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This week, Georgetown Patch editors highlight where you need to be and what you need to know this week.
Rose Park Playground Redesign: Give your feedback on proposed changes coming to Rose Park's playground area as part of the Mayor's Play DC initiative. There will be a public meeting 6:30 p.m. on Sept. 5 at at Jerusalem Baptist Church, 2600 P St., NW. Or you can comment online.
The Advisory Neighborhood Commission will meet Tuesday of this week to address permit requests and design concepts for a range of businesses. The ANC meets at 6:30 p.m. at Georgetown Visitation.
O Street Block Party Saturday: Merchants on O Street, NW west of Wisconsin Avenue, NW will be hosting a "Back to School Block Party" Saturday, Sept. 7. Participating businesses (like Bloomers and Hugh & Crye) will be offering student discounts on a variety of items.Doggie Day Swim: Francis Pool, 25th and N streets, NW, is one of three pools will host the annual Doggie Day Swim Saturday, Sept. 7 from noon to 4 p.m. The fifth annual event features aquatics games for dogs and for humans there is information on vaccinations, dog licenses and dog park licenses.
The only Frank Lloyd Wright house open to the public in the area, experience the Pope-Leighey House. The historic site is located at 9000 Richmond Hwy. in Alexandria. Open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., including Labor Day. Admission is $8.50 for adults and $4 for children. Two bedrooms, 1,200 square feet with an original sale price of $7,000, it’s an excellent example of the famous architect’s small homes.