Tuesday, February 16, 2016

11th Street Bridge Park is proud to announce the 2nd Annual Anacostia River Festival!

Hello Neighbors --

We are thrilled to announce the return of the Anacostia River Festival on Sunday, April 17 from 1 - 5PM in Anacostia Park, a premier event and official closing program of the National Cherry Blossom Festival! This year’s festival celebrates “connecting people to parks” in recognition of the National Park Service’s Centennial celebration. Activities include: kayaking, boating, fishing workshops, hands-on art projects, musical performances, bike parades, and other unique programs engaging families with the river, its history and ecology. Held in Anacostia Park, this FREE event will encourage District residents and tourists alike to explore communities and parks east of the river.

When: Sunday, April 17, 2016; 1 pm – 5 pm
Where: National Park Service’s Anacostia Park. Good Hope Road and Anacostia Drive SE
Who: FREE and open to the public.
For more information: bridgepark.org/ARF
Media contact: Shahara Anderson-Davis (202.889.5901 x207 or shahara@bridgepark.org)
Press release: Click here.
Press images: Click here.
The Anacostia River Festival is presented by the National Park Service and the 11th Street Bridge Park in partnership with the National Cherry Blossom Festival. Funds for the Anacostia River Festival are provided in part by Bloomberg. Other supporters include City First Bank of DC, MRP Realty, The JBG Companies and National Capital Bank.

Be sure to follow @DCBridgePark on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram for instant Anacostia River Festival updates.

Have a great day!

Scott Kratz
11th Street Bridge Park Director
A project of Building Bridges Across the River @THEARC

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