Rose Park Farmers Market 2018 Opening Day:

Wednesday, May 2nd, 3:00pm – 7:00pm

26th & O Streets NW

Every Wednesday from May 2, 2018 through Oct 31, 2018

Seasons Greetings

Friends of Rose Park wishes you a happy holiday season

Thank you to all who came out to make this event memorable!

View photos from Santa’s recent visit:

2017 FRP Halloween Party

Thank you Trick or Treat-ers!

View Photos of the event courtesy of Ricardo Jimenez.

2017 Fall Fête at Evermay

Thank you to all who attended and supported FRP!

View Photos of the event courtesy of Ricardo Jimenez.

Margaret Peters and Roumania Peters Walker Photographic Panels Installed

Friends of Rose Park Honors local tennis greats

View the panels at the Rose Park Recreation Center Porch

Thank you to Fannie Walker Weekes and James Walker, for permission to use their family photos.

Summer Concert in the Park

Sunday, July 9th, 5:30pm – 7:00pm

26th & O Streets NW

Performer details coming soon!

About

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Rose Park Dog Stories

WHO

: Cache-Cache (Hide and Go Seek in French)

WHAT

: 10-year-old Papillon (Butterfly in French)

LIVES WITH

: Helgi Walker on N Street

BACKGROUND

: Secure childhood. Show Dog. American champion.

SIZE

: Six pounds “but he thinks he’s the king of Rose Park. He’s a big dog trapped in a small body.”

DISTINGUISHING FEATURE

: His “blaze,” the white strip between his eyes.

FAVORITE FOOD

: Liver pate from Stachowski’s. Responds to name of the store. (“He wants to say Jamie is a genius.”)

POLITICAL AFFILIATION

: “His politics are extreme. He’s a monarchist.” (Marie Antoinette had Papillons)

ATTITUDE

: None. “His job is to be beautiful. He’s used to people stopping him. He knows he has to be good to his admirers.”

BEST FRIEND

: Skippy, who lives with Tom Birch and Sidney Lawrence on 29th Street. “They’re the same size.”

THOUGHTS ON ROSE PARK

: “It’s the perfect place. His first birthday party was right here at this picnic table.”

GOOD TRAVELER

: “Jumps right into his carrier.” He shuttles between Georgetown and Hobe Sounds in Florida. “He loves Yappy Hour at the golf course there.”

– Interview by Craig Wilson

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See you in the park!