|Tuesday, March 16 from Noon – 1:30 PM, join Georgetown University's McDonough School of Business at Renaissance Washington Dupont Circle Hotel for an afternoon information session. Its Evening and Executive Education departments are having a lunchtime dine and learn for anyone interested in pursuing an MBA or Global MBA. http://GeorgetownMeansBusiness.com/MBALunch |
Tuesday, March 9 beginning at 6:30 PM, join the Alzheimer’s Association for its 7th Annual National Alzheimer’s Gala at the National Building Museum, 401 F Street NW. Over 800 of our country’s leaders will attend this high profile gala aimed at building awareness of Alzheimer’s as a national medical priority. Funds will directly benefit the care, research, and advocacy efforts of the Alzheimer’s Association. Black-tie. Price: $500/ticket, www.alz.org/news_and_events_upcoming_events.asp.
Tuesday, March 9 from 6:30 – 9:00 PM, join GreenDrinksDC to learn about the pursuit of Green Seal-certification while enjoying great food and cocktails at Hotel Helix Lounge, 1430 Rhode Island Avenue NW. Hotel Helix is in pursuit of a green seal-certification and the hotel’s GM, James Adamson will be speaking about their initiatives. Happy Hour pricing for food and drinks throughout the entire event, including half price beers and signature Pajama Party cocktails, www.loungedc.com.
Tuesday, March 9 from 7:00 – 9:00 PM, join Young Professionals for Clark Ray, a networking event for young professionals while supporting Ray’s run for DC Council at Peacock Café, 3251 Prospect Street NW. Beer, wine, and hors d’oeuvres will be served. Price: $30 minimum contribution, rsvp: info.
Wednesday, March 10, from 6:30 – 9:00pm, come to the Environmental Film Festival Launch Party. Celebrate the 2010 Environmental Film Festival at the Warner Building Atrium, 1299 Pennsylvania Ave. Open Bar, Hors d’oeuvres, raffle, and Nora Pouillon of Restaurant Nora as a guest speaker. Cost $20, rsvp to EFFrsvp@gmail.com
Wednesday, March 10 from 6:30 – 8:30 PM Choral Arts will present “A Musical Evening in Russia” hosted by Ambassador and Mrs. Kislyak at the Russian Embassy in honor of Rachmaninoff’s Vespers. The celebratory evening will featuring musical excerpts and concert insights by Artistic Director Norman Scribner, along with a buffet dinner including Russia’s best vodka and culinary delights! Tickets: $65. To reserve, contact Emily Riffle at email@example.com or 202-244-3669. www.choralarts.org
Wednesday March 10 , from 6:30-8:30 pm at Georgetown's Urban Chic, 1626 Wisconsin Ave NW, come to a Fashion for Paws fundraiser. Discounts on all merchandise, champagne and treats, while providing funds for the Humane Society to help care for abandoned animals. Please buy tickets through Courtney 4 Paws website. VIP seats are sold out, but there are a few VIP tables and general admission tickets available.
Wednesday, March 10 from 12:00 – 1:00 PM, join legendary designer Betsey Johnson at her store at Tysons Galleria, 1809 G International Drive, McLean. Since Alice in Wonderland opens this week, the theme will be Betsey in Wonderland! Staff will dress up as characters from the book, tea and champagne will be served. In addition, ALL evening dresses will be 15% off!! No rsvp necessary – come early to line-up!
Wednesday, March 10 from 4:00 – 6:00 PM, come celebrate the third annual Tequila & Mezcal Festival with the opportunity to sample some of the highest quality tequila and mezcal at Oyamel, 401 7th Street NW. Three exclusive flights will be offered at $15 and $16, tequila and mezcal cocktails ranging in price from $10 to $12. No rsvp necessary, www.oyamel.com.
Wednesday, March 10 from 6:00 – 8:00 PM, celebrate the launch of the new Guy French line of women’s blazers at Wink Boutique, 3109 M Street NW. Price: free, rvsp required, RSVP@guyfrench.com.
Wednesday, March 10 from 7:00 – 10:00 PM, join Arlington Young Democrats for its 9th Annual Date Auction at Clarendon Grill, 1101 N Highland Street, Arlington. Sign yourself up to be auctioned-off or come to bid on Arlington's sexiest bachelors and bachelorettes to support a worthy cause! Price: suggested donation of $5 gets you a bid card and raffle ticket. Guest can bring a canned or non-perishable food item for donation to Arlington Food Assistance Center to receive a free raffle ticket. Event details at: www.arlingtonyoungdems.org.
Thursday, March 11 from 6pm – 8pm, support Jubilee Support Alliance as Smith & Wollensky hosts the 2nd Annual Scotch Tasting featuring Master of Whiskey John Heffernan, hors d’oeuvres prepared by Chef Joseph Evens, a selection of Scotch including Dalwhinnie, Oban, Coal Ila, Lagavulin and Johnnie Walker Blue Label and a Live Auction. 1112 19th St, NW, Tickets: $100 (only 125 tickets available). Contact info: Jubilee Support Alliance at firstname.lastname@example.org or 202-328-2498.
Thursday, March 11 from 7:00 – 9:00 PM, presented through the DC Commission on the Arts, Black History, and Women’s History months -celebrate with ART Salon at the Historical Society of Washington, 801 K Street NW. Performance by Dolores Kendrick, Holly Bass and The Saartjie Project. Artwork by Soloman Wondimu and Dr. Floyd Coleman. Seating is on a first come first serve basis. For more information and to RSVP, contact: email@example.com.
Thursday, March 11 from 7:00 – 9:00 PM, join Critters (and Couture) for the Cure, a DC non-profit providing financial aid to women with cancer for an evening of fashion and champagne at Bloomingdales (Chevy Chase), 5300 Western Avenue. Female cancer survivors and their critters will fashion new designs, while attendees enjoy a luxury silent auction, cocktails and hors d’oeuvres. Price: $75/person (VIP tickets $150 which includes a VIP cocktail reception, reserved seating, and luxury gift bag). Information and tickets can be purchased at www.crittersforthecure.com.
Thursday, March 11 8pm & 9:30, Washington Improv Theater’s Fighting Improv Smackdown Tournament (FIST). 44 teams join the battle, but only one will be crowned champion. So funny, it hurts. $10. Source 1835 14th Street, NW. March 4 – April 10. Info/Tix
Thursday, March 11 from 7:00-9:00 pm, join Heart’s Delight Young Professional Group – The New Vintage for an exciting cooking demonstration and tasting of Château Coutet with proprietor, Aline Baly. Cooking demonstration and food will be courtesy of L’Academie de Cuisine’s outstanding teacher and chef, Patrice Olivon. Three vintages of Coutet’s wonderful sauternes will be paired with traditional French cuisine – perfect combination. All to raise money for the American Heart Association. L’Academie de Cuisine, 5021 Wilson Blvd, Bethesda, Tickets: $50 ($25 is tax-deductible) www.hdthenewvintage.org or call (703) 248-1721
Tuesday, March 16 from 6:30 - 8:30 PM join Haitian Ambassador H.E. Raymond A. Joseph and his wife Mrs. Lola Poisson-Joseph for a reception and discussion to learn more about the current situation in Haiti at the Georgetown Club, 1530 Wisconsin Avenue, NW. Arranged by Innocents at Risk. Price: $65/person, valet parking is available. RSVP: 202.625.4338 or firstname.lastname@example.org. To donate make checks payable to Innocents at Risk, 1101 30th Street NW Suite 500, Washington, DC 20007. RESCHEDULED from March 9.
Thursday, March 18 from 6:30 until 10 pm, Cultural Tourism DC and the Embassy of Sweden present the Embassy Chef Challenge 2010, showcasing one of Washington's best-kept secrets – the world-class talents of embassy chefs. With 350 guests and a panel of celebrity judges in attendance, chefs from Washington's embassies will compete in this second annual friendly cooking competition, with entertainment and a silent auction. Tickets: $225 at www.culturaltourismdc.org (or 202.661.7581).
Sunday, March 28 7:00 - 10:00 PM (reception 6:00 pm) enjoy the 2010 Capital Area Food Bank’s 7th Annual Blue Jeans Ball, recognized as one of the area’s most fun charitable events at the Marriott Wardman Park, 2660 Woodley Road NW. The ball’s name says it all... The dress code is all about comfort—and a good cause. A chance to sample some of the area’s finest cuisine, enjoy live entertainment and bid on live and silent auction items. Price: $150/person, Sponsorships are available to individuals or organizations, purchase a ticket or become a sponsor, visit www.CapitalAreaFoodBank.org or call Jana Richardson at (202) 526-5344 ext. 234.