Want to hear from DC's at-large candidates? This is your chance. On Tuesday, February 6, head to the Woman's National Democratic Club for a candidate forum for District-wide Council candidates in the Democratic Primary. Doors open at 6:00 pm and the program will begin promptly at 6:30, wrapping up at 8:30.
At-large Council candidates confirmed to attend: Councilmember Anita Bonds, Marcus Goodwin, Aaron Holmes, and Jeremiah Lowery. Council Chair candidates confirmed to attend: Ed Lazere and Chairman Phil Mendelson. The event is likely to sell out, but a livestream will also be available.
*Don't miss it!* GGWash happy hour this Tuesday, February 6: GGWash is returning to Prince George's County for our February happy hour. Meet our staff, volunteers, readers, and more at MilkBoy ArtHouse, located at 7416 Baltimore Avenue next to the University of Maryland, from 6 pm to 8 pm. Come out and meet a few of the confirmed elected leaders and candidates, including mayor of College Park Patrick Wojahn, mayor of Hyattsville and candidate for District 2 Councilmember Candace Hollingsworth, District 2 Councilmember Deni Taveras, former Congresswoman and candidate for County Executive Donna Edwards, candidate for At-Large Council Gerron Levi, and candidate for County Executive Paul Monteiro. RSVP here.
Tuesday, February 6: If you are concerned about the issue of homelessness in our neighborhood and around the District, here’s your chance to learn more and meet your neighbors who want to help do something about it. ANC 2B (Dupont Circle) is hosting a town hall where service providers and representatives from the District’s Interagency Council on Homelessness, the Metropolitan Police Department, and the US Park Police will provide an overview of the current unhoused population, respond to questions from the audience, and provide resources to help address this issue in concrete and tangible ways. The event is from 7 pm to 8:45 pm at the Keegan Theater, 1742 Church Street NW.
Friday, February 9: Curious how long the light is for folks crossing Rockville Pike at Bou Avenue on foot? Find out, celebrate National Bagels & Lox Day, and raise awareness for safer walking in Rockville with Action Committee for Transit from 6:30 am to 7:30 am. See you there!
Next Tuesday, February 13: With five new dockless bikeshare systems joining Capital Bikeshare in DC, CaBi Hack Night is officially renamed Bikeshare Hack Night! Come out to the next meetup for a show & tell of apps and data visualizations about any of DC's bikesharing systems. Bikeshare Hack Night VII will be backstage at the Black Cat (1811 14th St NW ). Doors open at 6:30 pm, with speakers starting at 7 pm.