Chuck Brown Day this Saturday, Aug 21 AND Late Night Hype at Turkey Thicket this Friday, Aug 20

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Treadway, Nolan (DPR)

Aug 16, 2021, 9:30:28 AM8/16/21



Wanted to make neighbors aware of two DPR events this Friday and Saturday, at Turkey Thicket and Langdon Park.


Saturday is the 7th annual Chuck Brown Day! Bring lawn chairs or a blanket and enjoy a full afternoon of FREE entertainment as we celebrate and remember Chuck Brown at the 7th Annual Chuck Brown Day at Chuck Brown Memorial Park. Join CCB, Still Familiar, Proper Utensils featuring Jas. Funk, and of course, the Chuck Brown Band crankin' all of your Chuck favorites. Food trucks on site, kids activities area, and The Chuck Brown Foundation will be giving out free backpacks for the kids (Backpack giveaway starts at 1pm !). First 1,000 people to RSVP at this link will receive a complimentary t-shirt to rock on the day of the event.


ON FRIDAY NIGHT, come out to Turkey Thicket for LATE NIGHT HYPE featuring moon bounces, music, free food, video games, skates and bikes… AND MUCH MORE!!!  


Late Night Hype

Friday, August 20, 2021, Turkey Thicket Recreation Center, 1100 Michigan Ave NE, 6 – 10 pm


Late Night Hype is our carnival-style weekly summer event series for teens and young adults that will feature: 

                     Live DJ

                     Free Burgers, Hotdogs, and Snacks

                     Game Trucks

                     Basketball Tournaments

                     360 Photobooth

                     Face Painting

                     Arts and Crafts


Each week will also feature 3 workshops that require extra registration:

                     Spoken Word Performances/Open Mic

                     Beat Ya Feet Workshop Led by Beat Ya Feet Academy

                     Graffiti Art Workshop Led by Local Graffiti Artists


Full details, RSVP, and pre-register for workshops at







Nolan Treadway

Public Affairs Specialist

DC Department of Parks and Recreation

(202) 257-5266

1275 First Street NE | Washington, DC 20002

@DCDPR: Twitter | Facebook | Instagram



Treadway, Nolan (DPR)

Aug 19, 2021, 2:21:35 PM8/19/21

Due to the rain and storms in the forecast for tomorrow, Late Night Hype at Turkey Thicket on Friday night has been POSTPONED. 

We are anticipating rescheduling the event for a Friday night in early September and will share when the rescheduled date is confirmed. 


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