SEPTEMBER

SAT 14             4-5:30 P.M.  Experience Yoga Nidra: Westminster Presbyterian Church.   Instructor: Pamela Wilson. No experience in Yoga or meditation necessary. A donation of $10 is suggested. 202-746-6654 or email: wilsonpj108@verizon.net

                       

SUN 15            11 A.M. – 2 P.M.  SW Community Gardens and PAWS of SW Dog Park Group, Meet and greet, tour the gardens, demonstrations of gardening and challenge your dog on the obstacle course.  Special Guest: Sam the Bloodhound, MPD’s Newest Detective.  Lansburgh Park, 1098 Delaware Ave SW.

 

WED 18           12 NOON.  AARP Southwest Waterfront Chapter 4751, Luncheon meeting.   Mercy Morganfield, AARP State President will present with Jacci Jordan, AARP Associate State Director for Outreach, will speak on “AARP Update on Services, the Age Friendly City Initiative, and Legislation Impacting Seniors.”   Current AARP members and new prospective members are welcome.  River Park Mutual Homes community room, 1311 Delaware Ave., SW. Chapter President Evelyn Dorsey, Dorseydear@aol.com or 203-488-9685.

SAT 28             9 A.M. until dark, SW ARTSFEST 2013, Celebrate our waterfront community’s vibrant cultural and artistic diversity. This year’s theme “Breaking New Ground” underscores current neighborhood redevelopment from SW waterfront to the Randall School, future site of an art museum. For more information, http://swdcartsfest.org

 

SAT 28             9 A.M.-5 P.M.  St. Augustine’s Episcopal Church’s End of Summer Fair, held in

conjunction with SW ArtsFest.  Come discover St. A’s spirit while enjoying homemade

desserts at the bake sale and other various fun activities. 600 M Street SW. (see article)  Arts & Crafts vendors questions, contact Laura at office@staugustinesdc.org

 

SAT 28             1 P.M.   Kitchen Table Book Discussion, SW Neighborhood Library. In recognition of

Banned Books week (Sept. 22nd – 28th), participants are requested to read a banned book. A list of titles is available on the American Library Association’s website, www.ala.org/bbooks.

 

SUN 29            8:00 A.M.  The 3rd Annual National Capital 5K Run/Walk to support Hydrocephalus

Association, West Potomac Park. See: http://runforhydro.kintera.org

 

 

WEEKLY, BIWEEKLY

 

AFTER SCHOOL ACCESS, 3:30-5 P.M., Mondays-Fridays.  Safe, Supportive and well-structured environment to complete home work with staff helping.  If no homework, staff will provide per grade. King Greenleaf Recreation Center.  FREE

 

ARTS & CRAFTS, 5-6 P.M., Mondays-Fridays. Uses basic art supplies to create and design. Learn new

techniques and new uses for common materials. King Greenleaf Recreation Center.

 

AYE COMMUNITY MARKETS,   9 A.M.-1 P.M., Saturdays, Dreaming Out Loud is running the farmers

market on the grounds of Christ United Methodist Church, 900 4th Street SW, (near the Waterfront

Metro green line.)

 

BINGO FOR SENIORS 1-3 P.M. with Mrs. Walker, Mondays and Thursdays, at King Greenleaf Recreation Center.  FREE.

 

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

 

BOYS TO MEN, 5-6 P.M., Wednesdays, with Paul Taylor, Mike Wilson and Gary Williams. What is ‘doing the right thing’? Rites of Passage, making positive choices and developing life skills are all topics in the Men Only discussion groups. King Greenleaf Recreation Center, 201 N Street SW.  FREE

 

CHILDREN’S SUNDAY SCHOOL, 9:30 A.M.  St. Augustine’s Episcopal Church, 600 M Street SW.

Children ages 3 and older are invited to join our loving and lively Sunday School where they are

introduced to a loving God who welcomes and cares for all.  Through biblical stories, art, music and

holy play, our children are nurtured in their natural spirituality to grow as the “littlest members” of

a community of faith.  www.staugustinesdc.org 202-554-3222 or rector@staugustinesdc.org.

 

COMPUTER CLASSES, Tuesday 10-12 Noon  SW Neighborhood Library, 900 Wesley Pl SW.

202-724-4752. THURS 5 (No class scheduled); THURS 12 (Microsoft Word); THURS 19 (Microsoft Excel); THURS 26 (Microsoft PowerPoint); October 3 (No Class scheduled).

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 Fourth Street SW, Community room off Wesley Place, SW

 

HAND DANCING CLASSES, SATURDAYS, 12:30-3:30 P.M., Mr. Zek, King Greenleaf Recreation Center,

201 N Street SW. 645-7454

 

JAZZ NIGHT IN SW, FRIDAYS, 6-9 P.M.  Westminster Presbyterian Church, 400 Eye Street 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 724-4298. Help with resumes, cover letters, applications and other aspects of the job search process. Sept. 4th, 11th, 18th and 25th.   SW Neighborhood Library.

 

The KIWANIS CLUB OF SOUTHWEST WATERFRONT, 6:30-7:30 P.M., Every first and third Monday

Christ United Methodist Church, 900 Fourth Street SW.

 

LITTLE FARM STAND at the Duck Pond, 10 A.M.-2 P.M., Fresh, local, organic produce from Loudoun County, Virginia, along with farm-baked pies, preserves, and honey.  Email littlefarmstand@yahho.com to join the weekly list serve of fresh offerings, and to pre-order your selection.  Repeats through November.

NARFE-The National Active and Retired Federal Employees Assn. 12-2 P.M., every fourth Thursday, September through May.  SW Neighborhood Library Meeting Room.

 

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 Street S.E.

 

PRE-SCHOOL STORY TIME, 10:30 -11:30A.M. TUESDAYS & THURSDAYS, featuring stories, songs, finger plays and other activities suitable for children 18-mos-3 yrs. SW Neighborhood Library.

 

SEATED YOGA, 11:00-Noon on Mondays, and Wednesdays 4-5 P.M.,

Westminster Presbyterian Church.  400 M Street SW, Pamela Wilson guides a gentle series of movements designed to free the joints and ease the mind.

 

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

 

STRENGTH AND TONING with Mrs. Dee, 6:30-7:30 P.M., Mondays and Thursdays, Enjoy the benefit of

a slower paced aerobic workout to improve stamina and strength. King Greenleaf Recreation Center,

201 N Street SW in the Multipurpose Room. Free

 

SW FREEWAY, NA, 7-8 P.M., Narcotics Anonymous group, Wednesdays, Westminster

Presbyterian Church, 400 Eye Street SW.

 

WALK FOR WELLNESS FOR SENIORS while walking to music, 11 A.M.-12 P.M. Tuesdays, Wednesdays,

Fridays, in the gym of King Greenleaf Recreation Center, 201 N Street SW.  FREE

 

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 Fourth Street SW.  202-863-0564

 

WELLNESS WEDNESDAYS,   Westminster Presbyterian Church, 400 Eye Street 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.

 

YOUNG LADIES ON THE RISE (Girls only), 6-7 P.M., Thursdays, will hold a special event where young

ladies will come together to participate in sporting activities and speak on girl topics like self

image Mrs. Safiyyah & Mrs. Tee.   King Greenleaf Recreation Center. Free.

 

 

OCTOBER 2013

 

WED 2             7 P.M. St. Augustine’s Art & Spirit Coffeehouse.  Southwest resident and film critic Gene Seymour will discuss  “2013 in Movies: What’s Out Now? What’s Been Out? What’s Coming Soon?”  Coffee and desserts, follow by audience Q&A.  Free,   donations accepted.  St. Augustine’s Episcopal Church, 600 M Street SW.  www.staugustinesdc.org.  202-554-3222 or rector@staugustinesdc.org.

 

THURS 3         (e)merge Art Fair. 7-9 P.M.  The third edition of the  (e)merge Art Fair will take place October 3-6, 2013 in Washington D.C. (e)merge’s progressively international exhibition roster, now featuring 80 exhibitors showing works by over 150 artists from 30 countries, bolsters the US capital’s rise as a global cultural destination. Located in Capitol Skyline Hotel, 10 “I” Street S.W, Adults $15.00, Students & Seniors $10 (at the door), Groups of 10 or more $10 (each).  http://www.emergeartfair.com

 

FRI  4               6:30pm Potluck, 7pm 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  5              10:30 A.M.  Family Story Time, featuring stories, songs finger plays and other activities suitable for children 18 mos.-3 yrs. SW Neighborhood Library

 

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

 

SAT 26             1 P.M.   Kitchen Table Book Discussion, SW Neighborhood Library. Discussion will feature the DC City Reads title, Frederick Douglass in Washington,D.C.: The Lion of Anacostia by John Muller.

 

WEEKLY, BIWEEKLY

 

COMPUTER CLASSES, Tuesday 10-12 Noon  SW Neighborhood Library, 900 Wesley Pl SW.

202-724-4752.  TUES 1 (No class); TUES 8 (Introduction to Personal Computers); TUES 15 (Internet Basics); TUES 22 (DC Public Library website); TUES 29 (Email Basics); November 5 (Microsoft Word).

 

JOB SEEKERS PROGRAM, WEDNESDAYS 1-8:00 P.M. By Appointment Only; Call 724-4298. Help with resumes, cover letters, applications and other aspects of the job search process. Oct. 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd and 30th.  SW Neighborhood Library.

 

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