Five Things for Today: August 28, 2020

The 2020 March on Washington will culminate at the MLK Jr. Memorial


1. The 2020 March on Washington, officially named Commitment March: Get Your Knee Off our Necks, is taking place today.   Thousands are expected to gather for it to protest police brutality the event that will be headlined by Rev. Al Sharpton.  There will be a pre-program from 8-11am, then speakers from 11am – 1pm, followed by a march from Lincoln Memorial to the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial in West Potomac Park.  The Washington Post as more good to know info, including registration, street closures, and safety measures.


2. Quick links for weekend planning:
What’s Open Now
Outdoor Places
Local Hikes
Swim Spots
Paddling Ops


3. CertifiKid has a deal for TreeTrekkers Outdoor Aerial Challenge & Zipline Park in Frederick, MD.  We haven’t been yet, so I can’t offer any insight, but it sounds like something fun to check out.


4. Labyrinth, the city’s best game and puzzle store, has a bunch of virtual kid events coming up in September.  Register for them here.


5. Frog and Toad Tentatively Go Outside After Months In Self-Quarantine.


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