The annual Alexandria Invitational Cheerleading Competition will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, April 5 at T.C. Williams High School, 3330 King Street. The competition features youth cheerleading teams from neighborhood recreation centers and the metropolitan area.

Tickets will be available for purchase at the door the day of the event. Ticket prices are $10 for ages 13 and older, $5 for ages 5-12 and ages 4 and under are admitted free.

For information on the competition, additional recreation programs and activities, or to volunteer as a coach, call Recreation Services at 703.746.5402 or visit

For DASH bus schedule information, call 703.370.DASH or visit For Metro bus schedule information, call 202.637.7000 or visit

For more community events, visit our community events calendar. If you have an event you’d like to share, please send me the information.

DIY Del Ray has an excellent post up about the coming 2014 baseball season. Not only are the Washington Nationals gearing up for their season but, so are our local area baseball teams (high school, collegiate, and minor league) that will be playing this spring and summer. Click this link to read it (check out the GREAT pictures too!).



T.C. Williams wants your books (all ages, fiction, non-fiction, hard- and paperback, NO
textbooks), cds, dvds and audiobooks as well as board games and puzzles for the Titan Expo Used Book Sale!

Collection boxes are located at:

Contact Michael Quint if you would like to serve as a Collection Site Coordinator and deliver books to the storage facility, or if you would like to suggest another collection site, or if you would like to volunteer the day of the Expo –Sunday, May 4th, 1pm-4pm. (volunteers get “first dibs” on the massive inventory!).

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