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ALIVE! Hands Out 20,000 Meals — “More than 500 cars lined up until supplies ran out. Volunteers say they’ll be back at it again, in the same place and time- next week.” [WUSA9]

Fire Department Saves Dog — “With help from Alexandria Animal Control, some of our first responders rescued a Border Collie from a vault in a pond on Seminary Rd. today after the dog decided to have a little fun with some geese. The pup sustained minor injuries & was transported to a vet by the owner.” [Facebook]

Scholarship Fund of Alexandria Thanks Sponsors — “Although our Spring Gala was canceled because of COVID-19, and despite school closures and a public health crisis…COLLEGE is COMING for students with financial need. Thank YOU to all who help supporting scholarships and making college possible for our 2020 graduates!” [Facebook]

Neighborhood Restaurant Group Raises $41,000 for Employees — “We have been forced by circumstances well beyond our control to lay off over 90% of our staff, and while we found a way to pay everyone for one week, our resources have been stretched to the breaking point. As such, we are turning to you – our neighbors, our friends, our patrons and colleagues – to help us support our employees who have now found themselves without jobs or opportunities for income.” [GoFundMe]

Pork Barrel, Holy Cow, The Sushi Bar Offer Catered Meal Packages — “Yesterday the Charles Barrett School dropped off 60 Pork Barrel BBQ meals to the Carpenter’s Shelter! One of the students made us this amazing card – we loved teaming up with you all to help feed the community.” [Facebook]

Cheesetique Raises $3.5K to Make Meals For Hospitality Workers — “Each day, we will provide different and delicious family meals FOR FREE to hospitality workers in our community who have been financially impacted by industry cut-backs.” [GoFundMe]

Pedego Electric Bike Rentals Open in Old Town — “Loads of personal space, flowers, sunshine and the best and safest bikes and equipment.” [Facebook]

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Where To Buy Or Cut Your Own Fresh Christmas Tree In Alexandria — “As the holiday season begins, here’s where to find a Christmas tree in and around Alexandria in 2022.”…

Mindy’s Catering, a catering company based out of the Berkley neighborhood in D.C., is moving to an industrial park just across the street from the Victory Center. A special use…

Zen kitty Callie is looking for a new home in Alexandria. The 13-year-old female domestic longhaired brown and gray tabby cat is up for adoption with the Animal Welfare League…

The Alexandria City Council unanimously approved a collective bargaining agreement with the Southern States Police Benevolent Association, ushering in a new era of collaboration with city employees. If likely approved…

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Monarch Montessori School, located in the education center at 218 East Monroe Avenue, is currently enrolling infants and toddlers for the 2022-2023 school year. We’re an authentic Montessori preschool with a STEM emphasis!

We Offer: Arts & Crafts, Yoga & Pottery, Language & Early Literacy, Botany & Culinary Arts, Music Appreciation, Chorus & Language Immersion, Mathematics, Geography & Science, Practical Life & Culture.

Full-time, part-time, flexible and drop-in options!

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Brassy Jazzy Christmas

Don’t miss this toe tapping celebration!

The Symphony Orchestra of Northern Virginia (SONOVA) presents “Brassy Jazzy Christmas,” a strong lineup of Christmas and holiday favorites. Inspired by Stan Keton’s album “A Merry Christmas!,” SONOVA has created a jazz band–substituting french

Alexandria’s 47th Annual Turkey Trot 5 Mile Race

Join in Alexandria’s favorite Thanksgiving tradition- the 47th Turkey Trot 5 Mile Race. Alexandria’s favorite Thanksgiving morning tradition, the Alexandria Turkey Trot, returns to the streets of Del Ray on Thursday, November 24 at 9 a.m. In the spirit of

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