Registration for Spring & Summer 2015 activities is Open! Register online or in-person at the new Registration & Reservation Office located at the Lee Center at 1108 Jefferson St.
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The Memorial Day Jazz Festival features a variety of talented and diverse styles of jazz throughout the day featuring the U. S. Army Blues; Origem; Halley Shoenberg Jazz Quartet ; Larry Brown Jazz Quintet; & Night and Day. David Muse, WPFW Radio Jazz Show host, will emcee the program. Admission is free.
The Department of Recreation, Parks, and Cultural Activities is seeking proposals for a five-year management lease on The Conservatory Center at Four Mile Run Park, located at 4109-4125 Mt. Vernon Ave. Applicants must be non-profit organizations who would operate the facility as a community center and serve as a localized base for a non-profit organization(s) to provide private and public group activity rentals, social support, public information, and similar community-oriented programs, events, and functions.
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Summer camps and activities are available for youth ages 2-17 and include sports, dance, creative arts, computer, chess, enrichment, nature, adventure, Out of School Time (residents only) and classic camps. The Summer of Smiles brochure makes planning the summer even easier with an index listing camps by week offered and age group.
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The Department of Recreation, Parks and Cultural Activities
is conducting a Program Interest survey to help determine programming
priorities by location, user group and time of day. The survey takes only a few
minutes to complete and will guide the development of future program offerings.
City residents and nonresidents are encouraged to participate.
Commissions compose a formal system through which citizens can advise City Council on issues affecting the City. Commission meetings are open to the public and vacancies are posted on the Boards & Commissions
website. RPCA's commissions include the Beautification; Commission for the Arts; Park & Recreation; and Waterfront.
An environmental management system is a set of management
processes and procedures that allow RPCA to analyze, control and reduce the
environmental impact of its activities, products and services and operate with
greater efficiency and control.
Consistent with the City Council approved 2003 Windmill
Hill Park Plan, the City of Alexandria is working with a design team led by
Kimley-Horn, with input from the community, to implement the replacement of the
current bulkhead and shoreline improvements.
The City continues to expand program
opportunities for every member of family and I encourage every resident of
Alexandria to take advantage of the activities and facilities the Department
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