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Opera in the Outfield Coming Soon

Opera in the Outfield Coming Soon

From the Kennedy Center:

 

(WASHINGTON, D.C.)—On Thursday, September 22, Washington National Opera (WNO) will present the fourth-annual Opera in the Outfield, a free, live opera broadcast at Nationals Park. This year WNO will simulcast its season-opening production of Puccini’s classic melodrama Tosca, starring American soprano Patricia Racette. Thousands of “fans” of all ages are expected for this community event. Starting today, members of the public may pre-register online for free, reserved seating sections at OperaintheOutfield.org; pre- registrants will be entered to win season tickets to the Opera.

Washington National Cathedral Announces Three-Day Commemoration for the 10th Anniversary of 9/11

Washington National Cathedral Announces Three-Day Commemoration for the 10th Anniversary of 9/11

Washington, D.C. – To mark the tenth anniversary of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, Washington National Cathedral joins the three sites most affected on that day to present "A Call to Compassion." The program will gather Americans to honor the memories of those who were lost, heal the wounds caused by terrorism and war, and gain new strength to move forward as a nation. All are invited not only to commemorate, but also to unite in compassion, sharing in a commitment to create a more hopeful and just world.

Free Kazake at the National Mall: July 31, 2011 to help raise awareness for S.O.M.E.

Free Kazake at the National Mall: July 31, 2011 to help raise awareness for S.O.M.E.

Check out this event coming to the National Mall July 31, sent to us from Airi Boutcher:

 

Happy National Ice Cream Day!

Happy National Ice Cream Day!

 

There's no better way to beat the summer heat (other than a swimming pool) than a bowl of ice cream. National Ice Cream Day always falls on the third Sunday in July, today is significant because the U.S. Women's Soccer Team is in a tense battle vs. Japan for a World Cup Title which they haven't won in 12 years.

Greenbelt Silver Diner Continues Fresh & Local Initiative

Greenbelt Silver Diner Continues Fresh & Local Initiative

This summer, enjoy fresh produce from local farmers at the Greenbelt Silver Diner's Local Farmer's Market!

Every Saturday, the Greenbelt Silver Diner will offer fresh produce from local farms at its Farmers’ Market from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

This initiative is in line with the Silver Diner's fresh and local initiative, offering traditional menu items made with healthier ingredients. Silver Diner offers menu items that are created using locally sourced ingredients, which include:

Independence Day Celebrations!

Independence Day Celebrations!

 

 

Looking for something fun to do with the family this weekend to celebrate the Fourth? Look no further!

Bell Ringing Ceremony

Celebrate the Fourth with the "Let Freedom Ring" Bell Ringing Ceremony at Veteran's Park in Bethesda. The event is hosted by the Ark and Dove Society and the Maryland Children of the American Revolution. Call 703-425-4568 for more information.

 

Germantown Glory Festival

GM Showcases Safety and Style at Fed Ex Field

GM Showcases Safety and Style at Fed Ex Field

On Friday, June 24th, at FedEx Field, 1600 FedEx Way, Landover, Md., over 50 Chevrolet, Buick and GMC model including the award-winning Chevy Volt – will be on site and available for you to view, compare and test drive, all in one place. Chevrolet, Buick and GMC are committed to protecting drivers and passengers before, during and after a crash.

In addition, a professional driver with GMC will simulate the loss of control of a vehicle, so you can see how safety systems like StabiliTrak help keep a car on the road. Chevrolet will also have a crashed Cruze on display, and Buick will show a vehicle cut-away to explain Rollover Mitigation Technology