Archives: ‘Holiday Happenings’

The Passing Of The Year

December 30th, 2016 | [From: Arts & Style, Holiday Happenings]

My glass is filled, my pipe is lit,
     My den is all a cosy glow;
And snug before the fire I sit,
     And wait to feel the old year go.

City Of Alexandria Announces Schedule Of Services For The New Year’s Day Holiday, January 2, 2017

December 28th, 2016 | [From: Announcements, Holiday Happenings]

All City of Alexandria government offices will be closed on Monday, Jan. 2, 2017, in observance of the New Year’s Day holiday.

Happy Kwanza

December 26th, 2016 | [From: Holiday Happenings]

Kwanza begins today.

The Alexandria Children Visit Santa’s Winter Wonderland

December 22nd, 2016 | [From: Holiday Happenings, Top Stories]

Santa’s Winter Wonderland is a magical event that was founded in 2009 by the CEO of ARHA, Roy Priest, Charles Houston Director Shelia Whiting, and primarily funded by then ARHA Board Commissioner, Leslie Hagan.

Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage’s Alexandria Office Donates Bikes For Holiday Store

December 22nd, 2016 | [From: Business, Holiday Happenings]

The staff and agents affiliated with the Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage Alexandria office banded together this month to provide bicycles to children involved in the local Boys & Girls Club.

Personal Safety Tips For The Holiday Season

December 22nd, 2016 | [From: Holiday Happenings, Other News]

Throughout the holiday season the Alexandria Police Department typically sees an increase in thefts and robberies. Often shoppers and residents become distracted and vulnerable to holiday crimes.

Operation Elf Provides Gifts For Children Of Alexandria Inmates

December 21st, 2016 | [From: Holiday Happenings, Public Safety]

This holiday season, 250 children of Alexandria inmates are receiving toys, games, books and other gifts, thanks to Operation Elf supporters and the Alexandria Sheriff’s Office. On Thursday, Dec. 15, inmates’ families visited the Sheriff’s Office and selected donated gifts for children who have a parent incarcerated at the William G. Truesdale Adult Detention Center.

Alexandria Dressed Up For The Holidays

December 20th, 2016 | [From: Holiday Happenings, Through The Lense]

See the beautiful holiday lights and store decorations of Alexandria, Virginia.

City Of Alexandria Announces Schedule Of Services for the 2016 Christmas Holidays, December 23-26

December 19th, 2016 | [From: Announcements, Holiday Happenings]

The City Of Alexandria announced the schedule of services for the 2016 Christmas holidays, Dec. 23-26.

DASH and the King Street Trolley Schedule For Christmas and New Year’s:

December 19th, 2016 | [From: Announcements, Holiday Happenings]

DASH and the King Street Trolley will operate the following service schedule for Christmas and New Year’s: