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Learn about events happening in and around Washington! Local arts and cultural organizations are invited to submit events to this calendar.

AFI Latin American Film Festival

  • Through Wednesday, October 7, 2015

WETA TV 26 is proud to be a sponsor of the 26th annual AFI Latin American Film Festival, September 17-October 7. The festival showcases the works of established and emerging filmmakers from Latin America with the inclusion of films from Spain and Portugal.

Call for Songwriters - 2016 Bernard/Ebb Songwriting Awards

  • Through Friday, November 6, 2015

The Bethesda Arts & Entertainment District announces the second annual Bernard/Ebb Songwriting Awards. The competition is seeking the best, up-and-coming, songwriters from Washington, D.C., Maryland and Virginia. 

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Thu • December 26, 2013

 

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Building Zone

National Building Museum

Building Zone long-term Monday through Saturday: 10:00am - 4:00 pm; Sunday: 11:00 am - 4:00 pm Ages 2-6 with adult supervision The Building Zone introduces children to the building arts through play in an interactive gallery of hands-on activities for the Museum's youngest visitors. The National Building Museum gratefully acknowledges The Morris and Gwendolyn Cafritz Foundation for its support of the Building Zone. Project Playhouse is sponsored by HomeAid and built by Pardee Homes. Event begins at Presented by: National Building Museum

Categories: Family Oriented

Festival of Lights

Washington DC Temple Visitors' Center

The Annual Festival of Lights features two indoor performances each nigh from December 3 to January 1. The Temple grounds glow with over 600,000 lights. There is an exhibit ofcrèches from around the world.

Investigating Where We Live: Recapturing Shaw’s Legacy

National Building Museum

Investigating Where We Live is a summer program in which teen students from the D.C. area use multimedia technology to explore, document, and interpret the built environment of local neighborhoods.

Pinstripes Art Contest

Pinstripes

Pinstripes is hosting an all-ages art contest with great prizes.

Categories: Arts, Family Oriented, Free

Play Work Build

National Building Museum

PLAY WORK BUILD takes children and adults alike through an exploration of play with an immersive, hands-on installation featuring molded foam blocks of all shapes and sizes and an original virtual block play experience. 

Volunteers Needed - Phoenix Rising Meal Program

Franconia United Methodist Church

Franconia United Methodist Church, 6037 Franconia Rd, Alexandria, is part of a group of churches that serves a nutritious bagged meal to homeless people living in the woods, their vehicles, and in motels along the Route One corridor between North Kings Highway and the Fairfax County Parkway in Alexandria. All ages can help prepare and assemble the bag lunches and assist in delivery. We deliver the meals the fourth Friday of the month at 5:30 pm, and we prepare the meals on the day before (Thursdays) at 6:30 pm. Contact us at 703 971-5151 or admin@franconiaumc.org. Website: http://www.franconiaumc.org. We're at the corner of Beulah and Franconia, next to Franconia Elementary School, on Fairfax Connector buses 231, 232, and 310.

Our 2013 schedule is Jan 24 & 25, Feb 21 & 22, Mar 21 & 22, Apr 25 & 26, May 23 & 24, Jun 27 & 28, Jul 25 & 26, Aug 22 & 23, Sept 26 & 27, Oct 24 & 25, Nov 21 & 22, and Dec 26 & 27.

Event begins at 6:30PM

Volunteers Needed - Phoenix Rising Meal Program

Franconia United Methodist Church

Franconia United Methodist Church is part of a group of churches that serves a nutritious bagged meal to homeless people living in the woods, their vehicles, and in motels along the Route One corridor between North Kings Highway and the Fairfax County Parkway in Alexandria. All ages can help prepare and assemble the bag lunches and assist in delivery. We deliver the meals the fourth Friday of the month at 5:30 pm, and we prepare the meals on the day before (Thursdays) at 6:30 pm. We're at the corner of Beulah and Franconia, next to Franconia Elementary School, on Fairfax Connector buses 231, 232, and 310.

Event begins at 6:30PM

Submit an Event

WETA invites local arts and cultural organizations to submit events to this community calendar. The calendar is offered as a free community service. Event listings are limited to those occurring in the Washington metropolitan area, and priority is given to performance and cultural events.

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