Sunday, June 17, 2012

Upcoming Ward 8 Meetings/Events

Upcoming Ward 8 Meetings/Events

Grade DC Agencies (DMV, DPR, DPW, DDOT, DCRA)

Soccer Clinics Sponsored by the HSC Healthcare System Therapeutic Recreation Program
June 23, 2012 – August 11, 2012 (Saturdays Only)
9:30 am – 1 pm
Turkey Thicket Recreation Center
1100 Michigan Avenue, N.E.
Washington, D.C. 20017
For further information:  Call (202) 580-6485 or email

Support Our Parks

Follow the Oxon Run Park project on Facebook at:!/pages/Oxon-Run-Trail/125390034221194

June 2012

Tuesday, June 19, 2012 @ 6:00 pm  (NEW and DATE CHANGE)
Ward 8 Education Community Meeting with Trayon White
CM Barry’s SE Office
2100 MLK Jr. Avenue, S.E.
3rd Floor Conference Room
Washington, D.C. 20020
TOPIC:  Ward 8 Education Agenda ~ No More School Closures in Ward 8

Tuesday, June 19, 2012 @ 7:00 pm
Faith Communities and Environmental Activism on the Anacostia River
Matthews Memorial Baptist Church
2616 MLK Jr. Avenue, S.E.
Washington, D.C. 20020
For reservations call:  (202) 633-4844

Wednesday, June 20, 2012 from 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Senior Nature Walk and Tai Chi
Oxon Run Park
13th & Mississippi Avenue, S.E.
Washington, D.C. 20020
Join us as Ward 8 Residents Walk and Move in Harmony in the Park

Saturday, June 23, 2012 from 9:30 am – 11:30 am (NEW)
National Park Service Town Hall Meeting
1901 Mississippi Avenue, S.E.
Washington, D.C. 20020
Purpose of Town Hall is to provide an opportunity for greater Washington area to interact with and ask questions of NCR officials who manage 4 national parks contained either entirely or in part of the District of Columbia.

Tuesday, June 26, 2012 @ 6:00 pm (NEW)
Special Community Meeting with Trayon White on New Legislation for DCPS Students
Matthews Memorial Baptist Church
2616 MLK Jr. Avenue, S.E.
Washington, D.C. 20020
TOPIC: Councilmember Marion Barry Speaks About New Legislation Requirements for All DC Public School High School Students

Wednesday, June 27, 2012 @ 10:30 am (NEW LOCATION)
Ward 8 Environmental Council
Earth Conservation Corps
1st and Potomac Avenue, S.E. (behind National’s Stadium down the riverwalk to the river)
Washington, D.C. 20020
TOPIC:  Anacostia River Restoration

Wednesday, June 27, 2012 @ 2:00 pm (NEW)
Anacostia Library
1800 Good Hope Road, S.E.
Washington, D.C. 20020
For further information, please email

Thursday, June 28, 2012 @ 9:00 am
United Medical Center Board Meeting
1310 Southern Avenue, S.E.
Washington, D.C. 20020

Friday, June 29, 2012 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Ward 8 Health Summit
United Medical Center
1310 Southern Avenue, S.E.
Washington, D.C. 20020
TOPIC:  Stress & Its Impact on Health Disparities

July 2012

Monday, July 2, 2012 from 9:15 am – 3:30 pm
Breast Health Screening on the GW Mammovan
Specialty Hospital at Washington Hadley
4601 MLK Jr. Avenue, S.W.
Washington, D.C. 2002
Eligibility:  Over 40 ~ No mammogram in past 12 months ~ No breast symptoms ~ No breast implants ~ Have a primary care physician

Saturday, July 21, 2012 from 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Restore Shepherd Parkway Clean Up
Malcolm X and 2nd Street, S.E.
(just off 295 & close to Congress Heights Metro)
Washington, D.C. 20032
Remember:  Gloves, bags and lunch will be provided.  Wear good shoes and clothes you can get dirty.  Contact: Nathan Harrington ~

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