The Capitol Riverfront Business Improvement District celebrates summer every day with an exciting weekly lineup of free outdoor events in Canal Park and Yards Park. Newly added to the weekly schedule are Kids in Canal and Bard in the Park. Both series will take place on Wednesdays at Canal Park.

Kids in Canal is a 12-week series of kid-friendly entertainment every Wednesday from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. beginning June 7. Bring your little ones to the middle block of Canal Park to enjoy magic shows, kids tunes, science demonstrations, and puppet shows. Top off your day with a refreshing splash in the Canal Park dancing water fountains.

Kids in Canal

June 7: Rainbow Rock Band July 5: Rainbow Rock Band Aug. 6: Rainbow Rock Band
June 14: The Great Zucchini July 12: Magic of John Jenson Aug. 9: Zig Zag the Magician
June 21: Mad Science July 19: Mad Science Aug. 16: Mad Science
June 28: Kaydee Puppets July 26: Carousel Puppets Aug. 23: Carousel Puppets
Bard in the Park
June 14: Romeo + Juliet (1996), directed by Baz Luhrmann
June 21: Much Ado About Nothing (2012), directed by Joss Whedon

June 28: 10 Things I Hate About You (1999), directed by Gil Junger

For more information on summer events in the Navy Yard area, visit

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.