A view of the 2004 Transit of Venus.
The transit will start at 18:04 Easter Daylight Time the evening of Tuesday, 5 June in the Washington, DC area.
NASA will have a live webcast to actually watch the event, which you can find here:
This site has some great information on some very simple techniques for viewing the sun, and this event, safely:
Several website have some excellent information on watching the event, if you are interested:
Sky and Telescope: http://www.skyandtelescope.com/observing/highlights/Your-Viewing-Guide-to-the-Transit-of-Venus-155396605.html
For those interested, Sky and Telescope also has a series of articles on the history of the observation of transits:
UPDATE: Here is a splendid follow-up video showing the Transit of 5 June 2012:
Just so you know, transits seem to come in pairs. We had our last in 2004, but the next pair of transits of Venus will be in 2117AD and 2125AD...