WISH Newsletter: Things to Do | February

By Jacqueline Kay| February 6, 2015

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WISH Newsletter: Things to Do, February

ReCreative Spaces Opening Reception- Duologue: Portraits, Patterns, Prints February 6, 7:00-11:00pm
Local DC artists Rose Jaffe and Graham Patrick combine their passions for portraiture, printing and photography in this unique show of collaborative works.
Rhode Island Ave/ Brentwood Metro

You, Me, Them, Everybody February 6, 7:30-9:30pm
A live podcast recorded at The Wonderland Ballroom.
Columbia Heights Metro

Artists’ Talk | Bought & Sold: Voices of Human Trafficking February 7, 3:30pm
Join us for a rare chance to meet the featured artists of our new exhibition Brought and Sold: Voices of Human Trafficking. Guest curator Kay Chernush and Barbara Liotta will discuss the profound importance of their artwork on view in the campaign to fight human trafficking. A reception will follow the dialogue where visitors can engage the artists with their questions.
U. Street Metro

The DC Youth Poetry Slam TeamFebruary 7, 4:00-6:00pm
The 24 teenage poets competing at Semi-Finals have qualified for the DC Youth Slam Team and will perform in two rounds of poetry slam. Free and open to the poetry loving public.
Gallery Place/Chinatown Metro

AUIAC x Petite Punk Present: CLOTHING SWAP February 8, 11:00am
Come to swap your unwanted clothing, accessories, and shoes for a brand new wardrobe! All clothing, accessories, and shoes can be swapped, no matter the style or size!
Tenleytown- AU Metro Stop

WISH Professional Development: Alternative Careers in Law Tuesday February 10, 6:30pm
Julie Silverbrook, Executive Director of The Constitutional Sources Project (www.ConSource.org)
WISH Classroom on Capitol Hill
RSVP to interns@internsdc.com

Abraham Lincoln Birthday Observance at the Lincoln Memorial  February 12, 1:00pm.
Honor Abraham Lincoln at a Presidential wreath laying ceremony and a dramatic reading of the “Gettysburg Address” at 23rd & Constitution Ave., NW Washington, DC.
Smithsonian or Foggy Bottom Metro

WISH Valentine’s Day Sweets and Treats Thursday, February 12, 6:00 pm
Mix and mingle with other WISH interns over Valentine’s Day candy.
WISH classroom on Capitol Hill
RSVP to interns@internsdc.com

Cupid’s Undie Run
February 15, noon
This Valentine’s Day weekend, come put the hilarity in charity with hundreds of half-naked runners taking to the streets in celebration of their fundraising for the Children’s Tumor Foundation.
Fee to watch, prices vary to participate
Capitol South Metro

WISH Policy Salon: Employers Seek Leaders: What you can do now to develop leadership skills? Tuesday, February 17, 6:00 pm
Sheree Anne Kelly, Vice President of the Public Affairs Council, Executive Director of the Foundation for Public Affairs
Sponsored by The Fund for American Studies
Dupont Circle Metro at TFAS Headquarters- 1706 New Hampshire Ave, NW
RSVP to interns@internsdc.com

George Washington Birthday Parade February 17, 2014, 1:00-3:00 pm
See the country’s largest Presidents’ Day Parade in Old Town Alexandria through the streets where Washington once walked.  Spend the day exploring historic sites in Old Town Alexandria, the historic Virginia town that was an important port during the colonial, revolutionary and Civil War periods.
King Street Metro

Clarendon Mardi Gras Parade 2015 February 17, 7:00pm
The Clarendon Mardi Gras Parade is the largest celebration of Fat Tuesday in the Washington DC area. Organized by the Clarendon Alliance, the parade is family friendly and includes local community groups, horses, dogs, fire trucks, colorful masks and thousands of Mardi Gras beads.
Courthouse Metro

DC Fashion Week Opening Night February 18, 6:00-9:00pm
DC Fashion Week Opening Night with Pop-Up Retail Shops, NEXT/GEN Designer fashion show and live entertainment.
Union Station Metro

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