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Around Town 4/10-4/16

Looking for a way to avoid the overwhelming crowds this weekend and still have a great time? Catalogue nonprofits this week will keep you happy, entertained, and excited about the great work going on in our community!

And don’t forget, April is Autism Awareness, Poetry, Child Abuse Prevention, and Financial Literacy month! Catalogue nonprofits work in all of these fields and more, click here to learn more about them!

Friday, April 10, 2015

Victory Road – The World Premiere

Bowen McCauley Dance Company
BMD teams up with Jason and the Scorchers, credited by Rolling Stone Magazine for rewriting the history of rock-n-roll in the South, for the world premiere of Victory Road. Inspired by the music of Jason Ringenberg, Lucy transforms his stories and songs into movement a journey of hope, tragedy, and triumph. The band and the Company unite on stage for an electrifying performance about a boy who leaves his hometown with the dream of becoming a rock star in the 1980′s.

When: Fri Apr 10 2015 (7:30 PM – 9:00 PM)
Where: The Kennedy Center Terrace Theater, 2700 F Street, NW, Washington, DC 20566
Fee? yes $40-$45
Contact:, (703) 910-5175
For more information: click here

Saturday, April 11, 2015

7th Annual Earth Day Celebration

Potomac Community Resources
Join BCR and Cellava for the 7th Annual Inclusive Earth Day. Lunch will be provided for all participants. Event will take place rain or shine! Calleva has made arrangements with PCR for transportation to and from the event, with a van leaving the Our Lady of Mercy parking lot (9200 Kentsdale Dr., Potomac, MD) at 9:30am and returning at 2:00pm.

When: Sat Apr 11 2015 (10:00 AM – 1:30 PM)
Where: 13015 Riley’s Lock Road, Poolesville, MD 20837
Fee? no
Contact: Melissa Wyman, (301) 365-0561
For more information: click here

Coast-to-Coast for a Cause Launch Party

Phoenix Bikes
Come support Nathan as he starts out on his Coast-to-Coast for a Cause ride to benefit Phoenix Bikes! Nathan will be launching his cross country journey from the shop and heading west along the W&OD trail for the first of over 3500 miles across the USA during the next 4 months. We will have some refreshments and you can join us to just to give him a high five and wave goodbye or you can ride alongside him for the first few miles to cheer him on (the first part of the Team Phoenix Youth ride that day will be joining Nathan as well). To learn more about Nathan’s adventure, check out his fundraising page:

When: Sat Apr 11 2015 (10:30 AM)
Where: Phoenix Bikes, 4200 S Four Mile Run Dr, Arlington, VA 22206
Fee? no
Contact Phoenix Bikes, (703) 575-7762
For more information: click here

BMD Annual Soiree Volunteer Opportunity

Bowen McCauley Dance Company
BMD’s signature event invites guests to eat, drink, and be merry following our Victory Road world premiere. The celebration features an irresistible silent auction and the opportunity to dance and mingle with the cast. Enjoy an evening of country glam with Nashville’s finest! Your reservation includes premium performance seating.

When: Sat Apr 11 2015 (9:00 PM – 11:00 PM)
Where: The Kennedy Center Roof Terrace Restaurant, 2700 F Street, NW, Washington, DC 20566
Fee? yes Individual reservation: $150.00
Volunteer Info: Check-in, silent auction monitors, close-out and collection of silent auction items, live auctioneer
Contact:, (703) 910-5175
For more information: click here

Monday, April 13, 2015

Stewards of Children Training

Safe Shores – The DC Children’s Advocacy Center
Participate in Stewards of Children and gain information necessary to protect children and ensure they grow up healthy and safe in DC. Stewards of Children teaches adults how to prevent, recognize and react responsibly to child sexual abuse. The program is designed for individuals concerned about the safety of children, including community members and professionals that work with youth. The training includes a discussion about critical issues in sexual abuse prevention and a video sharing the voices of survivors and experts in the field.

When: Mon Apr 13 2015 (3:00 PM – 5:00 PM)
Where: Safe Shores – The DC Children’s Advocacy Center, 429 O Street NW, Washington, DC 20001
Fee? no
Contact: Erin McGuinness, (202) 645-3522

“Cocktails” & Conversation

The Dwelling Place
The Dwelling Place cordially invites you to join us for a very unique cocktail party. We look forward to having you at our annual event as we bring attention to the food and nutritional challenges faced by families affected by homelessness in Montgomery County. This event is hosted in coordination with Nourish Now. To purchase advance tickets and/or to donate as a Friend of The Dwelling Place, Inc. please visit our event website at (Tickets will also be available at the door)

When: Mon Apr 13 2015 (6:00 PM – 9:00 PM)
Where: Cedar Lane Unitarian Universalist Church, 9601 Cedar Lane, Bethesda, MD 20814
Fee? yes $50
Contact: Miriam Gandell, (240) 813-1603
For more information: click here

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Wear Blue in Honor of National Child Abuse Prevention Month Volunteer Opportunity

Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA)/Prince George’s County
April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month. On April 16th, we ask you to wear blue to raise awareness about child abuse. Take a photo and post it online with #Iamforthechild @CASA_PGC”

When: Thu Apr 16 2015 (00:00 AM – 12:00 MIDNIGHT)
Where: United States, Wherever you are!, Your city, MD 20737
Fee? no
Volunteer Info: Wear blue and post your photo online
Contact: Penny Gerber, (301) 209-0491
For more information: click here

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