The 5pm Post – From the Events Calendar, PoP Picks…


Spring Fling at the Old Soldiers Home:

President Lincoln Cottage
140 Rock Creek Church Road Northwest
Saturday, May 4th, 2013
1:00pm – 5:00pm | FREE!

Friends of the Soldiers Home in cooperation with the Armed Forces Retirement Home is proud to announce the entertainment for Spring Fling:

Music by the cool jazz sounds of Herb Spice & The Cinnamonstix and The Nicole Saphos Group, featuring Nicoles dulcet voice accompanied by her stand-up bass


*60-minute nature walk of the Homes lower grounds with Brookland landscape architect Mary Pat Rowan, starting at 2 p.m.
*Children activities and prizes including toy boat races on the Soldiers Home pond!
*Local food vendors hes back, Captain Cookie and the Milk Man, home-made ice cream sandwiches to die for; The Big Cheese, try the Mt. Fuji with MT tam brie, fuji apple, honey on multigrain; DC Ballers, serving falafel & fries with different dipping sauces.
*Local craft beer from DC Brau.
*Carnival Games: Bocce/Volleyball/Football Toss/Horse Shoes/Baseball Throw/Golf Putting Mats and More!
*A tent where you can play many of your favorite board games.

Friends of the Soldiers Home is grateful to our friends at the Soldiers Home for assisting with this wonderful event that will benefit Home residents and the community.

See all of tonight’s and the week’s events here.  To add your event, click the events tab up top and then click “add an event”.  You can add concerts, museum/gallery exhibits, fundraisers, sporting events, bike rides etc. You can add anything you think will be of interest to PoPville.

One Comment

  • I wish this event had been announced a bit earlier or more widely publicized in the neighborhood. I’d love to attend but have other plans in place. 🙁

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