Archives: ‘Announcements’

Official Announcements For The City Of Alexandria: January 2 – January 8, 2010

December 31st, 2009 | [From: Announcements]

Wednesday, January 6 – Eisenhower East/Carlyle Design Review Board Meeting

The Eisenhower East/Carlyle Design Review Board will hold a public worksession to review a concept design for Blocks 11 and 12, Hoffman Towers. The worksession will be held at 3 p.m. in the City Council Workroom, 2nd Floor, City Hall, 301 King St. For more information, contact Natalie Sun at 703.746.3820.

Weekly Event Announcements For The City Of Alexandria: January 2 – 8, 2010

December 31st, 2009 | [From: Announcements]

Monday, January 4 – Tavern Toddlers

Join us for a special program for toddlers (walkers through 36 months) and their caregivers at Gadsby’s Tavern Museum, 134 N. Royal St. Tavern Toddlers features a weekly open playtime in Gadsby’s historic ballroom Mondays, excluding Federal holidays, through April 26 any time between 10:30 a.m. and noon. Cost is $7 for a group of three, which must include one adult, or $30 for purchase of a five-week pass. For more information, please visit or call 703.838.4242.

Open Life Drawing Sessions

December 31st, 2009 | [From: Announcements]

Open life drawing continues at the Del Ray Artisans gallery. These sessions operate on a drop in basis so there is no need to register in advance. Bring your supplies and join us at the gallery to draw or paint our live models. We don’t supply easels – only plenty of chairs – but you are welcome to bring your own if you want to use one.

Messing Around With Creativity Workshop Jan. 17 At Del Ray Artisans

December 30th, 2009 | [From: Announcements]

Whether you are a working artist or you haven’t picked up a crayon since grammar school, the “Messing Around with Creativity” workshop is for you. Everyone is creative, but most of us never fully explore that idea. That’s what this workshop is designed to do. We’ll spend two hours focused on finding and expressing the creativity that is buried within you.

Combo Fun With Cards And ATCs!

December 29th, 2009 | [From: Announcements]

Join Del Ray Artisans for a new year of art-making for card makers and Artist Trading Card artists Sunday, January 31, from noon to 4 p.m. Create handmade cards such as soon-to-be-valentines for the gallery or for your own lovey-dovey selves. Materials supplied with suggested donations for your own hearts. ATC-ers are invited to come and trade/swap and participate in DRA’s New Year’s theme of What is “In” and What is “Out” for 2010! Example: “In” is “Eco-Green” and “Out” is “Dollar-Green”.

More Than 40 Dining Establishments In 2nd Annual Alexandria Restaurant Week January 15-24, 2010

December 18th, 2009 | [From: Announcements]

WHAT: Alexandria Restaurant Week 2nd Annual Event

WHEN: 10 Days — January 15-24, 2010

WHO: More than 40 Restaurants, featuring the city’s top culinarians

NOVA Announces Winter Break And Extended Hours

December 18th, 2009 | [From: Announcements]

Northern Virginia Community College will be closed Dec. 24 to Jan. 3, but online and telephone registration will be available during the break. Students can log on to or call 703-323-3770 to register for the spring semester while the College is closed.

“Tavern Toddlers” Returns To Gadsby’s Tavern Museum

December 17th, 2009 | [From: Announcements]

Gadsby’s Tavern Museum will be hosting its spring session of Tavern Toddlers, beginning Monday, January 4, 2010, and continuing weekly (except for Federal holidays) through Monday, April 26, 2010. Because it’s never too early for kids to appreciate history, the museum developed this special program for toddlers (walkers through 36 months) and their caregivers. Tavern Toddlers features a weekly open playtime on Mondays anytime between 10:30 a.m. and noon.

New Work For A New Year Show

December 17th, 2009 | [From: Announcements]

Del Ray Artisans (DRA) is pleased to announce the January 2010 show, “New Work for a New Year”. This exhibit, for both DRA members and non-members, provides local artists a platform to show recent work, which has not been previously exhibited.

Department of Recreation, Parks, And Cultural Activities’ Winter 2010 Program Guide Now Available Registration For Winter Classes Opens Monday, December 14 For City Residents

December 4th, 2009 | [From: Announcements]

The Department of Recreation, Parks and Cultural Activities Winter 2010 Program Guide is now available. The program guide highlights City classes, programs, activities and special events occurring January through March 2010. Registration for winter classes and activities begins at 9 a.m. on Monday, December 14 for City residents, and Monday, December 21 for nonresidents.