Events

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.

EventDate/TimeSponsor
Turtle Park Jazz ProjectJuly 21, 2018, 6-8:45pm
Turtle Park Jazz ProjectAugust 18, 2018, 6-8:45pm
Ice Cream Social & DanceSeptember 14, 2018, 5:30-7:30pm
Fall Beautification DayTBA 2018
Halloween Parade/MovieOctober 26, 2018, 5:30-7:30pm
Holiday Food/Toy DriveNovember 16, 2018, 4-5:30pm
Gingerbread House-MakingTBA 2018, 4-5:30pm
Winter Fun DayTBA 2019
Spring Egg HuntTBA 2019
Spring Beautification DayTBA 2019
Mayfair Annual FUNdraiserTBA 2019Sponsors 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!