The 6821 Quintet is Arriving!

Happy Leap Day! While flowers blossom, so will the music.

As promised, we’re keeping you in the loop with all of the exciting things happening at the Festival this year!

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Sponsored by The Ryuji Ueno Foundation, The 6821 Quintet has been specifically created for the National Cherry Blossom Festival this year!

The number “6821” represents the mileage between Japan and Washington, D.C. And to celebrate the Japanese/DC relationship, the public will be treated to Pop- Up Performances of a combination of both classical and well known songs throughout the area during the Festival!

 

There are FOUR performances as followings:

Performance I:

  • National Cherry Blossom Festival Opening Ceremony
  • Date: March 26, 2016 (Sat)
  • Time: 5:00PM ~ 7:00PM
  • Location: Warner Theatre

Performance II:

  • DC City Center (Easter Sunday Performance)
  • Date: March 27, 2016 (Sun)
  • Time: 1:30PM ~ 2:30PM
  • Location: DC City Center

Performance III:

  • Union Station (Lunchtime Performance)
  • Date: March 28, 2016 (Mon)
  • Time: 12:00PM ~ 1:00PM
  • Location: Union Station

Performance IV:

  • Reagan National Airport (Evening Rush Hour Performance)
  • Date: March 28, 2016 (Mon)
  • Time: 4:00PM ~ 5:00PM
  • Location: Reagan National Airport

 

Want to Volunteer and enjoy a front row seat? We still have availability at the 3/28 Pop Up Performance at Reagan National Airport at 3 PM. Sign up here on the Volunteer Calendar HERE!

Irish It Was Thursday – March Happy Hour

First Thursday

That’s right! Come on out to the March Edition of First Thursday!

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5:30 PM – 7 PM
500 H Street NW
Washington, DC

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We’re having a St. Patrick’s Day themed, Happy Hour just for Volunteers! Come to enjoy the Happy Hour Specials, socialize, and get any questions you may have answered!
Accessible by the Gallery Place/Chinatown Metro Stop. Live Music Starts at 9 PM!

Please rsvp here and feel free to bring a friend or three!  Moving-picture-of-little-dancing-LeprachaunMoving-picture-of-little-dancing-LeprachaunMoving-picture-of-little-dancing-Leprachaun

AND WE’RE OFF!

That’s right! It’s a race to the shifts!  All National Cherry Blossom Festival volunteer shifts have been posted and they’re waiting for you, so fly on over there!

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To sign up for a shift, take a look at our Volunteer Calendar HERE.  View any job description by clicking on the shift, and then click “sign up”!  It’s that easy.

And don’t forget to join us at General Volunteer Orientation on March 7th!  More details and sign up on the Calendar.

Wishing you the Warmest Springtime Wishes!

ONLY 2 DAYS LEFT FOR EARLY ACCESS!

How do you qualify for early access to all the best shifts, you say??

HERE’S HOW!

All those who sign up for a shift in the FIRST WAVE (ongoing now through Thursday!) will receive an early sign up notice for our other special events! These favorite events include Family Day, Blossom Kite Festival, Southwest Waterfront Fireworks Festival, VIP Events and more!

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In order to sign up for shift, simply click the calendar Volunteer Shift Calendar and scroll through. All the shift listings are on the calendar throughout the Festival Dates, March 20 – April 17th. Click the shift you would like on the calendar and click “sign up”. Remember, you must sign up for a shift being displayed on the Calendar before Thursday to qualify for EARLY ACCESS.

 

Feel free to sign up the shifts you can commit to. Thank you in advance for your participation!

Don’t forget to sign up for Volunteer Orientation on March 7th!

FIRST WAVE IS POSTED!

That’s right everyone! The first wave of shifts for the National Cherry Blossom Festival 2016 have been posted!

To view the shifts available, click this link: Volunteer Shift Calendar .  You will then see shift listings on the calendar throughout the Festival Dates, March 20 – April 17th.  To sign up for a shift, click the shift you would like on the calendar and click “sign up”.

Thank you in advance for only signing up for the shifts you can commit to 🙂

 

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Happy First Wave Day! (The next wave will be posted on FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 19th!)

Warm Up at Cuba Libre!

That’s right! Come on out to our February First Thursday at…

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Have a Havana Night with the Festival Staff and Fellow Volunteers at Cuba Libre for this month’s Volunteer Mixer this Thursday, February 4th!

CUBA LIBRE – 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM

801 9th Street NW

Washington, DC 20001

Accessible via the Orange, Blue, Red, Yellow, and Green Lines.

Let us know you’re joining us here!

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