Thursday Mar 22 - Mar 24 @ 12:00 AM
2018 NAEA National Convention
National Art Education Association – The NAEA National Convention is an annual event providing substantive professional development services that include the advancement of knowledge in all sessions, events, and activities for the purpose of improving visual arts instruction in American schools. As such, it is the world's largest art education convention.
Thursday Mar 22 @ 5:30 PM
3rd Annual STEM Fair Expo
San Miguel School Washington DC – Join us for our 3rd Annual STEM Fair Expo! Take a tour of the top 20 STEM projects and cast your vote for the best 3! The gallery will close and voting will end at 7:15. Winners will be announced at 7:20. Light refreshments will be provided! (Open House–come when you can, stay as long as you want)
Thursday Mar 22 @ 7:00 PM
2018 Lit Up Ball: Darkly Ever After
Arlington VA Public Library – Join us for the 2018 Lit Up Ball, a fancy dress and literary-themed social event for adults. This year’s theme is "Fairy Tales: Darkly Ever After." The 2018 Lit Up Ball will feature: - Prizes awarded for the best fairy tale inspired attire (costumes are optional) - Live music from Tongue in Cheek Jazz Band - Light appetizers and dessert - Drinks available for purchase with cash or credit Presented by the Friends of the Arlington Public Library. Early Bird tickets (until February 14) are $30 each. On February 15, tickets go up to $40 each.
Thursday Mar 22 - Mar 23 @ 8:00 PM
Love in the Time of Coloring
Capital Fringe – Heather Frank, singer, storyteller, and early adaptor makes her solo cabaret debut at Capital Fringe. This new work explores romance and desire in the age of smart phones, fidget spinners, microagressions and coloring books for grownups. Frank and music director Jeff Hamlin use songs from the Great American Songbook as well as selections from current composers to illustrate the human journey from distraction to attraction to satisfaction – and back again. Logan Fringe Arts bar opens 1 hour before each performance.
Friday Mar 23 - Mar 25 @ 12:00 PM
Pure Power Teacher Training with Jessie
YogaWorks Fairfax – Pure Power is a continued education teacher training program. It is a vinyasa style class with hand weights. Pure Power is a total body workshop, that sculpts the body with strength training, cardio, yoga and core work in a one hour class! March 23rd-25th, 2018 Tuition: $399, $100 deposit, balance due March 22 Day One: 12:00pm-1:00pm: Pure Power Class (open to the public) 3:00pm-7:00pm Training and lecture Day Two: 12:00pm-1:00pm: Pure Power Class (open to the public) 10:00am-4:00pm: Training and lecture Day Three: 12:00pm-1:00pm: Pure Power Class (open to the public) 10:00am-4:00pm: Training and lecture
Friday Mar 23 @ 7:00 PM
March for Our Lives: Interfaith Prayer Vigil
Washington National Cathedral – Join us at Washington National Cathedral for an evening of prayer, song and testimony for the thousands of young people descending on Washington, DC for the March for Our Lives to demand an end gun violence. Students and leaders from many faith traditions will lead this prayer service recognizing the breadth of trauma caused by gun violence, including community shootings, school massacres, suicide, and related traumas. In prayer and song, this gathering will honor those we have lost, acknowledge the pain we carry, and lift up the need for healing for ourselves and our country. Together, we will call on the spirit of hope and love to carry us forward. If you would like to volunteer for the service, please email firstname.lastname@example.org with your name, your faith tradition, your home city, and a sentence or two about why this is important to you. Registration requested. Limited bus parking available; buses MUST register in order to be eligible for bus parking.
Saturday Mar 24 - Mar 25 @ 10:00 AM
Reiki Jin Kei Do Second Degree Seminar
Be Here Now Yoga, Healing and Wellness – Presented by Marco Piñeyro, Sherri Piñeyro, Christine Tran, and Reiki Jin Kei Do Master Teachers, Anne Aden & Stella Koch This seminar is open to First-Degree Reiki Jin Kei Do Students! Reiki is well known for helping to reduce pain and promote recovery from injuries, illness, disease, and depression. Reiki can also help to maintain a state of inner balance and wellness on all levels of the mind, body, spirit, and emotions. Reiki compliments all traditional and complimentary healing methods. Second Degree Reiki is a stronger vibrational energy than First Degree. Where First degree is a warm, gentle energy that radiates from the entire hand; Second degree is an intense source of energy that “shoots” from the palm chakra and “magic sword” fingers. Second Degree Reiki provides the student three sacred Reiki symbols and teaches distant or absentia healing. This level of energy enhances the development of one’s intuitive powers while also providing a viable method for helping others with their emotional or mental issues. The Second Degree training will consist of: • Receiving two energy attunements to raise the vibration of the crown and palm chakras. • Learning and practicing the three sacred Reiki symbols. • Learning the lying-down treatment protocol. • Learning how to help others in their emotional healing process. • Deeper concepts of meditation and Qigong. • Learning distant healing techniques. • Learning the responsibilities of becoming a Reiki practitioner. Tuition is $300 with pre-registration of $100 required (non-refundable).
Saturday Mar 24 @ 11:00 AM
March for Our Lives
Secular Student Alliance – March For Our Lives is a movement dedicated to student-led activism around ending gun violence and the epidemic of mass shootings in our schools. On March 24, we will take to the streets to demand that our safety become a priority. Join members of the Secular Student Alliance, students, teachers, parents and allies from across the nation as we “march for our lives” to rally for increased gun control and school safety measures.
Saturday Mar 24 @ 12:00 PM
Diva Central Event
Reston Community Center – RCC Lake Anne • FREE • Drop-in • 12 – 18 Years Old This incredible one-day event is open to any current middle school and high school student who is in need of a formal dress, shoes, jewelry and other accessories. Everything is absolutely FREE. Limit: one outfit per person.
Saturday Mar 24 @ 1:30 PM
Introduction to Yoga
East Meets West Yoga Center – Have you always wanted to try yoga but been too intimidated to start? Has a significant other encouraged you to try yoga for its health / mental / physical benefits? Do you feel like you’re not flexible or strong or coordinated enough? Or you don’t know where to start? Are you too nervous to try yoga for the first time in a group class surrounded by experienced yogis? Then this is the Workshop for YOU! Yoga is an ancient system of physical and mental practices designed to bring harmony and balance to body, mind and spirit and lead us to a sense of greater peace and well-being in our lives. Our Intro to Yoga Workshop has been specifically developed for people of all ages and physical abilities who have little or no yoga experience. This small-class setting is an ideal way to learn the fundamentals of a safe, healthy yoga practice in a comfortable and safe, non-judgmental environment. In this workshop we will explore basic yogic breathing, physical postures and relaxation. During the workshop we will: Find out what yoga is all about and how it can benefit you Explore the basics of a traditional yoga practice in a safe, small-workshop environment with similar first-time students. Discover the physical and mental benefits of a yoga practice. Begin the process of strengthening your body and mind. Led by East Meets West teacher, David Miller, our Intro to Yoga Workshop will acquaint you with the basic concepts of a complete yoga practice, including: Brief Intro to Philosophy Yoga Postures / Movements Breathing techniques that integrate with our yoga movements Guided Relaxation / Meditation Saturday, March 24 1:30 - 3:30 pm $20.00 preregistered; $25.00 at the door BRING A FRIEND FOR FREE!
Sunday Mar 25 @ 5:00 PM
Sabering Reception with Sparkling Wine & Austrian Wine Dinner
Trummer's On Main – POP UP EVENT SUNDAY! Want to learn a new party trick while tasting delicious sparkling wine and nibbling on hors d'oeuvres paired to the wines? Come learn how to saber bottles of sparkling wine with sommelier Nicole Bernard and Austrian Wine Importer, Klaus Wittauer. The reception will be a fun social event giving you the opportunity to saber your own bottle while tasting 3 different sparkling wines paired to 3 different hors d'oeuvres. The reception is $45/person including wines, hors d'oeuvres and gratuity. Hors D'oeuvres & Wine Pairings Beets with goat cheese Hillinger Secco Chilled White Asparagus Soup Steininger Gruner Veltliner Sekt Merrguez Spiced Lamb Meatballs Steininger Zweigelt Sekt Continue the experience as we transition to the dining room for a jovial four course dinner paired to Austrian Wines. Nicole & Klaus will present the wines with the dinner by Executive Chef Jon Cropf and Pastry Chef Meagan Tighe. To include the dinner in your experience the price is $118. This price includes the Sabering Sparkling Wine Reception, 3 sparkling wines paired to 3 passed hors d'oeuvres and a 4 course dinner paired to 4 wines. Gratuity also included. Menu: 1st Course New England Clam Chowder smoked bacon | gold potatoes | parsley Heinrich Hartl Rotgipfler, Thermonregion 2nd Course Grilled Romaine Lettuce caesar dressing | parmesan crackers | black pepper Mittelbach Zweierthaler (Gemischter Satz), Wachau 3rd Course Roasted South Carolina Poussin panzanella | marcona almonds | green grapes | white gazpacho Anton Bauer Wagram Cuvee (Zweigelt, Blaufrankisch, Cab, Merlot) 4th Course Orange & Grand Marnier Soaked Baba whipped chantilly cream Steindorfer Cuvee Klaus Pinot Blanc Beerenauslese, Burgenland *Purchase your tickets today! *Wine Club members get a discount - email us to find out!
Sunday Mar 25 @ 5:30 PM
Joan Soriano Bachata Dance at Tropicalia
Tropicalia – ATTENTION!: Legendary "Duke of Bachata" JOAN SORIANO comes to DC for a rare performance in an intimate dance setting. Sunday, March 25th @ Tropicalia, 2001 14th St., NW 5:30PM Doors open / 6-7PM: Dance lessons by world renowned bachata teachers Edwin Ferreras & Dakota Romero 7:15-10PM Performance & dancing Tickets: Door $25 / Advance $20 Buy here: https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3319105 Born in the rural countryside near Santo Domingo in the Dominican Republic, Joan Soriano infuses steel string bachata with equal parts romance and grit. He is the star of Adam Taub’s, The Duke of Bachata, was featured in Alex Wolfe’s critically acclaimed documentary, Santo Domingo Blues, and is on The Rough Guide’s Bachata compilation. Bachata is essential to Dominican culture and draws upon a variety of influences from Africa, Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean. A practitioner of palo and gaga, Joan Soriano blends Afro-Dominican sacred traditions with bachata, imparting his music with down to earth spirit and danceability. Joan preserves bachata’s roots and expands on them. He is a rare combination of new and authentic. We are also fortunate that Edwin Ferreras and Dakota Romero, world renowned Bachata dance teachers from New York CIty, will be giving a dance lesson from 6PM to 7PM. http://areitoarts.com Nacido en el campo, cerca de Santo Domingo, República Dominicana, Joan Soriano mezcla bachata de cuerda con partes iguales de romance y pasión. Él es la estrella de Adam Taub, El duque de la Bachata, que apareció en el aclamado documental de Alex Wolfe, Santo Domingo Blues, y está en la compilación de Bachata de The Rough Guide. La Bachata es esencial para la cultura dominicana y se basa en una variedad de influencias de África, Europa, América Latina y el Caribe. Practicante de palo y gaga, Joan Soriano combina las tradiciones sagradas de los afro-dominicanos con la bachata, impartiendo a su música un espíritu pragmático y de baile. Joan conserva las raíces de la bachata y se expande sobre ellas. Él es una combinación única, entre nuevo y auténtico.
Monday Mar 26 @ 12:00 PM
Carving Out the Commons event at the GWU Museum
University of Minnesota Press – Amanda Huron will be at the George Washington University Museum on Monday, March 26 at noon for a reading and signing of her new book, Carving Out the Commons: Tenant Organizing and Housing Cooperatives in Washington, D.C. Carving Out the Commons theorizes the practice of urban “commoning” in Washington, D.C., through an investigation of the city’s limited-equity housing cooperatives. It asks whether a commons can work in a city where land and resources are scarce and how strangers who may not share a past or future come together to create commonly held spaces in the midst of capitalism. "Through interviews and historical research, Amanda Huron gives us an in-depth description of the formation of a housing cooperative in Washington, D.C. in the ’70s and develops a theoretical structure enabling us to generalize this experience to other cities. It is an incisive book that speaks to a vital issue in contemporary politics and social theory."—Silvia Federici, author of Caliban and the Witch: Women, the Body and Primitive Accumulation "Amanda Huron illuminates new ways of thinking what social justice in the city can look like. Her writing is rigorous yet upholds the dignity of the people she studies and their attempts to stake out a right to their city. Carving Out the Commons will be a go-to both for academics and organizers in the coming years."—James Tracy, author of Dispatches Against Displacement: Field Notes from San Francisco's Housing Wars Read more about the book here: http://www.upress.umn.edu/book-division/books/carving-out-the-commons.
Tuesday Mar 27 @ 3:00 PM
Public Health Career Fair
GW Center for Career Services – Connect with public health employers and learn about opportunities in the public health field! RSVP in Handshake: gwu.joinhandshake.com For more info, please email email@example.com.
Tuesday Mar 27 @ 4:00 PM
After School Hangout: Game Club
DC Public Library – Attention, gamers: Come to Game Club to learn fun new board and card games, like "Happy Birthday" or "Phase 10," and play some old favorites, too. This program is designed for ages 6-12.
Tuesday Mar 27 @ 6:00 PM
SciCafe: The Future of Assessing and Treating TBI
National Museum of Health and Medicine – March Medical Museum Science Café Looking Ahead: The Future of Assessing and Treating Traumatic Brain Injury Join subject matter experts/scientists from the Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center for a review of how far we've come and where we are going with assessing and treating Traumatic Brain Injury. You will learn about and see innovative devices and techniques to include neurocognitive assessment tools, vision/ocular assessment devices, portable brain assessment devices, and biomarker research. Cost: FREE! Open to the public. No RSVP required. Contact: Call (301) 319-3303 or email USArmy.Detrick.MEDCOM-USAMRMC.List.Medical-Museum@mail.mil Request ADA accommodations five business days in advance at (301) 319-3303 or by email to: USArmy.Detrick.MEDCOM-USAMRMC.List.Medical-Museum@mail.mil. **NMHM events are subject to change. Follow NMHM on Facebook and Twitter for updates.
Wednesday Mar 28 @ 6:00 PM
Free LSAT Logic Games Workshop at American University
Blueprint LSAT Preparation – Come join us on Wednesday, March 28th, at American University - Room TBD. American's Mock Trial Team and Blueprint LSAT Prep will be hosting a free workshop on the most intimidating section of the Law School Admission Test: Logic Games. Our LSAT expert Joe Pileri will introduce some key techniques for tackling questions and different ways to approach the Law School Admission Test! You don't want to miss this great opportunity to discuss all things LSAT related! Come hungry and bring a friend; pizza will be provided! All attendees will receive a discount code for $300 off a Blueprint classroom course. Interested in attending this event? Be sure to RSVP by clicking "Find Tickets", to secure your spot and to receive your discount for Blueprint's classroom course!
Wednesday Mar 28 @ 7:00 PM
Sarah B. Snyder | From Selma to Moscow
Politics and Prose Bookstore – Snyder’s ground-breaking study of 1960s civil rights activism argues that the movement had as great an impact on the nation’s foreign policy as it did on domestic issues. Snyder, who teaches at American University’s School of International Service, shows that as Americans became more sensitized to questions of social justice in this country, they began to demand it for people in other countries, too. Looking specifically at how Americans responded to repression in the Soviet Union, racial discrimination in Southern Rhodesia, and authoritarianism in South Korea, Snyder traces a direct line from 1960s social movements to agitation that resulted in legislation to curb military and economic assistance to repressive governments, created institutions to monitor human rights around the world, and enshrined human rights in U.S. foreign-policy making. This event is free to attend with no reservation required. Seating is available on a first come, first served basis.
Wednesday Mar 28 @ 7:30 PM
Stand-up Class Graduation (March 28)
The DC Improv Comedy Club – TICKETS: $10 PERFORMERS: Susan Hawkins, Stephanie Stassi, Jake Hallman, RichJ Lucas, Colleen Brown, Jackie Olsa, Dawn Victoria, Robert Lucy, Kurt Berning, Andrea Mosee, Peter Martinson, Kim Lockhart, Pia Jensen, Tom Jorts The DC Improv Comedy School is proud to present the "Five Minutes to Funny" Graduation Showcase. After four weeks of comedy school, freshly minted comics head to the Improv stage to showcase what they learned. Teacher Chris Coccia hosts what's sure to be a funny and memorable evening for everyone involved.
Thursday Mar 29 - Mar 30 @ 9:00 AM
The New Nurse Managers Workshop: Your Roadmap to Success
American Nurses Association – This 2-day workshop will give nurse managers a complete guide on what they need to know and how they can implement those skills to successfully manage the litany of concerns they face in their jobs on a day-to-day basis. From communication and leadership skills to financial, staffing, and nurse fatigue education, this hands-on workshop will give new nurses the skills they need to succeed in these new roles.