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Torpedo Factory 45th Anniversary

Celebrate Alexandria’s unique cultural destination at the free 45th Anniversary Salute to the Torpedo Factory Art Center on September 15, from 2 to 5 p.m.

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City Celebrates 5th Anniversary of Contrabands and Freedmen Cemetery Memorial

The City invites the public to participate in the fifth anniversary of the dedication of Alexandria’s Contrabands and Freedmen Cemetery Memorial (1001 S. Washington St.), September 13-15.

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City Hall Visioning Study Meeting

The second City Hall Visioning Study meeting will be held on September 30, to seek input on which functions or services are most important to be housed in City Hall. Results from the meeting and previously collected data will help define building occupancy and determine how City Hall can best...

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City Council Recognizes Second Monday in October as Indigenous Peoples’ Day

City Council has unanimously adopted a resolution recognizing the second Monday in October of each year as Indigenous Peoples’ Day.

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City Hosts Annual Dog Swims

Treat your pooch to a late summertime dip at the City’s Itty Bitty Doggie Dive on September 20. This annual event follows the end of the summer pool season, and offers dogs the chance to swim and play games in one of the City’s pools.

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King Street Art Festival

The King Street Art Festival returns this Saturday and Sunday, September 21-22, transforming the City’s historic main street into a world-class outdoor art gallery. To accommodate the event, a number of parking restrictions will be in effect on King Street and the surrounding area.

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City to Host Meeting on Equal Justice Initiative’s Community Remembrance Project

The City invites the public to attend the first of several community meetings about the Equal Justice Initiative Community Remembrance Project to memorialize the victims of lynchings in Alexandria.

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Le Tour d'Alexandria Bicycle Tour

On October 5, the Alexandria Library will host its annual bicycle tour of all Alexandria Library locations. Bring your bike and join library staff for a leisurely two-hour loop starting and ending at Beatley Central Library. Registration is required and space is limited.

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City Recognizes National Preparedness Month

September is National Preparedness Month. Learn how to prepare yourself, your property and your loved ones for whatever emergency arises.

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