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Top Ten Critter Cupids from the Smithsonian’s National Zoo

Top Ten Critter Cupids from the Smithsonian’s National Zoo

 

This story comes to us from Jennifer Zoon:

Last Chance to See the Smithsonian’s National Zoo’s Lion Pride Together

Last Chance to See the Smithsonian’s National Zoo’s Lion Pride Together

 

From Jennifer Zoon: A big change is in the wind this winter for the lions at the Smithsonian’s National Zoo. The time when all “magnificent seven” juveniles can share a yard at the Great Cats exhibit is winding down, and animal care staff have begun preparations for separating the 1½-year-old male juveniles from their father, mothers and sisters.

Dupont Triangle Park Renovations Underway

 

This notice comes from Jack Evans' newsletter:

Work is underway on the National Park Service (NPS) owned triangle park at 20th Street, Q Street, and Connecticut Avenue, NW, opposite the north entrance of the Dupont Metro station. Through the efforts of Historic Dupont Circle Main Streets, local real estate agent Ingrid Suisman, the Dupont Circle Citizens Association, Firvida Construction, and the National Park Service, the park will soon see renovation of the slate curbing, new benches, trees, and sod. In all, the project will take approximately two weeks to complete.

National Parks to Waive Entrance Fees November 11-13

National Parks to Waive Entrance Fees November 11-13

This notice comes to us from Bill Line and the National Park Service:

DPW to Discuss Leaf Collection at Live Chat

DPW to Discuss Leaf Collection at Live Chat

 

This notice comes from Linda Grant:

The Department of Public Works Street and Alley Cleaning Division will discuss how to prepare for leaf collection season and answer residents' questions during a live, online chat Wednesday, October 26, 2011, from 1 pm – 2 pm.

 

Aidan Design Donates Kitchenette/Art Center During a Day of Service at Martha's Table

Aidan Design Donates Kitchenette/Art Center During a Day of Service at Martha's Table

Celebrating its 10th Anniversary, Aidan Design Gives Back to the Community on Friday, Dances on Saturday

by Sherry Moeller

With the 10th anniversary of Aidan Design this month, its owners Nadia Subaran and John Schmiedigen wanted to do something special for the community that has supported them the last decade. Aidan Design, a custom kitchen firm in Bethesda, Md., decided to donate a Day of Service by designing and installing a kitchenette, handwashing station and art center at Martha's Table, a Northwest DC charitable organization that provides food and education to the area's homeless.