Saturday, July 14, 2012

PAST: HIGHLIGHTS: More Free events this SUN, July 14th, Thanks to Gravy, a Fab, Free App and New Website for local events!

Here are some Highlights for Free events this Week from the new local events calendar and App Gravy - now an online site too!
organized by date and time
Free, and in DC, unless otherwise noted

Gravy is new events app for iPhone and Android that helps you find events nearby!

You can also save events and select to have them saved directly to your own personal calendar on your iPhone (personally love that option) and if you want to search by what you are in the mood for you can search by five Categories - Whatever, Lively, Classy, Brainy and Playtime - and currently trending events. Best of all, the App is free and you can download it here!

They've also introduced new "channels" - such as Live Music, Free & Discounted, Happy Hours, Family Friendly, Around the Corner and more - which can help you to tap into specific types of things going on around you. You can find them in your MyStuff section. Select free events this week, organized by start time, below! Have an iPhone or Android? Get the Gravy app for Free here!

Sunday, July 14th

4:00pm - 6:00pm
Come on out for a neighborhood gathering and meet your Frieghbors at Meridian Hill Park this Sunday!
Neighborsations will be providing some snacks, picnic blankets, and great ways to meet each other. Feel free to bring food, games to play, and a blanket to join our picnic. If you've never been to Meridian Hill Park on a Sunday afternoon, it is a great experience! They'll be by the W Street entrance to the park, near the drum circle. Just look for the Neighborsations sign when you arrive! If you want to get a head start on connecting with people, please check out  Neighborsations and fill out a profile online. Rain plan: in case of rain, check @neighborsations on twitter or Neighborsations on facebook one hour before the event.
Meridian Hill/ Malcolm X Park (see map)
meet toward the bottom of the park by the W St entrance
between Euclid St and W St - 16th St & 15th St NW
Metro: the bottom of the park is closest to the U St Metro but best reached by the S2 or S4 bus which both run along 16th St right to W St or walk over from 14 & U if you catch the Circulator Woodley/McPherson.
Adam Marsland - Live in the Coffeehouse at Ebenezers
4:00pm - 6:00pm
"Adam Marsland Described in SPIN magazine as "a high-energy cross between Brian Wilson, Paul Stanley, and Elton John," Adam Marsland's pop adventurism has earned him one of the more prolific and intriguing music careers of the last 15 years. A talented singer, arranger, performer, multi-instrumentalist and "one of the most gifted songwriters to come out of the west coast in a long time" (Time Out-NY), Marsland has pulled off rock, punk, baroque pop, soul and alt-country through the course of ten albums and 24 tours."
201 F Street NE
Metro: Union Station, keep left at 1st St NE and right on F St to the corner of 2nd - see walking map 

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