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3 events to close Washington, D.C., roads Saturday

The Metropolitan Police Department says the events that will close streets include a 5k run benefiting Columbia Lighthouse for the Blind, a Caribbean music and arts festival in northwest Washington and the Barracks Row Fall Festival.

The Associated Press

9/26/2013

WASHINGTON — Weekend events in the District of Columbia will close a number of streets on Saturday.

The Metropolitan Police Department says the events that will close streets include a 5k run benefiting Columbia Lighthouse for the Blind, a Caribbean music and arts festival in northwest Washington and the Barracks Row Fall Festival.

The 5k is taking place in the area of Nationals Park in southeast Washington from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. The Caribbean festival called Jammin DC will close Pennsylvania Avenue between 12 Street and 14th Street. That closure will last from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. And the Barracks Row Fall Festival will close streets in southeast Washington from 6:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.

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