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Animal Welfare League unveils van for onsite surgeries — “Biscuit, an eight-year-old gray and white cat, was the first to receive surgery.” [Zebra]

Free food distribution this Saturday — “On Sat, Apr 24, 8:30-10:30am, @ALIVE4AlexVA will distribute food in Cora Kelly Elem School parking lot and parking lot B-1 of NOVA-Alexandria Campus (map at alive-inc.org, if college closes due to weather, distribution cancelled). More resources alexandriava.gov/115053.” [Twitter]

Sales center opens for the Muse development — “The eight-story Muse condominium will feature 73 units at 1201 Royal Street. Choices include 29 unique floor plans ranging from one bedroom to two bedroom with a den. Ten of the floor plans have spacious outdoor terraces, and the largest penthouse residences are 2,200 square feet. Prices start in the $800,000s.” [Patch.com]

Today’s weather — “Partly cloudy (during the day). High 56F. Winds WNW at 15 to 25 mph. Higher wind gusts possible… Some clouds early will give way to generally clear conditions overnight. Low 38F. Winds WNW at 10 to 20 mph.” [Weather.com]

New job: Parliamentarian — “National PTA is committed to effectively follow proper procedures when conducting its Board meetings and annual convention. The association has been utilizing the guidance of a Professional Registered Parliamentarian in accomplishing that goal. Candidates are being considered for the period July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2022 with the possibility of a one-year extension.” [Indeed]

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Think BIG! About the Future of Movement

Join the City of Alexandria and Arlington County’s Initiative to Rethink Energy at our first ever electric vehicle (EV) and sustainable technologies showcase! Get inspired by seeing a variety of electric cars, scooters, bikes, motorcycles, police cars, buses, trucks and

Between Home and the Front: Book Talk and Signing

Join the Smithsonian’s National Postal Museum on Zoom or in person at the museum for a special book talk with the curators behind Between Home and the Front: Civil War Letters of the Walters Family. A book signing will be

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