The Week Ahead: Oct. 25, 2017

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Wednesday, Oct. 25

  • The Woman’s National Democratic Club, at 1526 New Hampshire Ave. NW, will host a reception from 5:30 to 8 p.m. to mark the official opening of the John Cavanaugh Sculpture Garden. Admission is free, but reservations are required; call 202-232-7363 or visit democraticwoman.org.
  • The University of the District of Columbia Community-Campus Task Force will meet at 6:30 p.m. in Room 301-F, Building 39, 4200 Connecticut Ave. NW. Preliminary agenda items include a report on student enrollment at the Van Ness Campus and updates on 4250 Connecticut Ave. NW and other real estate activities. For details, contact Thomas E. Redmond at 202-274-5622 or tredmond@udc.edu.

Thursday, Oct. 26

  • The D.C. Historic Preservation Review Board will meet at 10 a.m. in Room 220 South, One Judiciary Square, 441 4th St. NW.
  • Ward 4 D.C. Council member Brandon Todd will host his third annual State of the Ward 4 Senior Address from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Riggs-LaSalle Recreation Center, 501 Riggs Road NE. The event will include entertainment, health screenings, informational exhibits, speakers and music. To RSVP, contact Dolly Turner at dturner@dccouncil.us or 202-654-6406.
  • The Institute for Equity and Excellence in Public Education and the Health Alliance on Alcohol will host a panel discussion on “Underage Drinking, Marijuana Use, and Washington, D.C. Youth.” The event will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. in the Moot Court Room at the University of the District of Columbia David A. Clarke School of Law, Building 52, 4340 Connecticut Ave. NW. To RSVP, visit tinyurl.com/yaqqss6j.
  • Valor Development will host a community meeting on its Ladybird project to redevelop the old Superfresh site. The meeting will be held from 7 to 8:30 p.m. in the second-floor meeting room at the Tenley-Friendship Library, 4450 Wisconsin Ave. NW.
  • Roadside Development will present its latest plans for the Fannie Mae redevelopment from 7 to 9 p.m. in the community center ballroom at McLean Gardens, 3811 Porter St. NW. Representatives will share their conceptual design, including building locations and heights.
  • The Tregaron Conservancy will present a talk by landscape architect Glenn Stach in connection with the new report “Envisioning the Urban Wild Garden of the 21st Century: Preservation and Sustainability at Tregaron.” The event will be held from 7:30 to 9 p.m. at the Tregaron Mansion, Washington International School, 3100 Macomb St. NW. Admission is free, but reservations are required at info@tregaronconservancy.org.

Saturday, Oct. 28

  • The new Van Ness Social Club will host an event from 3 to 7 p.m. with live music, dancing, chess, art, community conversation and more at the newly created “town square” at 4250 Connecticut Ave. NW on the western plaza above the Van Ness Metro station.

Monday, Oct. 30

  • The D.C. Office of the Attorney General will host a forum on “Educate Yourself: Resources and Services for the DC Latino/Hispanic Community.” The event will be held from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Vida Senior Center, 1842 Calvert St. NW. Attorney General Karl Racine will moderate the discussion, which will be translated into Spanish.
  • The Woodley Park Community Association will hold its fall meeting from 7:30 to 9 p.m. at Stanford in Washington, 2661 Connecticut Ave. NW. Prior to the meeting, starting at 7 p.m., the group Friends of Woodley Park will announce its formation as an urban renewal organization for the neighborhood’s commercial centers, as well as the group’s immediate future plans.

Wednesday, Nov. 1

  • The National Park Service will host a public open house to discuss proposed updates to the draft concept plan for Rock Creek Park’s nature center, horse center and maintenance area as well as their surroundings. The plan, officially known as the Nature Center Complex Development Concept Plan/Environmental Assessment, identifies needed improvements to buildings, picnic areas and trails. The meeting will be held from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the Rock Creek Nature Center, 5200 Glover Road NW, with a short presentation scheduled for 7 p.m.

Thursday, Nov. 2

  • 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 revised concept approval for new construction of a retail and apartment building at 6900 Georgia Ave. NW in the Walter Reed Historic District; concept approval for alteration, lot combination and rooftop addition at 1520-1522 T St. NW in the U Street Historic District; and designation of the West Heating Plant at 1051-1055 29th St. NW as a historic landmark, as well as consideration of proposed substantial demolition of the building and reconstruction as a multi-unit residential building within the Georgetown Historic District.
  • Georgetown Heritage, the National Park Service and the design team from James Corner Field Operations will share initial design concepts for re-envisioning the 1-mile section of the C&O Canal in Georgetown. The meeting will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. at Canal Overlook at Georgetown Park (next to Dean & DeLuca at 3276 M St. NW). To RSVP, visit georgetownheritage.org.

Monday, Nov. 6

  • The Dupont Circle Citizens Association will hold its monthly membership meeting at 7:30 p.m. at International Student House, 1825 R St. NW.

Tuesday, Nov. 7

  • The Glover Park Citizens Association will hold its monthly meeting at 7 p.m. at Stoddert Elementary School and Glover Park Community Center, 4001 Calvert St. NW.
  • The Foggy Bottom Association will hold its annual meeting and board election from 7 to 9 p.m. The location has not been determined.
  • The Palisades Citizens Association will hold its monthly membership meeting from 7:30 to 9 p.m. at the Palisades Community Church, 5200 Cathedral Ave. NW.

Thursday, Nov. 9

  • The Burleith Citizens Association will hold its annual meeting from 6:30 to 9 p.m. at the Duke Ellington School of the Arts, 3500 R St. NW. The agenda includes the proposed slate for the association’s board of directors, including president Eric Langenbacher and vice president Nan Bell.