Washington, DC Weekend Guide: May 9 – 11, 2014
It’s finally Friday and the weekend looks bright! Tennis, Yoga, Embassy Tours, and Dolley Derby!
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
WHEN: Friday, May 9, 2014 – 6 – 9:30 p.m.
The Ritz-Carlton Downtown
1150 22nd Street, NW
Washington, D.C. 20037
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 Yoga, Artist Elite, VitaCoco, Honest 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.
WHEN: Saturday, May 10, 2014 from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
*Yoga lessons will begin promptly at noon
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.
WHEN: Saturday, May 10, 2014 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
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!
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.
1338 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
Washington, D.C. 20007
TICKETS: $10.00 per person