Catalogue nonprofits are showcasing their impressive accomplishments at end of year events across our region. Our charities invite you to music performances, holiday parties, theater festivals, and more!
We hope to see you there!
Friday, December 12, 2014
Young Playwrights’ Theater To honor 20 years of imagination, inspiration and young talent, Young Playwrights Theater (YPT) is joining forces with nine other local theater companies to produce 20 of the most celebrated plays from YPT’s history. On Friday, December 12, 2014, at 7pm at Theater J, beloved YPT characters such as Magnet Dude, Tornado Boy and Little Lucy will be reborn in the unique styles of many of the DC region’s favorite theaters. Featuring YPT and: dog & pony dc Faction of Fools Forum Theatre GALA Hispanic Theatre No Rule Theatre Company Pinky Swear Productions Rorschach Theatre The Washington Rogues Wild Women Theare
When: Fri Dec 12 2014 (7:00 PM) Where: Theater J, 1529 16th St NW, Washington, DC 20036 Fee? no Contact: YPT, (202) 387-9173 For more information: click here
Saturday, December 13, 2014
DC Bilingual Public Charter School Still looking for the right Christmas tree this holiday season? Come by DC Bilingual in Columbia Heights to get the perfect one. All proceeds benefit the school!
When: Sat Dec 13 2014 (09:00 AM – 3:00 PM) Where: United States, 1420 Columbia Road, NW, Washington, DC 20009 Fee? yes tree prices vary. Contact: Alice Sadler, (202) 332-4200 ext 1090
Capitol Hill Arts Workshop The CHAW Winter Performance Festival & Arts Showcase will take place throughout the day and throughout our building at 545 7th St. SE. Drop in for some or all of the festivities and kick off the season with lots of great art! Full schedule below, and please do not hesitate to contact us with any questions. We look forward to celebrating the season with you on the 13th! Schedule: 11am-5pm: Art Sales/Shop ‘n Drop and winter class registration in the Gallery 12pm-1pm: Youth Arts Program performances and demonstrations in the Dance Studio; Youth Arts Program Art Show in the Art Studio [Special event 1pm-4pm: Gingerbread House-making fundraiser at St. Mark's Episcopal Church, 3rd and A Sts. SE. Donation-based. Thanks to the generous support of CHAWsome sponsors Phil & Jeanne!] 1:30pm-2:30pm: Youth Music and Dance performances in the Dance Studio 2pm-3pm: Faction of Fools Theatre Company Benefit Performance for Homeless Children’s Playtime Project in the Black Box Theatre 4pm-5:30pm: Adult class performances 5:30pm-7pm: Student Art Show Opening & Reception with wine and cheese All events taking place at CHAW on festival day are free and open to the public–just bring your love of art, and we’ll provide the holiday cheer!
When: Sat Dec 13 2014 (11:00 AM – 7:00 PM) Where: Capitol Hill Arts Workshop, 545 7th St SE, Washington, DC 20003 Fee? no Contact: Capitol Hill Arts Workshop, (202) 547-6839 For more information: click here
Falls Church-McLean Children’s Center Concert of Sacred and Secular Holiday Music presented by the Woman’s Club of McLean Chorale to benefit the Falls Church-McLean Children’s Center. The Chorale is comprised of former professional chanteurs now residing in McLean. A bake sale of holiday fare will follow the performance. The concert is free; donations welcome.
When: Sat Dec 13 2014 (2:00 PM – 3:30 PM) Where: United States, 7230 Idylwood Road, Falls Church, Virginia 22043 Fee? no Contact: Renee Boyle, (703) 534-4907
Fairfax Choral Society Enjoy an afternoon of seasonal music interwoven with short, winter proverbs and witty observations performed by our very own West & South Campus youth choristers.
When: Sat Dec 13 2014 (5:00 PM) Where: First Baptist Church of Herndon, 681 Elden St., Herndon, VA 20170 Fee? yes At the door: $25 adults; $10 Students (children 4 & under free) – lower prices in advance via the website Contact: Christi Esterly Schwarten, (703) 642-3277 For more information: click here
Sunday, December 14, 2014
Washington Area Bicyclist Association WABA needs your heklp with including family biking priorities in our events, advocacy and education. So please join us on December 14, 2014 for our Family Biking Town Hall meeting. Using input activities and a facilitated discussion we’ll gather information from families and those who work with youth in the Washington area. With the information you provide, we can set realistic goals, raise funds, hire staff, and implement family biking programming and priorities. This is a family-friendly event, all ages are welcome and childcare will be provided on-site.
When: Sun Dec 14 2014 (1:00 PM – 3:00 PM) Where: Mt. Pleasant Public Library, 3160 16th ST NW, Washington, DC 20010 Fee? no Contact: WABA, (202) 518-0524 For more information: click here
Monday, December 15, 2014
The Choral Arts Society of Washington Join the Choral Arts Young Patrons for the 5th Annual Carosl & Cocktails. This year we celebrate the music and culture of Argentina with Fuego y Hielo — Fire and Ice. Tickets include a ticket to the Choral Arts’ Holiday Concert, A Capital Christmas, at the Kennedy Center, and admission to our exclusive after-party featuring hors d’oeuvres, beer and Argentine wine at the City Tavern Club.
When: Mon Dec 15 2014 (7:00 PM – 11:00 PM) Where: Kennedy Center Concert Hall, 2700 F ST NW, Washington, DC 20566 Fee? yes Tickets: $99 Contact: The Choral Arts Society of Washington, (202) 244-4244
The Theatre Lab School of the Dramatic Arts The Theatre Lab’s 2014 Honors Conservatory concludes with their Final Showcase on December 15 at 7:30 pm. The evening will feature a collection of the students favorite monologues and scenes they have performed this year. Admission is free. Come help them celebrate a year of hard work and great achievement.
When: Mon Dec 15 2014 (7:30 PM) Where: The Theatre Lab, 733 8th St NW, Washington, DC 20001 Fee? no Contact: The Theatre Lab, (202) 824-0449
Thursday, December 18, 2014
DC Bilingual Public Charter School On December 18th, DCB Parents will be hosting a Red Tag Sale at our 1420 Columbia Road location from 4:00 – 7:00 pm. Stop by to snag some great deals on holiday gifts! All proceeds will benefit the Global LEADers program and the 5th grade excursion to Puerto Rico.
When: Thu Dec 18 2014 (4:00 PM – 7:00 PM) Where: DC Bilingual, 1420 Columbia Road, NW, Washington, DC 20009 Fee? no Contact: Alice Sadler, (202) 332-4200 ext 1090