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Morning Notes

Second Alexandria early voting site opens for November election — “An additional in-person early voting site for Virginia’s general election in November opened in the City of Alexandria on Friday and will remain open through Oct. 30.” [Patch]

Nominate Alexandria schools staff for teacher and principal of the year awards — “It’s that time of year again. Alexandria City Public Schools (ACPS) is once more participating in The Washington Post’s Principal of the Year and Teacher of the Year Awards.” [Zebra]

YogaSix celebrating grand opening in Kingstowne — “Alexandria residents have a new spot to perfect their tree pose or relax in a peaceful savasana. A franchise location of the national yoga brand YogaSix held its soft opening on Sept. 23 at 5920 Kingstowne Town Center and is celebrating its grand opening this weekend.” [Alexandria Living Magazine]

Finishing First: Alexandria women’s rowing team dominates at Oct. 17 Occoquan chase — “At the Oct. 17 Occoquan Chase, the freshman women and men competing for the Old Dominion Boat Club finished strong in their races.” [Zebra]

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Del Ray Kitchen Confidential Design Tour

Please join us for Del Ray Kitchen Confidential – a walking tour of recently renovated kitchens in Del Ray with the experts who make the magic happen! FA Design Build owner Rob Menefee and Design Consultant Melissa Fielding walk us

Celtic Corridor in Concert at the Lyceum

Billy McComiskey, on button accordion, National Endowment for the Arts Heritage Award winner, All-Ireland Award winner, who has played with the Irish groups The Irish Tradition, Trian, and Green Fields of America. Billy’s playing is highly regarded as are his

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