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WISH Fall 2015 Events

WISH Fall 2015 Events

WISH Fall 2015 Events

Events are free for WISH residents

Any tours, contests and ticket giveaways will be posted separately through the newsletter.

Wednesday, Septemeber 9th 6:00 pm: WISH Classroom on Capitol Hill
WISH Welcome Reception for Fall 2015 interns
Meet your WISH neighbors over a catered, come as you are dinner.                                     

Wednesday, September 16th 6:00 pm: WISH Classroom on Capitol Hill
Republican Debate Watch Party
Snacks and games provided.

Thursday, September 17th, 6:00 pm: WISH Woodley Park Center
Welcome Reception for Woodley Park Residents
Meet your neighbors over dinner!

Wednesday, September 23rd, 8:00 pm: National Mall (Weather Permitting)
Monuments By Moonlight
Wear your walking shoes and join us for a tour of the monuments and memorials.   Best Instagram photo wins a dinner for two.

Tuesday, September 29th 6:00- 8:00 pm: WISH Classroom on Capitol Hill
WISH Career Night: “From Internship to Employment”
WISH Alumni Panelist TBD

Friday, October 9th 6:00 – 8:00 pm: TD Burger
Karoake at TD Burger
Show off your singing skills! All singing abilities welcome!

Tuesday, October 13th 6:00-8:00 pm: WISH Ballroom on Capitol Hill
University of Virginia sponsored catered event
“So You Want To Go To Grad School” Ask Admissions officers how it’s done

Saturday, October 24th 2:00 pm: Adams Morgan
Adams Morgan’s Porch Fest
Porch Fest is a free festival in which residents open their porches and patios to musicians to play for gathered crowds.

Tuesday, October 27th 7:00-8:00 pm: Great Hall
Ambassador Johan Verbeke Briefing
Limited seating to briefing given by the Ambassador of Belgium over current challenges facing the European Union. Must RSVP for a spot.

Wednesday, October 28th 6:00-8:00 pm: Tortilla Coast
Happy Hour at Tortilla Coast
Unwind after a long day at work with WISH for half prized drinks and food.

Sunday, November 1st- November 18th: WISH Food Drive
Donate Food to the Capitol Area Food Bank with WISH
Each year, the Capital Area Food Bank distributes 30 million pounds of food through more than 700 community partners.

Monday, November 9th 7:00-8:30 pm: Great Hall
Ambassador Stephen Rapp Briefing
Limited seating to briefing given by the Ambassador-at-Large for War Crimes Issues. Must RSVP to attend briefing.

Wednesday, November 18th 3:30-5:00 pm: Capitol Visitors Center Rm 201-00
Free Markets, Individual Liberty & Civil Society
Join The Fund for American Studies with speaker Fred Barnes, co-founder and executive editor of The Weekly Standard.  Must RSVP to by 12:00 pm on Tuesday, November 17.

Wednesday, November 18th 6:30-8:00 pm: WISH Ballroom on Capitol Hill
ConSource and Alternative Careers in Law
Julie Silverbrook, Executive Director of The Constitutional Sources Project ( RSVP to
*Event has been postponed until Spring.

Saturday, November 21st 1:30-6:00 pm: Capitol Area Food Bank
WISH Volunteer with Food & Friends
Select group of interns volunteer their Saturday to help Food & Friends in their Slice of Live Drive at the Capitol Area Food Bank. 

Thursday, December 10th 6:00 -8:00 pm: Tortilla Coast
WISH Farewell Happy Hour for Fall 2015 interns
Say goodbye to WISH interns over food, prizes, and giveaways.

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