Your Alexandria Newsletter

Red Cross Asking for Blood Donations As Cancer Patients Resume Treatment

According to the American Cancer Society, many patient visits and procedures were forced to delay or cancel early in the pandemic to reduce the risk of exposure to COVID-19. 

ACT for Alexandria Hosting Racial Equity Forum June 9 and 10

A press release describes the two-day forum as a chance 'to learn, connect, and commit.'

Honor Juneteenth in Alexandria With In-Person Tours and Virtual Celebrations

Alexandria offers a range of ways to honor Juneteenth, which marks the day when enslaved individuals in Galveston, Texas learned that the Emancipation Proclamation had freed them.

Alexandria Commemorating 77th Anniversary of D-Day With Virtual Events

The Battle of Normandy began on June 6, 1944 and served as a turning point for Allied forces during World War II.


As Hurricane Season Begins, FEMA Encourages Preparedness

Recent years have not only shown that the east coast is susceptible to the damaging impacts of hurricanes, but that they are also not just a coastal threat. 

Taste of Del Ray Opens Friday, June 4

Each participating restaurant will offer select 'tastes' from their menus for just $5 each. Select restaurants will also be offering complementary cocktails.


Alexandria Athletes: How Did the Return to High School Sports Impact You?

New study by the University of Wisconsin seeks answers and participants.

Which Bottle of Alcohol Should Go Into Virginia Time Capsule?

Virginia ABC is moving to a new location in Hanover County this month. To mark the occasion, they will bury a time capsule there.