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Around Town: July 21-22

Have a great weekend, Greater Washington! Plus we have plenty of places to spend it, such as …

Accokeek Foundation (3400 Bryan Point Road, Accokeek, MD)

Green Thumbs volunteers look into the history of heirloom vegetables and the practices behind organic gardening, from planting and harvesting to managing weeds and pests, on Saturday from 9:00 AM to noon. Learn more right here!

Alexandria Seaport Foundation (Duke Street Boat Shop, 2 Duke Street, Alexandria, VA)

Join in ASF’s 30th anniversary celebration and dory boat christening this Saturday at 10:00 AM, food and refreshment included. Check it out right here.

Volunteer Fairfax (Rock Bottom Ballston, 4238 Wilson Boulevard Suite 1256, Arlington, VA)

At VolunTrivia on Saturday at 1:00 PM, teams of up to 6 players will compete for a chance to win the $200 1st place prize as well as over $300 in other prizes. Register your team online this way.

Anacostia Watershed Society (Bladensburg Waterfront Park, 4601 Annapolis Road, Bladensburg, MD)

Meet up with AWS and the DC Chapter of the Surfrider Foundation for the third annual David Stemper Memorial Anacostia River Cleanup on Saturday at 4:00 PM; all supplies and materials will be provided. More information and RSVPs available over here.

Dance Place (3500 12th Street NE)

A 12-week public art celebration offering free cultural events and promoting creative expression, Artland Temporium events include exhibits, dance, concerts, poetry readings, and games and free to the public. Check out the full schedule for this weekend right here.

District of Columbia Arts Center (2438 18th Street NW, Washington, DC)

Nightmerica, presented by Theatre du Jour, and The Extermination Machine, presented by SeeNoSun OnStage (both in the Capital Fringe Festival!) both are at DCAC on Saturday & Sunday evening. Full schedule right here.

Potomac Conservancy (Boathouse at Fletcher’s Cove, 4940 Canal Rd NW, Washington, DC)

This Sunday at 10:00 AM, clean up the picnic area and surrounding trails with the National Park Service’s Canal Stewards program; no registration needed and all ages welcome! Learn more here.

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