First Friday: “Mardi Gras in Alexandria” February 3

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For Immediate Release: January 26, 2017

Wear purple, green and gold while enjoying the “Not So Modern Jazz Band Quartet” by attending the First Friday: “Mardi Gras in Alexandria scheduled for Friday, February 3 from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Durant Arts Center, 1605 Cameron St.   Celebrate Mardi Gras carnival customs without leaving Alexandria.  Make a Mardi Gras mask or bring your own and plan to participate in the evening’s Mardi Gras parade.

A “meet and greet” begins at 6 p.m.  Light refreshments will be available, complements of the Office of the Arts.  Festivities begin at 6:30 p.m. Advance per person reservations: $5 residents; $10 nonresidents.  At door: $10 residents; $15 nonresidents.   No experience is necessary and one adult must accompany children.

To pay online by visiting www.alexandriava.gov/webtrac and enter Activity # 355203.02

The “Mardi Gras in Alexandria” is part of the “First Fridays” Series.   The Series is a project of the Office of the Arts, a division of the Alexandria Department of Recreation, Parks and Cultural Activities.   For more information visit www.alexandriava.gov/Arts.

The City of Alexandria is committed to compliance with the City’s Human Rights Code and the Americans with Disabilities Act. To request a reasonable accommodation or to request materials in an alternative format, contact Cheryl Anne Colton at 703.746.5565 (Virginia Relay 711) or e-mail cherylanne.colton@alexandriava.gov

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