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Georgetown Village
PO Box 3563
Washington, DC 20027



Welcome to Georgetown Village
We are glad you're here!








Georgetown Village (GV), is a 501 (c) 3 non-profit organization providing services and programs in Georgetown, Burleith, Hillandale, and nearby neighborhoods. GV was established to help our neighbors age in place by providing them with a variety of support services, educational opportunities, cultural and social programming. We provide trained and vetted volunteers and when necessary professional service providers to meet our members’ needs.

Georgetown Village is part of a growing network of similar communities nationwide, including many in the Washington, DC area, in which neighbors are helping neighbors. Our village represents the new face of aging-in-place that allows Village members to live full lives in their own homes with the assistance of  their neighbors. In this way we create a caring, supportive, local community to help seniors remain safely and happily in their own homes.

Come be part of a caring, supportive community.

The Georgetown Village office is located in the Long & Foster building, on the lower level of 1680 Wisconsin Avenue NW. The office is staffed by our Executive Director, Lynn Golub-Rofrano, and volunteers, Monday through Thursday, from 10 am - 6 pm. The office is not open on Federal Holidays.  Be sure to call before you stop by in case we are out helping one of our members or enjoying some of our trips or social activities!












Georgetown Village News and Events 
Monthly Newsletters

Our January Newsletter has been mailed out and the electronic copy is available. Click the link here - January 2018 Newsletter to read the newsletter.




Coffee Talk - Thursdays at 10:30 am 


Please join others for coffee, tea, cookies, and discussion. All are welcome. If you have never attended a Thursday GV Coffee Talk, it is a great way to get out and try some new things and meet new people - we hope to see you soon!


We meet in the St. John's Episcopal board room - please use the entrance on Potomac Street (3240 O Street NW) 


Portable IT Support


Do you have a question about using your iPhone or android phone? Do you need to learn how to change the font on your laptop or kindle?  Bring your portable electronics and your questions to our IT Support Group sessions and learn from our volunteers and other members.  We also share tips about useful apps.  Some of our members have also learned how to use Uber and Lyft during these sessions! Join us 10:30 am-11:30 am on January 3rd & 24th and we will teach you how to use portable electronics to make your life easier.


Men’s Lunch at Paolo's
January 10th @ 12:30 pm 

1303 Wisconsin Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20007


Happy Hour at Morton's

January 16, at 5:30 PM


Join us at Morton's
3251 Prospect St. NW
Washington, DC 20007

Chat With Isabel Sawhill 
January 14th 1pm - 3pm 

3150 South Street NW

This month’s Chat With speaker is long-time GV member Isabel Sawhill, senior fellow at The Brookings Institute. Isabel will be discussing her latest book, Generation Unbound: Drifting Into Sex and Parenthood Without Marriage.  

Attendance is limited to the first 20 people who sign up, if you are interested in attending please contact the office to make your reservation early.



Book Discussion: The Sympathizer 

January 15th @ 10:30 am
3139 N Street NW

Set as the flashback in a coerced confession of a political prisoner, the book tells the story of the South Vietnamese Government in 1975 and subsequent events in American exile in Los Angeles, through the eyes of a half-Vietnamese, half-French undercover communist agent. The spy remains unnamed throughout the novel from the fall of Saigon, to refugee camps and relocation in Los Angeles, to his time as a film consultant in the Philippines, and finally to his return and subsequent imprisonment in Vietnam.  A Vietnamese reviewer noted that, finally, Americans have a chance to gain a new perspective on the war, one that is in contrast to the one provided by Hollywood myth-makers.

Guided Tour of Duke Ellington School of the Arts
Jan 23rd @ 2 pm
3500 R Street NW 

During this two hour guided tour, we will have the opportunity to view the Museum Studies department’s exhibition and possibly get a sneak peek at the set up and tech for the Vocal Music and Instrumental Music departments’ joint performance scheduled for that evening. We might even get a glimpse of the rehearsal too. RSVP by calling or emailing the office by January 19.

Sovereignty
January 31, @12:00 PM
Arena Stage, 1101 6th St SW

Some wounds refuse to heal. Mary Kathryn Nagle’s daring new work, which debuts as the fourth production in Arena Stage’s Power Plays initiative, travels the intersections of personal and political truths, historic and present struggles. Sarah Ridge Polson, a young Cherokee lawyer fighting to restore her Nation’s jurisdiction, must confront the ever-present ghosts of her grandfathers. With shadows stretching from 1830s Cherokee Nation (now present-day Georgia) and Andrew Jackson’s White House to the Cherokee Nation in present-day Oklahoma, Sovereignty asks how high the flames of anger can rise before they ultimately consume the truth.

Tickets are limited, please call the Georgetown Village office at 202-999-8988 to reserve your seat.



What's Going on at Georgetown Village

Upcoming Events
Upcoming Events


Photos from Georgetown Village Events:  
January 2018
Chat with Isabel Sawhill 

Slideshow
1-14-2018 ~ Chat w/ Isabel Sawhill

















Ongoing Services offered by Georgetown Village


Pre-Scheduled Trips to Safeway and Trader Joe's

 

Contact Lynn to make your reservation
202-999-8988

by Wednesday at 3 pm.

Safeway every Friday @ 2 pm on Trip Days
and 1:30 pm on Non-trip Days

Trader Joe's every other Thursday (times vary)

Check our event calendar for additional information.


Service for GV Members: E-Cycling
If you have old un-wanted electronics to get rid of, you can drop them off at the Georgetown Village office during office hours, or we will arrange to have a volunteer pick them up from you.  We will be collecting electronics, and a volunteer will take them to the DC e-cycling center.




What's New and in the News









Did you catch All Things Considered on National Public Radio? Ina Jaffe, NPR correspondent who reports on aging has created a three part series on the Village movement and the first of the three segments aired.

To hear the rest of the series, be sure to tune into your local NPR station. Here is an additional link with the NPR transcript attached for your convenience.

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