Agenda:Alexandria, Monday, Jan. 23 presents “City Elections: Are We Getting It Right?” with Chris Marston, former Alexandria Republican City Committee Chairman; Cameron P. Quinn, International Elections Law Expert and former head of the Virginia State Board of Elections; and Clarence Tong, Alexandria Democratic Committee Chair.
Virginia Cooperative Extension is a joint program of Virginia Tech, Virginia State University, the U.S. Department of Agriculture, and state and local governments. The following are free public education events for February 2017. They are open to all.
Just in time for Inauguration Day, we are pleased to announce the 2017 Woodrow Wilson Bridge Half and 6k is now open! We are working on an epic race this year, and can't wait to have you join us! The race will be held on Sunday, Nov. 12, 2017 in Old Town Alexandria. Half Marathon
The City of Alexandria Park and Recreation Commission announces its 31st annual awards program to select and formally recognize outstanding residents who have provided a valuable service to our community in meeting recreation or park needs. An Alexandria group, club, organization or corporate neighbor may also be nominated for an award recognizing volunteer service.
You can make a difference in our community by becoming a Master Naturalist volunteer! The Virginia Master Naturalist program trains volunteers to provide education, citizen science, and outreach to conserve and manage natural resources and public lands. Master Naturalist volunteers gain certification through state-approved natural history courses.
Microgreens – You’ve likely seen them, but what makes them so good for you? Join us to learn their many benefits, and some simple ways to grow these delicious, nutritious and inexpensive baby plants and sprouts in your own home.
The City of Alexandria’s Office of the Arts will begin accepting applications for Arts Program Grants on Monday, Jan. 2, 2017. Grant funds are available to eligible arts organizations and individual artists for operations, programs and special projects that occur in Alexandria between July 1, 2017 and June 30, 2018.