WHERE TO BE SCENE:
Wednesday, May 8, 6:30-9:30 PM, Jumpstart's Scribbles to Novels at The University Club,1135 16th St. NW. A unique fundraising event celebrating the power of written word. $200, info.
Wednesday, May 8, 6:30 8:00 PM, Atlas Corps GreetsClass 12 at the Center for American Progress, 1333 H St. NW. Free, info.
Wednesday, May 8, 6:00 PM, TheGlobal Down Syndrome Foundation's Gala atRitz-Carlton, 1150 22nd St NW. Reception, dinner, fashion show, auction, performance, info.
Wednesday, May 8, 7:00 PM, Pearls of Purpose Gala at Carnegie Institution for Science, 1530 P St. NW. with journalist Lisa Ling, live & silent auctions benefiting FAIR Girls. $125, info.
Thursday, May 9, 11:30 AM 2:30 PM, Alzheimers Association Luncheon at the Grand Hyatt, 1000 H St. NW. $125+, info.
Thursday, May 9, 6:30 10:00 PM, Reading Is Fundamental Where the Wild Things Are Gala at The Four Seasons G-town. $500/person, dinner, auction, story by Kareem Abdul-Jabbarinfo
Thursday, May 9, 8:00 AM 4:00 PM, Tigerlily FoundationOn Par for Pink Golf Classicat the Golf Club at Lansdowne, 44050 Woodbridge Pkwy. Networking, breakfast, golf, auction, register.
Thursday, May 9,6:30 PM, Robert J Collier Trophy Dinnerto NASA/JPL Mars Science Lab/Curiosity Project Team at Crystal Gateway Marriott, 1700 Jeff David Hwy, Arlington, $195ticket,info
Thursday, May 9, 5:00-9:00 PM, AHA PULSE Spring Happy Hour at Policy, 1904 14th St. NW. $15/donation, info.
Thursday, May 9, 5:00-6:30 PM, Art Smith Book Signing at Art and Soul, 415 New Jersey Ave. NW. happy hour specials, info.
Thursday, May 9, 8:00-11:00 PM, Worn Magazine#5 Dream IssueLaunch Party at Black Whiskey, 1410 14th Street NW. $10, info.
Thursday, May 9, 6:30-9:30 PM, Swap In The City at 1776, 1133 15th St. NW. $20, fashion swap, complimentary cocktails, treats. Benefiting Beckys Fund. $20, info.
Thursday, May 9, 5:00 9:00 PM,NetApp Federal hosts its4thannualSt. Baldricksevent;15 men and womenraise funds for children's cancer research by shaving their heads atIris Lounge8300 Block Tyco Rd Tysons Corner. Music, silent auction,info.
Friday, May 10, 6:00 9:30 PM,A-SPANs Spring Gala: Welcome Home Celebrationat theWashington Golf and Country Club, 3017 N. Glebe Rd. Arlington. auctions, food, drinks, $100,info.
Friday, May 10, 4:00-8:00 PM, Mother's Day Trunk Show with Sophie Blake NY at Edge Salon, 1025 N. Fillmore St. Arlington. Complimentary blowout, makeup lessons, mimosas, cupcakes, rsvp
Friday, May 10, 5:30-9:00 PM, Fashion Show at West Potomac Springbank Theater, 6500 Quander Rd. Alexandria. America's Next Top Modelco-hosts; benefits Fashion Design in NY. $10, rsvp.
Saturday, May 11, 12:00 PM, Sweet Life Music + Food Festival at Merriweather Post Pavillion, 10475 Little Patuxent Pkwy Columbia, $75,Austin Bisnows band Knocked Up Kids plays at 12:20 info.
Saturday, May 11, 10:00 AM 4:00 PM, European Embassies Open House. Family fun, food, culture. open to the public free, info.
Saturday, May 11, 6:00 10:00 PM, Men Against Breast CancerMothers Day Pampering the Women We Love at L2 Lounge, 3315 Cadys Alley. manis, massages, styling. $15, RSVP required, info.
Saturday, May 11, 6:30 PM, Children's National Ball benefit Children's National Medical Center at The National Building Museum, 401 F St. NW. $500, info.
Saturday, May 11, 7:00 10:00 PM, Lifting As We ClimbGrasping the Dream Gala at the OAS,17th & Constitution Ave. NW. Entertainment by Damien Escoba. $60, info.