Street Smart Collaborative's weekly curation of community events and things to do. These safe spaces cater to the black community by providing safe spaces for shopping, enrichment, and explorations.
Check back every Sunday for the updated list.
ongoing - Park Up DC
“Park Up DC” is a pop-up experience for the whole family (drive-in style) that will safely bring the community together for affordably priced movies and other entertainment. This drive-in movie series is produced by the minds behind Broccoli City Festival, and hosted by Events DC at historical RFK Campus Lot 5.
RSVP Link: www.parkupdc.com
9/16 - Commission on African American Affairs - September Public Meeting
The Commission has been tasked with advising the Mayor, the D.C Council and the public on the views and needs of African American communities in the District.
9/16 - FRESHFARM Columbia Heights Farmers Market
With products ranging from fresh produce, to authentic Mexican food prepared with locally grown ingredients, this market’s offerings are as dynamic as the neighborhood itself.
Location: 1300 Kenyon street, Nw
RSVP Link: www.freshfarm.org/markets
9/18 - Virtual African Dance Class
Join the D.C. Mayor’s Office on African Affairs (MOAA) and KanKouran Dance Company for a Virtual African Dance Class on. The class will be posted on all of MOAA’s social media platforms.
9/18 - The Black Women's Agenda 43rd Annual Symposium
ΤHE BLACK WOMEN’S AGENDA, INC. invites YOU to join our
43rd Annual Symposium in a Virtual Town Hall on
September 18th at NOON Eastern.
RSVP Link: bwa-inc.org/
9/18 - Trauma & Resilience: Building Strength in Children
By delving into types of stress and trauma, risk factors and protective factors, this training will explore their impact on early childhood development, and share how we can promote resilience in our work with children and families.
RSVP Link: Click here
9/19 - DC Black Business Pop Up Shop
This outdoor event is limited to 150 shoppers. Shoppers will be admitted 30 at a time (please wear a mask) and have 1 hour to shop.The exact location will be provided after you purchase your shopping pass.
Price: $10 entry, $50 vendors
Location: Washington D.C.
RSVP Link: dcblackbusinesspopupshop4.eventbrite.com
9/19 - Soufside Market Pop-Up Shop (Every Saturday)
Come out to SOUFSIDE MARKET and shop with some of the DOPEST Black Owned Brands in the city!
Price: Free, (vendor slots range $175 - $250)
Location: Washington DC
RSVP Link: soufsidemarket.splashthat.com
9/20 - Yoga for Black Lives Matter (Every Sunday)
Price: $25 suggested donation
RSVP Link: yogaforblacklives.eventbrite.com
9/20 - Volunteering Opportunity in the DMV
Every Sunday, Our TIN picks up trash and litter in the DMV area! We will provide water, gloves, and trash bags. Be sure to dress for the weather and bring a mask to protect against COVID.
Price: Free, but donations accepted
Location: 901 Southern Ave SE
RSVP Link: ourtin.eventbrite.com