Thursday, August 16, 2012

Get Out! - The Events Column

Photo by Thomas S. Mann
We wanted to share some events and activities that list members might be interested in. Have a great weekend -- and week beyond, too. If you know of an event that should be in the next edition of Get Out!, email us at events @

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

Knit & Lit, knitting tips, pattern-sharing, and book discussion, on Saturday, August 18 at 3pm at the Georgetown Public Library, 3307 M Street. Free.

Saturday, August 18 at Nationals Ball Park, free concert by Third Eye Blind. The catch is that you need to buy a ticket to the Nationals vs. Mets game, as the concert starts when the game is over. The game starts at 7:05pm. Tickets available through StubHub:

Free film screening of "Shane," the classic Western, on Monday, August 20 at 6:30pm at the Chevy Chase Library, 5625 Connecticut Avenue. For more information call 202-282-0021.

Washington National Cathedral Garden Tour with tea and scenic view of city from the 7th floor of the Cathedral tower.  Offered at 1:30pm on Tuesday, August 21 and Wednesday, August 22. Tickets are $25. Visit'''' or call 202-537-8993.

Home-Fit Design Program for home safety and accessibility for seniors on Tuesday, August 21, 6:30pm, 3211 Tennyson Street, NW. Certified Aging in Place Specialists (CAPS)  will help you assess your home and help you plan to adapt so that you can remain in it as you age. Home-Fit Design is  co-hosted by AARP DC and Northwest Neighbors Village. Bring your questions and learn from the professionals. Open to the community, reservations are required by Friday, August 17 - call (202) 237-1895. Parking available in the neighborhood. Refreshments served.

The Cleveland Park Library (Connecticut Avenue at Macomb Street) is hosting a free yoga class put on by Yoga Activist on Tuesday, August 21 at 7:00pm. The class is designed for beginners but all levels are welcome.

Celtic Aire, traditional Celtic music concert on Thursday, August 23 on the west steps of the US Capitol at 8pm. Free.

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