What’s on Tap in Tenleytown (3/10-3/16)

Tenleytown is springing forward this week! A lot of events focus on health, well being and getting ready for spring. Come out and get re-energized after the long winter:

  • On Tuesday, March 11, Woodrow Wilson High School will host a dialogue on bullying as the final session of its Mental Health Speaker Series and Dialogue for parents. A representative of One Common Unity will facilitate a dialogue and discuss tangible solutions for identifying, responding, and intervening when bullying occurs. The discussion begins at 7:00 p.m., is open to the public and will take place in the Wilson library.
  • On Wednesday morning, enjoy yoga in the galleries at the Katzen Arts Center at 10:00 a.m. The free session will be led by a certified Kripalu Yoga teacher. Participants are asked to bring a mat.
  • In honor of National Nutrition Month, Iona Senior Services at Friendship Terrace will offer a special presentation on Nutrition and Healthy Aging on Wednesday, March 12 at 11:00 a.m. in the Friendship Terrace dining room. Admission is free and open to all.  For more information call Friendship Terrace at 202-244-7400Seabury at Friendship Terrace Retirement Community is located at 4201 Butterworth Place, NW and provides 180 affordable, independent living apartments for active seniors.
  • Iona Senior Services will convene a discussion group for adult children who have parents with memory loss on Wednesday, March 12 at 6:30 p.m. The third in the four-part series will help participants learn ways to cope with challenging behaviors, situations, and emotions in caring for a parent with memory loss. The series is free, but space is limited. Call 202-895-9448 to register. Discussions will take place at Iona, 4125 Albemarle Street, NW. Limited free parking is available at the Iona garage on 42nd Street.

  • Round out your Wednesday by joining District Trivia for Trivia Wednesday at Public Tenley where teams compete for a chance at a $5,000 cash prize in the CSN Trivia Challenge. Trivia begins at 7:00 p.m., but arrive early to reserve a seat.
  • Advisory Neighborhood Commission (ANC) 3E will meet on Thursday evening at 7:30 p.m. in the Wilson High School Auditorium, 3950 Chesapeake Street, NW. This month’s agenda includes a presentation by PEPCO, discussion of a potential green alley behind Harrison Street, a resolution on the modernization of Murch Elementary School, plans for changes at Public Tenley and discussion of a grant to IONA Senior Services.
  • Alice Deal Middle School will hold a Visiting Day on Friday, March 14 at 9:00 a.m. Prospective parents can learn about academic and extracurricular programs offered by Deal, and experience first-hand why Deal is the model for middle schools in the District.
  • On Saturday, March 15, join your friends and neighbors at Turtle Park from 9:00 a.m. until noon for the annual Spring Clean Up. This all-volunteer effort will help ensure that our wonderful neighborhood park remains clean and beautiful. Kids are welcome to contribute to the clean up or to play while you lend a hand. Please bring your garden gloves. Let’s get ready for spring! Turtle Park is located at 45th and Van Ness Streets.

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