WISH Newsletter: Things to Do
Midterm Election Watch Party, November 4, 8:30 pm
Come watch the Midterm Election at the WISH Woodley Park Center
WISH Policy Salon November 19th, 6:30pm
Shelton Williams, Director, The Osgood Center for International Studies presents “US Foreign Policy in Transition”
RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org
WISH Classroom on Capitol Hill
Brazilian Film Week October 31, 7:30-11:45pm
The Brazilian Film Festival contributes to mutual awareness between our two countries by increasing Americans’ understanding of Brazil, creating greater familiarity with the Brazilian way of life.” This year, the movies were selected to show the various characteristics of Brazil’s multicultural reality.
Metro Center Metro
Czech Christmas Market November 1, 10:00-4:00pm
The Embassy of the Czech Republic will present a special Czech Christmas Market on November 1, 2014, from 10 am – 4 pm. The Czech Christmas Market will feature beautiful hand blown glass ornaments, exquisite handcrafted glass, delicious Christmas cookies and mulled wine.
Cleveland Park MEtro
Maritime Music Festival, November 1, 1:00-7:00pm
Heed the siren’s call on Saturday, November 1, 2014 and join us, rain or shine, at Washington, DC’s Naval Heritage Center for the second annual Capital Maritime Music Festival.
Free, donations welcomed
Navy Memorial/Archives/Penn Quarter Metro
Washington Craft Show, November 1-2, times vary
For art collectors and individuals who appreciate high quality & original design. The Washington Craft Show is proud to present 185 of the nation’s top contemporary craft artists in a premier showcase that is nationally recognized for presenting masterful work.
Mt. Vernon Square Metro
Here We Come (25 Years Fall of the Wall) November 3, 6:30-8:30pm
Not even the Berlin Wall could keep the youth of East Germany from discovering the western hip-hop movement. The American film Beat Street inspired teenagers like Magic Meyer and Beatschmidt to copy and improvize steps and clothing styles.
Gallery Place/Chinatown Metro
Seal or Sea Lion Talk and Feeding November 8, 2014, 11:15 – 11:35 AM
Watch how keeper staff train our seals or sea lions and learn more about these beautiful marine mammals!
FotoWeek DC, November 8-16, times vary
FotoDC’s mission is to provide exposure for photographers and to make diverse, high-quality photography accessible to audiences through the exhibition of inspiring and provocative images, dynamic programming, and collaborations with the local and international community.
Columbia Heights Metro
Veterans Day 10K & Walk November 9, 8:00am
The course follows Ohio Drive around Hains Point and up the Channel side to the turnaround, and then reverses direction, with runners going through the parking lot on the return. Water stations will be located at approximately two and four miles
Independence Ave Metro
Veteran’s Day Concert on the Mall, November 11, 7:00pm
Bruce Springsteen, Eminem, Rihanna and other pop superstars will touch down on the Mall for the “Concert for Valor” on November 11 to perform in honor of American veterans and their families. A half million attendees expected between the Capitol and the Washington Monument.
Smithsonian, Archives or L’Enfant Metro
The Globalization of Public Administration Careers, November 12, 6:30-8:30pm
Hosted by The John Glenn School of Public Affairs at Ohio State University, panelist will answer the question “How has globalization influenced the work and careers of public servants?”
Union Station Metro