M St SE & 2nd St SE
Friday, November 16th, 2012
10:30am – Sat 10:00pm | FREE!
Grand opening weekend will kick off with a performance by the String Poets at 10:30 am and a grand opening ceremony at 11:00 am with remarks by U.S. Representative Eleanore Holmes Norton, Mayor Vincent Gray, Councilmember Tommy Wells, and other honored guests. The launch of the interactive light cube will take place at dusk.
The ice skating rink will officially open at noon on Friday with free skating from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm. After 2:00 pm, skate rental is $3; admission is $8 for adults and $7 for children, seniors, and military. Come watch ice performances at the top of every hour for several hours on Friday and Saturday. Many activities and performances will take place on Saturday, including music by The Singing Lizard, John Henry and Justin Traywick; face painting and recycled art by SCRAP DC; and fitness classes and a kids obstacle course provided by Results Gym.
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.
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Saturday in the Park
DMV single love birds, it’s time for something new! It’s time to meet someone IRL! Ditch the dating apps and come meet your new beau or babe at Saturday in the Park! The first iteration of SITP will be super