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Book Drive for Pre-K Students at Ketcham Elementary

Posted on 02 Dec 2013 in Anacostia Event, Book Drive, Building Community, Community, Ketcham Elementary School | 0 comments

Residents and friends of Anacostia have an awesome giving spirit! During the holiday season, fellow readers and book lovers are in the process of donating copies of A is for Anacostia to each Pre-K student at Ketcham Elementary School.   To be a part of the book drive,  visit and press the “Donate” button so […]

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More Fun in Ward 8!!!

Posted on 24 Jul 2013 in Art, Festival, Humanities Council of Washington DC | 0 comments

I apologize for not communicating with my neighbors. July is not a good month for writing a blog. There are way too many distractions during the summer months. I promise to try harder in the upcoming months!!! This weekend Historic Anacostia residents have an opportunity to have more fun in our community. Kick-off events for […]

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Power of the Pickle: Building a Community

Posted on 30 Jun 2013 in Anacostia Arts Center, Banished Productions, Building Community, LUMEN8Anacostia, Meeting Neighbors, Pickles, Tactile Anacostia | 0 comments

Before residing in Anacostia, I lived in a high-rise apartment building in Virginia. Oftentimes, I did not see my neighbors with the exception of a brief trip in the elevator. Occasionally, I heard their keys rattle in the hallway on a quiet evening. However, when I embarked on the journey to find a home in […]

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Hello Neighbors!!

Posted on 20 Jun 2013 in Anacostia Event, Festival | 0 comments

I am an enthusiastic resident of Historic Anacostia! Right now, I am counting down to the beginning of summer and the exciting event in our neighborhood. On Saturday, June 22, 2013, a magical experience will take place in our community called LUMEN8Anacostia! It marks the beginning of an art, lights and music festival for every […]

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