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Around Town: October 16-17

Have a great weekend, folks. And always feel free to send us an email or leave a comment if you’d like to report back on an event. We’d like to hear all about it!

Saturday, October 16: 8:00 AM — Macy’s Shop for a Cause (Carpenter’s Shelter): buy a $5 ticket to enjoy some cool all-day sales at Macy’s and 100% of ticket sales will benefit Carpenter’s Shelter.

9:30 AM-3:30 PM — Tutor Training (Literacy Council of Northern Virginia): become a volunteer tutor and make a major difference in the life of an area adult. Click here to fill out a sign-up form.

10:00 AM-3:00 PM — Fall Frenzy (DC SCORES): literally kick off the DC SCORES fall soccer season with great games and activities at Kelly Miller Middle School in NE.

6:00 PM-midnight — Benefit Gala (Arlington Free Clinic): support AFC at a black-tie dinner and dance in Tyson’s Corner. You can still nab a ticket right here!

8:00 PM — Inside Out (Joy of Motion): celebrate the 34th anniversary with performances by Resident Arts Partners, Youth Companies, DCypher Dance, and a surprise guest.

Sunday, October 17

8:00 AM-noon — Acumen Solutions’ The Race for a Cause 8K (Greenbrier Learning Center and For Love of Children): run a tiny bit under 5 miles or walk 1 mile and benefit 12 area non-profits. Not in town? You can still register and help out GLC and FLOC!

8:00 AM-3:00 PM — 3rd Annual Potomac River Jam (Potomac Conservatory): swing by River Center at Lock 8 for acoustic music, bird walks and nature walks, and canoe rides, as well as face-painting and pumpkin carving for kids. All events are free!

5:00 PM — Symphony Dance (Capital City Symphony): spend an evening at the Atlas Performing Arts Center on H Street NE and experience dance through music from Liszt’s “Dance of Death” to the dead dancing on Bald Mountain to Beethoven’s 7th.

As usual, jump over to the Catalogue Happenings page for more information.

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