Weekend Round Up October 10, 2013

Chris Collat's Album Release Party, October 14, 2013
Chris Collat's Album Release Party, October 14, 2013

SAVE THE DATE

Shop Smart! With Heart! Care For Kids Cards

October 18th, 2013 at 12:00 PM | annehpolk@verizon.net | Tel: 202-368-7165 | Event Website

Long and Foster, offical banner sponsor, events you to help support Children's NAtional Medical Center. With the purchase of your Care for Kids Card, You can Shop and Save 20 percent, Friday, Oct 18 to Sunday, Oct 27. The Care for Kids Card program is one of Washington’s most popular fall shopping events, bringing merchants, restaurants and YOU together for the benefit of Children’s National Medical Center.

The card entitles you to 20-percent discounts at participating merchants

Shop and Eat! From October 18th – 27th, 2013, use your card at participating merchants and restaurants and save 20 percent.

Address

List of participating merchants

AJC ACCESS DC 13th Annual Young Diplomats Reception

October 10th, 2013 at 06:00 PM | $20-$50 | bogdanowa.fellow@ajc.org | Tel: 202.785.5489 | Event Website

ACCESS DC's flagship event provides the unique opportunity for young Jewish professionals to interact with members of the diplomatic community. The panel’s topic is: “The Turbulence of Transnationalism: Today’s Challenges of Global Migration” and will feature Manuel Orozco, Senior Associate at Inter-American Dialogue, Anne C. Richard, Assistant Secretary of State for Population, Refugees and Migration at U.S. Department of State and Michael Werz, Senior Fellow at Center for American Progress.

Address

1777 F Street NW

FAD Georgetown 2013

October 11th, 2013 at 06:00 PM | events@georgetowndc.com | Event Website

Celebrate Fashion, Art and Design with a brand new neighborhood-wide event, FAD Georgetown, from October 10-12, 2013. Spanning over three days and nights, FAD fuses all components of Georgetown’s art, fashion and design communities for a variety of events, including progressive style parties, interactive public art projects, street style, gallery walks, design showroom activities, red carpets and more.

Thu, October 10th 2013 - Sat, October 12th 2013

Address

All over Georgetown

Civil War Georgetown Tour

October 12th, 2013 at 10:30 AM | $8-$15 | info@tudorplace.org | Tel: (202) 965-0400 | Event Website

Join us for an inside tour of the historic house, which was operated as a boarding house for Union officers and their families. Then you can join docents for a walking tour of Civil War Georgetown. Visit the final resting place of three renowned Civil War spies, a Union hospital, the residences of Union military leaders, and a site associated with the Pearl escape.

Address

1644 31st St NW Washington, DC 20007

Russian Fall Bazaar at St. Nicholas Cathedral in Washington DC

October 12th, 2013 at 11:00 AM | Event Website

Everyone who is interested in Russian food, music and culture come and join this annual Russian bazaar on October 12th & 13th. Two days rain or shine, you can enjoy Russia's homemade cuisine, live music presented by many groups and bands, wide assortment of unique handicrafts, free tours of the St. Nicholas Cathedral and lots of activities for children.

Address

3500 Massachusetts Avenue, NW,

Roses Three Ways with Tobie Whitman

October 12th, 2013 at 11:00 AM | 0 | info@heinercontemporary.com | Tel: 202-338-0072 | Event Website

In conjunction with Georgetown's Fashion Art & Design weekend (FAD), Heiner Contemporary will host a flower arranging demonstration with Tobie Whitman of Allan Woods Flowers. The rose is one of the most celebrated and gifted flowers in the world. Please join us at the gallery on Saturday, October 12th, at 11 AM to learn several design techniques to bring novelty to this classic bloom.

Rachel Farbiarz: Take Me With You will remain on view through November 9th.

Address

1675 Wisconsin Ave NW

Hockey Games To Benefit Washington Navy Yard Survivors Fund

October 12th, 2013 at 07:00 PM | 50 | smcfarland@navyleague.org | Tel: (703) 528-1775 | Event Website](http://www.navyleague.org/hockey/)

The NHL’s Washington Capitals, DC Fire, DC Metropolitan Police and the Navy League of the United States have joined forces to offer a night filled with hockey and fun at the Verizon Center that will benefit the Washington Navy Yard Survivors Fund, established by the Navy League in the wake of the tragic events of Sept. 16. See the Caps take on the Colorado Avalanche at 7 p.m. and then see the DC Fire and DC Metropolitan Police take to the ice in a charity game.

Address

Verizon Center, 601 F St NW

The Washington DCJCC Literary Festival, The Great Children’s Read: Bringing Books to Life

October 13th, 2013 at 10:00 AM | $12, Discounted $10 per family | litfest@washingtondcjcc.org | Tel: 2027773251 | Event Website

Celebrate books with crafts, folktales, a sing-along and story-time with Pamela Mayer, author of the 2013 Sugarman Family Children’s Book Award-winning Don’t Sneeze at the Wedding. We’ll also have a book fair with a wide selection of Jewish and other children’s books and a special guest: Elmo! We are collecting new or gently used books to donate to Reading Partners, an organization that helps children become lifelong readers.

Address

DCJCC, 1529 16th Street, NW

Chris Collat Album Release Party: The Road Home

October 14th, 2013 at 07:30 PM | 10 advance / $15 at the door | chris.collat@gmail.com | Event Website

Chris Collat is thrilled to announce the release party for his new album, The Road Home, Oct. 14 at 7pm at Jammin Java. This is an all-ages show. Tickets are $10 advance / $15 at the door.

Chris’ new album, The Road Home is available Oct 14, or Pre-order NOW on iTunes

Chris Collat – Put the words, “Red Hot” before you pronounce his last name and you will get it right every time. He is a soulful singer, guitarist, and songwriter who has been writing music since picking up the guitar at the early age of five. His gentle nature and soft spoken demeanor are a striking contrast to the performer who often leaves his audience surprised at the power and soul he conveys on stage.

Address

Jammin Java; 227 Maple Ave E Vienna, VA 22180

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