Friday, August 23, 2019



City of Alexandria, AlexRenew, Virginia American Water to Host 3rd Annual Water Discovery Day

Alexandria’s three water system partners – the City of Alexandria, Alexandria Renew Enterprises (AlexRenew) and Virginia American Water – will host the third annual...

Signature Theatre’s “Assassins” Will Surprise You!

By Sara Dudley Brown, Theatre Editor “Assassins” which opens Signature Theatre’s 30th Season is also the 30th Stephen Sondheim production which the Arlington, Virginia-based Signature...

Celebrated Writer of the “Book of Life” Artist Takes Us to the Border!

Artbot Gallery at Marlowe Ink is pleased to present original paintings and prints by celebrated artist, animator, writer and director Jorge R. Gutierrez in...

Let Loose: Have Fun in Alexandria This Weekend

  Alexandria, VA – Get a second wind for this weekend! It’s approaching fast. August is going just as quickly. So enjoy these fleeting days...

Letter to the Editor: Where is Lady Bird Johnson When We Need Her?

By Hal Hardaway Some samples of littering since May 20: Note the 83 year old lady in the blue top having to lean over a scooter...

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...

Chinquapin Wahoos Participate at the CSL All Star Swimming  Championships

ALEXANDRIA, VA - The Chinquapin Wahoos finished the summer season 4-1 and sent a large number of swimmers to participate in the end-of-season All...

City of Alexandria Giving Out Free Locking Devices for Meds and Firearms

ALEXANDRIA, VA – The City of Alexandria is offering free locking medication boxes and firearm trigger or cable locks as part of Lock and Talk Northern...

The Nation’s Top Wearable Artists Selected for Smithsonian Craft2Wear Show

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The Smithsonian Women’s Committee has announced that 70 acclaimed designers have been selected to exhibit and sell at the 2019 Smithsonian Craft2Wear...

City of Alexandria Wants Applicants for PARK(ing) Day–Do You Know What It Is?

ALEXANDRIA, VA - The City of Alexandria is currently accepting permit applications for “parklets” — temporary parks located in parking spaces around Alexandria as...

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...



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August 2019

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  • 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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