Weekend Roundup May 24, 2012

Plan for the National Mall – Rendering of the Proposal for the Washington Monument grounds, by the Senate Park Commission, 1901-02
Courtesy of the U.S. Commission of Fine Arts
Plan for the National Mall – Rendering of the Proposal for the Washington Monument grounds, by the Senate Park Commission, 1901-02

Unbuilt Washington

May 27th, 2012 at 11:00 AM | $8 | Tel: 401-258-3081 | 202-272-2448 Event Website

Unbuilt Washington reveals the Washington that could have been by presenting architectural and urban design projects that were proposed but, for widely varied reasons, never executed. Such projects often exercised a profound influence on what was built and may offer lessons that inform ongoing debates about the design and development of Washington and other cities.

Address

401 F St. NW

Washington, DC

Free Boot Camp Sundays

May 27th, 2012 at 08:00 AM | FREE | Event Website

Professional trainers lead boot camp sessions for free every Sunday at 33rd and Water Street on the Georgetown Waterfront. The exercises are adjusted to every fitness level and each workout is usually 60 minutes long. No work out is quite the same, each week the boot camp consists of many different types of exercises.

Address

Georgetown Waterfront Park,

3100 K St NW, Washington, DC

The National Memorial Day Parade**

May 28th, 2012 at 09:00 AM | FREE | Tel: 401-258-3081 | Event Website

The 2012 National Memorial Day Parade will feature a tribute to the generation that served and sacrificed in Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation New Dawn, following the formal end of the war last December. ALL veterans of Iraq are invited to participate. The parade is partnering with Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America to organize any and all veterans who can be a part of this very special tribute. To register, please click here.

Address

Constitution Avenue between Seventh and 17th streets NW Washington, DC

Ride 2 Recovery Memorial Day Challenge Presented By UnitedHealthcare

May 28th, 2012 at 09:00 AM | FREE | dspano@spanopr.com | Tel: 401-258-3081 | Event Website

The public is invited to cheer on more than 200 injured veterans as they take off for the five-day, 325-mile Ride 2 Recovery Memorial Challenge on Monday, May 28 from the Sheraton National Hotel in Arlington to Virginia Beach.

Veterans, troops and supporters will ride hand cycles, recumbents, tandems and traditional road bikes through Virginia. The bicycle ride will begin Monday, May 28, at 9 a.m. at the Sheraton National Hotel in Arlington and end on Friday, June 1 in Virginia Beach.

Address

900 S. Orme Street

Arlington, Va. 22204

Join KC Café to Honor JFK

May 29th, 2012 at 11:30 AM | $16.50 | elyse@lindarothpr.com | Tel: 703-417-2709

The KC Café at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts is offering a very special lunch-time dish on Tuesday, May 29 to celebrate the beloved John F. Kennedy on his 95th birthday.

As JFK was a Massachusetts native, the KC Café will be serving a New England favorite in his honor: the Lobster Roll. Chilled to perfection, the lobster is served in a traditional dressing on a warm New England roll, topped with Watercress.

Address

KC Café

John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts

2700 F Street

CAG Meeting

May 30th, 2012 at 07:00 PM | Free | Tel: (202) 337-7313 | Event Website

Mayor Gray and Councilman Jack Evans Speaks; CAG Awards and Election of Officers; reception 7pm, program at 7:30pm.

Address

Dumbarton House, 2715 Q Street NW

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