Things To Do | April 2016
– Upcoming WISH Events –
The 201 Bar
201 Massachusetts Ave NE
– See What’s Happening Around D.C. –
Trees for the Future & Optoro Earth Day Happy Hour April 20, 5:30pm – 7:30pm
Come join Optoro and Trees for the Future at our joint happy hour at the Optoro Offices in Chinatown! We will be celebrating Earth Month and our partnership to plant trees and change lives. Trees for the Future’s Executive Director, John Leary, will be there to make a presentation on who we are and what we do as well as the power of our partnership with Blinq!
Judiciary Square Metro
Inside the Eisenhower Executive Office Building with George Kanellos April 20, 6:30pm – 9pm
The National Society of The Colonial Dames of America in the District of Columbia are pleased to invite you to a very special treat – a rare talk by George Kanellos, head of historic preservation for the White House Projects Office of the U.S. General Services Administration. This behind-the-scenes insight into some of our nation’s most important buildings is an event not to miss! Wine & Hors d’Oeuvres Reception at 6:30pm. Lecture at 7pm.
Dupont Circle Metro
Congressional Luncheon Briefing: “How Voter Suppression Efforts Are Threatoning Our Democracy” April 21, 12:30pm – 3:00pm
You are cordially invited to an important Congressional briefing on the threat of voter suppression across the United States. At this Congressional briefing, new information based on the 2016 primaries voting experiences, and on 2016 published reports and books, will be explored. The briefing will also feature recommendations and proposals for combating and redressing voter suppression, and legislation promoting an open, transparent and inclusive franchise for all eligible citizens. Lunch starts at 12:45pm.
Capitol South Metro
Sorbet Soirée April 22nd & 23rd, 12pm – 7pm
You’re invited to celebrate the launch of Caudalie’s Vinosource collection! Join them for complimentary soothing & hydrating mini facials. Enjoy wine, special surprises & sweet sorbets.
Metro Center or Gallery Pl-Chinatown Metro
March Against Prohibition April 23, 10am – 12pm
Rally and march from the U.S. Capitol on April 23 to stand with advocates, activists, cannabis enthusiasts, and professionals to state your support of legalizing marijuana for any purpose.
Union Station Metro
What About Us? A State of the Millennial Policy Forum April 26, 7pm – 9pm
Generation Opportunity and the George Washington University’s Graduate School of Political Management along with Rock the Vote want to open up the floor to those who are affected most by these barriers to opportunity – Millennials. Join them in an open dialogue with Sen. Cory Gardner (R-CO) and representatives from our organizations to discuss issues that impact YOU. Lite food and beverages will be served at the pre-event reception at 7:00 PM and the program will begin promptly at 7:30 PM.
Farragut North Metro
Future Directions in US Foreign Policy: Free vs. Fair Trade? April 28, 6:30pm – 9pm
In this discussion, the causes of trade displacements will be evaluated and what policy responses may be appropriate will be analyzed. This panel of experts will provide their insight on this important and timely issue. You will leave this discussion with a solid foundation of knowledge regarding the international system of trade, current concerns, and the best means of addressing them. A reception with drinks and light snacks will follow the discussion.
Gallery Pl-Chinatown or Judiciary Square Metro