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The AFHA Pentagon office contains a variety of local information to help you navigate and enjoy the National Capital Region.

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10 Things To Do Around D.C. This Weekend | DCist
07/05/2019
10 Things To Do Around D.C. This Weekend | DCist

10 Things To Do Around D.C. This Weekend | DCist

Your post-holiday weekend includes a cat-themed day at Nationals Park, the DC Art Book Fair, and a night at the American History Museum.

The Congressional Baseball Game for Charity
06/19/2019

The Congressional Baseball Game for Charity

Do you have your ticket yet? The Congressional Baseball Game is on June 26th! Be sure to make a pit stop at our Tundra #CBG19 tailgate for some Toyota summer swag at the game! https://www.mlb.com/nationals/tickets/congressional

Fun Ways to Celebrate Father’s Day Around the DMV
06/11/2019
Fun Ways to Celebrate Father’s Day Around the DMV

Fun Ways to Celebrate Father’s Day Around the DMV

It’s a special day for the dads this coming weekend, and there are a bunch of great ways for the whole fam to celebrate if you’re still looking for ideas. From made-for-the-day events t…

Free Things to Do: Summer in Washington, DC
05/29/2019
Free Things to Do: Summer in Washington, DC

Free Things to Do: Summer in Washington, DC

As you plan your family trip to DC, we’re here to remind you of all the free things to do this summer in the District.

Recreation News
05/26/2019

Recreation News

Enjoy the western shore of the Chesapeake Bay at Bay Front Park located in Chesapeake Beach, Maryland. Search for sharks’ teeth or just enjoy the beach!

www.choosecalvert.com

U.S. Botanic Garden
05/24/2019

U.S. Botanic Garden

We are excited to announce the opening of our exhibit “Gardens Across America!” Featuring vignettes from 21 gardens across the country, this exhibit spotlights the diversity and beauty of the more than 600 public gardens in the USA. From rare and endangered plants to historic estates and modern oases, these gardens reflect their local communities and the amazing diversity found in the plant kingdom.

Find flamingo topiaries, barrio gardens, native pollinator gardens and more in this special exhibit throughout the gardens. We’ll feature each display in the coming weeks in detail. See the full list of participating gardens at www.USBG.gov/GardensAcrossAmerica

Rolling Thunder Washington, DC Inc.
05/20/2019

Rolling Thunder Washington, DC Inc.

Rolling Thunder ###II - Schedule of Events

Friday, May 24th
5 PM - Washington National Cathedral - 'Blessing of the Bikes'
9 PM - Candle Light Vigil at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial

Saturday, May 25th
9 AM- 9 PM Thunder Alley The official vendor site for Rolling Thunder ###II is on 22nd Street and Constitution Avenue Northwest. Official Rolling Thunder patches, pins and T-shirts are on sale in Thunder Alley, along with food and biker related goods.

Sunday, May 26th
6 AM - Reveille - Vietnam Veterans Memorial - Wake-up call for all riders taking part in the Rolling Thunder ###II First Amendment Demonstration Run. Bikers rally in the North and South Pentagon parking lots at 7 AM for a noon departure.

9 AM - Thunder Alley Opens: Location: 22nd and Constitution Ave NW

12 PM - Rolling Thunder ###II First Amendment Demonstration Run

First Amendment Demonstration Run - Bikes leave the North Pentagon parking lot to begin their run through the Mall area. After the run, police will direct riders to West Potomac Park, where they will pay tribute to their fallen brothers and sisters.

1:30 PM - Rolling Thunder Speakers Program (Lincoln Memorial)

3 PM - Musical tribute to Veterans - TBA

8 PM - Memorial Day Concert - at the Capitol.

Monday, May 27th - Memorial Day

9 AM - 5 PM - Thunder Alley is Open at 22nd and Constitution Ave

9 AM - WWII Memorial Wreath Laying Ceremony

11 AM - Wreath Laying Ceremony - Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Arlington National Cemetery.

1 PM - Vietnam Veterans Wreath laying ceremony

2 PM - Annual Memorial Day Observance at Vietnam
Veterans Memorial - Honoring the fallen service men and women of the Vietnam War.

2 PM - National Memorial Day Parade - Marching bands and veterans' units from all 50 states. Begins at the corner of Constitution Avenue and Seventh Street Northwest.

3 PM - National Moment of Remembrance

11 Can't-Miss Summer Festivals & Events in Washington, DC
05/15/2019
11 Can't-Miss Summer Festivals & Events in Washington, DC

11 Can't-Miss Summer Festivals & Events in Washington, DC

Washington, DC never lacks for can't-miss events and warm-weather festivals. In fact, there are so many amazing choices that it can be tough to figure out which to attend. No worries – we’ve got you covered with some of the season’s biggest festivals perfect for having the best summer ever.

Out and About:Out and About: 9 events to end April, and start May, on a high note
04/30/2019
Out and About:Out and About: 9 events to end April, and start May, on a high note

Out and About:Out and About: 9 events to end April, and start May, on a high note

Monday, April 29In Peak Bloom: If you're missing the cherry blossoms already, stop by Artechouse to see theiraugmented reality exhibition, "In Peak Bloom. " It includes an atrium full of responsive, projected blooms, plants that respond to your body's electrical currents, a Japanese fable told in vi...

Cook's Illustrated
04/26/2019

Cook's Illustrated

Our Lemon Olive Oil Tart uses a pat-in-the-pan method for the crust--no chilling or rolling required. Click here to sign up for a free trial and get the full recipe: https://cooks.io/2IB6Lar

Smithsonian Associates
04/19/2019
Smithsonian Associates

Smithsonian Associates

2019 Smithsonian Sleepover dates are on sale now. Which adventure will you choose?

Where to Play on the Weekdays: April 15-19
04/14/2019
Where to Play on the Weekdays: April 15-19

Where to Play on the Weekdays: April 15-19

* Along with these recommendations, be sure to check out the Spring Break guide with more ideas for things to do with kids off from school this week! Monday – Catch a performance of Winnie th…

The Weekend Round-Up: April 12-14
04/11/2019
The Weekend Round-Up: April 12-14

The Weekend Round-Up: April 12-14

As this goes live, the forecast looks a little stormy for the weekend, so there’s a chance some events might be postponed or canceled. I’ll keep you posted the best I can — the KF…

Dates for the White House Spring Garden Tour have been announced.
04/02/2019
White House Garden Tour - 2019

Dates for the White House Spring Garden Tour have been announced.

Maps, photos, and ticketing information for the annual White House Spring and Fall Garden Tours

Heroes At Home (Military Spouse Awards)
03/29/2019

Heroes At Home (Military Spouse Awards)

[Announcement] Heroes At Home is pleased to announce the "MilSpouse Your Way" panel at the Northern Virginia Military Spouse Awards™.

Thank you to our sponsor USAA for all your constant support in celebrating military spouses!

Tickets are FREE to military spouses. Grab your tickets here to attend. https://www.militarynews.com/heroes-at-home/northern_va/

National Harbor
03/29/2019

National Harbor

Sakura Sunday is April 14th from 11am – 8pm. Bring your friends and family to this official participating event of the 2019 National Cherry Blossom Festival for a free Japanese culture festival hosted by National Harbor and the Japan-America Society of Washington. Visit the following link for details and event information: https://bit.ly/2C7dsMC

Tips for Families Viewing the Cherry Blossoms (2019)
03/26/2019
Tips for Families Viewing the Cherry Blossoms (2019)

Tips for Families Viewing the Cherry Blossoms (2019)

[Note: This was originally written in 2011 (hence, the now very outdated Lost reference) and has been updated every year since. But because the tips always apply, I’m re-posting yet again, ju…

Recreation News
03/24/2019

Recreation News

Widewater State Park in Stafford County is Virginia's newest state park. It's one of several options for visitors to the Fredericksburg region this spring.

Just the kind of place to get your blood pumping on its 1-mile hiking trail 🥾 https://buff.ly/2UUaVNb

Did you get picked for the White House Easter Egg Roll. If not, you can still get an egg.
03/22/2019
Now Here: The Official 2019 White House Easter Eggs

Did you get
picked for the White House Easter Egg Roll. If not, you can still get an egg.

A nonprofit, nonpartisan, educational organization, the White House Historical Association was founded in 1961 for the purpose of enhancing the understanding, appreciation, and enjoyment of the Executive Mansion.

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