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Around Town: 4/23 – 4/29

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Saturday, April 23, 2016

Artful Living: Seeing the Beauty Within with Our Daily Bread

Our Daily Bread presents Artful Living: Seeing the Beauty Within, an evening of Art, Wine and Strengthening Community in association with the Fairfax Spotlight on the Arts Festival. The evening will include a juried art show, with art works in a variety of media from local artists that will be available for sale. Live music by Latin-jazz band Batida Diferente. Wine from Pearmund Cellars and food by Dolce Vita. Craft beer tasting. A live auction, including a Washington Nationals/Meet Jayson Werth experience. Proceeds support Our Daily Bread’s work to move struggling Fairfax County area residents from a place of need to one of self-sufficiency. A portion of the proceeds will also go to the Fairfax Spotlight on the Arts scholarship fund.

When: Sat Apr 23 2016 (7:00 PM – 10:00 PM)
Where: Stacy C. Sherwood Community Center, 3740 Old Lee Highway, Fairfax, VA 22030
Fee? yes $40 by 4/1; $45 4/2-4/22; $50 at door
Volunteer Info: Volunteers will be needed to help set-up and run event, as well as clean up. At-event volunteer opportunities are available here.
Contact: Jennifer Rose, (703) 273-8829
For more information: click here

Monday, April 25, 2016

New Play Festival (Night 3) with Young Playwrights’ Theater

The New Play Festival is an annual celebration of bold new voices. Each year Young Playwrights’ Theater honors plays from a diverse group of YPT students in a production that celebrates the playwright’s craft. Professional actors, dramaturges and directors collaborate with student writers to create an evening of dynamic theater. YPT is proud to honor the bold, gritty and bright new voices of young writers. A reception will take place at 6:30 pm with a 7:00 pm performance.

When: Mon Apr 25 2016 (6:30 PM – 8:30 PM)
Where: Logan Fringe Arts Space, 1358 Florida Ave. NE Washington, DC 20002
Fee? no
Volunteer Info: Volunteers will help set up and run the reception, check in guests and clean up following the event. All volunteers are welcome to watch the performance.
Contact: Laura Wood, (202) 387-9173

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Volunteer Orientation with Byte Back

Join Byte Back for a one-hour orientation to introduce you to their organization, share volunteer opportunities, and find the match for your talents and availability.

When: Tue Apr 26 2016 (6:00 PM – 7:00 PM)
Where: Byte Back 9th Street, 3420 9th Street, Washington, DC 20017
Fee? no
Contact: Tamikia Wims, (202) 529-3395
For more information: click here

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