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Around Town: November 16-18

Have a good weekend, Greater Washington! And check out what’s happening at our nonprofits …

Educational Theatre Company (McKinley Elementary, 1030 N. McKinley Road, Arlington, VA)

ETCs Main Stage Residency Program, with McKinley Elementary School, presents Robin Hood — an original musical production created and performed by children in grades 2-5 — on Friday & Saturday.

Anacostia Watershed Society (Malcolm X Avenue & 2nd Street SE)

Volunteers will work to restore the natural splendor of one of DC’s most neglected wooded areas on Saturday at 9:00 AM; gloves, bags, and lunch will be provided. RSVP right here.

Horizons Greater Washington (Politics and Prose, 5051 Connecticut Avenue NW)

Stop by and choose a book for you or your child, or select from one of the Wish List Books for the Horizons program, this Saturday from 9:00 AM to 9:00 PM. At the register, remember to mention Horizons and Politics and Prose will donate 20% of the the proceeds.

We Are Family Senior Outreach Network (Metropolitan Community Church, 474 Ridge Street NW)

On Saturday at 10:00 AM, deliver Thanksgiving baskets to over 250 low-income seniors in the North Capitol and Shaw neighborhoods with the We Are Family team. Sign up here!

Joseph’s House (1730 Lanier Place NW)

At 10:30 AM on Saturday, take a one-hour “walk-and-talk” tour and hear stories of those who have lived at Joseph’s House.

DC Youth Orchestra Program (Kennedy Center – Terrace Theater, 2700 F Street, NW)

Led by Maestro Jesus Manuel Berard, the Youth Orchestra’s Fall Concert this Saturday at 2:00 PM features Mendelssohn, Ives, and Beethoven.

Dance Place (3225 8th Street NE)

Award-winning dancer and choreographer Vincent E. Thomas presents “Shadows,” exploring the idea of masculinity through shadows of yesterday, on Saturday at 8:00 PM and Sunday at 4:00 PM. Tickets this way!

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