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Dance Place (3500 12th Street NE)
A 12-week public art celebration offering free cultural events and promoting creative expression, Artland Temporium events include exhibits, dance, concerts, poetry readings, and games and free to the public. Check out the full schedule for this weekend right here.
DCAC (2438 18th Street NW)
Loose Ends, the final exhibition of the current members of Sparkplug, DCAC’ artists collective, opens this Friday at 7:00 PM. Through video, photography, painting and sculpture these artists study themes of shifting frames, deconstruction of systems, and neo-romanticism. Plus, DADA Returns continues this weekend and the Capital City Showcase is coming up on Saturday.
Smith Center for Healing and the Arts (One-day retreat)
All day Saturday, the Smith Center’s Retreat helps participants strengthen their innate healing mechanisms; the schedule includes gentle yoga, stress reduction, discussions, creative activities, and talks on nutrition and healing. To all participants, have a relaxing and affirming day!
DC SCORES (Maryland SoccerPlex, 18031 Central Park Circle, Boyds, MD)
The largest annual charity soccer tournament in the region, the DC SCORES Cup pits local law firms and corporations against each other in a fun, competitive environment on Saturday from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM. Best of luck to the teams and DC SCORES!
Accokeek Foundation (3400 Bryan Point Road, Accokeek, MD)
Green Thumbs, a volunteer group that is open to gardeners of all ages and skill levels, will work together in the garden space on Saturday from 9:00 AM to noon; learn more right here.
Joseph’s House (1730 Lanier Place NW)
You are warmly invited to a free, one-hour “walk and talk” tour on Saturday at 10:30 AM; coffee, tea, and muffins will be served. RSVP by calling (202) 328-9161.
Nick’s Place (Baltimore Boulevard, College Park, MD)
A safe and sober home for men who have completed an addiction treatment program, Nick’s Place will host a bowling fundraiser at the AMF Bowling Lanes (sponsored by PMG) on Saturday at 7:00 PM. Call (301) 937-0455 to learn more.
Potomac Conservancy (Boathouse at Fletcher’s Cove, 4940 Canal Rd NW)
Meet at 10:00 AM on Sunday to be a Canal Steward — pick up trash, prune vegetation, and repair the towpath and trails within the C & O Canal National Historical Park; no need to bring supplies, just wear clothes that can get dirty! Learn more here.