JULY

MON 1 @ 7-8:30 P.M. PAWS of Southwest. The July monthly meeting is open to the public in the downstairs community room of in the SW Neighborhood Library. Also find us at PAWS of Southwest on Facebook.

WED 3 @ 5:30 PM. Summer Readings with the SW Neighborhood Library, Beneath the Surface: Southeast D.C. meets Asia. This workshop/performance with Christylez Bacon and Nistha Raj will present genres of music native to their cultural upbringings reflecting on hip-hop and Hindustani Classical music. For more information go to: http//:dclibrary.org/summerreaeding.

FRI 5 @ 6:30 P.M. Potluck, 7 P.M. Games. St Augustine’s Game Night. Bring a potluck dish to share. Board and card games provided, but feel free to bring your own games, too. All ages welcome. St. Augustine’s Episcopal Church, 600 M St SW, 202-554-3222 www.staugustinesdc.org  or rector@staugustinesdc.org

SAT 6 @ 4-5:30 P.M. Experience Yoga Nidra: Westminster Presbyterian Church. Pamela Wilson guides a very deep, conscious relaxation with the opportunity to set your intention. No experience in Yoga or meditation necessary. A donation of $10 is suggested. For more information call 202-746-6654 or email: wilsonpj108@verizon.net

MON 8-FRI 12 @ 3-4 P.M. Science in the Summer, 2nd and 3rd grades. Pre-registration required. July 29th-Aug 2nd for 4th -6th grades. Please call SW Neighborhood Library for registration information 202-724-4752.

MON 8 @ 6-8 P.M. Game Night, SW Neighborhood Library, 900 Wesley Place SW. 202-724-4752.

MON 8 @ 7-10 P.M. ANC6D Monthly Business Meeting, 1100 4th St. SW, DCRA Hearing Room on 2nd floor.

WED 10 @ 6 P.M. Summer Readings with the SW Neighborhood Library: Global Lens Films Series: ‘Cairo 678’ This is for Adult & Teens. Series directed by Mohamed Diab. Egypt, 2010, Arabic with subtitles in English.

SAT 13 @ 10:30 A.M. Family Storytime, Enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays and other activities, suitable for toddlers and preschoolers from 18 months-3 years of age. SW Neighborhood Library.

SAT 13 @ 11 A.M.  Digging In: Clearing Clutter and Re-discovering Your Best Home & Office, SW Neighborhood Library. Judy Tiger, owner of DC-based Just That Simple, will share the basics of getting and staying organized. As she says, “Decluttering offers us the opportunity to dig into our lives, to rediscover what things are important to keep and to cultivate easy-to-manage, relaxing and productive spaces.” Come learn about her personalized, soothing, and nonjudgmental approach to clutter.

SAT 13 @ 12-1 P.M. Cooking Demo with Southwest Celebrity Chef Orlando Amato of Station 4, Little Farm Stand at the Duck Pond.

SUN 14 @ 4-5 P.M. Midsummer Night’s Dream: Yoga for Sound Sleep. This workshop will review some of the basics, including how to use gentle yoga stretches, breathing practices, and yoga nidra (deep relaxation) to promote sound sleep. A donation of $10 is suggested. For more information, call 202-746-6654 or email wilsonpj108@verizon.net

THURS 18 Happy Hour with Neighbors of Southwest Duck Pond and Tee Shirt Sale at Gordon Biersch, 100 M St SE.

MON 22 @ 5:30 P.M. Summer Readings with the SW Neighborhood Library, Beneath the Surface: Lyric Workshop – Examining the Truths of Today’s Radio Artist. Attend this creative workshop and learn how to dissect your own realities and turn them into verse or song with the help of local spoken word poet Candice Danielle Iloh. Ages 13-19

MON 22 @ 6-8 P.M. Game Night, SW Neighborhood Library, 900 Wesley Place SW. 202-724-4752. Come play a host of Wii video games and enjoy a nice board game.

TUES 23 @ 1:30 P.M. Blue Sky Puppets, Toddlers and their caregivers, SW Neighborhood Library.

WED 24 @ 7:00 P.M. A Short Introduction to Muhammad. Join us for a lecture by Professor Jonathan Brown of Georgetown University and discussion of his book. “The Bridging Cultures Bookshelf: Muslim Journeys” is a project of the National Endowment for the Humanities, conducted in cooperation with the American Library Association.  Support was provided by a grant from Carnegie Corporation of New York. Additional support for the arts and media components was provided by the Doris Duke Foundation for Islamic Art. SW Neighborhood Library.

THURS 25 @ 6-7:30 P.M. Community Open House and Ice Cream Social with Neighbors of Southwest Duck Pond and other community volunteer groups.

SAT 27 @ 1 P.M. Kitchen Table Book Discussion, SW Neighborhood Library. Copies of the July title, “The Color of Water” by James McBride, are available for checkout at the library.

WEEKLY, BIWEEKLY

ADULTS/SENIORS BINGO BRUNCH, 1-3 P.M., Mondays and Thursdays, at King Greenleaf Recreation Center, 201 N St SW. FREE

AEROBICS with Ms. Dee, 6:30-7:30 P.M., Mondays and Thursdays, at King Greenleaf Recreation Center, 201 N St SW in the Multipurpose Room.

AYE COMMUNITY MARKETS, 9AM-1 P.M., Saturdays, Dreaming Out Loud is running the farmers market on the grounds of Christ United Methodist Church, 900 4th St SW (near the Waterfront Metro green line).

BEACH BODY FIT CLUB, 6-7 P.M. Every Monday and Wednesday. St. Augustine’s Episcopal Church, 600 M St SW. Come workout to best-selling Beachbody fitness programs including P90X®, INSANITY® and TurboFire®  with your favorite celebrity trainers like Tony Horton, Shaun T, and Chalene Johnson. People of all fitness levels are welcome, FREE!  Questions contact Mary Scohera at 202-436-9743

BLUES MONDAYS, 6-9 P.M., Westminster Presbyterian Church, 400 Eye St SW, Various Blues musicians and singers featured each Monday. $5. Food for sale.

COMPUTER CLASSES, Thursday 10-12 Noon, SW Neighborhood Library

THURS 4          No Class

THURS 11        Microsoft Excel

THURS 18        Microsoft  Powerpoint

THURS  25       No Class

AUGUST 1       Introduction to Personal Computers

FAMILY GAME NIGHT, WEDNESDAYS, SW Neighborhood Library. Come play a host of Wii video games and enjoy a nice board game. Call for times 202-4752

HAND DANCING CLASSES, SATURDAYS, 12-2 P.M., Jitterbug, Lindy Hop, Classes by Markus Smith of Swing Anatomy Dance. $10/class for adults, $5/class for children 8-17.Christ United Methodist Church, 900 4th St SW, Community room off Wesley Place SW.

HAND DANCING CLASSES, SATURDAYS, 12:45-3:45 P.M., King Greenleaf Recreation Center, 201 N St SW. 202-645-7454

JAZZ NIGHT IN SW, FRIDAYS, 6-9 P.M. Westminster Presbyterian Church, 400 Eye St SW. Various Jazz musicians and singers featured each Friday. $5. Food for sale.

JOB SEEKERS PROGRAM, WEDNESDAYS 1-8:00 P.M. By Appointment Only. Call 202-724-4298 to schedule help with resumes, cover letters, applications and online services. SW Neighborhood Library.

LITTLE FARM STAND at the Duck Pond, 10 A.M.-2 P.M., Organic produce, baked goods and preserves from Loundon County.

The KIWANIS CLUB OF SOUTHWEST WATERFRONT, 6:30-7:30 P.M., every first and third Monday, Christ United Methodist Church, 900 4th St SW.

POLICE SERVICE AREA 105, Community meeting, 7-8:30 P.M., every third Thursday, Location announced at previous meeting.

POLICE SERVICE AREA 106, Community meeting, 10-11 A.M., every last Saturday, Senior Citizen Community Room 900 5th St SE.

PRE SCHOOL STORYTIMES, 10:30-11:30 A.M., Tuesdays and Thursdays, featuring stories, songs, and fingerplays, suitable for children 18 mos.-3years. 2-2:30 P.M. every Wednesday, Read Aloud Book Club for 8 years and up, SW Neighborhood Library

SEATED YOGA, 11:00-Noon on Mondays, and Wednesdays 4-5 P.M., Westminster Presbyterian Church. Pamela Wilson guides a gentle series of movements designed to free the joints and ease the mind. This is part of Westminster’s Wellness program.

SOUTHWEST RENEWAL AA, Alcoholics Anonymous group, 8:30 P.M., Mondays, St. Augustine’s Church, 600 M St SW, (202) 554-3222.

SUMMER READINGS WITH THE SW NEIGBORHOOD LIBRARY, 5:30 P.M. Mondays 1st, 15th, & 29th

TEENS- Beneath the Surface: Journaling Workshops. Explore and find out what’s Beneath the Surface in the Journaling Club. Teens will have an opportunity to create journals of their own. These workshops are designed to inspire youth to come together and express their thoughts and feelings through writing. Teens will be encouraged to write in their journals at least once a week and will have an opportunity to share their entries (if they feel comfortable). All supplies are provided. Ages 13-19

SW FREEWAY, NA, 7-8 P.M., Narcotics Anonymous group, Wednesdays, Westminster Presbyterian Church, 400 Eye St SW.

TUESDAY WALK FOR WELLNESS while walking to music, 11-12 P.M. in the gym of King Greenleaf Recreation Center, 201 N St SW.

WASHINGTON STAMP COLLECTOR’S CLUB, 7-9 P.M., First and third Wednesday each month. Buy, trade, and sell stamps. Refreshments, auctions, and programs. Christ United Methodist Church, 900 4th St SW. 202-863-0564

WEDNESDAY EVENING CHESS, 6:30-8:30 P.M., SW Neighborhood Library.

WELLNESS WEDNESDAYS, Westminster Presbyterian Church, 400 Eye St SW, 4 P.M.  Seated Yoga and Healing Sessions (Pamela Wilson and Riva Wine). 5 P.M. Tai Chi (Manifest Ra). 5:30 P.M. Laughter Yoga (Claire Trivedi). 6:45 P.M. Sampoorna Yoga (Alex Rosen). 7 P.M. Narcotics Anonymous SW Freeway Meeting.

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