Weekend Round Up June 18, 2015

Dinner & A Movie

June 18th, 2015 at 07:45 PM | 0 | isobel@taapr.com | Tel: 2026258370 | Event Website

Market Common Clarendon will be hosting Dinner & A Movie On The Loop for four consecutive Thursday’s kicking off on June 18. Each week will have a Market Common Clarendon restaurant partner serving dinner for a fixed amount to enjoy during the movie. Movie’s will begin at 8:30 PM, with food available beginning at 7:45 PM.

Thursday, June 18th: Big Hero 6


Market Common Clarendon; 2700 Clarendon Boulevard; Arlington VA 22201

Cooking Light & Health’s The Fit Foodie 5K Race Weekend

June 19th, 2015 at 06:00 PM | $55-$150 | sarahj@breadandbutterpr.com | Event Website

Ready, set, go – To the most delicious 5K race ever! Cooking Light & Health’s The Fit Foodie 5K Race Series is the ultimate celebration of food, fitness and fun. The race weekend is jam-packed with delicious bites and sips, a scenic 5K Race, Finisher’s Village Celebration, interactive demonstrations from acclaimed fitness and culinary talent, Tracy Anderson Method, a Sunday Brunch, tons of giveaways and more! At The Fit Foodie 5K Race Weekend, crossing the finish line has never tasted so good!


Strawberry Mark at Mosaic District; 2910 District Avenue; Fairfax, VA 22031

Summer Lounge at the Shops at Wisconsin Place

June 19th, 2015 at 06:00 PM | isobel@taapr.com | Tel: 2026258370 | Event Website

Summer Lounge at the Shops at Wisconsin Place will be hosting its second live music performance as a part of the Summer Music Series on Friday, June 19 from 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Guests will be able to experience a relaxing evening complete with The Christopher Linman Jazz Experience while also enjoying summer food offerings provided by the Capital Grille, Le Pain Quotidien, and Whole Foods Market. In addition, there will also be an Enter To Win, featuring items from your favorite retailers.


5310 Western Avenue; Chevy Chase MD 20835

Millennial Made: Food Face Off

June 19th, 2015 at 07:00 PM | $30 | Event Website

Description: What could be better than an evening of savory cuisine and cocktails? In partnership with Union Kitchen, Millennial chefs will showcase their use of cool gadgets and cooking technology. Featuring live cooking stations, attendees will sample foods from each station and vote to determine which Millennial chef creates D.C.’s “best bite”.
Sponsor: Union Kitchen


1776; 1133 15th St NW

Humane Society Pet Adoption Van Visits Georgetown Library!

June 20th, 2015 at 12:00 PM | FREE | rebekah.smith@dc.gov | Tel: 202-727-0232 | Event Website

Be a real hero this summer — adopt a pet in need! Come celebrate the DC Library’s summer reading program, “Every Hero Has a Story” with a special visit from the Washington Humane Society’s pet adoption van on Saturday, June 20th, from 12-4pm. You can visit with their adorable animals, learn about volunteer opportunities, and even complete a same-day adoption process to take home a new furry friend! All are welcome!


Georgetown Neighborhood Library; 3260 R Street NW

Nordic Jazz Festival 2015

June 20th, 2015 at 04:00 PM | 0-$35 | idaang@um.dk | Tel: 202-304-0402 | Event Website

Nordic Jazz 2015 presents Scandinavia’s top performers in Washington D.C. June 20th – 27th.
The Nordic Embassies, Twins Jazz Club, the Dupont Circle Festival and the Phillips Collection are excited to present the ninth annual Nordic Jazz Festival in Washington, D.C., June 20th – 27th, 2015. Internationally acclaimed performers from Denmark, Finland, Iceland and Sweden will present the modern sound of Nordic Jazz over the course of 11 concerts.


Twins Jazz; The Phillips Collection; Embassy of Finland; House of Sweden; and Dupont Circle Park

Friends of Rose Park Summer Movie Nights

June 20th, 2015 at 08:00 PM

Bring your picnics, chairs, and blankets for a screening of “Rio 2” at 8 p.m. June 20. Drinks and snacks available!


Rose Park; 26th and O Streets

Sunday Serenity: Yoga in the Park

June 21st, 2015 at 09:30 AM | $5 suggested donation | info@dumartonhouse.org | Tel: 202-337-2288 | Event Website

From June 21 to August 30, Dumbarton House will host a guided yoga session every Sunday from 9:30 AM to 10:30 AM in the East Park. The classes are followed by a meditation. Bring a yoga mat and wear something comfy to enjoy a relaxing experience in one of our lovely gardens.

There is a $5 suggested donation to the instructor that will be collected during each class. Reservations are not required but to find out more information and to claim a spot, visit DumbartonHouse.org/events.


2715 Q St NW

Tchikovsky’s 1812 Overture/Emanuel Ax Plays Brahms

June 21st, 2015 at 08:15 PM | Event Website

Tchaikovsky’s triumphant masterpiece complete with cannon blasts, and his romantic overture to Romeo and Juliet, with internationally-acclaimed pianist Emanuel Ax’s “thoughtful, lyrical, lustrous” (The Washington Post) playing of Brahms.


Filene Center; 1551 Trap Road; Vienna, VA 22812


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