Wednesday, March 16 from 4:00 – 7:00 PM, join the ACE Mentor Program for its Winter Reception at Busboys and Poets, at 5th and K Streets. Join Architecture, Engineering, Construction and Real Estate industry leaders from the private and public sectors to network with ACE mentors. Free and open to the public, rsvp.
Wednesday, March 16 from 6:00 - 8:30 PM, join Atlas Corps (www.atlascorps.org) to celebrate 5 years, 74 Fellows, and 100,000 hours of service at Policy, 1904 14th St NW, (upstairs). Join us for a celebratory night of food, fun, and an international dance party! Your ticket includes open bar, food, and prizes, info.
Wednesday, March 16 from 7:00 – 9:00 PM, Bloomingdale’s Chevy Chase is hosting a special reception to benefit Mamie’s Mile. 10% of sales go to Mamie’s Mile for the Cardiac Intensive Care Unit at Children’s National Medical Center. Iin women’s Designer Collections on 2, RSVP required: 240-744-3802 - info.
Wednesday, March 16 from 4:00-7:00 PM, check out the Ace Mentor Appreciation Networking Event at Busboys and Poets, 1025 5th St. NW. Come for a fellowship with mentors, the board and other supporters. RSVP: rsvp
Wednesday, March 16 from 7:00 – 11:00 PM, visit Walk the Dog benefitting Fashion for Paws at 19th, 1900 I Street NW. Join Tiffany and Jessica to raise money for their campaigns – event includes DJ Neekola, drinks specials, and raffles. Suggested $10 donation at the door. Dogs welcome, rsvp or info.
Thursday, March 17 from 6:00-9:00PM, at Saki, 2477 18th St NW. Celebrate St. Patrick's Day while contributing to FAIR Fund's efforts to stop the youth trafficking. This is the official kick-off for FAIR Fund's signature May 4 benefit, Pearls of Purpose. Enjoy open bar from 6-7 and free raffle entry to win tickets to Pearls of Purpose! Tickets: $25 - Available at the door or here
Thursday, March 17 from 8:30 AM – 12:30 AM, enjoy an All Day St. Pat’s Celebration at Flanagan’s Harp & Fiddle, 4844 Cordell Ave. NW. Enjoy Kegs N’Eggs for breakfast, live Irish music, dance performances, and the Rockville HS pipe band; specials all day info
Thursday, March 17 from 3:00-11:59 PM, check out the St. Patty’s Day 2011 Party at Town Tavern, 2323 18th St. NW. Enjoy drink specials and celebrate all things Irish, info.
Thursday, March 17 from 5:30-8:00 PM, join the Coalition for True Beauty for a St. Patrick’s Day happy hour at One Lounge, 1606 20th St. NW. Learn about the organization’s mission while networking with fellow Washingtonians. Tickets: $15, info.
Thursday, March 17 from 7:00-10:00 PM, visit the Boys & Girls Club St. Patrick’s Day Celebration at Madame Tussaud’s, 1001 F St. Join young professionals’ group Next Generation Leaders for this fun event to raise money for Boys & Girls Club. Tickets: $45, info.
Thursday, March 17 from 6:30 – 8:30 PM (boarding at 5:30pm), whether Irish or not, join Entertainment Cruises aboard the festive Spirit of Washington for a St. Patrick’s Day Happy Hour Cruise. Embark on the Potomac River while enjoying a background of Irish-themed music and traditional Irish dishes. Tickets: $45.90 - includes one beer ticket. Reservations: 866.302.2469 or info.
Thursday, March 17 – April 17 visit FREE FLASH, featuring 250 photos, 55 photographers and a library of 150 photo books on the 12th and 13th floors of 2450 Crystal Drive, Arlington, Washington Wine Academy will provide wine tastings. Open to the public, info.
Thursday, March 17 from 6:30 - 7:30 PM, join Josh Gibson for the opening reception of Washington DC and Paris, France at the Sitar Arts Center, 1700 Kalorama Road NW Suite 101. Josh is donating 100% of his proceeds to Sitar Arts Center! RSVP: here.
Thursday, March 17 from 7:00 AM – 6:00 PM, bring your surplus electronics to eCycle DC! at the CCNV Shelter, 425 2nd St NW. All electronics will be refurbished and redistributed to needy families or safely recycled by the area's homeless and previously incarcerated to provide job skills. Contact email@example.com or info.
Sunday, March 20 from 12:00 – 4:00 PM, join Hunt Country Celebrations for its Annual Bridal & Special Event Expo at The National Conference Center, 18980 Upper Belmont Place, Leesburg, VA. Meet with award-winning wedding professionals, receive wedding tips, door prizes, vendor discounts. Free, open to the public, info.
Monday, March 21, at 6:00 and 7:30pm, enjoy open5ths, DC's premier men's a cappella group, in two shows at the National Theatre's Helen Hayes Gallery, part of the theatre's "Washington Sings!" 1321 Pennsylvania Ave NW. Free Tickets distributed one-half hour before each performance. info 202-783-3372