New KidSafe Programs

KidSafe, a nonprofit organization serving families in the District, is offering a new after-school and enrichment program for children and an educational program for adults.

The KidSafe Center Out-of-School programs provide children's activities in academics and life skills and promote family literacy. The Summer Enrichment Program is offered weekdays from 1 to 5:30 p.m. until Aug. 12. During the upcoming school year, the center will be open weekdays from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m.

In addition to the children's programs, KidSafe has adult programs on literacy training, basic education, GED preparation and employment readiness. The Adult Literacy and Employment Readiness Training (Project A.L.E.R.T.) is available from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday through Friday.

For more information, or to apply for programs, call 202-547-8260. For the KidSafe Center Out-of-School Programs, contact Kathy Crawford at kcrawford@kidsafedc.org, and for Project A.L.E.R.T. contact Angie Morrison at amorrison@kidsafedc.org.

Planning Board Meets

The D.C. Historic Preservation Review Board has scheduled its next monthly meeting and public hearing for 10 a.m. next Thursday in Room 220 South at 441 Fourth St. NW. The Board plans to review permit applications for historic landmarks and districts in Washington.

Meeting agendas are released five days prior to the meeting. To obtain the board's meeting and hearing agendas, go to the Office of Planning Web site at www.planning.dc.gov and click on the links for "Historic Preservation" and then "Calendar."

The same information is available by calling 202-442-8800. To receive electronic notification, send an e-mail, with a name and return e-mail address, to timothy.dennee@dc.gov.

Board Members Sought

Calvary Women's Services, a nonprofit organization in the District providing housing and support services to homeless women, needs volunteers to serve on its board of directors. Contact Kris Thompson at 202-783-3318 or cwsdirector@aol.com.

-- Compiled by

BRUCE C.T. WRIGHT