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Departmental Progressive Club announces candidate forum — “The Departmental Progressive Club (DPC) will hold a Candidates Forum on Tuesday, April 20, 2021 at 7pm. As a candidate for Mayor or City Council you are invited to participate. It will be held virtually and candidates and the
public will have access to the forum at 6:30 PM.” [DPC]

Birchmere founder co-writes book about venue — “For local author, musician and professional research expert Steve Moore, joining Birchmere founder Gary Oelze in writing a book about the history of the renowned and legendary Alexandria music venue, due out in June, is a true joy beyond compare.” [Zebra]

Historic garden tour in Old Town on Saturday — “Four historical properties will be highlighted: the Lee-Fendall House garden, the Ramsay
House garden, the Athenaeum garden and St. Paul’s Episcopal Church. Along the route, sites will be decorated with wreaths, window boxes, and planters created by members of the event’s sponsors: Garden Club of Alexandria and Hunting Creek Garden Club.” [Visit Alexandria]

Today’s weather — “Cloudy with light rain developing later in the day. High 68F. Winds SSW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 70%… Rain early (in the evening)…then remaining cloudy with showers late. Low 54F. Winds SSW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 80%.” [Weather.com]

New job: Part-time women’s health data entry specialist — “The Part-time Data Entry Specialist (20 hours/week) for EWL will be responsible for inputting the client information into VDH’s EWL database, Catalyst; working in the Neighborhood Health EMR system (eClinicalWorks); managing ongoing cases, and updating team records.” [Indeed]

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