Friends of Edgewood Recreation Center (Friends of Edgewood) is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that incorporated in the District of Columbia in 2009.
We host community meetings, facilitate community building projects and neighborhood social events, maintain the Edgewood Community Garden, take the lead on quarterly neighborhood cleanups as well as community beautification projects.
We proudly bring neighborhood ideas to life by 'doing good in Edgewood ' throughout the year. All Edgewood residents are welcome to join and volunteers are encouraged to participate.
2018 COMMUNITY MEETINGS
January 10th, April 11th, July 10th, October 10th
Inspired Teaching School, 200 Douglas St. NE | Community Room
7 pm - 8 pm
EXCITING NEW VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES
This is an exciting time for Friends of Edgewood as we expand our outreach with committee development. Come to our quarterly meetings
to participate and volunteer for the following committees.
Quarterly Cleanups, Fall-Spring Beautification Days
2018 SPRING BEAUTIFICATION DAY
SATURDAY, APRIL 7 ~ 10:30 AM
Voila - it was a success!
Triangle Park ~ LIincoln & 2nd Streets
2018 NEIGHBORHOOD CLEANUPS
February 3rd, May 5th, August 4th, November 4th
Meet at corner of 3rd and Evarts, NE
Bags and gloves provided.
Happy Hours, Meet & Greets, Outdoor Movie Nights
SPRING THING HAPPY HOUR
Thursday, March 22 ~ 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
We had a nice turnout for our Spring Thing Happy Hour in March supporting The Dew Drop Inn DC, a local Edgewood business as well as fostering community and conversations. It was so much fun - see you next time!
BIKE TO WORK DAY PIT STOP
Friday, May 18 ~ 7:00 am - 9:00 am
MBT - RIA PEDESTRIAN BRIDGE
POTLUCK IN THE PARK
Saturday, June 23 ~ 4 PM - 7 PM
LINCOLN - 4TH - FRANKLIN TRIANGLE PARK
MOVIES IN THE DARK
Fridays in September
Sept 7, Sept 14, Sept 21, Sept 28
Movies @ Dusk
JINGLE MINGLE HAPPY HOUR
Wednesday, December 12 ~ 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
SPECIAL PROJECTS COMMITTEE
Friends of Edgewood encourages members of the community to come forward and take the lead on any current or previous projects or bring new ones to the table. Here is a partial list of Friends of Edgwood special project activities - past and present:
It surely takes a village!
Shaed Statue Project
Little Free Libraries
Community Bulletin Boards
Community Yard Sale
Dog Park Outreach
Aging in Exellence Summit
Friends of Edgewood’s Mission
Working together to make Edgewood an even greater community for everyone to live, learn, play and serve.
Want to become a member of Friends of Edgewood? Sign up here: Membership Signup
Would you like to volunteer? Please email us: firstname.lastname@example.org
Do you have ideas and suggestions? Please email us: email@example.com
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