June 3, 2015 8:10 am
There are certainly events going on this weekend to celebrate Independence Day, one of the most popular being the fireworks on the National Mall.
But there are other places to go and things to see, as well.
And, of course, our friends at Recreation News have the scoop on special deals available for federal employees.
Marvin Bond is editor of the publication and tells us more.
How the US Mint and NIST are perfecting the money-making process.