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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.

Turquoise Mountain: Artists Transforming Afghanistan

  • Through Sunday, January 29, 2017

Dedicated to teaching young artisans traditional crafts, Turquoise Mountain is reviving Afghanistan’s proud cultural legacy. This exhibition transforms the International Gallery into a visit to Old Kabul.

Body of Devotion: The Cosmic Buddha in 3D

  • Through Thursday, December 1, 2016

A sixth-century sculpture meets new technology in this interactive installation.

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Change Your Brain by Transforming Your Mind

NIH Campus, Building 10, Masur Auditorium

On Tuesday, May 3, 2016, 10:00 a.m. ET, the National Institutes of Health's National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health will welcome Richard J. Davidson, Ph.D., William James and Vilas Professor of Psychology and Psychiatry Director, Waisman Laboratory for Brain Imaging and Behavior Founder, Center for Investigating Healthy Minds at the Waisman Center University of Wisconsin-Madison

This lecture will be broadcasted live via NIH Videocast.

This talk will present an overview of studies conducted in Dr. Davidson’s laboratory on neural changes associated with different forms of meditation. Distinctions among three major forms of meditation practice will be made: Focused Attention; Open Monitoring; and Positive Affect Training. These different forms of meditation have different neural and behavioral effects. From the perspective of Western neuroscience, different forms of meditation can be conceptualized as mental training to promote the regulation of emotion and attention.

This event is supported by the Foundation for the National Institutes of Health with generous funding from Bernard and Barbro Osher. The lecture begins at 10 a.m. in Masur Auditorium, Building 10. The lecture is open to everyone at no cost. It will also be videocast on http://videocast.nih.gov. For more information, visit www.nccam.nih.gov or email Prachi Patel at Prachi.patel@patelpa.com.

Evening MOPS Group Invitation - Navy Yard

Courtyard Marriott Capitol Hill/Navy Yard

Moms! There is a new evening MOPS group starting in Navy Yard just for you! Come meet other moms, and be encouraged as we journey through motherhood together. We welcome all moms and moms-to-be as they mother their children from pregnancy through Kindergarten regardless of whether they’re working, stay-at-home, adoptive, special needs, single, or married. Childcare is provided so this is a great way to find community for both you and your children!

Additional details may be found on Facebook (http://bit.ly/fb100615) and the event’s pre-registration page (http://bit.ly/reg100615).

When: 1st Tuesday of the month from 7:30-9:00 p.m. - Starting October 6!

Where: Courtyard Marriott (Capitol Hill/Navy Yard), 140 L Street SE, 2nd Floor, Washington, DC, 20003

Passages DivorceCare

Vienna Presbyterian Church

If you are experiencing the pain of separation or divorce, the caring community at Vienna Presbyterian Church invites you to attend Passages DivorceCare. This 14-week program offers a path toward healing.

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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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