Lincoln Heights Back to School Carnival

  • 12:30-4:30
  • Marvin Gaye Park

Residents of Lincoln Heights and Richardson Dwellings are invited to attend the annual back to school event! This year’s event will be carnival style, and will feature games, music, food, prizes, and school supplies. Click here for the flyer.

Barry Farm Relocation Seminar for Residents

  • 6:00pm-8:00pm
  • Campbell AME Church (2562 Martin Luther King, Jr, Ave, SE)

The DC Housing Authority, in partnership with the Office of the Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development, will host a relocation seminar for residents. The educational seminar will provide information to residents on the relocation process, including what to expect, different housing options, and how residents can prepare. Click here for the flyer.

Barry Farm CHOICE Neighborhood Steering Committee Meeting

The next Steering Committee meeting as part of the planning and development process for Barry Farm and Wade Apartments  will be held on Thursday, August 21st, from 1:30pm-3:00pm at Matthews Memorial Baptist Church (2616 Martin Luther King, Jr. Ave, SE), in the lecture hall basement.

Connect.DC’s Technology Scavenger Hunt

  • OCTO Headquarters (200 I St. SE)

On Saturday August 16, Connect.DC is hosting a free technology scavenger hunt for all DC residents at OCTO headquarters from 11AM to 4PM .  Participants must solve clues, plot the best route,  use technology to get ahead of the pack, and compete for fun prizes!  See event flyer for more details and register online here!

Homes for Hope 3rd Annual Health Fair

  • Hughes Memorial United Methodist Church (25 53rd Street, NE)
  • 11:00am-3:00pm

Homes for Hope, Inc. will be hosting its 3rd Annual Health Fair in Lincoln Heights/Richardson Dwellings on Friday. Residents can come for free health screenings, tips for healthy living, and fun activities for the entire family. CLICK HERE FOR THE FLYER.

Words Beats & LIfe, Inc. Inaugural Park Jam

  • Marvin Gaye Park (5200 Foote Street “The Riverside Center”)

On Saturday August 9th, Words Beats & Life, Inc. and WPFW 89.3FM will be hosting the first ever Park Jam at Marvin Gaye Park from 12pm-7pm. The festivities will include DJ performances, dancing, a free BBQ, and a resource fair with non-profits from around the region. Check out the press release of the event for more details.

National Night Out

Come out and celebrate National Night Out! The citywide kickoff is at HD Woodson Senior High School in Lincoln Heights. Click here for the flyer to find a National Night Out event near you.