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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Rosslyn Summer Film Festival

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Rosslyn Summer Film Festival

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Rosslyn's Outdoor Film Festival runs Friday nights from 8-10 p.m. in Gateway Park through August 29. The lineup of flicks: "Up In The Air" July 25, "9 to 5" August 1, "Empire Records" August 8, "Miss Congeniality" August 15, "Anchorman" August 22, and the August 29th film is still to be decided.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Mosaic District's Films in the Park

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Mosaic District's Films in the Park

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Every Friday, Mosaic District shows free movies on their big screen in Strawberry Park. Each film starts at 7 p.m. The films that are left: "Captain America" July 25, "Julie and Julia" August 1, "Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory" August 8, "Fried Green Tomatoes" August 15, A "Frozen" Sing-a-long August 22, and "My Big Fat Greek Wedding" August 29.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Bethesda Outdoor Movie Festival

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Bethesda Outdoor Movie Festival

Thu Jul 24, 2014

The Bethesda Outdoor Movie Festival brings five nights of free movies to the corner of Norfolk and Auburn Avenues. The films that are left are "Pitch Perfect" July 25 and "Top Gun" July 26. Each movie starts at 9 p.m. A limited number of chairs will be available on site. You're encouraged to bring your own.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Redskins Training Camp in Richmond

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Redskins Training Camp in Richmond

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Redskins Training Camp at the Bon Secours Training Center runs through August 11. Practices are free and open to the public, but you must enter a lottery for a shot at tickets to Fan Appreciation Day August 2, and three joint practices with the Patriots August 4, 5 & 6.

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Tours of Decatur House Tuesdays & Fridays

Thu Jul 24, 2014

The White House Historical Association is offering free public tours of Decatur House on Tuesdays and Fridays at 11 a.m., 12:30 p.m and 2 p.m. now through September 30. No reservations are needed. Decatur House, located on D.C.'s Lafayette Square, is nearly 200 years old and contains slave quarters.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Laurel Friday Flicks

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Laurel Friday Flicks

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Catch free outdoor movies at Laurel's Granville Gude Park and Lakehouse on Fridays starting at dusk (about 8:15 p.m.). The films are: "Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2" July 25, "Smurfs 2" August 1, and "The Lego Movie" August 8. Bring a blanket or chair and a picnic if you'd like.

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Little Italy Open Air Film Fest in Baltimore

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Little Italy in Baltimore's annual Open Air Film Fest is held every Friday night now through September 5. Movies are projected onto the outside wall of Ciao Bella Restaurant, and visitors bring folding chairs to the Da Mimmo Restorante parking lot to watch. Movies start at 9 p.m., and free popcorn is provided. This year's films include "Big Night" July 25 and "King Kong" August 1.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Wheaton's TGIF Summer Series

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Wheaton's TGIF Summer Series

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Enjoy a free movie or concert every Friday in July and August at Wheaton Triangle in downtown Wheaton. Concerts start at 7 p.m. and movies start at dusk. The films are "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" July 25, "The Lego Movie" August 1, and "Fast & Furious 6" August 8. The bands you can catch in concert are Grupo Latino Continental August 15, The John Stone Reggae Band August 22, and The Nighthawks August 29.

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Friday Evening Parades at Marine Barracks Washington

Thu Jul 24, 2014

On Fridays now through August 29, you can catch the free Friday Evening Parade at Marine Barracks Washington on 8th and I Streets Southeast, featuring music and precision marching. Parades start at 8:40 p.m. The event is free, but you need to make a reservation in advance, which you can do online.

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Loudoun County Fair Admission for Military

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Active duty military personnel get in free to the Loudoun County Fair with military ID. The fair runs July 21-26 at the Loudoun County Fairgrounds in Leesburg.

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Friday Night Fishing at Diamond Teague Park

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Try some free, catch-and-release fishing in the Anacostia River from 5-8 p.m. every Friday night through September 5 at Diamond Teague Park's floating dock, right new Nationals Park. A professional bass angler will be on site. Fishing supplies provided. Anglers age 16 or older must have a valid 2014 D.C. Fishing License.

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Friday Night Concerts at The Yards Park

Thu Jul 24, 2014

The free Friday night concert series at The Yards Park starts at 6:30 p.m. every Friday (excluding holiday weekends) through September 12. The lineup includes cover bands, a Dave Matthews tribute, reggae, R & B and more.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Entertainment in Annandale

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Entertainment in Annandale

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Mason District Park and Ossian Hall Park, both in Annandale, offer all kinds of free performances during the summer, ranging from morning puppet shows to evening concerts, comedy shows, and heritage nights. Check them out on various days through the end of August.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Concerts at Bowie Town Center

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Concerts at Bowie Town Center

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Bowie Town Center has a Friday Night Live Concert Series featuring live music in their Food Court Pavilion from 7-9 p.m. now through October 24.

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Concerts at Lubber Run Amphitheater in Arlington

Thu Jul 24, 2014

The Lubber Run Amphitheater in Arlington hosts free concerts at 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, and at 6 p.m. Sundays now through August 17.

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Jazz in the Garden at National Gallery of Art

Thu Jul 24, 2014

The free Jazz in the Garden Series at the National Gallery of Art runs Friday evenings from 5-8:30 p.m. in the Sculpture Garden through August 29.

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Fridays After Five in Charlottesville

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Fridays After Five is a free Friday evening outdoor concert series in its 27th year in Charlottesville. Head to the nTelos Wireless Pavilion on Main Street from 5:30-8:30 p.m. every Friday through September 12. Part of the proceeds from concessions sold on site go to local nonprofits.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Mount Vernon Nights Concerts Series

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Mount Vernon Nights Concerts Series

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Free concerts are held at 7:30 p.m. Fridays at Grist Mill Park in Alexandria, and at 7 p.m. Saturdays at Workhouse Arts Center in Lorton, now through the end of August.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Braddock Nights Summer Concerts

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Braddock Nights Summer Concerts

Thu Jul 24, 2014

The free Braddock Nights Summer Concerts take place at both Lake Accotink Park in Springfield and Royal Lake Park in Fairfax. Concerts happen at both locations from 7:30-8:30 p.m. Friday nights through August 29.

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Friday Concerts in the City of Fairfax

Thu Jul 24, 2014

The "Rock the Block" Summer Concert series is held on fourth Fridays from May-September in Old Town Fairfax. Gonzo's Nose performs on July 25 from 6-9 p.m. More concerts are scheduled August 22 and September 26. The evening also includes local food vendors a beer garden and games.

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"The Passion of the Media" at Zenith Gallery

Thu Jul 24, 2014

A new exhibit at Zenith Gallery in D.C., "The Passion of the Media and the Process from a Global Perspective", spotlights the work of three artists: Doba Afolabi, Christopher Malone and Leslie Prentis. The exhibition runs through September 6.

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Free Outdoor Yoga Saturdays in St. Charles

Thu Jul 24, 2014

The St. Charles community in Charles County now hosts free Yoga on the boardwalk at 9:30 a.m. Saturdays through August 16.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Bluejacket Brewery Tours

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Bluejacket Brewery Tours

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Bluejacket Craft Brewery in D.C. offers free tours, first come first-served, on Saturdays at 10:30 & 11:30 a.m., and 12:30 & 1:30 p.m. The tour includes one complimentary tasting pour of a Bluejacket brew.

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Christmas in July in Old Town Alexandria

Thu Jul 24, 2014

On Saturday, July 26 they're celebrating Christmas in July in Old Town Alexandria! At Union Street Public House from 10 a.m.-noon, Santa and Mrs. Claus will visit and there will be storytelling, cookies and milk, along with discounts for adults. Then, at the Christmas Attic, a year-round Christmas store, they'll host photos and face painting from noon-3 p.m.

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Pop Up Museum at Mt. Pleasant Farmers Market

Thu Jul 24, 2014

At the height of summer, here's a cool idea: a Pop Up Museum at the Mt. Pleasant Farmers Market that anyone can contribute to. Bring an object or put together a 5-minute performance based on the theme: "melting". The museum will "pop" from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, July 26.

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Art-O-mat Swap Meet at American Art

Thu Jul 24, 2014

What's an Art-O-mat? It's a cigarette vending machine that's been turned into a vending machine that sells original artworks for $5. The Luce Center at the American Art Museum has one, and at the free Swap Meet at 1 p.m. Saturday, July 26 you can meet some of the artists, and make your own art to keep or swap.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

SoundSHAPE DC

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SoundSHAPE DC

Thu Jul 24, 2014

The free SoundSHAPE Festival on the National Mall is described as a combination of fitness, music and arts meant to promote self empowerment and fight bullying. The event runs from 2-9 p.m. Saturday, July 26 on the Mall between 3rd and 4th in front of the Capitol Building.

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National Dance Day at the Kennedy Center

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Dance performances and group lessons are in store for you at the free National Dance Day celebration at the Kennedy Center from 5-7 p.m. Saturday, July 26 in the Grand Foyer of the Kennedy Center. Dizzy Feet Foundation has created instructional videos on YouTube to help you learn before the big party.

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Village at Leesburg Summer Block Party

Thu Jul 24, 2014

The Village at Leesburg's free Summer Block Party is 3-8 p.m. Saturday, July 26. There will be live music, free family games, a climbing wall, a water balloon battle, free health screenings from Inova Mobile Health and more.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Summer Saturdays at the Corcoran

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Summer Saturdays at the Corcoran

Thu Jul 24, 2014

This year's Free Summer Saturdays program at the Corcoran continues through August 31. It means more than just free admission. The program includes special tours, demonstrations, performances and Gallery tours at the Corcoran on Saturdays throughout the summer.

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"Salvatore Scarpitta: Traveler" at Hirshhorn

Thu Jul 24, 2014

The exhibit "Salvatore Scarpitta: Traveler" is on display at the Hirshhorn through January 11, 2015. It's built on the recent acquisition of five major works, including the only two examples of Scarpitta's full-size racecars outside Europe.

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Saturday Night Fireworks at National Harbor

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Did you know you can catch a free fireworks show at National Harbor on select Saturday nights during summer? Shows start at 9:30 p.m. Here are the remaining scheduled dates: July 26, August 2, 9, 16, 23, and 30.

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Reston Concerts on the Town on Saturdays

Thu Jul 24, 2014

The Reston Town Center Pavilion fills with live music from 7:30-10 p.m. Saturdays now through the end of August. The free Reston Concerts on the Town series features a variety of different performers.

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Summer Concerts at RIO Washingtonian Center

Thu Jul 24, 2014

The Nando's Spicy Saturday Nights concert series brings free live, local music to RIO Washingtonian Center in Gaithersburg from 6:30-8:30 p.m. every Saturday night through August 30. The concerts are held on the Lakefront Plaza between Uncle Julio's and Joe's Crab Shack.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Petworth Jazz Project

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Petworth Jazz Project

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Free jazz concerts on the lawn at the Petworth Recreation Center...that's what the Petworth Jazz Project is all about. Remaining Saturday performances are July 26, August 30 and September 27.

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Summer Concerts at Black Rock Center For The Arts

Thu Jul 24, 2014

The Black Rock Center For The Arts in Germantown is hosting free summer concerts on Saturdays through July 26.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Acoustic on the Green in Leesburg

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Acoustic on the Green in Leesburg

Thu Jul 24, 2014

The Town of Leesburg's free Acoustic on the Green summer concert series takes place from 7-9 p.m. Saturdays through August 23 on the Town Hall Green. Bring a lawn chair or a blanket to sit on.

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Theatre on Ice Show at Cabin John Ice Rink

Thu Jul 24, 2014

This is sure to cool you off: A free Theatre on Ice Show at Cabin John Ice Rink starting at 6 p.m. Saturday, July 26. The show will feature performances by campers, as well as some special solos.

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Movies on the Green at Tysons Corner Center

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Tysons Corner Center's Movies On the Green are screened at dark on Saturday evenings in their new outdoor plaza. Here's the lineup: "Dirty Dancing" July 26, "The Great Gatsby" (2013) August 2, "Spy Kids 2" August 9, "Jaws" August 16, "Man of Steel" August 23, and "The Blind Side" August 30.

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Movies at the Wine Bin in Ellicott City

Thu Jul 24, 2014

The Wine Bin in Ellicott City screens free movies on summer Saturdays through September 27. A wine tasting is offered before each movie.

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Movies at Penrose Square in Arlington

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Free movies at Penrose Square in Arlington are shown on Saturdays, and start times vary. This summer's remaining films are: "Little Miss Sunshine" July 26, "Slumdog Millionaire" August 2, "Before Sunset" August 9, "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty" August 23, and "Gravity" August 30.

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Movies on Main Street in Prince Frederick

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Head to the grass lot across from the Calvert County Courthouse in Prince Frederick for Movies on Main Street. Movies start at 8 p.m. The next film is "The Princess Bride" on July 26.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Canoe, Kayak or Paddle Boat Rental

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Canoe, Kayak or Paddle Boat Rental

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Get outside and head to Bladensburg Waterfront Park for Free Family Sunday, and between 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, July 27 enjoy a free one hour canoe, kayak or paddle boat rental. Kids under 16 must have an adult with them.

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Arts on the Waterfront at Bladensburg Waterfront Park

Thu Jul 24, 2014

The Arts on the Waterfront music and entertainment series at Bladensburg Waterfront Park starts at 6 p.m. Sundays through August 3.

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National Building Museum Sunday Concerts

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Come to the National Building Museum for free Sunday concerts in the Great Hall at 2 p.m. on Sundays in July and August. The performers are The Washington Performing Arts Children of the Gospel Choir July 27, CityDance Ensemble August 3, and The Washington Performing Arts Summer Steps with Step Afrika! August 10.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Summer Concert Series in Frederick

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Summer Concert Series in Frederick

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Enjoy free concerts on Sunday nights in July and August at 7 p.m. at the Baker Park Bandshell in Frederick.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Outdoor Movies at National Harbor

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Outdoor Movies at National Harbor

Thu Jul 24, 2014

National Harbor's Movies on the Potomac series runs on Sundays through September 28. Movies start at 6 p.m.

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Rock & Roll Hotel's July Movies on the Roof!

Thu Jul 24, 2014

During July, the theme of Rock & Roll Hotel's free Movies on the Roof! series is movies with great soundtracks. Trainspotting and Drive will be screened on July 27.

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Noir at the Bar at Wonderland Ballroom

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Ten crime fiction writers will take turns reading short noir stories upstairs at Wonderland Ballroom starting at 8 p.m. Sunday, July 27. It's the first ever Noir at the Bar event in D.C. The authors will also have books for sale and will be signing them.

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Screen on the Green on the National Mall

Thu Jul 24, 2014

The Screen on the Green series brings free movies to a massive 20' X 40' screen between 7th and 12th Streets on the National Mall at sunset on Mondays through August 11. The movies are "Lover Come Back" July 28, "Key Largo" August 4, and "A Soldier's Story" August 11.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Ravens Training Camp

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Ravens Training Camp

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Several Ravens training camp practices are free and open to the public: Fireworks Night at M&T Bank Stadium is Monday, July 28, a practice at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium in Annapolis on Monday, August 4, and a joint practice with the 49ers at M&T Bank Stadium on Friday, August 8.

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Kids Summer Movies at the Brandywine 14

Wed Jul 23, 2014

The Xscape 14 Theatres in Brandywine offer free kids movies at 9 a.m. (doors open at 8:30 a.m.) on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays during the summer. The remaining shows and dates are: "Pirates! Band of Misfits" July 24, "The Croods" July 29-31, "Rio 2" August 5-7, "Mr. Peabody & Sherman" August 12-14, and "Arthur Christmas" August 19-21.

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Summer Movies at Cobb Village 12 Cinemas in Leesburg

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Looking for free, air-conditioned fun with the kids? The Cobb Village 12 Cinemas at the Village of Leesburg offers free summer kids movies at 10 a.m. every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday now through August 7. Doors open at 9:30 a.m. "Despicable Me" & "Babe" screen on July 24, "Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2" & "Escape from Planet Earth" will be shown July 29-31, and "Rio 2" & "Mr. Peabody & Sherman" will play August 5-7.

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City Paper Summer Cinema at Heurich House

Wed Jul 23, 2014

RCN presents the City Paper Summer Cinema at the Heurich House Museum Garden. Admission is free, and you're welcome to bring a blanket and a picnic. Gates open at 7 p.m. and movies start at dusk. Here's the lineup: "Wayne's World" July 24, "Clueless" July 31, "Mrs. Doubtfire" August 7, and "Beetlejuice" August 14.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Movies @ The Mill in Arlington

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Movies @ The Mill in Arlington

Wed Jul 23, 2014

The Columbia Pike Revitalization Organization hosts free movies at Arlington Mill on Thursday nights now through mid-September. Start times vary. The movies are: "The Visitor" July 31, "Sofia y el Terco" August 14, "El Estudiante" August 28, and "Avatar" September 11.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Summer Movies in Canal Park

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Summer Movies in Canal Park

Wed Jul 23, 2014

The Capitol Riverfront Outdoor Film Series takes place in DC's Canal Park, Thursdays at sundown through September 4. See "Invincible" July 24, "Bend it Like Beckham" July 31, "Rudy" August 7, "A League of Their Own" August 14, "The Blind Side" August 21 and "Moneyball" September 4. There is no movie on August 28th because of the holiday weekend.

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Films at the Stone at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial

Wed Jul 23, 2014

It's the first and only summer film series at a memorial on the National Mall: The free Films at the Stone series will be screened on the lawn next to the bookstore at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial. The remaining movies are "42" on Thursday, July 24, and "Mandela" on Thursday, Aug. 28. Each film starts at 8:15 p.m.

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Thursday Movies at Rockville Town Square

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Rockville Town Square's "Movies on the Square" series runs Thursday nights through August 21. Movies start at sundown, about 8:30 p.m. They are "The Great Gatsby" (2013) July 24, "The Lego Movie" July 31, "Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues" August 7, "Star Trek Into Darkness" August 14, and "Despicable Me 2" August 21.

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Movies That Rock at Columbia Pike Branch Library

Wed Jul 23, 2014

The Columbia Pike Branch Library in Arlington is hosting free "Movies That Rock" at 3 p.m. every Thursday through the end of July. See "Once" July 24, and "Music and Lyrics" July 31.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Lunchtime Music on the Mall

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Lunchtime Music on the Mall

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Bring your lunch to 12th St. and Jefferson Dr. SW near the Smithsonian Metro Station every Tuesday and Thursday at noon through August 28 for the free Lunchtime Music on the Mall series, featuring musicians from around our region.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Fort Reno Concert Series

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Fort Reno Concert Series

Wed Jul 23, 2014

The free Fort Reno Concert Series is back at 7 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays through July 31. Dogs are welcome.

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Evenings on the Ellipse at the Fairfax County Government Center

Wed Jul 23, 2014

From 5:30-7 p.m. Thursdays through August 28, free concerts are held on the back lawn of the Fairfax County Government Center in Fairfax. If it rains, concerts are moved into the Government Center lobby.

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Gaithersburg's Evenings in Old Towne Concerts

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Head to the City Hall Concert Pavilion in Gaithersburg on Thursdays through September 25 for free concerts, weather permitting. Each begins at 6 p.m. Bring along a blanket or a low-back chair and get comfy.

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Summer Concert Series at Marine Corps Museum

Wed Jul 23, 2014

The fifth annual Summer Concert Series at the National Museum of the Marine Corps at 7:30 p.m. on several upcoming Thursdays. Renowned Elvis impersonator Michael Hoover appears July 24, The Commodores Jazz Ensemble plays August 14, and the Quantico Marine Corps Band will perform August 28.

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Concerts in the Park in Upper Marlboro

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Watkins Regional Park in Upper Marlboro hosts 7 weeks of free concerts on Thursday evenings at 7 p.m. through August 7.

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Silver Spring Thursday Night Concerts

Wed Jul 23, 2014

The outdoor Silver Spring Summer Concert Series brings music to the Silver Spring Civic Building at Veterans Plaza from 7-9 p.m. every Thursday through August 14.

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Wind Down Thursdays at The Boulevard at Capital Centre

Wed Jul 23, 2014

The Boulevard at Capital Centre hosts free summer concerts in The Circle near Restaurant Row from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursdays now through Aug. 21.

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Sounds of Summer Concert Series at U.S. Botanic Garden

Wed Jul 23, 2014

The Sounds of Summer Concert Series brings free concerts to the U.S. Botanic Garden every other Thursday in July and August. The remaining performance dates are July 24, August 7 & 21.

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Pilates & Yogalates Tues. & Thurs. in Farragut Square Park

Wed Jul 23, 2014

The Pilates & Yogalates in the Park series in D.C.'s Farragut Square has been extended through the end of July. Bring your own mat to the park at 5:30 p.m. every Tuesday and Thursday through July 31 for a free workout. Protein Bar will provide light refreshments, and Eye Street Massage Therapy will offer free quick massages.

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Jane Austen Under the Stars at Dumbarton House

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Dumbarton House is once again hosting a free outdoor Jane Austen Film Festival. Admission is first-come, first-served. Museum members can enter at 7 p.m. and the doors open to the public at 7:30 p.m. Each movie starts at sunset (about 8:30 p.m.) The films are "Sense & Sensibility" July 30, & "Pride & Prejudice" August 6. Admission is free, but Dumbarton House is asking you to consider making a donation so they can keep programs like this coming.

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Outdoor Summer Concerts Wednesdays at Strathmore

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Weather permitting, Strathmore offers free outdoor concerts at 7 p.m. Wednesday evenings in July as well as in August, through the 20th.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

NoMa Summer Screen

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NoMa Summer Screen

Tue Jul 22, 2014

The NoMa Summer Screen outdoor movie series continues at dark on Wednesdays through August 20 at Loree Grand Field. The films include "The Dark Knight" July 23, "Pitch Perfect" July 30, "Top Gun" August 6 and "The Sandlot" August 13.

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Workout Wednesdays in Franklin Park

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Free Workout Wednesdays come to D.C.'s Franklin Park every Wednesday at 5:30 p.m. through September 10. Pros from Crunch Fitness are leading the classes, which will include yoga, Zumba, circuit training and more. Bring a mat, and Freshii will provide refreshments of water and fruit.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Gateway DC Summer Film Series

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Gateway DC Summer Film Series

Tue Jul 22, 2014

The free Gateway DC Summer Film Series is scheduled to run at Wednesdays through August 20. The site is on the St Elizabeths East Campus in Southeast D.C. The films are: "Life of a King" July 23, "Wall-E" July 30, "Rize" August 6, "Talk to Me" August 13 and "The Guardian" August 20.

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Kids Summer Film Series at Bow Tie Cinemas

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Bow Tie Cinemas locations, including the Harbour 9 in Annapolis, Reston Town Center 11, and Movieland at Boulevard Square in Richmond offer free kids movies on Tuesdays and Wednesdays now through August 20. Movies start at 10 a.m., seating starts at 9 a.m. and tickets are first-come first served. The movies are: "Ice Age: Continental Drift" July 22 & 23, "Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel" July 29 & 30, "Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked" August 5 & 6, "Mr. Peabody & Sherman" August 12 & 13, and "Rio 2" August 19 & 20.

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Bernstein and Woodward Discuss Nixon's Resignation

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Admission is free but you must RSVP to attend a discussion by reporters Carl Bernstein and Bob Woodward, author Elizabeth Drew, author Ken Hughes and columnist Ruth Marcus at the Washington Post to mark 40 years since President Richard Nixon's resignation. The event starts at 6:30 p.m Wednesday, July 30. Doors open at 6:15 p.m.

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Women's Self Defense Classes in Fairfax County

Tue Jul 22, 2014

By popular demand, free Women's Self Defense Classes are being offered by the Fairfax County Police Department and the Fairfax County Law Enforcement Foundation. They're meant for all women age 13 and up. Classes will be held in various locations from 6-9 p.m. August 12 & 14, September 9 & 11, October 14 &16, November 11 & 13, and December 9 & 11. Sign up quickly - they expect sessions to fill up fast.

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Wednesday Night Sailing Races in Annapolis

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Weather permitting, bring your camera and head to Annapolis to watch the Annapolis Yacht Club Wednesday Night Races. The first start is scheduled just after 6 p.m. near the mouth of Spa Creek.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Scented Paintings in Rockville

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Scented Paintings in Rockville

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Artist Jackie Hoysted's new exhibit at Gibbs Street Gallery in Rockville is a series of scented paintings. You read that right. The art is on display through Sunday, August 17.

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Museum of Natural History's Butterfly Pavilion

Tue Jul 22, 2014

If you're looking for something to do early in the week, remember the National Museum of Natural History's Butterfly Pavilion is free on Tuesdays. However, reservations and a timed ticket are still strongly recommended.

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Family Film Nights in D.C.'s Sursum Corda

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Catch a free outdoor family-friendly movie during Family Film Night at Sursum Corda in the plaza at L and First Streets NW. Each event starts with kid-friendly activities and free food at 7 p.m., with the movie following at sunset. The films are "The Lego Movie" July 22, and "Despicable Me 2" August 5.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Workouts at National Harbor

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Workouts at National Harbor

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Waterfront Fitness on the Plaza at National Harbor means free workouts every Tuesday and Thursday through September 25. Sessions are led by guest instructors from WillPower Functional Fitness.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Shake Shack Running Club

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Free Events

Free Events

Shake Shack Running Club

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Shake Shack's Dupont Circle location has a free running club that gets together on the second Tuesday of every month. They meet at 7 p.m. at Pacers Running Store (either in Pentagon Row or Logan Circle). Runs are usually 3-5 miles long and end at the Dupont Circle Shack. Plus, if you buy a Shack Track & Field teeshirt for $25 and wear it to the run, you'll get a free cup or cone of frozen yogurt.

, July 26, 2014
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