WHERE TO BE SCENE:
Wednesday, January 30, 7:00-9:30 PM, BYT's Academy Awards Trivia Night at Tune Inn, 331 Pennsylvania Ave SE. National Geographic shows the Foreign Film nominees, host Alan Zilberman. Free, info.
Thursday, January 31, 6:00 -10:00 PM, Valentines Shopping Party/Anti-Valentine's Drinking Party at Ginger Root Design, 1530 U St. NW. Treat yourself. Free entry, rsvp.
Thursday, January 31, 7:00 PM, Al Gore: The Future at Sixth & I Historic Synagogue, 600 I St. NW. FormerVP gives his assessment of six critical drivers of global change. Ticket prices vary, info.
Thursday, January 31, 7:00-10:00 PM, join the GI Film Festival for Sip with Socialites Bachelor Auction & Fundraiser at the Embassy of Austria, 3524 International Ct. NW. Date auction, raffle, drinks, appetizers, performance by C*A*M*M*O. $30, info.
Saturday, February 2, 7:00 - 11:00 PM, join Family & Youth Initiative for Give Your heART to a Child at the Mason Inn, 2408 Wisconsin Ave. NW, to raise funds to find permanent homes for DC teens in foster care. Darnerien McCants & former NY Jet Tavon Mason perform with Flo Anito and Ian Thomas; art, fashion, open bar, appetizers.$50info.
Saturday, February 2, 8:00-11:00 PM, Arts for Autism Gala at Clarendon Ballroom, 3185 Wilson Blvd. Arlington. $75, includes appetizers and open bar.info.