Thursday, September 27, 2012

Columbia Heights Day is October 6th! Lots of cool stuff, and volunteers needed

It's almost here! Our annual fest is coming the weekend after next, with all the food, music, events and fun as usual. Volunteers are needed, as well as cupcake eating contestants. If you'd like to volunteer, donating 3 hours of time and getting a free shirt, there are two info sessions at Wonderland: 10/3 @ 6:30 pm and 10/4 @ 7:30 pm.

Here's the info on the fest, and the flyer at right. Click it for a bigger version.

The 6th Annual Columbia Heights Day will take place on Saturday, October 6 from 10 am to 6 pm at Harriet Tubman Elementary Field. More than 12,000 people are expected for this community festival featuring live music, food trucks and more than 60 local businesses and nonprofits. There is also a KidsZone activity area for families with a petting zoo, games, arts and crafts and special performances. 

Below is the schedule for the day and attached are flyers for the festival.

Main Stage:

10 am - QuietMind Yoga workshop

11:30 am - Tara Trinity

12:15 pm - Organized Disruption

1:15 pm - Dyverse City

2 pm - Cupcake eating contest. Sign up to participate online

3 pm - The Chariots

4 pm - Black Masala

KidsZone Stage:

1 pm - Young Women's Drumming Empowerment Project

1:30 pm - DanceEthos Modern Dance Company

2 pm - BloomBars presents, Ella

2:30 pm - DancePlace presents, Youth Step Group

3 pm - School of Rock

All performances are subject to change without prior notice.

What:    6th Annual Columbia Heights Day

When:    Saturday, October 6
    10:00 am to 6:00 pm
    * rain or shine *

Where:    Harriet Tubman Elementary Field
    (Entrance on Kenyon St. NW between 11th and 13th streets)
    Just 3 blocks from the Columbia Heights Metro (Green and Yellow lines)

Cost:    FREE


Columbia Heights Day is presented by the Columbia Heights Day Initiative, a local, independent, grassroots 501(c)(3) organization. Columbia Heights Day is dedicated to celebrating community, diversity and service. For more information,

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