Featured Community Events
FRIENDS Holiday Social
16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence
Hunger & Homelessness Awareness Week
Food Day 2013
Annual FRIENDS Neighborhood Block Party
FRIENDS Spring BBQ
The Holiday Social is an annual event that features festive refreshments and entertainment for GW neighbors and friends.
Join the Global Women's Institute for the 16 Days of Activism, an internationally recognized annual campaign that aims to raise awareness about gender-based violence and build strength around the movement to end it.
The Center for Civic Engagement and Public Service partners with the Human Services Program to plan a week of activities designed to challenge the GW community to confront the issues of poverty from a local, national, and global perspective.
This year, GW Responds has partnered with the American Red Cross to form a Disaster Action Team, or DAT, to form the inaugural GW Corps team. Our GW Corps will be working with the Red Cross’s Disaster Action Team and will be responding to man-made and natural disasters that occur daily in the District of Columbia.
Celebrate Food Day 2013 with the Urban Food Task Force! We'll be hosting a number of events (.pdf) for the entire week, from October 23 - 31.
Every year, approximately 2,000 people attend the annual FRIENDS Foggy Bottom/West End Neighborhood Block Party, a free community tradition that features a variety of local food and craft vendors, local business, restaurants, groups and institutions as well as musical and dance performances.
As part of the remembrance and celebration of the 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation and the 50th anniversary of the March On Washington for Jobs and Freedom, the George Washington University is hosting a year-long series of events that inspires reflection on democratic ideals and links the historical to ongoing struggles for equality and freedom in America.
Blackjack tables, oversized playing cards, and inflatable dice decorated the Charles E. Smith Center at the George Washington University's 11th Annual Senior Prom last year.
The FRIENDS Spring BBQ is a community event celebrating the end of the semester. What better way to celebrate the neighborhood than with a BBQ?