Calendar of Events

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National Mall and Memorial Parks Calender of Events for programs at its many monuments and memorials.

To show our visitors all the programs that we have going on in the park daily we have combined our many calendars into one (so you don't have to search through many individual ones). If you are interested in a specific park site (i.e. Lincoln Memorial or Thomas Jefferson Memorial) use the search box below to show just those areas.

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  • National Mall and Memorial Parks

    American Veterans Disabled for Life Memorial Tour

    • Time: 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
    • Location: American Veterans Disabled for Life Memorial (150 Washington Avenue SW)
    • Fees: Free
    Tuesday, September 12, 2017

    Ranger Talk. Learn about the symbols that tell the story of the significance and importance the memorial represents.

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    Secrets of the Washington Monument Grounds

    • Time: 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    • Location: Paddle Boat Parking Lot (near refreshments stand)
    • Fees: Free
    Friday, September 15, 2017

    Ranger-led Walk (about 1 mile): 10 AM-12 Noon Track more than two centuries of change and uncover nearly forgotten tales of humor, tragedy and mystery.

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  • National Mall and Memorial Parks

    Market-Garden

    • Time: 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM,4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
    • Location: World War II Memorial (contact station)
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, September 16, 2017

    Ranger Talk. The Allies launched an operation to end the war quickly. However the Germans in Holland stopped it and the Dutch had to wait for liberation.

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    Obscure Memorials of the National Mall

    • Time: 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM,2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    • Location: World War II Memorial (contact station)
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, September 16, 2017

    Ranger-led Walk (about 2 miles). The National Mall is home to many memorials celebrating famous deeds and heroes. Follow the path less taken.

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    Presidents and American Indians

    • Time: 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM
    • Location: Washington Monument (base)
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, September 16, 2017

    Ranger-led Walk (about 1½ miles). Were presidents fair in dealing with American Indians? Learn about American Indian-European American relations in this nation's history.

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    The National Guard in World War II

    • Time: 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM,1:00 PM to 1:30 PM
    • Location: World War II Memorial (contact station)
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, September 16, 2017

    Ranger Talk

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    War Is Over, If You Want It!

    • Time: 1:00 PM to 4:30 PM
    • Location: Lincoln Memorial Plaza (street level plaza)
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, September 16, 2017

    Ranger-led Bike Ride (about 4 miles). International Day of Peace (September 21) and George Washington’s “first wish” for a world in peace which inspired a cumulative American history and evokes a cumulative vision for the future.

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    • Time: 1:00 PM to 4:30 PM
    • Location: Lincoln Memorial (street level plaza)
    • Fees: Free
    Sunday, September 17, 2017

    Ranger-led Bike Ride (family-friendly; about 4 miles). Celebrate “The Constitution at 230!” with a look at the living document through what you probably thought were familiar memorials.

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    The Liberators of Latin America

    • Time: 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
    • Location: Organization of American States (200 17th Street NW at Independence Avenue NW)
    • Fees: Free
    Sunday, September 17, 2017

    Ranger-led Walk (about 1½ miles). The story of how revolution came to Central and South America revealed through the statues of the liberators (Isabella, Artigas, Bolivar, San Martin, Galvez, and Juarez).

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    Little Rock Girl 1957

    • Time: 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM,2:00 PM to 2:45 PM
    • Location: Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial (plaza, Independence Ave SW & West Basin Drive SW)
    • Fees: Free
    Wednesday, September 20, 2017

    Ranger Talk. One photograph changed the fight for integration in profound and unexpected ways.

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  • National Mall and Memorial Parks

    Our Great Loss

    • Time: 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    • Location: Northeast corner of 15th St & Pennsylvania Ave NW
    • Fees: Free
    Friday, September 22, 2017

    Ranger-led Walk (about 1/2 mile). While many hopeful eyes looked to President Lincoln for leadership, not everyone shared his vision.

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    "Everyone to Battle"

    • Time: 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    • Location: World War II Memorial (contact station)
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, September 23, 2017

    Range-led Walk (about 1¼ miles). The Great War truly provoked worldwide collapse as vast empires long held together by ancient monarchies teetered on the edge of the abyss.

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    • Time: 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    • Location: Lincoln Memorial (chamber)
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, September 23, 2017

    Ranger-led Walk (about 3/4th mile). Aviation history on the National Mall and... Did Thomas Jefferson see a UFO in Baton Rouge? How Abe Lincoln got a message from the sky.

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    Every Girl Pulling for Victory

    • Time: 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
    • Location: Belmont-Paul Women’s Equality National Monument (144 Constitution Ave, NE)
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, September 23, 2017

    Ranger Talk. As men left for the battlefront in France and Belgium, American women were left to pick up the plow, the shovel, and steering wheel, cementing the title of "citizen" on American women forever.

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    Obscure Memorials of the National Mall

    • Time: 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM,2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    • Location: World War II Memorial (contact station)
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, September 23, 2017

    Ranger-led Walk (about 2 miles). The National Mall is home to many memorials celebrating famous deeds and heroes, and others that aren’t as famous. Follow the path less taken.

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    Ranger Run

    • Time: 8:00 AM to 9:30 AM
    • Location: Washington Monument Lodge (15th St. between Jefferson and Madison Drives)
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, September 23, 2017

    Ranger-led Run (3-4 miles). An exhilarating trek around the National Mall to hear stories about some of the truly iconic sites in the city, and others that aren’t as famous.

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    The National Guard in World War II

    • Time: 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM,1:00 PM to 1:30 PM
    • Location: World War II Memorial (contact station)
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, September 23, 2017

    Ranger Talk

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  • National Mall and Memorial Parks

    Who was the "White House Iceberg?"

    • Time: 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM
    • Location: Washington Monument (base)
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, September 23, 2017

    Ranger-led walk (about 1½ miles). Which chief executive was fined for speeding with a horse and buggy and other cool facts. How presidents shaped US history.

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    Little Rock Girl 1957

    • Time: 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM,2:00 PM to 2:45 PM
    • Location: Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial (plaza, Independence Ave SW & West Basin Drive SW)
    • Fees: Free
    Wednesday, September 27, 2017

    Ranger Talk. One photograph changed the fight for integration in profound and unexpected ways.

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    Our Great Loss

    • Time: 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    • Location: Northeast corner of 15th St & Pennsylvania Ave NW
    • Fees: Free
    Friday, September 29, 2017

    Ranger-led Walk (about ½ mile). While many hopeful eyes looked to President Lincoln for leadership, not everyone shared his vision.

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  • National Mall and Memorial Parks

    Secrets of the Washington Monument Grounds

    • Time: 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    • Location: Paddle Boat Parking Lot (near refreshments stand)
    • Fees: Free
    Friday, September 29, 2017

    Ranger-led Walk ((about 1 mile). Trace more than two centuries of change and uncover nearly forgotten tales of humor, tragedy and mystery.

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  • National Mall and Memorial Parks

    Obscure Memorials of the National Mall

    • Time: 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM,2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    • Location: Meet: World War II Memorial (contact station)
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, September 30, 2017

    Ranger-led Walk (about 2 miles). The National Mall is home to many memorials celebrating famous deeds and heroes, and others that aren’t as famous. Follow the path less taken.

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  • National Mall and Memorial Parks

    Presidents and American Indians

    • Time: 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM
    • Location: Washington Monument (base)
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, September 30, 2017

    Ranger-led Walk (about 1½ miles). Were presidents fair in dealing with American Indians? Learn about American Indian-European American relations in this nation's history.

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  • National Mall and Memorial Parks

    The National Guard in World War II

    • Time: 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM,1:00 PM to 1:30 PM
    • Location: World War II Memorial (contact station)
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, September 30, 2017

    Ranger Talk

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