WHERE TO BE SCENE:
Wednesday, April 17, 6-8 PM, spring happy hour, cocktails and small bites by notable chefs at the NFL Players Association to raise funds for the Lombardi Cancer Center, 1133 20th St NW. $25 suggested donation register
Wednesday, April 17, 5-7 PM, champagne & Shopping Benefit to fight Human Trafficking, supporting Ninos de Cristo Orphanage in the Dominican Republic, raffle, prizes, Innocents at Risk at Gtowns Tip Top Boutique1228 31st St (Hamilton Court) 202-625-4338 to RSVP
Wednesday, April 17, 6:30 9:30 PM,DC+acumen and #SocEntDC Unseen Leaders of DCatPolicy,1904 14th St. NW. Interactive panel of social entrepreneurs, happy hour 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. Benefits the DCAH Education Collaborative 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. 10% of the event proceeds and guest bartending tips benefit Autism Speaks, info.
Thursday, April 18, 5:00-8:00 PM, Spring Dress Fundraiser at Nana, Mt. Pleasant, 3068 Mt. Pleasant St. NW. BenefitingAvon Walk for Breast Cancer'sTEAM DEVON. $25, includes drinks, treats, and a gift bag full of goodies, info.
Thursday, April 18, 6:00-8:00 PM, Penn Quarter on the Block Charity Auction & Cocktail Reception at Weschler's Auctioneers, 909 E St. NW. All proceeds benefit Rachael's Women's Center's social services to 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 Networks Las Vegas Night at Natl Museum of Women in the Arts, 1250 New York Ave. $100. Games, raffle, auction, and open bar, info.
Friday, April 19, 10:00 PM, Corcoran Ball at the Corcoran Gallery of Art, 500 17th St. NW. $125/individual, $200/couple, info.
Saturday, April 20, 8:00 11:00 PM,Court Appointed Special Advocates-CASACasino NightatThe University at Shady Grove,9636 Gudelsky Dr. Rockville. Casino games, silent auction, hors d'oeuvres, desserts, beer and wine. $100,info.