Archives:September, 2017

New Session Starts Soon At Northern Virginia Community College

September 29th, 2017 | [From: Schools]

Northern Virginia Community College registration is taking place now for an eight-week session that begins Oct. 18. Courses in the eight-week session cover the same material and award the same credits as semester-long classes. NOVA offers day, evening, weekend and online courses. Registration for the session closes at 11:59 p.m. Oct. 17.

Free Technical Training On The 2012 IBC Accessibility And Usability For Commercial Buildings

September 29th, 2017 | [From: Announcements]

The City of Alexandria Department of Code Administration is sponsoring a free technical training on the 2012 IBC Accessibility and Usability for Commercial Buildings. The training is scheduled for Thursday, Oct. 19 from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Lee Center. Space is still available for the free training for design professionals, contractors, and all of our customers.

October Events At Gadsby’s Tavern Museum

September 29th, 2017 | [From: Arts & Style]

Gadsby’s Tavern Museum will partner with Port City Brewing Company on Oct. 14 (6-9 p.m.) to commemorate the famous Alexandria legend of the Female Stranger with the Long Black Veil Black IPA named in her honor. On Oct. 18, the Power of Objects in Eighteenth-Century British America lecture and book signing takes place starting at 7 p.m.

TreeStewards Selected To Partner With TD Tree Days; Planting Trees In Alexandria On October 5

September 29th, 2017 | [From: Announcements, EcoNews, Non-Profits]

TD Bank has selected TreeStewards of Arlington and Alexandria to participate in TD Tree Days, a community-based program that expands urban forests and green spaces in low- to moderate-income neighborhoods. TreeStewards and partnering organization Four Mile Run Conservatory Foundation will join local TD Bank employees to plant 40 trees at Four Mile Run Park in Alexandria on Thursday, Oct. 5.

Governor McAuliffe Holds First Asian American and Pacific Islander Summit

September 29th, 2017 | [From: From Richmond, Other News]

Governor McAuliffe today held the first Asian American and Pacific Islander Summit at George Mason University’s Arlington Campus.

Former Army Investigator Turned Commercial Beekeeper Sentenced For Social Security Disability Fraud

September 29th, 2017 | [From: Courts & Crime]

Gennaro Mattiaccio, 55, of Stafford was sentenced today to 21 months in prison for his fraudulent receipt of disability benefits from the Social Security Administration and making false statements to the SSA.

Carpenter’s Shelter To Temporary Relocate To Former Landmark Macy’s Store

September 29th, 2017 | [From: Business, Non-Profits, Top Stories]

When the Alexandria City Council unanimously voted to allow homeless shelters in the City’s commercial/residential zone, that paved the way for The Carpenter’s Shelter to enter into an agreement with The Howard Hughes Corporation to move the shelter to the old Landmark Macy’s store during the shelter site’s redevelopment.

Department of Recreation, Parks And Cultural Activities To hold Community Workshop To Improve Arlandria Parks

September 29th, 2017 | [From: Announcements]

The Alexandria Department of Recreation, Parks and Cultural Activities will hold a community workshop on Oct. 11 at 6:30 p.m. at the Leonard “Chick” Armstrong Recreation Center, 25 West Reed Ave. (formerly the Cora Kelly Recreation Center) with Rebuilding Together Alexandria to discuss improving: 3550 Commonwealth Avenue, and Four Mile Run Park at Dale Street.

First Friday: Family Art Night On October 6

September 29th, 2017 | [From: Arts & Style]

Are you looking for a memorable and inspiring evening with your family? Plan to attend the First Friday: “Family Art Night” sponsored by the Office of the Arts on Friday, Oct. 6 from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Durant Arts Center, 1605 Cameron St. 

Alexandria Library Embraces Diversity Month Starting Monday, October 2

September 29th, 2017 | [From: Other News]

National Diversity Awareness Month is celebrated during the month of October. Starting on Monday, Oct. 2, Alexandria Library will have a cultural display traveling to each branch location for a full week during the month of October.