In November 1829, newly freed former slave Beverly Snow and his wife, Julia, migrated from Lynchburg, Va. to the nation's capital -- then still called Washington City -- so that Snow could pursue his goal of setting up his own restaurant.
Calling all aspiring singers, songwriters, and hip hop artists! Come join us on Tuesday, July 30 at 5:30 p.m. for a Lyric Workshop! Explore the backgrounds of popular artists and singers. How do they talk about their lives in their music? What do you admire about them -- is it their sound, their look, or their lifestyle? Spoken word poet Candica Iloh will teach you how to turn your ideas into lyrics.
DC Public Library and Glover Park Village are teaming up! Call the shots and create a reading club that’s your club!Join us for a meet-and-greet session on Wednesday, July 10 at 11 a.m. to decide what genres and authors you would like to discuss. We're meeting at:Guy Mason Recreation Center 600 Calvert St. NW
The Language Education and Technology Center (Language ETC) will lead an English Conversation Circle for adults at the Georgetown Neighborhood Library.Please register in person or by phone. Mondays & Wednesdays,10 a.m. to 12 p.m.July 15 to Aug. 26
On her first wedding anniversary, Amy Dunne writes in her diary, "I am fat with love, even though people kept telling and telling us the first year was going to be so hard, as if we were naive children marching off to war. It wasn't hard. We are meant to be married."
Get growing this summer with Mary Farrah, Extension Agent from Urban Gardening & Forestry Outreach at the University of the District of Columbia, will give a presentation about gardening on Saturday, July 13 at 12:30 p.m.The event is free and open to the public.