Community Calendar, Aug. 30


Advisory Neighborhood Commission, ANC2E:  Next Virtual Public Meeting via Zoom: Monday, Aug, 30, from 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. For agenda go hereMeeting access info posted at: https://www.anc2e.com. 

Rose Park Farmers Market: Wednesdays from 3:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Sept. through Oct., at Rose Park Farmers Market26th and O St. NW.

National Mall and Memorial Parks: Nature writer Jon Dunn recalls his adventures following hummingbirds from Alaska to the tip of South America: “In Search of the Hummingbird,” Sept. 1, noon to 1:30 p.m. Address: 900 Ohio Dr. SW. For info go here.

Old Georgetown Board (OGB): Next Meeting: Thurs., Sept. 2, 9:00 a.m. at: 401 F St. NW, Suite 312, D.C. 20001.

“9/11” at Maison Francaise: Presents a screening of the documentary “9/11” directed by Jules and Gédéon Naudet at 7:00 p.m. on Sept. 7. While making a documentary about a New York firefighter, the filmmakers found themselves suddenly documenting the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 and following FDNY rescue crews into the burning North Tower of the World Trade Center. The screening will be followed by a Q-&-A with the directors. Event is free but requires registration. For more info go here.

Commission of Fine Arts (CFA): Next Meeting: Wed., Sept. 15, 10:00 a.m. at: 401 F St. NW, Suite 312, D.C. 20001.

Capital Book Fest: 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Thurs. Sept. 16. Downtown D.C.’s outdoor pop-up bookstore returns to Wilson Plaza. Books provided by Carpe Librum, a local used bookstore benefitting nonprofit Turning the Page.

Carpe Librum Georgetown: Sunday, September 19visit the Carpe Librum Pop-Up benefitting Turning the Page DC at the Chase Bank parking lot on the corner of Wisconsin Ave. NW and P St. NW. Between 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., you can find thousands of books, CDs and more — all for under $6.00. In partnership with Georgetown Main Street.

Tudor Place Historic House and Garden: Free Landmark Lecture at Tudor Place: “Women and Slavery in Georgetown” on Sept. 21 from 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Elsa Mendoza, Assistant Curator, Georgetown Slavery Archive, Georgetown University will speak about women and slavery at Georgetown, and will examine women’s unique roles in the history of slavery in Georgetown and its namesake university. For more information go here.

DC Art All Night: September 24 – 25. To celebrate visual and performing arts throughout all 16 Main Street corridors of the city, including painting, photography, sculpture, crafts, fashion, music, dance, theater, film and poetry. For info on Georgetown’s Art All Night on Friday, Sept. 24 from 5:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. go here.

Georgetown BID’s Georgetown GLOW: Evenings, through September 26; 10:00 p.m. Experience the magic of light at GLOW in Georgetown, the region’s only curated outdoor public light art experience. For info, go to: https://www.georgetownglowdc.com.

The Phillips Collection: Marking their centennial this year, the collection is presenting “Seeing Differently: The Phillips Collects for a New Century,” through Sept. 12. More than 200 works from the museum’s 6,000-piece collection will be on display. Located at: 1600 21st Street NW. For more info go here.

 

 

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