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REI Grand Opening
Carpe Librum Sidewalk Sale
Community Conversation 5.0
Pumpkin Palooza
Metro Money
Beginning of Surge #10


Celebrate all weekend long at the new REI DC Flagship Store in the revitalized Washington Coliseum!

For three days, REI is hosting a block party - taking over the streets, commandeering the Wunder Garten, and hosting an awesome lineup of national and local artists at NoMa Junction @ Storey Park!

The first 500 people through the store doors each day (Oct. 21-23) will receive a custom REI DC CamelBak water bottle with a REI promo card inside. Plus, they’ll have free breakfast and coffee each morning.

For more information and the full list of activities click here

Tell Us What You Think For a Chance to Win a REI Gift Card!

Want to win a REI $100 gift card? Help us make NoMA the best place to live, work, and play!

There's still time to tell us what you think! Please take just a few minutes to fill out a quick survey to tell us what you want to see in the neighborhood, what you think is working and what you think can be improved. Include your email address for the chance to win.

The information gathered will be used to inform our focus at the NoMa BID, attract new retailers and better inform policy decisions about the area. If you don't feel like taking it online, be on the lookout for NoMa BID staff setting up survey tables in the neighborhood. 

Thank you for helping us make NoMa the best neighborhood to live and work in DC!

Don't Miss PumpkinPalooza!

Stop by the NoMa pumpkin patch on Wednesday, October 26, from 5 - 8 PM. Carve a free pumpkin, check out the NoMa petting zoo, grab food from your favorite local food trucks, and enjoy sounds from the Kingstreet Bluegrass Band! You can even take a class from the LemonBowl and make your very own fall terrarium*.

The NoMa BID will be providing pumpkins and carving tools for the first 200 people! Make sure to register today! Sign up today and secure your spot at the best PumpkinPalooza around!

* There is an additional registration fee for the Terrarium Class.
WMATA Surge #10, 10/29 – 11/22

Starting on Saturday, 10/29, Metro will suspend service between NoMa – Gallaudet U and Fort Totten Metro stops on the Red Line. Shuttle buses will be provided between NoMa – Gallaudet U and Fort Totten. Service will also be limited during peak hours from NoMa – Gallaudet U to Grosvenor. Commuters are encouraged to plan alternative routes in advance and travel outside of peak times where possible.

For additional information and trip planning assistance, please visit:
NoMa Parks Community Conversation: October 25th!

The NoMa Parks Foundation invites you to a community gathering to learn about what's happening with NoMa’s parks projects and discuss how to make the neighborhood more beautiful and enjoyable. Join us at the Hyatt Place Hotel for a community conversation starting at 6:30 PM, and a light dinner at 6 PM. Come out and meet landscape architects Nelson Byrd Woltz, the firm chosen to create the concept design for the upcoming NoMa Green!

For more information and to register for this event click here
Join the Coalition for Smarter Growth for Metro Money 

Funding is central to the success of our Metro system. Hear from funding experts on how we got to where we are, what the major barriers are, and how we can move toward reliable funding to provide Metro a stable future.

Join the Coalition for Smarter Growth for a moderated fireside chat, followed by audience questions.

Wednesday, October 26, 2016 
6:00pm - 8:00 PM | Doors 5:30 PM
640 Massachusetts Ave NW | Washington DC 

For more information and to RSVP click here.

Carpe Librum NOMA Pop-up Book Store 

This Saturday, October 22nd from 11:30 AM - 6 PM, head over to Carpe Librum at 1275 First St. NE for a special sidewalk sale! They're making room for new inventory! All sidewalk books will be sold for $18 per box or $11 per bag. 

Individual books will be sold at half price: 

  • Hardcover: $2 
  • Paperback: $1 
  • Mass Market: $.50 

All proceeds will support Turning the Page, an education based non-profit dedicated to supporting family and parent engagement programs in D.C. public schools. 


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