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Hello PoP fans! It’s Amy from Free in DC happy to be guest posting here for the third week. Hope you all have been enjoying this new feature. I’m psyched to share with you low cost and free things happening in DC each Thursday for this eve through the weekend. Lots of great things going on tonight and this weekend is also looking pretty good. Hope you enjoy some  Here are some things for you to choose from this eve and this weekend!

Tonight, so much to choose from! Happy Hour at ChurcKey on 14th St hosted by Going Out Gurus, 5:00pm – 7:00pm, free food, drink specials and prizes, be sure to see post for special details. Smith Farm hosts a free Talk on the Connection between Smell, Emotions and Health from 6:30pm – 8:30pm. Free Ballroom Dance Class at Ebenezer’s near Union Station from 7:00pm – 9:30pm. Film Screening of 10 Shorts from Quebec at Letelier in Georgetown, 7:00pm, not free but reasonable. My personal pick for tonight is Synetic Theater’s Pay-What-You-Can performance of Kafka’s Metamorphosis at 8:00pm. These guys are pretty spectacular, if you haven’t seen them before this would be a great chance to experience Synetic’s surreal style of physical theater. I suggest getting there early to be sure you get in.

During the day this weekend, you can learn more about the wonderful, free financial programs that CAAB offers DC residents at their Annual Free Financial Fair this Saturday from 10:00am – 2:00pm at the Reeves Center, 14th & U St.  You can also check out the National Cherry Blossom Parade on Saturday from 10:00am – Noon and the Street Festival from 11:00am – 6:00pm. Transformer hosts an Artist Talk with Mia Feuer Saturday at 4:00pm and you can check out Politics and Prose for a local author event at 6:00pm. Sunday is full of music with the Washington National Opera Young Artists performing at SAAM at 2:00pm and the Washington Philharmonic and NoVA Chorus of Alexandria perform Italian Opera Choruses at The Church of the Epiphany at 3:00pm, both events are Free!

During the eves this weekend, you can check out some Civilian Art Projects on 7th St for the Art Opening of Premium by Trevor Young on Friday from 7:00pm – 9:00pm and more art on Saturday when the newest gallery on H St, NE, City Gallery hosts their first solo show Magical Realism by Gina Clapp from 6:00pm – 9:00pm. You can also hop over to The Fridge for the Opening of Black in Black on Saturday night from 7:00pm – 11:00pm. On the music front, the super talented local kids from Power Pirate, DC’s youngest electronic rock band, release their debut CD, Plane Ticket. Power Pirate performs an early, all ages show at U St Music Hall on Saturday night at 7:00pm.

More music on Sunday night at the National Gallery of Art at 6:30pm with a Free Concert by the Del Sol String Quartet. You can also stop by the weekly dhana, donation based, Insight Meditation class offered by IMCW at All Souls on 16th & Harvard or check out BloomBars “Seed the Sound Sundays” for some live from 8:00pm – 10:30pm.

Whatever you do, hope you all have a super weekend!

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