Shepherd Street block party on August 11th looks great!

Shepherd Street block party on August 11th looks great!

Residents near 7th and Shepherd Sts NW are putting together a block party for the neighborhood on Saturday, August 11th from 2-8pm, and it looks great.

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Kennedy Street gets social with two upcoming events

Kennedy Street gets social with two upcoming events

Kennedy Street received a Main Streets designation recently, leading to streetscape improvements like new sidewalks, benches and trash cans that make the area mare visually appealing and welcoming. The Kennedy Street Development Corporation led the effort for the designation, and continues to work for community-focused improvements and opportunities. One piece of that are more social gatherings in the area.

Here’s two upcoming events...

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Join the fun at the next Petworth News Shindig party at Homestead!

Join the fun at the next Petworth News Shindig party at Homestead!

Each time the Petworth News Facebook page hits another 1,000 likes I throw a community party, and we’re about to hit 3,000… so it’s time to party, people! Come hang at Homestead on July 15th.

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The 2nd "People of Petworth" social is Friday, April 28th

The 2nd "People of Petworth" social is Friday, April 28th

Last month saw the kick-off of a new social gathering called the "People of Petworth." The new social is the idea of three residents who want to create a more "social" social by meeting up at a bar. It's a good way to try out new restaurants/bars and hang out with your neighbors. Everyone is invited to attend.

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SW Petworth Lemonade Social kicks off the season on Wednesday, April 26th

SW Petworth Lemonade Social kicks off the season on Wednesday, April 26th

The Southwest Petworth Lemonade Social will take place this Wednesday, April 26th from 6:30pm to dark at the grassy triangle located at the intersection of Kansas Ave & Quincy St/13th St.  

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Sherman Circle Social is this Wednesday, Aug 3

Sherman Circle Social is this Wednesday, Aug 3

Continuing the great tradition of bringing neighbors together, the Sherman Circle Social is this Wednesday at 6pm.

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Sherman Circle social is Wednesday

Sherman Circle social is Wednesday

Come hang out with your neighbors this Wednesday, July 6th at the Sherman Circle Social from 5:30 to 6:30 PM! Bring your bikes and trikes along for a mellow social ride inside the circle (there's a smaller circle and a larger one)... it's a great way for kiddos to practice! We'll have some juice to share and beat the heat.

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SW Petworth Lemonade Social is this Wednesday

SW Petworth Lemonade Social is this Wednesday

The next Lemonade Social is this Wednesday, June 22nd from 6:30pm to dark at the grassy triangle located at the intersection of Kansas Ave & Quincy St/13th St. 

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Neighborhood Socials on Wednesdays & Sundays

Neighborhood Socials on Wednesdays & Sundays

If you're looking to meet neighbors, then getting out to the local Socials is a great way to do it.

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Lemonade Social starts again in Southwest Petworth

Lemonade Social starts again in Southwest Petworth

The Southwest Petworth Lemonade Social is Wednesday, April 27 from 6:30pm until dark at the grassy triangle located at the intersection of Kansas Ave & Quincy St/13th St. If you haven't been before, this is a great way to hang out with your neighbors in a casual, relaxed setting.  It's very family friendly -- kids, elderly and pets welcome.

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Grant Circle Social is on again! Wed April 20th.

Grant Circle Social is on again! Wed April 20th.

With the warmer weather, it's time to go outdoors and get social again! First up is the Grant Circle Social on Wednesday, April 20th at 6pm (the Southwest Petworth Lemonade Social is April 25th)

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2nd Annual Petworth News Shindig - May 7th at 6pm at The Pitch!

2nd Annual Petworth News Shindig - May 7th at 6pm at The Pitch!

Now that the Petworth News Facebook page has more than 2,000 Likes and this blog has more than 20,000 monthly readers (what!) I figure it's time for another Shindig party! RSVP now!

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