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Around Town 5/23-5/29

We hope everyone has a wonderful and relaxing Memorial Day Weekend! Take some time to meet a few great nonprofits and get to know the community around you by heading to some of these great events!

Saturday, May 24, 2014

Volunteer for Kid Power at Run or Dye!

Kid Power
Kid Power is the nonprofit partner of this year’s Run or Dye event! Last November, Kid Power was honored to be the partner for the 2013 event. It was so much fun for our team and our supporters, that we are thrilled to participate again. Proceeds from the run will benefit help us serve more youth! But, we need your help! We receive a donation based on the number of volunteers we recruit to help at the event. And, we need to recruit 100 volunteers this year!!
When: Sat May 24 2014 (07:30 AM – 1:00 PM)
Where: RFK Stadium, 2400 East Capitol Street SE, Washington, DC 20003
Fee?: no
Volunteer Info: Volunteer Duties- help registering runners, spraying runners in dye, give runners water, help runners with directions, event set-up, and more! What you get for volunteering- Free Run or Dye Tshirt, access to the celebration party after the race, entry into a Kid Power raffle, and knowing you had a part in helping DC youth receive high quality afterschool programs! When: Saturday May 24th; 7:30 am – 1pm (accomodations may be made for several volunteers who are not able to arrive by 7 am) at RFK Stadium (nearest metro: Stadium Armory). Friday shifts are also available (help with packet pick-up and registration): Friday May 23rd; 9 am- 3pm and 2:45pm-8pm.
Contact: Kid Power, (202) 383-4543
For more information: click here

Thursday, May 29, 2014

Cuisine des Artistes: Biennial Spring Gala Fundraiser to Honor Bruce Kogod

District of Columbia Arts Center (DCAC)
Showcasing the talents of local area chefs and artists, Cuisine des Artistes is a dinner happening. In this rare union, gastronomical, visual, theatrical and literary artists join forces to create a feast for the senses featuring the most delicious edible art. With entertainment by performing artists, design by visual artists, and food created by culinary artists, Cuisine des Artistes is more than an event, it’s a phenomenon.
When: Thu May 29 2014 (6:30 PM)
Where: The Meridian House, 1630 Crescent Place NW, Washington D.C., DC 2008
Fee?: yes $125 for DCAC Members/ $150 for New Members
Contact: Rebecca Gray, (202) 462-7833
For more information: click here

Carousel Latino

The In Series
A festive carousel ride of Latino programs & artists, including cabaret, congas, tango, zarzuela, bolero, opera and more!
When: Thu May 29 2014 (7:30 PM)
Where: SOURCE, 1835 14th St., NW, Washington, DC 20009
Fee? yes $30 general; $27 senior; $16 for students and youth
Volunteer Info: Usher, box office
Contact: Gregory Stuart, Executive Assistant, (202) 204-7765
For more information: click here

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