The Mid-Week Market Stand @ THEARC

Buy fresh fruits & vegetables EVERY Tuesday in THEARC's lobby from 4PM-7PM!


"No Specific Way to Worship"

Sunday, October 26, 2014 - 7:00pm

Praise Mime African Dancer presents No Specific Way to Worship!

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Sophocles' "Oedipus The King"

Sunday, November 16, 2014 - 6:00pm

Lean & Hungry Theater presents Sophocles' Oedipus The King!

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Steps of Success for Parents and Caregivers

Thursday, November 20, 2014 - 5:00pm - 7:00pm

Session 5 of 6: Healthy Eating for the Holidays

Covenant House Sleep Out

Thursday, November 20, 2014

Leaders sleeping outside so homeless youth don't have to!



Reggie visits THEARC to take classes at The Washington Ballet and Levine Music after school. He also participates in the "I CAN at THEARC Theater" internship program - allowing him to learn about technical theater management. His...

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Welcome to THEARC!

Officially opened in 2005, the Town Hall Education Arts Recreation Campus (THEARC) was built and is run by Building Bridges Across the River, a nonprofit 501-c-3 organization.  THEARC is a $27 million, 110,000 square foot , state-of-the-art campus located in Washington, DC's Ward 8.  With a mission of working to improve the quality of life for residents of Ward 8, THEARC is home to eleven of Washington, DC's best nonprofit agencies, all of which share the goal of helping children and adults reach their full potential.

In addition to Building Bridges Across the River and its nonprofit partner agencies, THEARC is home to THEARC Theater, a 365-seat community theater that is the only theater of any kind located east of the Anacostia River in Washington, DC-where children and adults alike can come together to expand their horizons through music, dance and stage events as well as community gatherings.  Read More...