Over 50 Del Ray businesses are participating in First Thursday: Health and Wellness on the Avenue! Your complete guide to the night:
FREE HEALTH & WELLNESS CLASSES!
6pm: Yoga in Daily Life's Yoga Beyond Basics, 2402 Mt. Vernon Ave.
6pm-6:30pm: Qigong with Ann Duvall, Just ASK Parking Lot at 1900 Mt. Vernon Ave.
6:10-6:20pm: Vortex Personal Training: Commonwealth Core workout, Bean Creative field at 2200 block of Mt. Vernon Ave.
6:15-7:05pm: Studio Body Logic's Open Level Pilates mat class, 2417 Mt. Vernon Ave.
6:15pm-7:30pm: Ease Yoga's Outdoor Yoga class -- bring your teen for free with registration! 3051 Mt. Vernon Ave
6:30pm-6:40pm: Vortex Personal Training: Wake Up Your Workout, Bean Creative field at 2200 block of Mt. Vernon Ave.
6:45pm-7:30pm: Mind the Mat's Pilates Boot Camp, Bean Creative field at 2200 block of Mt. Vernon Ave.
6:45pm-7:30pm: Cool Yoga with Maureen Clyne; Just ASK Parking Lot at 1900 Mt. Vernon Ave.
7:30pm: Cool Yoga After Party, featuring Senzu Juicery and Swing's Coffee Roasters; Just ASK Parking Lot at 1900 Mt. Vernon Ave.
7:40pm-7:50pm: Vortex Personal Training: Partner Stretching, Bean Creative field at 2200 block of Mt. Vernon Ave.
7:45pm: Yoga in Daily Life's Yoga for All, 2402 Mt. Vernon Ave.
8pm-8:10pm: Vortex Personal Training: Commonwealth Core, Bean Creative field at 2200 block of Mt. Vernon Ave.
8:30pm-8:40pm: Vortex Personal Training: Wake Up Your Workout, Bean Creative field at 2200 block of Mt. Vernon Ave.
8:50pm-9pm: Vortex Personal Training: Partner Stretching, Bean Creative field at 2200 block of Mt. Vernon Ave.
AT THE PAT MILLER NEIGHBORHOOD SQUARE... The Del Ray Scavenger Hunt begins here!
6pm-7pm: Alexandria Sheriff's Office vs. Alexandria Police Department Hula Hoop Contest
7pm-8pm: Irish Breakfast Band performance and "Community Ceili Dance"
8pm: Mind the Mat: Closing Community Meditation
ALONG THE AVENUE
Alexandria Children's Dentistry: toothbrushes, coloring books, and dental advice; at Bon Vivant, 2106 Mount Vernon Ave.
Alexandria Health Fair: Information on a free community health fair for the City's low-income uninsured; at The Nest, 2609 Mt. Vernon Ave.
Aquatics: Information on local non-profit at 2107 Mt. Vernon Ave.
Beauty Counter: Beauty products and health information; at The Nest, 2609 Mt. Vernon Ave.
Bon Vivant Cafe: Juice and chocolate tastings, 2016 Mt. Vernon Ave.
Chrysalis Chiropractic: essential oils bath salts scooping station; at United Bank, 2401 Mt. Vernon Ave.
Core Wellness: Open house, nutrition information; 2212 Mt. Vernon Ave.
Del Ray Pizzeria: "healthy freak" menu option; 2218 Mt. Vernon Ave.
Del Ray Psych & Top Golf: golf games, cornhole, and golf tips; at
The Greener Cleaner, 2210 Mt. Vernon Ave.
Dental Excellence/Dr. Sheri Sarlartash: children's games and toys, plus dental goodies; at Ease Yoga & Cafe, 3051 Mount Vernon Ave.
Doggiewalker.com: healthy homemade doggy treats; Mt. Vernon Ave. and E. Custis Ave.
Eye2Eye Opthometry Corner, 1502 Mt. Vernon Ave
Foundations Fitness: Demos and special offers; 2305 Mt. Vernon Ave.
Four Directions Wellness: Info on a 30-day self-care and inner awareness program; raffle for free 60-min wellness service, 2001 Mt. Vernon Ave.
GOWELLNESS: Alexandria-based cleaning services; at Swet Ride, 2413 Mt. Vernon Ave.
Heather McMillan, LPC: Pinwheels for children and adults with breathing exercises; 2016 Mt. Vernon Ave.
Local Motion: Information about commuting and mass transit options in the City of Alexandria; at The Nest, 2609 Mt. Vernon Ave.
PK Move: parkour demo, challenges, and program information; at St. Elmo's, 2300 Mt. Vernon Ave.
Parkhurst Associates: Mental health information, 118 Del Ray Ave.
Power Supply: Nutrition information; 1712 Mount Vernon Ave.
Pure Aesthetica: Special offers, 2212 Mt. Vernon Ave.
St. Elmo's Coffee Pub: special summer drink menu; 2300 Mt. Vernon Ave.
Studio Body Logic: 15 minute Reflexology sessions, 6-8pm, 2417 Mt. Vernon Ave.
Swet Ride: Demonstration bike, free shoe fittings, special offers; coupons for new people outside, 2413 Mt. Vernon Ave.
Tails to Scales Pet Care at Nature's Nibbles, 2602 Mt. Vernon Ave.
Vessence: "We Live Big" interactive wheel; at The Greener Cleaner, 2210 Mt. Vernon Ave.
Vital Body: Mini chair massages and posture demonstrations; 2201 Mt. Vernon Ave.
Wiselight Wellness: essential oils, wellness education, samples; at Bon Vivant, 2106 Mt Vernon Ave.
PLUS: DINNER DEAL WHEN YOU SHOP LOCAL!
Make a purchase at Bellies and Babies, The Dog Store, Greenstreet Gardens, Kiskadee, Purple Goose, or Top It Off on Sept. 1, and get 15% off your dinner entree at participating restaurants during First Thursday! Purchases can be made at any time of day, but the receipt must be dated 9/1/16.
From 6pm to 9pm, bring your receipt dated Sept. 1 from one of the above retailers to a participating restaurant for 15% off your entree! Participating restaurants: Caboose Cafe, Cheesetique, Emma's Espresso & Wine Bar, Evening Star, Fireflies, Holy Cow, Junction Bakery & Bistro, Pork Barrel BBQ, Stomping Ground, Streets Market & Café (restaurant side only), Taqueria Pablano, and the sushi bar. Note: offer good for one discounted entree per receipt.