Below you will find a list of events of interest to the community at and near the Charles Houston Recreation Center. Find the updated calendar of events by clicking here.


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JANUARY 15, 7:30 p.m. | Martin Luther King Program Hosted by City of Alexandria


The City of Alexandria will honor the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in a community program on Tuesday, January 15, 7:30 p.m. at Fairlington Presbyterian Church (3846 King St.). The program, Dr. King: We Are All One Humanity: Where Do We Go From Here, will be presented by the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Planning Committee and will include welcome remarks by Mayor Justin Wilson; a keynote address by Paul Glist, chairman of the Bahá’í Spiritual Assembly; and music by the Shiloh Baptist Church Men of Victory. This event is free and open to the public.

FEBRUARY 2, 8, & 9, 2019 | Senior Moments: a musical performance about life growing up in Alexandria.


Senior Moments is produced by Momentum Collective Inc., a VA based nonprofit providing after-school programs and college scholarships for low-income youth in Alexandria. Proceeds from the production will support these charitable efforts. Visit for ticket information and to learn more about the organization.


DECEMBER 19, 2018 from 5:00-8:00pm | Santa’s Winter Winderland


Click here for more details!




Alexandria, Virginia, National Night Out 2018

National Night Out promotes neighborhood spirit, crime
prevention activities, police community partnerships and neighborhood relationships in our fight for a safer nation.

Click on the link to learn more!



AUGUST 26, 2018 from 12:00-3:00pm| Back-to-School Backpack and Supplies Drive


Back-to-School Backpack and Supplies Drive: Help the students of Alexandria by donating items to our Back-to-School Backpack and Supplies Drive!! Donation deadline is Aug. 22. Supplies will be handed out to students at an event held at the Charles Houston Recreation Center. Click on the link to learn more!

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