Alexandria Mom's Calendar of Events

Friday, July 25, 2014

Photos From Around Town 7/18-7/25

Halloween candy at the Giant on Duke St., in July?!?!  

Rt. 1 Bus transit way construction almost complete 

Rocklands BBQ Mac-n-Cheese   YUM! 

Good Morning!  

This bus is riding in the bike lane on King St.  NOT SAFE!  
(guess King St. isn't wide enough)  

construction on the Bradlee Safeway 

lazy cart parker 

spray park at Potomac Yard 

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

School Supplies Tax FREE August 1st to 3rd

August Sales Tax Holiday: School Supplies and Clothing

The First full weekend of August (Friday, Saturday and Sunday) each year. 
This year the holiday will take place August 1-3, 2014.

During this three-day period, purchases of qualifying school supplies selling for $20 or less per item, and purchases of qualifying clothing and footwear selling for $100 or less per item will be exempt from sales tax. 
Retailers may also choose to absorb the tax on other items during the holiday period, but they are responsible for paying the tax on those items to the Department of Taxation.

For more information, FAQ's, and specific guidelines go to:

City of Alexandria Fall Sports

The Alexandria Department of Recreation, Parks and Cultural Activities is now accepting registrations for the 2014 fall season for the Alexandria Titans Youth Tackle Football Program, Lil Titans Flag Football Program, Miracle League Program, Girls Volleyball Program and the Cheerleading Program. The programs are available to City of Alexandria residents.
To register online visit the link below or go to our website at You will need a username and password to register online, feel free to contact the Sports Office for your username and password at 703.746.5402. 

Monday, July 21, 2014

DASH Bus Minor Schedule Changes Go Into Effect July 27, 2014

DASH Minor Schedule Changes Go Into Effect July 27, 2014

On Sunday, July 27, DASH will implement the following schedule changes:

  • Saturday service frequency will increase to every 30 minutes between Landmark Mall and Seminary Plaza  
  • Minor timetable adjustments to improve schedule adherence
AT3-4 Loop  
  • Minor timetable adjustments to improve schedule adherence
  • Saturday service timetable adjustment to improve coordinator with Metrobus 29N service along Duke Street
  • Sunday service, last eastbound trip extended to King Street Metro

NEW AT9 Crosstown Route: Click here to view the AT9 Route Map
  • AT9 Weekdays: Operates between Mark Center & Potomac Yard
  • AT9 Saturdays: Operates between Bradlee Shopping Center & Potomac Yard
Please refer to the new DASH Ride Guide with the BLUE cover for routes and schedules, visit for a pdf of the DASH Ride Guide and routes, or call (703) 746-DASH (3274). 
Stay connected with DASH’s special promotions and events on, and through DASH’s social media. Social Media followers will experience special online promotions throughout the year.

Thank you for riding DASH!