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Arlington VA Job Fair - Thus Thursday, 100's of Local Jobs Available - FREE Attendance


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Krispy Kreme Giving Away Free Doughnuts for National Doughnut Day!

Krispy Kreme Giving Away Free Doughnuts for National Doughnut Day!

In honor of National Doughnut Day, Krispy Kreme is giving every customer one free doughnut on Friday, June 3. There is no purchase necessary to get your free tasty treat and you can get any variety you would like!  

“With several delicious, one-of-a-kind doughnuts to select from, including our signature Original Glazed®, you can pick your favorite or discover a new preferred sweet treat for FREE,” said Ron Rupocinski, corporate chef of Krispy Kreme.

Where did this day originate? National Doughnut Day dates back to 1938 when it was started by The Salvation Army to raise money for the needy. Now it’s a 73 year-old tradition!

Here are the participating Krispy Kreme locations near you:

Gallery West Presents: Poetry of Light

Gallery West Presents: Poetry of Light

From Susan Lindsey:



Pastels by Rachel Estrada


July 6 – July 31, 2011


Artist's Reception: Saturday, July 9 from 5 – 7 p.m.


Closing Reception: Saturday, July 30, from 5 – 7 p.m.


Gallery West is proud to present “Poetry of Light,” a collection of Classical Realist pastel works by artist Rachel Estrada. Located at 1213 King Street in Old Town Alexandria’s Boutique District, the show will run from July 6 – July 31, 2011. There will be two receptions, both open to the public and including refreshments. The artist's reception is July 9th from 5 p.m. – 7 p.m. A closing reception will be held on July 30th from 5 p.m. - 7 p.m.

Father's Day Manscaping at Salon Daniel

Dads can look healthy and feel healthy this year, when Salon Daniel of McLean, Va. pampers dads from Tues., June 14 through Sat., June 18, offering special services such as "color me natural," a special technique and color used to blend silver hair  to look natural  and feel younger. It will also be offering treatments for thinning hair, facial trimming and men’s waxing services, while donating 10 percent of all services to the Prostate Cancer Foundation. For a special treat, Salon Daniel will feature McLean-based, Sweet Leaf Café’s refreshing healthy teas and sandwiches on Sat., June 18 for their clients. To make an appointment, call Salon Daniel at 703.893.5000.

Nat'l Park Svc Photographer Frank Ruggles Speaking at in Leesburg on Sunday, June 12

Nat'l Park Svc Photographer Frank Ruggles Speaking at in Leesburg on Sunday, June 12

From the Town of Leesburg, VA – At 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, June 12, 2011, Frank Ruggles, formerly  an official photographer with the National Park Service, will be speaking at the Thomas Balch Library.  The lecture is free and open to the public.  The Thomas Balch Library is located at 208 West Market Street in downtown Leesburg.

Frank Ruggles served as an official photographer of the National Park Service from 2007 to 2010.  During his tenure, he visited and photographed over 150 National Parks, Monuments and Forests across the nation.  Frank described his work as a National Park Service photographer as his “dream job,” a position once held by his photographic hero, Ansel Adams.

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.