Tuesday, September 17, 2019



Photos: A Candlelight Vigil at Contrabands & Freedmen Cemetery Memorial

ALEXANDRIA,VA- What is the price of freedom? For more than 1,700 former enslaved African Americans buried in Alexandria, it meant everything. Over the weekend...

45 Years Young! Alexandria’s Torpedo Factory Art Center Celebrates Milestone

Alexandria, VA - It seems like the Torpedo Factory has always been an art center, right? Far from it, and on Sunday city leaders...

Alexandria City Council Unanimously Passes Prohibition of Firearms on City Property

Alexandria, VA – As of Sept. 14, city council has amended the Code of the City of Alexandria to include a prohibition of firearms...

Calling All Photographers! The City Of Alexandria Wants to See Your Work!

Alexandria, VA – A picture, as they say, is worth a thousand words. The City of Alexandria Department of Recreation, Parks and Cultural Activities...

New Policies and Procedures For Naming and Renaming Public Parks

Alexandria, VA- We all know the famous line from Romeo and Juliet, “What's in a name? That which we call a rose by any...

Paul Manafort’s Alexandria Apartment Goes on Market For $3.2 Million

Alexandria, VA - Paul Manafort’s Alexandria apartment is on the market! The price for the luxury home of the imprisoned former chairman of Presidential Donald...

National 9-11 Memorial to Close For Lighting Repair on Sept. 16

Alexandria, VA - The National 9-11 Pentagon Memorial will close for eight months beginning Sept. 16, 2019, for lighting repairs and construction, according to...

Let’s Talk: Women’s Suffrage and the Equal Rights Amendment on Oct. 3

Alexandria, VA - The Women's Suffrage movement changed history, and their powerful words and strategies led to the passage of the Equal Rights Amendment...

Del Ray: The Mount Vernon Avenue Plans Need Updating. Got Any Ideas?

Alexandria, VA - Can you imagine? Alexandria wants your input on the future of Del Ray! It's true. This fall, the City is hosting...

Alexandria Wants You at the Upcoming City Hall Visioning Study Meeting

Alexandria, VA - What should the Alexandria City Hall of the future look like? The public was invited over the summer to provide input...

Bee-Line to School! Whitaker Weinburger Gets Awesome Bumblebee-Inspired Birthday Gift

Alexandria, VA - Whitaker Weinburger got a lot more than what he expected for his birthday! After being declared cancer free, his parents went...

ALIVE! Announces Jennifer Ayers to Take Helm as Executive Director

(Alexandria, VA) – The Board of Directors of ALIVE! has announced the appointment of Jennifer Ayers as executive director of the nonprofit dedicated to...

Alexandria Public Schools to Open Four More After-School Learning Clubs Thanks to $900,000 Grant

Alexandria, Va. — ACPS is establishing four new after-school LINK Clubs to help bridge academic gaps after winning almost $900,000 in federal funding. Thanks to...

Alexandria Recognizes Indigenous Peoples’ Day

Alexandria, VA – The City of Alexandria recognizes Indigenous Peoples' Day, dropping Columbus Day celebrations. The second Monday of October has been officially renamed...

Second Annual Taste of Old Town North Will Celebrate Local Music, Restaurants, and the...

  Alexandria, VA – Local musicians, restaurants, wellness demos, arts presentations and more will highlight the Second Annual Taste of Old Town North on Thursday,...



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September 2019

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  • Yoga on the Magnolia Terrace
    Dates: 08/31/2019 - 09/01/2019,
    Time: 10:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Yoga on the Magnolia Terrace
    Dates: 09/03/2019 - 09/04/2019,
    Time: 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
  • Friends of Guest House 45th Anniversary - BBQ & BINGO
    Dates: 09/05/2019,
    Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Auditions - Local Motion Project Ensemble
    Dates: 09/06/2019,
    Time: 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
  • Painting with Yarn (Adult Art Workshop)
    Dates: 09/06/2019,
    Time: 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  • Prohibition in Alexandria Walking Tour
    Dates: 09/07/2019,
    Time: 10:00 am - 11:30 am
  • Yoga on the Magnolia Terrace
    Dates: 09/07/2019 - 09/08/2019,
    Time: 10:00 am - 11:00 am
  • 3rd Annual Fútbol Para Nuestro Futuro Soccer Tournament
    Dates: 09/07/2019,
    Time: 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Restorative Aerial & Sound
    Dates: 09/07/2019,
    Time: 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
  • Sound Healing in Hammocks
    Dates: 09/07/2019,
    Time: 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

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