Annual Celebrations in May at Alexan Florence

In May, there are two very important holidays to celebrate this month. Alexan Florence encourages our residents to take part in celebrating Mother’s Day and honoring Memorial Day. 


Mother’s Day was first celebrated in 1908, founded by Anna Marie Jarvis in the United States. The start of Mother’s Day as we know it now was actually started by Anna Jarvis’ mother, Ann Jarvis. 


Later in life, Anna Jarvis did not appreciate the commercialization of Mother’s Day. This year, celebrate Mother’s Day the old-fashioned way at Alexan Florence. You don’t need flowers and fancy dinners to show your appreciation for your Mom this year. Make homemade cards, make her breakfast in bed, or do some extra chores around the house. Figure out the best...

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Ways to Celebrate Earth Day in Alexandria, VA

Invest in our planet. That is the theme for Earth Day 2023. 


Earth Day is an event that takes place every year on April 22 that demonstrates support for environmental protection. First held on...

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Concerts and Cherry Blossoms for Alexan Florence Residents

It’s the luck of the Irish, even if you’re not Irish. St. Patrick’s Day may be on Friday, March 17th but you can make your own luck all month long in Old Town Alexandria. From enjoying great music to enjoying...

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Valentine’s Day and President’s Day Sales at Alexan Florence

It’s time for Valentine’s Day, Alexan Florence community! Love is in the air in Old Town Alexandria, and Cupid is ready to shoot his arrows.

But don’t feel stressed, February 14th...

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January in Old Town Alexandria

The new year is here for all of us at Alexan Florence! There are so many ways to celebrate the new year in Alexandria! 

One of the best is to celebrate the annual Alexandria Restaurant Week, from January 20th through 29th 2023. With over seventy participating restaurants, purchase tickets for either $25, $35, or $45 prix fixe dinner for one. With special menus for in-person dining and...

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