Category: People

July 19, 2022July 19, 2022

‘Our Places’ Exhibit at Smithsonian Natural History Museum

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Zerline Hughes Spruill JUNE 23, 2022 202.876.2992 New Smithsonian Exhibition Highlighting the Connection Between People and Nature Features Ward 7 National Park and Nonprofit Friends of Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens and Two Ward 7 Residents Spotlighted in Natural History Museum’s ‘Our Places’ Exhibition WASHINGTON, D.C – The Smithsonian’s National Museum of...

February 9, 2022February 9, 2022

New Year, New Faces: Meet Our New Board Members

Friends of Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens’ board chair, Justin Lini, welcomes new board members and returning staff members.  Friends of Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens is pleased to announce four new board members! We look forward to working together to help shape meaningful, memorable and regular(!) visits at Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens for you. Meet our new members below: ...

December 8, 2020December 8, 2020

A VISTA’s Story of Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens

My name is Megan Singleton, this year’s Americorps VISTA serving with Friends of Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens. I wanted to take a moment to share my story with you and tell you about my love for Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens. When I started with Friends back in January, I was new to the city, new to the...

July 22, 2020July 22, 2020

Virtual Summer Camp 2020: A Success!

One of the best times of year is the short few weeks in the heat of summer when kids come together to enjoy nature. At Friends of Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens, that means summer camp. Birds and bees and lotus and field trips and water parks and hiking trails- you name it, we do it. But,...

June 17, 2020June 17, 2020

An Interview with Kenya McKeever

Big news, we’ve started a blog! This is a chance for us to share all the great stories and updates from the park, while having a place to host all the great content we all generate.  We’ll kick things off with a sweet interview done with our resident expert on all things Kenilworth, Kenya McKeever....