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DC Voting Rights March

"Free DC! Free DC!," was the only sound that could be heard as an estimated 5,000 citizens and civil rights leaders braved the cold, damp, and windy weather to demand voting representation. The DC Voting Rights March was led by Mayor Adrian Fenty, Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton, the District City Council, DC Vote and other groups in a civil rights coalition on Emancipation Day. The March commenced at Freedom Plaza (13th and Pennsylvania Ave., NW) and proceeded along Pennsylvania Avenue, then rallying the U.S. Capitol Reflecting Pool.

The residents of D.C. are fed up over Congress not giving us the right to vote. We are here today to say to Congress, 'If you have the legislation in front of you that would give us the full vote in the House of Representatives, we want you to pass that legislation now! - Mayor Adrian...

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March on the Pentagon

On Saint Patrick’s Day, March 17, 2007, the anniversary of the start of the United States invasion of Iraq, an estimated at 15,000 to 25,000 demonstrators marched in the bitter cold from the Vietnam War Memorial, down Route 27 to the Pentagon North Parking Lot. A.N.S.W.E.R. (Act Now to Stop War & End Racism) Coalition organized the event in symbolic tribute to the historic 1967 march to the Pentagon. The march capped a week of anti-war protests in Washington. Prominent speakers at the event included anti-war activist Cindy Sheehan, former U.S. Attorney General Ramsey Clark and U.S. Rep. Cynthia McKinney (D-Ga.).

We're here in the shadow of the war machine. It's like being in the shadow of the death star. They take their death and destruction and they export it around the world. We need to shut it down. - Cindy...

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Race for the Cure

Early Saturday morning on the 7th of June, in the pouring rain, 60,000 people gather to Race for the Cure. It's the largest fundraising race sponsored by the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation. This year they raised a remarkable 2 million dollars for breast cancer awareness, research and testing.

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2003 Washington, DC US Marine Corps Marathon

His first win was a big win, with an audience of over 150,000. Watch as Peter Sherry, the best of the best, takes the 28th Annual United States Marine Corps Marathon: 2 hours 25 minutes 7 seconds. Nearly 18,000 runners rally in the District for “The People’s Marathon.” Sponsored by OrderFirewood.com

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National Bonsai and Penjing Museum

The National Bonsai and Penjing Museum, established in 1976, is the most comprehensive of it's kind in North America. This National treasure is located on the 446-acre campus of the US National Arboretum in Washington, DC, and represents a private/public partnership between the Arboretum and the National Bonsai Foundation. "This is the first true bonsai museum anywhere in the world, and it's also the largest and most comprehensive one in the western world," says arboretum director Tom Elias. "We have the finest collection of mature bonsai outside of Japan."
The National Bonsai and Penjing Museum is undoubtedly one of Washington's key attractions for plant lovers. Now, more than 200,000 people annually visit the museum's collection of 150 plants located in three pavilion houses.

Metrobus Information: On weekends...

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Steven F. Udvar Hazy Center

The Smithsonian Institution's National Air and Space Museum has built a new facility for the display and preservation of its collection of historic aviation and space artifacts. In honor of its major donor, it has been named the "Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center." Located at Washington Dulles International Airport, the Udvar-Hazy Center provides much needed space for the objects that tell the history of aviation and space flight.

14390 Air and Space Museum Pkwy

Chantilly, VA 20151


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PandaMania Around the Mall

Have you noticed? Or maybe haven't been to DC recently, but you can't miss them. PANDAMANIA is here! One can find panda statues, brightly colored, on street corners and even inside buildings all around the District. With 150 total, the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities has sponsored this huge project, asking for students around the metropolitan area to help out with the artwork. At the end of the display, the bears will be auctions to benefit the Commission and its cause. So if you're in town to do some sightseeing, or even a daily commuter, take a minute as you pass to appreciate the local talent of area elementary school students.

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Mickey Mouse 75th Anniversary

The Walt Disney Company's celebration of Mickey Mouse's 75th Anniversary continues as 75 Mickey statues, designed by a variety of Mickey's friends, will be displayed in Washington, D.C., at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center's Woodrow Wilson Plaza from March 19 to April 30, 2005. The statues were unveiled on Mickey's 75th Anniversary - November 18, 2003 - at Walt Disney World Resort and have since visited 12 U.S. cities.

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Booz Allen Classic

Some of the big names finally made some noise at the Booz Allen Classic as Sergio Garcia emerged from a pack of contenders to master Congressional's championship Blue Course as few others have, closing with a 6-under 65 on Sunday for a two-stroke victory. The last time Congressional hosted the event was in 1986 when Greg Norman went on to win his second title in three years. The scenic Blue Course at the Congressional Country Club plays 7,232 yards.

Congressional Country Club

8500 River Rd

Bethesda, MD 20817

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Pro Life Demonstration

Operation Witness, the Pro-life Counter-demonstration to the “The March for Women’s Lives” Plan Protests.

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