Photo courtesy of Perry Klein. This Little Free Library was installed recently at the Southwest Duck Pond. Little Free Libraries have been popping up in the Southwest neighborhood. Information on the program is at www.littlefreelibrary.org/.
First grade students and their families from Amidon-Bowen Elementary were invited to attend a social event at the Southwest Duck Pond on May 16. Students and their families from Ms. Kirschenbaum and Ms. Roberts’ classes had a pleasant time with crafts, playing on the playground, and socializing. Their teachers believe that teaching involves more than just teaching the child, but also […]
ONGOING CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES OUR RESPONSE Lansburgh Park: vacant, abandoned, crime-ridden, inoperable facilities SWNA organized a community visioning charrette, lobbied DC to build tennis courts, and sponsored groups who’ve worked with us to fund, build and operate a community garden and dog park. We also organize and support events such as movie nights, tree planting, […]
On May 8, benefactors and honorees received recognition at an evening billed as “Illumination & Dedication” with Councilmember Tommy Wells acting as master of ceremonies. Annual recognition awards were given out at the event. Katie Renwaldt was named District Employee of the Year for her efforts on behalf of the park within the Department of Parks & Recreation, Local […]
(photo caption: Southwest residents Terry Crabtree, Rev. Martha Clark, Corrine and David Scottpause for a photo at last year’s DC Crop Walk.) The annual District of Columbia CROP Hunger Walk and Food Drive will be held on May 17, 2014 at Franklin Square Park (950 13th St NW) at 11 am. This year’s DC CROP (Communities Responding […]