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Violence Prevention Seminar in Downtown

EVENT NOTICE FROM DC PARKS AND RECREATION:

March 11, 2011 
Violence Prevention Seminar 
Kennedy Recreation Center, 1401 7th Street NW 
Time: 6pm - 7pm 
Ages: 13 and up 
The series Public Safety and Gun Violence Prevention "A Global Problem...A Global Solution" seminars continue. This highlights the results of gun violence and bad choices and alternatives. For more information, call Curtis Mozie at (202)671-4794.

Bike to Work Day is (Sort Of) Almost Here!

Bike to Work Day is (Sort Of) Almost Here!

Bike to Work Day, the culminating event for Bike to Work Week, is quickly approaching. Well, actually, it’s not until May 20th, but it’s not too soon to start planning! Registration is now open on the Washington Area Bicyclist Association website, which also gives you all the information you need to know to have fun, be safe and win free stuff. Here are some key things to know:

Wizards to Host Viewing Parties in Northern Virginia

Wizards to Host Viewing Parties in Northern Virginia

From Monumental Sports:

WASHINGTON, D.C. –The Washington Wizards will host viewing parties on Friday February 25 to support the team as they face the Miami Heat. Although the game will tip-off at 7:00 pm, fans will have the chance to get ready for the game at Grevey’s  with happy hour specials starting at 6:00 pm. Specials include $3.50 Budweiser and Bud Light as well as the Kentucky Burger as a salute to Wizards guard John Wall.   Icons will join the viewing fun at 9:00 with $3 Michelob ultras, $5 chicken phillys and $9 Budweiser pitchers. In addition, fans will have a chance to win prizes that include tickets to a Wizards game as well as autographed jerseys.

The National Broadband Plans' Impact on the Underserved: And What Does It Mean?

Since the announcement regarding the National Broadband Plan efforts - we have seen and heard of education and training centers proping up all over the country. Assisting residents in learning how to use and benefit from getting on the internet.But, with all these efforts - how does it affect the underserved communities?

The Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies Media and Technology Institute Invites you to a Technology Policy Forum on

The National Broadband Plan and the Underserved 

One Year Later

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 2, 2011 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM

National Press Club
Holeman Lounge
529 14th Street, Northwest
Washington, DC  20045

Breast Screening and Treatment in an Evolving Health Care Landscape

This story comes to us from Tim Kopper:

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Susan G. Komen for the Cure Advocacy Alliance will host a luncheon on Capitol Hill at noon on February 17, 2011 to examine the state of breast health care and the future of women’s access to life-saving early detection and prevention services.

Dreams for Kids and the Washington Capitals team up for Extreme Recess Hockey

Dreams for Kids and the Washington Capitals team up for Extreme Recess Hockey

Today the Washington Capitals and Dreams for Kids joined together give children with physical and developmental disabilities the chance to get on the ice rink and play hockey! For many of the children, it was their very first time. There are over 12,000 children living with disabilities in DC, so this event is aimed at empowering this children as well as spreading awareness about the power that athletics can have in the lives of all children, disabled or not.

Here is a video from a recent clinic with the Washington Nationals http://vimeo.com/6105680 and check out the photos from today’s Extreme Recess. The event today is still going on. It started at 11:30 a.m. and runs until 3:00 p.m. in the Kettler Ice-Plex where the Capitals practice in Arlington.  

Thursday Date Nights at the Corcoran

Thursday Date Nights at the Corcoran

Treat your date on a romantic evening at the Corcoran any Thursday in February for Thursday Date Nights!  Enjoy two-for-one gallery admission between 5 - 9 p.m. and Cafe specials featuring "Champagne & Kisses," which includes two glasses of champagne and chocolate covered strawberries or a cheese and fruit plate ($15). 

Date nights:

February 17

February 24

Print this coupon and present it to the front desk upon admission to receive the Thursday Date Nights special.