WISH Newsletter: Things To Do | June

June 13, 2014

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D.C. Flag Day Concert   (June 14th)
Grammy-winning composer Eric Whitacre conducts a 500 person choir performing “America the Beautiful” at the South entrance of the Smithsonian American History Museum
Admission: Free
Smithsonian Metro

Salvadore Dali Sculptures and Painting(ongoing through June 15th)
Explore the strange and intricate artistry of this Spanish artist.
Admission: Free
West Falls Church Metro

Public Health Recruitment Fair (June 15th 4pm-7pm)
This recruitment fair consists of 13 accredited schools providing information about their public health programs.
Admission: Free
George Washington University Metro

$1 Ice Cream Night at National’s Stadium   (June17th at 7:00pm)
Watch the Nats take on the Astros and cool down with some ice cream!
Tickets: $10
Navy Yard Metro

Elikeh Afropop Band at Tropicalia (June 20th at 8pm)
This nominee for “Best World Beat Album” by the Independent Music Awards is playing at U St.’s Tropicalia. Their African-inspired rhythms serve as a foundation for their unique mix of blues, funk, and rock.
Tickets: $12
U St. Metro

10th Annual D.C. Jazz Festival (June 21st – 29th)
This annual D.C. staple presents Jazz artists from around the world performing in various venues throughout the Capital.
Prices and locations vary. See website for more information.

Concerts at The Capitol (Every Monday in June)
The United States Navy Band performs each Monday of the month at 8pm on the West side of the U.S. Capitol Building.
Admission: Free

Safeway Barbecue Battle (June 21st – 22nd)
The Capitol’s largest food festival provides Barbecue from dozens of vendors, free music on three stages, and more! This event happens ON Pennsylvania Avenue between 9th and 14th Streets.
Tickets: $12
Federal Triangle Metro

One Destiny (Ongoing Event)
A one-act play about the assassination of Abraham Lincoln in Ford’s Theater.
Tickets: $10
Gallery Place/Chinatown Metro

Watch the World Cup with Germans! (Ongoing through June)
The Washington Goethe Institute is hosting a free viewing of the World Cup games in which German is contending. The Goethe Institute is located at: 812 7th St. NW
Admission: Free
Gallery Place/Chinatown Metro

Tad Lincoln’s Photo Album (Ongoing through June)
A collection of photographs created by the 150th Pennsylvania Volunteers, a company stationed to guard Lincoln’s Washington Cottage during the Civil War. Part of a larger exhibit of Lincoln artifacts on display until the end of June. Lincolns Cottage is located at Rock Creek Church Road and Upshur St. NW
Tickets: $15
Brookland/CUA Metro

G-Men and Journalists  (Ongoing Exhibit)
This ongoing exhibit explores the relationship with the FBI and the news media in American history.
Ongoing
Tickets: $20
Archives Metro

Genome: Unlocking Life’s Code (Ongoing Exhibit through October)
This temporary exhibit at the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History explores the intricacies of the human genome and how we have come to understand ourselves, our health, and our history through genetics.
Admission: Free
Smithsonian Metro

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