WED 1 @ 7 P.M.  St. Augustine’s Art & Spirit Coffeehouse. Master Knitter Margaret Fisher, known as a  knitting and crochet instructor and a skilled designer, teaches knitting, crochet, and sweater design workshops across the country. Her articles and designs have been published in Cast On magazine and she’s the author of Seven Things that can “Make or Break” a Sweater®, a knitting technique book. Coffee  and desserts, followed by audience Q&A. Free, donations accepted. St. Augustine’s Episcopal Church, 600 M St SW. 202-554-3222 or

THURS 2 @ 8 -9:30 A.M.  Councilman Tommy Wells office hours, Channel Inn Café, 7th & Water St SW.

FRI 3 @ 6:30 P.M. St Augustine’s Game Night.  6:30 potluck, 7:00 games. 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,  or

SAT 4 @ 12 P.M. DAV Auxiliary, Federal Unit #1 meets at DAV Headquarters, 801 Maine Ave SW. This meeting is open to family members of military veterans. For more information, please contact Commander Gloria Simon, or 202-554-0573.

SAT 4 @ 12-2 P.M. SW ArtsFest Annual Meeting Christ United Methodist Church, 900 4th St SW.

SAT  4 @ 3-4 P.M. Walk a Sacred Path. The LABYRINTH opens the first Saturday of each month. Westminster Presbyterian Church, 400 I St SW. The Labyrinth is an ancient spiritual tool for meditation, prayer, inner guidance, and contemplation. Walking guides will be present to answer questions.

SAT  4 @ 4-5:30 P.M.  Experience Yoga Nidra Westminster Presbyterian Church.   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:

MON 6 Sweeny Todd featuring Brian Stokes Mitchell. In anticipation of the singer/actor’s May 12th Kennedy Center concert, the SW Library will present a screening of this 2002 Stephen Sondheim festival performance from the Washington Performing Arts Video Archive (WPAVA) collection.

MON  13 @ 7-10 P.M. ANC6D Monthly Public Meeting, 1100 4th St SW, DCRA Hearing Room on 2nd floor.

SAT  11 @ 10:30 A.M. Family Storytime, SW Library. Enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays and other activities, suitable for toddlers and preschoolers from 18 months-3 years of age.

WED 15 @ 7 P.M. “Muslim Journeys: Malcolm X, Master Teacher”  Professor Peter Bailey will be sharing his memories and reflections on the life and work of Malcolm X during his time at the Organization for Afro-American Unity. SW Neighborhood Library.

FRI 17- ALL DAY National Bike to Work Day

SUN 19 @ 9:30 A.M.

SAT 25 @ 1 P.M. Kitchen Table Book Discussion, SW Neighborhood Library. Copies of the May title, “The Prince” by Niccolo Machiavelli, are available for checkout at the library.



AARP-SOUTHWEST WATERFRONT CHAPTER 4751, 12 NOON, Third Wednesday of each month, except June, July and August. River Park Mutual Homes community room, 1311 Delaware Ave SW. For further information, contact Chapter President Evelyn Dorsey, or 202-488-9685.

AEROBICS with Ms. Dee, 6:30-7:30 P.M., Mondays and Thursdays, at King Greenleaf Recreation Center, 201 N St SW, FREE

BLUES MONDAYS, 6-9 P.M., Westminster Presbyterian Church, 400 I St SW. Various Blues musicians and singers featured each Monday. $5.00. Food for sale.

COMPUTER CLASSES, Thursday 10-12 Noon, SW Neighborhood Library

THURS 2          Microsoft Word

THURS 9          Microsoft Excel

THURS 16        Microsoft PowerPoint

THURS 23        Introduction to Personal Computers

THURS 30        Internet Basics

JUNE 6             DC Public Library Website

GIRLS SCOUTS Troop #4298 WEDNESDAYS, 5:30-7:30 P.M., ages 5 to 12.  King Greenleaf Recreation Center, 201 N St SW. Call: 202-570-4475, Email:

HAND DANCING CLASSES, SATURDAYS, 12-2 P.M., Jitterbug and 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 4th St SW, Community room off Wesley Place SW.

HAND DANCING CLASSES, SATURDAYS, 12:30-3:30 P.M., Mr. Zeke is teaching 18 years and older, King Greenleaf Recreation Center, 201 N St SW.  FREE

JAZZ NIGHT IN SW, FRIDAYS, 6-9 P.M. Westminster Presbyterian Church, 400 I Street SW. Various Jazz musicians and singers featured each Friday. $5. Food for sale.

The KIWANIS CLUB OF SOUTHWEST WATERFRONT, 6:30-7:30 P.M., every first and third Monday, Christ United Methodist Church, 900 4th Street SW.

NARFE-The National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association, 12:30-2:00 P .M., every fourth Thursday, September through May, at 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 STORYTIMES, 10:30-11:30 A.M., Tuesdays and Thursdays, featuring stories, songs and fingerplays, suitable for children 18 mos.-3years.   SW Neighborhood Library.

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.

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

SOUTHWEST SEWING GROUP, 9:30 A.M.-2:30 P.M., Mondays, St. Augustine’s Church, 600 M St SW, Contact Mary Henderson at 301-336-9058. Open to all interested in working on their own sewing projects and/or machine sewing skills. Mondays, except June, July and August.

SW FREEWAY, NA, 7-8 P.M., Narcotics Anonymous group, Wednesdays, Westminster Presbyterian Church, 400 I St SW.

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

WEDNESDAY EVENING CHESS, 6:30-8:30 P.M., SW Neighborhood Library.

WELLNESS WEDNESDAYS, Westminster Presbyterian Church, 400 I St 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.



SAT 1 @ 1:30-4 P.M. DC Department of Health’s Animal Health Fair, King Greenleaf Recreation Center, 201 N St SW. Free vaccinations, dog licenses, emergency preparedness, learn about animal laws, ask the veterinarian. For more information call 202-535-2323.

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