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Holiday Jazz Concert

From Alexandria City Public Schools:

The City of Alexandria will host the 34th Annual Memorial Day Jazz Festival on Monday, May 30, from 1 to 7 p.m. at Fort Ward Park 4301 W. Braddock Rd. Admission is free. In case of inclement weather, the festival will relocate to the Lee Center Kauffman Auditorium, 1108 Jefferson St. The event will start with a performance by The Tom Cunningham Orchestra, led by T.C. Williams alumnus Cunningham. For a complete schedule and more information, go to http://alexandriava.gov/recreation/info/default.aspx?id=47616 .

2011 National Memorial Day Parade

2011 National Memorial Day Parade

The National Memorial Day Parade will be held Monday, May 30, at 2:00 p.m. Before the parade stasrts there will be musical performances and ceremones at 1:00 p.m. held at the National Archives. The parade begins at the corner of Constitution Avenue and 7th Street and will travel along Constitution. Check out the entire parade route.


Public Invited to Attend Community Pre-Construction Meeting for Potomac Yard Park

From Alexandria eNews:

Potomac Yard Development invites the public to attend a Community Pre-Construction Meeting to discuss the upcoming park construction for Potomac Yard Park located at 2401 Potomac Avenue. The meeting scheduled for Tuesday, May 31, at 7 p.m., will be held at the Potomac Yard Sales Office located at 2400 Main Line Boulevard, Alexandria, VA 22301.

Potomac Yard Development and Land, Planning and Design Associates will present information and answer questions concerning the upcoming construction of the approved park.

City of Alexandria Announces Spring & Summer 2011 Concert Schedule

From the City of Alexandria:

The Department of Recreation, Parks and Cultural Activities is pleased to announce the Spring & Summer 2011 concert schedule. Held at a variety of locations throughout the City of Alexandria, enjoy the sounds of the Alexandria Harmonizers; Villa Synfonia String Orchestra from San Francisco, CA; "The Band of the Nation's Capital," the 257th Army Band, and many more.

The Alexandria Film Festival is Soliciting Entries

From Alexandria City Public Schools:

The fifth annual Alexandria Film Festival is soliciting entries from U.S. and international filmmakers. At least three cash prizes will be awarded to top films at the festival: Best of Show ($500), Jury Prize ($300) and Audience Award ($200). All film genres are accepted in all categories, including narrative, documentary, short, animated and experimental. Deadlines for entries are Early Bird, May 31; Regular, June 30; Late, July 15. Regular fees are $35 for feature-length films and $25 for shorts. Discounts are available for early entries. Read more at http://www.acps.k12.va.us/news2011/nr2011052404.php .

City of Alexandria to Hold African Heritage Cultural Festival

From the City of Alexandria:

The City of Alexandria will host the African Heritage Cultural Festival on Saturday, June 18, from noon to 6 p.m. at the Charles Houston Recreation Center, 901 Wythe St. The Festival theme is "Reaching Back Moving Forward," highlighting the African-American experience from the Civil War era to the celebration of Juneteenth and current events in Alexandria. The festival will be held rain or shine.

Featured performers include Sandra Johnson, contemporary jazz; SAMO’O and the band JFC, with Caribbean sound; Elikeh, Afro funk music; and the Michael Stephens Project (MSP) R & B. Additional performers include the Alexandria Community Children Theater (ACCT); Hot Topics All Stars Cheer Group; Recreation Center youth performances; and performances by the Alfred Street Baptist, Roberts Memorial United Methodist and Shiloh Baptist church groups performances.

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