Community Day

SOURCE: Frederick Douglass National Historic Site


WHAT: Community Day

WHEN: Saturday, October 13, 2018 from 12 PM to 4 PM

WHERE: Frederick Douglass National Historic Site, 1411 W St SE, Washington, DC 20020

On SUNDAY, OCTOBER 14, 2018, join the National Park Service as we celebrate 200 years of the life and legacy of Frederick Douglass, the “Lion of Anacostia,” on COMMUNITY DAY.

TOUR Frederick Douglass’s last home, “Cedar Hill”
Play GAMES on the lawn like the Douglass family
Listen to heroic tales from STORYTELLER, IBe’ Crawley of IBe’ Arts
Practice military DRILLS like the Douglass boys, soldiers in the Civil War
Learn about community RESOURCES from organizations in Wards 6, 7, & 8
Make ARTS & CRAFTS with Project Create and The EYL 365 Project
Shine bright with decorative body paint by Crystalooneys Creative Arts

Practice YOGA with a view of Washington, DC, lead by Dara Drummond of Vinyasa With Dara

Dance to the MUSIC of the Caribbean with East of the River Boys & Girls Steelband

Be inspired by Douglass’s words with his famous, “Self Made Men,” SPEECH by actor, Phil Darius Wallace

Enjoy the sounds of African-American JAZZ and soul by Bill Haymon & the New Jazz Collective

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