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Page updated on Apr 8, 2016 at 7:46 PM
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Mark your calendar for Alexandria Earth Day 2016!

This year's celebration will be held at Lenny Harris Memorial Fields at Braddock Park, 1005 Mt. Vernon Ave., on Saturday, April 30 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

This year's theme is Choose to Reuse - Your Choices Matter. The event will include educational exhibits, demonstrations and hands-on activities for all ages!

This year's event will also feature the Upcycling Showcase, where students will showcase their creative interpretation of Earth day through literature, fashion, visual arts and performing arts.

Leave Your Car at Home this Earth Day! - The public is encouraged to take public transit, walk or bike to the event!

DASH will be offering free rides for the Earth Day Event on DASH AT2, AT5 or AT10 from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, April 30. Click on the passes below to print and present to the driver for your free ride! One set of passes per rider. For DASH route and schedule information, call 703.370.DASH or visit

Take the Metrorail Yellow or Blue lines to the Braddock Road Station located nearby.

Bicyclists may visit the City's Bike Map, which features the City's best on-street and off-road bike ways, as well as locations of grouped bicycle parking.  Bicycle to the event following the Potomac Yard Pedestrian Cyclist Trail. 

Food Vendors!

Alexandria Earth Day is pleased to have the following food trucks and local businesses providing food and beverages for sale at this year’s event: