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The Metropolitan Cooking & Entertaining Show honored Military Spouses

The Metropolitan Cooking & Entertaining Show honored Military Spouses to spend a day of Food bliss with Food Network stars.

 

On November 13th The 2010 Metropolitan Cooking & Entertaining Show (MCES) honored Military spouses including the Wounded Warriors and Veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan spouses through their specially supported and funded  “Operation Home Cooking”.

 

DC Tweed Ride to Hit the Streets Sunday, November 14th

Dandies & Quaintrelles, a Washington, DC based social group, that organizes and hosts vintage-inspired, stylish events in partnership with and in support of noble causes, will be hosting the second anual Tweed Ride on Sunday, November 14th.  2009 was the first Tweed Ride and was a raging success for the newly founded group. Over 500 riders showed up on their vintage bikes at the H Street meeting spot, all clad in tweed on a blamy 75 degree day in November.

"Present Interval/Intervalo en el Presente” A Video Installation Project by Alberto Roblest

This event comes to us from Kristen Barden:

Video artist Alberto Roblest brings his latest public art project to the heart of Adams Morgan for two nights only November 5 and 6, 2010.  “Present Interval/Intervalo en el Presente” is a temporary video installation that will transform a triangle of redbrick and asphalt at the intersection of 18th Street and Columbia Road NW into a museum experience without the museum or even a roof. It will, in fact, be a cultural experience that you can stroll through, under a starry sky.

El Bosque de Mis Libros Showing at Gala Hispanic Theatre

Each Thursday and Saturday from now through October 21, the Gala Hispanic Theatre at 3333 14th Street in NW will be showing "El Bosque de Mis Libros".The play, which will be performed in Spanish, is "a magical adventure into a fantastic forest where books grow on trees and children learn about the writers' colorful lives and discover the joy of writing stories and reading books."Performances will take place on Thursdays at 10:30 a.m.

This Weekend WalkingTown DC and BikingTown DC Offering Tours All Over the City

This story about this weekend's WalkingTown DC and BikingTown DC events comes to us from Pat Wheeler of the Cultural Tourism DC Board:

Cultural Tourism DC celebrates the history and heritage of Washington, DC with the Fall Edition of WalkingTown DC and BikingTown DC on Saturday and Sunday, September 25 and 26. This two-day event of DC features guided tours in all eight wards of the city. Healthy for both body and mind, this weekend of more than 100 free walking and biking tours allows visitors and residents to explore both new and familiar places throughout the city. From the well-known to the unfamiliar, tour topics explore all things DC, including neighborhood history, art, community heritage, environmental initiatives, and much more. 

 

Children Invited to Test their Safety Skills at the Homeland Security Festival

On Friday, September 10, the Homeland Security and Emergency Management Agency will host the Kids Preparedness Festival.  The event will be held at Takoma Recreation Center #3, located at 6300 3rd Street in NW, and will run from 9:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m.. The festival will give children the opportunity to experience the challenges of being an Emergency Manager.  Attendees will be given the chance to “touch and climb aboard high tech public safety equipment”. For more information on the event, contact HSEMA Outreach via e-mail at hsema.outreach@dc.gov or call them at 888-914-7362.

Check out the Petworth Community Market on Friday, September 24

The Petworth Community Market will be held tomorrow, Friday, September 24, and it operates every Friday.

From 3 p.m.-7 p.m. in the middle of Georgia Avenue, 9th Street, Taylor and Upshur, the Petworth market has a variety of stands, including: