Homelessly in Love- A Street Peek

15 Dec 18:30 - 20:00 15 Dec 18:30 - 20:00 - Washington Washington
The Potter's House The Potter's House
Homelessly in Love is a feature-length documentary that follows the romantic lives of five men and women experiencing housing instability in the District of Columbia. Come check...   More info

A Holiday Outing to Longwood Gardens

16 Dec 10:00 - 22:00 16 Dec 10:00 - 22:00 - Washington Washington
Politics and Prose Bookstore Politics and Prose Bookstore
Get into a festive spirit by taking a trip to Longwood Gardens with Politics and Prose. The famed botanical garden transforms into a winter wonderland, decked with half a million...   More info

Book Hill's Winter Wonderland

16 Dec 11:00 - 16:00 16 Dec 11:00 - 16:00 - Washington Washington
Georgetown, DC Georgetown, DC
GLOW Ho Ho! Join us in the charming Book Hill section of Georgetown on Saturday, Dec. 16, from 11 am 4 pm for holiday shopping, specials and festive bites at over 15 shops and...   More info

Transformer Holiday Market & Party!

16 Dec 12:00 - 20:00 16 Dec 12:00 - 20:00 - Washington Washington
Transformer Transformer
Join us for Transformer's first ever Holiday Market & Party, as we celebrate the closing of our 2017 exhibition season! Proceeds from this day-long event will go to our...   More info

Fantom Comics Swap: End of 2017 Edition!

16 Dec 12:00 - 15:00 16 Dec 12:00 - 15:00 - Washington Washington
Fantom Comics Fantom Comics
Hey y'all! You know when you buy a bunch of issues or trades that you really loved but now you need some bookshelf space? Not re-reading those old pulls? Come on by to our Comic...   More info

Book Signing at Washington Nationals Winterfest

16 Dec 14:00 - 17 Dec 16:00 16 Dec 14:00 - 17 Dec 16:00 - Washington Washington
Walter E. Washington Convention Center Walter E. Washington Convention Center
Looking forward to Nats Winterfest again this year! I'll be there Saturday starting around 2pm and again all day Sunday. Stop by the retail section to say hi...   More info

Become a US Citizen

16 Dec 14:30 - 16:00 16 Dec 14:30 - 16:00 - Washington Washington
D.C. Public Library, Tenley-Friendship Branch D.C. Public Library, Tenley-Friendship Branch
Learn about the naturalization process, including: basic eligibility interview and exam benefits, rights, and responsibilities of citizenship resources that can be used to...   More info

Cocoa Crawl at Busboys and Poets

16 Dec 15:00 - 17:00 16 Dec 15:00 - 17:00 - Washington Washington
Busboys and Poets Takoma Busboys and Poets Takoma
Stop by Busboys and Poets during the Takoma Cocoa Crawl for story time, cookies, and discounts at the bookstore! Cocoa Crawl specials include: $2.50 Delicious hot chocolate...   More info

Fantom Game Night: Holiday Edition!

16 Dec 18:00 - 21:00 16 Dec 18:00 - 21:00 - Washington Washington
Fantom Comics Fantom Comics
We're smack dab in the middle of the holiday season, so if you're feeling stressed out, sneak away from your family for a couple hours and join us for a Fantom Game Night! We'll...   More info

Reclaim US Pop-Up Market with Scotlund Haisley

17 Dec 10:00 - 15:00 17 Dec 10:00 - 15:00 - Washington Washington
The Big Bad Woof The Big Bad Woof
Available for sale with proceeds going to Scotlund’s non-profit organization, Animal Rescue Corps is his line of furniture he calls Reclaim US . Like his artwork, he creates his...   More info

Queer Book Club: Batwoman

17 Dec 14:00 - 16:00 17 Dec 14:00 - 16:00 - Washington Washington
Fantom Comics Fantom Comics
Hey all! We'll be meeting to talk about the first trade of the new Batwoman Rebirth series! Tracking down the bioweaponry manufacturer will take Kate back to an island she is...   More info

Fantom Holiday Potluck

17 Dec 18:00 - 21:00 17 Dec 18:00 - 21:00 - Washington Washington
Fantom Comics Fantom Comics
For anyone staying in town for the holidays-especially those of us who might not have a great relationship with our family-December can be a lonely time of year. So we're hanging...   More info

Kilimanjaro: Northern Circuit

18 Dec 07:00 - 29 Dec 10:00 18 Dec 07:00 - 29 Dec 10:00 - Washington Washington
Brown Gal Trekker / Peak Explorations Brown Gal Trekker / Peak Explorations
Kilimanjaro is one of the 7 Summits one of the highest in the world. It's completely non-technical but what makes it challenging is the altitude. More than anything, a climb up...   More info

Kramers Sip & Paint

18 Dec 18:30 - 20:30 18 Dec 18:30 - 20:30 - Washington Washington
Kramerbooks & Afterwords Café Kramerbooks & Afterwords Café
Forget the stress of shopping for presents and grab some holiday cheer at Kramers Sip & Paint! Your first drink is on us while Kramerbooks’ own Leila Elmergawi teaches you how to...   More info

DCCHP Grant Workshop- Tenley/Friendship Library

19 Dec 18:30 - 20:00 19 Dec 18:30 - 20:00 - Washington Washington
D.C. Public Library, Tenley-Friendship Branch D.C. Public Library, Tenley-Friendship Branch
Are you interested in learning how to receive funinding for your perservation or heritage idea? Join the participatory dialogue to learn more about the DCCHP grant program. This...   More info

Chris Matthews - Bobby Kennedy: A Raging Spirit

19 Dec 18:30 - 20:00 19 Dec 18:30 - 20:00 - Washington Washington
Woman's National Democratic Club Woman's National Democratic Club
MSNBC anchor and renowned Kennedy expert, Chris Matthews, joins us to discuss his newest New York Times Best Seller Bobby Kennedy: A Raging Spirit. Robert F. Kennedy, President...   More info

Sci Fi Night

22 Dec 18:00 - 20:00 22 Dec 18:00 - 20:00 - Washington Washington
Walls of Books - Washington, DC Walls of Books - Washington, DC
We're taking a trip out of this world as we head to Walls of Books for the release of HIVE: A Matter of Gravity, the third book in the HIVE series from aois21's James D. King. The...   More info

End Of Year Blowout Sale!

26 Dec 12:00 - 31 Dec 17:00 26 Dec 12:00 - 31 Dec 17:00 - Washington Washington
Zeek's Comics and Games Zeek's Comics and Games
It's that time of year! We have tons of items in store that need good homes. Some of our biggest sales of the year! Save anywhere from 10 to 60 OFF Certain Sections and Items...   More info

Lavender and Red - Author Talk with Emily Hobson

04 Jan 18:30 - 20:00 04 Jan 18:30 - 20:00 - Washington Washington
The Potter's House The Potter's House
LGBT activism is often imagined as a self-contained struggle, inspired by but set apart from other social movements. Lavender and Red recounts a far different story: a history of...   More info

Trauma- Author Talk with Elizabeth Jaikaran

06 Jan 14:00 - 16:00 06 Jan 14:00 - 16:00 - Washington Washington
The Potter's House The Potter's House
A collection of true and extraordinary stories that speak of the abuse suffered by Guyanese women, girls, and members of the LGBT community both in their native country and after...   More info

Queer Night: We survived 2017!

06 Jan 19:00 - 22:00 06 Jan 19:00 - 22:00 - Washington Washington
Fantom Comics Fantom Comics
2017 is finally coming to a close, so that means it's time to get together and celebrate! Let's also hang out and celebrate that we've made it through the year! Bring some snacks...   More info

The 2018 Whole30 Book Tour: Washington, DC (#Whole30)

07 Jan 17:00 - 19:00 07 Jan 17:00 - 19:00 - Washington Washington
Politics and Prose Bookstore Politics and Prose Bookstore
THE 2018 WHOLE30 BOOK TOUR: WASHINGTON, DC (special guest David Leonhardt of the New York Times) Join Melissa Hartwig, co-creator of the Whole30 program and 1 New York Times...   More info

Worshiping Power- Author Talk with Peter Gelderloos

09 Jan 18:30 - 20:00 09 Jan 18:30 - 20:00 - Washington Washington
The Potter's House The Potter's House
According to Worshiping Power, we need to stop thinking of the State as a potential vehicle for emancipation. From its origins, the State has never been anything other than a tool...   More info

Rescheduled Quilt Appraisals with Ann Hazelwood

10 Jan 10:00 - 16:30 10 Jan 10:00 - 16:30 - Washington Washington
Neighborhood Reads Neighborhood Reads
Ann Hazelwood, an AQS Certified Quilt Appraiser, will be at Neighborhood Reads to give quilt appraisals by appointment. The cost of the appraisal is $45. Hazelwood is the textile...   More info

SUAF WDC Chapter Meeting

13 Jan 11:00 - 12:00 13 Jan 11:00 - 12:00 - Washington Washington
D.C. Public Library, Tenley-Friendship Branch D.C. Public Library, Tenley-Friendship Branch
Join the SUAF-WDC Chapter for the first Chapter meeting of the New Year (2018) at the Tenley-Friendship Neighborhood Library, TEN Med. Conference Room...   More info

Ed Yong for I Contain Multitudes

16 Jan 18:30 - 20:00 16 Jan 18:30 - 20:00 - Washington Washington
Kramerbooks & Afterwords Café Kramerbooks & Afterwords Café
The microbes that live with us the microbiome are invaluable parts of our lives, indeed of all life on earth. I Contain Multitudes, a New York Times-bestseller upon its hardcover...   More info

Kelly Corrigan at Politics & Prose

16 Jan 19:00 - 20:30 16 Jan 19:00 - 20:30 - Washington Washington
Politics and Prose Bookstore Politics and Prose Bookstore
Join bestselling memoirist Kelly Corrigan for a discussion of her new book, TELL ME MORE, at Politics and Prose Bookstore on January 16th...   More info

Paperback Launch and Signing: The Scribe of Siena

18 Jan 18:30 - 19:30 18 Jan 18:30 - 19:30 - Washington Washington
East City Bookshop East City Bookshop
Join us for the paperback launch of Melanie Winawer's The Scribe of Siena, the captivating story of a brilliant woman’s passionate affair with a time and a place that captures her...   More info

The Grass is Dead at Gypsy Sally's w/s/g David Gans

19 Jan 19:00 - 20 Jan 01:00 19 Jan 19:00 - 20 Jan 01:00 - Washington Washington
Gypsysally's Gypsysally's
The Grass is Dead head back to Gypsy Sally's, but this time with VERY special guest David Gans!! Don't miss out as The Grass is Dead collaborate with David Gans for a night packed...   More info

The Grass is Dead at Gypsy Sally's w/s/g David Gans

19 Jan 20:00 19 Jan 20:00 - Washington Washington
Gypsysally's Gypsysally's
The Grass is Dead head back to Gypsy Sally's, but this time with VERY special guest David Gans!! Don't miss out as The Grass is Dead collaborate with David Gans for a night packed...   More info

LET's Learn More About Japanese Stab Binding

20 Jan 09:00 - 12:00 20 Jan 09:00 - 12:00 - Washington Washington
LET's Center for the Healing & Creative Arts LET's Center for the Healing & Creative Arts
Japanese Stab Binding is a book binding stitch that produces the same design on both the front and back of a handmade book’s spine. It’s easy to learn, but even more fun to...   More info

Washington DC Travel & Adventure Show

20 Jan 15:15 - 16:15 20 Jan 15:15 - 16:15 - Washington Washington
Walter E. Washington Convention Center Walter E. Washington Convention Center
The author of the best-selling travel bible 1,000 Places To See Before You Die takes you around the world by sharing a few of her favorite destinations, continent by continent...   More info

Washington DC Travel & Adventure Show

21 Jan 12:30 - 13:15 21 Jan 12:30 - 13:15 - Washington Washington
Walter E. Washington Convention Center Walter E. Washington Convention Center
Discovering Europe's many scenic and history-rich waterways by river boat is one of today's most comfortable and enjoyable ways to travel. Patricia explores the pros and cons...   More info

AMHS General Society Meeting

28 Jan 13:00 - 16:00 28 Jan 13:00 - 16:00 - Washington Washington
Casa Italiana Cultural Center Casa Italiana Cultural Center
Please come and join us for the first AMHS meeting of 2018. The first order of business will be the installation of officers and three members of the Board. Lunch will be catered...   More info

Maud Casey and the ART of Mystery with Josh Tyree

29 Jan 18:30 - 19:30 29 Jan 18:30 - 19:30 - Washington Washington
East City Bookshop East City Bookshop
Where does the quality of mystery reside in a work of fiction? Maud Casey, in conversation with Josh Tyree, takes us into the Land of Un a space of uncertainty and unknowing-to...   More info

OutWrite Writing Workshop: Stereotypes

31 Jan 19:00 - 21:00 31 Jan 19:00 - 21:00 - Washington Washington
OutWrite OutWrite
John Copenhaver, teacher and author of DODGING AND BURNING, will discuss why certain character types are necessary and why working against type is necessary too. In fiction...   More info

Book Talk: Neon in Daylight by Hermione Hoby

08 Feb 18:30 - 19:30 08 Feb 18:30 - 19:30 - Washington Washington
East City Bookshop East City Bookshop
Join author Hermione Hoby for the launch of NEON IN DAYLIGHT. Q&A and book signing to follow author talk. New York City in 2012, the sweltering summer before Hurricane Sandy...   More info

Kilimanjaro: Northern Circuit

12 Feb 07:00 - 23 Feb 10:00 12 Feb 07:00 - 23 Feb 10:00 - Washington Washington
Brown Gal Trekker / Peak Explorations Brown Gal Trekker / Peak Explorations
Kilimanjaro is one of the 7 Summits one of the highest in the world. It's completely non-technical but what makes it challenging is the altitude. More than anything, a climb up...   More info

Going Viral: Dahlia Schweitzer in conversation w/ Jonathan All

18 Feb 13:00 - 16:00 18 Feb 13:00 - 16:00 - Washington Washington
Politics and Prose Bookstore Politics and Prose Bookstore
Outbreak narratives have proliferated for the past quarter century, and now they have reached epidemic proportions. From 28 Days Later to 24 to The Walking Dead, movies, TV shows...   More info

Washington D.C. Book Launch

01 Mar 19:00 - 21:00 01 Mar 19:00 - 21:00 - Washington Washington
The Potter's House The Potter's House
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The Life of a Poet: Ron Charles with Laura Kasischke

21 Mar 19:00 - 21:00 21 Mar 19:00 - 21:00 - Washington Washington
Hill Center Hill Center
Join Ron Charles, the fiction editor of The Washington Post, for an in-depth discussion with critically acclaimed poet Laura Kasischke. The Life of a Poet series offers a rare...   More info

BHUTAN's Jomolhari Trek & Culture Trip

27 Mar 14:00 - 08 Apr 17:00 27 Mar 14:00 - 08 Apr 17:00 - Washington Washington
Brown Gal Trekker / Peak Explorations Brown Gal Trekker / Peak Explorations
The tiny Buddhist Kingdom of Bhutan awaits, nestled high in the Himalayas its isolation from the world has cultivated a culture rich in traditions, religion and a benevolent...   More info

The Life of a Poet: Ron Charles with Matthew Zapruder

11 Apr 19:00 - 21:00 11 Apr 19:00 - 21:00 - Washington Washington
Hill Center Hill Center
Join Ron Charles, the fiction editor of The Washington Post, for an in-depth discussion with critically acclaimed poet Matthew Zapruder. The Life of a Poet series offers a rare...   More info

Detox Workshop: Yoga, Tresses, and Flow

22 Apr 13:00 22 Apr 13:00 - Washington Washington
The Potter's House The Potter's House
INVESTMENT: $50 per person is your early bird savings and $55 per person after September 30. All participants will receive a voucher for a personalized microscopic hair loss and...   More info

OutWrite Writing Workshop: Pacing

16 May 19:00 - 21:00 16 May 19:00 - 21:00 - Washington Washington
OutWrite OutWrite
John Copenhaver, teacher and author of DODGING AND BURNING, will discuss the relationship between structure, pacing, and use of white space We often discuss pacing in terms of...   More info

Andrew Sean Greer at Politics & Prose

05 Jun 19:00 - 20:00 05 Jun 19:00 - 20:00 - Washington Washington
Politics and Prose Bookstore Politics and Prose Bookstore
I have done a reading here for every one of my 6 books, despite being recalled as P&P's worst former employee. Happy to be back for the paperback of LESS...   More info

Author Talk and Book Signing

12 Jun 18:00 - 21:00 12 Jun 18:00 - 21:00 - Washington Washington
Fort Lesley J. McNair Fort Lesley J. McNair
Hosted by the Civil War Roundtable of...   More info


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