Upcoming Events at Turtle Park
All events put on by the Friends of Friendship Park at Turtle Park are FREE —except for Mayfair, our only annual fundraiser.
|Turtle Park Jazz Project||July 21, 2018, 6-8:45pm|
|Turtle Park Jazz Project||August 18, 2018, 6-8:45pm|
|Ice Cream Social & Dance||September 14, 2018, 5:30-7:30pm|
|Fall Beautification Day||TBA 2018|
|Halloween Parade/Movie||October 26, 2018, 5:30-7:30pm|
|Holiday Food/Toy Drive||November 16, 2018, 4-5:30pm|
|Gingerbread House-Making||TBA 2018, 4-5:30pm|
|Winter Fun Day||TBA 2019|
|Spring Egg Hunt||TBA 2019|
|Spring Beautification Day||TBA 2019|
|Mayfair Annual FUNdraiser||TBA 2019||Sponsors Needed. Please inquire.|
Turtle Park Jazz Project July 21, 2018, 6-8:45pm
FREE Event! Featuring Musician’s Union with special guest appearances by mystery members of the audience! Multiple food trucks with a variety of cuisines for purchase! Bring your blanket and your family and enjoy great music in the park with us! Sponsor needed! (Email us at volunteer@TurtlePark.org) Brought to you by Friends of Friendship Park.
Artwork: Sponsor Logo AND Photos of past jazz projects
Turtle Park Jazz Project August 18, 2018, 6-8:45pm
FREE Event! Featuring Baba Was and Donvonte McCoy! Multiple food trucks with a variety of cuisines for purchase! Bring your blanket and your family and enjoy great music in the park with us! Sponsored by American University.
Ice Cream Social & Dance September 14, 2018, 5:30-7:30pm
FREE Event! Multiple flavors of ice cream for kids and adults alike. Deejay spinning tunes and coordinating activities to help you work off the ice cream! Brought to you by Friends of Friendship Park.
Fall Beautification Day TBA 2018
Volunteer Event! Come help us rake leaves, pick up trash, and beautify Friendship “Turtle” Park before winter comes. Good for community service credits! Coordinated by Friends of Friendship Park.
Halloween Parade/Movie October 26, 2018, 5:30-7:30pm
FREE Event! Wear your costume and strut your stuff during our annual Turtle Park Halloween parade. Then set out your blanket and enjoy a Halloween movie shown outdoors on a giant inflatable screen! Come early for a chance at the free pizza we serve! Brought to you by Friends of Friendship Park.
Holiday Food/Toy Drive November 16, 2018, 4-5:30pm
Service Event! Bring canned goods or a brand new toy for families in need. Stay and enjoy holiday crafts such as card-making! Brought to you by DPR and Friends of Friendship Park.
Gingerbread House-Making TBA 2018, 4-5:30pm
FREE Event! Come make holiday gingerbread houses from scratch in the Rec Center! Brought to you by DPR and Friends of Friendship Park.
Winter Fun Day TBA 2019
FREE Event! Beat the winter blues with creative crafts for kids. Warm up with some hot chocolate! Brought to you by DPR and Friends of Friendship Park.
Spring Egg Hunt TBA 2019
FREE Event! Come early! The eggs go FAST! Separate hunts for big and little kids. Face painting! Scavenger hunt! Crafts! Brought to you by DPR and Friends of Friendship Park.
Spring Beautification Day TBA 2019
Volunteer Event! Come help us plant flowers, pick up trash, and beautify Friendship “Turtle” Park in celebration of spring! Good for community service credits! Coordinated by Friends of Friendship Park.
Mayfair Annual FUNdraiser TBA 2019
Fundraising Event! This is the ONLY event all year that Friends of Friendship Park charges for. It pays for the rest of our FREE events! Multiple moon bounces and other inflatables, pony rides, face painters, balloon twisters, carnival games, deejay and dancing, Food trucks with multiple cuisines, popcorn/cotton candy/snow cones. Join us for this beloved tradition!