Nonprofit Events

Local Motion Project
Family Trivia Night
Saturday, April 17 from 4:00-4:30

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

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

The Child and Family Network Centers
Shop for CFNC at Lilly Pulitzer
April 28, 11am - 6pm
1123 King Street, Alexandria, VA 22314

10% of sales will be donated to The Child & Family Network Centers for their Spring2ACTion campaign.

Arts on the Horizon
The Pajama Jam
Wednesday, April 28th from 6:50pm - 7:30pm
Virtual event, live-streamed on Facebook and YouTube

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!

This virtual event will be live-streaming on our Facebook and YouTube pages so make sure you follow us there!

Friends of Guest House
Sample Sale
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.

Alexandria Harmonizers
Spring2ACTion Afterglow
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.

Business Events

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!

Passionately Pets
10% of Sales Donated to Help Pets In Need
April 14 - April 28 at 10PM

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.

Chrysalis Chiropractic
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.

Dine Local Alexandria
Alexandria Restaurants Give Back
April 28, 2021

The following restaurants will be donating a percentage of their sales to support ACT for Alexandria & Spring2ACTion: Ada's on the River - 5%, Chadwick's - 10%, Commissary at Bittersweet Catering - 10%, Daniel O'Connell's - 5%, Holy Cow Burgers - 10%, Joe Theismann's - 5%, Mia's Italian Kitchen - 5%, Pork Barrel BBQ - 10%, Sweet Fire Donna's - 10%, Tequila & Taco - 10%, The Handover - 5%, The People's Drug - 5%, The Sushi Bar - 10%, Vola's Dockside Grill - 5%, Whiskey & Oyster - 10%, Chop Shop Taco - 5%

Old Town Boutique District
OTBD Boutiques Give Back to ACT
April 28, 2021

The OTBD is proud to participate in the 11th annual Spring2ACTion. This year, we are raising money in support of ACT for Alexandria. By shopping at a participating OTBD business this Wednesday, 10-15% of sales will be donated to this incredible community organization. Your help on Wednesday will empower their work around supporting our community, helping over 170 nonprofits and facilitating racial equality forums.

Here are the participating businesses:

  • Your CBD Store
  • Mint Condition
  • Mint Collective
  • 529 Kids Consign
  • Twist Boutique
  • She's Unique
  • AR Workshop
  • Spice & Tea Exchange
  • The Shoe Hive
  • The Hive
  • Boxwood
  • Old Town Books
  • Salon deZEN
  • Monday's Child

Penny Post & Red Barn Mercantile
Shop & Win up to $3,000 for Your Favorite Nonprofit!
April 28
Online and in stores

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:


$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

Barre3 Old Town Alexandria
b3 on the Patio: Class at The Patterson Group for Spring2ACTion
April 28 at 5:30pm
The Patterson Group, 400 S. Washington Street, Alexandria, VA 22314 and online via livestream

Free outdoor and livestream barre3 class - donations welcome for Spring2ACTion!