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DPR Holiday Schedule


From the D.C. Government:

In observance of the holidays, all DC Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) facilities are closed Saturday, December 24th through Monday, December 26th. DPR will again close for New Years beginning Saturday, December 31th through Monday, January 2nd.

Wilson Aquatic Center, 4551 Fort Drive, NW in Ward 1 and the William Rumsey Aquatic Center, 635 North Carolina Avenue, SE in Ward 6 will be open on Monday, December 26 and Monday, January 2, 2012 from 9:00am – 5:00pm.

Boxing Hits D.C.

Boxing Hits D.C.


From Karen Sibert: This Saturday, December 10, the “Capital Showdown: Khan vs. Peterson,” a 12-round Unified Super Lightweight World Title fight, will take place at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center and will be telecast live on HBO’s “World Championship Boxing.”

The fight will feature boxers Amir Khan and Lamont Peterson.

Events DC, the city’s entertainment, convention, sports and cultural events organization, and Oscar de la Hoya’s Golden Boy Promotions, a premiere boxing and events company based in Los Angeles, California, are responsible for bringing the fight to the District.