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Fashion for Paws: Are you Ready?

Fashion for Paws: Are you Ready?

On April 9, 2011 from 8:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m. (after party: George) the 5th annual Fashion for Paws (F4P) Runway Show designed by Syzygy Event Productions will take place at the National Building Museum to benefit the Washington Humane Society (WHS). This year, the event will be Hosted by "The Fashion Guy," Lawrence Zarian and Co-Chaired by Amanda Polk and Dr. Dondi Dahlgaard. The Executive Committee will be Co-Chaired by Tommy McFly and Wendy Gordon, with Windy Shepard as the Committee Fundraising Chair. The Mistress of Ceremonies will again be Pamela Sorensen.

7th Annual Spring Wine Dinner at City Square Cafe Features Wines from New Zealand, Chile and Italy

 

City Square Café in Old Town Manassas, Va. is welcoming spring with their 7th annual Spring Wine Dinner on Wed., Mar. 23 at 7 p.m., featuring a four-course dinner with wines specially selected by Chef Robert Barolin. Wines are from New Zealand, Chile, and Italy. Cost is $79 per person, including tax and gratuity. For reservations, call 703.369.6022 or visit www.citysquarecafe.com.

St. Patrick's Day at City Square Cafe Serves Homemade Corned Beef and Cabbage

City Square Café in Old Town Manassas, Va. is featuring an all- day celebration with an Irish pub bar and traditional corned beef and cabbage with parsley potatoes for $16.99 per person, not including tax and gratuity. The St. Patrick’s Day special will be featured on St. Patrick’s Day, Thurs., Mar. 17 from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Live entertainment will be offered from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. with traditional Irish performances. For reservations, call 703.369.6022 or visit www.citysquarecafe.com.

City Square Café provides tapas and homemade American bistro favorites with an international flair, seven days a week.

Hours of operation include: Mon. through Thurs., 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. (lunch and dinner,) Fri., 11 a.m.to 10 p.m. (lunch and dinner), Sat., 8:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. (breakfast, lunch, dinner), and Sun., 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. (breakfast and lunch).

Alexandria Hosts 30th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade on March 5

Alexandria Hosts 30th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade on March 5

From the City of Alexandria:

On Saturday, March 5, the City of Alexandria and the Ballyshaners (Gaelic for “Old Towners”) will host the 30th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade, in celebration of Irish-American heritage. The parade begins at King and Alfred Streets and follows a route east down King Street, past the reviewing stand at North Royal Street, and ends on the 100 block of North Lee Street between King and Cameron Streets. The parade will begin at 12:30 p.m., and is expected to conclude by 2:30 p.m.

The day’s festivities officially kick off with the Classic Car Show Competition at 10 a.m. in the 100 block of North Pitt Street. In addition, a Fun Dog Show begins at 10:30 a.m. in Market Square, 301 King Street and will conclude at noon.

Are You Looking for More Ways to Help Out in Your Community? You Can ACT for Alexandria Today

Are You Looking for More Ways to Help Out in Your Community? You Can ACT for Alexandria Today

ACT for Alexandria is a community foundation that aims at increasing local philanthropy and civic engagement.  ACTion Alexandria, is the newly launched citizen engagement website, that provides easy ways for community members to find ways to help out. It is a platform to connect individuals to nonprofit organizations.

Tracy Viselli, the Community Manager of ACTion Alexandria, said, “We want to get people out to nonprofits and experience things in the community they might not know about.” Viselli started working with ACT for Alexandria in July, and is excited about the new platform that launched on February 7.

Marine Corps Marathon to present Healthy School Award to Lynbrook Elementary

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Summer Camp Fair Tonight

From Alexandria City Public Schools:

The Alexandria PTA Council will hold its annual Summer Camp Fair from 5:30 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, March 2, at the T.C. Williams High School Minnie Howard Campus, 3801 W. Braddock Road, Alexandria. Read more at http://www.acps.k12.va.us/ptac/summer-camp-fair.php .