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|For Immediate Release:||
Contact: Angela Fox, firstname.lastname@example.org
|February 27, 2014||
Crystal City, VA – Break out your calendars - the Crystal City Business Improvement District (BID) has stacked April with events sure to stretch your mind, body, and spirit. From science and nature programming to 5Ks and great and good for you food, new events and old favorites will kick-off this April to satisfy your appetite for excitement. Jumpstart your spring in Crystal City this April with FRESHFARMS Markets “Farm Tuesdays,” PBS’s “Think Wednesday”, Food Truck “Taste Thursdays,” and 5K “Run Fridays.”
The popular Crystal City FRESHFARMS Markets returns on Tuesday, April 1st, a month earlier than years past, providing the area’s residents, workers and visitors an opportunity to shop a wide selection of goods from local producers.
|When:||Every Tuesday from April 1 – November 25, 3:00pm – 7:00pm|
|Where:||Along Crystal Drive, between 18th and 20th Streets|
Public Broadcasting Station (PBS), headquartered right here in Crystal City, will premiere their new “Think Wednesday” primetime line-up on April 9th at 8:00 PM. PBS will host television’s best nature, science and technology programming, with new episodes of the acclaimed series NATURE and NOVA, and new specials debuting at 10:00 PM every Wednesday on local public broadcasting channels. It’s the smartest night on TV!
After filling your mind the night before, you can fill your stomach at Food Truck Thursdays the following day. Some of the area’s favorite trucks including Doug the Food Dude, Kafta Mania, Willie's Po Boys, and Curbside Cupcake will be onsite offering delicious food for lunch.
|When:||Every Thursday in April from 11:00am – 2:00pm|
|Where:||The corner of 18th Street and Crystal Drive|
Start your weekend off right at one of the area’s most exciting race series, Crystal Run 5K Fridays. Runners will hit the streets of Crystal City every Friday in April at 6:30 PM on a flat and fast course organized by Pacers Running Stores. Racers can choose to participate in one race or run all four to beat their personal best on the professionally timed and certified course.
|When:||Every Friday in April at 6:30pm|
|Where:||2121 Crystal Dr., Arlington, VA 22202|
About the Crystal City Business Improvement District
The Crystal City Business Improvement District (BID) is a public-private partnership established in April 2006 to promote the vibrant Crystal City business, retail, restaurant and residential community. The BID is committed to showcasing the area as a world-class destination for visitors, employees and residents. Crystal City is ACTIVE, ARTFUL, ACCESSIBLE, and GREEN. For more information, visit www.crystalcity.org.