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, […]
At the Friends of Southwest DC (FOS) annual meeting on March 17 at Westminster Presbyterian Church, the big news was a triple match being offered during its spring fundraising. Every dollar donated, up to $10,000, by July 4, will be worth three dollars, thanks to an anonymous donor (see the ad in this issue of […]
The Friends of the Southwest DC Public Library is holding its 2015 Spring Book Sale on Saturday, March 14 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Sunday, March 15 from 1:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Southwest DC Public Library, 900 Wesley Pl. SW. All proceeds from the sale go directly to supporting programming and equipment needs of the Southwest library branch. Books […]
Come celebrate Spring with Southwest Community Gardens at Lansburgh Park on March 22nd! A kids planting workshop, nutrition workshop, and bucket gardening are just some of the events that will be taking place from 1:00-5:00pm. Snacks will be provided. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call Kamilla at (571) 426-0466 for more information.
Six months in, and the SW Community Garden in Lansburgh Park has already experienced nearly all the elements of a DC fall and winter, and even a polar vortex! Through it all, the plants have continued to grow. Since the garden’s opening on July 31st, 2013, a variety of herbs and vegetables have been grown, such as basil, […]