WHERE TO BE SCENE:
Thursday, July 10
8:30 AM - 5:30 PM, Elevate DC at the Ronald Reagan Building 1300 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. Ideas and inspiration from social media guru, Erik Qualman, Workshops on PR, sponsorships, or fund-raising. $225, info.
6:00 – 9:00 PM, Knock Out Abuse junior board hosts Party for a Cause at Teddy & The Bully Bar, 1200 19th St NW. Fundraising and networking to support Knock Out Abuse Against Women. Cocktails, hors d'oeuvres, and raffles. $35, info.
6:00 - 8:00 PM, St. Mary's Court annual fundraiser, 725 24th St. NW. $35, includes open bar, appetizers and dancing, info.
6:30 - 8:30 PM, Summer Glamfest at the W Hotel, 515 15th St. NW. Jewelry-themed event w/ free drink and raffle. Benefits Girls Health Ed.’s free programs for inner-city girls. $15, info.
6:30 PM, Perfect Liars Club at the Capital Fringe Festival at Goethe-Institut / German Cultural Center, 812 7th St. NW. $17, info.
6:30 - 8:30 PM, Stubble & 'Stache Launch Partyat POV Rooftop Lounge, 515 15th St. NW. DC’s newest luxury line of men's grooming products. Barbers,craft cocktails, shoe shine and more. Free, rsvp.
Friday, July 11
5:00 - 8:30 PM, Jazz in the Garden DC Summer Series at the National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden, 700 Constitution Ave. NW. Concert; food for purchase. Free, info.
7:30 - 11:59 PM, Bastille Day Celebration at La Maison Française / Embassy of France, 4101 Reservoir Rd. NW Mix of live jazz and swing music, open bar and silent auctions. Benefits French-American Cultural Foundation. $110, info.
Saturday, July 12
7:00 PM, 6th annual KONBIT DC at Shakespeare Theatre, 610 F St. NW. Special guests: DC United’s Ben Olsen, NBC4’s Wendy Rieger, DC Council’s David Grosso and Miss Haiti 2014. $50, $175/VIP, benefits Roots of Development, info.
6:00 – 9:00 PM, opening reception of Academy 2014, exhibition preview at Conner Smith, 1358 Florida Ave. NE. Free, info.
6:00 – 9:00 PM, opening reception of REPRISE: 40 to the Fore at Arlington Arts Center, 3550 Wilson Blvd. 40th anniversary wine and meet-and-greet with artists. Free, info.
12:00 - 7:00 PM, Catnado 2 at the Washington Humane Society, 1201 New York Ave. NE. Waived adoption fees for all cats and kittens (regularly $85), info.
Sunday, July 13
1:00 - 3:00 PM, Women & Bicycles Workshop: Biking and Women's Health at Georgetown Public Library, 3260 R St. NW. Free, info.
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM, 3rd annual Spin-A-Thon at Balance Gym, 111 14th St. NW. Benefits Bike to the Beach, for the fight against autism. $20, info.
2:00 PM, Art Soiree’s World Cup Final Match Watching Party at The Ritz-Carlton, Georgetown, 3100 South St. NW. Live telecast, food/drink, music/dancing. Free, info.
7:00 PM, Art Soiree’s Annual Bastille Day Celebration at The Ritz-Carlton, Garden,3100 South St. NW. Complimentary champagne tasting and dessert. $20, info.
Monday, July 14
11:00 AM, 4th annual Baguette Relay Race / Bastille Day at PAUL, 801 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. Join in a quick lap around the US Navy Memorial – winners get a $25 gift card. Free, info.