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|year = 2018
 
|dow = Sunday
 
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|address = 1666 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC
 
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|month = April
 
|day = 12
 
|year = 2018
 
|dow = Thursday
 
|title = National Rivers and Trails Wikipedia Editing Workshop
 
|time = 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
 
|place = Bureau of Land Management
 
|address = 20 M Street SE, Washington, DC 20003
 
|description = Wikipedia is an openly editable resource, meaning that you can improve the quality and accuracy of Wikipedia entries. As one of the web’s most visited reference sites, Wikipedia serves as a starting point for visitors who want to learn more about a variety of topics.
 
 
Join us at the Bureau of Land Management for a National Rivers and Trails Editing Workshop. Attendees will learn to edit and create articles about national rivers and trails. Experienced Wikipedians will be on hand to provide training and guidance.
 
 
This event is free and open to the public. Registration is required. Please bring your own lunch.
 
 
Laptops are required. Please bring your own. Wikimedia has two laptops to loan. Reserve one by emailing info@wikimediadc.org.
 
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|month = April
 
|day = 13
 
|year = 2018
 
|dow = Friday
 
|title = Farm-to-Fork Sustainability Wikipedia Edit-a-thon
 
|time = 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM
 
|place = National Agricultural Library
 
|address = 10301 Baltimore Avenue Beltsville, MD 20705
 
|description = Have you ever wondered how scientists make our food supply safer, more nutritious, more abundant, and more sustainable? Learn more while improving the accuracy and quality of online information about sustainability in food and agriculture as a participant in a Wikipedia edit-a-thon!
 
 
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Agricultural Research Service (USDA ARS) and Wikimedia DC invite Wikipedians of all levels of experience to participate in this Farm-to-Fork Sustainability Edit-a-thon. Topics will include plant and animal production, pest management, bioproducts, and agroecosystem conservation practices. During the event, participants will have the opportunity to meet ARS scientists, librarians, and data science experts. They will also learn more about resources available through ARS and its National Agricultural Library.
 
 
About your hosts: ARS is USDA’s chief scientific in-house research agency, with more than 90 locations throughout the United States and overseas. The agency’s research spans crop and animal production and protection, natural resource management, food safety and quality, and nutrition. Wikimedia DC is the regional outreach organization for Wikipedia and other projects of the Wikimedia Foundation, promoting participation on Wikimedia projects throughout the United States. This event is free and open to the public. Registration is required. Lunch will be provided.
 
 
Laptops are required. Please bring your own. Wikimedia has two laptops to loan. Reserve one by emailing info@wikimediadc.org.
 
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|month = June
 
|day = 2
 
|year = 2018
 
|dow = Saturday
 
|title = Capital Area Biospace Emerging Technologies Edit-a-thon
 
|time = 12 PM – 4 PM
 
|place = Capital Areas Biospace
 
|address = Rockville, MD
 
|description = Wikipedia is an openly editable resource, meaning that you can improve the quality and accuracy of Wikipedia entries. As one of the web’s most visited reference sites, Wikipedia serves as a starting point for visitors who want to learn more about a variety of topics.
 
 
This workshop will bring together DIY biologists and makers from across the DC area with experienced Wikipedians. Learn about emerging technologies like synthetic biology, nanotechnology, robotics, and more! Afterwards, we'll teach you how to improve Wikipedia articles on science and engineering topics of your choice.
 
 
As the web’s most visited reference site, Wikipedia is a starting point for both scientists and non-scientists to learn about technology topics. Wikipedia is openly editable, meaning that you can improve the quality and accuracy of Wikipedia entries. During this training, you will learn the basics of how to edit Wikipedia articles, and practice these skills with experienced Wikipedians.
 
 
Laptops are required. Please bring your own. Wikimedia DC has two laptops to loan; you can reserve one by emailing info@wikimediadc.org.
 
 
Lunch will be provided!
 
 
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|day = 17
 
|year = 2018
 
|dow = Sunday
 
|title = Meeting of the Board of Directors
 
|time = 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
 
|place = Cove
 
|address = 1666 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC
 
|description = The Board of Directors will meet to conduct its regular business. All Wikimedia DC members and the general public are invited to attend.
 
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|month = June
 
|day = 27
 
|year = 2018
 
|dow = Wednesday
 
|title = National Archives Vietnam-Era US Coast Guard Records Editing Workshop
 
|time = 10 AM – 2:00 PM
 
|place = National Archives Innovation Hub
 
|address = Washington, DC
 
|description = Join us at the National Archives Innovation Hub for a Vietnam-Era US Coast Guard Records Editing Workshop. Attendees will learn to edit Wikipedia and use recently scanned Coast Guard records to update related Wikipedia articles. Experienced Wikipedians will be on hand to provide training and guidance.
 
 
Registration is required. Lunch will be provided.
 
 
Laptops are required, so please bring your own. Wikimedia DC has two laptops to loan; reserve one by emailing [mailto:info@wikimediadc.org info@wikimediadc.org].
 
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|month = July
 
|day = 11
 
|year = 2018
 
|dow = Wednesday
 
|title = DC Historic Sites Wikipedia Editing Workshop
 
|time = 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM
 
|place = National Trust for Historic Preservation
 
|address = 2600 Virginia Avenue NW, Suite 1100, Washington, DC
 
|description = Join us for a Wikipedia editing workshop hosted by the DC Preservation League. Attendees will learn to edit and create Wikipedia articles about historically significant sites and properties in the District of Columbia.
 
 
Registration is required. Dinner will be provided.
 
 
Laptops are required, so please bring your own. Wikimedia DC has two laptops to loan; reserve one by emailing [mailto:info@wikimediadc.org info@wikimediadc.org].
 
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|year = 2018
 
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|address = 1666 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC
 
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|month = September
 
|day = 26
 
|year = 2018
 
|dow = Wednesday
 
|title = Hispanic Heritage Month Wikipedia Editing Workshop
 
|time = 6 PM – 8:30 PM
 
|place =Beatley Central Library
 
|address = 5005 Duke Street, Alexandria, VA 22304
 
|description = Join us for the Hispanic Heritage Month Wikipedia Editing Workshop hosted by Alexandria’s Beatley Central Library with support from Wikimedia DC.
 
 
With the help of experienced Wikipedians, attendees will learn to edit Wikipedia and improve or create Wikipedia articles related to Hispanic heritage. No editing experience is necessary.
 
 
Laptops are required; please bring your own. Wikimedia has two laptops to loan. Reserve one by emailing info@wikimediadc.org
 
 
This event is free and open to the public. Dinner will be provided.
 
 
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|month = September
 
|day = 29
 
|year = 2018
 
|dow = Saturday
 
|title = Getting to Know Your Archdiocese: A Wikipedia Editing Workshop
 
|time = 12:30 PM – 7:00 PM (Editing Workshop, 12:30-4:45 - Mass and reception, 5PM-7PM)
 
|place = Catholic Information Center
 
|address = 1501 K Street NW, Suite 175, Washington, DC
 
|description = Join us at the Catholic Information Center as we gather to edit articles on parishes in the Archdiocese of Washington in honor of the Feast of St. Jerome, patron saint of translators, librarians, and encyclopedists. There is a rich institutional history of the Catholic Church here in the Archdiocese dating all the way back to John Carroll, the first Bishop and Archbishop in the United States. Our goal is to make that history known on the world's largest online encyclopedia.
 
 
Attendees will learn to edit Wikipedia and use online and print sources to update related Wikipedia articles. Experienced Wikipedians will be on hand to provide training and guidance. There will also be some librarians available to help with research.
 
 
Laptops are required; please bring your own. Wikimedia has two laptops to loan. Reserve one by emailing info@wikimediadc.org. New editors are strongly encouraged to create a Wikipedia account before the day of the event.
 
 
Sponsored by: Catholic Information Center St. Dominic Catholic Church
 
 
Co-sponsors: Archdiocese of Washington The Catholic University of America Alumni Association The Catholic University of America’s Department of Library and Information Science Alumni Board
 
 
Registration is required. Lunch will be provided.
 
 
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Revision as of 20:17, 30 April 2019

October 13

Wikipedia Edit-a-thon: Ada Lovelace Day Edition


WHEN

Saturday, October 13, 2018
12 PM – 2 PM

WHERE

West End Neighborhood Library
2301 L Street Northwest, Washington, DC 20037

October 26

Digging into USDA Research History: Wikipedia Edit-a-thon


WHEN

Friday, October 26, 2018
9 AM – 2 PM

WHERE

National Archives Innovation Hub
700 Pennsylvania Avenue Northwest, Washington, DC 20408

October 28

Meeting of the Board of Directors


WHEN

Sunday, October 28, 2018
1:00 PM – 4:00 PM

WHERE

Cove
1666 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC

November 10

Cleveland Park Wikipedia Edit-a-thon


WHEN

Saturday, November 10, 2018
11 AM – 2 PM

WHERE

Cleveland Park Library
3310 Connecticut Avenue Northwest, Washington, DC 20008

November 11

Historic Ivy Hill Cemetery Wikipedia Editing Workshop


WHEN

Sunday, November 11, 2018
2 PM – 5 PM

WHERE

Ivy Hill Cemetery (Alexandria, Virginia)
2823 King Street, Alexandria, VA 22302

December 2

Meeting of the Board of Directors


WHEN

Sunday, December 2, 2018
1:00 PM – 2:30 PM

WHERE

Cove
1666 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC

December 2

Annual Membership Meeting


WHEN

Sunday, December 2, 2018
3:00 PM – 4:30 PM

WHERE

Cove
1666 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC

December 6

#FeminismToMe: Goethe-Institut Wiki-Workshop and Edit-a-thon


WHEN

Thursday, December 6, 2018
6 PM – 9PM

WHERE

Goethe-Institut Washington
Goethe-Institut Washington, 1990 K Street Northwest, #03 (Entrance on 20th St. lower level)

January 17

Wikipedia Forum: Public Domain Day 2019


WHEN

Saturday, January 17, 2019
6 PM – 8 PM

WHERE

American University Law School
near Tenleytown stop, DC Northwest, Washington, DC 20036

January 19

Enhancing the Narrative of DC Public Schools: A Wikipedia Editing Workshop


WHEN

Saturday, January 19, 2019
10 AM – 2 PM

WHERE

Charles Sumner School Museum and Archives
1201 17th Street Northwest, Washington, DC 20036

February 10

Baltimore Museum of Industry: Black History Month Wikipedia Edit-a-thon


WHEN

Sunday, February 10, 2019
12:30 PM – 3 PM

WHERE

Baltimore Museum of Industry
1415 Key Highway Baltimore, MD 21230

February 17

Smithsonian American Art Museum African American Artists Wikipedia Edit-a-thon


WHEN

Sunday, February 17, 2019
10 AM – 3 PM

WHERE

Smithsonian American Art Museum: MacMillan Education Center
8th and G Streets, Washington, DC 20004

February 23

Evans-Tibbs Archive of African American Art Wikipedia Edit-a-thon


WHEN

Saturday, February 23, 2019
10:30 AM – 4 PM

WHERE

National Gallery of Art
4th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20565

March 3

Baltimore Museum of Industry: Women's History Month Wikipedia Edit-a-thon


WHEN

Sunday, March 3, 2019
12:30 PM – 3 PM

WHERE

Baltimore Museum of Industry
1415 Key Highway Baltimore, MD 20005

March 9

Herstory of Deaf Women Wikipedia Editing Workshop


WHEN

Saturday, March 9, 2019
10 AM – 2 PM

WHERE

Gallaudet University
800 Florida Ave NE, Washington, DC 20002, SAC 1010

March 10

Smithsonian American Art Museum Art + Feminism Wikipedia-Edit-A-Thon


WHEN

Sunday, March 10, 2019
10:30 AM – 3 PM

WHERE

Smithsonian American Art Museum: MacMillan Education Center
8th and G Streets, Washington, DC 20004

March 13

Women in Natural History Wikipedia Editing Workshop


WHEN

Wednesday, March 13, 2019
10 AM – 2 PM

WHERE

Smithsonian Libraries National Museum of Natural History Library
1000 Constitution Ave NW, Washington, DC 20560

March 16

Celebrating Influential Hispanic Women: A Library of Congress Wikipedia Edit-a-thon


WHEN

Saturday, March 16, 2019
10 AM – 1 PM

WHERE

Library of Congress Hispanic Reading Room
101 Independence Avenue Southeast, Washington, DC 20540

March 23

National Museum of Women in the Arts: Art+Feminism Edit-a-thon 2019


WHEN

Saturday, March 23, 2019
10:30 AM – 2:30 PM

WHERE

National Museum of Women in the Arts
1250 New York Ave. NW Washington, DC

April 5

Votes for Women edit-a-thon with Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery


WHEN

Friday, April 5, 2019
1 PM – 4 PM

WHERE

The Victor Building: Smithsonian American Art and Portrait Gallery - Director's Conference Room, 4th Floor
750 9th Street NW, Washington, DC 20001

April 6

University of Maryland iSchool Diverse Young Adult Authors Wikipedia Editing Workshop


WHEN

Saturday, April 6, 2019
1:30 PM – 4:30 PM

WHERE

University of Maryland Hornbake Library
Hornbake Library North, Room 0302J, 4130 Campus Dr, College Park, MD

April 13

Recognizing Black Suffragists: A Wikipedia Editing Workshop


WHEN

Saturday, April 13, 2019
10 AM – 2 PM

WHERE

National Woman's Party at the Belmont-Paul Women's Equality National Monument
144 Constitution Ave NE, Washington, DC 20002

April 16

Ford's Theatre Wikipedia Edit-a-thon


WHEN

Tuesday, April 16, 2019
5 PM – 8 PM

WHERE

Ford's Theatre (Check in at Ford’s Theatre Center for Education and Leadership)
514 10th Street Northwest, Washington, DC 20004

May 4

Meeting of the Board of Directors


WHEN

Saturday, May 4, 2019
1:00 PM – 4:00 PM

WHERE

Cove
1666 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC

May 8

National Archives Asian Pacific American History Month Wikipedia Edit-a-thon


WHEN

Wednesday, May 8, 2019
10 AM – 2 PM

WHERE

National Archives and Records Administration Innovation Hub
700 Pennsylvania Avenue Northwest, Washington, DC 20408