The Week Ahead: April 12, 2017

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Thursday, April 13

■ New D.C. Public Schools Chancellor Antwan Wilson will meet with the Ward 1 community from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Columbia Heights Educational Campus, 3101 16th St. NW. The discussion will focus on setting priorities for the next five years. To RSVP, visit dcps.dc.gov.

Saturday, April 15

■ The Metropolitan Police Department’s 2nd, 3rd and 4th districts will host a community bike ride, which will begin at 9 a.m. at the Riggs LaSalle Recreation Center, 501 Riggs Road NE, and end at the Foggy Bottom/GWU Metro station. The ride will pass through the neighborhoods of Lamond-Riggs, Manor Park, Brightwood Park, Petworth, Shaw, Logan Circle, the West End and Georgetown.

Tuesday, April 18

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■ The D.C. Department of Transportation will hold a public informational meeting on the design and implementation of the reconstruction of Oregon Avenue NW from Military Road to Western Avenue. The agenda will include a final update on the project design. The meeting will be held from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the Chevy Chase Community Center, 5601 Connecticut Ave. NW.
■ The Chevy Chase Citizens Association’s annual “Green Meeting” will focus on “Going Solar & Carbon Pricing.” Speakers will include Jeremiah Lowery of the Chesapeake Climate Action Network and Sam Brooks of District Solar Power. The meeting will begin at 7:30 p.m. at the Chevy Chase Community Center, 5601 Connecticut Ave. NW.

Thursday, April 20

■ The U.S. Department of State will host an open house and public hearing on plans for the redevelopment of approximately 32 acres of the former Walter Reed Army Medical Center into a chancery center. The open house will be held from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m., with a public hearing afterward from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Both events will take place in Building 41 on Dahlia Street NW within the Walter Reed Army Medical Center campus (enter at 14th Street and Alaska Avenue NW).

Monday, April 24

■ D.C. government agencies and local housing organizations will hold a fair housing symposium on “Transformative Integration: Changing Times in Fair Housing” from 3 to 8 p.m. in the Grand Ballroom at the University of the District of Columbia Student Center, 4200 Connecticut Ave. NW. Admission is free; to RSVP, visit 2017fhsymposium.eventbrite.com.
■ New D.C. Public Schools Chancellor Antwan Wilson will meet with the Ward 2 community from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at School Without Walls at Francis-Stevens, 2425 N St. NW. To RSVP, visit dcps.dc.gov.

Tuesday, April 25

■ The Foggy Bottom Association will hold its monthly meeting at 7 p.m. The location has not been announced.
■ The Citizens Association of Georgetown will host an oral history event on “Recollections of Georgetown,” featuring moderator Carol Joynt and panelists Stuart  Kenworthy, Ella Pozell, Vernon Ricks and Barbara Ricks Thompson. The meeting will be held at Pinstripes, 1064 Wisconsin Ave. NW. A reception will begin at 7 p.m., followed by the program at 7:30 p.m.

Thursday, April 27

■ The D.C. Department of Transportation will hold a community meeting to present an approach to improvements at Ward Circle and a timeline for the work. The meeting will be held from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at Mann Elementary School, 4430 Newark St. NW.