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Tuesday, April 16, 11:00 AM -1:00 PM, IRD hosts TOMS One Day Without Shoes on the lawn of Capitol Hill, Constitution Ave NE & 1st St NE leave your footprint for childrens health.Free, info.
Tuesday, April 16, 6:00 PM, Fight Your Fight at District 2 Bar & Grille in Glover Park. bid on 20 packages like autographed memorabilia benefitting LLS. $10/suggested donation, info.
Tuesday, April 16, 5:00 PM, For the Love of Sight Visionary Awards Dinner at the Ritz-Carlton,1150 22nd St. NW. Emcee ABC7s Alison Starling, Mrs. World April Lufriu, and book signing withAmerica the Beautifulauthor Dr. Ben Carson. $1,000, info.
Tuesday, April 16, 7:00-9:00 PM, An Evening with Natasha Trethewey, US Poet Laureate at The Newseum, 555 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. Reading and talk - free, space is limited, info.
Wednesday, April 17, 6:30 9:30 PM,DC+acumen and #SocEntDC presentUnseen Leaders of DCatPolicy,1904 14th St. NW. Interactive panel of social entrepreneurs, food & drink specials, music by DJ Kyle Knauff. benefits the Acumen Fund. $15+,info.
Wednesday, April 17, 6:30 PM, Hope For The Warriors Got Heart, Give Hope Gala, at Mellon Auditorium, 1301 Constitution Ave. NW. $500, info.
Wednesday, April 17, 6:00-8:30 PM, ART BUZZ Jewelry Trunk Show at VeraCruz Gallery, 2108 Vermont Ave. NW. Benefiting the DC Arts and Humanities Education Collaborative's Arts for Every Student Program. $10/donation includes one drink ticket and light appetizers, info.
Thursday, April 18, 5:30 8:00 PM, Autism Awareness Happy Hour benefiting Autism Speaks to Young Professionals at Jakes American Grille, 5018 Connecticut Ave. NW.info.
Thursday, April 18, 5:00-8:00 PM, Spring Dress Fundraiser at Nana, 3068 Mt. Pleasant St. NW. Benefits Avon Walk for Breast Cancer'sTEAM DEVON. $25, includes drinks, treats, gift bag, info.
Thursday, April 18, 6:00-8:00 PM,Charity Auction & Cocktail Reception at Weschler's Auctioneers, 909 E St NW for Rachael's Women's Center for homeless women. $30/advance; $40/door, info.
Thursday, April 18, 8:00-11:59 PM, Spark! A Creative FIGMENT DC Fundraiser at Zeba, 3423 14th St. NW. $20, info.
Thursday, April 18, 7:00 PM, Shaw Main Streetsannual gala at Long View Gallery, 1234 9th St NW. with top DC chefs. $75, info.
Friday, April 19, 7:00-11:59 PM, MedStar Natl Rehabilitation NetworksLas Vegas Night atNatl Museum of Women in the Arts,1250 New York Ave. $100. Games, auction, open bar, info.
Friday, April 19, 10:00 PM, 58th Annual Corcoran Ball at the Corcoran Gallery of Art, 500 17th St. NW. $125, $200/couple, info.