainmen, 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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