Last chance for Equinox’s (formerly Sports Club/LA) exclusive FBA Member rate!

Equinox recently pur­chased the Sports Club/LA at 22nd & M Streets NW. As a result, some poli­cies are chang­ing, But there is still time to take advan­tage of sig­nif­i­cant dis­counts on mem­ber­ships! If you are a mem­ber of the Foggy Bot­tom Asso­ci­a­tion, you can join the Club with an exclu­sive rate – but only until Mon­day, Novem­ber 30.

For more infor­ma­tion, or to arrange for an appoint­ment, please con­tact Carly Mar­tin at or call (202) 974‑6610.

Control Rats Save Lives

Control Rats Save LivesRats have become an enor­mous prob­lem in the Dis­trict of Colum­bia. Each and every one of us is respon­si­ble for keep­ing the rat pop­u­la­tion under control.

Rats basi­cally need three things to sur­vive: food, water, and shelter.

Accord­ing to noted urban Roden­tol­o­gist Bobby Cor­ri­gan, PhD, the key to rodent con­trol is san­i­ta­tion. Rats can travel some dis­tance and climb sig­nif­i­cant heights in search of food. They can chew through just about any­thing if given enough time. They need only 1–1/2 ounces of food daily to thrive – and they eat almost everything.

In an effort to con­front this grow­ing prob­lem in our neigh­bor­hoods the Foggy Bot­tom Asso­ci­a­tion has put together a two-page guide detail­ing every­thing you need to know. Click Here to view the FBA’s Con­trol Rats Save Lives pamphlet.

You are invited to “Paint the Sculptures of Foggy Bottom”

A Plein Air Paint Out Sculp­tures of the Foggy Bot­tom Out­door Sculp­ture Bien­nial

Arts in Foggy Bottom
Fol­lowed by an exhi­bi­tion and recep­tion at the Water­gate Gallery and Frame Design

Oct. 18th Schedule:

8:30 to 9:00 am — Sign In
Loca­tion: River Inn, 924 25th Street, NW, Wash­ing­ton, DC — Colum­bia Suite

9:00 to 10:30 am — Work­shop demo given by Walt Bart­man of Yel­low Barn Stu­dio, enti­tled: Com­pos­ing a paint­ing and work­ing with color.
Loca­tion: River Inn — Colum­bia Suite

10:30 to 10:45 am — Lot­tery for par­tic­i­pants for sculp­ture sites
Loca­tion: River Inn — Colum­bia Suite

10:45 am to 4:00 pm — Paint­ing & indi­vid­ual instruc­tion
Loca­tion: Foggy Bot­tom His­toric Dis­trict (between 24th and 26th Streets and H and K Streets, NW)

4:00 to 5:30 pm — Recep­tion and exhi­bi­tion of the works com­pleted.
Loca­tion: The Water­gate Gallery and Frame Design, 2552 Vir­ginia Avenue, NW, Wash­ing­ton, DC 20037
TEL: 202–338-4488
Dale John­son, Owner
Rain date: Octo­ber 25, 2014

Also there’s a paint­ing and com­po­si­tion work­shop with Walt Bart­man, Founder and Direc­tor of the Yel­low Barn Stu­dio, Glen Echo, Mary­land, and the Grif­fin Art Cen­ter, Fred­er­ick, Maryland.

Spon­sored by:
Arts in Foggy Bot­tom, Wash­ing­ton D.C.

Artists will use the sculp­tures of the Foggy Bot­tom Out­door Sculp­ture Bien­nial as inspi­ra­tion for their paint­ings
Date: Sat­ur­day, Octo­ber 18, 2014
Time: 8:30 AM — 5:30 PM
Lim­ited to 42 participants

At the end of the paint­ing ses­sion, a wine and cheese recep­tion will be held at Water­gate Gallery and the artists will be able to exhibit their work on their easels out­side of the Gallery. Arts in Foggy Bot­tom reserves the right to take pho­tos of par­tic­i­pants and their works for pos­si­ble future pub­lic­ity for non-commercial purposes.

How to enter: Con­tact via email Jacque­line Lemire by Oct. 16th. Please include your name, email address, and tele­phone number.

NOTE: Ms. Lemire, Co-Director, Arts in Foggy Bot­tom, will inform each appli­cant regard­ing whether or not she/he has made the cut­off by Oct. 16th. Also on that date, infor­ma­tion con­cern­ing trans­porta­tion options, eater­ies in the neigh­bor­hood, etc. will be pro­vided to artists who have been accepted.

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