Ward 6 Week Begins Tuesday

Free Fun Events Explore What Makes #the6 Great

Councilmember Allen on board the water taxi Tuesday October 10.

You know that Ward 6 is a great place to live, but there’s more to explore. Why not visit the neighborhood with Councilmember Charles Allen?

You can! July 23-30 is Ward 6 Week. Explore what Ward 6 has to offer with your neighbors and your Councilmember. All events are free of charge, some require RSVPs and many are first come first serve based on availability. So don’t wait to sign up to enjoy #The6!

Tuesday, July 23: 

10 a.m.: Baby and Toddler Story Time at Shaw Neighborhood Library (1630 Seventh St. NW). Join Councilmember Allen and Shaw’s Children’s Librarian to help foster a love or reading with some of the youngest Ward 6 residents.

Wednesday, July 24:

7 p.m.: District Trivia at Wunder Garten (1101 First St. NE):

Test your knowledge of the trivial against that of your Councilmember at the NoMa beer garden.

Thursday, July 25:

4 p.m.: Ward 6 Day at Nationals Park, 200 free tickets available (Capitol Riverfront/ Navy Yard)
Due to anticipated high-demand, tickets will be made available on Allen’s website, Wednesday July 17 at 2 p.m. on a first come, first served basis. Please reserve no more than 4 tickets total (yourself plus three guests).

Friday, July 26: 

7 p.m.: Evening Monuments Boat Tour (The Wharf): Get a new perspective on Washington’s monuments with a Water Taxi boat tour. Ticket are required with a limit of four each. RSVP at the link above.

Saturday, July 27: 

10 a.m.- Capitol Hill Arts Workshop (CHAW) Summer Saturday (545 Seventh St. SE): Bring your family for a guided arts workshop at the Eastern Market creative institution.

9-12 p.m. – Mt. Vernon Triangle Groundwork Service Project (Plaza West, 307 K St. NW):

Councilmember Allen has a previously scheduled event, so it’s up to the Ward 6 neighbors to volunteer for a gardening project at Plaza West, an intergenerational housing development. Volunteers will revitalize the landscape around the building for the grandparents raising children in 50 units set aside for them, as well as other resident families to enjoy! Mount Vernon Triangle BID will provide light snacks, so RSVP online so they know how many they need.

Sunday, July 28: 

1-3 p.m. – Ward 6 Block Party! (13th at K Street SE): Allen will close down 13th Street SE between K and L Street SE for a good old fashioned neighborhood block party, with games, and fellowship. Bring food for a neighborhood potluch!

Tuesday, July 30: 

9 a.m.: Ward 6 Day at National Building Museum’s summer exhibit “Lawn” (401 F St. NW):
The National Building Museum has granted two hours free admission for Ward 6 residents to their summer exhibit, ‘Lawn.’ Bring the family and beat the heat with indoor summer activities on the sloping green space built in the Museum’s Great Hall. RSVP at the link above with your Ward 6 address.

You may RSVP to as many events as you like. However, as limited spaces are available at many of the events, you should only do so if you are confident you will attend the event.

Learn more about Councilmember Charles Allen and Ward 6 Week by visiting http://www.charlesallenward6.com/ward_6_week_2019