More Things to do in October!

By Woody Wilson| October 14, 2017

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More Things to do in October!

– UPCOMING WISH EVENTS –

Thursday, October 19, 2017 (TONIGHT!)
6-8pm
Closest Metro Stop: Union Station
Adam Kress, a seasoned professional in the Washington job market, is leading a round-table discussion/workshop tonight where he shares his knowledge on the federal hiring process and private/public sectors. Bring your resumes and come with questions!
Thursday, October 26, 2017
6-8pm
Closest Metro Stop: Union Station
Come join us to celebrate the spookiest holiday! There will be food, music, games and prizes. Come in a costume… if you dare!
Wednesday, October 25, 2017
7-10pm
Closest Metro Stop: Woodley Park-Zoo/ Adams Morgan
If you want to get in the Halloween Spirit, come to the Woodley Park Halloween Game and Movie Night! We will be playing games, having pizza and watching Hocus Pocus! RSVP to jbarrett@internsdc.com.

– WHAT’S HAPPENING AROUND D.C. –

COLORFEST (Exhibit)
Thursday, October 19 – Sunday, October 29
Wednesday – Friday: 11-6
Saturday – Sunday: 12-5
Closest Metro Stop: Gallery Pl- Chinatown
Price: FREE
Artist-owned Touchstone Gallery has maintained a reputation for exhibiting contemporary work of high quality, vision and innovation. On display at the Gallery now is the exhibit COLORFEST, an explosion of colors, textures, shapes and forms created by 50 Touchstone Gallery artist members. Get to know our artists as each displays their own curated micro-shows within a show. They feature the colors they love, but also present a cohesive body of work that allows you to see their individual points of view.
Wednesday, October 25, 2017
6-8pm
Closest Metro Stop: Foggy Bottom-GWU
Price: FREE – Register Here
Are you a student entrepreneur looking to mingle with other entrepreneurs here at GW? Are you looking for your next co-founder or partner for the next great business idea? Join us for a fun networking event at the new GW Innovation Center! Students from all over campus are welcome to join us for an evening networking over refreshments and snacks.
Don’t miss out on meeting with your fellow peers! Who knows? Maybe you’ll meet your next startup business partner at this event!
Friday, October 27, 2017
1-4pm
Closest Metro Stop: Van Ness-UDC
Price: FREE – Register Here
This hands-on workshop will make tasty snacks with seconds recovered from our own farms as well as from a local food distributor. We will plan on an ugly butternut squash / pumpkin mac-and-cheese, as well as smoothies and a stew based on what other produce is available.
Saturday, October 28. 2017
12-3pm
Closest Metro Stop: Capitol Heights
Price: FREE – Register Here
The College of Agriculture, Urban Sustainability, and Environmental Sciences (CAUSES), Center for Sustainable Development + Resilience (CSDR), will host this season’s last farmers market at East Capitol Urban Farm, on Saturday, October 28, 2017, from 12:00 p.m. until 3:00 p.m. The harvestmarket will include buy one, get one free (BOGO) produce with seconds from recovered produce. It will also include fun activities for kids, including pumpkin decorating and community scarecrow making.

We invite you to bring old clothes to help make & decorate the scarecrows. The remainder of the clothing will be donated to clothing recovery nonprofits.

This event is free and open to the public. Free food samples will be available. Also, there will be hot food available for purchase.

Tue, Oct 31, 2017, 5:00 PM – Wed, Nov 1, 2017, 1:30 AM
Closest Metro Stop: Shaw-Howard Univ
Price: $20 – Buy Here
Guests can guarantee their entry into PUB Dread and snag a pass for Halloween night.  At $20 a ticket, 100% of ticket sales will be donated to World Central Kitchen, a chef-driven non-profit launched by Jose Andrés in the wake of Haiti’s Earthquakes in 2010. Andrés and World Central Kitchen have fed over 130,000 people in Puerto Rico since Hurricane Maria, and are on track to be able to serve 100,000 people a day with enough support.
In addition to PUB Dread’s extensive horror-inspired cocktail list, Piña Coladas (the official cocktail of Puerto Rico) will be available during this Halloween event.
Your pass grants you timed access to PUB Dread for two hours. Guests are welcome to make additional donations once inside. Tickets are only available online. This event is 21+.
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