Events

Agenda Alexandria - Gambling on the Future: What Will Maryland's Casino Mean for Alexandria?

Monday, September 26, 2016 - 7:15pm
The Hermitage, 5000 Fairbanks Ave.

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.

Informational Meeting for the Construction of 2901 Eisenhower Avenue

Monday, September 26, 2016 - 6:00pm
SpringHill Suites, 2950 Eisenhower Ave.

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.

14th Annual King Street Arts Festival

Saturday, September 17, 2016 - 10:00am
King Street

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 Public Hearing

Saturday, September 17, 2016 - 9:30am
City Hall, Council Chambers

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.

Park and Recreation Commission Public Hearing

Thursday, September 15, 2016 - 7:00pm
Charles Houston Recreation Center, 901 Wythe St.

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.

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