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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[...]
Checks & Balances / Alexandra N. Sherman Exhibition
Checks & Balances / Alexandra N. Sherman Exhibition @ Northern Virginia Fine Arts Association @ the Athenaeum
Feb 28 – Apr 14 all-day
Checks & Balances / Alexandra N. Sherman Exhibition @ Northern Virginia Fine Arts Association @ the Athenaeum
In “Checks & Balances / Alexandra N. Sherman,” the artist stumbled onto a cache of 1930’s checks in an antique writing box and was inspired to make use of the printed engraving, beautiful handwriting from[...]
Water Works / Lisa Tuback, Suzanne Yurdin, Rhonda Smith Exhibition
Water Works / Lisa Tuback, Suzanne Yurdin, Rhonda Smith Exhibition @ Northern Virginia Fine Arts Association @ the Athenaeum
Feb 28 – Apr 14 all-day
Water Works / Lisa Tuback, Suzanne Yurdin, Rhonda Smith Exhibition @ Northern Virginia Fine Arts Association @ the Athenaeum
Water Works features paintings by Lisa Tubach and Suzanne Yurdin, and large prints by Rhonda Smith. Each artist explores varied interpretations of water and aquatic environments. This exhibit will run simultaneously with “Checks & Balances[...]
“For The Artist” Art Exhibit
“For The Artist” Art Exhibit @ Del Ray Artisans
Mar 1 – Mar 31 all-day
“For The Artist” Art Exhibit @ Del Ray Artisans
The “For The Artist” exhibit (March 1–31, 2019) features artworks that Del Ray Artisans members have always dreamed of creating. The diversity of expression and creativity in this exhibit is inspiring to artists and art[...]
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Local History and Special Collections Tour 11:00 am
Local History and Special Collections Tour @ Kate Waller Barrett Branch
Mar 2 @ 11:00 am
Come in and see the variety of materials held by the Local History and Special Collections Branch. Interested in the history of a house? Come see the Sanborn Maps and look through the Photo Indexes.[...]
Crum’s Hot Sauce Tasting 12:30 pm
Crum’s Hot Sauce Tasting @ The Old Town Shop
Mar 2 @ 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Crum's Hot Sauce Tasting @ The Old Town Shop
Crum’s locally made Hot Sauce tasting.
Lettera Amorosa: 17th-Century Italian Arias and Keyboard Solos 6:00 pm
Lettera Amorosa: 17th-Century Italian Arias and Keyboard Solos @ Northern Virginia Fine Arts Association @ the Athenaeum
Mar 2 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Lettera Amorosa: 17th-Century Italian Arias and Keyboard Solos @ Northern Virginia Fine Arts Association @ the Athenaeum
Rising French star mezzo-soprano Anna Reinhold, twice-Grammy-nominated harpsichordist Jory Vinikour, and theorbo player Deborah Fox perform a beautiful program of 17th-century Italian songs and keyboard solos, including works by Monteverdi, Cavalli, Frescobaldi, Strozzi, and others.[...]
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National Concert Band of America Concert 3:00 pm
National Concert Band of America Concert @ Carl Sandburg Middle School
Mar 3 @ 3:00 pm
National Concert Band of America Concert @ Carl Sandburg Middle School
In our third subscription concert of our 2018-2019 season, the National Concert Band of America takes you back to memories of community band concerts in the park where the musical program offered music to satisfy[...]
Westminster Presbyterian Church “Dessert & Dialogue” 7:00 pm
Westminster Presbyterian Church “Dessert & Dialogue” @ Author Laura Schroff
Mar 3 @ 7:00 pm
Laura Schroff, a number one NY Times bestselling author, will give a talk, open to the public, on Sunday evening March 3 at Westminster Presbyterian Church. “An Invisible Thread” brings to life the inspiring true[...]
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Calligraphy: Learn Copperplate 6:00 pm
Calligraphy: Learn Copperplate @ KATE WALLER BARRETT BRANCH LIBRARY
Mar 4 @ 6:00 pm
Come learn copperplate calligraphy from Katherine Torres of Queen Street Calligraphy. We will spend two hours learning the basics of copperplate calligraphy. At the end, you will have an appreciation of this beautiful handwriting style,[...]
Monthly Meditation 7:00 pm
Monthly Meditation @ JAMES M. DUNCAN BRANCH LIBRARY
Mar 4 @ 7:00 pm
Enjoy a free monthly meditation class with our friends at Yoga in Daily Life. Bring your yoga mat, and get ready to relax. This free hour-long meditation session will help you center yourself and unwind[...]
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First-Time Home Buying 7:00 pm
First-Time Home Buying @ KATE WALLER BARRETT BRANCH LIBRARY
Mar 5 @ 7:00 pm
One-hour seminar for first-time house buyers. Representatives from TD Bank in partnership with Coldwell Banker will lead a seminar offering the information you need to make first-time home buying achievable. Presenters will cover: How to[...]
Girls Who Code 7:00 pm
Girls Who Code @ CHARLES E. BEATLEY, JR. CENTRAL LIBRARY
Mar 5 @ 7:00 pm
Girls Who Code @ CHARLES E. BEATLEY, JR. CENTRAL LIBRARY
Learn to code with IT professional, Ms. Bortolotti. Ages 8-14. Though this program uses the Girls Who Code curriculum, it is open to all genders.
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Cape Science: May the Force Be With You 4:00 pm
Cape Science: May the Force Be With You @ JAMES M. DUNCAN BRANCH LIBRARY
Mar 8 @ 4:00 pm
Join us for a STEM program led by the science education organization Cape Science. School age kids. Limited to the first 30 participants.
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Auxiliary Improv Show
Auxiliary Improv Show @ The Lyceum - Alexandria's History Museum
Mar 9 all-day
Auxiliary Improv Show @ The Lyceum - Alexandria's History Museum
Come see the Auxiliary Improv perform at the Lyceum at 8:15 p.m. on Saturday, March 9. Improv comedy, as seen on TV shows like Whose Line is it Anyway, or with live theater groups like[...]
Luxe Sugar Mama bath product sampling 12:30 pm
Luxe Sugar Mama bath product sampling @ The Old Town Shop
Mar 9 @ 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Luxe Sugar Mama bath product sampling @ The Old Town Shop
Luxe Sugar Mama. Local bath product sampling.
Write Like A Woman Networking Workshop With KaNikki Jakarta 1:00 pm
Write Like A Woman Networking Workshop With KaNikki Jakarta @ Northern Virginia Fine Arts Association @ the Athenaeum
Mar 9 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Write Like A Woman Networking Workshop With KaNikki Jakarta @ Northern Virginia Fine Arts Association @ the Athenaeum
Facilitated by poet and author KaNikki Jakarta, this workshop welcomes amateur to professional women writers ages 18-100. Each workshop centers on uplifting and inspiring through writing and allows participants to enhance their writing styles. Cookies[...]
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Author Talk: Patricia Miller “Bringing Down the Colonel” 7:00 pm
Author Talk: Patricia Miller “Bringing Down the Colonel” @ CHARLES E. BEATLEY, JR. CENTRAL LIBRARY
Mar 11 @ 7:00 pm
Join Author Patricia Miller as she discusses her book Bringing Down the Colonel: A Sex Scandal of the Gilded Age and the “Powerless” Woman Who Took On Washington.
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Tribute to Women in the Civil War 2:00 pm
Tribute to Women in the Civil War @ ELLEN COOLIDGE BURKE BRANCH LIBRARY
Mar 12 @ 2:00 pm
An interpretive program presented on the contributions of women who actively participated in the Civil War (as physicians, nurses, spies and even undercover as a soldier). Presented by a National Park Service Ranger from the[...]
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A Chat with Dorothy Parker 3:30 pm
A Chat with Dorothy Parker @ ELLEN COOLIDGE BURKE BRANCH LIBRARY
Mar 13 @ 3:30 pm
Performer Elaine Flynn performs as the incomparable Dorothy Parker who was a celebrated wit, a writer and a social satirist during the roaring 1920s. Dorothy Parker was the wittiest woman of the 1920’s. She held[...]
Ant-Man: Marvel Movie Marathon 6:00 pm
Ant-Man: Marvel Movie Marathon @ JAMES M. DUNCAN BRANCH LIBRARY
Mar 13 @ 6:00 pm
Ant-Man: Marvel Movie Marathon @ JAMES M. DUNCAN BRANCH LIBRARY
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 Ant-Man. Rated PG-13.
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Mosby’s Raids in Civil War Northern Virginia with William Connery 7:00 pm
Mosby’s Raids in Civil War Northern Virginia with William Connery @ Northern Virginia Fine Arts Association @ the Athenaeum
Mar 14 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
*Second Annual Athenaeum Civil War Authors Series* Three local Civil War authors. Three winter dates. In Mosby’s Raids in Civil War Northern Virginia, William Connery chronicles the successes of John Mosby. The Gray Ghost is celebrated most[...]
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Puppet Shows at the Durant Arts Center – March 16 10:00 am
Puppet Shows at the Durant Arts Center – March 16 @ Durant Arts Center
Mar 16 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Puppet Shows at the Durant Arts Center – March 16 @ Durant Arts Center
The National Capital Puppetry Guild, in collaboration with The Office of the Arts continue their series of monthly family-friendly puppet shows at the Durant Arts Center. These shows are presented February through November. On Saturday,[...]
Van Napier Farms Jams and Jelly Tastings 12:30 pm
Van Napier Farms Jams and Jelly Tastings @ The Old Town Shop
Mar 16 @ 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Van Napier Farms Jams and Jelly Tastings @ The Old Town Shop
Van Napier Farms, locally made, jam and jelly tasting.
Death Cafe 3:00 pm
Death Cafe @ JAMES M. DUNCAN BRANCH LIBRARY
Mar 16 @ 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. At a Death Cafe people drink tea, eat cake[...]
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DMVConnect: DMV Mobile Customer Service Center 10:00 am
DMVConnect: DMV Mobile Customer Service Center @ ELLEN COOLIDGE BURKE BRANCH LIBRARY
Mar 18 @ 10:00 am
DMVConnect: DMV Mobile Customer Service Center @ ELLEN COOLIDGE BURKE BRANCH LIBRARY
DMV Connect provides all DMV transactions except vital records and testing. No appointments. Customers are served on a first come, first served basis. Skip the long lines at DMV and get your DMV transactions done[...]
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Friends of the Beatley Central Library Booksale
Friends of the Beatley Central Library Booksale @ CHARLES E. BEATLEY, JR. CENTRAL LIBRARY
Mar 19 – Mar 24 all-day
Friends of the Beatley Central Library Booksale @ CHARLES E. BEATLEY, JR. CENTRAL LIBRARY
Thousands of books, CDs, DVDs and more will be available for sale. All proceeds benefit the Friends of Beatley Central Library.
Determined to Rise: Women’s Historical Activism for Equal Rights 7:00 pm
Determined to Rise: Women’s Historical Activism for Equal Rights @ KATE WALLER BARRETT BRANCH LIBRARY
Mar 19 @ 7:00 pm
Determined to Rise: Women's Historical Activism for Equal Rights @ KATE WALLER BARRETT BRANCH LIBRARY
Join the National Women’s History Museum to celebrate National Women’s History Month. Do you know how Women’s History Month began? NWHM Board Member Susan Scanlan will lead a discussion about Women’s History Month’s founding and[...]
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“CONFLUENCE: Two Rivers One City” Talk with East City Art 7:00 pm
“CONFLUENCE: Two Rivers One City” Talk with East City Art @ Northern Virginia Fine Arts Association @ the Athenaeum
Mar 21 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
"CONFLUENCE: Two Rivers One City" Talk with East City Art @ Northern Virginia Fine Arts Association @ the Athenaeum
Art knowledge is power! Join us at the Athenaeum for a free + insightful discussion on “CONFLUENCE: Two Rivers One City,” East City Art’s greatly anticipated second edition art anthology featuring local, national and international[...]
Retirement Planning 7:00 pm
Retirement Planning @ ELLEN COOLIDGE BURKE BRANCH LIBRARY
Mar 21 @ 7:00 pm
Retirement Planning @ ELLEN COOLIDGE BURKE BRANCH LIBRARY
This program provides an overview of retirement planning basics, sharing facts, frames, and tips. Retirement planning often depends on goals, lifestyle decisions, work plans, health and life expectancy, and employer benefits. This program provides an[...]
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Art on the Vine 2019 7:00 pm
Art on the Vine 2019 @ The Art League
Mar 22 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Art on the Vine 2019 @ The Art League
The Art League is delighted to present Art on the Vine 2019 our Art meets Wine Tasting Party! Please stay tuned for details and plan to join us for our Art on the Vine 2019[...]
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Small Space Gardening Techniques 10:30 am
Small Space Gardening Techniques @ ELLEN COOLIDGE BURKE BRANCH LIBRARY
Mar 23 @ 10:30 am
Small Space Gardening Techniques @ ELLEN COOLIDGE BURKE BRANCH LIBRARY
Grow more fresh produce in less space and save time with less watering, weeding, and tilling. Learn simple principles and techniques of intensive gardening, including Mel Bartholomew’s square foot system, that will bring you high[...]
Gunther’s Gourmet Salsa Tasting 12:30 pm
Gunther’s Gourmet Salsa Tasting @ The Old Town Shop
Mar 23 @ 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Gunther's Gourmet Salsa Tasting @ The Old Town Shop
Gunther’s Gourmet Salsa Tasting.
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Women in Tech: Women’s History Month 7:00 pm
Women in Tech: Women’s History Month @ KATE WALLER BARRETT BRANCH LIBRARY
Mar 25 @ 7:00 pm
Women in Tech: Women's History Month @ KATE WALLER BARRETT BRANCH LIBRARY
Join Amina Elgouacem to learn how she started an award-winning IT and Information Management Company, and about the growing opportunities for women in technology fields. Amina Elgouacem, President and CEO of NEOSTEK, Inc., an award[...]
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Pre-K Story Time 4:00 pm
Pre-K Story Time @ CHARLES E. BEATLEY, JR. CENTRAL LIBRARY
Mar 26 @ 4:00 pm
Pre-K Story Time @ CHARLES E. BEATLEY, JR. CENTRAL LIBRARY
Practice sitting and listening while we read fun stories and do an easy craft. For ages 3+ with a caregiver.
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Join AARP in Alexandria for a Lunch and Learn! 12:00 pm
Join AARP in Alexandria for a Lunch and Learn! @ Inova Mount Vernon Hospital
Mar 27 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Join with AARP and Inova Mount Vernon to learn some easy, common sense steps you can take in case you are interested in buying a new TV or just interested in finding out more about[...]
Fannie Lou Hamer: “I’m sick and tired of being sick and tired” 7:00 pm
Fannie Lou Hamer: “I’m sick and tired of being sick and tired” @ JAMES M. DUNCAN BRANCH LIBRARY
Mar 27 @ 7:00 pm
Fannie Lou Hamer: “I’m sick and tired of being sick and tired" @ JAMES M. DUNCAN BRANCH LIBRARY
Enjoy a special presentation of Fannie Lou Hamer: “I’m sick and tired of being sick and tired,”a character reenactment by Sheila Arnold Jones in honor of Women’s History Month. Fannie Lou Hamer was an American[...]
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Art Explorers – Spring Session 4:00 pm
Art Explorers – Spring Session @ KATE WALLER BARRETT BRANCH LIBRARY
Mar 28 @ 4:00 pm
Art Explorers - Spring Session @ KATE WALLER BARRETT BRANCH LIBRARY
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 We’re back for a spring session featuring[...]
Women Building Cross-Cultural Friendships 6:45 pm
Women Building Cross-Cultural Friendships @ CHARLES E. BEATLEY, JR. CENTRAL LIBRARY
Mar 28 @ 6:45 pm
Women Building Cross-Cultural Friendships @ CHARLES E. BEATLEY, JR. CENTRAL LIBRARY
Join the Alexandria American Association of University Women and Beatley Central Library in celebrating the power of female friendships. Meet and begin forging friendships with women – either US or foreign born – from cultures[...]
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March150 Art Party 7:00 pm
March150 Art Party @ Target Gallery
Mar 29 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
March150 Art Party @ Target Gallery
Target Gallery, the contemporary exhibition space for Torpedo Factory Art Center, is partnering with the Factory Society young-patrons group for the 9th Annual March150 Art Party. Mingle with other art enthusiasts and meet many of[...]
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Byrd Mill Baking Mix Tasting 12:30 pm
Byrd Mill Baking Mix Tasting @ The Old Town Shop
Mar 30 @ 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Byrd Mill Baking Mix Tasting.
Opening for Mirror Mirror 2:00 pm
Opening for Mirror Mirror @ Waterfront Park
Mar 30 @ 2:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Opening for Mirror Mirror @ Waterfront Park
Mirror Mirror is a temporary art installation that responds to sound with illuminated color. Visitors can talk, sing, and play with the work and be bathed in rainbow-hued light. The artwork does not make noise.[...]
Nevertheless She Persisted: Things Your Daughter Needs to Know 3:00 pm
Nevertheless She Persisted: Things Your Daughter Needs to Know @ JAMES M. DUNCAN BRANCH LIBRARY
Mar 30 @ 3:00 pm
Nevertheless She Persisted: Things Your Daughter Needs to Know @ JAMES M. DUNCAN BRANCH LIBRARY
Anne Bolen of Anne B. History gives you examples of lessons learned and stories of perseverance she has collected while conducting oral history interviews. With over 25 years in the museum and archives field, Anne[...]
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