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June 2019

TALX: How to Foster a Diverse & Inclusive Workplace

June 18 @ 12:15 pm - 1:00 pm

Join ALX Community at Founders Hall for TALX, our regular speaker series! Who: Rachel Mendelowitz of The Rivington Group & Mike Johns of Sparkfund TALX Topic: Attract and hire candidates to meet your goal of having a more diverse organization and create an inclusive environment that allows everyone to bring their best to work. Whether you’re just starting to think about diversity in your workplace or you’re hoping to build on improvements you’ve already made, you’ll leave with ideas and actionable next steps that…

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TALX: What is CBD Oil & How Can it Improve My Health?

June 18 @ 5:30 pm - 6:15 pm

Join ALX Community at Founders Hall for our speaker series! Who: Kristen Coffield from The Culinary Cure   TALX Topic: CBD is all the buzz these days, and everyone wants to know what it is and how to use it! Cannabis is showing up in everything from skincare to cocktails to pet supplies. Understanding the benefits of the different forms will be important as CBD goes mainstream and you consider adding it to your wellness arsenal. More On Kristen: Kristen Coffield is a passionate advocate for…

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TALX: Demystify the Home-Buying Process

June 20 @ 5:30 pm - 6:15 pm

Join ALX Community at Founders Hall for TALX, our regular speaker series! Who: The Jennifer Halm Team of Compass Realty TALX Topic: Often, first-time home buyers don’t know where to start or what to expect duringthe process of finding and purchasing their home. Our goal is to “demystify” that process and to instill confidence in first-time buyers - decoding real estate jargon, representation & agency, and what happens from contract to close. More on the team: Jennifer Halm has been named in Washingtonian as one…

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July 2019

TALX: How Happiness Drives Success

July 31 @ 12:15 pm - 1:00 pm

Join ALX Community at Founders Hall for TALX, our regular speaker series! Who: Tashira from the lifestyle blog Politics & Fashion TALX Topic: Shawn Achor's 2010 bestseller, The Happiness Advantage, found a simple, yet groundbreaking principle. Happiness causes success and achievement, not the other way around. Join Tashira Halyard of Politics & Fashion and founder of The 21-Day Happiness Project to discuss the importance of making time for joy at work. You'll walk away with practical tools to help you center joy every single day. More on Tashira:…

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August 2019

EWF 2019: Publishing Masterclass with Jane Friedman

August 17 @ 3:30 pm - 6:30 pm

The Emerging Writers Festival aims to celebrate, educate, and inspire emerging writers over three days of free and low-cost literary arts programming. Attendees will gain practical tools from business of publishing panels, create new work in generative writing workshops, and network with other members of the literary community. The aim of the festival is to connect emerging writers to new opportunities and skills so that they may sustainably grow their career - and life -  in the arts. Publishing Masterclass…

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Community Cocktails – August Member Happy Hour!

August 28 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Join your fellow members in the Town Hall for drinks & bites!  This is the best way to get to know your fellow members, network, and make connections!  You may bring up to two friends, colleagues and/or business prospects.  Contact your Community Manager for the RSVP code. We can't wait to celebrate with you!

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Community Caring Sandwich-Making for Martha’s Table!

August 29 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

ALX Community is committed to just that - community!  With that in mind, we know it's extremely imortant to engage and give back.  We hope you will join us for our monthly service events - Community Caring.   This month's cause: Martha’s Table is a Non-Profit Organization that delivers meals to DC residents to eliminate hunger. McKenna’s Wagon, their daily mobile food truck, rolls out every night to provide nutritious meals and sandwiches to hungry neighbors in the DC area. They distribute over 300 sandwiches each night!  …

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September 2019

Member Pedego Group Ride!

September 19 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

ALX Community Members! Join us for a complimentary group ride with Todd Ketch, local shop owner of Pedego Electric Bikes! We will meet up in front of Todd's shop - just a block from Founders Hall, he'll set us up with our bikes, and then we will take a ride over the Wilson to National Harbor!  Once we're there, we can stop and have a drink/snack outside, take pictures, and pedal back over - all in 60 – 90 minutes!?  These electric bikes…

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Girls’ Night In Alexandria Book Club: Trick Mirror

September 23 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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This month we're reading "Trick Mirror" by Jia Tolentino. Gather with other women to discuss the book at Alexandria's local co-working space, Alx Community.       Venue Sponsor: Thanks to this month's venue, Alx Community for hosting.   Beverage Sponsor: We make real tea for real life. Paromi is pure, aromatic, inspired tea, anytime, anywhere. We use full leaf teas, fresh herbs, organic dried fruits and flowers. (No junk.) Brew it in exacting small batches. We wrap some of…

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Community Caring Sandwich-making event!

September 25 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Join us in our Town Hall on Wednesday, Sept. 25th to help in the fight against hunger!

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Welcome to ALX Community, DC’s new home of co-working and collaboration. Our space is a flawlessly designed shared office community, located in the heart of Old Town, Alexandria, and is perfect for DC area working professionals. Our members include entrepreneurs, small businesses, freelancers, financial professionals and non-profit organizations.Located next to the Potomac river and just steps away from historic King Street in the heart of Old Town Alexandria, this unique, multi-story building was built for collaboration and includes a beautiful dog-friendly co-working space, plenty of meeting rooms, a patio on the Waterfront Promenade, and Alexandria’s first dedicated Conference Center.We have flexible plans to accommodate any busy professional or company regardless of size or need. We’d love to show you around!Whether you need a place to work for the day, month, or a year- we have you covered. Our flexible membership plans allow you and your team to achieve your best.