June Community Calendar

JUNE SUN 1              8:30 A.M. Final Bread for Life breakfast program, and 11:30 A.M. Water Street Garden Closing Ceremony on the west waterfront side of the church. A small outdoor reception will follow . St. Augustine’s Episcopal Church, 600 M Street SW. MON 2            7-8:30 P.M. PAWS of Southwest. The monthly meeting is open to […]

Women in Jazz

The Thinking About Jazz (TAJ) program for June, sponsored by the Southwest Renaissance Development Corporation (SRDC), will be held on Saturday, June 28 at Westminster Church from 1:00 – 3:00 pm. This program examines two extraordinary women in jazz: pianist, vocalist, and composer Lillian (Lil) Hardin, and classical and jazz musician and vocalist Hazel Scott. […]

Blind Whino Hosts Dinner Lab, DC’s Newest Food Experience

When you think of upscale dinner locales, you don’t normally think of Blind Whino. Why would you? The ultra-hip, reclaimed church is not a food venue. It doesn’t even have a kitchen. None of that mattered on the evening of May 15, however. DC’s newest food experience took over Delaware Ave SW for an unforgettable […]

Water Street Garden, Southwest Landmark, Closes June 1

Another long-time Southwest landmark, the Water Street Garden, will close on June 1 with a farewell program at St. Augustine’s Episcopal Church. The garden, located at 6th and Water St. SW, was established in 1990 with the support of the Rev. Rena Karefa-Smart, the parish’s priest-in-charge at that time, and GROW, Garden Resources of Washington. […]

Fountains Illuminate Duck Pond!

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 […]