Welcome to the first “Around Town” of 2012! Looking forward to many more …
Fairfax Court Appointed Special Advocates (4103 Chain Bridge Road, Suite 200, Fairfax, VA)
Fairfax CASA will be welcoming new volunteers begins this month! For those already accepted into the program, training starts on Saturday. For those interested in applying, the first information session is on Monday at noon. A CASA is a crucial advocate for children whose families have been cited for abuse and neglect.
National Philharmonic (Music Center at Strathmore, 5301 Tuckerman Lane, North Bethesda, MD)
At 3:30 PM on Saturday, experience Bach’s unaccompanied cello suites from Zuill Bailey, widely considered one of the leading cellists of his generation. And at 8:00 PM, enjoy works from Beethoven, Hayden, and Mozart (with a lectured offered at 6:45 PM). Tickets this way!
Dance Place (3225 8th Street NE Washington, DC)
“what we see, why we see,” a new collaborative work by Tzveta Kassabova and Naoko Maeshiba, comes to Dance Place on Saturday at 8:00 PM and Sunday at 4:00 PM. These two talented artists from diverse parts of the world (Bulgaria and Japan) merge their talents to explore dance as a visual art form. Tickets right here.
Potomac Conservancy (River Center at Lock 8, 7906 Riverside Drive, Cabin John, MD)
On Sunday at 10:00 AM, clean up the lockhouse and the nearby towpath: pick up trash, prune vegetation, and repair trails. All you need to bring are clothes that can get dirty. More information right here.