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Monday, May 13, 5:30 10:00 PM, Chefs Best Dinner & Auction at The Washington Hilton, 1919 Connecticut Ave NW. Food & Friends' signature fundraiser with 60 of the region's best chefs.info
Monday, May 13, 5:30 9:00 PM, The Shakespeare Theatre Companys Annual Dinner and Mock Trial at Sidney Harman Hall, 610 F St NW. $50-$75, info.
Tuesday, May 14, 6:00 8:00 PM, Rock Paper Scissors Tournament at Penn Social, 801 E Street NW. Proceeds benefit Playworks DC, for area public elementary schools. $15, info.
Tuesday, May 14, 6:00-10:00 PM, Hinge May Mixer at H Street Country Club, 1335 H St. NE. Free, register.
Wednesday, May 15, 6:00-8:00 PM,Dog-Friendly Happy Hour at the Park Hyatt Washington, 1201 24th St. NW. $14, includes drink tickets and dog treats! benefits The League, info.
Wednesday, May 15, 6:30-8:30 PM, Perennial Garden Party & Hat Contest at Woodrow Wilson House, 2340 S St NW. $100, info
Wednesday, May 15, 6:30-9:00 PM, Tech Cocktail's DC Mixer & Startup Showcase at 1776, 1133 15th St. NW. $15, info.
Wednesday, May 15, 6:30-8:30 PM,Happy Hour: Jewelry-Making Workshop at the Corcoran Gallery of Art, 500 17th St. NW. Supplies, wine, light snacks. $30/members, $35/non-members, info
Wednesday, May 15, 7:30 PM, Shakespeare Theatre Company Young Prose Nights at Sidney Harman Hall, 610 F St. NW. $20, includes one drink at pre-show happy hour, info.
Wednesday, May 15, 11:30 AM 3:00 PM, Day at the Derbyby the DC Lottery at Union Station, 50 Mass Ave. NE. Play games for cash and prizes. Free entry, info.
Wednesday, May 15, 6:00 PM, the Junior Tennis Champions Center (JTCC) Annual Champions Celebration with reception and dinner at the Residence of Jonas Hafstrm,Ambassador of Sweden, 3900 Nebraska Ave. NW.benefitsGame On!, info.
Thursday, May 16, 8:00 PM, N Street Village Bliss Award Ceremony at Malmaison, 3104 K St. NW. Performance byArrested Development. $75, info.
Thursday, May 16, 6:00 8:00 PM, join S-CAR Center for the Study of Gender and Conflictfor the Raising the Bar Benefit at Patton Boggs LLP, 2550 M St. NW. $30-$250, info.
Thursday, May 16, 6:00-9:00 PM, Ayuda's 40th Anniversary Charity Gala at Carnegie Library at Mt. Vernon Square, 801 K St. NW. $150, includes open bar, food, music, and presentation. Ayuda helps prevent domestic violence and human trafficking, info.
Thursday, May 16, 6:30-9:30 PM, Zoofari at The National Zoo, 3001 Connecticut Ave. NW. $200, includes food and wine tastings, auctions, live entertainment, and animal demos, info.