Community’s Choice for the Week of September 10th, 2017

Deaf Awareness

Deaf Awareness Day is September 27th. Come to the Old Council Chambers in NW and learn about deaf culture and interact with community members. https://deafawarenessdaydc2017.com.


Ivy Vines Charities

Ivy Vines Charities Inc. is hosting its 5K Walk/Run and Health Fair September 23rd at the Mid-County Recreation Center in Silver Spring. akahealthfair@gmail.com


Kunta Kinte Festival

Take a trip back in time. Attend the 28th Annual Kunta Kinte Heritage Festival September 23rd on the Annapolis City Dock. www.kuntakinte.org


Peace Ride

One Common Unity invites you to its annual “Peace Ride,” a cycling event to promote non-violence Sunday October 1st. The ride starts at the Lincoln Memorial.   www.onecommonunity.org


Purple Wave Festival

Bring the entire family out to a block party. It’s the Purple Wave Festival September 16th hosted by the DC Department of Behavioral Health 1-888-7-we-help.


Surrattsville High School

Calling all Surrattsville High School sophomores from the Class of 2020. Your Community Day is coming up September 16th at the high school. 301-599-2453.


DC Disability Services

There are jobs to be filled for persons with disabilities. The DC Department of Disability Services is hosting a community resource fair October 5th for its Jobs Fair October 5th at the Convention Center. www.dds.dc.gov


Norma Boyd 5K Race

The 5th Annual Norma Boyd 5k Race is September 17th. Come out and support fitness, family fun, and college scholarships. www.akaxo.org


My Sole Know

My Sole Knows 5k Run Walk and Virtual event is September 16th at the District Heights Family & Youth Services Bureau.  The walk is sponsored by the District Heights Youth Development Foundation.  www.developinghigherheights.org

 

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