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  • George Washington Memorial Parkway

    Island Night

    • Time: 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM
    • Location: Columbia Island Marina
    Thursday, July 21, 2016

    Island Night

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  • George Washington Memorial Parkway

    Dog Ranger

    • Time: 4:00 PM to 4:30 PM
    • Location: Dyke Marsh
    • Fees: Free
    Friday, July 22, 2016

    Every Friday Weekly from 05/27/2016 to 09/30/2016

    Be part of the community of dog lovers that wants to help dogs, people, and nature get along in our national parks. Leashed dogs welcome.

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  • George Washington Memorial Parkway

    George Played Here: Jones Point

    • Time: 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    • Location: Jones Point Park
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, July 23, 2016

    Every Saturday Weekly from 05/28/2016 to 09/24/2016

    Find your ranger! Find your park! Find your playground, on your mark! Let’s go explore Jones Point with a ranger’s choice activity.

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  • George Washington Memorial Parkway

    George Played Here: Netherlands Carillon

    • Time: 5:00 PM to 5:30 PM
    • Location: Netherlands Carillon
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, July 23, 2016

    Every Saturday Weekly from 05/28/2016 to 09/03/2016

    Make friends by ringing bells. Try your hand at ringing some kid-size bells with a ranger. Then stay for the concert.

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  • George Washington Memorial Parkway

    Kayak with a Ranger

    • Time: 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    • Location: Dyke Marsh
    • Fees: Free ($5 Launch fee/Kayak Rental $25 Single/$35 Tandem
    Saturday, July 23, 2016

    Enjoy this urban refuge and learn about upcoming restoration efforts. Register at gwmp_vssouth@nps.gov

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  • George Washington Memorial Parkway

    Public Concert Series

    • Time: 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM,2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    • Location: Netherlands Carillon
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, July 23, 2016

    Enjoy sweeping views of Washington, DC as carillonneurs play 2-hour concerts of jazz, pop, and patriotic music on the carillon's 50 bells.

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  • George Washington Memorial Parkway

    Fort Hunt Concert Series

    • Location: Fort Hunt Park
    • Fees: Free
    Sunday, July 24, 2016

    Every Sunday Weekly from 06/05/2016 to 08/28/2016

    Enjoy a free concert by a community musical group in the Area A pavilion.

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  • George Washington Memorial Parkway

    George Played Here: Fort Hunt

    • Time: 5:00 PM to 5:30 PM
    • Location: Fort Hunt
    • Fees: Free
    Sunday, July 24, 2016

    Every Sunday Weekly from 05/29/2016 to 09/04/2016

    What is an oozlefinch? What’s hidden in that deck of cards? Find the ranger by the flag for an activity that brings the fort to life.

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  • George Washington Memorial Parkway

    Junior Ranger Program

    • Time: 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM,3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
    • Location: Great Falls Park
    • Fees: Free
    Sunday, July 24, 2016

    Junior Ranger Program

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  • George Washington Memorial Parkway

    Learn to Ride

    • Time: 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    • Location: Jones Point Park
    • Fees: Free
    Sunday, July 24, 2016

    Every Sunday Weekly from 04/24/2016 to 09/25/2016

    Try an effective and low-stress "balance first" way to learn to ride a bicycle. Children will begin to ride independently and safely. (Registration Required)

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  • George Washington Memorial Parkway

    Sunset Parades

    • Time: 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
    • Location: US Marine Corps War Memorial
    • Fees: Free
    Tuesday, July 26, 2016

    Every Tuesday Weekly from 05/31/2016 to 08/30/2016

    Sunset Parade Presented by the Marine Corps.

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  • George Washington Memorial Parkway

    Campfire Program

    • Location: Great Falls Park
    • Fees: Free with entrance fee
    Friday, July 29, 2016

    Sit around a campfire ring with a Ranger to learn about the park service, resources and conservation, the importance of nature, and other themes

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  • George Washington Memorial Parkway

    Learn to Ride

    • Time: 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    • Location: Turkey Run Park
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, July 30, 2016

    Try an effective and low-stress "balance first" way to learn to ride a bicycle. Children will begin to ride independently and safely. (Registration Required)

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  • George Washington Memorial Parkway

    The Ranger’s View by Bike

    • Time: 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    • Location: Mount Vernon Trail
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, August 6, 2016

    Bring your bike and experience the beauty of the Mount Vernon Trail from the ranger’s perspective. Bring water and a delicious snack. Helmets required.

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Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

George Washington Memorial Parkway Headquarters
700 George Washington Memorial Parkway

McLean, VA 22101

Phone:

(703) 289-2500
Ranger-led programs for schools and other groups: Theodore Roosevelt Island and North 703-285-2965 USMC War Memorial and South 703-235-1530

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