Weekend Round Up June 26, 2014

 BIG Maze to open soon at the National Building  Museum
BIG Maze to open soon at the National Building Museum

DDOT Public Meeting for Canal Road

June 26th, 2014 at 06:30 PM

The District Department of Transportation will hold its second of three public meetings to review draft concepts of transportation safety improvements on Canal Road, NW, between Chain Bridge and M Street, NW. The DDOT meeting will include an overview presentation and discussion of the draft concepts, including safety, traffic operations, signage and more, as well as an opportunity for residents to provide their input regarding the improvements.

Address

Palisades Neighborhood Library, 4901 V St., NW.

Twentythirtysomething Book Club (T.T.B.C.)

June 26th, 2014 at 07:30 PM | Free | Erika.Rydberg@dc.gov | Tel: 202-727-0232 | Event Website

Are you a local reader between the ages of 21 and 35? Looking for a more casual book club experience? Then join us for Twentythirtysomething Book Club (T.T.B.C.), a new book group for younger adults.

In our June selection, Young Money, Kevin Roose explores post-2008 Wall Street through the lens of its newest arrivals.

We will be meeting at Breadsoda (2233 Wisconsin Ave. NW) in Glover Park. For more information, check out our MeetUp page or email.

Address

2233 Wisconsin Ave. NW

Relish

June 27th, 2014 at 10:00 AM | relishdc@gmail.com | Tel: (202) 333-5343 | Event Website

It's that time of the year again for Relish's bi-annual sale as they discount spring and summer pieces to make way for fall looks. Pieces from designers like Balenciaga, Dries Van Noten, Marc Jacobs, Marni, Martin Margiela and Yohji Yamamoto at 30% to 50% off.

The clothing, shoes, and accessories sale starts Friday, June 27th at 10 a.m., and the store will be closed this Thursday for inventory prior to the sale.

Address

3312 Cady's Alley NW

Maze Buildout Tour

June 27th, 2014 at 06:30 PM | $10 Member | $12 Non-member | Tel: 202-272-2448 | Event Website

Curious about this summer’s BIG Maze? Come get a sneak preview during construction to find out about the maze’s unique design concept and its production process. Visit go.nbm.org/MazeTours for more details.

Address

National Building Museum; 401 F Street NW`

The Bromley Dinner and Art Reception

June 27th, 2014 at 06:30 PM | $55.00 | brucemcbarnette@gmail.com | Tel: 800 777-7680. | Event Website

The Bromley Dinner and Art Reception will be held at the Embassy of Slovakia in Washington DC on Friday, June 27, 2014, 6:30pm to 9:30pm and will benefit a school girls in Africa. Produced by Bruce McBarnette, Esq. and Summit Connection LLC, this reception will display a variety of work from artists and feature Slovakian cuisine prepared by the Embassy’s chef.

30% of art sales will be donated to the Bromley Mission, which educates girls in Liberia, Africa.

Address

3523 International Court, NW, Washington, DC, 20008

Jack the Bulldog's First Birthday Party on Healy Lawn, Georgetown University

Jack the Bulldog is celebrating his first birthday, noon to 2 p.m., Friday, June 27. Georgetown University invites neighbors and families to celebrate with him. Free ice cream, too; 37th & O Streets, NW.

Unlimited Beer & Wine at The Lot Saturday, June 28th

June 28th, 2014 at 01:00 PM | $40 online | ilovebeer@drinkthedistrict.com | Tel: 202.618.3663 | Event Website](http://drinkthedistrict.com/)

Get your daisy dukes and American flag patterned shirts ready… it’s time for Drink the District: Red, White, and Brew! For a limited time, presale tickets are just $40! Come to The Lot (50 M Street NE, DC) Saturday, June 28th to try over 100 all-American beers and wines.

The three hour sessions allow attendees to get out of the bars and into the sunshine to socialize with other young professionals, enjoy live music, play lawn games and eat from the best food trucks DC has to offer. Address

The Lot; 50 M Street NE

Castleton Festival: Madama Butterfly

June 28th, 2014 at 07:00 PM | Event Website

Maestro Lorin Maazel will conduct a new production of Madama Butterfly at the 2014 Castleton Festival, held in the 650-seat Festival Theatre. Madama Butterfly, one of Giacomo Puccini’s most influential and famous works which tells the dramatic love story of an American naval officer and his young Japanese bride, directed by Tomer Zvulun.

Address

Castleton Farms; 7 Castleton Meadow Lane; Castleton, VA 22716

Beethoven's 9th performed by The Philadelphia Orchestra

June 28th, 2014 at 08:15 PM | $25.00 - $65.00 | philipc@wolftrap.org | Tel: 703.255.1900 ext. 1729 | Event Website

The triumphant “Ode to Joy” in Beethoven’s 9th is one of the most uplifting musical moments of all time. Hear it performed by one of the world’s leading orchestras in its only 2014 D.C.-area appearance.

Address

1551 Trap Road, Vienna, Virginia, 22182

Take an Om Break Yoga at the Georgetown Neighborhood Library

July 1st, 2014 at 12:30 PM | Free | Erika.Rydberg@dc.gov | Tel: 202-727-0232 | Event Website

Yoga continues this July at the Georgetown Neighborhood Library. In addition to our continuing afternoon classes we now will have a few evening classes as well.

As of this month we also have 6 community yoga mats available on a first come first serve basis.

To RSVP to any or all classes please email Erika.Rydberg@dc.gov with your name and the class dates you are interested in. I will take the first 30 RSVPs for each class, the remainder will be put on a wait-list.

Address

3260 R Street NW Washington, DC 20007

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