Neighbors have been enjoying the ongoing Women in Science series taking place monthly at local jazz club AJACS. So, we figured we wold continue spreading the word about it . The next event is coming up this Monday and will featuring Aprille Joy Ericsson, Ph.D, who is an aerospace engineer, technologist, project and program manager at NASA. The interactive discussion will center on space exploration, particularly missions to Mars. All ages are welcome and no background knowledge is needed. Check out the Tweet below for more info:
The annual Easter community event on CUA’s campus is always a fun event for neighborhood kiddies. This year the event, Spring to CUA, will take place on Sunday, April 2nd from 12:00 – 2:00 pm. The event is free and includes an egg hunt, moonbounce, face painting, duck pond game and an obstacle course. From the event page:
CUA invites the Brookland & CUA community families to join us for a fun spring afternoon! Kids can enjoy a wide variety of treats, crafts, and activities including an Easter egg hunt. The event is run by CUA student volunteers, who make the day a safe and enjoyable time for our welcomed community guests.
*No dogs please.
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Register/RSVP for the event here. The event will take place on CUA’s Columbus School of Law lawn, between the Pryzbyla Student Center and the Columbus School of Law.
Our neighbors at the The Franciscan Monastery are hosting their annual Easter Lily and Palm Cross sale on Palm Sunday weekend. The high quality of the lilies at this annual event have become well-known, so if interested, you should consider pre-ordering now. From the Franciscan Monastery Garden Guild website:
Enjoy beautiful Easter lilies and palm crosses this Easter while supporting the Franciscan Monastery Garden Guild. Click here or stop by the Franciscan Monastery visitor center or gift shop to pre-order your lilies and crosses.
Enjoy a $1 pre-order discount if ordered and paid for by April 4 (just $8 for pick-up April 8 or 9, or $7 if donated to the monastery). This is a beautiful way to share the Easter season with loved ones or to remember them in your prayers. Questions? Contact us at email@example.com or 703-967-0958.
Save the date for the Great Brookland Yard Sale – now in its 10th year, it will take place on Saturday, May 6th, from 10:00 am-2:00 pm (though individual sale hours may vary). The GBYS is a set date for Brookland residents to host concurrent yard sales and sign ups are underway. To register your sale use the GBYS online sign-up form, or call 202-733-5475. More details below the flyer.
This year there will be a staging location at Atlantic Electric, 3726 10th Street NE (near Turkey Thicket) with vendors, booths and neighbors.
There is limited space for vendors and neighbors without a yard.
The published map of sales closes on May 1st, 2017. Registrations will be accepted afterward, but may not be included on the map.
Yard Sale registration is free, but donations are appreciated.
Want to donate unsold items? There will be a donation truck across from Turkey Ticket at Atlantic Electric; 3726 10TH ST NE. Bring unsold items before 3PM.
The rain date is May 13th.
The GBYS is organized by the Brookland Neighborhood Civic Association (BNCA) and is a positive event for the neighborhood. It brings people from across the city into Brookland to see what a great community we have, it gets us out and about to meet our neighbors, and those who have yard sales get rid of stuff and make a little bit of money. Check out the GBYS website for more information.
Neighbors have seemed really excited by the Women in Science series taking place monthly at local jazz club AJACS. So, we figured we wold continue spreading the word about it . The next event is coming up this Monday and will feature biomedical engineering professor Sahana N. Kukke, PH.D. The interactive discussion will center around the concept of senses, particularly touch. All ages are welcome and no background knowledge is needed.
Interested in learning some home and garden skills and getting some discounts? Checkout this event at Annie’s Ace Hardware Thursday. From the event page:
Annie’s Ace – Brookland is holding its first-ever Ladies Night, featuring power tool and paint demos, a seed starting workshop and more!
Join us for food, drink and discounts! All ladies will receive 10% off all regularly priced merchandise… from grills to power tools to home and gift. The first 30 customers will receive free goodie bags with samples from some of our fabulous vendors!
Here is the lineup:
Seed starting workshop
Power Tools 101
Home color consulting
Three Part Harmony Farm
Excel Pilates DC
Benjamin Moore Paints
Amy Howard Paints
All genders/gender expressions welcome. See you there!
Annie’s Ace Hardware is located at 3405 8th Street, NE.
Music loving Brooklanders – check out this event coming up on February 9th from 7:00 – 8:30 pm. From the event page:
Please join us as we welcome DC music journalist, Scott Crawford. Crawford will be discussing the 1980’s hardcore DC Punk scene, and signing copies of his new book about the era in his new book, SPOKE.
How much do you know about the DC Punk scene? Personally, I love it. Join us Feb. 9th to learn more about The District’s musical past! pic.twitter.com/F0S79s1kEz
Join A FREE HAND CO. for WOMEN + DENIM: a fund-raising shopping party + jeans drive! We’ll be at A Creative DC: Brookland with bottles of bubbly on hand and local retailers and makers featuring products from jewelry to apothecary goods to vintage clothing. All retailers will be donating 10% of their sales from the event to N Street Village, a DC-based organization that provides empowerment and support for homeless women with housing and on-site mental and physical wellness programs throughout the city.
When: Sunday, February 19th • 11am-5pm Where: A Creative DC: Brookland | Wild Hand Workspace • 716 Monroe St NE, Studio 8, Washington, DC, 20017 What: A shopping party + jeans drive to benefit N Street Village! Grab your besties and stop by for bubbly wine and lots of beautiful goods from local retailers + makers. What to bring: $10 suggested donation and/or a pair of plus size jeans that meet the following specifications:
– Sizes 16+
– No rips or tears
– Working button/zipper
– New or used in good condition
We thought neighbors would be interested in this upcoming event that will feature physics professor Sarah Eno, PH.D. The discussion will center around the Higgs Boson particle and the field of science all together. All ages are welcome and no background information is needed.