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Health Fair FlierThe District of Columbia Office on Aging will hold a community health and wellness fair at Guy Mason Recreation Center (3600 Calvert St.) on Tuesday, September 23. Glover Park Village, a group that seeks to foster intergenerational connections and make neighborhood life safer and more comfortable for older residents, will co-host the event.

Visitors to the fair, which runs from 11:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., can benefit from free screenings for blood pressure, glucose, and vision; talk with social workers from DCOA; and learn about senior transportation, elder abuse, healthy eating, and other topics. A light lunch will be served.

For more information about the event, contact Ralph Wright at 202-727-7736.

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The 25th annual Glover Park Day neighborhood festival is happening today, June 7, from 11 am-5 pm at Guy Mason Recreation Center (3600 Calvert St.). There’ll be music, a food court, crafters, activities for kids, and representatives from community organizations and other interested parties, including Mad Fox Taproom, the brew pub set to open later this year at 2218 Wisconsin Ave.

For details, check out the schedule of events.

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Whole Foods (2323 Wisconsin Ave.) will donate 5% of its net proceeds for Tuesday, February 11, to three local service organizations: Glover Park Village, which seeks foster intergenerational volunteer support among neighbors; Healthy Living, Inc., which teaches classes in cooking simple, nutritious meals; and Friends of Guy Mason, which helps maintain and enhance the Guy Mason Recreation Center (3600 Calvert St.). Volunteers for all three agencies will be on hand at the store all day to share information and answer questions.

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Like all city rec centers, Guy Mason (3600 Calvert St.) is closed on Sundays. But a move by a Guy Mason pottery instructor and the Friends of Guy Mason booster club may change that, The Georgetown Current reports. Pottery teacher John Kerr first suggested the extended schedule, and FOGM president Dan Melman told the Current that the move wouldn’t cost the city any extra money. “The air conditioning is on whether anyone is in the building or not,” he told the paper. “Why not use these services that are provided?” A meeting between advocates of the idea and the director of the D.C. Department of Parks and Recreation is scheduled for next month, Kerr told the Current.

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