It's time to pay your 2019 SPCA dues!
SPCA's membership year is based on a calendar year January to December. If you haven't paid your dues since January 1, 2019, then it's time to renew.
Dues are $20 for individuals, $30 for two adults at the same address, and $10 for each additional adult at the same address. Members get discounts on garden tour tickets, yard sale registration, and t-shirts.
Marvin Caplan Park’s Naming and Dedication
Caplan Park is the small area bounded by Alaska Avenue, 13th and Holly Streets, NW. Until 2001, it was unnamed. Soon after Marvin Caplan’s death, the Geranium Street Neighborhood Watch and Neighbors, Inc. petitioned the City Council to name the park for him.
The bill was introduced by then Councilmember Adrian Fenty land was cosponsored by thenChairperson Linda Cropp and five other Councilmembers. Then Mayor Tony Williams signed DC Act 15-30 into law. The District's Department of Public Works maintains the park m.
In an effort to insure Caplan’s legacy, a plaque was added to the park in 2017: