Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

Shepherd Park Library

Baby Lap Time
These 20-30 minute story times introduce books, songs, rhymes, tickles and bounces developmentally appropriate for children ages birth to when they start walking.
Every Mon, 2 pm

Baby and Toddler Story Time
Stories, songs, rhymes, movement, and more. Ages birth to 3 and parents/caregivers.
Every Mon & Wed, 10:30 am

Music & Movement
These 20-30 minutes story times introduce books, songs, rhymes, tickles and bounces. Developmentally appropriate for children ages birth to when they
start walking.
Thu, Oct 4, 18, Nov 1, 15, 29

Adobe Creative Suite Drop-in
Studio Lab
Every Mon & Thu, 1 pm

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

 

This Fall at the Shepherd Park Library

Tue, Oct 9, 16, 23, 30, 4:30 pm
Passport to Latin America: Cuentos de la Noche
Ages 5 and up. Join us Tuesdays in October for spooky Latin American themed activities, celebrating folklore and religious traditions from Guatemala, Puerto Rico, El Salvador, and Mexico. The final program will culminate with a celebration of Dia de los Muertos.

Tue, Oct 9, 6:30 pm
Author Talk: April Ryan: At Mama’s Knee: Mothers and Race in Black and White.

Wed, Oct 10, 10 am
Author Talk: Lulu Delacre: Us, in Progress: short stories about young Latinos

 

OCTOBER

Tues, Oct 2, 7 pm
ANC 4A Mtg
MPD 4D HQ, 6001 Georgia Ave NW

Sat, Oct 6, 9 am - 3 pm
Fall Bazaar
Great Bargains!
Northminster, Presbyterian Church, 7720 Alaska Ave, NW

Sat, Oct 6, 11:10 am
Tot Shabbat at Tifereth Israel Congregation
Tots (5 and under) and their grown-ups are welcome to this special Shabbat program, featuring songs, stories, and more! No registration needed.

Mon, Oct 8, 7:30 pm
WES Philosophy Group, Library
Join us any 4th Sunday at 1:00 pm and/or any 2nd Monday at 7:30 pm. Contact Aylin Gencturk (Lin) at (202) 02-8816 or a.genctur@gmail.com for more
information. Join our email list to stay up-to-date with meeting times, news, topics, and become part of the discussion from wherever you are. Wash. Ethical Soc’y

Wed, Oct. 10, 7 pm
PSA 401 Mtg
Sh Pk Library or 4D HQ, 6001 Georgia Ave

Sun, Oct 14, 10:30 am
Second Temple Judaism Class at Tifereth Israel Congregation
The first day of a twice-monthly course on Judaism in the time of the Second Temple. Free of charge and no registration needed. Email shoshana@tifereth-israel.org for more information.

Sun, Oct 14, 1 pm
Hospital Warrior - How to Get the Best Care for Your Loved One
Social Hall. “Fight for the Living!” Bonnie Friedman is a passionate crusader for getting the
best hospital care for loved ones. Her zeal stems from 24-plus years advocating for her husband Bob
through the course of 14 separate hospitalizations... some very serious and life-threatening. Bob is
now thriving. Wash. Ethical Soc’y

Thu, Oct 18, 7 pm
4D Police Citizens Advisory Council Mtg
6001 Georgia Ave

Thu, Oct 25, 6:30 pm
Let’s Talk Baseball
The Authors Series of the Friends of the Juanita E. Thornton-Shepherd Park Library presents Mark
Pattison and David Raglin in a discussion of their three books: Detroit Tigers: Lists and More (Runs, Hits, Eras), Sock It to Em Tigers: The Incredible Story of the 1968 Detroit Tigers, and
Detroit Tigers 1984: What a Start! What a Finish!

Fri, Oct 26 – Sat, Oct 27
Tifereth Israel Congregation Scholar-in-Residence: Rabbi Brent Spodek
On Friday evening after Shabbat dinner, Rabbi Spodek will lead an interactive session on a rarely-read midrash that challenges how we understand men, women, and the relations between us. On Saturday
morning he will teach during services, then lead a hike through Rock Creek Park. Open to all, but please be sure to register! Sign up for dinner at www.tinyurl.com/TIoct18 or email shoshana@tifereth-israel.org for more information.

 

NOVEMBER

Sat, Nov 3, 10 am – 3pm
Book Sale
Fall book sale where neighbors can purchase book bargains for themselves or as gifts for friends and relatives. Lots of children’s books available. Sponsored by the Friends of the Juanita E. Thornton – Shepherd Park Library.

Sat, Nov 3, 11:10 am
Tot Shabbat at Tifereth Israel Congregation
Tots (5 and under) and their grown-ups are welcome to this special Shabbat program, featuring songs, stories, and more! No registration needed.

Sat, Nov. 3, 6 pm
Annual Washington Ethical Society Auction
Join us for an evening of fun as WES hosts both a live and silent auction! Tickets will be available through the WES website. Wash. Ethical Soc’y

Sun, Nov 4, 10:30 am
Second Temple Judaism Class at Tifereth Israel Congregation
The second session of a course on Judaism in the time of the Second Temple. Free of charge and no registration needed. Email shoshana@tifereth-israel.org for more information.

Mon, Nov 5, 7:30–9 pm
Mindfulness Meeting, Library
This group meets monthly on the first Monday of the month for people interested in practicing meditation and living with mindfulness – or for anyone wanting to find out more about these topics. We explore both practices and ideas. Contact Trish Weil at patricialweil@gmail.com or Ann Baker at bakera@gao.gov. Wash. Ethical Soc’y

Tues, Nov 6, 7 pm
ANC 4A Mtg
MPD, 4D HQ, 6001 Georgia Ave NW

Fri, Nov 9, 6:30 pm
Shabbat Dinner and Post-Election Discussion at Tifereth Israel Congregation
After you cast your vote on Election Day, come to TI for a delicious, kosher Shabbat dinner and a
discussion of the election results. Open to all, but please be sure to register! Sign up at www.tinyurl.com/TInov18 or email shoshana@tifereth-israel.org for more information.

Sun, Nov 11, 10:30 am
Second Temple Judaism Class at Tifereth Israel Congregation
The third session of a course on Judaism in the time of the Second Temple. Free of charge and no registration needed. Email shoshana@tifereth-israel.org for more information.

Tues, Nov 13, 6:30 pm
Paul Delano Butler former federal prosecutor and law professor at Georgetown University Law Center will discuss and sign his book Choke Hold: Policing Black Men in the Authors Series of the Juanita E. Thornton
Shepherd Park Library, Sh Pk Library, 7420 Georgia. Ave. NW

Thu, Nov 15, 7 pm
4D Police Citizens Advisory Council Mtg
6001 Georgia Ave NW

Sat, Nov 17
Tifereth Israel Congregation Scholar-in-Residence: Rabbi Ilan Glazer
Rabbi Glazer will speak during services on Saturday morning, and lead a session after lunch in the afternoon.