Official Weekly Events: August 1 - 7, 2009

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For Immediate Release: July 31, 2009

Thursday, August 6 – Informational Meeting on Open Space Properties 
The Department of Recreation, Parks and Cultural Activities invites the public to attend an informational meeting to discuss the upcoming park planning and design process for the open space properties at 4109-4125 Mount Vernon Ave. The informational meeting begins at 7 p.m. on site, 4109 Mount Vernon Ave. The site was acquired in January 2007 as part of the City’s Open Space Program. For additional information, call Laura Durham, Open Space Coordinator, at 703.838.5095, ext. 350 (TTY 703.838.4902), or via e-mail

Upcoming Change

The Household Hazardous Waste and Electronics Recycling Collection site located at 3600 Wheeler Avenue will be closed Saturday, August 8 and Monday, August 10. The Household Hazardous Waste and Electronics Recycling Collection site and the Recycling Drop-Off center will be temporarily relocated to 3540 Wheeler Avenue. Following the relocation, the Household Hazardous Waste and Electronics Recycling Collection site will continue to operate Monday and Saturday (expect holidays) from 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. and the Recycling Drop-Off center will continue to operate 24 hours a day. For more information visit:


Alexandria Marketing Fund Accepting Applications

Applications are now being accepted for the Alexandria Marketing Fund, a program administered by the Alexandria Marketing Committee. The program is designed to foster projects that enhance the long-range marketing priorities of the City; increase awareness, while expanding the quality, of Alexandria’s diverse retail, dining, hospitality, cultural attractions and other businesses; promote Alexandria to specific target audiences, including residents and visitors; and to generate additional business sales and tax revenues in Alexandria. The deadline for applications is August 17. For more information or to apply, visit

For more information, contact Jennifer Harris, Communications Officer, Office of Communications, at 703.746.3961 or