The Borderstan Blueprint is a smattering of interesting events around the area to help you plan for the upcoming week.
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Metropolitan Police Department’s Third District National Night Out
Bruce Monroe Park (3000 Georgia Ave NW)
Eat free food, learn about safety and meet with local police officers, friends and neighbors.
Capitol Hemp Grand Reopening
1770 Columbia Road NW
The employees at Capitol Hemp will toast the store’s reopening with free hemp gelato.
Free Gamelan Classes
Indonesian Embassy (2020 Massachusetts Avenue NW)
Free percussion instrument classes for all who register.
Farragut Square (17th and K streets NW)
9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Join Gold Triangle BID at Farragut Square for free Wi-Fi and games. Participants can also reserve meeting spaces for up to 1.5 hours.
REV909: Daft Punk/French House Tribute
9:30 Club (815 V Street NW)
Will Eastman, co-owner of U Street Music Hall, will head down the street to 9:30 club to pay homage to electronic music pioneers, Daft Punk. Tickets are $15.
Doodle and draw comics in a casual setting with fellow comic book enthusiasts. Everyone is welcome, regardless of skill level.
Shut it Down for Mike Brown Rally & March
African American Civil War Memorial (1925 Vermont Avenue NW)
In memory of the one-year anniversary of the shooting and killing of 18-year-old Mike Brown by a police officer in Ferguson, Missiouri, the Stop Police Terror Project DC will host a rally and march.
Lesbians Who Tech Happy Hour
Embassy Row Hotel (2015 Massachusetts Avenue NW)
Lesbians Who Tech, a global community of over 9,000 queer women (and allies) in tech, will host a happy hour.
Saadia Faruqi for Brick Walls
Kramerbooks and Afterwords Cafe (1517 Connecticut Avenue NW)
Author Saadia Faruqi talks about her new collection of short stories, Brick Walls, which is full of fictional depictions of everyday Pakistanis.
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