District of Columbia , Wards 1 - 8 Citizens

Community Day  Socials

Spring Activities

  • Capital Jazz Fest (June), Merriweather Post Pavilion, Columbia
  • DC Dragon Boat Festival and Races (May), Thompsons Boat Center
  • Mary Lou Williams Jazz Festival (May), Kennedy Center Terrace Theater
  • Barbecue Battle (June, begins at 11 a.m.), Pennsylvania AVE, NW
  • D.C. Capitol Fair (End of June - 1st Week of July, yearly), RFK Stadium
  • The Great South East D.C. Smoke Out Barb-BQ and Fish Fry (July) begins at Noon - 6 p.m.

Summer Activities

  • Chuck Brown Day (Aug) Chuck Brown Memorial Park
  • H Street Festival (September)

Autumn Activities

  • Tysons Fall Harvest (October), Lerner Town Square at Tysons,  Kids 15 and under are free.
  • Middleburg Film Festival (last Sat. in October-November)

Winter Activities

  • Annual Black History Luncheon. Phone (202) 328-2000.
  • Festival of Wreaths, Carroll Arts Ctr., Westminster
  • Festival of Lights, Temple Grounds
  • Monster [Truck] Jam (Jan.) Verizon Center

Informational Journal Note
*Public transportation - METRO (actual short name) and trolley, conveniently available.

Union Station's waiting area doesn't allow you to lie down or nap while waiting for your next bus.

DC- Hypothermia Shelter for the Homeless- Hotline: 800-535-7252. (Public Service Staff will come pick them up).

Sherlene's Hey Neighbor! Suggestion
1. Public libraries have convenient internet service.

2. In my opinion, D.C. has one of the most convenient, major-city, public-transportation systems.

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