Organizations & Groups
2018 Organizations and Groups. More coming soon!
The Kensington Day of the Book Festival joins with members of the Casal Catala of Washington DC in celebrating the Catalan origins of the Day of the Book. Visit their tent on Howard Ave near Armory Ave. Read a history of the “Day of the Book” here
Location: Howard Avenue near Armory Avenue
Kensington Park Friends of the Library
Established in 2012 to support a public library that meets our community’s needs, KPFOL offers free literary talks and events. Member dues and donations provide support and materials for the library. FOL KP is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit.
Location: Howard Avenue
Get up! Takoma Radio 94.3 FM
Clear the cobwebs with carefully cultivated words and music every Monday morning with Michael Causey + Deborah Jaffe. Good songs, Good interviews, Good morning!
Maryland Writers Association – Montgomery County Chapter
MWA-Montgomery is an affiliate of the Maryland Writers Association (MWA), a voluntary, not-for-profit organization dedicated to promoting the art, business, and craft of writing. Our group strives to create a safe and supportive community where both published and unpublished writers can come together in fellowship to learn from one another, grow, network, and realize their writing dreams.
Alpha Delta Kappa is an international honorary organization of women educators dedicated to educational excellence, altruism and world understanding. As their altruistic project, Montgomery County’s Epsilon Chapter sells Little Pickle Press children’s picture books to schools, families, libraries, doctors’ offices, and other organizations. Proceeds go to St. Jude’s Hospital, Komen, and two Maryland residential programs for at-risk children: Salem Trust and Sheriff’s Boys Ranch.
Mystery Writers of America, Mid-Atlantic Chapter
Mystery Writers of America, Inc. was established in 1945 by a dozen or so like-minded mystery writers for the purpose of promoting and protecting the interests and welfare of mystery writers and to increase the esteem and literary recognition given to the genre.
THE FEDERAL POETS is the oldest continuously active poetry group in the Washington D.C. area. First convened in 1944, it is open to everyone.
Members of the Federal Poets meet at the Tenley Public Library on the third Saturday of every month to read, analyze and discuss their poetry. Visitors are always welcome. Please visit our website for more information.
Poets from the Federal Poets will be reading at the Poetry Stage from 2:05 to 2:30. The Poetry Stage is on Howard Ave west of Fawcett St. Don’t miss it!
Girl Scout Troop 3664
INSPIRING COMMUNITIES TO BRING DIGNITY AND HOPE TO YOUTH IN FOSTER CARE.
Every child deserves to know that they matter. When Comfort Cases provides a case to a child in need, we not only offer them new items that they can keep during their journey, we also provide them with dignity and the notion that someone cares about what they are going through.