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Alexandria Announces Services for 2019 Labor Day Holiday Week

All Alexandria City government offices will be closed on Monday, September 2, in observance of Labor Day. The following list includes schedule information for...

Bring a Photo, Make a Book: A Family Workshop with Sushmita...

Alexandria, VA - On Saturday, August 10 at 11 a.m., the Alexandria Black History Museum is hosting an adult and child workshop. Participants are...

On Exhibit: Powerful Portraits of African American Living Legends of Alexandria

ALEXANDRIA, VA - This spring and summer the Alexandria Black History Museum has hosted an important exhibit of the African American Living Legends of...

Zvents: July 2019

Zvents July 2019 July 4 An American Celebration at Mount Vernon 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. George Washington's Mount Vernon 3200 Mount Vernon Memorial Highway Salute the first commander in chief during...

Let Loose: Have Fun in Alexandria This Weekend

ALEXANDRIA, VA – Don’t forget: Sunday is Father’s Day. Whether he likes food, drink, music, or history, show Dad how much you appreciate him....

Back to Fun Book Fair: African American Children’s Book Fair

Alexandria, VA - Visit the Museum for a book fair featuring authors who specialize in books for African American children and families. Organized by...

Cash: Saving a Little Bit at a Time

Living Legend Florence King’s firm teaches financial literacy By James Cullum ALEXANDRIA, VA-It doesn’t take much to get back on track financially, just $10 here and...

The Woman in the Iron Coffin, PBS Offering Free Screening at...

ALEXANDRIA, VA - Construction workers discovered the body of a 19th century African American woman in an iron coffin in Queens, New York. This...

Living Legends of Alexandria: African American Activists

ALEXANDRIA, VA - Living Legends of Alexandria: African American Activists, is an exhibition at the Alexandria Black History Museum open from Saturday, April 20...

Alexandria to Honor Lynching Victims by Claiming National Memorial for Peace...

  Steel pillar monument honors Alexandria victims Joseph McCoy and Benjamin Thompson. By James Cullum Alexandria’s past is imperfect, but embracing that fact gives the city its...
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