by Borderstan.com January 19, 2009 at 7:14 am 1,117 0

Yes, life will return to normal in Borderstan and Washington. If you have decided to watch the Inauguration festivities on television/online–and avoid the crowds–you may be ready to get out and go some something by mid-week. Here are a few activities and events coming up later this week, January 21 and 22. Listing is from “D.C. Community Events” in The Washington Post’s weekly Extra section for D.C.

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by Borderstan.com January 18, 2009 at 9:24 am 0

The Historical Society of Washington, DC, is housed in this 1902 Beaux-Arts building. It also houses the Kiplinger Research Library and National Music Center. (Photo by Luis Gomez Photos.)

Mount Vernon Square, 801 K Street NW: The Historical Society of Washington, DC, is housed in this 1902 Beaux-Arts building. It also houses the Kiplinger Research Library and National Music Center. (Photo by Luis Gomez Photos.)

From Logan Circle News on Yahoo! Groups (you can sign up for email updates)… events at The Historical Society of Washington, DC. The Historical Society of Washington, DC, is located at 801 K Street NW, at Mount Vernon Square. All events are free unless otherwise indicated. For more information, visit the Society’s Web site or call (202) 383-1850.

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by Borderstan.com November 9, 2008 at 9:10 am 0

The Historical Society of Washington, DC, is housed in this 1902 Beaux-Arts building. It also houses the Kiplinger Research Library and National Music Center. (Photo by Luis Gomez Photos.)

Mount Vernon Square, 801 K Street NW: The Historical Society of Washington, DC, is housed in this 1902 Beaux-Arts building. It also houses the Kiplinger Research Library and National Music Center. (Photo by Luis Gomez Photos.)

At the Historical Society of Washington, DC, this week:

Tuesday, Nov. 11, noon – film, “Men of Bronze: The American Heroes of WW I.”

  • Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2 p.m. – lecture & discussion, “Forgotten Soldiers: The District’s Black Doughboys of WW I.”
  • Thursday, Nov. 13, through Saturday, Nov. 15 – Washington Studies Conference, examination of local history and institutions through group discussions, lectures and films. Admission $10; $5 for students and seniors.
  • Sunday, Nov. 16, 2:30 p.m. – lecture, “Unbuilt Washington: The City as it Might Have Been, with author Don Hawkins.

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