Borderstan Blueprint (July 26-Aug. 1)
Borderstan Blueprint is a listing of interesting events for the week ahead across D.C. If you’d like to see your event featured, fill out our event submission form.
For more events, be sure to check out our event calendar.
Free Good Humor Ice Cream Giveaway
Ronald Regan Building and International Trade Center (1300 Pennsylvania Ave NW)
The Good Humor ice cream truck will dole out free ice cream bars, cones and popsicles to all who arrive tomorrow afternoon.
Gays Against Guns D.C. Kickoff Event
Town Danceboutique (2009 8th St NW)
Gays Against Guns D.C. is speaking up about the and senseless murders due to gun violence. The organization “calls on lawmakers to ban on assault weapons and sensible gun regulation.”
Big Board Beer School with Hellbender Brewing Co.
The Big Board (421 H St. NE)
Ben Evans, co founder and head brewer of Hellbender Brewery is hosting a class at The Big Board. $30 ticket gets attendees samples, a full beer and snacks.
Cooking Produce at its Peak
Common Good City Farm (415 V St. NW)
Common Good City Farm will teach locals how to cook with some of summer’s fruits and vegetables grown at the farm.
Watch Party for Hillary’s Acceptance Speech
Songbyrd Music and Record Cafe (2477 18th St. NW)
D.C. Women in Politics and Young Dems is hosting a watch party on the final night of the DNC. The watch party is set to take over the screens at Songbyrd and will feature a cash bar with a Hillary Clinton inspired cocktail.
Animezing: Mobile Suit Gundam
Japan Information & Culture Center: Embassy of Japan (1150 18th St NW. Suite 100)
The Japanese Information & Culture Center will host a screening of “Mobile Suit Gundam,” the first movie in the trilogy about a boy who finds himself in command of a powerful mechanized suit of armor — and right in the middle of a war in space.
Mount Pleasant Poetry Project Release Party
Mount Pleasant Library (3160 16th St. NW)
Residents of Mount Pleasant compiled a book of poems. Now, it’s time to let the world hear them. This event will celebrate the creation of the book and the neighborhood’s creativity.
Barley Legal: Duplex’s 18th Anniversary Celebration
Duplex Diner (2004 18th St. NW)
9 p.m.-2 a.m.
Duplex Diner is celebrating its 18th anniversary with music and a competition where guests will sample and vote on a new drink to add to the menu.
Run for Cover 2016
The Black Cat (1811 14th St. NW)
Doors open at 8 p.m.
Local rockers will take the stage to perform parodies of famed songs.
SoulFiesta Block Party
Luther Place (1226 Vermont Ave. NW)
The Logan Circle community is hosting a neighborhood party filled with food, music and carnival games.
Pokemon Go! Washington DC
National Mall -Washington Monument (2 15th St. NW)
Attendees can spend their Sunday catching tiny monsters at the Washington Monument.
DC Underground Movie Night
The Lincoln Theatre (1215 U St. NW)
Doors open at 6 p.m.
Watch short films and feature films produced by D.C.’s underground film makers.
Serve and Be Social at Yoga NoMa
Yoga NoMa (1200 1st St. NE)
Yoga in NoMa is inviting all to pack peanut butter and jelly sandwiches with them. The sandwiches will be distributed at local nonprofit So Others Might Eat.
Ventnor Sports Cafe (2411 18th St. NW)
Ventnor Sports Cafe is hosting a screening of Sharknado 4, the latest film in the gripping shark/tornado movie series.
Beauty & the Beets: A Veg Only Night at Pilar
Bar Pilar (1833 14th St. NW)
Chefs Jesse Miller and Stef Tarnowsky have teamed up to create a vegetarian and vegan friendly menu. This celebration will kick off the new “Meatless Monday” menu that will be offered weekly.