The West End Business Association will hold a Learning at Lunch session. The subject will be "Habits - How to Break Old Bad Ones, and Make New Good Ones", presented by Foster Montalbano, MD with INOVA. Registration Requested.
The Alexandria Marketing Fund Committee will hold a meeting to review applicant presentations and determine grant awards.
Agenda Alexandria's monthly meeting topic will be "Gambling on the Future: What Will Maryland's Casino Mean for Alexandria?" with Joe Haggerty, President and CEO of the Alexandria Chamber of Commerce; Ted Pulliam, historian and author of "Historic Alexandria: An Illustrated History;" and Daniele White, Vice President of MGM Casinos.
The Beauregard Design Advisory Committee will hold a meeting where items of interest include a review of a new concept for Blocks F1 and G of Beauregard Town Center.
There will be an Informational Meeting for the Construction of 2901 Eisenhower Avenue, 67 townhouses and 535 apartment home project. The developer, Rushmark, will be available at the meeting to discuss the project and answer the community's questions.
Join the Carlyle Community for a new music festival event, the Barley & Music Festival. The event will include craft brews from artisanal breweries, live entertainment, and food vendors.
The 14th Annual King Street Arts Festival will take place this weekend. The festival will feature over six blocks of artwork by more than 200 artists from the US and abroad. Visitors will also enjoy a variety of local activities and performances throughout the weekend, including live music, hands-on activities and art happenings. Sat. 9/17 at 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM & Sun. 9/18 at 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM, King St.
City Council will hold their regularly scheduled public hearing. Items of interest include consideration of a request to add rooftop dining at 121 South Union Street - Union Street Public House, a new Special Use Permit (SUP) for CARD Academy- a private academic school at 4875 Eisenhower Avenue, changes to Portner Brewhouse's SUP to allow off-premises alcohol sales and additional outdoor seating at 650 S. Van Dorn Street, and changes to approvals for the National Industries for the Blind new headquarters at 3000 Potomac including a parking reduction and an encroachment into the public right-of-way.
The Park and Recreation Commission will hold a public hearing. Items of interest include presentations on Citywide Park Wayfinding Signage, Simpson Park Playground and Passive Lawn Renovation Final Concept, Patrick Henry K-8 School & Recreation Center and a Citywide Childcare Center Inventory & Study.