Potomac Yard Construction, Del Ray Tree Lighting and Hitchcock

Plus, tennis courts at T.C. Williams and "A Christmas Carol" at The Little Theatre of Alexandria.

Alexandria's tree in Market Square (Photo credit: Drew Hansen)
Alexandria's tree in Market Square (Photo credit: Drew Hansen)

A quick look at the week ahead in Del Ray and Alexandria:

Potomac Yard Construction Meetings — The public is invited to two meetings this week concerning the construction of new projects in Potomac Yard. At 6 p.m. Monday, Dec. 2 at the Reingold office (433 E. Monroe Ave.), builders will discuss the construction of The Frasier, a 249-unit apartment complex located at 216 Swann Ave. At 6 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 3 at Reingold, builders will discuss the construction of a 253-unit apartment building that includes a Giant grocery store. That structure is currently being built on Main Line Boulevard next to Fire Station 209.   

Tennis Courts at T.C. Williams — Alexandria’s Planning Commission will consider a proposal to build six lighted tennis courts at the T.C. Williams High School campus at its 7 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 3 meeting at City Hall (301 King St.). The plan calls for building the courts between King Street and the school’s parking structure. The courts are expected to be open to the public when not being used by students.

Hitchcock at Duncan — The Friends of Duncan Library will host its next installment in its Films of Alfred Hitchcock series at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 4 at the library (2501 Commonwealth Ave.). An after-movie discussion will be held at St. Elmo’s Coffee Pub (2300 Mount Vernon Ave.).  

Del Ray Tree Lighting and Luminarias — If you missed Alexandria’s city tree lighting over the weekend, Del Ray will host its annual community tree lighting at 6 p.m. Friday, Dec. 6 at the corner of Mount Vernon and E. Oxford avenues. The event will include carols, a visit from Santa and hundreds of luminarias along Mount Vernon Avenue in honor of the late Nancy Dunning.

"A Christmas Carol" — The Little Theatre of Alexandria (600 Wolfe St.) debuts its new performance of the holiday classic from Charles Dickens at 8 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 5. Tickets are $15 and performances run through Dec. 22. Ticket and showtime info available on the Little Theatre of Alexandria website.


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