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June Is Immigrant Heritage Month

Friday, May 31, 2019

This June, join Mayor Muriel Bowser in celebrating the #DCValues that make the District one of the most diverse and inclusive cities in the world. Immigrant Heritage Month is a month-long celebration of the incredible contributions that immigrants have made and continue to make throughout the District of Columbia.

Immigrant Heritage Month Kick Off

Join Mayor Bowser to kick off Immigrant Heritage Month with a community celebration on U Street. Immigrant Heritage Month is a month-long celebration highlighting the incredible contributions that immigrants have made and continue to make to our nation. The celebration features international music, performances by local artists, a photo booth and more!

When: Monday, June 3, 2019 from 4 pm – 6 pm
Where: Columbia Heights Civic Plaza

RSVP here: https://ihm2019.eventbrite.com

Chinatown Community Festival

Come out and experience the tastes, sights, and sounds of Asian & Pacific Islander cultures at the 2019 Chinatown Community Festival! Come enjoy lively performances, cultural demonstrations, fitness demonstrations, food samples, and Asian arts and crafts.

When: Saturday June 15, 2019 from 11 am – 2 pm
Where: Chinatown Park (555 I St NW, Washington, DC 20001)

RSVP here: 2019.chinatownfestival.eventbrite.com  

2nd Annual African Community Soccer Game

In partnership with the Department of Parks and Recreation and the Metropolitan Police Department, the Mayor’s Office of African Affairs will be hosting its 2nd Annual Washington Community Soccer Game on Saturday, June 15, 2019, at the Columbia Heights Education Campus. We would value your presence at the event, which will convene the African community for a fun afternoon of soccer, music, food, and presentations to kick off the 2019 African Cup of Nations.

When:  Saturday, June 15, 2019 from 2 pm – 5 pm
Where: Columbia Heights Education Campus | 3101 16th Street NW | Washington, DC | 20010    

RSVP here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2nd-annual-african-community-soccer-game-tickets-60949164592


African Fashion Show and Culture Expo

As part of its Outreach and Education Program, the Mayor’s Office on African Affairs, in partnership with the Mayor’s Office on Women's Policy and Initiatives and the Mayor’s Office on African American Affairs, will host an African Fashion Show and Culture Expo on Saturday, June 29, 2019. The summer spectacle will showcase and celebrate DC African fashion, creativity, and culture.

When:    Saturday, June 29, 2019 from 3 pm – 6 pm
Where:   Franklin D. Reeves Center of Municipal Affairs | 2000 14th Street, NW |  Washington, DC | 20001


Morning Tai Chi

The DC Mayor's Office on Asian and Pacific Islander Affairs (MOAPIA) is hosting free Tai Chi classes in Chinatown Park on Saturday mornings in June.

Tai Chi is a traditional Chinese martial art. Often described as meditation in motion, tai chi promotes serenity through gentle, flowing movements and is recognized for many health and wellness benefits.

When: Saturdays in June from 10 am – 11 am
Where: Chinatown Park (555 I St NW, Washington, DC 20001)

RSVP: 2019taichi.eventbrite.com