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Around Town: April 13-15

What are your plans for the weekend? Consider “meeting up” with a Catalogue nonprofit, such as …

Capitol Hill Arts Workshop (545 7th Street SE)

Tango dancers of all levels have an opportunity to practice, collaborate, and learn in a collective space at a Free Tango Practica on Friday at 7:00 PM.

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

At DCAC on Friday & Saturday at 7:30 PM, Landless Theatre Company presents a DC premiere: SPIDERMUSICAL: A Second Chance for Awesome. Nab tickets .

Rock Creek Conservancy (over 50 locations around the DC area)

Join in the 4th annual Extreme Cleanup on Saturday at 9:00 AM when thousands of volunteers will help keep trash out of Rock Creek, the Potomac River and ultimately the Chesapeake Bay. Click here to register at your local clean-up.

Anacostia Watershed Society (at Bladensburg Waterfront Park, 4601 Annapolis Road, Bladensburg)

Roll up your sleeves and help restore the health and natural beauty of the watershed through tree-planting on Saturday from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM. (Update: NOW FULL)

Good Shepherd Housing and Family Services (at Crowne Plaza Old Town Alexandria, Old Town Alexandria)

The “Sailing Home Gala” is coming up: Saturday at 6:00 PM. But tickets (and seats) are still available, so call 703-768-9404 x113 to support Good Shepherd this weekend.

The Dwelling Place (at Rockville Metropolitan Center for the Visual Arts, Gibb Street Rockville)

On Saturday at 7:30 PM, the 20th Annual Carnival of Chocolates all the chocolate you can eat donated from various bakeries and caterers, along with savory hors d’oeuvres, champagne, and auctions. You can reserve a ticket, and support the Dwelling Place, right here.

CityDance Ensemble (at Strathmore Music Center, 5301 Tuckerman Lane, N. Bethesda)

Be inspired by an exciting Conservatory showcase created by CityDance faculty members, resident and guest artists, and the students themselves! Performances are Friday & Saturday at 8:15 PM and Sunday at 2:00 & 6:00 PM; tickets available here.

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

On Sunday at 3:00 PM, AYPO presents “Russian Storytellers” and the music of Liadov, Tcherepnin, Moussorgsky, and Stravinsky; tickets are (and free for music teachers!).

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