Partners Solar Project is an innovative renewable energy project that
will provide solar power to the George Washington University (GW),
American University (AU) and the George Washington University Hospital
(GWUH). It is comprised of 52 megawatts (MW) of solar photovoltaic (PV)
in the Garden (free) at the National Gallery of Art
Sculpture Garden on Friday nights; runs through August 29.
outdoor movies and concerts at Tysons Corner Center's new outdoor
plaza - thoughout the summer.
Music on the Mall is a series of free concerts on Tuesday
nights on the National Mall; it runs until Aug. 29.
video accompanies John Legend's song "You & I". There is also a Crowdrise fundraising
campaign to fund groups that empower girls and women.
Night Concert Series (free concerts at Yards Park) - through Sept.
on July 1, Fairfax County residents can e-cycle old or unwanted
electronics any day of the week, not just Sundays, at both the I-66
Transfer Station and
the I-95 Landfill Complex. Please see info of their
site for details about acceptable items and county residency
Largo is one of the free movies that will play at Screen on the Green on
the National Mall.
summer the movie "6" is
expected to be released. The movie looks at the
possibility of thousands of species becoming extinct.
Salud Healthy Pantry
celebrates their second anniversary on Friday, August 22. If you haven't
checked them out, they are particurly good at specialty items like
gluten-free, fermented foods, and cold-pressed juices.
Renaissance Festival - some days during August, September and
October; check site for specific days
Here'a s look at the plug-in version
of the Prius.
Book Festival (indoors this year) Congressmen John Lewis and James
Clyburn are just two of the many authors. Aug. 30
in the Park - take your dog to the baseball game (benefits the
Washington Humane Society) Sept. 7 (SOLD OUT)
for the Book regional book festival Sept. 11-18
Skeleton Twins, with Kristin Wiig and Bill Hader, opens Sept. 19.
Vegfest Sept. 20
Walk for the Animals & Pet-A-Palooza Sept. 27
Poplar Spring Animal Sanctuary 17th
House and Fundraiser; RSVP requested. Oct. 5
updated Prius is expected in December. The big news is that there will
be a battery option. Buyers will be able to choose from a standard
battery, like what's used now. Or an optional lithium-ion battery will
be available, which a Toyota senior manager said would give fuel
economy numbers "that will surprise everyone".
an all electric bus that's already in use in some cities. The
manufacturer, Proterra, makes these buses in Greenville, SC.
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