WHERE TO BE SCENE:
Thursday, June 6, 5:00 - 9:00 PM, Prevent Cancer 5K Kickoff at Wilson Tavern, 2403 Wilson Blvd. Arlington. Registration to the 5K available; proceeds donated. $8/online, $10/door, info.
Thursday, June 6, EP Release Party with The Dig at the Beats Venue, 505 Rhode Island Ave NW.Also: Wheelie & Brett. $10, info
Thursday, June 6, 6:00-8:30 PM, Goodwill's Do More 24 Celebration at Policy, 1904 14th St. NW powered by United Way, supporting the road to self-sufficiency. $24/suggest donation, rsvp.
Friday, June 7, 8:00-11:59 PM, YPFP's Affairs of State Gala at City Tavern Club, 3206 M St. NW. $59, open bar, DJ Neekola, silent auction, casino. $80, info.
Friday, June 7, 7:00-11:00 PM, Art & Soul Charity Auction at the Silver Spring Civic Building, 1 Veterans Plaza. food, auction, performances. Benefits Center for Children&Families. $75, info..
Friday, June 7, 8:00 11:00 PM, Speek DC Appreciation Party at 1776 Campus, 1133 15th St. NW, 12th FL. Free entry, info.
Friday, June 7, 9:00 PM, BYT & Capital Prides SPANDEX Superhero Dance Party at the Wonder Bread Factory, 641 S St. NW. dress as your favorite superhero or villain. $20, info
Saturday, June 8, 12:00 4:00 PM, The Electric Summer Brunch at Policy, 1904 14th Street NW. Bottomless cocktails and gourmet brunch. Benefits DC Greens. $50, info.
Saturday, June 8, 7:00 - 11:00 PM,Bark Ball at The Washington Hilton, 1919 Connecticut Ave. NW. Pet-friendly black-tie gala forWashington Humane Society. auctions, dinner, dancing. $250info
Saturday, June 8, 6:45 - 9:00 PM, Mental Health Americas A Night in the Limelight, headlined by Jeffrey Tambor at the Gaylord National Resort, 201 Waterfront St. National Harbor, MD. $75, info.
Saturday, June 8-9, 1,000,000 bones will be laid on the National Mall as a visual petition against ongoing genocides and mass atrocities. Event schedule available. Free, info.
Saturday, June 9, 12:00 - 3:00 PM, DCs top chefs take part in AIWFs Crab Cake Competition at The Source, 575 Pennsylvania Ave NW. Benefits sustainable seafood initiatives. $70/person,info.