Blessed Sacrament School Halloween traditions at Blessed Sacrament School and the Chevy Chase neighborhood are always eagerly anticipated. Blessed Sacrament has a Halloween parade featuring kindergarten through fifth grade in their costumes. The students walk around the school several times,...
By Anying Guo The holiday season is adorned with theatrical traditions, but there’s nothing quite like Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol,” the timeless tale of the redemption of Ebenezer Scrooge. Ford’s Theatre has produced the play annually during the holiday...
The Fairmont Washington, D.C. hotel in the West End will open its outdoor ice skating rink for the season on Nov. 25, offering skating on a “winter wonderland” that will include appearances from Santa Claus. Members of the public...
The Parks at Walter Reed will hold a Holiday Reflection and Tree Lighting from 4 to 6 p.m. on Saturday to celebrate the holidays and commemorate the former Army medical center’s history, according to a news release. The event —...
The Junior League of Washington, a nonprofit focused on women’s empowerment, will host its Holiday Shops fundraiser on Saturday and Sunday in Dock 5 at Union Market, 1309 5th St. NE. More than 70 merchants will participate in the...
Meet Luther! He’s an energetic 6-month-old who can’t wait to go home! C’mon, who can resist that smile? He’d love a fun family who will love him and teach him lots of new tricks. Is that you? If you think Luther...
When local second-grader Sanah Hutchins wrote a letter to North Carolina-based artist Matthew Willey asking him to paint a mural at her school, she wasn’t even sure she’d get a response. She certainly had no idea that he would...
British International School of Washington Last week, the British International School of Washington issued its first edition of Amplified. It replaces The Atlantic, our original school newspaper. When creating Amplified, the team’s main goal was to produce a fresh take on...
Meet Claire! Claire came to the Humane Rescue Alliance from a rescue at the end of August with nine puppies. She was a wonderful mother and dutifully nursed the pups in her den at the Humane Rescue Alliance. Visitors...
Blessed Sacrament School Every year, the fourth-graders of Blessed Sacrament School take a field trip to the Chesapeake Bay to learn hands-on about the bay and spend the day there. This year, our fourth-graders went to the bay in the...

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