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Brookland Outdoor Movie Night Returns Thursday With “Sing”

Photo courtesy of the Menkiti Group

The outdoor movies series in  Brookland sponsored by the Menkiti Group continues Thursday.  From the event page:

WHEN: Thursday, July 20th, 7:30pm
WHERE: Brooks Mansion, 901 Newton St. NE
Bring blankets and snacks. Movie starts at sundown!

Movie Summary: “In a town with no humans, just animals, a koala named Buster Moon realizes he will soon lose his theater if he cannot turn his luck around. He comes up with a plan to host a singing competition, where the winner will receive $100,000. Will this be enough to return his theater to glory?”

This fun family film is sure to get you tapping your feet and singing along. Catch it all under the stars with your friends, family and neighbors in Brookland!

SAVE THE DATE for the final movie night this season:
Thursday, August 17th

Sponsored by The Menkiti Group and MG Residential, in partnership with DCTV.

Brookland Outdoor Movie Nights Kick Off Saturday With Moana

Photo courtesy of the Menkiti Group

The outdoor movies series in  Brookland sponsored by the Menkiti Group starts up again Saturday. From the event page:

Menkiti Group and DCTV are proud to present Moana for our first Brookland Movie Night Under the Stars of the season! Bring your friends, family and a blanket to this fun neighborhood event!

The event will begin at 7:30 pm and don’t forget your blankets or lawn chairs, any snacks or picnic items, some bug spray and flashlights. Also, save the date for the upcoming movie night dates: Thursday, July 20th and Thursday, August 17th. The movies will be shown at the DCTV campus at Brooks Mansion (901 Newton St NE).


TONIGHT: Public Safety Meeting At Brooks Mansion

Although widely published via listserve, ANC  and Civic Associations email lists, here a quick reminder about a community meeting at the Brooks Mansion this evening.

As a combined effort of the Metropolitan Police Department, ANC Commissioners and Brookland/Woodridge Cicic Associations a meeting has been organized to address the topic of Neighborhood Watch initiatives. This is a wonderful opportunity for all residents, who would like to make a difference in their neighborhood.

Here the official flyer and invitation:


DCTV’s Community Day Festival This Saturday – Fun, Free Events For All!

DCTV Community DayOne of Brookland’s neighborhood gems is the Public Access Corporation of DC (DCTV). DCTV is a membership-based, non-profit, public access television network which gives DC residents the opportunity to produce and broadcast their own cable tv shows. DCTV is hosting a Community Day Festival on June 21, which will be a free and open to the public event, featuring live music and comedy performances, delicious eats from local food trucks, games, and family entertainment. The event is part of their celebration to mark thier 25th anniversary.

DCTV’s historic Brooks Mansion campus at 901 Newton Street, NE will transform into festival grounds from 12pm-9pm to host vendors, face painters, a moon bounce, DJs and performances by The Chuck Brown Band, gospel dynamo Mike McCoy & Voices United, Comedian Timmy Hall, afrofunk band Chopteeth, violinist Chelsea Green, drummers from the Farafina Kan Youth Ensemble, youth cover band School of Rock, nu soul artist W. Ellington Felton and sounds by DJ Marc Nfinite. For more information check out the video below and for a complete schedule of performances, visit the DCTC Community Day page here or call (202) 526-7007.