Events


Tell us about your event! Spring2ACTion is a celebration - so let's celebrate! We'll post all the events we hear about here on our Events page, so tell us about yours!

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Please join us for events hosted by Alexandria nonprofits and businesses celebrating Spring2ACTion.


Nonprofit Events

Pawfectly Delicious Dog Treats
Pets of Potomac Yard/Dogs of Del Ray Part 2 Mural
April 27
430 Hume Avenue

"From Head to Tail Grooming Spa is very excited to team up with the Del Ray Business Association and take part in the 2022 Spring2ACTion fundraising campaign!
The Dogs of Del Ray mural was so popular and so many pet parents were on a waitlist as space ran out. If you missed your chance last year, you are in luck! The artist, Patrick Kirwin, is back with a new mural - Pets of Potomac Yard/Dogs of Del Ray, Part 2 - that is being painted on our building at 430 Hume Avenue and will cats and other pets too! And by taking part in our Spring2Action fundraiser, you will be entered in a raffles to win a pet portrait in this new mural. Every donation of $25 or more will be entered to win a pet portrait in the Pets of Potomac Yard/Dogs of Del Ray, Part 2 mural! There are five different chances to win!".

Local Motion Project
Mid-day Moves (Free Virtual Classes)
April 13-27th 12:00-12:30pm
Zoom link

Local Motion Project teaching artists are celebrating Spring2Action by offering free virtual movement classes that are open to all abilities. Join us for some midday movement to energize, refocus, and center yourself. There will be a rotating schedule of teachers.

Zoom link

  • April 27th - Mobility&Strength w/ Sara"

Friendship Veterans Fire Engine Association
Rededication of the 1858 Hose Reel Carriage
Saturday, April 30,2022, 1 pm
Friendship Firehouse, 107 S. Alfred St Alexandria VA

We are celebrating the return from restoration an 1858 hand-drawn hose reel carriage. This carriage has survived many fires and 164 years in age. It has been refurbished and is being returned to the firehouse for future generations to appreciate the history of firefighting. The cost of this restoration work has been staggering and donations are being accepted to pay for this work.

At Home in Alexandria
Spring2ACTion for AHA at DRC
Wednesday, April 27th from 9am - 8pm
Del Ray Cafe - 205 E. Howell Ave., Alexandria

AHA members, volunteers, friends and fans are invited to stop in and see the AHA staff at our "nerve center" for the day – Del Ray Cafe. We'll be there from 8am to 8pm - and we'd love to see you. Laurent Janowsky and his wife and co-owner Margaret have generously offered to donate 10% of their sales on April 27th to AHA on this city-wide giving day. Invite a friend to lunch, gather a group, enjoy dinner with a date - and you'll be supporting AHA! This is AHA's most important fundraising event of the year and we look to our friends and supporters to help us raise the critical funds we need to provide valuable functional, social, and emotional support to older adults who wish to continue to live independently in our wonderful city.

ACT for Alexandria
Dine while Doing Good: Pork Barrel BBQ, Holy Cow Burgers and Tiki Bar
Wednesday, April 27
Pork Barrel BBQ, Holy Cow Burgers, Tiki Bar, 2312 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria

Donating 10% from Spring2ACTion to ACT for Alexandria, Community Lodgings and Neighborhood Health.

Historic Alexandria Museums
Historic Alexandria Museum's S2A Reception
Wednesday, April 27th from 6 - 8pm
Lloyd House Garden, 220 N. Washington Street, Alexandria, VA 22314

Please join us for an in-person reception in the Lloyd House garden, 6 to 8 p.m. Returning to our pre-Covid tradition, we would love to gather and raise funds during the Spring2Action POWER HOUR – 7 to 8 p.m.We will have music and refreshments. Please plan to join the fun!As a reminder, the Historic Alexandria Museums are raising money to support a new exhibition “Alexandria Hospital: Women Mobilize the Community,” which will open October 27th at the Alexandria History Museum at the Lyceum.


Business Events

Del Ray Business Association
Pork BBQ Spring2 Action Giving Day Happy Hour Kick Off
April 26, 2022 from 5-9PM
2312 Mt Vernon Ave, Alexandria, VA 22301

During this happy hour, 10% of proceeds from Pork Barrel will go to support Casa Chirilagua

Carlyle Council
Sweet Fire Donna's Pre Party for Friends of Guest House
April 26th
Sweet Fire Donna's 510 John Carlyle Street Alexandria, Va 22314

Sweet Fire Donna's will be hosting a pre party on Tuesday, April 26th to support Friends of Guest House

Spring2action
Misha's Coffee Gift Card Giveaway for Spring2Action Donors
Wednesday 4/27/2022 8am-2pm
Misha's coffee 917 King Street Alexandria, VA 22314

Please come grab coffee and a pastry on the Seward Group, anyone who donates any amount to Spring2Action (on our laptop) will get a $10 Misha's Coffee gift certificate!

McEnearney Associates REALTORS
Spring2ACTion Coffee
April 27, 9am - 11am
520 King Street, Alexandria, VA 22314

McEnearney Associates Realtors will be giving away Misha's coffee on Spring2ACTion Day - April 27 at 520 King St. from 9am-11am. Please stop by, grab some coffee, say hi, and donate to one of the many amazing organizations throughout Alexandria.

Sonoma Cellar
Spring2ACTion 10% to ALIVE!
April 27, 11am - 10pm
207 King Street, Alexandria, VA 22314

Sonoma Cellar will donate 10% of sales for the day of April 27th. We will also have a donations jar ready on the location for our patrons to add ""more love"" to the kitty.
Last year we raised $250 and this year we are more than doubling it with additional efforts for awareness of what we are doing for our beloved community.
Our proceeds will go to ALIVE. This is a very important group that helps families on the edge of poverty and ensuring that all families go to bed with a full belly.

Del Ray Business Association
Tap Takeover
April 27 from 7-9PM
2419 mount Vernon ave, Alexandria, VA

From 7-9PM, 10% of sales will go to Community Lodgings

barre3 Old Town
Celebrating Spring2ACTion!
April 27
barre3 Old Town (715 Duke Street)

We will be celebrating Spring2ACTion all day in the studio! We will have refreshments in the lobby available after all of our in-studio classes along with information about donating and the organizations benefiting.

The Hour Shop
Online Purchases to Support Spring2ACTion on April 27
April 27
Online - https://thehourshop.com

On April 27, 15% of The Hour Shop's online purchases at https://thehourshop.com/ will be donated to the cause of our customers' choice. When checking out, please indicate your organization's name in the notes section.

Old Town Business
Old Town Businesses Giving Back on April 27
April 27
Restaurants & Retailers around Old Town Alexandria

These businesses are donating a percentage of sales on Spring2ACTion - eat out and give back! Restaurants include: Ada's on the River, Barca Wine Bar, Chadwicks, Daniel O'Connell's Irish Restaurant & Pub, Joe Theismann's Restaurant, King & Rye, Mia's Italian Kitchen, Salon deZEN, The Majestic Cafe, and Vola's Dockside Grill

Penny Post
Good. Works. Wednesday for Spring2ACTion
April 27
1201 King Street, Alexandria, VA 22314

On April 27, 20% of Penny Post purchases will be donated to the cause of your choice. If you prefer to shop online that day, simply indicate the organization's name in the notes section upon checkout.
Additionally, we will award the following prizes to the winning organizations’ Spring2ACTion totals: $1000 - Penny Post’s MOST DESIGNATIONS BY DONORS and $500 - Penny Post’s HIGHEST DONATION TOTAL to a designated non-profit.

Red Barn Mercantile
Good. Works. Wednesday for Spring2ACTion
April 27
1117 King Street, Alexandria, VA 22314

On April 27, 20% of Red Barn Mercantile purchases will be donated to the cause of your choice. If you prefer to shop online that day, simply indicate the organization's name in the notes section upon checkout.
Additionally, we will award the following prizes to the winning organizations’ Spring2ACTion totals: $1000 - Red Barn Mercantile’s MOST DESIGNATIONS BY DONORS and $500 - Red Barn Mercantile’s HIGHEST DONATION TOTAL to a designated non-profit.

Del Ray Business Association
Taqueria Poblano Fundraiser
April 27
2400-B Mount Vernon Avenue, Alexandria, VA 22301

10% of funds raised will go to Community Lodgings

Restaurants
Eat Well, Give Back with Alexandria Restaurant Partners
Wednesday, April 27
Volas: 101 North Union Street Old Town Waterfront Alexandria, VA 2231
Mia's Italian Alexandria: 100 King Street, Alexandria, VA 22314
The Majestic Cafe: 911 King Street, Alexandria, VA 22314
Theismann's: 1800A Diagonal Road, Alexandria, VA 22314
Barca: 2 Pioneer Mill Way, Alexandria, VA 22314
Ada's on the River: 3 Pioneer Mill Way, Alexandria, VA 22314

Dine-in at any ARP restaurant in Alexandria and 5% will be donated (split) to Carpenter's Shelter, Rosie Riveters and Animal Welfare League of Alexandria

Del Ray Cafe
Celebrating 10 Years in Del Ray
Wednesday, April 27th
205 E. Howell Ave., Alexandria

We are donating 10% of the day’s proceeds to At Home in Alexandria (AHA) in celebration of our 10 years in business. Our foods are local, natural and organic. Come sample the best of French country cuisine and join us in supporting AHA.
Breakfast: 9am – 11am
Lunch: 11am – 2:30pm
Dinner: 5pm – 9pm.