10 Aug 2017


To Do: Weekend of August 10th – 13th

I’m not sure what we did to deserve this perfect weather, but let’s keep it going. I mean, if we are going to have to face a fiery Armageddon sooner than we had anticipated, we should at least enjoy ourselves on our way out.

Tonight, hear stories by and about local refugees at American Odyssey, a storytelling event co-sponsored by Capitol Hill Good Neighbors and Story District. Proceeds from the event will support the Good Neighbors and the families they are helping to resettle. You can “Pay What You Can” or pay even more and stay for a post-show reception. The evening begins at 7 p.m. at the Lutheran Church of the Reformation, 212 East Capitol Street. Get your tickets here.


Books! By Tracy, via our Flickr pool

Friday, pack a picnic and head to Yards Park for the Friday concert featuring Practically Einstein. The concert is from 6:30-8:30 p.m. and adult beverages are available for purchase.

Saturday, check out the Friends of the Southeast Library book sale.  The sale begins around 10 a.m. ends a few minutes before 3 pm. Entrance to the sale is through the library (and down the stairs) or through the basement door on the D street side.

Words, Beats and Life presents the original dance piece Footsteps in the Dark: A Journey of Hip Hop and Movement at the Atlas Performing Arts Center. The performance features the work of American and International dancers of Muslim backgrounds who specialize in various contemporary forms of dance connected to hip-hop culture. Performances are at 2 p.m. and at 7 p.m. and tickets are $10-$12. You can purchase them here.

From 4-7 p.m., drop by Capitol Hill Books and enjoy complimentary wine and cheese. During this time, you can also get 10% off your purchase –so you can have enough books in your lead-lined bunker, probably.

Sunday, the Georgetown Quintet performs at The Corner Store. The woodwind group performs both classic pieces as well as original compositions. The concert begins at 6pm and a $20 donation is suggested. Learn more here.



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