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Tashlich Picnic at Rock Creek Park

Rock Creek Park Picnic Site #6 (Miller Cabin)
Sunday, October 9, 2016
10:30 AM — 1:30 PM
Just north of Military Rd NW

Kid-friendly Ticket Required

With Rabbi Sarah Tasman, InterfaithFamily/DC

Join GLOE Youth & Family to celebrate the New Year with other LGBTQ individuals, couples, teens, kids and families, and all our friends!

We’ll gather in Rock Creek Park for a friendly day of community, games and tashlich.Tashlich, which means “casting off” in Hebrew, is the High Holiday tradition of tossing bread crumbs into a flowing body of water, casting off the negatives of the past year and giving us a chance to reflect on our hopes for ourselves and families in the coming year. There will be time to connect and to play plenty of games.

Tickets: FREE / $5 suggested donation per family/group
All ages

Rabbi Sarah Tasman, of InterfaithFamily/DC, will lead us in a special holiday-related activity. Afterwards, for those who would like to participate, we’ll cast our crumbs into Rock Creek, and together, we’ll envision a sweet new year!

If you’d like, please bring a picnic lunch and blanket for yourself, and we’ll provide everything else, including (kosher) sweets, the apples and honey, plus games and lots ofruach/spirit!

Our site (#6 – Miller Cabin) is on Beach Drive, just north of Military Road. Military Road is open, but note that some park streets are closed to cars on weekends, so please (check the map) if you have questions. Plan to enter the park on Military Road.

CARPlease review this map of the park (click here) when planning your arrival by car. We will be at site #6, towards the upper-right side of the map. Please note that closed roads are marked in yellow.
METRO – The picnic site is Metro/public transportation-accessible. See for exact directions.

Click here for directions from the park’s website.
Other questions?
Contact the GLOE office at [email protected] or (202) 777-3253.

Cost: $5.00