First Thursday, July 10

July 01, 2014 6:00 PM | Deleted user

The Del Ray Business Association will hold their July First Thursday (postponed from July 3 due to weather). Many fun things are planned for this month's theme, Home Sweet Home. July's event is sponsored by Brett Rice from Arlandria Floors.

At the Farmers Market parking lot from 6:30 to 8:30 pm, learn about home renovations, energy efficiency in your home, canning, decorating, exercising around your home, and decluttering.

Arlandria Floors will demonstrate how to install flooring.

We will be building an actual dog house and the kids can help paint it.

There will also be displays and activities along the Avenue, including face painting at R & B Plumbing and Heating and adoptable pets from the Animal Welfare League of Alexandria next to United Bank.

Community Lodgings in the featured nonprofit, and the community is encouraged to bring their "seconds" to help with worthy organization fulfill its mission "to lift families from homelessness to independence and self-sufficiency." Suggested items include that second blender you never use, an extra frying pan, silverware, etc. Bring your donations to the Farmers Market parking lot and know that you will be helping families as they begin their new lives.

See you on Thursday on The Avenue!

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