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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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St. Patrick’s Day Parade In Alexandria On March 4

March 2, 2017

The 36th annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade takes place Saturday, March 4, in Old Town Alexandria. The event includes a Classic Car Show and Fun Dog Show prior to the parade. The Grand Marshals of the parade are Bill and Karen Butcher, founders of Port City Brewing Company.

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Alexandria Celebrates Washington’s 285th Birthday

February 22, 2017

A month of commemorations of President George Washington’s birth culminated on Monday in Alexandria with the annual George Washington Birthday Parade.

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Alexandria’s George Washington Birthday Parade On February 20

February 16, 2017

The George Washington Birthday Parade takes place in Alexandria on Monday, Feb. 20, starting at 1 p.m. The annual parade – the largest and oldest in the country celebrating this Founding Father – winds its way through a one-mile route along the historic streets of Old Town.

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City Of Alexandria Announces ScheduleOf Services For 2017 George Washington Day Holiday

February 15, 2017

All Alexandria City government offices will be closed on Monday, Feb. 20, in observance of George Washington Day. The following list includes schedule information for other City facilities and partner agencies.

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Alexandria Celebrates George Washington’s Birthday With More Than A Dozen Events Throughout February

January 23, 2017

Thousands will join in the revelry for the 285th anniversary of George Washington’s birth in his hometown of Alexandria, Virginia. The city celebrates the General’s birthday throughout the month of February with 16 festive events, including the George Washington Birthday Parade, a Cherry Challenge among Alexandria’s best restaurants, free admission to historic sites, popular walking tours, and an 18th-century banquet and ball.

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Marymount Starts Semester With MLK Jr. Day Service Event

January 20, 2017

Members of the Marymount University Community celebrated Martin Luther King Jr. Day by reflecting on his teachings about service. Then they rolled up their sleeves and put together wellness packages for Hope for the Warriors, a nonprofit organization dedicated to restoring the sense of self, family and home to those touched by military service.

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Weichert, Realtors Helps Spread The Holiday Spirit With 38th Annual Toy Drive

January 19, 2017

The Weichert Family of Companies successfully completed its 38th annual Toy Drive, collecting more than 13,500 new toys for families and children in need this holiday season.

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