The D.C. Department of Transportation has scheduled a public meeting to discuss the Maryland Avenue pedestrian safety project from 10:30 a.m. to noon Saturday at the Sherwood Recreation Center, 640 10th St. NE.
The project team is seeking feedback from pedestrians, bicyclists and drivers on traffic safety concerns. Proposed improvements for the area include enhanced pedestrian crossings, accessible bus stops, updated traffic signal timing and traffic calming. For information, e-mail email@example.com or call 202-671-2561.
A farmers market opened at 1200 First St. NE in the NoMa neighborhood. The market, managed by Metro Green Markets, will be open from 3 to 7 p.m. Wednesdays, through Oct. 26.
Vendors include Groff’s Content Farm, an organic meat farmer from Frederick County; Richfield Farm, a produce seller from Manchester, Md.; Spriggs Delight Farm, a dairy farm in Sharpsburg, Md.; Atwaters’ bakery of Baltimore; Karen Kay’s Cakes of Silver Spring; Stachowski Brand Charcuterie, a butcher and sausage maker based in Fairfax; and the Copper Pot, a District-based maker of gourmet pastas, sauces and jams. WIC and SNAP food stamps are accepted. For information, go to www.nomabid.org.
Passport to Financial Literacy, a free event for D.C. middle and high school students and their parents, is from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 18 at the Deanwood Recreation Center, 1350 49th St. NE.
The program teaches financial literacy as the young participants work through such adult events as getting a job, buying a car and identifying housing options. For information, call 240-372-9194 or go to www.passporttofinancialliteracy.com, or www.bankondc.org. To register, go to passporttofinancialliteracydc.eventbrite.com. Children must attend with a parent or guardian.
— Compiled by Terence McArdle