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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[...]
Del Ray Artisans’ 23rd Annual Fine Art & Fine Craft Holiday Market
Del Ray Artisans’ 23rd Annual Fine Art & Fine Craft Holiday Market @ Del Ray Artisans
Nov 30 – Dec 2 all-day
Del Ray Artisans' 23rd Annual Fine Art & Fine Craft Holiday Market @ Del Ray Artisans | Alexandria | Virginia | United States
First 3 Weekends in December 2018, (November 30-December 2, December 7-9, December 14-16) Del Ray Artisans annual Holiday Market offers unique handmade fine arts and crafts from local artists. Different artists each weekend! Choose from[...]
Excel 2010 Basics Class 10:15 am
Excel 2010 Basics Class @ Ellen Coolidge Burke Branch Library
Dec 1 @ 10:15 am
Excel 2010 Basics Class @ Ellen Coolidge Burke Branch Library | Alexandria | Virginia | United States
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.
Local History/Special Collections Tour 11:00 am
Local History/Special Collections Tour @ Kate Waller Barrett Branch Library
Dec 1 @ 11:00 am
Local History/Special Collections Tour @ Kate Waller Barrett Branch Library | Alexandria | Virginia | United States
Come learn about the unique treasures held at the Local History / Special Collections the first Saturday of every month.
2018 Animal Rights Documentary Screening 2:30 pm
2018 Animal Rights Documentary Screening @ James M. Duncan, Jr. Branch Library
Dec 1 @ 2:30 pm
2018 Animal Rights Documentary Screening @ James M. Duncan, Jr. Branch Library | Alexandria | Virginia | United States
View this 2018 award-winning Australian documentary on animals in agriculture.
Royal Scottish Country Dance Society Presentation & Performance 2:30 pm
Royal Scottish Country Dance Society Presentation & Performance @ Northern Virginia Fine Arts Association @ the Athenaeum
Dec 1 @ 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Royal Scottish Country Dance Society Presentation & Performance @ Northern Virginia Fine Arts Association @ the Athenaeum | Alexandria | Virginia | United States
Scottish Country Dancing is the social dancing of Scotland, a tradition that dates back to the 1700s and is globally promoted today by the Royal Scottish Country Dance Society (RSCDS), which is headquartered in Edinburgh.[...]
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Bagels and Bach Concert Series
Bagels and Bach Concert Series @ Durant Art Center
Dec 2 all-day
Showcasing Klara Farren, French Hornist with the Washington Metropolitan Philharmonic Orchestra along with Zsolt Balogh, pianist, University of Maryland. The duet will play lovely classical pieces that will delight audience members of all ages. What[...]
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Building Cultural Bridges
Building Cultural Bridges @ Durant Art Center
Dec 3 all-day
Whether you call yourself a poet or an artist or a human, you can write poetry. Wendi R. Kaplan, City of Alexandria Poet Laureate, invites you to join her for her the final Monday poetry[...]
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Estate Planning 101/Probate 7:00 pm
Estate Planning 101/Probate @ Kate Waller Barrett Branch Library
Dec 4 @ 7:00 pm
Estate Planning 101/Probate @ Kate Waller Barrett Branch Library | Alexandria | Virginia | United States
The Alexandria Law Library is hosting this free information session with local attorney, Bryan MacAvoy. This presentation is not an endorsement by the Alexandria Library of any legal services.
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Starry STEAM: Constellation Jars 4:00 pm
Starry STEAM: Constellation Jars @ Kate Waller Barrett Branch Library
Dec 5 @ 4:00 pm
Starry STEAM: Constellation Jars @ Kate Waller Barrett Branch Library | Alexandria | Virginia | United States
Ages 5+ No registration required. Create a constellation jar. This art and science activity is for children ages 5 and up. No registration is required and all materials are provided.
Fall Prevention and Healthy Aging 7:00 pm
Fall Prevention and Healthy Aging @ Charles E. Beatley, Jr. Central Library
Dec 5 @ 7:00 pm
Join Inova physical therapist Jill Pace, as she shares ways to prevent falls in the home and the community.
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Del Ray Artisans’ 23rd Annual Fine Art & Fine Craft Holiday Market
Del Ray Artisans’ 23rd Annual Fine Art & Fine Craft Holiday Market @ Del Ray Artisans
Dec 7 – Dec 9 all-day
Del Ray Artisans' 23rd Annual Fine Art & Fine Craft Holiday Market @ Del Ray Artisans |  |  |
Del Ray Artisans annual Holiday Market offers unique handmade fine arts and crafts from local artists. Different artists each weekend! Choose from wall art, pottery, photography, jewelry, glass, and much more! Plus FUNdraising 2019 wall[...]
First Friday: “A Season of Celebration”
First Friday: “A Season of Celebration” @ Durant Art Center
Dec 7 all-day
Enjoy delicious music from the group Roumana, which will perform primarily Middle Eastern music including Arabic and Turkish with styles such as Balkan, Armenian, Romani, Audalusian, North African and Sephardic. They will be joined by[...]
The Art League Holiday Ceramics Sale
The Art League Holiday Ceramics Sale @ The Art League Madison Annex
Dec 7 – Dec 8 all-day
The Art League Holiday Ceramics Sale @ The Art League Madison Annex | Alexandria | Virginia | United States
The League’s annual Holiday Ceramic Sale features one-of-a-kind ceramic vessels and sculptures created by students. Purchase one-of-a-kind ceramic vessels and sculptures by students and associates of The Art League during their blockbuster Holiday Ceramics Sale.[...]
Holiday Improv Spectacular 8:00 pm
Holiday Improv Spectacular @ The Lyceum - Alexandria's History Museum
Dec 7 @ 8:00 pm
Holiday Improv Spectacular @ The Lyceum - Alexandria's History Museum | Alexandria | Virginia | United States
Go see the Auxiliary Improv perform a holiday spectacular at the Lyceum. Improv comedy, as seen on TV shows like “Whose Line is it Anyway,” or with live theater groups like Upright Citizens Brigade or[...]
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19th Century Toys and Entertainment Found at Shuter’s Hill 2:00 pm
19th Century Toys and Entertainment Found at Shuter’s Hill @ Ellen Coolidge Burke Branch Library
Dec 8 @ 2:00 pm
19th Century Toys and Entertainment Found at Shuter's Hill @ Ellen Coolidge Burke Branch Library | Alexandria | Virginia | United States
At the Shuter’s Hill archaeological site, entertainments and toys of children and adults were discovered. Come hear Alexandria Archaeology talk about what was found.
Buying and Selling a Home 2:00 pm
Buying and Selling a Home @ Ellen Coolidge Burke Branch Library
Dec 8 @ 2:00 pm
Buying and Selling a Home @ Ellen Coolidge Burke Branch Library |  |  |
Enjoy refreshments while learning about the home buying and selling process. This ask and answer session will provide attendees with a comfortable setting where they can learn from experts in the field including; realtors, a[...]
Spice Up Your Life! 3:00 pm
Spice Up Your Life! @ Kate Waller Barrett Branch Library
Dec 8 @ 3:00 pm
Spice Up Your Life! @ Kate Waller Barrett Branch Library | Alexandria | Virginia | United States
This seminar includes an interactive tasting experience that will awaken your senses! Herbs and spices are a simple way to add flavor, fragrance, and nutrients to your daily repertoire and serve as an alternative to[...]
Touch a Truck 4:00 pm
Touch a Truck @ First Christian Church of Alexandria (Parking Lot)
Dec 8 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Celebrate this season of giving by donating a toy at the Touch A Truck event. There will be fire fighters with a fire engine and police with several vehicles in the parking lot of First[...]
Peace, Peace, Peace – A Musical Celebration of the Season 7:00 pm
Peace, Peace, Peace – A Musical Celebration of the Season @ Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints
Dec 8 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Peace, Peace, Peace - A Musical Celebration of the Season @ Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints | Alexandria | Virginia | United States
Celebrate Christmas with the Mount Vernon Virginia Stake of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints at their annual holiday event, Christmas at Mount Vernon. “Peace, Peace, Peace – A Musical Celebration of[...]
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The Mount Vernon Flutes Performance 2:00 pm
The Mount Vernon Flutes Performance @ Northern Virginia Fine Arts Association @ the Athenaeum
Dec 9 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
The Mount Vernon Flutes Performance @ Northern Virginia Fine Arts Association @ the Athenaeum  | Alexandria | Virginia | United States
The Mount Vernon Flutes have been an Athenaeum favorite for many years. This small ensemble from the Mount Vernon Concert Band will perform holiday songs in the gallery. Join them for this festive holiday performance.
National Concert Band of America Concert 3:00 pm
National Concert Band of America Concert @ Carl Sandburg Middle School
Dec 9 @ 3:00 pm
National Concert Band of America Concert @ Carl Sandburg Middle School | Alexandria | Virginia | United States
The National Concert Band of America presents a FREE CONCERT featuring music that celebrates the Holiday Season and salutes America’s Armed Services.
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Four Directions Wellness Mindfulness Mondays 12:00 pm
Four Directions Wellness Mindfulness Mondays @ Four Directions Wellness
Dec 10 @ 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.
Ballroom Dance Classes: Led by Gary Stephans 7:00 pm
Ballroom Dance Classes: Led by Gary Stephans @ Northern Virginia Fine Arts Association @ the Athenaeum
Dec 10 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Ballroom Dance Classes: Led by Gary Stephans @ Northern Virginia Fine Arts Association @ the Athenaeum | Alexandria | Virginia | United States
Renowned, international ballroom dance instructor, Gary Stephans, promises the most fun you’ll ever have learning or maybe improving your Fox Trot, Waltz, Tango, Swing, Salsa, Merengue, Rumba, Cha-Cha and Samba. Discover little techniques that will[...]
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“A Christmas Carol” Theater Night at The Little Theatre of Alexandria 6:30 pm
“A Christmas Carol” Theater Night at The Little Theatre of Alexandria @ Little Theatre of Alexandria
Dec 11 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
“A Christmas Carol” Theater Night at The Little Theatre of Alexandria @ Little Theatre of Alexandria | Alexandria | Virginia | United States
Don’t miss the Little Theatre of Alexandria’s performance of “A Christmas Carol” to benefit Del Ray Artisans. The evening includes a reception with heavy hors d’oeuvres and good cheer, and the performance of the classic[...]
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Holiday Party 7:00 pm
Holiday Party @ James M. Duncan, Jr. Branch Library
Dec 12 @ 7:00 pm
Celebrate the holiday season and the end of another successful year with all your neighbors at Duncan Library.
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Home on Cameron’s “Evening of Design” 5:00 pm
Home on Cameron’s “Evening of Design” @ Home on Cameron
Dec 13 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Home on Cameron’s "Evening of Design” @ Home on Cameron
Join interior designers Todd Martz and Emily Bishop at Home on Cameron, located in Old Town, while they discuss the latest in interior design and remodeling. Guests are also treated to a private, complimentary, 30-minute[...]
Investing Basics 6:30 pm
Investing Basics @ Ellen Coolidge Burke Branch Library
Dec 13 @ 6:30 pm
Attend this dynamic class and gain Basic Investing Skills and Confidence to Grow Your Resources.
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Del Ray Artisans’ 23rd Annual Fine Art & Fine Craft Holiday Market
Del Ray Artisans’ 23rd Annual Fine Art & Fine Craft Holiday Market @ Del Ray Artisans
Dec 14 – Dec 16 all-day
Del Ray Artisans' 23rd Annual Fine Art & Fine Craft Holiday Market @ Del Ray Artisans |  |  |
Del Ray Artisans annual Holiday Market offers unique handmade fine arts and crafts from local artists. Different artists each weekend! Choose from wall art, pottery, photography, jewelry, glass, and much more! Plus FUNdraising 2019 wall[...]
Cape Science: On With the Wind 4:00 pm
Cape Science: On With the Wind @ James M. Duncan, Jr. Branch Library
Dec 14 @ 4:00 pm
On With The Wind is a hands-on engineering challenge focused on renewable energy and harnessing the power of the wind.
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Crafternoon presented by Handcraft Tuesdays 3:00 pm
Crafternoon presented by Handcraft Tuesdays @ Charles E. Beatley, Jr. Central Library
Dec 16 @ 3:00 pm
Crafternoon presented by Handcraft Tuesdays @ Charles E. Beatley, Jr. Central Library  | Alexandria | Virginia | United States
Bring your crafting projects and enjoy the company of other makers with Beatley Library’s monthly group. Share your projects, tips and ideas, and enjoy the company of other crafters while you do your craft of[...]
An A Cappella Holiday Performance with The Capital Hearings 7:00 pm
An A Cappella Holiday Performance with The Capital Hearings @ Northern Virginia Fine Arts Association @ the Athenaeum
Dec 16 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
An A Cappella Holiday Performance with The Capital Hearings @ Northern Virginia Fine Arts Association @ the Athenaeum | Alexandria | Virginia | United States
The Capital Hearings, Washington, DC’s most versatile vocal ensemble, will delight you with a selection of pop, classical and jazz music for the season. This is a concert you do not want to miss, so please join them[...]
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Teen Poetry Circle Reading
Teen Poetry Circle Reading @ Durant Art Center
Dec 17 all-day
Come celebrate the creative voices of Alexandria teens at the Teen Poetry Circle Reading from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Durant Arts Center. Light refreshments will be provided from 7 p.m. to 7:30[...]
Winter Book Pairings 7:00 pm
Winter Book Pairings @ Kate Waller Barrett Branch Library
Dec 17 @ 7:00 pm
Winter Book Pairings @ Kate Waller Barrett Branch Library | Alexandria | Virginia | United States
Spend a leisurely evening enjoying a seasonal mocktail while you peruse “Reading Menus” offering tasty tome suggestions for getting through the winter. Drinks are free and books will be available for checkout. Registration is preferred.[...]
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Incredibles 2 11:00 am
Incredibles 2 @ Charles E. Beatley, Jr. Central Library
Dec 19 @ 11:00 am
Join us for a movie screening of Incredibles 2 (PG) from Walt Disney Pictures. All ages, children must be with an adult.
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A Family Christmas 1:00 pm
A Family Christmas @ The Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall and Arts Center
Dec 22 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
A Family Christmas @ The Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall and Arts Center | Alexandria | Virginia | United States
Bring the kids to an unforgettable holiday experience as the Choral Arts Chorus fills the concert hall with holiday classics just for them. They’ll take you on a merry tour of holiday sing-alongs and Christmas[...]
Recycled Wrapping 2:30 pm
Recycled Wrapping @ Kate Waller Barrett Branch Library
Dec 22 @ 2:30 pm
Recycled Wrapping @ Kate Waller Barrett Branch Library | Alexandria | Virginia | United States
Don’t spend money on more wrapping paper! With reused newspapers create beautifully wrapped gifts that will marvel your loved ones and spare the Earth. The library will have stamps, paints, ribbons and bobbles to add[...]
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Introduction to Personal Taxes 7:00 pm
Introduction to Personal Taxes @ Ellen Coolidge Burke Branch Library
Dec 24 @ 7:00 pm
An interactive class that will help you understand the basic tax forms, what documents you need to prepare your tax return, and tips to reduce your tax bill.
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Teen Wii 4:00 pm
Teen Wii @ Ellen Coolidge Burke Branch Library
Dec 25 @ 4:00 pm
Relax with your friends and play the Wii. For teens in grades 6-12.
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MeeperBot Build & Battle 3:00 pm
MeeperBot Build & Battle @ Charles E. Beatley, Jr. Central Library
Dec 27 @ 3:00 pm
First, construct a cool robot with LEGO on top of a motorized building platform. Next, face off against other builders to see who has the toughest, sturdiest bot! Ages 8-12.
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Citizenship Information Session 7:00 pm
Citizenship Information Session @ Ellen Coolidge Burke Branch Library
Dec 28 @ 7:00 pm
Hogar Immigrant Services is holding an Citizenship Information Session. Learn about what resources are available to help you and their English and Citizenship classes as well as their Citizenship workshops.
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