Local Nonprofit Bulletin
Friday, December 9, 6:30 – 8:00 PM | The Art League’s Opening Reception for December Exhibits
Saturday, December 10, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM | Art Enables & Friends Holiday Market (2204 Rhode Island Ave NE)
Saturday, December 10, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM | Main Street’s 2nd Annual Holiday Market at The Soulfull Cafe
Saturday, December 10, 1:00 – 3:00 PM | Family Art Day: DIY Holiday Sparkle
Saturday, December 10, 2:00 – 3:00 PM | Capitol Hill Arts Workshop’s 50th Anniversary Film Premier
Saturday, December 10, 4:00 PM | Atlas Presents Furia Flamenca: Navidad Flamenca (Flamenco Holidays) | $30-35
Saturday, December 10, 5:00 – 7:00 PM | Columbia Heights Tree Lighting (with Tiny Timber!) at the Columbia Heights Civic Plaza
Saturday, December 10, 5:00 – 8:00 PM | Homeless Animal Rescue Team’s Holiday Social & Fabulous Silent Auction | $20
Saturday, December 10, 7:00 PM | Washington Bach Consort Presents: J.S. Bach’s Christmas Oratorio | $25-89
Saturday, December 10, 9:00 PM | Fiesta Latina: Washington Improv Theater’s celebration of improvisers identified as Latino/Latina/Latinx/Latine/Hispanic | $5-25
Sunday, December 11, 1:00 – 3:00 PM | VisAbility Art Lab’s holiday open studio (Pop-Up, 36F Maryland Avenue)
Sunday, December 11, 2:30 PM | Free screening of Boheme in the Heights, an animated Spanish-language reimagining of Puccini’s classic opera set in the Columbia Heights neighborhood
Monday, December 12, 5:00 – 8:00 PM | Holiday Sing-Along with the Gay Men’s Chorus of Washington
Monday, December 12, 7:30 – 10:00 PM | The Theatre Lab’s Honors Acting Conservatory Final Showcase
Tuesday, December 13, 5:00 – 9:00 PM | PhreeSpace Collective and Capitol Hill Arts Workshop presents “RoofTop Underground” with an indoor live performing arts concert, open mic, and “Melanated Market”
Tuesday, December 13, 7:00 – 8:30 PM | Washington Improv Theater’s jam for LGBTQ improvisers
Wednesday, December 14, 4:00 – 6:00 PM | Shop at the Suited for Change Holiday Boutique Sale
Wednesday, December 14, 7:00 – 9:00 PM | Queer Stories, the debut performance of The Theatre Lab’s free intergenerational class designed to give LGBTQIA participants a unique platform to develop, share, and perform stories based on their lived experience in the DMV area
Thursday, December 15, 5:30 – 7:30 PM | Hear students argue about the social issues that matter to them at the One World Challenge
Thursday, December 15, 6:30 – 8:00 PM | CreativeWorks Showcase: Emporium Galore, a musical performance combining digital media, songs, spoken dialogue, acting, and dance
Monday, December 19, 5:30 – 6:30 PM | DC Night of Action and Chanukah Candle Lighting with Jews United for Justice
On Tuesday, December 13, from 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM, help Earth Sangha plant over 150 native tree species at Laurel Hill Park Central Green.
Volunteer with Leveling the Playing Field during the holiday break! Volunteers can help organize their warehouse with staff, inventory incoming donations, and more.
Do you like working with children and art? Apply to be a Winter Camp volunteer with VisArts!
Invest in Northern Virginia high school seniors to equip them for college. Apply to become a mentor with The Dream Project.
From tutoring virtually to becoming a Childcare Volunteer to joining the Career Corps & providing career support to volunteering as a Resource Family, Generation Hope has lots of ways you can get involved.
Looking ahead to 2023, join The Arc of Northern Virginia for DD Day of Advocacy in Richmond on Thursday, January 26. Meet with Northern Virginia General Assembly members, visit the legislative session, and have lunch.
Other Ways to Engage
Help Strathmore and Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company support youth leadership! The 2023 Arts & Social Justice Fellowship program centers young people’s vision of the future and seeks to identify the next generation of artists whose activism reflects Octavia E. Butler’s dynamic lineage. Applications are open till January 2 — spread the word!
The 35th Annual Wammie Music Awards season is here! Presented by The MusicianShip, the Wammie Music Awards will be bestowed upon a multi-genre “playlist” of top DMV music talent. Nominate your favorite artists by January 10!