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Northern Virginia Conservation Trust Celebrates The Winery

September 17, 2018

On Sept. 9, the Northern Virginia Conservation Trust had a conservation celebration at The Winery at Bull Run. The event was to honor Jon Hickox, owner of the winery, for his vision and leadership to conserve the historic property adjacent to The Winery at Bull Run and to thank supporters of NVCT for their continued commitment. 90 acres in total is officially protected in perpetuity thanks to Jon’s commitment to conservation in Northern Virginia.

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September Is Library Card Sign-Up Month

September 14, 2018

Library Card Sign-Up Month is here! Alexandria Library welcomes you to join the celebration by getting a library card at one of our Pop-Up events in the Alexandria community or at your local library branch.

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The Scholarship Fund Alexandria To Offer Free College Financial Aid Assistance

September 14, 2018

All T.C. Williams High School seniors and their families are invited to the Scholarship Fund of Alexandria's FAFSA Completion Workshop on Wednesday, Oct. 3

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Opportunities For Girls And Boys To Join Cub Scouts; New Sea Scout Ship At Join Scouting Nights In September

September 13, 2018

A new Sea Scout Ship, based in Alexandria along with units welcoming young girls and boys to join Cub Scout packs, will be the highlight of this year’s ‘Join Scouting Nights’. Youth and their parents interested in joining a unit may locate one by visiting the website. UPDATE: The open house for Sea Scout Ship 818 has been postponed to Sept. 19 at 6:30 p.m.

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Chinquapin Aquatics Facility Update

September 11, 2018

Due to a continued slow fill rate, the Rixse Pool at Chinquapin Park Recreation Center & Aquatics Facility (3210 King Street) will remain closed on Wednesday, Sept. 12.  Staff is working with contractors to diagnose the issue. The remainder of the recreation center is open and available for community use.

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Boaters Need To Prepare For Hurricane Florence

September 10, 2018

The first major hurricane to strike the United States in 2018, Hurricane Florence, is expected to make landfall in the Carolinas potentially as a Category 4 storm later this week. Boat U.S. has issued hurricane-preparation alerts to its members in the Southeast and is urging all recreational boaters to begin making preparations to prevent damage to their vessels.

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Flash Flood Warning

September 7, 2018

The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Warning for Alexandria. Avoid small streams and do not drive through water on roadways.

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Students Demand Action NoVA To Hold A Back To School Rally

September 7, 2018

This Saturday, Sept. 8, volunteers with Students Demand Action in Alexandria will hold a Back to School rally against gun violence to bring attention to the toll gun violence takes on students and young people. The rally takes place at Market Square in Old Town starting at 6 p.m.

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Be Ready! City Of Alexandria Recognizes National Preparedness Month

September 4, 2018

September is National Preparedness Month, and the City of Alexandria encourages everyone to learn how to prepare for emergencies by being ready, involved and informed.

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Startup Standup

September 4, 2018

Capitol Post and Bunker Labs DC present Startup Standup, a pitch competition and variety show, on Sept. 10, at MetroStage in North Old Town, Alexandria. We've gathered our veteran entrepreneurs, key industry leaders, and top investors, and we invite you to be a part of the fun. 

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