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Around Town: 5/21 – 5/27

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Saturday, May 21, 2016

Gardening at Genesis with Mi Casa

Help residents at Genesis, an affordable intergenerational building, build their community garden. Residents are single mothers aging out of foster care and their children and low-income seniors.

When: Sat May 21 2016 (10:00 AM – 1:00 PM)
Where: Genesis Community, 6925 Georgia Ave NW, Washington, DC 20012
Volunteer Info: Building and planting boxes for plants, flowers and veggies. Come dressed to get your hands and knees dirty!
Contact: John Kemp, (202) 641-6515

Titanic the Musical with The Theatre Lab School of the Dramatic Arts

Theatre Lab’s Creating a Musical Role class presents the Tony-winning musical Titanic, May 19-21. The show explores the fates of the captain, crew and passengers aboard the famously doomed ship – a story that has resonated for more than a century.

When: Sat May 21 2016 (7:30 PM – 10:15 PM)
Where: The Theatre Lab, 733 8th Street NW, Washington, DC 20001
Fee? yes $15
Contact: The Theatre Lab, (202) 824-0449
For more information: click here

Soles of Steel Concert with Joy of Motion Dance Center

Come share a night with the Soles of Steel tap company at the Jack Guidone Theater. This electrifying youth tap company will have you dancing in your seats. From New York to Florida, these hoofers make a lot of noise! Bring the whole family to this dynamic percussive concert.

When: Sat May 21 2016 (8:00 PM – 9:00 PM)
Where: Jack Guidone Theatre, 5207 Wisconsin Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20015
Fee? yes $20-25
Contact: Rachel Pearl, (202) 813-9505 ext 701
For more information: click here

Sunday, May 22, 2016

Girls on the Run of Montgomery County, MD 5K with Girls on the Run of MoCo

The culminating 5K event of the Girls on the Run program. Come help support over 2,500 girls in Montgomery County who have trained for the past 10 weeks to participate in this celebratory fun run.

When: Sun May 22 2016 (09:00 AM – 10:30 AM)
Where: Westfield Montgomery Mall, 7101 Democracy Blvd, Bethesda, MD 20817
Volunteer Info: Packet Pick-up, merchandise tent, start-finish line, course marshals, safety runners, water station, etc.
Contact: Girls on the Run, (301) 881-3801 ext 103
For more information: click here

Monday, May 23, 2016

Food for Others Annual Golf Tournament

The Food for Others Golf Tournament is FFO’s annual event presented by First Potomac Realty Trust — a fun way to raise money and support a local non-profit with a little competition. The tournament will be held on Monday, May 23, 2016 at Springfield Golf and Country Club. Lunch, dinner, and beverages all day will be included in the golfers fee, as well as some fabulous raffle prizes. Last year they raised $30,000 to fight hunger, so let’s help them break that record this year. Register today!

When: Mon May 23 2016 (11:00 AM – 7:00 PM)
Where: Springfield Golf and Country Club, 8301 Old Keene Mill Rd., Springfield, VA 22152
Fee? yes $200 per golfer; $750 for a foursome
Contact: Jessica Cogen, (703) 207-9173
For more information: click here

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Events Committee Meeting with Community Lodgings, Inc.

Community Lodgings is looking for volunteers to join their events committee as we plan their fall (Oct 20, 2016) fundraiser breakfast. Committee will meet monthly then meet more often as the event draws nearer.

When: Wed May 25 2016 (3:00 PM – 4:00 PM)
Where: Community Lodgings, 3912 Elbert Avenue, Suite 108, Alexandria, VA 22305
Fee? no
Volunteer Info: Volunteers will help with the planning and marketing. Need help in coming up with a theme, graphics, decorations, program sequence, etc.
Contact: Jane Collins, (703) 549-4407

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