Please join us on April 23 at Trinidad Rec Center!
This month, Marilyn Kresky-Wolff, executive director of Open Arms Housing, Inc., will join us with an introduction and to share information on a new, permanent housing site in the neighborhood, and neighbor Dawn Boutelle will discuss the upcoming Deloitte IMPACT Day activities at both the Trinidad and Joe Cole Recreation Centers. We’ll also have updates from MPD-5D and neighborhood ANCs. As always, we’d love to hear your community announcements!
Trinidad Neighborhood Association Spring Fund Drive – Through 4/26!
Flower Power Fundraising will give 50% back to the Trinidad Neighborhood Association – Support TNA and beautify Trinidad and beyond by buying any of the gorgeous bulbs and flowers below (many more to choose from on the Flower Power site):
FREE Bonus Gift: 10 Black Surprise Gladiolus
Place an individual order of $40 or more to receive 10 Black Surprise Gladiolus, a $10 value, absolutely free!
Limit one per order.
Join TNA at the Wards 5 and 6 moveDC Community Workshop!
In lieu of our monthly community meeting, TNA is encouraging neighbors to attend the upcoming Ward 5/6 moveDC Community Workshop on Tuesday, March 26. The meeting is 6-8:00 pm at Ludlow-Talyor Elementary School, 659 G Street NE.
There will be a brief presentation at 6:30pm to explain the purpose of moveDC, recap the moveDC Idea Exchange, and explain the activities for the evening. For the remainder of the meeting there will be interactive exhibits where you will be able to share your thoughts on neighborhood and citywide transportation issues. We look forward to seeing you there!
Please join us on February 26 at Trinidad Rec Center!
This month DDOE will join us to tell us more about the RiverSmart Homes program, Neighbors United for DC Statehood will share their updates and let statehood supporters know how they can get involved, and we’ll learn about racoons and other urban wildlife. We’ll also have updates from neighborhood ANCs and MPD-5D. As always, we’d love to hear your community announcements!
Please join us on January 22 at Joe Cole Rec Center!
Happy New Year! This month KIPP DC will share their plans to redevelop the Webb School, Bardo Brewpub reps will discuss their proposed new business on Bladensburg Road, and MedStar Washington Hospital Center will bring us up to speed on their community outreach. We’ll also have updates from neighborhood ANCs and MPD-5D. As always, we’d love to hear your community announcements!
Please join us on December 18 at Trinidad Rec Center!
This month we’re meeting a week early. Join us as Leadsafe DC teaches us how to prevent lead poisoning and asthma triggers at home. We’ll also get an update on goings-on in MPD PSA 506. And, if you’re available between 6 and 9 pm that evening, volunteers are still needed to help set up for the MPD-5D children’s holiday party the next day at Trinidad Rec. As always, we’d love to hear your community announcements!
As announced in July, board member Bernadine Okoro has been working on the TNA-sponsored short documentary “Preserving Trinidad: Looking Through the Window of the Past; Opening the Door to the Future.” The project was one of the 2012 DC Community Heritage Project grant recipients, and the DC Community Heritage Project is a program of the Humanities Council of Washington, DC.
Be on the look out for the documentary’s premiere in early 2013!
“Preserving Trinidad: Looking Through the Window of the Past; Opening the Door to the Future.”
The Trinidad neighborhood is located in the northeast quadrant of Washington, DC. Primarily residential, it is bounded by Mt. Olivet Road, West Virginia Avenue, Florida Avenue, and Bladensburg Road. Though not officially designated a historic neighborhood, Trinidad was once home to a number of historically significant attractions, including the Washington Brick Machine Company, the American League Park, and the Florida Theatre. “Preserving Trinidad: Looking Through the Window of the Past; Opening the Door to the Future” will explore Trinidad’s past, including its landscape and architecture. The documentary component will focus on stories of significant historical events told through the eyes of the residents of Trinidad.
When: Thursday, November 15, 2012, 7-8 pm
Where: Trinidad Recreation Center, 1310 Childress St. NE
Please join us on October 23 at Joe Cole Rec Center!
This month the Rev. Jalene Chase Sands of Trinidad’s Community United Methodist Church and Tina Frundt of Courtney’s House will discuss sex trafficking and commercial sex exploitation in the neighborhood and beyond and how we can fight it. Councilmember Michael Brown will join us to talk about redistricting. And, as always, we’d love to hear your community announcements!