EdFEST, an annual event that showcases the city’s many public school options (PK3 through 12th grade)will kick off Nov. 22 at the D.C. Armory, located at 2001 East Capitol St. S.E. from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Parking for the event is free. Participants can meet representatives from more than 175 DCPS and public charter schools, find out, first hand, about each school’s programs and services, including special education and services for English Language Learners (ELLs), learn about My School DC, the online common lottery, and get a hands-on introduction to the lottery process from My School DC staff, explore social and educational programs from city agencies and enjoy recreational activities for all.

The D.C. Department of Health, Department of Parks and Recreation, Public Library will participate as well. Interpretation in sign language, Spanish, Amharic, Mandarin, Vietnamese, and French will be available throughout the day.