Calendar

Aug
9
Wed
2017
Produce Market Open at USPTO Campus Every Wednesday
Aug 9 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

Fresh & Colorful Fruits and Vegetables Free Stock Photo

Visit the USPTO’s onsite produce market Wednesday’s, from 11:00am – 2:00pm, in the patio area adjacent to the cafeteria in the Madison building.  The market will be open every Wednesday through October 25th.  The market sells fresh vegetables and fruits, including some grown locally and some organic items.  Selections vary depending on the vendors’ availability and seasonal influences.  Wholesale case prices are available.

 

 

Aug
10
Thu
2017
AlexRenew~Its Time To Clean The Pipes – Public Meeting @ Cora Kelly Rec. Center
Aug 10 @ 7:00 pm

AlexRenew is holding a public meeting on the Commonwealth Interceptor.  Starting in August, Alexandria Renew Enterprises will be inspecting and cleaning the Commonwealth Interceptor, a large underground pipe along Commonwealth Avenue and down Holland Lane to the AlexRenew facility south of Eisenhower Circle. The project is scheduled to be completed by November 2017. Learn more about this project, why it’s important, and how it may affect your neighborhood!

Thursday Nights at the Carlyle Club: Summer Concert Series with Craig Alston
Aug 10 @ 7:30 pm

The Carlyle Club logo

Craig Alston is a multi-instrumentalist from Baltimore who is best known as the saxophonist for Fertile Ground. Craig began performing with Fertile Ground while attending Morgan State University. As the band became more successful, Craig chose to leave college and pursue his passion. Fertile Ground’s sound was influenced by Sade, Fela Kuti, Miles Davis quintet and Art Blakey and the jazz messengers. As a member of Fertile Ground, Craig has traveled to the United Kingdom (UK), Japan, Belgium, France, Croatia, Austria, and elsewhere sharing it’s unique blend of jazz, soul and world music. The broad exposure has allowed him to learn and grow from the various musicians and styles encountered.

?In addition to being the saxophonist for Fertile Ground, he also performs under his own name. As an independent artist, Craig plays the saxophone, bass, or keyboard. As a saxophonist, Craig has played with jazz legends such as Larry Willis, David Murray, Oliver Lake, John Hicks and Jimmy Heath. He has recorded with artist from various musical genres such as the Basement Boys, vocalists Angela Johnson, Julie Dexter and Deborah Bond and many others. He has played at Artscape, the African-American Heritage Festival, the Baltimore Museum of Art and many other places locally and nationally. He recently won the Chick-Webb Jazz Combo competition.?However, his talents extend beyond his ability to play instruments. He has been leading Eubie Blake Legacy Band for the past seven years. Under his leadership, the Eubie Blake Legacy Band has also performed at Artscape, the African-American Heritage Festival and other festivals in Maryland.

Although Craig is a jazz musician at heart, he is able to play rhythm and blues, soul, hip-hop and gospel. Craig studied Music Education at Morgan State University. Although Craig left college to perform, he has never forgotten his roots in education. Craig is the music director and instrumental music teacher for the Maryland Summer Arts Center. The program focuses on teaching gifted and talented students to understand and play jazz. He also taught music at SAX, Summer Activity Extraordinaire and the Timothy Baptist Summer Music Program where students with little to no instrumental experience begin learning to play a instrument. Craig’s goal is to finish his education degree and open a music school in the Baltimore metropolitan area.

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Aug
11
Fri
2017
On Behalf of the Carlyle Club: Sunflare
Aug 11 @ 8:00 pm

The Carlyle Club logo

Sunflare is a flute-featured latin/caribbean jazz sextet that specializes in giving the clave twist to familiar classic and contemporary r&b songs, as well as playing traditional and modern latin jazz and “fusion” compositions. The band covers material from Stevie Wonder, Luther Vandross, Steely Dan and Marvin Gaye to Snarky Puppy, OutKast, Pharell, Roy Ayers, Eric Benet, and Spyro Gyra, all meticulously arranged with an identity unique to the group.

Sunflare likes to say that when describing their style, r&b actually stands for “rice and beans.”

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Aug
13
Sun
2017
Carlyle District Fast Fridays & Slowdown Sundays~ Celebrates Summer With Free Outdoor Fitness Classes @ John Carlyle Square Park
Aug 13 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
On Behalf of the Carlyle Club: Summer Concert Series with Danielle Wertz
Aug 13 @ 7:30 pm

The Carlyle Club logo

Danielle is a vocalist from Falls Church, Virginia. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Jazz Vocal Performance from the University of Miami’s Frost School of Music, and studied under the direction of Dr. Kate Reid. Danielle was named one of eleven semi-finalists in the 2015 Thelonious Monk International Jazz Vocals Competition, and was flown to Los Angeles, California to perform in front of Luciana Souza, Al Jarreau, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Patti Austin, and Freddy Cole. Most recently she took second place in the 2017 Ella Fitzgerald Jazz Vocal Competition, and third place in the 2017 Mid-Atlantic Jazz Vocal Competition. Earlier in 2015 she received a DownBeat Student Music Award in the category of Outstanding Performance: Undergraduate Vocal Jazz Soloist. In June of 2014, she was one of six candidates invited to a live audition for the vocalist position with the U.S. Navy Commodores, and in 2012 she was named the inaugural winner of the Washington Women in Jazz Festival (WWJF) Young Artist Contest. Danielle has performed in many established venues such as The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, The Arsht Center, Blues Alley, The Mansion at Strathmore, The Carlyle Club, Bethesda Blues and Jazz, Twins Jazz, Nocturne Jazz and Supper Club, and the St. Petersburg Jazz Philharmonic Hall. She has also had the privilege of working and performing with many renowned musicians including Cyrille Aimée, Gretchen Parlato, Chris Botti, Bruce Hornsby, Michael Bowie, Martin Bejerano, Claire Daly, Lena Seikaly, Mark Meadows, Billy Williams, Chris Grasso, Scott Weinhold, Champian Fulton, Dave Stryker, and Claudio Roditi.

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Aug
15
Tue
2017
SBDC Workship: Small Business Roundtable: Sizing Up the Competition – What is a Competitive Advantage?
Aug 15 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

The Small Business Roundtable is an opportunity to meet with other small business owners in a facilitated discussion format. No pre-registration is required. Feel free to bring your lunch or a beverage.

SBDC Workshop: Small Business Roundtable: Sizing Up the Competition – What is a Competitive Advantage? @ Alexandria Small Business Development Center
Aug 15 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Aug
16
Wed
2017
Carlyle Wake-up Wednesday “Pop up Cafe”
Aug 16 @ 7:30 am – 9:30 am
Produce Market Open at USPTO Campus Every Wednesday
Aug 16 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

Fresh & Colorful Fruits and Vegetables Free Stock Photo

Visit the USPTO’s onsite produce market Wednesday’s, from 11:00am – 2:00pm, in the patio area adjacent to the cafeteria in the Madison building.  The market will be open every Wednesday through October 25th.  The market sells fresh vegetables and fruits, including some grown locally and some organic items.  Selections vary depending on the vendors’ availability and seasonal influences.  Wholesale case prices are available.

 

 


Aug
9
Wed
2017
Produce Market Open at USPTO Campus Every Wednesday
Aug 9 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

Fresh & Colorful Fruits and Vegetables Free Stock Photo

Visit the USPTO’s onsite produce market Wednesday’s, from 11:00am – 2:00pm, in the patio area adjacent to the cafeteria in the Madison building.  The market will be open every Wednesday through October 25th.  The market sells fresh vegetables and fruits, including some grown locally and some organic items.  Selections vary depending on the vendors’ availability and seasonal influences.  Wholesale case prices are available.

 

 

Aug
10
Thu
2017
AlexRenew~Its Time To Clean The Pipes – Public Meeting @ Cora Kelly Rec. Center
Aug 10 @ 7:00 pm

AlexRenew is holding a public meeting on the Commonwealth Interceptor.  Starting in August, Alexandria Renew Enterprises will be inspecting and cleaning the Commonwealth Interceptor, a large underground pipe along Commonwealth Avenue and down Holland Lane to the AlexRenew facility south of Eisenhower Circle. The project is scheduled to be completed by November 2017. Learn more about this project, why it’s important, and how it may affect your neighborhood!

Thursday Nights at the Carlyle Club: Summer Concert Series with Craig Alston
Aug 10 @ 7:30 pm

The Carlyle Club logo

Craig Alston is a multi-instrumentalist from Baltimore who is best known as the saxophonist for Fertile Ground. Craig began performing with Fertile Ground while attending Morgan State University. As the band became more successful, Craig chose to leave college and pursue his passion. Fertile Ground’s sound was influenced by Sade, Fela Kuti, Miles Davis quintet and Art Blakey and the jazz messengers. As a member of Fertile Ground, Craig has traveled to the United Kingdom (UK), Japan, Belgium, France, Croatia, Austria, and elsewhere sharing it’s unique blend of jazz, soul and world music. The broad exposure has allowed him to learn and grow from the various musicians and styles encountered.

?In addition to being the saxophonist for Fertile Ground, he also performs under his own name. As an independent artist, Craig plays the saxophone, bass, or keyboard. As a saxophonist, Craig has played with jazz legends such as Larry Willis, David Murray, Oliver Lake, John Hicks and Jimmy Heath. He has recorded with artist from various musical genres such as the Basement Boys, vocalists Angela Johnson, Julie Dexter and Deborah Bond and many others. He has played at Artscape, the African-American Heritage Festival, the Baltimore Museum of Art and many other places locally and nationally. He recently won the Chick-Webb Jazz Combo competition.?However, his talents extend beyond his ability to play instruments. He has been leading Eubie Blake Legacy Band for the past seven years. Under his leadership, the Eubie Blake Legacy Band has also performed at Artscape, the African-American Heritage Festival and other festivals in Maryland.

Although Craig is a jazz musician at heart, he is able to play rhythm and blues, soul, hip-hop and gospel. Craig studied Music Education at Morgan State University. Although Craig left college to perform, he has never forgotten his roots in education. Craig is the music director and instrumental music teacher for the Maryland Summer Arts Center. The program focuses on teaching gifted and talented students to understand and play jazz. He also taught music at SAX, Summer Activity Extraordinaire and the Timothy Baptist Summer Music Program where students with little to no instrumental experience begin learning to play a instrument. Craig’s goal is to finish his education degree and open a music school in the Baltimore metropolitan area.

Visit Website
Watch Video

Get Tickets

 

Aug
11
Fri
2017
On Behalf of the Carlyle Club: Sunflare
Aug 11 @ 8:00 pm

The Carlyle Club logo

Sunflare is a flute-featured latin/caribbean jazz sextet that specializes in giving the clave twist to familiar classic and contemporary r&b songs, as well as playing traditional and modern latin jazz and “fusion” compositions. The band covers material from Stevie Wonder, Luther Vandross, Steely Dan and Marvin Gaye to Snarky Puppy, OutKast, Pharell, Roy Ayers, Eric Benet, and Spyro Gyra, all meticulously arranged with an identity unique to the group.

Sunflare likes to say that when describing their style, r&b actually stands for “rice and beans.”

Get Tickets

 

Aug
13
Sun
2017
Carlyle District Fast Fridays & Slowdown Sundays~ Celebrates Summer With Free Outdoor Fitness Classes @ John Carlyle Square Park
Aug 13 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
On Behalf of the Carlyle Club: Summer Concert Series with Danielle Wertz
Aug 13 @ 7:30 pm

The Carlyle Club logo

Danielle is a vocalist from Falls Church, Virginia. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Jazz Vocal Performance from the University of Miami’s Frost School of Music, and studied under the direction of Dr. Kate Reid. Danielle was named one of eleven semi-finalists in the 2015 Thelonious Monk International Jazz Vocals Competition, and was flown to Los Angeles, California to perform in front of Luciana Souza, Al Jarreau, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Patti Austin, and Freddy Cole. Most recently she took second place in the 2017 Ella Fitzgerald Jazz Vocal Competition, and third place in the 2017 Mid-Atlantic Jazz Vocal Competition. Earlier in 2015 she received a DownBeat Student Music Award in the category of Outstanding Performance: Undergraduate Vocal Jazz Soloist. In June of 2014, she was one of six candidates invited to a live audition for the vocalist position with the U.S. Navy Commodores, and in 2012 she was named the inaugural winner of the Washington Women in Jazz Festival (WWJF) Young Artist Contest. Danielle has performed in many established venues such as The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, The Arsht Center, Blues Alley, The Mansion at Strathmore, The Carlyle Club, Bethesda Blues and Jazz, Twins Jazz, Nocturne Jazz and Supper Club, and the St. Petersburg Jazz Philharmonic Hall. She has also had the privilege of working and performing with many renowned musicians including Cyrille Aimée, Gretchen Parlato, Chris Botti, Bruce Hornsby, Michael Bowie, Martin Bejerano, Claire Daly, Lena Seikaly, Mark Meadows, Billy Williams, Chris Grasso, Scott Weinhold, Champian Fulton, Dave Stryker, and Claudio Roditi.

Get Tickets

Aug
15
Tue
2017
SBDC Workship: Small Business Roundtable: Sizing Up the Competition – What is a Competitive Advantage?
Aug 15 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

The Small Business Roundtable is an opportunity to meet with other small business owners in a facilitated discussion format. No pre-registration is required. Feel free to bring your lunch or a beverage.

SBDC Workshop: Small Business Roundtable: Sizing Up the Competition – What is a Competitive Advantage? @ Alexandria Small Business Development Center
Aug 15 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Aug
16
Wed
2017
Carlyle Wake-up Wednesday “Pop up Cafe”
Aug 16 @ 7:30 am – 9:30 am
Produce Market Open at USPTO Campus Every Wednesday
Aug 16 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

Fresh & Colorful Fruits and Vegetables Free Stock Photo

Visit the USPTO’s onsite produce market Wednesday’s, from 11:00am – 2:00pm, in the patio area adjacent to the cafeteria in the Madison building.  The market will be open every Wednesday through October 25th.  The market sells fresh vegetables and fruits, including some grown locally and some organic items.  Selections vary depending on the vendors’ availability and seasonal influences.  Wholesale case prices are available.