Monday, April 14: Thai Restaurant Week
April showers don’t usually call for celebration—unless you take part in the Songkran Water Festival, Thailand’s New Year’s festivities held every April. This year, area restaurants are celebrating Songkran by holding the first-ever Thai Restaurant Week tonight through Saturday, April 19. Spearheaded by the Thai Embassy, 20 local Thai restaurants will offer special menus, discounts, holiday activities, and samplings of Thai fruit. Get details and participating restaurants here.
Tuesday, April 15: Chill at Yoga Week
Detox from the fast pace of Washington life by heading to one of 15 participating yoga studios during the third annual DC Yoga Week, which goes through Friday, April 18. Studios are offering free or $5 classes. For details, click here.Wednesday, April 16: Chat with Standup Comic Aaron Karo
Popular standup comedian Aaron Karo is coming to the 9:30 Club on Friday—but on Wednesday you’ll have the opportunity to ask him anything you want in our online chat. Read more about him and submit a question here.
Thursday, April 17: Dude It Up at a Big Lebowski Fest
Years later, The Big Lebowski is still a cult fave and a cultural touchstone. Get in on the fun with the Arlington Cinema ’n’ Drafthouse’s party tonight. Dude Fest will have trivia, bowling, live music from the movie’s soundtrack, and, of course, a screening of The Big Lebowski itself. $8; 8 PM. Read how to get tickets here.