Monday, March 22, 6:00 to 8:30pm The Glamazon Diaries invites you to Glam in the City: Spring into Beauty at PR at Partners Metro Center (1001 G St, NW). Enjoy cupcakes, champagne, heavily discounted services ($30 blowouts, $40 hair cuts, complimentary Kerastase treatments, $9 Botox); and a spring hair and beauty trend review by, PR at Partners owner Jacqui Davis. RSVP at (202) 737-0909. info: http://www.theglamazondiaries.com/2010/03/youre-invited-glam-in-city-spring-into.html
Monday, March 22 from 6:00 – 8:00 PM, join the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities for the 25th Annual Mayor’s Art Awards at the Kennedy Center Concert Hall, 801 K Street NW. Finalists include outstanding artists that have shown influence in the community. Price: free, no RSVP necessary.
Tuesday, March 23, The RAMMYS Nomination Party is INVITATION ONLY. WE MISTAKENLY LISTED THIS AS OPEN TO ALL. IF YOU HAVE NOT RECEIVED A PERSONAL INVITATION, PLEASE DO NOT ATTEND.
Tuesday, March 23 from 7:00 – 10:00 PM, join Fashion 4 Paws model Barbara Merola for Cocktails 4 Canines, FunXion, 1309 F Street, NW, to raise funds for The Washington Humane Society. Drink specials. $10 suggested minimum donation.
Tuesday, March 23 from 6:00 – 8:00 PM, join The Washington Post in celebrating the 4th Annual Peeps Diorama Contest, with the top peeps contest entries on display. Hors d’oeuvres and specialty cocktails will be served. Price: $20/person, RSVP: http://postfun.washingtonpost.com/node/365.
Tuesday, March 23 from 6:30 – 8:30 PM, join celebrity journalist, Cokie Roberts for an insightful question and answer session of her new book “We Are Our Mothers’ Daughters” and “Founding Mothers” at Sewall-Belmont House and Museum, 144 Constitution Avenue NE. Price: $10/person, RSVP: www.sewallbelmont.org/mainpages/aboutus_events.html.
Tuesday, March 23 from 5:00 – 8:00 PM, bring your pooch out for a Dog Happy Hour at Hotel Monaco in Old Town Alexandria, 480 King Street. Owners will be treated to cocktails and “tavern bites” and pups complimentary dog treats. Price: free, info: 703.842.2790 or www.monaco-alexandria.com/hotel-restaurant/index.html.
Wednesday, March 24 from 6:00 – 8:00 PM, join ADAP Advocacy Association for a Wine Tasting Benefit to help raise money and awareness for people living with HIV/AIDS. Price: $25/person – tax deductible. RSVP: www.123signup.com/register?id=mtxvj.
Wednesday, March 24 from 7:00 – 9:30 PM, join Fashion Fights Poverty for an Exclusive Luxury Silent Auction to benefit the organization at Senate Square Towers – Senate Square (rooftop), 201 I Street NE.100% of proceeds will benefit Woodrow Wilson High School’s Clothing and Textile Program & Aid for Haiti. Price: free, RSVP: email@example.com.
Wednesday, March 24 from 7:00 – 11:00 PM, join DC Scores for its Soccer Ball, an annual fundraising gala featuring cocktails, music, and a silent auction held at Union Station’s East Hall, 50 Massachusetts Avenue, NE. 100% of proceeds from the Soccer Ball will directly support DC Scores sports education programs. Attire: cocktail. Price: $95/ticket
Thursday, March 25 from 6:30 – 8:30, join celebrity, Robin Givhans for a special book signing of her first book: Michelle: The First Lady, the First Year at Lord & Taylor, Chevy Chase 5255 Western Avenue NW. Cocktail reception to follow signing, price: $35/member - $24/non-member. RVSP: http://washingtondcfgi.tix.com.
Thursday, March 25 from 6:00 – 9:00 PM, join fellow metro tweeters at Twestival, a face-to-face meet up of those you follow along with the area’s hottest social media circle at Shadow Room, 2131 K Street NW. Open bar and passed hors d’oeuvres will be served. Price: $20 - $125, RSVP: 202.887.1200 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thursday, March 25 from 6:00 – 11:00 PM, join Morton’s Steakhouse of Tysons as it partners with Paul Norman and the USO of Metropolitan DC for Hoops for Troops honoring wounded warriors recovering at Walter Reed Army Hospital. Enjoy four course signature cuisine and fine wine while viewing the 2010 NCAA semi-finals on the 9-foot screens. Reception, dinner and game. Price: $275 includes dinner for one plus dinner for one wounded warrior. Please RSVP to (703) 883-0800.
Thursday, March 25, from 6-10pm Tigerlily Kick Off for Breast Cancer at Josephine (1008 Vermont Ave NW). Mingle with DC’s elite and NFL athletes. Jason Campbell, Kedric Golston, Lorenzo Alexander, and MC Angie Goff. Tickets are $45 regular admission and $95 VIP admission. For tickets and more info http://www.tigerlilyfoundation.org/bckickoff.html
Thursday, March 25 from 6:30-8:30 PM, join Hugh & Crye for a charity event at Social, 1400 Meridian Pl NW, benefiting Martha’s Table. Donate ill-fitting dress shirts that have been delegated to the back of the closet, and receive a 20% discount from Social and a 10% discount off Hugh + Crye merchandise. The event will also showcase portrait photography from local photographer, Mark Silva. Beer, wine, and passed food will be complimentary.
Thursday, March 25 from 11:30 – 1:00 PM join Work It, Girl’s Lunch, Laugh, & Learn starring Becky Lee from Becky’s Fund at the Hyatt Regency – Reston Town Center, 1800 Presidents Street 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: www.workitgirlnetworking.com
Friday, March 26 from 9:00 PM – 12:00 AM, spend the night on the dance floor at G-40:The Summit with live performances by SEE-I one of the East Coast’s premiere party bands. Original roots, rock reggae in Crystal City at 223 23rd St. Free. http://www.artwhino.com/g40/
Friday, March 26 from 7:00 – 9:00 PM, visit “Hoops & High Heels” preview night at the Junior League of Washington's 18th Annual Tossed and Found Sale at the Crystal City Shops, 2100 Crystal Drive, Arlington. Guests will be able to enjoy “March Madness” with a great night of shopping, NCAA Basketball on big screen televisions, cocktails, appetizers, and a silent and live auction. Price: $45 at the door or can be purchased in advance for $40 at www.jlw.org.