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When: April 27, 2013 1pm-8pm
Where: Kingman & Heritage Islands (RFK lot #6)
What: Join us for this year’s Kingman Island Bluegrass & Folk Festival to benefit Living Classrooms’ programming at Kingman Island. www.livingclassroomsdc.org
Tickets: Buy your tickets ahead of time at (and get 1 FREE BEER) http://kingmanislandbluegrass.eventbrite.com
For more information & bands attending-Visit the event webpage: www.kingmanislandbluegrass.com
Did you know that Kingman and Heritage Islands was once planned to be an amusement park attracting 6,000 visitors daily? Now, the islands boast over 150 species of birds and has restoration plans to house an environmental education center. Read about Kingman and Heritage Islands’ history, clean-up and future in Gustav Cappaert’s article, “Reversing a Century of Neglect on the Anacostia,” now published in the American Way of Life Magazine (AWOL).
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Come and see our new Osprey Platforms located in-between the two islands. Both are visible from out main observation platform on the Main Entrance Trail. Ospreys should show up between March 10 and 15 to start scouting for nests. The … Continue reading