Volume 25, Issue 5, June 2016YDC checks out Congress killing DC referendum, Chavez PCHS juniors exploring civil rights icons, Metro's Purple Line, National Merit Scholarship winners in the DMV

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Highlights & Things to Do


Wednesday, June 29- Monday, July 4, Thursday, July 7- Sunday, July 10: The Smithsonian Folklife, open 11 a.m.- 5 p.m., then 6:30-9 p.m. Located in the National Mall between Fourth and Seventh Streets., NW, Washington DC. The festival is a special annual event sponsored each summer by the Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage. It include tons of fun activities that your or your family can enjoy. Pay for food and vendor items, Most activities are FREE!


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YDC salutes former staffers who donated to launch volume 25.

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