First Thursday: Unmask Your Superhero! To Benefit Blessings In A Backpack

June 05, 2018 1:21 PM | Pat Miller (Administrator)

    Kids, adults, and pets are encouraged to don their favorite superhero costume for First Thursday: Unmask Your Superhero! on Thursday, June 7.  The monthly street festival takes place from 6 p.m. to dusk along Mount Vernon Avenue, and features live music from the Janna Audey Band, themed activities, the debut of the latest interactive public art project from the team at We Live Big, and more. The event is free and open to all.

    Be a hero to kids in need!  Participants are encouraged to bring donations for the Blessings in a Backpack, which provides food for elementary school children in the City who might otherwise go hungry.  Needed items include single-serving packs of oatmeal, canned tuna, and canned chicken.  Donations will be collected at the Pat Miller Neighborhood Square, located at the intersection of Mount Vernon and Oxford Avenues.

    Held the first Thursday from April to September along Mount Vernon Avenue in the Del Ray neighborhood of Alexandria, First Thursday is a series of free outdoor street festivals that bring the community together around a fun theme, benefiting a local nonprofit.  

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