The Week Ahead: March 29, 2017

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1Thursday, March 30

Mayor Muriel Bowser will present her 2017 State of the District Address from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Theater of the Arts, University of the District of Columbia, 4200 Connecticut Ave. NW. To RSVP, visit mayor.dc.gov.

2Friday, March 31

The “Age-Friendly DC” initiative will hold a small group session to discuss city planning policies and priorities that would benefit all ages. The event will be held from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the Watha T. Daniel/Shaw Library, 1630 7th St. NW. To RSVP, visit agefriendly.dc.gov.

3Saturday, April 1

The D.C. Office of the State Superintendent of Education will hold its third annual Adult College Completion Fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at One Judiciary Square, 441 4th St. NW. The event is aimed at encouraging adult learners who are interested in attending college for the first time or who left college without obtaining a degree to earn their postsecondary credential.

4Monday, April 3

The Dupont Circle Citizens Association will hold its monthly meeting at 7:30 p.m. at the International Student House, 1825 R St. NW. Featured speakers will be Celeste Duffie of the D.C. Department of Public Works on “Keeping D.C. Streets Clean” and Joshua Ghaffari of the D.C. Office of Planning on the D.C. Comprehensive Plan.

5Tuesday, April 4

■ The Committee of 100 on The Federal City and the Anacostia Waterfront Trust will host a public presentation on the future of the Anacostia River waterfront. The meeting will be held from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the First Congregational United Church of Christ, 945 G St. NW.
■ Tenleytown Main Street will hold a public meeting on ideas for improving the landscaped triangle park at 42nd Street, Fessenden Street and Wisconsin Avenue NW. The meeting will begin at 6:30 p.m. with a walkthrough at the park, followed by a facilitated discussion at 7 p.m. at Hera Hub DC, Suite 100, 5028 Wisconsin Ave. NW.
■ The Palisades Citizens Association will hold its monthly meeting at 7 p.m. at the Palisades Recreation Center, Dana and Sherier places NW.
■ The Glover Park Citizens Association will meet at 7 p.m. at Stoddert Elementary School and Glover Park Community Center, 4001 Calvert St. NW.
■ The Ward 3-Wilson Feeder Education Network will meet at 7 p.m. at the Chevy Chase Library, 5625 Connecticut Ave. NW. Bethany Little, a Murch Elementary parent and one of the Ward 3 representatives on the city’s Cross-Sector Collaboration Task Force, will discuss the group’s work on identifying ways that D.C. Public Schools and charter schools can better work together.

6Wednesday, April 5

The Georgetown Business Improvement District will host a public meeting to discuss its Georgetown Gateways project at 6 p.m. at the Georgetown Library, 3260 R St. NW. Part of the Georgetown 2028 planning process, the initiative seeks to enhance the major entry points into the commercial district in ways that will better reflect the character of the neighborhood.

7Thursday, April 6

■ “Building 4 Our Future: Four Generations and Beyond,” a panel discussion focusing on real estate development and construction as they relate to generational trends and demands, will feature Lisa Mallory, CEO of the D.C. Building Industry Association; Kenyattah Robinson, president and CEO of the Mount Vernon Community Improvement District; Jason Bonnet, vice president for development at Forest City Realty Trust; Marcia Hart, founder of workplace1080; and Urmi Joshi, a Master in Real Estate graduate from Georgetown University. The event will be held from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. at the Georgetown University School of Continuing Studies, 640 Massachusetts Ave. NW. Registration costs $50 to $150; RSVP at dcbia.org.
■ The “Age-Friendly DC” initiative will hold a small group session from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Foundry United Methodist Church, 1500 16th St. NW. To RSVP, visit agefriendly.dc.gov.
■ The National Capital Planning Commission will hold its monthly meeting at 1 p.m. in Suite 500N, 401 9th St. NW.
■ The public will have an opportunity to review options for the exterior of the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum through an on-site cladding mock-up of the alternatives under consideration in the project’s environmental assessment. The event will be held from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. on the terrace on the museum’s northeast side along Jefferson Drive SW.

8Friday, April 7

■ The “Age-Friendly DC” initiative will hold a small group session to discuss city planning policies and priorities that would benefit all ages. The event will be held from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the Chevy Chase Library, 5625 Connecticut Ave. NW. To RSVP, visit dcps.dc.gov.
■ A public meeting will review options for the exterior of the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum, followed by a site visit to examine an on-site cladding mock-up of the alternatives under consideration. The meeting will be held from 10 to 11 a.m. in the Smithsonian Facilities’ Main Conference Room, Capitol Gallery West Building, 600 Maryland Ave. SW. To RSVP, contact bondc@si.edu.

9Saturday, April 8

The Dumbarton Oaks Park Conservancy will host a 76th anniversary celebration for the park from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. The day’s activities will include a land stewardship volunteer event at 9 p.m.; a ceremonial reopening of the park gates at 11:30 a.m.; and an activity fair with exhibits from community, environmental and nonprofit partners from noon to 2:30 p.m. Public access to the park is via Lover’s Lane near 30th and R streets NW.

10Wednesday, April 12

The University of the District of Columbia Community-Campus Task Force will meet at 6:30 p.m. in Room A-03 of Building 44 on the university’s campus, 4200 Connecticut Ave. NW. Preliminary agenda items including housing and zoning updates, plans for 4250 Connecticut Ave. NW, a gerontology presentation and upcoming university events. For details, contact Thomas E. Redmond at 202-247-5622 or tredmond@udc.edu.

11Thursday, 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.

12Monday, April 24

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. The discussion will focus on setting priorities for the next five years. To RSVP, visit dcps.dc.gov.