Archive for the ‘Holidays’ category

Halloween Costume Drive for Park Morton Children

September 13, 2017

Georgia Avenue Thrive has organized a costume drive for children living at Park Morton. Park Morton has 50+ kids and have a Halloween party scheduled at the Salvation Army at the end of October. Many of the kids do not have Halloween costumes so Georgia Avenue Thrive has undertaken a drive for new/gently used Halloween costumes for kids aged 1 to 12. See flyer below.

You Know July 4th is Near When the Fireworks Stands Arrive

June 29, 2017


The fireworks stand by the former Sweet Mango Cafe was put up a couple of days ago and is open for business. A sure sign that the Fourth of July is near. In years past the neighborhood fireworks celebrations have often rivaled the fireworks on the Mall just because there were so many displays throughout the community.

Soldiers’ Home 4th of July Celebration Details Released

June 20, 2017

The annual Fourth of July Celebration at the Soldiers’ Home is one of the highlights of the community, and its just around the corner. See the flier below for information on the 2017 celebration.

Colony Club Hosting Its 2nd Annual New Year’s Eve Party on Saturday

December 28, 2016
Colony Club at 3118 Georgia Avenue, NW

Colony Club at 3118 Georgia Avenue, NW

Colony Club is planning its second annual New Year’s Eve party this Saturday from 5 pm to 2 am.

According to their facebook event page (see here), they plan to say goodbye to 2016 with:

NO COVER
face painting
karaoke
DJ Lura Lopez
Funk Band
Food from Bun’d Up
Beer Specials
and more….

The event is advertised as family friendly.

Annual Columbia Heights Tree Lighting Extravaganza is Tomorrow

December 2, 2016

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The 6th Annual Columbia Heights Tree Lighting Extravaganza is scheduled for Saturday, December 3rd, beginning at 6:30 p.m. The annual event is held at the Columbia Heights Civic plaza (14th St, Kenyon St, and Park Rd.).

Details from the Columbia Heights Initiative: This Saturday we will be decking the halls-and by halls we mean the Columbia Heights Civic Plaza-for our 6th Annual Columbia Heights Tree Lighting Extravaganza. Come to the plaza to enjoy complimentary cocoa, candy canes, carols — and perhaps even a visit from Santa!

In Remembrance of Veterans Day

November 11, 2016

In remembrance of Veterans Day (originally Armistice Day), here is a newsreel of the burial of the unknown soldier at Arlington, which happened on this date in 1921.

Happy Halloween Everyone

October 31, 2016

As tonight is Halloween, there will likely be a lot of trick-or-treaters out in the neighborhood. Be on the look out for them and enjoy the costumes and decorations.

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