The Weekly Scheduler: Looking Ahead

May 1st & Beyond

Here’s our running list of what’s happening in DC, next week and beyond. Poke around below if you’re looking for stuff to do in the next 2+ weeks. We refresh this document every Wednesday, so check back here to see what else is on the horizon.

Also, help us add to this list: submit events here, and if it meets our guidelines we’ll include it!



5/1: book talk: Joshua Furst | DC Improv pun competition | May Is Trans (all month) | outdoor jazz showcase@ UMD | Grrrls* Night | green night at Nats Park | the bechdel cast (live podcast recording) | One City, One Read | art: MENTAL (through May 25) | The U.S. Vs. China: Who Will Win the Future?

5/2: Shut Up and Write | workplace negotiations | knife skills 101 | NoMa’s POW WOW mural fest (may 2–12) | Right Wing & Religious Violent Extremism Policy Roundtable | Library Takeout: The Necessary Changes Have been Made | Yemen: Journalist Maggie Michael in Conversation with Indira Lakshmanan

5/3: Leslie Odom Jr | catharsis on the mall | explorer trivia | golf at the washington football team’s stadium | denim painting workshop | empower dc fundraiser

5/4: Steve Gunn + Gun Outfit | DC Big Flea | Kingman Island Bluegrass festival | Tour de Cookie | national math festival | hat band | Kinetic Sculptures in Baltimore | period party | Funk Academy Hip Hop Showcase | silent book club | Separation of Church and State: Where We’ve Been, Where We Are and Where We’d Like to Be | photography tour of U street theatres | flicks: indelible | tunes: philharmonix

5/5: Cinco De Mayo bar crawl | National Women’s 8K | profs & pints: bats & tequila | Welcome to Sis’s | family equality day | Sundress Fest!

⅚: learn the best way to recycle all your empty cerveza cans | learn about the guy who institutionalized the DC row house | indego africa dc pop up shop | Film Screening: Keepers of the Flame | profs & pints: Raising Successful Black Children in Jim Crow Baltimore

5/7: Poetry Reading | a people’s’ choir | basic drawing class | Silence = Death @ Hirshhorn | red room record sale | profs & pints: summoning fairies

5/8: talk: Jonathan Sumption, former UK Supreme Court judge | GreenDrinks DC | three’s comedy | tosca ($15 for college students) | POW! WOW! Mural festival

5/9: Throw Like a Girl: Rough-Cut Documentary Screening | pride & joy | the moving print | book talk: Ani DiFranco

5/10: Ex Hex w The Messthetics | Dinner Reception with the Ambassador of Montenegro, BYT + NatGeo Queens of Egypt Party | film: in the year of the pig | gallaudet & 6th street urban tour

5/11: funk parade| Good Hope Gala| mid-atlantic pet parade | march for moms | black at burning man | 78th annual silver spring plant sale | wedding planning stuff in georgetown | introverts happy hour | MANNA Housing town hall | Disco District: Funk Parade Edition | community design day at oxon run park |tunes: jamestown revival

5/12: PlantNite | mercado DC | take mom to a gospel brunch

5/13: Green New Deal Tour | networking workshop w/ greendrinks | book talk: why old places matter

5/14: EDU Summit | sketch comedy happy hour| profs & pints: rethinking the Rappahannock Tribe | book talk: jill biden |

5/15: Community Sings |City Kids Fundraiser | crafts & beer at the renwick | profs & pints: mermaids, DC Ride of Silence

5/16: My Brightest Diamond |DASER: Movement |Jacob Collier| zoofari bite nite | poetry reading | A Conversation with Jessye Norman| profs & pints: indiana jones | women & wealth

5/17: All ’80s all night | spring wine fest| josh ritter |Bike to Work Day | anacostia boat tour

5/18: DC Bike Ride | anyone can act| Gaithersburg Book Fest | Vir Das| 12 Hour Comedy Marathon | socialist night school | celebrate takoma | mother of all comedy shows | don’t tell dc | the Momference | profs & pints: is capitalism moral

5/19: Night at the Market | dc dragon boat fest | Nootana: hidden treasures| The Last Poets Block Party | A Tale of 20 Botanical Succulents in a Sunroom | Branching Out Fest

5/20: Mojito Monday | encore profs & pints: gender & cats

5/21: BLMDC open house | true dating stories | Mosaic on the Move — Twisted Melodies

5/22: Write Night DC (poetry of incarcerated youth) |Lady Lamb | bossed up tour | Jose Andres | ladies fix bikes

5/23: American Football | book talk: Admiral McRaven

5/24: women’s self defense class | last chance to enter DC EcoWomen’s photo contest

5/25: volunteer @ kenilworth | green america clothing swap

5/28: ledroit park civic assn mtng | profs & pints: investigating sherlock holmes

5/30: sacred & secular islamic textiles | terrible, thanks for asking live recording

5/31: An Evening with Nafissa Thompson-Spires


6/1: intro to intuition | Broad Creek Bike & Brew (DE) | kalorama park tree inventory | takoma trukgarten | taco/beer/tequila fest | tunes: carlos henriquez nonet

6/2: Sunday Supper

6/3: Michael Kahn and Friends: Off the Record — The Harman Years

6/4: taste of admo |spring dig | paint your pet | people uncorked: what i wish you knew

6/5: Tan France

6/6: The Oldest Boy: A Play in Three Ceremonies (Pay what you can performance)

6/7: Smart Funny & Black: Hip Hop Culture Edition | DC Dyke March | Booty Rex queer dance party

6/8: amanda seales | lawyers have heart | pride parade | Beyond Religion @ Pulitzer

6/9: TDJ Soiree | Pride Fest

6/10: will on the hill

6/11: life of a dancer |learn about beekeeping

6/13: pups in the park | fight imposter syndrome

6/14: Newseum Exhibit Seriously Funny: From the Desk of ‘The Daily Show with Jon Stewart’ Opens, CinESomnia: Rocky Horror Picture Show

6/15: By the People begins | CineSomnia: The Room | Who Weekly? Live podcast recording| Priests | Hari Kondabolu

6/16: Silver Spring Inclusive Theatre Company 2019 Performance | hillwood flow

6/18: Kishi Bashi — Omoiyari Intimate Album Release Show |productivity ninja

6/20: Make It & Take It: Art Happy Hour | America’s Last Wild Places | future of VR | LeDroit park cooking & history

6/21: music industry night: streaming | DC Black Theatre & Arts Fest

6/22: Pasta 4 Pets: Pasta Dinner and Bingo Fundraiser for HRA | 10th Annual Astronomy Festival on the National Mall

6/23: By the people ends | 5K to empower the homeless |shepherd park annual picnic

6/25: Babysit some QTs for Generation Hope

6/26: WriteNight Takoma | beaded prayers project

6/27: Universe or Multiverse?

6/29: mussel power open house | real drag/fake awards

6/30: cat yoga @ crumbs & whiskers


7/1: hugh jackman?! | women’s self defense class |pantheon

7/4: CapHill 4th of July parade | independence day concert

7/5: first friday

7/6: silver spring writer’s group | asana & ales | Book Talk: Race, Self-Reliance, and Food Access in Washington, D.C.

7/9: The Welders: LadyM

7/12: white ford bronco @ the bullpen


7/16: meridian hill neighborhood assn mtng

7/17: Gallery Talk: Suffragists and Suffragettes

7/18: World Stories, brew @ the zoo

7/19: Third Eye Blind, Jimmy Eat World, Ra Ra Riot

7/20: Give me a Platform Convention

7/24: Write Night DC (poetry of incarcerated youth)

7/28: visit the used book cellar

7/29: poets on the fringe


8/3: Film and Director Q&A with Pam Sporn and Matthew Birkhold: Detroit 48202 Conversations Along a Postal Route

8/4: Legally Blonde @ Keegan Theatre

8/6: sunset cinema

8/7: evening meditation in rock creek park

8/10: stargazing in RCP

8/19: Brain Injury Families & Friends Support Group

8/21: art noights

8/23: accessible yoga teacher training

8/24: 17th Street Fest

8/28: Black Artists of DC

8/29: Wait Wait Don’t Tell Me! Live


9/12: zoo uncorked

9/13: Shakey Graves & Dr. Dog

9/19: the beltway brawl

9/21: zoo fiesta

9/24: The Atlantic Festival

9/25: Pitango Game Night

9/27: Great Meadow Public Night & Stargazing

9/28: Black Owned Wine & Spirits Fest | kat wright

9/29: open jazz jam


10/3: Life Stories Institute | happy hour comedy show

10/4: Hispanic Heritage Month Film & Discussion: Exiled, America’s Deported Veterans

10/5: Annual NoVa star gaze

10/6: Takoma Park Street Fest

10/12: welcome an honor flight

10/13: menopause the musical

10/16: Photoshare

10/18: boo @ the zoo

10/23: Write Night DC (poetry of incarcerated youth)

10/25: night of the living zoo


11/1: supernatural

11/2: Hot Cider Hustle

11/7: Boozy Gelato HH

11/9: From Grain To Glass: An Immersive Tour

11/29: zoo lights


12/6: creative coffee | happy hour flow

12/12: brew lights