WISH Newsletter: Things To Do

April 4, 2013

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Things To Do


Meet a Panda Keeper  (April 5th 1:30-1:50PM)
Location: National Zoo
Animal care staff will discuss what it’s like to care for these amazing bears.

Southwest Waterfront Fireworks Festival (April 6th 1-9PM) 
Fireworks start at 8:30 PM
Location: Southwest Waterfront – 600-900 Water Street, SW
The Southwest Waterfront community, home of the cherry blossoms, is the perfect place for you to enjoy more than eight celebratory hours of free music, and family friendly water-related activities, cultural experiences, live entertainment and delicious foods at multiple outdoor venues.

Cherry Blossom Soccer Tournament  (April 6- July 13th)
Saturday: 8 AM – 5 PM & Sunday: 8 AM – 2 PM
Location: Polo Fields on the National Mall/West Potomac Park – Ohio Drive & West Basin Drive, SW The tournament, first held in 2005 will feature 48 coed recreational teams competing over 2 days. Over 500 local participants will enjoy a soccer filled weekend on the West Potomac Polo grounds adjacent to the MLK memorial. Participants are also invited to attend a pre-tournament social event and post tournament tailgate at a DC United game. The event is free to spectators and there is an entry fee per team for participants. Registration details are available on the District Sports website.

National Cherry Blossom Festival Parade® (April 13th 10am-12pm)
Location: Constitution Avenue – From 7th to 17th streets, NW
$20 for Grandstand Seating
FREE along Parade route 

Cherry Blossom Yoga (April 13th 10am-12pm)
Location: Washington Monument along 15th Street and Constitution Avenue

D.C. United v New York Red Bulls  (April 13th @ 7PM)
D.C. United will face New York Red Bulls for College Night at RFK Stadium for a 7:00 p.m. match.

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