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March 2017

Jumping Genes: What They Mean for Evolution and Medicine

March 16, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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The Carnegie Institution of Washington's Broad Branch Road Spring 2017 Neighborhood Lecture Series kicks off with Carnegie Science President, Dr. Matthew P. Scott. Scott will present "Jumping Genes: What They Mean for Evolution and Medicine" at 6:30 p.m on Thursday, March 16, 2017, in the Greenewalt Lecture Hall. Doors open at 6 p.m. Lecture Hall seating is first come, first serve. Eventbrite tickets are not required, so please arrive early to reserve your seat. Eventbrite registration is encouraged to skip…

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April 2017

Rock Creek Extreme Cleanup

April 22, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Rock Creek Conservancy will host its 9th annual Extreme Cleanup on Saturday, April 22, with the goal of cleaning Rock Creek and its tributaries, the parks connected to Rock Creek, and the neighborhoods near Rock Creek where trash originates. This large-scale volunteer effort includes trash cleanups at more than 75 locations along the 33-mile length of Rock Creek. View all the events and register here: http://www.rockcreekconservancy.org/what-we-do/upcoming-events/extreme-cleanup Or register for cleanups at Melvin Hazen and Soapstone parks, Broad Branch stream and Peirce Mill (that cleanup is…

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May 2017

Free Embassy Tours

May 6, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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One event on May 13, 2017 at 10:00 am

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Two embassy tours in DC will feature the embassies in our neighborhood. Passport DC, on May 6, starts at Van Ness and has four embassies on International Drive. On May 13, the European Union Open House has five embassies in Forest Hills/Van Ness area. Both tours are free. Of course food is a main attraction for both as well as other cultural events. Learn more at https://passportdc.oncell.com/en/map-legend-120909.html and http://www.euopenhouse.org/

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July 2017

Volunteer Invasive Plant Removal

July 15, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
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Volunteer with the Rock Creek Conservancy and the National Park Service to help remove invasive plants from the trees and the ground in the eastern section of Melvin Hazen Park, a section of Rock Creek Park. Learn more at http://www.rockcreekconservancy.org/what-we-do/upcoming-events/2017-invasive-plant-removal-melvin-hazen-east-7-15-2017

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August 2017

Van Ness Neighborhood Social @ UDC

August 19, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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UDC is inviting the neighbors over for the Van Ness Neighborhood Social on Saturday, August 19th. From 11 to 3 p.m., the UDC Student Center (4200 Connecticut) is hosting what looks to be a fun event for families, with free food, activities and games – including a dunk tank, face painting and a petting zoo.

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Picnic in the Park concert @ Forest Hills Playground

August 25, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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The final summer concert of the summer at Forest Hills Playground's amphitheater. Pizza sales begin at 5:30pm, the music begins at 6pm. The artist is Big Hillbilly Bluegrass. Friends of Forest Hills Playground will need volunteers help to put on the show. Students can earn community service hours. Armand's is donating 25% of pizza sales (cash or check only) during the event to Forest Hills Playground. Donations collected at the concert pay the performers and fund playground improvements. Check the…

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September 2017

Meet artists developing Van Ness public art

September 9, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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The Van Ness Main Street Design Committee has selected three finalists for the Van Ness Public Art and Wayfinding project. The artists/artist teams will meet with the Van Ness community on Saturday, September 9th from 10am to Noon at WAMU (4401 Connecticut Avenue). The purpose of this gathering is to let the artists know your thoughts on ways to create a more vibrant and walkable Van Ness. There is no need to RSVP.

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Stargazing in Rock Creek Park

September 16, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Exploring the Sky is an informal program that for over sixty years has offered monthly opportunities for anyone in the Washington area to see the stars and planets through telescopes from a location within the District of Columbia. Sessions are held in Rock Creek Park, in the field just south of the intersection of Military and Glover Roads NW, near the Nature Center. A parking lot is located immediately next to the field. Beginners (including children) and experienced stargazers are…

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October 2017

DC Metro Area Modern Home Tour

October 7, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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These self-guided tours offer a remarkable look at amazing architecture, and a chance to learn directly from the architects, designers and homeowners who create, build and live in these incredible spaces. Just imagine - "that house" that you drive by every day? A MA+DS Modern Home Tour is your chance to get inside and be amazed! This tour includes 2807 Chesterfield Place in Forest Hills. For information and tickets: http://mads.media/2017-dc-metro-mads-modern-home-tour/

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Tour of the Civil War Defenses of Washington

October 14, 2017 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
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Mel Elfin writes in the Introduction to Forest Hills, a history of our neighborhood published by Arcadia Press, “the most important role of Forest Hills during the Civil War was to keep open the lines of communication between Fort Reno and Stevens.” This bus tour by the Alliance to Preserve the Civil War Defenses of Washington will provide an on-the-ground perspective of the importance of Forest Hills during the Battle of Fort Stevens. The tour also includes a special visit…

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Hearst E-Cycle

October 21, 2017 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Free yourselves of obsolete electronics and more at Hearst Elementary's annual e-cycle: - Drop off your unused or broken electronics or metal objects for recycling (free, except $20 for all TVs, $10 for computer monitors, and $10 for hard drives data destruction) - Document Shred: shred sensitive documents ($5 donation per box to shred) - Bike Swap: donate, swap or pick up for a donation a child or adult bike - Hearst Library Book Sale: buy or donate gently used…

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Stargazing in Rock Creek Park

October 21, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Exploring the Sky is an informal program that for over sixty years has offered monthly opportunities for anyone in the Washington area to see the stars and planets through telescopes from a location within the District of Columbia. Sessions are held in Rock Creek Park, in the field just south of the intersection of Military and Glover Roads NW, near the Nature Center. A parking lot is located immediately next to the field. Beginners (including children) and experienced stargazers are…

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UDC Community-Campus Task Force meeting

October 25, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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The University of the District of Columbia Community-Campus Task Force will meet on Wednesday, October 25th, 2017 at 6:30 p.m., in Building 39, room 301-F (map). All are encouraged to attend for the latest authoritative information on the University and its activities. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Thomas E. Redmond, Director, State and Local Affairs at 202-274-5622 or tredmond@udc.edu. Preliminary Agenda Items include: Student Enrollment - Fall 2017 Update - Van Ness Campus 4250 Connecticut and…

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Van Ness Social Club

October 28, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Van Ness Main Street, in partnership with AARP, is transforming the west plaza at the Van Ness Metro Station into our very own town square. Join your Van Ness friends and neighbors for the first-ever ALL FREE Van Ness Social Club! Come see our newly created space and enjoy: Live Music! Dancing! Chess! Art! Community Conversations! & much more! When: Saturday, October 28 from 3:00 – 7:00 pm. Where: 4250 Connecticut Avenue on the Plaza above the Van Ness Metro Who:    YOU! All…

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November 2017

Hard cider tasting @ Peirce Mill

November 11, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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In 1820, water was not considered safe to drink, so everyone consumed hard cider or beer to quench their thirst. Hard cider was made at the Peirce Estate when Rock Creek valley was lined with fruit trees, and apples were processed at the nearby distillery, caddy-corner to Peirce Mill. Today, artisanal cider is making a comeback, and you can learn about the production of this historic beverage the old fashioned way. Friends of Peirce Mill members are invited to learn…

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Stargazing in Rock Creek Park

November 18, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Exploring the Sky is an informal program that for over sixty years has offered monthly opportunities for anyone in the Washington area to see the stars and planets through telescopes from a location within the District of Columbia. Sessions are held in Rock Creek Park, in the field just south of the intersection of Military and Glover Roads NW, near the Nature Center. A parking lot is located immediately next to the field. Beginners (including children) and experienced stargazers are…

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Van Ness Holiday Pop Up Shop

November 25, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Friday, repeating until December 15, 2017

An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until December 17, 2017

An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Saturday, repeating indefinitely

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Van Ness Main Street's Holiday Pop Up Shop returns for the 2017 season, bigger and better than ever. Spanning FOUR weekends, it features a rotating assortment of DC makers selling goods such as jewelry and accessories, paper goods, home, art and food. Makers Include: aclure annechandra.com Annie Grace Campbell- Fiber Artist Aromabyanette Art by Rosetta Artwear::Necklaces B.A. Superhero Bailiwick Clothing Company BeeMo' Shoppe Beridan Naturals BicycleTrash DC Glass Artists Gaylia Wagner Design Godet Furniture Happy Healthy Human Harper Macaw Heorth…

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December 2017

Soapstone Valley trash cleanup

December 2, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Register here for a community cleanup of Soapstone Valley Park. Volunteers will meet at the trailhead heading to the Soapstone section of Rock Creek Park off of Windom Pl NW (near the intersection of Windom Pl NW and Connecticut Ave NW). The location is a very short walk from the Van Ness Metro Station on the Red Line.

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ANC 3F special meeting

December 14, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 6:30 pm
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Special meeting on liquor licenses for Soapstone Market (renewal) and Winovisor (new). Find the agenda and other info at anc3f.com.

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Van Ness Holiday Pop Up Shop

December 15, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Van Ness Main Street's Holiday Pop Up Shop returns for the 2017 season, bigger and better than ever. Spanning FOUR weekends, it features a rotating assortment of DC makers selling goods such as jewelry and accessories, paper goods, home, art and food. http://vannessmainstreet.org/pop-up-shop Makers Include: aclure annechandra.com Annie Grace Campbell- Fiber Artist Aromabyanette Art by Rosetta Artwear::Necklaces B.A. Superhero Bailiwick Clothing Company BeeMo' Shoppe Beridan Naturals BicycleTrash DC Glass Artists Gaylia Wagner Design Godet Furniture Happy Healthy Human Harper Macaw…

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September 2018

ANC 3F meeting

September 17, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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ANC generally meets on the third Tuesday of each month, but makes adjustments for holidays. They meet at the UDC campus in Building 44, Room A03. Find agendas and other info at anc3f.com.

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April 2019

ANC 3F meeting

April 23, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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ANC usually meets on the third Tuesday of each month at the UDC campus in Building 38, Windows Lounge. Find agendas and other info at anc3f.com.

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July 2019

ANC 3F Meeting

July 23, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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ANC meets on the third Tuesday of each month at the UDC campus. This meeting will be in Building 44, Room A-03. More info at anc3f.com. AGENDA 1. Call to Order/Roll Call/Approval of Agenda (5 Mins) Consent Agenda 2. Settlement Agreement between ANC3F and Uptown Market re ABRA License Regular Agenda 3. Commissioner Updates and Announcements (20 mins) 4. Committee Reports (10 mins) 5. Community Forum (20 mins) 6. Resolution re Soapstone Valley Environmental Assessment – ANC3F public comments to…

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March 2020

CANCELLED: ANC 3F meeting

March 17, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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From chair Monika Nemeth: "Given the current state of affairs with the emergency, ANC 3F has decided that it is best to cancel the March 17 meeting out of an abundance of caution.  The items on the March agenda shall roll over to the April agenda.  Also, we are extending the deadline for grant applications to April 21, 2020 as a result of this.  We do plan to meet as scheduled in April on April 21; however, we will continue…

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June 2020

ANC 3F meeting

June 16, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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The ANC 3F meetings are held online until further notice. Find agendas and other information at anc3f.com.

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