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FRESHFARM Farmers Market
Tuesdays - April 1st through November 25th - 3:00pm to 7:00pm - Celebrating its sixth year, the Crystal City FRESHFARM Market returns to its original location on Crystal Drive between 18th and 20th Streets, and offers shopping from local farmers and producers.

Food Truck Thursday
Get your lunchtime Food Truck fix at Food Truck Thursday from 11 AM to 2 PM! The food trucks gather in the parking lot on Crystal Drive between 18th and 20th Streets.

5K Fridays
April 4, 11, 18, 25 - Registration is open for 5K Fridays. Be brave and run all four – competing each week to beat your previous time and start your weekends off with a Fit start! Also, before you head to 5K Fridays, check out Car Free Diet's tips to getting to the race.

ArtJamz
April 4th through 6th - 251 18th Street - ArtJamz, America’s original public art studio and lounge, is headed back Crystal City. The specially-priced $20 ArtJamz Crystal City sessions include wine, beer, pizza, and a live Dj in addition to all of our regular ArtJamming goodness. There will also be a $10 all-ages family friendly session as well. Click here for tickets.

Power Purge and Shred
April 23rd - 7:00am to 7:00pm - 1900 Crystal Drive - As part of the Green program, the Power Purge & Shred gives offices, workerss, and residents an opportunity to recycle their electronics, paint, and paper safely and securely for free.

Bike to Work Week
May 12th through 16th - 7:00am to 9:00am - Friday, May 16th is National Bike to Work Day! The Crystal City BID is challenging area commuters to take the Bike to Work Week (BTWW) Challenge and ride to work every day of week. The 50 riders that show up the most number of mornings during pit stop hours, will receive a free, Crystal Ride Messenger Bag!

Crystal Car Registration
June 15th - Do you have a prized car that you love to show off? Registration is open for Crystal Car. The Father's Day car festival is a great opportunity to show off your wheels while hanging out and connecting with fellow car enthusiasts. Click here to register.

"Bodies of Work: Art in Series" at Gallery Underground
April 4th through April 28 - Gallery Underground - The exhibition features the works by the gallery’s 43 members. Each artist will display a group of works with a central theme, or series.

Monday Morning Yoga
Mondays - 7:00am - Mind Your Body Oasis - Our weekly Monday morning Yoga experience moves indoors for the winter.

FotoWalk Underground
Hallways of Art Underground - Enjoy the 150 spectacular photographs, including the winners of the 2013 FotoWeekDC International Awards Competition, Uncover / Discover, FotoBazaar, the Annual Youth Contest and FotoDC Favorites.

TechShop Opens April 5th
TechShop officially opens on Saturday, April 5th. All of the equipment is in place and they have rescheduled the final checklist of activities to be fully operational, including running classes. Check out the April schedule here.

PBS's "Think Wednesday"
“Think Wednesday” launches at 8 p.m. on April 9. The line up features television’s best nature, science and technology programming, including new episodes of acclaimed series NATURE and NOVA in the 8 p.m. and 9 p.m. hours respectively, and new specials debuting at 10 p.m. Click here for more information.

Catch the NCAA Tournament at Buffalo Wild Wings
Need a place to watch the final March Madness games? Buffalo Wild Wings is perfect - plenty of screen time and trivia options for non-sports fans. Stop in after 5K Fridays for great meal deals with your race bib!

CrossFit South Arlington
CrossFit South Arlington - Heard about CrossFit but not sure if it’s for you or where to start? CrossFit South Arlington offers both group and private intro sessions. Come see what all the hype is about!

Welcome to Year Up National Capital Region
Welcome to Crystal City Year Up National Capital Region. The organization, which is a one-year, intensive training program that provides low-income young adults, ages 18-24, is moving to 1901 S. Bell Street.

Painting Uncorked at Gallery Underground
April 24th, May 22nd, June 26th - Gallery Underground - Create a piece of art while sipping wine! No experience required. Taught by Studio Underground artist Justyne Fischer, these 2-hour classes will result in an original piece of art you can take home and enjoy.

Easter at Legal Sea Foods
April 20th - Legal Sea Foods - Legal Sea Foods will be open on Easter Sunday, and they will offer their regular menu as well as special holiday features.


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