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Wednesday, April 3-5, (all day), The Shakespeare Theatre Company hosts Shake Up Your Spring Break on Barracks Row!: Spring Break Activities at various locations. Free, register.
Wednesday, April 3, 6:00 PM, Spring Benefit Party at Mad Rose Tavern, 3100 Clarendon Blvd. Arlington. benefitsChildrens National Medical Center. $10, info.
Wednesday, April 3from 6:00 8:00 PM, joincocktail artist Brennan Adamsfor Palette-tini: The Art of Cocktail Making at thePalette at Arts District Arts Studio, 5555 Baltimore Ave. Hyattsville, MD. Cocktails and hors doeuvres, rsvp.
Wednesday, April 3, 6:30 8:30 PM, Studs for Muts Happy Hour at Jack Rose, 2007 18th St. NW. drink specials, raffles, and a pop n' roll performance by Monalisa Arias benefiting The Washington Humane Society. Donations, info.
Wednesday, April 3, 6:30 PM, Global Perspectives Film Screening: The Island President at Meridian International Center, 1630 Crescent Pl. NW. Free screening and discussion, rsvp.
Wednesday, April 3, 7:00 PM, The Place Beyond the Pines at Landmark E Street Cinema, 555 11th St. NW. Free screening and discussion followed by reception at Elephant & Castle, info.
Wednesday, April 3, 8:00-11:00 PM, Singled Out!play the dating game of the 90s at Penn Social, 801 E St NW. 3 eligible bachelors and 3 desirable bachelorettes will be up for winning! Free, info.
Thursday, April 4, 6:00-9:00 PM, Benefit Auction at Dumbarton House, 2715 Q St., NW. An evening of music, food, cocktails, live and silent auctions featuring one-of-a-kind commissioned pieces in the current exhibition, Metamorphosis I. $100, info.
Thursday, April 4, 6:30-8:30 PM, LATINO/US Cotidiano Exhibition: Opening Preview at the former residence of the Ambassador of Spain, 2801 16th St NW. SPAIN arts & culture presents the national traveling exhibition and book. RSVP required, info.
Thursday, April 4, 6:30-8:30 PM, FotoWeekDC: Opening Night Reception of Spring In Focus at Pepco Edison Place Art Gallery, 701 9th St. NW. Cherry Blossom and Spirit of DC photo contest favoritesand works on display. Free, info.
Thursday, April 4, 7:00-11:00 PM, Divine Style DC Spring Fashion Show & Soiree at Puro Cafe Georgetown,1529 Wisconsin Ave. NW. All proceeds benefit Becky's Fund. $25, info.
Thursday, April 4, 5:30 7:30 PM, celebrate the publication of The Great Deformation by David Stockman at Qorvis Communications, 1201 Connecticut Ave. NW. 6th Floor. Free, rsvp.
Thursday, April 4, 6:30 PM, International Professionals Group (IPG) Bienvenue Washington-International meet up at Sax Lounge, 734 11th St. NW. Drink, eat, watch burlesque. Free, rsvp.
Friday, April 5, 8:00 PM, Passion for Paws, fundraiser for Fashion for Paws at City Tavern Club, 3206 M St NW. Hors d'oeuvres, cash bar, music by DJs Falco & Lily Bay. Special guest, Miss DC Latina 2012 Gilda Villela. $25/donation at door for WHS, rsvp.
Friday, April 5, 9:00 PM, join the Pink Line Project to celebrate the launch of the first issue of DC-based The Intentional Quarterly Magazine at Mad Momos, 3605 14th St. NW. $8, info.
Friday, April 5, 6:45 PM, Mingle at the Museum: Cocktails and Creativity at S. Dillon Ripley Center, 1100 Jefferson Dr. SW. $45, includes drink ticket and light hors doeuvres, info.
Friday, April 5, 7:00-9:00 PM, special performance with Le Choeur des Armaillis de la Gruyre at Lansburgh Theatre, 450 7th St. NW. $15, info.
Saturday, April 6, 11:00-5:00 PM, DC MEET Market Opening on the corner of 15th & P St. Over 40 local vendors including designers, artisans, local shops & businesses, and food vendors. Free, info.
Saturday, April 6, 12:00 4:00 PM, join the Animal Welfare League of Alexandria for a special Baby Shower to collect items for its foster care program at Vola Lawson Animal Shelter, 4101 Eisenhower Ave. Alexandria. Free, please bring an unwrapped item from the Foster Care Wish List, info.
Saturday, April 6, 9:00 AM,Red Shoe 5K Run & WalkatDulles Station,2303 Dulles Station Blvd., Herndon. Proceeds benefit Ronald McDonald House Charities of Greater Washington. $25,info.
Saturday, April 6, 10:00 AM 2:00 PM, The Double Nickels Theatre Company hostsThe East of the River Cherry Blossom Festival on the grounds of Town Hall Arts Recreation Campus, 190 Mississippi Ave. SE. Festival will mark the 101stanniversary of theGift of the Cherry BlossomTrees. Free, info.
Saturday, April 6, 11:00 AM -9:00 PM, Drink the District Wine Festival at The Yards Park, 10 Water St. SE. Food trucks, lawn games and live music on the main stage. $39, info.
Saturday, April 6, 3:00-5:00 PM, International Pillow Fight Day 2013 at the Washington Monument, Constitution Ave. and 15th St. SW. Free, info.
Monday, April 8, 11:30 AM 2:00 PM, Alzheimers Association Washington Monuments Luncheon at The Grand Hyatt, 1000 H St. NW. $125+, info.
Monday, April 8, 7:00 10:00 PM, Taste of the Nation at The National Building Museum, 401 F St. NW. The citys best chefs, restaurants and mixologists lend their time and talent to benefit Capital Area Food Bank, DC Hunger Solutions, Marys Center, & Share Our Strengths national No Kid Hungry campaign. $105, info.