Weekend Round Up October 17, 2013

Shop Smart! With Heart! Care For Kids Cards

October 18th, 2013 at 12:00 PM | annehpolk@verizon.net | Tel: 202-368-7165 | Event Website

Long and Foster, official banner sponsor, events you to help support Children’s National Medical Center. With the purchase of your Care for Kids Card, You can Shop and Save 20% Friday, Oct 18 to Sunday, Oct 27, 2013! The Care for Kids Card program is one of Washington’s most popular fall shopping events, bringing merchants, restaurants and YOU together for the benefit of Children’s National Medical Center.

The card entitles you to 20% discounts at participating merchants

Shop and Eat! From October 18th – 27th, 2013, use your card at participating merchants and restaurants and save 20%!


Visit boardofvisitors.com/careforkids to purchase a card.

“The Changing Terrain of the American Religious Landscape” Conference

October 19th, 2013 at 08:45 AM | Adults $15 pre-registered ($20 at the door), students free pre-registered ($5 at the door). | grow@nationalpres.org | Tel: 202-537-7527 | Event Website

A conference hosted by The National Presbyterian Church will explore the growing challenge confronting our nation as the ranks of the religiously unaffiliated – the “nones” – continue to swell. Speakers Gregory Smith (director of U.S. religion surveys at the Pew Research Center’s Religion & Public Life Project), and Michael Gerson (nationally syndicated columnist for The Washington Post) will examine these recent trends and offer insight on their meaning in today’s society.


4101 Nebraska Ave. NW

Fall Foliage Tea and Tour

October 19th, 2013 at 10:30 AM | $25-$30 | info@tudorplace.org | Tel: (202) 965-0400 | Event Website

Fall colors explode at Tudor Place! Stroll through Tudor Place’s 5.5 acres of gardens with Suzanne Bouchard, Director of Gardens and Grounds. The tour will highlight Tudor Place’s historic tree specimens and their fall foliage, including several 200 year old witness trees. After your tour enjoy a full afternoon tea, complete with scones, sandwiches, petite desserts, in Tudor Place’s enchanting Victorian Dower House.


1644 31st Street, NW

Dance ‘Til Dawn

October 21st, 2013 at 05:00 PM | available in advance for $29.99 | Tel: (202) 803-2899 | Event Website

In Howards Theater’s newly renovated auditorium, join a super suave team of Vida Fitness instructors for electrifying fitness and non-stop Zumba fun with a special appearance by Zumba Jammer, Jose Asmat. A Masquerade Social” will immediately follow the dance party from 9:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. that includes access to Howard Theatre’s full bar and food menu and a live performance by musical guest Elijah Rock. Costumes are optional but are strongly encouraged.


The Howard Theatre; 620 T Street NW

Salsa FUNtensive

October 21st, 2013 at 07:30 PM | $120-$375 | dancesportendurance@gmail.com | Tel: 2023618633 | Event Website

Come join us for a fun progressive seven evenings of Salsa. No partner or previous dance training is necessary.
Experience the fun, spicy Salsa, and enjoy a great new way to meet people, exercise and dance.


Regency Sport and Health, 1800 Old Meadow Road, McLean, Va. 22102

Washington International Horse Show

October 22nd, 2013 at 07:00 AM | $15-$60 | meghan@wihs.org | Tel: 202-525-3679 | Event Website

The Washington International Horse Show, the nation’s premier indoor metropolitan equestrian event, celebrates its 55th year Oct. 22-27, 2013. Tuesday through Saturday, daytime competition begins at 7 a.m., evening sessions begin at 7 p.m. Sunday runs 6 a.m.-4:30 p.m. The show features show jumping, hunter and equitation competition, plus special exhibitions, boutique shopping and hospitality. Highlights include Kids’ Day, Barn Night, and the $100,000 President’s Cup Grand Prix.


Verizon Center; 601 F Street, NW

Knock Out Abuse Against Women

November 14th, 2013 at 06:00 PM | $600 | elle@knockoutabuse.org | Tel: 202.725.5604 | Event Website

Knock Out Abuse Against Women is a Washington, D.C.-based organization that for the past 20 years has promoted awareness and raised money to combat domestic abuse. Since 1993, Knock Out Abuse Against Women has raised more than 5 million dollars to aid victims of domestic violence through supporting shelters for women and children whose lives have been shattered by abuse, poverty and homelessness.


The Ritz Carlton Hotel; 1150 22nd Street NW,


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