WHERE TO BE SCENE:
Tuesday, March 4
7:00 AM – 10:00 PM, National Pancake Day at participating area IHOP restaurants. Each visitor will receive one free short stack for a Leukemia & Lymphoma Society donation, info.
6:00 – 9:00 PM, Poetry Out Loud at the Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company, 641 D St. NW. Performances by local artists and organizations including Split this Rock's DC Youth Slam. Free, info.
4:30 – 7:00 PM, Better Together Reception at CoCo Sala, 929 F St. NW. Benefits Quality Trust, supporting individuals with disabilities. $45, info.
Wednesday, March 5
6:30–9:00 PM, Ladies America: Ready, Set, Re-Launch at the Ritz-Carlton, 3100 South St. NW. Celebrate the look and programs and sign-up. Free, info.
6:00–8:30 PM, DC-metro chapter of NEWH hosts its Black & White Soiree at Marriott Suites, 6711 Democracy Blvd. Bethesda. Celebration, light appetizers and raffle prizes. Free, info.
Thursday, March 6
6:00 PM, United & DC Brau Tradition Ale Release Party at Penn Social, 801 E St NW. DC United players in attendance! Free, info.
5:30–8:00 PM, Handi-Hour at Smithsonian American Art Museum, 800 G St. NW. $20, includes two drink tickets, light snacks, and all you can craft, info.
7:00 PM, WORD: A Book Club of Extraordinary Women, Wine and Music at NPR, 1111 N. Capitol St. NE. $20, includes glass of wine and live music by Maritri Garrett, info.
7:00 – 9:30 PM, Lights! Camera! Fashion! Pop-up Shop - First Dibs Kickoff Party at Cady's Alley, 3330 Cady's Alley NW. Benefits Stone Soup Films. Donations, info.