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Check out things to do around D.C. in the upcoming weeks!

FREE Photoshoot!

Thursday, October 12, 2017


239 Massachusetts Ave NE

Need a professional photo for your resume or LinkedIn page? Look no further!
Stop by our FREE photoshoot! Come take some headshot-style photos, eat and network

Resume Workshop with Adam Kress

Thursday, October 19, 2017


239 Massachusetts Ave NE

Learn the dos and don’ts of resume building from seasoned resume and job market professional Adam Kress!

Halloween Party

Thursday, October 26, 2017


239 Massachusetts Ave NE

Join WISH for this spooky celebration! There will be music, snacks, costumes and Halloween games. Come in your best costume and get ready for some wicked fun!

Wednesday Game and Movie Nights At Woodley Park

Every Wednesday!


2807 Connecticut Ave NW (First Floor Classroom)

Come play board games, watch movies, eat snacks, and unwind!

What’s Happening Around D.C.

Mini Golf at Penn Hill

Daily, Now – October 7, 2017

12-7 PM

Shops at Penn Hill

3200 Pennsylvania Ave SE

Washington, DC 20020

Price:  $3 per person of $10 for a group of four

Penn Hill Center hosts a mini-golf pop-up that will provide fun for the entire family. Each hole is individually designed and built by a local artist, which only increases the entertainment factor of the course. Once you are done competing, you can vote for your favorite hole, participate in lawn games, and savor eats from local food trucks!

Taste of DC

Daily, October 7, 2017 – October 8, 2017


Festival Grounds at RFK Stadium, 2400 East Capitol Street SE, Washington, DC 20003

Price: Ticket prices vary depending on the package.

Featuring everything from local restaurants and breweries to artisanal doughnut shops, Taste of DC is sure to satisfy all your inner foodie cravings. The Festival Grounds at RFK Stadium serve as the new locale for this enormous party that will feature live music and entertainment to go along with its many flavors. The two-day festival is considered the Mid-Atlantic region’s premier culinary cultural festival, so expect more than 65 restaurants to be on hand, in addition to a wine walk, a beer garden, an artisan market, and a kid zone!

Wharf Kickoff Celebration

Thursday, October 12 – Sunday, October 15

Thursday: 11AM-9PM

Friday: 10AM-9PM

Saturday: 10AM-9PM

Sunday: 9AM-6:30PM

The Wharf

690 Water St. SW

Washington, DC 20024

Mark your calendar for four days of live music, fabulous food, and fun at the Southwest Waterfront as we celebrate the long-awaited opening of The Wharf. The District’s biggest neighborhood event will feature free live entertainment and headliner bands, restaurant openings from DC’s hottest chefs, debuts of iconic shops, and lots of waterside activities and games—concluding both Thursday and Sunday with sunset fireworks.

Fantasy in Japan Blue (Exhibit)

Daily, Now – November 12, 2017

Starting at 10AM

Hall of States

John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts

2700 F St. NW

Washington, DC 20566

Price: FREE

Reiko Sudo is a world leader in textile design and her incredible work will be on display in the Kennedy Center’s Hall of States for six weeks this fall. The exhibit displays fabric made from natural material, which is then hung on 115 open fans. Each fan is colored to correspond to 46 shades of Japanese indigo, which is the same amount of years that John F. Kennedy lived. Admission to the Hall of States is free.

Washington Wizards Home Opener vs. Philadelphia 76ers

October 18, 2017
Starting: 7PM

Capital One Arena, 601 F Street NW, Washington, DC 20004

Price: Price of tickets vary. Get tickets here

The Wizards tip off the 2017-18 season with a game against the Philadelphia 76ers. John Wall, Bradley Beal and Otto Porter will look to take the Wiz to new heights this year after the team came up one win short of the Eastern Conference Finals last year. The squad will begin its quest against Joel Embiid and a 76ers team that has high hopes for a resurgent season.