Category Archives: Neighborhood Events

Easter Egg Hunt At Redeemer City Church Sunday – All Are Welcome

Here is a fun event for the kiddies. Redeemer City Church is having their annual Easter Egg Hunt this Sunday April 16th. From the Facebook event page:

Come on out for a fun Sunday of easter egg hunting, games, and snacks at 1404 Jackson Street NE in Brookland, D.C. following Easter Service

This event is open to the public and not those who have attended Easter Service only. We’ll provide baskets for the kids and a ton of eggs for them to hunt down.

Come connect with other families in the neighborhood and enjoy what will hopefully be a beautiful day!

All are welcomed!

The event is from 12 -1. Redeemer City Church  is located at 1404 Jackson Street NE.

Free Women In Science Event Monday – Let’s Go To Mars!

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 event will take place at AJACS, 2813 12th Street NE on Monday April 3rd from 6:00 – 7:30 pm.

Spring To CUA Sunday – Easter Egg Hunt, Crafts, Activities And More

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.


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.

Pre-Order Easter Lillies And Palm Crosses, Support The Franciscan Monastery

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 or 703-967-0958.

The Monastery is located at 1400 Quincy St. NE.

10th Annual Great Brookland Yard Sale – Registration Now Open

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.

Free Women In Science Event Monday – Making Sense Of Our Senses

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.

The event will take place at AJACS, 2813 12th Street NE on Monday March 13th from 6:00 – 7:30 pm.

Annie’s Ace Hardware Hosts Ladies Night This Thursday – Demos, Discounts And More

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
She Peppers
District Spice
PinUp Preserves
DMcQuade Studios
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.

Spoke Event At CUA Barnes And Noble Explores 1980’s DC Punk Scene

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.

Barnes & Noble at The Catholic University of America Bookstore is located at 625 Monroe St. NE.

Women + Denim: A Shopping Party And Fundraiser For N Street Village

 to From the event page:

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

Free Women In Science Event Explores The Higgs Boson Particle And Big Science

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.

The event will take place at JACS, 2813 12th Street NE on Monday February 6th from 6:00 – 7:30 pm.