WHERE TO BE SCENE:
Wednesday, March 20, 6:30 8:00 PM, Humanitini: The Ethics of Stand Your Ground and Gun Control hosted by the Humanities Council of DC at 876 Caf, 4221 Connecticut Ave. NW. Free, rsvp.
Wednesday, March 20-24, (all day), Ringling Bros. and Barnum & BaileyDRAGONS, a once in a millennium event honoring The Year of the Dragon at The Verizon Center, 601 F St NW. $15-$35, info.
Wednesday, March 20, 12:30 PM, Luncheon with Kathy Calvin, new UN Foundation CEO at the National Press Club, 529 14th St. NW, 13th Floor. $35, info.
Wednesday, March 20, 6:00-9:00 PM, Ladies in Red Fundraising Happy Hour at Hotel Rouge, 1315 16th St. NW. Free, rsvp.
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, appetizers, info.
Wednesday, March 20, 7:00-11:00 PM, National Cherry Blossom Festival: Pink Tie Party at The Renaissance Hotel, 999 9th St. NW. chefLorena Garcia with 30 top chefs. Attire: Pink-Tie, info.
Thursday, March 21, 6:00-8:00 PM, Green America's Green Business Happy Hour at their office,1612 K St. NW. green drinks, networking; hear from three great local green businesses. Free, info
Thursday, March 21, 9:00-11:59 PM, Guest of a Guest's Great Gatsby Gala at The Huxley DC, 1730 M St. NW. Unlimited Deep Eddy Vodka, DJ TBA, attire: roaring 20s glamour. $50, info.
Thursday, March 21, 5:00-8:00 PM, DC SCORES Couch to Camp Happy Hour at Meridian Pint, 3400 11th St NW. $10, info.
Thursday, March 21, 6:00 8:30 PM, The Art of Statecraft A Roundtable Discussion at Pepco Edison Place Gallery, 702 8th St. NW. part of theInternational Glass & Clayexhibit. Free, info.
Friday, March 22-23(all day)Gilt City Saleat Long View Gallery,1234 9th St NW. $10, snacks, bar, music, info.
Friday, March 22, 7:00-11:59 PM, La Grande Fteat La Maison Franaise4101 Reservoir Rd. NW. 35 embassies and organizations present French culinary specialties and $38, info.
Friday, March 22, 7:00 11:00 PM,Luke's Wings Fashion Takes Flightat Arena Stage, 1101 6thSt. SW. Cocktails, shops, runway show modeled by active duty and vets servicemen and women to benefit wounded warriors. $135/VIP Gold, $95/Silver,info.
Friday, March 22, 8:30 11:59 PM, Artini at the Corcoran Gallery of Art, 500 7th St. NW. Art, cocktails, entertainment, and dancing. 8 top mixologists compete for the most artistic martini.$125-$200, info
Friday, March 22,6:30-10:00 PM, Catholic Charities Presents: Musica y Suenos. $35, 2 for $60, includes Latin tapas, salsa dancing lessons, signature cocktails, DJ and dancing, info.VENUE HAS CHANGED. NEW VENUE ANNOUNCED TOMORROW
Saturday, March 23, 6:30 11:59 PM, Childrens Inn Gala benefiting the children and families at the Children's Inn at NIH. at the Marriott Wardman Park, 2660 Woodley Rd NW. info.
Saturday, March 23, 6:00 PM, Leukemia Ball atConvention Center, 7th St. NW. Reception, silent auction, performances by Jim Belushi and Dana Carvey. $1,000/person, info.
Saturday, March 23, 8:00 PM, Bethesda Film Fest at Imagination Stage, 4908 Auburn Ave. Bethesda. $10, info.
Sunday, March 24, 6:00 PM, join the Capital Area Food Bank for the Blue Jeans Ball at the Marriott Wardman Park, Grand Ballroom, 2660 Woodley Rd. NW. $150/standing, $250/seated, info.