Introduction

All about the Edgewood Neighborhood of Washington, DC

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Thursday, June 30, 2016

Free movie nights starting next week! Also cleanup is this Saturday

Dear movie night voters and Friends of Edgewood,

THANKS MUCH to you, and the other 98 community members who nominated, voted on, and selected the four selections being featured at this year's Edgewood Outdoor Movie Series!

WHO:  EVERYONE is invited! Bring your blanket or chairs. Co-sponsored by Friends of Edgewood and Met Branch Trail 5K
WHERE:  On the Met Branch Trail by the Rhode Island Ave NE Pedestrian Bridge and "Big Lots" shopping center 
WHEN:  At dusk (8:30ish) every Thursday in July 
WHAT:
Thursday, July 7                Back to the Future 
Thursday, July 14              Lean On Me 
Thursday, July 21              Inside Out 
Thursday, July 28              Cool Runnings 
(Rain dates: August 4 and 11)
Just like last year, short films about other DC nonprofits' good work will precede each family-friendly feature presentation. Movies will be shown with closed-captioning so no one misses anything. We're excited!

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Also, please get involved by joining this month's neighborhood cleanup: this Saturday, July 2, @ 10:30-11:30 AM. Meet by Edgewood Rec. Center: 3rd and Evarts St. NE.

Gloves and bags are provided. Free cook-out for volunteers afterward. Friends of Edgewood sponsors this easy volunteer activity -- the first Saturday of every monthCome meet friendly neighbors, clear litter from our sidewalks, and chat about local news and fun upcoming events.

If you can't make it, tidying outside your house helps everyone too! If you have questions, just ask cleanup founder sally.hobaugh@gmail.com.


Friends of Edgewood Recreation Center, Inc., 501(c)(3) 
Doing Good in the Neighborhood
DC DPR Community Garden Park Partners, and Office of the Clean City Adopt-a-Block Partners

Friday, June 3, 2016

Reminder!! Edgewood Neighborhood Cleanup TOMORROW

Thanks much to all the donors who helpfully contributed during yesterday's Do More 24 Day of Giving, raising over $160 to benefit community beautification and free, family-friendly events! Thanks also to everyone who came out to Boundary Stone last month for a good cause. 👏

Join this month's neighborhood cleanup: TOMORROW, Sat. June 4, @ 10:30-11:30 AM. Meet by Edgewood Rec. Center: 3rd and Evarts St. NE.

Gloves and bags are provided. Free cook-out for volunteers afterward, weather permitting. Friends of Edgewood sponsors this easy volunteer activity -- the first Saturday of every month. Come meet friendly neighbors, clear litter from our sidewalks, and chat about local news and fun upcoming events.

If you can't make it, tidying outside your house helps everyone too! If you have questions, just ask cleanup founder sally.hobaugh@gmail.com.

See you around,​

Friends of Edgewood Recreation Center, Inc., 501(c)(3) 
Doing Good in the Neighborhood
DC Office of the Clean City Adopt-a-Block Partners
www.friendsofedgewoodrec.org

Friday, May 6, 2016

Cleanup tomorrow, & happy hour save the date

April showers bring... May showers?! At least dry weather returns this weekend.

Join this month's neighborhood cleanup: TOMORROW, Sat. May 7, @ 10:30-11:30 AMMeet by Edgewood Rec. Center: 3rd and Evarts St. NE. 

Gloves and bags are provided. Just show up, say hi, and walk around a few blocks. Friends of Edgewood sponsors this easy volunteer activity -- the first Saturday of every month, regardless of weather. Come meet friendly neighbors, clear litter from our sidewalks, and chat about local news and fun upcoming events.

Helping only takes an hour, but if you can't swing that, tidying outside your house helps everyone too! If you have questions, just ask cleanup founder Commissioner sally.hobaugh@gmail.com

P.S. -- save the date for a fun wing-errific happy hour friendraiser at Boundary Stone on Wednesday, May 18th. All events are public, and everyone's invited. See you around!


Friends of Edgewood Recreation Center, Inc., 501(c)(3) 
Doing Good in the Neighborhood
DC Office of the Clean City Adopt-a-Block Partners

Wednesday, April 6, 2016

Edgewood Map Prints for Sale!



Hello neighbors there is
 a design studio called Cherry Blossom Creative in Washington DC that creates colorful maps of DC neighborhoods.  They have finally added Edgewood to their lists of offerings and have a discount code for us to use to get one thru the end of April.  

http://shop.cherryblossomcreative.com/. As you will see, the prints begin selling for $20 and go up in price with various framing options that are available for pick up in our new storefront, located in Shaw. 

Here is the promo code, lifeontheedge20 for 20% off every print in their collection.

Friday, April 1, 2016

Reminder! Neighborhood Cleanup is Tomorrow!

Hi neighbors, we hope April's good to you!

Join this month's cleanup: TOMORROW, Sat. April 2nd, between 10:30-11:30 AMMeet by Edgewood Recreation Center: 3rd and Evarts St. NE. 
Free t-shirts for volunteers, thanks to our Office of the Clean City partners. 

Gloves and bags provided -- you only need comfortable clothes and the ability to walk around our community. The Friends of Edgewood sponsor this easy volunteer activity -- the first Saturday of every month, rain or shine. All are invited to meet friendly neighbors, clear litter from our sidewalks, and chat about local news and fun upcoming events.

Helping only takes an hour, but if you can't swing that, tidying outside your house helps everyone too! Questions? Just ask cleanup founder and local government rep sally.hobaugh@gmail.com

P.S. -- save the date for this month's public meeting -- Weds. 4/6 at 7 PM, at Inspired Teaching (200 Douglas St. NE). 

Friends of Edgewood Recreation Center, Inc., 501(c)(3) 
Doing Good in the Neighborhood
DC Office of the Clean City Adopt-a-Block Partners


Friday, March 4, 2016

Reminder SMD 5E10 Meeting Tomorrow

Please join me prior to neighborhood cleanup at 200 Douglas Street NE from 9:30 - 10:30 am.  


Reminder Edgewood Neighborhood Cleanup TOMORROW

Happy Friday, neighbors-

Days are getting longer, and the "spring forward" time change is only a week away! Celebrate spring by joining this month's cleanup: TOMORROW, Sat. March 5, between 10:30-11:30 AMMeet by EdgewoodRecreation Center: 3rd and Evarts St. NE. 
*Special this month: free t-shirts for volunteers, courtesy of our supportive partners at the Office of the Clean City! 

Gloves and bags provided. As always, local nonprofit Friends of Edgewood sponsors this volunteer event -- the first Saturday of every month, since 2008. 
Everyone's invited to join in meeting friendly neighbors, clearing litter from our sidewalks, and chatting about community news.

It only takes an hour, but if you can't make it, tidying outside your house helps everyone too!
Questions? Just ask cleanup founder and local government rep sally.hobaugh@gmail.com. Hope to see you tomorrow,

Friends of Edgewood Recreation Center, Inc., 501(c)(3) -- Doing Good in the Neighborhood
DC Office of the Clean City Adopt-a-Block Partners