Health

Ward 8 Farmer's Market

Date: 
Saturday, August 18, 2012 - 9:00am - 2:00pm
Date: 
Saturday, August 25, 2012 - 9:00am - 2:00pm
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Saturday, September 1, 2012 - 9:00am - 2:00pm
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Saturday, September 8, 2012 - 9:00am - 2:00pm
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Saturday, September 15, 2012 - 9:00am - 2:00pm
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Saturday, September 22, 2012 - 9:00am - 2:00pm
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Saturday, September 29, 2012 - 9:00am - 2:00pm
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Saturday, October 6, 2012 - 9:00am - 2:00pm
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Saturday, October 13, 2012 - 9:00am - 2:00pm
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Saturday, October 20, 2012 - 9:00am - 2:00pm
Date: 
Saturday, October 27, 2012 - 9:00am - 2:00pm
Location: 
THEARC Parking Lot
Ward 8 Farmer's Market

Ward 8 farmers and vendors will be selling their fresh locally grown items in THEARC’s parking lot every Saturday starting this June.  There will also be free food samples and expert advice from a UDC Nutritionist.

Subject: 
Health

THEARC Farm

THEARC FARM is an urban farm operating as a community project of Building Bridges Across the River (BBAR) and was developed to involve our community in nature, nutrition, and healthy eating.

Contact Information: 
violetmking@gmail.com
Subject: 
Education
Subject: 
Health
Age: 
Youth
Age: 
Teen
Age: 
Adult
Age: 
Senior

Grandparent Support Group

Children’s Health Project of DC offers a support group to encourage grandparents who are raising their grandchildren.  The group also serves as a "one stop-shop" to access legal advice, referrals, housing resources, and assistance with completing forms and applying for benefits for grandchildren.

Subject: 
Health
Age: 
Adult
Age: 
Senior
Cost: 
Free

Common Sense Parent Training

Children’s Health Project of DC offers free parenting classes throughout the year.  Participants learn how to communicate effectively and avoid power struggles with their children, give positive attention, stay calm in frustrating situations, balance discipline with affection and praise their children’s good behavior.

Subject: 
Education
Subject: 
Health
Age: 
Adult
Age: 
Senior
Cost: 
Free