Most Read

Friends' activity

More GOG
Posted at 04:00 PM ET, 08/14/2011

Free and easy: Redskins Training Camp, yoga, Disney


Georgetown gelateria Dolcezza is one of 14 participants in this year's The DC Scoop. (Susan Biddle - TWP)
Free this week: the tail end of Redskins Training Camp, an ice cream festival and summer yoga.

Monday

Redskins Training Camp

With the lockout averted and this year’s NFL season looming on the horizon, the Washington Redskins have been hard at work in preparation for the coming year. Today is your last chance to get in to see them practice at training camp.

Tuesday

Closing day: ‘The Night Tulsa Died

Artist Leslee Stradford’s show “The Night Tulsa Died” depicts the 1921 race riot in the Greenwood neighborhood of Tulsa that affected the artist’s family members. Her works include digital media, painted canvases and silk creative reproductions of photographs from the Tulsa Historical Society.

Wednesday

Lululemon Summer Yoga

Athletic clothier Lululemon hosts an hour-long class in Dupont Circle that’s totally free and open to the public. Bring your own mat and stretch and tone in the grass and fresh air without having to fork over a dime.

Thursday

From the Vaults: Walt Disney, Food and the Government Film

It might be difficult to picture the creator of Mickey Mouse as a government worker, but in fact Walt Disney was employed by the U.S. government during World War II. See a selection of the animator’s work during that period, including the films “Out of the Frying Pan Into the Firing Line,” “Water, Friend or Enemy” and “The Grain that Built the Hemisphere.”

Friday

Carbon Wine and Art Night

Peruse the work of local photographers Melissa Lew, Joshua Hoover and Max Landerman, at Carbon’s Wine and Art Night. Or, grab a glass of wine and chat up the artists. The gallery offers up to a 50 percent discount on all art for the evening, as well as a sale on summer inventory for those in the mood to shop.

Saturday

The DC Scoop

In the heat of August, few foods are more welcome than the frozen deliciousness of ice cream. The DC Scoop brings together 14 local ice cream purveyors for a family-friendly tasting and competition. Savor signature flavors from participating stores such as Dolcezza and Coppi’s and explore brand new summery flavors made especially for the event.

Sunday

Airmen of Note

The United States Air Force jazz ensemble plays a for Frederick’s summer concert series, with selections from their repertoire, which includes arrangements by Alan Baylock as well as commissioned works arranged by Bob Florence and Bob Mintzer.

By  |  04:00 PM ET, 08/14/2011

 
Read what others are saying
     

    © 2011 The Washington Post Company