Virtual Open House TONIGHT, 6:30 pm
Want to know what’s going on with all those cranes at The Parks at Walter Reed? Join the development team at a virtual open house and tour of The Brooks condominiums (available early next year!) with an update on the entire development.

Date: Thursday, Nov. 12, 6:30 pm – 7:15 pm: RSVP here
Where: Teams (via web browser; downloading the app is not necessary) 

The half-hour presentation (plus questions) will include updates on the playground and dog park on the way (construction starting later this year); the Arts Plaza, the new apartments and condos under construction; and the retail Marketplace anchored by the Whole Foods Market (opening in late 2022). The open house event is free and open to all. The team will take questions at the end of the presentation via the chat feature.

Questions? Contact us at Details at or follow us on Instagram, Facebook, YouTube or Twitter.


This Saturday: Weaving of Sound & Being
Get cozy in your own home and join Artis Moon (the Boundless Eclectic), Donne Lewis (Wychdokta), & Jeneen Piccuirro (Soul Voyage Studio) for an intriguing hour of bliss — a sound bath performance. This is an artfully crafted sound healing concert journey of meditation, live music, and movement by three founding members of the Down in the Reeds family. Relax to the soothing sounds & healing vibrations of Gong, singing bowls, wooden flute, drums, and more. Treat yourself to a live audiovisual meditation experience.

Time: 3:30 pm, on Instagram Live
More details here

Burn Thanksgiving Calories with Gym Jonez
Gym Jonez is back this fall for two fitness sessions to get your heart pumping and prep for those additional Thanksgiving calories! Join fitness and nutrition guru Gym Jonez for a 45-minute session on Instagram Live to burn calories, build muscle, and get your heart rate up.

Dates: Saturday, Nov. 21 & 28
Where: Instagram LIVE 

Gym Jonez (@GymJonez) is a fitness enthusiast who led our virtual Boot Camp at The Parks in spring 2020. Check out his high-energy workouts on YouTube. These fitness sessions are appropriate for all ages and can be done from your living room, stoop, or porch.

Free Barre3 Meditation: A Tonic for the Times
Meditation is a proven way to stay healthy during stressful times. Join Alicia Sokol of Barre3 DC 14th Street for a 10-minute meditation class designed to balance the body and leave you feeling energized, happy and strong. Alicia is accompanied by National Symphony Orchestra violist Mahoko Eguchi. Enjoy the gorgeous green of the Great Lawn at The Parks at Walter Reed, and let your stress melt away.

Follow us on Instagram @TheParksDC and subscribe to our YouTube channel for more videos to keep you healthy. 

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Children's Hospital Presents Youth Town Halls 
Children's National Hospital will be hosting a three-part "COVID-19 and Beyond" youth town hall series to address community needs in response to the impacts of coronavirus (COVID-19) and school closures. The purpose of the series is to engage high school students in addressing the impacts of distance learning and accessing mental health, primary care, and reproductive health resources while learning from home.

The series will be held on Nov. 18, Dec. 2, and Dec. 9 from 12-1 p.m. High school students are highly encouraged to attend! Students, parents, teachers, and other educators are invited to click here to register and get more details. 

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