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Upcoming Fun & Easy Ways to Give Back in Alexandria

Upcoming Fun & Easy Ways to Give Back in Alexandria

 

With May just around the corner,  Check out these fun and easy spring and summer events that make it possible for you to have fun and give back to the Alexandria community!

 

  • On May 2nd, stop by the Give Back Alexandria's Spring Happy Hour between 6 and 8 p.m.,  at Pork Barrel BBQ located at 2312 Mount Vernon Avenue.

 

  • Also on May 2nd, check out Spring2ACTion and join residents for 24 hours of unprecedented giving.Every donation you make gives your favorite nonprofit a chance to win more money through matching grants and prizes! A $10 donation goes a long way.Give Back Alexandria is offering $500 matching grants to ALIVE! and Higher Achievement – your donation will be doubled on May 2 when you give online at www.Spring2ACTion.org

 

A Preview of Spaces 21, 22 & 23 at the 2012 DC Design House

A Preview of Spaces 21, 22 & 23 at the 2012 DC Design House

This is the Eighth of an Eight-Part Feature on the designers’ vision and progress at the DC Design House, which is now open through May 13th. The DC Design House benefits Children's National Medical Center.

Victoria Sanchez of Victoria Sanchez Interiors in Alexandria, VA, www.victoriasanchezinteriors.com, was inspired by her own children for the design of Space 21, the Teenager’s Getaway. “I looked to their likes and dislikes, and their wants and desires as I created this design,” says Sanchez, who is excited to part of the Design House but also knows the amount of work that had to be completed in a short period of time.

Safe Driving Tips For Space Shuttle Landing in The Metro Area

Safe Driving Tips For Space Shuttle Landing in The Metro Area

The following information was sent to us by AAA Mid-Atlantic:

 

Able to leap tall planets in a single bound. Look! Up in the sky! It’s a bird. It’s a plane. It’s the Space Shuttle Discovery!  It is the biggest arrival in the Washington metro area since the Beatles performed here on February 11, 1964, Pope John Paul II in October, 1979, Pope Benedict XVI in 2008, and Queen Elizabeth’s many trips here.