Friday, June 29, 2018

Events DC Hosts Community Outdoor Movie Series

Lupita Nyong'o & Chadwick Boseman (r) star in Black Panther

From our friends at Events DC...

Third Annual Events DC Summer Movie Series Presented by RCN Returns to Wards 7 & 8

Weekly outdoor series features family-friendly movies and activities on the Festival Grounds at RFK Stadium and Oxon Run Park

For the third consecutive year, Events DC, the official convention and sports authority, partners with RCN and the Deputy Mayor for Greater Economic Opportunity (DMGEO) to host its outdoor Summer Movie Series. It kicks off every Wednesday and Thursday beginning July 11 at Oxon Run Park and July 12 on the Festival Grounds at RFK Stadium.

The Events DC Summer Movie Series presented by RCN features family-friendly movies selected by community members, music, food (while supplies last), games and vendor activations. Guests are encouraged to bring blankets, lawn chairs and snacks - alcohol is prohibited.

Oxon Run Park (Wednesdays)
Mississippi Avenue, SE, Washington, DC 20032
* Street parking only

• July 11 - Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle (PG-13)
• July 18 - Coco (PG)
• July 25 - Justice League (PG-13)
• August 1 - Black Panther (PG-13)

Festival Grounds at RFK Stadium - Oklahoma Avenue Lawn (Thursdays)
Oklahoma Avenue, SE, Washington, DC 20003
* On-site parking available for attendees in Lot 6

• July 12 - Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle (PG-13)
• July 19 - Coco (PG)
• July 26 - Justice League (PG-13)
• August 2 - Black Panther (PG-13)

To RSVP, please visit RSVP is not required for entry but enters guests into a weekly raffle. The winner and prize will be announced prior to the start of each movie. Winners must be in attendance to claim prize.

RCN, The Washington Informer, Office of the Deputy Mayor of Greater Economic Opportunity (DMGEO), Nathan’s Hotdogs, and Congress Heights Community Training and Development Corporation.

Events DC, the official convention and sports authority for the District of Columbia, delivers premier event services and flexible venues across the nation’s capital. Leveraging the power of a world-class destination and creating amazing attendee experiences, Events DC generates economic and community benefits through the attraction and promotion of business, athletic, entertainment and cultural activities. Events DC oversees the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, an anchor of the District’s hospitality and tourism economy that hosts more than 1.7 million visitors and generates more than $400 million annually in total economic impact, and the historic Carnegie Library at Mt. Vernon Square. Events DC manages the RFK Stadium-Armory Campus (RFK Campus), including Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Stadium, Festival Grounds at RFK Campus, the non-military functions of the DC Armory and the Skate Park at RFK Campus. Stay current on the 190-acre RFK Campus Redevelopment Project at Events DC also built and serves as landlord for Nationals Park, the first LEED-certified major professional sports stadium in the United States. Events DC manages Gateway DC, R.I.S.E. Demonstration Center and is building the Entertainment & Sports Arena (, all conveniently located in the Congress Heights neighborhood of Washington, DC. For more information, please visit and find us on social media - Facebook (EventsDC), Twitter (@TheEventsDC) and Instagram (@EventsDC.)