Tuesday, April 5 from 6:00-9:00pm, join Gather the Jews for happy hour and awards for Guy & Girl of the Year at One Lounge, 1606 20th St NW. Donations and raffle support Victims of Terror Fund through The Jewish Federation. Drink specials with $5 donation. Info.
Tuesday, April 5 from 6:00 – 8:00 PM, join Executives Without Borders and World T.E.A.M. Sports for Miles of Hope at Smith & Wollensky, 1112 19th St NW, to support wounded veterans and other participants as they make an historic bike ride to Gettysburg. Presentation by Ambassador L. Paul Bremer. Tickets: $15, info.
Tuesday, April 5 from 6:00 – 8:00 PM, visit The Corcoran Gallery of Art ’s Put a Corc in It at the Renaissance M Street Hotel, 1143 New Hampshire Ave NW. Light hors d' oeuvres and cocktails and group exhibition Road Trip Memories series. Open to the public, info.
Tuesday, April 5 from 6:45-9:00 PM, enjoy a performance by SheshBesh at the American University’s Katzen Arts Center, 4400 Massachusetts Ave. NW. The Arab-Jewish ensemble of the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra will perform Middle Eastern and classical music plus original compositions. Open to the public, rsvp.
Tuesday, April 5 from 8:00-10:00 PM, test your trivia at Stump!
Trivia at Madam’s Organ Restaurant and Bar, 2461 18th St. NW. Compete in teams of up to 6 to win gift certificates - info.
Wednesday, April 6 from 9:00 PM-12:00 AM, join Videotheque and the American Red Cross for a Discotheque Fundraiser to Support the Relief Effort in Japan at Science Club, 1136 19th St. NW. Donations benefit the disaster relief fund, info.
Wednesday, April 6 from 1:00-2:00 PM, check out Nature’s Notebook: Exploring the Pace of the Planet from Your Own Backyard at the Department of the Interior Museum, 1849 C St. NW. Enjoy this presentation of the science behind the blooming cherry blossoms. Free to the public, info.
Wednesday, April 6 beginning 6:30 PM, join N Street Village for its Annual Gala at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel, 1300 Maryland Ave, SW. Cocktails and hors d' oeuvres begin at 6:30pm, dinner at 7:30pm. Tickets: $500, info.
Wednesday, April 6 beginning at 7:00 PM, visit the Sitar Arts Center celebrating its students’ work at The Corcoran Gallery of Art, 500 17th St NW. Enjoy performances, Mexican food and drinks hosted by Mexican Ambassador Arturo Sarukhan. Tix starts at $250. info.
Thursday, April 7 from 6:30 – 10:00 PM, visit the Celebration of Hope Gala benefiting the Wellness Community at The Fairfax, 2100 Massachusetts Ave, NW. Tickets: $250, include reception. Seated dinner, awards program, raffle and live auction – info.
Thursday, April 7 from 6:00 – 8:30 PM, join the AprilMay Foundation for Talk Teal at Muléh, 1831 14th St NW, to combat sexual assault and abuse. Cocktails, heavy hors d’oeuvres, cupcakes by Frosting, music by Deejay Neekola. Tickets: $35 at info.
Thursday, April 7 from 7:00 – 10:00 PM, join Art Soiree and CSAAC to celebrate the cherry blossom season and a great cause at L2 Lounge, 3315 Cady's Alley NW. This is the first exhibit in its ART CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE series presenting cherry blossom inspired work by adults with autism. $10 donation, rsvp.
Thursday, April 7 from 6:30 – 10:00 PM, visit the CrisisLink Annual Gala - Link Up and Live at the Carnegie Institution for Science, 1535 P St NW. CrisisLink is the area’s leader in crisis and suicide prevention, intervention, and response services. $150/person, info.
Friday, April 8 from 6:30-9:30 PM, join the DC Arts & Humanities Education Collaborative for its 2011 Spring Gala at the Embassy of France, 4101 Reservoir Rd. NW. Enjoy fine wines, appetizers, a silent auction and music on this night of awards and honors, with Honorary Chair Mayor Vincent Gray. Tickets: $75, $125/VIP info.
Saturday, April 9 from 8:00 PM-12:00 AM, check out the Fashion for Paws 2011 Runway Show at the National Building Museum, 440 G St. NW. This cutting-edge fashion show benefits the Washington Humane Society. Tickets: $95, info. Sunday, April 10 from 6:00-10:00 PM, check out the 8th Annual Blue Jeans Ball at the Marriott Wardman Park Hotel, 2660 Woodley Rd. NW. Enjoy food and drink tastings, a silent auction and support the Capital Area Food Bank with Honorary Event Chair Mayor Vincent Gray. Tickets: $150, info