The Uncle Devin Show is a live, participatory musical experience for children by world renowned drummer and author, Devin Walker. He uses the drum, both traditional and electronic, to convey universal principles of love to children and to inspire young people into pursuing the artist within themselves. This interactive show seeks to connect with children through the drum and the art of storytelling that will lead toward their personal, cultural and social development.
Project Playofficially launched on November 17th. Since, we have received a total of 11 playspaces for Ideas! While this is a great start, we would love to see more playgrounds submitted as an Idea for a Spruce Up Grant.
ACTion Alexandria is teaming up with the Childhood Obesity Action Network, Get Healthy Alexandria, and Smart Beginnings Alexandria/Arlington to launch Project Play.
What is Project Play?
Project Play is an effort focused on increasing play opportunities in Alexandria. The ultimate goal of Project Play is to ensure that every child in Alexandria has a quality space to play and you can be a part of it!
The City of Alexandria will hold its second annual Youth Arts Festival from noon to 4 p.m. on Saturday, July 30, at Jefferson-Houston School, 1501 Cameron St. This free, fun- filled, culturally enriching festival features live performances, a puppet theatre, fine art displays, interactive workshops, poetry readings and opportunities for youth to sell their art.
Do you remember what you wore on your first day of junior high? The beginning of a new school year is a critical time for making impressions and establishing friendships that follow children for much of their lives.