PICNIC 피크닉 & BBQ & BOATING TIME!
Join us for a
FREE SUMMER PICNIC
on the beautiful
(LANGUAGE STUDY OPTIONAL)
& Korean/American Cultural Exchange
This is a special event... enjoy spending time together, and (optional) rent a kayak or canoe to go on the Potomac River / C&O Canal! Bring your own food (for yourself, or to share).
The location is in a beautiful park... at Fletcher's Boat House. There are places to set up for a picnic, with tables, grills, etc. You can bring your own chairs & blankets. Bring games to play... Frisbees... etc.
Timeline (approximate... not exact ):
12 noon to 2:00 - Arrive, setup, mingle, start cooking
3:00 - Eat, continue to hang out
4:00 - Start boating time - or continue to relax at the picnic tables.
5:00 - clean up, think about post-picnic plans (or take a walk along the canal)
(optional) - join the regular Sunday language exchange (& rain alternative)
7:30 - join the 피크닉 2차 Picnic Afterparty at Mr. Smith's in DC
How to get there: You will need a ride, to drive, or walk downhill from a bus station (details posting soon). There is plenty of parking - all free! (Note - the lower parking area is beyond a tunnel under the canal, so large RV's, etc. can park in the upper lot). The location can be difficult to find - plan in advance and it should be easy! Please help others attend & get home from this event!
What to bring: This is "pot luck". You can bring your favorite food, to cook, or already prepared. Healthy foods help give energy for these types of activity. You can bring fresh fruit, veggies, Korean or other food/snacks. Alcoholic beverages are not allowed in the park. We will bring utensils (forks, knives, etc.), plates, etc. You don't have to bring food... we are relaxed and want to encourage people to attend if they can!
Grilling: There are free grills available. If someone can go early to help save a table near a grill, that will help us out.
Our Standard Meeting Description: Studying a language requires exposure to the language. Make time to hear and speak the Korean language, to help yourself learn.
Whatever your level, join us as we explore the Korean language and culture. This is a good event for people to attend for their first meetup!
Can't read the headline for this event? The Korean hangul characters "스터디 모임" we learned in an earlier meetup means "study moim" or study meeting/gathering.
도와주시겠어요? Native Korean language speakers welcome to join us as usual, to help us learn the difficult parts of Korean, and to find language exchange partners & meet new friends.
Post if you need a metro station or other pickup.
Photos from past events at the same location (such as in 2013 when we had over 50 people attend):