Along Pennsylvania Avenue in front of the Wilson Building (between 14th and 13½ Street), Council member Tommy Wells, chairman of the Committee on Libraries, Parks, Recreation, and Planning, is organizing a park in four council member-dedicated parking spaces, including those from Chairman Phil Mendelson and Council members Mary Cheh (Ward 3) and Kenyan McDuffie (Ward 5).
The park will run from 9 a.m. to at least 3 p.m. It will include a parklet with picnic tables, couches and library books, and a few organized fitness activities. Wells and his staff plan an organized library story time at 11, a cookout from 11:30 to 1, and music and fitness activities after 1:30. Washington Parks and People is providing the park equipment.
[Continue reading David Alpert’s post at Greater Greater Washington.]
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