WHERE TO BE SCENE:
Thursday, February 6
6:00 — 9:00 PM, Larissa Johnson Events hosts a Beauty and Wellness Cocktail Reception at Heron's Wellness Centers, 321 S. Patrick St. Alexandria. Kick-start the New Year with a new you. Light hors d'oeuvres, demonstrations and live testimonials, raffles, info.
5:00 – 8:00 PM, The Children's Inn at NIH Young Ambassadors Council Happy Hour at Urban Chic, 1626 Wisconsin Ave. NW. Cocktails, dessert bar, and 35% off to all WINNter Affair ticketholders, info.
6:00 – 9:00 PM, Pearls and Pumps: A Spey Soirée at the St. Regis Hotel, 923 16th St. NW. $35, includes champagne or specialty cocktail, and ticket to luxury raffle. Cocktail chic attire is encouraged, info.
6:00 – 8:00 PM, Fashion Week Events with Four Top American Designer Collections at the W Hotel, 515 15th St. NW. Today: DVF show streams live. Informal modeling, beauty stations and hair primping + $10 cocktails, rsvp.
Friday, February 7
8:00 PM, SOME Junior Gala at the Corcoran Gallery of Art, 500 17th St. NW. Evening of cocktails and dancing for young professionals supporting SOME's Affordable Housing programs. $85, info.
6:30 PM, NEA Foundation’s 2014 Salute to Excellence in Education Gala at The National Building Museum, 401 F St. NW.Hosted by Phylicia Rashad, of The Cosby Show. info
7:30 PM, The Winter Games For The Rest of Us at Renaissance Arlington, 2800 S. Potomac Ave. Arlington. Compete in Wii games with adult treats and bites. Free entry, info.
6:00 – 9:00 PM, First Friday Dupont Reception at Hillyer Art Space, 9 Hillyer Ct. NW. Three solo exhibitions and reception. Free, info.
Saturday, February 8
6:00 PM, Pink Tie Charity Ball at the Washington Hilton Dulles, 13869 Park Center Rd. Herndon. Honorary Chair, ‘Skins Alfred Morris. Benefits The IIIB's Foundation. $175,info.
9:00 AM, Cupid Run 5K at Mosaic District, 2910 District Ave. Fairfax. Race as an individual or couple Attire: pink and red! Hot chocolate and treats following. $28, info.
3:00 – 11:00 PM, Cupid’s Bar Crawl at various DC venues. $15.00, includes 20 at door.
4:30 – 6:30 PM, Schubert & Champagne at Rosslyn Spectrum Theatre, 1611 N. Kent St. Arlington. $30/adults, $15/students - includes concert, champagne reception, info.
8:00 - 11:59 PM, Red Dress Ball Swing Dancing with the Eric Felten Jazz Orchestra at Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd. Glen Echo, MD. benefit the American Heart Association. $18, info.
9:00 PM, Sweethearts and Patriots Gala at City Tavern Club, 3206 M St. NW. $75, open bar, desserts, dancing, and silent auction. Benefits DCSSAR, info.
10:00 AM – 3:00 PM, White House Historical Associationhosts History and Heritage Open House at Decatur House, 1610 H St. NW. Free, info.
7:00 PM, Alliance Française presents French pianist Claude Bessmann at the Embassy of Hungary, 2950 Spring of Freedom Street, NW.$25/non-members, $20/members,info.
Sunday, February 9
10:00 AM, Pinstripes Bowling, Bocce and Bistro All-Ages Art Contest Judging and Reception, 3222 M St. NW. Free, info.
4:00 PM, Jackpot for JSSA Charity Poker Tournament at Temple Sinai, 3100 Military Rd. NW. Benefits The Jewish Social Service Agency. $350, info.