Opera in the Outfield Returns with Aida

Photo credit: Cory Weaver Verdi’s spectacular opera Aida is a super choice for the 10th anniversary of the Washington National Opera’s (WNO’s) partnership with the Washington Nationals for M&M’S® Opera in the Outfield. This is the classic story of the Ethiopian princess enslaved by the Egyptians who is loved by their military hero Radamès. The […]

Jefferson Academy Baseball Team’s Date at Nationals Park

  Photos courtesy of Perry Klein. On Thursday, April 2, after baseball practice, Jefferson’s baseball coach, Mr. Ronald Hines, Sr. (Coach Horse), and a representative of the Washington Nationals baseball team, Mr. Bardach, carpooled us to the National’s stadium. Upon our arrival to the stadium, we respectfully waited to meet our tour guide. When the tour guide […]

Opera in the Outfield 2015

WHAT: Washington National Opera announces the return of M&M’S® Opera in the Outfield Cinderella  WHEN: Saturday, May 16 at 7 p.m. at Nationals Park COST:  Free community event WHAT: live broadcast of family-friendly production of Rossini’s charming opera “Pregame” entertainment and family events begin at 5 p.m. The most popular of Washington National Opera’s community […]

Cecily Bumbray: A Rising Star

Every neighborhood boasts of a rising star and Southwest is no exception. Cecily Bumbray, 24, is a young vocalist and songwriter making her mark on the music world with an eclectic blend. Bumbray started regular voice lessons at age 12 at the Peabody Institute in Baltimore and from ages 13 to 18, she studied classical […]

“Spans Fans” Create Memories for Single Parent Families

                      On July 1, the Washington Nationals welcomed 12 Southwest children and their parents to meet Denard Span, enjoy the baseball game, and purchase concessions and merchandise through free NatsBucks. The monthly program called “Spans Fans” aims to create memorable experiences for single parent families. During a […]