Friday, October 7, 2011

826DC one year anniversary celebration this coming Thursday

826DC, the cool non-profit that tutors kids on reading and writing, has been open on the Civic Plaza for a whole year. They're having a celebration on Thursday the 14th over at Bourbon in Adams Morgan. Nice to see them doing well, go spend some money and help them continue their cool programming!

(Washington, DC)- 826DC and the Museum of Unnatural History invite you to celebrate its first year in Columbia Heights at Bourbon in Adams Morgan.  The event will feature music by DJ C. Moreno. Admission is $5 and for ages 21 and older. Since opening its first physical center last October, 826DC has served more than 1200 students. This year, they plan to serve twice as many students in the Columbia Heights center as well as in schools across the city.

What: 826DC Turns 1! Featuring DJ C. Moreno

When: Thursday, October 13, 2011 8:30pm - 1:30am

Where: Bourbon, 2321 18th Street NW (Ages 21 and older)

Cost: $5. All proceeds support 826DC's completely free programs.

About 826DC: 826DC is a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting students ages 6-18 with their creative and expository writing skills, and to helping teachers inspire their students to write.  The organization's services are structured around the understanding that great leaps in learning can happen with one-on-one attention and that strong writing skills are fundamental to future success.  With this in mind, 826DC provides drop-in tutoring, field trips, creative writing workshops, after-school tutoring, help for English language learners, and assistance with student publications all free of charge. To find out more about the 826DC, visit<>.

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