Wednesdays at 4 p.m.: For those of you who accompany children to the chess class, and may be bringing other children along, we have started two companion programs, something for the kids and something for the adults. We'll mix it up and you can help us plan a varied program.
Still need to get your D.C. income, business, or real property taxes done? Do you have questions about property assessment or other matters handled by the Office of Tax and Revenue? On Thursday, March 21, from 2-6 p.m., staff from the D.C.
Suggestions for People Who Want to Start Reading Marvel Comics
Last year I, like many, many other people, went to the movies and saw The Avengers. And I loved it. Not that this was a surprise: I had already seen all the other Marvel movies leading up to The Avengers and I loved them too.
On Friday, March 15 at 10:30 a.m., we are proud to offer this opportunity for children and their caregivers to make music together as they participate in musical activities, including singing, chants, finger plays, listening and movement in Chinese.
The next meeting of the Fiber Arts Workshop will be Thursday, March 28 at 7 p.m. Socks seem to be the predominate on-going projects, but if that's not your interest, don't let it keep you away. We're having some interesting discussions of matching fibers to projects, experimenting with the effect of needle sizes (not just for making gauges), and how dye affects texture.
On March 4, 1837, the Illinois state legislature enacted a city charter for Chicago.At the time, Chicago was a different place than we would recognize today. The population was over 4,000, according to the 1840 federal census.
If you are not familiar with the work of Amitav Ghosh, you are in for an enriching reading experience. If you want to know what the atmosphere was like in the area of India and China in the early part of the 19th century, the author will treat you to vivid descriptions so real that you will actually feel like you are living in that time and place. Ghosh seems to know everything about the East in the early 19th centu