About two months after bicycle advocate Dave Salovesh was struck and killed on Florida Avenue, District Department of Transportation (DDOT) officials will share interim plans to make the street safer for people bicycling and taking all modes. Come to the meeting on Thursday, June 20 from 7 pm to 8:30 pm at the fellowship hall at the New Samaritan Baptist Church, 1100 Florida Avenue NE, to see what street safety improvements the agency is planning on Florida from 2nd to 14th streets NE. Find more information here.
Other events from around the region:
Thursday, June 20
How did DC become the room where it happens? Mark “the anniversary of the meeting between Alexander Hamilton, Thomas Jefferson, and James Madison that put the nation’s capital where it is today” at Dumbarton House (2715 Q Street NW) from 5:30 to 8 pm. Enjoy Dumbarton at Dusk by “mingling with local politicians [and] stroll through the Making DC exhibition which highlights collections items related to early DC.” Find more information here.
Friday, June 21
Pop by for pop-up putt-putt: From 5 to 9 pm at 1401 Wilson Blvd in Arlington, VA, join the Rosslyn Business Improvement Districtand partners for a game of putt-putt, which “brings to life a favorite summer pastime for all ages in the heart of Rosslyn’s urban core. After your round, head over to the indoor cafe where you’ll find old-school arcade and carnival games as well as a vintage-inspired candy BAR complete with penny candy and novelty ice creams. For the adults in attendance, be sure to sample the selection of craft beer and sangria.” Tickets to play putt-putt are $3 each, check it out!
Sunday, June 23
Bond with LGBTQ families outside: Get a refreshing break from simmering summer streets by heading out this Saturday, June 23 to Glen Echo Park (7300 MacArthur Blvd, Glen Echo, MD), where “in collaboration with Montgomery County Councilmember Evan Glass and in celebration of PRIDE month, Glen Echo Park will host a family day dedicated to LGBTQ families and open to all.” From 10 am to 3 pm, enjoy “FREE hands-on arts & crafts activity, FREE rides on the historic Dentzel Carousel, discounts on children’s theater performances, [and] discounted entry to Glen Echo Park Aquarium… This is a great opportunity to meet other LGBTQ families while enjoying activities in the Park. RSVP today!”