Morning Glory Story Time: EVERY Monday and Wednesday @ 10 a.m. -- Children ages birth to 5 years old (with their caretakers) can enjoy a story time that includes songs, stories, action rhymes, and fun! (No program on Columbus Day, ).
Youth Chess Club: EVERY Monday from — Children get to learn how to play this challenging game of strategy from an experienced instructor and participate in friendly games against each other. (No program on Columbus Day, ).
Play Dough Day Returns: . — Children ages 4-8 will LOVE making play dough to squish, knead and create new things. We use a simple non-toxic recipe that requires no cooking. As in our previous program, other resources, household items and Ms. Tea's suggestions will be available to prompt creative thinking.
Sing-Along Movie Nights: Tuesday, October 14 and October 21 @ — We already know Kids Love Karaoke. Now it's time to take the performances to the next level. Kids, Teen and Tweens are all welcome. You can wear your favorite movie character costume: Spiderman, Superman, your favorite Disney Princess. Microphones will be available for participants to sing-along with the films! Call Rosedale Library at 202-727-5012 for details about the films.
Halloween Crafts: — Children will be able to make their own Halloween-themed picture frames! Supplies are limited, so this special craft day is first come, first serve. For children ages 6-12.
Family Halloween Film: . — The entire family can enjoy a special showing of Hocus Pocus, a charming, fun movie about two teenagers, a little girl, and a boy turned into a cat who must save their town from witches. Rated PG.
Pumpkin Carving: thru , October 31 — Tweens and teens will get to design and carve pumpkins for Halloween! More details and schedules to follow soon.
Reel Reading Book Club: . — Join Rosedale's Reel Reading Book Club! Kids read a book and then on the last Tuesday of each month they watch the movie that the book inspired, or the movie that inspired the book. Kids can enjoy a brief group discussion as well! October's book selection is Roald Dahl’s BFG, which inspired a movie of the same name!
Mask Masking: Friday, — Children and tweens can make and take home a mask of their own for trick or treating! Varieties include robots, scarecrows, Frankenstein, black cats, and several types of princesses.
For more information about books, research or programs, call the Library staff at 202=727-5012 or email them at firstname.lastname@example.org. Or visit the DCPL website at dclibrary.org/rosedale.
Posted by: Friends of the Rosedale Library/Rosedale Citizens Alliance
Contact: Gwendolyn Crump (202) 727-4383
June 16, 2014
Update in Death/Fire Investigation: 1600 block of Isherwood Street, NE
(Washington, DC) – The Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) announced today the fire that occurred in the 1600 block of Isherwood Street, NE was intentionally set by the decedent and the manner of death has been ruled a suicide.
On Wednesday June 4, 2014, at approximately , personnel from the DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services (DCFEMS) received a report of an explosion and fire at an apartment building located in the 1600 block of Isherwood Street, Northeast. Upon arrival, firefighters found an apartment building ablaze. During firefighting activities, firefighters observed a deceased person in one of the units.
The case was investigated by members of the Arson and Explosives Task Force, which includes members from MPD, DCFEMS and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives.
The investigation has determined that the fire was intentionally set by the decedent identified as
46 year-old Christopher Christofi of Northeast, Washington, DC. The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner has ruled that the decedent’s death was a suicide.
Hello Rosdale Community! Please join Commissioners Sondra Phillips-Gilbert(6A07),and Calvin Ward(6A08) on, at the Rosedale Community Center, at .
We invite you to come out discuss community concerns you may have with various governmental agencies we have invited( MPD 5 District, DDOT, EMO Clean Street and Unified Communications. Please share this information and we hope to see many of you! It takes a community to make a great community for all!
Your community representative and neighbor,
The Rosedale Library has lots of children's programming this month: including those in honor of Black History Month and in celebration of Valentine's Day and President's Day. There are programs honoring author Mo Williams, Family Story Times, the February edition of the "Reel Reading Children's Book Club" and more.
One extra special event is this Monday, at 10:30 a.m., when the National Symphony Orchestra (NSO) will bring their orchestral instruments for children and their parents to see and touch. This hands-on fun with the instruments that NSO members play during their concerts is a project of the Women's Committee for the National Symphony Orchestra.
Other programs this month include:
NSO in your neighborhood will be at Rosedale Public Library at 6:30pm tomorrow, January 9th! This a free event and all are welcome. Hope to see you there.
This a reminder that the historic tour of the Rosedale neighborhood is tomorrow, Saturday, October 26th.
The tour starts at 10 a.m. at the Rosedale Library (1701 Gales Street NE) and will run for about 1 to 1-1/2 hours.
Rosedale is roughly bounded by 15th and 19th Streets, between Benning Road and C Street NE. The tour will focus on the oldest parts of the neighborhood, including Gales, Kramer and Rosedale Streets. The buildings in the neighborhood represent a wide range of architectural styles, such as 19th Century wood-frame victorian duplexes, and the brick townhouses of the 1920s and will highlight buildings designed/constructed by notable Washington builders and architects.. The tour will include examples of various bricks/bricklaying techniques; roof and porch types; and inlaid and 'pressed' design elements on facades, as well as a history of the Rosedale neighborhood....many people don't know that it joined DC long after the original city was laid out!
Sunday, October 27, 2013 from 3pm-5pm
Children, Family, Neighbor and Pet Friendly Event!
Join the fun! Moon Bounce, Games; Build a Scarecrow, Best Costume, and Light Refreshments will be served!
Come dressed in your Halloween Best!
Also, Councilmembers and Candidates running for election have been invited to attend.
This event is sponsored by Kingman Park-Rosedale Community Garden, KPR MOMS, Friends of Kingman Park, ANC –SMD7D01 and YOU!
The District Department of Transportation (DDOT) will be hosting a public workshop on how to improve the safe and effectiveness of Florida Ave NE on October 17th from 7-9pm. For more information visit www.FloridaAveSaftey.org The meeting will be held on the Gallaudet campus.