Announcement: Upcoming Events In and Around Ward 5
- For Immediate Release
April 22, 2010Contact: Victoria A. Leonard
(desk) -- (cell)Community Announcement:
In and Around Ward 5
Meeting with Fort Lincoln Residents, Friday, April 23, 2010, 3 pm, 3001 Bladensburg Road, NE: Join Councilmember Thomas in the community room to discuss your issues and concerns.
Town Hall Meeting to Discuss Issues Impacting Adolescent African American Males, Friday, April 23, 2010, Luke C. Moore Academy Senior High School, 1001 Monroe Street, NE: Panelists include Dr. Jeffrey Johnson, National Partnership for Community Leadership; Daryl Brown, Extended House Incorporated; Ron Moten, Peaceoholics. Sponsored by Councilmember Thomas and the Federal City Alumae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. and The United Men in Christ. RSVP to embodi@... or 202.545.1913.
Queens Chapel, Michigan Park, North Michigan Park Town Hall Meeting, Thursday, April 29, 2010, 7 pm to 8:30 pm, Union Wesley Church, Mighican and Eastern Avenues, NE: This meeting is a second in a series of town hall meetings the councilmember is hosting throughout the ward. Mark your calendar to attend and share your issues and concerns.
Ward 5 Town Hall Meeting on DC WASA Infrastructure Needs, Wednesday, May 12, 2010, 6:30 pm to 8:30m pm, Luke C. Moore Academy, 1001 Monroe Street, NE: Councilmember Thomas and co-host DC WASA General Manager George Hawkins want to hear from residents regarding the proposed rate increase as well as any other concerns.
Community and Other Events
The Creative Economy and Emerging Small Business Summit: Challenges and Opportunities, Saturday, April 24, 2010, 8:15 am to 3 pm, The William Shakespeare Theater, Sidney Harmon Center for the Arts, 610 F Street, NW: This event is sponsored by Councilmember Michael Brown. To pre-register, visit www.michaelbrownatlarge.com or call 202.724.8105 or email cmabevents@....
Health, Safety and Fitness Rally, Saturday, April 24, 2010, 10 am start time, 1720 First Street, NW: Free health screenings, double dutch contest, face painting, clowns, DJ music, and free food.
Walking Tour of Neighborhood Around Rhode Island Avenue Metro Sation, Saturday, May 1, 2010, 12 noon - 2:00 pm: Sponsored by the Coalition for Smarter Growth. RSVP Required. RSVP to action@smartergrowt h.net . Tour will begin at Rhode Island Avenue Metro Station entrance.
Great Brookland Yard Sale 2010, Saturday, May 8, 10 am-2 pm, Throughout Brookland: Brookland residents will be hosting their 3rd Annual Great Brookland Yard Sale on Saturday May 8. More than 40 yard sales will be held across the neighborhood. Hours will be from 10 AM to 2 PM. Maps and details available at www.brooklandblog.blogspot.com
Wealth Building Seminar Featuring Motivational Speaker and Author William R. Patterson, May 15, 2010, from 10 am to 12 pm, Union WesleyA.M.E.Z Church, 1860 Michigan Avenue, NE: To reserve a seat, contact the church office at 202.526.1242.
Opening Reception and Performance, Conner Contemporary Art, Saturday, May 15, 2010, 6 pm to 8 pm, 1358 Florida Avenue, NE: This opening features two concurrent solo exhibitions--photographs and a video by Mary Biggs and a performance and video by Mary Coble. The artists will be in attendance.
Animal Vacination Clinic, Saturday, May 22, 2010, 9 am to 12 noon, Fire Station 26, 1340 Rhode Island Avenue, NE: Sponsored by the DC Department of Health. Rabies and distempter shots are free with the purchase of a DC dog license. Licenses are $15 for neutered or spayed dogs; $50 for unneutered or unspayed dogs.
UniverSOUL Circus, Thursday, May 7 through Sunday, May 23, 2010, Capital Plaza Mall: Tickets are $12 for individuals and $11 for groups of 20 or more. Contact Johnnie Fairfax at 202.276.9505 for group sales.Harry "Tommy" Thomas, Jr. represents Ward 5 on the . Thomas chairs the Council's Committee on Libraries, Parks, and Recreation. He sits on four additional committees: Workforce Development and the Environment, Aging and Community Affairs, Housing and Workforce Development, and Public Services and Consumer Affairs.