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Around Town 5/8-5/14

This week Catalogue’s nonprofits offer park clean ups around Rock Creek, an engaging River paddle-boat experience, benefit breakfast, and an all-inclusive outdoor event at Nationals Stadium! These nonprofits bring so much to our community; let’s go out and meet them!

Sunday, May 10, 2015

Trash Cleanup – Beach Dr and Cedar Ln

Rock Creek Conservancy (formerly Friends of Rock Creek’s Environment)
Join Rock Creek Conservancy for our 7th Annual Rock Creek Extreme Cleanup. Volunteers will clean-up the lands, banks, tributaries, and waters of Rock Creek throughout Maryland and D.C. Our goal is total stream cleanup of Rock Creek and its tributaries, the parks connected to Rock Creek, and the neighborhoods near Rock Creek where trash originates. We work closely with the National Park Service and Montgomery County Parks.

When: Sun May 10 2015 (10:00 AM – 2:00 PM)
Where: 9601 Cedar Lane, Bethesda, MD 20814
Fee? no
Contact: Charlotte Brewer, (301) 656-0467
For more information: click here

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

2015 Homestretch Benefit Breakfast

Please join us on May 13 for our annual Benefit Breakfast. Learn how Homestretch has been impacting the lives of homeless families for 25 years. A hot breakfast will be served. There is no cost to attend the event however a donation to support services for Homestretch families is encouraged.

When: Wed May 13 2015 (08:00 AM – 09:00 AM)
Where: Fairview Park Mariott, 3111 Fairview Park Drive, Falls Church, Va 22042
Fee? no
Contact:, (703) 237-2035 ext 125

Home Runs for Horton’s Kids

Horton’s Kids
Join Horton’s Kids for our 7th Annual Home Runs for Horton’s Kids! This year’s event will take place on Wednesday, May 13th at Nationals Park. The event includes: Buffet, open bar, and complimentary valet parking. Batting practice in indoor cages with Nationals staff. Face painting, kid-friendly carnival games, and Microsoft Kinect for Xbox One kiosk. Each adult guest with event admission may bring up to 3 children, 14-years-old and under, for free! In 2014, more than 110 corporations sponsored the event, which also attracted support from a bi-partisan Honorary Host Committee and Congressional staff. For additional information, including corporate sponsorships, please visit

When: Wed May 13 2015 (6:00 PM – 9:00 PM)
Where: Nationals Park, 1500 S Capitol Street SE, Washington, DC 20003
Fee? yes $250 per individual ticket; children join their parents at no additional cost
Contact: Kristin Frontiera, (202) 544-5033 ext 10
For more information: click here

Thursday, May 14, 2015

Paddle Night on the Anacostia River

Anacostia Watershed Society
Come discover your Anacostia by joining AWS in the FREE Paddle Nights on the Anacostia Program this summer! AWS provides the canoes, life jackets, paddles and safety lesson: everything you’ll need to have a great paddling experience. The events are first-come first-served, so come early for a better chance of getting out on the water.

When: Thu May 14 2015 (5:00 PM – 7:30 PM)
Where: Kenilworth Park 4000 Deane St NE, Washington DC 20019
Fee? no
Contact: Anacostia Watershed Society, (301) 699-6204
For more information: click here

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