TODAY
    Wednesday Jan 17 @ 11:00 AM
George Mason University Patriots Womens Basketball vs. Richmond Women's Basketball
EagleBank Arena – Sale Dates and Times: Public Onsale : Fri, 27 Oct 2017 at 10:00 AM
 
TODAY
    Wednesday Jan 17 @ 12:00 PM
NOVA Campus Advocacy Training
National Organization for Victim Assistance – Calling all campus victim advocates! The National Organization for Victim Assistance (NOVA) is now accepting applications for the NOVA Campus Advocacy Training! Offered through NOVA’s National Advocacy Leadership Center (NALC), this unique, 20-hour, live, distance learning training will be offered January 17-Febrary 28, 2018 (every Wednesday from 12-3 pm EST). Graduates of this dynamic academy will be eligible to apply for professional credentialing through the National Advocate Credentialing Program (NACP)® as Campus Advocacy Specialists. Registration CLOSED! Email ncat@trynova.org to join our wait list. Learn MORE! https://app.etapestry.com/onlineforms/NationalOrganizationforVictim/ncatwinter2018.html
 
TODAY
    Wednesday Jan 17 @ 1:00 PM
Behind the Scenes with Universal Title and Movement Mortgage
KW Metro Center Arlington – Behind the Scenes with Universal Title and Movement Mortgage January 17th 1:00pm-2:00pm Please join Teresa Darnell, Universal Title and Kevin Schatz, Movement Mortgage for Understanding The Settlement Process. We will take a look behind the scenes to learn how the Mortgage and Title process works.
 
TODAY
    Wednesday Jan 17 @ 2:00 PM
Prepare to Care for Caregivers Workshop in Woodbridge
AARP Virginia – Caring for a loved one can be a rewarding experience, but it can also be challenging. No one is ever completely prepared for the job, especially since caregiving is often a long-term responsibility that may become more difficult over time. - Do you spend several hours a week or more helping a loved one with daily living – housework, driving, grocery shopping – medical care, or financial responsibilities? - Do you sometimes put the needs of your loved one in front of your own? - Are you overwhelmed with the responsibilities of caring for a loved one in your busy life? If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, chances are you could use help. AARP’s Prepare to Care workshop provides you with information and resources to help you better for yourself and the ones you love. In this workshop, participants will learn five steps every caregiver should take: How to Start the Conversation; Forming a Team; Making a Family Plan, Finding Support; and the importance of Caring for Yourself. AARP wants family caregivers to know there is support and resources out there that can help make this important work a little easier. They don’t have to do this on their own.
 
TODAY
    Wednesday Jan 17 @ 4:00 PM
Real Estate Information Exchange and Happy Hour
RE/MAX Gateway of the Washington DC Metro Area – It's a time to network and share with other agents in the area at the Real Estate Information Exchange! Share your listings, coming soon(s), and buyers needs at the REIX. Current hyper-local real estate market stats provided by Scott MacDonald & David Werfel. Market, Lending and Settlement updates!
 
TODAY
    Wednesday Jan 17 @ 4:00 PM
Kids Eat Free at Rams Head Tavern Savage Mill
Rams Head Tavern Savage Mill – Kids Eat Free at Rams Head Tavern Savage Mill
 
TODAY
    Wednesday Jan 17 @ 5:00 PM
Spring Student Organization Fair
GW Center for Student Engagement – Join us on Wednesday, January 17 from 5pm-7pm for the annual Spring Student Organization Fair. More than 230 student organizations will convene to share information and recruit new members. The fair is open to undergraduate and graduate students and will include student organizations of all types.
 
TODAY
    Wednesday Jan 17 @ 5:30 PM
Spalding Celebration Dinner & Auction Meeting
Archbishop Spalding High School
 
TODAY
    Wednesday Jan 17 @ 5:30 PM
JCCNV Widow/Widower Support Group in Herndon/Reston
Jewish Community Center of Northern Virginia – This FREE monthly support group is for anyone who has recently and not-so-recently lost a husband, wife, or partner. Join us for an open forum discussion with a focus on grief, bereavement and continuing on after great loss. FEE: Free For more information and to RSVP (recommended, but not required) contact Jennifer.Deangelis@jccnv.org, 703.537.3045. Dr. Rebecca Fleischer is facilitating A licensed clinical psychologist in Virginia since 1997, Dr. Fleischer currently practices in Fairfax, VA where she sees individuals, couples and families with a wide range of diagnostic and clinical concerns. Throughout her career she has facilitated many psychotherapy and support groups and understands the complex and often long-term consequences of losing one’s spouse. Dr. Fleischer holds a PhD in Clinical Psychology and an MS in Psychology from Yeshiva University and a BA from Emory University.
 
TODAY
    Wednesday Jan 17 @ 6:00 PM
Reflections on the first year of the Trump Presidency
Kenyon College Alumni Association - Washington, DC – The Kenyon College Regional Association of Washington D.C. and the Center for the Study of American Democracy invite you to join us for a discussion of the first year of the Trump Presidency. Panelists will include Professors John Elliott and Pam Jensen among others. Registration is $10 per person and can be found via the link above.
 
TODAY
    Wednesday Jan 17 @ 6:30 PM
Georgetown Hoyas Men's Basketball vs. Villanova Wildcats Men's Basketball
Capital One Arena – Sale Dates and Times: Public Onsale : Tue, 24 Oct 2017 at 10:00 AM
 
TODAY
    Wednesday Jan 17 @ 6:30 PM
All the Cycle Ladies' January Workshop (Strip-a-Bike)
Phoenix Bikes – For the first workshop of 2018, we are excited to bring back this popular "Strip-a-Bike" workshop based on the 1st lesson of Phoenix Bikes' Youth Earn-A-Bike program. In this workshop, you will get to get your hands dirty and, in small teams, strip all components off bikes down to the frame (without having to put it all back together!). No prior experience required! During this very hands on and interactive workshop, you will get a chance to brush up on your knowledge of bike anatomy, familiarize yourself with the names/how to use the many various bike repair tools, and simply get comfortable working on a bike without worry of making mistakes or doing damage to your own bike. Plus, you'll be helping Phoenix Bikes as all bikes used for this exercise need to be stripped down to the frame for proper recycling, and any usable parts reserved for our used part invetory. The workshop will run from 6:30-8:30pm at Phoenix Bikes. We will dive into this month's topic around 6:40pm. If you have any questions or issues you would like us to address about YOUR bike, feel free to use the beginning of the time do so. There may be time at the end as well. *Due to tremendous interest and limited shop space, this workshop is capped at 30 attendees so RSVP via Eventbrite is required (please only RSVP if you know you can make it so that others don't miss out). As always, our clinics are FREE and all female/female-identified cyclists of all experience levels are welcome.*
 
TODAY
    Wednesday Jan 17 @ 6:30 PM
Escape the Enemy with Navy SEAL Clint Emerson
International Spy Museum – When the world hands you a bad situation, Clint Emerson can give you the skills to be prepared. He should know. During his time as a Navy SEAL and JSOC Operator he was a violent nomad—someone who traveled the world employing his unique set of skills to support operations in hostile environments against high value targets. Join Emerson for a crash course in restraint defeat. He will help you discover how to pick locks, break out of handcuffs, and generally get away. You’ll receive a 10-piece lock-picking kit and practice padlock, so you can keep your newfound skills sharp when you return to your-hopefully- everyday ordinary life. Emerson is the author of 100 Deadly Skills: The SEAL Operative's Guide to Eluding Pursuers, Evading Capture, and Surviving Any Dangerous Situation--don’t miss this chance to learn from an actual special forces operator how to actively and creatively protect yourself.
 
TODAY
    Wednesday Jan 17 @ 6:30 PM
J-Film: La La La at Rock Bottom
Japan Information & Culture Center, Embassy of Japan – From the director of “Linda Linda Linda” and “The Drudgery Train”! Remembering you have nothing to be proud of in life is the hardest thing a man can face... Shigeo (29), an underdog who gets beaten into amnesia, goes through a desperate struggle to remember his own identity with the help of a lone teenager Kasumi (17) who lives with her demented grandfather alone. She finds his talent to sing and invites him to join her managing band as its lead vocal. Although he tries to start his new life, all the memory coming back to his mind is the dark past he wants to erase. Now, singing is the only thing he is left with to deal with the life he has remembered and will be living. Can they find a shred of happiness in life even after he remembers everything? Starring Subaru Shibutani, Fumi Nikaido
 
TODAY
    Wednesday Jan 17 @ 6:30 PM
2018 New Year, New Home with DC Open Doors !
DC Open Doors – Start the new year by learning how you can purchase a new home with DC Open Doors! Statistics prove that homebuyer education contributes to successful homeownership. Come out and learn how you can purchase your home in the District of Columbia using a DC Open Doors mortgage product. All DC Open Doors Homebuyers' Informational Sessions are FREE and co-hosted by the District of Columbia Housing Finance Agency, a Participating Lender and Realtor. This session's presenters are John Pyne, Intercoastal Mortgage Company and a realtor. DCHFA is a short walk from the U Street Cardoza metro station (green line) and there's free parking available in our garage accessible via the V Street NW side of the building.
 
TODAY
    Wednesday Jan 17 @ 6:30 PM
Jewish Perspectives of the NASA Space Program
Congregation Beth El, Bethesda, Maryland – All STEM professionals and other interested individuals are invited to join the STEM dinner on Wednesday, January 17 at 6:30pm. This dinner is free for everyone courtesy of the “Scientists in Synagogues” grant that the STEM Affinity Group was awarded. No need to be a scientist to attend. The speaker will be Art Fuchs who will discuss Jewish Perspectives of the NASA Space Program. Art Fuchs is a retired executive at NASA. He is former Program Manager of the First Hubble Repair Mission, Associate Director of Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC), and Director of Mission Operations and Data Systems at GSFC. Please RSVP for this free event to Geryl Baer at gbaer@bethelmc.org or 301-652-8569, ext. 352.
 
TODAY
    Wednesday Jan 17 @ 7:00 PM
Mary Lambert | Mal Blum at Songbyrd
Songbyrd Music House & Record Cafe – ON SALE 12/8! -- LiveNation Presents @ Songbyrd Music House Mary Lambert with Mal Blum Wednesday January 17, 2018 D: 7:00 // S: 8:00 PM -- In 2012, Mary Lambert was working three restaurant jobs when her life changed. An aspiring singer-songwriter, cellist, spoken word artist, and newly graduated with a Bachelors of Music Composition from Cornish College of the Arts, she had begun to establish herself around Seattle, performing slam poetry and fusing a talk-singing style into her intimate performances. She received a phone call from a friend who was working with Macklemore and Ryan Lewis on their debut album, The Heist. Macklemore and Lewis were struggling to write a chorus for their new song, a marriage-equality anthem, called “Same Love”. Lambert had three hours to write the hook, and the result was the transcendent chorus to Macklemore & Ryan Lewis’ triple-platinum hit “Same Love,” which Lambert wrote from her vantage point of being both a Christian and a lesbian. Writing and singing the hook led to two Grammy nominations for “Song Of The Year” and “Album Of The Year”, as well as the iconic performance alongside pop legend Madonna at the 2014 Grammys. Mary then signed with Capitol Records, where she released her debut album “Heart on My Sleeve” produced by Eric Rosse (Sara Bareilles, Tori Amos) and Benny Cassette (Kanye West). Her smash single, “Secrets” launched to No. 1 on the Billboard Dance charts, and was certified RIAA Gold in 2015. The New York Times called her debut album “refreshing and severely personal”. Mary Lambert isn’t your typical pop artist. Inspired by confessional folk singers as well as spoken-word performers, she is a brutally candid writer who deals directly in her art with her past traumas. Lambert was raised in an abusive home, attempted suicide at 17, turned to drugs and alcohol before being diagnosed with bipolar disorder, and survived multiple sexual assaults throughout her childhood. With that list of horrors, you wouldn’t expect Mary to be disarmingly joyful, but she charms effortlessly, and the effect on her audience is bewitching. She describes her performances as “safe spaces where crying is encouraged; My entire prerogative is about connection, about being present, and facilitating true catharsis. Also, fart jokes.” Mary Lambert’s latest EP, Bold. is her first release since leaving Capitol Records, and was fully funded through a Kickstarter campaign that raised $20,000 in 8 hours, and closed at $70,000 in a few short weeks. The response was a true testament to the passionate communities she represents. Lambert produced 3 of the 7 tracks herself, including a touching duet with her mom, Mary Kay Lambert. “Bold. is a queer pop EP about being unabashedly yourself. I think that we are in an era where embracing and loving your real, complex self is radical, and this collection of songs epitomizes that belief.” Bold. will be available worldwide on May 5th.
 
TODAY
    Wednesday Jan 17 @ 7:00 PM
DIY Mending Workshop
DC Public Library – Have a loose button or a popped seam you're not sure how to fix? Bring your (clean) garment to this workshop and learn how to repair it! We will provide know-how as well as a sewing machine, needles, thread, and limited notions.
 
TODAY
    Wednesday Jan 17 @ 7:00 PM
1968: The Year That Changed Everything
D.C. Socialists - ISO – "The Tet Offensive in Vietnam. The assassination of Martin Luther King. The French May. The Prague Spring. Black Power fists at the Olympics in Mexico City. Mayhem outside the Democratic convention in Chicago. Marching for civil rights in Northern Ireland." 50 years ago the entire world was on the brink of irreversible change. Join the International Socialist Organization for a discussion of 68. What brought about that electric year? And what does it teach us about the power of protest and organization today? For more on the topic, check out: https://socialistworker.org/2018/01/03/1968-the-year-that-changed-everything
 
TODAY
    Wednesday Jan 17 @ 7:00 PM
Paul Shapiro | Clean Meat
Politics and Prose Bookstore – This event takes place at The Wharf. Clean meat – real, actual meat grown from animal cells – is poised to revolutionize dinner and how we produce our food. Paul Shapiro of the Humane Society of the United States examines the next great scientific revolution and reveals the race to create and commercialize safe, sustainable meat, without the animals. This event is free to attend with no reservation required. Seating is available on a first come, first served basis.