The Week Ahead: May 24, 2017

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Wednesday, May 24

• The D.C. State Board of Education will host a special working session with D.C. Public Schools Chancellor Antwan Wilson to discuss ways to collaborate on education priorities. The meeting will begin at 6 p.m. in Room 1114 at One Judiciary Square, 441 4th St. NW.
• The National Park Service will host a public meeting to discuss the next segment of the Beach Drive NW rehabilitation project, which will affect the area from Tilden Street NW to Broad Branch Road NW. The agenda will include updates on improvements already made to the roadway, multi-use trail and Rock Creek streambanks as well as upcoming closures and detours. The meeting will be held from 7 to 8 p.m. at the Petworth Library, 4200 Kansas Ave. NW.

Thursday, May 25

• 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 will include board deliberation on new construction at 6800 Georgia Ave. NW in the Walter Reed Army Medical Center Historic District, as well as consideration of the Washington International School’s revised concept for construction of a new classroom building and site alterations at Tregaron at 3100 Macomb St. NW in the Cleveland Park Historic District.
• The D.C. Department of Transportation will host an information meeting to outline traffic safety improvements scheduled for 39th Street and Reno Road NW. The meeting will be held from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Deal Middle School, 3815 Fort Drive NW.
• The Office of the Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development will hold a community meeting on redevelopment proposals for the old Hebrew Home site at 1125 Spring Road NW. The meeting will begin at 6:30 p.m. at Raymond Recreation Center, 3725 10th St. NW.

Tuesday, May 30

• The D.C. Federation of Citizens Associations will meet from 7:15 to 9 p.m. in the undercroft at All Souls Episcopal Church, 2300 Cathedral Ave. NW. The guest speaker will be D.C. Office of Planning director Eric Shaw.

Wednesday, May 31

• The D.C. Tenants’ Advocacy Coalition will meet from 6:30 to 9 p.m. at Sumner School Museum, 17th and M streets NW. The agenda will include discussion of legislation that would impose new restrictions on Airbnb and other short-term rentals, as well as discussion of the organization’s future and transition plans with the formal announcement by Jim McGrath that he plans to step down as chair after 24 years in the post.

Thursday, June 1

• The D.C. Historic Preservation Review Board will meet at 9 a.m. in Room 220 South, One Judiciary Square, 441 4th St. NW.
• The National Capital Planning Commission will hold its monthly meeting at 1 p.m. in its offices in Suite 500, North Lobby, 401 9th St. NW. Agenda items will include consideration of a concept design for the rehabilitation of the Carnegie Library and a presentation on management strategies for small parks.

Saturday, June 3

• The Glover Park Citizens Association will present Glover Park Day, which will feature children’s activities, food from local restaurateurs, craft and art displays, and musical performances. The festival will be held from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Guy Mason Recreation Center, Calvert Street and Wisconsin Avenue NW. Admission is free. For details, visit gloverparkday.org.

Monday, June 5

• The Ward 3-Wilson Feeder Education Network will meet at 7 p.m. at the Tenley-Friendship Library, 4450 Wisconsin Ave. NW. The agenda will include a report from a community working group examining overcrowding issues at area schools; an update on school nursing legislation; and planning for the group’s priorities for the next school year.

Tuesday, June 6

• The Cleveland Park Citizens Association will hold a community forum on “Kids, Schools, Shelters: John Eaton and Beyond” at 7 p.m. in the auditorium at Eaton Elementary School, 3301 Lowell St. NW. Panelists will include Laura Zeilinger, director of the D.C. Department of Human Services; Mary Cheh, Ward 3 D.C. Council member; and Jessica Giles, legislative assistant for at-large D.C. Council member David Grosso, chair of the Education Committee. Immediately prior to the forum, the association will hold its annual meeting with the election of the board of directors and an annual report from 6:30 to 7 p.m.
• The Palisades Citizens Association will hold its monthly meeting from 7:30 to 9 p.m. in the gymnasium at Key Elementary School, 5001 Dana Place NW. The guest speaker will be D.C. Attorney General Karl Racine.

Tuesday, June 13

• Donohoe Cos. will host a community meeting to discuss its mixed-use development at 4000 Wisconsin Ave. NW. The meeting will begin at 7:30 p.m. in the community room at the 2nd District Police Headquarters, 3320 Idaho Ave. NW.