Friday, August 9, 2013

PAST: HIGHLIGHTS: Here's a list of all kinds of Free and low-cost events taking place this SAT, August 9th

Saturday, August 9th

7:00am - 8:15am 
by donation, $8-$10 suggested.
Bring your mat, water bottle, and a smile.
Wake up with the sun at With Love DC's Sunrise Yoga class at the Jefferson Memorial. With Love DC tanks and post cards will also be available for purchase after class. Can't make it to this gathering? Check out a list of their other donation based classes here.
Thomas Jefferson Memorial
Metro: The nearest Metro station to this site is Smithsonian at 12th & Independence Ave SW, and it's about a 10-15 minute walk from there. If you have a bike or Capital Bikeshare access, there is a bikeshare station right by the Jefferson Memorial. Planning to drive, click here for more info about parking options.

11:00am - 5:00pm
Free, family-friendly, donations welcome
Donations benefit Positive Force DC.
Join zine-makers/lovers from around the country for the 4th annual DC ZINEFEST, an annual celebration of independent publishing held in our nation's capital. There will also be a "pop-up distro table" for people with just one or two issues of zines to sell or give away. BYO sharpies.
St Stephen's Church
1525 Newton St NW - at the corner of 16th
Metro: Columbia Heights and walk about ten minutes or so, or take the S2 or S4 bus along 16th St right there, drops at Newton.

Words Beats & Life Park Jam
at Marvin Gaye Park in NE near Deanwood and Benning Rd
12:00pm - 7:00pm
Free, family-friendly
Come on out for the inaugural Park Jam in DC! The event will feature7 different DJ’s playing tunes in the park, a live broadcast with WPFW 89.3FM and live mural painting with street artists and graffiti writers, plus free BBQ. Inspired by the history of hip-hop, which started in the parks of New York City, this event also hopes to allow DJ’s a chance to promote love, peace, unity, and fun for the whole family and community.
Marvin Gaye Park
5200 Foote Street, NE
Metro: Benning Road or Deanwood and take the W4 or US bus toward Marvin Gaye Park. See metro trip-planner for best access based on where you are coming from.

Celebrate this month's Second Saturday at The GallAerie with Baltimore's The Honest Mistakes and Arlington singer-songwriter Ian Kraft. While there, you can also check out new paintings by Brad Ulreich in his new "nude selfie" series.
The GallAerie
1644 Newton St NW
Metro: Columbia Heights and walk or take the S2 or S4 bus along 16th St right to Newton.

Grateful Dead Band Better off Dead at Branded '72
8:30pm - Midnight
Better off Dead plays live at BBQ joint Branded '72 
387 E Gude Dr
Metro: Rockville and take a bus to E Gude Dr

8:30pm - 10:30pm
All ages, by donation, $12 suggested, please give as you can, all are always welcome at Bloombars, no matter what you donate. 
Traveling all the way from Bolivia, Bloombars is excited to welcome Amado Espinosa. Founder of Tribu Artística KONÁ, which convened national and international artists to interpret music and dance from different regions: Andean, African, Aztec, Hawaiian, Indian, and Arabic. Check out his video to get a sense of his work.
3222 11th St NW
Metro: Columbia Heights, walk north on 14th one block to Kenyon, turn right and walk over to 11th and turn left, right next door to Wonderland.

Meso Creso presents: 1001 Beats - Synesthesia: Colors of Summer edition
10:00pm - 3:00am
$5, 21+
Come on out for a global beats inspired dance party with sounds from near and far at Zeba Bar this Saturday. This month features a special guest whose spicy sounds have been delighting dance halls up and down the east coast, Lina Luv (Global Bass / Philly), who will be playing Balkan, Middle Eastern, Latin & South American, Indian and African music. Plus, globally inspired beats by Meso Creso resident DJs b.b. tschack and v:shal kanwar! Plus, video installations by Hisham, card readings by Daljit, lighting, décor & art installations, and a hookah lounge.
Zeba Bar
3423 14th St, NW
Metro: Columbia Heights, walk north on 14th, past Park Rd, just past Meridian Pl

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