Come on out to celebrate Hamilton Park in 16th Street Heights!

Come one come all Saturday September 28, 2013
4:00 pm-7:00 pm

Come celebrate the NEW Hamilton Playground and courts
1340 Hamilton Street, NW

We will have fried chicken, sides, salads and drinks and a DJ!
Please bring a dessert to share!

Please contact us if you have questions, would like to volunteer or you are planning on coming
Email: mariabarry@gmail.com

Please spread to your friends and neighbors!

HAMILTON PARK PLAYGROUND & COURTS RIBBON CUTTING

We are so pleased to have the newly renovated Hamilton Park OPEN!

There are still a few items left to complete, such as installation of the following:
  • 6 benches, 3 picnic tables, 4 trash cans, 2 recycling containers, 2 bike racks
  • Rain barrel and compost bin within community garden space
  • Outdoor fitness equipment
  • Permanent signage
  • Shade shelter
  • Security lighting
  • Drinking fountain
  • Striping of the futsal court
The official “Ribbon Cutting” ceremony has been scheduled for Friday, September 13th at 10:00 AM.  We hope that you’re able to make it!
Stay tuned for a Friends of 16th Street Heights Parks Community Celebration at Hamilton Park this fall.
Please invite your friends and neighbors to join the Parks list serve!
See you at the parks!

Family Movie Night at Hamilton Park! Friday September 7

Come on out Friday September 7 for MOVIE NIGHT at Hamilton Park
6:00 pm-7:00 pm Fried chicken and fun–please feel free to brings sides and desserts to share
7:30 pm MOVIE: THE LORAX (at sundown)

If you can help volunteer please email mariabarry@gmail.com

SATURDAY FEBRUARY 4th! THE GREAT ZUCCINI PERFORMS A FUNDRAISER FOR FRIENDS OF 16th STREET HEIGHTS PARKS

We are THRILLED to host The Great Zucchini on Saturday February 4th
10 am til 11:30 am
Lunch at 11:30 AM

Where: The Christ Lutheran Church (Gallatin and 16th Street NW)

Lunch is donated generously by Charlie Saxon and Office Catering

Come one come all!  Please help spread the word and let’s get a crowd!
Tickets are $10 (check or cash only please)

The Great Zucchini, Washington’s funniest and most magical *PRESCHOOL &
KINDERGARTEN *entertainer, performs a colorful magic show where *every
child is a star* and *guaranteed to laugh*!

For over 15 years, The Great Zucchini has been entertaining young children
as a magician and preschool teacher. He performs his hands-on, interactive
magic shows for more that 400 groups a year. His experience, coupled with
his gentle nature and wacky facial expressions, makes kids immediately feel
comfortable and ready to laugh.The wonder of magic, silliness of comedy,
and interactive nature of The Great Zucchini’s show keeps children on the
edge of their seats. Watch your kids’ faces light up as they see things
disappear and reappear.

This is a FUNDRAISER to help us year round improve Hamilton and Upshur
Parks!

We also need volunteers to set up and clean up etc
Please email mariabarry@gmail.com to volunteer!

We can’t do this without you!  Please come on out and help spread the word!

Come and check out the Tot Garden at Hamilton Park!

We had a great day of landscaping this past Saturday at Hamilton Park.  A HUGE thank you to Dan Barry, Carol Herwig, Brent Sisco, Charlie Myers, Channce Allen, Howard Ways and Adrian Hunnings who gave their whole day landscaping and plating trees.  We can’t wait until spring to see it all in bloom.  Thanks again to all the volunteers who came out! 

auction organizers

READY SET PLAY! THANK YOU FOR SUPPORTING OUR PARKS

A HUGE thank you to all of you who came out to support our parks at the annual silent auction and cocktail party at the Intown Uptown Inn.

All year round we work to improve our neighborhood parks and we need your help–your time, talent and financial contributions.  You can donate online every day of the year on our web site and if you have time to volunteer please contact Maria at mariabarry@gmail.com

Links to our Sponsors:

Lee Murphy, Realtor
Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage
202.277.7477
lmurphy@cbmove.com
http://www.leemurphy.net/

Adrian Hunnings, Principal Broker
Palladian One Realty, LLC
Adrian@PalladianOne.com
(C) 202-255-4881 (W) 202-291-2382
http://palladianone.com/gmap

David Cox
Long & Foster
http://coxandcoxhomes.lnfre.com

Office Catering
Charlie Saxon
csaxon@officecater.net
http://www.officecater.net/

Harvey Yancey
HRY Design
WWW.HRYDESIGN.COM
(202) 558-6715

A special thank you to our sponsors:  Solar Solutions, Lee Murphy (Coldwell Banker),  K. Adrian Hunnings (Palladian One Realty), David Cox, Chas Offut, Chip Richardson Law Firm, Harvey Yancey of HRY Design, Parlour Salon, Charlie Saxon (Officer Catering), Yes Organic Market (for the wines), Chocolate City Beer, Ana & Sidney Barcelona, and Sandy Gartrell (Intown Uptown Inn)

Municipal Upkeep of Capital Investments

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/mike-debonis/post/what-upshur-park-tells-us-about-municipal-upkeep/2011/08/19/gIQAb0jzPJ_blog.html#pagebreak

Save the Date! October 1, 2011

Dear Friends,

Please save the date October 1 at 6:30 pm at the Uptown Intown Inn for our annual soiree and fundraising silent auction.

If you are interested in helping us plan this important event please contact Maria at mariabarry@gmail.com.

We need your help!

Please join the Park Green Team!

Dear Friends

We are recruiting volunteers to help water the trees at Upshur Park.  In addition we are looking for volunteers to help plant and maintain the Tot Garden at Hamilton Park.  Please email Maria at mariabarry@gmail.com to volunteer.