alexandria virginiaAround Towncommunity affairscommunity events REMINDER: It’s The 9th Annual Free Pancake Day at IHOP! (Video) by Lee Hernly, Editor March 4, 2014 by Lee Hernly, Editor March 4, 2014 Get a free short stack of buttermilk pancakes at local IHOP’s in the Alexandria area. All your IHOP restaurant asks, is that in return you make a donation to the Children’s Miracle Network. So, get some free pancakes and help some kids! What could be better than that?