On the fourth night of Hanukkah, the Washington Jewish Community Center is hosting a happy hour at the Pour House with food and drinks. Attendees are encouraged to bring items such as scarves, gloves, hats, and socks, which will be donated as holiday gifts to the homeless. Tickets ($5) can be purchased here. 6 PM.
Tuesday: Below Zero
Renowned pop-art painter James Rosenquist will discuss his career and sign copies of his memoir, Painting Below Zero: Notes on a Life in Art, at the Corcoran Gallery of Art. Tickets ($20) can be purchased here. 7 PM.
Wednesday: Pink Stockings
Pink Sock, the city’s latest alternative gay dance party, returns to Wonderland Ballroom. Held in the bar’s upstairs area, the party will feature giveaways and a mistletoe make-out station. For more information, click here. 9 PM.
Thursday: My So-Called Jewish Life
The Washington Post’s Ezra Klein, Slate’s David Plotz, and DoubleX’s Hanna Rosin are among the people lined up to share stories about all things Jewish at the Sixth & I Historic Synagogue. Tickets ($12) can be purchased here. 7:30.