Tag Archives: Ward 5

Ward 5 Education Fair This Saturday January 28th

This Saturday, January 28th there will be a Ward 5 Education Fair. From a community message from  the Ward Five Council on Education:

Do you have a rising PK3-12th grader for the upcoming school year? Attend the #Ward5EdFair on Saturday, January 28th, from 11AM-3PM to meet with over 30 representatives from local schools in the neighborhood – including DCPS and public charter schools. Learn about the My School DC 2017-18 application process and the range of school options Ward 5 has to offer DC residents. The event is hosted by DC Prep at its Edgewood Elementary Campus, located at 707 Edgewood Street, NE. All families are welcome!

RSVP for the fair here.

 

 

Art Enables – Call To Ward 5 Artists For Entry – ‘Ward 5 Wonders’ Art Show

Are you a Ward 5 artist or do you know one? If so, check out Art Enables Call To Ward 5 Artists for their upcoming Ward 5 Wonders show.

The submission deadline is Wednesday, July 20th by 6 pm for those who want to display their artwork at an Off Rhode Gallery show that runs from mid August through September. Check out this link for more details about submission requirements.

Those of us who follow the Ward 5 arts scene know that Art Enables has a fantastic mission. The non-profit organization represents over thirty artists with developmental disabilities and provides them with the resources they need to become visual artists, and 60% of revenue from sales. However, Art Enables also has interesting and engaging art shows as part of its Off Rhode Gallery shows.

Art Enables is located in nearby Woodridge at  2204 Rhode Island Avenue, NE 20018 and they are open from 9:00 am – 4:00 pm Monday through Friday, and open on weekends for special events.

Ward 5 Happy Hour Comes To The Tavern At Ivy City Tonight

Happy Hour Art Enables Brookland NE Washinton DC
Previous Ward 5 Happy Hour

The Ward 5 Happy Hour happens tonight, June 2nd from 6:00 – 8:00 pm. From an email:

Come check out the amazing space at The Tavern at Ivy City Smokehouse in Ward 5’s Ivy City for our June Happy Hour.
They will host us on the spacious rooftop patio if the weather finally breaks or in the bar if it doesn’t. Also, don’t forget to check out their private event space where they will soon be hosting live bands.

The Tavern at Ivy City Smokehouse, 1356 Okie St NE
Washington, DC 20002

Located just behind the Hecht Warehouse by Mom’s Organic, Planet Fitness & the old Love Nightclub. 2 mi from Brookland straight down 14th St/Montana Ave. Plenty of street parking right out front after 4pm.  And an easy bike ride!

CM McDuffie Hosts Ward 5 Professionals Networking Mixer At Smith Public Trust

Logo Counrtesy of Smth Public Trust
Logo Counrtesy of Smth Public Trust

Ward 5 Councilmember  Kenyan McDuffie’s events are always a popular draw. From an email:

Please join me on Thursday, April 21 at Smith Public Trust from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. for my second Ward 5 Professionals Networking Mixer.

Smith Public Trust is located at 3514 12th Street NE. You may access the Brookland-CUA red line train on the Metro.

There will be music, light appetizers, great conversation and more. Share with your neighbors. Please RSVP here and use the hashtag #Ward5PNMixer.

I look forward to seeing you there.

Porch Fest 2016 Sign Ups Happening Now

RIA NE Main Street Event on the Ave
RIA NE Main Street Event on the Ave

Porch Fest is an annual event organized by the good folks at Rhode Island Ave NE Main Street. This year’s Porch Fest will be taking place Saturday April 16 from 2-6 pm. From the event page:

Porch Fest continues that tradition as local porches and stoops are transformed into stages for an afternoon of FREE PERFORMANCE – music, dance, poetry and more – that brings together neighbors, business owners, and artists in a casual and fun display of creative expression!

They are looking for a few more porches to host performances. If you are along, or within walking distance of Rhode Island Ave NE, between 4th St NE and Eastern Ave NE and have a porch – residential or commercial – consider signing up. Here is the link to sign up. In any case, we are looking forward to this fun community event.

Ward 5 Happy Hour Visits Askale Cafe Thursday

Make sure to try some delicious food when you are there!
Make sure to try some delicious food when you are there!

The next Ward 5 Happy Hour will be November 5th at Brookland’s Askale Cafe. Specials include a free tasting of food and a 10% discount on main dishes ordered.

Drink specials include: beer $2.50 per bottle and $10.99 for a bucket of 5 beers, $3/glass of wine or $15 for a bottle from 5:30-8 p.m. There will also be mixed drinks available.

The happy hour will run from 6-8 p.m. Askale Cafe is located at 3629 12th Street, NE.

Ward 5 Happy Hour Comes To Brookland’s Serendipity Coffeehouse Thursday

Ward 5 Happy Hour brings neighbors together
Ward 5 Happy Hour brings neighbors together

The Ward 5 Community Happy Hour will be coming to the new Serendipity Jazz Coffeehouse (formerly Optimism Bar and Lounge) this Thursday. From an email:

Meet your neighbors — Support local — Share some laughs, Why not? Join your fellow Ward 5 Residents for our June Happy Hour!
Thursday, June 4, 2015 6:00pm – 8:00pm
3301 12th St NE
Washington, DC 20017
(202) 526-3301
Their usual happy hour is from 5-7p, but they’ll extend HH specials until 8p for our group. Make sure you have a name tag on!
Please feel free to invite and share this information with your neighbors! For more information contact us via email at ward5communityhappyhour@gmail.com, find us on Facebook ‘Ward 5 Community Happy Hour’ or find us on Twitter @ward5happyhour.
Hope to see you there!

 

Art Enables Call To Ward 5 Artists For Off Rhode Studio Show In July

Art Enables Iterior
Art Enables Iterior

Are you a Ward 5 artist or do you know one? If so, check out Art Enables Call To Ward 5 Artists. The submission deadline is Friday May 29th for those who want to display their artwork at an Off Rhode Studio show in July. Those of us who follow the Ward 5 arts scene know that Art Enables has a fantastic mission. The non-profit organization represents over thirty artists with developmental disabilities and provides them with the resources they need to become visual artists, and 60% of revenue from sales. However, Art Enables also has interesting and engaging art shows as part of its “Off Rhode Studio” shows.

Art Enables is located in nearby Woodridge at  2204 Rhode Island Avenue, NE 20018 and they are open from 9:00 am – 4:00 pm Monday through Friday, and open on weekends for special events. Go Ward 5!

Ward 5 Happy Hour Visits Union Market’s Bidwell Thursday

union market dc opening 090912 1This Thursday, March 5th the Ward 5 Community Happy Hour will be at Bidwell Restaurant at Union Market. Here is the info from a recent email:

Meet your neighbors — Support local — Share some laughs, Why not? Join your fellow Ward 5 Residents for Happy Hour at Bidwell Restaurant!
Thursday, March 5, 2014 6:00pm – 8:00pm
Bidwell Restaurant
1309 5th ST NE
Washington, DC 20002
Please feel free to invite and share this information with your neighbors!
For more information contact us via email at
ward5communityhappyhour@gmail.com,
find us on Facebook ‘Ward 5 Community Happy Hour’ or find us on Twitter @ward5happyhour.