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Honor the past, present and future of Southwest DC at Crossing the Street: SW Is… – a performance and community event celebrating the bold and powerful voices of SW!
SW Is… is the culmination of Crossing the Street, a District-wide creative placemaking initiative sponsored by the DC Office of Planning. The project empowers residents of rapidly changing neighborhoods to respond to the development around them through the arts. YPT is the Crossing the Street curator for SW, and has been working with local artists and community leaders to write theatrical pieces addressing issues that affect the neighborhood. On Saturday, October 22, professional actors and community members will bring those pieces to life!
Join YPT for performances, art and family fun in the lot near 4th & I St. SW (behind the Safeway complex). The main event will run from 12-3pm, followed by a community celebration in The Lot SW! Free and open to the public!
Empire of the Sun – Passion Pit – Sylvan Esso – Christine and the Queens – Bishop Briggs – POP ETC – Sofi Tukker – Ace Cosgrove
Doors: 10:30 AM
Show: 12:00 PM
End: 10:30 PM
Yards Park on the Capitol Riverfront
131 M St SE, Washington, DC 20003
Price: $55 – $150
Re-posting due to error in file download! – Come Join Us Saturday rain or shine for our third annual community outreach and festival 12-4PM – There will be BBQ, games, petting zoo, pony rides, moon bounce and massage and other activities for adults. Peoples Congregational UCC 4704 13th Street NW
Celebrate DC’s culture, people and creativity through film, music and literature at the Our City Festival. Presented by PR and Marketing firm, KRPR, in partnership with the DC Public Library Foundation, the weekend-long event showcases films about DC and hosts live performances featuring Kokayi, Feedel Band, Easy Hand Dance Institute, DJ Sam the Man Burns, Bumper Jackson’s Chris Ousely, Free Minds Book Club, members of the Chuck Brown Band, and many more. Check out the full schedule for more information on tons of free events.
Festival is all day June 5-7.
Come be a part of the fun at the 2nd Annual Kennedy Street Festival on June 20th from 11am-3pm. We are looking for vendors and entertainers to help make the festival a hit.
For entertainment – we are looking for bands, hula hoopers, magicians, face painters, balloon animal makers, or anyone else who can help activate the street.
For vendors – we are looking for people who make and sell their own original works – jewelry makers, artists, fashion designers, product makers, etc.
The event is being organized by the Kennedy Street Development Association, an all-volunteer initiative of current and prospective business owners and residents with an interested in the development of small, locally-owned businesses on our street.
If you are interested in being a part of the festival, please contact Emily at [email protected]
Wangari Gardens is a local community garden dedicated to preserving green space for local community members to use and enjoy, for growing healthy food, learning more about gardening, or to just use the green space for relaxation. You can check out more about us on our website: http://wangarigardens.wordpress.com/
We’re hosting a Community Fall Festival on Saturday, October 19th from 11 AM to 6 PM (https://www.facebook.com/events/521615514587276/) We plan to have games, food, music, and fall fun for everyone and the entire event is completely open to the public. We’re also inviting local businesses and groups in the area to also come, either just to attend and enjoy, or to show off their stuff – be it food, art, live music, fitness, pumpkin carving skills, or whatever!
We’d love for you to come out and participate in this event for the community, and also continue to promote your business and who you guys are! If you know of others in the community who might like to come or volunteer, send them our way!
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