Sunday, July 29, 2012

PAST: HIGHLIGHTS: Four More Free Daytime events for this SAT April 13th

More events during the day on Saturday, April 13th
organized by start time

Educator Workshop at the NBM "Green Community Teaching Kit"
Saturday, April 13th
10:00am - 12:30pm
Free Workshop for Washington, D.C. metropolitan area school educators only, RSVP required
The Green Community Teaching Kit is recommended for teachers of students in grades 5-8.
"Learn how to bring city planning and green building concepts into your classroom. Museum staff models lesson plans, demonstrates teaching tools, and explores content from Green Community, a classroom-ready curriculum kit. Each participating teacher will receive a Green Community Teaching Kit ($110 value) at no cost."
National Building Museum
401 F St, NW
Metro: Judiciary Sq

"One Man's Trash" Opening Reception +  Second Saturday
Free Workshop "Creating Treasure from Trash"
Saturday, April 13th
1:00pm - 4:00pm
On view Saturday, April 13th - Friday, April 26th
Local artists, Chuck Baxter and Reynaldo "Quinnessential" Quinn, who make art from commonly discarded materials, will show pieces from their collection at Off-Rhode Studio at Art Enables Gallery. There will also be a free workshop held at the same time! Join the community from the Ludlow-Taylor School in NE DC as they create whimsical flowers and plants at Art Enables studio. Materials will range from hubcaps, bottlecaps and milk bottles for their community garden set to 'bloom' later this month.
Art Enables - Off Rhode Gallery
2204 Rhode Island Ave NE
Metro: Rhode Island Ave and take the 82, 84, 86 or T18 bus

Artist Talk with Nepali Photographer Surendra Lawoti
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Nepal-born, Toronto-based Surendra Lawoti will do a present of his photographic works spanning from the last ten years. Surendra’s work stems out from his deep interest in social issues, politics, documentary, art and beauty. Within the context of larger social and political landscape, his work focuses on individuals, social groups and their milieus. His current work 'This Country is Yours' focuses on activists of six political movements of Nepal, and it looks at the social and political transformation of Nepal.
3222 11th St NW
Metro: Columbia Heights

Author Event at the Potter's House in Adams Morgan
Black Flags and Windmills with Scott Crow
4:00pm - 6:00pm
This Saturday the Potter’s House welcomes Scott Crow–community organizer, writer, strategist and speaker who advocates the philosophy and practices of anarchism for social, environmental, and economic aims–to present a talk about his book Black Flags and Windmills: Hope, Anarchy and the Common Ground Collective.  Crow uses his book as a foundation for a visual, fast moving and engaging presentation of stories to show what ordinary people can do to change their own worlds and create power from below without governments. The presentation seeks through a collection of stories to show how the philosophy of anarchism has shaped and changed modern political movements. Read more on facebook and online here
The Potters House 
1658 Columbia Rd NW
Metro: Columbia Heights or Woodley Park and walk or take the Circulator bus to Ontario Rd, or the 42 bus from Connecticut Ave from Dupont Circle toward Mt Pleasant to Mozart Pl.

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