This story was updated at 5:54 p.m. to add additional statements from the owner of Science Club.
A downtown bar known for its quirky atmosphere and scientific theme has closed its doors.
Science Club (1136 19th St. NW) staffers held a goodbye party with friends and coworkers on Saturday night, said owner Steve Maguire.
A group of DC residents are showing support for victims, their families and the town residents affected by last Friday’s mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut.
This Friday, December 21, a group will meet at Science Club (1136 19th Street NW) to raise funds for the Newtown Memorial Fund, Newtown Youth and Family Services and the United Way of Western Connecticut to help support the children, parents and community of Newton.
A $10 donation will get you a complimentary beverage at the happy hour-style benefit that takes place from 5 to
7:30 pm. Additional donation options will be available at the door.
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