WHERE TO BE SCENE:
Wednesday, February 27, 7:00 PM, electric engineer and hacker, Phil Lapsley discussesExploding the Phone at Politics & Prose, 5015 Connecticut Ave. NW. Free, info.
Wednesday, February 27, (all day), Michelangelos David-Apollo, on loan from Museo Nazionale del Bargello in Florence until Sunday at The National Gallery of Art, 4th& Constitution. Free, info.
Thursday, February 28, 9:00 PM,Taja Entertainment & Party Politicslaunch party of Throwback ThursdaysatCities 919 19th St NW.Complimentaryhors d'oeuvres & drink specials 9-10pm; Old School beats all night. glass of champagne if you RSVP here.Free.
Thursday, February 28, 6:00-9:00 PM, Networking for Good at The Carlyle Club, 411 John Carlyle St. Alexandria. Cocktails, hors doeuvres, music. benefits NoVa New Hope Housing homeless services.$20, info.
Thursday, February 28, 6:30-9:00 PM, Tech Cocktail Mixer & Startup Showcase at 1776, 1133 15th St. NW. $15, info.
Thursday, February 28, 6:15 - 9:30 PM,Jewish FederationNetwork Event, withAlison Levineat theReagan Building, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave. $90 minimum donation,info.
Friday, March 1, 7:30 PM, Suspicious Package: Journopalooza V at The Black Cat, 1811 14th St. NW. benefit Writopia and REACH. $20/advance, $30/day of show, info.
Friday, March 1, 8:00 9:30 AM,Interfaith Works Companies Caring BreakfastatBethesda North Marriott,5701 Marinelli Rd. Mo Co networking. $125,here.
Saturday, March 2, 7:00 12:00 PM,Cystic Fibrosis FoundationhostsTheBrewers Ball, a unique beer-tasting event. Sample thebest microbrews;live entertainment,silent auctions,info.
Saturday, March 2 from 6:30 11:30 PM, Prevention of Blindness SocietyNight of VisionGala at theFour SeasonsGeorgetown, 2800 Pennsylvania Ave NW; supports sight-saving programs. Cocktails, dinner, live music. $300, info.