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What to Expect Around Town This Weekend (June 11-12)

by Tim Regan June 10, 2016 at 4:45 pm 1 Comment

Capital Pride Parade, Photo via Facebook.com/CapitalPrideDC

It’s going to be a hot one.

The temperature in the District could rise above 90 degrees for the first time this year this weekend.

Heat or not, thousands of people are expected to head to Dupont and Logan Circle for the annual Capital Pride Parade. Will it rain? Maybe, says the National Weather Service. Sunday is the only day without a chance of rain, according to the NWS.

Here’s what else you need to know this weekend:

  • A health fair will bring will bring emergency vehicles, free health screenings and information booths to a Columbia Heights Park Saturday.
  • A mushroom farm will open in Park View Sunday, and you can tour it.
  • Community leaders will host a cleanup in Park View.
  • There will also be a community cleanup in Columbia Heights.
  • The Mt. Pleasant Library will host a book sale Saturday and Sunday.

And according to Jessica Oros, an editor at East City Art (more info about them on FacebookTwitter or through the publication’s newsletter), interesting places to stop for D.C.-area art this weekend include:

  • Kelly A Barrett

    Wanted to also let people know you can join a community of fellow yogis for a day of events led by Sri Dharma Mittra on Sunday, June 12 at the Josephine Butler Center (right by Meridian Hill Park). Students can learn from this living yoga master during any of four workshops below on Sunday, June 12th. http://www.yogadistrict.com/sri-dharma-in-washington-d-c-2016

    9am: Community-led Kirtan (by-donation)
    10am: Master Class ($40)*
    12pm: Healing Relaxation and Meditation ($20)*
    3pm: All-levels Practice ($40)*


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