New Meetup: Joniniu svente si sestadieni!-----St. John's Feast this Saturday!

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Sent on: Thursday, June 18, 2009 8:43 AM
Announcing a new Meetup for Washington, DC Lithuanian Language and Culture Meetup Group!

What: Joniniu svente si sestadieni!-----St. John's Feast this Saturday!

When: July 20,[masked]:00 PM

Where: (A location has not been chosen yet.)

It's an annual event put on by the DC Baltimore Lithuanian American Community. And this year, 12 Lithuanian actors stage a play about the traditions of Jonines!

6/20/09 JONINES si sestadieni
6/20/09 St. John's Feast this Saturday



Kvieciame visus ? didelius ir mazus, jaunus ir labiau patyrusius i Joniniu svente!

Atvyksta teatro grupe is Lietuvos, kuri mums pades ieskoti stebuklingojo paparcio ziedo. Visi soksim, dainuosim, svesim ilgiausia metu diena!

PROGRAMA: Tradicinis lauzas, vainikeliai, zaidimai, dainos,
trumpas
pasakojimas apie senovines lietuviu Jonines ir t.t.

ATSIVEZTI:

- gera nuotaika (butina visiems be isimciu!)
- geliu vainikeliams
- maisto (norintiems -- parke yra grilis); pinikas yra
sunestinis
- kedziu, dekiu, t.t. nes yra tik 2 pikniko stalai kurie bus
naudojami
vainikam pinti ir maistui isdeti
- turinciuosius prasytume atsivezti muzikos instrumentus


PARKO TAISYKLES:

- parkas uzsidaro saulei nusileidus
- alkoholis nelegalus

NUORODOS:

Vaziuojant I-495 greitkleliu issukite i RIVER ROAD (190) 39
isvaziavimas

Vaziuokite apie 11 myliu

Vaziuokite kol privaziuosite kelio issisakojima, RIVER ROAD
susikerta su
SENECA ROAD (112)

Sukite i kaire ir vaziuokite River ROAD iki RILEYS LOCK ROAD
(tas
keliukas yra pries pat tilta per Seneca Creek)

Vaziuokite RILEYS LOCK ROAD tiesiai palei Seneca Creek iki pat
keliuko
galo

Pastatykite automobili. Jus esate prie 24-os kanalo uztvaros
(LOCK 24)

Pereikite sena tilta per Seneca Creek (uzlipkite i virus
mediniais
laipteliais, tiltas yra desiniau nuo masinu aiksteles) ir
nusileiskte
zemyn i pievele prie Potomac upes

IKI PASIMATYMO!


* * *

All ? big and small, young and more experienced ? are invited
to the St.
John?s (Jonines) celebration this Saturday!

A theatrical group from Lithuania will help us search for the elusive
magical fern blossom. We will all dance and sing celebrating the longest day of the year!




PROGRAM: Traditional bonfire, flower wreaths, games, songs,
short descriptions of the old Lithuanian Summer Solstice/St. John's Day traditions, etc.

WHAT TO BRING:

- good mood (a must for everyone, no exceptions!)
- flowers for wreath-making
- food if you wish (this is a potluck, and there will be grills
available)
- something to sit on ? there are only 2 picnic tables at the
site, and
they will be used for wreath-making and for putting out food
- please bring your music instruments



PARK RULES:

- park closes at dusk
- alcohol is illegal


Directions to the park:

Take I-495 exit to RIVER ROAD (MD-190) exit 39

Go about 11 miles

Go until you hit a T (fork in a road) with SENECA ROAD (MD-112)

Turn left on SENECA ROAD and go until RILEYS LOCK ROAD (it is
right
before the bridge across Seneca Creek)

Go straight on RILEYS LOCK ROAD all the way down along the
Seneca Creek
until the road ends.

Park your car. You are at LOCK 24 of the Canal.

Walk across an old bridge across Seneca Creek (go up the wooden
steps
and right across the bridge) and go down to the park area by
the Potomac
river.

HOPE TO SEE YOU THERE!

Learn more here:
http://www.meetup.com/Washington-DC-Lithuanian-Language-And-Culture/calendar/10679486/

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