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    • Time: 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM
    • Location: Carter Barron Amphitheatre
    • Fees: Free
    Thursday, August 25, 2016

    Performances by U.S. Army Blues, U.S. Navy Commodores, U.S. Air Force Airmen of Note.

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    Joint Service Jazz

    • Time: 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM
    • Location: Carter Barron Amphitheatre
    • Fees: Free
    Thursday, August 25, 2016

    U.S. Army Blues U.S. Navy Commodores U.S. Air Force Airmen of Note First Come-First Served

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    • Time: 4:00 PM
    • Location: Nature Center
    • Fees: Free
    Thursday, August 25, 2016

    There will be activities designed for our youngest visitors, 1-4 years old. Activities may focus on science, technology, engineering and/or math.

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    Carter Barron - Movie Night

    • Time: 7:00 PM
    • Location: Carter Barron Amphitheatre
    • Fees: Free
    Friday, August 26, 2016

    Movie title to be announced gates open at 7 p.m., movie begins at 8:10 p.m.

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    Movie Night

    • Location: Carter Barron Amphitheatre
    • Fees: Free
    Friday, August 26, 2016

    Movie to be announced. Movie starts at dusk (around 8:10 p.m.) Gates open at 7:00 p.m.

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    Carter Barron - Movie Night

    • Time: 7:00 PM
    • Location: Carter Barron Amphitheatre
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, August 27, 2016

    Title to be announced. Gates open at 7 p.m., movie begins at 8:10 p.m.

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    Exploring the Universe

    • Time: 4:00 PM
    • Location: Nature Center
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, August 27, 2016

    Visit distant galaxies, nebulas, and other deep space objects and discover the wide world of astronomy without ever leaving your planetarium seat! Ages 7 to adult.

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    Run of the Mill

    • Time: 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
    • Location: Peirce Mill
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, August 27, 2016

    See the 2,000 pound millstones convert corn to cornmeal using that good old fashioned renewable energy of water.

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    Summer Night Sky

    • Time: 1:00 PM
    • Location: Planetarium
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, August 27, 2016

    View the season's brightest stars, planets, and constellations in the only planetarium in the U.S. National Park System.

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    Gotta Catch 'Em All!

    • Time: 10:00 AM
    • Location: Rock Creek Park Nature Center
    • Fees: Free
    Sunday, August 28, 2016

    Learn about the low tech origin of Pokemon Go and all the great ways to 'catch' and collect your National Parks!

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    Young Planetarium

    • Time: 4:00 PM
    • Location: Nature Center
    • Fees: Free
    Wednesday, August 31, 2016

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

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    • Time: 12:15 PM to 8:00 PM
    • Location: Carter Barron Amphitheatre
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, September 3, 2016

    Slam Allen Jackie Scott & The Housewreckers The Countess & Royalty Blues Band Lauren Mitchell DC Mudd with special guest Gayle Harrod First Come-First Served

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    • Time: 12:00 PM to 7:30 PM
    • Location: Carter Barron
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, September 3, 2016

    Performances by Slam Allen, Jackie Scott & The Housewreckers, The Countess & Royalty Blues Band, Lauren Mitchell, and D.C. Mudd with special guests Gayle Harrod

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    Civil War Roundtable

    • Location: Nature Center
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, September 3, 2016

    A discussion of civil war music by Ranger Jeff.

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    Exploring the Sky

    • Time: 8:00 PM
    • Location: Military Field (Picnic Grove 13 Parking Lot
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, September 3, 2016

    Join the National Capital Astronomers and Rock Creek Park for stargazing through the lens of a telescope...

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    • Time: 2:00 PM
    • Location: Old Stone House
    • Fees: Free
    Sunday, September 4, 2016

    A discussion about evolution of the garden at the Old Stone House from colonial days to the present.

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    • Location: Carter Barron Amphitheater
    • Fees: Tickets required
    Saturday, September 10, 2016

    performers to be determined For ticket information go to http://musicatthemonument.com/

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    Mill Works!

    • Time: 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
    • Location: Peirce Mill
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, September 10, 2016

    Hey kids! Come on out for crafts based on milling. All ages.

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    Centennial Hike

    • Time: 10:00 AM
    • Location: Nature Center
    • Fees: Free
    Sunday, September 11, 2016

    A two mile hike that looks at the history of the National Park Service through the lens of Rock Creek Park.

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    Centennial Hike

    • Time: 10:00 AM
    • Location: Peirce Mill
    • Fees: Free
    Sunday, September 11, 2016

    A two-mile hike that looks at the history of the National Park Service through the lens of Rock Creek Park

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Mailing Address:

3545 Williamsburg Lane, NW
Washington, DC 20008

Phone:

(202) 895-6000
Rock Creek Park administrative offices can be reached at 202-895-6000. For General information call 202-895-6070 Wednesday - Sunday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and dial 0.

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