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Borderstan Blueprint (Feb. 2-8)

by Tim Regan February 1, 2016 at 3:45 pm 0

Potomac Phil

All Week

Garrison Elementary Fundraiser
Gallagher and Graham (1939 12th St. NW)

The liquor, wine and beer store will donate $5 to Garrison Elementary for every purchase of select red, white or sparkling wines from Feb. 1-10. Buyers will automatically be entered into a raffle.

Tuesday

Groundhog Day
Dupont Circle Fountain
8 a.m.

Stuffed marmot Potomac Phil will climb — or be hoisted — upon his pulpit and predict whether we’ll have six more weeks of winter and political gridlock. There will also be accordion music, a puppet show and free cookies and coffee.

Thursday

Getting Medieval: Torture and Truth in the Middle Ages
Shaw/Watha T. Daniel Library (1630 7th St. NW)
7 p.m.

Here’s your shot to learn more about torture from someone with a PhD in medieval literature.

Friday

Mount Pleasant Library Book Sale Evening Preview
Mount Pleasant Public Library (3160 16th St. NW)
8 p.m.

Book lovers will come together at the Mount Pleasant Library the first opportunity to purchase books in advance of the library’s book sale sale. Light refreshments and non-alcoholic beverages will be served.

Saturday

Winter Clothing Drive Happy Hour
Sudhouse (1340 U St. NW)
6 p.m.

Donate a hat, scarf, coat or pair of gloves and receive a free drink on the house. All collected items will be given to Coalition for the Homeless.

George Clinton and Parliament Funkadelic
Howard Theatre (620 T St. NW)
Doors at 6 p.m.

The legendary funkmaster will take the stage at Howard Theatre to prove he’s still a force to be reckoned with.

6th St. NW/Route 1 Protected Bike Lane Public Meeting
KIPP DC (421 P St. NW)
Noon

DDOT officials will present 6th St. NW/Route 1 design alternatives with a formal presentation at 1 p.m. Guests will be able to talk directly with DDOT staff and submit formal comments before and after the meeting.

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