Close the blinds, avert your eyes! “Solo streaking”–the trend of running while nude–has hit Capitol Hill just as the mayor’s stay-at-home order goes into effect. Residents have reported sightings of runners wearing only a smile at Lincoln Park, Eastern Market and even the Supreme Court.
Does your child miss Puppet Show Tuesdays and Singalong Fridays with Kidsinger Jim? Now kids can watch their Kidsinger Jim favorites online on his new video page. The videos are free, and there is a link to leave a tip.
Jim is also working on a custom video service: He will create a video just for your kids and include their favorite songs by request. When the custom video service is ready, Capitol Hill Kid … Read the rest
If you have flour, you have a kids’ baking activity for tomorrow. Join a Kids Matzah Baking class right in your kitchen using Zoom. Watch dough go from flour to crunchy matzah in under 18 minutes.
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Capitol Hill Kid is celebrating its first birthday. Now a toddler, Capitol Hill Kid is up on its feet and taking steps. The baby blog was born a year ago (actually March 27, but I was too tired to post yesterday). It sure has grown, and made a lot of friends, too.
If you’d like to show the Kid some birthday love, there is nothing it would like better than … Read the rest
Councilmember Charles Allen invites you to hang out on your porch, balcony or stoop tonight at 5 p.m. to get to know your neighbors better. Reminder: Stay six feet away! Share photos with hashtag #Ward6HH.
In case you missed it:
- School Lottery Results are Posted!
- New Theme for Window Art Hunt: Flags
- News and Notes: City, Schools, Parks and Kids’ Activities
- Social Distance Diary, Day 10:
The DC school lottery results are up on My School DC as of 10 p.m. tonight. It’s a moment to look forward, even though the future may seem far away right now. I hope you have good news.
To figure out how your wait-list spots might play out, check out the historical data at My School DC Seats and Waitlist Offer Data. This shows the waitlist length on results day, and the total number … Read the rest
A new theme for the Capitol Hill Community Window Art Hunt has been announced: flags. Display flags starting tomorrow (Friday). Also, there is now a schedule of themes through April. See note from organizers below.
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There has been a lot of interest in posting flags in our windows as a Window Art Hunt theme, so that is the one we are going to do next! Official “due date” is Friday March 27.
You can post a national flag of personal significance to you, or
Here’s a roundup of news and notes about the city, schools, parks and kid activities.
- The mayor announced last night a third death in DC due to coronavirus (COVID-19), a 75-year-old woman.
- As of 7:30 p.m. last night, the District’s coronavirus (COVID-19) data includes 48 new positive cases, bringing the District’s overall positive case
I was feeling conflicted–grumpy, really–about technology-based distance learning for my 3-year-old.
This is the third installment of my Social Distance Diary. The purpose is to share, connect and record some of the details of these strange times. I’ll will keep this up regularly (not daily) for the duration.
But then we tried it today, and it was … Read the rest
Step out your door and smile: Holly Harper, a Hill mom and photographer, is taking portraits of families on their own front steps–from a very safe distance on the street–as part of her #FrontPorchDC project. Holly hopes to bring joy and connection to the community during this time of social isolation and will use 100 percent of money earned to support locally owned Hill businesses.
Holly was … Read the rest