Arts & Society
Four Seasons and Children’s National Hospital ‘Light Up the Season’
Mapping Georgetown: Jamie Stiehm, Witness to the Capitol Riot
May 31, 2022•
Today’s Mapping Georgetown author, Jamie Stiehm, was present and locked down in the U.S. Capitol during the Jan. 6, 2021, riot. She will be talking about her experience on Saturday, June […]
Sidewalks, Streets, Schools, Parks and Politics: Top Town Topics of 2021
January 11, 2022•
Georgetown in 2021 was abuzz with news and events even though so many of the normal activities of business, shopping, dining out, schools, the university, night life, non-profit and town […]
Weekend Round Up: June 24-27
June 24, 2021•
This weekend, we’re excited for the virtual Smithsonian Folklife Festival. An online poetry reading from one of DC Public Library’s own and the Hong Kong Film Festival at the National […]
Ward 2’s Pinto Reads to Kids in Rose Park
April 15, 2021•
The State Board of Education partnered with the DC Public Library and local community organizations to organize the Wednesday-morning event during spring break.
Modified District Government Services for D.C. Emancipation Day
From the Office of Mayor Muriel Bowser: On Friday, April 16, 2021, the District Government will observe DC Emancipation Day. While some services will be affected, many District employees will […]
Weekly Arts Round Up, February 11, 2021
February 11, 2021•
Lift a cup at a Galentine’s Day Tea or Russian Tea Time with Vera. Also, as the Lunar New Year begins, why not watch and discuss two videotaped ballets?
Weekly Arts Round Up, January 21, 2021
January 21, 2021•
For kids: a virtual field trip to the National Zoo’s Coral Lab and a “Books and Baseball” session with a coach from the Washington Nationals Youth Baseball Academy.
Weekly Arts Round Up, September 10, 2020
September 10, 2020•
Upcoming topics for online learning: Japanese textiles, Russian opera (and tea drinking), naturalist Alexander von Humboldt and painter Miki Hayakawa.
Mostly Virtual Arts Round Up, July 23, 2020
July 23, 2020•
The zoo gates are opening on Connecticut Avenue and the hangar doors are going up (so to speak) in Chantilly. But don’t put your screens away yet.
Worm-Sized Snakes Close Down Georgetown Library
August 9, 2018•
Officially ring-necked snakes (Diadophis punctatus), the diminutive reptiles are very commonly found in the northern Virginia region, particularly in moist areas, including river floodplains.