Weekend Roundup January 26, 2012

Spray Paint
Bruce Waldman
Spray Paint

Winter Contemporary Show Opening Reception

January 27th, 2012 at 05:00 PM | Free | info@oldprintgallery.com | Tel: (202) 965-1818 | Event Website

A nighttime reception, celebrating the opening of our Winter Contemporary Show. Over twenty different artists, who use printmaking as their primary medium for artistic expression, were selected for this show. The prints chosen resonate with skill and intention, and reflect the current eclecticism of contemporary printmaking. Highlights include prints by Bruce Waldman, Matt Phillips, Takamune Ishiguro, and local artists Jenny Freestone and Nikolas Schiller. Free admission and wine.

Address

1220 31st Street NW

Washington, DC 20001

Weschler's Capital Collections Estate Auction

January 28th, 2012 at 10:00 AM | Event Website

The auction combines American and European furniture and decorations, Asian works of art, jewelry, coins & watches, fine art and 20th century decorative arts. The auction will also showcase a 3.30 carat oval diamond ring, an oil canvas by Wolf Kahn and a selection of Napolean III ormulu-mounted furnishings with estimates ranging from $500-$6,000.

Address

Weschler's

909 E Street NW

Georgetown Safeway & DC Fire and EMS Present Wellness and Safety Fair

January 28th, 2012 at 10:00- 4:00 PM | FREE | Event Website

Community Wellness and Safety Fair, with an array of educational, fun and even life-saving activities for all ages, including:

Child Seat Safety Inspections and Installations

Stop, Drop and Roll Demonstration (fun for young children, but beneficial too)

CPR and AED Demonstrations

Blood Pressure and Glucose Screenings

Fire Extinguisher Simulation (learn to use one properly)

Smoke Alarm Registration

Jeanne Robertson "Looking for Humor"

January 28th, 2012 at 08:00 PM | $34.50 | Tel: (202) 994-6800 | Event Website

Humorist Jeanne Robertson, known for her family friendly and engaging brand of comedy, will be stopping at The George Washington University Lisner Auditorium on Sat. Jan 28, 2012 at 8:00PM as part of her multi-city “Looking for Humor” solo tour. This 68-year-old former Miss North Carolina stands tall at 6'2" and has a personality, heart and sense of humor just as soaring.

Address

730 21st Street, NW,

Washington, DC 20052

A Free Ride for the Community

January 29th, 2012 at 12:00 PM | FREE | clarendon@revolvefitness.com | Tel: (703) 567-4516 | Event Website

Revolve is thrilled to announce their first ever Community Ride. The new Clarendon-based specialized indoor cycling studio created the special class to help Revolve’s neighbors get to know them better and see what all of the buzz is about. This Community Ride will last an extra 15 minutes and be taught by TWO instructors instead of one! Christianne and Francina will lead a Complete Body Ride, an all-encompassing class that combines cycling with upper body weight training.

Address

Revolve

1025 N. Fillmore Street

Arlington, VA 22201

McLean Rotary Chocolate Festival

January 29th, 2012 at 12:00 PM | $1 | Event Website

Come out for McLean Rotary's 1st annual chocolate festival with everything and anything chocolate. Vendors will be selling local area chocolatiers' specialties and 25% of all proceeds will go towards local community organizations.

Address

McLean Community Center

1234 Ingleside Ave

McLean, VA 22101

The Gaming Table

January 30th, 2012 at 07:30 PM | $30-$65 | bemelson@folger.edu | Tel: (202) 544-4600 | Event Website

Whimsy, wit, and wordplay sparkle in this effervescent comedy by Susanna Centlivre, one of 18th- century London's most popular playwrights. An independent-minded widow with a penchant for gambling holds a nightly card game -- teeming with revelers and rakes -- which bankrupts some and entertains all. The opening night is Monday, January 30 and plays through March 4, 2012.

Address

Folger Theatre

201 East Capitol Street SE

Washington, DC 20003

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