WISH Newsletter: Things To Do
Capitol Pride May 30-June 8
Capital Pride, located in Washington, D.C., is the non-profit organization dedicated to serving the needs of the LGBTA community and its partners through educational events, entertainment, community outreach, and celebrations of diversity, including the annual Capital Pride Parade and the Pennsylvania Avenue Festival.
Washington Nationals vs. Rangers June 1, 1:35 pm
*Contact WISH for intern discount ticket code*
WISH Welcome Reception June 3, 6:00 pm
WISH Welcome Reception for Summer 2014 interns
West Side Story, The Musical June 3- 8, $48+
The Broadway revival of West Side Story returns to its theatrical home six years after its world debut, and 57 years after Washington first experienced the musical phenomenon of Leonard Bernstein and Stephen Sondheim’s score and Arthur Laurents’ libretto. The story of star-crossed lovers Tony and Maria as they struggle to rise above the hatred and intolerance that surrounds them remains as powerful, poignant, and timely as ever.
Career Fair June 5, 9:00 pm-5:00 pm
On-site career counseling, invaluable resume, networking & interview training and progressive organizations looking to hire for entry, mid, & senior level positions with on-the-spot interviews with hiring organizations. Use promo code GAINWISH2014 to join at the College Student, Young Professional, or Associate level at a 50% discount.
First Friday Dupont June 6, 6:00 pm- 8:00 pm
First Friday Dupont offers the ability to connect with modern and contemporary art by national and international artists with a special emphasis on local and up and coming artists. Enter the heart of DC’s art scene the first Friday of every month from 6-8 pm.
Jazz in the Garden June 6, 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
An eclectic mix of jazz is performed by top Washington-area artists. During jazz concerts, the Pavilion Café offers a special menu of creative American cuisine and refreshments. Admission is free. Juanita Williams performs Blues.
Rosslyn Outdoor Film Festival: The Devil Wears Prada June 6, 8:00 pm- 10:00 pm
(2006) Rated PG-13. A young women moves to New York and lands a job as the personal assistant to one of the city’s biggest magazine editors.
Dupont Kalorama Museum Walk Weekend June 7-8 – Saturday, 10 am-4 pm; Sunday,1-5pm
Dupont Kalorama Museum Walk Weekend is the perfect excuse to explore D.C.’s “off-the-mall” museums. Discover seven diverse museums in one of Washington, D.C.’s most beautiful neighborhoods.
Social Media Boot Camp June 11, 6:30 pm
Speaker: Amos Gelb, Washington Media Institute
The Sounds of Summer Concert Series June 12, 5 pm – 7 pm
Come experience the wonder of the USBG’s outdoor garden while listening to the sounds of the Bruce Swaim Quartet. National Garden Lawn Terrace.
Jazz in the Garden June 13, 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
An eclectic mix of jazz is performed by top Washington-area artists. During jazz concerts, the Pavilion Café offers a special menu of creative American cuisine and refreshments. Admission is free. Deanna Bogart Band performs “Blusion,” Blues Fusion.
Rosslyn Outdoor Film Festival: Horrible Bosses June 13, 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
(2011) Rated R. A comedy about three friends who contrive a plan to kill their bosses.
Washington Soap Box Derby June 14, 7:00 am- 5:30pm
Each year, the Greater Washington Soap Box Derby Board of Directors has to present a formal request to Congress to obtain permission to conduct the race on the Capitol grounds, which includes that stretch of Constitution Avenue just in front of Union Station.
2014 Father’s Day 8k June 15, 6:30 pm
The Father’s Day 8K is a partnership between the Georgetown Running Club and the Men’s Health Network to promote men’s health and disease detection and prevention. The race proceeds benefit the Georgetown Running Club, which promotes elite post-collegiate running in the Washington community.