The Week Ahead: May 31, 2017


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.

• Organizers of the 2017 Adams Morgan Day will host an informational happy hour for prospective volunteers and others regarding plans for the Sept. 10 festival. The event will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. in the second-floor event space at Johnny Pistolas Mexican Taqueria Bar, 2333 18th St. NW. To RSVP, visit

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 As part of the event, Ward 3 D.C. Council member Mary Cheh will host a “Chat With Cheh” table from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

• Dumbarton House, 2715 Q St. NW, will host a ribbon-cutting event at noon with Ward 2 D.C. Council member Jack Evans to celebrate the museum’s reopening after a major HVAC renovation project. The event will be held in conjunction with open admission from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday as part of the annual Dupont-Kalorama Museums Consortium’s Museum Walk Weekend.

• The Woodley Park Community Association will host a neighborhood picnic from 4 to 7 p.m. in the park off Cortland Place NW. To RSVP, visit

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.

• The Dupont Circle Citizens Association will hold its annual meeting and election at 7:30 p.m. at the International Student House, 1825 R St. NW. Agenda items will include a legislative update from Ward 2 D.C. Council member Jack Evans, a review of the association’s activities and discussion of plans for the 50th annual house tour this fall.

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; Jessica Giles, legislative assistant for at-large D.C. Council member David Grosso, chair of the Education Committee; Eli Hoffman of the D.C. Public Schools Community Action Team; and Dale Mann, principal of Eaton Elementary. 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.

Wednesday, June 7

• Whole Foods Market Tenleytown will host a Community Mix & Mingle event to obtain feedback on the store and opportunities for improvement. The event, which will include small bites and light refreshments, will be held from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. in the upstairs cafe at 4530 40th St. NW.

Thursday, June 8

• The D.C. Department of Transportation will host a public meeting to discuss the Cleveland Park Streetscape and Drainage Improvement Project along Connecticut Avenue NW from Quebec Street to Macomb Street. The meeting will be held from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Eaton Elementary School, 3301 Lowell St. NW.

Saturday, June 10

• At-large D.C. Council member Robert White will host a Community Conversation for the Ward 1 community from 10 a.m. to noon at Mary’s Center, 2333 Ontario Road NW.

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.