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February 2018

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Rock, Paper, Scissors Tournament!

November 9, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Big Chief, 2002 Fenwick St NE DC 20002 United States + Google Map

What’s your go-to move? Rock, Paper or Scissors? The time has come to finally figure out if all those rock, paper scissor wins from your past were based on skill, psychic ability or simply luck... Got what it takes? Join us at the Big Chief on November 9 to see if you’re the next Playworks DC Rock Paper Scissors Champion! We're putting the FUN in FUNdraiser on Thursday, Nov 9, 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. at The Big Chief. A…

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VOLUNTEER so that DC students can PLAY!

November 4, 2017 @ 7:00 am - 11:30 am
RFK Stadium Parking Lot, 2400 East Capitol Street SE DC 20003 United States + Google Map

Do you like hot cider, free t-shirts, and supporting DC students’ access to play? Volunteer with Playworks for DC’s Hot Cider Hustle 5k run on Saturday, November 4. Proceeds from the run benefit Playworks DC and our ability to provide safe, active and fun play to students throughout the DMV! All volunteers receive a FREE t-shirt and can run in the 5k for FREE! What Hot Cider Hustle When Saturday, November 4 from 7 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Where RFK…

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July 2017

Congressional Recess

July 26, 2017 @ 4:30 pm

Come join the fun as Laureus Sport for Good USA, Laureus Athlete Ambassadors, Nickelodeon, members of Congress, and local youth partner with Playworks to bring a morning filled with games, sports, and even a little slime. Together, we will showcase the power of sport and highlight sports' positive impact on youth.When: July 26, 2017What Time: 9AM - 12PMWhere: West Potomac Park, 2298 Constitution Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20037Partners:

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June 2017

Corporate Kickball Tournament 2017

June 9, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Corporate Kickball Tournament is an employee engagement event and fundraiser for Playworks D.C. that gets your team out of the office and onto the kickball field for an afternoon of team building, networking, and fun. WHEN: Friday, June 9th, 2:30 p.m.–7:00 p.m.WHERE: West Potomac Park (on the National Mall)HOW: Check out our Team Levels. Contact Miles Makdisi at 202.510.9730 or miles.makdisi@playworks.org with any questions about reserving a spot for the 2017 tournament. WHY: By participating in Corporate Kickball, you will:Support the local community: Money raised goes directly to Playworks D.C. to support our recess…

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April 2017

2017 PowerPlayers Breakfast

April 27, 2017 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

The Cause  When elementary schools work to create a safe and healthy recess for students, it can have a major impact. Playworks students are more active, more cooperative, and more likely to use strong conflict resolution tools when needed. Schools also see drops in bullying and disciplinary referrals, and reductions in the number of conflicts that start in recess and spill back into class, taking up valuable class time to resolve. Those are the findings from a new research brief about school…

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March 2017

Rock, Paper, Scissors Tournament

March 9, 2017 @ 5:00 pm

The Rock, Paper, Scissors Tournament is back and this year we have happy hour ALL NIGHT ($2 off all drinks and food). Playworks is partnering with Sauf Haus Bier Garten and Event Space for our annual Rock, Paper, Scissors Tournament. Build your team with 10 friends and colleagues, or sign up as a free agent to compete for prizes and glory in the name of safe and healthy play! Each entry ticket includes a free drink and raffle ticket, with more tickets sold at the tournament.…

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June 2016

Corporate Kickball Tournament

June 24, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 am

Corporate Kickball Tournament is an employee engagement event and fundraiser for Playworks DC that gets your team out of the office and onto the kickball field for an afternoon of team building, networking, and fun.WHEN: Friday, June 24, 2016; 11:30 am – 4:30 pm  WHERE: TBDHOW: Check out our Team Levels. Contact Miles Makdisi at 202.510.9730 or miles.makdisi@playworks.org with any questions for this year, or to inquire about reserving a spot for the 2017 tournament. WHY: By participating in Corporate Kickball, you will:Support the local community: Money raised goes…

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May 2016

2016 Rally for Recess Petition and Event

May 7, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

SUPPORT RECESS in District, Maryland or Virginia! Sign the petition and then join us on Saturday, May 7 for the RALLY FOR RECESS event (10 a.m.–2 p.m. at 660 K St. NE in Washington, DC).   Playworks is rallying for recess this spring so parents and educators can show support before school schedules are set for 2016-17. Too many area principals and superintendents are cutting down recess time to 15-20 minutes, once a day, in favor of more time in the classroom. Research links recess not only to increasing physical activity (which fires up the brain) but…

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April 2016

Virginia PlayShop

April 16, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Playworks is pleased to offer our PlayShop, a three-hour experiential workshop designed to empower you to transform your recess and give you powerful tools to create an awesome recess program!The PlayShop will equip you with:Tangible group management and conflict resolution tools that can be implemented immediately indoors and outAn inspired understanding of how recess, play and physical activity can positively impact school climateA powerful perspective on the barriers students face when accessing healthy play and how adults can ease those…

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Rock Paper Scissors Tournament

April 13, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Will you be the new Rock Paper Scissors Champion?Bring your friends and co-workers and join us as we compete in a bracket-style elimination game to find our new champ.When: Wednesday, April 13th at 6 p.m. Where: Penn Social, 801 E St. NW, Washington, DC 20004Get ready for a fast-paced, high-fiving night and a chance to network, unwind, and support play for every kid in DC. With skill (and luck!) you can win some awesome raffle prizes and become the next Rock Paper Scissors ROCKSTAR! Recruit…

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