Fall into Fun and Frightful Events in October at DPR

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Friday, October 2, 2015
DPR Customer Service: (202) 673-7647


DPR Media Contact: John Stokes, (202) 288-7275; John.Stokes@dc.gov

(WASHINGTON, DC) – This October, as the Fall season begins, the DC Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) is filled with amazing events and opportunities to celebrate Halloween, participate in a National Afterschool Activity event, recognize Breast Cancer Awareness Month and more! While browsing through the list of highlighted events below, remember this is only a glimpse of the many activities and programs being held at DPR centers and facilities during the month of October.

To find more information on DPR events and programs – visit the special events calendar on DPR’s home page (http://dpr.dc.gov), visit any DPR center, register for programs (http://bit.ly/DPRReg) or call DPR at (202) 673-7647. To receive the latest up to the minute DPR Facility updates, sign up for Nixle on DPR’s home page (http://dpr.dc.gov). You can also receive updates by visiting our Twitter @DCDPR or subscribe to receive press releases or advisories.

Events – At a Glance

Agency Closures:

Monday, October 12 – Columbus Day

Special Events:

Community:

Friday, October 9 – Lunch and a Movie @ Guy Mason Rec Ctr.
Saturday, October 10 – Fit DC Ward 4 Walk @ Takoma Rec Ctr.
Saturday, October 10 – It’s all About Line Dancing Social @ Bald Eagle Rec Ctr.
Thursday, October 15 – Community Meeting @ Hill Center (Old Naval Hospital)
Saturday, October 17 – 4th Annual Hillcrest Day @ Hillcrest Rec Ctr.
Thursday, October 22 – Lights On Afterschool @ Raymond Rec Ctr.
Friday, October 23 – Lunch and a Movie @ Guy Mason Rec Ctr.
Friday, October 23 – Chili and Rib Cook off @ Fort Stevens Rec Ctr.
Saturday, October 24 – Fit DC Ward 8 Walk @ Fort Stanton Rec Ctr.
Saturday, October 31 – Flower Planting @ Pope Branch Park

Breast Cancer Awareness Events

Thursday, October 15 – 5th Annual Breast Cancer Walk @ Lamond Rec Ctr.
Friday, October 16 – Pink and Purple Line Dance Social @ Sherwood Rec Ctr.
Saturday, October 17 – 7th Annual Breast Cancer Awareness Walk & Event @ Bald Eagle Rec Ctr.
Monday, October 19 – 4th Annual Pink Madness Breast Cancer Basketball Tournament @ Bald Eagle Rec Ctr.
Tuesday, October 20 – “Tackle” Breast Cancer Showcase @ Bald Eagle Rec Ctr.
Wednesday, October 21 – Pink Madness Survivors Dinner @ Bald Eagle Rec Ctr.
Thursday, October 22 – Skate for a Cure @ Temple Hills Skating Center
Friday, October 23 – Pink Friday @ Bald Eagle Rec Ctr.
Sunday, October 25 – Survivors Skins Sunday @ FedEx Field

Halloween Events

Thursday, October 22 – Senior Costume Brunch @ King Greenleaf Rec Ctr.
Saturday, October 24 – Halloween Parade and Festival @ Stead Rec Ctr.
Monday, October 26-30 – Fall/Halloween Activities @ Lafayette Rec Ctr.
Wednesday, October 28 – Halloween Fun Time @ Lamond Rec Ctr.
Wednesday, October 28-30 – Haunted Cabins @ Emery Rec Ctr.
Thursday, October 29 – Halloween Party @ Turkey Thicket Rec Ctr.
Thursday, October 29-30 – 17th Annual Ward 7 Haunted House @ Fort Davis Rec Ctr.
Friday, October 30 – Sherwood Tiny Tots Halloween Day Potluck Celebration @ Sherwood Rec Ctr.
Friday, October 30 – Halloween Costume Party @ Guy Mason Rec Ctr.
Friday, October 30 – Halloween Fest @ Hearst Rec Ctr.
Friday, October 30 – All Hallows’ Eve @ Chevy Chase Comm. Ctr.
Friday, October 30 – Halloween Fun Program @ Petworth Rec Ctr.
Friday, October 30 – The Haunted Multipurpose @ Raymond Rec Ctr.
Friday, October 30 – Fall Harvest Fest and Dance @ Barry Farm Rec Ctr.
Friday, October 30 – Halloween Costume Carnival @ Ferebee-Hope Rec Ctr.
Friday, October 30 – Halloween Party @ Riggs LaSalle Rec Ctr.
Friday, October 30 – Hunted House/Scarier Trails @ Bald Eagle Rec Ctr.
Friday, October 30 – Halloween Party @ Douglass Comm. Ctr.
Friday, October 30 – Brentwood Halloween Fest @ Brentwood Rec Ctr.
Friday, October 30 – Glow & The Dark Spook-A-Ween @ Hillcrest Rec Gym
Friday, October 30 – Halloween Party @ Fort Stevens Rec Ctr.
Friday, October 30 – Halloween Party @ Harry Thomas Sr. Rec Ctr.
Friday, October 30 – Halloween Flashlight Hunt @ Kennedy Rec Ctr.
Friday, October 30 – Boo to Halloween Party @ King Greenleaf Rec Ctr.
Saturday, October 31 – 2nd Annual Masquerade Dog Show @ Chevy Chase Rec Ctr.
Saturday, October 31 – Halloween Festivities @ Takoma Comm. Ctr.
Saturday, October 31 – Halloween Party @ Rosedale Comm. Ctr.
Saturday, October 31 – Halloween Party @ Volta Park Rec Ctr.
Saturday, October 31 – Halloween Party @ Edgewood Rec Ctr.

DPR’s Kid’s, Camps & Co-op Division

Friday, October 9 – DPR Fun Day

Teen Division:

Friday, October 16 – Teen Fun Night @ Deanwood Rec Ctr.

Sports Health and Fitness Division:

Saturday, October 3 – Girls Rule the Day Tennis Play Day @ Turkey Thicket Rec Ctr.

DPR Programming

Saturday, October 24 – Karate Classes @ Chevy Chase Comm. Ctr.
Monday, October 5 – Park View Wrestling @ Park View Comm. Ctr.
Monday, October 19 – Park View Performing Arts @ Par View Comm. Ctr.

Events – Full Listing in Detail

October 3, 2015
Girls Rule the Day Tennis Play Day
Turkey Thicket Recreation Center (1100 Michigan Avenue, NE – Ward 5)
Time: 10 am – 1 pm
Ages: 7 – 17 yrs.
DPR’s Sports Health and Fitness Division will host a Tennis Play Day for Tennis participants.
For more information, contact Jeri Ingram at jeri.ingram@dc.gov.

October 5, 2015 – December 30, 2015
Park View Wrestling
Park View Community Center (693 Otis Place, NW – Ward 1)
Time: 5 pm – 7 pm
Ages: 5 – 18 yrs.
Participants will learn the fundamentals of wrestling, a combat sport involving grappling type techniques such as throws and takedowns, pins and other grappling holds.
For more information, contact Craig Hughes at craig.hughes@dc.gov.

October 9, 2015
DPR Fun Day
Various Locations
Ward 2 :
Jelleff Recreation Center – 3265 S Street, NW | (202) 462-1317
Ward 3 :
Hearst Recreation Center – 3950 37th Street, NW | (202) 282-2207
Ward 4 :
Lamond Recreation Center – 20 Tuckerman Street, NE | (202) 576-9541
Raymond Recreation Center – 3725 10th Street, NW | (202) 671-2181
Ward 5 :
Turkey Thicket Recreation Center. – 1100 Michigan Avenue, NE | (202) 576-9238
Ward 6 :
Sherwood Recreation Center – 640 10th Street, NE | (202) 698-3075
Ward 7 :
Benning Park Community Center – Southern Ave. & Fable St., SE | (202) 341-6765
Deanwood Recreation Center – 1350 49th Street, NE | (202)) 671-3077
Ward 8 :
Bald Eagle Recreation Center – 100 Joliet Street, SW | (202) 671-5125
Barry Farm Recreation Center – 1230 Sumner Road, SE | (202) 442-5420
Ferebee Hope Recreation Center – 3999 8th Street, SE | (202) 645-3916
Time: 9 am – 5 pm
Ages: 6 – 12 yrs.
DPR offers a Fun Day, which is a single-day program offering fun and enriching activities (such as sports activities, arts and crafts, and more) for children, ages 6–12 years old. DPR strives to meet the needs of District families when the District’s public schools have planned closures. Please note that breakfast and lunch will not be provided.
For more information, visit DPR Fun Day 2015/2016 website or contact DPR’s Kids, Camps & Co-op office at (202) 671-0372.

October 9, 2015
Lunch and a Movie
Guy Mason Recreation Center (3600 Calvert Street, NW – Ward 3)
Time: 12 pm
Ages: Adults
Join Guy Mason Recreation Center as it hosts a screening of “Snow Falling on Cedars,” starring Ethan Hawke and Sam Shepard.
Please RSVP for lunch by Wednesday, October 7, 2015.
For more information, contact the Guy Mason Recreation Center at (202) 727-7703.

October 10, 2015
Fit DC Ward 4 Walk
Takoma Recreation Center (300 Van Buren Street, NW – Ward 4)
Time: 9 am
Ages: All are Welcome
Help DC reach 1 billion steps. Join friends and neighbors for a fun and healthy neighborhood walk of your ward.
For more information, visit Let’s Get #FitDC!!

October 10, 2015
It’s all about Line Dancing Social
Bald Eagle Recreation Center (100 Joliet Street, SW – Ward 8)
Time: 12 pm – 4 pm
Ages: Adults
The Bald Eagle Recreation Center will host its first Line Dance Social.
For more information, contact Margie Robinson at margie.robinson@dc.gov.

October 12, 2015
DPR Holiday Closure
All DPR recreation/community centers, indoor aquatic centers and administrative offices are closed on Monday, October 12, 2015 in observance of the Columbus Day Holiday.

October 15, 2015
5th Annual Breast Cancer Walk
Lamond Recreation Center (20 Tuckerman Street, NE – Ward 4)
Time: 10 am – 12:30 pm
Ages: All are Welcome
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, so we invite you to grab a friend or a neighbor and come walk with the Lamond Senior Seekers. Participants can choose from three walk options and are encouraged to walk at their own pace. All Breast Cancer survivors participating in the walk will be honored. Pink attire and comfortable shoes suggested.
For more information, contact Vanecia Davis at vanecia.davis@dc.gov.

October 15, 2015
Virginia Avenue Restoration and Renovation
Hill Center (Old Naval Hospital) 921 Pennsylvania Ave SE, Washington, DC 20003
Time: 7 pm – 8 pm
Ages: All are Welcome
Please join DPR and representatives from CSX for an informational update on the future of Virginia Avenue Park. All ages are Welcome!
For more information, contact Brent Sisco at brent.sisco@dc.gov.

October 16, 2015
Teen Fun Night
Deanwood Recreation Center (1350 49th Street, NE – Ward 7)
Time: 6:30 pm – 10 pm
Ages: 13 – 17 yrs.
DPR’s Teen Division will host a Teen Fun Night that includes modeling and dance exhibitions, electronic games challenges, obstacle courses, corn hole challenge, table games, prizes and much more!
For more information, contact Lou Hall at (202) 997-4755.

October 16, 2015
Pink and Purple Line Dance Social
Sherwood Recreation Center (640 10th Street, NE – Ward 6)
Time: 6 pm – 9 pm
Ages: All are Welcome
Come out and burn the wood in commemoration of the breast cancer and domestic violence survivors.
For more information, contact Shannon Campbell at shannon.campbell@dc.gov.

October 17, 2015
7th Annual Breast Cancer Awareness Walk & Event
Bald Eagle Recreation Center (100 Joliet Street, SW – Ward 8)
Time: 9 am – 2 pm
Ages: All are Welcome
Join the Bald Eagle Recreation Center staff at its breast cancer awareness event, featuring guest speakers, workshops, fitness activities and the annual breast cancer walk.
For more information, contact Margie Robinson or Marc Williams at (202) 671-5125.

October 17, 2015
4th Annual Hillcrest Day
Hillcrest Recreation Center (3100 Denver Street, SE – Ward 7)
Time: 11 am – 4 pm
Ages: All are Welcome
The Hillcrest Community Civic Association’s will host the 4th Annual Hillcrest Day. The community is invited to enjoy live entertainment, a DJ, line dances, a performance by community cheerleaders, moon bounces, a basketball tournament, and workshops provided by AARP and the Boy Scout’s “Monkey Bridge.”
For more information, contact Tameka Borges at tameka.borges@dc.gov.

October 19, 2015 – October 31, 2016
Park View Performing Arts
Park View Community Center (693 Otis Place, NW – Ward 1)
Time: 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Ages: All are Welcome
Participants will use their voices and/or the movements of their bodies to convey artistic expression.
For more information, contact Craig Hughes at craig.hughes@dc.gov.

October 19, 2015
4th Annual Pink Madness Breast Cancer Basketball Tournament
Bald Eagle Recreation Center (100 Joliet Street, SW – Ward 8)
Time: 6 pm – 9 pm
Ages: 13 yrs. & older
The Bald Eagle Recreation Center staff will host a single elimination basketball tournament throughout the week in support of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
For more information, contact Margie Robinson or Marc Williams at (202) 671-5125.

October 20, 2015
“Tackle” Breast Cancer Showcase
Bald Eagle Recreation Center (100 Joliet Street, SW – Ward 8)
Time: 6 pm – 8:30 pm
Ages: 5 – 13 yrs.
Join the staff at Bald Eagle Recreation Center as they host a Football showcase that includes the Bald Eagle Pop Warner teams in support of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
For more information, contact Margie Robinson or Marc Williams at (202) 671-5125.

October 21, 2015
Pink Madness Survivors Dinner
Bald Eagle Recreation Center (100 Joliet Street, SW – Ward 8)
Time: 6 pm – 8:30 pm
Ages: Community Members
The Bald Eagle Young Men of Promise (YMP) will honor breast cancer survivors in the community with an evening dinner with entertainment, guest speakers, and giveaways.
For more information, contact Margie Robinson or Marc Williams at (202) 671-5125.

October 22, 2015
Senior Costume Brunch
King Greenleaf Recreation Center (201 N Street, SW – Ward 6)
Time: 11 am – 3 pm
Ages: Seniors
The King Greenleaf Recreation Center will host a senior costume brunch. Participants will enjoy food, music and prize giveaways for the best costume.
For more information, contact Tiletia Harris-Walker at Tiletia.harris-walker@dc.gov.

October 22, 2015
Lights On Afterschool
Raymond Recreation Center (3725 10th Street, NW – Ward 4)
Time: 4 pm – 7 pm
Ages: All are Welcome
Lights On Afterschool is the only nationwide event celebrating afterschool programs and their important role in the lives of children, families and communities. This event will draw attention to the many ways afterschool programs support students by offering them opportunities to learn new things. Raymond Recreation Center is seeking to showcase our wide gamut of programs as well as create an environment of fun through engaging craft, culinary and STEAM focused activities.
For more information, contact Cecily A. Mendie at Cecily.Mendie@dc.gov.

October 22, 2015
Skate for a Cure
Temple Hills Skating Center (3132 Branch Ave, Temple Hills, MD 20748)
Time: 5:30 pm – 8 pm
Ages: All are Welcome
The Young Men of Promise (YMP) will host a roller skating fundraiser at the Temple Hills Skating Rink to support the fight against Breast Cancer.
For more information, contact Margie Robinson or Marc Williams at (202) 671-5125.

October 23, 2015
Lunch and a Movie
Guy Mason Recreation Center (3600 Calvert Street, NW – Ward 3)
Time: 12 pm
Ages: Adults
Join Guy Mason Recreation Center as it hosts a screening of “Nobody’s Fool” Starring Paul Newman, Bruce Willis and Jessica Tandy, a story based on a novel by Richard Russo. Please RSVP for lunch by Wednesday, October 21, 2015.
For more information, contact Ralph Wright at ralph.wright@dc.gov/ (202) 727-7736.

October 23, 2015
Chili and Rib Cook off
Fort Stevens Recreation Center (1327 Van Buren Street, NW – Ward 4)
Time: 4 pm – 8:30 pm
Ages: All are Welcome
The Fort Stevens Recreation Center staff will host a Chili and Rib Cook off for the community.
For more information, contact Nicole Carroll at (202) 541-3753.

October 23, 2015
Pink Friday
Bald Eagle Recreation Center (100 Joliet Street, SW – Ward 8)
Time: 6 pm – 8:30 pm
Ages: YMP & YLOR Participants
Fun filled evening of Pink themed activities that include Pink Glow Party, arts and crafts and refreshments such as pink cotton candy, pink lemonade and pink cookies for the Young Men of Promise (YMP) and Young Ladies on the Rise (YLOR).
For more information, contact Margie Robinson or Marc Williams at (202) 671-5125.

October 24, 2015
FitDC Ward 8 Walk
Fort Stanton Recreation Center (1812 Erie Street, SE – Ward 8)
Time: 9 am
Ages: All are Welcome
Help DC reach 1 billion steps. Join friends and neighbors for a fun and healthy neighborhood walk of your ward.
For more information, visit Let’s Get #FitDC!!

October 24, 2015 – December 17, 2015
Karate Classes
Chevy Chase Community Center (5601 Connecticut Avenue, NW – Ward 3)
Time: 4 pm – 6 pm
Ages: 6 & older
Student will learn discipline, self-confidence, basic techniques and Kata form.
For more information, contact Caryl King at caryl.king@dc.gov.

October 24, 2015
Halloween Parade and Festival
Stead Recreation Center (1625 P Street, NW – Ward 2)
Time: 12 pm – 4:30 pm
Ages: 12 yrs. & under
This Halloween event will consist of a parade, Halloween theme games, children musical performances and jugglers.
For more information, contact Vincent E. Hill at vincent.hill@dc.gov.

October 25, 2015
Survivors Skins Sunday
FedEx Field (1600 FedEx Way, Greater Landover, MD 20785)
Time: 12 pm – 4 pm
Ages: Young Men of Promise
The Young Men of Promise (YMP) will take selected Breast Cancer survivors to view the Washington Redskins vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers Football Game held at FedEx Field.
For more information, contact Margie Robinson or Marc Williams at (202) 671-5125.

October 26 – 30, 2015
Fall/Halloween Activities
Lafayette Recreation Center (5900 33rd Street, NW – Ward 4)
Time: 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Ages: 6 – 12 yrs.
Participants will enjoy activities that include picking and decorating pumpkins, making caramel apples and pumpkin seeds, word games and a Halloween costume contest.
For more information, contact Lafayette Recreation Center at (202) 282-2206.

October 28, 2015
Halloween Fun Time
Lamond Recreation Center (20 Tuckerman Street, NE – Ward 4)
Time: 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Ages: 6 – 12 yrs.
The Lamond Recreation Center staff will host Halloween Fun Time that include a costume contest and games.
For more information, contact Lamond Staff at (202) 576-9541.

October 28-30, 2015
Haunted Cabins
Emery Recreation Center (5801 Georgia Avenue, NW – Ward 4)
Time: 6 pm – 8:30 pm
Ages: All are Welcome
Come enjoy a fun, haunted, spooky house of tricks and treats. 

For more information, contact Zakyia Brown at Zakyia.Brown@dc.gov.

October 29, 2015
Halloween Party
Turkey Thicket Recreation Center (1100 Michigan Avenue, NE – Ward 5)
Time: 6 pm – 8 pm
Ages: All are Welcome
Participants will enjoy games, music and line dancing.
Light refreshments will be served.
For more information, contact Lorenzo Carter at Lorenzo.carter@dc.gov.

October 29-30, 2015
17th Annual Ward 7 Haunted House
Fort Davis Recreation Center (1400 41st Street, SE – Ward 7)
Time: 6 pm – 8:30 pm
Ages: All are Welcome
Come one, come all (if you dare!) for a community-haunted house. See the strange, the misunderstood, ghost, goblins, witches, vampires, mummies and more!
For more information, contact Elijah Fagan at elijah.fagan@dc.gov.

October 30, 2015
Sherwood Tiny Tots Halloween Day Potluck Celebration
Sherwood Recreation Center (640 10th Street, NE – Ward 6)
Time: 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Ages: 6 mo. – 3 yrs.
The Sherwood Tiny Tots Need Recreation Too program will share sweets and treats while parading in their cutest costumes for Halloween!
For more information, contact Shannon Campbell at shannon.campbell@dc.gov.

October 30, 2015
Halloween Costume Party
Guy Mason Recreation Center (3600 Calvert Street, NW – Ward 3)
Time: 3:30 pm – 6 pm
Ages: 6 – 17 yrs.
Children and youth are invited to attend the Costume Party to celebrate the fall season and Halloween.
For more information, contact Cleveland Dent at (202) 282-2199 or (202) 727-7736.

October 30, 2015
Halloween Fest
Hearst Recreation Center (3950 37th Street, NW – Ward 3)
Time: 3:30 pm – 6 pm
Ages: 6 – 12 yrs.
Celebrate the change in season with a Halloween Fest at Hearst Recreation Center.
For more information, contact Hearst Recreation Center at (202) 282-2207.

October 30, 2015
All Hallows’ Eve
Chevy Chase Community Center (5601 Connecticut Avenue, NW – Ward 3)
Time: 4 pm – 6 pm
Ages: 6 – 17 yrs.
Celebrate the Halloween and fall season with a costume contest, tricks, treats and sweets. Then join in on a community trick or treat extravaganza on Connecticut Avenue.
For more information, please contact Chevy Chase Community Center at (202) 282-2204.

October 30, 2015
Halloween Fun Program
Petworth Recreation Center (801 Taylor Street, NW – Ward 4)
Time: 4 pm – 7 pm
Ages: 6 – 12 yrs.
Participants will enjoy a community parade, costume contest, a Pom Pon exhibition and receive Halloween treats.
For more information, contact Clarence Anderson at Clarence.anderson@dc.gov.

October 30, 2015
The Haunted Multipurpose
Raymond Recreation Center (3725 10th Street, NW – Ward 4)
Time: 4 pm – 7 pm
Ages: 17 yrs. & under
Come one, come all (if you dare!) Participants will enjoy a friendly scare, arts and crafts, games and a space to boogie. Food will be provided.
For more information, contact Shequana Burnett at (202) 671-2181.

October 30, 2015
Fall Harvest Fest and Dance
Barry Farm Recreation Center (1230 Sumner Road, SE – Ward 8)
Time: 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Ages: 6 – 12 yrs.
In celebration of the Fall Season, participants will enjoy music and entertainment. Light refreshments will be served.
For more information, contact Swandea Johnson at Swandea.johnson-denson@dc.gov.

October 30, 2015
Halloween Costume Carnival
Ferebee-Hope Recreation Center (3999 8th Street, SE – Ward 8)
Time: 4:30 pm – 7 pm
Ages: 5 – 12 yrs.
Youth will enjoy a day of Halloween themed carnival games, activities, snacks and prizes while dressed in their best Halloween costumes.
For more information, contact Marcus Coates at marcus.coates@dc.gov.

October 30, 2015
Halloween Party
Riggs LaSalle Recreation Center (501 Riggs Road, NE – Ward 4)
Time: 5 pm – 8 pm
Ages: All are Welcome
The Riggs LaSalle staff will host a Halloween party with candy, movies and food for the community.
For more information, contact Donald Perritt at (202) 576-5220.

October 30, 2015
Hunted House/Scarier Trails
Bald Eagle Recreation Center (100 Joliet Street, SW –Ward 8)
Time: 5 pm – 9 pm
Ages: All are Welcome
Bald Eagle Recreation will be transformed into a Haunted House. Youth will be escorted through 4-5 themed rooms with the intent to spook and scare in the spirit of Halloween. There will be a Halloween party in the gym, which will include a costume contest, scare walk on the trail and other fun activities.
For more information, contact Marc S. Williams at (202) 671-5125.

October 30, 2015
Halloween Party
Douglass Community Center (1898 Stanton Terrace, SE – Ward 8)
Time: 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Ages: 6 – 12 yrs.
The Douglass Community Center staff will host a Halloween celebration with games, entertainment, music, light refreshments and more.
For more information, contact Windy Deville at (202) 645-3980.

October 30, 2015
Brentwood Halloween Fest
Brentwood Recreation Center (2311 14th Street, NE – Ward 5)
Time: 5:30 pm – 8 pm
Ages: 12 yrs. & under
The Brentwood Recreation Center staff will host a frightful Halloween evening of treats, games and prizes.
For more information, contact George Love at George.love@dc.gov.

October 30, 2015
Glow & The Dark Spook-A-Ween
Hillcrest Recreation Gymnasium (3100 Denver Street, SE – Ward 8)
Time: 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Ages: All are Welcome
The community of Hillcrest will enjoy a family evening with arts and craft, spook room, glow and the dark Zumba, line dancing and much more!
For more information, contact Tameka Borges at (202) 645-9200.

October 30, 2015
Halloween Party
Fort Stevens Recreation Center (1327 Van Buren Street, NW – Ward 4)
Time: 6 pm – 8 pm
Ages: 6 – 12 yrs.
The Fort Stevens Recreation Center staff will host a Halloween/Costume Party for the community.
For more information, contact Larry Kinney at larry.kinney@dc.gov.

October 30, 2015
Harry Thomas Halloween Party
Harry Thomas Sr. Recreation Center (1743 Lincoln Road, NE – Ward 5)
Time: 6 pm – 8 pm
Ages: 17 yrs. & under
Join the staff at Harry Thomas Sr. Recreation Center for a night of games and a costume contest.
For more information, contact Ernest Kinard at Ernest.kinard@dc.gov.

October 30, 2015
Halloween Flashlight Hunt
Kennedy Recreation Center (1401 7th Street, NW – Ward 6)
Time: 6 pm – 8 pm
Ages: 17 yrs. & under
Bring a flashlight and a treat sack for a Halloween hunt with candy as the reward at the Kennedy Recreation Center.
For more information, contact Kavon Rayford at (202) 650-4764.

October 30, 2015
Boo to You Halloween Party
King Greenleaf Recreation Center (201 N Street, SW – Ward 6)
Time: 6 pm – 8 pm
Ages: 6 – 12 yrs.
The King Greenleaf Recreation Center staff will host a Halloween Party that include a Halloween Costume Contest and dance.
For more information, contact Safiyyah Aleem-Woods at (202) 645-7454.

October 31, 2015
Flower Planting
Pope Branch Park (34th Street, SE, Washington, DC 20019)
Time: 10:30 am – 1 pm
Ages: All are Welcome
Community garden planting to create a butterfly garden
For more information, contact Xavier Brown at Xavier.brown2@c.gov.

October 31, 2015
Masquerade Dog Show
Chevy Chase Recreation Center (5500 41st Street, NW – Ward 3)
Time: 11 am – 2 pm
Ages: All are Welcome
Halloween is not just about kids in costumes. For the second year, DOGS will get a chance to show off their Halloween costumes in a parade around the grounds of the Chevy Chase Recreation Center. Come One, Come All… Woof!!
For more information, contact the Chevy Chase Recreation Center at (202) 727-7714.

October 31, 2015
Halloween Festivities
Takoma Community Center (300 Van Buren Street, NW – Ward 4)
Time: 12 pm – 2 pm
Ages: 12 & under
Youth will display their amazing costumes and play games.
For more information, contact Barbara Jones at Barbara.jones2@dc.gov.

October 31, 2015
Halloween Party
Rosedale Community Center (1701 Gales Street, NE – Ward 6)
Time: 12 pm – 4 pm
Ages: 18 & under
The Rosedale Community Center staff will host a Halloween Party for the community that include games and food.
For more information, contact Brian Williams at Brian.williams@dc.gov.

October 31, 2015
Halloween Party
Volta Park Recreation Center (1555 34th Street, NW – Ward 2)
Time: 4 pm – 6 pm
Ages: 12 & under
The Volta Park community will enjoy an evening of games, face painting, musical chairs and a Halloween costume parade. Treats and goodies will be provided.
For more information, contact Shirley Debrow at Shirley.debrow@dc.gov.

October 31, 2015
Halloween Party
Edgewood Recreation Center (Third and Evarts Street, NE – Ward 5)
Time: 6 pm – 9 pm
Ages: 6 – 17 yrs.
If you’re not feeling up to Trick-or-Treating this year, consider Edgewood Recreation Center’s Halloween Party with face painting, food, arts and craft, and a dance contest.
For more information, contact Nicola Jones at Nicola.jones@dc.gov.



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