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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.

Can a playground Be Too Safe?

COME ON OUT JUNE 4th 11:45 RIBBON CUTTING for the UPSHUR PLAYGROUND

11:45 am ribbon cutting to OPEN Upshur Playground with DPR and Councilmember Bowser Stay for the food and fun! 12-2:00 pm FOOD 12:00 -4:00 pm music, crafts and fun!

UPSHUR PLAYGROUND IS OFFICIALLY OPEN

Come on out and enjoy!  Spread the word and see you at the park! Quick note – the contractor is leaving fencing around the newly installed sod to give it a couple more weeks of cure time.

SAVE THE DATE JUNE 4th Upshur Playground Opening & Upshur Pool Party!

In partnership with the 16th Street Neighborhood Association, Joe Vaughn of the ANC405, and Councilmember Muriel Bowser’s office please join the Friends of 16th Street Heights Parks from 12-4 on Saturday June 4th to party in the new playground and celebrate summer at the pool! We need volunteers to help set up, clean up, distribute […]

Come on out and play!

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UPSHUR DOG PARK OPENING

The Department of Parks and Recreation is putting the finishing touches on the* Dog Park at Upshur Park.* It is scheduled to open just after the Thanksgiving holiday.  If you haven’t seen the work in progress (at the corner of Allison and Arkansas), it is just a wonderful space for our four-legged friends and their […]

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.  Because of you, we raised $16,000 to improve Hamilton and Upshur parks (the grounds, the pool, the dog park and the programs). All year round we work […]

Ready! Set! Play! Purchase Your Tickets to Our Fundraiser Online Now!

Join us for a night out at the Intown Uptown Inn on September 25 6:30 pm-9:30 pm! Our annual fundraiser and party in 16th Street Heights! Help support our parks and have fun. Go local but be prepared to be swept away to far-away destinations like: 5 nights for TWO in a deluxe room at […]

Spring Sports at Hamilton and Upshur Parks

TOTS SOCCER at HAMILTON PARK 6:00 PM, Tuesdays (Starting April 20, 2010) Ages 5-6 Come on out to practice your soccer skills with DPR Soccer coach. No games, just practicing.  No need to sign up just come on out!  Parents are welcomed and encouraged to help the coach on the field. T-BALL at UPSHUR PARK […]