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GNDC Meeting Monday, April 8th (Empanada Day), 6:30 – 8:00 pm, in Petworth in NW DC.

So our next meeting is April 8th, 6:30 – 8:00 pm at a member’s house: 3928 Illinois Ave NW, near the corner of 4th and Shepherd NW. Lisa has graciously opened up her house for us as several meeting places within Petworth were already booked. Join us to organize a great set of spring and […]
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Next GNDC meeting is April 8th, which, coincidentally, is National Empanada Day.

The current Green Neighbors DC leaders are just too exhausted from the work grind, proposal deadlines, and overtime to pull together a March meeting this month, especially as it would be the last minute! (Btw, we are looking for some folks who might be interested in helping us manage this group. It is way more […]
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In One Week! Learn about DC nature, its wildlife, and us. Talk at the Petworth Library, 7 pm, February 25th.

GNDC Guest Speaker: Stella Tarnay, Capital Nature and Biophilic DC, February 25th, 7 pm, Petworth Library Meeting Room, 4200 Kansas Avenue.Stella Tarnay is the Executive Director of Capital Nature, as well as the co-founder of Biophilic DC and a Master Naturalist. She will speak about how these organizations have been bringing people into a relationship […]
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We survived the Polar Bear Plunge! (and you can still donate.)

Catherine, Becca and her husband David, and Fritz – our GNDC freeze-ready reps, jumped in the Potomac River at the National Harbor on Saturday, cheered on by a roaring, shivering crowd. (I, Annette, just was there as a late cheerleader, with hot chocolate, which I wound up drinking all myself.) Afterwards, our jumpers were cold, […]
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Green Neighbors DC meets Monday, January 14th, 6:30 – 8 pm, the Reading Room, DC

Hey all. Happy New Year! Green Neighbors DC has lots of events and actions planned for the spring of 2019 – and that’s just the spring. Come join in our planning meetings every third Monday, starting January 14th, 6:30 pm, in the Petworth Citizen’s Reading Room, 829 Upshur Street, NW. Also – heads up, in […]
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No December GNDC Meeting

The core group won’t overlap one single day in there!  But we’re finalizing the date for January’s meeting, and we’ll have a guest speaker!  Info coming.

Be a Plogger in DC!

by David Schwartzman, GNDC What is Plogging? “Plogging is a combination of jogging with picking up litter (Swedish: plocka upp). It started as an organized activity in Sweden around2016 and spread to other countries in 2018, following increased concern about plastic pollution. As a workout, it provides variation in body movements by adding bending, squatting and stretching to the main action of running.” (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Plogging) %5B…%5D
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Parents and Kids Page!

Hey all, we’ve just created our Parents & Kids Page, which starts off with a great set of ways parents can help ensure that their kids have green, healthy schoolyards, via the Green schoolyards website hub. They really lay out potential steps.  We’re putting in some other Parent resources as well. We also added in […]
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Green Neighbors DC (GNDC) Meeting, Nov. 12th, 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm, the Reading Room in Petworth, DC.

Green Neighbors DC (GNDC) Monthly Meeting!  Nov. 12th, 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm, at the Reading Room in Petworth Citizen, 829 Upshur Street, Washington DC.   Come join us in brainstorming about a number of events for the fall/spring, and share what you’d like to see in terms of helping you and our neighborhoods go green.   […]
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Late Notice – GNDC meets this Thursday! Ruta del Vino, 6:30 – 8:00 pm

So sorry for the late notice, two of us have been out sick! (but are well now.) So we postponed Monday’s meeting to Thursday. Green Neighbors will meet on Thursday 10/25 from 6:30 to 8:00 pm – at Ruta del Vino, 800 N. Upshur Street (https://rutadelvinodc.com/), in their side room. We will be making plans […]
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