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National Health & Fitness Expo Presented By The WCSA TO Kick Off Marathon Weekend

National Health & Fitness Expo Presented By The WCSA TO Kick Off Marathon Weekend

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Over 35,000 people are expected to attend the 2011 National Health & Fitness Expo presented by the Washington Convention and Sports Authority at the DC Armory, Friday, March 25. The Expo, which kicks off National Marathon Weekend, is free and open to the general public from 11 a.m. – 8 p.m.

George Washington University to Host World Water Day Symposium and Kick-off GWater Challenge

This event comes to us from Michelle Sherrard:


Improving water sustainability is a top priority for George Washington University. At its World Water Day Symposium, the university will convene a group of leading water experts to discuss solutions to global water issues. The symposium is hosted by the GW Office of Sustainability and the Columbian College of Arts and Sciences. For a full agenda, visit http://worldwaterdaysymposium.eventbrite.com




Tuesday, March 22, 2011; 8:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.


34rd Annual Peter Bug Day Parade and Festival in Ward 6

Friends of Watkins and Buchanan Parks invite you to participate in the 34rd Annual Peter Bug Day Parade and Festival in Ward 6 on Saturday, May 21. The theme is “Unity in the Community.” We ask that you join the parade in a car, on a bike, or on foot. The parade will form between 9 and 9:30 AM at 19th and E Streets SE, across from Congressional Cemetery. It will feature marching bands, cheerleader squads, the Super Bowl-winning Watkins Hornets, mounted police, ROTC, dog walkers, antique cars and more. The route will wind through Ward 6 neighborhoods from Barney Circle to Eastern Market on both sides of Pennsylvania Avenue, ending at Peter Bug’s Shoe Repair Academy at the corner of 13th and Peterbug Matthews Way SE.


14th Annual Youth Summit on Technology.  Look for more information soon. 

GOYA Foods Donates 75,000 Pounds of Food in Washington Region Through United Way

This story comes to us from Julie Rosenthal:


Today, at the Capital Area Food Bank located at 645 Taylor Street,

NE, United Way of the National Capital Area (United Way NCA) will

distribute 75,000 pounds of donated Goya Foods to 12 local food pantries

that serve the residents of the Washington Region. The Capital Area Food

Mr. (Kevin) Smith Goes to Washington, DCIFF Wrap-Up

Mr. (Kevin) Smith Goes to Washington, DCIFF Wrap-Up

Tomorrow, Tuesday March 15, filmmaker Kevin Smith will be presenting his new film Red State at the Warner Theater. Smith, famous for comedic films like Clerks and Chasing Amy as well as being the quiet half of Jay and Silent Bob, departs from his usual humorous territory to dabble in horror. Red State centers around characters inspired by Westboro Baptist Church and its founder, Fred Phelps. Westboro Baptist has achieved national infamy for its controversial protests at the funerals of U.S. servicemen.

Washington Improv Theater’s Free Intro to Improv Workshop

This story comes to us from Joe Donnelly:
Have you ever wondered what it would be like to be able to speak and act with spontaneity, confidence and humor without a second thought?  Improv gives you the tools to get yourself out of bad situations and into awesome ones.  This workshop is free, fun, and oh yeah, did we say it’s free?

The Washington Improv Theater classes focus on creativity, communications and teamwork and have enthusiastic instructors that establish a fun and trusting atmosphere.

Free Intro to Improv Workshops:

Monday, March 14: 7:00 – 9:00pm

Tuesday, March 15: 7:00 – 9:00pm

Wednesday, March 16: 7:00 – 9:00pm

Thursday, March 17: 7:00 – 9:00pm