Thursday, July 19, 2012

Get Out! - The Events Column

Photo by Thomas S. Mann
We wanted to share some events and activities that we thought looked like fun. Have a great weekend - and week beyond, too. If you know of an event we should report about in a future column, email us at events @

Bill Adler and Peggy Robin
Publishers, All Life Is Local
The Cleveland Park Listserv

"Don't Block the Box" Comedy show at Wonderland, 1101 Kenyon Street, NW, on Friday, July 20, at 7:30 PM Plus, cheap drinks. Plus, a dance night afterwards. 21 and over only. $3 admission. More info at

Volunteer Clean-up of the Melvin Hazen entrance to Rock Creek, between 3701 and 3801 Connecticut Avenue, on Friday July 27th at 3pm and Saturday July 28th at 9:30am. Help lay down new dirt and railroad ties -- with enough volunteers, it'll be fun! Bring gloves, sunscreen, shovels and rakes. Drinks (Friday and Saturday) and lunch for the Saturday helpers. For questions, contact Alex Edelmann (coordinating this clean-up as his Eagle Scout project) at a.s.edelmann at gmail dot com.

Saturday, July 21, Doggy Happy Hour at Lou's City Bar 1400 Irving Street: Along with $4 Dogfish Head drafts you can meet adoptable dogs from Lucky Dog Animal Rescue, a local animal rescue group, and also talk to vet John C. Polk, DVM, about your pet questions. More information at

Glover Park-Burleith Farmers' Market, Saturday, July 21, 9 AM - 1 PM, Hardy Middle School parking lot, Wisconsin Ave & 34th St., NW. This week: El Floridano food truck makes its market debut -- Cuban sandwiches and more. 11 AM - 1 PM: Snakehead Run jug band, chef demo with Rachel Brumitt from 10 am - 12 pm, free bike clinic, 10am - 1pm, face painting, hula hoops, and more. Market by
nonprofit DC Greens,

Children's Storytime at the Potter's House in Adams Morgan ton Saturday morning, July 21, at 10:30 AM. Read aloud, songs, craft activities. Children's Storytime meets the third Saturday of each month. The Potter's House, 1658 Columbia Road, NW, (202) 232-5483. Near Columbia Heights Metro. For more information, contact Naaz Khan, naazokahn at yahoo dot com.

DeanwoodxDesign invites you to a free public event featuring Life Pieces to Masterpieces Saturday July 21 from 1 PM to 3 PM at The Fishing School, 4737 Meade Street, NE. Life Pieces to Masterpieces uses music, poetry and video. Drumming, dance, movement, and art are fused into this workshop. Attendees willalso have a chance to work collaboratively on a an artpiece. For more
information visit

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