Calendar of Events

Events & Public Meetings

Date    TimeEvent
Sep 7, 2019 Sat 11:00 AMStory Time for Little Historians
Bring your little learners to the Alexandria Black History Museum for cultural stories and creative craft activities that introduce world history and folklore.
Sep 7, 2019 Sat 12:00 PMAfrica FEST
Celebrate African heritage through dance, music, food, crafts and culture at this free community event. Participate in hands-on activities, sample traditional food, meet ambassadors and experience cultural demonstrations. Traditional African attire is encouraged.
Sep 13, 2019 Fri 7:00 PM5th Ann of the Freedmen Cemetery & Memorial
A series of events commemorating the 5th anniversary of Alexandria’s Contrabands and Freedmen Cemetery and Memorial dedication.
Sep 14, 2019 Sat 10:00 AMExhibit Opening: The Journey to be Free
An exhibition highlighting the history of Alexandria’s contraband population (escaped slaves) during the Civil War.
Sep 18, 2019 Wed 7:00 PMAlexandria's EJI Steering Committee Meeting
Regular Meeting
Sep 21, 2019 Sat 1:00 PMEqual Justice Initiative Public Meeting
Join us for the first public meeting of Alexandria's Equal Justice Initiative.
Oct 5, 2019 Sat 11:00 AMStory Time for Little Historians
Bring your little learners to the Alexandria Black History Museum for cultural stories and creative craft activities that introduce world history and folklore.
Oct 16, 2019 Wed 7:00 PMAlexandria's EJI Steering Committee Meeting
Regular Meeting
Oct 26, 2019 Sat 11:00 AMLecture and Candy Tasting: Sweet as Sin
Join us for an interactive lecture and candy tasting focusing on the African American role in American candy making.
Nov 2, 2019 Sat 11:00 AMStory Time for Little Historians
Bring your little learners to the Alexandria Black History Museum for cultural stories and creative craft activities that introduce world history and folklore.
Nov 9, 2019 Sat 11:00 AMLecture with C.R. Gibbs
Join us for an annual Veteran’s Day lecture with C.R. Gibbs, noted historian of the African diaspora.
Nov 20, 2019 Wed 7:00 PMAlexandria's EJI Steering Committee Meeting
Regular Meeting
Dec 7, 2019 Sat 11:00 AMStory Time for Little Historians
Bring your little learners to the Alexandria Black History Museum for cultural stories and creative craft activities that introduce world history and folklore.
Dec 14, 2019 Sat 11:00 AMWorkshop: Kwanzaa
Join us for an annual Kwanzaa workshop suitable for adults and children.
Dec 18, 2019 Wed 7:00 PMAlexandria's EJI Steering Committee Meeting
Regular Meeting

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