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    Calendar of Events

    Community Events & Activities

    Visitors to the historic district are encouraged bike, walk or take the Metrorail Yellow or Blue lines to the King Street Station and take the free King Street Trolley, or DASH or Metro buses to the festival. For DASH schedule information, call 703.370.DASH or visit For Metrobus schedule information, call 202.637.7000 or visit Parking is also available in one of the convenient parking garages or lots.

    Bicyclists may visit for the City's Bikeways Map, which features the City's best on-street and off-road bikeways, as well as locations of grouped bicycle parking.

    For additional information, call the sponsoring organization for more information.  For events sponsored by the City of Alexandria, call the Special Events Hotline at 703.746.5592 for current information. Please be advised, events are subject to change.

    Also see our website for more information, including schedules for RPCA-sponsored classes and activities.

    Date    TimeEvent
    Feb 7, 2015 Sat 10:00 AMArt League Raku Firing
    A demonstration of the art of ceramic raku firing.
    Feb 12, 2015 Thu 5:00 PMWaterfront Commission Marina Committee
    Marina Committee meeting
    Feb 12, 2015 Thu 7:30 PMAlexandria Beautification Commission
    Regular monthly meeting
    Feb 17, 2015 Tue 7:30 AMWaterfront Commission
    Scheduled meeting
    Feb 19, 2015 Thu 7:00 PMPark and Recreation Commission
    Scheduled meeting
    Apr 25, 2015 Sat 10:00 AMAlexandria Earth Day
    Program includes children's activities; exhibits by community groups; food sales; tree sales; recycling; Arbor Day tree planting; and a musical performance.
    Apr 26, 2015 Sun 8:00 AM31st Annual George Washington Parkway Classic
    A 10 mile and 5k footrace held in Old Town Alexandria.
    May 15, 2015 Fri 12:30 PMSpring for Alexandria
    Hundreds of volunteers will perform community service at nonprofit and city agencies throughout the city. Fifty volunteers will build and paint book shelves on the stage under the supervision of carpenters.
    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 30, 2015 Sat 12:00 PMCroquet Day
    A croquet tournament will be played on multiple concurrent fields. Food and activities will be organized for team members, families, and spectators.
    Jul 11, 2015 Sat 7:00 PMUSA/Alexandria Birthday Celebration
    Program includes awards presentation, food sales, birthday cake distribution, premier concert and concludes with fireworks barge shoot.
    Aug 7, 2015 Fri 5:30 PMMovie Night @ Four Mile Run
    Viewers will enjoy free popcorn, cotton candy, drinks and a (PG)movie for the entire family to enjoy.
    Sep 12, 2015 Sat 5:30 PMMovie Night @ Four Mile Run
    Viewers will enjoy free popcorn, cotton candy, drinks and a (PG)movie for the entire family to enjoy.

    Office of Communications
    301 King St., Room 3500
    Alexandria, VA 22314
    Fax: 703.838.6343

    Office Hours:
    Monday - Friday,
    8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.