This calendar lists upcoming events in Alexandria. To get your calendar item listed online and in print, email your listing to events@alextimes.com. Please only submit events happening in the City of Alexandria. Please include the event name, date, time, cost if any and contact information.

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Elizabeth Casquiero / Re:Vision Exhibition 12:00 pm
Elizabeth Casquiero / Re:Vision Exhibition @ Northern Virginia Fine Arts Association at the Athenaeum
Nov 15 2018 @ 12:00 pm – Jan 6 2019 @ 4:00 pm
Elizabeth Casquiero / Re:Vision Exhibition @ Northern Virginia Fine Arts Association at the Athenaeum | Alexandria | Virginia | United States
In Re:Vision, Casqueiro reflects on the emotional content of immigration and what it means to push forward with a new life while remaining pulled by the old. Using as springboard two sets of images that[...]
Bringing Words to Life Art Exhibit at VCA Alexandria Animal Hospital
Bringing Words to Life Art Exhibit at VCA Alexandria Animal Hospital @ Veterinary Clinics of America Alexandria Animal Hospital (VCA Alexandria)
Sep 30 2018 – Jan 27 2019 all-day
Exhibit Dates: September 30, 2018 – January 27, 2019 The Bringing Words to Life art exhibit at the Veterinary Clinics of America Alexandria Animal Hospital (VCA Alexandria) features Del Ray Artisans members’ artwork. The exhibit[...]
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Hidden History of Alexandria, DC Lecture 7:00 pm
Hidden History of Alexandria, DC Lecture @ Northern Virginia Fine Arts Association @ the Athenaeum
Jan 3 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Hidden History of Alexandria, DC Lecture @ Northern Virginia Fine Arts Association @ the Athenaeum
This groundbreaking history uncovers a long-forgotten period in the 19th century when Alexandria left the Commonwealth of Virginia and became incorporated into the fledgling District of Columbia. It was an experiment that failed after half[...]
Hidden History of Alexandria, DC Lecture with Michael Lee Pope 7:00 pm
Hidden History of Alexandria, DC Lecture with Michael Lee Pope @ Northern Virginia Fine Arts Association @ the Athenaeum
Jan 3 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
*Second Annual Athenaeum Civil War Authors Series* Three local Civil War authors. Three winter dates. Reporter Michael Pope from Virginia Public Radio returns to the Athenaeum to discuss pre-Civil War Alexandria.  His groundbreaking history uncovers a[...]
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Faces Art Exhibit at Del Ray Artisans Gallery
Faces Art Exhibit at Del Ray Artisans Gallery @ Del Ray Artisans Art Gallery
Jan 4 – Jan 27 all-day
The “Faces” art exhibit at Del Ray Artisans features portraits that show the life a person has lived, joy a person emanates, wisdom gained through years of living and focuses on the soul of the[...]
Classical Concert Celebrates the Holiday 7:30 pm
Classical Concert Celebrates the Holiday @ Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church
Jan 4 @ 7:30 pm
Celebrate the end of the holiday season with a classical concert including three choirs and a professional orchestra 7:30 p.m., Friday, January 4, at Blessed Sacrament Church, 1427 W. Braddock Rd., Alexandria 22302. Concert will[...]
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Factory Flow
Factory Flow @ Torpedo Factory Art Center
Jan 5 all-day
Factory Flow @ Torpedo Factory Art Center
New Year, new you! Find inner peace and creativity in 2019 with this early-morning series focused on art, health, and imagination. Join us for Factory Flow on the first Saturday of every month. For our[...]
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Buying and Selling a Home 1:30 pm
Buying and Selling a Home @ Charles E. Beatley, Jr. Central Library
Jan 6 @ 1:30 pm
Tips and tricks for selling and buying a home in the DC area. Selling a Home at 1:30PM, and Buying a Home at 3:00PM.
Artist Talk: “Elizabeth Casqueiro / Re:Vision” Exhibition 2:00 pm
Artist Talk: “Elizabeth Casqueiro / Re:Vision” Exhibition @ Northern Virginia Fine Arts Association @ the Athenaeum
Jan 6 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Please join us for an artist talk with Elizabeth Casqueiro about her show “Re:Vision.”
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Monthly Meditation 7:00 pm
Monthly Meditation @ James M. Duncan, Jr. Branch Library
Jan 7 @ 7:00 pm
Enjoy a free monthly meditation class with our friends at Yoga in Daily Life.
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“Fax Ayres / Photography” Exhibition 12:00 pm
“Fax Ayres / Photography” Exhibition @ Northern Virginia Fine Arts Association @ the Athenaeum
Jan 10 @ 12:00 pm – Feb 24 @ 4:00 pm
In Fax Ayres’ exhibition “Fax Ayres / Photography,” Ayres’ employs a ‘lightpainting’ technique to embue his subjects with an almost surreal quality. He sets up still life vignettes in the dark and then carefully paints[...]
January Exhibit Opening Reception
January Exhibit Opening Reception @ The Art League
Jan 10 all-day
January Exhibit Opening Reception @ The Art League
Join us for the opening of our two January exhibits, our January Open and “Performing Statistics” a special exhibit that explores prison reform through the artistic lens of incarcerated teens. Wine and light refreshments will[...]
Art Explorers 4:00 pm
Art Explorers @ Kate Waller Barrett Branch Library
Jan 10 @ 4:00 pm
Explore art history with a story time and a process focused project inspired by a famous artist. Ages 3-6. All supplies provided. Registration required. Contact Vanessa at vsalo@alexlibraryva.org
Blues Night with Meigs Hodge 7:00 pm
Blues Night with Meigs Hodge @ Northern Virginia Fine Arts Association @ the Athenaeum
Jan 10 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Blues Night with Meigs Hodge @ Northern Virginia Fine Arts Association @ the Athenaeum
Enjoy an evening of traditional and contemporary blues guitar and vocals. Meigs Hodge explores delta and Chicago styles through the music of Robert Johnson, Muddy Waters and others, as well as contemporary standards and original[...]
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Italian Storytime 10:30 am
Italian Storytime @ Charles E. Beatley, Jr. Central Library
Jan 11 @ 10:30 am
Ciao! Join Ms. Sabrina and Mr. Giovanni for stories, songs, movement, and music in English and Italian. Ages 0-5 with adult.
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Learn to Discern 12:00 pm
Learn to Discern @ Kate Waller Barrett Branch Library
Jan 12 @ 12:00 pm
Come join Barrett Branch Library and IREX to learn how to detect and build resilience against misleading information, emotional manipulation, and “fake news.”
Basketball & Ice Cream! 4:00 pm
Basketball & Ice Cream! @ Bishop Ireton High School
Jan 12 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Basketball & Ice Cream! @ Bishop Ireton High School
Bishop Ireton High School invites all seventh and eighth grade students to our Varsity Boys Basketball game. The Cardinals will be playing the Lions of Archbishop Carroll. There will be an ice cream social before[...]
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Opening Reception: “Fax Ayres / Photography” 4:00 pm
Opening Reception: “Fax Ayres / Photography” @ Northern Virginia Fine Arts Association @ the Athenaeum
Jan 13 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Please join us for the opening reception of “Fax Ayres / Photography.”
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Incredible Hulk 6:00 pm
Incredible Hulk @ James M. Duncan, Jr. Branch Library
Jan 14 @ 6:00 pm
Join us as we watch through the known Marvel Cinematic Universe in anticipation of the final installment this April. This week’s feature film is The Incredible Hulk. Rated PG-13.
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Using Art to Manifest Love & Connection
Using Art to Manifest Love & Connection @ Del Ray Psych & Wellness
Jan 16 all-day
Using Art to Manifest Love & Connection @ Del Ray Psych & Wellness
Join Sarah Pitkin to learn about how to manifest love and connection using art.
Book Discussion 7:00 pm
Book Discussion @ James M. Duncan, Jr. Branch Library
Jan 16 @ 7:00 pm
The Duncan Book Discussion Group meets on the third Wednesday of each month. This month, we are discussing “Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI” by David Grann.
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Art Trivia Night
Art Trivia Night @ Art Trivia Night
Jan 17 all-day
Art Trivia Night @ Art Trivia Night
Art Trivia Night (Thursday, Jan. 17): Alex Trebek meets Toulouse-Lautrec! Join us for light hearted, creative competition; local brews (from Port City Brewery!), bar snacks & special prizes. Prizes: Win (1st Place)- $75 Yiftee gift[...]
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Ritualisms
Ritualisms @ Target Gallery
Jan 18 – Mar 3 all-day
Ritualisms @ Target Gallery
The newest group exhibition in Target Gallery explores how rituals are an intrinsic part of the human experience. It juxtaposes different artists’ interpretations of rituals through their work, daily routines, habits, or personal quirks. It[...]
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DEATH CAFE 3:00 pm
DEATH CAFE @ James M. Duncan, Jr. Branch Library
Jan 19 @ 3:00 pm
Death Cafes are an opportunity to demystify the death experience. We offer an open, safe environment for discussing thoughts, feelings about all manner death and dying.
Now Trending 3:00 pm
Now Trending @ Kate Waller Barrett Branch Library
Jan 19 @ 3:00 pm
Each season brings along a new crop of foods and trends. Join Min, a nutritionist with Giant Foods, to discover the latest flavors and products available on the shelves and ideas on how to incorporate[...]
Prohibition in Virginia 3:00 pm
Prohibition in Virginia @ Kate Waller Barrett Branch Library
Jan 19 @ 3:00 pm
As part of an effort to restore order and stability known as Progressivism, Virginians began a push after the Civil War to limit or outlaw drinking. Presented by Alice Reagan, history professor at Northern Virginia[...]
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Lecture by First Female Episcopal Presiding Bishop, Katharine Jefferts Schori 10:00 am
Lecture by First Female Episcopal Presiding Bishop, Katharine Jefferts Schori @ St. Paul's Episcopal Church
Jan 20 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Lecture by First Female Episcopal Presiding Bishop, Katharine Jefferts Schori @ St. Paul's Episcopal Church
St. Paul’s welcomes the first female Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church, the Rt. Rev. Katharine Jefferts Schori, for our 2019 Martha J. Horne Lecture. She will deliver a talk on “Transformation in the Episcopal[...]
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First Time Homebuying 7:00 pm
First Time Homebuying @ Kate Waller Barrett Branch Library
Jan 22 @ 7:00 pm
Representatives from TD Bank in partnership with Caldwell Banker will lead a seminar offering the information you need to make first-time home buying achievable.
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Fall in Love with Your Food
Fall in Love with Your Food @ Del Ray Psych & Wellness
Jan 23 all-day
Fall in Love with Your Food @ Del Ray Psych & Wellness
Join our holistic nutritionist, Krystal Ross, as she teaches us about the root causes holding us back from eating healthy as a lifestyle. Krystal will include exercises and tools to help you manage cravings, heal[...]
Sisters in Crime 7:00 pm
Sisters in Crime @ Charles E. Beatley, Jr. Central Library
Jan 23 @ 7:00 pm
This panel of mystery authors is sure to whet your appetite! They will talk about culinary mysteries, one of the most popular sub-genres of mysteries, bringing you delicious crime and intrigue.
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Torpedo Talk: Caring for Art 7:00 pm
Torpedo Talk: Caring for Art @ Torpedo Factory Art Center
Jan 24 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Torpedo Talk: Caring for Art @ Torpedo Factory Art Center
Now that I’ve bought it, how do I care for it? From prints to sculpture, books to scarfs, all works of art need to be properly maintained to prolong their life and beauty. Jeanne Drewes,[...]
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TRIM LIFE- Hypnosis Weight Loss Program with Dr. Eleni Boosalis
TRIM LIFE- Hypnosis Weight Loss Program with Dr. Eleni Boosalis @ Del Ray Psych & Wellness
Jan 26 – Feb 16 all-day
TRIM LIFE- Hypnosis Weight Loss Program with Dr. Eleni Boosalis @ Del Ray Psych & Wellness
TRIM-LIFE is a 4-week integrative medical weight management program offered in a shared appointment setting. Our unique program will empower you to manage both your hunger and your weight by addressing body, mind and spirit.[...]
Potomac Crescent Waldorf School Open House 10:00 am
Potomac Crescent Waldorf School Open House @ Potomac Crescent Waldorf School
Jan 26 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Potomac Crescent Waldorf School Open House @ Potomac Crescent Waldorf School
This kid-friendly event is a wonderful way for families to get to know our school and learn more about Waldorf education. Children can explore our classrooms while parents connect with members of our faculty/staff. PCWS[...]
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Tap Into Money – 2019!
Tap Into Money – 2019! @ Del Ray Psych & Wellness
Jan 30 all-day
Tap Into Money - 2019! @ Del Ray Psych & Wellness
Tap Into Money 2019 with Cory Mason- EFT Tapping Practitioner and Coach. Leave this workshop with a powerful DIY tool for clearing blocks to success in the New Year! EFT Tapping (Emotional Freedom Techniques) is[...]
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How Dry We Aren’t: Prohibition in the Nation’s Capital 7:00 pm
How Dry We Aren’t: Prohibition in the Nation’s Capital @ Ellen Coolidge Burke Branch Library
Jan 31 @ 7:00 pm
This evening program accompanies the exhibit “Teetotalers and Moonshiners: Prohibition in Virginia, Distilled”.
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