WHERE TO BE SCENE:
Monday. March 18, (all day), Environmental Film Festival at various locations around DC. special focus on rivers and how they impact human civilization. Most screenings free, info.
Monday, March 19, 7:00 PM, Bob Rudney discusses Lovers Lame at One More Page Books, 2200 N. Westmoreland St. #101, Arlington. Free, info.
Monday, March 18, (all day), Poetry Out Loud at The National Portrait Gallery, 8th & F Sts. NW. Free. WPGC 95.5 hosts the DC finals of the national recitation contest, info.
Tuesday, March 19, 5:30-9:00 PM, Everybody Wins! DC Gala Celebration at the Capital Hilton, 1001 16th St. NW. $150, info.
Tuesday, March 19, 6:30-10:00 PM, ACCESS Youth Soire at Pepco Edison Place Art Gallery, 701 Ninth St. NW. $75, music of Frank Sinatra, signature cocktails, and hors d'oeuvres, info.
Tuesday, March 19, 5:30 PM, Open Books. Open Doors: Gala at The Capital Hilton, 1001 16th St. NW. Keynote speaker: Ted Leonsis and CNNs Brianna Keller. $150 info.
Wednesday, March 20, 6:30-9:30 PM, STEMS of Success: Cocktail Fundraiser at the Goethe-Institut, 812 7th St. NW. Mingle with honorees from NASA, TFA & DOE. $25, wine, snacksinfo.
Wednesday, March 20, 7:00-11:00 PM, Natl Cherry Blossom Festival: Pink Tie Party at The Renaissance Hotel, 999 9th St. NW.Lorena Garcia& 30 restaurants & chefs. Attire: Pink-Tie, info.