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National Pet Month

All month long

Ice Cream Social

Date: Friday, May 20th

Event time:  4pm–7pm

Location:  Resident Services

Pool II Opening

Date: Saturday, May 28th                                                                                                                   

Location:  Pool II (5916 Cherrywood Terrace)

What’s Going on in Greenbelt?

Thursday May 19th

Bowie Baysox vs. Reading Fightin Phils (Vet Tix Event)

Date: May 19, 2016

Time: 11:05am

Location:
Check details and link
Bowie, MD 20715

Tix Delivered to Will Call
To obtain how to get these tickets you must:
1. Be logged into the Vet Tix system (http://www.vettix.org/event/32015)
2. You must have already verified your military service
Once you are logged in and verified, the information on how to get these tickets will be displayed to you.

Bloc Party

Date: May 19, 2016

Time: 7:00pm

Venue: Echostage
Address:
2135 Queens Chapel Road
Washington, DC 20018

Cost: From $35.00 to $35.00

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MOVE! Weight Management

Date: May 19, 2016

Time: 10:30am to 11:30am

Address:
50 Irving St NW,
Washington, DC 20422

From: Washington DC Veterans Affairs Medical Center

Diabetes Education Class – Part 3

Date: May 19, 2016

Time: 9:30am

Address:
3800 Reservoir Road
Washington, DC 20007

From: MedStar Georgetown University Hospital

Our Diabetes Education Classes help you to learn how to better manage your diabetes at home. The group format allows multiple clinicians to present and facilitates discussion among peers who may be going through the same challenges.

Class – Infant Massage

Date: May 19, 2016

Time: 11:30am to 12:45pm

Address:
2141 K Street NorthWest
Washington, DC 20037

Cost: $100 per person; $125 per couple

From: George Washington University Hospital

In this hands-on class, parents will learn how to massage their babies to increase bonding, better sleep and help decrease colic and general discomfort due to gassiness. Each week of the series will focus on different strokes and parts of the body and handouts will be provided so you can practice at home too.

Benefits of Infant Massage (for babies 8 weeks to pre-crawling)

-Help your baby sleep deeper, longer

-Reduce or avoid fussy time

-Relieve colic, gas, and constipation

-Ease the stress of the day

-Learn to read baby’s cues

-Stimulate growth and development

Payment is required in advance for class registration. Series is held the first 3 Thursdays (consecutive) of every month; cost is $100 for 3 classes. Private classes are also available in our office, your office, or your home.

Laurel Dutch Country Farmers Market

Date: May 19, 2016

Time: 9:00am to 6:00pm

Address:
9701 Fort Meade Road
Laurel, MD 20707

From: Laurel Dutch Country Farmers Market

Eastern Market

Date: May 19, 2016

Time: 7:00am to 7:00pm

Address:
225 7th Street South East
Washington, DC 20001

From: Eastern Market

Broad Branch Farmers’ Market

Date: May 19, 2016

Time: 7:00am to 8:00pm

Address:
5608 Broad Branch Road NorthWest
Washington, DC 20001

From: Broad Branch Farmers’ Market



Friday May 20th

Kevin Saunderson

Date: May 20, 2016

Time: 8:00pm

Venue: Flash
Address:
645 Florida Ave NW
Washington, DC 20001

White Ford Bronco

Date: May 20, 2016

Time: 8:00pm

 

Venue: 9:30 Club
Address:
815 V Street North West
Washington, DC 20001

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Truckeroo

Date: May 20, 2016

Time: 11:00am to 11:00pm

 

Address:
1201 Half Street South East
Washington, DC 20003

From: Truckeroo

Truckeroo is a monthly festival held at Fairgrounds that showcases the hottest food trucks in the DC area. Held April through October, Truckeroo is family friendly event and features live music, cold drinks, games, and more.
Head to the Bullpen for Truckeroo on Friday, The fun starts at 11am-11pm with tons of food trucks, tons of live music, and of course, tons of tasty beverages. As always, admission is FREE! Make your plans to truck on down to the Capitol Riverfront and join us!

Friday Night Concert Series: New Belgium Tour De Fat Performance

Date: May 20, 2016

Time: 6:30pm to 8:30pm

 

Address:
355 Water Street SouthEast
Washington, DC 20003

From: The Yards Park

The free Capitol Riverfront Friday Night Concert Series is back for its 6th Season, this year on the Great Lawn of Yards Park! Every Friday night this summer, come to Yards Park to relax and enjoy the river view, fantastic bands, food and beverage, and a large variety of great restaurants within a 5-minute walk from the park. Family-friendly lyrics and grassy open space make this an enjoyable event for adults and kids alike.

Jacob Riis: Revealing “How the Other Half Lives”

Date: May 20, 2016

Time: 8:30am to 4:30pm

 

Address:
10 First Street, SE
Washington, DC 20001

Cost: Free

The life of Jacob Riis, a late-19th/early-20th century newspaper reporter and writer, whose stories and photographs of the squalid conditions in New York City’s tenements led to social reform, will be explored in a new Library of Congress exhibition.

“Jacob Riis: Revealing ‘How the Other Half Lives’” will open on Thursday, April 14 in the South Gallery on the second level of the Library’s Thomas Jefferson Building, 10 First St. S.E., Washington, D.C. The exhibition is free and open to the public from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Saturday. It closes on Monday, Sept. 5, 2016.

Laurel Dutch Country Farmers Market

Date: May 20, 2016

Time: 9:00am to 8:00pm

 

Address:
9701 Fort Meade Road
Laurel, MD 20707

From: Laurel Dutch Country Farmers Market


Saturday May 21st

Jubilee Voices at Mt. Pleasant Plains Cemetery

Date: May 21, 2016

Time: 11:00am to 1:00pm

 

Address:
2630 Adams Mill Rd NW
Washington, DC 20009

Cost: Free

Website: Click to visit the site
Special Event with Jubilee Voices at Walter Pierce Park

(Mt. Pleasant Plains Cemetery)

In this commemoration and name reading ceremony, Jubilee Voices will share songs in honor of the escaped slaves who are buried in the cemetery. Join in for a memorable day in a park filled with history. The Mt. Pleasant Plains Cemetery has been named by the National Park Service as a new site of the National Underground Railroad Network to Freedom.

Free and open to the public.

Fiesta Asia Street Fair

Date: May 21, 2016

Time: 10:00am to 7:00pm

 

Address:
Between 3rd street and 6th street NW
Washington, DC 20001

Fiesta Asia Street Fair is our signature celebration that occurs every May in conjunction with Asian Heritage Month Commemorations. The fair began in 2006 and will be entering its 11th annual celebration this year. It is held at Washington D.C. in front of the the Capitol Hill.  Fiesta Asia Street Fair will be held this year on Saturday May 21 and it will run from from 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM on Pennsylvania Avenue NW between 3rd street and 6th street. Fiesta Asia Street Fair is an anchor partner of Passport DC presented by Cultural Tourism DC.
Fiesta Asia Street Fair happenings include outdoor craft exhibits, live performances, food and open market vendors, interactive displays, martial arts demonstration, talent show, cooking demo, and many more.Over a thousand performers + artisans + participants take part in the festivities throughout the day.
This full-day of festivities commemorating Asian Heritage Month draws thousands of area residents and visitors each year.  The festival is free and open to all.  Attendees are encourage to explore and enjoy the different cultural experiences including performing arts, culinary delights, artisan crafts, travel knowledge that the fair offers throughout the day.

The Gaza 5K

Date: May 21, 2016

Time: 7:00am to 10:00am

 

Address:
4850 Colorado Avenue NorthWest
Washington, DC 20001

The Gaza 5K was first held in Washington DC in 2012 in response to a growing need for mental health care for children in Gaza. Five years later we have arrived at some impressive milestones, we’ve raised over $600,000 for CMHP, helped thousands of children and their families, and have brought the Gaza 5K across the US. We started on the West Coast in San Francisco, followed by Orange County/LA, and now New York City.
This year, we need you registered early and raising TONS of funds to support the kids of Gaza! Make sure to take advantage of early bird prices until May 9 to ensure a race t-shirt and to start reaching out to friends and family to help you reach your personal fundraising goals. We guarantee this event will sell out!

2nd Annual Spring into Summer 2016!

Date: May 21, 2016

 

Location:
Historic Laurel and along the Patuxent River
Laurel, MD 20707
Website: Click to visit the site

Celebrate the return of sunny weather while supporting a great local cause! Run or walk the USATF certified 5K course throughout Historic Laurel and along the Patuxent River, or choose the slower-paced 1 mile option!

Jacob Riis: Revealing “How the Other Half Lives”

Date: May 21, 2016

Time: 8:30am to 4:30pm

Address:
10 First Street, SE
Washington, DC 20001

Cost: Free

The life of Jacob Riis, a late-19th/early-20th century newspaper reporter and writer, whose stories and photographs of the squalid conditions in New York City’s tenements led to social reform, will be explored in a new Library of Congress exhibition.

“Jacob Riis: Revealing ‘How the Other Half Lives’” will open on Thursday, April 14 in the South Gallery on the second level of the Library’s Thomas Jefferson Building, 10 First St. S.E., Washington, D.C. The exhibition is free and open to the public from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Saturday. It closes on Monday, Sept. 5, 2016.

Watson Adventures’ Art Museum Madness Scavenger Hunt

Date: May 21, 2016

Time: 4:00pm to 6:00pm

Venue: American Art Museum

Address:

F & 8th Streets NW

District Of Columbia County, DC

Cost: $23.50

Website: Click to visit the site

Join Watson Adventures on a unique scavenger hunt at the Smithsonian’s American Art Museum and the National Portrait Gallery!

We’ve uncovered the best, most extraordinary objects and sights within two museums – the American Art Museum and the National Portrait Gallery and turned them into one amazing scavenger hunt that’s all in one building. On this whirlwind tour, you’ll answer tricky, humorous questions as you search for famous inventions, presidential trivia, Civil War memorabilia, strange and humorous folk art, and a parade of famous Americans from Andy Warhol to Pocahontas. Price includes a donation to the museum. Advance purchase is required. Questions? Call 877-9GO-HUNT.

Silver Spring Fresh Farm Market

Date: May 21, 2016

Time: 10:00am to 1:00pm

Address:
Ellsworth Drive
Silver Spring, MD 20910

From: Silver Spring Fresh Farm Market

Broad Branch Farmers’ Market

Date: May 21, 2016

Time: 7:00am to 8:00pm

Address:
5608 Broad Branch Road NorthWest
Washington, DC 20001

From: Broad Branch Farmers’ Market

Website: Click to visit the site

Market Hours:
Year Round
Monday through Saturday 7:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Sunday 7:00 AM – 7:00 PM

Location: 5608 Broad Branch Road NW at the corner of Broad Branch Road and Northampton Street across from Lafayette Elementary School

Eastern Market

Date: May 21, 2016

Time: 7:00am to 7:00pm

Address:
225 7th Street South East
Washington, DC 20001

From: Eastern Market


Sunday May 22nd

Asian Pacific American Heritage Month Story Time!

Date: May 22, 2016

Time: 1:00pm to 3:00pm

 

Address:
2 Massachusetts Avenue,North East
Washington, DC 20002

Cost: Free – no registration required

The Smithsonian’s National Postal Museum invites adults and young children (ages 2-6) to celebrate Asian Pacific American Heritage Month!  On Sunday, May 22nd from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m., we’ll be hosting a special-themed Story Time, which also includes a postcard writing activity, in order to learn about the unique significance of letter writing when it comes to staying in touch with loved ones far away! Join us in the lower level Atrium of the National Postal Museum for a fun and educational afternoon!

Class – Breastfeeding and Pumping Basics

Date: May 22, 2016

Time: 1:00pm to 3:00pm

 

Address:
1123 Pennsylvania Avenue, SouthEast, 2nd Floor
Washington, DC 20003

Cost: $60 per person; $70 per couple

From: George Washington University Hospital

Join us for Breastfeeding and Pumping Basics at Breathing Space Yoga Studio in Capitol Hill!

Breastfeeding and Pumping Basics is the perfect class for working moms and dads-to-be who can’t make our Breastfeeding Basics and Breastpump Basics classes during the workday. This special class is offered at a convenient time for working families and combines the need-to-know information from both of these classes.

This class teaches the basic anatomy and physiology involved in breast milk production and breastfeeding and also the basic information for choosing and then using a breast pump. Mothers will learn what to expect during the first days after birth, as well as what to do if things do not go as planned. Class will discuss what preparation and supplies are helpful. In addition, pump demonstrations will be shown and mothers will also receive instruction on pumping strategies for the early weeks. This class lays the foundation for our Return to Work class (recommended to take a few weeks before returning to work). The instructor is one of our experienced IBCLCs.

Sunday R&B Brunch Ft. Faycez U Know

Date: May 22, 2016

Time: 1:30pm

 

Address:
620 T Street, NW
Washington, DC 20001

Cost: From $20.00 to $20.00

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Broad Branch Farmers’ Market

Date: May 22, 2016

Time: 7:00am to 8:00pm

Address:
5608 Broad Branch Road NorthWest
Washington, DC 20001

From: Broad Branch Farmers’ Market

Website: Click to visit the site

Market Hours:
Year Round
Monday through Saturday 7:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Sunday 7:00 AM – 7:00 PM

Location: 5608 Broad Branch Road NW at the corner of Broad Branch Road and Northampton Street across from Lafayette Elementary School

Palisades Farmers Market

Date: May 22, 2016

Time: 9:00am to 1:00pm

Address:
48th Place NorthWest at MacArthur Boulevard
Washington, DC 20007

From: Palisades Farmers Market

Takoma Park Farmers Market

Date: May 22, 2016

Time: 10:00am to 2:00pm

Address:
Laurel Avenue
Takoma Park, MD 20912

From: Takoma Park Farmers Market


Monday May 23rd

BlaqCrown Entertainment Presents “The Arrival” BlaqCrown & The Family

Date: May 23, 2016

Time: 8:00pm

 

Address:
620 T Street, NW
Washington, DC 20001

Cost: From $20.00 to $20.00

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Palehound

Date: May 23, 2016

Time: 9:00pm

 

Venue: DC9
Address:
1940 9th St. NW
Washington, DC 20001

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World War I: American Artists View the Great War

Date: May 23, 2016

Time: 8:30am to 4:30pm

 

Address:
10 First Street, SE
Washington, DC 20001

Cost: Free

First in Series of Library Events to Mark World War I Centennial. An exhibition showing how American artists galvanized public interest in World War I will open next month at the Library of Congress. “World War I: American Artists View the Great War” will open on Saturday, May 7 in the Graphic Arts Galleries on the ground floor of the Librarys Thomas Jefferson Building. The exhibition is free and open to the public Monday through Saturday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. It will remain open for a year, closing on May 6, 2017.

Jacob Riis: Revealing “How the Other Half Lives”

Date: May 23, 2016

Time: 8:30am to 4:30pm

 

Address:
10 First Street, SE
Washington, DC 20001

Cost: Free

The life of Jacob Riis, a late-19th/early-20th century newspaper reporter and writer, whose stories and photographs of the squalid conditions in New York City’s tenements led to social reform, will be explored in a new Library of Congress exhibition.

“Jacob Riis: Revealing ‘How the Other Half Lives’” will open on Thursday, April 14 in the South Gallery on the second level of the Library’s Thomas Jefferson Building, 10 First St. S.E., Washington, D.C. The exhibition is free and open to the public from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Saturday. It closes on Monday, Sept. 5, 2016.

Class – Sleep Basics

 Date: May 23, 2016

Time: 7:00pm to 9:00pm

 

Address:
2141 K Street NorthWest
Washington, DC 20037

Cost: $35

From: George Washington University Hospital

This class is for you if you have ever found yourself asking:

Do I need to sleep train my baby?

Is the cry-it-out method the only option for getting my baby to sleep?

How do I get my baby to sleep more?

In this class, you will learn about the importance of sleep (for both parents and baby!) and strategies to improve your baby’s daytime and nighttime sleep. Our hope is that with this class we can help dispel myths about sleep and help you and your family get adequate, safe sleep. We will discuss the science behind sleep and the implications it has on the breastfeeding relationship, in addition to addressing common obstacles to getting enough sleep and how to solve them. The instructor is one of our experienced IBCLCs.

Pain School

Date: May 23, 2016

Time: 2:00pm to 3:00pm

 

Address:
50 Irving St NW,
Washington, DC 20422

From: Washington DC Veterans Affairs Medical Center

Different topics every week such as: How to be an active participant in managing your pain, the important role of exercise and physical medicine; improving your quality of life; and understanding the basics of pain medication management.

Story Time at the National Postal Museum

Date: May 23, 2016

Time: 10:30am to 11:00am

 

Address:
2 Massachusetts Avenue,North East
Washington, DC 20002

Cost: Free – no registration required

The Smithsonian’s National Postal Museum invites adults and young children (ages 2-3) to discover the world around them together at Story Time! Children will build important developmental and social skills through books, activities, songs, and self-guided gallery exploration. Explore themes, such as shapes, colors, and sizes, in a relaxed setting at your neighborhood museum. Feel free to bring snacks and enjoy the space after the program! Missed the 10:30 a.m. Story Time? Don’t worry! – the program is repeated at 11:00 a.m.

Breastfeeding Mothers Support Group

Date: May 23, 2016

Time: 11:30am to 12:30pm

Address:
5255 Loughboro Road, North West
Washington, DC 20016

From: Sibley Memorial Hospital

Sibley Lactation hosts a weekly support group for breastfeeding mothers with babies of all ages. All breastfeeding mothers are welcome, whether they delivered at Sibley or elsewhere.

All breastfeeding mothers are welcome, whether they delivered at Sibley or elsewhere. Mothers must have already been discharged from the hospital.

Broad Branch Farmers’ Market

Date: May 23, 2016

Time: 7:00am to 8:00pm

Address:
5608 Broad Branch Road NorthWest
Washington, DC 20001

From: Broad Branch Farmers’ Market

Website: Click to visit the site

Market Hours:
Year Round
Monday through Saturday 7:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Sunday 7:00 AM – 7:00 PM

Location: 5608 Broad Branch Road NW at the corner of Broad Branch Road and Northampton Street across from Lafayette Elementary School


Tuesday May 24th

The Body

Date: May 24, 2016

 

Venue: The Pinch
Address:
3548 14th St NW
Washington, DC 20010

Washington Jewish Film Festival – Ben Ali Libi, Magician

Date: May 24, 2016

Time: 7:30pm

 

Address:
1529 16th Street North West
Washington, DC 20036

Cost: $13.50

From: Washington Jewish Film Festival

Dir. Dirk Jan Roeleven
(54min, Netherlands, 2015)
Dutch with English Subtitles
Documentary
A heartfelt search for Ben Ali Libi, the main character in an iconic poem of the Dutch poet Willem Wilmink. Here we trace the larger story of the Holocaust by examining the magnificent life and tragic fate of renowned magician Ben Ali Libi. On June 20, 1943, Ben Ali Libi is arrested with his family and sent to Sobibor extermination camp, where he becomes one of 34,000 Dutch Jews to perish.

Jacob Riis: Revealing “How the Other Half Lives”

Date: May 24, 2016

Time: 8:30am to 4:30pm

 

Address:
10 First Street, SE
Washington, DC 20001

Cost: Free

The life of Jacob Riis, a late-19th/early-20th century newspaper reporter and writer, whose stories and photographs of the squalid conditions in New York City’s tenements led to social reform, will be explored in a new Library of Congress exhibition.

“Jacob Riis: Revealing ‘How the Other Half Lives’” will open on Thursday, April 14 in the South Gallery on the second level of the Library’s Thomas Jefferson Building, 10 First St. S.E., Washington, D.C. The exhibition is free and open to the public from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Saturday. It closes on Monday, Sept. 5, 2016.

Class – Natural Childbirth

Date: May 24, 2016

Time: 6:00pm to 8:00pm

 

Address:
900 23rd Street
Washington, DC 20037

Cost: $180 per couple

From: George Washington University Hospital

Allow natural childbirth to unfold beautifully in the hospital setting. This course will teach expectant parents physical and emotional signposts of labor, comfort measures, birth options for both normal birth and for unexpected situations and many birth positions that promote natural childbirth. Participants will gain confidence in the birth process through careful preparation. Partners are encouraged to attend. This class is taught by a Bradley Certified Childbirth Educator.

Smoking Cessation

Date: May 24, 2016

Time: 9:00am to 10:00am

 

Address:
50 Irving St NW,
Washington, DC 20422

From: Washington DC Veterans Affairs Medical Center

Breath Easy-Live Smoke Free Smoking Cessation program is a four-week evidence-based class.
Classes are also available via video (tele-smoking) at some of our Community Based Outpatient Clinics.
No time for a class?  Talk to your Primary Care team about quitting, they may be able to offer alternatives to help you break the habit.

Eastern Market

Date: May 24, 2016

Time: 7:00am to 7:00pm

 

Address:
225 7th Street South East
Washington, DC 20001

From: Eastern Market

Class – Breastfeeding Baby 0–4 Months

Date: May 24, 2016

Time: 11:30am to 1:00pm & 1:30pm to 3:00pm

Address:
2141 K Street NorthWest
Washington, DC 20037

Cost: Free

From: George Washington University Hospital

This class includes discussion of all things related to breastfeeding, and is guided by the mothers who attend. It is a great way to meet other mothers and get helpful advice. Mothers are also able to do weight checks on their little ones.

This class is intended for parents of babies under the age of 4 months. This is a support group style class where discussion and questions are invited. The instructor is one of our experienced IBCLCs.

Class – Mom and Baby Yoga

Date: May 24, 2015

Time: 9:45am to 11:00am

Address:
2141 K Street NorthWest
Washington, DC 20037

Cost: $18

From: George Washington University Hospital

Our Postnatal Yoga class focuses on the strengthening care of Mommy, while including baby. Postnatal Yoga is a healthy and natural way to heal the body after delivery and relieve stress and tension that comes with being a new mom. Through breathing techniques and movement, our postnatal class incorporates calming and relaxing ways to bond with your baby and reconnect to self. Our class fosters an openly supportive space for other moms to connect and bond as well as forge new friendships with other moms. The class will provide rejuvenating and energizing asanas (postures) to help rebuild the key muscle and body groups that were affected by a pregnancy.

Open to all moms and babies six weeks to crawling.

Please bring your yoga mat if you can; we only have a few available to borrow

Broad Branch Farmers’ Market

Date: May 24, 2016

Time: 7:00am to 8:00pm

Address:
5608 Broad Branch Road NorthWest
Washington, DC 20001

From: Broad Branch Farmers’ Market


Wednesday May 25th

JMSN and Tiffany Gouche

Date: May 25, 2016

Time: 7:00pm

 

Venue: 9:30 Club
Address:
815 V Street North West
Washington, DC 20001

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World War I: American Artists View the Great War

Date: May 25, 2016

Time: 8:30am to 4:30pm

 

Address:
10 First Street, SE
Washington, DC 20001

Cost: Free

First in Series of Library Events to Mark World War I Centennial. An exhibition showing how American artists galvanized public interest in World War I will open next month at the Library of Congress. “World War I: American Artists View the Great War” will open on Saturday, May 7 in the Graphic Arts Galleries on the ground floor of the Librarys Thomas Jefferson Building. The exhibition is free and open to the public Monday through Saturday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. It will remain open for a year, closing on May 6, 2017.

Yoga for Women Cancer Survivors – Super Gentle

Date: May 25, 2016

Time: 10:00am

 

Address:
5255 Loughboro Road NorthWest
Washington, DC 20016

From: Sibley Memorial Hospital

Chair yoga for women with balance issues or have difficulty getting down to and up from the floor.

Eastern Market

Date: May 25, 2016

Time: 7:00am to 7:00pm

Address:
225 7th Street South East
Washington, DC 20001

From: Eastern Market

Class – Prenatal Yoga

Date: May 25, 2016

Time: 9:45am to 11:00am

Address:
2141 K Street NorthWest
Washington, DC 20037

Cost: $18

From: George Washington University Hospital

Classes are designed and sequenced to help alleviate common discomforts in pregnancy and to prepare moms for labor and early motherhood.  This class will modify poses for all stages of pregnancy. Strengthen the body, calm the mind and prepare physically and mentally for childbirth.

Broad Branch Farmers’ Market

Date: May 25, 2016

Time: 7:00am to 8:00pm

Address:
5608 Broad Branch Road NorthWest
Washington, DC 20001

From: Broad Branch Farmers’ Market

Wednesdays at The One

Date: May 25, 2016

Time: 5:00pm to 6:30pm

Address:
6500 America Boulevard
New Carrollton, MD 20784
Website: Click to visit the site

Thursday May 26th

Lisa Taylor

Date: May 26, 2016

Time: 7:30pm

 

Address:
11301 Elkin St
Wheaton, MD 20902

Meditation and Mindfulness

Date: May 26, 2016

Time: 7:00pm to 8:00pm

 

Address:
5215 Loughboro Road
Washington, DC 20016

From: Sibley Memorial Hospital

Join others affected by a cancer diagnosis to learn about and practice Mindfulness Meditation, which has been shown to be effective in reducing stress, anxiety and loneliness and in improving sleep and boosting the immune system. Anyone with a history of cancer, their family members, and caregivers are welcome.

Jacob Riis: Revealing “How the Other Half Lives”

Date: May 26, 2016

Time: 8:30am to 4:30pm

Address:
10 First Street, SE
Washington, DC 20001

Cost: Free

The life of Jacob Riis, a late-19th/early-20th century newspaper reporter and writer, whose stories and photographs of the squalid conditions in New York City’s tenements led to social reform, will be explored in a new Library of Congress exhibition.

“Jacob Riis: Revealing ‘How the Other Half Lives’” will open on Thursday, April 14 in the South Gallery on the second level of the Library’s Thomas Jefferson Building, 10 First St. S.E., Washington, D.C. The exhibition is free and open to the public from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Saturday. It closes on Monday, Sept. 5, 2016.

World War I: American Artists View the Great War

Date: May 26, 2016

Time: 8:30am to 4:30pm

Address:
10 First Street, SE
Washington, DC 20001

Cost: Free

First in Series of Library Events to Mark World War I Centennial. An exhibition showing how American artists galvanized public interest in World War I will open next month at the Library of Congress. “World War I: American Artists View the Great War” will open on Saturday, May 7 in the Graphic Arts Galleries on the ground floor of the Librarys Thomas Jefferson Building. The exhibition is free and open to the public Monday through Saturday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. It will remain open for a year, closing on May 6, 2017.

MOVE! Weight Management

Date: May 26, 2016

Time: 10:30am to 11:30am

 

Address:
50 Irving St NW,
Washington, DC 20422

From: Washington DC Veterans Affairs Medical Center

Class – Infant Massage

Date: May 26, 2016

Time: 11:30am to 12:45pm

 

Address:
2141 K Street NorthWest
Washington, DC 20037

Cost: $100 per person; $125 per couple

From: George Washington University Hospital

In this hands-on class, parents will learn how to massage their babies to increase bonding, better sleep and help decrease colic and general discomfort due to gassiness. Each week of the series will focus on different strokes and parts of the body and handouts will be provided so you can practice at home too.

Benefits of Infant Massage (for babies 8 weeks to pre-crawling)

-Help your baby sleep deeper, longer

-Reduce or avoid fussy time

-Relieve colic, gas, and constipation

-Ease the stress of the day

-Learn to read baby’s cues

-Stimulate growth and development

Payment is required in advance for class registration. Series is held the first 3 Thursdays (consecutive) of every month; cost is $100 for 3 classes. Private classes are also available in our office, your office, or your home.

Laurel Dutch Country Farmers Market

Date: May 26, 2016

Time: 9:00am to 6:00pm

 

Address:
9701 Fort Meade Road
Laurel, MD 20707

From: Laurel Dutch Country Farmers Market

Eastern Market

Date: May 26, 2016

Time: 7:00am to 7:00pm

Address:
225 7th Street South East
Washington, DC 20001

From: Eastern Market

Broad Branch Farmers’ Market

Date: May 26, 2016

Time: 7:00am to 8:00pm

Address:
5608 Broad Branch Road NorthWest
Washington, DC 20001

From: Broad Branch Farmers’ Market


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