Thursday, March 28, 2013

Get Out! - The Events Column

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 next week's column, email us at events @

Bill Adler and Peggy Robin

Publishers, All Life Is Local
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Friday, March 29 from 10 AM - 4 PM, The Society of the Cincinnati celebrates the 108th anniversary of its Anderson House home, with birthday cake, guided tours of the house, and extended museum hours. Free. Anderson House, 2118 Massachusetts Avenue NW.

Saturday, March 30 at 11 AM, The Tregaron Conservancy hosts its second annual Easter Egg Hunt on the grounds of the historic Tregaron Estate, 3029 Klingle Road. Gather on the Twin Oaks meadow to start the hunt for more than 1,000 colorful plastic eggs. Free.

Saturday, March 30 at 11 AM, Cherry Blossom Tree Walk, presented by Casey Trees and Washington Walks. See and learn about the varieties of Japanese cherry trees in the District. Tickets $15 - $20 at Locations shown when you reserve your tickets. Also held on April 6.

Saturday, March 30 from 12 noon to 2 PM, Cats and kittens adoption event. Come to PetMAC DC to meet wonderful cats and kittens available for adoption, 4220 Fessenden Street NW.

Saturday, March 30 from 1 - 2 PM, "Chat with Cheh." Ward 3 Councilmember Mary Cheh invites you to stop by Pete?s-a-Pizza and share your thoughts, ask questions, or just say ?hello.? Pete's is located at 4940 Wisconsin Avenue N.W., at the corner of Wisconsin and Fessenden Street.

Saturday, March 30, 10 AM - 1:30 PM and 1 PM - 4:30 PM,  House History Day, sponsored by the Humanities Council, the DC Public Library, the Kiplinger Library at the Historical Society of Washington, DC, and the DC Historic Preservation Office. Participants will learn how to research the history of their own home or any other historical property. Choose the morning or afternoon workshop at the Washingtoniana Division of the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library, 901 G St. NW. Free, but registration is required. To attend please sign up at

Tuesday, April 2, 7PM - 9PM, Toilet Paper Roll Art for Adults. You collected toilet paper rolls for your kids for their art projects for years. Now it?s time for you to have some fun making things with toilet paper rolls. In this adults-only class you?ll learn how to craft toilet paper rolls into such things as Representative John Boehner, drones, and a copy of the Springfield Interchange. Location: Not your kids? kindergarten, because this is the weekly fake event.

Wednesday, April 3 at 6 PM, Humanitini Discussion: The Washington Redskins - Are you offended, or do you defend it? A recent Smithsonian symposium and a flurry of Washington Post articles have reignited the debate over the Washington Redskins historic name and logo. Is it tradition or is it racism? No matter which point of view you support, join in on the discussion by engaging a panel of experts as we discuss the issue at this lively and enlightening mixer. Held at 876 Cafe, 4221-B Connecticut Avenue NW. The chat starts around 6:30, but come early to grab a seat, a drink, and some appetizers (10% of the evening's proceeds go to support the Humanities Council.) Register at .

Tuesday, April 2 at 4 PM: Project Brick, undirected play with LEGO building blocks. For all ages. At the Cleveland Park Library, Connecticut Avenue & Macomb Street NW. For more info see .

Friday, April 5 from 7 - 11 PM, Join the DC Preservation League as we celebrate historic preservation in the District of Columbia at the Bricks & Mortar Ball, Arch Square, 803 7th Street, NW. Open bar, live music, dancing, fun! Reserve your tickets:

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