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Washington, DC Weekend Guide: May 9 – 11, 2014

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Washington, DC Weekend Guide: May 9 – 11, 2014

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It’s finally Friday and the weekend looks bright! Tennis, Yoga, Embassy Tours, and Dolley Derby!

(Photo Credit: WTEF)

(Photo Credit: WTEF)


1. The Tennis Ball Benefitting The Washington Tennis & Education Foundation – Tonight is the annual Tennis Ball benefitting the Washington Tennis & Education Foundation, an educational and tennis organization for underprivileged youth in Washington DC. Their gala this evening will help raise money to increase athletic and academic enrichment of children in Washington, D.C. To learn more about the Foundation and their impact on our community click here. *Business attire
 
 
Elizabeth Kane & Chris Weiner 2013 WTEF Gala (Photo Credit: Elizabeth Kane)

Elizabeth Kane & Chris Weiner 2013 WTEF Gala (Photo Credit: Elizabeth Kane)


WHEN: Friday, May 9, 2014 – 6 – 9:30 p.m.
WHERE:
The Ritz-Carlton Downtown

1150 22nd Street, NW
Washington, D.C. 20037
Ph. 202-835-0500 

TICKETS: Please click here to purchase tickets.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2. Lipstick Yoga – Busy week? Enjoy a fun afternoon of yoga at the Georgetown Waterfront! Bring your yoga mats, mingle with fabulous women, and enjoy swag bags from some great sponsors including: CorePower YogaArtist Elite, VitaCocoHonest Tea, and Kabin. Proceeds will benefit The Mentor Foundation USA, an organization that partners with the business community, government agencies and schools to create healthy and productive pathways for youth. *If there is rain contact the organizer at Michael@mentorfoundation.org to find out details.
Lipstick Yoga Details/Invite (Photo Credit: Artist Elite)

Lipstick Yoga Details/Invite (Photo Credit: Artist Elite)


WHEN: Saturday, May 10, 2014 from 11 a.m.  – 2 p.m.
*Yoga lessons will begin promptly at noon
WHERE:
Georgetown Waterfront
Water St, NW
Georgetown, DC 20007
TICKETS: $25.00 per person. Please click here to purchase ticketx.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
3. Shortcut To Europe– You’re invited to celebrate international culture this weekend and kick-off Europe Month in Washington, D.C.! Special highlights will include a tour of the British Embassy and gardens! To find out more about which embassies are included, and specific events click here.
(Photo Credit: Elizabeth Kane)

(Photo Credit: Elizabeth Kane)


WHEN: Saturday, May 10, 2014 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
WHERE:
Information Tents will be located at the following locations:

Dupont Circle West on Massachusetts Ave. NW

Van Ness St. & Connecticut Ave. NW

22nd & K Streets NW (EU Delegation)
TICKETS: Open to the public – free
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
4. Dolley Derby Benefitting Youth for Tomorrow – Come and celebrate Dolley Madison’s 246th Birthday with the Ladies of The Madison! The Madison of Washington, D.C. hosts an Annual Dolley Derby in support of a specified non-profit that they support, and this year they will support Youth for Tomorrow, a non-profit that serves boys and girls who have abandoned or abused. Your favorite ladies of The Madison Board will be guest bartending and serving up drink specials all night long! Don’t forget your Lilly and hats! A swag bag will be awarded to the lady with the cutest derby outfit!

Dolley Derby Invite (Photo Credit: The Madison DC)

Dolley Derby Invite (Photo Credit: The Madison DC)


The Madison is a professional, civic and social  organization of 100 young women in the greater DC area, representing a  broad range of careers, who seek to improve their communities and  enhance their lives through volunteerism.
WHEN: Saturday, May 10, 2014 at 9 p.m.
WHERE:
Smith Point
1338 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
Washington, D.C. 20007
TICKETS: $10.00 per person

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In 2008, I launched AskMissA.com which grew from my personal blog into a site with 700 writers, covering the intersection of charity & lifestyle in 20 U.S. cities. With Charity + Life, I am going back to a personal blog where I can share my favorite things, and continue to shine a light on nonprofits, and cause marketing campaigns to inspire others to give as they live.

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