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  • Wednesday, October 17, 2018

    Time: 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM

    Learn the history, current progress and future of the site from the team dedicated to making Kenilworth Park enjoyable for all visitors.

  • National Mall and Memorial Parks

    Heroes: Commodore John Barry and Woodrow Wilson

    Wednesday, October 17, 2018

    Time: 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM

    Ranger Walk: .5 miles

  • Wednesday, October 17, 2018

    Time: 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM

    Learn about restoration work at Meridian Hill Park

  • Rock Creek Park

    Young Planetarium

    Wednesday, October 17, 2018

    Time: 4:00 PM

    Calling all kids! Learn about the twinkling stars and wandering planets during this introductory astronomy program.

  • Thursday, October 18, 2018

    Time:

    200 years after his birth, Frederick Douglass’s legacy lives on. As we commemorate his bicentennial year, this program offers the platform to explore Douglass’s messages, ideology and historical context in today’s modern world.

  • National Mall and Memorial Parks

    Lincoln-Douglas: The Debates that Made a President

    Thursday, October 18, 2018

    Time: 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM,1:00 PM to 2:00 PM

    Ranger Walk: < .25 miles

  • Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Historical Park

    Meet the Mules in Great Falls

    Thursday, October 18, 2018

    Time:

    Meet one of our hard working canal mules and learn about their role in canal history.

  • National Mall and Memorial Parks

    Autumn Potomac Riverwalk

    Friday, October 19, 2018

    Time: 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM,2:00 PM to 3:30 PM

    Ranger Walk: 1.5 miles

  • Rock Creek Park

    As the Wheel Turns

    Friday, October 19, 2018

    Time: 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM

    Drop in 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Learn about the power of water and its connection to food on a mill tour with park volunteers from the Friends of Peirce Mill or a National Park Service ranger.

  • Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Historical Park

    Cumberland Canal Boat Replica Tours

    Friday, October 19, 2018

    Time: 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM

    The replica canal boat - The Cumberland - is open for touring every Friday.

  • Rock Creek Park

    Creature Feature

    Friday, October 19, 2018

    Time: 4:00 PM to 4:30 PM

    Children are invited to assist a ranger in the feeding of the Nature Center's live critters...

  • Rock Creek Park

    Exploring the Universe

    Saturday, October 20, 2018

    Time: 4:00 PM to 4:45 PM

    Discover the wide world of astronomy! Visit distant galaxies, nebulas, and other deep-space objects. Ages 7 to adult.

  • Rock Creek Park

    As the Wheel Turns

    Saturday, October 20, 2018

    Time: 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM

    Drop in 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Learn about the power of water and its connection to food on a mill tour with park volunteers from the Friends of Peirce Mill or a National Park Service ranger.

  • Frederick Douglass National Historic Site

    Yoga at Cedar Hill

    Saturday, October 20, 2018

    Time: 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM,8:00 AM to 9:00 AM

    Grab your yoga mat and participate in this free yoga session with one of the best views of Washington, DC.

  • Saturday, October 20, 2018

    Time: 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM

    Join a ranger on a walk through an area of Georgetown that used to be called Herring Hill. Learn about the people who lived here and the changes this area has undergone over the years.

  • Theodore Roosevelt Island

    Island Safari

    Saturday, October 20, 2018

    Time: 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM

    Join a ranger for a guided walk through some of Theodore Roosevelt Island's wild times--both human and natural. Meet at the footbridge, near the bike racks.

  • Rock Creek Park

    Spooky Night Sky

    Saturday, October 20, 2018

    Time: 1:00 PM to 1:45 PM

    Halloween night is just around the corner, and that means one thing: a weird and spooky sky! Join rangers for this unearthly special program.

  • National Mall and Memorial Parks

    “Good Morning” Walk with a Ranger

    Saturday, October 20, 2018

    Time: 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM

    Ranger Walk: 1.25 miles

  • Saturday, October 20, 2018

    Time: 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM

    Ranger Walk: .5 miles

  • National Mall and Memorial Parks

    Rebels on the National Mall

    Saturday, October 20, 2018

    Time: 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

    Ranger Walk: 1.25 miles

  • Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Historical Park

    Scary Stories on the Canal

    Saturday, October 20, 2018

    Time:

    Learn about the darker side of the canal and the tragedies that haunt the towpath.

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