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Voter Registration Deadline Today — “FYI: The deadline to register to vote in Virginia’s Nov 5 General Election is Oct 15.” [Twitter, City of Alexandria]

Alexandria’s Top Nats Fan Weighs In — Mayor Justin Wilson tweeted during last night’s Nationals win to pull to 3-0 in the NLDS series with the Cardinals: “This is exhilarating and so foreign to me… 27 more outs. #nats” [Twitter]

‘Birth Club’ Opens in Old Town — “A unique club for women offering pre-natal and post-partum yoga, feeding circles, helpful workshops and a variety of resources for moms is now open in Alexandria. Birth Club, at 107 N. Fairfax St. in Old Town, describes itself as ‘a yoga, education, and self-care community, designed just for moms and moms-to-be.'” [Alexandria Living]

Former CIA Analyst’s Genealogy Business — “Lisa Maddox, a former Central Intelligence Agency analyst, has big plans to give ancestry.com a run for its money. With a passion for genealogy and a background in intel, Maddox established family history business Narratio Vitae about a year ago… A one-woman operation, Maddox builds the life stories of her clients and their ancestors.” [Alexandria Times]

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Cold, wet and exhilarating: Alexandria parent Southerlyn Marino learned so much about her high schooler’s crew-rowing that she wrote a book about it. Marino’s youngest son Pierce (now 17) started…

A pedestrian bridge at Ben Brenman Park will be closed over the next month for repairs. The closure means anyone going to the Ben Brenman Dog Park or Ben Brenman…

Good Friday morning, Alexandria! 🌥️ Today’s weather: A chance of rain, mainly between 10am and 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 57. Mostly cloudy tonight with a low around 39. Partly…

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Peace in Gaza: Prayer Liturgy and Community Discussion for Peace in Arlington VA, Sunday, Feb. 11, 10:15 AM

Prayer, liturgy, and community discussion for peace in Gaza, an immediate cease fire and resumption of humanitarian aid will be hosted by Nova Catholic Community. The focus will be Pope Francis’ call for an immediate ceasefire, the release of all hostages, resumption of humanitarian aid for Palestinians in Gaza, and peace talks for a lasting and just peace for all people in the region.

Discussion will follow at Noon on US military role in the conflict and appropriate steps the US should take to foster peace and rebuilding. Light lunch served.

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2nd Annual Pysanky Party This Sunday

Again this year, The Critical Mass, LLC, the Made in ALX store and local Ukrainian-American artists are throwing a Pysanky Party — and partnering on a fundraiser for the nonprofit organization Razom for Ukraine.

The free event, from 5 –

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