Taste Of The Harvest presented by the 11th Street Bridge Park

October 22, 2017 from 4-8pm at THEARC Farm

Enjoy a meal together - bring food to share.

KaBoom! Grand Opening Celebration!

Saturday, October 21 at THEARC for PLAYce for Kids Day playground with games and activities.

WALA Creative Entrepreneurs Series @ THEARC Legal Issues for Creative Entrepreneurs

A series for creatives of all kinds who want to take the next step in their professional career by creating their own business.


Ayanna Holmes, a senior at the FBR Boys & Girls Club successfully advanced to the regional level of the National Youth of the Year Program, sponsored by Boys & Girls Clubs of America.  She earned the titles at the local and state (DC...

Upcoming Events

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 12:00pm - 1:15pm
Wed, 10/18/2017 - 8:00am - 3:00pm
Wed, 10/18/2017 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Wed, 10/18/2017 - 7:30pm - 8:45pm

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...