Lincoln Heights: Events

15th Annual Green Apple Awards

  • McKinley Technology High School Auditorium (151 T Street, NE)

Higher Achievement will be hosting its annual Green Apple Awards — the 8th grade graduation ceremony — on Tuesday, May 19th. This is guaranteed to be a special evening where students will be celebrated for their acceptances into some of the city’s top high schools. Higher Achievement is a New Communities human capital grantee that gives youth from at-risk communities their best opportunity to succeed in middle school and in life.

DC SCORES Poetry Slam

  • HD Woodson High School (540 55th Street, NE)

DC SCORES will be hosting its annual Poetry Slam for the “East Side” on Thursday, December 4th in Lincoln Heights. It is sure to be a fun and engaging evening full of student performances! DC SCORES is a New Communities human capital grantee that offers programming citywide, including several schools serving Lincoln Heights and Richardson Dwellings residents.

Lincoln Heights/Richardson Dwellings Community Meeting

The monthly New Communities meeting for Lincoln Heights and Richardson Dwellings will feature a development update on the 5201 Hayes Street project. Formerly a trash-transfer facility, the site was acquired by the city in 2008 for redevelopment as part of the New Communities Initiative. In September, the City Council approved the surplus and disposition of the property for redevelopment as a 150 unit affordable housing apartment complex.

DC SCORES Fall Frenzy

DC SCORES will be putting on their annual Fall Frenzy event this Saturday where more than 800 students from across the city will compete in a round-robin soccer tournament while rotating between activities such as face-painting, fitness booths, relay races, a creative expression table, and more! DC SCORES is one of the New Communities Initiative’s human capital partners, working in several schools serving Lincoln Heights and Richardson Dwellings. You can also sign up to VOLUNTEER!

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