Daily Archives: February 1, 2016

Spotted on Neal: Four Walls Center

Four Walls Career and Technical Education Center opened at 1125 Neal Street NE in the Holy Name Parish Center and has new signage out on the school. Their website lists their mission statement as:

“… to provide unemployed and underemployed District of Columbia residents with basic literacy skills, employ-ability skills, and career and technical education as a means of increasing self-sufficiency and improving quality of life. Educational services provide students with opportunities to :

  • Meet college matriculation requirement
  • Prepare for the GED
  • Integrate academic skills with career vocational skills
  • Use technology to enhance learning
  • Receive extra support from mentors
  • Benefit from strong links between the School and post-secondary institutions
  • Participate in apprenticeship programs
  • Develop life skills for long-term success
  • Create experiences to participate in employment and entrepreneurship










Does anyone have experience with the school or other information to share on this newer community resource?







Trinidad Crafting Salon

Do you do crafts of any kind? Are you looking for inspiration to start working on a craft project? Do you have a resolution to build craft-related skills this year? Are you interested in sharing your skills with others? Are you seeking new ideas or design inspiration?

A Trinidad Crafting Salon at the Logan Fringe Arts Space (1358 Florida Avenue NE) may be the place to start whether you are interested in paper crafts including card making, stamping or scrapbooking; fiber arts like knitting, crocheting, or sewing; painting; drawing; making collages; photography or film-making; woodworking; writing; or any other craft. Join a group of like-minded creative neighbors at series of Craft Salons to nurture your creative side this year.

There are three dates scheduled and all are welcome!

  • Monday, February 8
  • Monday, April 18th
  • Monday, June 13th

These events are free and open to the public. Please share and invite your neighbors and anyone else interested in a creative space for an informal gathering to exchange ideas.

Bring portable craft projects to work on at the Craft Salon and to spark discussions.

⏱ Running time: 120 minutes

👥 Recommended for all ages

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