WHERE TO BE SCENE:
Wednesday, April 10, 7:00 PM, NFTEs 16th Annual Dare to Dream Gala, one of DCs largest and most exciting networking events that supports youth entrepreneurship. at The Omni Shoreham Hotel, 2500 Calvert St. NW. info.
Wednesday, April 10, 6:30 PM, N Street Village Gala at The Ritz Carlton Hotel, 1150 22nd St. NW. Cocktails, hors doeuvres, dinner and program. $500, info.
Wednesday, April 10, 7:00 PM, Washington City Paper's Best Of 2013 Fete at Carnegie Library, 801 K St. NW. Portion donated to Food & Friends. $59, info.
Thursday, April 11, (all day), DC International Film Festival (Filmfest DC) at various participating DC-area venues April 11 21, info.
Thursday, April 11, 6:30 8:00 PM, An Evening in Camelot VIP Reception to celebrate the opening of The Newseums JFK exhibits, 555 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. Heavy hors d'oeuvres and desserts, open bar and live entertainment. Members only, join here.
Thursday, April 11, 6:00 PM, Bread for the City at The Omni Shoreham Hotel, 2500 Calvert St. NW. Auctions, reception, seated dinner. $250, info.
Friday, April 12, 7:00-11:00 PM, Leukemia & Lymphoma Societys MWOY Black Tie Fundraising Gala at Artisphere, 1101 Wilson Blvd. Rosslyn. hors d'oeuvres, cocktails, music, silent auction, fashion, after-party$85, info.
Friday, April 12, 6:00-8:00 PM, Art Hop Takoma Kickoff Party at Trohv Home & Gift DC, 232 Carroll St, NW. craft beers, food trucks, desserts, and art! Free, info
Friday, April 12, 8:00-11:59 PM, African Soiree at The National Museum of African Art, 950 Independence Ave SW. Live musical performance by Kassa; fashion show of African-fusion designs; dancing. $35, info.
Saturday, April 13, 9:00 PM, 9th Annual Rigby Ball at The National Press Club, 529 14th St. NW. Join the Friends of Rigby Foundation supporting fire safety awareness for college students.$100/general, info.
Saturday, April 13, 7:00 9:00 AM, 3rd Annual Stroud Foundation 5K at Fletchers Boat House, Walk, run or roll the route toward Gtown and back! Strollers, wheelchairs and dogs welcome! $50/person, $100/family, info.