WHERE TO BE SCENE:
Tuesday, February 18
3:30 – 5:00 PM, Book Signing: Joe Cross, The Rebooter at Whole Foods, 2323 Wisconsin Ave. NW. Discussion of juicing and a healthier life. Free, info.
6:00 – 8:00 PM, Nerds in NoMa at The Lobby Project, 1200 First St. NE. Wine, beer and light fare. Nerdy topics, from transportation to local brewing. Free, info.
6:30 PM, Afro-Latinos In Washington: Manifesting Their Culture, Contributions And Challenges GALA at Hispanic Theater, 3333 14th St. NW. Free, info.
6:30 – 8:30 PM, Revolutionaries: Why Smart People Should Build Things at 1776 The Penthouse,1133 15th St. NW. Fireside chat and signing. $10, info.
6:30 – 8:30 PM, ARTINI Feature Night at The Gibson, 2009 14th St. NW. Sample the artini, meet 1869 Society members, enter raffle for great prizes. Free, info.
7:00 – 9:30 PM, Czech Film & Beer at Bistro Bohem, 600 Florida Ave. NW. Talk, 1 beer & film. Free, info
7:00 PM, The Daddy Track: Book talk on paternity leave with Ta-Nehisi Coates and Liza Mundy at Sixth & I Historic Synagogue, 600 I St. NW. $15, info.
Wednesday February 19
12:00 – 1:00 PM, Happenings at the Harman Free Lunchtime Performances at Harman Hall, 610 F St. NW. Shakespeare Theatre Company performances. Free, info.
5:00 – 10:00 PM, Making Strides for MS Happy Hour at Wilson Tavern, 2403 Wilson Blvd. Arlington. Benefits the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. $10, info.
5:30 – 8:30 PM, Fashion Clothing Swap at the Mellow Mushroom, 2436 18th St. NW. Bring your old and get something new to you. Free, info.
5:00 – 9:00 PM, Corcoran Uncorked at the Corcoran Gallery of Art, 500 17th St. NW. $12, info.
Wednesday, February 21
6:00 – 8:00 PM, Fashion Week American Designer Preview at the W Hotel, 515 15th St. NW. Preview of new looks from Bloomingdales and complimentary beauty bar. Free, rsvp.
6:00 – 8:30 PM, Speed Networking at The 201 Bar, 201 Massachusetts Ave. NE. Benefits America’s Future Foundation. $5, info.
5:00 PM, Inaugural Pancake Eating Contest at eight local IHOPs. Benefits The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, info.
6:00 – 9:00 PM, Turn Up the Heat: A Celebration of Women Chefs at the Reagan Building 1300 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. $275, food and drink tastings, silent and live auctions, info.
Thursday, February 22
6:00 – 8:00 PM,Young Consultants of DC Holiday Party at Catch 15 1518 K St. NW. Donations, info.
6:30 – 8:30 PM, History & Hops featuring Right Proper Brewing Company at The Heurich House Museum, 1307 New Hampshire Ave NW. $30, info.
6:30 – 9:00 PM, Tech Cocktail’s DC Mixer & Startup Showcase at 1776 The Penthouse, 1133 15th St. NW. $15, info.
6:30 PM, Death Match at Sixth & I Historic Synagogue, 600 I St. NW. $12/pre-sale, info.
8:30 PM, February Art Bizarre at ArtJamz, 1742 Connecticut Ave. NW. $15, 3.5 hrs of studio time, one cocktail, and materials, info.