Capitol Hill Agenda (April 12-18)

by Andrew Ramonas April 11, 2016 at 3:55 pm 0

Anacostia River canoeing (Photo via Facebook/Anacostia Watershed Society)

Capitol Hill Agenda is a listing of interesting events for the week ahead in the Capitol Hill area. If you’d like to see your event featured, fill out our event submission form.

For more events, be sure to check out our event calendar.


Streetcar Social
Red Rocks (1348 H St. NE)
5-7 p.m.

Red Rocks and the District Department of Transportation host a streetcar happy hour with giveaways.


Wine & Design
National Postal Museum (2 Massachusetts Ave. NE)
5-7 p.m.

The National Postal Museums stays open late for drinks and postal-themed crafting.


Fairgrounds (Half and M streets SE)
11 a.m.-11 p.m.

Food trucks roll into Navy Yard to kick off another year of Truckeroo.

Benjamin Drummond Emancipation Day Celebration
Hill Center (921 Pennsylvania Ave. SE)
7 p.m.

Hill Center kicks off its three-day celebration of Emancipation Day with a discussion on race and democracy.


Sakura Matsuri – Japanese Street Festival
M Street and New Jersey Avenue SE
10:30 a.m.-6 p.m.

Japanese cultural groups, artists and food vendors descend on Navy Yard for a street festival.

LGBT Icons Tour
Congressional Cemetery (1801 E St. SE)
3:30 p.m.

Congressional Cemetery visitors get a chance to learn more about the notable gay rights figures buried there.


Anacostia River Festival
Anacostia Park (1800 Anacostia Dr. SE)
1-5 p.m.

The organization behind the 11th Street Bridge Park brings free live entertainment, canoeing and other activities to Anacostia Park.

Photo via Facebook/Anacostia Watershed Society


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