THURS 1 @ 8-9:30 A.M. Councilmember Tommy Wells Southwest community office hours will be held at Starbucks in the Safeway, 1100 4th St SW.
FRI 2 @ 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 email@example.com
SAT 3 @ 10:30 A.M. Family Story Time. Stories, songs, and activities promoting fire prevention and fire safety. Special Guest: DC Firefighters will visit to discuss fire safety and fire engines. SW Neighborhood Library, 900 Wesley Place SW.
SAT 3 @ 1 P.M. Local author Nick Mann will be speaking about his novel “Forgetful.” SW Neighborhood Library
SAT 3 @ 4-5:30 P.M. Experience Yoga Nidra. 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 email: firstname.lastname@example.org Westminster Presbyterian Church, 400 M St. SW.
SAT 3 @ 10 A.M.-2 P.M. ONE DAY CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE, A special event for people with relapsing multiple sclerosis (MS) and their care partners who want to learn more about the disease. Highlights include MS expert panel, workshops and MS health fair. Breakfast and lunch provided. Registration and MS health fair open at 10 A.M. Washington Court Hotel, 525 New Jersey Ave NW, Washington, DC 20001. To register for this free event, visit www.1day4everyday.com or call 866-703-6293.
SAT 3 @ 6:15 P.M. Spaghetti Supper, St. Dominic Church, 630 E St. SW. Proceeds to benefit the church poor box. The suggested donation is $12.00 per person, $25 per family. Reservations requested. Please call 202-554-7863.
MON 5 @ 6 P.M. Video screening of “The Language of Life” with Bill Moyers. SW Neighborhood Library
MON 5 @ 7-8:30 P.M. PAWS of Southwest. The monthly meeting is open to the public in the downstairs community room of the SW Neighborhood Library. Also find us PAWS of Southwest on Facebook.
TUES 6 & 20 @ 4:30-5:30 P.M. GAME GROUP. Children from 5-12 years of age are invited to play a wide selection of games. SW Neighborhood Library
WED 7 @ 7 P.M. Mindfulness and Meditation, a lecture and workshop on meditation practice. SW Neighborhood Library
THURS 8 @ 7 P.M. The Morpheus Woodwind Quintet performs Handel’s “Water Music” at the Southwest Duck Pond as the pond fountains are inaugurated for the season. Free. Complimentary refreshments.
SAT 10 @ 10 A.M.-2 P.M. Little Farm Stand at the Southwest Duck Pond with organic produce, baked goods, maple syrup and preserves from Loudoun County’s Red Gate Farm. www.littlefarmstand.com
MON 12 @ 7-10 P.M. ANC6D Monthly Business Meeting, 1100 4th St. SW, DCRA hearing room on 2nd floor.
TUES 13 & 27 @ 4:30-5:30 P.M. CREATE CLUB. School age children 5-12 years of age are welcome to participate in a creative activity including arts and crafts. SW Neighborhood Library.
WED 14 @ 10 A.M. “Wills, Advance Directives and Power of Attorney” workshop presented by Neighborhood Legal Services, at SW Neighborhood Library
WED 14 @ 7 P.M. “The Future of Human Space Exploration” presented by NASA physicist James Schier at SW Neighborhood Library.
THURS 15 @ 6:30 P.M. Ice Cream Making for Teens and Tweens. Learn how to make your own ice cream at this workshop. SW Neighborhood Library
FRI 16 @ 5-7 P.M. Teen Health Lounge at Randall Community Center, every 3rd Friday. A place where youth and young adults can engage in games, health workshops on HIV 101, health communication, condom negotiation, and much more. Additionally, HIV testing will be available and anyone ages 13-24 will receive an incentive for being tested. Randall Community Center, 820 South Capitol & Eye St SW, 202-554-6973.
SAT 17 @ 9:30 A.M. DC CROP Hunger Walk and Food Drive. Meet at Southwest Duck Pond to walk to Franklin Square Park 950 13th St NW to arrive at 11 A.M. with closing ceremony to follow at Church of the Epiphany, 1317 G St. NW. Facebook: dccropwalk. Contact LeVatrice Nora-Meullion via email: email@example.com. Team and Walker Registration: http://hunger.cwsglobal.or/site/TR/2014SpringCROPHungerWalk/TR-Spring2014?pg=entry&fr_id=18491
SAT 17 @ 1 P.M. FREE Lecture: Introduction to Genealogy, SW Neighborhood Library.
SUN 18 @ 11:30 A.M. Pancake Breakfast, St. Dominic Church, 630 E St. SW. The suggested donation is $5 for each adult and children eat free. Proceeds to benefit the church poor box.
SUN 18 @ 12:15 P.M. Wills, Trusts, Probate and Elder Law. Free information session with Attorney Eugene Sim who specializes in this area of law and speaks about it in a clear, simple language, enabling people to make wise decisions. This one-hour session is open to the general public, free without obligation. All are welcome. Westminster Presbyterian Church, 400 Eye Street SW.
SUN 18 @ 2 P.M. Fairy Party. Stories, crafts and activities celebrating fairies. Children under 9 yrs of age must be accompanied by an adult. SW Neighborhood Library.
SUN 18 @ 4-6 P.M. St. Augustine’s Open House and Reception. A brief program will highlight the church’s temporary relocation, plans for continuing its community programs and services, and drawing of its new church building, featuring expanded space for community events. St. Augustine’s Episcopal Church, 600 M St. SW, 202-554-3222 www.staugustinesdc.org or firstname.lastname@example.org
WED 21 @ 7 P.M. St. Augustine’s Art & Spirit Coffeehouse. Arena Stage’s Mentor and Jefferson Middle School Ensembles Speak Out! Coffee and Desserts served. The two short plays are followed by a Q&A. Free, donations accepted. St. Augustine’s Episcopal Church.
THURS 29 @ 6:30 P.M. Candy Making for Teens and Tweens. Learn how to make ‘sushi candy rolls’. SW Neighborhood Library.
FRI 30 @ 6:30 P.M. Bethel Pentecostal Tabernacle’s DC360 Movie Night. Feature Film will be “Courageous.” Admission is Free. All are welcome. 60 I St. SW, 202-479-2851
SAT 31 @ 1 P.M. Southwest Library Book Discussion, rescheduled from April 26th, “The Guernsey Library and Potato Peel Pie Society” by Mary Ann Schaffer and Annie Barrows. Copies available for checkout.
ADULT YOGA, 5 P.M. Mondays, FREE, Randall Community Center, 820 South Capitol & Eye St. SW. 202-554-6973.
AFTER SCHOOL ACCESS, 3:30-5:00pm, Mondays and Fridays. Ages. 6-14, King Greenleaf Recreation Center, 201 N St. SW.
AFTERSCHOOL MEALS PROGRAM, 4-5 P.M., Monday –Friday, Ages 6-14. King Greenleaf Recreation Center. Contact Paul Taylor, Gary Williams, Tiletia Harris-Walker.
ADULT RECREATION, 10-12 Noon, Saturdays, King Greenleaf Recreation Center.
ADULTS/SENIORS BINGO BRUNCH, 1-3 P.M., Mondays and Thursdays, at King Greenleaf Recreation Center
BABY and TODDLER STORY TIME, 10:30 A.M., Tuesdays, May 6th, 13th, 20th, and 27th. Fun songs, finger plays, and rhymes to promote early literacy development. For infants through 24 months and their caregivers. SW Neighborhood Library.
BINGO FOR SENIORS, 1-3 P.M., Mondays and Thursdays, King Greenleaf Recreation Center. Contact Tiletia Harris-Walker. 202-645-7454.
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.
BOYS TO MEN, 5-6 P.M., Wednesdays, King Greenleaf Recreation Center. Contact Mike Wilson, Gary Williams.
CHESS, 5:30-6:30 P.M., Wednesdays, Randall Community Center, 820 South Capitol & Eye St SW. 202-554-6973
CHILDREN’S SUNDAY SCHOOL, 9:30 A.M. St. Augustine’s Episcopal Church, 600 M St.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.
COMPUTER CLASSES, 10-12 Noon, Tuesdays, SW Neighborhood Library, 724-4752.
TUES 13 Introduction to Microsoft Word
TUES 20 Introduction to Microsoft Excel
TUES 27 Introduction to Microsoft Powerpoint
COMMUNITY YARD SALE, 11 A.M.-3 P.M., Every 3rd Saturday. No table fee. Bring donation of non-perishable food items; Bring your table and new or old items to sell. Randall Community Center, Call to register 202-554-6973 or email: email@example.com
COMPUTER CLASSES, 6-8 P.M., Mondays, DRP Certified Volunteer, King Greenleaf Recreation Center. 202-645-7454.
CRAFT WORKSHOP, 11 A.M.-1 P.M., Saturdays, Randall Community Center. 202-554-6973.
FAMILY TIME, 11 A.M.-1 P.M., Saturdays, Randall Community Center. 202-554-6973.
GIRLS SCOUTS TROOP 4298, 5:30-7:30 P.M., Wednesdays, K-12. Contact Monica Evans, King Greenleaf Recreation Center, 201 N St SW, 202-645-7454
HAND DANCING CLASSES, 12-2 P.M. Saturdays, Jitterbug, Lindy Hop. Classes by Markus Smith of Swing Anatomy Class. $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, with Mr. Zeke, 12:30-3:30 P.M. Saturdays, King Greenleaf Recreation Center, 201 N Street SW. 202-645-7454.
JAZZ NIGHT IN SW, 6-9 P.M., Fridays, Westminster Presbyterian Church, 400 Eye St. SW. Various Jazz musicians and singers featured each Friday. $5. Food for sale.
JOB CLUB, 12-2 P.M. Tuesdays, Ages 18 and older. Contacts: Paul Taylor, Mike Wilson. King Greenleaf Recreation Center. 202-645-7454
JOB SEEKERS PROGRAM, 1-7:00 P.M., Thursdays, By Appointment Only. Help with resumes, cover letters, applications and other aspects of the job search process. SW Neighborhood Library. Call 724-4298 or stop by to set up an appointment.
KAWAII FASHION ART, 4-5 P.M., Wednesdays, Randall Community Center 202-554-6973.
The KIWANIS CLUB OF SOUTHWEST WATERFRONT, 6:30-7:30 P.M., every first and third Monday, SW Neighborhood Library, 900 Fourth Street SW.
KOMEN TOASTMASTERS, 10:30 A.M.-Noon, every 1st and 3rd Saturday, SW Neighborhood Library. Feel free to visit us and to see our communications and leadership program at work.
LITTLE FARM STAND, 10 A.M.-2 P.M. Saturdays, May through December at the Southwest Duck Pond with organic produce, baked goods, maple syrup, and preserves from Loudoun County’s Red Gate Farm. www.littlefarmstand.com
MACHINE PITCH, 5-6 P.M., Ages 7-8, Mondays & Wednesdays, King Greenleaf Recreation Center. Contact Paul Taylor, Mike Wilson.
MOVIE NIGHT, 7-8:30 P.M., Ages 14-19, Fridays, King Greenleaf Recreation Center. Contact Michael Wilson 202-645-7454.
NARFE-The National Active and Retired Federal Employees, 1:30-2:30 P.M., every fourth Thursday through May. SW Neighborhood Library, basement meeting room.
OPEN COMPUTER TIME, 3-7 P.M. Mondays, Randall Community Center. 202-554-6973
PAJAMA STORYTIME, 6 P.M. Thursdays 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd, and 29th. Bedtime songs and stretches for toddlers and preschoolers up to 5 years of age. SW Neighborhood Library.
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 STORYTIME, 10:30 A.M. Wednesdays 7th, 14th, 21st, and 28th. Picture books, songs, and rhymes to strengthen early literacy skills. For children from 2-5 years of age and parents/caregivers. SW Neighborhood Library
SASSY SENIORS, Monthly trips to play bingo, have parties, chat and chews, exercise, and a great deal of other things. Come and sign up to participate. King Greenleaf Recreation Center. Contact Tiletia Harris- Walker at 202-645-7454.
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.
SENIOR CARDIO EXERCISE, 11 A.M.-Noon, Wednesdays, King Greenleaf Recreation Center. Contact Gary Williams.
The SOUTHWEST WATERFRONT AARP #4751 CHAPTER. Meetings will resume on Wednesday, September 17, 2014 at 12 Noon. Meetings are every third Wednesday. Current AARP members and new prospective members are welcome. Costs: $5 for lunch. River Park Mutual Homes’ Community Room, 1311 Delaware Ave. SW. For further information, contact Chapter President Betty Jean Tolbert Jones, firstname.lastname@example.org or 202-554-0901.
SOUTHWEST RENEWAL AA, Alcoholics Anonymous group, 8:30 P.M., Mondays, St. Augustine’s Church, 600 M Street SW, (202) 554-3222.
SW FREEWAY, NA, 7-8 P.M., Narcotics Anonymous group, Wednesdays, Westminster Presbyterian Church, 400 Eye St. SW.
TEEN CLUB, 6:30-8:30 P.M., Fridays, Ages 14-19. King Greenleaf Recreation Center, Contact Angela Venable.
TEEN GAME NIGHT, 5:30-6:30 P.M., Thursdays, Enjoy video and board games. SW Neighborhood Library.
TENNIS FOR BEGINNERS, 5-7 P.M., Wednesdays, Ages 6-13, DPR Certified Volunteers. King Greenleaf Recreation Center.
TOT LOT Program, 10:30-11:45 A.M. Thursdays, Randall Community Center, South Capitol & Eye St SW. 202- 554-6973. Activity time for toddlers, ages 18 mos. to 3 years and parents/caregivers. Movement and activities that develop gross motor skills that can enhance balance, coordination, socialization, strength, and self-esteem and reinforce cognitive development in a safe, nurturing, and fun environment.
WALK FOR WELLNESS, 11-12 P.M., Tuesdays and Fridays, while walking to music, in the gym of King Greenleaf Recreation Center.
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.
WELLNESS WEDNESDAYS, Westminster Presbyterian Church, 400 Eye St. SW, 4 P.M. Seated Yoga and Healing Sessions (Pamela Wilson and Riva Wine). 5:30 P.M. Laughter Yoga (Claire Trivedi). 6:45 P.M. Sampoorna Yoga (Alex Rosen). 7 P.M. Narcotics Anonymous SW Freeway Meeting.
YOGA FOR TEENS AND ADULTS, 7-8 P.M. Every Tuesday, SW Neighborhood Library.
YOUNG LADIES ON THE RISE, 6-7 P.M., Thursdays, Ages 6-18, King Greenleaf Recreation Center. Contact Safiyyah Aleem-Woods.
ZUMBA, 6 P.M. Thursdays, FREE, Randall Community Center, 820 South Capitol & Eye St SW. 202-554-6973.