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Events March 24, 2017 at 5:27 pm

Spring For Fashion

W Washington DC presents Spring For Fashion in partnership with Trunk Club. Join us on Thursday, March 30 to shop a curated collection of must-have pieces for spring inspired by you, the traveler! Opening party kicks off Thursday, March 30 from 6:30pm-9:30pm. Visit the trunk show on March 31 and April 1 from 11:00am-8:00pm. RSVP at wwashingtondc.com/happenings.

Location:
W Washington, DC
515 15th Street NW
Washington, DC 20004

Events March 23, 2017 at 10:40 am

Sakura Taiko Fest: Japanese Drumming Performance

Sakura Taiko Fest: Japanese Drumming Performance
Date/Time: April 9th, 12 noon-2:00 pm
Location: Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center, Dekelboum Hall, University of Maryland
Cost: FREE
Website: Sakura Taiko Fest

The fifth annual Sakura Taiko Fest is a free event which features Japanese drumming performances from a collection of East Coast taiko groups. As a part of the National Cherry Blossom Festival, this energizing family-friendly show explores a range of different drumming styles, and celebrates Japanese cultural and artistic traditions from professional, community, and Buddhist taiko groups.

The Sakura Taiko Fest has grown each year, which we hope to continue this year in a beautiful new theater at the University of Maryland’s Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center. Last year five taiko groups traveled from up and down the east coast and played over two hours of traditional and modern taiko. One group brought in an electric guitar for a heavy metal version of a classic song, while other groups came together to play community favorites. Guests also had the opportunity to try taiko themselves and meet the drummers.

The Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center is located at the College Park campus of the University of Maryland. Parking is free in select lots on the weekends and public transport is also available to campus through metro busses, and the #104 campus shuttle from the metro station. Full directions and parking details are available here: http://theclarice.umd.edu/parking-and-directions

For more information, please call (202) 503-4587 or email [email protected]

Bitly link for google map: http://bit.ly/2jCLWzi

Events March 23, 2017 at 8:24 am

Night of Short Plays- "Less is More" at Capitol Hill Arts Workshop

It’s got everything……and increasingly nothing.
Less is More is a collection of short plays filled with stories of love, family, sex, death, fears, and even Kevin Bacon in space.What are we missing? Well, everything else. Each play takes away a major technical element until we’re left making theater in the dark.

Join us for:

Less is More
Stripped-down storytelling by the Coil Project

March 17, 18, 24, and 25 @ 8pm
Capitol Hill Arts Workshop
545 7th Street SE (Eastern Market)
Tickets available at thecoilproject.org

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Events March 21, 2017 at 7:58 pm

Easter Treasure Hunt

Hours: April 1 through April 16 ONLY. Daily 11am – 3pm – Close 5pm. Tours based on availability.
Where: The O Street Museum in The Mansion on O Street 2020 O Street N.W., DC
Tickets: $25/person – Online reservations are required
Reserve: http://www.omuseum.org/visit#tours

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.

Hurry! This hunt hops away after Easter Sunday.

Prizes for best Easter bonnet and decorated egg contest! (bring your decorated egg with you to enter.)

Explore our themed rooms and search for secret doors. Bring your own shopping bags. Everything is for sale! Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

Events March 20, 2017 at 2:42 pm

POV Live presents Allison Balanc

Join us Friday, March 24th for a rooftop party with the jazzy-soul sounds mixed with early ‘90’s hip-hop and R&B beats of Allison Balanc. Doors open at POV at W Washington DC at 8 p.m.

Location:
W Washington DC
515 15th Street NW
Washington, DC

Events March 15, 2017 at 12:49 pm

D.C. Meet and Greet Damian Kidd for Congress

I am Damian Kidd and I am running against Jason Chafffetz to represent Utah’s third congressional district. I will be available to meet with D.C. residents for a meet and greet/town hall event on Friday evening(3/17) from 5-8pm at the Key Bridge Marriott, 1401 Lee Highway, Arlington, VA Virginia

Mr. Chaffetz is losing credibility and support at home and in Washington, D.C. He has ignored the principles of limiting federal government in local affairs and local self-determination. We embrace these principles here in Utah.

When in Congress I pledge to never meddle in DC affairs and to be vocal against any congressman/woman who does.

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/dc-meet-and-greet-damian-kidd-for-congress-tickets-32888614732?ref=enivtefor001&invite=MTE2NzgzMTUvZGFtaWFud2tpZGRAaWNsb3VkLmNvbS8w&utm_source=eb_email&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=inviteformalv2&utm_term=attend

Events March 14, 2017 at 2:08 pm

Juris Prudence Kids Mock Trial Academy: Sat, 3/18

The Juris Prudence Academy is a one of a kind legal educational program for kids ages 8-12 hosted in Washington, D.C. The Academy is held on a college campus and will allow your child to learn in a real college classroom! The 90 minute workshop will teach academy students basic legal principles in a collaborative setting. Tickets can be purchased at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/juris-prudence-kids-mock-trial-academy-tickets-31475891238.

The academy will be guided by a lawyer, and students will participate in a mock trial, applying the principles they have learned in the workshop. Mock trial topics are ones that will be interesting to children, such as the following:

-Should Kids Have the Right to Vote?
-Should Kids be Allowed to Drive at a Younger Age?
-Should School Recess Be Longer?
-Should Kids Have School on Saturdays?

Please email [email protected] for more information.

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Events March 12, 2017 at 2:04 pm

Easter Lunch & Tour

Easter Lunch & Tour

When: April 16,2017 — 12pm – 3:30pm
Where: The Mansion on O Street 2020 O Street N.W., DC
Price: $75/person – Discounts for children under 12 – Kids under 5 are FREE!
Online reservations are required: http://www.omansion.com/easter

Don your favorite Easter bonnet and celebrate spring with lunch at the Mansion! Dine on delicious Easter favorites — Menu includes plenty of vegan & vegetarian options.

Visit includes a self-guided tour — after you eat — of our themed rooms and secret doors, signed guitars, memorabilia, art and more.

Prizes for best easter bonnet and decorated egg contest! (bring your decorated egg with you to enter.)

Bring your own shopping bags everything is for sale

Events March 7, 2017 at 11:49 am

Write supportive postcards for transgender teens in the District on March 18

Are you as pissed off about the “bathroom guidance” being rolled out as I am? Do you want to support transgender youth in DC (and North Carolina)? Come to Share Some Love on March 18 at The Lemon Bowl in Park View; drop in any time 3:30-5:30 to write one or more postcards, which will be collected and mailed to SMYAL in Washington, DC and Time Out Youth in Charlotte, NC. This event is free (donations gratefully accepted). More details and RSVP here:
Share Some Love

Events March 4, 2017 at 12:21 pm

Movers for a very small job (get couch from storage)

Can someone recommend movers for a very small (1-2 hour) job? We have a couch in storage that we want moved to our house. We want it placed upstairs, and it’s a tricky space that I expect will be difficult. Because of that, I’d prefer to use movers that are licensed and insured (as opposed to Task Rabbit, etc.) Thanks for any ideas!

Events March 3, 2017 at 11:37 am

YPT’s 2017 Giving Voice Award Gala

Young Playwrights’ Theater’s Giving Voice Award Gala celebrates our students and community, while raising funds to bring free arts education programming to students across Greater Washington! On March 18, YPT looks forward to honoring acclaimed playwright Branden Jacobs-Jenkins with our Giving Voice Award and former Secretary of Education John B. King with our Visionary Leader Award.

YPT’s annual gala delights guests with our signature brand of eclectic elegance, and features an open bar, DJ and dance floor, silent auction and this year, we will live auction a pair of tickets to “Hamilton: An American Musical” in New York City. Join us on Saturday, March 18, as we raise a glass to 22 years of young voices!

Saturday, March 18
7-11 pm
Josephine Butler Parks Center
2437 15th Street NW
To purchase tickets, visit: tinyurl.com/givingvoice17

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Events February 22, 2017 at 7:40 am

Finding the Magic – Special Event for Children & Adults

There is magic in our world … but as we grow older and the wonder gloss fades from our eyes it can become harder and harder for us to see this magic. No matter how old or young you are, join us for this special family event as we learn to restore our youthful vision and find the magic that is waiting for each of us. Nothing will be quite the same again. Real magic is contagious. (This program is recommended for adults and children age 8 and older, Children must be accompanied by an adult).

Saturday, February 25th, 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM. Meditation Museum, 9525 Georgia Avenue, Suite 101, Silver Spring, MD. Free Event – Contributions Appreciated. RSVP at http://www.meditationmuseum.org/meditation-events.

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Events February 11, 2017 at 2:35 pm

Self Guided Tour of O Street Museum in The Mansion on O Street

Where: O Street Museum in The Mansion on O Street 2020 O Street N.W. – Dupont Circle
When: Daily: 11 – 3 (closes at 5pm) — based on availability
Prices: $15/per
Tickets: Advanced on-line reservations required for admission
http://www.omuseum.org/visit#tours

Create your own adventure when you explore The O Street Museum and its collections. Tour through the themed rooms and search for secret doors, signed guitars (over 60 to find), memorabilia, art and much more on this one-of-a-kind journey.

O Street Highlights!
• Themed rooms & secret doors to explore
• Unique architecture & decor
• 16 kitchens, 32 bathrooms
• Original Tiffany windows
• A two story Log Cabin, John Lennon Suite & Safari Room
• Wine cellar (find the secret door)
• More than 20,000 books
• Sculpture, photographs, paintings & more!

Bring your own shopping bags. Everything is for sale!

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Events February 3, 2017 at 10:03 am

FREE Post-Truth Comedy Game Show @ The Fridge [February 17]

WHAT
It’s official people: we live in the post-truth era. Look it up, I’ll wait. So how do you determine what’s real and what isn’t? How do you sift through the information overload? Well, here’s a good place to start. We’ve got six highly knowledgeable and funny people. Each of them is going to inform you a little bit on ten different topics. You, the audience, decide what’s reality and what’s horse bologna. If you guess correctly, they have to face the consequences. And you can bet the stakes will be high.

Hosted by Pete Musto

Featuring the combined brain power of:
Natalie McGill
Kevin Tit
Alyssa A. Cowan
W. Cody Skinner
Michelle Martin, MD

AND IT’S FREE!!!!!!!!!!

WHEN
Friday, February 17
Doors 8pm
Show 8:30pm

WHERE
The Fridge
516 8th St SE, Rear alley
Washington, DC 20003

RESERVE A SPOT
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/free-post-truth-comedy-game-show-the-fridge-dc-tickets-31752927862?utm-medium=discovery&utm-campaign=social&utm-content=attendeeshare&aff=escb&utm-source=cp&utm-term=listing

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Events February 1, 2017 at 10:33 am

Charging Electric Cars for Street Parkers

Hi,

We live in Brookland and only have access to street parking in front of our house. I’d like to buy a little electric car like a Nissan Leaf, but I’m not sure how I’d charge it. Is anyone aware of a city program to make car charging easier? Does anyone have an electric car and charge it somewhere other than through their garage?

Thanks!

Brandon

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