Dash through history during the George Washington Patriot Run, a road race to enter the historic property at George Washington’s Mount Vernon! On Sunday, Sept. 10, the George Washington Patriot Run will host thousands of runners for its 5K and 10K races beginning at 8 a.m.
The City of Alexandria released a summary of resource recovery announcements including the holiday schedule (President's Day) for Trash and Recycling Collection, Household Hazardous Waste and Electronics Collection, Food Waste for Composting, Stop Unwanted Junk Mail, Don’t Use Plastic Bags to Hold Recyclables, and Reduce Food Waste by ‘Staging’ Leftovers.
The Alexandria Environmental Policy Commission and Alexandria Renew Enterprises invite nominations to recognize members of the Alexandria community who demonstrate a commitment to protecting the environment and work to sustain local natural resources. Nominations must be received by March 30, 2017.
The first annual Alexandria Wedding Showcase, featuring an assortment of 45 area wedding vendors and benefitting Brides Across America, will be held at the Westin Alexandria Hotel on Sunday, Feb. 19, 2017 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
SSA and the Alexandria Council of Human Services Organizations will present a special Senior Speaker Series event on Wednesday, Feb. 15, from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. at Beth el Hebrew Congregation, 3830 Seminary Road, Alexandria.
Registration for 2017 summer camps offered by the Department of Recreation, Parks and Cultural Activities will begin early again this year to allow more time for summer planning. Registration for summer camps will begin at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 15 for Alexandria residents and on Friday, Feb. 17 for nonresidents.
The Rotary Club is now accepting applications for its 2017 Grant Program to support nonprofit organizations that advance literacy for children and adults and/or improve the lives of children, youth, seniors, and others with special needs in the Alexandria community.