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3 miles of Georgia Avenue closed Saturday for DC's first Open Streets event

The car-free celebration will include activities such as Zumba class, double dutch demos and Go-Go performances.

WASHINGTON — A three-mile stretch of Georgia Avenue will be closed Saturday to motor-vehicle traffic for D.C.'s inaugural Open Streets event. Mayor Muriel Bowser will give opening remarks at 11:30 a.m. 

Residents are encouraged to walk, bike or scooter along the route to experience car-free life. 

Events such as Zumba class, Go-Go performances and double dutch demos will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Road closures begin at 8 a.m. 

Capital Bikeshare will be offering free unlimited 30-minute rides during the event. 

See the interactive map below for activity details. 

To learn more about Open Streets programming, visit the website

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