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UPSHUR PARK ANNUAL EGG HUNT SATURDAY MARCH 19

The 16th Street Neighborhood Association, the Friends of 16th Street Heights Parks, and the DC Department of Parks and Recreation invite you to an Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, March 19th at Upshur Park from 11:00 am – noon! There will be three hunts: 11:00 am, 11:30 am, and noon. Interested in helping with the event? […]

ANNUAL EGG HUNT AT UPSHUR PARK

Please join the Friends of 16th Street Heights Parks, the 16th Street Heights Civic Association and the DC Department of Parks and Recreation for our community’s annual Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 4th from 11:00 am – 1:00 pm at Upshur Park, 4300 Arkansas Avenue, NW. We have a fun-filled event planned, including arts and […]

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 […]

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 […]

LEASH CUTTING AT UPSHUR DOG PARK

Join the Friends of the 16th St. Heights Parks, Council Member Bowser, and the Department of Parks and Recreation as we officially open the Upshur Dog Park. Doggie goodies provided by Big Bad Woof! Hope to see you at the corner of Allison and Arkansas, NW with or without a fury friend.  All are welcome! […]

Ready! Set! Play! Buy Your Tickets Online for September 25 Fundraiser for our Parks

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 […]

Upshur Park Playground Groundbreaking! September 8 10:30 AM

If you haven’t been to Upshur Park recently, you may not know that work has begun on the new Upshur Playground.  Yes, the dog park and playground are now under construction.  This is all such exciting news! Back in 2008, Council Member Bowser secured funding for DPR to develop plans for a new playground.  Through […]

Upshur Park Dog Park Breaks Ground!

Come on out and join Councilmember Bowser, Mayor Fenty  and Friends of 16th Street Heights parks as we break ground for the new Upshur Dog Park! August 3, 2010 10:30 AM Upshur Dog Park The Dog Park is now closed for use until it reopens in its new glory.  F&L has until early October to […]

HAMILTON PARK SPRING FLING SATURDAY JUNE 5th 3:00 PM-6:00 PM

Come one come all!  Fun for all ages.  Come on out and support our local parks. We are thrilled to host our second annual Spring Fling at Hamilton Park on Saturday June 5th, 3:00 pm-6:00 pm. Field games, BBQ, face painting and a water slide!  Bring a towel and make sure your kids wear clothes […]

FAMILY FUN DAY AT HAMILTON PARK A HUGE SUCCESS!

Thanks to everyone who came out for Family Fun Day!  What a blast it was, and perfect weather!  A very BIG thank you to Charlie Saxton of Office Caterers and his wife Kim, Channce Allen   (Hamilton Site Manager), Dan and Maria Barry, Audrey Nwanse, Brendan Fitzsimmons, Sean Wieland and ANC Commissioner Janet Myers and the […]