Business and Educational Events around Washington, D.C. Through July 31th 2010


Thursday, July 29 from 5:00 – 7:00 PM, join The Washington Mystics for the Annual Women’s Networking Night at Verizon Center – 601 F Street, NW – to grow your business! $40 ticket includes networking reception, Mystics game, light hors d’oeuvres, and opportunity to hear from keynote speaker, Marie C. Johns, Deputy Administrator, US Small Business Administration.  Space is limited- call 202.527.7510 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting 202.527.7510 end_of_the_skype_highlighting begin_of_the_skype_highlighting              202.527.7510 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting 202.527.7510 end_of_the_skype_highlighting end_of_the_skype_highlighting to register now!

Thursday, July 29 from 5:00 – 9:00 PM, visit the Best Buddies Charity Fashion Happy Hour at Teatro Goldoni, 1909 K St NW. Benefitting Best Buddies, a nonprofit dedicated to establishing a global volunteer movement that creating friendships, employment and leadership development for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Happy hour specials – donations welcome. For more information, please visit here

Thursday, July 29 from 5:30 – 8:00 PM, stop by Thrive DC’s Happy Hour at Clyde’s of Gallery Place, 707 7th St. NW, benefitting the organizations’ efforts for underprivileged adults. Be one of the first 20 people to show up with a lotion or deodorant for donation and receive a free drink! Prizes available for the person who brings the most donated items. RSVP: volunteer@thrivedc.org.

Thursday, July 29 from 6:00 – 8:00 PM, stop by Concerts on the Square, a free concert series running through labor day this summer at Rockville Town Square, 199 E Montgomery Ave. Featuring Gonzo’s Nose, an 80’s & 90’s cover band. Next performance Aug 5 by The Justin Trawick Group.

Thursday, July 29 from 6:00 – 8:00 PM, visit the Opening Reception for artist Jason Wright at Gallery Plan B, 1530 14th St NW. Jason Wright, who doubles as a professional artist and extreme sports athlete, opens a new show focused professional skydiving! In addition to painting, he’s been training Navy Seals to jump out of airplanes! Exhibit runs through August 29 –free.

Friday, July 30 beginning at approximately 4:30AM, B2B will host its annual 100-mile Bike to the Beach, a charity bike ride from Washington, DC to the Delaware shore. The route begins at Gonzaga College High School, 19 Eye St NW. Bike to the Beach is a nonprofit with all proceeds benefiting partner, Autism Speaks. Registration is now closed but supporters are welcome to watch, donate, or get ready for next year:

Friday, July 30 from 7:30 – 11:00 PM, visit the 2010 Rosslyn Outdoor Film Festival as it continues. Keeping with the “I Love the 90’s” theme, “Dumb and Dumber” will be screened at dusk. Free and guests are encouraged to bring blankets and chairs. Arrive early for 90’s themed games and prizes.

Friday, July 30 from 7:00 – 10:00 PM, enjoy Christmas in July at L2 Lounge, 3315 Cady’s Alley NW. Tropical Christmas décor, complimentary makeovers, door prizes, gift bags, and silent auction. Proceeds will send homeless children to kindergarten through the Courage for Kids GIVE BACK-pack Initiative for Bright Beginnings Child Development Center. $20/advance or $30/door. RSVP: lizzy@hbgroup.us or tickets

Saturday, July 31 from 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM, visit the Corcoran Gallery of Art this and every Saturday until Labor Day for free music and tours of the gallery! Tours are available at 12 PM and 3 PM, 500 17th Street NW.

Saturday, July 31 from 4:00 – 9:00 PM, visit the To DC, With Love Street Festival at Howard University, 2400 Sixth St. NW. Presented by Capital Cause; includes cookout, drinks, live music, henna tattoos, surf demos. All proceeds benefiting charity! Tickets $20/advance $25/door.

Saturday, July 31 1:00PM -4:00PM, FFP 2010 Summer Fashion Swap at Beauty 360, 1350 Connecticut Ave, NW. Fashion Fights Poverty and Beauty 360 are teaming up to bring you our summer fashion swap. Clothing items will be donated to Goodwill of Greater Washington.Send RSVP to rsvp@fashionfightspoverty.org

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