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Out & About: 10 events to make your work week more exciting

Monday, February 26

All that Sparkles at the Tabard Inn: Grower Champagne: Spruce up your Monday and taste some special bubbly, mingle and learn while enjoying paired hors d'oeuvres from Chef Joud. Grower Champagne continues to grow in popularity now that industry professionals and casual diners alike can get their hands on it!

Give It Up For The Ladies - All Ladies Comedy Show: Join Broken Mic Comedy on Monday, February 26 at Shenanigans Irish Pub in Adams Morgan for their “Give It Up For The Ladies.” Featuring comedians from all over the D.C., Maryland & Virginia areas.

The Del Ray Gateway Night of Giving: The Del Ray Community Partnership has taken on a major improvement project that will be a wonderful additional to the Del Ray community. In partnership with the city, they will be transforming the corner at Mt. Vernon and Commonwealth into a beautiful new Gateway which will include the Nancy Dunning Memorial Garden and a community Spray Park. They will be having a Del Ray Gateway Night of Giving on February 26 from 5-8 pm at Pork Barrel where they will be selling raffle tickets for the opportunity to win one of five amazing gift baskets. Proceeds from this great community activity will benefit The Del Ray Gateway.

Tuesday, February 27

Washington Capitals vs. Ottawa Senators: Head to the Capital One Arena to cheer on the Washington Capitals as they take on the Ottawa Senators! Game starts at 7 p.m.

New Belgium Brewing Craft Beer Invitational: Back by popular demand! Kapnos Kouzina & New Belgium Brewing Company are partnering for a unique dinner paired with fantastic winter selections, for the second edition of the CRAFT BEER INVITATIONAL. Featuring the brilliant cooking of chef de cuisine Kat Famoso & the phenomenal portfolio of New Belgium's beers, we know you won't want to miss this spectacular event!

Cooking Class: The Off Cuts at Via Umbria: Executive Chef, Liam LaCivita, showcases his butchery skills in a class dedicated to three delicious but sometimes overlooked off cuts of meat: Veal Roast, Lamb Ribs and Pork Cheeks. Join in as Chef Liam teaches the secrets to preparing and seasoning these three different cuts of meat, and if you dare, you will even be able to try your hands at it!

Wednesday, February 28

Washington Wizards vs. Golden State Warriors: Go cheer on your Washington Wizards as they take on the Golden State Warriors. Game starts at 8 p.m.

DC-CAPS presents DC-Capital Stars: A Harlem Renaissance Revival:The 2018 DC-Capital Stars performance features the top ten finalists from the DC-Capital Stars Talent Competition, held among DC's public and public charter high school students. Winners will be chosen by a panel of celebrity judges and the audience.

Thursday, March 1

BUREAU’s Healthy Happy Hour: D.C. innovators Sip City and SWAP are bringing guilt-free snacking to BUREAU. Attendees will be able to sample preservative free, all natural cocktail mixers while snacking on cinnamon or blueberry plant-based waffles. Tickets for the event are $10.

Phillips after 5: I Saw the Sign: Paul Klee inspired many American artists through his use of innovative symbols and signs. Using 21st-century "symbols," create an Emoji haiku inspired by works in Ten Americans: After Paul Klee, watch video shorts and learn more about Klee’s use of pictorial designs. Sample Swiss brews with D.C. beer maestro Greg Engert, enjoy the vinyl spins of DJ Neville C, fuel up with bites from Tortilladora and a handcrafted cocktail.