WHERE TO BE SCENE:
Monday, May 12
8:00 AM, LUNGevity Foundation’s Breathe Deep DC Golf Classic at the Army Navy Country Club, 1700 Army Navy Dr. Arlington. Join the fight against lung cancer. Lunch, program and 18 holes, info.
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM, Executive Women in Government Leadership Summit at U.S. Chamber of Commerce, 1615 H St. NW. $175, info.
7:00 PM, The Challenge Festival: 1776 DC's Challenge Cup Global Finals at various DC-area venues. Continues through Saturday, May 17. info.
7:00 PM, The Atlantic’s The Confidence Gap with Katty Kay and Claire Shipman at Sixth & I Historic Synagogue, 600 I St. NW. $15, info.
7:00 - 10:00 PM, Show Tunes & Cocktails featuring pianist Glenn Pearson and The Capitol Steps’ Tracey Stephens at The Beacon Bar & Grill, 1615 Rhode Island Ave. NW. Free, info.
Tuesday, May 13
6:30 - 10:00 PM, Food & Friends Chef's Best Dinner & Auction at the Washington Hilton, 1919 Connecticut Ave. NW. Food and drink tastings, live/silent auctions, raffles, rsvp.
6:00 - 9:00 PM, Alex and Ani Georgetown: Charmed by Charity at Georgetown BID/Heart of Georgetown, Reservoir Rd. to P St. along Wisconsin Ave. NW. 15% of sales benefit Autism Speaks, info.
7:30 - 9:30 PM, Jewish Community Center presents Israeli author David Grossman book review and signing of Falling Out of Time at the Carnegie Institution for Science, 1530 P St NW. $25-$50, info.
Wednesday, May 14
6:00 - 9:00 PM, 13th Annual Hope Awards Dinner, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue NW. Benefits Calvary Women’s Services. Silent/live auction, seated dinner, open bar, $250, info.
6:00 - 8:00 PM, cocktail receptionat Renaissance Dupont Circle Hotel, 1143 New Hampshire Avenue NW. Cocktails and small bites, benefits K9s for Warriors. Donations, info.
7:00 - 9:00 PM, Leaving Film Screening at Katzen Arts Center - American University, 4400 Massachusetts Ave. NW Talk, film screening. Free, rsvp.
6:00 PM, Night of Heroes Gala at The National Building Museum, 440 G St. NW. Prices vary, black-tie or military dress, rsvp.
Thursday, May 15
8:00 - 11:00 PM, Some Day Is Today - Gala For A Cure at Belmont Country Club, 43750 Tournament Pkwy. Benefits Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. $125 - $2,000, info.
Friday, May 16
5:30 PM, The Phillips Collection’s Gala, honoring luminaries from fashion and philanthropy at The Phillips Collection, 1600 21st St. NW. Benefits its arts and education programs. Black-tie, prices vary, info.
8:00 - 11:00 PM, Future Fund Awards Gala at Alexandria Marina/Torpedo Factory, 105 North Union St. Alexandria. $95, info.
5:00 PM, 23rd Annual Northern Virginia Fine Arts Festival at Reston Town Center, 12001 Market St. Reston, VA. $100, info. Also Saturday and Sunday.