Southwest Waterfront Fireworks Festival Returns

The National Cherry Blossom Festival is the nation’s greatest springtime celebration. The 2016 festival, March 20 – April 17, includes three spectacular weeks and four weekends of events featuring diverse and creative programming promoting traditional and contemporary arts and culture, natural beauty, and community spirit. On Saturday, April 9, enjoy the Southwest Waterfront Fireworks Festival, […]

Save the Date: Friends of SWDC Public Library Spring Book Sale

The Friends of the Southwest DC Public Library is holding its 2015 Spring Book Sale on Saturday, March 14 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Sunday, March 15 from 1:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Southwest DC Public Library, 900 Wesley Pl. SW. All proceeds from the sale go directly to supporting programming and equipment needs of the Southwest library branch. Books […]

Getting Ready for Spring at the SW Community Garden

Six months in, and the SW Community Garden in Lansburgh Park has already experienced nearly all the elements of a DC fall and winter, and even a polar vortex! Through it all, the plants have continued to grow. Since the garden’s opening on July 31st, 2013, a variety of herbs and vegetables have been grown, such as basil, […]