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DC ImpARTS the Arts

DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities in partnership with DC Department of Parks and Recreation invites you to participate in:

DC ImpARTS the Arts

A six week program of free interactive workshops stimulating fiber arts, dance, and theater at various DC Parks and Recreation facilities.


August 15 - September 30, 2013:


Ward 4: 

Activity: Double Nickels Theatre

Wednesdays 5:00-6:00 pm

2nd floor Senior Room 

Ft. Stevens Recreation Center

1327 Van Buren Street NW 

Washington, DC 20012

Contact: Mark Thomas - (202) 341-0874

Note: Will begin program week of August 26


Ward 4: 

Activity: Fiber Arts by Maybelle Taylor

Thursdays 4:30 to 6:00pm

Arts and Craft Room 

Raymond Recreation Center

3725 10th Street NW 

Washington, DC 20010

Contact: Mark Thomas - (202) 341-0874 


Ward 5: 

Activity: International Capoeira Angola Foundation 

Wednesdays 6:30-7:30pm

Ages 13 & under, Game room 

Joe Cole Recreation Center

1299 Neal Street NE 

Washington, DC 20002

Contact: Zenonia Monton - (202) 442-9262


Ward 5: 

Activity: Visual Arts

Mondays & Wednesdays 5:00-6:00pm 

Ages 6-12 Multi-purpose room or Teen Lounge 

Langdon Park Community Center

2901 20th Street NE 

Washington, DC 20018

Contact: Donniel Bush - (202) 576-6595 


Ward 7:

Activity: National Hand Dance Association 

Fridays  6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Ages 30 & over. Multipurpose Room 

Hillcrest Recreation Center

3100 Denver Street SE

Washington, DC 20020

Contact: Jerome Beaner - (202) 299-3329


Ward 8:

Activity: Step Afrika

Thursdays 6:00-8:00pm & Saturdays 11:00 am-1:00 pm

No Age Range, Dance/Activity Room

Ft. Stanton Recreation Center

1812 Erie Street SE

Washington, DC 20020

Contact: Natasha Herring - (202) 673-7647