WISH Newsletter: Things to Do | September
WISH Newsletter: Things to Do
WISH Welcome Reception September 9, 6:00-8:00pm
Join fellow WISH students and interns for a catered dinner to welcome you to DC!
WISH Ballroom on Capitol Hill
WISH Seminar: Social Media Boot Camp September 10, 6:30pm
Amos Gelb, Director of the Washington Media Institute welcomes you to his seminar on the etiquette of social media in the workplace.
WISH Classroom on Capitol Hill
WISH Monuments by Moonlight Tour September 17, 7:30pm
Take a tour with WISH around the National Mall and view the beautiful monuments at night. Save the date! We’ll email you again for RSVP’s!
Meet up location TBD
InTheCapital’s DC Fest 2014 September 4, 5:30-9:30pm
C Fest hits the Half Street Fairgrounds once again, and it will be bigger and better than ever! Celebrate living, working, and playing in the District at an end-of-summer outdoor event featuring live music, food truck favorites including DC Slices, Rito Loco, Feelin’ Crabby, and Dolci Gelati, cold brews and summer cocktails.
Navy Yard Metro
Phillips After 5 September 4, 5:00–8:30 pm
Phillips after 5 is a lively mix of art and entertainment, including live music, food, and cash bar, on the first Thursday of the month. Reservations are strongly advised for this popular event.
Dupont Circle Metro
Curbside Cookoff September 6, 11:00- 7:00pm
The signature festival of the DMV Food Truck Association features 20 of the DMV’s favorite food trucks, live chef battles in the Curbside Cookoff Arena and People’s Choice Awards for various categories.
$5 in advance
Noma-Galluadet U Metro Stop
24th Annual Rosslyn Jazz Festival September 6, 1:00-7:00pm
The Rosslyn Jazz Festival will be held in Gateway Park, just across the Key Bridge from Washington, D.C., with a variety of performances throughout the afternoon.
Turbo Kickboxing September 11, 7:00pm
Want to kick-start your fall with a great workout? Join Stanli Montgomery, a professional fitness instructor, as she teaches Turbokick, a high-energy cardio kickboxing class, at the library in this one time class. We will take the first 30 people that register for this fitness class, but we will also have a waitlist. To register please email Erika.Rydberg@dc.gov at least 48 hours prior to the class.
Free, must register
Dupont Circle Metro
All Things Go Fall Classic Music Festival September 13, 12:00-10:30pm
The inaugural Fall Classic in Washington, DC will be at the historic Union Market on Saturday, September 13. Get ready for a day of non-stop music. The All Things Go Fall Classic will also sport a curated food selection featuring Toki Underground, The Bespoke Kitchen, Takorean, Dolcezza and other DC greats.
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for $10 off tickets PROMO code
Noma-Gallaudet U Metro
Lily & the Parlour Tricks with Simone and the Spectrum September 13, 5:00-8:30pm
They have been hailed as “the perfect combo of pretty and gritty” (The Wild Magazine). Simone and the Spectrum is an indie pop band originating in Washington D.C. in 2011 and released their first EP, Keep On Talking, and the title track secured a spot on the coveted “The Indie Rock Playlist” for August 2013.
$12 at the door
Taste of Georgetown September 13, 12:00-5:00pm
Washington, D.C.’s most anticipated epicurean festival, the annual Taste of Georgetown, celebrates its 21st year on Saturday, September 13, 2014 from 12 noon-5pm with creative tastes from more than 35 of the neighborhood’s best restaurants, as well as an expansive Craft Beer and Wine Pavilion and live entertainment.
Free entry, tastings $4-$20
Indie Adams Morgan Day September 14
The one thing that sets us apart from other music business promoters, presenters, agencies or management companies is that we are all volunteers at Songwriters and Poets and in it for the Love of Music.
Adams Morgan Metro
A History of the U.S. Marine Band September 16, 7:30pm
The U.S. Marine Band’s historian, Gunnery Sergeant Kira Wharton, will deliver an Overbeck History Lecture on the renowned band’s origins at the end of the 18th century and its long and colorful history in the Capitol Hill neighborhood. The lecture, which will include musical samplings from the band’s storied past, is set for 7:30 p.m. at the Naval Lodge Hall at 330 Pennsylvania Avenue S.E. A reservation is required due to limited seating. Email OverbeckLecture@CapitolHillHistory.org and indicate how many seats you will need.
Capitol South Metro
Discover Dupont Circle September 18 at 12:00-1:00pm
Discover Dupont Circle, its historic fountain and old and new retail shops and restaurants. Learn some surprising things you never knew in this insider tour of Dupont covering the history of the neighborhood from its early development, to its decline, and rise again as premiere arts, shopping, and dining destination. Meet and end at the fountain inside Dupont Circle Park, 1 Dupont Circle, NW.
Dupont Circle Metro Stop
Pemm Kemble Youth Forum Applications due September 19
To provide an opportunity for the next generation of aspiring democracy practitioners and foreign policy professionals to engage in networking, education, and training opportunities with counterparts who share a commitment to international engagement and advancing democracy.
Barrack’s Row Fall Festival September 27
This year discerning fairgoers will notice a water theme. While chefs from all branches of the United States military compete for the trophy of Top Chef, their comrades will be hefting chain saws competing in the daylong ice-carving contest.
Eastern Market Metro
Bison at the Zoo
To celebrate their 125th anniversary, the National Zoo is bringing back its first-ever exhibit—American bison—beginning August 30.
Woodley Park Metro
Corcoran Gallery Ongoing until October 1
Check it out before its set to close on October 1! Open Wednesday- Sunday from 10:00-5:00 pm.