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Pig Roast, Block Party Benefit Public School Arts Programs

by Borderstan.com September 5, 2010 at 12:00 pm 0

Luis Gomez Photos Cafe Saint-Ex

The Labor Day block party is on the north side of Cafe Saint-Ex is at 14th and T Streets NW from 11 am to 5 pm. (Luis Gomez Photos)

When and Where: Labor Day from 11 am to 5 pm. It’s a block party on the 1300 block of T Street NW, on the north side of Cafe Saint-Ex (corner of 14th and T Streets NW).

What: Labor Day Pig Roast/BBQ Sauce Cook Off and fundraiser to benefit the Fillmore Art Center. Fillmore provides award-winning arts programs for students at Ross Elementary (1730 R Street NW) and nine other public elementary schools across DC. Virtually all the supplies and equipment used for the program are paid for by donations and special events.

Who: Cafe Saint-Ex, attendees like you, local BBQ sauce makers and volunteers; click here to volunteer. There will be live music, lemonade stands, plenty of activities for kids and lots of great barbecue. And you get to help provide arts education for nine DC public schools.

Ross Elementary School

Students at Ross Elementary School, 1730 R Street NW, benefit from the Fillmore Art Center. (Ross School website)

Why: Kids in the DC Public Schools need arts programs. This event benefits the Fillmore Art Center, which provides arts programs for Ross Elementary and nine other DC public schools.

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