Category Archives: Volunteering

G2K a BACA Business (Sort of): FabLab DC

This week, instead of getting to know a BACA business, I stopped by a BACA community organization, one that has a distinct niche at the intersection of art and technology. In fact, there’s only about 30 of these organizations in … Continue reading

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What Do YOU Want to Read?

Hi all! This is my first post here, so to cover some brief “About Me’s” – I have lived here for a little less than 3 years, moving in right after undergrad at the University of Maryland. I live on … Continue reading

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Get Your Groove On and Cook…..

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ScienceFest Before Christmas at CAPCS

On Saturday, December 11, 2011 from 10:00am-12:30pm, Colour of Weather is returning to Community Academy Public Charter School (CAPCS) to present their second Saturday ScienceFest. Dr. Vernon Morris, Director of Colour of Weather in conjunction with Howard University NOAA Center … Continue reading

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What Would You Like for BACA to Focus on in 2011?

           Dear Neighbors, Saturday, November 13th the Bates Area Civic Association officers will meet to put together a project plan and budget for 2011. The project plan and budget will be presented to the community for review, input and approval. … Continue reading

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Bread for the City Turkey Drive.

See this note from Greg on the Shaw list (Greg is a local resident and does Communications for Bread for City, located on 7th and P St.): On behalf of Bread for the City, thanks for thinking about our Holiday … Continue reading

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Mayor’s Community Service Award

Countless people of all ages serve in numerous ways to improve their community every day – volunteering to make the District of Columbia a stronger and better place to live. The Mayor’s Community Service Award is an opportunity for citizens, … Continue reading

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BACA Newsletter – call for contributors

hi all, I’m working on the first of what I hope will be a quarterly printed newsletter for the BACA area.  I need volunteer writers and photographers to contribute news and photos about and around our community.  Please contact me … Continue reading

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Youth Gardening Project

All Nations Baptist Church Youth Gardening Project Saturday, March 27, 2010 11:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Earn Community Service Hours! Everyone of all ages may participate! Refreshments! All Nations Baptist Church 2001 North Capitol Street, N.E. at Rhode Island … Continue reading

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Citywide Community Service Fair

Citywide Community Service Fair Wednesday, December 2, 2009 2 PM – 6 PM McKinley Tech High School 151 T. Street N.E., Washington, DC (Close to NY Ave-Florida Ave Metro) The Community Service Fair is a connecting point for all high … Continue reading

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