Events

     

Thursday, August 06, 2015 12:00 AM

Connect with geography education leaders from around the world by attending the 2015 National Conference on Geographic Education, August 6 - 9, 2015 in Washington DC.

NCGE’s annual meeting provides a forum for leaders in geography education to meet, exchange information, and ideas that inform national, state, and local programs and curricula.

Visit www.ncge.org/conference for more event details.

Location
JW Marriott Washington
1331 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC 20004

How to Get There

Capital Bikeshare:
14th & G St. NW - 19 docks
14th & D St NW / Ronald Reagan Building - 25 docks
Capital Bikeshare puts thousands of bikes at hundreds of stations at your fingertips. Annual, monthly and daily memberships are available. For a station map and more information, visit www.capitalbikeshare.com.

Metrobus:
11Y, 52,53,54
Visit wmata.com/bus/timetables/ to view schedules and stop lists.

Metrorail:
Metro Center - Red line
Visit wmata.com/rail/ to view a system map and get more information.

Explore our interactive map to learn more about the transportation options available throughout DC.


Friday, August 07, 2015 5:00 PM

The free concert series features jazz artists performing a wide variety of styles—salsa, blues fusion, xylophone, Afrofunk, and more—every Friday evening.
Artist Lineup:
May 22 — Tom Lagana (jazz guitarist)
May 29 — Juanita Williams (jazz vocals)
June 5 — Robert Jospe featuring Butch Taylor (jazz drummer and keyboardist)
June 12 — DC Jazz Festival presents George V. Johnson Jr. (jazz vocalist)
June 19 — Deanna Bogart ("bluesion," blues fusion)
June 26 — Marty Nau (jazz saxophonist)
July 3 — Speakers of the House (old-school funk, boogaloo, and rock)
July 10 — Hendrik Meurkens (jazz xylophone and harmonica)
July 17— Lao Tizer (jazz keyboardist)
July 24 — Sin Miedo (salsa)
July 31 — Incendio (acoustic Latin guitar world fusion jazz)
August 7 — Miles Stiebel (jazz violin)
August 14 — Origem (Brazilian jazz)
August 21 — Seth Kibel (jazz clarinet)
August 28 — Afro Bop Alliance (Afro-Cuban jazz)



Wednesday, August 12, 2015 10:00 AM

Purpose: To provide youth ages 12 to 18 in the District of Columbia valuable life changing tools and practical methods that will empower them against behavioral health challenges and life adversities. In addition, youth will receive mentoring guidance to become community leaders.

What to Expect: Youth attendees will receive a "Community Service Certificate" in addition to the following.
Pep Rally
Lunch
Workshops & Youth Panel Discussions
Meet & Greet with Celebrity Guests
Celebrity Entertainment and Performances
Prizes and Giveaways

Who Should Attend? Youth Ages 12 to 18 ONLY

Visit hillcrest-dc.org/events/ for registration and more details.

Location
Location
Walter E. Washington Convention Center
801 Mt Vernon Pl NW, Washington, DC 20001

How to Get There

Capital Bikeshare:
Convention Center / 7th & M St NW - 17 docks
11th & K St NW - 19 docks
Capital Bikeshare puts thousands of bikes at hundreds of stations at your fingertips. Annual, monthly and daily memberships are available. For a station map and more information, visit www.capitalbikeshare.com.

DC Circulator
Georgetown - Union Station route
The DC Circulator runs every 10 minutes. Visit dccirculator.com for more information about routes and hours of operation.

Metrobus:
G8, 70,71
Visit wmata.com/bus/timetables/ to view schedules and stop lists.

Metrorail:
Mt. Vernon Sq/7th St-Convention Center- Green and Yellow line
Visit wmata.com/rail/ to view a system map and get more information.

Explore our interactive map to learn more about the transportation options available throughout DC.


Friday, August 14, 2015 5:00 PM

The free concert series features jazz artists performing a wide variety of styles—salsa, blues fusion, xylophone, Afrofunk, and more—every Friday evening.
Artist Lineup:
May 22 — Tom Lagana (jazz guitarist)
May 29 — Juanita Williams (jazz vocals)
June 5 — Robert Jospe featuring Butch Taylor (jazz drummer and keyboardist)
June 12 — DC Jazz Festival presents George V. Johnson Jr. (jazz vocalist)
June 19 — Deanna Bogart ("bluesion," blues fusion)
June 26 — Marty Nau (jazz saxophonist)
July 3 — Speakers of the House (old-school funk, boogaloo, and rock)
July 10 — Hendrik Meurkens (jazz xylophone and harmonica)
July 17— Lao Tizer (jazz keyboardist)
July 24 — Sin Miedo (salsa)
July 31 — Incendio (acoustic Latin guitar world fusion jazz)
August 7 — Miles Stiebel (jazz violin)
August 14 — Origem (Brazilian jazz)
August 21 — Seth Kibel (jazz clarinet)
August 28 — Afro Bop Alliance (Afro-Cuban jazz)



Friday, August 21, 2015 12:00 AM

This is an job fair sponsored by Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton. This fair is only open to District of Columbia residents. Those in attendance must provide proof of residency.

Location
Location
Walter E. Washington Convention Center
801 Mt Vernon Pl NW, Washington, DC 20001

How to Get There

Capital Bikeshare:
Convention Center / 7th & M St NW - 17 docks
11th & K St NW - 19 docks
Capital Bikeshare puts thousands of bikes at hundreds of stations at your fingertips. Annual, monthly and daily memberships are available. For a station map and more information, visit www.capitalbikeshare.com.

DC Circulator
Georgetown - Union Station route
The DC Circulator runs every 10 minutes. Visit dccirculator.com for more information about routes and hours of operation.

Metrobus:
G8, 70,71
Visit wmata.com/bus/timetables/ to view schedules and stop lists.

Metrorail:
Mt. Vernon Sq/7th St-Convention Center- Green and Yellow line
Visit wmata.com/rail/ to view a system map and get more information.

Explore our interactive map to learn more about the transportation options available throughout DC.


Friday, August 21, 2015 5:00 PM

The free concert series features jazz artists performing a wide variety of styles—salsa, blues fusion, xylophone, Afrofunk, and more—every Friday evening.
Artist Lineup:
May 22 — Tom Lagana (jazz guitarist)
May 29 — Juanita Williams (jazz vocals)
June 5 — Robert Jospe featuring Butch Taylor (jazz drummer and keyboardist)
June 12 — DC Jazz Festival presents George V. Johnson Jr. (jazz vocalist)
June 19 — Deanna Bogart ("bluesion," blues fusion)
June 26 — Marty Nau (jazz saxophonist)
July 3 — Speakers of the House (old-school funk, boogaloo, and rock)
July 10 — Hendrik Meurkens (jazz xylophone and harmonica)
July 17— Lao Tizer (jazz keyboardist)
July 24 — Sin Miedo (salsa)
July 31 — Incendio (acoustic Latin guitar world fusion jazz)
August 7 — Miles Stiebel (jazz violin)
August 14 — Origem (Brazilian jazz)
August 21 — Seth Kibel (jazz clarinet)
August 28 — Afro Bop Alliance (Afro-Cuban jazz)



Friday, August 21, 2015 8:30 PM

The DC African Diaspora International Film Festival will hold its 9th annual edition from August 21 to 23, 2015 at the Goethe Institut. The weekend will feature thirteen films ‐including 11 US and DC premieres ‐that will take audiences in and out of the United States. Angola, Cuba, France, and Argentina are some of the countries that will be featured in the selection of films to be showcased in DC ADIFF 2015. Enjoy receptions and the opportunity to hear from filmmakers and producers during Q&A sessions after some of the film screenings. See you there!

Contact: For more information, trailers and tickets visit www.nyadiff.org or call 212-864-1760.

Location
Goethe Institut
812 Seventh St. NW, Washington DC, 20001

How to Get There

Capital Bikeshare:
8th & H St NW - 32 docks
Capital Bikeshare puts thousands of bikes at hundreds of stations at your fingertips. Annual, monthly and daily memberships are available. For a station map and more information, visit www.capitalbikeshare.com.

Metrobus:
42, 70, 71,
Visit wmata.com/bus/timetables/ to view schedules and stop lists.

Metrorail:
Gallery Place/ Chinatown - Red, Green and Yellow lines
Visit wmata.com/rail/ to view a system map and get more information.

Explore our interactive map to learn more about the transportation options available throughout DC.


Saturday, August 22, 2015 9:00 AM

MommyCon is a boutique style convention dedicated to bringing modern parents and mothers-to-be together. Their focus is on natural and organic parenting methods and timeless tidbits. Seminars and workshops include; babywearing, birth, breastfeeding, cloth diapering, car seat safety, natural health and medicine, baby gear, childproofing and so much more! Each day ends with amazing giveaways and each attendee gets a gift bag from sponsors.

Visit mommy-con.com for tickets and more details.

Location
Walter E. Washington Convention Center
801 Mt Vernon Pl NW, Washington, DC 20001

How to Get There

Capital Bikeshare:
Convention Center / 7th & M St NW - 17 docks
11th & K St NW - 19 docks
Capital Bikeshare puts thousands of bikes at hundreds of stations at your fingertips. Annual, monthly and daily memberships are available. For a station map and more information, visit www.capitalbikeshare.com.

DC Circulator
Georgetown - Union Station route
The DC Circulator runs every 10 minutes. Visit dccirculator.com for more information about routes and hours of operation.

Metrobus:
G8, 70,71
Visit wmata.com/bus/timetables/ to view schedules and stop lists.

Metrorail:
Mt. Vernon Sq/7th St-Convention Center- Green and Yellow line
Visit wmata.com/rail/ to view a system map and get more information.

Explore our interactive map to learn more about the transportation options available throughout DC.


Saturday, August 22, 2015 11:00 AM

The Ubiquitous Hair & Health Trade Show will consist of two days of information, entertainment, and commerce to help women embrace all facets of who they are. In addition to the trade show, featuring over 85 booths of the leading hair, health and beauty brands, the event will feature nationally-known entertainers, discussion forums, contests, prizes and surprises!

Visit ubiquitoushairandhealthshow.com for tickets and more information.

Location
Walter E. Washington Convention Center
801 Mt Vernon Pl NW, Washington, DC 20001

How to Get There

Capital Bikeshare:
Convention Center / 7th & M St NW - 17 docks
11th & K St NW - 19 docks
Capital Bikeshare puts thousands of bikes at hundreds of stations at your fingertips. Annual, monthly and daily memberships are available. For a station map and more information, visit www.capitalbikeshare.com.

DC Circulator
Georgetown - Union Station route
The DC Circulator runs every 10 minutes. Visit dccirculator.com for more information about routes and hours of operation.

Metrobus:
G8, 70,71
Visit wmata.com/bus/timetables/ to view schedules and stop lists.

Metrorail:
Mt. Vernon Sq/7th St-Convention Center- Green and Yellow line
Visit wmata.com/rail/ to view a system map and get more information.

Explore our interactive map to learn more about the transportation options available throughout DC.


Saturday, August 22, 2015 1:00 PM

The DC African Diaspora International Film Festival will hold its 9th annual edition from August 21 to 23, 2015 at the Goethe Institut. The weekend will feature thirteen films ‐including 11 US and DC premieres ‐that will take audiences in and out of the United States. Angola, Cuba, France, and Argentina are some of the countries that will be featured in the selection of films to be showcased in DC ADIFF 2015. Enjoy receptions and the opportunity to hear from filmmakers and producers during Q&A sessions after some of the film screenings. See you there!

Contact: For more information, trailers and tickets visit www.nyadiff.org or call 212-864-1760.

Location
Goethe Institut
812 Seventh St. NW, Washington DC, 20001

How to Get There

Capital Bikeshare:
8th & H St NW - 32 docks
Capital Bikeshare puts thousands of bikes at hundreds of stations at your fingertips. Annual, monthly and daily memberships are available. For a station map and more information, visit www.capitalbikeshare.com.

Metrobus:
42, 70, 71,
Visit wmata.com/bus/timetables/ to view schedules and stop lists.

Metrorail:
Gallery Place/ Chinatown - Red, Green and Yellow lines
Visit wmata.com/rail/ to view a system map and get more information.

Explore our interactive map to learn more about the transportation options available throughout DC.

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