January 11, 2013 |
For many people, the character of Alexandria is defined by its historic Old Town. Some still view Alexandria as a suburb. But as its name — City of Alexandria — affirms, it is neither a town nor suburban. Experiencing a pace and type of growth that many residents may not fully discern or appreciate, Alexandria is a place becoming ever more citylike. Nowhere is the city's accelerating urbanization more robust than in two contiguous areas of northeastern Alexandria: the newly developing Potomac Yard and the redeveloping Braddock...
March 13, 2008
The annual Antiques in Alexandria show begins tomorrow and runs through Sunday at Episcopal High School on Braddock Road in Alexandria. More than 60 antiques dealers or shops will participate. Tickets are $15. For more information, visit http://www.antiquesinalexandria.com or call 703-548-SHOW.
February 27, 2013
ALEXANDRIA This case was handled by the Animal Welfare League of Alexandria, which operates the city animal shelter and provides animal control services. The shelter is open from 1 to 8 p.m. weekdays, except Wednesdays, and noon to 5 p.m. weekends. For information or to report emergencies involving animals 24 hours a day, call 703-746-4774. The league's Web site is www.alexandriaanimals.org . Not-so-great outdoors for a cat: Old Dominion Blvd., 3300 block, Feb. 15. Responding to a veterinarian's report about a cat with a...
November 16, 2011
Saturday, Nov. 19 Trinity United Methodist Church is having a flea market to benefit local charities, with collectibles, trinkets, gadgets, books, toys, baked goods and more. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Trinity United Methodist Church, 2911 Cameron Mills Rd., Alexandria. 703-549-5500. The Institute for Christian Formation and Leadership is holding a discussion, "Spiritual Vitality After 70," by Lisa Kimball and Dorothy Linthicum of Virginia Theological Seminary and the Rev. John Daniels.
July 13, 2011
Sunday, July 17 Old Presbyterian Meeting House, Sunday services featuring summer worship, 10 a.m.; and evening worship, "Cultivating Our Faith," with prayers, community and songs, 6:30 p.m., through July 31, 321 S. Fairfax St., Alexandria. 703-549-6670 or www.opmh.org . Monday, July 18 Vacation Bible School, for age 4 to fifth grade; a school theme "Everyday Miracles Around Us," includes crafts, outdoor activities, songs and dinner. 4 to 7 p.m. Monday to July 22, St. John's Episcopal Church, 415 S. Lexington St.,...
January 4, 2012
religion notes Friday, Jan. 6 Feast of the Epiphany, featuring the Choral Evensong with organist Grant Hellmers performing works by Mendelssohn, Vaughan, Williams and others. 7:30 p.m., St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 228 S. Pitt St., Alexandria. Free-will offering. 703-549-3312 or www.stpaulsalexandria.com . Wednesday, Jan. 11 St. George's evening service, labyrinth, 6 to 7:30 p.m., Parish Hall; Taize service, 7:30 to 8:15 p.m., the Nave, St. George's Episcopal Church, 915 N. Oakland St., Arlington.