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City of Alexandria to Celebrate PARK(ing) Day | News Release | City of Alexandria

City of Alexandria to Celebrate PARK(ing) Day on September 15

For Immediate Release: September 7, 2017

On Friday, September 15, the City of Alexandria will celebrate PARK(ing) Day, a worldwide event promoting the importance of preserving and creating public green space in urban areas.

Join City staff at Market Square (301 King St.), from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., where metered parking spaces near City Hall will be temporarily transformed into “parklets.” The public can explore these parklets, talk with staff from various City agencies, and enjoy music and refreshments. The PARK(ing) Day event is free and open to the public.

Additional parklets sponsored by private organizations may be seen throughout the City.

For more information about Alexandria’s PARK(ing) Day event, including the permit process for creating a parklet, visit the City’s Park(ing) Day page.

For media inquiries, contact Andrea J. Blackford, Senior Communications Officer, at andrea.blackford@alexandriava.gov or 703.746.3959.

The City of Alexandria is committed to compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, as amended. To request a reasonable accommodation, email geralyn.taylor@alexandriava.gov or call 703.746.4084, Virginia Relay 711.

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