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DONATIONS SOUGHT: Ties and Dresses Needed for First-Ever Teen Sneaker Ball in Alexandria, June 2

Mocktails, Photo Booth, Games -- Kids Encouraged to Dress Stylishly

Girl in yellow dress wearing sneakers waist down only. (Istock photo licensed to The Zebra Press)
Teen Sneaker Dance in Alexandria, Virginia is on June 2, 8-10:30 at the Charles Houston Rec Center. (Image: the Zebra Press)

ALEXANDRIA, VA – On Friday, June 2 from 8-10:30 p.m., teens ages 13-19 are invited to the first-ever Sneaker Ball at Charles Houston Recreation Center. This event is free and participants are encouraged to dress in their most stylish outfit and hottest pair of sneakers. The event will also have mocktails, games, music, a 360 photo booth and more. Charles Houston is also currently accepting donations for the event. The team is seeking neckties and bow ties, dresses, men’s and women’s pantsuits, lightly used sneakers and dress shirts. Sizes needed are:

  • Women’s Sizes XS-2XL, 0-18, and Shoe Sizes 4Y-11 Adult
  • Men’s Sizes S-XL, 29-50 Waist and Shoe Sizes 5Y-16

Those interested can drop off their donations at Charles Houston Recreation Center, located at 901 Wythe St, until May 30.For more information on this and all other events, visit or call 703.746.5552

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Mary Wadland

Mary Wadland is the Publisher and Editor in Chief of The Zebra Press, founded by her in 2010. Originally from Delray Beach, Florida, Mary is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Hollins College in Roanoke, VA and has lived and worked in the Alexandria publishing community since 1987.

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