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    NBC4 Community Calendar
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    Here is a look at some of the events sponsored by NBC4's community partners, and other events happening in our community, in coming months. 

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    NOVEMBER

    DryHome's Free Roof for the Holidays
    DryHome Roofing and Siding, a Sterling, VA- based roofing company, is accepting nominations through November 30, 2018, for its 15th annual Free Roof for the Holidays program for a deserving Northern Virginia-based individual, family or nonprofit in need of a free roof. 
    November 1, 2018 - November 30, 2018 
    Contact:  info@dryhome.com.

    Tot Swap Children’s Consignment Sales
    TotSwap is a great way for families to save while shopping for quality new and used children’s items. 
    Nov 1, 2018 - April 28, 2018 

    US Capitol Family Thursdays and Saturdays
    November 1, 2018 - November 29, 2018
    Thursdays at 1:30 p.m. Saturdays at 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.
    Write letters to soldiers serving the country today and make a poppy while learning about the history of Armistice Day.
    The U.S. Capitol Visitor Center
    First St NE
    Washington, D.C. 20515 

    Damageable Perfection: Works by 2018 Artist of the Year Euyoung Hong
    Art exhibition, artist talk, & public opening reception
    Opening Reception: Friday, November 9, at 6:00 pm
    On View: November 9- November 30, 2018 (open M-F, 9am-noon & 1:30-5:30pm)
    Korean Cultural Center
    2370 Massachusetts Ave. NW
    Washington, D.C 20008

    Tribe: Contemporary Photography from the Arab World
    Tribe: Contemporary Photography from the Arab World is an exhibition highlighting a selection of artists published within the eight editions of Tribe—a magazine founded in Dubai that is dedicated to covering developments in photography and new media from the Arab World.
    Sunday, November 10, 2018, - Sunday, December 16, 2018
    Katzen Arts Center at the American University Museum
    4400 Massachusetts Ave NW
    Washington, D.C. 20016

    Ian Jehle: Dynamical Systems
    Ian Jehle, a DC-based artist and American University faculty member, has long been known for his sensitive, large scale portraits of members of the Washington art community. 
    Sunday, November 10, 2018 - Sunday, December 16, 2018
    Katzen Arts Center at the American University Museum
    4400 Massachusetts Ave NW
    Washington, D.C. 20016

    DC's Unconducted Orchestra Plays Beethoven 6
    On November 18, at 5pm, the Ars Nova Chamber Orchestra will perform
    Mozart, Berlioz, and Beethoven in St. John's Church, Lafayette Square.
    Washington, DC—The Ars Nova Chamber Orchestra (ANCO) has announced
    its full program for the November 18 full-orchestra season opener at St.
    John's Church, Lafayette Square. In addition to Beethoven's sixth symphony
    (the "Pastoral"), the orchestra will perform Mozart's Don Giovanni Overture
    and, with soprano Tracy Labrecque-Pearson, selections from Les nuits d'été
    (Summer Nights), the Op. 7 song cycle by Hector Berlioz.
    ANCO is spending its 2018-19 season in residency at St. John's Church,
    Lafayette Square. The church is rich in DC history, both political and musical:
    President Lincoln sometimes walked across the Square to attend services,
    and Benjamin Latrobe (the architect of the Capitol) designed the church
    building then served as its first organist.
    This fall's ANCO concert begins at 5pm, November 18, 2018. St. John's
    Church, Lafayette Square, is at 16th and H Streets NW, Washington, DC
    20005. Tickets are $20 for general admission, $5 for students, and can be
    purchased via ancoselfconducted.org.

    Koroush Taie, Magician 
    Magic, comedy and mentalism collide to create spellbinding entertainment. Ages 15 & up.
    Friday, November 16, 2018, 8:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. 
    Arts Barn
    311 Kent Square 
    Gaithersburg, MD 20878 
    Contact: 301-258-6394

    Studies in Art: Cubism
    Discuss Pablo Picasso and Georges Braque then create your own interpretations of classic masterpieces.
    Friday, November 16, 2018, - December 7, 2018
    Each Friday, 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Except Friday, November 23, 2018
    Arts Barn
    311 Kent Square
    Gaithersburg, MD 20878
    Contact: 301-258-6394

    Hopi Tribal Festival
    During this all-day, two-day festival, the Hopi people share artist demonstrations, performances of music and dance, and a presentation of the history of the Hopi Code Talkers.
    Saturday, Novembern 17, 2018 & Sunday, November 18, 2018, 10:00 a.m. -5:00 p.m.
    National Museum of the American Indian
    4th St SW & Independence Ave SW
    Washington, DC 20560

    Annual Native Art Market Saturday
    The two-day event offers a unique opportunity for visitors to purchase traditional and contemporary artworks—including silver and semiprecious jewelry, ceramics, fine apparel, handwoven baskets, traditional beadwork, dolls, paintings, prints and sculpture—by some of the finest Native American artists from across the hemisphere.
    Saturday, December 1, and Sunday December 2, 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 
    National Museum of the American Indian
    4th St SW & Independence Ave SW
    Washington, DC 20560

    43rd Annual Sugarload Crafts Festival
    Friday, November 16, 2018, Saturday, November 17, 2018 & Sunday, November 18, 2018, 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
    Montgomery County Fairgrounds
    501 Perry Parkway
    Gaithersburg, Maryland,  20877
    Contact: 301-690-1400 or sugarloafinfo@sugarloaffest.com

    Turkeypalooza
    Explore Thanksgiving with this interactive production that encourages children ages 3 and up to count, read, move and solve problems.
    Saturday, November 17, 2018, 10:30 a.m. 
    Arts Barn
    311 Kent Square 
    Gaithersburg, MD 20878 
    Contact: 301-258-6394

    Christmas Cards for Soilder at VFW 7916
    Saturday, November 17, 10:00 a.m.
    204 Mill Street
    Occoquan Virginia, 22125
    Contact: 571-364-3594

    The Law and Your Community, An Interactive Presentation 
    To develop, strengthen, and revitalize Community and Law Enforcement Relations.
    Saturday, November 17th, 2018, 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
    Calvary Episcopal Church
    820 6th St NE
    Washington, D.C.

    Girls on the Run
    Sunday, November 18, 2018
    Anacostia Park
    1900 Anacostia Drive
    Washington, D.C. 20020 

    Written Word Sunday: Writing About Special Moments
    1st and 2nd graders construct art work and memory stories.
    Sunday, November 18, 2018, 1:30 - 3:30 p.m. 
    Arts Barn
    311 Kent Square 
    Gaithersburg, MD 20878 
    Contact: 301-258-6394

    DC's Unconducted Orchestra Plays Beethoven 6
    Sunday, November 18, 5:00 p.m.
    St. John's Church
    Lafayette Square
    1525 H St NW
    Washington, D.C. 20005

    Native American Heritage Day: Family Fun Friday 
    This celebration of Native American Heritage Day features hands-on activities, “make-and-takes,” and music and interactive dance presentations. 
    Friday, Nov. 23, 2018, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. 
    National Museum of the American Indian, Washington, D.C.
    4th St SW & Independence Ave SW
    Washington, DC 20560

    Issa real Black Friday
    Suport local black businesses from all over the DMV.
    Friday, November 23, 2018, 4:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
    Golf Ultra Lounge
    8129 Georgia Ave
    Silver Spring, MD 20910  

    A Christmas Story
    Wanting only a BB gun, young Ralph's Christmas happiness is thwarted at every turn by adults concerned that "he'll shoot his eye out." Based on the Jean Shepherd movie of the same name.  Ages 7 & up.
    November 24, 2018 – December 9, 2018 
    Arts Barn
    311 Kent Square 
    Gaithersburg, MD 20878 
    Contact: 301-258-6394

    12th Annual Capitol Hill Holiday Tree Lighting
    Join us for the 12th Annual Capitol Hill Holiday Tree Lighting! Our “Men in Blue” will serve hot chocolate and doughnuts while local musical groups Joyous Voices, Washington Youth Choir and Capitol Hill Arts Workshop’s Suzuki Strings perform your favorite holiday carols!
    Saturday, November 24, 5:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
    NE Quadrant of Eastern Market Metro Plaza
    Pennsylvania Avenue and 8th Street
    SE Washington, D.C. 

    Women's Group
    Join us for breakfast and conversation with an amazing business woman. 
    November 27, 2018, 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m
    Prince George's County Economic Development Corporation
    1801 McCormick Drive 4th Floor
    Largo, MD 20774

    The Washington Business Hall of Fame
    Wednesday, November 28, 2018, 5:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
    The National Building Museum
    401 F ST NW
    Washington, D.C.  20001
    Contact: Lauren.Meltzer@JA.org or 202-777-4480

    Conversation Pieces
    Want to deepen your understanding and appreciation of contemporary art? Join Joanna Marsh, senior curator of contemporary interpretation, for this popular ongoing series of gallery talks. Marsh uses a single artwork from the museum’s collection to spark conversation and close looking.
    Wednesday, November 28, 6:00 p.m.
    Smithsonian American Art Museum
    Meet in G Street Lobby
    F St NW & 8th St Nw
    Washington, D.C. 20004

    Artist Talk with Photographer Chris Buck
    Join photographer Chris Buck as he talks about his thirty years in photography, starting with his early years in Canada and his magazine and advertising career in New York. 
    Wednesday, November 28, 7:00 p.m.
    Smithsonian American Art Museum, McEvoy Auditorium
    F St NW & 8th St Nw
    Washington, D.C. 20004

    Discussion: Ian Jehle: Dynamical Systems 
    A site-specific installation that combines insightful portraits of DC art figures of elements of mechanical engineering. 
    November 29, 2018, 5:30 p.m. 
    American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center
    4400 Massachusetts Ave NW
    Washington, D.C. 20016

    Jackson Caesar Presents: Tis the Season, LIVE conert

    This concert is dedicated to one of D.C.'s most distinguished nonprofit organizations, Life Pieces to Masterpieces.
    Thursday, November 29, 2018, 7:00 p.m
    University of the District of Columbia (Theatre of Arts)
    4200 Connecticut Ave NW
    Washington, DC 20008

    In Between by Tim Davis
    In Between is a narrative about the state of being situated somewhere between two extremes or recognized categories. This exhibition closely examines housing discrimination, racism, mass incarceration, migration, and their violent effects on Americans. 
    November 30 - Jan 19, 2019
    Anacostia Arts Center
    1231 Good Hope Road SE
    Washington, DC, 20020
    Contact: 202-631-6291

    Black Gold Afrofuturism Art Exhibit
    Black Gold celebrates Black Excellence throughout time and space. Uniting figurative and abstract elements, these five artists create vivid representations of Black culture that exist independent of temporal experience. 
    November 30 - January 5, 2019 
    Anacostia Arts Center
    1231 Good Hope Road SE
    Washington, DC, 20020
    Contact: 202-631-6291

    DECEMBER

    The Bella Italia Market
    A marketplace for quality Italian goods and services.
    Saturday, December 1, 2018, 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. and Sunday, December 2. 2018, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
    Casa Italiana Sociocultural Center
    595 Third St. NW
    Washington DC (one block from the Judiciary Square metro).
    Contact: bellaitaliamarket@yahoo.com.

    5.5 Men "Make a Difference" Benefit
    The 5.5 Men Band proceeds from this event, along with your partnering gifts will directly benefit the Thurmont community and will be donated to local Thurmont schools!
    Saturday, December 1, 2018
    The Thurmont America Legion
    8 Park Ln
    Thurmont, Maryland 21788

    Gaithersburg's Jingle Jubilee Lights Up Holiday Season
    Welcome the holidays with a traditional tree lighting ceremony, holiday music and a special visit from Santa at Gaithersburg’s Jingle Jubilee.
    December 1, 2018
    City Hall Concert Pavilion 
    31 S Summit Ave
    Gaithersburg, MD, 20877
    Contact: 301-258-6350 

    5th Annual Capitol Hill Menorah Lighting
    Join the Capitol Hill BID and Hill Havurah for the fifth annual lighting of the community menorah dedicated to Capitol Hill BID Past Board Chairman Paul Pascal. Hot chocolate, coffee, potato latkes and jelly donuts will be served by the BID’s “Men in Blue.”
    Sunday, December 2, 5:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
    NE Quadrant of Eastern Market Metro Plaza
    Pennsylvania Avenue and 8th Street
    SE Washington D.C. 

    Seminar on Senior Volunteerism
    RSVP, the region’s largest volunteer network for people 55-years-old and better, provides individualized support to seniors who are seeking their ideal volunteer opportunity.  
    Tuesday, December 4, 2018, 10:30 a.m.
    Sherwood Regional Library
    2501 Sherwood Hall Lane
    Alexandria, VA 22306   
    Contact: chubicki@volunteerfairfax.org or 703-403-5360

    Winternational- 7th Annual Embassy Showcase
    WTCDC presents Winternational, an exciting celebration showcasing the cultural and culinary traditions of Washington's diplomatic community.
    December 6, 2018, 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
    Ronald Reagen Building and International Trade Center
    1300 Pennsylvania Ave NW
    Washington, D.C. 20004

    6th Annual CyberSci Symposium
    Leaders from the U.S. Government, academia, and the larger cyber community will come together under one roof to discuss the questions facing cybersecurity: What are the best approaches to new trends, challenges, emerging technologies, and threats?
    Thursday, December 6, 2018 8:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
    ICF- Global Headquarters
    9300 Lee Highway
    Fairfax, VA 22031

    13th Annual Sugarloaf Crafts Festival
    Friday, December 7, 2018, Saturday, December 8, 2018 & Sunday, December 9, 2018, 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
    Dulles Expo Center
    4320 Chantilly Shopping Center
    Chantilly, Virginia 20151
    Contact: 301-690-1400 or sugarloafinfo@sugarloaffest.com

    Holiday Market at the Kentland’s
    The Holiday Market will include artisans, farm produce, prepared food & drinks, plants and flowers, spirit tastings  and entertainment for all ages. 
    Saturday, December 8, 2018 9:00 a.m. -2:00 p.m. 
    The Kentlands Main Street Pavilion
    301 Main Street
    Gaithersburg, MD 20878

    Lessons and Carols
    The service contains seasonal scripture readings followed by choral and hand-bell carols retelling the story of salvation. 
    Sunday, December 9, 2018, 7:30 p.m. 
    St. Thomas More Cathedral
    3901 Cathedral Lane
    Arlington, VA 22203

    JRA Lecture
    Best known as a ceramic artist, Bennett Bean's colorful, gilded pieces are widely admired. 
    December 9, 2018, 2:00 p.m.
    American University Katzen Arts Center
    4400 Massachusetts Ave NW
    Washington, DC 20016

    RSVP Northern Virginia Seminar on Senior Volunteerism
    December 11, 2018, 3:00 p.m.
    James Lee Community Center
    2855 Annandale Rd 
    Falls Church, VA 22042 
    Room 111
    Contact: chubicki@volunteerfairfax.org or 703-403-5360

    Community Screening of Suicide: The Ripple Effect
    Wednesday, December 12, 2018. 6:30 p.m. doors open, 7:00 p.m. movie begins 
    McClendon Center
    New York Avenue Presbyterian Church
    1313 New York Avenue, NW
    Washington, D.C. 20005

    Second Annual Light Up The Season Event
    Light Up The Season is a family-friendly community fundraising event to benefit Children’s National. 
    Sunday, December 16, 2018, 12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. 
    Four Seasons Hotel
    2800 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
    Washington, DC, 20007
    Contact: lightuptheseasondc@gmail.com

    Cirque Dreams Holidaze 
    This critically acclaimed extravaganza is part Broadway musical, new cirque adventure and a family show – all wrapped into the ultimate holiday gift for the entire family.
    The Theater at MGM National Harbor
    101 MGM National Ave
    Oxon Hill, MD 20745
    Thursday, December 20, 2018 - Sunday, December 23, 2018 
    Contact: 844-346-4664 

    FEBRUARY

    Oakcrest Concert Chorus
    Friday, February 8, 2019, 8:00 p.m.
    St. Thomas More Cathedral
    3901 Cathedral Lane
    Arlington, VA 22203

    The Victorian Lyric Opera Company presents The Gondoliers
    VLOC presents a fully staged version of this classic Gilbert & Sullivan operetta with full orchestra.
    February 22, 2019 - March 3, 2019
    F. Scott Fitzgerald Theatre 
    603 Edmonston Drive
    Rockville, MD 20851
    Contact: victorianlyricopera@gmail.com or 301-576-5672

    JUNE

    Lawyers Have Heart 10K Race, 5K Run & Fun Walk
    The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association's Lawyers have Heart is the premier athletic philanthropic event, specifically led by the greater Washington, D.C legal community. 
    Saturday, June 8, 2019, 7:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
    Washington Harbour
    3050 K St NW
    Washington, D.C. 20007

    Anniversary Concert
    Friday, June 14, 2019, 8:00 p.m. 
    St. Thomas More Cathedral
    3901 Cathedral Lane
    Arlington, VA 22203