SOURCE: Washington, DC, June 30, 2015, /PRNewswire/ Celebrating 35 spectacular years on air, A CAPITOL FOURTH will kick off the country’s 239th birthday with an all-star musical extravaganza hosted by Emmy and SAG Award-winning actor Bradley Whitford. The gala anniversary celebration will be headlined by music legend Barry Manilow who will open and close the…

SOURCE: DC.gov The District of Columbia government will be closed Friday, July 3, in observance of Independence Day. City Services The District will follow normal trash and recycling collection schedules on Friday, July 3. The Ft. Totten Transfer Station* will be closed to residents on Friday and Saturday, July 3 and 4. Fort Totten will…

SOURCE: DC.gov Friday, June 26, 2015 Spray parks, children’s pools and outdoor pools will be open DPR Customer Service: (202) 673-7647 DPR Aquatics: (202) 673-1289 DPR Media Contact: Brian Armstead, (202) 746-2092, brian.armstead@dc.gov (Washington, DC) – Today, the DC Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) announced the 2015 Independence Day holiday schedule. All DPR summer…

SOURCE: Smithsonian Institution Festival Blog 2015 FOLKLIFE FESTIVAL, PERU Join Us at the Opening Ceremony June 23, 2015 The 2015 Folklife Festival is on the National Mall between Third and Fourth streets. After the ceremony ends, visit our Marketplace located in the Potomac Atrium of NMAI before joining us across the street to enjoy Perú:…