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Woodlawn Makers in the Mansion Exhibit
Woodlawn Makers in the Mansion Exhibit @ Woodlawn and Pope-Leighey House
Jun 22 – Oct 22 all-day
Woodlawn Makers in the Mansion Exhibit @ Woodlawn and Pope-Leighey House | Alexandria | Virginia | United States
The Woodlawn & Pope-Leighey House historic site presents Makers in the Mansion: A Transformed African American Community at Woodlawn through the Artisan Eye, an installation that will run in the museum from June to October.[...]
Hair Cuttery’s Share-A-Haircut for Kids in Need Aug 1-15
Hair Cuttery’s Share-A-Haircut for Kids in Need Aug 1-15 @ Hair Cuttery
Aug 1 – Aug 15 all-day
Hair Cuttery’s Share-A-Haircut for Kids in Need Aug 1-15 @ Hair Cuttery | Alexandria | Virginia | United States
Hair Cuttery, the largest family-owned and -operated chain of hair salons in the country, is hosting its summer Share-A-Haircut program August 1-15. For every haircut purchased by or for a child up to age 18[...]
Cool Yoga – Free Outdoor Yoga 6:30 pm
Cool Yoga – Free Outdoor Yoga @ Del Ray Psych & Wellness Parking Lot
Aug 1 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Cool Yoga – Free Outdoor Yoga @ Del Ray Psych & Wellness Parking Lot | Alexandria | Virginia | United States
Join us for Cool Yoga – Del Ray’s free summer outdoor yoga, every Wed. evening at 1900 Mt. Vernon Ave. 6:30 – 7:30 pm. Chill out after class with the Cool Yoga After-Party featuring complimentary[...]
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Summer Quest Junior: Dance Party!
Summer Quest Junior: Dance Party! @ Kate Waller Barrett Branch Library
Aug 2 all-day
Lots of great tunes to dance to, plus fun props, including bells, scarves and more. (Ages 2+)
The American Geosciences Institute’s Community Open House 2:00 pm
The American Geosciences Institute’s Community Open House @ The American Geosciences Institute
Aug 2 @ 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm
The American Geosciences Institute's Community Open House @ The American Geosciences Institute | Alexandria | Virginia | United States
“Celebrate AGI: 70 Years of Connecting Earth, Science, and People” Celebrate the completion of the American Geosciences Institute’s redesigned headquarters at the formal opening and introduction of the M. Ray Thomasson Building in the Alexandria[...]
City of Alexandria Pipes and Drums 8:00 pm
City of Alexandria Pipes and Drums @ Tavern Square, Old Town Alexandria VA
Aug 2 @ 8:00 pm
City of Alexandria Pipes and Drums @ Tavern Square, Old Town Alexandria VA | Alexandria | Virginia | United States
City of Alexandria Pipes and Drums will present a free concert on Thursday, August 2, 2018, at 8 p.m. Concert will take place on Tavern Square in Old Town Alexandria, located in the courtyard at[...]
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Summerquest: Maker Camp 2:00 pm
Summerquest: Maker Camp @ Charles E. Beatley, Jr. Central Library
Aug 7 @ 2:00 pm
Ages 8-14. Come explore STEAM concepts with high-tech and low-tech activities and challenges. Class size limited to 20 children, pick up a ticket starting at 1:30 p.m.
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Cool Yoga – Free Outdoor Yoga – Birthday Bash! 6:30 pm
Cool Yoga – Free Outdoor Yoga – Birthday Bash! @ Del Ray Psych & Wellness Lot
Aug 8 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Cool Yoga – Free Outdoor Yoga - Birthday Bash! @ Del Ray Psych & Wellness Lot | Alexandria | Virginia | United States
Join us for Cool Yoga – Del Ray’s free summer outdoor yoga, every Wed. evening at 1900 Mt. Vernon Ave. 6:30 – 7:30 pm. Chill out after class with the Cool Yoga After-Party featuring complimentary[...]
NOVA’S Decoding the Weather Machine 6:30 pm
NOVA’S Decoding the Weather Machine @ James M. Duncan, Jr. Branch Library
Aug 8 @ 6:30 pm
Disastrous hurricanes. Widespread droughts and wildfires. Withering heat. Extreme rainfall. It is hard not to conclude that something’s up with the weather, and many scientists agree. It’s the result of the weather machine itself—our climate—changing,[...]
Mind Over Money: How Your Emotions Can Keep You From Reaching Your Financial Goals 7:00 pm
Mind Over Money: How Your Emotions Can Keep You From Reaching Your Financial Goals @ Hilton Alexandria Mark Center
Aug 8 @ 7:00 pm
Could your emotions be getting in the way of your investment decisions? Come discover how to train your brain — and take control! In this interactive seminar, learn how to identify many of the biases[...]
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SUMMERQUEST: MAKER CAMP 2:00 pm
SUMMERQUEST: MAKER CAMP @ Charles E. Beatley, Jr. Central Library
Aug 9 @ 2:00 pm
Explore STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, math) concepts with high-tech and low-tech activities and challenges. This event is appropriate for children aged eight to 14 and class size limited to 20 children. Ticket sales start[...]
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The Late Shift 7:00 pm
The Late Shift @ Torpedo Factory Art Center
Aug 10 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
The Late Shift @ Torpedo Factory Art Center | Alexandria | Virginia | United States
The Torpedo Factory Art Center stays open late on Friday, Aug. 10 for the next Late Shift event. Summer Fling is an end of dance party celebrating the five decades of the Art Center’s history.[...]
The Late Shift: Bright Nights 7:00 pm
The Late Shift: Bright Nights @ Torpedo Factory Art Center
Aug 10 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
The Late Shift: Bright Nights @ Torpedo Factory Art Center | Alexandria | Virginia | United States
Close out summer with a good ol’ fashioned dance party covering the nearly five decades of the Art Center. 📻🎶 Enjoy feel-good pop hits from the 70s, 80s, 90s and more. Put on your boogie[...]
LIT! Festival 7:30 pm
LIT! Festival @ Waterfront Park
Aug 10 @ 7:30 pm – 11:00 pm
LIT! Festival @ Waterfront Park | Alexandria | Virginia | United States
LIT! is BACK! It’s free and all ages. The night features a whole lineup of special summertime fun. Music by Brooklyn-based alternative R&B vocalist Elle Pierre and D.C.-based The Peace & Body Roll Duo BOOMscat.[...]
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Microsoft Excel 2010 Basics Class 10:15 am
Microsoft Excel 2010 Basics Class @ Ellen Coolidge Burke Branch Library
Aug 11 @ 10:15 am
This class covers the basics of Microsoft Excel, a spreadsheet program. We will cover the different parts of a spreadsheet and accompanying toolbars. Registration requested at 703-746-1772.
Rocknoceros 11:00 am
Rocknoceros @ Charles E. Beatley, Jr. Central Library
Aug 11 @ 11:00 am
All ages with an adult. Children will enjoy bopping along to Coach, Williebob and Boogie Bennie’s catchy tunes.
Death Cafe 3:00 pm
Death Cafe @ James M. Duncan, Jr. Branch Library
Aug 11 @ 3:00 pm
At a Death Cafe people drink tea, eat cake and discuss death. Our aim is to increase awareness of death to help people make the most of their (finite) lives. This Death Cafe will be[...]
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Four Directions Wellness Mindfulness Mondays 12:00 pm
Four Directions Wellness Mindfulness Mondays @ Four Directions Wellness
Aug 13 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Four Directions Wellness Mindfulness Mondays @ Four Directions Wellness | Alexandria | Virginia | United States
Four Directions Wellness, affiliated with the GW Center for Integrative Medicine, offers complimentary meditation and mindfulness hour on the 2nd and 4th Mondays of each month. No RSVP is required. Learn more by visiting www.fourdirectionswellness.com.
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Cool Yoga 2018 – Free Outdoor Yoga 6:30 pm
Cool Yoga 2018 – Free Outdoor Yoga @ Del Ray Psych & Wellness Lot
Aug 15 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Cool Yoga 2018 – Free Outdoor Yoga @ Del Ray Psych & Wellness Lot | Alexandria | Virginia | United States
Join us for Cool Yoga – Del Ray’s free summer outdoor yoga, every Wed. evening at 1900 Mt. Vernon Ave. 6:30 – 7:30 pm. Chill out after class with the Cool Yoga After-Party featuring complimentary[...]
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Zine share 5:00 pm
Zine share @ Kate Waller Barrett Branch Library
Aug 16 @ 5:00 pm
Zine share @ Kate Waller Barrett Branch Library | Alexandria | Virginia | United States
Zines (zeens) are self-published booklets that can be easily reproduced and shared with others. If you’ve already been working on your zine, bring it to trade with other zine makers. The library will run copies[...]
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Book Buzz 7:00 pm
Book Buzz @ Kate Waller Barrett Branch Library
Aug 21 @ 7:00 pm
Book Buzz @ Kate Waller Barrett Branch Library | Alexandria | Virginia | United States
Attention book lovers: Want the inside scoop on the upcoming books for fall release? Library staff will give a presentation on the newest titles from Penguin Random House and Macmillan. Attendees will receive a free[...]
Painting Rocks 7:00 pm
Painting Rocks @ Charles E. Beatley, Jr. Central Library
Aug 21 @ 7:00 pm
Painting Rocks @ Charles E. Beatley, Jr. Central Library  | Alexandria | Virginia | United States
Create a unique work of art by painting a rock. We’ll supply the paint and rocks, you supply your creativity. All supplies provided, but feel free to bring your own rock. For ages 12 and[...]
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Medicare 101: New to Medicare Presentation 2:00 pm
Medicare 101: New to Medicare Presentation @ Ellen Coolidge Burke Branch Library
Aug 22 @ 2:00 pm
Are you new to Medicare or a caregiver for a Medicare beneficiary? Learn the basics of Medicare coverage and choices. This presentation is given by Medicare counselors for the Division of Aging and Adult Services[...]
Cool Yoga – Free Outdoor Yoga 6:30 pm
Cool Yoga – Free Outdoor Yoga @ Del Ray Psych & Wellness Lot
Aug 22 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Cool Yoga – Free Outdoor Yoga @ Del Ray Psych & Wellness Lot | Alexandria | Virginia | United States
Join us for Cool Yoga – Del Ray’s free summer outdoor yoga, every Wed. evening at 1900 Mt. Vernon Ave. 6:30 – 7:30 pm. Chill out after class with the Cool Yoga After-Party featuring complimentary[...]
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Intermediate Research with Westlaw 3:00 pm
Intermediate Research with Westlaw @ Alexandria Law Library
Aug 23 @ 3:00 pm
Intermediate Research with Westlaw @ Alexandria Law Library | Alexandria | Virginia | United States
Designed for those researchers who now have some experience with Westlaw, this seminar reviews basic legal research techniques and then builds on terms & connectors advanced searching, West Topics and Key Numbers, utilizing filters, copy[...]
Fall & Winter Vegetable Gardening 7:00 pm
Fall & Winter Vegetable Gardening @ Ellen Coolidge Burke Branch Library
Aug 23 @ 7:00 pm
Fall & Winter Vegetable Gardening @ Ellen Coolidge Burke Branch Library | Alexandria | Virginia | United States
Want to know what to plant when the weather starts to cool? Join us for this popular session and learn strategies for success. Think healthful greens like kale, collards and a wealth of lettuces. Fall[...]
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Yappy Hour with Alexandria Animal Welfare League 10:00 am
Yappy Hour with Alexandria Animal Welfare League @ James M. Duncan, Jr. Branch Library
Aug 25 @ 10:00 am
Yappy Hour with Alexandria Animal Welfare League @ James M. Duncan, Jr. Branch Library | Alexandria | Virginia | United States
Duncan hosts its second Yappy Hour! We will offer light refreshments for people and dogs, and give away free Alexandria Library frisbees for kids and dogs. Your Dog’s Best Friend will join us with an[...]
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Four Directions Wellness Mindfulness Mondays 12:00 pm
Four Directions Wellness Mindfulness Mondays @ Four Directions Wellness
Aug 27 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Four Directions Wellness Mindfulness Mondays @ Four Directions Wellness | Alexandria | Virginia | United States
Four Directions Wellness, affiliated with the GW Center for Integrative Medicine, offers complimentary meditation and mindfulness hour on the 2nd and 4th Mondays of each month. No RSVP is required. Learn more by visiting www.fourdirectionswellness.com.
Fact or Fiction: Information smarts for teens 7:00 pm
Fact or Fiction: Information smarts for teens @ Kate Waller Barrett Branch Library
Aug 27 @ 7:00 pm
Fact or Fiction: Information smarts for teens @ Kate Waller Barrett Branch Library | Alexandria | Virginia | United States
Do you know where that photo came from in your Instagram feed? Can you find the right resource for your paper? Should you believe your friend who said the start of school has been moved[...]
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Cool Yoga – Free Outdoor Yoga Grand Finale! 6:30 pm
Cool Yoga – Free Outdoor Yoga Grand Finale! @ Del Ray Psych & Wellness Lot
Aug 29 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Cool Yoga – Free Outdoor Yoga Grand Finale! @ Del Ray Psych & Wellness Lot | Alexandria | Virginia | United States
Join us for Cool Yoga’s Grand Finale Wed. August 29, 6:30 – 7:30 pm at 1900 Mt. Vernon Ave. in the heart of Del Ray. Chill out after class with the Cool Yoga After-Party featuring[...]
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