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One Is the Magic Number: One Lounge Celebrates One Year Anniversary

One Is the Magic Number: One Lounge Celebrates One Year Anniversary

It's hard to believe that Dupont Circle's very own, One Lounge has only been open for just one year. In this short time, the restaurant and lounge has managed to become a hot spot destination for dining and special events alike, welcoming in some of DC's most high-profile personalities.

On Tuesday night, Washington Capitals' stars Alex Ovechkin, Alexander Semin and Semyon Varlamov joined One Lounge co-owners Niko Papademtriou, Seth McClelland, Filipp Zeldin and Daniel Kramer to make a toast to the restaurant's one-year anniversary. Guests were privy to passed hors d'oeuvres and a four hour open bar sponsored by Perrier-Jouet, Red Bull and Svedka featuring One Lounge's new winter cocktails.

Home Alone: Recognizing and Treating Separation Anxiety in your Dog

Home Alone: Recognizing and Treating Separation Anxiety in your Dog

Does your dog pace and become anxious when she sees you preparing to leave the house? Do you come home to chewed door frames or frequent "accidents" on your carpet? If your answers to any of these questions is "yes", you need to attend this great Washington Humane Society seminar on Saturday. Whether your dog barks when left alone or is nicknamed "Houdini" for her successful escape attempts - your dog may be experiencing a form of separation anxiety.

We will discuss:

    * Cutting edge analysis of various forms of anxiety

Everything is More Fun in a Wig

Everything is More Fun in a Wig

Everything is more fun in a wig ... including a bar crawl and raising money for charity!

Registration is open for the sixth annual Wig Walk, which will be held on Friday, December 10, 2010.

Register today to receive the drink specials (below) provided from our generous sponsors for the super fun and wiggy event.

And remember 100% of the proceeds go to Children's National Medical Center Foundation.

2010 Wig Walk Food and Drink Specials:

DC SCORES hosts District's largest youth Poetry Slam!

DC SCORES hosts District's largest youth Poetry Slam!

The time has finally arrived – almost. After months of learning, writing, re-writing and practicing, DC SCORES’ 800 poet-athletes are making final preparations for the culminating highlight event of the fall season.

The 13th Annual DC SCORES Poetry Slam!.

DC SCORES is an after-school program that uses the unique combination of soccer, poetry and service-learning to inspire students ages 8-15 to live healthy lifestyles and be engaged in school and their communities.

On consecutive nights, 400 of the District’s public elementary and middle school students will take the stage during the citywide competition to vie for the coveted Golden Mic trophy that goes to the elementary school winner. The Slam! showcases original works of poetry written and performed by the students at DC SCORES' 25 schools.

DC Tweed Ride to Hit the Streets Sunday, November 14th

Dandies & Quaintrelles, a Washington, DC based social group, that organizes and hosts vintage-inspired, stylish events in partnership with and in support of noble causes, will be hosting the second anual Tweed Ride on Sunday, November 14th.  2009 was the first Tweed Ride and was a raging success for the newly founded group. Over 500 riders showed up on their vintage bikes at the H Street meeting spot, all clad in tweed on a blamy 75 degree day in November.

"Present Interval/Intervalo en el Presente” A Video Installation Project by Alberto Roblest

This event comes to us from Kristen Barden:

Video artist Alberto Roblest brings his latest public art project to the heart of Adams Morgan for two nights only November 5 and 6, 2010.  “Present Interval/Intervalo en el Presente” is a temporary video installation that will transform a triangle of redbrick and asphalt at the intersection of 18th Street and Columbia Road NW into a museum experience without the museum or even a roof. It will, in fact, be a cultural experience that you can stroll through, under a starry sky.

Halloween Candy for Troops

This  year, make Halloween about more than just collecting or distributing candy for  kids to eat (or overeat!). Participate in Treats-4-Troops, a post-Halloween candy collection project by MoverMoms.  Donate any or all of it to US troops serving in Iraq , Afghanistan , and    Kuwait , and thereby:

    * TEACH kids about the joys of giving and sharing!

    * BRIGHTEN a soldier’s day!

    * GET the candy out of your house!

MoverMoms,  a Bethesda-based non-profit, will donate all candy to a West Virginia-based  non-profit that packs it in Christmas stockings for troops of all faiths.   Last year the candy that MoverMoms collected in DC,  Maryland and  Virginia filled over 11,000 stockings. For  more info visit www.movermoms.org