SAT 1 @ 10:30 A.M. Family Story Time. Stories, songs, and activities to celebrate the season. SW Neighborhood Library, 900 Wesley Place SW.
SAT 1 @ 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 email@example.com
SUN 2 @ 2 P.M. ASL (American Sign Language) Story Time. Deaf services librarian Janice Rosen will sign “The Snowy Day” by Ezra Jack Keats, followed by a craft project. ASL/Voice interpreters and therapy dogs from PAL (People Animals Love) will also be present. For children of all ages and their families. SW Neighborhood Library.
SUN 2 @ 6:30 P.M. St. Dominic Church, Religious Movie Seminar “Ninth Street” with Martin Sheen, Isaac Hayes, Don Washington and Kevin Willmott (1999) (95 mins) Some people bring food to share but there is no obligation. FREE. Everyone is welcome. St. Dominic Church, 630 E St SW, 202-554-7863
MON 3 @ 7-8:30 P.M. PAWS of Southwest. The monthly meeting is open to the public in the downstairs community room of in the SW Neighborhood Library. Also find PAWS of Southwest on Facebook.
WED 5 @ 7 P.M. St. Augustine’s Art & Spirit Coffeehouse. “Love Songs from the Great American Song Book.” Soprano and Pianist Joyce Bouvier will play and sing love songs in the spirit of St. Valentine’s Day. Coffee and desserts, followed by audience Q&A. Free, donations accepted. St. Augustine’s Episcopal Church, 600 M St SW. 202-554-3222, www.staugustinesdc.org or firstname.lastname@example.org
THURS 6 @ 8-9:30 A.M. Councilmember Tommy Wells Southwest Community Office Hours at Channel Inn on the Waterfront located at 650 Water St SW.
FRI 7 @ 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
SUN 9 @ 11 A.M. Jazz Worship and Art for Change Panel. Westminster will celebrate its famous jazz program followed by a lunch and panel discussion on how the arts can create change in individuals and communities. All welcome. Westminster Presbyterian Church, 400 I St SW. www.westminsterdc.org
SUN 9 @ 2 P.M. Sunday Matinee Movie, a family friendly feature. Call 202-724-4752 for details. SW Neighborhood Library.
SUN 9 @ 6:30 P.M. St. Dominic Church Religious Movie Seminar, “Change of Habit” starring Elvis Presley, Mary Tyler Moor,e and Ed Asner (1969.) Also showing the trailer. FREE. Everyone is welcome. Feel free to bring food to share but there is no obligation. St. Dominic Church, 630 E St SW, 202-554-7863.
MON 10 @ 7-10 P.M. ANC6D Monthly Business Meeting, 1100 4th St SW, DCRA Hearing Room on 2nd floor.
SUN 16 @ 6:30 P.M. St. Dominic Church, Religious Movie Seminar “I Married an Angel” with Jeanette MacDonald and Nelson Eddie (1942) (85 mins) FREE. Everyone is welcome. Some people bring food to share but there is no obligation. St. Dominic Church, 630 E St SW, 202-554-7863.
WED 19 @ 12 Noon Luncheon Meeting. The Southwest Waterfront AARP #4751 chapter. The Preservation of the dynamic history, culture and legacy of Prince George’s County African Americans captured through the historical programs and exhibits of the PG County African American Museum and Cultural Center (PGCAAMCC). Speakers are Dr. Jacqueline F. Brown, Executive Director and staff members of the PGAAMCC. The program coincides with the 2014 National Black History Theme: Civil Rights in America. Current AARP members and new prospective members are welcome. 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. Costs: $5.00 for lunch.
SAT 22 @ 1 P.M. Kitchen Table Book Discussion, SW Neighborhood Library. You are welcome to join us for a discussion of “The Fire Next Time” by James Baldwin. Copies available for checkout at the library.
SUN 23 @ 11 A.M. St. Augustine’s Grounds for Discussion. Rev. Linda Kaufman, a long-time advocate for the poor and homeless in DC, will discuss “A Working Movement to End Poverty and Homelessness in America.” Free. Includes refreshments and Q&A. St. Augustine’s Episcopal Church, 600 M St SW. 202-554-3222 or email@example.com.
SUN 23 @ 6:30 P.M. St. Dominic Church Religious Movie Seminar, 630 E St SW. “Wings of Desire (Der Himmel uber Berlin)” starring Bruno Ganz, Otto Sander and Peter Falk (1987) (128 mins). FREE. Everyone is welcome. Feel free to bring food to share but there is no obligation. St. Dominic Church, 630 E St SW, 202-554-7863.
ADULTS/SENIORS BINGO BRUNCH, 1-3 P.M., Mondays and Thursdays, at King Greenleaf Recreation Center, 201 N Streets SW. FREE
BABY and TODDLER STORY TIME, 10:30 A.M., Tuesdays Feb 4th, 11th, and 25th. Songs, fingerplays, rhymes, and stories to help in the development of literacy skills. Ages: Birth to 2 years of age and caregivers. SW Neighborhood Library.
BLUES MONDAYS, 6-9 P.M., Westminster Presbyterian Church, 400 I St SW, Various Blues musicians and singers featured each Monday. $5. Food for sale.
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, Tuesdays 10-12 Noon, SW Neighborhood Library, 724-4752.
TUES 4 Personal Computer basics
TUES 11 Internet Basics
TUES 18 DC Public Library website
TUES 25 Email Basics
March 4 Introduction to Microsoft Word
CREATE CLUB, TUESDAYS, 4:30-5:30 P.M. For Ages 5-12. Each week features a different creative activity. Children under age 9 must be accompanied by a caregiver. SW Neighborhood Library.
HAND DANCING CLASSES, SATURDAYS, 12-2 P.M., Jitterbug, 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, 12:45-3:45 P.M., King Greenleaf Recreation Center, 201 N St SW. 645-7454.
JAZZ NIGHT IN SW, FRIDAYS, 6-9 P.M. Westminster Presbyterian Church, 400 I St SW. Various Jazz musicians and singers featured each Friday. $5. Food for sale.
JOB SEEKERS PROGRAM, WEDNESDAYS, 1-7:00 P.M. 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 Feb 5th, 12th, 19th, and 26th.
The KIWANIS CLUB OF SOUTHWEST WATERFRONT, 6:30-7:30 P.M., every first and third Monday, Christ United Methodist Church, 900 Fourth Street SW.
KOMEN TOASTMASTERS 10:30 A.M., every 1st, & 3rd Saturday, SW Neighborhood Library. Feel free to visit us and to see our communications and leadership program at work.
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.
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 5th, 12th, 19th, and 26th. Stories, songs, rhymes, and fingerplays to promote early literacy skills. A craft activity follows. Ages: 2-5 and parents/caregivers.
PAJAMA STORYTIME, 7 P.M. Stories, and picture books fun and learning before bedtime. For children of all ages and their caregivers. 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.
SW FREEWAY, NA, 7-8 P.M., Narcotics Anonymous group, Wednesdays, Westminster Presbyterian Church, 400 I St SW.
SW LIBRARY, Saturday 1st – Friday 28th. In celebration of Valentine’s Day, stop by the library to check out a wrapped title. It may be a fiction or nonfiction title, but like the best blind dates, it should be fun.
TOT LOT Program, 10:30 A.M. Thursdays, Randall Community Center, South Capitol & Eye Streets SW. 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, self-esteem and reinforce cognitive development in a safe, nurturing and fun environment.
WALK FOR WELLNESS Tuesdays and Fridays, while walking to music, 11-12 P.M. in the gym of King Greenleaf Recreation Center, 201 N 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
WELLNESS WEDNESDAYS, Westminster Presbyterian Church, 400 I 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.