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Around Town 4/17-4/23

Art, culture, and music events this week is only a taste of what Catalogue nonprofits have to offer. There’s nothing better than getting out this beautiful weekend and supporting local nonprofits in the Metro Region!

Friday, April 17, 2015

Opening Celebration (Free Art on 8th Event)

Dance Place
Join us for a special event at Monroe St. Market to celebrate the return of Art on 8th! 6:30pm: POP (People Objects Play) Interactive Dance 7:00pm: Coyaba Dance Theater African Dance & Drumming 7:45pm: DC Casineros Cuban Salsa

When: Fri Apr 17 2015 (6:30 PM)
Where: Arts Walk at Monroe Street Market, 716 Monroe St NE, Washington, DC 20017
Fee? no
Contact: Dance Place, (202) 269-1600
For more information: click here

Saturday, April 18, 2015

Family Art Day

Project Create
During this all ages event, the community can create art projects, enjoy refreshments and giveaways. This event is free and open to the public, spread the word! To RSVP, please text (202) 930-CRE8 or email

When: Sat Apr 18 2015 (1:00 PM – 4:00 PM)
Where: Project Create Studio, 2028 Martin Luther King Jr Ave, SE, 2nd Floor, Washington, DC 20020
Fee? no
Contact: Project Create, (202) 889-0655
For more information: click here

KW Rocks! Concert in the Vines

Main Street Child Development Center
Keller Williams Capital Properties of Fairfax is hosting Concert in the Vines, its third annual Wine &; Rock charity concert held at Paradise Springs Winery (Clifton, VA). The concert will raise money for KW’s Red Day activities. Last year on Red Day, in addition to sending over 20 employees to Main Street for a half-day of volunteer work, KW also presented a few very nice classroom supplies (i.e. easels) and a check for $1,000.

When: Sat Apr 18 2015 (7:00 PM)
Where: Paradise Springs Winery, 13219 Yates Ford Rd, Clifton, VA 20124
Fee? yes $50
Contact: Marriah, (703) 964-1290
For more information: click here

The Romantics: Wagner & Liszt

The In Series
A salon-style concert of rarely heard songs by two giants who embodied the pinnacles –and some pitfalls– of the Romantic Era. Liszt’s Petrarch Sonnets, Wagner’s Wesendonk Songs, Liszt’s transcription of Wagner’s Tristan, and more! Pianists: Carlos Rodriguez & Carla Hubner Singers: Peter Burroughs & Debra Lawrence PERFORMANCE DATES: Sat 4/18 at 8pm Sun 4/19 at 3:30pm (mat.)

When: Sat Apr 18 2015 (8:00 PM)
Where: Casa Italiana, 595 1/2 3rd St NW, Washington, DC 20001
Fee? yes GA: $35 SE: $33 STUDENT/Youth: $16
Contact: The In Series, (202) 204-7764
For more information: click here

Monday, April 20, 2015

CASA at Meet Me Monday

Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA)/Prince George’s County
Meet Me Monday is a fun-filled networking event complete with music, comedy and trivia. CASA will be at Meet Me Monday to spread the word about what we as a community can do to prevent child abuse. Join us to learn more!

When: Mon Apr 20 2015 (6:00 PM – 9:00 PM)
Where: Sobe Restaurant and Lounge, 10621 Greenbelt Road, Suite 201, Lanham, MD 20774
Fee? no
Contact:Penny Gerber, (301) 209-0491
For more information: click here

Wednesday, April 22, 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: Wed Apr 22 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

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Crittenton’s Talk with a Teen Girl Today Afternoon High Tea Volunteer Opportunity

Crittenton Services of Greater Washington
Crittenton’s annual Talk with a Teen Girl Today Afternoon High Tea gives teen girls in our programs opportunities to share their views on issues impact their lives, and showcase their leadership and advocacy skills. It also gives caring adults and near peers opportunities to share their knowledge and experiences and engage with teen girls. Crittenton participants will speak on the issues impacting their lives, and college scholarships will be awarded to program participants. To register for the High Tea, please visit our registration page here.

When: Thu Apr 23 2015 (1:15 PM – 2:45 PM)
Where: Silver Spring Civic Building, 1 Veterans Place, Silver Spring, MD 20910
Fee? no event is free with a suggested donation
Volunteer Info: We are seeking volunteers to assist with event set-up, during the event, and with take-down afterwards. Volunteers would assist with directing guests and program participants, setting up materials for High Tea, answering guest questions, and other tasks.
Contact: Tara Egan, (301) 565-9333

A Novel EventVolunteer Opportunity

The Washington Literacy Center
A Novel Event: A Fundraiser for the Washington Literacy Center (WLC) celebrates literacy and recognizes corporate, community and individual partners who are working to increase the literacy rate for District of Columbia adults. This year the WLC will announce its first student Leadership Class acknowledging the accomplishments of current students and recent graduates. The event in an after-hours reception hosted in the stunning Homer Building Atrium featuring a delicious selection of hors d’oeuvres, wine, coffee and dessert.

When: Thu Apr 23 2015 (6:30 PM – 8:30 PM)
Where: The Homer Building 601 Thirteenth Street, NW, Washington, DC 20005
Fee? yes $100 per person
Volunteer Info: Support check-in, escort sponsors
Contact: Terry Algire, (202) 387-9029 ext 12
For more information: click here

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