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Spring Time


Event Details

Date: May 04, 2024

Start Time: 12:00 pm EDT

End Time: 4:00 pm EDT

Location: 1231 Marion Barry Ave SE
1231 Marion Barry Avenue SouthEast
Washington, DC 20020 United States

Join us for an afternoon of craft classes hosted by local Black woman owned businesses!

Join us for an afternoon of craft classes hosted by local Black woman owned businesses! On 5/4. The Anacostia Arts Center will participate in Spring Time, a springtime celebration presented in partnership with the Anacostia Bid. All craft classes are free and first come first serve opportunities.

Craft classes include soap, candle, and body oil blend classes.

Each workshop has twenty slots. You must register ahead of time. Walk ins will be accepted on a stand by basis.

Meet the Instructors

Rylinda Rhodes, Manner Rhodes: Soap Making Workshop

Mane Rhodes is a DC based soap company that draws attention the the importancer of mental healthcare. Mane Rhodes is the path to self-love, self-worth, and ultimately less hate, anger, and violence in communities across America.

Shawnette Monroe, The Kitchen Physican: Body Oil Workshop

The Kitchen Physician specializes in Natural, Herbal Supplements for the entire family. We promote the use of these supplements for immune support and to aid in medicinal consumption. We create, by hand eighty percent of our merchandise using the finest, quality of ingredients. Wildcrafted Irish Sea Moss is one of our featured items.

Katrina Norman, The Beautiful Brown Rainbow: Candle Making Workshop

The Beautiful Brown Rainbow” Do-It-Yourself (DIY) Arts and Crafts company is excited about having a positive impact in the community. Crafting is not only fun, it’s therapeutic. Our mission is to educate others and share ideas about various DIY projects. We take pride in handcrafting products and our brand.