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4 choice family and learning events in Washington this weekend

4 choice family and learning events in Washington this weekend
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By Hoodline - Published on April 26, 2019.

Looking for some education-oriented or kid-friendly events this weekend?

From tree planting to fun live music, there's plenty to do when it comes to opportunities for learning and fun. Read on for a rundown of what to do this weekend.

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Arbor Day Festival

National Arbor Day is on Friday, but, if you can wait until Saturday to get your fix, you can catch the first-ever D.C. Arbor Day Festival. Oxon Run Park in Anacostia will play host to the all-ages event, which will include bike rides, walks, live music, tree climbing, food and, of course, tree planting.

When: Saturday, April 27, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Where: Oxon Run Park, 1250 Valley Ave. SE
Admission: Free
Click here for more details, and to RSVP

Book Bash

Also on Saturday, community partners in Ward 7 are promoting reading at this "book bash" being held at the Sixth District Metropolitan Police Department. Author Miguel Coppedge will be on hand to read his book 'The Adventures Of Fireman,' and parents can learn about how to create an in-home library for their children.

When: Saturday, April 27, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
Where: Sixth District Metropolitan Police Department, 5002 Hayes St. NE
Admission: Free
Click here for more details, and to RSVP

Rocknoceros Kids' Concert

Then on Sunday, kids' music group Rocknoceros plays Capitol Cider House. Young attendees will enjoy the songs from albums like 'Plymouth Rockers' and 'Colonel Purple Turtle,' while their more aged overlords will appreciate a full food and beverage menu, including the locally-sourced ciders.

When: Sunday, April 28, 10:30-11:30 a.m.
Where: Capitol Cider House, 3930 Georgia Ave. NW
Admission: Free
Click here for more details, and to RSVP

Lincoln University 'State of the University' Address

Finally, the president of Lincoln University will present a 'State of the University' address to alumni and others interested in an update on this country's first degree-granting historically-black college as it approaches its 165th anniversary. Funds will be raised.

When: Sunday, April 28, 3-5 p.m.
Where: In3DC, 2301-D Georgia Ave. NW
Admission: Free
Click here for more details, and to RSVP


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