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April 2021

Pollinator Planting Along Connecticut Ave

April 18 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until April 18, 2021

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Help Van Ness Main Street bring some color to the corridor and the small businesses along Connecticut. The community is invited to help plant seeds that will become colorful wildflowers, perennials, annuals and milkweed to attract pollinating Monarchs, bees, and birds. Dress in comfortable clothes that you don’t mind getting dirty. Feel free to bring gloves and your favorite gardening tools. This activity will be lead by local Master Gardener, Kathy Sykes. In the event of rain, please join us…

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Invasive Removal @ Melvin Hazen West

April 24 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Join the National Park Service and Rock Creek Conservancy for a morning of socially-distant service removing invasive plants from Melvin Hazen West. Masks and registration are required: https://www.rockcreekconservancy.org/what-we-do/upcoming-events#event=41431428

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Connecticut Ave. Street Gardens Tour

April 25 @ 3:00 pm - 4:15 pm
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One event on April 26, 2021 at 7:00 pm

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Join Master Gardener Kathy Sykes on two 75-minute walking tours of the Connecticut Avenue street gardens on Sunday, April 25th and Monday, April 26th. The proceeds from each will benefit Van Ness Main Street. The Sunday afternoon tour is for kids and their grownups. The Monday evening tour is for ages 16 and up. On both walks, you’ll learn the names and unique features of some of our native and perennial plants. You will also learn about “keystone plants” that…

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Connecticut Ave. Street Gardens Tour

April 26 @ 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
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One event on April 26, 2021 at 7:00 pm

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Join Master Gardener Kathy Sykes on two 75-minute walking tours of the Connecticut Avenue street gardens on Sunday, April 25th and Monday, April 26th. The proceeds from each will benefit Van Ness Main Street. The Sunday afternoon tour is for kids and their grownups. The Monday evening tour is for ages 16 and up. On both walks, you’ll learn the names and unique features of some of our native and perennial plants. You will also learn about “keystone plants” that…

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May 2021

Invasive Removal @ Melvin Hazen West

May 1 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Join the National Park Service and Rock Creek Conservancy for a morning of socially-distant service removing invasive plants from Melvin Hazen West. Masks and registration are required: https://www.rockcreekconservancy.org/what-we-do/upcoming-events#event=41435053

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WAMU Community Council

May 5 @ 6:30 pm
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One event on May 5, 2021 at 6:30 pm

One event on September 8, 2021 at 6:30 pm

One event on December 1, 2021 at 6:30 pm

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The Community Council periodically reviews significant decisions of WAMU 88.5 and advises station management on whether they are meeting the needs of the region. Meetings are held quarterly and are open to the public with time for public comment. Currently all meetings in 2021 will be virtual. The dates of the 2021 meetings are: February 10, May 5, September 8, and December 1 at 6:30 p.m. Learn more at http://wamu.org/community-council/

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Van Ness Main Street Annual Meeting

May 7 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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Save the date... Details to come.

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Panel: Hattie Sewell’s Place in Peirce Mill’s History

May 26 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
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Register here to attend a virtual conversation on a part of Peirce Mill's history: In 1920, an African-American woman named Hattie Sewell applied for a concession to run the teahouse at Peirce Mill. She won the contract, paid a fee of $45 a month, and increased business at the teahouse. But a prominent neighbor, E.S. Newman, complained that Peirce Mill had become "a rendezvous for colored people, soon developing into a nuisance." According to Rock Creek Park's Administrative History, there…

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Invasive Removal @ Melvin Hazen West

May 29 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Join the National Park Service and Rock Creek Conservancy for a morning of socially-distant service removing invasive plants from Melvin Hazen West. Masks and registration are required: https://www.rockcreekconservancy.org/what-we-do/upcoming-events#event=41435060

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September 2021

WAMU Community Council

September 8 @ 6:30 pm
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One event on May 5, 2021 at 6:30 pm

One event on September 8, 2021 at 6:30 pm

One event on December 1, 2021 at 6:30 pm

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The Community Council periodically reviews significant decisions of WAMU 88.5 and advises station management on whether they are meeting the needs of the region. Meetings are held quarterly and are open to the public with time for public comment. Currently all meetings in 2021 will be virtual. The dates of the 2021 meetings are: February 10, May 5, September 8, and December 1 at 6:30 p.m. Learn more at http://wamu.org/community-council/

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December 2021

WAMU Community Council

December 1 @ 6:30 pm
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One event on May 5, 2021 at 6:30 pm

One event on September 8, 2021 at 6:30 pm

One event on December 1, 2021 at 6:30 pm

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The Community Council periodically reviews significant decisions of WAMU 88.5 and advises station management on whether they are meeting the needs of the region. Meetings are held quarterly and are open to the public with time for public comment. Currently all meetings in 2021 will be virtual. The dates of the 2021 meetings are: February 10, May 5, September 8, and December 1 at 6:30 p.m. Learn more at http://wamu.org/community-council/

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