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ANNUAL EASTER EGG HUNT AT UPSHUR PARK: SATURDAY APRIL 11

The Friends of 16th Street Heights Parks and the 16th Street Neighborhood Association and invites you to our neighborhood’s Annual Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 11th from 11:00 am – 1:00 pm at Upshur Park! We need volunteers!  In preparation for the Easter Egg Hunt, we are seeking volunteers to fill plastic eggs with […]

SPRING SPORTS AT HAMILTON AND UPSHUR PARKS

We are excited that DPR is hosting a variety of spring sports programs for youth. Unfortunately the online registration system is currently unavailable at this time, and work is still being done to correct this.   All interested individuals are encouraged to come to the recreation center(s) and register or just show up on the first […]

Mark Your Calendars for the Following Events

Saturday, March 28 Hamilton Park Clean-up 10:00am-12pm (coffee and muffins provided) (Hamilton St. between 13th & 14th St.) Friends of the 16th Street Heights Parks Community Board Meeting 12:00pm-1:00pm (directly following the clean-up, lunch will be provided) Tuesday, March 31 2nd Master Planning Meeting for Upshur and Hamilton Park with the DC Department of Parks […]

SAVE THE DATE: SATURDAY DECEMBER 13

Please join us for a  Holiday cookie decorating and card making party! 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Hamilton Park 1340 Hamilton Street, NW  Please bring some cookies to decorate & share. Cocoa, cookies, frosting & card-making supplies provided.  rsvp to:  carriellenc@hotmail.com 

SAVE THE DATE: SATURDAY NOVEMBER 22, 2008 HAMILTON PARK BULLETIN BOARD BUILD

Come one come all!  We need at least six adults to come on out and help build a bulletin board/sign for Hamilton Park.  If you can volunteer on this project please email Mariabarry@gmail.com.  The build will start at 9:00 am on SATURDAY NOVEMBER 22.

UPSHUR PARK PLANNING MEETINGS

Come one, come all.  Lend your voice and ideas as we plan a new playground at Upshur Park.  Future deign meetings will be held at the Upshur Recreation Center from 7:00 pm-8:00 pm. WEDNESDAY NOVEMBER 19, 2008 and WEDNESDAY DECEMBER 10, 2008. Please help spread the word to parents, neighbors, citizens and park-goers!  We need […]

UPSHUR PARK PLAYGROUND PLANNING MEETING OCTOBER 29, 7 PM

Sarah Moulton, a community planner with DC Parks and Recreation (DPR). and the Friends of 16^th Street Heights Parks, invite you to our first community meeting to address improvements to the Upshur Park playground. The first meeting is on Wednesday, October 29th at 7 p.m. in the Upshur Park Recreation Center . The meeting is […]

First (Annual) Fundraiser A HUGE Success!

Oh what a night!  We pulled off a terriffic event and made some new friends of the parks and raised financial donations to the tune of $7,000!  We could not have done it without all of you coming (we had over 100 attendees!) and with the help of the following leaders and businesses,   An […]

Upcoming Meetings! Come one, come all

Please mark you calendars for two upcoming meetings about our neighborhood parks!   Thursday, September 25th at 6:30pm  Friends of the 16th Street Heights Parks Community Meeting at Upshur Recreation Center (4300 Arkansas Avenue, NW ). Come and hear about the community-wide planning process that is to begin in October to develop a new playground at […]

In the News

The Northwest Current published an article on the Friends of 16th Street Heights Parks in their May 14 issue. Copies are available at many locations around town. If you cannot find one, here is a scan of the article.