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    Calendar of Events

    List of Calendar Events

    Date    TimeEvent
    Apr 20, 2014 Sun 1:30 PMSuccess for Life Inititative
    Face painting, inspirational music, motivational messages, snacks.
    Apr 21, 2014 Mon 7:30 PMPublic Records Advisory Commission
    Regular monthly meeting
    Apr 23, 2014 Wed 7:30 AMBAR Parker-Gray District Hearing
    Monthly Parker-Gray District Board of Architectural Review hearing
    Apr 24, 2014 Thu 6:30 PMWar Of 1812 Film Gala
    Enjoy a special screening of Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World at Old Town Theatre, 815-1/2 King Street, complete with cocktail reception, exhibition of clothing worn on the film set, and a pre-screening film discussion on Thursday, April 24 at 6:30 p.m. to mark the launch of the City of Alexandria’s War of 1812 Bicentennial Commemoration. ...
    Apr 26, 2014 Sat 1:00 PMFirefighting History Walking Tours
    Explore Alexandria’s firefighting history on the “Blazing a Trail: Alexandria’s Firefighting History” tour.
    Apr 27, 2014 Sun 3:00 PMPresidential Salon with James Madison
    Join President Madison as he discusses and engages guests about political and personal issues of 1814.
    Apr 30, 2014 Wed 7:30 PMLecture: The Battle of the White House
    Lecture: The Battle of the White House
    May 2, 2014 Fri 11:00 AMBuilding Safety Month 2014 Kick-off Event
    Event to promote building safety awareness. Features displays, food, guest speakers, and door prizes.
    May 4, 2014 Sun 1:30 PMStepalive Walkathon
    A 5K or 5 mile (walker's choice)fun walk from First Christian Church, through Old Town and back to First Christian Church, followed by a picnic and music inside the church.
    May 5, 2014 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 6, 2014 Tue 7:30 AMLecture: The Internal Enemy, Slavery and War
    Lecture: The Internal Enemy, Slavery and War in Virginia from 1772 to 1832. Alan Taylor, University of California.
    May 8, 2014 Thu 6:30 PMWaterfront Community Meeting #5
    Waterfront Community Meeting #5 - Design refinements based on the recent ODBC negotiations.
    May 11, 2014 Sun 1:00 PMFree Mother's Day Tours -- Apothecary Museum
    The Stabler-Leadbeater Apothecary Museum is pleased to offer free tours on Mother’s Day for all visiting mothers! Tour times are from 1:00 – 5:00 p.m. and cost $5 for all other adults and $3 for children (ages 5 -12).
    May 11, 2014 Sun 1:00 PMMother’s Day Open House
    The Friendship Firehouse Museum is free for mothers and their families on Mother’s Day. Mothers can take home a complimentary photograph.
    May 15, 2014 Thu 7:30 PMA Look at Alexandria's General Samuel Cooper
    A Look at Alexandria's General Samuel Cooper, the highest ranking officer of the Confederacy Using family materials, his great-great granddaughter will discuss his character, personal life and service in the United States and Confederate armies. Born a Yankee, he died a dedicated Alexandrian. Presented By Marion Robinette, Descendant of General ...
    May 16, 2014 Fri 5:30 AMBike To Work Day 2014
    Bike to Work Day is held annually throughout the region. Participants bicycle in, enjoy music, food, gifts and various informational vendors.
    May 17, 2014 Sat 1:00 PMFirefighting in Civil War Alexandria
    The “We’ve Been Burned: Alexandria Firefighters During the Civil War” walking tour will explore firefighting during the Union occupation.
    May 25, 2014 Sun 12:00 PMTake 25
    Outdoor event with community vendors. Activities for families and children
    May 26, 2014 Mon 1:00 PMCity of Alexandria Memorial Day Jazz Festival
    37th Annual Memorial Day Jazz Festival commemorating Memorial Day. Performances by a variety of Jazz, with food and beverage sales. The U.S. Army Blues, from The U.S Army Band "Pershing's Own" will kick off the festival.
    May 28, 2014 Wed 7:30 PMBAR Parker-Gray District Hearing
    Monthly Parker-Gray District Board of Architectural Review hearing
    May 28, 2014 Wed 7:30 PMLecture: Through The Perilous Fight
    Lecture: Through the Perilous Fight.
    May 31, 2014 Sat 1:00 PMFirefighting in Civil War Alexandria
    The “We’ve Been Burned: Alexandria Firefighters During the Civil War” walking tour will explore firefighting during the Union occupation.
    Jun 15, 2014 Sun 1:00 PMFree Father's Day Tours -- Apothecary Museum
    The Stabler-Leadbeater Apothecary Museum is pleased to offer free tours on Father’s Day for all visiting fathers! Tour times are from 1:00 – 5:00 p.m. and cost $5 for all other adults and $3 for children (ages 5 -12).
    Jun 15, 2014 Sun 1:00 PMFather’s Day Open House
    The Friendship Firehouse Museum is free for fathers and their families on Father’s Day. The firehouse photographer will be on hand, so dads can take home a complimentary photograph.
    Jun 19, 2014 Thu 7:30 PMConfederates in Alexandria's Ivy Hill Cemetery
    Significant Confederates Buried in Alexandria's Ivy Hill Cemetery Who was  Turner Ashby, and how did the amazing spy Frank Stringfellow end up in Alexandria? Why was Col. Richard Bland Lee II famous before the Civil War? This lecture will explore the stories of these and other Confederates buried at Ivy Hill Cemetery. Presented By Don Hakenson, ...
    Jun 22, 2014 Sun 3:00 PMPresidential Salon with James Madison
    Join President Madison as he discusses and engages guests about political and personal issues of 1814.
    Jun 25, 2014 Wed 7:30 PMBAR Parker-Gray District Hearing
    Monthly Parker-Gray District Board of Architectural Review hearing
    Jul 12, 2014 Sat 7:30 PMUSA/Alexandria Birthday Celebration
    Celebration of the United States and the City of Alexandria's birthdays. Activities, birthday cake distribution, awards presentation, musical performance and fireworks display.
    Jul 21, 2014 Mon 9:00 AMAlexandria Archaeology Summer Camp
    Summer Camp for ages 12-15. Help Alexandria’s City archaeologists excavate a real archaeological site! Learn professional excavating, recording, and artifact processing methods. Uncover Alexandria’s buried past while protecting the City’s valuable historic resources. Camp takes place July 21-25 from 9 am to 3:30 pm, at the Alexandria Archaeology Museum ...
    Jul 22, 2014 Tue 9:00 AMAlexandria Archaeology Summer Camp
    Summer Camp for ages 12-15. Help Alexandria’s City archaeologists excavate a real archaeological site! Learn professional excavating, recording, and artifact processing methods. Uncover Alexandria’s buried past while protecting the City’s valuable historic resources. Camp takes place July 21-25 from 9 am to 3:30 pm, at the Alexandria Archaeology Museum ...
    Jul 23, 2014 Wed 9:00 AMAlexandria Archaeology Summer Camp
    Summer Camp for ages 12-15. Help Alexandria’s City archaeologists excavate a real archaeological site! Learn professional excavating, recording, and artifact processing methods. Uncover Alexandria’s buried past while protecting the City’s valuable historic resources. Camp takes place July 21-25 from 9 am to 3:30 pm, at the Alexandria Archaeology Museum ...
    Jul 23, 2014 Wed 7:30 PMBAR Parker-Gray District Hearing
    Monthly Parker-Gray District Board of Architectural Review hearing
    Jul 24, 2014 Thu 9:00 AMAlexandria Archaeology Summer Camp
    Summer Camp for ages 12-15. Help Alexandria’s City archaeologists excavate a real archaeological site! Learn professional excavating, recording, and artifact processing methods. Uncover Alexandria’s buried past while protecting the City’s valuable historic resources. Camp takes place July 21-25 from 9 am to 3:30 pm, at the Alexandria Archaeology Museum ...
    Jul 25, 2014 Fri 9:00 AMAlexandria Archaeology Summer Camp
    Summer Camp for ages 12-15. Help Alexandria’s City archaeologists excavate a real archaeological site! Learn professional excavating, recording, and artifact processing methods. Uncover Alexandria’s buried past while protecting the City’s valuable historic resources. Camp takes place July 21-25 from 9 am to 3:30 pm, at the Alexandria Archaeology Museum ...
    Jul 29, 2014 Tue 9:00 AMClio's Kids: A History Mini-camp
    History Mini-Camp for Children ages 5-7. Come join in on the fun! Clio's Kids introduces children to American history and life in historic Alexandria through artifacts, storytelling, singing and crafts, "old-fashioned" games, and visits to nearby historic places. Our theme for 2014 is “Alexandria: Then and Now.” We'll learn about life in Alexandria ...
    Jul 30, 2014 Wed 9:00 AMClio's Kids: A History Mini-camp
    History Mini-Camp for Children ages 5-7. Come join in on the fun! Clio's Kids introduces children to American history and life in historic Alexandria through artifacts, storytelling, singing and crafts, "old-fashioned" games, and visits to nearby historic places. Our theme for 2014 is “Alexandria: Then and Now.” We'll learn about life in Alexandria ...
    Jul 31, 2014 Thu 9:00 AMClio's Kids: A History Mini-camp
    History Mini-Camp for Children ages 5-7. Come join in on the fun! Clio's Kids introduces children to American history and life in historic Alexandria through artifacts, storytelling, singing and crafts, "old-fashioned" games, and visits to nearby historic places. Our theme for 2014 is “Alexandria: Then and Now.” We'll learn about life in Alexandria ...
    Sep 10, 2014 Wed 7:30 PMBAR Parker-Gray District Hearing
    Monthly Parker-Gray District Board of Architectural Review hearing
    Sep 14, 2014 Sun 10:00 AM12th Annual Alexandria Festival of the Arts
    Outdoor arts festival, annual, cultural and community gathering opportunity.
    Sep 14, 2014 Sun 3:00 PMPresidential Salon with James Madison
    Join President Madison as he discusses and engages guests about political and personal issues of 1814.
    Oct 22, 2014 Wed 7:30 PMBAR Parker-Gray District Hearing
    Monthly Parker-Gray District Board of Architectural Review hearing
    Nov 12, 2014 Wed 7:30 PMBAR Parker-Gray District Hearing
    Monthly Parker-Gray District Board of Architectural Review hearing
    Nov 16, 2014 Sun 7:00 AM2 Annual Usatf 12k National Road Race Championship
    National foot race
    Nov 16, 2014 Sun 3:00 PMPresidential Salon with James Madison
    Join President Madison as he discusses and engages guests about political and personal issues of 1814.
    Nov 28, 2014 Fri 7:00 PMAlexandria Tree Lighting Ceremony
    Annual event at which the City tree is lit, performances and a visit by Santa to open the Holiday season.
    Dec 6, 2014 Sat 11:00 AMScottish Christmas Walk Parade
    44th Annual Scottish Christmas Walk Parade
    Dec 10, 2014 Wed 7:30 PMBAR Parker-Gray District Hearing
    Monthly Parker-Gray District Board of Architectural Review hearing
    Dec 31, 2014 Wed 12:00 PMFirst Night Alexandria
    Family friendly celebration if the new year through the performing arts.

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