@DeanwoodDCA: #DCA Monthly Meeting| July 28, 2014 @ 6:30PM

The name of this association is the Deanwood Citizens Association. The Deanwood Citizens Association is located in the far northeast section of Ward 7 of the District of Columbia. The service area boundary of the Association is Baltimore and Ohio railroad (now CSX) on the West, Eastern Avenue on the Northeast, Division Avenue on the East, and Nannie Helen Burroughs Avenue on the South. Please share your interests on the listserv and join us at the next DCA meeting on the 4th Monday, 6:30 p.m., 1350 49th Street, NE (entrance across from the Deanwood Metro).

#RMUMC: Free Water melons at Randall Memorial United Methodist Church | July 19, 2014 @12PM


There will be free water melons distributed at Randall Memorial United Methodist Church today at noon. If you would like to volunteer in passing out water melons, please arrive at the church at 11AM.

Location: Randall Memorial United Methodist Church (1002 46th St NE, Washington, DC)
POC: Steven Hill
(202) 391-3958

Thank you!

@DCPL: @Nationals Scott Hairston reading to children at #Deanwood Recreation Center| July 19, 2014 @11AM

Washington Nationals Promote Summer Reading with District Kids

Who: Washington Nationals Centerfielder, Denard Span

Washington Nationals Outfielder, Scott Hairston

Washington Nationals Pitcher, Drew Storen

Washington Nationals Manager, Matt Williams

What: Visit District Children at Four DC Public Library locations to read with kids and answer questions about being a professional baseball player.

When: Sat., July 19; 11 a.m. and noon

Where: Denard Span

Anacostia Library

1800 Good Hope Rd. SE


Scott Hairston

Deanwood Library

1350 49th St. NE

11 a.m.

Drew Storen

Mt. Pleasant Library

3160 16th St. NW


Matt Williams

Tenley-Friendship Library

4450 Wisconsin Ave. NW

11 a.m.

The DC Public Library’s 2014 Summer Reading program is sponsored by the Washington Nationals. In this partnership, the Nationals are supporting summer reading by offering:

Kids up to the age of five who register for summer reading will receive a Nationals/DC Public Library soft baseball.
District students between the ages of six and 12 who sign up for the program will receive a Nationals Activity Book consisting of fun baseball-related activities in the areas of math, science and geography.
All District children ages 6 to 18 who reach the summer reading goal of eight hours in the program two tickets to a select Nationals game.
In addition, the Washington Nationals Dream Foundation has donated a $4,000 grant to the DC Public Library Foundation, which the DC Public Library will use to purchase baseball-themed books.

The Summer Reading Program is the largest program in the city that addresses the “summer slide,” or the loss of learning that children experience during the summer months. Through this partnership, the Nationals aim to reach more than 12,000 children and encourage continued learning during their summer vacation.

@DCDGS @DCDPR: Marvin Gaye Playground Meeting | July 17, 2014 @ 6:30PM

DPR and DGS  invites you to attend a community meeting for the Marvin Gaye playground to review the concept plans, amenities and equipment being proposed for the new playground  based on previous feedback received from the community.  To ensure that the newly renovated play space meet the needs of, and reflect the individuality and uniqueness of the surrounding community DPR and DGS would like you to participate in an upcoming meeting:


Where: Marvin Gaye Recreation Center  

Date: Thursday July, 17, 2014

Time : 6:30-8pm 

If you have any concerns or questions regarding the meeting please feel free to contact me or the project manager, Ella Faulkner.   Ms. Faulkner can be reached at ella.faulkner@dc.gov or by phone 202-286-1533.


@DCDHCD: Final Hearing on the FY15 Annual Action Plan | July 9th, 2014 @ 6:30PM


The DC Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) will host a Public Hearing on the Final Draft copy Consolidated Plan Annual Action Plan for FY 15.  The hearing will be held on Wednesday, July 9, 2014 at 6:30 pm at DHCD’s headquarters, 1800 Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue, SE, Housing Resource Center.

The Annual Action Plan (AAP) is mandated by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) office of Community Planning and Development (CPD) as part of the Consolidated Planning Process. The Action plan is used to preview the upcoming fiscal year use of federal funds and agency activities. The Action Plan covers proposed uses for the following federal entitlement programs:

  • Community Development Block Grant (CDBG)
  • HOME Investment Partnerships (HOME)
  • Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG)
  • Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA)

The hearing will help form a basis for developing the District’s draft “Fiscal Year 2015 Annual Action Plan” and the spending priorities utilizing federal entitlement funds.  DHCD, the Department of Human Services and the Department of Health will each provide input into the plan.

District of Columbia residents who would like to present oral testimony are encouraged to register in advance either by e-mail at DHCD.EVENTS@dc.gov or by calling 202.442-7145.