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REMINDER:

It's time to pay your 2017 SPCA dues! SPCA's membership year is based on a calendar year, so if you haven't paid your dues since January 1, then it's time to renew. Dues are just $25/household and members get discounts on garden tour tickets, yard sale registration, and t-shirts.

SPCA dues are paid on an annual basis. The membership year is from January 1 to December 31.


Mark Your Calendar
for these
SPCA Events:

Grocery Gift Card Drive
Fri, Dec 1-Sun, Dec 17
Morris Miller, 7804 Georgia Ave

Community Meeting
Tue, Dec 12, 7pm
Shepherd Elementary

Shepherd’s Table Food Drive
Tue, Jan 2-Wed, Jan 31
Manoukian Oriental Rugs, 7814 Georgia Ave

New Year-New Neighbor Potluck
Sun, Jan 28, 5-7pm
Northminster Presbyterian Church, 7720 Alaska Ave

Community Meeting
Tue, Mar 13, 7pm
Shepherd Elementary

Community Meeting and Elections
Tue, May 8, 7pm
Shepherd Elementary

Spring Plant-in along Georgia Avenue
Sat, May 12, 8:30am
meet at Ledo Pizza, 7435 Georgia Ave

Garden Tour
Sun, May 20, 2-5pm
Tickets available outside Shepherd Elementary

Community Yard Sale
Sat-Sun, June 2-3 9am-3pm each day
for Shepherd Park, Colonial Village, North Portal Estates

Shepherd Park Picnic
Sun, June 24, 2-5pm
Lowell School Field, 1640 Kalmia Road







Upcoming Events

Shepherd Park Library

Baby Lap Time
Story times of 20-30 minutes introduce books, songs, rhymes, tickles, and bounces appropriate for
newborns to toddlers.
Every Mon, 1:30 pm

Baby and Toddler Story Time
Stories, songs, rhymes, movement, and more. Ages birth to 3 and parents/caregivers
Every Wed, 10 am

Family Story Time
Stories, songs, rhymes, movement, and more ages birth to 7 and parents/caregivers
Every Sat, 11 am

Yoga for All
De-stress and come back to your natural state of balance with this restorative yoga practice led by Tara Bishop
Every Wed, 7:30 pm

Adobe Creative Suite Drop-in
Reserve the library’s Adobe Creative Suite laptop to work on an individual project, or learn how to use an Adobe CS program (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Premiere Pro, and others). This SELF-GUIDED (DIY) session is 3 hours long. A government-issued ID will be required.
Every Mon & Thu, 1 pm


This Winter at the Shepherd Park Library

Tues, Dec 12, 6:30pm
Ambassador Harriet Elam-Thomas will speak on the topic, “Cultural Competence and Diversity in Foreign Affairs” based on her book, Diversifying Diplomacy: My Journey from Roxbury to Dakar.

Sun, Dec 17, 3pm
Hanukkah Crafts
Ages 4 and up.

Sat, Dec 30, 11:30am
Happy Noon Years Party
Ages 4 and up.

Tue, Jan 16, 4pm
Kids of the World Unite
Kids will have an opportunity to generate their own ideas for making the world a better place and create their own protest signs. This activity will culminate in a kids’ unity march throughout the interior of the library.
Ages 4 and up.


DECEMBER

Fri, Dec 1
Registration opens for Lowell’s aquatics program.
Come, learn how to swim!
www.lowellschool.org

Sun, Dec 3, 1pm
Hands on Hearts CPR Training. Free.
Tickets are available at CPRwes.eventbrite.com
Wash. Ethical Soc’y

Tues, Dec 5, 7pm
ANC 4A Mtg
4D HQ
6001 Georgia Ave NW

Sun, Dec 10, 11:30am & 4:30pm
Winter Festival
Celebrate the spirit of peace, love, giving, hope, and joy with story, song, and lots of
audience participation. Free.
Wash. Ethical Soc’y

Sun, Dec 10, 5-7pm
East Rock Creek Village Holiday Party
ERCV Office, 7838 Eastern Ave. NW, Suite D
Parking behind the building, information: 202-656-7322

Dec 18-22 & Dec 27-29, 8:30 am-5pm
Winter Break Camp
at Lowell School for ages 3 and up, info at www.lowellschool.org

Thurs, Dec 21, 7pm
4D Police Citizens Advisory Council Mtg
Council will host small holiday party
4D HQ 6001 Georgia Ave NW


JANUARY

Tues, Jan 2, 7 pm
ANC 4A Mtg 6001 Georgia Ave NW

Sun, Jan 14, 10:50am
WES Talks & Bagels
Grab a bagel ($2 suggested donation per bagel) and join us in the social hall to talk about living an intentional
life. Free.
Wash. Ethical Soc’y

Wed, Jan 17, 7pm
Concerned Neighbors, Inc. Comm. Ass’n Meeting
Sh Pk Library

Thurs, Jan 18, 7pm
4D Police Citizens Advisory Council Mtg
6001 Georgia Ave NW

Wed, Jan 24, 6:30 pm
Civic League of North Portal Estates Meeting
CLNPE residents and guests welcome.
Lowell School Parkside Bldg
7775 17th Street, NW Rm 207






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