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Junior Engineer Camp at T.R.E.E. House
June 25, 2019 - June 29, 2019
Event Category: Just for Kids
Location : T.R.E.E. House Children's Museum, Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

  Click here to Register Online! Learn how to build a model railroad at T.R.E.E. House’s Junior Engineer Class! The class will run June 25th to 29th from 9AM to 12 PM daily. Participants must be between the ages of 7 and 14. T.R.E.E. House members pay $80 for this class, and non-members pay $90.  Includes T-Shirt! Payment is due upon ... read more
 
Film Screening at AMoA: The Soloist (2009)
June 11, 2019 - June 11, 2019
Event Category: Movies
Location : Alexandria Museum of Art, Time: 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

In connection with our exhibition Concrete & Adrift: On the Poverty Line, we will be screening this touching film, based on a true story. The Soloist focuses on a columnist who, while searching for story ideas, stumbles upon a homeless street musician with extraordinary talent. The film tells the story of the struggles both experience while the columnist uses his work to try and benefit both and all that he learns in the process. Released in 2009 by Dreamworks, the film stars Jamie Foxx and Robert Downey ... read more
 
City Park Players Summer Theatre Workshop for Kids (grades K - 7)
July 15, 2019 - July 26, 2019
Event Category: Just for Kids
Location : Hearn Stage, Kress Theatre, Time: 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

City Park Players’ 2019 Summer Theatre Workshop-for Kids will be held July 15 - 26 from 1 - 5 pm daily at the Kress Theatre in downtown Alexandria.  This theatre camp, directed by Tina Smith, will offer an introduction to theatre for young children entering grades K-7 for only $100 per child.  Students will develop acting skills through theatre games, music, and activities while auditioning, rehearsing, acting and singing.  The two-week long camp will end with a short performance on Friday, July 26 on Hearn Stage at Kress Theatre.  As an added bonus, any Girl Scouts who attend this camp will receive a ... read more
 
Just Dance Revue 2019
May 24, 2019 - May 25, 2019
Event Category: Dance
Location : Coughlin-Saunders Performing Arts Center, Time: Friday: 6:30 PM, Saturday: 9:00AM, 11:30AM, 3:00PM, & 6:00PM

We invite you to join us for the 2019 Just Dance Revue! Friday, May 24 at 6:30pm Saturday, May 25 at 9am, 11:30pm, 3pm & 6:30pm Tickets will be available at Just Dance, 4212 Michiels Drive in Alexandria or by calling (318) ... read more
 
Just Dance presents
May 23, 2019 - May 23, 2019
Event Category: Dance
Location : Coughlin-Saunders Performing Arts Center, Time: 7:00 PM

You've waited all year... And now the wait is over! Just Dance presents JUST DANCE, a public event featuring performances from our 2018-2019 season. Don't miss this extraordinary one-night event! Date: Thursday, May 23 Time: 7PM Place: Coughlin-Saunders Performing Arts Center, 1202 3rd Street in Alexandria Tickets: ... read more
 
Theater Makeup Classes
July 13, 2019 - July 13, 2019
Event Category: Classes
Location : 34 Bolton Avenue Suite 11, Time: 1:00 PM

Theater makeup classes for all classes! Learn the tricks of the trade to create dynamic character makeup believe looks for any ... read more
 
The Unusual Suspects present
May 25, 2019 - May 25, 2019
Event Category: Theater
Location : The Gem (1014 3rd Street), Time: 7:00 PM

The Unusual Suspects are at it again with our new show, "Who Do That Voodoo?" on May 25 at The Gem. Catered by Big Belly's and bar by Moonshine Saloon! Tickets are $25 and go on sale April 15. Contact Dan Forest on Facebook, Murder Mystery Dinner Theater starring The Unusual Suspects Facebook page or The Gem at  318-308-1950. Get your tickets early, we anticipate another sold out show! ... read more
 
The Unusual Suspects Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre at Tunk's
May 18, 2019 - May 18, 2019
Event Category: Theater
Location : Tunk's Cypress Inn & Oyster Bar, Time: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

 A SPECIAL APPEARANCE BY THE UNUSUAL SUSPECTS! (Tickets available starting April 15th!)   Tunk’s Cypress Inn & The Unusual Suspects Presents   A Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre   May 18, 2019, 7pm to 9 pm Ages 21 & Older Ticket Price: $50 Includes One Drink Ticket, Choice of Two Seafood or Steak Entree´, Dessert & Theatre   Doors Open at 6:15 - Come early, take your seat and enjoy appetizers & drinks with your friends while you wait to start the show.   Tickets can be purchased online through Eventbrite & with detailed ticket information posted to our social media. Tickets ... read more
 
Alexandria Red River Festival
May 02, 2019 - May 05, 2019
Event Category: Festivals
Location : Downtown Alexandria

The City of Alexandria introduces the Alexandria Red River Festival, where culture, arts, food, and music come together. By partnering with several local organizations and programs – the City of Alexandria is bringing our community together for an incredible four-day event in Downtown Alexandria. Together with numerous local businesses, community participants, teams, civic leaders and sponsors, the Alexandria Red River Festival embodies the spirit of community, culture, and collaboration.    Dinner on the Bricks Thursday, May 2 6:00pm - 9:00pm Come dine on the bricks as locally owned restaurants and caterers showcase the best of their menus. Admission is free, but ... read more
 
Tom Peyton Memorial Arts Festival - Opening Reception
May 03, 2019 - May 03, 2019
Event Category: Exhibitions
Location : First United Methodist Church, Alexandria, Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Join us for the Opening Reception of the 53rd Annual Tom Peyton Memorial Arts Festival. The reception features the presentation of awards and a gallery talk by juror Ross ... read more
 
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