The Nutcracker by The Washington Ballet

November 25 + 26, both days at 1pm and 5:30pm 

(Discounts available for residents of Ward 7 and 8).




Dancing before the King

Victory Praise Company presents its 4th Annual Christmas program, DANCING BEFORE THE KING, on December 9th at 5pm (doors open at 4:30 pm). 

The Spirit of Kwanzaa

Kwanzaa is a Winter Holiday celebration that draws on the agricultural ceremonies of Africa. Performances on 12/15, 12/16, and 12/17.

Information Session with Trinity at THEARC

Trinity provides continuing education programs, college-level courses and other educational services to THEARC. 


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...

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...