Activities for Families During School Breaks

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  • Alexandria Library

    The Alexandria Library offers a variety of resources for families such as a “Kids Corner” with new chapter and picture books, reading lists and digital fun, as well as a “Parents Corner” and featured books for December.

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  • Alexandria Tours

    Stroll back in time to immerse yourself in the city's centuries-old stories, take a foodie tour for a taste of the town or follow lantern-carrying guides through graveyards for haunting tales of the city’s past.

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  • Educational Resources for Historic Alexandria

    Learners of all ages can explore Alexandria’s history through online and on-site offerings designed by museum educators and curators. Historic Alexandria offers educators the opportunity to reinforce their teaching with hands-on experiences, field trips, kits, and online resources.

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  • Jingle Journey Scavenger Hunt

    Designed for children ages 3-6 and their families, “Jingle Journey” will take you on a magical scavenger hunt through the Del Ray neighborhood of Alexandria. Find clues, visit new places, and piece together the story of our newest holiday adventure. The scavenger hunt is free of charge to all families, but you must register online.

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  • Self-Guided Walking Tours

    Looking to explore Alexandria at your own pace? Choose from a historic breweries walking tour to an African-American history driving tour. Founded in 1749, Alexandria is filled with a wealth of historic sites you can discover on our self-guided walking tours or by using the City of Alexandria’s Historical Panels Walking Tour.

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