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Coming Up for April: Community Engagement and Calendar Reminders

Coming Up for April: Community Engagement and Calendar Reminders

Learn about calendar reminders and upcoming community events for April. Find out when the Alexandria City Public Schools (ACPS) Community Outreach team will be in your neighborhood!

Spring Break

Mon., Apr. 3 - Fri., Apr. 7

All ACPS schools and offices will be closed for Spring Break.

Teacher Work Day

Mon., April 10

There will be no school for ACPS students.

ESL II — Conversation Club for Intermediate ESL Speakers

Mondays and Wednesdays in April (April 3, 5, 10, 12, 17, 19, 24, 26), 5:30-6:30 p.m.
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library (5005 Duke Street)

The Alexandria Library builds community by providing opportunities to learn, explore, create and connect. Its ESL II Conversation Club is a space for intermediate speakers to practice English and build confidence. No registration is required.

Healthy Start Preschool Fair

Mon., April 10  9 a.m. to noon
Ferdinand T. Day (1701 N Beauregard Street)

Registration for the Virginia Preschool Initiative Program (VPI). Children must be four years old by Sept. 30, 2023. Free physicals, free four-year-old immunizations and resources will be provided. Please RSVP in advance by emailing

ALIVE! Pop-Up Food Distributions

Thurs., April 13, 4:30-6 p.m.
William Ramsay Recreation Center (5650 Sanger Avenue)

Fri., April 21, 4:30-6 p.m.
Casa Chirilagua (4109 Mt. Vernon Avenue)

Sat., April 29, 8:30-10:30 a.m.
Cora Kelly Elementary School (3600 Commonwealth Avenue)
William Ramsay Recreation Center (5650 Sanger Avenue)

ALIVE! is a local not-for-profit organization dedicated to providing emergency and basic needs support to children, families and individuals living in poverty and with hunger in the City of Alexandria. ALIVE! will distribute bags of food to Alexandria City residents. No ID is required.

Alexandria PTAC Spring Fling

Sat., April 15, 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
William Ramsay Elementary School (5700 Sanger Avenue)

Join Alexandria PTA Council for an end-of-the-year celebration at their annual Spring Fling. There will be community resources, learning activities, snow cones, snacks and so much more!

Information = Prevention: Family Workshops on Substance Abuse

Wed., April 19, 6:30-8 p.m.
Alexandria City High School (3330 King Street)

Do you know how to recognize if your child is using drugs or alcohol? Parents of ACPS students in grades 6-12 are encouraged to join the Department of Student Services & Equity and Family and Community Engagement (FACE) Center to learn more about current drug trends, the signs and symptoms of substance abuse and resources available for families. Conducted in English with multilingual interpretation.

Alexandria Library Black Family Reunion

Sat., April 29  11 a.m.-3 p.m.
Kate Waller Barrett Branch Library (717 Queen Street)

Alexandria Library is hosting its first ever Black Family Reunion. The event aims to bring together neighborhoods and help fill in gaps of the documented history of Alexandria’s African American community. African American families are invited to bring documents and images to be scanned and added to the library’s local history/special collections archive and preserved as part of the City’s historical record. The event will feature music, games, food trucks and more. Contributors to the archive will receive a free ticket to access the participating food trucks.

Upcoming Alexandria City School Board Meetings

Thurs., April 20 at 6:30 p.m.

The regularly scheduled School Board meeting will take place. School board meetings are held in person in the School Board Meeting Room at 1340 Braddock Place, unless noted otherwise. Members of the public may attend in person or via Zoom. Please visit the School Board webpage for updates to the meeting schedule.

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