Glen Echo Park began in 1891 as a National Chautauqua Assembly, which taught the sciences, arts, languages, and literature. By the early 1900s Glen Echo Park had become an amusement park, serving the Washington area until 1968.
Level Fitness at 7687 Macarthur Blvd., Cabin John, presented a family fitness event on Saturday, May 11.
Art honors Dr. John Sever.
The Potomac Rotary Club unveiled commissioned murals on Feb. 20 to be installed at the Children’s National Medical Center in honor of Dr. John L. Sever, a founder of the Polio Plus effort of Rotary International to eradicate polio throughout the world.
The Clara Barton National Historic Site in Glen Echo offered free Victorian holiday greeting card workshops last weekend.
The Clara Barton Community Center hosted its sixth annual Haunted House on Sunday, Oct. 28.
Hundreds of horses and riders, including at least one rider headed to London on the shortlist for the Olympics — Allison Springer — converged at Bittersweet Field this weekend, June 16-17, for the Seneca Valley Pony Club Horse Trials.
The Connelly School of the Holy Child hosted the Tiger Trot race on April 15.
The Walt Whitman Fashion Show, "A Night in Paris," took place on Friday, May 4 in the school's auditorium.