Weekend Roundup June 7, 2012

Puerto Rico…¡fuá!
Puerto Rico…¡fuá!

Puerto Rico…¡fuá!

June 7th, 2012 at 08:00 PM | $20-$38 | info@galatheatre.org | Tel: (202) 234-7174 | Event Website

A hilarious and satirical take on the island’s most notorious times in history and the development of today’s “Boricua." Ferrari, an established and frequently produced playwright in Puerto Rico and co-founder of the distinguished Nuevo Teatro Group, spins tales of the Taíno natives, the many invaders from the Conquistadores to the USA, and the ups and downs of contemporary life in the enchanted island. In Spanish with English surtitles.

Address

GALA Hispanic Theatre, 3333 14th St., NW

Join us on the Patio!

June 8th, 2012 at 06:30 PM | mguerrin@ldry.com | Tel: 202-342-1430 | Event Website

Let's celebrate a summer evening on Morton's patio in Georgetown! Enjoy complimentary filet mignon sandwiches, specially priced beverages* and good company!

6:30pm - 7:30pm

Beer $5.50

Wine $7.50

Cocktails $8

Address

Morton's The Steakhouse - Washington D.C. (Georgetown), 3251 Prospect St. NW

Brightest Young Things & Capital Pride Present: Wild Life

June 8th, 2012 at 09:00 PM | $20 Pre-sale, $25 day-of | Event Website

Join Brightest Young Things in celebrating the WildLife for this year's Official Capital Pride party at the newly restored historic Howard Theatre! The first LGBTA event at Howard will feature international superstar Amanda Lepore, queer legend JD Samson (Le Tigre/MEN), Big/Bright, Natty Boom, DJ MAJR, Summer Camp, AutoRock, Heidi Glüm, Pu$$y Noir, and more. Follow @BYGays on Twitter and Facebook for updates.

Address

The Howard Theatre, 620 T Street, NW

Lawyers Have Heart 10K & Fun Run

June 9th, 2012 at 07:30 AM | $40 until May 30; $45 May 31-June 9; $10 for 12 & under | lawyershaveheartdc@heart.org | Tel: 301.928.8570 | Event Website

Race along the Potomac River and through Georgetown to raise awareness and funds for the American Heart Association. Presented by Baker Tilly, this annual tradition is open to everyone and brings together top law firms and their vendors, elite athletes, runners, and walkers of all experience levels. The run begins in two waves at 7:30 am., and the 3K Fun Walk begins immediately following. Post-race party on the plaza with refreshments, music, giveaways and prizes. Registration required.

Address

The Washington Harbour, 3050 K Street, NW

Pointless Theatre Company: The Solar System Show

June 9th, 2012 at 09:30 AM | Free | information@nationaltheatre.org | Tel: (202) 783-3372 | Event Website

Kids take a fun-filled trip through our solar system with self-acclaimed scientist, Dr. Canterbury Osmand and his robot assistant Sparko as they visit planets, make scientific observations and try to find the planet that best suits their adopted "pet rock."

Address

The National Theatre, 1321 Pennsylvania Ave., NW

Potomac River Festival

June 9th, 2012 at 10:00 AM | Free | info@colonialbeach.org | Tel: 804-224-8145 | Event Website

Small town fun just 60 miles south along the banks of the Potomac River in Colonial Beach, Virginia the weekend of June 8th - 10th, 2012. Join the festivities of the 61st annual Potomac River Festival and experience parades, crafts, carnival rides and Fireworks. When not enjoying the festivities, don't miss out on our sandy beaches, historical attractions, galleries, wineries, and waterfront dining and entertainment.

Address

This weekend festival; is located throughout the Town of Colonial Beach. Center of Activities are in town on Washington Street, Colonial Beach, VA 22443

Civil War Georgetown: House and Walking Tours

June 9th, 2012 at 10:30 AM | $8-15 | mkatz@tudorplace.org | Tel: (202) 965-0400 | Event Website

Experience life in Georgetown during this American ordeal. On the house tour, learn how masters and enslaved workers managed on the estate during wartime. Hear family stories and see where Union officers boarded in their midst. After a lunch break, join or rejoin the group for an early afternoon walking tour of Georgetown burial sites, a Union hospital, officers' residences, and a neighborhood that housed enslaved and free African Americans.

Address

Tudor Place Historic House and Garden, 1644 31 Street NW

DC Capital Pride Parade

June 9th, 2012 at 04:30 PM | Event Website

The annual Capital Pride parade steps off on Saturday, June 9, 2012 at 4:30 pm. It will travel through Dupont Circle and 17th Street and end in the Logan Circle neighborhood of northwest Washington, DC.

We’ll have some great entertainment on the 15th & P Streets stage next to Tortilla Coast. They are:

DJ Steve Henderson – 2:30 pm

MC/Host Lena Lett – 3:15 pm

Joe Zangie – 3:30 pm

Fahrahri – 3:45 pm

Billy Winn – 4:00 pm

Sophia May – 4:15 pm

Entertainment for the stage is provided by ElectricFM.com.

Address

It will travel through Dupont Circle and 17th Street and end in the Logan Circle neighborhood of northwest Washington, DC.

Cocktails and Confections

June 12th, 2012 at 07:30 PM | $125 | ebyram@strength.org | Tel: 202-478-6527 | Event Website

Fresh off being named the James Beard Foundation’s 2012 Rising Star Chef of the Year, Christina Tosi will be joined by Baltimore’s Chris Ford, recently named Food & Wine’s People’s Best New Pastry Chef, and five of their peers at the first ever Cocktails and Confections DC.

Enjoy sweet delights and cocktail concoctions with stunning views of the U.S. Capitol and National Mall.

All proceeds support Share Our Strength’s No Kid Hungry® campaign to end childhood hunger in America.

Address

101 Constitution Ave NW Rooftop, Washington, DC

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