Covenant House Sleep Out

Thursday, November 20, 2014

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


The Holiday Tree Trimming at THEARC

December 3, 2014 - 5:30-8:00 pm

THEARC's annual winter extravaganza! Bring your family to this free, festival event in celebration on the holidays!


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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

The Mid-Week Market Stand @ THEARC

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



Malik (far left) received his start in art by attending classes at Corcoran ArtReach (now ArtReach at THEARC.) He was the youngest child to start at ArtReach in 2005 at the age of 6 years old. By the age of 13, Malik showcased his art in his...

Upcoming Events

Mon, 11/24/2014 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Mon, 11/24/2014 - 6:00pm
Mon, 11/24/2014 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Tue, 11/25/2014 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Tue, 11/25/2014 - 6:00pm

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...