April 13-14: White House Garden Tour [FREE]

White House Garden Tour

This spring, the White House will be opening its gardens and grounds to visitors on Saturday, April 13th from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM, and Sunday, April 14th from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM. During this event, visitors can see the Jacqueline Kennedy Garden, Rose Garden and South Lawn of the White House. Additionally, the White House Kitchen Garden – the first More...

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HoliDC 2013
By David Gaines On Friday, March 29th, 2013
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What Better Way to Bring in Spring Than Celebrating Holi, The Festival of Color?

One of my favorite TV sitcoms — and I usually don’t like comedies — was a show called Outsourced about an American who as the manager at a call center in India. The first half of its only season More...

New African Film Festival
By David Gaines On Monday, March 4th, 2013
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Mar. 7-12: New African Film Festival at AFI

Many thanks to my friend Gerri for sharing this, otherwise, we would’ve never known. AFI Silver is proud to host the 9th annual New African Films Festival, co-presented by AFI, TransAfrica and afrikafé. The More...

Kids in the Kitchen
By David Gaines On Wednesday, February 20th, 2013
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March 2: Kids in the Kitchen

From KidFriendlyDC: Want to cook up a good time with the kids? Then bring your junior chefs, miniature foodies, and fledgling fitness fanatics to the YMCA National Capital on Saturday, March 2, for a fun-filled More...

ZooLights at the National Zoo
By David Gaines On Tuesday, November 20th, 2012
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ZooLights at the National Zoo [FREE]

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Zoo_birds
By David Gaines On Saturday, November 3rd, 2012
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Nov. 10: Bird Walk at the National Zoo

Get upcoming Washington, DC events in your inbox:     Did you know that the Bird House isn’t the only place to find birds at the Zoo?  More...

Canal Park Grand Opening
By David Gaines On Monday, October 29th, 2012
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Nov. 16-17: Canal Park Grand Opening

Please join us in celebrating the grand opening of this beautiful city park that is a model of sustainable, green urban development containing the largest rain garden in the District of Columbia, Park Tavern restaurant, More...

Boo at the Zoo
By David Gaines On Tuesday, October 23rd, 2012
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Oct. 26-28: Boo at the Zoo

Boo at the Zoo is the wildest trick-or-treat in town! Princesses, superheroes, kid-wizards, and other costumed guests are invited to join us at the 13th annual Boo at the Zoo. There’s no safer or more exciting More...

The Reluctant Revolutionary
By David Gaines On Sunday, October 21st, 2012
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Oct. 25 – Nov. 4: 17th Annual Arabian Sights Film Festival

Get upcoming Washington, DC events in your inbox:     The Seventeenth Annual Arabian Sights Film Festival returns with 10 new and innovative films from today’s Arab world! This year’s More...

NoMa Fall Festival and Market in Washington DC
By David Gaines On Saturday, October 13th, 2012
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Oct. 17 and Oct. 24: Fall Festival and Market in NoMa

Don’t miss the NoMa Fall Festival & Market on two dates only: Wednesdays, October 17 & 24! Bring your family, friends and the kids. Reserve your Thanksgiving turkey from Groff’s Content, and sample More...