St. Matthew’s to Hold Last Christmas Tree Giveaway
Photo caption: St. Matthew’s members and Southwest neighbors at last year’s Christmas tree giveaway. After many years of working toward building a new church, St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church (222 M St. SW) will finally break ground in January. This means their lot will be available to for one more Christmas tree giveaway before construction begins. […]
Family Fun Day at Amidon-Bowen
Amidon-Bowen held it’s 2015 Family Fun Day event on Halloween at the school. Events included Wii dancing, imagination foam blocks, basketball, tennis, and activities on the playground. Thanks to the new flat screen televisions, which were installed in the cafeteria, a Wii system was installed for the event, which proved to be a huge hit […]
Fun Run with Your Neighbors!
Pacers recently opened in the Boilermaker Shops at Navy Yard. Come join The Southwester staff and others in the neighborhood for free fun runs! All paces and distances are welcome.
Ladies Night Out in Southwest
Photo caption: Ladies enjoying a night out on the town in Southwest. Whoever says there is nothing fun to do in Southwest clearly has never met my group of friends. Between a first-class theater, multiple restaurants, and the waterfront all within blocks of each other, there are limitless options for young neighborhood residents to entertain […]
High School Students: Compete and Win $1,000
White House at Bat: A Presidential History Challenge The Washington Nationals and the White House Historical Association (WHHA) have partnered together to bring education and sports together in a new and refreshing way. To enter the competition high school students in 9th through 12th grade from Virginia, Maryland, and the District of Columbia are eligible to participate and […]
Akeelah and the Bee: An Interview with Molly Yeselson
Photo courtesy of Dan Norman. Akeelah and the Bee is running at Arena Stage from Nov. 13 to Dec. 27. SWNA’s Katelynd Mahoney was lucky enough to interview Molly Yeselson, who plays the role of Izzy/Snorting Girl/Crying Girl. This interview has been edited for brevity and clarity. Q: What are you most excited about in […]