Networking Events and Happy Hours around Washington, D.C throughout this week

Today, June 22
from 6:30-8:30pm, join the United Way of the National Capital Area’s (UWNCA) Women’s Leadership Council (WLC) at the City Club of Washington-Columbia Square, 555 13th Street NW to raise awareness and funds for child wellness.  The WLC leverages the power and giving of women to make a difference in our community.  Tickets: $50/person, with a portion going to UWNCA’s child wellness initiative.  For tickets and more information, Register here.

Tuesday, June 22 from 8:00 – 9:00 PM, enjoy Summer Concerts on the Avenue, the US Navy Band’s Summer Concert Series at United States Navy Memorial Plaza, 701 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW. Free live performances every Tuesday evening until August 31. June 15th performance features US Navy Band & Sea Chanters with Drill Team performance. No RSVP necessary.

Tuesday, June 22 from 6:00 – 8:30 PM, join DC Young Education Professionals for a happy hour at The Front Page, 1333 New Hampshire Avenue NW (back bar). Young education professionals include administrators, entrepreneurs, policy makers, researchers, teachers and more. Young education professionals work in governments, non-profits, policy organizations, schools and think tanks. This group is open to all current, former and aspiring young education professionals. Happy Hour Specials – $2.75 beer wine and rail drinks until 8pm.RSVP here.

Tuesday, June 22 from 6:30 – 8:30 PM, join Unicycle Lady, an interactive unicycle show with juggling, jokes, and more at Rockville Town Square. Kids eat free at participating restaurants – free face painting with any event day purchase, for more information visit their website.

Wednesday, June 23 from 6:30 – 8:30 PM, visit the Capital Partners for Education’s Happy Hour Fundraiser at Midtown Loft, 1219 Connecticut Avenue NW. Proceeds benefit D.C. non-profit Capital Partners for Education (CPE), which offers low-income motivated youth access to a quality education, one-on-one mentoring, and academic and enrichment support. Tickets: $50/advanced $55/door. Happy hour includes: top shelf open bar; raffles prizes, and hors d’oeuvres. Check here for more information and tickets.

Wednesday, June 23 beginning at 8:45 PM (dusk) bring the family for Movies on the Square, free outdoor movies on the plaza every Wednesday night until August at Rockville Town Center. Tonight’s movie: Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs – PG.  Come early, eat dinner, and enjoy the show!

Wednesday, June 23 from 6:00 – 8:00 PM, join the Young Nonprofit Professionals Network’s (YNPNdc) Happy Hour Intern Series at Tryst Coffeehouse Bar Lounge, 2459 18th Street NW. Come meet other young professionals from the nonprofit sector.  This month we will announce our summer intern series and hope that if you work with an intern, you encourage them to come! Happy Hours is very casual – specials available. Check here for more information.

Wednesday, June 23 from 6:00 – 8:00 PM, guys bring your friends for a Bromance Sweet Spa at The Willard Intercontinental Hotel, 1401 Pennsylvania Avenue NW. Women shouldn’t be the only ones pampered! Including rehydrating eye treatments, man-icures, and head massages. CoCo Sala will provide tasty delights! Tickets: $85/person, MUST rsvp:

Wednesday, June 23 from 6:30 – 9:30 PM, visit Dining 101: Put Your Best Fork Forward at the Caucus Room, 401 9th Street NW. Event includes a three-course ‘crash-course’ dinner in the certified etiquette. International protocol consultant, Alexandra Kovach will cover topics such as: making memorable first impressions professionally. Tickets: $125/person. For reservations call: 202.393.1300 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting 202.393.1300 end_of_the_skype_highlighting begin_of_the_skype_highlighting              202.393.1300 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting 202.393.1300 end_of_the_skype_highlighting end_of_the_skype_highlighting begin_of_the_skype_highlighting              202.393.1300 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting 202.393.1300 end_of_the_skype_highlighting end_of_the_skype_highlighting_pnh_highlighting_inactive_common”> 202.393.1300 end_of_the_skype_highlighting or

Thursday, June 24 beginning at 6:00 PM, visit DC Ecowomen’s Auction at RFD (Regional Food & Drink) Restaurant, 810 7th Street NW. Event includes items for bidding: yoga classes, a photography session, restaurant gift certificates, accessories, wine, and books. Arms of Venus and Trent Hasty will perform live. $5 at the door. Happy Hour Specials until 8pm including 20% off appetizers. Check here for more information.

Thursday, June 24 from 6:30 – 8:30 PM, join The Washington Ballet for a Jete Society Happy Hour at Sofitel Washington DC Lafayette Square, 806 15th Street NW.  This summer celebration will help raise funds for a Jeté Society Scholarship to be given to a Washington School of Ballet student. Event is free, . The Sofitel will provide food and drink specials and the bar’s mixologist extraordinaire will shake up a one-of-a-kind cocktail just for us! Check here for more information.

Thursday, June 24 from 6:00 – 8:00 PM, enjoy Concerts in the Square – Free Outdoor Concerts every Thursday night until August at Rockville Town Center. Playing tonight: The Joker’s Wild (Swing). For more information, visit here or for inclement weather call 301.998.3178 end_of_the_skype_highlighting.

Thursday, June 24 from 11:30 – 1:00 PM join Work It, Girl’s Lunch, Laugh, & Learn starring Skincando’s Sara Damelio at the Sheraton-Reston, 11810 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, VA. Work It, Girl! Networking is NoVa’s newest young professionals business networking organization. Price: $35 to, “laugh a bit, learn a lot, and grow your business family!”  For more info on attending or becoming a vendor check here

Friday, June 25 – Washington Digital Media Conference, Tysons Corner

On June 25, over 500 of the most influential decision-makers in the media, entertainment and technology industries will gather in Tysons Corner for the 6th Annual Digital Media Conference East. The annual conference, held at the McLean Hilton, is considered a “must attend” event by much of the DC area’s digital media community, and also attracts hundreds of attendees from across the country. This year’s event features 3 keynotes and 15 panels divided across five tracks. Check here for more information. Use promotion code 3860BV for a discounted fare on American Airlines and American Eagle Flights.

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