Update: “We’re sad to announce that Celebrate Petworth tomorrow has been cancelled.”

September 23, 2023 // 11am-5pm on the 800 block of Upshur Street NW

Celebrate Petworth is a free neighborhood festival organized by and for the residents of Petworth—celebrating the creativity, diversity, culture, and people of Petworth and its surrounding neighborhoods.
Join us on Saturday, September 23, 2023 from 11am-5pm.

From MPD:

“On Saturday, September 23, 2023, Celebrate Petworth will take place in the District of Columbia. In conjunction with this event, there will be parking restrictions and street closures that motorists should take into consideration: Read More

From a press release:

“Community leaders are gathering Saturday, Sept. 23rd to launch a campaign for Ridgecrest Condominiums in Washington, DC’s Ward 7. It was condemned last year and the low-income owners were issued an order to vacate due to the unsafe conditions. However, many of them are still unmoved.

Instead, the Ridgecrest residents continue to appeal to their Condominium Association and have resorted to fundraising above the cost of the condo fees they already pay, in order to contract the needed repairs themselves. Read More

“Dear PoPville,

Come to DC Family Bike Fest! Calling all kid bikers, family bikers, and bike-curious. Connect and build community, meet local shops and orgs, enjoy demo bikes, test rides, raffle prizes, Glide to Ride workshop, Kids Bike Parade and more. Read More

Thanks to Lauren for passing on from Wangari Gardens (Kenyon and Park Place, NW):

“Have a song in your heart? Come to the garden Friday, September 1 from 7-9pm for an OPEN MIC NIGHT. Friend of the garden Veronica Faison will kick us off with some music, followed by the talents of our community of gardeners.

We recommend you bring a picnic blanket or lawn chair, and refreshments to share.”

“Dear PoPville,

It has been too long since we have written one another. How the dreary, steamy days of Summer do drag on. Upon a goose down pillow eating grapes, battered by the radiant sun, I now fondly remember the announcement of our Electric Coney Inaugural .5K Labor Day Race. Oh for the innocent days of 2022!

We were all filled with so much hope for ’23, but alas, two thirds has nearly passed and we have hardly had a nice day to lounge in Rock Creek Park, eating caviar and toasting the inestimable successes of our royal positions. But fear not, friend, for the Electric Coney Second Annual .5K Labor Day Race is nearly upon us. My court is aflutter with news that our jester has even grander plans for this year’s festivities. Read More


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