The Week Ahead: June 21, 2017

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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.

Saturday, June 24

  • The D.C. Department of Housing and Community Development will hold the ninth annual DC Housing Expo and Home Show, featuring remodeling and repair demonstrations for current homeowners; purchasing-assistance resources for prospective homebuyers; free credit reports and credit counseling; information on tenants’ rights; aging-in-place planning for seniors; financial literacy training for youth; and small-business assistance. The event will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, 801 Mount Vernon Place 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. at School Without Walls High School, 2130 G St. NW.

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.
  • The D.C. Department of Transportation will host a public meeting to discuss the final design concepts of the Rock Creek Park multi-use trail and pedestrian bridge over Rock Creek. The project’s goal is to improve safety and the visitor experience, as well as establish new connections to Rock Creek Park from surrounding neighborhoods. The meeting will be held in the Visitor’s Center at the National Zoo, 3001 Connecticut Ave. NW. There will be an open house from 6 to 8 p.m., with a brief presentation by staff at 6:30 p.m.

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. Agenda items include rehabilitation and exterior renovation of the Carnegie Library, 801 K St. NW; and a revised concept for new construction at 2300 16th St. NW, alongside the White-Meyer House in the Meridian Hill Historic District.
  • The D.C. Office of the Tenant Advocate will hold a stakeholder meeting to provide budgetary and legislative updates and to discuss ideas for the agency’s 10th annual Tenant and Tenant Association Summit on Saturday, Sept. 16. The stakeholder meeting will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. in the conference room 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.

Tuesday, July 11

  • The D.C. Department of Parks and Recreation will host a community meeting on senior programming at the Chevy Chase Community Center. The meeting will begin at 12:30 p.m. at the Chevy Chase Community Center, 5601 Connecticut Ave. NW.