WHERE TO BE SCENE:
Monday, March 17
6:00 – 10:00 PM, The Community Foundation's 40th Anniversary Celebration Gala at 1101 Sixth St. SW. Performances, networking, open bar, hors d’oeuvres. Benefits education and workforce development programs. $90-$240, info.
11:30 AM – 10:00 PM, Exhibition Launch at Ici Urban Bistro, 806 15th St. NW. includes art exhibit, food and drink for purchase. Free, info.
6:00 - 9:00 PM, Chris4Life 2nd Annual Eat4Life at Long View Gallery, 1234 Ninth St. NW. $75, info.
6:00 - 7:00 PM, Strike a (Yoga) Pose at the Georgetown Public Library, 3260 R St. NW. Instructor Jackie Powell hosts mixed-level community yoga class. Free, rsvp.
Tuesday, March 18
5:30 – 10:00 PM, Rock Paper Scissors Tournament at Penn Social, 801 E St. NW. Benefits Playworks DC. $15/online; $20/door, info.
6:00 - 8:00 PM, Ladies DC: Entrepreunership Essentials at Cooley LLP, 1299 Pennsylvania Ave. NW Free/members, $10/nonmembers, info.
6:00 - 9:00 PM, FGIDC Rising Stars at Casa Luca, 1099 New York Ave NW. Honors emerging talent in beauty, interior design, jewelry, new media, menswear, photography, stylists, accessories & womenswear $50, info.
7:30 PM, young pianist Bertrand Chamayou in Concert at La Maison Française / Embassy of France, 4101 Reservoir Rd. NW. Free – rsvp required, info.
Wednesday, March 12
5:00 - 9:00 PM, Corcoran Uncorked at the Corcoran Gallery of Art, 500 17th St. NW. Includes: henna tattoo-design workshop; Bad Decisions Tour artists, dance contest, and beer/shot tastings $12, info.
6:00 - 10:00 PM, Exposed DC Opening Night at Long View Gallery, 1234 Ninth St. NW. $15/advanced, complimentary brews and finger foods, info.
7:00 PM, Arlington Young Democrats 13th Annual Charity Date Benefit & Straw Poll at Clarendon Grill, 1101 N Highland St. Arlington. Join Miss DC and Miss United States; benefits the Animal Welfare League. $25, includes one free drink, info.
Thursday, March 20
6:30 – 10:00 PM,7th Annual Hope Connections Celebration of Hope Gala at the Park Hyatt, 24th & M St. NW. Reception, seated dinner and awards ceremony, plus a silent and live auctions, info.
7:00 - 11:00 PM, Pink Tie Party: National Cherry Blossom Festival at the Reagan Building, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. “Pink-tie” attire! $200, info.
7:00 PM, An Evening of Modern Love Sixth & I Historic Synagogue, 600 I St. NW. New York Times Modern Love columnist Daniel Jones discusses Love Illuminated: Exploring Life’s Most Mystifying Subject. $12 info.
8:00 - 11:00 PM, The Encyclopedia Show DC: Obsolete Diseases at The Dunes, 1402 Meridian Pl. NW. $8, info.
6:00 PM, PeacePlayers International 2014 March Madness Party for Peace at Capitale, 1301 K St. NW. Full bar, appetizers from Hill Country BBQ, and NCAA square competition. $75, info.