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Brick Penguin Sketch Comedy Show

DC Arts Center

2438 18th St NW

Washington, D.C. 20009 Map

Event Info

Whether you’re in your Red, 1989, or Reputation Era, this high-energy, live sketch show from decade+ sketch comedy veterans Brick Penguin has something for you. And if you hate Taylor Swift, then, fine, because she won’t be there.

But like Taylor, we’ll be channeling the eras as we bring you wild characters in sketches about ice cream samples, the Purge, tampons, and more. So give yourself some good Karma and buy a ticket! We’ve got a Blank Space in the audience just for you, and who knows, this show might just live up to you Wildest Dreams. Plus, we’re gonna have Bad Blood if you skip it. So…Ready for It?

Sunday, March 3
Monday, March 4
Tuesday, March 5
Wednesday, March 6
Thursday, March 7
March 7 7:00pm - 9:00pm

DC Young Professional Singles Happy Hour

Johnny Pistolas

2333 18th St NW

Washington, D.C. 20009 Map

Event Info

Join us for an amazing evening of mingling and connecting with other singles in the DC area! Your ticket purschase comes with a free beer or rail cocktail. Whether you’re looking for new friends, a potential partner, or simply want to expand your professional network, this event is perfect for you! Don’t miss out on this exciting opportunity to meet like-minded individuals in a relaxed and casual atmosphere. Come prepared to have a great time, make lasting connections, and maybe even find that special someone. We can’t wait to see you there!

March 7 7:00pm - 9:30pm

DC 20’s & 30’s Singles Happy Hour

Penn Social DC

801 E St NW

Washington DC, D.C. 20004 Map

Event Info

Singles on Socials is partnering with Volo DC to bring you a fun evening at Penn Social in Washington, DC! January’s sold out singles singles happy hour was so much fun with 150+ people, we’re back to throw another! Meet DC’s most eligible singles in the area and enjoy tasty drinks and good company. Swing by for some fun and flirty competition of cornhole, skeeball, and other fun games. Don’t miss out, tickets will sell out as we expect this to be our largest event yet!

*Women: Nervous to come alone? We got you. Women only will be able to come early to the event (6:30-7) to grab a drink make friends, and find a wing woman for the night.

Specials:

$4 Gansett & $18 Pitchers
$5 Truly
$9 Lemon Drop Champagne Martini
$.75 Wing Night (No to-go) from 7-10 pm

Follow us on IG for updates: SinglesonSocials_DC

Friday, March 8
Saturday, March 9
March 9 1:00pm - 5:00pm

Demo Day

7DrumCity

1506 North Capitol St NW

Washington DC, D.C. 20002 Map

Sunday, March 10
March 10 12:00pm - 2:00pm

History of Tenant Rights: DC Walking Tour

Columbia Heights Civic Plaza

1400 Park Rd. NW

Washington, D.C. 20009 Map

Event Info

The History of Tenant Rights: DC Walking Tour, starting at 1:00 pm on Sunday, March 10, 2024 at Columbia Heights Civic Plaza in DC, will be a neighborhood walking tour exploring the past, present, and future of tenant rights in the area. The Tour will visit 3 sites around Columbia Heights connected to the history of how tenants came together to demand rent control, better housing conditions, buy the buildings from their landlord and form cooperatives, organize tenant unions, and exercise their power to get the DC Council to pass the Tenant Opportunity to Purchase (TOPA) Act. The Walking Tour will be led by Professor Amanda Huron, organizers with the Stomp Out Slumlords campaign, and current tenants in Columbia Heights -drawing from peoples’ personal experience organizing as tenants and on original research on DC social movements. The Walking Tour will connect attendees with information on what rights they have as tenants, and to contemporary education and organizing in the DMV through Metro DC DSA and Stomp Out Slumlords. Make sure to sign up here: https://forms.gle/s8Wft4fBTutYxJKh6

The tour will meet in the center of Columbia Heights Civic Plaza at 1:00 p.m., and the tour will adjourn at 2:45 p.m. around the intersection of Sherman St. NW and Lamont St. NW after ~ 2 miles of walking – followed by a happy hour afterward at Midlands Tavern. We will provide snacks and water on the tour. The Walking Tour is hosted by Metro DC DSA’s Political Education Working Group and Stomp Out Slumlords campaign. Make sure to sign up in advance for weather notices and reminders: https://forms.gle/s8Wft4fBTutYxJKh6

March 10 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Neuroscience & Art Salon – Brain Awareness Week

Cleveland Park Public Library

3310 Connecticut Avenue, NW

Washington, D.C. 20008 Map

Event Info

Explore the marvels of the mind with a free Neuroscience and Art Salon on March 10, 2024.

To kick off Brain Awareness Week, all are invited to join neuroscientist and artist Jaya Viswanathan and award-winning journalist Kate Woodsome in an expansive conversation as they explore sensory systems across the animal kingdom as well as how art and science can enhance mental health.

This is a free public discussion held as part of Brain Awareness Week, a global outreach effort supported by the Dana Foundation to foster an enthusiasm for neuroscience. Talk begins at 3 p.m. on March 10 at Cleveland Park Library. Doors open at 2:30 p.m.

Dr. Jaya Viswanathan is a neuroscientist and artist whose research has explored how brains interpret the world through vision and audition. She has also written and illustrated Baby Senses: A Sensory Neuroscience Primer for All Ages, a picture book designed to excite curiosity among children and adults in neuroscience. Dr. Viswanathan earned her PhD in Cognitive Neuroscience from the University of Toulouse, France, and currently works as a contractor supporting programmatic efforts focused on Alzheimer’s at the National Institute on Aging. She serves as the Programs Chair for the Alliance for Women’s Alzheimer’s Researchers (AWARE) and as a Neuronline Community Leader for the Society for Neuroscience.

Kate Woodsome is an independent journalist and documentary filmmaker whose work explores the connection between our mental health and the health of our democracy. Most recently with the Washington Post, she pioneered a mental health column and was part of the team that received the 2022 Pulitzer Prize for Public Service for coverage of the January 6, 2021 U.S. Capitol attack.

To learn more about the speakers, please visit www.babysensesbook.com and www.katewoodsome.net.

For inquiries, please contact Dr. Viswanathan at [email protected]

Monday, March 11
Tuesday, March 12
Wednesday, March 13
March 13 8:00pm - 11:00pm

Aidan Leclaire Band in Concert

Songbyrd Music House

540 Penn St NE

Washington, D.C. 20002 Map

Event Info

Local musician, Aidan Leclaire and his band will headline a night of rockin’ show by local bands at the iconic music venue, Songbyrd Music House.

March 13 6:00pm - 9:00pm

Open House Reception

Monko Weed Dispensary Washington DC

444 K St NW

Washington, D.C. 20001 Map

March 13 6:30pm - 12:00am

The Coronas

The Atlantis

2047 9th Street NW

Washington DC, D.C. 20001 Map

Thursday, March 14
March 14 6:30pm - 12:00am

The Coronas

The Atlantis

2047 9th Street NW

Washington DC, D.C. 20001 Map

Friday, March 15
Saturday, March 16
March 16 7:00pm - 10:00pm

Engineers Without Borders DC 2024 Gala

Chaplin's Restaurant

1501 9th St NW

Washington, D.C. 20001 Map

Event Info

Engineers Without Borders (EWB) USA supports community-driven development programs worldwide by collaborating with local partners to design and implement sustainable engineering projects, while creating transformative experiences and responsible leaders.

The Washington DC Professionals chapter spreads the mission and vision of EWB-USA by working on sustainable engineering projects like water distribution in Peru, safe bridge crossings in Sierra Leone, a community center in Panama, and at community garden at home in Washington DC!

Join us for a fun evening to celebrate the successes of the past year and support our work for the year to come. It’s the highlight of the year for us, and we would love to see you there. Come for drinks, canape, a silent auction and more!

Tickets are $100.

Buy Tickets here: https://support.ewb-usa.org/event/engineers-without-borders-dc-2024-gala/e557831

Find out more about our work here: https://www.ewb-dc.org/

March 16 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Whim n’ Rhythm

Politics and Prose

5015 Connecticut Avenue Northwest

Washington, D.C. 20008 Map

Sunday, March 17
Monday, March 18
Tuesday, March 19
Wednesday, March 20
March 20 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Game of Thrones Trivia Night at Johnny Pistolas

Johnny Pistolas

2333 18th St NW

Washington, D.C. 20009 Map

Event Info

Join us for an amazing night of Game of Thrones trivia! Gather your fellow Westerosi enthusiasts and test your knowledge with other fans. We’ll have drink specials and plenty of food to go around!

With questions ranging from the politics of King’s Landing to the mysteries of the lands beyond the Narrow Sea, every round will transport you deeper into the intricate web of alliances and rivalries that define the world of Game of Thrones. Will your team rise as champions, claiming the Iron Throne of trivia supremacy, or will you find yourself outwitted and cast into the dungeons of obscurity?

Join us at Johnny Pistolas for a night of revelry, camaraderie, and fierce competition, where winter may be coming, but the fire of your knowledge will burn bright.

March 20 7:30pm - 10:00pm

DC Sketchfest: A Washington DC Sketch Comedy Festival

DC Improv Comedy Club

1140 Connecticut Ave NW

Washington, D.C. 20036 Map

Event Info

DC Sketchfest, the inaugural sketch comedy festival in Washington DC, runs from March 20-23 with 22 acts and over 100 performers offering four days of shows and workshops. Hosted at the DC Improv Comedy Club and DC Arts Center, the annual event is organized by the local sketch comedy community, founded by Bad Medicine and Rails Comedy. Purchase tickets at https://www.dcsketchfest.com.

Thursday, March 21
March 21 7:00pm - 9:30pm

Opening Night: DC Environmental Film Festival

Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History

10th St. & Constitution Ave.

Washington, D.C. 20560 Map

Event Info

The 2024 DC Environmental Film Festival begins Thursday, March 21, at 7pm with the US Premiere screening of ANTARCTICA CALLING from Academy Award-winning director Luc Jacquet.

The Festival will continue through Saturday, March 30, offering dozens of screenings at venues across DC (many of them FREE and open to the public).

Friday, March 22
Saturday, March 23
March 23 8:00pm - 9:30pm

The Dawn of Peace – Music of The Civil War and The World Wars

First Congregational UCC – Live! at 10th & G

945 G Street NW

Washington, D.C. 20001 Map

Event Info

Join the Washington Men’s Camerata and Guest Director Scott Tucker for a stirring program of choral music centered on works from The Civil War and The World Wars, featuring pieces by Samuel Barber, Zoltán Kodály, Charles Gounod, Benjamin Britten, Joseph Gregorio, Byron Adams and others.

Tickets: $15, $25, & $60

For tickets, visit camerata.com or call (202) 364-1064.

All details subject to change.

Sunday, March 24
March 24 9:00am - 11:00pm

FONA Flowering 5K

U.S. National Arboretum

3501 New York Ave NE

Washington, D.C. 20002 Map

Monday, March 25
March 25 7:00pm - 12:00am

William Black

The 9:30 Club

815 V street NW

Washington DC, D.C. 20001 Map

Tuesday, March 26
March 26 7:00pm - 12:00am

William Black

The 9:30 Club

815 V street NW

Washington DC, D.C. 20001 Map

Wednesday, March 27
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