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CALENDAR: Josephine Butler Parks Center and Meridian Hill/Malcolm X Park

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    The Josephine Butler Parks Center, the greenhouse for revitalizing innercity Washington, has become a wonderful hub of arts, culture, nature, and community.
    Message 1 of 1 , Jun 8, 2001
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      The Josephine Butler Parks Center, the "greenhouse" for revitalizing
      innercity Washington, has become a wonderful hub of arts, culture, nature,
      and community. Please spread the word about these upcoming events on
      Meridian Hill. All take place either inside the Josephine Butler Parks
      Center at 2437 15th Street, or at Meridian Hill/ Malcolm X Park, located
      between 15th and 16th, between W and Euclid Streets, NW.

      An evening of dance, theater, and imagery!
      Produced by Pulse et Danz
      Phone: 667-5637 email: artefacts@...
      8:30 p.m., Saturday and Sunday, June 9 and 10

      See and discuss the work of photographers from across the region...
      Meridian Hill Photo Center Monthly Photographers' Salon
      7-10 p.m., June 14 (and the second Thursday of every month)

      A different kind of art show!
      Artoconecto: Lust and Revenge in the Year of the Snake
      Friday, June 15, 7:30 p.m., $5 suggested donation.

      Lost Boys of the Sudan: a Forum and Dialogue
      With dance, song, and stories by special guests from the Sudanese refugee
      Sponsored by the Ethiopian Community Development Council.
      6:30 p.m., Wednesday, June 20

      The DC Writers' Corps presents...
      Student Poetry and Art Show
      6 p.m., June 26

      New art classes for children in the Center and the Park!
      Kids' Art & Discovery Hour with Art Therapist Roza Oblak
      Ages 2-4 (bring your grown-ups) Wednesdays beginning June 27, 10-11 a.m.
      Ages 5-8 Saturdays beginning June 30, 12-1 p.m.
      $5 Donation

      After 225 years of the pursuit of happiness, a call to action...
      The Dream Alive: July 4th at the Park
      Featuring live music, DJ, a rally for the future of Meridian Hill/ Malcolm X
      Park, and the park premiere of Holy Ghosts, the Young Playwrights Theater's
      moving original play about the spirit of the hilltop.
      6 p.m. to the Fireworks
      Upper Esplanade, Meridian Hill/ Malcolm X Park
      Bring friends and a picnic for Washington's most multicultural Fourth of July!
      Rain date: July 5

      New Dance Classes in Adams Morgan/ Columbia Heights!
      Dance Place Expands to Josephine Butler Parks Center
      Six weeks of classes 7/7-8/15
      Adult classes $10 each, $50 for full session
      Wednesdays 6:30-8 p.m.: Low Intermediate Modern for Adults with Daniel
      Saturdays 10:30-11:45 a.m. Beginning Modern with Katrina Toews
      Child classes (3-5 years old) $8.50 each, $40 for full session
      Saturdays 9:30-10:15 a.m. Creative Movement with Hermione Rhones

      Photographic Exhibition in the Ballroom: A Park for All People: Visions of
      a Cultural Landscape. Works by Raul Jarquin.

      Park Partners Workshop
      Open to all interested in helping to advance the parks and green spaces of
      the metropolitan area.
      Saturday, June 30, 9-2
      Call GO-2-PARK.

      Columbia Heights Community Marketplace community planning, Tuesdays at 7.
      (Market is Saturdays from 8-2 at 14th and Irving).
      Community Yoga Classes, Sundays at 6 p.m. (all levels welcome)
      Tai Chi, Tuesdays at 8 a.m. Call 265-7706.
      Drumming classes, Mondays at 7 p.m.
      Photo Salon,
      Young Playwrights Theater Community Writes! and Intensive Playwriting Programs
      Sol y Soul el Barrio Street Theater
      Youth Action Research Group
      Brainfood Food Venture and After School www.brain-food.org
      Community-Supported Agriculture Drop-Off www.bullrunfarm.com
      And much much more!

      Please help the Parks Center...
      Volunteer: Breathe life into the greenhouse for innercity Washington! Help
      the dramatic exterior restoration of the Josephine Butler Parks Center, make
      new friends, and learn about saving historic structures from Historic
      Restoration Specialist Laura Oliphant. Volunteers needed Tuesdays through
      Saturdays from 10 to 6.
      Contribute: Please support the Josephine Butler Parks Center and Friends Of
      Meridian Hill/ Parks & People's city-wide parks campaign.

      For more information, contact:

      Friends Of Meridian Hill/ Washington Parks & People
      Josephine Butler Parks Center
      2437 15th Street, NW
      Washington, DC 20009
      (202) GO-2-PARK
      FAX: (202) 234-3342
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