02/08/2014Location: Anacostia, Washington, D.C. Time: 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM Fee Information: Free Contact Name: Julie Kutruff Contact Phone Number: 202-426-5961
The Frederick Douglass National Historic Site, Historic Anacostia, and the Anacostia Business Improvement District will host a community wide birthday party for Frederick Douglass on Saturday, February 8th. The event will focus on Frederick Douglass and fun, looking at how he and other Washingtonians played and had a good time.
Events begin at 10:00 a.m. at the Anacostia Playhouse with live music, performances by the winners of the 2013 Frederick Douglass Oratorical Contest, and guest speakers. Throughout the day there will be music, games, films, lectures, tours, two family oriented plays about Frederick Douglass, and other performances at the Frederick Douglass National Historic Site, the Smithsonian's Anacostia Museum, The Anacostia Art Center and other locations in historic Anacostia.