First Thursday, a Del Ray street festival planned — as the name might suggest — for the first Thursday of April (today) is being delayed due to inbound inclement weather.
There’s a 90% chance of rain today, so First Thursday will now take place on the month’s second Thursday.
The festival, themed this month around cherry blossoms, is scheduled to include live music, children’s activities and more.
“The Del Ray Business Association presents First Thursday: A Cherry Blossom Celebration on Thursday, April 13 from 6 p.m. to dusk along Mount Vernon Avenue,” the Del Ray Business Association said in a release. “Join the Del Ray community for live music by Mars Rodeo, themed activities, plus a fun scavenger hunt featuring cherry blossom-inspired art by local artists.”
While sponsors for a festival like this aren’t typically noteworthy, April’s First Thursday sponsor is Ting, an internet company that made waves for being one of the companies to break Comcast/Xfinity’s stranglehold on Alexandria’s internet.
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Time flies when you’re having fun! The T.C. Williams High School Class of 1973 will hold its 50th reunion July 21-23, 2023 in Alexandria. All graduates and their adult nears and dears are welcome. Events include a Friday evening icebreaker, Saturday dinner dance, and a Sunday brunch. For more information: tcwilliams73.com, 770.789.3534.
Spring Fling at Rising Sol Yoga School
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