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Metro Announces July 4 Service Plan; Rail System To Close At Midnight

June 27, 2017

Metrorail will remain open until midnight on Tuesday, July 4, providing an additional half hour of service for customers returning from festivities on the National Mall and around the region. During daytime hours, trains will operate at Saturday service levels (every 12 minutes on each line) until about 6 p.m., at which time service will ramp up to rush-hour service levels before and after the fireworks. Off-peak fares will be in effect all day, and parking will be free at all Metro-operated facilities.

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City Of Alexandria Announces Schedule Of Services For 2017 Independence Day Holiday

June 27, 2017

The City Of Alexandria announced the schedule of services for the 2017 Independence Day holiday. All Alexandria City government offices will be closed on Tuesday, July 4, in observance of Independence Day. Information for other City facilities and partner agencies is provided here.

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Alexandria Remembers Those Who Died In Service To America

May 31, 2017

The Friends of Rocky Versace held Alexandria’s Memorial Day commemoration on Monday at the Rocky Versace Plaza and Vietnam Veterans Memorial at the Mt. Vernon Recreation Center. The memorial pays tribute to Captain Versace and the 67 Alexandrians who gave their lives in Vietnam.

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DASH & King Street Trolley Memorial Day Schedule: May 29

May 24, 2017

On Memorial Day Monday, May 29 DASH bus will operate on a Sunday schedule in observance of the Memorial Day Holiday. DASH Administrative Offices will be closed.

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City Of Alexandria Announces Schedule Of Services For 2017 Memorial Day Holiday

May 23, 2017

The City of Alexandria released the schedule of services for the 2017 Memorial Day holiday on Monday, May 29. All Alexandria City government offices will be closed on Monday in observance of Memorial Day. The list includes schedule information for other City facilities and partner agencies.

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Memorial Day Ceremony – Captain Rocky Versace Plaza, May 29

May 22, 2017

The “Friends of Rocky Versace” will host the 15th Annual Memorial Day Ceremony on Monday, May 29 at 11:00 a.m. at the Mount Vernon Recreation Center on Commonwealth Avenue in Alexandria.

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City Of Alexandria To Host 40th Annual Memorial Day Jazz Festival

May 19, 2017

The City of Alexandria invites the public to the 40th Annual Memorial Day Jazz Festival on Monday, May 29, beginning at 1 p.m. at Waterfront Park, 1A Prince St. Admission is free.

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2017 Arlandria Eggstravaganza Set For April 8

March 28, 2017

The Arlandria Eggstravaganza is back and better than ever. This free family friend event is one of the most EGGciting Easter events in the Alexandria/Arlington area.

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Free St. Patrick’s Day Lyft Rides March 17 To Prevent Drunk Driving

March 15, 2017

Preparing to combat that time of year when, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, nearly one-third of all U.S. traffic deaths are caused by drunk drivers, free Lyft rides will be offered to would-be drunk drivers throughout the Washington, DC area on St. Patrick’s Day, Friday, March 17.

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Alexandria Holds 36th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade

March 8, 2017

If it’s the first Saturday in March in Alexandria, it’s time for the annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade, the earliest such celebration in the U.S.

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