Get the lowdown on how the climate-change debate is playing out on the Hill at a panel discussion at Sixth & I Historic Synagogue led by award-winning journalist Eric Pooley. Pooley, author of The Climate War, poses questions to several influential members of the Environmental Defense Fund’s National Climate Campaign. To purchase tickets ($10) or to receive two free tickets with the purchase of Pooley’s book, click here. 7.
Attention, oenophiles: Head to Mon Ami Gabi in Bethesda for a summer winetasting of 25 wines from across France. Hors d’oeuvres will be provided by chef Andrew Flesichauer. Admission is $25 per person; call 301-654-1234 to reserve your spot. 6 PM.
Get your geek on at the Crystal Screen film festival with 1986’s Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home. The film, which will be shown at 18th and Bell streets, across from the Crystal City Metro station, was directed by Leonard Nimoy and garnered four Academy Award nominations. Arrive early for a Star Trek scavenger hunt, which offers a $50 gift certificate to Jaleo to the winning team. A digital camera is required to participate. The hunt begins at 7:15, and the film starts after sunset, which tonight is just after 8:30. Free.