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Weekly NFL Flag Football for Boys and Girls
$99-$149

Weekly NFL Flag Football for Boys and Girls

September 10 at 10:00 am - October 29 at 2:00 am
Carter Barron Athletic Fields, 1698 Kennedy Street NW
Washington, DC 20011 United States

Non-contact flag football league for boys and girls ages 4-13 (sponsored by NFL Flag / USA Football). Kids will learn the essentials of flag football while having fun in a friendly and supportive environment. Players will love the opportunity to play in the jersey of one of the 32 NFL teams and all will receive […]

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Antony and Cleopatra
30-79

Antony and Cleopatra

October 10 at 7:30 pm - November 19 at 7:00 pm
Folger Theatre, 201 East Capitol Street SE
Washington, DC United States

Julius Caesar is no more, and Mark Antony, at the peak of his political power, is torn between his military duty toward Rome and his passionate love affair with Cleopatra in Egypt. Shakespeare’s romantic tragedy on politics and power, love and jealousy, is presented in-the-round at the historic Folger Theatre.

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“Magnetic Fields: Expanding American Abstraction, 1960s to Today”
$10

“Magnetic Fields: Expanding American Abstraction, 1960s to Today”

October 13 at 10:00 am - October 31 at 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Sunday, repeating until October 31, 2017

National Museum of Women in the Arts, 1250 New York Ave NW
Washington, DC 20005 United States

An effort to make nonrepresentational art more culturally representational, this exhibit takes its name from a vivid 1991 oil painting (above) by late American artist Mildred Thompson, one of 21 African-American women, born between 1891 and 1981, whose works are featured. Other notable pieces include Mary Lovelace O’Neal’s ominous lithograph “Racism Is Like Rain, Either It’s […]

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The Adventures of Peter Pan
35 and up

The Adventures of Peter Pan

October 18 at 8:00 pm - November 19 at 8:00 pm
Synetic Theater, 1800 S. Bell Street
Arlington, VA 22202 United States

Take flight to Neverland with Peter Pan, his Lost Boys and the Darling children! In this magical place filled with fairies, pirates, and mermaids, Peter Pan and crew will battle the delightfully sinister Captain Hook with acrobatics that will leave you on the edge of your seat! This production is recommended for ages 7+ for […]

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“Murder is Her Hobby: Frances Glessner Lee and the Nutshell Studies of Unexplained Death”
Free

“Murder is Her Hobby: Frances Glessner Lee and the Nutshell Studies of Unexplained Death”

October 20 at 10:00 am - October 31 at 7:00 pm
Renwick Gallery, 1661 Pennsylvania Ave NW
Washington, DC 20006 United States

One of the fall’s strangest art offerings is this collection of 19 creepy crime-scene dioramas, which were built to help budding forensic scientists learn how to solve cases. What exactly are these things? And what are they doing in an art museum? We asked Nora Atkinson, the Renwick’s curator of craft, to guide us through […]

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American Cancer Society Making Strides of Breast Cancer of DC
Free, donations welcome

American Cancer Society Making Strides of Breast Cancer of DC

October 29 at 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
RFK Stadium, 4200 East Capitol Street SE
Washington, DC United States

A 5k run and walk to help save lives from breast cancer with the American Cancer Society by raising awareness, raising funds, celebrating survivorship and remembering those lives lost. Making Strides Against Breast Cancer is the largest network of breast cancer fighting events in the nation.

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Pottery on the Hill
$0

Pottery on the Hill

October 29 at 11:00 am - October 30 at 4:00 pm
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One event on October 29, 2017 at 11:00am

Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital, 921 Pennsylvania Ave SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States

Seventeen of the nation’s top ceramic artists bring their handcrafted wares to historic Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital for an exclusive preview reception and free show and sale. Attendees will find functional pottery, which is meant to be integrated into your every day life. Hundreds of mugs and cups, plates, bowls, beer steins […]

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Free

“Vermeer and the Masters of Genre Painting”

October 29 at 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until October 31, 2017

An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Sunday, repeating until October 31, 2017

National Gallery of Art, 6th & Constitution Ave NW
Washington, DC 20565 United States

The last time the National Gallery presented a Vermeer show, in 1995, it was a blockbuster, with predawn lines, a visit from President Clinton, and public fury after a government shutdown closed the museum mid-exhibit. Twenty-two years later, some things are different: This year’s show doesn’t include “Girl With a Pearl Earring,” and it’s harder […]

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