WISH Newsletter: Things To Do

September 27, 2013

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Walkingtown DC Sept 30th-Oct 6th
Insider’s look into the heart of Washington DC’s arts, culture, and heritage by way of dozens of free guided walking tours in all four quadrants of the District.

Bryce Harlow Advocacy Forum, Oct 2nd 6:30PM
WISH Classroom on Capitol Hill

Walking Tour- Most Haunted Houses Oct 4th-31st,  7:30-9:30pm
The Original Washington, DC Ghost Tour
*Ticket $15

Columbus Day Memorial Celebration, Oct 8th , 11am
Washington, DC honors and celebrates the achievements of Christopher Columbus with a national wreath laying ceremony on Columbus Day.  Embassies of Italy and Spain and the general public lay wreaths at the base of the Columbus Memorial Statue located at Union Station

5th Annual VelocityDC Dance Festival
Oct 10th -12th
*Ticket $18

Taste of DC, Oct 12th-15th 
*Ticket $10

Van Gogh Repetitions, Starts Oct 12th 
This exhibition takes a fresh look at the artistic process of Vincent van Gogh (1853–1890). While recognized for the intensity and speed with which he often produced paintings during his 10 year career, less well known is the deliberate and methodical process he also brought to many of the same subjects. Approximately 30 paintings, alongside related drawings and technical photographs, go beneath the surface of some of the artist’s most renowned works to examine the ways in which he created nearly identical compositions.
*Ticket $12

Boo Run For Life 10K , October 13th
The 8th annual Boo! Run for Life 10K run / 3K walk will take place on Sunday, October 13, 2013, in Washington, DC. The event is organized by friends and family of Dean R. O’Neill, to benefit the Dean R. O’Neill Renal Cell Cancer Research. All proceeds from the race support a renal cell cancer research fellowship at the National Institutes of Health.
*Registration Costs vary

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