Wednesday, April 11
■ The Inaugural Ward 4 Small Business Summit will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Peoples Congregational Church, 4704 13th St. NW. The event, hosted by Councilmember Brandon Todd, is designed to provide small business owners with information, resources and support to attract more business.
■ The State Board of Education’s High School Graduation Requirements Task Force will meet at 6 p.m. in Room 1114 at 441 4th St. NW. This meeting was rescheduled from March 21 due to inclement weather.
Thursday, April 12
■ The Ward 3 Democratic Committee will host a candidate forum for the chair of the D.C. Council position at 7 p.m. at St. Columba’s Church, 4201 Albemarle St. NW.
Sunday, April 15
■ Spring Valley Pediatrics will cohost an event, “Spring in the Valley,” with Stork Childbirth Education and the Spring Valley Neighborhood Association from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. There will be a free car and booster seat safety check, lots of local vendors and food trucks, as well as bounce houses and other fun things for kids.
■ The fourth annual Anacostia River Festival will be held from 1 to 5 p.m. at the Anacostia Park at Good Hope Road and Anacostia Drive SE.
■ Mayor Muriel Bowser will host the Sherman Circle Social at 4 p.m. The social is an informal monthly gathering held on the last Sunday of each month. Come out and get to know your neighbors!