Community’s Choice for Week of October 18th 2015

Basketball Game
Fairmont Heights High School Alumni invites you to a charity basketball game against Bladensburg High School Alumni November 6th at Fairmont Heights. coachchuckhenry@gmail.com


Run Your Art Out

The 2nd Annual Run Your Art Out 5K Fun Run hosted by Comass, Inc. is October 24th at the MLK Recreation Park in Silver Spring.   www.compassmaryland.org


Emery Heights 

Friends of Emery Heights Community Center in NW remind you to donate to their “Warming the Souls Winter Drive.” Gently used coats, hats, and gloves are needed. 202-576-3211.


Central Union Mission

Join Central Union Mission for an evening of food, art and live entertainment October 27th at Union Market Dock5. It’s a fundraiser to support homeless families. www.missiondc.org

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National Hand Dance Association

The National Hand Dance Association is hosting a one-day youth and young adult hand dance symposium October 24th at the RISE Demonstration Center in SE. www.nationalhanddanceassociation.org

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Farm Fest

Enjoy a day of western fun and support efforts to help those with Sickle Cell. Come out to the 6th Annual Farm Fest Extravaganza sponsored by Hope Leadership Club of Prince George’s County and Corey Jackson Horsemanship October 24th at the Prince George’s Equestrian Center. 301-254-9553.

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The Training Source

Join the Training Source for its 22nd Anniversary Dinner and Auction October 29th at the Newton White Mansion. www.thetrainingsource.org

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AKA Masquerade

Grab your costume and join the ladies of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority for its Black and Bling Masquerade Soiree October 31st at the Xi Omega Center in NW. http://xoblack-blingmasksoiree.eventbrite.com

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Delta Domestic Violence Program

The Federal City Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority invites you to its My Sister’s Keep Domestic Violence Awareness Month Program Saturday, October 24th at MLK Memorial Library.  gotv@thefcacdst.org

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Diversity Career Fair

The 2015 Professional Diversity Career is Tuesday, October 20th from 10am to 3pm at the Embassy Suites Crystal City.  www.prodivnet.com/events

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Capitol Heights Elementary PTSA

Capitol Heights Elementary School is hosting the Great Race Color Run and fall Fundraiser October 24th.   301-817-0494

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Chi Eta Phi Sorority

Alpha Chapter Chi Eta PHI Sorority Presents its 49th Annual Fashion Show & Luncheon October 25th at Martin’s Crosswinds.  202-544-7165


 

Seminar & Dance

The Women of Life Changing Seminar and Dance is October 25th at 3pm at the Harmony Hall Recreation Center in Fort Washington. www.sneedsproductions.com

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100 Black Women, Inc.

The National Coalition of 100 Black Women, Inc. Anne Arundel County Chapter invites you to its Masquerade Party October 24th from 8pm to midnight at the Fleet Reserve Club in Annapolis.   www.ncbw-aamd.org



DC Housing

DC residents your input is needed at a public forum hosted by the DC Department of Housing and Urban Development October 28th at 6:30pm at Shaw Library in NW.  This is your chance to express your views on DHCD’s Consolidated Plan for Fiscal Years 2016-2020.    www.dhcd.dc.gov


Delta Sigma Theta

The Prince George’s County Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority and First Baptist Church of Highland Park are hosting free workshops for students on essay writing and how to fill out scholarship and college applications October 24th at the church.  www.pgcacdst.org

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Renee Nash, Director of Information and Public Affairs for WHUR, is a well-respected journalist who has covered a range of issues from local and national politics, to healthcare reform and civil rights. She has also spearheaded numerous award-winning projects including radiothons, town hall meetings and food and clothing drives. Over her 25-year career at WHUR, she has been a writer, reporter, producer and anchor. Renee serves on the boards of many organizations including the Edith P. Wright Breast Cancer Foundation and Sisters of Hope. She is the proud mom of Dominique and Delante.

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