Dogs Don’t Have Thumbs

A Message from the PAWS of SW Dog Park Group Breaking news: Dogs don’t have thumbs! They need help opening cans of dog food and turning round door handles. They also need help scooping up their poop. Dog poop is not compostable, nor is it a fertilizer (In general poop from any carnivore is not […]

Southwest Duck Pond Celebrity Chef Cooking Demonstration

The Neighbors of Southwest Duck Pond are pleased to announce the return of cooking demonstrations to the Park in conjunction with Little Farm Stand Saturdays. July 25th will be the inaugural outing this season and we have secured the participation of local celebrity chef Orlando Amaro of Station 4 Restaurant, Southwest’s popular dining spot. The demonstration will be […]

Southwest Community Gardens Build Day

Be sure to reserve Wednesday, July 31st on your calendar and come to Lansburgh Park to give a hand in building Southwest’s newest community garden. To be constructed on an undeveloped 4,958 square foot swath of Lansburgh Park, the new Southwest Community Gardens was selected from over 400 qualified applicants as the Fiskars 2013 Project […]

St. Dominic Church Gives New Books to Amidon Students

St. Dominic Catholic Church has donated 102 new books to young readers at Amidon Elementary School. The books cover a wide range of topics, including rain forests, sports, and geology. The purpose of the program is to help families build home libraries and encourage children to read over the summer break. Last year, the church […]