Welcome DC Walk 4 ReCovery’s 2023 Guests & Walk Participants!!!¬†

The DC Walk 4 ReCovery will be in the same location between 14th & 15th Madison & Jefferson Dr, NW.    The DC Walk 4 ReCovery site is now located  across the street from our original site. (Please review the map)

The DC Walk 4 ReCovery’s updated map will provide you with general information¬† that should¬† answers your questions regarding the latest changes to the NEW event site.¬† Bring your lawn chairs, your blankets and your battery power charger for the¬† DC Walk 4 ReCovery’s¬† event is scheduled to be nothing but amazing!!!!

THE EVENT OVERVIEW

8:00 am       Coffee with Starbucks

9:00 am       Registration Begins

9:00 am        Yoga Meditation

10:30 am       Warmup Exercises

10:45 am        CPR Presentation

11:30 am¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†Sam Cooke Line Up Call…

11:45¬† am¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†The DC Walk 4 ReCovery’s National Prayer¬† Elder Mark Julius Hayes

11: 55 am     STOP & TAKE A SELFIE

12 NOON¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†The DC Walk 4 ReCovery’s Procession Line Begins

THE WALK ROUTE

The DC Walk 4 ReCovery Procession walk will start on the corner of  14th and Jefferson Dr. NW at 12 Noon. We will be walking toward the Washington Monument. From the backside all participants will join in solidarity by 12:30 pm to talk a group photo.

PLEASE NOTE:

For those who wish not to walk in the procession; You are welcome to join us for music, activities vendors, and our Speaker Session.

The DC Walk 4 ReCovery’s Group Picture¬†

12:30  pm      All walk participants will gather together in solidarity to take a DC Walk 4 ReCovery 2023 group picture on the backside of the Washington Monument.

12: 40  pm       STOP & TAKE A SELFIE

WELCOME TO THE DC WALK 4 RECOVERY’S TRANSFORMATION “RECOVERY LAND” VENDOR FAIR

The DC Walk 4 ReCovery vendor fair is set to be nothing but amazing!!!

Welcome! Welcome!¬† to the Transformation ‘RECOVERY LAND” Vendor Fair. At the vendor fair you will be able to¬† gather information and resources from a host of DMV vendors who will share information regarding awareness, education, hope and solutions for treatment, resources, and peer-to-peer collaboration from vendors, speakers and¬† from communities that share the vision called hope.

2:00 pm¬† Synchronicity¬† Transformations ‘RECOVERY LAND” Vendor Fair Begins

2:05 pm    Welcome

2:10 pm     Prayer

2:15¬† pm¬† ¬† Founder’s Thank You

2:25 pm     MEET THE FUTURE

2:30 pm    Speakers Sessions

2:50 pm   Meet the Vendors (vendors will be onsite at various times starting at 11:00am) 

3:30 pm   National Line Dance

3:40 pm  The ARM & ARM Line Up Shout photo

4:00 pm   Our Speaker Session

BACKDROP CITY PICTURE STATION

The DC Walk 4 ReCovery’s BACKDROP CITY Picture Station includes:

The Butterfly Garden

The Proud FREE  Eagle

The Hunger Caterpillar

American Superhero

The Princess Corner

The DC Walk 4 ReCovery T-Rex Dinosaur

Meet the King & Queen of Heart

PRAYER & MEDITATION   STATION 

The DC Walk 4 ReCovery Prayer & Meditation Station is for anyone who would like  a quiet moment to absorb the beautiful scenic site of the Washington National Mall. At this station if you would like for someone to have prayer with you let us know. There will be a white tent that is designated  for all those seeking prayer. ALL FAITHS are welcome!

WATER / FIRST AID STATION

All DC Walk 4 ReCovery’s guests¬† will receive a VIP wristband at our Registration Station.¬† All¬† VIP’s guests will have access to¬† light refreshments, water and other items¬† (while supplies last).

REFLECTION  CLEAN TIME CLOCK

The DC Walk 4 ReCovery guests are welcome to write down¬† their clean time on our boards that will be located by the Prayer & Meditation Station . At the close of the¬† event, the DC Walk 4 ReCovery’s Team Members¬† will tabulate all the clean time together and learn how many years we celebrate that recovery is possible. This clean time celebration will be posted on all DC Walk 4 ReCovery’s social media and website.

RELEASE IT, FORGIVE, HEAL & LET GO SPIN WHEELS OF CHANGE BOX

All DC Walk 4 ReCovery’s guests will have an opportunity to write a message to yourself and drop it in the ‘s spin wheels of change box.¬† This is a private and secure box that will be located in the White Prayer & Meditation Tent. The box will be surrounded¬† with an array of spin wheels for¬† anyone who wants to Let go and Let God have His way.

DC WALK 4 RECOVERY’S NATIONAL LINE DANCE

3:30 pm¬† Join us as we celebrate in solidarity our DC Walk 4 ReCovery’s National Line Dance to the Go-Go sounds of Mr Chuck Brown, the Godfather of Go-Go. We will dance together¬† to the electric slide with his hit song…It Don’t mean a thing if you don’t got that go-go swing.

3:30 pm  STOP & TAKE A SELFIE

TIC TAC TOE / CHESS / CHECKERS /  / HULA HOOPS  CHALLENGE

Celebrate with family and friends in a game of the Tic Tac Toe or a giant board game of Chess  and or Checkers. Hey, you are welcome to show  off your skills with a hula hoop.

The DC Walk 4 ReCovery is a FREE Family Event and we welcome you to celebrate with us games that are not electric but challenging with your children and or friends.

PLEASE NOTE: 

As you are planning to attend this historic event, be mindful of the National Park Service policies. There are no phone charging stations,  so make sure your phones are fully charged. You may want to bring an extra battery pack to assure your mobile device stays charged for all the beautiful scenic pictures you will be taking.

TRANSPORTATION:

 For those who wish to drive their vehicle,  there is the Ronald Reagan International Building which has a parking garage. (please see attached map)  You are welcomed to  park all day for a flat rate of $17.00.  The closet Metro station is the Smithsonian Subway Station (please see attached map) There is also a Red Circulator Bus that leaves from Union Station  that will drop you off  near the site.

DRESS COMFORTABLE: 

You are welcome to bring your lawn chairs and or blankets. There will be a resting area and portable restrooms for you to utilize all day.  We ask you to think of this historic day as if you and your family are planning to visit an amusement  park. Dress comfortably and wear your tennis shoes.

QUESTIONS:

For those who may have questions, please feel free to email us at dcwalk4recovery@gmail.com

On behalf of the DC Walk 4 ReCovery’s Planning Team we look forward to celebrating with you on the National Mall as we share with the world what recovery looks like. If you wish to walk  and or be a part of the vendor affair, do not worry just come and bring friends who are  interested in recovery and hope.