Smithsonian Arts and Industries Building To Reopen with Futures Exhibit 

By Southwester Staff When the Smithsonian Arts and Industries Building opened in 1881, it was quickly dubbed America’s “Palace of Wonders” and the “Mother of Museums.” Now celebrating its 175th anniversary, it reopens on November 20, not with a look backward, but with an eye on the future. As the Smithsonian’s second-oldest structure, its stained […]

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, […]

October Community Calendar

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 […]

September Community Calendar

WED 2             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. 900 Wesley Pl. SW, 202-724-4752. FR I 4              6-7:30 P.M. End of Summer Ice Cream Social at the Duck Pond. SAT 5              9 […]

August Community Calendar

SAT 1               2 P.M.  Traditional Malaysian Games.  Children ages 6-12 are invited to join us and learn to play fun games from Malaysia.  Children under 9 years old must be accompanied by a caregiver. Southwest Neighborhood Library, 900 Wesley Place SW, 202-724-4752 SAT 1               4-5:30 P.M. YOGA NIDRA at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 400 I Street, SW.  Pamela […]