Education

Kids Euro Festival: The Almost Famous Cricket

Date: 
Friday, October 26, 2012 - 10:00am
Location: 
THEARC Theater
Kids Euro Festival:  The Almost Famous Cricket

Kids Euro Festival presents, “The Almost Famous Cricket,” a musical performance from Romania inspired by the fables of the French writer Jean de la Fontaine.  Children will be enchanted by the puppets, the characters, the plot, as well as by the cheerful atmosphere of the show.

Event Type: 
Play
Subject: 
Arts
Subject: 
Education
Age: 
Youth
Cost: 
Free

Kids Euro Festival: Creation Of The World

Date: 
Thursday, November 1, 2012 - 10:00am - 2:00pm
Location: 
THEARC Theater
Kids Euro Festival:  Creation Of The World

Kids Euro Festival presents “Creation of the World,” a Lithuanian contemporary dance performance for children which explores how the world was made.  What was first? Stars, water, sky, day or night, birds or animals?  Audience participation is encouraged, too.

Event Type: 
Dance Performance
Subject: 
Arts
Subject: 
Education
Age: 
Youth
Cost: 
Free

Financial Literacy 101 Workshop

Date: 
Wednesday, October 17, 2012 - 5:00pm - 8:00pm
Location: 
Community Meeting Room
Financial Literacy 101 Workshop

LIFT-DC and Capital One present, “Back to the Basics: Financial Literacy 101 Workshop,” an evening workshop led by a Capital One expert that will discuss which different savings, investments, checking accounts and credit options exist for you.

Event Type: 
Workshop/Seminar
Subject: 
Education
Age: 
Teen
Age: 
Adult
Cost: 
Free

Fall Harvest Fest

Date: 
Tuesday, October 16, 2012 - 3:00pm - 6:00pm
Location: 
THEARC Farm
Fall Harvest Fest

Join THEARC and its partners for an afternoon of fun gardening projects to winterize THEARC Organic Community Garden.  There will be various family-friendly activities including a Zumba class, dance and music performances, pony rides, horseshoe games, and a moon bounce for kids.

Event Type: 
Family Event
Subject: 
Arts
Subject: 
Education
Subject: 
Health
Subject: 
Recreation
Age: 
Youth
Age: 
Teen
Age: 
Adult
Age: 
Senior
Cost: 
Free

All Stars Program Orientation

Date: 
Wednesday, September 19, 2012 - 6:00pm
Location: 
Parklands Community Center Suite

Parklands Community Center presents the “All Stars Program,” a fun-filled and educational program to help youth say “No” to alcohol, tobacco, marijuana and other drugs while striving to help them choose a positive lifestyle for their future.  Youth ages 11-14 who reside in Ward 8 are eligible to participate.

Event Type: 
Meeting
Subject: 
Education
Age: 
Youth
Age: 
Teen
Cost: 
Free

The Washington Ballet @THEARC 2012-2013 School Year Audition

Date: 
Saturday, September 8, 2012 - 3:30pm - 5:30pm
The Washington Ballet @THEARC 2012-2013 School Year Audition

The Washington Ballet @ THEARC will be holding it's last group auditions for the 2012-2013 school year on Saturday, September 8, 2012.  The cost of the audition is $40.  All students must come dressed in ballet attire and girls must have their hair in a bun.  Audition fee is due at the time of audition.  For students ages 4-6, please contact The Washignton Ballet at THEARC by calling 202-274-4533.  Audition times are as follows:

Subject: 
Arts
Subject: 
Education
Age: 
Early childhood
Age: 
Youth

2012 WALA Creative Entrepreneur Series

Date: 
Tuesday, September 4, 2012 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm
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Tuesday, September 11, 2012 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm
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Tuesday, September 18, 2012 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm
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Tuesday, September 25, 2012 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm
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Tuesday, October 2, 2012 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Date: 
Tuesday, October 9, 2012 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Location: 
Community Meeting Room
2012 WALA Creative Entrepreneur Series

The WALA Creative Entrepreneur Series is a 6-part series for all creative entrepreneurs who want to take the next step in their professional careers by creating their own business.  Explore the basics of forming a business for your creative endeavors, from deciding whether to incorporate as a non-profit or for-profit entity, to understanding copyrights and trademarks, contract and negotiation skills, and finally taxes and leases.

Event Type: 
Workshop/Seminar
Subject: 
Education
Age: 
Adult
Age: 
Senior
Cost: 
Free

Habitat for Artists

Date: 
Monday, July 16, 2012 - Friday, August 24, 2012
Location: 
THEARC Farm
Habitat for Artists

Habitat for Artists returns to THEARC this summer in a collaboration with the Corcoran Gallery of Art.  HFA uses the idea of the artist’s studio as a catalyst for mutual engagement between artists and communities and will work with THEARC and the Corcoran from July 16-August 24.  The “habitats” are small, temporary, 6’-by-6’ structures.  H

Event Type: 
Art Display
Partner: 
ArtReach at THEARC
Subject: 
Arts
Subject: 
Education
Age: 
Youth
Age: 
Teen
Age: 
Adult
Age: 
Senior
Cost: 
Free

I CAN @ THEARC Theater Technical Theater Management Internship

Each year, BBAR selects a group of local high school and college students to participate in a technical theater management paid internship at THEARC Theater.  Students learn the fundamentals of production and stage management, participate in interactive field trips, workshops & seminars, serve as ushers during theater events and even present a production of their own!  Students are selected on a seasonal/rolling basis.  Ultimately, this year-round internship is aimed to help youth gain the tools necessary to obtain employment in theater management.

Contact Information: 
kdouglas(at)thearcdc.org
Subject: 
Arts
Subject: 
Education
Age: 
Youth
Age: 
Teen
Cost: 
Free

Washington Middle School for Girls Spring Literacy Event

Date: 
Thursday, May 31, 2012 - 10:00am - 12:00pm
Location: 
Washington School for Girls Suite
Washington Middle School for Girls Spring Literacy Event

Join WMSG for their spring literacy event!  You will see how their students are being the change while enjoying international food, music, student poetry and presentations.

Event Type: 
Family Event
Subject: 
Education
Age: 
Early childhood
Age: 
Youth
Age: 
Teen
Age: 
Adult
Age: 
Senior
Cost: 
Free