Things to Do: June Part 2

By Woody Wilson| June 16, 2016

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Things to Do in June Part Two!

WISH Things to Do june

WISH Events

National Mall Monuments by Moonlight Walk
Wednesday June 22, 7:30 pm
Wear your walking shoes and join us for a tour of the monuments and memorials!
Location: Smithsonian Metro

WISH Career Night: “From Internships to Employment”
Thursday June 30, 6:00 pm-8:00 pm
Come hear former WISH interns speak about their career path from internship to employment. Get ready to have all your DC job search questions answered!
WISH Ballroom on Capitol Hill, Union Station Metro

What’s Happening Around DC

The Flea Market at Eastern MarketEvery Sunday 

The Flea Market at Eastern Market celebrated its 33rd anniversary in 2016. Voted second best in the world by a Huffington Post poll, the Flea Market features arts, crafts, antiques, and collectibles from around the world.
Eastern Market Metro Stop

Free Intro Class at CrossFit Hierarchy: Every Saturday

Trying to remain active over your internship in DC? Try out an hour long intro class to find out what the CrossFit buzz is all about.  Check out the link for more details!
Location: Woodley Park/Adams Morgan Metro OR Columbia Heights Metro

Network of Enlightened Women

Thursday, June 16 – Saturday, June 18
You are invited to the 2016 NeW National Conference for the opportunity to network with top conservative and pro-liberty leaders, authors, and policy experts. The Conference kicks off with an afternoon panel and evening reception at The Heritage Foundation on Thursday, June 16. Friday, June 17, features three panels, a special address by Penny Nance, and Q&A with Katie Pavlich. On Saturday, June 18, students will have the opportunity to receive exclusive training with NeW and co-sponsor, The Leadership Institute.
FREE! Must register for event.
 The Heritage Foundation, Union Station Metro

Firefly Music Festival

Thursday, June 16-Sunday, June 19
Only an hour and a half outside DC is access to a weekend filled with hundreds of incredible artist. The line-up includes: Ellie Goulding, Kings of Leon, Florence & The Machine, DeadMAU5, Mumford & Sons, Ludacris, Death Cab for Cutie, A$AP ROCKY, CHVRCHES, The Neighbourhood, Fetty Wap, Blink-182 and more! Check the website for full details.
Price: Day Passes – $129, Four Day Passes – $319
Location: Dover, DE accessible from DC by car, Amtrak, or Greyhound/Bus

FREE BBQ and Open House with the American University Washington College of Law

Saturday, June 18 10:30 am-2:30 pm
Undergraduate students interested in applying to law school in the future or JD students interested in continuing their legal education with an LL.M. This is a great opportunity to visit the campus while you are in DC and also to speak directly to administrators and students about law school and the admissions process.
FREE! Must register for event.
Location: Tenley Town Metro Station

FREE Networking opportunity No Labels Presents- Summer Speaker Series

Wednesday, June 22, 8:00 am
Featuring Bob Cusack, Managing Editor of The Hill & David Walker, Former US Comptroller General
This summer, No Labels will be hosting a weekly summer breakfast series just for interns, featuring presentations by Washington thought leaders and more! Each event will give you an opportunity to network with other interns, as well as interact with DC veterans from both sides of the political aisle. It’s a great opportunity to learn from the best in pragmatic politics.
Register Here
Location: Capital South Metro

American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) Summer Seminar Series

Wednesday, June 22, 7 pm
Elliot Brandt, Managing Director for National Affairs at AIPAC, will discuss the importance of a strong U.S.-Israel relationship and the role AIPAC plays in maintaining that relationship. It will be followed by a Q&A session. This event represents a significant opportunity for DC-based interns and young professionals to gain a unique insight into critical policy issues.
FREE! Register Here
Location: Capitol Hill

FREE Concert in the Park Featuring Jah Works

Friday, June 24, 6:30 pm-8:30 pm
Capitol Riverfront will host free outdoor concerts at Yards Park throughout the summer.
Jah Works is roots reggae band from Baltimore, MD check them out here!
Navy Yard Metro

FREE Jazz in the Garden Show

Friday, June 24, 5:00 pm-8:30 pm
Enter The Haggis is a Celtic Folk Rock band based out of Toronto. Their original songs such as “One Last Drink,” “Down With The Ship,” and “Gasoline” have become folk rock anthems!
Location: Chinatown Red Metro Stop

FREE Movie in the Park: Star Wars: The Force Awakens (PG-13)

Thursday, June 30, 8:45 pm
Capitol Riverfront is hosting family friendly movies every Thursday at 8:45 pm, rain or shine, located near Nationals Park. Bring blankets, chairs, and a picnic to enjoy Star Wars at the end of the month!
Location: Navy Yard Metro Station


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