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.