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Native Veterans Celebration

National Museum of the American Indian Fourth Street & Independence Ave., S.W., Washington, DC, United States

This two-day dedication of the National Native American Veterans Memorial includes performances by musical artists, presentation of colors by the Native American Women Warriors, hands-on activities, films, and a veterans hospitality suite. The Memorial flame will be lit from 5-6 PM. Hands-on Activities 10 AM-4PM Films 11 AM, 1 PM AND 3 PM | Rasmuson […]

Free

Profs & Pints DC: Dopamine, the Devil and Angel in Your Brain

Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital 921 Pennsylvania Ave SE, Washington, DC, United States

Profs and Pints DC presents: “Dopamine, the Devil and Angel in Your Brain,” with Dr. Daniel Z. Lieberman, scholar of addiction and mood disorders, former professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at George Washington University, and co-author of the international bestseller The Molecule of More. Fully understanding our behavior means understanding dopamine, a brain chemical […]

$12. – $13

Georgetown’s Little Folks School Celebrates 50 Years

Little Folks School

The school will mark this milestone with an Anniversary Gala on Friday, November 18, 2022 at the Anderson House. The event is Roaring 20s themed - fitting for this golden anniversary - and promises to be a glittery, fantastic evening. Little Folks School (3247 Q St) is devoted to the needs of the whole child with […]

Juniors: Roaring Twenties

Tudor Place

Travel back in time to learn about the women who lived and worked at Tudor Place 100 years ago. Tour Tudor Place to learn about Caroline Peter and Nellie English before creating your own 1920s character. This program is perfect for girls and troops who want to explore local history and think imaginatively. It fulfills […]

$10

Christmas at Gaylord National Resort featuring ICE!

Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center 201 Waterfront Street, National Harbod, MD, United States

ICE! returns this holiday season at Gaylord National Resort. Explore scenes from a beloved classic Christmas film in the massive display carved from over 2 million pounds of ice by […]

‘ICE!’ IS BACK! GAYLORD NATIONAL RESORT’S BELOVED ARCTIC HOLIDAY TRADITION RETURNS AFTER TWO-YEAR HIATUS

Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center 201 Waterfront Street, National Harbod, MD, United States

 Gaylord National Resort invites guests to “freeze the day” this Christmas season as the hotel’s beloved longtime holiday tradition, ICE!, returns November 25 through December 31 after a two-year hiatus. Using […]

GLOW Returns to Georgetown November 26 – January 22  

Georgetown

  The two-month seasonal celebration expands for its eighth edition, with public light art installations throughout the commercial district.  Washington, D.C. (September 29, 2022) – GLOW - the popular holiday celebration in Georgetown […]

December at Hillwood Estate, Museum and Gardens

Hillwood Museum 4155 Linnean Ave. NW, Washington, DC, United States

December   On View   Grace of Monaco: Princess in DiorThrough January 8, 2023 Fashion and mementos from the legendary life of Princess Grace of Monaco are on view in […]

Holiday Tea & Tour

Tudor Place

Explore holiday traditions from 1880 with this special tea and tour.

$40 – $45

Candlelight Tour

Tudor Place

Discover how those who lived and worked at Tudor Place celebrated Christmas in 1880 through this special evening program.

$15 – $25

Wreath Workshop: Historic Greenery

Tudor Place

Celebrate the holidays with your own wreath. Craft a beautiful, historic decoration with your own festive mix of fresh-cut greens from heirloom plants like holly, pine, cedar, magnolia and cypress. […]

$45 – $55

Wreath Workshop: Historic Greenery

Tudor Place

Celebrate the holidays with your own wreath. Craft a beautiful, historic decoration with your own festive mix of fresh-cut greens from heirloom plants like holly, pine, cedar, magnolia and cypress. […]

$45 – $55

Tudor Tots: What Winter Holidays Do You Celebrate?

Tudor Place

The winter season is filled with so many different holidays; come learn how different people celebrate during this time of year. Young learners aged 18 months to 4 years and […]

$5

Gingerbread Workshop

Tudor Place

Follow the gumdrops to Tudor Place for a family-friendly gingerbread house workshop. Enjoy a brief, kid-friendly tour of Tour Place focusing on holiday traditions & architecture. Then, build your own […]

$5 – $20

Gingerbread Workshop

Tudor Place

Follow the gumdrops to Tudor Place for a family-friendly gingerbread house workshop. Enjoy a brief, kid-friendly tour of Tour Place focusing on holiday traditions & architecture. Then, build your own […]

$5 – $20

Wreath Workshop: Historic Greenery

Tudor Place

Celebrate the holidays with your own wreath. Craft a beautiful, historic decoration with your own festive mix of fresh-cut greens from heirloom plants like holly, pine, cedar, magnolia and cypress. […]

$45 – $55

Wreath Workshop: Historic Greenery

Tudor Place

Celebrate the holidays with your own wreath. Craft a beautiful, historic decoration with your own festive mix of fresh-cut greens from heirloom plants like holly, pine, cedar, magnolia and cypress. […]

$45 – $55

Profs & Pints DC: Reckoning with the Crypto Implosion

Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital 921 Pennsylvania Ave SE, Washington, DC, United States

Profs and Pints DC presents: “Reckoning with the Crypto Implosion,” a look at how government paved the way for the explosion and collapse of Bitcoin, FTX, and other cryptocurrencies and […]

$13.50 – $17

Winter Blast: A Weekend of Indigenous Games

National Museum of the American Indian Fourth Street & Independence Ave., S.W., Washington, DC, United States

Games can be fun as well as teach important life skills. Visit the National Museum of the American Indian and join Jeremy Red Eagle (Sisseton Wahpeton) from the International Traditional […]

Free

Winter Blast: A Weekend of Indigenous Games

National Museum of the American Indian Fourth Street & Independence Ave., S.W., Washington, DC, United States

Games can be fun as well as teach important life skills. Visit the National Museum of the American Indian and join Jeremy Red Eagle (Sisseton Wahpeton) from the International Traditional […]

Free

Profs & Pints DC: The Science of “Spiritual” Experiences

metrobar dc 640 Rhode Island Ave NE, Washington, DC, United States

Profs and Pints DC presents: “The Science of ‘Spiritual’ Experiences,” with David Bryce Yaden, assistant professor at Johns Hopkins University’s Center for Psychedelic and Consciousness Research and co-author of The […]

$13.50 – $17

Profs & Pints DC: Dolphins of the Potomac

Little Penn Coffeehouse 801 E Street, NW, Washington, DC, United States

Profs and Pints DC presents: “Dolphins of the Potomac,” with Janet Mann, professor of biology and psychology at Georgetown University and author of Deep Thinkers: Inside the Minds of Whales, […]

$13.50 – $17

The Ordering of Moses

Mount Vernon Place United Methodist Church 900 Massachusetts Ave NW, Washington, DC, DC, United States

IN Series and Heritage Signature Chorale join forces in a first ever staging of Nathaniel Dett's epic masterpiece, in which music and theater, chorus and soloists, surround and immerse audiences […]

$35 – $55

The Ordering of Moses

Mount Vernon Place United Methodist

Nathaniel Dett's 1930's choral oratorio THE ORDERING OF MOSES weaves together classic spirituals into a musical feast that helped ignite America's civil rights movement. Now IN Series and Heritage Signature […]

$35 – $55

Profs & Pints DC: The Rise of Distant Doctors

metrobar dc 640 Rhode Island Ave NE, Washington, DC, United States

Profs and Pints DC presents: “The Rise of Distant Doctors,” on the emergence and evolution of remote healthcare, with Dr. Jeremy A. Greene, professor of medicine and director of the […]

$13.50 – $17

From the Archives with Love

Tudor Place

Sending a card is often the simplest way to show someone you care. How long has this tradition existed and how etiquette around St. Valentine’s Day evolved? In this hour and a half program, explore the history of Valentines Day cards through Tudor Place’s collection. Discover how common symbols such as hearts and birds became […]

$25 – $30

Native Cinema Showcase Screening: Encanto

National Museum of the American Indian Fourth Street & Independence Ave., S.W., Washington, DC, United States

Encanto tells the tale of an extraordinary family, the Madrigals, who live hidden in a magical house in a vibrant town in the mountains of Colombia. The magic of this wondrous, charmed Encanto has blessed each child in the family with a unique gift, from super strength to the power to heal—every child that is […]

Free

Profs & Pints DC: The Pagan Roots of Late Winter Holidays

Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital 921 Pennsylvania Ave SE, Washington, DC, United States

Profs and Pints DC presents: “The Pagan Roots of Late Winter Holidays,” a look at how ancient fertility rituals, Roman myths, and early challenges to Christianity gave us Valentine’s Day and Mardi Gras, with Larissa “Kat” Tracy, professor of medieval literature at Longwood University. On the surface, at least, the holidays we celebrate near the […]

$13.50 – $17

Profs & Pints DC: “Kink” or “Disorder”?

metrobar dc 640 Rhode Island Ave NE, Washington, DC, United States

Profs and Pints DC presents: “‘Kink’ or ‘Disorder’?” an entertaining look at how psychology approaches unusual sexual behaviors, with Brian A. Sharpless, licensed clinical psychologist, visiting research fellow at Goldsmiths, University of London, and editor of Unusual and Rare Psychological Disorders. Few subjects are as interesting – or as sensitive – as sex. Psychology’s history […]

$13.50 – $17

The D.C. Independent Film Forum

Landmark's E Street Cinema 555 11th Street NW, Washington, DC, DC, United States

The 24th annual film forum will showcase more than 50 independent feature films, documentaries, shorts, and animated films from filmmakers around the DMV and across the globe. In addition to film screenings, DCIFF will feature discussions and Q&As with filmmakers, workshops, happy hours, and other events. Tickets $35-$95 via Eventbrite. More information at dciff-indie.org.

$35 – $95

National Presbyterian Church presents Dinner, Drama, Discussion: a C.S. Lewis book event

National Presbyterian Church 4101 Nebraska Ave. NW, Washington, DC, United States

Wednesdays in March at 6:00 pm Please join us this Lent as we delve into C.S. Lewis’s classic The Great Divorce, his imaginative exploration of possible responses to Christ’s invitation to follow him. We’ll gather at National Presbyterian Church on Wednesday evenings during the season of Lent, March 1, 8, 15, 22, and 29. Here’s […]

Free

Landmark Lecture: Museum J.E.D.I. The Intersection of Museums & Social Justice

Tudor Place

Join Omar Eaton-Martinez, host of the Museum J.E.D.I. (Justice. Equity. Diversity. Inclusion) podcast who will discuss his work bringing diversity and inclusion to museums and cultural institutions. Museum J.E.D.I podcasts have harnessed technology to promote live conversations with leaders of color where social justice can be implemented at every facet of the organization. Check out […]

Free

Tudor Tots: Who’s Feeling Lucky?

Tudor Place

Join us as we celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with songs, crafts, and a storytime, perfect for young learners aged 18 months to 4 years and their caregivers. During this program, learn about Tudor Place’s connection to the holiday, read an Irish folktale and create a shamrock craft. Enjoy the excitement of rainbows, shamrocks and luck.

$6.50

Tudor Nights: The Feminine Touch: Celebrating Works of Art Created by Women

Tudor Place

In celebration of Women’s History Month, discover an assortment of artworks created by women from the Tudor Place Collection & Archive. The event will feature works by nationally acclaimed artists as well as folk pieces by women who lived at Tudor Place. Tudor Nights is an opportunity to see rarely displayed objects and ephemera from […]

$10 – $25

Women’s History Month Tea & Tour

Tudor Place

Indulge in tea service with scones, sweets and sandwiches, then tour the historic house in this special program that examines women of the Peter family, as well as, women who were enslaved and free in the late 19th and early 20th century who worked at Tudor Place. In this private, guided tour, learn how the […]

$40.00 – $45.00

Brownies: Roaring Twenties

Tudor Place

What was it like to be a girl in the 1920s? Discover what life was like for the women and girls who lived and worked at Tudor Place through an interactive historic house tour. Then, learn the Charleston and dance your way around an historic dance party to show off your moves. This program fulfills […]

$10

Film Screening: Prey

National Museum of the American Indian Fourth Street & Independence Ave., S.W., Washington, DC, United States

(USA, 2022, 100 mins.) Director: Dan Trachtenberg, (Rated: R) Naru, a skilled warrior of the Comanche Nation, fights to protect her tribe against one of the first highly evolved Predators to land on Earth. Followed by a discussion with guest speakers Amber Midthunder (Fort Peck Assiniboine) and Jhane Myers (Comanche/Blackfeet).

Free

Profs & Pints DC: Buying Sustainable Seafood

Little Penn Coffeehouse 801 E Street, NW, Washington, DC, United States

Profs and Pints DC presents: “Buying Sustainable Seafood,” or how to shop like a marine biologist, with David Shiffman, marine conservation biologist and faculty research associate at Arizona State University's […]

$13.50 – $17

Tudor Tots: What’s Blooming?

Tudor Place

Let’s welcome another year of beautiful cherry blossoms in Washington D.C. Learn about how the cherry blossoms represent the gift of friendship and cultural exchange between Japan and America. Young learners, aged 18 months to 4 years, and their caregivers will hear a story about the cherry trees, create a blooming craft and sing songs […]

$6.50

Cherokee Days Festival

National Museum of the American Indian Fourth Street & Independence Ave., S.W., Washington, DC, United States

Visit the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian and enjoy the three-day festival featuring storytelling, traditional flute music, traditional games, demonstrations, music, dance performances, and hands-on activities in the imagiNATIONS Activity Center. This free event showcases the shared history and cultural lifeways of the three federally recognized Cherokee tribes—Cherokee Nation, Eastern Band of Cherokee […]

Free

Eggstravaganza!

Tudor Place

Join us for Eggstravaganza!, a favorite spring tradition. Children of all ages can take part in a lively Easter egg hunt and egg roll on the South Lawn. Afterwards, make crafts and take a picture with the Easter Bunny. The egg hunt begins at 10:30AM and the egg roll begins at 10:45AM.

$8 – $18

Eggstravaganza!

Tudor Place

Join us for Eggstravaganza!, a favorite spring tradition. Children of all ages can take part in a lively Easter egg hunt and egg roll on the South Lawn. Afterwards, make crafts and take a picture with the Easter Bunny. The egg hunt begins at 10:30AM and the egg roll begins at 10:45AM.

$8 – $18

Profs & Pints DC: Whistleblowing 101

Little Penn Coffeehouse 801 E Street, NW, Washington, DC, United States

Profs and Pints DC presents: “Whistleblowing 101,” a guide to exposing an organization’s wrongdoing, with Stephen Kohn, adjunct professor at the Northeastern University School of Law, co-founder of the National Whistleblower Center, and author of the forthcoming book Rules for Whistleblowers: A Handbook for Doing What’s Right. Nothing shakes up Washington D.C. quite like a […]

$13.50 – $17

Landmark Members Exclusive: Garden Tour

Tudor Place

Discover the history of the garden at Tudor Place in this exclusive Landmark member event. Join Executive Director Mark Hudson on a guided tour focused on garden décor and stories of the past. Followed by a private reception where members will enjoy cocktails and mingle with other Landmark members at the Dower House Side Yard, […]

Free

Dumbarton House Wedding Expo

Virtual

Interested in getting married at Dumbarton House? Login on April 6th to hear how we can make your big day historic. At this two-hour program, learn about the history of […]

Eggstravaganza!

Tudor Place

Join us for Eggstravaganza!, a favorite spring tradition. Children of all ages can take part in a lively Easter egg hunt and egg roll on the South Lawn. Afterwards, make crafts and take a picture with the Easter Bunny. The egg hunt begins at 10:30AM and the egg roll begins at 10:45AM.

$8 – $18

Good Friday at National Presbyterian Church

National Presbyterian Church 4101 Nebraska Ave. NW, Washington, DC, United States

At 7:00 pm on April 7, Good Friday, you are invited to join us at National Presbyterian Church or online on our Watch page for this special evening service. We will share in reflections in word and music on the seven last words of Christ. For more information about all our events, please visit us […]

Free

Eggstravaganza!

Tudor Place

Join us for Eggstravaganza!, a favorite spring tradition. Children of all ages can take part in a lively Easter egg hunt and egg roll on the South Lawn. Afterwards, make crafts and take a picture with the Easter Bunny. The egg hunt begins at 10:30AM and the egg roll begins at 10:45AM.

$8 – $18

Easter with National Presbyterian Church

National Presbyterian Church 4101 Nebraska Ave. NW, Washington, DC, United States

You are invited to celebrate Easter with us at National Presbyterian Church on April 9, Easter Sunday at 8:30, 10:00 & 11:30 am. If you can’t attend in person, please join us online at https://nationalpres.org/watch/. For more information please visit our Easter webpage at https://nationalpres.org/event/easter-worship/ or visit our website at https://nationalpres.org/ Our 10:00 am worship […]

Free

Landmark Lecture: Shopping Stories: Revealing the Lives of the Enslaved

Tudor Place

Account books detail a wealth of information and often reveal insights into the lives of the marginalized members of a community. Molly Kerr, founding director at History Revealed, Inc., will discuss what store and personal ledgers reveal about the enslaved community in and around 18th century Alexandria, VA. History Revealed is a non-profit focusing on […]

Free

Tudor Tots: How Do You Celebrate Freedom?

Tudor Place

Join us as we prepare to celebrate the 160th anniversary of D.C. Emancipation Day. Enslavement in the District ended on April 16th, 1862. This Tots program will empower young learners, aged 18 months to 4 years, and their caregivers to recognize and appreciate freedom. Enjoy songs about liberty, complete a craft that honors the ability […]

$6.50

Life Of Movement – World Dance Show

Artspace Silver Spring 801 Sligo Avenue, Silver Spring,, MD, United States

Join Aru Dell'Arte on its latest discovery, exploring the language of movement. Liberating and mysterious. Carrying us through decades and centuries of World Dance. All just in one show. Ⓒ Aru Dell'Arte

$29.99

Virginia Historic Garden Week

This year’s Historic Garden Week (HGW) in Virginia marks the 90th year of the springtime event that celebrates and supports Virginia’s public gardens all across the Commonwealth. The largest statewide event of its kind across the entire United States, Historic Garden Week is organized by the Garden Club of Virginia (GCV) whose mission since its […]

varies by tour, some tours are free

Juniors: Garden Designers

Tudor Place

What makes a garden special? Explore the art of garden design through an interactive tour of Tudor Place’s grounds before creating your own dream garden. This program fulfills all requirements for the Juniors Flowers badge and the Juniors Gardener badge.

$10

Profs & Pints DC: Reflecting on Narcissists

metrobar dc 640 Rhode Island Ave NE, Washington, DC, United States

Profs and Pints DC presents: “Reflecting on Narcissists,” a look at the myth, reality, and treatment of clinical narcissism, with Brian A. Sharpless, licensed clinical psychologist, visiting research fellow at Goldsmiths, University of London, and author of Psychodynamic Therapy Techniques. Do narcissists really love themselves? Are they truly self-confident? Are celebrities more narcissistic than the […]

$13.50 – $17

Living Earth Festival 2023: Native Nations Confronting Climate Change

National Museum of the American Indian Fourth Street & Independence Ave., S.W., Washington, DC, United States

From water scarcity to floods and erosion, Native nations are addressing climate change across Indian Country. During the Living Earth Festival, join the museum for a weekend of conversations, demonstrations, and artmaking to learn how Indigenous communities are stepping forward with aggressive plans to protect their ways of life. Throughout the weekend, visitors can hear […]

Free

Profs & Pints DC: Where Health and Well-Being Grow

metrobar dc 640 Rhode Island Ave NE, Washington, DC, United States

Profs and Pints DC presents: “Where Health and Well-Being Grow,” a primer on how to find or create gardens and landscapes that nurture mind and body, with Naomi A. Sachs, assistant professor of plant science and landscape architecture at the University of Maryland and founding director of the Therapeutic Landscapes Network. Many of us know […]

$13.50 – $17

Tudor Tots: How Do We Help the Earth?

Tudor Place

Earth Day is April 22nd, but it’s never too late for our Tots to show their appreciation for the planet. There will be outside activities for young learners, aged 18 months to 4 years, and their caretakers. Enjoy a group storytime on taking care of the Earth, cheerful songs about nature and an environmentally friendly […]

$6.50

ALX Dog Walk

The DMV's biggest dog walk fundraiser happening Saturday, April 29, 2023, 8 am - 11 am in Old Town Alexandria! Join NBC Washington's, Chuck Bell, and TV celebrity, Monte Durham, and hundreds of dogs and walkers for a 2-mile walk that begins in Oronoco Bay Park, takes walkers down historic Union Street, and brings them […]

$2 – $35

Seeking Champion Trees

Tudor Place

You’ve heard about March Madness, but what about the Championship of Trees? In this interactive Arbor Day program, learn about the heritage trees that grow at Tudor Place. Then, under the direction of master arborists, measure the height and circumference of a tree to see if it could be a champion. Afterwards, complete a tree-related […]

$15 – $20

Profs & Pints DC: Consciousness Beyond Death?

metrobar dc 640 Rhode Island Ave NE, Washington, DC, United States

Profs and Pints DC presents: “Consciousness Beyond Death?” a look at research on whether our minds outlast the rest of us, with J. Kim Penberthy, professor of psychiatry and neurobehavioral sciences at the University of Virginia and researcher in its Division of Perceptual Studies. Current mainstream science and philosophy portray mind, personality and consciousness as […]

$13.50 – $17

Profs & Pints DC: Artificial Intelligence and You

Little Penn Coffeehouse 801 E Street, NW, Washington, DC, United States

Profs and Pints DC presents: “Artificial Intelligence and You,” a look at AI's huge unseen impact on society and your daily life, with Lauren Maffeo, adjunct lecturer in Interaction Design at George Washington University, a founding editor of the journal AI and Ethics, and author of Designing Data Governance from the Ground Up. The release […]

$13.50 – $17

Tudor Nights: Commemorating American Independence

Tudor Place

With Martha Custis Peter’s status as Martha Washington’s granddaughter, commemorating the Revolutionary War was especially important at Tudor Place. See artifacts from the collection that document how the Peter family maintained their connection to this legacy. Discover how these objects reflect the commemorative culture of the Revolution embraced by Americans. Tudor Nights is an opportunity […]

$10 – $25

Gilded Age Washington

a new Washington Walks walking tour inspired by the hit HBO series The Gilded Age

$35

Zuni Olla Maidens Performance

National Museum of the American Indian Fourth Street & Independence Ave., S.W., Washington, DC, United States

An all-women’s group, the Zuni Olla Maidens from New Mexico are known for the Pottery Dance, in which they move in carefully choreographed steps with painted jars balanced on their heads. As cultural ambassadors for the Zuni Pueblo community, they pay homage to their female ancestors and preserve cultural traditions for future generations. Saturday, May […]

Free

DIY Greeting Card Workshop

Tudor Place

Customized cards are the perfect way to honor and celebrate the special women in your life. This Mother’s Day, design a unique, hand-made card with pressed flowers in this DIY workshop. Use pressed flowers and mixed media to hand-craft an exquisite card. Add a sincere note, poem or heartfelt message to complete this unique bouquet […]

$30.00 – $35.00

Profs & Pints DC: How America Has Confronted Catastrophe

Little Penn Coffeehouse 801 E Street, NW, Washington, DC, United States

Profs and Pints DC presents: “How America Has Confronted Catastrophe,” a historical look at how our culture has responded to incidents involving huge loss, with Cynthia A. Kierner, professor of history at George Mason University and author of Inventing Disaster: The Culture of Calamity from the Jamestown Colony to the Johnstown Flood. It seems like […]

$13.50 – $17

Landmark Lecture: Enslaved: Peoples of the Historical Slave Trade

Tudor Place

Join Walter Hawthorne of Michigan State University and Daryle Williams of the University of California-Riverside for a dynamic overview of Peoples of the Historical Slave Trade (Enslaved.org), an open-source, open-access online discovery platform that has opened new ways to understand individual and community life experiences in Mid-Atlantic slave societies. Historical record and data-driven approaches to […]

Free

Tudor Tots: Where Are You Going?

Tudor Place

The weather is warming up, and Washingtonians are planning for their summer trips. How do people travel? Where do they travel to? Young learners, aged 18 months to 4 years, and their caretakers will explore travel through group storytime, songs and crafts—perfect for globetrotters. And, in honor of Asian Pacific Heritage Month, help us celebrate […]

$6.50

Empower Hour

InterContinental Hotel 801 Wharf St SW, Washington, DC, United States

Join the Brem Foundation for a luncheon and expert panel about Patient Centered Care and promoting an optimal patient experience to increase access to quality care and decrease healthcare disparities.

Mom’s Ride Free* at the Capital Wheel-Mother’s Day Weekend!

Mom’s Ride FREE* at The Capital Wheel. Plus, NEW Mimosa Flight for $15 Mother’s Day Weekend Give mom a special treat this Mother’s Day Weekend with a free ride* on The Capital Wheel and enjoy our all new ‘Momosa’ Flights at Flight Deck! Moms can ride free with a paying adult at The Capital Wheel […]

Profs & Pints DC: The Fertility Industry through a Microscope

Little Penn Coffeehouse 801 E Street, NW, Washington, DC, United States

Profs and Pints DC presents: “The Fertility Industry through a Microscope,” a look at how new means of human reproduction have given birth to big questions, with Sonia Suter, professor of law, scholar of emerging reproductive technologies, and founding director of the Health Law Initiative at the George Washington University Law School. Scientists have come […]

$13.50 – $17

Bike to Work Day 2023

Washington Metropolitan Area Washington Metropolitan Area, Washington DC, DC

Bike to Work Day 2023––Join thousands of area commuters for the free 22nd annual event celebrating bicycling as a fun, low-cost, healthy, and environmentally friendly way to get around! Riders can find Bike to Work Day pit stops around the metropolitan region in DC, Suburban Maryland, and Northern Virginia. The first 15,000 to register and […]

Free

Detox the Mind for Lasting Happiness

Renaissance Arlington Capital View Hotel 2800 S, Potomac Ave, Arlington, VA, United States

De-stress your mind. Reclaim your inner self! Don't miss this unique opportunity to hear an inspirational talk by Sant Rajinder Singh Ji Maharaj during His Spring tour to Washington D.C. All are invited! Attendance is Free. Please register using the link: www.tinyurl.com/detoxthemind Sant Rajinder Singh Ji will be presenting key insights and techniques from his […]

Free

Serve with National Presbyterian Church at Great Day of Service

National Presbyterian Church 4101 Nebraska Ave. NW, Washington, DC, United States

We’re inviting you to join us on Saturday, May 20th, 9:30 am - 12:30 pm to make a real difference in the lives of thousands of people in DC and around the world. For more information and to register, please visit https://nationalpres.org/event/great-day-service-2023/. We have an array of opportunities to serve, from packing meals to feed […]

Free

Daisies: Garden Explorers

Tudor Place

How do we use resources wisely? Explore Tudor Place’s garden to learn how to recycle and reuse material to keep the garden healthy. This program fulfills all requirements to earn the Clove Petal and Daisy EcoLearner badge.

$10

Native American Veterans Film Screening: Corridor Four

National Museum of the American Indian Fourth Street & Independence Ave., S.W., Washington, DC, United States

Corridor Four challenges the image of the American hero in a heartfelt portrait of 9/11 first responder Isaac Ho‘opi‘i (Native Hawaiian) as he works to put the traumatic experience behind him through the support of his family and love of music. A discussion with Ho‘opi‘i follows the film. The program will close with a performance […]

Free

Tudor Tots: Who’s Hopping?

Tudor Place

Tudor Place is hopping with bunnies this spring! During this program, young learners, aged 18 months to 4 years, and their caretakers will learn about rabbits and other small creatures that call our garden home. Join us for songs in the garden, group storytime about bunnies and a craft that examines why Tudor Place is […]

$6.50

June 2023 at Hillwood Estate, Museum & Gardens

Hillwood Museum 4155 Linnean Ave. NW, Washington, DC, United States

June   On View   Determined Women: Collectors, Artists, and Designers at Hillwood Through June 18, 2023 Hillwood founder Marjorie Merriweather Post was an astute business executive, discerning collector, and committed philanthropist. As a strong woman in a male-dominated world, she greatly admired her predecessors—influential women who ran countries, inspired reforms, supported culture, and created […]

The Alex Manfull Fund 5K

VA, United States

The Alex Manfull Fund (TAMF) 5K will take place in Georgetown, DC on June 3rd, 2023. When Alex Manfull died, at 26 years old, due to a neuroimmune disorder known as PANDAS, Susan and William Manfull established a Fund in their daughter’s name with the vision that no life ever again be cut short — […]

$35

2023 Inova Saville Cancer Screening and Health Fair

8081 Innovation Park Drive, Fairfax, VA 22031 8081 Innovation Park Drive, Fairfax, VA, United States

You're invited to join Inova for a day of FREE entertainment and education for the entire family. The Schar Cancer Center and Saville Center for Cancer Screening and Prevention will be on hand to provide informative sessions from our team of experts, free cancer screenings, and recommendations for healthier living. Local food trucks Fun kids' […]

Free

Art in the Garden: Witness Trees and Water Color Painting

Tudor Place

Led by renowned Artist-in-Residence, Peter Waddell, participants will learn techniques for creating a unique tree study. Techniques include arranging a composition, line work, color theory and other elements of art.

$45.00 – $55.00

Tudor Tots: What’s Waving?

Tudor Place

What is a flag and what does it represent? What do flags from around the world look like? Learn all about flags, discover what Flag Day represents in America and reveal how the American flag is connected to Tudor Place. Young learners, aged 18 months to 4 years, and their caretakers will enjoy songs, group […]

$6.50

Weeding Out Invasive Plants

Tudor Place

Join fellow garden lovers and the Tudor Place garden team for a morning pulling weeds on the South Lawn. Learn to identify non-native, invasive species of plants and help the garden team on their mission to keep them out of the historic garden. Suggested attire includes long pants and sleeves, gloves and sturdy boots or […]

Free

Cadettes: Tudor Trees

Tudor Place

Discover what you can learn from trees. Learn the science of dendrochronology. Map the trees at Tudor Place. See how trees have inspired artists and architects. This program fulfills all requirements to earn the Cadette Trees badge.

$10

Love Letters to Our Bodies Workshop for Black Women Journeying with Cancer

Smith Center for Healing and the Arts 1632 U Street, NW, Washington, DC, United States

Love Letters to Our Bodies is a FREE Workshop on June 24 & 25 for Black Women journeying with cancer. We will be exploring the mind/body/spirit connection and how women relate to their bodies pre- and post-diagnosis. The workshop is led by Moyo Institute, Inc., in collaboration with with the Smith Center for Healing and […]

Free

Profs & Pints DC: Urban Wildlife 101

Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital 921 Pennsylvania Ave SE, Washington, DC, United States

Profs and Pints DC presents: “Urban Wildlife 101,” a look at Washington’s ecosystem and the creatures that inhabit it, with John Hadidian, professor of practice at Virginia Tech’s Center for Leadership in Global Sustainability, former director of the Humane Society’s Urban Wildlife Protection Program, and coauthor of Wild Neighbors. Washington, D.C. ranks as one of […]

$13.50 – $17

Tudor Tots: Are You Ready for Summer?

Tudor Place

Young learners, aged 18 months to 4 years, and their caretakers are invited to celebrate the start of the summer. Look at all the ways people stay cool in the summer—from going to the beach to swimming in pools—and learn how the families at Tudor Place handled the heat throughout history. Join us for a […]

$6.50

2023 Smithsonian Folklife Festival

The National Mall Constitution Avenue, NW, Washington, DC, United States

In 2023, the Smithsonian Folklife Festival celebrates diverse American cultures through two programs: Creative Encounters: Living Religions in the U.S. and The Ozarks: Faces and Facets of a Region. As always, the Festival invites visitors to participate in music and dance performances, hands-on activities, craft workshops, conversations, and cooking and gardening demonstrations. Hours are generally […]

Free

Independence Day at Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay

Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay Golf Resort, Spa and Marina MD, United States

Celebrate Independence Day with a getaway to Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay! On Tuesday, July 4, the resort will host its 20th Annual Watermelon Eating Contest. That evening, the resort will feature an All-American BBQ prepared by the resort’s culinary team, followed by the town’s fireworks display that will be viewable from various areas of the […]

O Say Can You Play

Tudor Place

Happy Birthday America! Celebrate Independence Day with this family-friendly outdoor program. Play traditional outdoor games and make a historic toy to bring home before sneaking a peek at rarely displayed objects from the Tudor Place Collection. Make a day of it and bring a picnic to enjoy in the garden after the program.

$5 – $15

Tour the Historic City Tavern

City Tavern Club 3206 M Street N.W., Washington, DC, United States

If you love Federal Period Architecture, Decorative Arts, and learning about the history of Georgetown, this tour is for you! Docents from the City Tavern Preservation Foundation will lead you through all four floors of the City Tavern. Highlights include a hand written invitation by first lady Abigail Adams, a map of Washington, D.C. from […]

Free

Taco Tuesday at Martin’s Tavern

Martin's Tavern 1264 Wisconsin Ave. NW, Washington, DC, DC, United States

Join us for authentic steak, chicken, and pork street tacos, prepared outside by our own Alejandro from Mexico City. Enjoy this original Mexican tradition, along with your choice of mango, […]

Profs & Pints DC: A World Heritage of Tattooing

Penn Social 801 E St NW, Washington, DC, United States

Profs and Pints DC presents: “A World Heritage of Tattooing,” with Lars Krutak, anthropologist, research associate at the Museum of International Folk Art, author or editor of several books on tattooing around the world, and former host of the Discovery Channel's Tattoo Hunter. Since time immemorial, astonishingly diverse forms of tattooing have been produced by […]

$13.50 – $17

Profs & Pints DC: District of Coyotes

Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital 921 Pennsylvania Ave SE, Washington, DC, United States

Profs and Pints DC presents: “District of Coyotes,” with Megan Draheim, visiting associate professor at Virginia Tech’s Center for Leadership in Global Sustainability and founding director of the District Coyote Project. When you hear the word “coyote,” do you envision howls through the darkness of Western landscapes? While coyotes likely evolved in the Western part […]

$13.50 – $17

Language Seen: Speculative Characters

Virtual Event

Planet Word invites you to explore the power of punctuation and typography in enhancing written communication with educator, artist, and designer Mia Cinelli as she presents Speculative Characters for Visual Inflection, a project envisioning new letterforms and punctuation inspired by gestures and expressions.

Free

Summer Saturdays: On Our Way

Tudor Place

Learn about travel around the world, before going on your own journey of discovery through the garden. Participants will create their own passport and fill it with stamps. Summer Saturdays is best enjoyed by young learners ages four to eight and their adults.

$5 – $10

Profs & Pints DC: The Basics of Big-Event Safety

Penn Social 801 E St NW, Washington, DC, United States

Profs and Pints DC presents: “The Basics of Big-Event Safety,” an introduction to the field of event medicine plus tips on safely staging or attending mass gatherings, with Dr. Korin Hudson, professor of clinical emergency medicine at the Georgetown University School of Medicine, veteran event physician, and team physician for the Washington Mystics and Washington […]

$13.50 – $17

Profs & Pints DC: Uber and Urban Politics

Penn Social 801 E St NW, Washington, DC, United States

Prof and Pints DC presents: “Uber and Urban Politics,” with Katie Wells, postdoctoral fellow in tech and society at Georgetown University, former visiting scholar and lecturer in geography at George Washington University, and co-author of the forthcoming book Disrupting DC: The Rise of Uber and the Fall of the City. Washington, D.C., occupies a unique […]

$13.50 – $17