WHERE TO BE SCENE:
Thursday, May 16, 8:00 PM, N Street Village Bliss Award Ceremony at Malmaison, 3104 K St. NW. Performance by 2x Grammy Award winner Arrested Development. $75, info.
Thursday, May 16, 6:00 8:00 PM, join S-CAR Center for the Study of Gender and Conflictfor the Raising the Bar Benefit at Patton Boggs, 2550 M St. NW. $30-$250, info.
Thursday, May 16, 6:00-9:00 PM, Bartending 4 Changefor United Planning Org at Ulah Bistro, 1214 U St NW $5donationinfo.
Thursday, May 16, 6:00-9:00 PM, Project Create Art Auction & Benefit at Paul Hastings, 875 15th St. NW. $45, music by DJ Jahsonic, wine, hors d'oeuvres, student exhibit, auction, info.
Thursday, May 16, 6:00-9:00 PM, AyudaCharity Gala at Carnegie Library,Mt. Vernon Square, 801 K St. NW. $150, open bar, food, music, prevent domestic violence and human trafficking, info.
Thursday, May 16, 6:00-9:00 PM, Just Cause Happy Hour at Bar Dupont & Restaurant, 1500 New Hampshire Ave. NW. Each month benefits a different non-profit organization $10, info.
Thursday, May 16, 6:00-7:00 PM, Women's Wine Club at Trummer's On Main, 7134 Main St. Clifton. $30, tastings, hors d'oeuvres and games, rsvp.
Thursday, May 16, 6:30-9:00 PM, Many Hopesbenefits kids in Kenya at Fathom Creative, 1333 14th St. NW. cocktails & hors d'oeuvres. Donations, info.
Thursday, May 16, 6:30-9:30 PM, Zoofari atNational Zoo, 3001 Connecticut Ave. $200, food, wine, auctions, entertainment, info.
Thursday, May 16, 7:00 PM, STUCK: Film to Raise Adoption Awareness at AMC Georgetown, 3111 K St NW $15, info.
Friday, May 17, 5:00 PM, The Front Row: Jessica Alba Book Signing & Runway Show at Bethesda Row, Bethesda Ln. she signs The Honest Life: Living Naturally and True To You; info.
Friday, May 17, (all day), Bike to Work Day Commuter Connections and the Washington Area Bicyclist Association host 10,000 commuters with 70 pit stops in DC, MD and VA. refreshments, f ree t-shirts, chances to win bicycles, register.
Friday, May 17, 7:00 PM, An Exclusive Night of Art and Giving at Capitale, 1301 K St. NW. The Mission of Centro Tepeyac assists mothers and fathers facing a crisis. $20, info.
Saturday, May 18, 4:30 8:30 PM, Bluebell Music Festival at The Winery at Bull Run, 15950 Lee Hwy, Centreville. Music, tastings and food. $15/advance or $25/door, info.
Saturday, May 18, 6:00 PM, Music for the Mind benefitting Georgetown University Medical Center at The Kennedy Center. Wicked& 65th birthday of composer Stephen Schwartz $250, info
Saturday, May 18, 11:00 AM, Yoga in the Garden at The Textile Museum, 2320 S St. NW. Bring your mat for a 75-minute class, tea & tour of Out of Southeast Asia. $10 donation, register.
Saturday, May 18, (all day), Old Town Boutique Districts Give Back Charity Day at various locations.info.
Saturday, May 18, 10:00 AM-7:00 PM, Fiesta Asia Street Fair on Pennsylvania Ave in celebration of Asian Heritage Month. Free, info.
Saturday, May 18, 11:00 AM-10:00 PM, Bite of DC at The Yards Park, 10 Water St. SE. $49, five dishes, beer & wine, info.
Saturday, May 18, 5:00 PM, M&M'S Opera in the Outfield: Free Live Opera Broadcast at Nats Park, 1500 S.Capitol St. SE. free live opera broadcasts ofShow Boat, info.
Saturday, May 18, 11:00 AM-3:00 PM, Play Golf America Dayat the East Potomac Park Golf Course, 972 Ohio Dr. SW.FREE public golf festival in DC; lessons, contests, demos, and prizesinfo
Saturday, May 18, 10:00 AM -1:00 PM, Style & Image Network Cornwell Styling Makeup Workshop atEmbassy Suites Hotel, 1250 22ndStreet, NW. tips from celebrity make-up artist. $100, info.
Sunday, May 19, 3:00 6:00 PM, Angelic Epressions Benefit Fashion Gala for National Center for Children and Families hosted by WPGC 95.5s Sunni at the Freddie Mac Foundation Youth Activities Center, 6301 Greentree Rd. Bethesda. $35, info.
Sunday, May 19, 9:00 AM, The Color Runat National Harbor, 137 National Plaza. Tickets sold out,come as a spectator , info.
Sunday, May 19, 1:00 PM, Sound Bites: DC Central Kitchens Festival at The 9:30 Club, 815 V St. NW. $40, 25 of DC's best restaurants + 6 local bands + mixology madness, info.
Sunday, May 19, 12:00 5:00 PM, join theBallston BIDforTaste of Arlingtonat Wilson Blvd. between N Glebe Rd. & N Randolph St. Food, music, for the Arlington Food Assistance Center, info