Calendar of Events

Recreation 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 dashbus.com. For Metrobus schedule information, call 202.637.7000 or visit wmata.com. Parking is also available in one of the convenient parking garages or lots.

Bicyclists may visit alexandriava.gov/localmotion 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
Mar 2, 2017 Thu 7:00 PMCameron Run Park Planning Process Community Meetin
The purpose of the planning process is to assist in determining the highest and best use for the Cameron Run Park on Eisenhower Ave. between Telegraph Road and the Eisenhower Connector. Cameron Run Park is a unique place with special qualities, as well as significant environmental features that could affect any long-term use. We are seeking the community’s ...
Mar 3, 2017 Fri 6:00 PMFirst Friday: "Family Art Night"
"Family Art Night" provides an opportunity for families to create art together.
Mar 4, 2017 Sat 12:45 PMGeology Program
Local Geologist and Professor Joe Marx will join us for an interesting and informative lecture at the nature center, followed by a foray into the Holmes Run Stream Valley Gorge to explore the exciting geologic history of this area. Please wear weather appropriate clothing and comfortable, closed-toe hiking shoes.
Mar 5, 2017 Sun 11:00 AM“Bagels and Bach” Concert Series
“Bagels and Bach” Concert Series is scheduled on the first Sunday of each month.
Mar 6, 2017 Mon 5:00 PMAd Hoc Waterfront Construction Monitoring Group
Scheduled meeting
Mar 10, 2017 Fri 7:00 PMFriday Evening Chamber Music Series
In Partnership with the Office of the Arts, the Symphony Orchestra of Northern Virginia will present a Friday Evening Chamber Music Series.
Mar 16, 2017 Thu 7:00 PMPark and Recreation Commission
Regular monthly meeting
Mar 17, 2017 Fri 6:00 PMFamily Splash Night
Join your friends for Family Splash Night featuring Patrick Henry Elementary School! Enjoy swimming, beach ball and aqua basketball, and a floating obstacle course. Pool safety tips and swimming skills assessments for youth. Light refreshments will be served.
Mar 21, 2017 Tue 7:30 AMWaterfront Commission
Regular monthly meeting
Mar 21, 2017 Tue 7:00 PMCommission for the Arts
Regular meeting
Mar 25, 2017 Sat 10:00 AMWorld Day of Puppetry
The National Capital Puppetry Guild of the Puppeteers of America in collaboration with the Office of the Arts will celebrate the World Day of Puppetry with a day-long puppetry festival.
Mar 25, 2017 Sat 7:00 PM"The Migration Project"
Jane Franklin Dance Company in collaboration with the Office of the Arts will present "The Migration Project," a dance concert which explores stories of relocation.
Mar 31, 2017 Fri 6:00 PMFamily Splash Night
Join your friends for Family Splash Night featuring George Mason and Maury Elementary Schools! Enjoy swimming, beach ball and aqua basketball, and a floating obstacle course. Pool safety tips and swimming skills assessments for youth. Light refreshments will be served.
Apr 2, 2017 Sun 11:00 AM“Bagels and Bach” Concert Series
“Bagels and Bach” Concert Series is scheduled on the first Sunday of each month.
Apr 18, 2017 Tue 7:30 AMWaterfront Commission
Regular monthly meeting
Apr 18, 2017 Tue 7:00 PMCommission for the Arts
Regular meeting
Apr 20, 2017 Thu 7:00 PMPark and Recreation Commission
Regular monthly meeting
Apr 28, 2017 Fri 6:00 PMFamily Splash Night
Join your friends for Family Splash Night featuring Mount Vernon Elementary School! Enjoy swimming, beach ball and aqua basketball, and a floating obstacle course. Pool safety tips and swimming skills assessments for youth. Light refreshments will be served.
May 5, 2017 Fri 6:00 PMFamily Splash Night
Join your friends for Family Splash Night featuring Lyles-Crouch Elementary School! Enjoy swimming, beach ball and aqua basketball, and a floating obstacle course. Pool safety tips and swimming skills assessments for youth. Light refreshments will be served.
May 19, 2017 Fri 6:00 PMFamily Splash Night
Join your friends for Family Splash Night featuring James Polk Elementary School! Enjoy swimming, beach ball and aqua basketball, and a floating obstacle course. Pool safety tips and swimming skills assessments for youth. Light refreshments will be served.
Jun 2, 2017 Fri 6:00 PMFamily Splash Night
Join your friends for Family Splash Night featuring Cora Kelly Elementary School! Enjoy swimming, beach ball and aqua basketball, and a floating obstacle course. Pool safety tips and swimming skills assessments for youth. Light refreshments will be served.

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