Who are the persons whose familiar names are part of our everyday lives as we live and visit on the streets of Washington? Why are they there? When did they appear and for what reason? Find out with local author Dr. Mark N. Ozer as he discusses his book Washington DC: Streets and Statues. Walking in the Steps of History
Interested in living on less?The new Tiny House movement is asking questions about how to live sustainably and happily in very small spaces, and Boneyard Studios right here in D.C. is a community of four of these very small homes.
Celebrate Black History Month!Learn the fascinating history of rum and the African slave trade with Johns Hopkins University's Leonard and Helen R. Stulman Professor of History, Dr. Franklin W. Knight. Embark on a "dry" tasting of premium rums from the Caribbean and South America with Dr. Knight's full-bodied descriptions.
Urgent Care 101: How to identify potential problems with your petJoin Drs. Jennifer Gonzales and Nicola Moore from the Friendship Hospital for Animals as they cover key symptoms to look for when determining if you should seek veterinary care sooner rather than later. Topics will range from how to assess your pet's vital signs to identify pain or distress.This talk is free and open to the human public - no pets please!
Frederick Douglass is considered one of America's greatest figures of the 19th century. Through sheer determination, he rose from slavery to become an abolitionist and statesman. He lived the last 18 years of his life in the Anacostia neighborhood (Cedar Hill estate) of Washington, D.C.