District of Columbia , Ward 1 - 8 Citizens

Community Day  Socials


*(link) Things to do in the District of Columbia's Wards, non-governmental activities.


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
  • Columbia Pike Blues Weekend (June)
  • D.C. Capital Fair (End of June - 1st Week of July, yearly), RFK Stadium
  • Smithsonian Folklife Festival (June or July)
  • National Capital Barbecue Battle (June)
  • The Great South East D.C. Smoke Out Barb-BQ and Fish Fry (July)

Summer Activities

  • Things To Do In The District (link)
  • Chuck Brown Day (Aug.) Chuck Brown Memorial Park
  • Around the World Cultural Food Festival (Aug.), between 13th and 14th Street
  • 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. 
  • 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).


Hey Neighbor! Local News
1. In my opinion, D.C. has one of the most convenient, major-city, public-transportation systems.


2. Things to do in the District of Columbia [not Washington political], arts and culture. (click, website link)

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