Alpha Boat Ride
It’s a scholarship fundraiser. Join the brothers of Alpha Phi Alpha for their White and Gold Cruise Boat Party August 13th. They set sail on the Spirit of Mount Vernon in SW. 301-275-7294
Auditions for the DC Boys Choir get under way August 20th and 27th. It’s open to boys ages 8 to 13. firstname.lastname@example.org
Help for DC Homeowners
There’s help for DC residents who are having trouble paying their mortgage. Housing Counseling Services, Inc. has set up a foreclosure prevention hotline. 202-265-2255
Give youth hope for a bright future. Join Community Kinship Coalition, Inc. for its 22nd Annual Hoops 4 Peace Anti-Violence and Basketball Tournament. The fun kicks off August 13th at the Show Place Arena. www.communitykinshipcoalition.org
Time to get the kids ready for back to school. Howard University Faculty Practice Plan is hosting back to school physicals and immunizations every Saturday during the month of August. 202-865-2111.
DC residents if you’re looking for a job, Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton’s Annual Job and Opportunity Fair is August 11th at the Washington Convention Center. http://norton.house.gov/about/events/dc-job-fair
The Mount Vernon Adult Day Health Care Center in Alexandria is in need of a front desk volunteer. www.fairfaxcounty.gov/olderadults
Get ready to be informed and entertained. The 10th Annual African Diaspora International Film Festival gets underway August 19th thru 21st in NW DC. www.nyadiff.org
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