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Around Town: May 20-22

We’re supposed to have a sunny weekend! Which you should definitely consider spending with a Catalogue non-profit

National Park Trust (at Madison Drive NW & 15 Street NW)

This Friday, 500 DC area Buddy Bison students will unite on the ground of the Washington Monument for a fun-filled day of environmental learning. Your family can pledge to participate in National Kids to Parks Day by visiting a park in your community.

District of Columbia Arts Center (2438 18th Street NW)

Trojan Women: A Love Story is back at DCAC this Friday at 10:00 PM & Saturday at 3:00 PM — “stylish blackbox bohemian goodness!”

The Theatre Lab School of the Dramatic Arts (at Theater J, 1529 16th Street NW)

It’s a late-night Dramathon! Friday at 11:00 PM, your favorite Washington actors will perform in readings of brand-new plays by local writers. Proceeds benefit the Send a Kid to Theatre Camp campaign.

Literacy Council of Northern Virginia (at the James Lee Community Center, 2855 Annandale Road, Falls Church)

Interested in becoming a basic literacy tutor? No prior experience needed, just sign up for a training session this Saturday at 9:30 AM.

Shelter House (at Gannett Building Auditorium, 7950 Jones Branch Drive, McLean)

Saturday at 7:00 PM marks the start of Shelter House’s most exciting annual fundrasier to date, including a silent auction and casino games. You can still buy tickets right here. A Volunteer Awards & Sponsor Reception will take place right beforehand.

Dance Place (3225 8th Street NE)

Experience “Affectations,” a dynamic multi-media performance experience created by Dance Box Theater, on Saturday at 8:00 PM & Sunday at 7:00 PM. Grab your tickets here!

Joy of Motion Dance Center (Friendship Heights, 5207 Wisconsin Avenue NW)

Do you have a “License to Dance?” You can earn one by supporting Joy of Motion on Saturday at 8:00 PM at a dance party Gala — with a special performance by DCypher Dance and music from DJ RBI!

American Youth Philharmonic Orchestras (at GMU Center for the Arts, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax)

Join AYPO for a stunning season finale with both the Symphonic and Philharmonic Orchestras, featuring Strauss, Wagner, and Holst’s orchestral suite, The Planets, on Sunday at 3:00 PM.

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