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Gala Dance

Glen Echo Park 7300 MacArthur Blvd Glen Echo, MD 20812 7300 MacArthur BLVD, Glen Echo

The Glen Echo Park Partnership presents our annual Gala Dance featuring live music by Swingtopia! Starting at 8:15 pm, join us for a beginner dance lesson, followed by dancing from 9:15 pm - midnight. Admission includes the lesson & dance, dessert, beverages, and carousel rides. This is a fundraiser and your ticket purchase helps support […]

$25.00

Profs & Pints: Is Capitalism Moral?

The Bier Baron Tavern 1523 22nd Street Northwest, Washington

In a special encore, Profs and Pints presents: “Is Capitalism Moral?” with Steven Pearlstein, professor of public affairs at George Mason University, Pulitzer-prize winning economics columnist for the Washington Post, and author of Can American Capitalism Survive? Why is it that more than half of American millennials say they don't support capitalism, a system that […]

$2 – $12

Garden Luncheon: Amanda Nisbet Design

Tudor Place

Join us at a Garden Luncheon with lauded interior designer and author of Dazzling Design, Amanda Nisbet of Amanda Nisbet Design. Nisbet, a self-described "color whisperer," has an inherent ability to create spaces that are simultaneously comfortable and elegant. Enjoy a lovely lunch with friends under the tent on the sprawling South Lawn, and a […]

$75 – $85

Beast Coast 14

Gateway Park 1300 Lee Hwy, Arlington

Come play with us at Beast Coast on the world's largest pop-up parkour park ! Beast Coast is great for beginners of all ages to get an intro to parkour. We bring the best athletes from around the world to DC so you can watch as they create incredible movement on our parkour wonderland ! […]

$10 – $60

Sunday Serenity Yoga

Dumbarton House 2715 Q Street Northwest, Washington

Local yoga instructors Alia Peera and Audrey Roxas host our 5th annual summer yoga series at Dumbarton House. Enjoy our serene outdoor space for this 60 minute all-levels vinyasa flow class that should be fun and challenging for both experienced yogis and yoga skeptics alike! Attendees should bring their own mat and must complete a […]

Profs & Pints: Bizarre Psychological Disorders

The Bier Baron Tavern 1523 22nd Street Northwest, Washington

Profs and Pints presents: “Bizarre Psychological Disorders,” with Brian A. Sharpless, visiting research fellow at Goldsmiths University of London and editor of Unusual and Rare Psychological Disorders: A Handbook for Clinical Practice and Research. Have you ever believed that you were abducted by aliens? Do you ever wake up to the sound of explosions only […]

$2 – $12

PBS KIDS Characters at the National Museum of the American Indian

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

The Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian hosts PBS KIDS costume characters to celebrate the premiere of MOLLY OF DENALI, the first nationally distributed children’s series to feature a Native American lead character. MOLLY OF DENALI is about Alaska Native Molly Mabray, a feisty and resourceful 10-year-old Gwich’in/Koyukon/Dena’ina Athabascan girl, who takes viewers ages […]

Free

Whittle School & Studios: Parent Information Event

Whittle School & Studios Information Center

Whittle School & Studios invites you to join us for a presentation from our school leaders and division directors on Whittle School & Studios followed by Q&A. The event will begin with a reception at 9:00 am, and the program will begin at 9:15 am.

Free

Big Bad Voodoo Daddy Swing Dance

Spanish Ballroom 7300 MacArthur Blvd, Glen Echo

American Swing Music & Dance is proud to present a swing dance with live music by the legendary Big Bad Voodoo Daddy in the historic Spanish Ballroom. Together for over 25 years, Big Bad Voodoo Daddy has appeared in concert venues across the world and sold millions of records, and their music has been heard […]

$30 – $40

Warby Parker x D.C. Pride

Warby Parker 3225 M Street NW, Washington

Join us in celebrating Pride month and D.C. Pride with rainbow-themed mini-donuts for customers to enjoy while shopping! Peruse our latest sun frames and check out the limited-edition rainbow Parker Case in Blue Prism in honor of LGTBQ+ Pride Month, with special donations to The Trevor Project and Lambda Legal. Participating locations include: Georgetown 3225 […]

Free

Lawyers Have Heart 10K Race, 5K Run & Fun Walk

Georgetown Harbour, DC

Join the Greater Washington Legal Community in one of the largest 10K races in DC to support the life-saving mission of the American Heart Association! The 10k Race and 5k Run/Walk is open to the entire Washington, DC community to participate and support. The race will offer $20,000 in prize money and begin at 7:15 […]

Sunday Serenity Yoga

Dumbarton House 2715 Q Street Northwest, Washington

Local yoga instructors Alia Peera and Audrey Roxas host our 5th annual summer yoga series at Dumbarton House. Enjoy our serene outdoor space for this 60 minute all-levels vinyasa flow class that should be fun and challenging for both experienced yogis and yoga skeptics alike! Attendees should bring their own mat and must complete a […]

Profs & Pints: Cosmic Blasts

The Bier Baron Tavern 1523 22nd Street Northwest, Washington

Profs and Pints presents: “Cosmic Blasts,” a look at extreme events in our universe, with Alexander J. van der Horst, assistant professor of astrophysics at the George Washington University. While most of the universe hums steadily along, fairly unchanged over the course of human existence, there are exceptions out there, objects that experience outbursts and […]

$2 – $12

Profs & Pints: Evolution, Belief, Gods and Ghosts

The Bier Baron Tavern 1523 22nd Street Northwest, Washington

Profs and Pints presents: “Evolution, Belief, Gods and Ghosts” a biology-based look at how humans have long made sense of their worlds, with Rui Diogo, associate professor of anatomy at Howard University's College of Medicine and resource faculty member at George Washington University's Center for the Advanced Study of Hominid Paleobiology. It’s only natural for […]

$2 – $12

Women on the Water

Calleva 13015 Riley’s Lock Road Poolesville, MD 20837 Calleva 13015 Riley’s Lock Road Poolesville, MD 20837, Poolesville

Join Potomac Riverkeeper Network for this special RiverPalooza 2019 Women on the Water (WOW) Paddle Day to help us stand up for clean water! Enjoy an easy paddle with your Potomac Riverkeeper Network President Nancy Stoner and staff member Emily Franc on this wide and lazy stretch of river which is part of the Potomac […]

$50

Nationals Nonprofit of the Night – We Will Survive Cancer

Nationals Park 1500 South Capitol St. SE, Washington, D.C.

Join We Will Survive Cancer as the Nationals Nonprofit of the Night. Diamondbacks at Nationals Every ticket sold will include $10 concession credit and a $5 donation back to We Will Survive Cancer. We Will Survive Cancer (WWSC) is a 501(c)3 Charitable organization that assists families affected by cancer whose needs are not met by […]

$42.00

Sunday Serenity Yoga

Dumbarton House 2715 Q Street Northwest, Washington

Local yoga instructors Alia Peera and Audrey Roxas host our 5th annual summer yoga series at Dumbarton House. Enjoy our serene outdoor space for this 60 minute all-levels vinyasa flow class that should be fun and challenging for both experienced yogis and yoga skeptics alike! Attendees should bring their own mat and must complete a […]

Sunset Run for Refugees

George Washington University Elliott School of International Affairs 1957 E St NW, Washington

D.C. Community Coming Together to Support World Refugees with Sunset Run & Candlelight Vigil on World Refugee Day June 20 Event Starts in Foggy Bottom and Culminates at the Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool. The Run for Refugees, a D.C. grassroots organization, is holding the 3rd annual Sunset Run for Refugees event on World Refugee Day, […]

Free

Pop-Up Putt-Putt in Rosslyn

1401 Wilson Blvd, Arlington, VA, 22209 1401 Wilson Blvd, Arlingtong

Located at 1401 Wilson Blvd., Arlington, VA and hosted by the Rosslyn Business Improvement District (BID), in partnership with Monday Properties, Cannon Design and Capitol Dry Wall, Rosslyn Putt-Putt brings to life a favorite summer pastime for all ages in the heart of Rosslyn’s urban core. After your round, head over to the indoor cafe […]

$3

Solstice Saturday Festival at the National Museum of the American Indian

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

The National Museum of the American Indian celebrates the first Saturday of summer—“Solstice Saturday”— beginning with an afternoon of Andean music, dance and family friendly activities celebrating the Great Inka Road. At 7 p.m., the celebration becomes the Solstice Illuminated Dance Party, taking place on the museum’s Welcome Plaza. There will be a DJ, refreshments, […]

Free

Community Weekend

National Gallery of Art, East Building 150 4th Street NW, Washington

Celebrating "The Life of Animals in Japanese Art" June 22, 5:00–8:00 June 23, 11:00–5:00 East Building Explore Japanese culture and animals in Japanese art with activities for all ages! • DJ performances from Les the DJ • Taiko Drumming • Origami Lessons • Hands-On Art Making Special highlights on Saturday evening include: Sake Tasting | […]

Free

Sunday Serenity Yoga

Dumbarton House 2715 Q Street Northwest, Washington

Local yoga instructors Alia Peera and Audrey Roxas host our 5th annual summer yoga series at Dumbarton House. Enjoy our serene outdoor space for this 60 minute all-levels vinyasa flow class that should be fun and challenging for both experienced yogis and yoga skeptics alike! Attendees should bring their own mat and must complete a […]

Profs & Pints: Why It’s Better Than You Think

The Bier Baron Tavern 1523 22nd Street Northwest, Washington

Profs and Pints presents: "Why It's Better Than You Think," with Barton Edgerton, research analyst, former writer for Global Risk Insights, former instructor at Tufts University and the London School of Economics, and visiting fellow at Harvard University. You probably don't know how good people on earth have it. If that's the case, you aren't […]

$2 – $12

Summer Cool-Off for Families

Tudor Place

Kids and families keep cool with hands-on science. Explore fun—and sustainable—ways to stay cool all summer long! Dash through mist, enjoy a cool iced tea in the shade, decorate a paddle fan and try your hand at ice painting. Beat the heat in the Tudor Place garden! Save the date for our other Family Day […]

$5 – $15

Profs & Pints: A History of Meat Mimicry

La Pop 1847 Columbia Ave. NW, Washington

Profs and Pints presents: “A History of Meat Mimicry,” with Adam Shprintzen, assistant professor of history at Marywood University and author of The Vegetarian Crusade: The Rise of an American Reform. Burger King recently introduced the Impossible Whopper—a meatless version of its iconic burger—to customers throughout the United States. Soon after, Beyond Meat filed a […]

$2 – $12

Sunrise Yoga + Juice at The Watergate Hotel

The Watergate Hotel 2650 Virginia Ave NW, Washington

Reset and Find Your Balance Recharge mid-week with a sunrise yoga class that is sure to leave you feeling energized and ready to take on the day! Our master yoga instructor will take you through a beginner level, vinyasa flow with a series of core strengthening and stretching postures. Finish the workout with a delicious […]

$25.00

A Midsummer Night’s Green & Community Leader Awards

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater 1101 Sixth Street SW, Washington D.C.

USGBC National Capital Region’s A Midsummer Night’s Green brings together sustainability advocates from across the DC metro area to toast the best of the best in a local green building. This premier summer social event and fundraiser offers networking, delicious hors d’oeuvres, an open bar, as well as the announcement of the winners of our […]

$160 – $180

Rooftop Yoga + Mimosa Brunch at The Watergate Hotel

The Watergate Hotel 2650 Virginia Ave NW, Washington

FIND YOUR BALANCE - Whether you are new to yoga or already love yoga, this all-level, 50-minute outdoor rooftop vinyasa yoga class (indoors during inclement weather) with stunning, panoramic views of the Potomac River and Key Bridge will indulge your senses while focusing on increasing balance, flexibility and strength in your body, especially core strength. […]

$65.00

Profs & Pints: Innovation, from Stone to Silicon

The Bier Baron Tavern 1523 22nd Street Northwest, Washington

Profs and Pints presents: “Innovation, from Stone to Silicon,” a brief history, with Lawrence Husick, lecturer at Johns Hopkins University’s Whiting Graduate School of Engineering, chemist, patent attorney, hacker and entrepreneur. “Innovation” is a hot commodity, with seemingly every company, elected official, employee, and organization out there either striving to be innovative or claiming they […]

$2 – $12

Sunrise Yoga + Juice at The Watergate Hotel

The Watergate Hotel 2650 Virginia Ave NW, Washington

Reset and Find Your Balance Recharge mid-week with a sunrise yoga class that is sure to leave you feeling energized and ready to take on the day! Our master yoga instructor will take you through a beginner level, vinyasa flow with a series of core strengthening and stretching postures. Finish the workout with a delicious […]

$25.00

Kaypi Peru Festival

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

You are invited to the free three-day Kaypi Peru Festival at the National Museum of the American Indian. This event highlights the South American nation’s rich and diverse cultural heritage and traditional arts. Kaypi Peru ,which means “This is Peru” in the indigenous Quechua language, includes various cultural demonstrations such as crafts and arts by […]

Free

Rooftop Yoga + Mimosa Brunch at The Watergate Hotel

The Watergate Hotel 2650 Virginia Ave NW, Washington

FIND YOUR BALANCE. Whether you are new to yoga or already love yoga, this all-level, 50-minute outdoor rooftop vinyasa yoga class (indoors during inclement weather) with stunning, panoramic views of the Potomac River and Key Bridge will indulge your senses while focusing on increasing balance, flexibility and strength in your body, especially core strength. This […]

$65.00

Sunrise Yoga + Juice at The Watergate Hotel

The Watergate Hotel 2650 Virginia Ave NW, Washington

Reset and Find Your Balance Recharge mid-week with a sunrise yoga class that is sure to leave you feeling energized and ready to take on the day! Our master yoga instructor will take you through a beginner level, vinyasa flow with a series of core strengthening and stretching postures. Finish the workout with a delicious […]

$25.00

Concert: Indian Summer Showcase with Indian City

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

Indian City is a Native music group based in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Their style harmoniously draws from pop, acoustic and rock, bringing it all together in an entertaining live show. Their dynamic fusion of lyrics, music and personality creates the spirit and pulse of Indigenous story and voice. Vince Fontaine’s newest project, Indian City reflects his […]

Free

An Evening with George Morris

National Sporting Library & Museum 102 The Plains Road, Middleburg

Hear legendary trainer and equestrian George Morris speak at NSLM! Morris will be reading from his personal collection of riding books, including his own annotations and anecdotes. This program is being offered in partnership with Beverly Equestrian. To register, please contact info@nationalsporting.org or (540) 687-6542 x4.

$10 – $20

NSLM’s 2019 Polo Classic

Great Meadow Foundation 5089 Old Tavern Road, The Plains

Tickets are on sale now for the National Sporting Library & Museum’s 2019 Polo Classic! This event is fun for the whole family with pipes & drums, the parade of hounds, and more. Food & drink will be for sale in the General Admission area. As the sole fundraising event for the NSLM each year, […]

$40 – $60

Rooftop Yoga + Mimosa Brunch at The Watergate Hotel

The Watergate Hotel 2650 Virginia Ave NW, Washington

FIND YOUR BALANCE. Whether you are new to yoga or already love yoga, this all-level, 50-minute outdoor rooftop vinyasa yoga class (indoors during inclement weather) with stunning, panoramic views of the Potomac River and Key Bridge will indulge your senses while focusing on increasing balance, flexibility and strength in your body, especially core strength. This […]

$65.00

Summer Camp at Tudor Place (ages 4-6)

Tudor Place

Summer Camp: Great Garden Adventure! Hands-on summer camp for ages 4-6. Before/after care available. With bright colors, cool haunts, broad lawns and amazing plants, the Tudor Place garden is a unique place to dig deep into nature. Explore the outdoors at the 200-year-old Historic Landmark and: - Get your hands dirty planting flowers to take […]

$150 – $175

International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples: Concert with Miguel Ángel Pellao (Pehuenche)

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

In celebration of the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples, the National Museum of the American Indian will host a special concert featuring Chilean tenor Miguel Ángel Pellao (Pehuenche). One of the finest voices in Chile, Pellao has an incredible lyrical capacity that allows him to excel in singing everything from classical and symphonic […]

Free

Comedy Walks DC

The National Mall Constitution Avenue, NW, Washington

A hysterical way to see historical places. A 90 minute walk around the National mall. Its not your typical tour. We offer stand up by a local DC comic and history geek with the National Mall as the stage. Our walks are every Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday at 10:30 am and every Saturday […]

$20

Film Screening: Play Your Gender

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

Director: Stephanie Clattenburg (2016, documentary, 80 min., Canada) In 2012, Kinnie Starr (Mohawk) was approached to make a film about herself, but chose instead to make a film about the gender gap in the music industry. By 2016, the film was completed. A collaboration with Director Stephanie Clattenburg and Producer Sahar Yousefi, Play Your Gender […]

Free

LEGOLAND New York Resort Visits D.C.’s National Harbor

National Harbor Intersection of Waterfront St. & St. George Blvd, National Harbor, MD, National Harbor

Gearing up for the grand opening of LEGOLAND New York Resort (2020), the soon-to-open theme park will be visiting D.C.’s National Harbor over Labor Day Weekend to get D.C. families excited for the biggest LEGOLAND to date and the first theme park to grace the northeast in over four decades. Local D.C. families are invited […]

Free

LEGOLAND New York Resort Visits D.C.’s National Harbor

National Harbor Intersection of Waterfront St. & St. George Blvd, National Harbor, MD, National Harbor

Gearing up for the grand opening of LEGOLAND New York Resort (2020), the soon-to-open theme park will be visiting D.C.’s National Harbor over Labor Day Weekend to get D.C. families excited for the biggest LEGOLAND to date and the first theme park to grace the northeast in over four decades. Local D.C. families are invited […]

Free

Film Screening: SUMÉ – Mumisitsinerup Nipaa/SUMÉ: The Sound of a Revolution

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

Director: Inuk Silis Høegh (Inuit) (2014, documentary, 74 min., Greenland/Denmark/Norway) In Kalaallisut and Danish with English subtitles) From 1973 to 1976 the Greenlandic rock band Sumé released three albums and changed the history of Greenland. The group’s political songs were the first to be recorded in the Greenlandic language – a language that prior to […]

Free

WEDNESDAY EVENING SIMPLY MEDITATE – ONLINE Weekly Meditation Class

Kadampa Meditation Center 1200 Canal Street SW, Washington

*Starting April 22nd*.https://meditation-dc.org/wednesday-evening-simply-meditate/ The purpose of meditation is to improve our peace of mind. Each week our drop-in simply meditate classes introduce different topics ranging from improving our mindfulness and reducing stress to becoming more compassionate and wise. These meditations are suitable for all levels of experience. Each class will consist of some basic breathing […]

$5.00

Addvice for life Meditation

Kadampa Meditation Center 1200 Canal Street SW, Washington

SUNDAY MORNINGS ARE NOW AVAILABLE AS AN ONLINE/LIVESTREAMED CLASS Suitable for everyone, these meditation classes offer practical methods to improve the quality of our lives through meditation and Buddhist teachings. Each class is available by drop in and you can come to either the entire series for the month or by individual class. Each class […]

$6 – $12

Keeping Calm When Things Go Wrong

your home online Anywhere, Any Town

How does one cope with the uncertainty and instability of our chaotic modern world without getting jaded or living in a constant state of anxiety? In this special half day workshop with resident teacher Gen Demo we will explore practical methods for transforming adversity from the point of view of Buddhist philosophy, psychology and meditative […]

$12.50 – $25

Keeping Calm When Things Go Wrong

Kadampa Meditation Center Online 1200 Canal Street SW, Washington

How does one cope with the uncertainty and instability of our chaotic modern world without getting jaded or living in a constant state of anxiety? In this special half day workshop with resident teacher Gen Demo we will explore practical methods for transforming adversity from the point of view of Buddhist philosophy, psychology and meditative […]

$12.50 – $25

March for Moms

National Mall Madison Dr. and 12th Street, Washington

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 2, 2020 CONTACT Nell Callahan nell@frontwoodstrategies.com (202) 262-0721 ***MEDIA ADVISORY*** Hundreds of Families, Advocates, Providers to Rally on the National Mall to Raise Awareness for Maternal Health on Sunday, May 3 Women face greater risk of maternal mortality in America than their mothers The March for Moms will call on Congress, […]

Free

Silencing the Inner Critic, Friday Night Lecture

Kadampa Meditation Center Online 1200 Canal Street SW, Washington

Many of us have a tendency to be excessively self-critical, self doubting, and lacking confidence. These debilitating thoughts can affect our relationships, our work, and our ability to realize our full potential in life. In this class, we will learn how to use meditation to free ourselves from self critical thoughts, negative self-perceptions, and feelings […]

$6.00 – $12.

Silencing the Inner Critic, Friday Night Lecture

Your Home Online Anywhere, Any Town

Many of us have a tendency to be excessively self-critical, self doubting, and lacking confidence. These debilitating thoughts can affect our relationships, our work, and our ability to realize our full potential in life. In this class, we will learn how to use meditation to free ourselves from self critical thoughts, negative self-perceptions, and feelings […]

$6.00 – $12.

Silencing the Inner Critic, Friday Night Lecture

Kadampa Meditation Center Online 1200 Canal Street SW, Washington

Many of us have a tendency to be excessively self-critical, self doubting, and lacking confidence. These debilitating thoughts can affect our relationships, our work, and our ability to realize our full potential in life. In this class, we will learn how to use meditation to free ourselves from self critical thoughts, negative self-perceptions, and feelings […]

$6.00 – $12.

Sunday Serenity Yoga

online

Yoga instructors Alia Peera and Audrey Roxas are back to host our 6th annual summer yoga series with Dumbarton House - this year, brought directly to your home thanks to Zoom! Enjoy a serene 60 minute all-levels vinyasa flow class that should be fun and challenging for both experienced yogis and yoga skeptics alike! A […]

SYNERGY: The Intersection of Art & Fashion

Edgewood Arts Center 3415 8th Street NE, Washington

SYNERGY, a combination art gallery and fashion show, will fully represent the merged artistic expressions from the world of fashion design and that of visual art. Adorning the walls of the gallery will be the stunning artwork of fine artist Simone Agoussoye, a native to the DMV area. Agoussoye’s portfolio of increasingly recognizable masterpieces includes […]

$35

LINDA RONSTADT: THE SOUND OF MY VOICE At-Home Movie Night with BrightFocus Foundation

online

Enjoy a special online presentation of the award-winning documentary LINDA RONSTADT: THE SOUND OF MY VOICE, presented by the nonprofit, BrightFocus Foundation. The film follows one of the world’s best-selling artists as she defied genres and paved the way for her own sound and place in the world. Illustrated with concert footage, interviews with musical […]

Free

Virtual Tudor Tots

Private Zoom with Tudor Place

Virtual Tudor Tots Engagement for children and caregivers Location: Private Zoom link will be emailed to all participants. School’s Out, Tots is On! Virtual Tudor Tots has arrived. Simple crafts, activities and stories led by Tudor Place staff will engage children 5 and under for 45 minutes on Zoom. Tots begins June 5. Invite neighbors […]

Free

LETTING GO OF THE PAST – FRIDAY NIGHT LECTURE

Kadampa Meditation Center Online 1200 Canal Street SW, Washington

https://meditation-dc.org/letting-go-of-the-past-friday-night-lecture-jun-5-2/ We often have trouble letting go of experiences from the past. Holding onto the past can often affect the way we view ourselves and others. It can also damage our confidence and affect how we respond to current situations. We can remain trapped in a state of anger and hurt and this limits our […]

$6.00 – $12.

Breaking Bad Habits June 13 Saturday Morning Class

Kadampa Meditation Center Online 1200 Canal Street SW, Washington

Register at: https://meditation-dc.org/breaking-bad-habits-june-13/ Online class with Gen Demo We want happiness and because we think pleasant feelings are real happiness, we crave them. We crave the “happiness hits” that come from coffee, food, praise, shopping, intoxicants, sex, and other things which can provoke unhealthy habits that interfere with true happiness. Moreover, with uncontrolled desire in […]

$6.00 – $12.

2020 Sunset Run for Refugees Virtual 5k

Virtual

For the last three years, the Sunset Run for Refugees has been proud to host hundreds of local runners, joggers, walkers, and families from the Washington, DC community in a special event to commemorate World Refugee Day. In light of the social distancing restrictions brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, we will now be hosting […]

Free

2020 Sunset Run for Refugees Virtual 5k

Virtual

For the last three years, the Sunset Run for Refugees has been proud to host hundreds of local runners, joggers, walkers, and families from the Washington, DC community in a special event to commemorate World Refugee Day. In light of the social distancing restrictions brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, we will now be hosting […]

Free

Is Peace Possible. Special Online Event with Gen-la Dekyong

Kadampa Meditation Center Online 1200 Canal Street SW, Washington

PLEASE NOTE: YOU WILL RECEIVE A SEPARATE EMAIL WITH THE VIDEO LINK CLOSER TO THE EVENT DATE. When you register for the event, you will be redirected to this page, and will also receive an email from PayPal confirming your payment confirmation. https://meditation-dc.org/is-peace-possible-jun-18/ In an increasingly hectic and uncertain world, our experience of happiness is […]

$15

Family Trivia Night

Dumbarton House 2715 Q Street Northwest, Washington

Spend an evening with family, near and far, competing in virtual trivia with Dumbarton House! Please register ahead of time to receive links for the program. Admission is pay-what-you-wish with a suggested $5 donation. Topics will include history, geography, facts about Dumbarton House, and more. All ages and ability levels welcome!

Pay what you like

Mirror of Dharma Three Principal Aspects of the Path Workshop

Kadampa Meditation Center Online 1200 Canal Street SW, Washington

https://meditation-dc.org/mirror-of-dharma-jun-27/ In this very special day workshop with resident teacher Gen Kelsang Demo, we will focus on the most recent publication by Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche’s, The Mirror of Dharma This three session workshop will center around famous 14th century text by the renowned Buddhist scholar Je Tsongkhapa called The Three Principal Aspects of […]

$15 – $30

Mirror of Dharma Three Principal Aspects of the Path Workshop

Kadampa Meditation Center Online 1200 Canal Street SW, Washington

https://meditation-dc.org/mirror-of-dharma-jun-27/ In this very special day workshop with resident teacher Gen Kelsang Demo, we will focus on the most recent publication by Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche’s, The Mirror of Dharma This three session workshop will center around famous 14th century text by the renowned Buddhist scholar Je Tsongkhapa called The Three Principal Aspects of […]

$15 – $30

Walk to End Alzheimer’s – Washington, D.C.

National Mall 12th Street and Madison Drive, NW, Washington

Join the fight for Alzheimer's first survivor at Walk to End Alzheimer’s, the world’s largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s care, support and research. Learn about Alzheimer’s disease, advocacy opportunities, clinical studies enrollment, and support programs and services from the Alzheimer’s Association and join in a meaningful tribute ceremony to honor those […]

Free

March of Dimes: Heroines of Washington Gala

The Ritz Carlton, Tysons Corner 1700 Tysons Blvd, McLean

The Heroines of Washington Gala allows March of Dimes and the community to recognize and honor professional women in the DC Metro Area for their dedication to community service. Since 2001, the March of Dimes has honored 126 "heroines" and raised over $3.4 million to fight for the health of all moms and babies.

Merry & Bright: Tudor Place Garden at Night

Tudor Place

This holiday season, the Tudor Place garden will be illuminated with an array of lights. Explore sparkling garden rooms, twinkling lawns and shimmering tunnels of light while enjoying hot chocolate or hot cider. Stroll through the 5 ½ acre garden and celebrate the season at Tudor Place. Hours: 4:30-7:30 p.m. Hourly tickets at 4:30, 5:30 […]

$10 – $20

Merry & Bright: Tudor Place Garden at Night

Tudor Place

This holiday season, the Tudor Place garden will be illuminated with an array of lights. Explore sparkling garden rooms, twinkling lawns and shimmering tunnels of light while enjoying hot chocolate or hot cider. Stroll through the 5 ½ acre garden and celebrate the season at Tudor Place. Hours: 4:30-7:30 p.m. Hourly tickets at 4:30, 5:30 […]

$10 – $20

Merry & Bright: Tudor Place Garden at Night

Tudor Place

This holiday season, the Tudor Place garden will be illuminated with an array of lights. Explore sparkling garden rooms, twinkling lawns and shimmering tunnels of light while enjoying hot chocolate or hot cider. Stroll through the 5 ½ acre garden and celebrate the season at Tudor Place. Hours: 4:30-7:30 p.m. Hourly tickets at 4:30, 5:30 […]

$10 – $20

Merry & Bright: Tudor Place Garden at Night

Tudor Place

This holiday season, the Tudor Place garden will be illuminated with an array of lights. Explore sparkling garden rooms, twinkling lawns and shimmering tunnels of light while enjoying hot chocolate or hot cider. Stroll through the 5 ½ acre garden and celebrate the season at Tudor Place. Hours: 4:30-7:30 p.m. Hourly tickets at 4:30, 5:30 […]

$10 – $20

Merry & Bright: Tudor Place Garden at Night

Tudor Place

This holiday season, the Tudor Place garden will be illuminated with an array of lights. Explore sparkling garden rooms, twinkling lawns and shimmering tunnels of light while enjoying hot chocolate or hot cider. Stroll through the 5 ½ acre garden and celebrate the season at Tudor Place. Hours: 4:30-7:30 p.m. Hourly tickets at 4:30, 5:30 […]

$10 – $20

Merry & Bright: Tudor Place Garden at Night

Tudor Place

This holiday season, the Tudor Place garden will be illuminated with an array of lights. Explore sparkling garden rooms, twinkling lawns and shimmering tunnels of light while enjoying hot chocolate or hot cider. Stroll through the 5 ½ acre garden and celebrate the season at Tudor Place. Hours: 4:30-7:30 p.m. Hourly tickets at 4:30, 5:30 […]

$10 – $20

Valentine’s Love Hunt

O Street Museum 2016 O St. NW, Washington

Valentine's Love Hunt - 2/13 & 2/14 Reserve: omuseum.org/valentine Tickets: $55/person Where: O Museum in The Mansion, 2020 O Street NW When: 2/13/21 & 2/14/21 O Museum in The Mansion on O Street is ready to shoot cupid's arrow right at you with this Champagne & Chocolate Love Hunt. Whether you’re single or dating love never […]

Virtual Galentines Day Tea

Dumbarton House 2715 Q Street Northwest, Washington

Grab a few gal pals and join Dumbarton House for a virtual tea to celebrate friendship! This virtual tea includes instruction in tea sandwich construction, a short lecture on friendship in the federal period, conversation starters, and craft instruction. The craft is a garland made of upcycled paper hearts. A supply list will be sent […]

$8 – $10

Documenting DC: Street Photography Workshop at the DC History Center

DC History Center

Architecture-focused street photography has long been key to documenting our city’s history in real time. With photography more accessible than ever, anyone can participate in capturing our ever-changing city for future generations. In March 2020 the DC History Center signed the deed of gift for our first completely “born-digital” collection, nearly 2,000 original high-resolution images […]

The Legacy of Slavery in Maryland

Historic Annapolis

From the day that Mathias de Sousa and Francisco landed in St. Mary’s county aboard the Ark and the Dove in 1634, Black Marylanders have made significant contributions to both the state and nation in the political, economic, agricultural, legal, and domestic arenas. Despite what often seemed like insurmountable odds, Marylanders of Color have adapted, […]

Addressing Job Quality and Equity in a Time of Crisis

The Aspen Institute

On Wednesday, February 24, from 2:00-3:15 p.m. ET, join us for a conversation about how quietly courageous leaders in city government, policy advocacy, and workforce development are innovating to improve the quality of jobs in their communities. This webinar will draw from experiences of leaders who contributed to our Job Quality Tools Library, a compendium of tools […]

America’s First Daughter: Patsy Jefferson

Historic Annapolis

Much of what we know about Thomas Jefferson is what his daughter Patsy Jefferson allowed us to know. Find out why that is when New York Times bestselling author Laura Kamoie discusses the history behind and writing of her novel, America’s First Daughter, about the contributions, sins, and sacrifices of the eldest daughter of our nation’s third president. From Monticello […]

Making African America Symposium: A Virtual Symposium on Immigration and the Changing Dynamics of Blackness 

Virtual Event

Making African America Symposium: A Virtual Symposium on Immigration and the Changing Dynamics of Blackness Fridays and Saturdays only, March 5–March 20: times vary by session This symposium brings together scholars, journalists, activists, curators, filmmakers and writers to discuss how immigration has shaped and is continuing to reshape what it means to be black in the United States. Admission is free; […]

21-Day Compassion Challenge

Virtual Event

The 21-Day Compassion Challenge is a commitment to exploring the power of compassion and how to practice it in daily life. The program includes guided meditations, journaling, and simple daily tasks to put compassion into action. Discover your personal Compassion Quotient and learn how it can shift minds and worlds. The program is FREE. Register […]

Free

Georgetown University Press Supports the National Council on Public History’s 2021 Virtual Conference

Georgetown University Press

Our titles will be available in NCPH's virtual exhibit hall beginning March 8th, 2021 and will remain there through March 27th, 2021. We invite you to browse our titles, available to purchase at a 30% DISCOUNT when you use code TNCL on our Press website. We are excited to have you join us! Featured Titles Between Freedom and Equality Barbara Boyle Torrey and Clara […]

Living Earth Virtual Festival: The Business of Agriculture in Indian Country

Virtual Event

April 22 – 25; on demand In celebration of Earth Day, the National Museum of the American Indian’s annual Living Earth Festival will be available on demand over four days. The festival will open with a message from Notah Begay III (Navajo/Isleta Pueblo), four-time PGA Tour champion, sportscaster and founder of the Notah Begay III […]

MLB & WASHINGTON NATIONALS HOST “DRIVE-THRU” PLAY BALL EVENT AT MATTHEWS MEMORIAL BAPTIST CHURCH

Matthews Memorial Baptist Church 2616 MLK Jr. Ave SE, Washington

In an ongoing effort to further build tangible connections between baseball and the Black community, Major League Baseball is partnering with the Washington Nationals to host a special drive-thru PLAY BALL (www.PlayBall.org) event on Saturday, March 13th, at Matthews Memorial Baptist Church in Washington, D.C. The socially-distanced occasion is part of a community event series […]

36th Annual Catholic Charities Gala

Virtual Event

The 36th annual Catholic Charities Gala will honor the work of the social services agency and acknowledge the contributions of its philanthropic community at its first-ever virtual celebration on the evening of March 13. The popular gala is expected to raise about $2 million to support ongoing operations and programs of the city’s largest independent social services agency. […]

Meditation Mondays at the NMAAHC

Virtual Event

Meditation Mondays Mondays March 15 and March 29; 12:30 p.m.–1:15 p.m. In this virtual program, participants will contemplate the journey of black Americans toward liberation through meditation. During the 45-minute guided meditation session, attendees will have an opportunity to reflect on their liberation, closing with a brief discussion on the meaning of freedom. Meditator, yoga […]

Introducing…

Virtual Event

Wednesdays, 11 a.m. YouTube @smithsoniannpg March 17: Abigail Adams March 24: Lady Bird Johnson March 31: Maya Lin Introducing… a new kind of story time. Each week in March, a Portrait Gallery educator will shine a light on some of this country’s lesser-known history makers and their portraits. Children will learn more about art, hear […]

Rehabilitation of Rock Creek Park Multi-Use Trail and Pedestrian Bridge Virtual Public Meeting

Virtual

Washington, DC) -- The District Department of Transportation (DDOT) and the National Park Service (NPS) will host a virtual public meeting to introduce the Rehabilitation of Rock Creek Park Multi-Use Trail and Pedestrian Bridge project. DDOT will rehabilitate and construct more than 3.7 miles of the paved, multi-use trail spanning Wards 1 through 4 from M […]

Easter Treasure Hunt & Chocolate at the Mansion on O St.

The Mansion on O St.

Easter Treasure Hunt & Chocolate Reservations Required: omuseum.org/easter Tickets: $40/person Where: O Museum in The Mansion, 2020 O Street NW When: Today - 4/5 Don your favorite Easter bonnet and celebrate spring with a fun filled treasure hunt at The Mansion! Search for special Easter & spring themed items found only at The Mansion. Explore our […]

Virtual Cherry Blossom Celebration with the Smithsonian American Art Museum

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Virtual Cherry Blossom Celebration Saturday, March 20, 10 a.m. ET Celebrate the start of spring and the National Cherry Blossom Festival with the Smithsonian American Art Museum. Join us for a virtual program full of springtime fun for the whole family. Enjoy a lively performance of traditional Japanese Taiko drumming by the group Nen Daiko. Then learn more […]

Living Earth Teach-In: Traditional Foods Sustain our Bodies and Spirits

Virtual Event

Saturday, March 20, 1 – 3 p.m. EST Traditional foods and the knowledge related to growing, harvesting, storing and preparing them has been practiced for millennia by Indigenous peoples. Participants can interact with Native food and sustainability experts to learn about traditional foodways revitalization and how Indigenous foods can sustain bodies and spirits. Kick off […]

Paint Night Pajama Party with VisArts

VisArts Center 155 Gibbs Street, Rockville

It's a Paint Night Pajama Party on Saturday, March 20 – and you’re invited! Join us as we connect with our VisArts community in a comfy at-home setting. You’ll learn how to create a springtime masterpiece, with step-by-step instruction from VisArts' instructor extraordinaire Eric Westbrook. You'll make new friends and see old ones. (Soon we’ll all be […]

$75

National Portrait Gallery Season 3: Portraits Podcast

Virtual Event

The Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery announces the third season of its PORTRAITS podcast, which explores the real stories of extraordinary people and portraiture. Hosted by National Portrait Gallery Director Kim Sajet, PORTRAITS takes listeners beneath the surface of artworks in the museum’s collection to reveal the stories behind them. Season three uses portraiture to examine […]

Art & Me Preservation Family Workshop: Celebrating Cherry Blossoms with the Smithsonian American Art Museum

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Art & Me Preservation Family Workshop: Celebrating Cherry Blossoms Saturday, March 27, 10–10:45 a.m. ET Celebrate the arrival of spring and the beloved cherry blossoms with a festive virtual family workshop. Discover how Smithsonian conservators preserve beautiful artworks, from paintings to Japanese tea bowls. Then try your hand at making your own cherry blossom–inspired creation. This […]

Where There Is a Woman, There Is Magic: Women’s History Month Virtual Festival

Virtual Event

Saturday, March 27, 11 a.m. Zoom, registration required Join the Portrait Gallery in a virtual celebration of women making history. We will explore the online exhibition “Where There Is a Woman, There Is Magic,” which highlights leaders in sports, arts, science and activism. It is part of a day-long lineup featuring events and activities for […]

Joyful ABC Kids Activity Book Series—Fourth Release (K, L, M, N)

National Museum of African American History and Culture

Monday, April 5  The Joyful Kids ABC Activity Book series invites caregivers and educators to support children’s positive identity development while also growing their language and literacy skills with activities, museum objects and new words. Each Joyful activity booklet gives participating adults insight into children’s developmental stages, age-appropriate play, art activities and opportunities to look closely at museum […]

Graduation Dining & Tour at the Mansion on O St.

The Mansion on O St.

Delicious "Chef's Table" Experience In The Heart of D.C. $85/person + Learn More & Reserve: http://www.omansion.com/graduation Celebrate your student's success! Three course meal Exclusive self-guided tour Indoor or outdoor seating available Secluded, socially distanced Masks available & required Visit includes a self-guided tour -- of our themed rooms and secret doors, signed guitars, memorabilia, art and […]

Dupont Circle Pop-Up

Dupont Circle BID

Spring is here, and the trees are budding.  Dupont Circle is preparing for a special shopping pop-up on Saturday, April 10th from 12:00-5:00 p.m. At the shopping pop-up, you will find fresh and unique items from 50 artists, jewelers, potters, candle dippers, soap renderers, and other makers who will sell their wares outside around Dupont Circle. […]

Meditation Mondays

National Museum of African American History and Culture

Meditation Mondays   Monday, April 12 and 26; 12:30 p.m.–1:15 p.m.    In this virtual program, participants will contemplate the journey of black Americans toward liberation through meditation. During the 45-minute guided sessions, attendees will have an opportunity to reflect on their liberation and discuss the meaning of freedom. Meditation and yoga instructor Ericka Phillips will lead the […]

D.C. Mondays: Dear Chinatown

George Washington University Museum and The Textile Museum 701 21st Street NW, Washington

Rising costs of living and commercial redevelopment overshadow Chinatown’s cultural assets. The consequence is that aging Chinatown residents are experiencing increased alienation from their neighborhood and younger generations across the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area are losing an important cultural touchstone in the city. Dear Chinatown, D.C. is a project to elevate voices from the Asian-American community and the […]

Rosslyn Bootcamp

Rosslyn BID

Gateway Park | 1300 Lee Hwy., Arlington, VA 22209 Four-week outdoor exercise series beginning April 20 Tuesdays and Thursdays | 5:30-6:30 p.m.