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Schedule of Services for the Christmas Holiday Week -- Updated 12/22/2014 12:38:16 PM

All City of Alexandria government offices will be closed on Wednesday, December 24; Thursday, December 25; and Friday, December 26, in observance of the Christmas holidays. Residential refuse and recycling will be collected on Wednesday, December 24. There is no collection scheduled on Thursday, December 25; and Thursday’s collection will take place on Friday, December 26.

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June 4, 2008     

City of Alexandria Holds Eighth Annual Arlandria-Chirilagua Festival
June 8 Festival Celebrates Latin Music, Food, and Culture 

The City’s Annual Arlandria-Chirilagua Festival is scheduled for Sunday, June 8, from noon to 7 p.m. at the Mt. Vernon Village Shopping Center, in the 3700 to 3800 blocks of Mt. Vernon Avenue. Admission is free, and the festival will be held rain or shine.
Entertainment will include a variety of dance performances and musical groups.  The festival will also feature children’s activities, a community service and health fair, and displays showcasing traditional arts and crafts from South America, Bolivia, Peru, and Central America. Enchiladas, tacos, empanadas, nuegados, tamales, popusas, and other food and beverages will be available for purchase.
The Mt. Vernon Village Shopping Center is served by DASH and Metrobus.  For DASH schedule information, call 703.370.DASH or visit   For Metrobus schedule information, call 202.637.7000 or visit
The Arlandria-Chirilagua Festival is cosponsored by the City’s Department of Recreation, Parks and Cultural Activities and the Tenants’ and Workers’ United Committee.
The City of Alexandria is committed to compliance with the City’s Human Rights Code and the Americans with Disabilities Act.  To request a reasonable accommodation or to request materials in an alternative format, call Maureen Sturgill, Special Events, of the Department of Recreation, Parks and Cultural Activities at 703.838.4844 (TTY 703.838.4902) or e-mail
For additional information, call the City’s Special Events Hotline at 703.883.4686.