THURS  1         6:30 P.M. Meditation  Class.  Join David Newcomb, long time meditator for this deep and engaging meditation two-part series.  David lectures regularly on the benefits of meditation and has been practicing himself for over 35 years.  During these workshops, he will talk about the journey of finding lasting peace, happiness and a greater sense of wellbeing.  David will share a simple technique of spiritual meditation (explained and practiced during the session) that can help us achieve a lasting state of peace and happiness found through no outer experience.  For new or advanced  meditators.  Southwest  Neighborhood Library.  900 Wesley Pl. SW, 202-724-4752.

SAT 3               1-2:30 P.M. YOGA NIDRA at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 400 I Street, SW.  Pamela Wilson guides a very deep, conscious relaxation, including a focus on setting your intention. No experience in Yoga or meditation necessary. A donation of $10 is suggested. For more information call 202-746-6654 or email: wilsonpj108@verizon.net.

SAT  3              3 P.M.  Pillowcase Project. . Children ages 8-11 are invited to join us to learn about safety preparedness and participate in a hands-on activity.  Children under 9 years old must be accompanied by a caregiver.  Southwest Library.

MON 5 & 19      7 P.M. MONDAY EVENING MOVIES,   Southwest  Neighborhood Library.

WED 7             4:30 P.M. Game Club.  Children ages 6-12 are invited to join us to play board games. Children under 9 years old must be accompanied by a caregiver. Southwest Neighborhood Library.

FRI  9                3 P.M.  Harry Potter Fun Day.  Children ages 6-12 are invited to join us for Harry Potter crafts & a movie.  Children under 9 years old must be accompanied by a caregiver. Southwest Neighborhood Library.

SAT 10             3 P.M.  Weekend LEGO Club.  Children ages 6-12 are invited to design, create, and build structures with LEGO bricks.  Children under 9 years old must be accompanied by a caregiver. Southwest Neighborhood Library.

SUN 11            2:30 P.M.  P.A.L. (People Animals Love) Dog Visit. Children ages 4-12 are invited to read aloud to a P.A.L.  dog.  Children under 9 years old must be accompanied by a caregiverSouthwest Neighborhood Library.

WED 14           4:30 P.M.  Create Club.  Children ages 6-12 are invited to join us for arts & crafts activities.  Children under 9 years old must be accompanied by a caregiver.   Southwest Neighborhood Library.

SAT 17             10 A.M.-3 P.M.  Friends of SW Library Fall Book Sale. Most books $1 or less. SALE PROCEEDS SUPPORT EVENTS. AND SUPPLIES FOR THE SOUTHWEST LIBRARY.  Questions? Have Books to Donate?  Email us at friendsofswlibrary@gmail.com. Follow us: Facebook – Friends of Southwest Library, Twitter – @SWdcLibrary

SUN 18            1:30-4 P.M.     Friends of SW Library Fall Book Sale. Most books $1 or less. [Same as Saturday, October 17th].

WED 21           10 A.M.-2 P.M.  SWWF AARP Chapter #4751 and District of Columbia Office on Aging will sponsor the Chapter’s 4th Annual Community Health and Wellness Fair. River Park Mutual Homes’ Community Room, 1311 Delaware Avenue SW.  Open to the entire Washington DC Senior Community, their families and friends. The Health Fair provides health screenings, healthy food choices, yoga and physical fitness exercises, nutrition, legal, visual, hearing, public service information and education and many other services.  A box lunch will be available for attendees.  Guest Speakers: Charles Allen, Ward 6 Councilmember and the Office of the Attorney General of the District of Columbia.  For further information, contact Chapter President Betty Jean Tolbert  Jones,  bettyjeantolbertjones@yahoo.com or 202-554-0901.

WED  21          2 P.M.  LEGO Club.  Children ages 6-12 are invited to design, create, and build structures with LEGO bricks.  Children under 9 years old must be accompanied by a caregiver.  Southwest Neighborhood Library.

THURS  22       7  P.M.  ABC Committee,  ANC6D.  Alcohol license applications, renewals, enforcement, and other issues.  To be added to e-mail list for agenda & notifications contact:  Coralie Farlee, SW Neighborhood Library Chair, ABC Committee, 202-554-4407, cfarlee@mindspring.com.  SW Neighborhood Library.

SAT  24            3 P.M. Movie Madness. Children & families are invited to join us to watch a family-friendly film together.  Children under 9 years old must be accompanied by a caregiver. Southwest Neighborhood Library.

MON 26           7 P.M. The Holocaust as History and Warning. U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, 100 Raoul Wallenberg Place SW, Washington, DC 20024. Today, fears that were familiar in Hitler’s time are being revived, asserts Yale professor Timothy Snyder. Join us for a discussion of his new book, Black Earth, which offers a provocative new perspective on the origins of the Holocaust. Snyder’s analysis urges us to learn the lessons of the past—and better understand our own nature—before it’s too late. Speaker: Timothy Snyder, Housum Professor of History at Yale University. QUESTIONS/CONTACTS: Registration Assistance, 202.488.0460calendar@ushmm.org. Ticket Price: Free

WED 28           9:15 am-3:30 pm. George Washington University Medical Faculty Associates Breast Health Screening on the Mammovan.  You are eligible if you are age 40 and over, have not had a mammogram in the past 12 months, have not experienced breast symptoms such as a lump or breast pain, do not have breast implants, have not been treated previously for breast cancer and have a primary care physician (medical doctor necessary). Mammograms are free for women who meet financial eligibility requirements. Also participates with most health insurance plans. To make an appointment, call Community Breast Care Navigator Thelma D. Jones at (202) 251-1639 or (202) 488-3746. Please have your doctor’s contact information available when calling. Mammovan visit cosponsored by Safeway.

WED  28          4:30 P.M. Children’s Book Club.   Children ages 8-12 are invited to join us to discuss a book together. Please call or stop by the Children’s Room to find out the latest pick. Children under 9 years old must be accompanied by a caregiver.  Southwest Neighborhood Library.

THUR 29          6:30 P.M.   SOCIETY OF THE SPECTACLE:  SW Library’s Literature Book Club, 6:30 P.M.  We will discuss ‘The Haunting of Hill House’ by Shirley Jackson. SW Neighborhood Library.

THURS 29        7 P.M.  Breast Cancer Awareness – a panel discussion providing information on diagnosis, treatment and recovery. SW Neighborhood Library.

SAT  31            3 P.M.  Halloween Party.  Children and families are invited to join us for holiday-themed stories and activities.  Children under 9 years old must be accompanied by a caregiver. Southwest Neighborhood Library.

SAT  31            1 :15 P.M.  Southwest Book  Discussion.  Copies of this month’s selection, “All Aunt Hagar’s Children” by Edward P. Jones are available for checkout at the information desk Southwest Neighborhood Library.

WEEKLY, BIWEEKLY

ADULT  RECREATION, 10 A.M. Saturdays,  Ages 18 & up, King Greenleaf Recreation Center, 201 N St. SW. 202-645-7454. www.dpr.doc.gov

ADULT  YOGA & TEEN, 6 P.M. Mondays, FREE.  Mats available. Sasha Bruce Youthwork at Randall Community Center, South Capitol & I (eye) Sts SW.  Entrance door near playground.

AFTERSCHOOL MEALS PROGRAM,  4-5 P.M.  Monday-Friday, Ages 6-14, King Greenleaf Recreation Center, 201 N St. SW.  202-645-7454. www.dpr.doc.gov

ARTS & CRAFTS, 5-6 P.M. , Tuesdays, Ages 5-14 with  Michelle Edmonds,  King Greenleaf Recreation Center.

AYA COMMUNITY MARKET, 10 A.M.-2 P.M., Saturdays, through November 21st. 425 M Street (across from Waterfront Metro). Enjoy local fruits, vegetables, eggs and assortment of other food products.

BABY/TODDLER STORY TIME 10:30 A.M., Mondays.  Join us for fun songs,  finger plays, baby bounces and rhymes as we work together to develop early literacy skills.  Designed for children ages birth to 2 years  and their caregivers.  SW Neighborhood Library.

BINGO for Seniors, 1-3 P.M., Mondays and Thursdays, ages 55 & up, King Greenleaf Recreation Center.

BLUES MONDAYS, 6-9 P.M., Westminster Presbyterian Church, Various Blues musicians and singers featured each Monday.  $5.  Food for sale. 400 Eye Street SW, 202-484-7700.

CHESS with Brett. 4:30-6:30 P.M.   Mondays  3rd-6th graders  and  Fridays, 6th-12 graders. Sasha Bruce at Randall Community Center  9 “I” Street SW.  more  information email: randallrec@sashabruce.org

CHILDREN’S SUNDAY SCHOOL, 9:30 A.M.  St. Augustine’s Episcopal Church, Fellowship Hall, downstairs, rear of Christ United Methodist Church 900 4th 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, 10 A.M.-12 Noon, Tuesdays, SW Neighborhood Library, 724-4752.

Oct  6PC Basics

Oct  13 — no class scheduled

Oct  20 — No class scheduled

Oct  27 — Introduction to the Internet

Nov 3  — DC Public Library website

COMPUTER TIME, 4-7 P.M., Monday-Friday.  Open computer use. Sasha Bruce Youthwork at Randall Community Center, South Capitol & I (eye) Sts SW.  Entrance door near playground.

CREATE AN ONLINE RESUME with LinkedIn, 2:30 P.M., Wednesdays.  Join the 21st century and learn how to create and upload a resume online to LinkedIn, an online professional networking site. SW Neighborhood Library, 724-4752.

DIGITAL DROP-IN,  6:30-7:30 P.M. Tuesdays.  Download free books, music, movies and magazines to your device or computer!  If you have a question about how your digital device works, let us help you find the answer. SW Neighborhood Library staff will be available every Tuesday to answer your questions and give step-by-step instructions. SW Neighborhood Library, 724-4752.

DRAWING: BASIC 101,  6 P.M. Tuesdays P.M.  Ages 12-up. “For those who think they can’t draw, but can.” Supplies provided. Sasha Bruce Youthwork at Randall Community Center. South Capitol & I (Eye) Sts SW. Entrance door near playground.

FAMILY FILMS OUTSIDE SCREENING, 7 P.M.  Fridays, Sasha Bruce Youthwork at Randall Community Center. South Capitol & I (eye) Sts SW.  Entrance door near playground. Bring your lawn chairs, blanket and favorite snacks.  Check FACEBOOK for more information.

FOOTBALL, 5-8 P.M., Monday & Friday; 8A.M.-4 P.M. Saturday, Ages 5-14. King Greenleaf Recreation Center.

GIRL SCOUTS TROOP 4298, 5:30-7 P.M., Wednesdays, with Monica Evans. Ages K-12. King Greenleaf Recreation Center.

HAND DANCING, 12:30-3:30 P.M., Saturdays with Mr. Zeke. Ages 18 & older. King Greenleaf Recreation Center.

INTRODUCTION TO SOCIAL MEDIA FOR SENIORS, 1-2 P.M., Wednesdays. Ages 55 & older. King Greenleaf Recreation Center

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

JOB SEEKERS PROGRAM, 1-6 P.M., Thursdays.  By Appointment. One hour length, one-on-one appointments offering assistance with cover letters, resumes, applications and other aspects of the job search process.  Call 724-4298 to schedule an appointment.  SW Neighborhood Library.

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

KNITTY GRITTY COMMITTEE, 7:30-8:30 P.M. Come join us every 3rd Tuesday of the month to knit, swap tips, and get to know your fellow neighbors. Staff will be available to teach basic skills such as casting on yarn, and the purl and knit stitches. Please bring your own needles & yarn. Children under 12 yrs of age must be accompanied by adult. SW Neighborhood Library.

KOMEN TOASTMASTERS, 10:30 A.M.-Noon,  Every 1st & 3rd Saturday, Feel free to visit us and to see our communications and leadership program at work. SW Neighborhood Library.

LITTLE FARM STAND-CSA Program & Farmstand, Saturdays. 12-2:00 P.M. Offering Seasonal Produce May-November at the Duck Pond on 6th & I Sts SW. Free delivery to your doorstep within Washington, DC.  Discounted rate for New SW members. www.LittleFarmStand.com
MUSIC MOVE,  6:30 P.M. Thurdays, Ages 3-5.  An aerobic dance program incorporating music and dance into a story time program. [No class on 8TH and 22nd]. SW Neighborhood Library.

PAJAMA STORYTIME, 6 P.M., Thursdays.  Put on your pajamas, grab your teddy bear and join us in the Children’s Room for a story time before heading to bed! We’ll read stories, sing songs and perform finger plays together. For children of all ages and their families. SW Neighborhood Library.

POLICE SERVICE AREA 106, Community meeting, 10-11 A.M., every Last Saturday, Senior Citizen Community Room at 900 5th Street S.E.

PRESCHOOL STORY TIME, 10:30 A.M., Wednesdays. Join us for books, songs, rhymes, and finger plays as we continue to strengthen early literacy skills while enjoying stories together. An easy craft activity follows story time each week. Designed for children ages 2 to 5 and their caregivers. SW Neighborhood Library.

RESUME and COMPUTER ASSISTANCE, 1-3:00 P.M., Wednesdays.  SW Neighborhood Library.

SEATED YOGA TWICE A WEEK at Westminster Presbyterian, 400 I St, SW. MONDAY from 11:00 A.M. – 12 noon and WEDNESDAY from 4:00 – 5:00 p.m. 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.

SKILLS & SCRIMMAGES BASKETBALL, 7-8 P.M., Fridays. Ages 8-14. King Greenleaf Recreation Center.

SOUTHWEST WATERFRONT AARP CHAPTER #4751. The Southwest Waterfront AARP Chapter and the District of Columbia Office on Aging will sponsor the Chapter’s 4th Annual Community Health and Wellness Fair on Wednesday, October 21, 2015 at 10:00 am- 2:00 pm at River Park Mutual Homes’ Community Room, 1311 Delaware Avenue, SW, Washington, DC. The Health and Wellness Fair provides health screenings, healthy food choices, yoga and physical fitness exercises, nutrition, legal, visual, hearing, public service information and education and many other services.  GUEST SPEAKERS:  Charles Allen, Ward 6 Council member and the Office of the Attorney General of the District of Columbia.  The Health Fair is open to the entire Washington, DC Senior Community, their families and friends. A box Lunch will be available to attendees. For further information, contact Southwest Waterfront AARP Chapter President Betty Jean Tolbert Jones, bettyjeantolbertjones@yahoo.com or 202-554-0901

SOUTHWEST RENEWAL AA, Alcoholics Anonymous group, 7 P.M.  Mondays, Sasha Bruce Youthwork at Randall Community Center, South Capitol & I (eye) Sts SW. Entrance door near playground.

SPANISH 101, 4-7 P.M., Monday-Friday. Self-paced online program.  Sasha Bruce Youthwork at Randall Community Center,   South Capitol & I (eye) Sts SW.  Entrance door near playground.

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

TEEN CLUB, 7-8 P.M., Every other Friday, Ages 14-19.  King Greenleaf Recreation Center.

TEEN GAME NIGHT, including Wii, 7-8:15 P.M., Thursdays, Ages 13-18. SW Neighborhood Library.

VOLLEYBALL, Tuesday & Thursday, 5-6 P.M., Ages 8-13   King Greenleaf Recreation Center.

WALK FOR WELLNESS, 11 A.M. -12 P.M., Tuesdays and Fridays, while walking to music, in the gym of King Greenleaf Recreation Center.

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 Fourth Street SW.  202-863-0564.

WELLNESS WEDNESDAYS, Westminster Presbyterian Church, 400 Eye Street 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.

YOGA FOR TEENS and ADULTS, 7 P.M.,Tuesdays, All levels welcome. Presented by Yoga Activists All fitness levels welcome for this free yoga program, with Yoga Activist instructor Mary Koehler. Mats are provided, or you can bring your own.  SW Neighborhood Library.

YOUNG LADIES ON THE RISE, 6-7 P.M., Thursdays, Ages 6-14. King Greenleaf Recreation Center.

YOUNG MEN FUTURE LEADERS, 6-7 P.M., Wednesdays, Ages 6-14. King Greenleaf Recreation Center.

ZUMBA, 6 P.M. Tuesdays & Thursdays, FREE, Sasha Bruce Youthwork at Randall Community Center, South Capitol & I (Eye) Sts SW.  Entrance door near playground.

ZUMBA for Adults  7:30 P.M. Mondays- A fast paced, high energy workout session. [No class on Mon. Oct. 12]. SW Neighborhood Library.

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