Today, youth around the world are leaving their classrooms (and workers their stations) as part of the Global Climate Strike. On Monday, local activists are escalating the strike by disrupting traffic: “Addressing climate devastation means an end to business as usual.”
The 2019 Wiener 500 is happening on September 21 at the Wharf’s District Pier. Part of DC’s Oktoberfest, daschunds will sprint to a finish line 20 yards away. Plan ahead to get there early, spectator spots are limited!
Friday: Park ur imagination, not ur car
Imagine the streets lined with little tiny parks instead of cars during DC PARK(ing) day. Pop-up parks that reimagine this public space will be located across the city. (all day)
If you can make it to one of these parks, make sure it’s our coworking space with MakeOffices! Featuring astroturf plant paradise, chairs and tables to do some werk, and a free day pass to check out the actual MakeOffices coworking space. (also all day)
One of the biggest street fests in the country! If you want to take full advantage of the late summer festival season (and/or you missed Adams Morgan Day), this is a can’t-miss. (12pm)
Aretha on the big screen
Celebrate the events and people of the Civil Rights Movement at this year’s March on Washington Film Festival. The week-long festival includes film screenings, panel discussions and even some virtual reality. (through Sept. 29)