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The Spring2ACTion team will update this page to highlight upcoming events throughout our community to celebrate Alexandria's Giving Day! To add your event, please click on the button below to share your information. These events will be updated weekly on Wednesdays and Fridays until the week of Spring2ACTion, in which it will be also updated on Monday and Tuesday.
Come learn about Local Motion Project and test your memory with our fun-filled Kahoot quiz! We'll see you there. Register for this virtual event here.
Local Motion Project
Free Pop-Up Dance Classes
April 23 - 26, 2021
In person and Virtual
Come find out what "dynamic movement experiences" really mean! Local Motion Project is hosting several free dance and movement classes for adults to celebrate Spring2ACTion. Options for classes inside, outside, and online. View calendar for locations and sign up at www.localmotionproject.org/events.
Friday 4/23 - Jazz Dance, 6:45-7:45pm
Saturday 4/24 - Contemporary Dance Techniques, 10-11am
Sunday 4/25 - Sunday Moves, 9-10am
Monday 4/26 - Dance Hall/Hip-Hop, 6:45-7:45pm
Join us on Wednesday April 28th from 6:50-7:30pm EST as we find our way into the land of dreams with some of our favorite AOTH artists and friends! The Jam starts at 6:50 with a DANCE PARTY led by one of our AOTH favorites Ryan Sellers! So come early to dance out that last bit of bedtime energy and stay for the stories , adventures, and songs!
Oh…did we mention that this fun is FREE?
We will be raising money throughout the event towards our Big Dreams campaign, but you do not need to donate to get in on the action!
Friends of Guest House
Saturday April 24, 11am-2pm
Fibre Space 1319 Prince St, Alexandria, VA 22314
Shop hand knit and crochet items made with high quality fibre! All proceeds support Friends of Guest House.
Wednesday, April 28th 8pm ET
Online via Zoom
Join the Harmonizers and their friends, family, donors, and fans to celebrate Spring2ACTion, share some recordings of the chorus, and hear remarks from chorus leaders about the year ahead.
Elizabeth's Counter (formerly Sugar Shack Donuts)
Free Donut for Spring2ACTion Donations
April 14 - April 28, 7am - 7pm
804 North Henry Street, Alexandria, VA 22314
Starting April 14 (with early giving) and through Spring2ACTion, April 28, donors to Spring2ACTion can show proof of donation for a free donut!
We will be donating 10% of all sales to Project Second Chance. This is in addition to our normal $1 per item purchased which is being donated to Lost Dog & Cat Rescue Foundation this quarter.
Spring Bike Ride
April 18, 2021
Want to ride 100 miles of Skyline Drive or make Dr. David Capps ride 100 miles? Our very own Dr. David is training for big ride in the Colorado mountains this summer. Help him raise some money and get some training in. Donations between April 14 and April 17 (deadline 6pm) will determine how far he rides! $0-250 = 50 miles, $251-749 = 75 miles, $750 and up = 100 miles. Want to ride with us? Contact us for details.
Both shops will be donating 20 percent of your purchase on April 28 to the participating Spring2ACTion charity of your choice. Just mention it in the store, or put it in the notes section online so they will get the credit. All donations will be made that day and will go towards the nonprofit’s totals, getting them closer to winning big prize money!
The shops will also be awarding prizes to these nonprofits:
$1,000: Penny Post’s MOST DESIGNATIONS BY DONORS
$500: Penny Post’s HIGHEST DONATION TOTAL to a designated nonprofit
$1,000: Red Barn Mercantile’s MOST DESIGNATIONS BY DONORS
$500: Red Barn Mercantile’s HIGHEST DONATION TOTAL to a designated nonprofit