The 25th Annual Giant National Capital BBQ Battle

The 25th Annual

Giant National Capital BBQ Battle

America’s Food & Music Festival

June 24th & 25th, 2017 * Pennsylvania Ave, (3rd to 7th Streets) NW * Washington, D.C.

30 Bands on 3 Stages, Cooking Demos, Lots of Free Food Samples, Exhibits, Contests and More!

Benefiting The Capital Area Food Bank and USO of Metropolitan Washington

One of our Nation’s Largest and Most Popular Annual Food and Music Festivals, the Giant National Capital Barbecue Battle officially kicks off the 2017 Summer Season on June 24 and 25, 2017. For more than two decades, The Barbecue Battle has been cooking up lots of great food, music & fun on America’s Main Street, Pennsylvania Avenue. This exciting event offers Washington D.C. area residents and visitors alike, a two-day line-up of everything from tempting BBQ & Grilled food samples to cooking demonstrations, interactive exhibits and non-stop live entertainment on three music stages.

 

DATE AND TIME

Sat, Jun 24, 2017, 11:00 a.m. – Sun, Jun 25, 2017, 7:00 p.m. EDT

LOCATION

Giant National Capital BBQ Battle
555 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20001

Washington Folk Festival

21st Annual DC Lupus Summit

DATE AND TIME
Sat, May 13, 2017
1:00 P.M. – 5:00 P.M. EDT

LOCATION
Washington Hospital Center’ Alice and Russell True Auditorium
110 Irving Street, NW
Washington, DC 20010

DESCRIPTION

The Lupus Foundation of America, DC, MD, VA Chapter presents our 21st Annual DC Lupus Summit. The LFA-DMV Chapter is dedicated to equipping those living with lupus with leading medical education surrounding lupus from experts. It is our goal to provide our constituents with the knowledge to understand lupus in order to live a better life with lupus.

Summit sessions:

Arthur Weinstein, MD, Keynote

Diagnostic and Treatment Innovations in SLE:

Is Treat to Target Possible?

Christopher Collins, M.D.

The Lupus Umbrella- Spectrum of Lupus

Donald Thomas, M.D.

Are my Pains and Fatigue caused by Lupus or something else?

Kostas Loupasakis, M.D.

New Guidelines regarding SLE and Pregnancy

THIS IS A FREE EDUCATIONAL EVENT OFFERED TO LUPUS PATIENTS AND THEIR FAMILIES

21st Annual DC Lupus Summit

DATE AND TIME
Sat, May 13, 2017
1:00 P.M. – 5:00 P.M. EDT

LOCATION
Washington Hospital Center’ Alice and Russell True Auditorium
110 Irving Street, NW
Washington, DC 20010

DESCRIPTION

The Lupus Foundation of America, DC, MD, VA Chapter presents our 21st Annual DC Lupus Summit. The LFA-DMV Chapter is dedicated to equipping those living with lupus with leading medical education surrounding lupus from experts. It is our goal to provide our constituents with the knowledge to understand lupus in order to live a better life with lupus.

Summit sessions:

Arthur Weinstein, MD, Keynote

Diagnostic and Treatment Innovations in SLE:

Is Treat to Target Possible?

Christopher Collins, M.D.

The Lupus Umbrella- Spectrum of Lupus

Donald Thomas, M.D.

Are my Pains and Fatigue caused by Lupus or something else?

Kostas Loupasakis, M.D.

New Guidelines regarding SLE and Pregnancy

THIS IS A FREE EDUCATIONAL EVENT OFFERED TO LUPUS PATIENTS AND THEIR FAMILIES

Girls in Gis

Join us for the first Girls in Gis event in DC!! We are very excited to be hosting this event with our amazing hosts! We’ve got amazing hosts, giveaways and much more!! 

Girls in Gis is a community of women and girls in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu that come together through free or donation based training events which are hosted, instructed, and attended only by females. It’s our time to come together and take over the mats! Women and girls of all ages and skill levels are welcome to attend from any academy affiliation. We welcome beginners and don’t require any experience.Our events are designed for 100% participation. However, we do allow female chaperone to accompany participants as spectators. Our hope is that once they see how much fun BJJ is, they will be inspired to participate too. But no pressure. 🙂 If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to contact us girlsingis@gmail.com

Doors open at 1:30 pm. Event begins promptly at 2:00 pm. Please arrive on time and ready to train.

GIGDC- will be hosted by Jen Hall, Liz Sussan, Samantha Faulhaber and Maia Matalon

All proceeds from donations made go to our guest instructor for their time and efforts to further the sport for females in BJJ.

ALL PARTICIPANTS MUST REGISTER ONLINE. ONLINE REGISTRATION WILL BE CLOSED ONCE WE REACH CAPACITY OF 200 PARTICIPANTS. WALK INS WILL NOT BE ALLOWED ONCE CAPACITY IS REACHED.

Tickets are non-refundable, non-transferable and all sales are final.

Please join us in support of N Street Village and bring an in-kind donation. For each donation you earn an additional raffle ticket.

Top 10 in-kind donations can be found at: http://www.nstreetvillage.org/get-involved/donate-goods/

For more information or to register click link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/girls-in-gis-dc-special-event-tickets-32368259335?aff=es2

 

Girls in Gis

Join us for the first Girls in Gis event in DC!! We are very excited to be hosting this event with our amazing hosts! We’ve got amazing hosts, giveaways and much more!! 

Girls in Gis is a community of women and girls in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu that come together through free or donation based training events which are hosted, instructed, and attended only by females. It’s our time to come together and take over the mats! Women and girls of all ages and skill levels are welcome to attend from any academy affiliation. We welcome beginners and don’t require any experience.Our events are designed for 100% participation. However, we do allow female chaperone to accompany participants as spectators. Our hope is that once they see how much fun BJJ is, they will be inspired to participate too. But no pressure. 🙂 If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to contact us girlsingis@gmail.com

Doors open at 1:30 pm. Event begins promptly at 2:00 pm. Please arrive on time and ready to train.

GIGDC- will be hosted by Jen Hall, Liz Sussan, Samantha Faulhaber and Maia Matalon

All proceeds from donations made go to our guest instructor for their time and efforts to further the sport for females in BJJ.

ALL PARTICIPANTS MUST REGISTER ONLINE. ONLINE REGISTRATION WILL BE CLOSED ONCE WE REACH CAPACITY OF 200 PARTICIPANTS. WALK INS WILL NOT BE ALLOWED ONCE CAPACITY IS REACHED.

Tickets are non-refundable, non-transferable and all sales are final.

Please join us in support of N Street Village and bring an in-kind donation. For each donation you earn an additional raffle ticket.

Top 10 in-kind donations can be found at: http://www.nstreetvillage.org/get-involved/donate-goods/

For more information or to register click link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/girls-in-gis-dc-special-event-tickets-32368259335?aff=es2

 

AWLA’s annual Walk for the Animals

Saturday, May 6 – 8:00 AM – 1:00 PM

AWLA’s annual Walk for the Animals is the shelter’s biggest fundraiser. Participants raise money for homeless and helpless animals by registering to walk and soliciting pledges. Every dollar counts. This year our goal is $85,000 and WE NEED YOUR HELP to achieve it.

Click here for more information:  https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2017-awla-walk-for-the-animals-registration-32548209571?bbemailid=3520425&bblinkid=42257033&bbejrid=248549645

DC Beer Festival

The DC Beer Festival returns to Nationals Park, bringing together dozens of craft breweries and featuring fall seasonal beers. Taking place throughout the stadium’s concourse including Centerfield Plaza, Budweiser Brew House, Bud Light Loft and Budweiser Terrace, the DC Beer Fest will have over a dozen food trucks throughout as well as lawn games, DJs, and more! Admission is $45 with a choice of two sessions: noon to 3pm and 5pm to 8pm.

Admissions includes unlimited tastings, with food sold separately.

*This is a 21 and over event. This event is rain or shine.

**Tickets can be refunded or exchanged for another session up until Saturday, April 15th.

DATE AND TIME
Sat, April 22, 2017
12:00 PM – 8:00 PM EDT

LOCATION
Nationals Park
1500 South Capitol Street Southeast
Washington, DC 20003

Click here for more details.

 

SIGN UP FOR FREE FITNESS CLASSES

Pilates is a great exercise that focuses on getting your core in shape and if you have never tried it then this is the perfect opportunity for you to do so. You see 2Fitt Wellness is having an open house and not only are we having prizes and snacks but we are also giving you the opportunity to sign up for free classes throughout the day. We look forward to hosting you at our open house and we cannot wait to see you there.

 Here are the details:
2Fitt Wellness
Address: 526 H St. 2nd Floor, Washington DC 20002

 Date and Time
Sat, April 15, 2017
10:00 AM – 3:00 PM EDT

To register click the link here

 

SIGN UP FOR FREE FITNESS CLASSES

Pilates is a great exercise that focuses on getting your core in shape and if you have never tried it then this is the perfect opportunity for you to do so. You see 2Fitt Wellness is having an open house and not only are we having prizes and snacks but we are also giving you the opportunity to sign up for free classes throughout the day. We look forward to hosting you at our open house and we cannot wait to see you there.

 Here are the details:
2Fitt Wellness
Address: 526 H St. 2nd Floor, Washington DC 20002

 Date and Time
Sat, April 15, 2017
10:00 AM – 3:00 PM EDT

To register click the link here

 

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