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UPSHUR PARK CLEAN UP SATURDAY OCTOBER 24

We are organizing a fall clean up in partnership with DC Parks and Recreation for Upshur Park on October 24, 2015 at 9:00am-11:00am. Volunteers are needed to participate in cleaning our neighborhood park! All tools and cleaning supplies will be provided. If you would like to bring your own items please do–especially your own gloves! Please come […]

Summer 2015 is Here!

Hi Friends, We need you!  Friends of 16th Street Heights Parks is looking for community members and park users to step up and join in the fun of being on the Board of Directors!  It is an exciting time for our community parks but we need some new people to help!  If you are interested […]

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 […]

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 […]

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! […]

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 […]

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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 […]

Municipal Upkeep of Capital Investments

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