Borderstan Blueprint (March 8-14)
There’s lots to do this week. Here’s a smattering of events happening the area through next Monday:
Animal Storm Squad
National Geographic Museum (1600 M St., NW)
Watch as Karissa Hadden, veterinary assistant and host of a new Nat Geo WILD series, shares stories about rescuing and returning pets injured during storms and extreme weather.
The Summer Camp Show
Wonderland Ballroom (1101 Kenyon St. NW)
Remember what it was like at summer camp? Here’s your chance to relive it. During this event, performers will lead attendees in an evening of songs, crafts and skits. There will even be bug juice to imbibe — with rum added, of course.
Ballast Point Lupulin Luau
Black Squirrel (2427 18th St. NW)
The weather’s getting warmer. Time to break out the Hawaiian shirts? During this event, San Diego brewer Ballast point will sling tropical beer and cocktails.
Black Cat (2427 18th St. NW)
The blasphemers behind interactive religious parody act Church Night will return to the Black Cat stage for an evening of worship and shots.
Shaw Dog Park Cleanup
1673 11th St. NW
Volunteers will meet to weed, pick up trash and otherwise beautify the park. Shovels and rakes will be provided, but you must bring your own dog.
DC 9 (1940 9th St. NW)
Experts from the National Museum of Natural History will dig deep on events that happened during the Earth’s 4.6 billion-year-old story. Topics of discussion include climate change in the past, using fossils to piece together dead animals and how some creatures survived the asteroid impact that killed the dinosaurs.
Gay Men’s Chorus of Washington: Boots, Class and Sass
Lincoln Theatre (1215 U St. NW)
The Gay Men’s Chorus will take on country music during a hootenanny with clogging, drag queens and the return of the DC Cowboys Dance Company.