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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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OCTOBER

Free Hispanic Heritage Month Dance Education Events The shows are free, for all ages, and open to to the public. September 25, 2018 - October 15, 2018 Various locations Contact: danceintime@gmail.com

New Nature by Marpi Exhibit

Step into a colorful digital menagerie of nature-inspired creatures and plant life that will react in real-time to your gestures and actions.

October 12, 2018 - January 12, 2019

Artechouse

1238 Maryland Ave SW

Washington, D.C. 20024

2nd Annual Feed the Mind Charity Golf Tournament

October 15, 2018, 9:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. Norbeck Country Club 17200 Cashell Road Rockville, MD 20853 Contact: 240-602-0486

Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Who Helped Win the Space Race by Margot Lee Shetterly Tuesday, October 16, 2018, 5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. National Portrait Gallery 8th & F ST NW Washington, D.C. 20001 Contact: 202-633-1000

Deadline to Register to Vote in Maryland

Tuesday, October 16, 2018, 9:00 p.m.

Prince George's County Board of Elections

voterservices.elections.maryland.gov

Contact: 301-341-7300

Northern Virginia Seminar RSVP, the region’s largest volunteer network for people 55-years-old and better, provides individualized support to seniors who are seeking their ideal service opportunities in and around Fairfax County, Arlington County and the City of Alexandria. Wednesday, October 17, 2018, 3:30 p.m. Junior Achievement Finance Park 4099 Pickett Road Fairfax, VA 22032 Contact: chubicki@volunteerfairfax.org or 703-403-5360

Purple Night Out

Wednesday, October 17, 2018, 5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. will be on Wednesday,

Throw on some purple, raise a glass to healthy relationships, and join the DC Coalition Against Domestic Violence (DCCADV) at this happy hour celebrating safety, respect, and accountability in the District!

Vinoteca DC

1940 11th St, NW

Washington, D.C. 20001

Purple Thursday

Thursday, October 18, 2018

Make a fashion statement that really says something: WEAR PURPLE on Purple Thursday to honor victims and support survivors of domestic violence!

Pippin

With an irresistable score by Academy Award and Grammy Award- winnign composer Stephen Schwartz, this perennial musical faborite follows the young prince Pippin on his quest to find meaning and fufillment in life.

Thursday, Octobers 18, 2018 - Saturday, October 27, 2018

American University Greenberg Theatre

4200 Wisconsin Ave NW

Washington, D.C. 20016

Social Media Week Fairfax

October 18th, 2018, 8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Capital One Headquarters 1680 Capital One Drive McLean, VA 22102

FRANKENSTEIN AT 200 YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN FILM & BREW PARTY Friday, October 19, 2018, 6:00 p.m. Arts Barn 311 Kent Square Road Gaithersburg, MD, 20878

CREATING GHOST STORIES & TALL TALES Mary Shelley's Frankenstein was the outcome of a writing challenge between friends one rainy evening. After a Halloween costume party, explore the basic elements of storytelling, and collaborate with other writers to draft your own story. Friday, October 19, 2018, 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m Friday, October 19, 2018, 6:00 p.m. Arts Barn 311 Kent Square Road Gaithersburg, MD, 20878

The Green Up Day Saturday, October 20, 2018, 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Forest Heights Municipal Building 5508 Arapahoe Drive Forest Hills, Maryland 20745 Contact: kvia@forestheightsmd.gov or 301-839-1030

SOUND UNDERGROUND This jazz trio draws on influences ranging from Americana to avant-garde to create a deeply-personal sound. Saturday, October 20, 2018, 8:00 p.m. Arts Barn 311 Kent Square Road Gaithersburg, MD, 20878

HarvestFest on the Hill Ridge Hill celebrates all things fall with live music & dancing, pumpkin decorating, petting farm, face painting, and much more! Saturday October 20 2018, 12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Ridge Hill One Ridge Hill Boulevard Yonkers, NY 10710

The Run for Every Child 5k Walk/Run Saturday, October 20, 2018, 6:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Freedom Plaza 14th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue NW Washington, D.C. Contact: info@raceforeverychild.org or 301-565-8571

2018 Broadcom MASTERS Project Showcase Join 30 of the top middle school scientists in the country as they compete in the Broadcom M.A.S.T.E.R.S., the nation's most prestigious Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) competition for middle school students! Saturday, October 20, 2018 1pm-4pm National Geographic Society 1600 M Street NW Washington, D.C. 20036

JACK & THE BEANSTALK A one-hour adaptation of the classic tale for ages 7 & up that reminds us to be considerate to others, no matter their size. Saturday, October 20, 2018 - October 28, 2018 Arts Barn 311 Kent Square Road Gaithersburg, MD, 20878

National Council of Negro Women Membership Meeting

Sunday, October 21, 2018, 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Reston Community Center

2310 Colts Neck Drive

Reston, VA 20191

Tower Club's YEX's PHILLIPS Program Golf Challenge

Monday, October 22, 2018, 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Chantilly National Golf & Country Club 14901 Braddock Road Centreville, VA 20120

Free/Downsizing/Moving Seminar

Declutter to Move: Learn the tips and tools to make the process seamless.

Wednesday, October 24th, 2018, 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Chevy Chase Country Club

6100 Conneticut Ave

Chevy Chase, MD 20815

Contact: 301-873-5214 or catherine.triantis@sothebysrealty.com or 240-205-8823 or info@potomacconcierge.com

Nosferatu-Silent Horror Film

Live Musical Accompaniment by Andrew E. Simpson Friday, October 26, 2018, 7:30 p.m. Arts Barn 311 Kent Square Road Gaithersburg, MD, 20878

Candlelit Ghost Tours Friday, October 26, 2018 - Saturday, October 27, 2018 Drawing from true historical accounts and documented experiences of the paranormal, this 45-minute walking tour begins in the Arts Barn lobby and explores the property of the former Kentlands Estate. Arts Barn 311 Kent Square Road Gaithersburg, MD, 20878

LAST CALL AT CHEZ MORT A Night Club in the 1920's is the scene of a bizarre death and Inspector Constantine investigates. Ages 15 & up. Friday, October 26, 2018 - Sunday, October 28, 2018 Kentlands Mansion 320 Kent Square Road Gaithersburg, MD, 20878

Dia de Los Muertos Festival

The Day of the Dead is a festival celebrated by people in Mexico, parts of Central and South America and in many Latino communities across the U.S. as a way to honor family and friends that have passed away.

Friday, October 26, 2018 - Sunday, October 28, 2018

The National Museum of the American Indian

4th St SW & Independence Ave SW

Washington, D.C. 20560

B List Composers

The American University Chamber Orchestra will mark the first performance of its inagural season with the first symphony of Beethoven, as well as selections by Bach, Borodin, and others.

Saturday, October 27, 2018, 7:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Abramson Family Recital Hall

The Katzen Arts Center

4400 Massachussetts Ave NW

Washington, D.C. 20016

HAUNTED HAPPY HOUR Saturday, October 27, 2018, 7:30 p.m. Karen Lottes, author of In Search of Maryland Ghosts: Montgomery County, recreates some of the mind-tingling stories of the most haunted places in Montgomery County, such as the Headless Horseman of Game Preserve Road. Arts Barn 311 Kent Square Road Gaithersburg, MD, 20878

GHOST EXPEDITION Maryland Paranormal Research®, guides an investigation of the historic Arts Barn and Kentlands Mansion. At the intersection of science, technology, and parapsychology, this expedition will bring history back to life. Saturday, October 27, 2018, 9:00 p.m. Arts Barn 311 Kent Square Road Gaithersburg, MD, 20878

WORKSHOP: EXPLORING COLLAGES Discover the fun of creating collages with exhibition artist Jeanne Sullivan. Saturday, October 27, 2018 Arts Barn 311 Kent Square Road Gaithersburg, MD, 20878

VolunteerFest An annual family-friendly celebration of volunteerism that mobilizes hundreds of volunteers of all ages to help local nonprofits accomplish tasks that they typically would not have the time or resources to do. Saturday, October 27, 2018 Northern Virginia Contact: SShepherd@volunteerfairfax.org

BOO! AT THE BARN An afternoon of ghoulish fun! Trick-or-treating, photo opps, LIVE animal ambassadors and more. Sunday, October 28, 2018, 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Arts Barn 311 Kent Square Road Gaithersburg, MD, 20878

NOVEMBER

A Heart's Cry- A Staged Play Reading

Friday, November 2, 2018, 7:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Silver Spring Black Box Theatre 8641 Colesville Road Silver Spring, MD 20910

Mendelssohn's Symphony No. 3 "Scottish"

Saturday, November 3, 2018, 8:00 p.m. The Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall and Arts Center 4915 E. Campus Drive Alexandria, VA 22311 Contact: 703-548-0885

Celebrate Democracy Concert

Renowned vocalist LEA and popular entertainer Nick Newlin will perform songs from "Vote for Me!" our all-new, original children's show that celebrates voting and other civic values.

Saturday, November 3, 2018, 7:00 p.m.

Seekers Church

276 Carroll Street., N.W.

Washington, D.C. 20012

Contact: ecarney@theciviccircle.org

Mendelssohn's Symphony No. 3 "Scottish"

Sunday, November 4, 2018, 3:00 p.m. George Washington Masonic Memorial 101 Callahan Drive Alexandria, VA 22301 Contact: 703-548-0885

9th National Race to End Women's Cancer Register for the 5K run or 1-mile walk and enjoy pre-race music and advocate stories. Sunday, November 4th 2018, 9:30 a.m. Freedom Plaza Washington, D.C. Contact: 312-578-1439 or fwcinfo@sgo.org

ICFJ Awards Dinner Thursday, November 8, 2018, 6:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center 1300 Pennsylvania Ave NW Washington, D.C. 20004 Contact: 202-349-7635

National Federation of the Blind of Virginia 60th State Convention

November 9, 2018 - November 11, 2018

Fredericksburg Hospitality House Hotel and Conference Center

Contact: tracy.soforenko@gmail.com

WALKATHON

Saturday, November 10, 2018, 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Quincy Park

1021 N. Quincy St.

Arlington, VA 22201

Contact: DCWalk4CarcinoidCancer@gmail.com

Veterans Memorial Hike

Saturday, November 10, 2018, 12:00 p.m.

Fletcher's Cove

4940 Canal Road NW

Washington, D.C. 20007

Second Annual Autism Gala Empowering Autism: Embracing the Spectrum- Second Annual Autism Gala Tuesday, November 13, 2018, 6:30 p.m. Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium 1301 Constitution Ave NW Washington, D.C. 20240 Contact: 202-274-3135

Heroines of Washington Gala Wednesday, November 14, 2018, 6:00 p.m. The Ritz Carlton, Tyson's Corner 1700 Tysons Blvd. Mclean, Virginia 22102 Contact: 571-257-2300 or bbello@marchofdimes.org

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 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

DECEMBER

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

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

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

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