The Week Ahead: June 14, 2017

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Wednesday, June 14

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• The National Park Service and Georgetown Heritage will host a hands-on workshop to discuss the future of the C&O National Historical Park in Georgetown. The workshop — one part of developing plans to “reimagine, restore and revitalize” a mile-long section of the canal — will focus on the scope of the project and creating concept designs. The event will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Canal Overlook Room at Georgetown Park, 3276 M St. NW. Reservations are requested; to RSVP, visit georgetowncanal.eventbrite.com.

Thursday, June 15

• The National Capital Planning Commission will hold a public meeting to discuss efforts to ensure a clear, accessible and more efficient review process through proposed revisions to the commission’s Submission Guidelines and Environmental Policies & Procedures. The meeting will be held from 9:30 to 11 a.m. in the commission’s offices in Suite 500N, 401 9th St. NW.

• The D.C. Department of Transportation will hold the first Citizens Advisory Group meeting of the design phase of the 16th Street NW Bus Lanes Project from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the Mount Pleasant Library, 3160 16th St. NW. The agenda will include a progress report on the project and opportunity for public feedback.

Saturday, June 17

• Ward 4 D.C. Council member Brandon Todd will hold office hours from 10 to 11:30 a.m. at the Juanita E. Thornton/Shepherd Park Library, 7420 Georgia Ave. NW. Constituents will have an opportunity to sit down one-on-one with the council member for up to 10 minutes to discuss important issues in Ward 4 and the District.

• The Burleith Citizens Association will host the neighborhood’s annual summer picnic from 3:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Whitehaven Park Green Lot, Whitehaven Parkway and 37th Street NW. Activities will include live music, a dog contest, children’s activities, a raffle, and food and drink. To volunteer or donate, contact burleithevents@gmail.com.

Monday, June 19

• At-large D.C. Council member David Grosso will host a Community Engagement Forum on “Challenges D.C. Faces in the Age of Trump.” The meeting will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. in the gymnasium at Cleveland Elementary School, 1825 8th St. NW. (This meeting has been postponed as of Monday afternoon due to warnings about inclement weather.)

• The Foxhall Community Citizens Association will hold a general meeting at 7 p.m. at Hardy Recreation Center, 45th and Q streets NW. Agenda items will include discussion of the potential nomination of the old Hardy School as a historic landmark.

Tuesday, June 20

• The Crestwood Citizens Association and the advisory neighborhood commissioner for Crestwood’s single-member district 4A08 will hold a meeting at 7 p.m. at the Grace Lutheran Church, 4300 16th St. NW. Agenda items will include updates regarding the proposed sidewalks on Blagden Avenue and Mathewson Drive; discussion of the second phase of the Beach Drive reconstruction project; and proposed comments on the city’s proposed Comprehensive Plan. Ted Van Houten, a planner with the D.C. Department of Transportation, will participate.

Wednesday, June 21

• The D.C. State Board of Education will hold its monthly meeting at 5:30 p.m. in the Old Council Chambers at One Judiciary Square, 441 4th St. NW. The agenda will include consideration of cut scores for the D.C. Science Assessment taken each spring by fifth-graders, eighth-graders and high school biology students.

Thursday, June 22

• The D.C. Historic Preservation Review Board will meet at 9 a.m. in Room 220 South, One Judiciary Square, 441 4th St. NW.

Sunday, June 25

• The Shepherd Park Citizens Association will hold its 15th annual picnic from 2 to 5 p.m. on the lower field of the Lowell School, 1640 Kalmia Road NW. Activities will include games, food, award presentations, an art table run by Create Arts Center of Silver Spring and a popsicle cart courtesy of Congregation Ohev Sholom. For details, visit shepherdpark.org.

• Ward 4 D.C. Council member Brandon Todd will hold the annual Ward 4 Family Fun Day from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. at Kingsbury Day School, 5000 14th St. NW. Activities will include food, music and activities for all ages. To RSVP, contact Dolly Turner at 202-654-6406 or dturner@dccouncil.us.

Tuesday, June 27

• The Foggy Bottom Association will hold its monthly meeting at 7 p.m. The location has not been announced.

Wednesday, June 28

• The D.C. Office of the Tenant Advocate will hold a “Renters 101” training session. Topics will include an overview of tenant rights and responsibilities, as well as discussion of leases, rent increases, rent control, evictions, housing code problems and security deposits. The training will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. at the agency’s office in Suite 300N, Reeves Center, 2000 14th St. NW. To RSVP, call 202-719-6560 or email delores.anderson@dc.gov.

Thursday, June 29

• The D.C. Historic Preservation Review Board will meet at 9 a.m. in Room 220 South, One Judiciary Square, 441 4th St. NW.