The 11th annual Georgetown Concerts in the Park kicks off the 2013 season with a Rockin’ the Green concert featuring Georgetown's own Rebecca McCabe and Honky Tonk Confidential at Volta Park tonight at 5.
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Sunday, May 19, 2013
Monday, May 13, 2013
The annual concert series, now in its 11th year, starts in Volta Park May 19.
The 11th annual Georgetown Concerts in the Park kicks off the 2013 season with a Rockin’ the Green concert featuring Georgetown's own Rebecca McCabe and Honky Tonk Confidential at Volta Park on May 19. This is the fourth year a "green" theme was set to remind Georgetowners to protect their environment. "Concert goers can participate in a park clean-up and planting project, a book swap, bicycle tune-ups and repair provided by the Farmer’s Market Bike Clinic and a BabyLove donation truck accepting gently used baby gear and clothing," according to a press release. Prior to the concert, you can support Concerts in the Park by satisfying your sweet tooth at Sprinkles Cupcakes. May 13-15 100% of the proceeds from the purchase of Citizens …
Thursday, February 7, 2013
The opening reception for the 4th annual Citizens Association of Georgetown art show is from 6 to 9 tonight a the House of Sweden on the Georgetown waterfront. Works by local artists will be on display there through Sunday.
Monday, February 4, 2013
The 4th Annual Georgetown Art Show is Feb. 7-10 at the House of Sweden.
The Citizens Association of Georgetown is hosting its 4th Annual Georgetown Art show at the House of Sweden, 2900 K St. NW, this week. The show runs Thursday through Sunday at the House of Sweden on the Georgetown waterfront. The curated show features the work of both Georgetown residents who are artists and artists who have studios in Georgetown. The art work is in a range of media, including oil and watercolor paintings, prints, sculpture and photography. Participating artist Sidney Lawrence—whose archival digital print of a thin-line ink drawing of a D.C. cityscape is on display at the Georgetown Library—told Patch it is "no surprise" that so many artists call Georgetown home in one way or another. "What is surprising is the variety of …
Tuesday, January 15, 2013
The Citizens Association of Georgetown oral history event highlighted residents' recollections of Georgetown's somewhat recent past.
Skinny dipping at Dumbarton Oaks, sightings of a long-dead nanny, last-minute dinner invitations to parties with news-makers and reporters and hosting a president for dinner: Through these and so many other stories, Georgetowners brought to life the neighborhood's history as they experienced it. The Citizens Association of Georgetown highlighted its oral history program at an event at Dumbarton United Methodist Church Monday night. Georgetowners Tom Birch, Kevin Delany, Ed Emes, Cooby Greenway, Selwa Roosevelt, and Ann Satterthwaite offered charming memories of Georgetown in the hour-long event. Interested in getting Georgetown Patch directly into your inbox each morning? Learn more about our daily newsletter. "It was a great place. The …
Friday, January 11, 2013
The Citizens Association of Georgetown will host an event highlighting participants in Georgetown's oral history project.
The community is invited to hear Georgetown's history from those who have lived it at 7 p.m. Monday at Dumbarton United Methodist Church, 3133 Dumbarton St. NW. The Citizens Association of Georgetown (CAG) is hosting a "Living History" evening featuring six Georgetowners sharing a few of their recollections about the neighborhood's not-so-distant past. Georgetowners Tom Birch, Kevin Delany, Ed Emes, Cooby Greenway, Selwa Roosevelt, and Ann Satterthwaite will speak at the event and have all participated in CAG's oral history project. The project is a series of one-on-one interviews about life in Georgetown between CAG volunteers and long-time or one-time residents. The oral histories focused on "growing up in or moving to Georgetown, …
Wednesday, January 9, 2013
Sunday from 4 to 6:30 p.m. skating at the Washington Harbour will benefit Georgetown's Concerts in the Park.
Sunday night the Citizens Association of Georgetown (CAG) is hosting an ice skating party with cocktails, warm drinks and hors d'oeurves from Tony & Joe's and priority access and free skate rental at the Washington Harbour skating rink. The party will benefit the 2013 Concerts in the Park series, which is free and open to the public. As Topher Mathews at the Georgetown Metropolitan explains: "One of the great community events in Georgetown is the summer Concerts in the Parks series. Each year the parties and the crowds get bigger and bigger. This summer should be the best yet. But it takes money to throw such a great party." In addition to ice skating the family-friendly afternoon features games for kids off the ice, door prizes and …
Saturday, January 5, 2013
The Citizens Association of Georgetown is seeking Georgetown-based artists to participate in a show of artwork in February.
Friday, October 19, 2012
The Citizens Association of Georgetown's Block Captains program will meet at the Safeway Saturday, Oct. 27.
A week from tomorrow, the Citizens Association of Georgetown will host its Fall Public Safety Meeting with Metropolitan Police Department Officer Antonial Atkins at the Safeway at 10 a.m. The Oct. 27 meeting will give Atkins an opportunity to share safety tips with residents. He will also answer questions or concerns about safety in Georgetown. According to the event notice topics for discussion will include: All residents are welcome. The group will meet in the Georgetown Safeway Cafe on the second level of the store, located at 1855 Wisconsin Ave., at 10 a.m. Oct. 27.
Monday, August 20, 2012
The Citizens Association of Georgetown is installing security cameras in residential areas as part of a public safety program.
Georgetown residents will have one more tool in their crime-deterring arsenal this week as new security cameras pop up on residential streets throughout the neighborhood. The cameras are part of the Citizens Association of Georgetown's (CAG) expanded public safety program. CAG President Jennifer Altemus notified neighbors of the upcoming installations in a recent email. "We hope that the presence of these cameras will act as a deterrent to crime and assist the Metropolitan Police Department with criminal investigations," wrote Altemus. The cameras will initially be installed in "gateway" areas that provide access to and from Georgetown, but CAG hopes to expand to more locations later this year. Georgetowner Bill Dean, CEO of M.C. Dean, Inc…