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May
21
Tue
Adams Morgan Movie Nights: SPACE @ Marie Reed Recreation Center
May 21 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Adams Morgan Movie Nights celebrates the 50th anniversary of the moon landing with five space-themed films in collaboration with the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum.

On five Tuesday evenings from May 21 to June 18, grab a blanket, a friend, and eats from a neighborhood restaurant to watch films under the twinkling lights of the city. On select evenings (May 21 and June 11), experts and staff from the National Air and Space Museum will discuss the science behind the films and set up telescopes for on-site viewing (clouds permitting). Several restaurants on the surrounding blocks will be offering special “Brown Bag Movie Meals” packaged to go.

Movies are shown at dark at the Marie Reed Recreation Center at 18th and California Streets, NW. Bring your chairs, kids and neighbors for a fun evening out. Dogs are not allowed on the turf field. The Marie Reed Elementary School PTA will be selling refreshments; proceeds benefit the PTA. Visit admodc.org/movies for details.

May
28
Tue
Adams Morgan Movie Nights: SPACE @ Marie Reed Recreation Center
May 28 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Adams Morgan Movie Nights celebrates the 50th anniversary of the moon landing with five space-themed films in collaboration with the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum.

On five Tuesday evenings from May 21 to June 18, grab a blanket, a friend, and eats from a neighborhood restaurant to watch films under the twinkling lights of the city. On select evenings (May 21 and June 11), experts and staff from the National Air and Space Museum will discuss the science behind the films and set up telescopes for on-site viewing (clouds permitting). Several restaurants on the surrounding blocks will be offering special “Brown Bag Movie Meals” packaged to go.

Movies are shown at dark at the Marie Reed Recreation Center at 18th and California Streets, NW. Bring your chairs, kids and neighbors for a fun evening out. Dogs are not allowed on the turf field. The Marie Reed Elementary School PTA will be selling refreshments; proceeds benefit the PTA. Visit admodc.org/movies for details.

Jun
4
Tue
Adams Morgan Movie Nights: SPACE @ Marie Reed Recreation Center
Jun 4 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Adams Morgan Movie Nights celebrates the 50th anniversary of the moon landing with five space-themed films in collaboration with the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum.

On five Tuesday evenings from May 21 to June 18, grab a blanket, a friend, and eats from a neighborhood restaurant to watch films under the twinkling lights of the city. On select evenings (May 21 and June 11), experts and staff from the National Air and Space Museum will discuss the science behind the films and set up telescopes for on-site viewing (clouds permitting). Several restaurants on the surrounding blocks will be offering special “Brown Bag Movie Meals” packaged to go.

Movies are shown at dark at the Marie Reed Recreation Center at 18th and California Streets, NW. Bring your chairs, kids and neighbors for a fun evening out. Dogs are not allowed on the turf field. The Marie Reed Elementary School PTA will be selling refreshments; proceeds benefit the PTA. Visit admodc.org/movies for details.

Jun
11
Tue
Adams Morgan Movie Nights: SPACE @ Marie Reed Recreation Center
Jun 11 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Adams Morgan Movie Nights celebrates the 50th anniversary of the moon landing with five space-themed films in collaboration with the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum.

On five Tuesday evenings from May 21 to June 18, grab a blanket, a friend, and eats from a neighborhood restaurant to watch films under the twinkling lights of the city. On select evenings (May 21 and June 11), experts and staff from the National Air and Space Museum will discuss the science behind the films and set up telescopes for on-site viewing (clouds permitting). Several restaurants on the surrounding blocks will be offering special “Brown Bag Movie Meals” packaged to go.

Movies are shown at dark at the Marie Reed Recreation Center at 18th and California Streets, NW. Bring your chairs, kids and neighbors for a fun evening out. Dogs are not allowed on the turf field. The Marie Reed Elementary School PTA will be selling refreshments; proceeds benefit the PTA. Visit admodc.org/movies for details.

Jun
13
Thu
The Wound Dresser – Walt Whitman and the Civil War @ Clara Barton Missing Soldiers Office Museum
Jun 13 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

“Oh Captain, my Captain”–Walt Whitman’s words about President Lincoln and the Civil War continue to echo in our ears and in our pop culture. On Thursday June 13 at 6:00 PM at the Clara Barton Missing Soldiers Office, discover the man behind the poetry, as Garrett Peck introduces us to Walt Whitman the poet, the nurse, the brother, the lover, the clerk, the myth, and the man.

Garrett Peck is the author of Walt Whitman in Washington, D.C.: The Civil War and America’s Great Poet. He is a graduate of the Virginia Military Institute and earned his M.A. at the George Washington University. He leads local tours, including the Walt Whitman Tour and Alexandria’s Historic Breweries Tours.

The pay-what-you-please program begins on June 13 at 6:00 PM at the Clara Barton Missing Soldiers Office Museum.

The Wound Dresser – Walt Whitman and the Civil War @ Clara Barton Missing Soldiers Office Museum
Jun 13 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

“Oh Captain, my Captain”–Walt Whitman’s words about President Lincoln and the Civil War continue to echo in our ears and in our pop culture. On Thursday June 13 at 6:00 PM at the Clara Barton Missing Soldiers Office, discover the man behind the poetry, as Garrett Peck introduces us to Walt Whitman the poet, the nurse, the brother, the lover, the clerk, the myth, and the man.

Garrett Peck is the author of Walt Whitman in Washington, D.C.: The Civil War and America’s Great Poet. He is a graduate of the Virginia Military Institute and earned his M.A. at the George Washington University. He leads local tours, including the Walt Whitman Tour and Alexandria’s Historic Breweries Tours.

The pay-what-you-please program begins on June 13 at 6:00 PM at the Clara Barton Missing Soldiers Office Museum.

Jun
18
Tue
Adams Morgan Movie Nights: SPACE @ Marie Reed Recreation Center
Jun 18 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Adams Morgan Movie Nights celebrates the 50th anniversary of the moon landing with five space-themed films in collaboration with the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum.

On five Tuesday evenings from May 21 to June 18, grab a blanket, a friend, and eats from a neighborhood restaurant to watch films under the twinkling lights of the city. On select evenings (May 21 and June 11), experts and staff from the National Air and Space Museum will discuss the science behind the films and set up telescopes for on-site viewing (clouds permitting). Several restaurants on the surrounding blocks will be offering special “Brown Bag Movie Meals” packaged to go.

Movies are shown at dark at the Marie Reed Recreation Center at 18th and California Streets, NW. Bring your chairs, kids and neighbors for a fun evening out. Dogs are not allowed on the turf field. The Marie Reed Elementary School PTA will be selling refreshments; proceeds benefit the PTA. Visit admodc.org/movies for details.