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Around Town 2/27-3/5

Catalogue charities bring you an arts-filled weekend and great events through next week. Great performances for kids, families, and adults! Take a look below and we hope you’ll be inspired to (possibly) hop up on stage and join some of the best small nonprofits in the DC region!

Friday, February 27, 2015

6th Annual CAC Gala to benefit the Center for Alexandria’s Children

The Center for Alexandria’s Children
The Center for Alexandria’s Children is hosting its 6th Annual Gala benefit, celebrating Carri Coggins Stoltz (2015 Champion for Children) and Tawana Thompson (2015 Outstanding Dedication to Children). Please join us for this fun, 70s glam-inspired evening of dinner and dancing!

When: Fri Feb 27 2015 (7:00 PM – 10:00 PM)
Where: Virtue Feed & Grain, 106 South Union Street, Alexandria, VA 22314
Fee? yes $150/per person with additional sponsorship opportunities available
Contact: Eliza Harrell, (703) 746-6043
For more information: click here

The New Adventures of the Three Musketeers

Encore Stage & Studio
In 17th-century France, a poor young nobleman named d’Artagnan leaves home to join the famous Musketeers of the Guard defenders of the King and masters of the rapier! On his journey, D’Artagnan befriends three famous Musketeers: Athos, Porthos, and Aramis. As the foursome roams the countryside, they encounter a dastardly plot to kidnap the King’s favorite dog and realize they’ll need the help of three swashbuckling ladies to save the day. This new Encore twist on the classic Alexandre Dumas adventure is recommended for children ages 6 and older.

When: Fri Feb 27 2015 (7:30 PM)
Where: Thomas Jefferson Community Theatre, 125 S. Old Glebe Road, Arlington, VA 22204
Fee? yes $12 adults, $10 children, students, military and seniors
Contact: Box Office, (703) 548-1154
For more information: click here

Saturday, February 28, 2015

Art Enables @ Dumbarton Concert Gallery Opening Reception

Art Enables
Come see the Art Enables exhibit as artists work together in a beautiful studio space where they express their creativity and tell their personal stories through striking visual images. One of Art Enables’ goals is to further an understanding and acceptance of the alternative, visual way in which many people who are marginalized for any number of reasons can communicate when they are given the chance.

When: Sat Feb 28 2015 (6:00 PM – 8:00 PM)
Where: Dumbarton Church, 3133 Dumbarton Street NW, Washington, DC 20007
Fee? no
Contact: Ginny Barnes, (202) 965-2000

Soul in Motion African Dancers and Drummers

Joe’s Movement Emporium/World Arts Focus
In the spirit of Ujima (Collective Work and Responsibility), Soul In Motion will celebrate African-American History as we pay a special tribute to our community. In the true spirit of collaborative work, Soul In Motion is honored to share the stage with several artistic partners, which has become and continues to be our tradition. Plan to come out and be a part of this special performance and “So Much More…”

When: Sat Feb 28 2015 (8:00 PM)
Where: Joe’s Movement Emporium, 3309 Bunker Hill Road, Mount Rainier, MD 20712
Fee? yes
Contact: Box Office, (301) 699-1819
For more information: click here

Sunday, March 01, 2015

The Kennedy Center, Young Playwrights Theater & Atlas Performing Arts Center

Young Playwrights’ Theater
Through Theatre for Young Audiences/USA, middle school students from across the US have been invited to respond to the question: What makes a family? Discover how young playwrights from our region look at how families today blend race, culture, sexual orientation and generations and come together through adoption, birth, marriage and many other ways. The goal is to produce meaningful conversations that will ripple across our nation in classrooms, theatres, and communities. Experience young voices responding to their world.

When: Sun Mar 1 2015 (2:00 PM)
Where: The Atlas Performing Arts Center, Lab 1, 1333 H St NE, Washington, DC 20002
Fee? yes $2 tickets
Contact: Box Office, (202) 399-7993
For more information:click here

Monday, March 02, 2015

The Raising of America Film Screening & Panel Discussion

The Child & Family Network Centers
Join us this for an unforgettable evening as we screen a trailblazing film and engage in meaningful conversation about early childhood development. The Child & Family Network Centers and ACT for Alexandria will host a screening of The Raising of America: Early Childhood and the Future of Our Nation and expert-led panel discussion. The event is free!

When: Mon Mar 2 2015 (7:00 PM – 9:00 PM)
Where: US Patent and Trademark Office, 600 Dulaney St, Alexandria, VA 22314
Fee? no
Contact: Child & Family Network Centers, (703) 836-0214
For more information: click here

Adult Literacy Tutor Information Session

Literacy Council of Montgomery County
The Literacy Council of Montgomery County will hold an information session for volunteers interested in helping adults learn to read, write, or speak English. Once volunteers have completed the information session, they can select a two-part training session that fits their schedules. No foreign language skills are necessary. Tutors work one-on-one or with small groups, and typically meet with students in libraries or community centers at mutually convenient times.

When: Mon Mar 2 2015 (7:30 PM – 9:00 PM)
Where: Rockville Memorial Library, 21 Maryland Ave., Rockville, MD 20850
Fee? no
Contact: Jennifer Redding, (301) 610-0030 ext 208
For more information: click here

Thursday, March 05, 2015

Step Afrika! Reads at the Hill Center

Step Afrika! USA
Step Afrika! Reads is designed to teach young children of all cultural and economic backgrounds to be active. It encourages parents to read to their children on a daily basis. The 35-minute program is structured for two to five year-olds and combines reading, exercise and creative movement. Tickets are free but there’s limited space so please use the link below to reserve a spot!

When: Thu Mar 5 2015 (10:00 AM – 10:45 AM)
Where:Hill Center, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue SE, Washington, DC 20003
Fee? no
Contact: Alorie Clark, (202) 399-7993 ext 112
For more information: click here

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