What’s on Tap in Tenleytown (3/4-3/9)

Don’t let the last vestiges of winter get you down. Spring is right around the corner. And Tenleytown has lots this week to get you in the mood to shake off those winter time blues.

  • The quarterly meeting of the American University’s Community Liaison Committee (CLC) will take place on Tuesday, March 4 at 7:00 p.m. in the Founders Room of the School of International Service. The agenda includes an update on construction at the Washington College of Law and planned construction of the East Campus, a presentation on the outcomes of a transportation demand management study, and discussion of the December 11 campus lock-down. The CLC, which is comprised of university and community representatives, seeks to foster positive relations and to maintain regular communication between the university and its neighbors.  The meeting is open to the public.
  • On Wednesday, March 5, the Tenley-Friendship library will host a discussion with author Dr. Mark N. Ozer on his book Washington DC: Streets and Statues. Walking in the Steps of History. Those interested in the national capital can all learn the fascinating story of the country’s history as expressed in its street names and statues. Copies of the book will be available for purchase from the author after the talk, which begins at 7:00 p.m.
  • Also on Wednesday, join District Trivia once again for Trivia Wednesday at Public Tenley where teams compete for a chance at a $5,000 cash prize in the CSN Trivia Challenge.
  • Support the American University Eagles women’s basketball team as they take on Lafayette on Thursday, March 6 at 7:00 p.m. at the Bender Arena in the quarterfinals of the Patriot League championship

  • On Thursday evening, you can also go “Deeper Into Meditation” with David Newcomb. Newcomb will share meditation techniques starting at 7:00 p.m. at the Tenley-Friendship Library.
  • The Janney Players will present a two-day only production of Dr. Doolittle on Friday, March 7 at 7:00 p.m. and Saturday, March 8 at 2:00 p.m. in the Deal Middle School auditorium. Now in their 23rd season, the Janney Players are sure to delight in this classic tale of the doctor who can speak to the animals. Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for students, and can be purchased by sending an email to JanneyMusicalTickets@gmail.com specifying the show date and number of tickets. The show is expected to sell out, so get your tickets early!
  • Put your swimming fins on and join your neighbors for a “dive-in” movie at American University on Saturday, March 8. The animated classic Finding Nemo will be screened in the Reeves Aquatic Center pool at 1:00 p.m. Open swim will take place from 12:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. Free parking is available in the Bender Arena garage. To RSVP or for more information contact Andrew Huff, Director of Community Relations at 885-2167 or ahuff@american.edu.
  • On Saturday, March 8, neighborhood moms have two opportunities to attend a talk on Simple Strategies to Help Moms Stay Relaxed & Energized. Alexandra Hughes and Ruth Polden of theblissspace.com will present an educational, inspiring and supportive talk designed for mothers who experience stress and worry as part of their daily lives.  They will share simple and practical strategies to help women to stay clear, sane, energized yet relaxed in their experience as mothers. Talks will be given at 10:00 a.m. at the Tenley-Friendship Library and at 1:00 p.m. at the IMCW Center for Mindful Living, 4708 Wisconsin Avenue, Suite 200. The talk is free, but there is a suggested donation of

    $5 to $10 to help defray costs.


Know of an event in the neighborhood? Want to let others know, too? Send us an email at tenleytowndc@gmail.com.