Tuesday, October 22, 2019



Domination: Bishop Ireton’s Marymargaret Quinn is the Zebra Athlete of the Month!

Alexandria, VA - Bishop Ireton’s Marymargaret Quinn is a beast on the playing fields of any sport she chooses! The senior Cardinal is currently...

City Council to Weigh Resolution in Support of Continuing to Welcome Refugees to Alexandria

Alexandria, VA - Alexandria will continue to take in poor, tired, and huddled masses yearning to breathe free. That's according to a resolution that...

Leaving the Nest: One Good Tern is Closing its Doors

Alexandria, VA - Charles Studholme has spent most of his life looking at birds. In all, the 67-year-old owner of One Good Tern at...

October: Scene Around Town

Jeff Stryker, Joe Cullum, Nick Greksouk, Mark Ragland and others during the Rebuilding Together fundraiser at The Old Dominion Boat Club. Spotted Mike BonDurant, Kris...

Saving Lives in Our Own Community

By Martha Carucci ALEXANDRIA,VA- Every day we are looking for a cure for cancer. In the U.S., more than 250,000 women are diagnosed with breast...

Highlighting the Vola Lawson Breast Cancer Fund

By Rana Wilson October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month! According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), breast cancer in the U.S. is the...

Millennial Home Buying Myths – Busted!

By Allison Goodhart ALEXANDRIA,VA- Time and again, we hear from our friends and peers that there’s “no way” they can buy a home, for a...

Z Pick of the Month: Trick or Treating on S. Lee Street

ALEXANDRIA,VA- Are you into unforgettable experiences? We thought so. You’ll absolutely love celebrating Halloween on S. Lee Street in Old Town. The street is...

Wine Country Inns and Back Roads Vineyards

By Kelly MacConomy ALEXANDRIA,VA- Harvest happened early this year in Virginia Wine Country. Many vineyards began to pick grapes in late August, emptying the vines...

New Monthly Rosary Prayer at Contrabands and Freedmen Cemetery

ALEXANDRIA,VA- Many parish members at Saint Joseph Catholic Church, 711 N. Columbus Street, are direct descendants of the 1700 individuals buried at the Contrabands...

Pendleton Carryout Co. adds Freed’s Biscuits to the Lineup

Alexandria VA - Ed McIntosh of Pendleton Carryout Co. knows good food when he tastes it. Starting on October 18, Ed brings the extraordinary...

Alexandria’s Sue Dussinger: The Importance and Benefits of Volunteering

By Rob Paine, RSVP-Northern Virginia & Volunteer Alexandria “Volunteering is a good way to keep social,” says RSVP-Northern Virginia volunteer and engagement leader Sue Dussinger...

Senior Services of Alexandria’s October 17th Speaker Series:Wellness: Mind, Body and Spirit

By MaryAnne Beatty ALEXANDRIA,VA- Successful aging is not just about exercising or only eating healthy foods, but combining various dimensions of our daily living to...

Mount Vernon Play Garden Now Open After 8-Year Effort

ALEXANDRIA,VA- Mount Vernon Community School celebrated the official opening of its new play garden on Friday afternoon, the culmination of eight years of planning...

Brain-Boosting Stationary Bikes Coming to All ACPS Elementary Schools

ALEXANDRIA,VA- Walk through the doors of Ferdinand T. Day Elementary School on any given morning and chances are high you will see children engrossed...



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October 2019

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  • Yoga on the Magnolia Terrace
    Dates: 10/01/2019 - 10/02/2019,
    Time: 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
  • Materials Playgroup at UpCycle (Ages 1.5 - 4 yrs.)
    Dates: 10/02/2019,
    Time: 10:00 am - 11:30 am
  • Materials Playgroup at UpCycle (Ages 1.5 - 4 yrs.)
    Dates: 10/03/2019,
    Time: 10:00 am - 11:30 am
  • Smithsonian\\\'s Craft2Wear Show & Sale
    Dates: 10/04/2019 - 10/05/2019,
    Time: 10:30 am - 7:30 pm
  • ASO Presents: Imaginary Symphony
    Dates: 10/05/2019,
    Time: 8:00 am - 10:00 am
  • Now I Lay Me Down to Sleep 2019 Remembrance Walk - Virginia
    Dates: 10/05/2019,
    Time: 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
  • Relay for Pre-K
    Dates: 10/05/2019,
    Time: 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • Who Knows Your Health Better Than You?
    Dates: 10/05/2019,
    Time: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Children\'s Creative Movement and Acting Classes
    Dates: 10/05/2019,
    Time: 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
  • Prohibition in Alexandria Walking Tour
    Dates: 10/05/2019,
    Time: 10:00 am - 11:30 am

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