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About Today in Alexandria: August 13, 2015

Torpedo Factory 2nd Thursday-

Wednesday, August 13, 2015

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Your plans for today (August 13, 2015) in Alexandria, Virginia include these events:

  • FREE DASH Bus to the Old Town Pool Local Alexandria, Virginia kids can take the FREE Pool DASH AT10 Bus on weekdays between 9:30 AM and 3:30 PM, and on weekends between 11:00 AM and 7:00 PM.
  • ‘Art Uniting People’ – Second Exhibit “Art Uniting People – A Celebration of Recovery, Creativity and Mental Health”, is an art exhibition presented every year to showcase the artwork by individuals who are affected by mental illness, developmental disability or substance use disorder to bring attention to and foster understanding of the stigma and other issues this community faces.
  • Rock of Ages Music (ROAM) – Folk Songs & Games American Folk songs and games group lessons at Rock of Ages Music in Del Ray Alexandria, Virginia every Thursday in August, 3-4:30 pm.
  • SummerQuest Art Lab at Burke Library You’ve heard of food trucks and ice cream trucks, but what about an art truck The Mobile Art Lab is a converted box truck with tons of cool & innovative arts supplies. Come see this traveling art studio and join us in creating a surprise art project.
  • King Street Station Farmers Market The King Street Station Farmers Market is back in 2015 on Thursdays this year from May 21 through September. The market runs from 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM.
  • Happy Hour(s) in Alexandria See the calendar for times and locations for food and drink specials around the City.
  • John Adams Elementary – Popsicles on the Playground 
  • Second Thursday Art Night at Torpedo Factory Art Center Second Thursday Art Night at the Torpedo Factory Art Center in Alexandria, Virginia on Thursday, August 13, will put the dogs in Dog Days of Summer. See this link for more information.
  • Community Walk with Police Chief Earl Cook The Alexandria Police Department’s series of Community Walks continues tonight. Come say “hi” to Chief Earl L. Cook on Thursday, August 13, at 6:30 p.m. as he walks along the north section of Mount Vernon Avenue to talk with residents and business owners about questions or concerns regarding their community.
  • Blockbuster movie night at Beatley Library Join us for screenings of recent hit movies. This month, join the Adult Summer Reading Challenge and enjoy movies made from your favorite books. Please call 703-746-1751 for more information. Located in the Large Meeting Room.
Lee Hernly, Editor
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Lee Hernly is the Founder and Editor of Port City Wire, Alexandria, Virginia's best source for hyper-local news, opinion, and events. I live in the Old Town Alexandria area with my fantastic wife and son Sam. Oh, there’s Serena & Bea too. I’m so excited to meet new readers and see where you are from! Please be sure to leave a comment with a link to your blog so I can check it out!

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