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    SEPTEMBER

    National Veterans Legal Services Program Free Know Your Rights Session & Discharge Upgrade & Medical Retirement Clinic

    Thursday, September 12, 2019  - 9:30am-3:30pm

    DC Mayor's Office Of Veterans Affairs, 441 4th Street NW, Suite #707 North

    Attend an informational session on corrections of military records and upgrading less than fully honorable discharges followed by individual consultations with attorneys.  

    www.nvlsp.org/what-we-do/lawyers-serving-warriors

     

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    Fifth Annual Law Rocks Washington DC

    Thursday, September 12, 2019  -   9:30 Club, 815 V Street NW, Washington DC

    6:00pm VIP Doors   7:00pm General Admission   7:30pm Concert

    Law Rocks, alongside presenting sponsors Jenner and Block LLP and Venable LLP, is hosting the Fifth Annual Law Rocks Washington DC on Thursday, September 12. Seven bands of musically talented legal professionals representing over 20 law firms will rock out for local charities.

    will rock out for local charities. Held at the acclaimed 9:30 Club, the night has already raised
    over $70,000.
    Reigning champs Noise in the Basement of Venable will battle against four returning and
    two new bands. The concert features legal professionals from AARP; ASRC Federal; Bank of
    America Private Bank; Concept Law Group; Federal Communications Commission;
    Fennemore Craig, PC; General Dynamics Mission Systems; Gordon Rees Scully Mansukhani
    LLP; Merchant Link; Nydham Law Practice PC; Oracle America; Shulman Rogers; Somos;
    Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox PLLC; The National Music Publishers Association; U.S.
    Goverment; Universal Air Travel Plan (UATP); USTelecom; Venable LLP; and Wilkinson
    Barker Knauer LLP.
    “DC is always a fantastic show,” says Law Rocks Director of Marketing and Development,
    Omi Crawford. “The bands are amazing and the 9:30 Club is such a great venue.” The seven
    participating bands are fundraising to benefit area charities Federal Employee Education
    and Assistance Fund (FEEA), Legal Aid Justice Center, Miriam’s Kitchen, N Street Village,
    Sentinels of Freedom, Together We Bake, and Washington Area Lawyers For the Arts. A
    representative from each organization will appear at the event to introduce the bands.
    The event will be emceed by Daniel Bauman, a native Washingtonian and community activist
    from the real estate arena. In addition to presenting Hall of Fame sponsors, Jenner and
    Block LLP and Venable LLP, the event is made possible by sponsors Bank of America
    Private Bank; General Dynamics Mission Systems; Hogan Lovells LLP; Shulman Rogers,
    Somos; Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox PLLC; Universal Air Travel Plan (UATP); and
    USTelecom.
    The winning band will be selected by three factors: donations raised, tickets and
    sponsorships, and Rock Panel of Judges score. There will also be special recognition for the
    band with the highest marks from the Rock Panel of Judges. The Rock Panel includes Ray
    Bialek of Bialek’s Music; Alex Davila of Adarga Entertainment Group; Zeke Roeser, principal
    at Roeser Law Firm; and music industry vet and American University professor, John
    Simson.
    After seeing success from the first concert in London 2009, Law Rocks brought the event to
    the United States in 2012 and tours to Atlanta, Austin, Chicago, Houston, Los Angeles,
    Philadelphia, New York City, San Francisco, and Salt Lake City in addition to Washington DC,
    with Phoenix and Miami scheduled for 2020.
    As an organization, Law Rocks Global has raised over 3.2 million dollars for various
    nonprofits across the world. The Washington DC concert is followed by events in Seoul,
    London, and Atlanta. For more information, visit the Law Rocks website at lawrocks.org. For
    any questions or inquiries, please contact Omi Crawford, Director of Marketing and
    Development, at omi@lawrocks.org or (213) 259-3110.
    Law Rocks Inc.
    Law Rocks mission is to promote music education for underprivileged youth and raise
    funds for local nonprofit organizations by combining the power of music and the
    generosity of the global legal community. The organization accomplishes their mission
    through epic battle of the band fundraising concerts in cities across the globe that star
    legal professionals-turned-rock-stars. Law Rocks is recognized as a non-profit corporation
    and qualified charity under IRS 501(c)(3). For more information, visit lawrocks.org.
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    Held at the acclaimed 9:30 Club, the night has already raisedover $70,000.Reigning champs Noise in the Basement of Venable will battle against four returning and two new bands. The concert features legal professionals from AARP; ASRC Federal; Bank ofAmerica Private Bank; Concept Law Group; Federal Communications Commission;Fennemore Craig, PC; General Dynamics Mission Systems; Gordon Rees Scully MansukhaniLLP; Merchant Link; Nydham Law Practice PC; Oracle America; Shulman Rogers; Somos;Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox PLLC; The National Music Publishers Association; U.S.Goverment; Universal Air Travel Plan (UATP); USTelecom; Venable LLP; and WilkinsonBarker Knauer LLP.

    The seven participating bands are fundraising to benefit area charities Federal Employee Educationand Assistance Fund (FEEA), Legal Aid Justice Center, Miriam’s Kitchen, N Street Village,Sentinels of Freedom, Together We Bake, and Washington Area Lawyers For the Arts. A representative from each organization will appear at the event to introduce the bands.

    The event will be emceed by Daniel Bauman, a native Washingtonian and community activist from the real estate arena. The winning band will be selected by three factors: donations raised, tickets and sponsorships, and Rock Panel of Judges score. There will also be special recognition for the band with the highest marks from the Rock Panel of Judges.

    The Rock Panel includes Ray Bialek of Bialek’s Music; Alex Davila of Adarga Entertainment Group; Zeke Roeser, principal at Roeser Law Firm; and music industry vet and American University professor, John Simson. 

    Law Rocks is recognized as a non-profit corporationand qualified charity under IRS 501(c)(3). For more information, visit lawrocks.org.###

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    The 27th International Vegetarian Food Fair

    Sunday, September 15, 2019       1-4pm

    Capital Memorial Church, 3150 Chesapeake Street NW, Washington DC

    The congregation is proud to have members from almost 50 countries and will offer an unlimited “sampling” of authentic international vegetarian cuisines. For $15, you can take a small serving of hundreds of items and come back for more! Try foods from Africa, Asia Pacific, Caribbean, Europe, South Asia, Latin America, and North America. All items are vegetarian; many vegan dishes are available too. A cookbook will be available for purchase, so you can make some of these dishes at your leisure!  Proceeds from admission will go to our children's education fund.
    https://www.facebook.com/events/2609012859128980/

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    6TH ANNUAL SUPER H5K RUN, WALK & WHEEL

    Sunday, September 22 - 7am Registration - 8am Race

    The event begins and ends at the Sport & Health Club in Tysons Corner (8250 Greensboro Dr., McLean, Virginia 22102).  The post-race party begins at 9 a.m., with free food, refreshments, music and an awards ceremony.

    All proceeds from the race support MedStar NRN’s adaptive sports programs. These programs enable athletes with disabilities to compete in various sports such as wheelchair basketball,wheelchair tennis, adaptive rowing, sled hockey, wheelchair rugby, hand cycling, and more.

    Funds raised from the Super H race have enabled all of MedStar NRN’s adaptive sports teams to compete at the national level. Our wheelchair basketball team is currently ranked number three in the nation! One of our players, Trevon Jenifer, is also a current member of the U.S. Paralympic basketball team, as well as a two-time medalist (gold and bronze).

    “It is a thrill to see the adaptive athletes take off on their hand cycles, wheelchairs and some with just crutches doing the same event able-bodied athletes do…just a little differently,” said  Harry Freedman, founder of the Super H 5K.

    The race registration fee is $40 online until Thursday, Sept. 19; registration is $45 onsite. The Super H 5K supports the Adaptive Sports Programs with MedStar NRN for children and adults  with physical disabilities, allowing them to pursue healthy, active lifestyles through recreational and competitive sports. Programs range from introductory clinics to elite competitions.

     http://www.superh5k.com/

     

    https://www.facebook.com/SuperH5k/

     

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    Electrify Your Ride VA Hosts Educational Event about Electric Cars 

    Join us on September 22 from 10 am – 2 pm at the Old Town Square Park for a fun and educational event featuring electric cars! To celebrate National Drive Electric Week, local community members will be bringing their own electric cars to share about the benefits of driving electric. In partnership with the City of Fairfax and the Electrify Your Ride VA campaign, this event will showcase currently available models of electric vehicles, provide access to information about charging stations, and give residents an opportunity to check out the cars for themselves.

    This free, family-friendly event is open to the public. Lots of good stuff in store, including:

    ·      FREE refreshments

    ·      Food vendors

    Register for free at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/electrify-your-ride-va-fairfax-tickets-69801170179?aff=ebapi

     

     

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    Sentara Community Day

    Saturday, September 28  10am-2pm  

    2280 Opitz Boulevard, Woodbridge, VA

    This FREE, family friendly community event in the parking lot of our surgical center. Event activities include:

    • Free health screenings
    • Local food trucks
    • Free face painting, balloon artist & other kids activities
    • Rainbow Puppet Show + complimentary book giveaway
    • “Touch-A-Truck” with local fire and police departments
    • And a non-perishable food drive to donate to the ACTS hunger Prevention Center

     

    OCTOBER

    City of Gaithersburg - Arts on the Green-Kentlands Mansion & Arts Barn

    ARTS BARN IN CONCERT

    PAGANINI & BRAHMS with ALESSANDRA CUFFARO

    Oct. 5 - 8pm• Arts Barn

    This violin virtuoso, along with her husband and pianist, Simeone Tartaglione, shares music of Paganini and Brahms. Come le foglie. (“Music notes, like autumn leaves, swirl and float.”)

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    AMEN DENTAL & VISION CLINIC - FREE!

    Sunday October 6, 2019. Clinic hours 7AM - 4PM.

    General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists

    12501 Old Columbia Pike, Silver Spring, MD 20904

    Providers interested in giving in-kind service are welcome to sign up at the website below for this year's clinic event and would be able to receive CE credits from the State of Maryland Board of Dentistry. 

     https://amenfreeclinic.org/free-clinics-info/?clinic=141

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    City of Gaithersburg - Arts on the Green-Kentlands Mansion & Arts Barn

    ARTS BARN JUST FOR FAMILIES 

    OktoBoo! Fest

    Oct. 13  Noon-5pm  Arts Barn

    Boo! at the Barn meets the 28th annual celebration of Oktoberfest for a day of autumn fun. Come dressed in your Halloween splendor and enjoy hands-on craftstricks and treats, and a special selfie moment with the cast of Little Red’s Most Unusual Day. Visual artists can join the Plein Air Paint Out challenge and Arts Barn visitors can view the gallery, watch artist demonstrations and purchase fine arts and crafts.

     

    City of Gaithersburg - Arts on the Green-Kentlands Mansion & Arts Barn

    PETER CASE – Singer Songwriter Series

    Oct. 19 - 3pm workshop • Arts Barn

    3 p.m. workshop • 7:30 p.m. concert 

     

    This three time Grammy nominee’s work sets the bar for authenticity, passion and imagination, spanning genres that include folk, blues and rock.

     

     

    City of Gaithersburg - Arts on the Green-Kentlands Mansion & Arts Barn

    Little Red’s Most Unusual Day by John Davies

    In partnership with Victorian Lyric Opera Company

    Oct. 26 – Nov. 3 Arts Barn

    Saturdays 11 a.m. & 2 p.m.; Sundays 1 p.m. & 3 p.m.

    Red sets off through the woods to visit her ailing grandmother—but she’s not the only one out for a stroll. This production twists life lessons through comedy and drama, set to a score based on the works of Offenbach and Rossini. Recommended for ages 4+

     

    Health and Fitness Expo

    The kickoff event for Marine Corps Marathon Weekend!

    Move through Packet Pick-up hosted at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center then explore more than 100,000 square feet of exhibits and booths. Admission to the Health & Fitness Expo presented by Cigna is free and welcomes participants, family members, friends, supporters, volunteers and general public.

     

    Attendees arrive at the Expo from every state and more than 50 countries to sample nutritious food, try out the latest exercise equipment, test drive technology, explore recovery products and snap motivating selfies. The exhibit floor features sponsors, charities and vendors offering great giveaways, health screenings, literature and selling the latest products. The Expo also showcases several licensed vendors selling MCM-branded merchandise from apparel to art.

     

    When: Friday, October 25, 2019, 10:00 a.m - 8:00 p.m.

     

    Where: The Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center. 201 Waterfront St, National Harbor, MD 20745.

     

    Run with Marines MCM Kids Run

    The MCM Kids Run presented by Virginia529 will be held on Saturday, October 26, 2019 in the Pentagon North Parking lot. Nearly 3,600 children ages 5-12 will participate in the one-mile just-for-fun running challenge. Shuttles from Metro, post-event hospitality, activities, entertainment, games and mascots make this an unforgettable event. The forecast for Saturday includes light rain during the hours of the Kids Run. Please dress young athletes appropriately for the wet conditions. The MCM Kids Run will happen rain or shine.

    When: Saturday, October 26, 2019, 9:30 a.m - 2:00 p.m.

    Where: Pentagon North Parking Lot, Arlington, VA 22202 

    Website: https://www.marinemarathon.com/events/marathon/mcm-weekend/mcm-kids-run


    Walk & 5K to End HIV

    Held for the past 33 years, the Walk & 5K to End HIV is Whitman-Walker Health’s signature fundraiser that calls on thousands of Washington, DC area residents to strap up their shoes and walk or run to support WWH’s mission of providing dependable, high-quality, comprehensive and accessible health care to those infected or affected by HIV/AIDS. Check in begisn at 7:30 a.m.

    When: Saturday, October, 26, 2019, 5K begins at 9:15 a.m, Walk begins at 9:20 a.m.

    Where: The Walk & 5K to End HIV will begin and end at Freedom Plaza (Pennsylvania Avenue and 13th Street, NW). The closest Metro stations are Federal Triangle (Blue/Orange lines) and Metro Center (Blue/Orange/Red lines)

    Website: https://walktoendhiv.org/

    Register: https://walktoendhiv.org/get-involved/register/

     

    Marine Corps Marathon

    Recognized for impeccable organization on a scenic course managed by the US Marines in Arlington, VA and the nation's capital, the Marine Corps Marathon is one of the largest marathons in the US and the world. Known as 'the best marathon for beginners,' the MCM is the largest marathon in the world that doesn't offer prize money, earning its nickname, “The People's Marathon.”

    When: Sunday, October 27, 2019, 7:55 a.m. 

    Where: The MCM start line is located on Route 110 (all lanes) halfway between the Pentagon and Arlington Memorial Drive

    Website: 

    Schedule: https://www.marinemarathon.com/events/marathon/registration

    Registration Cost: $180+

     

    NOVEMBER

    10th National Race to End Women’s Cancer 

    Sunday, Nov. 3, 2019, 9:30 a.m. 

    Freedom Plaza, Washington, DC 

    Join the 2019 National Race to End Women’s Cancer on Sunday, Nov. 3 in Washington, DC. Register for the 5K run or 1-mile walk and enjoy pre-race music and advocate stories. This event brings people together to help #EndWomensCancer by raising awareness and funds for the Foundation for Women’s Cancer.

    All participants (survivors, family, friends, loved ones, clinicians, caregivers, colleagues, and sponsors) are encouraged to fundraise and be an #EverydaySuperhero as a runner, walker or supporter.

    Cash prizes awarded to the top three 5K runners and the top Masters male and female finishers. Prizes also awarded to the top three Survivor runners with overall age group winners recognized online post-race and random door prizes awarded to participants onsite.

    Cost: $45

    Event Contact:

    Foundation for Women’s Cancer

    312-578-1439

    fwcinfo@sgo.org

    https://endwomenscancer.org