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FOE-Aerie-Logo.jpgWelcome to Fraternal Order of Eagles ALVA Aerie #871, located in Old Town Alexandria, Virginia.  We are a social and funloving group who enjoy spending time with family and friends in Aerie 871’s spacious Rathskeller. We are also a generous and concerned group, giving time, talent and money to many worthy causes. Join us in celebrating our fraternal bonds and the joys of contributing to the community!

Summer Specials . . .

Until September 30th, we’ll be offering the following daily specials:

  • Monday: $1 off Mozzarella Sticks.
  • Tuesday: $1 off Wings.
  • Wednesday: $1 off Sandwiches.
  • Thursday: $2 off Pizzas.

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Annual Picnic, Saturday, September 23

The annual ALVA 871 picnic is Saturday, September 23 from 12:00 to 5:00 p.m. at Fort Hunt Park, site B-001. Lots of picnic food including hamburgers, hot dogs, macaroni salad, baked beans, with all the fixins! Beer and sodas also provided. Plan to join us for a great time! Please note that there will be a $10 charge for each guest.

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED: We need volunteers for the annual picnic.

NOTICE: Due to the picnic on Saturday, the Rathskeller will be closed until 5:00 p.m.

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Diabetes Research Center Benefit Dinner, Friday, September 29

On Friday, September 29, our own Don Jenkins will be hosting a dinner in the Rathskeller to benefit the Fraternal Order of Eagles Diabetes Research Center at the University of Iowa. Please join us for a tasty home-cooked meal of pork chops, potatoes and veggies, with salad and dessert included. We’ll begin serving at 5:30 PM.

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VOLUNTEERS NEEDED on Saturday, September 30


Our new chairs and barstools will be arriving on Saturday, September 30. They will arrive assembled, but please come down to help us unload, unbox, and place our shiny new furniture. We will find out the deliver window on Friday, September 29, so look for an email that day with the time!

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Anniversary and Old Timers Pin Awards Ceremony, Saturday, October 7

We will celebrate the 113th anniversary of Aerie 871 and the 61st anniversary of the Auxiliary, and recognize our members for their years of service. Please join us for a cocktail hour at noon, the ceremony and presentation of pins at 1:00. Lunch, brought to us by the fabulous Old Town Smokers (you do not want to miss it!) will follow the ceremony.

Click here to view list of the 2017 awardees. 

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URGENT: Annual Membership Dues

Annual membership dues of $60 were due May 31, 2017 for the period June 1, 2017 to May 31, 2018. You can give your dues to the bartender on duty in cash or with a check or you can mail a check to FOE 871, 1015 Cameron Street, Alexandria, VA  22314.