CHK News Roundup, May 17: School Events, Rock and Roll, Dyslexia Group, Soccer Camp and Pole Vaulting

Payne Elementary Spring Carnival Is Tomorrow (Saturday)

The Payne Spring Carnival and Auction will be tomorrow, Saturday, May 18, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. at the school. The carnival features bounce houses, a water slide, a face painter, balloon animals, a silent auction, games and baked goods. 

The Rock and Roll Playhouse Plays the Beatles, May 19

Off the Hill, but: The Rock and Roll Playhouse, a kids’ show that tours nationally, is doing “Music of the Beatles” Sunday at Gypsy Sally’s in Georgetown. Find out more here. Late notice, sure, but next month, they’re doing the Grateful Dead for Father’s Day.

Decoding Dyslexia DC Kick Off Event, May 19

A kick off meeting for a new local chapter of Decoding Dyslexia will happen Sunday, May 19, at Southeast Library, ground floor community room. The group offers resources and support for individuals and parents of individuals with dyslexia, and advocates for policies to support screening and improved school interventions for students with dyslexia. Sign up.

Arts in the Atrium, May 23

Arts in the Atrium, a spring arts festival and exhibit, for all ages, will be held May 23, 4-7:30 p.m. at Eastern High School. See poster below.

DC Way Soccer Camp Adds Dates in June

DC Way soccer camp has added dates. Camp is now available June 18-24 in addition to the July and August weeks. See here.

Pole Vaulting With DC Vault

Did you know pole vaulting was a thing on Capitol Hill? Now you know! DC Vault trains ages 5 to adult by RFK stadium. The Hill Rag’s Patti Cinelli has the story.

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