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Keep your social calendar busy with WUSA’s New Events feature!

Keep your social calendar busy with WUSA’s New Events feature!

Looking for something fun to do this weekend? Check out on the new Events guide at the top of the page. We’ve taken all the work out of finding out what’s happening in your neighborhood- just click where you live and you have everything at your fingertips! Looking for something to do with your kids? We have a family friendly activities section. Interested in art? We have exhibit listings. Want to explore a different part of the city? Click the neighborhood and we can show you what’s happening. Planning your weekend has never been easier!

Spring into Bocce

Spring into Bocce

If you like specials on quality beers; an excuse to make endless ball jokes; or building a social network after-hours, then DC Bocce is perfect for you.

This spring you can enjoy the nice weather and play bocce at various locations in DC/VA/MD: Arlington, Bethesda, Capitol Hill, Crystal City, Columbia Heights Adams Morgan, or Dupont.

The Season runs for eight weeks including a play-off tournament, two end-of-season events, contests, giveaways, and food & drink specials after each night's match.

Bocce is a great game that is enjoyed by players of all ages and abilities, and DC Bocce is a league that is well organized and easy to make friends in.

Visit DCBocce.com to register for the season, which begins the week of April 18th, and to find out more information about the League.

National Cherry Blossom Photo Contest Submissions Open Until April, 9

This story comes to us from Christina Miller:

Capital Bikeshare Launches New 5-Day Membership

Capital Bikeshare Launches New 5-Day Membership

From DDOT:

(Washington, D.C.) In anticipation of the hundreds of thousands of visitors expected at this year’s National Cherry Blossom Festival, and with tourist season right around the corner, Capital Bikeshare has introduced a new 5-day membership option. The new 5-day membership, priced at $15, is geared specifically towards visitors to the nation’s capital and offers significant savings over the purchase of five individual day memberships priced at $5 a day. The membership is available for purchase at all Capital Bikeshare stations. Even before the festival kicks off, Capital Bikeshare has reached an exciting milestone: Tuesday night a member logged the 250,000th Bikeshare trip, just six months after the program’s launch in September 2010.

Bike Swap on Capitol Hill: Save the Date!

Bike Swap on Capitol Hill: Save the Date!

Why buy some newfangled bikes, gear and other thingies when you can purchase bikes for a fraction of the cost, find clothing and swap parts all in one place? If this sounds like a perfectly reasonable and practical use of a Saturday to you, head on down to the North Hall of the Eastern Market on April 2nd for the First Annual Pedal Pusher’s Bike Swap.  Hours are 8:30 am -2 pm and you can find it at the corner of 7th Street NE and North Carolina Avenue.

MTV'S "The Real World" To Host Open Casting Call in Adams Morgan

MTV'S "The Real World" To Host Open Casting Call in Adams Morgan

Saturday, April 2, MTV's "The Real World" will have an open casting call at Town Tavern in Adams Morgan for their 26th season.  

The casting session will last from 10:00 A.M.-5:00 P.M., and hopefuls are asked to bring with them a form of photo ID as well as a recent photo of themselves.  The photo will not be given back to you, so don't bring something you'll miss.

You must be over the age of 18 to apply, and should "appear" to be between 18 and 24.

Town Tavern is located at 2323 Eighteenth Street N.W..

If you can't attend the casting call but want to throw your hat in the ring, not to worry---you can apply via e-mail.  Log onto the Bunim/Murray website for more info.

 

 

 

Mr. (Kevin) Smith Goes to Washington, DCIFF Wrap-Up

Mr. (Kevin) Smith Goes to Washington, DCIFF Wrap-Up

Tomorrow, Tuesday March 15, filmmaker Kevin Smith will be presenting his new film Red State at the Warner Theater. Smith, famous for comedic films like Clerks and Chasing Amy as well as being the quiet half of Jay and Silent Bob, departs from his usual humorous territory to dabble in horror. Red State centers around characters inspired by Westboro Baptist Church and its founder, Fred Phelps. Westboro Baptist has achieved national infamy for its controversial protests at the funerals of U.S. servicemen.