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“In only 1 minute, your support could light up Dupont! Please act now and sign the petition by Friday, July 16.
What: Dupont Underground is applying for the Public Art Building Communities Grant to finance the installation of a new design, the Portal, to illuminate the entrance to Dupont Underground at 19 Dupont Circle, NW.
The Portal serves to bring light to our community, further strengthen the identity of Dupont Circle as one of the most important public spaces, and improve safety.
Gensler, DC won the Re-Think Dupont Circle (an international design competition). The Portal is to become a landmark for Dupont Circle and a ‘proof-of-concept’ for the other seven stair entries that could ultimately frame the Circle in a further series of design competitions.
When: If financing is approved, we hope to have the new Portal installed within a year.
Who: Dupont Underground is an arts and design nonprofit almost entirely operated by volunteers — students, art lovers, architects who donate their time, effort and passion. We rely on grants to fund any major structural improvements.
We are committed to developing a multidisciplinary platform for creative expression. DU strives to reflect the diversity of our community – both artists and audiences – and aims to amplify the voices of creatives, host projects and work that may not otherwise be represented in more conventional venues.”
You can sign the petition here.
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St. Mary Armenian Church will hold its 75th Annual Armenian Fall Food Festival October 6-7 from 11am – 8pm at St. Mary Armenian Apostolic Church (4135 Fessenden St. NW). Traditional Armenian Food will be available for both Carry-out and Dine-in including Lamb and Chicken Kabobs, Cheese Boreg, Baklava and a wide variety of other delicious dishes. Traditional Armenian music and dancing on Saturday night and unique artisan vendors throughout the festival. Outdoor dining space is available as well as free on street parking. Can’t join us to dine-in? Order via link for carry-out with the link above.
At Generation Hope, we’re dedicated to supporting teen parents in college as they work toward earning their degrees. We are in need of caring child care volunteers for upcoming events on Saturday, October 21st (in Washington, DC), and Saturday, November 4th (in Arlington, VA). Join our growing volunteer community and support us at an event this fall!
At all of our events, we provide free onsite child care for the children of the teen parents we serve, creating a nurturing environment for the kiddos while their parents learn valuable life skills and build community.
If you enjoy working with children and are looking to make an immediate impact in your community, please visit https://www.generationhope.org/volunteer to learn more.
DC 20’s & 30’s Singles Happy Hour
You all asked, and were delivering! Our sold out September Singles Happy Hour was such a success, were throwing another! This time we are hosting at an even better venue, with a larger