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Events

Have fun and meet neighbors with Eckington Parks & Arts! And check out our partner NOMA BID for more community events.

1st & 3rd Saturdays, monthly

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Pick any block to start!

Neighborhood Cleanup

Hosted by EP&A and Eckington Civic Association. Check social media for corresponding tabling at the park & stop by to chat and grab a trash bag!


Share your photos @EckingtonParks!

July 15, 2021

7:00 PM

Tanner Park grassy meadow

Sunset Salutations, Yoga in Tanner Park

Join us for yoga in the grassy meadow! Open to all community members (suggested donation of $10 for non-members). Taught by volunteer yoga instructor Haley Morrisson. Sign up required due to park event attendance limits.

EP&A member sign-up!


Non-member sign-up 

(opens July 5th)!

July 17, 2021

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Harry Thomas Compost Cooperative

Harry Thomas Compost Cooperative Bin Maintenance

For Compost Cooperative members, your volunteer hours count toward EP&A's volunteer pathway to membership! See Become a Friend for details and fill out the volunteer hour submission form afterward. Volunteer friends of EP&A must complete 12 hours per calendar year.

Email Compost Cooperative for details!


July 24, 2021

9:30 PM*

*Earlier start time to beat the heat!

Tanner Park grassy meadow

Story Thyme in Tanner Park

For ages 0-7 years. Open to all community members (suggested donation of $5 for non-members). Sign up required due to park event attendance limits - we request that families plan for one accompanying adult per child so that more kids can enjoy the stories!


July 8 & 24, 2021

July 8, 5:00 - 7:00 PM

July 24, 10:00 - 11:30 AM

Tanner Park

DCPL Book Bike in Tanner Park

We're teaming up with the DC Library to bring library services to Eckington twice monthly! The first event will be held on a Thursday evening, and the second will coincide with our Saturday Story Thyme. 

No sign-up required!


Past Events

June 26

2021

Story Thyme in Tanner Park

For ages 0-7 years. Open to all community members (suggested donation of $5 for non-members). Sign up required due to park event attendance limits - we request that families plan for one accompanying adult per child so that more kids can enjoy the stories! Sign up here.

10:00 AM

Time: June 26, 2021 10:00 AM ET

Location: Tanner Park grassy meadow

June 17 (rain date) & 26

2021

DCPL Book Bike in Tanner Park

We're teaming up with the DC Library to bring library services to Eckington twice monthly! The first event will be held on a Thursday evening, and the second will coincide with our Saturday Story Thyme. No sign-up is required to enjoy the book bike.

5-7 pm (Thursdays)

10am-12pm (Saturdays)

Time: June 17, 2021 5:00-7:00 PM ET

Time: June 26, 2021 10:00 AM-12:00 PM ET

Location: Tanner Park

June 7

2021

Sidewalk Palooza to meet at Tanner Park

Join a community-wide Sidewalk Palooza event organized by DC leaders and hosted locally by EP&A. Take a walk with us through Eckington to help identify and report sidewalks in need of repair. This is a great way to let DC know about pedestrian infrastructure needs right at your doorstep! Check out more information here. Email [email protected] with questions. Participation counts toward our volunteer pathway to membership.

5:30 pm

Time: June 7, 2021 5:30 PM ET

Location: Tanner Park entrance at harry Thomas Way

June 6

2021

Sunshine Salutations, Yoga in Tanner Park

Join us for yoga in the grassy meadow! Open to all community members (suggested donation of $10 for non-members). Taught by volunteer yoga instructor Haley Morrisson. Sign up required due to park event attendance limits. Sign up here!

10 am

Time: June 6, 2021 10:00 AM ET

Location: Tanner Park grassy meadow

May 25

2021

Eckington Parks & Arts Meeting

For Friends of EP&A and prospective members. Special guest speaker from City Wildlife!

7 pm

Topic: Eckington Parks & Arts May Membership Meeting, Agenda


Video Time Stamps:

0:00 – Board Member Intros

2:28 – Partnerships, Relationships, & Community Role

3:44 – Dog Park Updates

9:53 – Art & Committee Updates

17:04 – News & Events

25:01 – Website & Social Media Updates

26:22 – Get Involved!

28:20 – Guest Speaker: City Wildlife

May 23

2021

Story Thyme in Tanner Park

For ages 0-10 years (no more than one accompanying parent per child so more kids can enjoy the fun!). Open to all community members (suggested donation of $5 for non-members). Sign up required due to park event attendance limits. Sign up here!

10:00 AM

Time: May 23, 2021 10:00 AM ET

Location: Tanner Park grassy meadow

March 15

2021

Eckington Parks & Arts Meeting

For Friends of EP&A and prospective members. Special guest speakers from DC Natives!

7 pm

Topic: Eckington Parks & Arts - March Member Meeting,  Agenda

Meeting Video:

0:00 – Intros, Survey Questions, and EP&A Overview

15:58 – Website & Social Media Updates

18:32 – Dog Park & General Park Updates

26:47 – Other News

38:17 – Art & Events Updates

43:58 – Committee Updates

45:28 – Guest Speaker: DC Natives

January 13

2021

Eckington Parks & Arts Meeting

Quarter 1 Meeting for all Friends and neighbors

7 pm


December 20

2020

Holiday Celebration

By Tanner Park Playground

1-3 pm

October 21

2020

Eckington Parks & Arts Meeting

Quarter 4 Meeting for all Friends and neighbors

7 pm

July 15

2020

Eckington Parks & Arts Meeting

Quarter 3 Meeting for all Friends and neighbors

7 pm

Apr 15

2020

Eckington Parks & Arts Meeting

Quarter 2 Meeting for all Friends and neighbors

Cancelled due to Stay Home order


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