Community Happenings

Friday, June 6, 7 p.m. – Volta Park Annual Fundraiser, Georgetown Visitation Prep, 35th Street and Volta Place. Auction, live band and food and drink from 1789 Restaurant.

June 6 to Aug. 1– The District Department of Transportation is now accepting applications for the Transportation Alternatives Program. For more details, visit or call 202-671-4580.

Saturday, June 7, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. — Glover Park Day, picnic, games and neighbors, at Guy Mason Recreation Center at Wisconsin Avenue and Calvert Street, NW.

Saturday, June 7, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. – Pet Adoption, Washington Harbour, 3000 K St., NW, Plaza Level, rain or shine. Coldwell Banker is partnering with Operation Paws for Homes to host the event. Preview a portion of the available pets by visiting For details, visit or call 202-333-6100.

Tuesday, June 10, 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. — Georgetown BID Annual Meeting, Georgetown Business Improvement District meets at Pinstripes, 3222 M St., NW (entrance at Wisconsin Avenue and the canal). RSVP: 202-298-9222;

Tuesday, June 10, 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. — Caring for Aging Parents, Georgetown University, Healy Hall, HR Conference Room, 37th and O streets, NW. This educational workshop will help individuals prepare for the associated risks of a longer life, including care-giving responsibilities and expenses. Register online at

Sunday, Father’s Day, June 15, 5 p.m. — Concerts in the Park, at Volta Park, hosted by the Citizens Association of Georgetown, with Dixie Power Trio, a father-child dance and ice cream and cupcakes and the Surfside foodtruck.

Wednesday, June 18, noon – 2014 Georgetown Business Association Leadership Luncheon, Tony and Joe’s Seafood Place, Washington Harbour, honoring Ron Swarthout of Georgetown Floorcoverings, which is celebrating its 60th year of business in Georgetown. Swarthout ran the business full-time from 1967 until 2012, when his daughter Karen bought the business. Karen Swarthout Ohri is treasurer of the GBA.

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