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First Thursday: Dog Days in Del Ray

Del Ray, one of the most dog-friendly neighborhoods in the region, highlights “Dog Days in Del Ray” during its May First Thursday. The monthly street festival takes place on Thursday, May 4 from 6 p.m. to dusk along Mount Vernon Avenue.  Bring your best four-legged friend out to the Avenue for a variety of canine-themed activities for dogs (and their humans!). The event is free and open to all.

Participants are encouraged to bring dry and wet food for dogs and cats for the Animal Welfare League of Alexandria. The Animal Welfare League of Alexandria provides shelter to animals in need and promotes adoptions, animal welfare, and responsible pet ownership in the Alexandria community. Donations will be collected at the Pat Miller Neighborhood Square, located at Mt. Vernon & Oxford Avenues.

Thanks to The Dog Store/Your Dog’s Best Friends for sponsoring this month’s First Thursday!