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What to Expect Around Town This Weekend (June 18-19)

by Tim Regan — June 17, 2016 at 5:00 pm 0

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It’s the weekend and the sun is shining. What more could you ask for?

Well, more sun, for starters. And more sun you will get, according to the National Weather Service. This weekend is expected to be bright and warm, the NWS predicts.

Here’s what else you need to know this weekend:

  • Columbia Heights Day is Saturday.
  • A new beer garden from the Neighborhood Restaurant Group is now open downtown.
  • U Street has a new pizza place.
  • Watha T. Daniel/Shaw Neighborhood Library will host an event with area poets Saturday.
  • Nearly two dozen Shaw businesses will participate in an event with free food and beer samples and a prize raffle Saturday.
  • Officers at the Third District police station (1620 V St. NW) will host a free screening of Jumanji Saturday night at 7 p.m.

And according to Jessica Oros, an editor at East City Art (more info about them on FacebookTwitter or through the publication’s newsletter), interesting places to stop for D.C.-area art this weekend include:

  • Joan Hisaoka Healing Arts Gallery (1632 U St. NW)
    3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Saturday
    Sam Feldman and Fred Spero of the National Widowers Organization host a panel discussion concurrent with Gretchen Feldman’s The Healing Studio.
  • Alper Initiative for Washington Art (4400 Massachusetts Ave. NW.)
    6 to 9 p.m. Saturday
    The Alper Initiative for Washington Art presents “The Looking Glass” featuring ten D.C.-based Latin-American artists.

Have a good one!

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