WHERE TO BE SCENE:
Monday, May 5
5:00 - 8:00 PM, Speakeasy Fundraiser, a happy hour at Passenger Bar, 1021 7th St. NW. Free, info.
10:00 PM, Industry Takeover Night, Cinco de Mayo at Graffiato, 707 6th St NW. Complimentary snacks and drink specials. $10, benefits La Cocina VA, info.
1:00 PM, Discussion and Signing with Brian Lamb on Sundays at Eight: 25 Years of Stories from C-Span at Politics & Prose, 5015 Connecticut Ave NW. Free, info.
Tuesday, May 6
5:30 - 6:30 PM, Pilates in the Park Tuesdays at Farragut Square Park, Connecticut Ave. and K St. NW. Free, info.
6:00 PM, DC Labor FilmFest at Busboys and Poets, 1025 5th St. NW. Month-long celebration of workers’ lives explored through art. Free, info.
6:30 PM, Obama at Midterm: An Inside View at NYU-DC, 1307 L St. NW. Free, info.
Wednesday, May 7
5:00 - 10:00 PM, Sophie Blake Trunk Show: Opening Party at the W Hotel 515 15th St. NW. Join the jewelry designer. Pieces for purchase, champagne, treats, Free, info
6:00 - 8:00 PM, Biscuit Bash at Art and Soul, 415 New Jersey Ave. NW. Kick-off patio season and raise funds for Hospitality High. $55, info.
Wednesday, May 7
6:30 - 9:00 PM, Blogger Scene's Spring Cocktail Party at Mari Vanna, 1141 Connecticut Ave. NW. Q&A with area bloggers. $4, mimosa, treats, and giveaways, info.
7:00 - 8:00 PM, meet the Corcoran's NEXT Artists at Corcoran Gallery of Art, 500 17th St. NW. Free, info.
Thursday, May 8
6:00 - 8:30 PM, Headshots Happy Hour at Le Mirch Dupont, 1736 Connecticut Ave. NW. $20, professional headshot and drink specials, info.
6:00 - 8:00 PM, Tudor Nights Cocktail Party: Lemon Trees and Limoncello at Tudor Place Historic House and Garden, 1644 31st St. NW. $20, complimentary tastings of hand-crafted elixirs, info.
7:00 PM, Pearls of Purpose 2014 at Long View Gallery, 1234 Ninth St. NW. Presentations by actress Jenna Elfman, Rep Rosa DeLauro, & survivors. $125/single $75/student, info.
5:00 - 7:00 PM, Who Cares? a movie about social entrepreneurs at World Bank - Preston Auditorium, 1818 H St. NW. Free screening followed by Q&A, info.
Friday, May 9
6:00 PM, Washington Tennis & Education Foundation’s Tennis Ball at The Ritz-Carlton, 1150 22nd St. NW. Honors tennis great James Blake. cocktails, dinner, silent and live auctions. $500, info.