2017 Latino Conservation Week Events

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July 15, 2017  | District of Columbia

Astronomy Day

10:00 AM Planetarium Movie: Zula Patrol Down to Earth Hey Kids! Join us for Zula Patrol as they chase Madam Deliria back through geologic times in an attempt to rid the universe of litter. Animated...

Sponsor(s): Rock Creek National Park and NASA

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July 15, 2017  | District of Columbia

What doesn't belong?

Join us on a two- mile hike to learn about non- native plant species and their impacts on the park ecosystem. All ages.

Sponsor(s): Rock Creek Park

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July 15, 2017  | District of Columbia

Lotus and Water Lily Festival Kickoff

See a spectacular display of lotus and water lilies in full bloom! Enjoy gardening workshops & traditional Latin, Asian & African dancing performances! Hands-on activities including face paint...

Sponsor(s): Kenilworth Park and Aquatic Gardens, Hispanic Access Foundation

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July 16, 2017  | District of Columbia

Story Time in Spanish

Story time fun for the entire family, these 30-40 minutes story times are packed full of books designed to be enjoyed by pre-school children age 3- 5. Promoting language and literacy skills, these sto...

Sponsor(s): Friends of Theodore Roosevelt Island

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July 17, 2017  | District of Columbia

HAF at the Adventure Station at REI

Come out to chat with Hispanic Access Foundation and an Latino Heritage Internship Program intern about their goals to bring a more diversity to the National Park Service. Along with Hispanic Access F...

Sponsor(s): NPS and REI Adventure Station and Hispanic Access Foundation

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July 19, 2017  | District of Columbia

Bringing National Parks to Columbia Heights Farmers Market

Columbia Heights was one of the first Latino neighborhoods in the District of Columbia. The National Park Service, Latin American Youth Center, and Hispanic Access Foundation have come together to cel...

Sponsor(s): Latin American Youth Center, National Park Service, Hispanic Access Foundation

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July 19, 2017  | District of Columbia

Making a New Home: The Founding of Latino D.C.

Starting from our joint table at the Farmer`s Market and ending at CARECEN (Central American Resource Center) Ranger Mike Balis will give a program entitled "Making a New Home: The Founding of Latino ...

Sponsor(s): National Park Service, Latin American Youth Center

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July 21, 2017  | District of Columbia

HAF at the Adventure Station at REI

Come out to chat with Hispanic Access Foundation and an Latino Heritage Internship Program intern about their goals to bring a more diversity to the National Park Service. Along with Hispanic Access F...

Sponsor(s): NPS and REI Adventure Station and Hispanic Access Foundation

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July 22, 2017  | District of Columbia

Interpretative Program on Theodore Roosevelt Island

Learn about the history of Theodore Roosevelt Island, its fauna and flora as well as the challenge of Emerald Ash Borer and the recently concluded cultural landscape study.

Sponsor(s): National Park Service and Friends of Theodore Roosevelt Island

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July 23, 2017  | District of Columbia

Puro Pedal - DC Bike Ride ** DATE CHANGED** 07/23

10 Mile Bike Ride. All levels welcomed. Must bring bike and helmet. Capitol BikeShare is fine. Bring water. This is a POC and LGBTQ safe space. Questions? Email: lopezestradaedith@gmail.com

Sponsor(s): D.C. Communities event

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Latino Conservation Week is a collection of events from variety of organizations. Hispanic Access Foundation is only directly responsible for events in which it is listed as a sponsor. 

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