WHERE TO BE SCENE:
Tuesday, April 8
6:30 – 9:00 PM, Best Buddies Virginia 9th annual Life is Sweet at CSC Headquarters, 3170 Fairview Park Dr. Falls Church. Tastes prepared by celebrity chefs and their buddies. auctions. $100, info.
6:30 PM, Capital Beer: A Heady History of Brewing in DC author, Garrett Peck, talk and signing at Regional Food & Drink, 810 7th St. NW. Free, info.
6:00 – 8:00 PM, National Cherry Blossom Festival Event at Brooks Brothers, 3077 M St. NW. Free, cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, 15% off, 10% to festival, rsvp.
Wednesday, April 9
6:30 – 8:30 PM, Digital District's Career Success Fair at GWU’s Cloyd Heck Marvin Center, 800 21st St. NW. Students and semi-professionals welcome. $15, info.
7:00 – 10:00 PM, Washington City Paper's Best of D.C. Fete at Carnegie Library, 801 K St. NW. Food and drink tastings; $80/general, $125/VIP, info.
7:30 PM, DC Bike Party: Cherry Blossom Chase start at Dupont Circle Fountain. Ride through DC, after-party at Rock And Roll Hotel. Free, info.
Thursday, April 10
6:30 – 11:00 PM, Tango with the Stars Gala at One Metro Center, 700 12th St. NW. Washington notables headline Argentine-themed gala for charity. $250, info.
5:30 – 10:00 PM, Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship NFTE Happy Hour at Irish Whiskey Public House, 1207 19th St. NW. $5, happy hour prices, raffle ticket info.
Thursday, April 10
10:00 AM – 8:00 PM, The Shoshanna Trunk Show at Urban Chic, 1626 Wisconsin Ave. NW. 20% off all purchases, champagne and sweet treats. info.
5:30 – 8:00 PM, NoMa BID Chef Competition at 3 Constitution Square, 175 N St. NE. Talk, chef competition, cocktails, tastings. Free, rsvp.
6:00 – 8:00 PM, Images of Repression and Freedom, Freedom House's annual photo and art auction at Hillyer Art Space, 9 Hillyer Ct. NW. Free, info.
6:00 – 9:00 PM, WeWork & BYT's Business Pitch Fiesta at the Wonder Bread Factory, 641 S St. NW. Choose (AND CELEBRATE) the winner of the Dream Work Space Giveaway! Fiesta style drinks and food, info.
6:00 – 10:00 PM, Lala: A State of Mind at Fathom Creative,1333 14th St. NW. Serli Lala’s solo exhibition of fine art and photography. Wine, beer, & light hors d’oeuvres served. Free, info.
7:30 – 9:30 PM, Take Back The Night Walk beginning at Volta Park, 3400 Volta Pl. Raise awareness and march against sexual violence. $30/walk, sponsor, or make a donation, info.
Friday, April 11
7:00 PM, The Children's Ball: to Benefit Children's National at the Ritz Carlton,1150 22nd St NW. Black-tie, white dress preferred. Dinner, dancing, live auction, and after-party. $100+, info.