To celebrate the National Cherry Blossom Festival, the Capitol Riverfront Business Improvement District (BID) will host its 2nd Annual Lantern Making Family Day at the Yards Park on Saturday, April 21, 2012 from 10 am – 2 pm. There will be two lantern making sessions at 10 am and 12 pm. Each lantern making session will be followed by a parade through the Yards Park. Hapmudo will perform a variety of martial arts on the boardwalk during the event along with other group performances. A moonbounce will also be set up for children. Japanese food from Far East Taco Grille and Seoul Food DC will be for sale for picnics in the park as well as Pinkberry frozen yogurt for dessert.
The event is free and open to the public. Additional information can be found at Yards Park.
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The Metrorail and Metrobus are both excellent ways to get around the District and the entire DC area.
The closest Metro station is Navy Yard on the Green line.
There are numerous Metrobus routes that run by The Yards Park: A2-A8, A42-48, N22, P1, P2, P6, V7, V8 and V9. Visit www.wmata.com to plan your trip.
At just $1 a trip, it’s hard to beat this easy way to get around town.The Union Station-Navy Yard Metro route stops at 4th & M Streets SE. Visit www.dccirculator.com for information on schedules and routes.
With over 1,225 bikes at over 155+ stations in the District and Arlington County (by the end of 2011), this on-demand mode of transportation is sure to get you on your way. And at just $7 for a 24-hour membership, it won’t break the bank either. Two bike stations are close by:
M Street & New Jersey Ave SE and 1st & N Street SE
For more information on annual or monthly memberships, or to check out the station locations, please visit www.CapitalBikeshare.com