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02/13/2016 - 2:39pm
This year the Zoo is celebrating Easter Monday on Monday, March 28 (rain or shine). You are invited to join them for special family-focused activities and live entertainment. They'll have a traditional Easter Egg Hunt with prizes for the kids participating. Older children will enjoy field games. Special animal demonstrations are planned as well as visits from the Easter Panda. Be advised the Zoo enhances security during high visitation days and guests may experience bag checks at a minimum... >>more
02/12/2016 - 8:07pm
Do you or a loved one experience the awful and sometime debilitating signs and symptoms of arthritis?  Learn more about osteoarthritis through a free interactive and educational arthritis cooking demonstration on March 23, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at The Townhomes, 750 6th St SE. Capitol Hill Village, The Townhomes and Acceleration Sports are partnering to offer this free event to the public where we will eat what we make. Spots are limited. Call Stacy Peterson at 805-704-7193 today to hold... >>more
02/12/2016 - 8:06pm
Do you or a loved one experience the awful and sometime debilitating signs and symptoms of arthritis?  Learn more about osteoarthritis through a free interactive and educational arthritis cooking demonstration on March 23, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at The Townhomes, 750 6th St SE. Capitol Hill Village, The Townhomes and Acceleration Sports are partnering to offer this free event to the public where we will eat what we make. Spots are limited. Call Stacy Peterson at 805-704-7193 today to hold... >>more
02/12/2016 - 7:56pm
On Thursday, Feb. 18, 4 to 7 p.m., the DC Department of Parks and Recreation will host the Multicultural Summer Opportunity Fair 2016.  This Fair, located in the atrium of the Frank D. Reeves Center (14th and U Streets, NW), will highlight (1) Summer Seasonal Employment Opportunities (2) Summer Camp Offerings (3) Sports, Health and Fitness and (4) Free Ethnic Food Tasting and entertainment.   To create awareness on how to access DPR and celebrate the many cultures in the District, DPR... >>more
02/12/2016 - 3:27pm
Three masked men opened fire at Brice's Barbershop around 1:40 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 12. Bullets struck an adult and toddler inside. Brice’s is located at 1005 Eighth Street SE on Barracks Row. The three men fled in a white SUV with no license plate and are still at large, police stated. The nearby area includes the Navy Yard, Van Ness and Tyler Elementary Schools. The toddler and adult are in stable condition at the hospital, police report. Each sustained non-life threatening injuries... >>more
02/12/2016 - 11:25am
Through a partnership with DC Public Schools, the Washington Capitals will introduce hockey to more than 48,000 students across 111 schools through a multi-week street-hockey curriculum. The programming, which will become a core unit in the physical education curriculum, is part of the Capitals’ investment of more than $1.6 million toward the development of youth hockey in Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, DC, and is funded primarily by the National Hockey League’s Industry Growth... >>more
02/12/2016 - 11:21am
Channeling her Afrocentric history, Akilah Johnson mixed crayon, colored pencil and marker design in the creation of her Doodle 4 Google entry piece. The 15-year-old Eastern High School sophomore’s work earned a place in the national Google competition. On Feb. 5, Akilah will take on 52 other students representing each state and US. territory in the finals. People can show their support for her artwork until Feb. 22 by voting on the Doodle 4 Google website. “My elementary —... >>more
02/12/2016 - 11:17am
The President and First Lady announced today that the South Lawn of the White House will be opened up for children 13 years and younger and their families on Monday, March 28 for the 2016 White House Easter Egg Roll. This will be the final Easter Egg Roll of the Obama Administration, and will feature live music, sport courts, cooking stations, storytelling and, of course, Easter egg rolling. In honor of the First Lady’s Let’s Move! initiative, this year’s event will also... >>more
02/12/2016 - 11:01am
DC DMV will open its Benning Ridge Service Center at 4525 Benning Rd. SE on Tuesday, March 1, at 8:15 a.m. This location is replacing the existing Penn Branch Service Center, which will close at the end of the business day on Saturday, Feb. 27. Benning Ridge will offer the same services that are available at DC DMV's current service centers. Additionally, it will be the agency's largest facility and will include inside queuing, so customers will be able to wait inside of the building.... >>more
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