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Oxon Run Community Alliance

 Oxon Run Park is the largest municipal park in DC and is located in Ward 8. Work in the park is just begining to get underway and any ideas or suggestions are welcome. Please contact us at 202-GO-2-PARK (202-462-7275) or

 Co-Chairs of ORCA
Absalom Jordan
Maria Powell
Jackie Ward

Potomac River Watershed Cleanup

April 4, 2009
Meet at Oxon Run Park Amphitheater
13th & Mississippi SE

The this is the 21st annual cleanup done in conjunction with the Alice Ferguson Foundation Potomac Watershed Clean-Up. Since this event began more than 40,000 volunteers have teamed with 300 partner organizations to retrieve over 1,500 tons of trash from the watershed's streams, rivers and bays. Contact Washington Parks & People if you are interested in volunteering at Oxon Run Park for this event!

There will be food! music! and fun!

This event is presented by: Councilmember Marion Barry, Oxon Run Community Alliance, District Department of the Environment, Ward 8 Environmental Council, Pearl Coalition, DC Parks and Recreation, Training Grounds, East of the River Clergy Police Community Partnership, Behavioral Environment Action Program (BEAP), William C. Smith and Co., DC Green Corps, Washington Parks & People.


Season of Peace Celebration

December 13, 2008
3 - 6 pm
Oxon Run Park Amphitheater
13th & Mississippi SE

Join Councilmember Marion Barry and Washington Parks & People during this time of peace and blessings in the new Ward 8.