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Sunday December 1st

Beautiful Blooms: Flowering Plants on Stamps

10:00am

National Postal Museum

Washington, DC 20001

Admission is always free

Website

October 20, 2017 – July 14, 2019

This exhibition will highlight the variety of flowering plants commemorated on US postage stamps during the past 50 years and will explore artistic themes that emerged during this period. For example, the artwork will portray a variety of flowering plants found in gardens and public spaces throughout the United States and explore the symbiotic relationship between flowering plants, bees, birds and butterflies. The exhibit will display at least 30 pieces of developmental and final artwork used to produce at least 28 flora stamps. The use of stamp art in various phases of development will enable visitors to understand the role design artwork plays in the production of postage stamps. The artwork is borrowed from the renowned Postmaster General’s Art Collection which is on a long-term loan to the Smithsonian’s National Postal Museum.

Open every day (except December 25)

10:00 am to 5:30 pm

 

Broad Branch Farmers’ Market

Time: 7:00am to 8:00pm

Venue: Broad Branch Farmers’ Market

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

Time: 9:00am to 1:00pm

Venue: Palisades Farmers Market

Address:

48th Place NorthWest at MacArthur Boulevard

Washington, DC 20007

From: Palisades Farmers Market

Takoma Park Farmers Market

Time: 10:00am to 2:00pm

Venue: Takoma Park Farmers Market

Address:

Laurel Avenue

Takoma Park, MD 20912

From: Takoma Park Farmers Market

 

My Fellow Soldiers: Letters from World War I

Venue: National Postal Museum

Address:

2 Massachusetts Avenue,North East

Washington, DC 20002

Cost: Free

From: National Postal Museum

Through personal correspondence written on the frontlines and home front, this centennial exhibition uncovers the history of America’s involvement in World War I. The compelling selection of letters illuminates emotions and thoughts engendered by the war that brought America onto the world stage; raised complex questions about gender, race and ethnic relations; and ushered in the modern era. Included are previously unpublished letters by General John Pershing, the general who led the American Expeditionary Forces and a person who understood the power of the medium. In his postwar letter that begins “My fellow soldiers,” he recognized each individual under his command for bravery and service. My Fellow Soldiers: Letters from World War I was created by the Smithsonian’s National Postal Museum in collaboration with the Center for American War Letters at Chapman University. Open 10:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. daily


Monday December 2nd

Breastfeeding and Pumping Basics Class

6:00pm to 8:00pm

George Washington University Hospital

1020 19th Street NW, Suite 150

Washington, DC 20036

202-715-4000

$70.00

Website

Breastfeeding and Pumping Basics is the perfect class for working moms and dads-to-be who can’t make our Breastfeeding Basics and Breast Pump 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.
If you have any questions about any of the events please call us at (202) 293-5182.

 

Story Time at the National Postal Museum

Time: 10:30am to 11:00am

Venue: National Postal Museum

Address:

2 Massachusetts Avenue,North East

Washington, DC 20002

Cost: Free – no registration required

Website: Click to visit the site

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.

 

Broad Branch Farmers’ Market

Time: 7:00am to 8:00pm

Venue: Broad Branch Farmers’ Market

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

Time: 9:00am to 1:00pm

Venue: Palisades Farmers Market

Address:

48th Place NorthWest at MacArthur Boulevard

Washington, DC 20007

From: Palisades Farmers Market

Takoma Park Farmers Market

Time: 10:00am to 2:00pm

Venue: Takoma Park Farmers Market

Address:

Laurel Avenue

Takoma Park, MD 20912

From: Takoma Park Farmers Market

 

My Fellow Soldiers: Letters from World War I

Venue: National Postal Museum

Address:

2 Massachusetts Avenue,North East

Washington, DC 20002

Cost: Free

From: National Postal Museum

Through personal correspondence written on the frontlines and home front, this centennial exhibition uncovers the history of America’s involvement in World War I. The compelling selection of letters illuminates emotions and thoughts engendered by the war that brought America onto the world stage; raised complex questions about gender, race and ethnic relations; and ushered in the modern era. Included are previously unpublished letters by General John Pershing, the general who led the American Expeditionary Forces and a person who understood the power of the medium. In his postwar letter that begins “My fellow soldiers,” he recognized each individual under his command for bravery and service. My Fellow Soldiers: Letters from World War I was created by the Smithsonian’s National Postal Museum in collaboration with the Center for American War Letters at Chapman University. Open 10:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. daily

 

 


Tuesday December 3rd

Casanova

Tuesday, Dec 3, 2019 at 8:00pm

MilkBoy ArtHouse

7416 Baltimore Ave

College Park, MD 20740

 

Lamaze Class

7:00pm to 9:15pm

George Washington University Hospital

900 23rd Street

Washington, DC 20037

202-715-4000

$195.00

Website

Enjoy some time preparing for your special “birth” day with a fun, informative, 4-Week Evening Lamaze Class!  You will learn practical pain management skills, including relaxation, positioning, breathing, comfort measures and massage, with ample time to practice.  In addition the class provides physical and emotional strategies to enable the Labor Partner to provide meaningful support.  Other topics include back labor, slow progress in labor, hospital procedures and interventions, medications, cesarean birth, and immediate postpartum care for mom and baby.  Lamaze provides a balanced approach combining benefits of Lamaze with medical practices if needed.
If you have any questions about any of the events please call us at (202) 293-5182.
Location: George Washington Hospital Washington Room

 

Bouquets and Bubbles Floral Arranging Event

7:00pm to 9:00pm

Tulips

2401, 1207 19th St NW

Washington, DC 20036

(202) 420-9666

$35.00

Website
Tuesdays from 7:00pm-9:00pm

Join us for a night out where you will create a fabulous floral arrangement while sipping on BOTTOMLESS champagne in our lounge! That’s right, BOTTOMLESS champagne. At the end of the event, take your bouquet home in a cute vase and brag to your friends about your new skills. Tickets are limited, so don’t wait to purchase them!

About Tulips
Tulips blends modern cuisine, meticulously crafted cocktails, and exceptional service. We invite guests to experience each room in our beautiful multi-level restaurant, situated in a historic Dupont Circle town home. Tulips’ atmosphere includes a charming dining room, a top-floor lounge, and friendly bar.

For questions please contact 202.420.9666.

Tickets: http://www.tulipsdc.com/bb.php

 

Broad Branch Farmers’ Market

Time: 7:00am to 8:00pm

Venue: Broad Branch Farmers’ Market

Address:

5608 Broad Branch Road NorthWest

Washington, DC 20001

From: Broad Branch Farmers’ Market

 

My Fellow Soldiers: Letters from World War I

Venue: National Postal Museum

Address:

2 Massachusetts Avenue,North East

Washington, DC 20002

Cost: Free

From: National Postal Museum

Through personal correspondence written on the frontlines and home front, this centennial exhibition uncovers the history of America’s involvement in World War I. The compelling selection of letters illuminates emotions and thoughts engendered by the war that brought America onto the world stage; raised complex questions about gender, race and ethnic relations; and ushered in the modern era. Included are previously unpublished letters by General John Pershing, the general who led the American Expeditionary Forces and a person who understood the power of the medium. In his postwar letter that begins “My fellow soldiers,” he recognized each individual under his command for bravery and service. My Fellow Soldiers: Letters from World War I was created by the Smithsonian’s National Postal Museum in collaboration with the Center for American War Letters at Chapman University. Open 10:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. daily


Wednesday December 4th

Maryland Terrapins Mens Basketball vs. Notre Dame Fighting Irish Mens Basketball

Wednesday, Dec 4, 2019

Xfinity Center – MD

College Park, MD 20742

 

Breastfeeding Basics

7:00pm to 9:00pm

Anne Arundel Medical Center

2000 Medical Parkway

Annapolis, MD 21401

443-481-1000

$40.00

Website

This class will prepare you for a successful and rewarding breastfeeding experience. You will learn how to prepare for breastfeeding, how to hold your baby, how often and how long to feed, how to avoid common problems and much more. Class fee includes participant and partner. Partners are encouraged to attend.

 

Eastern Market

Time: 7:00am to 7:00pm

Venue: Eastern Market

Address:

225 7th Street South East

Washington, DC 20001

From: Eastern Market

 

Broad Branch Farmers’ Market

Time: 7:00am to 8:00pm

Venue: Broad Branch Farmers’ Market

Address:

5608 Broad Branch Road NorthWest

Washington, DC 20001

From: Broad Branch Farmers’ Market

 

Wednesdays at The One

Time: 5:00pm to 6:30pm

Venue: University Town Center

Address:

6500 America Boulevard

New Carrollton, MD 20784

 

My Fellow Soldiers: Letters from World War I

Venue: National Postal Museum

Address:

2 Massachusetts Avenue,North East

Washington, DC 20002

Cost: Free

From: National Postal Museum

Through personal correspondence written on the frontlines and home front, this centennial exhibition uncovers the history of America’s involvement in World War I. The compelling selection of letters illuminates emotions and thoughts engendered by the war that brought America onto the world stage; raised complex questions about gender, race and ethnic relations; and ushered in the modern era. Included are previously unpublished letters by General John Pershing, the general who led the American Expeditionary Forces and a person who understood the power of the medium. In his postwar letter that begins “My fellow soldiers,” he recognized each individual under his command for bravery and service. My Fellow Soldiers: Letters from World War I was created by the Smithsonian’s National Postal Museum in collaboration with the Center for American War Letters at Chapman University. Open 10:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. daily


Thursday December 5th

National Symphony Orchestra

7:00pm

Kennedy Center – Concert Hall

2700 F Street NW

Washington, DC 20566

Website

 

Breastfeeding Support Group

9:00am to 11:00am

Anne Arundel Medical Center

2002 Medical Parkway,

Annapolis, MD 21401

443-481-1000

Free

Website

Breastfeeding mothers are welcome to this gathering held the second and fourth Thursday of each month. Group is led by a Certified Lactation Consultant. Discussion topics vary and are frequently determined by the participants. Program is very informal and welcoming to breastfeeding mothers regardless of experience or degree of commitment. Bring the baby! Grandmothers and care providers are also welcome.

 

Beautiful Blooms: Flowering Plants on Stamps

10:00am

National Postal Museum

Washington, DC 20001

Admission is always free

Website

October 20, 2017 – July 14, 2019

This exhibition will highlight the variety of flowering plants commemorated on US postage stamps during the past 50 years and will explore artistic themes that emerged during this period. For example, the artwork will portray a variety of flowering plants found in gardens and public spaces throughout the United States and explore the symbiotic relationship between flowering plants, bees, birds and butterflies. The exhibit will display at least 30 pieces of developmental and final artwork used to produce at least 28 flora stamps. The use of stamp art in various phases of development will enable visitors to understand the role design artwork plays in the production of postage stamps. The artwork is borrowed from the renowned Postmaster General’s Art Collection which is on a long-term loan to the Smithsonian’s National Postal Museum.

Open every day (except December 25)

10:00 am to 5:30 pm

Laurel Dutch Country Farmers Market

Time: 9:00am to 6:00pm

Venue: Laurel Dutch Country Farmers Market

Address:

9701 Fort Meade Road

Laurel, MD 20707

From: Laurel Dutch Country Farmers Market

Eastern Market

Time: 7:00am to 7:00pm

Venue: Eastern Market

Address:

225 7th Street South East

Washington, DC 20001

From: Eastern Market

Broad Branch Farmers’ Market

Time: 7:00am to 8:00pm

Venue: Broad Branch Farmers’ Market

Address:

5608 Broad Branch Road NorthWest

Washington, DC 20001

From: Broad Branch Farmers’ Market

 

My Fellow Soldiers: Letters from World War I

Venue: National Postal Museum

Address:

2 Massachusetts Avenue,North East

Washington, DC 20002

Cost: Free

From: National Postal Museum

Through personal correspondence written on the frontlines and home front, this centennial exhibition uncovers the history of America’s involvement in World War I. The compelling selection of letters illuminates emotions and thoughts engendered by the war that brought America onto the world stage; raised complex questions about gender, race and ethnic relations; and ushered in the modern era. Included are previously unpublished letters by General John Pershing, the general who led the American Expeditionary Forces and a person who understood the power of the medium. In his postwar letter that begins “My fellow soldiers,” he recognized each individual under his command for bravery and service. My Fellow Soldiers: Letters from World War I was created by the Smithsonian’s National Postal Museum in collaboration with the Center for American War Letters at Chapman University. Open 10:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. daily

 


Friday December 6th  

Laurel Dutch Country Farmers Market

Time: 9:00am to 8:00pm

Venue: Laurel Dutch Country Farmers Market

Address:

9701 Fort Meade Road

Laurel, MD 20707

From: Laurel Dutch Country Farmers Market

Eastern Market

Time: 7:00am to 7:00pm

Venue: Eastern Market

Address:

225 7th Street South East

Washington, DC 20001

From: Eastern Market

Broad Branch Farmers’ Market

Time: 7:00am to 8:00pm

Venue: Broad Branch Farmers’ Market

Address:

5608 Broad Branch Road NorthWest

Washington, DC 20001

From: Broad Branch Farmers’ Market

 

My Fellow Soldiers: Letters from World War I

Venue: National Postal Museum

Address:

2 Massachusetts Avenue,North East

Washington, DC 20002

Cost: Free

From: National Postal Museum

Through personal correspondence written on the frontlines and home front, this centennial exhibition uncovers the history of America’s involvement in World War I. The compelling selection of letters illuminates emotions and thoughts engendered by the war that brought America onto the world stage; raised complex questions about gender, race and ethnic relations; and ushered in the modern era. Included are previously unpublished letters by General John Pershing, the general who led the American Expeditionary Forces and a person who understood the power of the medium. In his postwar letter that begins “My fellow soldiers,” he recognized each individual under his command for bravery and service. My Fellow Soldiers: Letters from World War I was created by the Smithsonian’s National Postal Museum in collaboration with the Center for American War Letters at Chapman University. Open 10:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. daily


Saturday December 7th

Maryland Terrapins Mens Basketball vs. Illinois Fighting Illini Mens Basketball

Saturday, Dec 7, 2019 at 5:00pm

Xfinity Center – MD

College Park, MD 20742

 

Childbirth Express Class

9:00am to 5:00pm

George Washington University Hospital

900 23rd Street

Washington, DC 20037

202-715-4000

$195.00

Website

Our Childbirth Express class is a condensed, interactive course that focuses on assisting moms and their partners in preparing for their labor and birth experience. The class is taught by a Certified Childbirth Educator with ten years of experience.
Objectives include:
– anatomy and physiology,
– what to expect,
– partner’s role,
– comfort techniques,
– pain medications,
– common complications & possible interventions,
– C-section basics,
– postpartum, and
– feeding the baby
Location: George Washington Hospital Auditorium (Basement Level)
If you have any questions about any of the events please call us at (202) 293-5182.

 

Silver Spring Fresh Farm Market

Time: 10:00am to 1:00pm

Venue: Silver Spring Fresh Farm Market

Address:

Ellsworth Drive

Silver Spring, MD 20910

From: Silver Spring Fresh Farm Market

Broad Branch Farmers’ Market

Time: 7:00am to 8:00pm

Venue: Broad Branch Farmers’ Market

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

Time: 7:00am to 7:00pm

Venue: Eastern Market

Address:

225 7th Street South East

Washington, DC 20001

From: Eastern Market

 

My Fellow Soldiers: Letters from World War I

Venue: National Postal Museum

Address:

2 Massachusetts Avenue,North East

Washington, DC 20002

Cost: Free

From: National Postal Museum

Through personal correspondence written on the frontlines and home front, this centennial exhibition uncovers the history of America’s involvement in World War I. The compelling selection of letters illuminates emotions and thoughts engendered by the war that brought America onto the world stage; raised complex questions about gender, race and ethnic relations; and ushered in the modern era. Included are previously unpublished letters by General John Pershing, the general who led the American Expeditionary Forces and a person who understood the power of the medium. In his postwar letter that begins “My fellow soldiers,” he recognized each individual under his command for bravery and service. My Fellow Soldiers: Letters from World War I was created by the Smithsonian’s National Postal Museum in collaboration with the Center for American War Letters at Chapman University. Open 10:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. daily


Sunday December 8th

Beautiful Blooms: Flowering Plants on Stamps

Sunday, Dec 30, 2018 at 10:00am

National Postal Museum

Washington, DC 20001

Admission is always free

Website

October 20, 2017 – July 14, 2019

This exhibition will highlight the variety of flowering plants commemorated on US postage stamps during the past 50 years and will explore artistic themes that emerged during this period. For example, the artwork will portray a variety of flowering plants found in gardens and public spaces throughout the United States and explore the symbiotic relationship between flowering plants, bees, birds and butterflies. The exhibit will display at least 30 pieces of developmental and final artwork used to produce at least 28 flora stamps. The use of stamp art in various phases of development will enable visitors to understand the role design artwork plays in the production of postage stamps. The artwork is borrowed from the renowned Postmaster General’s Art Collection which is on a long-term loan to the Smithsonian’s National Postal Museum.

Open every day (except December 25)

10:00 am to 5:30 pm

 

Broad Branch Farmers’ Market

Time: 7:00am to 8:00pm

Venue: Broad Branch Farmers’ Market

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

Time: 9:00am to 1:00pm

Venue: Palisades Farmers Market

Address:

48th Place NorthWest at MacArthur Boulevard

Washington, DC 20007

From: Palisades Farmers Market

Takoma Park Farmers Market

Time: 10:00am to 2:00pm

Venue: Takoma Park Farmers Market

Address:

Laurel Avenue

Takoma Park, MD 20912

From: Takoma Park Farmers Market

 

My Fellow Soldiers: Letters from World War I

Venue: National Postal Museum

Address:

2 Massachusetts Avenue,North East

Washington, DC 20002

Cost: Free

From: National Postal Museum

Through personal correspondence written on the frontlines and home front, this centennial exhibition uncovers the history of America’s involvement in World War I. The compelling selection of letters illuminates emotions and thoughts engendered by the war that brought America onto the world stage; raised complex questions about gender, race and ethnic relations; and ushered in the modern era. Included are previously unpublished letters by General John Pershing, the general who led the American Expeditionary Forces and a person who understood the power of the medium. In his postwar letter that begins “My fellow soldiers,” he recognized each individual under his command for bravery and service. My Fellow Soldiers: Letters from World War I was created by the Smithsonian’s National Postal Museum in collaboration with the Center for American War Letters at Chapman University. Open 10:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. daily


Monday December 9th

Story Time at the National Postal Museum

Time: 10:30am to 11:00am

Venue: National Postal Museum

Address:

2 Massachusetts Avenue,North East

Washington, DC 20002

Cost: Free – no registration required

Website: Click to visit the site

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.

 

Broad Branch Farmers’ Market

Time: 7:00am to 8:00pm

Venue: Broad Branch Farmers’ Market

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

Time: 9:00am to 1:00pm

Venue: Palisades Farmers Market

Address:

48th Place NorthWest at MacArthur Boulevard

Washington, DC 20007

From: Palisades Farmers Market

Takoma Park Farmers Market

Time: 10:00am to 2:00pm

Venue: Takoma Park Farmers Market

Address:

Laurel Avenue

Takoma Park, MD 20912

From: Takoma Park Farmers Market

 

My Fellow Soldiers: Letters from World War I

Venue: National Postal Museum

Address:

2 Massachusetts Avenue,North East

Washington, DC 20002

Cost: Free

From: National Postal Museum

Through personal correspondence written on the frontlines and home front, this centennial exhibition uncovers the history of America’s involvement in World War I. The compelling selection of letters illuminates emotions and thoughts engendered by the war that brought America onto the world stage; raised complex questions about gender, race and ethnic relations; and ushered in the modern era. Included are previously unpublished letters by General John Pershing, the general who led the American Expeditionary Forces and a person who understood the power of the medium. In his postwar letter that begins “My fellow soldiers,” he recognized each individual under his command for bravery and service. My Fellow Soldiers: Letters from World War I was created by the Smithsonian’s National Postal Museum in collaboration with the Center for American War Letters at Chapman University. Open 10:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. daily

 

 


Tuesday December 10th

Bouquets and Bubbles Floral Arranging Event

7:00pm to 9:00pm

Tulips

2401, 1207 19th St NW

Washington, DC 20036

(202) 420-9666

$35.00

Website
Tuesdays from 7:00pm-9:00pm

Join us for a night out where you will create a fabulous floral arrangement while sipping on BOTTOMLESS champagne in our lounge! That’s right, BOTTOMLESS champagne. At the end of the event, take your bouquet home in a cute vase and brag to your friends about your new skills. Tickets are limited, so don’t wait to purchase them!

About Tulips
Tulips blends modern cuisine, meticulously crafted cocktails, and exceptional service. We invite guests to experience each room in our beautiful multi-level restaurant, situated in a historic Dupont Circle town home. Tulips’ atmosphere includes a charming dining room, a top-floor lounge, and friendly bar.

For questions please contact 202.420.9666.

Tickets: http://www.tulipsdc.com/bb.php

 

Broad Branch Farmers’ Market

Time: 7:00am to 8:00pm

Venue: Broad Branch Farmers’ Market

Address:

5608 Broad Branch Road NorthWest

Washington, DC 20001

From: Broad Branch Farmers’ Market

 

My Fellow Soldiers: Letters from World War I

Venue: National Postal Museum

Address:

2 Massachusetts Avenue,North East

Washington, DC 20002

Cost: Free

From: National Postal Museum

Through personal correspondence written on the frontlines and home front, this centennial exhibition uncovers the history of America’s involvement in World War I. The compelling selection of letters illuminates emotions and thoughts engendered by the war that brought America onto the world stage; raised complex questions about gender, race and ethnic relations; and ushered in the modern era. Included are previously unpublished letters by General John Pershing, the general who led the American Expeditionary Forces and a person who understood the power of the medium. In his postwar letter that begins “My fellow soldiers,” he recognized each individual under his command for bravery and service. My Fellow Soldiers: Letters from World War I was created by the Smithsonian’s National Postal Museum in collaboration with the Center for American War Letters at Chapman University. Open 10:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. daily


Wednesday December 11th

Christmas Luncheon

Wednesday, Dec 11, 2019 from 11:45am to 3:30pm

Martin’s Crosswinds

7400 Greenway Center Drive, Greenbelt, MD 20770

Greenbelt, MD 20768

Website

 

Stroke Support Group  

1:00pm to 3:00pm

Doctors Community Hospital..

The Diyanet Center of America

9610 Good Luck Road

Lanham, MD 20706

301-552-8118

Website

A stroke often causes both physical and emotional challenges. To help stroke survivors and caregivers manage these challenges, Doctors Community Hospital hosts a monthly stroke support group.
Within a nurturing and caring environment, our free stroke support group encourages participants to share their experiences as well as offer comfort and empowerment to others. Also, a team of stroke professionals provide useful information about stroke prevention and management.
At Doctors Community Hospital, our Comprehensive Rehabilitation Services has a tradition of supporting the health care needs of our community. All are welcome to this free, inspirational and educational stroke support group.
For more information, please call 301-552-8144.

 

Breastfeeding Basics

7:00pm to 9:00pm

Anne Arundel Medical Center

2000 Medical Parkway

Annapolis, MD 21401

443-481-1000

$40.00

Website

This class will prepare you for a successful and rewarding breastfeeding experience. You will learn how to prepare for breastfeeding, how to hold your baby, how often and how long to feed, how to avoid common problems and much more. Class fee includes participant and partner. Partners are encouraged to attend.

 

Eastern Market

Time: 7:00am to 7:00pm

Venue: Eastern Market

Address:

225 7th Street South East

Washington, DC 20001

From: Eastern Market

 

Broad Branch Farmers’ Market

Time: 7:00am to 8:00pm

Venue: Broad Branch Farmers’ Market

Address:

5608 Broad Branch Road NorthWest

Washington, DC 20001

From: Broad Branch Farmers’ Market

 

Wednesdays at The One

Time: 5:00pm to 6:30pm

Venue: University Town Center

Address:

6500 America Boulevard

New Carrollton, MD 20784

 

My Fellow Soldiers: Letters from World War I

Venue: National Postal Museum

Address:

2 Massachusetts Avenue,North East

Washington, DC 20002

Cost: Free

From: National Postal Museum

Through personal correspondence written on the frontlines and home front, this centennial exhibition uncovers the history of America’s involvement in World War I. The compelling selection of letters illuminates emotions and thoughts engendered by the war that brought America onto the world stage; raised complex questions about gender, race and ethnic relations; and ushered in the modern era. Included are previously unpublished letters by General John Pershing, the general who led the American Expeditionary Forces and a person who understood the power of the medium. In his postwar letter that begins “My fellow soldiers,” he recognized each individual under his command for bravery and service. My Fellow Soldiers: Letters from World War I was created by the Smithsonian’s National Postal Museum in collaboration with the Center for American War Letters at Chapman University. Open 10:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. daily


Thursday December 12th

The Spill Canvas, Juliana Theory and more

Thursday, Dec 12, 2019 at 7:30pm

MilkBoy ArtHouse

7416 Baltimore Ave

College Park, MD 20740

$20.00 to $23.00

 

National Symphony Orchestra

7:00pm

Kennedy Center – Concert Hall

2700 F Street NW

Washington, DC 20566

Website

 

Breastfeeding Support Group

9:00am to 11:00am

Anne Arundel Medical Center

2002 Medical Parkway,

Annapolis, MD 21401

443-481-1000

Free

Website

Breastfeeding mothers are welcome to this gathering held the second and fourth Thursday of each month. Group is led by a Certified Lactation Consultant. Discussion topics vary and are frequently determined by the participants. Program is very informal and welcoming to breastfeeding mothers regardless of experience or degree of commitment. Bring the baby! Grandmothers and care providers are also welcome.

 

Beautiful Blooms: Flowering Plants on Stamps

10:00am

National Postal Museum

Washington, DC 20001

Admission is always free

Website

October 20, 2017 – July 14, 2019

This exhibition will highlight the variety of flowering plants commemorated on US postage stamps during the past 50 years and will explore artistic themes that emerged during this period. For example, the artwork will portray a variety of flowering plants found in gardens and public spaces throughout the United States and explore the symbiotic relationship between flowering plants, bees, birds and butterflies. The exhibit will display at least 30 pieces of developmental and final artwork used to produce at least 28 flora stamps. The use of stamp art in various phases of development will enable visitors to understand the role design artwork plays in the production of postage stamps. The artwork is borrowed from the renowned Postmaster General’s Art Collection which is on a long-term loan to the Smithsonian’s National Postal Museum.

Open every day (except December 25)

10:00 am to 5:30 pm

Laurel Dutch Country Farmers Market

Time: 9:00am to 6:00pm

Venue: Laurel Dutch Country Farmers Market

Address:

9701 Fort Meade Road

Laurel, MD 20707

From: Laurel Dutch Country Farmers Market

Eastern Market

Time: 7:00am to 7:00pm

Venue: Eastern Market

Address:

225 7th Street South East

Washington, DC 20001

From: Eastern Market

Broad Branch Farmers’ Market

Time: 7:00am to 8:00pm

Venue: Broad Branch Farmers’ Market

Address:

5608 Broad Branch Road NorthWest

Washington, DC 20001

From: Broad Branch Farmers’ Market

 

My Fellow Soldiers: Letters from World War I

Venue: National Postal Museum

Address:

2 Massachusetts Avenue,North East

Washington, DC 20002

Cost: Free

From: National Postal Museum

Through personal correspondence written on the frontlines and home front, this centennial exhibition uncovers the history of America’s involvement in World War I. The compelling selection of letters illuminates emotions and thoughts engendered by the war that brought America onto the world stage; raised complex questions about gender, race and ethnic relations; and ushered in the modern era. Included are previously unpublished letters by General John Pershing, the general who led the American Expeditionary Forces and a person who understood the power of the medium. In his postwar letter that begins “My fellow soldiers,” he recognized each individual under his command for bravery and service. My Fellow Soldiers: Letters from World War I was created by the Smithsonian’s National Postal Museum in collaboration with the Center for American War Letters at Chapman University. Open 10:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. daily

 


Friday, December 13th

Post Bariatric Support Group   

Friday, Dec 13, 2019 from 8:30am to 9:30am

Doctors Community Hospital..

Doctors Community Hospital

8116 Good Luck Rd., Professional Office Bldg., Suite 210

Lanham, MD 20706

301-552-8118

Website

Meet other post bariatric surgery patients while you learn and share in a post Bariatric Support Group setting. The support group is facilitated by Shantelle Bethea, a licensed dietician.

 

Laurel Dutch Country Farmers Market

Time: 9:00am to 8:00pm

Venue: Laurel Dutch Country Farmers Market

Address:

9701 Fort Meade Road

Laurel, MD 20707

From: Laurel Dutch Country Farmers Market

Eastern Market

Time: 7:00am to 7:00pm

Venue: Eastern Market

Address:

225 7th Street South East

Washington, DC 20001

From: Eastern Market

Broad Branch Farmers’ Market

Time: 7:00am to 8:00pm

Venue: Broad Branch Farmers’ Market

Address:

5608 Broad Branch Road NorthWest

Washington, DC 20001

From: Broad Branch Farmers’ Market

 

My Fellow Soldiers: Letters from World War I

Venue: National Postal Museum

Address:

2 Massachusetts Avenue,North East

Washington, DC 20002

Cost: Free

From: National Postal Museum

Through personal correspondence written on the frontlines and home front, this centennial exhibition uncovers the history of America’s involvement in World War I. The compelling selection of letters illuminates emotions and thoughts engendered by the war that brought America onto the world stage; raised complex questions about gender, race and ethnic relations; and ushered in the modern era. Included are previously unpublished letters by General John Pershing, the general who led the American Expeditionary Forces and a person who understood the power of the medium. In his postwar letter that begins “My fellow soldiers,” he recognized each individual under his command for bravery and service. My Fellow Soldiers: Letters from World War I was created by the Smithsonian’s National Postal Museum in collaboration with the Center for American War Letters at Chapman University. Open 10:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. daily


Saturday December 14th

Childbirth Express Class

9:00am to 5:00pm

George Washington University Hospital

900 23rd Street

Washington, DC 20037

202-715-4000

$195.00

Website

Our Childbirth Express class is a condensed, interactive course that focuses on assisting moms and their partners in preparing for their labor and birth experience. The class is taught by a Certified Childbirth Educator with ten years of experience.
Objectives include:
– anatomy and physiology,
– what to expect,
– partner’s role,
– comfort techniques,
– pain medications,
– common complications & possible interventions,
– C-section basics,
– postpartum, and
– feeding the baby
Location: George Washington Hospital Auditorium (Basement Level)
If you have any questions about any of the events please call us at (202) 293-5182.

 

Silver Spring Fresh Farm Market

Time: 10:00am to 1:00pm

Venue: Silver Spring Fresh Farm Market

Address:

Ellsworth Drive

Silver Spring, MD 20910

From: Silver Spring Fresh Farm Market

Broad Branch Farmers’ Market

Time: 7:00am to 8:00pm

Venue: Broad Branch Farmers’ Market

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

Time: 7:00am to 7:00pm

Venue: Eastern Market

Address:

225 7th Street South East

Washington, DC 20001

From: Eastern Market

 

My Fellow Soldiers: Letters from World War I

Venue: National Postal Museum

Address:

2 Massachusetts Avenue,North East

Washington, DC 20002

Cost: Free

From: National Postal Museum

Through personal correspondence written on the frontlines and home front, this centennial exhibition uncovers the history of America’s involvement in World War I. The compelling selection of letters illuminates emotions and thoughts engendered by the war that brought America onto the world stage; raised complex questions about gender, race and ethnic relations; and ushered in the modern era. Included are previously unpublished letters by General John Pershing, the general who led the American Expeditionary Forces and a person who understood the power of the medium. In his postwar letter that begins “My fellow soldiers,” he recognized each individual under his command for bravery and service. My Fellow Soldiers: Letters from World War I was created by the Smithsonian’s National Postal Museum in collaboration with the Center for American War Letters at Chapman University. Open 10:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. daily


Sunday December 15th

Beautiful Blooms: Flowering Plants on Stamps

Sunday, Dec 30, 2018 at 10:00am

National Postal Museum

Washington, DC 20001

Admission is always free

Website

October 20, 2017 – July 14, 2019

This exhibition will highlight the variety of flowering plants commemorated on US postage stamps during the past 50 years and will explore artistic themes that emerged during this period. For example, the artwork will portray a variety of flowering plants found in gardens and public spaces throughout the United States and explore the symbiotic relationship between flowering plants, bees, birds and butterflies. The exhibit will display at least 30 pieces of developmental and final artwork used to produce at least 28 flora stamps. The use of stamp art in various phases of development will enable visitors to understand the role design artwork plays in the production of postage stamps. The artwork is borrowed from the renowned Postmaster General’s Art Collection which is on a long-term loan to the Smithsonian’s National Postal Museum.

Open every day (except December 25)

10:00 am to 5:30 pm

 

Broad Branch Farmers’ Market

Time: 7:00am to 8:00pm

Venue: Broad Branch Farmers’ Market

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

Time: 9:00am to 1:00pm

Venue: Palisades Farmers Market

Address:

48th Place NorthWest at MacArthur Boulevard

Washington, DC 20007

From: Palisades Farmers Market

Takoma Park Farmers Market

Time: 10:00am to 2:00pm

Venue: Takoma Park Farmers Market

Address:

Laurel Avenue

Takoma Park, MD 20912

From: Takoma Park Farmers Market

 

My Fellow Soldiers: Letters from World War I

Venue: National Postal Museum

Address:

2 Massachusetts Avenue,North East

Washington, DC 20002

Cost: Free

From: National Postal Museum

Through personal correspondence written on the frontlines and home front, this centennial exhibition uncovers the history of America’s involvement in World War I. The compelling selection of letters illuminates emotions and thoughts engendered by the war that brought America onto the world stage; raised complex questions about gender, race and ethnic relations; and ushered in the modern era. Included are previously unpublished letters by General John Pershing, the general who led the American Expeditionary Forces and a person who understood the power of the medium. In his postwar letter that begins “My fellow soldiers,” he recognized each individual under his command for bravery and service. My Fellow Soldiers: Letters from World War I was created by the Smithsonian’s National Postal Museum in collaboration with the Center for American War Letters at Chapman University. Open 10:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. daily


Monday December 16th

Diabetes Support Group

6:00pm to 7:30pm

Doctors Community Hospital..

Doctors Community Hospital

8100 Good Luck Road, North Building, 5th Floor, DSE A Room,

Lanham, MD 20706

301-552-8118

Website

Doctors Community Hospital’s Joslin Diabetes Center is dedicated to providing exceptional care, compassionate support and reliable education. As the only multi-disciplinary diabetes program in Prince George’s County accredited by the American Diabetes Association, our team is focused on helping you maintain or improve your health.
Join people who have diabetes and their families as they engage in interactive and health enriching discussions. Within a comforting environment, participants can also share their experiences about coping with diabetes and learn how to manage this complex disease.
To reserve your seat, please call 301-DCH-4YOU or 301-324-4968.
Location: Joslin Diabetes Center

 

Story Time at the National Postal Museum

Time: 10:30am to 11:00am

Venue: National Postal Museum

Address:

2 Massachusetts Avenue,North East

Washington, DC 20002

Cost: Free – no registration required

Website: Click to visit the site

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.

 

Broad Branch Farmers’ Market

Time: 7:00am to 8:00pm

Venue: Broad Branch Farmers’ Market

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

Time: 9:00am to 1:00pm

Venue: Palisades Farmers Market

Address:

48th Place NorthWest at MacArthur Boulevard

Washington, DC 20007

From: Palisades Farmers Market

Takoma Park Farmers Market

Time: 10:00am to 2:00pm

Venue: Takoma Park Farmers Market

Address:

Laurel Avenue

Takoma Park, MD 20912

From: Takoma Park Farmers Market

 

My Fellow Soldiers: Letters from World War I

Venue: National Postal Museum

Address:

2 Massachusetts Avenue,North East

Washington, DC 20002

Cost: Free

From: National Postal Museum

Through personal correspondence written on the frontlines and home front, this centennial exhibition uncovers the history of America’s involvement in World War I. The compelling selection of letters illuminates emotions and thoughts engendered by the war that brought America onto the world stage; raised complex questions about gender, race and ethnic relations; and ushered in the modern era. Included are previously unpublished letters by General John Pershing, the general who led the American Expeditionary Forces and a person who understood the power of the medium. In his postwar letter that begins “My fellow soldiers,” he recognized each individual under his command for bravery and service. My Fellow Soldiers: Letters from World War I was created by the Smithsonian’s National Postal Museum in collaboration with the Center for American War Letters at Chapman University. Open 10:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. daily

 

 


Tuesday December 17th

Male Caregiver Support Group  

7:00pm to 9:00pm

Doctors Community Hospital..

Doctors Community Hospital

8100 Good Luck Road, North Building, 5th Floor, DSE A Room,

Lanham, MD 20706

301-552-8118

Website

For many men, caring for their loved ones who have breast cancer can cause feelings of fear, anxiety and uncertainty. However, they don’t have to face those challenges alone!
At Doctors Community Hospital’s Center for Comprehensive Breast Care, our free male caregiver support group encourages men to:
– Share their experiences – providing encouragement to others
– Develop friendships – creating comradeship among those who have similar experiences
– Learn about breast cancer and coping techniques – enriching the effectiveness of the care they give to loved ones
This support group is facilitated by men whose loved ones are breast cancer survivors.
Contact: For more information, please call 301-552-8673.

 

Breast Cancer Support Group  

Tuesday, Dec 17, 2019 from 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Doctors Community Hospital..

Doctors Community Hospital

8118 Good Luck Road

Lanham, MD 20706

301-552-8118

Website

From managing the side effects of treatment to coping with body image anxieties, women who are diagnosed with breast cancer often encounter physical and emotional challenges. However, they don’t have to face that battle alone!
At Doctors Community Hospital’s Center for Comprehensive Breast Care, our free breast cancer support group was designed to empower women within a nurturing and compassionate environment. At monthly meetings, women are encouraged to:
– Share their experiences – providing hope and encouragement to others
– Learn about the latest healthcare innovations – becoming well-informed survivors
– Develop friendships – creating comradeship among those who have similar experiences
Our support group is facilitated by a certified breast cancer navigator and women’s health specialist. Along with inviting special guests to present on various health and healing topics, breast cancer survivors often offer one-on-one support and reassurance to women who are newly diagnosed.

 

Bouquets and Bubbles Floral Arranging Event

7:00pm to 9:00pm

Tulips

2401, 1207 19th St NW

Washington, DC 20036

(202) 420-9666

$35.00

Website
Tuesdays from 7:00pm-9:00pm

Join us for a night out where you will create a fabulous floral arrangement while sipping on BOTTOMLESS champagne in our lounge! That’s right, BOTTOMLESS champagne. At the end of the event, take your bouquet home in a cute vase and brag to your friends about your new skills. Tickets are limited, so don’t wait to purchase them!

About Tulips
Tulips blends modern cuisine, meticulously crafted cocktails, and exceptional service. We invite guests to experience each room in our beautiful multi-level restaurant, situated in a historic Dupont Circle town home. Tulips’ atmosphere includes a charming dining room, a top-floor lounge, and friendly bar.

For questions please contact 202.420.9666.

Tickets: http://www.tulipsdc.com/bb.php

 

Broad Branch Farmers’ Market

Time: 7:00am to 8:00pm

Venue: Broad Branch Farmers’ Market

Address:

5608 Broad Branch Road NorthWest

Washington, DC 20001

From: Broad Branch Farmers’ Market

 

My Fellow Soldiers: Letters from World War I

Venue: National Postal Museum

Address:

2 Massachusetts Avenue,North East

Washington, DC 20002

Cost: Free

From: National Postal Museum

Through personal correspondence written on the frontlines and home front, this centennial exhibition uncovers the history of America’s involvement in World War I. The compelling selection of letters illuminates emotions and thoughts engendered by the war that brought America onto the world stage; raised complex questions about gender, race and ethnic relations; and ushered in the modern era. Included are previously unpublished letters by General John Pershing, the general who led the American Expeditionary Forces and a person who understood the power of the medium. In his postwar letter that begins “My fellow soldiers,” he recognized each individual under his command for bravery and service. My Fellow Soldiers: Letters from World War I was created by the Smithsonian’s National Postal Museum in collaboration with the Center for American War Letters at Chapman University. Open 10:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. daily


Wednesday December 18th  

Breastfeeding Basics

7:00pm to 9:00pm

Anne Arundel Medical Center

2000 Medical Parkway

Annapolis, MD 21401

443-481-1000

$40.00

Website

This class will prepare you for a successful and rewarding breastfeeding experience. You will learn how to prepare for breastfeeding, how to hold your baby, how often and how long to feed, how to avoid common problems and much more. Class fee includes participant and partner. Partners are encouraged to attend.

 

Eastern Market

Time: 7:00am to 7:00pm

Venue: Eastern Market

Address:

225 7th Street South East

Washington, DC 20001

From: Eastern Market

 

Broad Branch Farmers’ Market

Time: 7:00am to 8:00pm

Venue: Broad Branch Farmers’ Market

Address:

5608 Broad Branch Road NorthWest

Washington, DC 20001

From: Broad Branch Farmers’ Market

 

Wednesdays at The One

Time: 5:00pm to 6:30pm

Venue: University Town Center

Address:

6500 America Boulevard

New Carrollton, MD 20784

 

My Fellow Soldiers: Letters from World War I

Venue: National Postal Museum

Address:

2 Massachusetts Avenue,North East

Washington, DC 20002

Cost: Free

From: National Postal Museum

Through personal correspondence written on the frontlines and home front, this centennial exhibition uncovers the history of America’s involvement in World War I. The compelling selection of letters illuminates emotions and thoughts engendered by the war that brought America onto the world stage; raised complex questions about gender, race and ethnic relations; and ushered in the modern era. Included are previously unpublished letters by General John Pershing, the general who led the American Expeditionary Forces and a person who understood the power of the medium. In his postwar letter that begins “My fellow soldiers,” he recognized each individual under his command for bravery and service. My Fellow Soldiers: Letters from World War I was created by the Smithsonian’s National Postal Museum in collaboration with the Center for American War Letters at Chapman University. Open 10:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. daily


Thursday December 19th

Lymphedema Support Group

Thursday, Dec 19, 2019 from 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Doctors Community Hospital..

Doctors Community Hospital

8100 Good Luck Road, North Building, 5th Floor, DSE A Room,

Lanham, MD 20706

301-552-8118

Website

Our Lymphedema Center is dedicated to providing support and education to help people improve the quality of their lives.
Within a nurturing and caring environment, lymphedema support group encourages participants to share their experiences with us as well as offer encouragement to others who have lymphedema.
Also, members of our experienced lymphedema team are available to address your questions or concerns.

 

National Symphony Orchestra

7:00pm

Kennedy Center – Concert Hall

2700 F Street NW

Washington, DC 20566

Website

 

Breastfeeding Support Group

9:00am to 11:00am

Anne Arundel Medical Center

2002 Medical Parkway,

Annapolis, MD 21401

443-481-1000

Free

Website

Breastfeeding mothers are welcome to this gathering held the second and fourth Thursday of each month. Group is led by a Certified Lactation Consultant. Discussion topics vary and are frequently determined by the participants. Program is very informal and welcoming to breastfeeding mothers regardless of experience or degree of commitment. Bring the baby! Grandmothers and care providers are also welcome.

 

Beautiful Blooms: Flowering Plants on Stamps

10:00am

National Postal Museum

Washington, DC 20001

Admission is always free

Website

October 20, 2017 – July 14, 2019

This exhibition will highlight the variety of flowering plants commemorated on US postage stamps during the past 50 years and will explore artistic themes that emerged during this period. For example, the artwork will portray a variety of flowering plants found in gardens and public spaces throughout the United States and explore the symbiotic relationship between flowering plants, bees, birds and butterflies. The exhibit will display at least 30 pieces of developmental and final artwork used to produce at least 28 flora stamps. The use of stamp art in various phases of development will enable visitors to understand the role design artwork plays in the production of postage stamps. The artwork is borrowed from the renowned Postmaster General’s Art Collection which is on a long-term loan to the Smithsonian’s National Postal Museum.

Open every day (except December 25)

10:00 am to 5:30 pm

Laurel Dutch Country Farmers Market

Time: 9:00am to 6:00pm

Venue: Laurel Dutch Country Farmers Market

Address:

9701 Fort Meade Road

Laurel, MD 20707

From: Laurel Dutch Country Farmers Market

Eastern Market

Time: 7:00am to 7:00pm

Venue: Eastern Market

Address:

225 7th Street South East

Washington, DC 20001

From: Eastern Market

Broad Branch Farmers’ Market

Time: 7:00am to 8:00pm

Venue: Broad Branch Farmers’ Market

Address:

5608 Broad Branch Road NorthWest

Washington, DC 20001

From: Broad Branch Farmers’ Market

 

My Fellow Soldiers: Letters from World War I

Venue: National Postal Museum

Address:

2 Massachusetts Avenue,North East

Washington, DC 20002

Cost: Free

From: National Postal Museum

Through personal correspondence written on the frontlines and home front, this centennial exhibition uncovers the history of America’s involvement in World War I. The compelling selection of letters illuminates emotions and thoughts engendered by the war that brought America onto the world stage; raised complex questions about gender, race and ethnic relations; and ushered in the modern era. Included are previously unpublished letters by General John Pershing, the general who led the American Expeditionary Forces and a person who understood the power of the medium. In his postwar letter that begins “My fellow soldiers,” he recognized each individual under his command for bravery and service. My Fellow Soldiers: Letters from World War I was created by the Smithsonian’s National Postal Museum in collaboration with the Center for American War Letters at Chapman University. Open 10:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. daily

 


Friday December 20th

Laurel Dutch Country Farmers Market

Time: 9:00am to 8:00pm

Venue: Laurel Dutch Country Farmers Market

Address:

9701 Fort Meade Road

Laurel, MD 20707

From: Laurel Dutch Country Farmers Market

Eastern Market

Time: 7:00am to 7:00pm

Venue: Eastern Market

Address:

225 7th Street South East

Washington, DC 20001

From: Eastern Market

Broad Branch Farmers’ Market

Time: 7:00am to 8:00pm

Venue: Broad Branch Farmers’ Market

Address:

5608 Broad Branch Road NorthWest

Washington, DC 20001

From: Broad Branch Farmers’ Market

 

My Fellow Soldiers: Letters from World War I

Venue: National Postal Museum

Address:

2 Massachusetts Avenue,North East

Washington, DC 20002

Cost: Free

From: National Postal Museum

Through personal correspondence written on the frontlines and home front, this centennial exhibition uncovers the history of America’s involvement in World War I. The compelling selection of letters illuminates emotions and thoughts engendered by the war that brought America onto the world stage; raised complex questions about gender, race and ethnic relations; and ushered in the modern era. Included are previously unpublished letters by General John Pershing, the general who led the American Expeditionary Forces and a person who understood the power of the medium. In his postwar letter that begins “My fellow soldiers,” he recognized each individual under his command for bravery and service. My Fellow Soldiers: Letters from World War I was created by the Smithsonian’s National Postal Museum in collaboration with the Center for American War Letters at Chapman University. Open 10:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. daily


Saturday December 21st

Childbirth Express Class

9:00am to 5:00pm

George Washington University Hospital

900 23rd Street

Washington, DC 20037

202-715-4000

$195.00

Website

Our Childbirth Express class is a condensed, interactive course that focuses on assisting moms and their partners in preparing for their labor and birth experience. The class is taught by a Certified Childbirth Educator with ten years of experience.
Objectives include:
– anatomy and physiology,
– what to expect,
– partner’s role,
– comfort techniques,
– pain medications,
– common complications & possible interventions,
– C-section basics,
– postpartum, and
– feeding the baby
Location: George Washington Hospital Auditorium (Basement Level)
If you have any questions about any of the events please call us at (202) 293-5182.

 

Silver Spring Fresh Farm Market

Time: 10:00am to 1:00pm

Venue: Silver Spring Fresh Farm Market

Address:

Ellsworth Drive

Silver Spring, MD 20910

From: Silver Spring Fresh Farm Market

Broad Branch Farmers’ Market

Time: 7:00am to 8:00pm

Venue: Broad Branch Farmers’ Market

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

Time: 7:00am to 7:00pm

Venue: Eastern Market

Address:

225 7th Street South East

Washington, DC 20001

From: Eastern Market

 

My Fellow Soldiers: Letters from World War I

Venue: National Postal Museum

Address:

2 Massachusetts Avenue,North East

Washington, DC 20002

Cost: Free

From: National Postal Museum

Through personal correspondence written on the frontlines and home front, this centennial exhibition uncovers the history of America’s involvement in World War I. The compelling selection of letters illuminates emotions and thoughts engendered by the war that brought America onto the world stage; raised complex questions about gender, race and ethnic relations; and ushered in the modern era. Included are previously unpublished letters by General John Pershing, the general who led the American Expeditionary Forces and a person who understood the power of the medium. In his postwar letter that begins “My fellow soldiers,” he recognized each individual under his command for bravery and service. My Fellow Soldiers: Letters from World War I was created by the Smithsonian’s National Postal Museum in collaboration with the Center for American War Letters at Chapman University. Open 10:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. daily


Sunday December 22nd  

Beautiful Blooms: Flowering Plants on Stamps

10:00am

National Postal Museum

Washington, DC 20001

Admission is always free

Website

October 20, 2017 – July 14, 2019

This exhibition will highlight the variety of flowering plants commemorated on US postage stamps during the past 50 years and will explore artistic themes that emerged during this period. For example, the artwork will portray a variety of flowering plants found in gardens and public spaces throughout the United States and explore the symbiotic relationship between flowering plants, bees, birds and butterflies. The exhibit will display at least 30 pieces of developmental and final artwork used to produce at least 28 flora stamps. The use of stamp art in various phases of development will enable visitors to understand the role design artwork plays in the production of postage stamps. The artwork is borrowed from the renowned Postmaster General’s Art Collection which is on a long-term loan to the Smithsonian’s National Postal Museum.

Open every day (except December 25)

10:00 am to 5:30 pm

 

Broad Branch Farmers’ Market

Time: 7:00am to 8:00pm

Venue: Broad Branch Farmers’ Market

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

Time: 9:00am to 1:00pm

Venue: Palisades Farmers Market

Address:

48th Place NorthWest at MacArthur Boulevard

Washington, DC 20007

From: Palisades Farmers Market

Takoma Park Farmers Market

Time: 10:00am to 2:00pm

Venue: Takoma Park Farmers Market

Address:

Laurel Avenue

Takoma Park, MD 20912

From: Takoma Park Farmers Market

 

My Fellow Soldiers: Letters from World War I

Venue: National Postal Museum

Address:

2 Massachusetts Avenue,North East

Washington, DC 20002

Cost: Free

From: National Postal Museum

Through personal correspondence written on the frontlines and home front, this centennial exhibition uncovers the history of America’s involvement in World War I. The compelling selection of letters illuminates emotions and thoughts engendered by the war that brought America onto the world stage; raised complex questions about gender, race and ethnic relations; and ushered in the modern era. Included are previously unpublished letters by General John Pershing, the general who led the American Expeditionary Forces and a person who understood the power of the medium. In his postwar letter that begins “My fellow soldiers,” he recognized each individual under his command for bravery and service. My Fellow Soldiers: Letters from World War I was created by the Smithsonian’s National Postal Museum in collaboration with the Center for American War Letters at Chapman University. Open 10:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. daily


Monday December 23rd

Story Time at the National Postal Museum

Time: 10:30am to 11:00am

Venue: National Postal Museum

Address:

2 Massachusetts Avenue,North East

Washington, DC 20002

Cost: Free – no registration required

Website: Click to visit the site

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.

 

Broad Branch Farmers’ Market

Time: 7:00am to 8:00pm

Venue: Broad Branch Farmers’ Market

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

Time: 9:00am to 1:00pm

Venue: Palisades Farmers Market

Address:

48th Place NorthWest at MacArthur Boulevard

Washington, DC 20007

From: Palisades Farmers Market

Takoma Park Farmers Market

Time: 10:00am to 2:00pm

Venue: Takoma Park Farmers Market

Address:

Laurel Avenue

Takoma Park, MD 20912

From: Takoma Park Farmers Market

 

My Fellow Soldiers: Letters from World War I

Venue: National Postal Museum

Address:

2 Massachusetts Avenue,North East

Washington, DC 20002

Cost: Free

From: National Postal Museum

Through personal correspondence written on the frontlines and home front, this centennial exhibition uncovers the history of America’s involvement in World War I. The compelling selection of letters illuminates emotions and thoughts engendered by the war that brought America onto the world stage; raised complex questions about gender, race and ethnic relations; and ushered in the modern era. Included are previously unpublished letters by General John Pershing, the general who led the American Expeditionary Forces and a person who understood the power of the medium. In his postwar letter that begins “My fellow soldiers,” he recognized each individual under his command for bravery and service. My Fellow Soldiers: Letters from World War I was created by the Smithsonian’s National Postal Museum in collaboration with the Center for American War Letters at Chapman University. Open 10:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. daily

 

 


Tuesday December 24th

Bouquets and Bubbles Floral Arranging Event

7:00pm to 9:00pm

Tulips

2401, 1207 19th St NW

Washington, DC 20036

(202) 420-9666

$35.00

Website
Tuesdays from 7:00pm-9:00pm

Join us for a night out where you will create a fabulous floral arrangement while sipping on BOTTOMLESS champagne in our lounge! That’s right, BOTTOMLESS champagne. At the end of the event, take your bouquet home in a cute vase and brag to your friends about your new skills. Tickets are limited, so don’t wait to purchase them!

About Tulips
Tulips blends modern cuisine, meticulously crafted cocktails, and exceptional service. We invite guests to experience each room in our beautiful multi-level restaurant, situated in a historic Dupont Circle town home. Tulips’ atmosphere includes a charming dining room, a top-floor lounge, and friendly bar.

For questions please contact 202.420.9666.

Tickets: http://www.tulipsdc.com/bb.php

 

Broad Branch Farmers’ Market

Time: 7:00am to 8:00pm

Venue: Broad Branch Farmers’ Market

Address:

5608 Broad Branch Road NorthWest

Washington, DC 20001

From: Broad Branch Farmers’ Market

 

My Fellow Soldiers: Letters from World War I

Venue: National Postal Museum

Address:

2 Massachusetts Avenue,North East

Washington, DC 20002

Cost: Free

From: National Postal Museum

Through personal correspondence written on the frontlines and home front, this centennial exhibition uncovers the history of America’s involvement in World War I. The compelling selection of letters illuminates emotions and thoughts engendered by the war that brought America onto the world stage; raised complex questions about gender, race and ethnic relations; and ushered in the modern era. Included are previously unpublished letters by General John Pershing, the general who led the American Expeditionary Forces and a person who understood the power of the medium. In his postwar letter that begins “My fellow soldiers,” he recognized each individual under his command for bravery and service. My Fellow Soldiers: Letters from World War I was created by the Smithsonian’s National Postal Museum in collaboration with the Center for American War Letters at Chapman University. Open 10:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. daily


Wednesday December 25th

Breastfeeding Basics

7:00pm to 9:00pm

Anne Arundel Medical Center

2000 Medical Parkway

Annapolis, MD 21401

443-481-1000

$40.00

Website

This class will prepare you for a successful and rewarding breastfeeding experience. You will learn how to prepare for breastfeeding, how to hold your baby, how often and how long to feed, how to avoid common problems and much more. Class fee includes participant and partner. Partners are encouraged to attend.

 

Eastern Market

Time: 7:00am to 7:00pm

Venue: Eastern Market

Address:

225 7th Street South East

Washington, DC 20001

From: Eastern Market

 

Broad Branch Farmers’ Market

Time: 7:00am to 8:00pm

Venue: Broad Branch Farmers’ Market

Address:

5608 Broad Branch Road NorthWest

Washington, DC 20001

From: Broad Branch Farmers’ Market

 

Wednesdays at The One

Time: 5:00pm to 6:30pm

Venue: University Town Center

Address:

6500 America Boulevard

New Carrollton, MD 20784

 

My Fellow Soldiers: Letters from World War I

Venue: National Postal Museum

Address:

2 Massachusetts Avenue,North East

Washington, DC 20002

Cost: Free

From: National Postal Museum

Through personal correspondence written on the frontlines and home front, this centennial exhibition uncovers the history of America’s involvement in World War I. The compelling selection of letters illuminates emotions and thoughts engendered by the war that brought America onto the world stage; raised complex questions about gender, race and ethnic relations; and ushered in the modern era. Included are previously unpublished letters by General John Pershing, the general who led the American Expeditionary Forces and a person who understood the power of the medium. In his postwar letter that begins “My fellow soldiers,” he recognized each individual under his command for bravery and service. My Fellow Soldiers: Letters from World War I was created by the Smithsonian’s National Postal Museum in collaboration with the Center for American War Letters at Chapman University. Open 10:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. daily


Thursday December 26th

National Symphony Orchestra

7:00pm

Kennedy Center – Concert Hall

2700 F Street NW

Washington, DC 20566

Website

 

Breastfeeding Support Group

9:00am to 11:00am

Anne Arundel Medical Center

2002 Medical Parkway,

Annapolis, MD 21401

443-481-1000

Free

Website

Breastfeeding mothers are welcome to this gathering held the second and fourth Thursday of each month. Group is led by a Certified Lactation Consultant. Discussion topics vary and are frequently determined by the participants. Program is very informal and welcoming to breastfeeding mothers regardless of experience or degree of commitment. Bring the baby! Grandmothers and care providers are also welcome.

 

Beautiful Blooms: Flowering Plants on Stamps

10:00am

National Postal Museum

Washington, DC 20001

Admission is always free

Website

October 20, 2017 – July 14, 2019

This exhibition will highlight the variety of flowering plants commemorated on US postage stamps during the past 50 years and will explore artistic themes that emerged during this period. For example, the artwork will portray a variety of flowering plants found in gardens and public spaces throughout the United States and explore the symbiotic relationship between flowering plants, bees, birds and butterflies. The exhibit will display at least 30 pieces of developmental and final artwork used to produce at least 28 flora stamps. The use of stamp art in various phases of development will enable visitors to understand the role design artwork plays in the production of postage stamps. The artwork is borrowed from the renowned Postmaster General’s Art Collection which is on a long-term loan to the Smithsonian’s National Postal Museum.

Open every day (except December 25)

10:00 am to 5:30 pm

Laurel Dutch Country Farmers Market

Time: 9:00am to 6:00pm

Venue: Laurel Dutch Country Farmers Market

Address:

9701 Fort Meade Road

Laurel, MD 20707

From: Laurel Dutch Country Farmers Market

Eastern Market

Time: 7:00am to 7:00pm

Venue: Eastern Market

Address:

225 7th Street South East

Washington, DC 20001

From: Eastern Market

Broad Branch Farmers’ Market

Time: 7:00am to 8:00pm

Venue: Broad Branch Farmers’ Market

Address:

5608 Broad Branch Road NorthWest

Washington, DC 20001

From: Broad Branch Farmers’ Market

 

My Fellow Soldiers: Letters from World War I

Venue: National Postal Museum

Address:

2 Massachusetts Avenue,North East

Washington, DC 20002

Cost: Free

From: National Postal Museum

Through personal correspondence written on the frontlines and home front, this centennial exhibition uncovers the history of America’s involvement in World War I. The compelling selection of letters illuminates emotions and thoughts engendered by the war that brought America onto the world stage; raised complex questions about gender, race and ethnic relations; and ushered in the modern era. Included are previously unpublished letters by General John Pershing, the general who led the American Expeditionary Forces and a person who understood the power of the medium. In his postwar letter that begins “My fellow soldiers,” he recognized each individual under his command for bravery and service. My Fellow Soldiers: Letters from World War I was created by the Smithsonian’s National Postal Museum in collaboration with the Center for American War Letters at Chapman University. Open 10:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. daily

 


Friday December 27th

Laurel Dutch Country Farmers Market

Time: 9:00am to 8:00pm

Venue: Laurel Dutch Country Farmers Market

Address:

9701 Fort Meade Road

Laurel, MD 20707

From: Laurel Dutch Country Farmers Market

Eastern Market

Time: 7:00am to 7:00pm

Venue: Eastern Market

Address:

225 7th Street South East

Washington, DC 20001

From: Eastern Market

Broad Branch Farmers’ Market

Time: 7:00am to 8:00pm

Venue: Broad Branch Farmers’ Market

Address:

5608 Broad Branch Road NorthWest

Washington, DC 20001

From: Broad Branch Farmers’ Market

 

My Fellow Soldiers: Letters from World War I

Venue: National Postal Museum

Address:

2 Massachusetts Avenue,North East

Washington, DC 20002

Cost: Free

From: National Postal Museum

Through personal correspondence written on the frontlines and home front, this centennial exhibition uncovers the history of America’s involvement in World War I. The compelling selection of letters illuminates emotions and thoughts engendered by the war that brought America onto the world stage; raised complex questions about gender, race and ethnic relations; and ushered in the modern era. Included are previously unpublished letters by General John Pershing, the general who led the American Expeditionary Forces and a person who understood the power of the medium. In his postwar letter that begins “My fellow soldiers,” he recognized each individual under his command for bravery and service. My Fellow Soldiers: Letters from World War I was created by the Smithsonian’s National Postal Museum in collaboration with the Center for American War Letters at Chapman University. Open 10:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. daily


Saturday December 28th

Childbirth Express Class

9:00am to 5:00pm

George Washington University Hospital

900 23rd Street

Washington, DC 20037

202-715-4000

$195.00

Website

Our Childbirth Express class is a condensed, interactive course that focuses on assisting moms and their partners in preparing for their labor and birth experience. The class is taught by a Certified Childbirth Educator with ten years of experience.
Objectives include:
– anatomy and physiology,
– what to expect,
– partner’s role,
– comfort techniques,
– pain medications,
– common complications & possible interventions,
– C-section basics,
– postpartum, and
– feeding the baby
Location: George Washington Hospital Auditorium (Basement Level)
If you have any questions about any of the events please call us at (202) 293-5182.

 

Silver Spring Fresh Farm Market

Time: 10:00am to 1:00pm

Venue: Silver Spring Fresh Farm Market

Address:

Ellsworth Drive

Silver Spring, MD 20910

From: Silver Spring Fresh Farm Market

Broad Branch Farmers’ Market

Time: 7:00am to 8:00pm

Venue: Broad Branch Farmers’ Market

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

Time: 7:00am to 7:00pm

Venue: Eastern Market

Address:

225 7th Street South East

Washington, DC 20001

From: Eastern Market

 

My Fellow Soldiers: Letters from World War I

Venue: National Postal Museum

Address:

2 Massachusetts Avenue,North East

Washington, DC 20002

Cost: Free

From: National Postal Museum

Through personal correspondence written on the frontlines and home front, this centennial exhibition uncovers the history of America’s involvement in World War I. The compelling selection of letters illuminates emotions and thoughts engendered by the war that brought America onto the world stage; raised complex questions about gender, race and ethnic relations; and ushered in the modern era. Included are previously unpublished letters by General John Pershing, the general who led the American Expeditionary Forces and a person who understood the power of the medium. In his postwar letter that begins “My fellow soldiers,” he recognized each individual under his command for bravery and service. My Fellow Soldiers: Letters from World War I was created by the Smithsonian’s National Postal Museum in collaboration with the Center for American War Letters at Chapman University. Open 10:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. daily


Sunday December 29th

Maryland Terrapins Mens Basketball vs. Bryant Bulldogs Mens Basketball

Sunday, Dec 29, 2019 at 12:00pm

Xfinity Center – MD

College Park, MD 20742

 

Beautiful Blooms: Flowering Plants on Stamps

10:00am

National Postal Museum

Washington, DC 20001

Admission is always free

Website

October 20, 2017 – July 14, 2019

This exhibition will highlight the variety of flowering plants commemorated on US postage stamps during the past 50 years and will explore artistic themes that emerged during this period. For example, the artwork will portray a variety of flowering plants found in gardens and public spaces throughout the United States and explore the symbiotic relationship between flowering plants, bees, birds and butterflies. The exhibit will display at least 30 pieces of developmental and final artwork used to produce at least 28 flora stamps. The use of stamp art in various phases of development will enable visitors to understand the role design artwork plays in the production of postage stamps. The artwork is borrowed from the renowned Postmaster General’s Art Collection which is on a long-term loan to the Smithsonian’s National Postal Museum.

Open every day (except December 25)

10:00 am to 5:30 pm

 

Broad Branch Farmers’ Market

Time: 7:00am to 8:00pm

Venue: Broad Branch Farmers’ Market

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

Time: 9:00am to 1:00pm

Venue: Palisades Farmers Market

Address:

48th Place NorthWest at MacArthur Boulevard

Washington, DC 20007

From: Palisades Farmers Market

Takoma Park Farmers Market

Time: 10:00am to 2:00pm

Venue: Takoma Park Farmers Market

Address:

Laurel Avenue

Takoma Park, MD 20912

From: Takoma Park Farmers Market

 

My Fellow Soldiers: Letters from World War I

Venue: National Postal Museum

Address:

2 Massachusetts Avenue,North East

Washington, DC 20002

Cost: Free

From: National Postal Museum

Through personal correspondence written on the frontlines and home front, this centennial exhibition uncovers the history of America’s involvement in World War I. The compelling selection of letters illuminates emotions and thoughts engendered by the war that brought America onto the world stage; raised complex questions about gender, race and ethnic relations; and ushered in the modern era. Included are previously unpublished letters by General John Pershing, the general who led the American Expeditionary Forces and a person who understood the power of the medium. In his postwar letter that begins “My fellow soldiers,” he recognized each individual under his command for bravery and service. My Fellow Soldiers: Letters from World War I was created by the Smithsonian’s National Postal Museum in collaboration with the Center for American War Letters at Chapman University. Open 10:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. daily


Monday December 30th

Story Time at the National Postal Museum

Time: 10:30am to 11:00am

Venue: National Postal Museum

Address:

2 Massachusetts Avenue,North East

Washington, DC 20002

Cost: Free – no registration required

Website: Click to visit the site

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.

 

Broad Branch Farmers’ Market

Time: 7:00am to 8:00pm

Venue: Broad Branch Farmers’ Market

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

Time: 9:00am to 1:00pm

Venue: Palisades Farmers Market

Address:

48th Place NorthWest at MacArthur Boulevard

Washington, DC 20007

From: Palisades Farmers Market

Takoma Park Farmers Market

Time: 10:00am to 2:00pm

Venue: Takoma Park Farmers Market

Address:

Laurel Avenue

Takoma Park, MD 20912

From: Takoma Park Farmers Market

 

My Fellow Soldiers: Letters from World War I

Venue: National Postal Museum

Address:

2 Massachusetts Avenue,North East

Washington, DC 20002

Cost: Free

From: National Postal Museum

Through personal correspondence written on the frontlines and home front, this centennial exhibition uncovers the history of America’s involvement in World War I. The compelling selection of letters illuminates emotions and thoughts engendered by the war that brought America onto the world stage; raised complex questions about gender, race and ethnic relations; and ushered in the modern era. Included are previously unpublished letters by General John Pershing, the general who led the American Expeditionary Forces and a person who understood the power of the medium. In his postwar letter that begins “My fellow soldiers,” he recognized each individual under his command for bravery and service. My Fellow Soldiers: Letters from World War I was created by the Smithsonian’s National Postal Museum in collaboration with the Center for American War Letters at Chapman University. Open 10:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. daily

 

 


Tuesday December 31st

Bouquets and Bubbles Floral Arranging Event

7:00pm to 9:00pm

Tulips

2401, 1207 19th St NW

Washington, DC 20036

(202) 420-9666

$35.00

Website
Tuesdays from 7:00pm-9:00pm

Join us for a night out where you will create a fabulous floral arrangement while sipping on BOTTOMLESS champagne in our lounge! That’s right, BOTTOMLESS champagne. At the end of the event, take your bouquet home in a cute vase and brag to your friends about your new skills. Tickets are limited, so don’t wait to purchase them!

About Tulips
Tulips blends modern cuisine, meticulously crafted cocktails, and exceptional service. We invite guests to experience each room in our beautiful multi-level restaurant, situated in a historic Dupont Circle town home. Tulips’ atmosphere includes a charming dining room, a top-floor lounge, and friendly bar.

For questions please contact 202.420.9666.

Tickets: http://www.tulipsdc.com/bb.php

 

Broad Branch Farmers’ Market

Time: 7:00am to 8:00pm

Venue: Broad Branch Farmers’ Market

Address:

5608 Broad Branch Road NorthWest

Washington, DC 20001

From: Broad Branch Farmers’ Market

 

My Fellow Soldiers: Letters from World War I

Venue: National Postal Museum

Address:

2 Massachusetts Avenue,North East

Washington, DC 20002

Cost: Free

From: National Postal Museum

Through personal correspondence written on the frontlines and home front, this centennial exhibition uncovers the history of America’s involvement in World War I. The compelling selection of letters illuminates emotions and thoughts engendered by the war that brought America onto the world stage; raised complex questions about gender, race and ethnic relations; and ushered in the modern era. Included are previously unpublished letters by General John Pershing, the general who led the American Expeditionary Forces and a person who understood the power of the medium. In his postwar letter that begins “My fellow soldiers,” he recognized each individual under his command for bravery and service. My Fellow Soldiers: Letters from World War I was created by the Smithsonian’s National Postal Museum in collaboration with the Center for American War Letters at Chapman University. Open 10:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. daily


 

 

 

 

 

 

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