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“DowntownDC On Wheels — a free, all-ages outdoor roller skating experience this weekend”


Photo by Miki Jourdan

From the DowntownDC BID:

“Experience DowntownDC On Wheels, a pop-up outdoor roller skating rink in the heart of DC, with DJs, silent outdoor movies, food and more.

Lace up your skates and show off your moves at DowntownDC’s premier roller skating event. Join us on F Street NW between 8th and 9th Streets NW this September 17-19 for free skating and performances, movie screenings with silent disco headphones, food offerings by Shake Shack and live DJs. Sign up early! Arrive within 15 mins of your scheduled registration or your spot will be released. Skates provided on a limited basis. Bringing your own skates is encouraged.

Schedule, Live Music and Entertainment:

Friday, Sept 17

Skate: 4pm to 11pm
Skatetrack by DJ Adrian Loving : 7pm – 11pm
Movie: Rollbounce at 8pm

Saturday, Sept 18

Skate: 12N – 11pm
Skate lessons & performances by Rolloway Productions: 3pm – 5pm
Skatetrack by DJ 2-Tone Jones : 7pm – 11pm
Movie: ATL at 8pm

Sunday, Sept 19

Skate: 12N – 6pm
Skate lessons & performances by Rolloway Productions: 12pm – 2pm
Skatetrack by DJ Adrian Loving : 12N – 6pm

Rules of the Rink:

Don’t bring hockey sticks or pucks onto the roller floor
Don’t skate backward;
Don’t figure skate;
No more than two skaters should join hands and skate, Chain skating is not permitted;
No cell phones or personal music devices are allowed;
Skate in the direction of other skaters;
Obey the skate guard;
Don’t play tag;
Everyone on the roller floor must wear skates.”

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