Coming up on Saturday, September 7 (and once more on Saturday, September 28), volunteers from Gearin’ Up Bicycles and The Bike House will offer free bike repair clinics at the Anacostia Neighborhood Library [1800 Good Hope Road SE] from 12 to two:30 pm. Bike restore clinics are instructional and designed to teach you how to repair and keep your motorbike. Bring your bike (restriction of 1 adult motorcycle or two children’s motorcycles consistent with the purchaser) and a willingness to learn. The Washington Area Bicycle Association, DC Safe Routes to School, and the Metropolitan Police Department will present help, bike safety facts, and innovative activities at every clinic. Find extra points here.
Landscape design can bring out an area’s tales: From 5:30 to 8:30 pm at UDC (4200 Connecticut Avenue Northwest, Building 56, Ballroom B), attend an unfastened presentation entitled “Bridging Disciplines: Landscape Architecture at the Intersection of Ecology, Engineering, Culture, and Agriculture.
In this presentation, Thomas Woltz FASLA, CLARB, owner and major of Nelson Byrd Woltz Landscape Architects (NBW), will describe the company’s method to design that exhibits a narrative for each web page via deep research into cultural, ecological, and geological forces. Illustrative examples of NBW’s manner include Orongo Station, a 3000-acre working farm and environmental hold, and Hudson Yards, an urban plaza built over active rail traces in New York City.
What makes a restaurant or bar incredible? From 9 to 10 am on the Streetsense Bethesda workplace (three Bethesda Metro, Suite 140, Bethesda, MD) capture up with the brand new trend with a loose seminar entitled “The Anatomy of A Successful Restaurant and Bar” — moderated by Streetsense’s Managing Director of Eat + Drink, Jay Coldren.
He’ll be joined utilizing Derek Brown, creator of “Spirits, Sugar, Water, Bitters: How the Cocktail Conquered the World,” and president of Drink Company, and Colan Vance, Director of Operations for The Indigo Road Restaurant Group, for a roundtable discussion about what makes terrific eating places and bars and what’s in store for the destiny of the industry.
Kick-off Rhode Island Avenue network art-making: From 5:30 to 7:30 pm at the ART PARK @ RIA (1325 Rhode Island Ave NE), wherein you’ll locate “a unique space being hosted at the RIA parking zone, in which artists in the house will take in area internal transport boxes,” enjoy a free birthday party with DC Libraries, Nonstop Art, and the Phillips Collection.
Join inside the artwork by painting ornamental letters for the lot, helping the gap appearance exceptional to host destiny monthly workshops, including “community mural painting, blended media collaging, combined media sculpting, virtual collaging, screen printing,” and more. Kids and amusing lovers recommended