"The Playground": Your Guide To What To Do This Weekend

by ARIELLE KRIEGER · June 25, 2010

It’s time to figure out where the best parties are this weekend. Below are our picks of the city’s top events. And, as always, you can find the full details, as well as more events, on our Calendar Page.

DogCentric Yappy Hour When: Fri, June 25,6:30 pm - 8:30 pm Where: Tommy Joe's, 4714 Montgomery Lane, Bethesda, MD 20814 Why: Bring your dog to work/happy hour day Details

I Love The 90's Rosslyn Outdoor Film Festival When: Fri, June 25,8:00 pm - 11:00 pm Where: Gateway Park, 1300 Lee Hwy, Arlington, VA 22201 Why: Don't Tell Mom The Babysitter's Dead Details

The Swim Meet 2 When: Sat, June 26,11:00 am - 7:00 pm Where: Embassy Hilton Rooftop, 2015 Massachusetts Ave NW, Washington, D.C. Why: In case you missed Swim Meet round 1, they're back and bigger than ever Details

Annual D.C. Caribbean Carnival When: Sat & Sun, June 26-27,11:00 am - 7:00 pm Where: Banneker Recreation Park, Georgia Avenue at Barry Place, Washington, Washington D.C Why: Carnival with a purpose Details

Safeway's National Capitol BBQ Battle When: Sat & Sun, June 26-27,11:00 am - 9:00 pm Where: Pennsylvania Ave, between 9th & 14th St, Washington, D.C. Why: Barbecue teams and restaurants from around the country compete while you get to eat! Details

Green Cup of Polo When: Sun, June 27,12:00 pm - 6:00 pm Where: Capitol Polo Club, 14660 Hughes Road, Poolesville, MD Why: Don't Miss these action-packed polo matches Details