Category Archives: Neighborhood Events

Vote Now For Outdoor Movie Night Films And Save The Dates

Photo courtesy of the Menkiti Group

The outdoor movies series in  Brookland sponsored by the Menkiti Group starts up again soon and now is your chance to weigh in on what movies they will show. Vote here and save the movie night dates:  Saturday, June 10th, Thursday, July 20th and Thursday, August 17th. The movies will be shown at the DCTV campus at Brooks Mansion (901 Newton St NE).

Open House At The Franciscan Monastery – Beekeeping, Greenhouse And More

Franciscan Monastery Brookland NE Washington DC
Gardens at the Monastery

Our neighbors at the The Franciscan Monastery will be having an open house event Saturday May 13th from 10:00  am -12:00 noon. The open house is hosted by the Monastery’s Garden Guild, whose mission it is to preserve and promote the gardens at the Franciscan Monastery. From the event page:

This is your chance to see behind the scenes at the Franciscan Monastery. Visit our greenhouse, vegetable garden and honeybee apiaries. Learn how you can volunteer and get gardening questions answered. Meet at the greenhouse behind the gift shop.

The Monastery is located at 1400 Quincy Street NE. For more information check out the Franciscan Monastery Garden Guild website, Facebook page or give them a call at (703) 967-0958.

Free Women In Science Event Monday – Meditation, Yoga And Engineering

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 Dr. Tracee L. Jamison-Hooks who is an electrical engineer at NASA.  The interactive discussion will center on Dr. Jamison-Hooks work using engineering and data algorithms to advance space exploration and how meditation and mindfulness has influenced her life. All ages are welcome and no background knowledge is needed. Check out the Tweet below for more info:

Don’t Miss The Great Brookland Yard Sale This Saturday

It’s that time of the year again. Time to rifle through our neighbors used items and see if you can find a treasure, or just something that you know you can give a new purpose. That’s right, the Great Brookland Yard Sale is this coming Saturday, May 6th, from 10am to 2pm. See more details on the Brookland Neighborhood Civic Association (BNCA)’s GBYS webpage, and don’t forget to check out the map of the over 75 sale locations here. We also embedded it below. This event has always been a great opportunity to walk our beautiful neighborhood, meet up with friends and make new ones. Enjoy!

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.

RAIN OR SHINE

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 gardenguild@gmail.com 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.