Sunday, January 1, 2012

PAST: More events for SAT, Sept 22nd, Highlights Post for Free and low-cost things to do!

More events to choose from Today!
Saturday, September 22nd
Free, $10 or less
Please click through links for more info!

Autumn Equinox Sun Salutations at Georgetown Waterfront Park
9:00am - 10:15am

"Help fight childhood obesity and diabetes, one salute at a time! Salute the Children advocates ending childhood obesity and diabetes. Come on out this Saturday, September 22nd for a unified ceremonial autumn equinox practice and use the transformative benefits of yoga, nutritional health and mind body awareness to combat childhood obesity and diabetes​".

Georgetown Waterfront Park
Water St & Cecil Pl, NW
Metro: Foggy Bottom and take the Circulator toward Georgetown from along K St. If pointing south on Wisconsin Ave, NW turn right onto Water St and walk toward Cecil Pl to the grassy area close to the water.

Rhode Island Avenue Fall Fest! in NE
12:00pm - 4:00pm

Come on out and enjoy a day on the Avenue. There will be fun and activities for everyone from 20th Street NE all the way to Rita's at South Dakota Ave NE! Come stroll the Avenue and take in all the excitement! Learn more about the festival!

Rhode Island Avenue, NE
between South Dakota and 20th (map)
Metro: Rhode Island Avenue

Potluck and more!
6:00pm - 9:00pm
All ages, $10 + Healthy Vegan Dish or Snack 

Westminster Church
400 I St, SW
Metro: Waterfront Metro, walk past the Safeway, on the left side

Poetry Reading TEACHERS & POETS: Michela Costello Lakkala , Hayes Davis, & Katy Richey
no cover noted

Wohlfarth Galleries
3418 9th St, NE (map)
Metro: Brookland, Catholic University, right by the metro

Bitches Brew ft dj Saucee, AlexDB, & vANNIEty Kills at The Dunes
9:00pm - close

Bitches Brew is a series of events showcasing the amazing female talent in and around the DC area. Featuring: dj Saucee, Alex DB, and dj vANNIEty Kill.

The Dunes
1402 Meridian Pl, NW
above The Getaway
Metro: Columbia Heights, walk north on 14th about 4 blocks, turn left on Meridian Pl

For those of you with cars.... these two sound worth mentioning in case you can get out there

The Carderock Club hosts a Free Wellness Day! in Bethesda, MD
1:00pm - 3:00pm

An amazing group of expert, local health and wellness practitioners have joined forces to bring you this free event! Come explore the fields of: Physical Therapy, Massage, Yoga, Personal Training, Acupuncture, Nutrition, Myofascial Release, Qigong, Martial Arts, and More! Total Motion Release demo at 1:30pm and the Yoga/Body Ball demo at 2:15pm. Some therapeutic products available for purchase as well.  Event sponsored by Bodyworks Physical Therapy,  The Carderock Club and Tae Kwondo Spirit. Learn more about the practitioners, including my friend Honi Borden, on the website links in the invite.

The Carderock Springs Swim and Tennis Club
8200 Hamilton Spring Ct
Bethesda, MD 20817
(about a 15 minute drive from Bethesda or Friendship Heights metro)

Dulles Day Family Festival and Plane Pull
Saturday, September 22nd
11:00am - 4:00pm
All ages, Free
Free parking provided as well

Full day of activities, displays, kids rides, live music and car show. The Plane pull benefits Special Olympics Virginia- team of 25 pulling a plane while opening minds and changing hearts for Special Olympians. Anyone can participate and anyone can win-trophies and prizes are awarded. They'll also have a Bus Pull for the kids! Please do not bring backpacks or coolers to event, security will check all bags before entry. A shuttle bus will pick up all attendees from parking and bring to festival entrance gate. Follow airport mobile signs to "Dulles Day Festival/Plane Pull". *team entry fee for Plane Pull.

Dulles International Airport
45020 Aviation Drive - Dulles, VA
Metro: I believe there is a bus that gets you to the airport from West Falls Church and from L'Enfant Plaza, please see metro trip-planner for best access. Likely it'd be easier to drive if you have a car.

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