Off-campus and community events for April 8

Spring is in the air! Want to get out but aren’t sure what is going on this weekend? Look no further. This week brings a bridal show, Japanese street festival, kites, and much more!

Heading for the altar and need a dress to wear? Don’t fear; the Washington Bridal Show is almost here. Check out the latest wedding dresses designers have to offer! Head out to the Dulles Expo Center this Sunday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Entrance fee is $8/online; $10/door. For more details, visit their website.

The 51st annual Sakura Matsuri Japanese Street Festival takes place Saturday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Admission is $5/person (age 13 and older); visitors under 13 are free. Revenue from ticket sales will go toward recovery efforts in Japan. More information can be found on the Sakura Matsuri website.

Let’s go fly a kite…at the Cherry Blossom Kite Festival! Come out to the Washington Monument and show off your kite flying skills Sunday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. A full event lineup can be found here.

Calling all basketball fans! See the Washington Wizards take on the Atlanta Hawks at the Verizon Center this Saturday at 7 p.m. Tickets are on sale now.



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