Friday, August 16, 2019



Be a Superhero and Help Clear the Shelters in Alexandria!

Alexandria, VA - On August 17, be an adoption superhero by joining the Animal Welfare League of Alexandria (AWLA), in coordination with NBC4 and...

Old Town’s Inaugural Emerging Writers Festival is this Weekend

Making Old Town a Literary Destination  By Carolanne Wilson ALEXANDRIA,VA- Calling all amateur writers, seasoned novelist and literary enthusiast! The Inaugural Emerging Writers Festival is debuting...

Alexandria Symphony Program Expands to Patrick Henry K-8 School

Alexandria, VA—The Alexandria Symphony Orchestra (ASO) will expand its ASO Sympatico program to Patrick Henry K-8 School beginning in September. The music education program will...

Let Loose: Have Fun in Alexandria This Weekend

Alexandria, VA – It’s supposed to be another hot one this weekend. The weather forecast indicates low 90s. But if you’re tired of feeling...

OBITUARY: Betty Morrison Howe, 94

ALEXANDRIA, VA - Betty (Morrison) Howe, 94, formerly of Alexandria VA and Tampa FL, passed away peacefully on Sunday, August 4, 2019. Betty was born...

IDA Breaks Ground at New Potomac Yard Facility

ALEXANDRIA, VA (August 2019) – The Institute for Defense Analyses (IDA), joined by City of Alexandria officials, construction and real estate partners, community leaders,...

Alexandria Restaurant Week: August 16-25

219 Restaurant 219 King St, Alexandria VA 22314 703-549-1141 Deal: 3 course dinner for $35 A la Lucia 315 Madison St, Alexandria VA 22314 703-836-5123 Deal: 3...

Wonderment Puppet Theater at the Durant Center in Alexandria, VA

Alexandria, VA - Alexandria’s Office of the Arts hosts monthly puppet shows that are fun for the very young and the young at heart....

City of Alexandria Fall Recreation Program Registration Begins August 14

Alexandria, VA - Registration for fall classes and activities offered by the City of Alexandria’s Department of Recreation, Parks and Cultural Activities begins at...

Attend a free REVIVE! in Alexandria, VA – Use this Training to Save A...

Alexandria, VA -  Narcan saves lives! Learn how to spot an opioid overdose and reverse it using Narcan (Naloxone). Attend a free REVIVE! Training...

Recycling in the 1950s

Memories and Musings By Nina Tisara ALEXANDRIA,VA- Long ago, in the 50s, and far away, in Brooklyn, New York, my girlfriends and I recycled, but not...

T.C. Williams High School’s “First Class” of Freshman Celebrate 50 Years After 1969 Graduation

90 members of the high school’s graduating class attended By Rosemary O’Brien ALEXANDRIA,VA- Fifty years after donning their caps and gowns, over 90 class members from...

How to Buy a Home: A Quick Guide for First-Time Buyers (and those that...

By Sue Goodhart ALEXANDRIA,VA-Do you imagine owning your own home someday? Perhaps you see yourself in an urban condo or maybe it’s a single-family house...

Huge Good Shepherd Yard Sale is August 31

Donations Welcome Starting Aug 10 ALEXANDRIA,VA- Have you been promising yourself to get on board with the “decluttering” movement? Are you looking for a way...

2019 Disability Awareness Awards Call Out Heroes

By Mary Wadland ALEXANDRIA,VA- Presented by the American Physical Therapy Association and sponsored by Alexandria’s Chamber of Commerce and the City’s Commission on Persons with...



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August 2019

Daily Crossword Puzzle



  • Ballet (Ages 5-7)
    Dates: 06/29/2019 - 08/24/2019,
    Time: 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm
  • Dance With Me
    Dates: 08/01/2019,
    Time: 10:45 am - 11:15 am
  • Circus Art Camp with April Rodgers
    Dates: 08/01/2019,
    Time: 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
  • Circus Arts Camp
    Dates: 08/01/2019,
    Time: 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
  • Stories from the Past
    Dates: 08/01/2019,
    Time: 11:00 am - 11:45 am
  • Stories from the Past
    Dates: 08/01/2019,
    Time: 11:00 am - 11:45 am
  • Stories from the Past
    Dates: 08/01/2019,
    Time: 11:00 am - 11:45 am
  • Kids Aerial
    Dates: 08/01/2019,
    Time: 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
  • City of Alexandria Pipes and Drums Waterfront Concert
    Dates: 08/01/2019,
    Time: 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Circus Art Camp with April Rodgers
    Dates: 08/02/2019,
    Time: 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

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