Save the dates

Next Meeting: November 21   
MHNA meets on the third Tuesday of each month (generally excepting August and December).

2017 Monthly meetings: 
Tuesday February 21 (Comprehensive Plan update)
Tuesday March 21 
Saturday April 29 (Spring Beautification Day)
Tuesday May 16 
Tuesday June 20 
Tuesday July 18 
Tuesday September 19 -- WALKING TOUR!
Tuesday October 17 
Tuesday November 21 

Black Family Reunion Mural, 14th Street & Florida Avenue NW, by Byron Peck. Click on image for street view.

On which days do I set out my recycling and trash for collection?

Photos of the April Spring Beautification Day 


Clean Up Day Photos

On Saturday, May 16, 2009, MHNA held its annual Clean Up Day, which began at 14th & W Streets, NW, and ended at Fojol's Indian Food truck.  More photos after the jump.

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Duke Ellington Jazz Fest June 5-15

It will come as no surprise to residents of the Meridian Hill Park neighborhood that much of the Duke Ellington Jazz Fest will take place on the U Street corridor - bordering the south of MHNA's boundaries and a few blocks east - June 5-15, 2009. For performance times and locations click here.

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Next Meeting: May 19, 2009

The next meeting of the Meridian Hill Neighborhood Association will take place on Tuesday, May 19, 2009. 

On the agenda are the recent spate of violence and nuisance behavior at 14th & W Streets, NW, and mitigative measures in planning or underway such as increased police presence, nighttime lighting, security cameras and restrictions on liquor sales.  We also plan to discuss the usual topics such as membership development and vacant and abandoned properties.  

The meeting location is the basement of Gingras Ecumenical Center, 1419 V Street, NW, Washington, DC 20009.

We begin at 7:00pm and end promptly at 8:30pm.


Saturday Farmers' Market 9am-1pm  

The 14th & U Streets Farmers' Market returns on May 2, 2009, for the third summer in a row, on the sidewalk in front of the Reeves Center.  From the MHNA Listserv:

Dear Fans of 14&U Farmers' Market,
We're BACK. This Saturday from 9-1. Rain or Shine. All your Spring Favorites and some seriously delicious surprises.
NEW PRODUCER: Many of you asked for a producer of pasta, sauces, home-made soups and jams. I am really thrilled I found you this one!

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Controlling Mosquitoes

It's that time of year again.
Mosquitoes are not only a nuisance, but may also carry many diseases including St. Louis encephalitis, eastern equine encephalitis, West Nile Virus, and dog heartworm. Several important species breed around the home. This information describes the life cycle and habits of the most common pest mosquitoes, and suggests several ways to eliminate breeding sites. Also, it explains the safe use of insect repellents, and lists additional mosquito web sites for more information. 

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