WISH Newsletter: Things to Do|September2

By Hillary Kawahara| September 18, 2014

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WISH Newsletter: Things to Do


WISH Social: Washington Nationals vs NY Mets, September 24, 7:05pm
WISH Residents: Watch the Nats face the Mets! FOLLOW WISH on Google+ and POST your answer on your personal Google+ profile to the question “What is the best thing about your internship in DC?”  with the hashtag #WishInternsDC.
FREE tickets for WISH residents in section 238.
Navy Yard Metro Station

WISH and Washington Sports Club Health and Wellness Events,  September 25th, 6:00pm
Body fat evalustion, question and answer session with a trainer, free water bottles and a chance to win a FREE month membership at Washington Sports Club
***RSVP to interns@internsdc.com***
WISH Classroom on Capitol Hill (239 Massachusetts Ave, NE)

WalkingTown DC, now until September 21
Grab your walking shoes and get ready for Washington, DC’s best public tour program featuring more than 50 guided walking tours in neighborhoods throughout the District. This popular event introduces residents and visitors to the art, culture, and history of Washington, DC through a series of “bite-size” lunchtime tours, after-work “happy hour” tours, and day-long weekend tours.
Locations vary depending on neighborhood

Discover Dupont Circle September 18 at 12-1pm
Discover Dupont Circle, its historic fountain and old and new retail shops and restaurants. Learn some surprising things you never knew in this insider tour of Dupont covering the history of the neighborhood from its early development, to its decline, and rise again as premiere arts, shopping, and dining destination. Meet and end at the fountain inside Dupont Circle Park, 1 Dupont Circle, NW.
Dupont Circle Metro Stop

Pemm Kemble Youth Forum Applications due September 19
To provide an opportunity for the next generation of aspiring democracy practitioners and foreign policy professionals to engage in networking, education, and training opportunities with counterparts who share a commitment to international engagement and advancing democracy.

H Street Festival September 20, 12:00-7:00pm
This will be the biggest Festival ever, spanning 10 blocks of H Street NE and featuring over 200 businesses, restaurants, community organizations and merchants. Come down and enjoy great food, drinks, music, contests,kids’ activities and more!
Union Station Metro (or sign up for Uber and get a FREE ride with the promo code “HSTREET”)

Smithsonian Recreational Fishing Day,September 20, 10:00-4:00pm
$10 instant gift card for providing them with your catch, Free rental of fishing poles and free bait (or bring your own), Information on fishing, Free water provided throughout the day, free parking, Participate in the project CAESARR Survey and instantly receive a gift card valued at $10
L’Enfant Plaza Metro

DC Shorts, September 20-21
135 short films from 25 countries, programmed into 90 minute shows. 250+ free shows online.
Locations Vary

Zoo Fiesta, September 21, 10:00-4:00pm
Activities include animal feedings, arts and crafts, musical entertainment, educational activities highlighting conservation research in Central and South America, and authentic gourmet cuisine at a Latin American inspired food bazaar.
Woodley Park Metro

DC Fashion Week, September 24-28, see website for show times
Check out DC Fashion week! A chance to view shows from emerging designers.
Locations vary

Barracks Row Fall Festival, September 27, 11:00am-5:00pm
At each Fall Festival our activities and booths blend urban diversity with the curiosities of small town fairs. There’s no fair like this fair anywhere!
Eastern Market Metro

Turkish Festival, September 28, 11:00-7:00pm
Culture, coffee, food, bazaar and more! The Washington, DC Turkish Festival is organized by the American Turkish Association of Washington, DC to foster friendship between the people of Turkey and the United States of America.
Federal Triangle Metro

Bison at the Zoo
To celebrate their 125th anniversary, the National Zoo is bringing back its first-ever exhibit—American bison—beginning August 30.
Woodley Park Metro

Corcoran Gallery, Ongoing until October 1
Check it out before its set to close on October 1! Open Wednesday- Sunday from 10-5pm.
Farragut West

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