On Saturday, September 14, 2013, Eat Soccer will be organizing its first Pop Up + Play event for youth ages 4-18 prior to the inaugural Washington Park Screen On The Green presented by Council Member Ivory Young and Atlanta Parks & Recreation.
From 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., youth participants will have an opportunity to learn 15 minutes of introductory soccer moves followed by play in nonstop 5 on 5 games set to the beat of an on-site deejay. International athlete and social entrepreneur Qiana Martin will be on hand to lead the soccer tutorials, teach players fun soccer tricks and emphasize the importance of using Washington Park for recreational fun.
Date: Saturday, September 14th
Location: Washington Park, 101 Ollie Street NW, Atlanta GA 30314
Cost: This Family friendly event is free and open to the public.
Time: Pop Up + Play from 5:30 p.m. -7:00 p.m./Screen On The Green Film: 42 The Jackie Robinson Story begins at 8:00 p.m.
For questions about Eat Soccer’s Pop Up + Play activity, contact (317.426.7353). For information about the Washington Park Screen On The Green, call (404) 330-6046.
About Pop Up + Play: Pop Up + Play is a free youth event that begins with 15 minutes of soccer instruction followed by participation in continuous 5 v. 5 games set to the music of an onsite deejay. Organized by Eat Soccer, this activity introduces the world’s favorite sport to underexposed communities and brings awareness to underutilized blacktops and green spaces. Pop Up + Play’s combination of soccer, music and neighborhood resources is certain to keep kids active, teach participants global citizenship and reinvigorate local parks.