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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

WELCOME SUMMER! POOL PARTY @ UPSHUR POOL

The Friends of 16th Street Heights Parks in partnership with Ward 4 Councilmember Muriel Bowser and DC DPR is hosting a POOL OPENING PARTY at Upshur Pool on May 29th.  Food and Fun!  Come one come all!  11:00 am-4:00 pm.

Greater DC Cares Day! Spring Clean Up @ Upshur Park

Saturday April24, Rain or Shine! 9:30am-Noon Please come out and support Upshur Park and Greater DC Cares.  We are so lucky that they picked Upshur Park  as a volunteer site for their city-wide volunteer day. We will focus on: Moving piles of mulch to garden/flower areas Installing new basketball nets and touching up paint on […]

SAT MORNING AT HAMILTON PARK: PIRATE PARTY SAT DEC 19!

Set your sails for the most awesome pirate adventure this side of the Potomac River. Captain Silly Bones will be at the Hamilton Playground on December 19th to share a special pirate adventure with all of us land lovers! He will have special pirate tattoos for the kids and even lead the crew in a […]

2nd Annual Fall Fiesta at UPSHUR PARK

2nd Annual Fall Fiesta at Upshur Park Sat. Nov.7 12-4pm Come on out for Music, Food from Taqueria District Federale and Office Catering, Crafts, Moon Bounce, Face Painting, Used Clothes and Book exchange, and more. Critical to this event are volunteers.  Below is a list of volunteer needs and time frames when we need people. […]

Hamilton Park Clean Up and Kids Costume Parade: October 31 10 AM

Come on out and help clean up Hamilton Park.  Please brings rakes, trowels, gloves etc.  We will have food and drinks thanks to OFFICE CATERING and coffee from HIGHLANDS!  Bring the kids and bring them in costume!  We will have a Halloween Costume Parade and Party in the park.  The clean up starts at 10 […]

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 […]