WHERE TO BE SCENE:
Friday, April 5, from 7pm to 11pm, join the DC Preservation League at the Bricks & Morter Ball, 803 7th St NW. Open bar, live music, dancing info
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 and Lily Bay, Miss DC Latina 2012 Gilda Villela. $25/donation at the door benefits WHS, rsvp.
Friday, April 5, 9:00 PM, Pink Line Project celebrates 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,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 NW.40 local vendors including designers, artisans, local shops & businesses, and food vendors. Free, info.
Saturday, April 6, 12:00 4:00 PM,Animal Welfare League of Alexandriaspecial Baby Showerfor its foster care program at Vola Lawson Animal Shelter, 4101 Eisenhower Ave. Alexandria. Free, 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. 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 FestivalatTown Hall Arts Recreation Campus, 190 Mississippi Ave SE. 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 atWashington Monument, Constitution Ave & 15th St. Free, 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, and Share Our Strengths national No Kid Hungry campaign. $105, info.