Community Events

Are you a District 6 community based organization/association hosting a community day, youth conference, seminar or fundraiser?
Promote it here on the District 6 Community Events page!

Submit your event flyers/graphics and verbiage via email to no less than thirty (30) days from the commencement of your event.

PLEASE NOTE:  All events are subject to approval prior to promotion on the District 6 Community Events page.

Global Journey Scholars, Inc. presents the Inaugural Black History Essay Competition!


Global Journey for Children, Inc. presents its 1st Annual Black History Essay Competition!

Global Journey for Children, Inc. promotes cultural awareness and global citizenship by creating educational books, resources and activities that enhances knowledge about African history and African American history, encouraging all children to learn about African history, and we provide opportunities for children of African ancestry to be connected with their ancestral traditions.  Global Journey Scholars will explore African and African Americans who were instrumental in contributing to society and humanity.  This month, Global Journey Scholars will focus on a contributor to the early development of devices we use today. 

The Intersection of African History and STEM:  Who is the African man considered to be "The Father of the Internet?"
* - Students under 18 must have parental permission to participate.
* - Contest Participants:  Eligible Participants:  Students in the following grade categories: 3rd - 5th, 6th – 8th, 9th -12th

BONUS:  Create a timeline graphic that shows the evolution of the internet to present day.
Reference:  The Black Digital Elite by John T. Barber

Deadline for all essay submissions is February 25, 2018 at 11:59pm.  For additional contest criteria, please visit the official essay contest webpage:  For more information or questions regarding the submission process, please call 301-910-7396.

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A Woman's Voice presents "Family First:  Focusing On What Matters" (4/14/2018)

Join A Woman's Voice for its third annual symposium, entitled, "Family First:  Focusing On What Matters."

Saturday, April 14, 2018

Faith United Ministries
7905 Fernham Lane
District Heights, Maryland 20747

This full day event is designed with you mind, purposed to minister to every aspect of your life. Calling all men, women, and millenials to this family focused experience! Whether you are married, single, or divorced, we will have sessions for you. If you are retired or a recent high school or college graduate attempting to figure out what is next in life, this symposium is for you.

A Woman’s Voice is a coalition of messengers on a mission to inspire, empower and educate women, offering its talents to resurrect purpose that has been abandoned, awaken dead dreams, revive hope to the hopeless and mend the broken.  Its mission is fulfilled through several platforms: mentoring activities, empowerment workshops, one-on-one consultations and our annual conference.  A Woman’s Voice was created with you mind, as we seek to become what we needed in crisis.

CALLING ALL YOUTH!  If you are interested in earning community service hours during the annual conference, please contact A Woman's Voice via email at or via phone at 301-857-2981.  All volunteers must be age 16 and up and schedule an interview prior to service.

For more information, please visit


FAME Jazz Band Auditions Open - Rolling Auditions


FAME - Foundation for the Advancement of Music & Education, Inc. is accepting applications for its year-round FAME Jazz Band Program (FJBP)

FJBP was established in 2015 to provide year-round high caliber music and academic support and instruction
to talented middle and high school youth who are serious about music and want to take their skills to a higher level.

In the program, students receive:

  • Tutoring and Mentoring in Science & Math
  • Music Theory Instruction
  • Music Instruction by Expert Musicians
  • High School and College Prep
  • Summer Music Technology & Enrichment Programs at the University of Maryland School of Music
  • Opportunities to Perform on Major Stages
  • And more…

ALL MUSICIANS ARE WELCOMED! You do not need to have a jazz background, nor play in a school band to audition for the program. Home-schooled students are also invited to apply. This program is ideal for youth who want to enjoy a unique opportunity to grow musically and academically, musically and academically, while having fun with other youth musicians.

For more information, visit, call 301-805-5358 or send an email to