City Services Moving to Mark Center
This February, DCHS, Alexandria Health Department and some other City services will begin a phased move to a centralized location at the new Redella S. “Del” Pepper Community Center at 4850 Mark Center Drive.
Celebrate Black History Month
Black History Month is an annual recognition and celebration of the history, culture, achievements and contributions of African Americans and persons of African descent in U.S. history. Join the celebration with special events and activities throughout February.
George Washington Birthday Celebration
Celebrate George Washington’s 291st birthday with events throughout the month. The annual George Washington Birthday parade will occur on February 20, with a special route in honor of the 100th anniversary of the laying of the cornerstone of the George Washington Masonic National Memorial.
Bring the kids to Gadsby's Tavern for Family Day Sunday, Feb. 12! Junior Docents will be stationed throughout the museum with hands-on activities for all ages to learn about 18th-century balls. Learn more: alexandriava.gov/c/50619
Beginning Friday, February 10, the Permit Center for the City Finance Department, Transportation & Environmental Services, and Planning & Zoning will close and be relocated to 4850 Mark Center Drive. Services to resume soon at the new location; stay tuned. alexandriava.gov/PermitCenter
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