May 18th, check out the annual ZooFari event hosted by the National Zoo. Check out food from featuring more than 100 of the top Washington, D.C., restaurants, alongside entertainment and the animals!
Friday, May 19th is bike to work day! There will be over 80 Bike to Work Day pit stop events will be held throughout D.C., Maryland, and Virginia.
You might have already seen some fabulous pictures of the Kennedy’s Center Madame Butterfly – but what about the artist behind the costumes and costumes? Jun Kaneko’s work will be on display beginning May 21st. These stunning heads can be viewed at the Kennedy center, so you can still feel some of the magic of Madame Butterfly, even if you couldn’t score the tickets.
Do you like Greek food? We do, too! The annual Greek Festival at Saint Sophia begins May 19th and goes through the 21st. Check out the best of Greek food, drink and culture D.C. has to offer!
The annual DC dragon boat race is this weekend, Saturday and Sunday, May 20-21st. The festival takes place near Georgetown between the Thompson Boat Center and the Kennedy Center. Check it out to watch the races and partake in cultural events!
The National Museum of Natural History is getting something pretty interesting that might help you stay cool this humid week – check out Amazon Adventure 3D, beginning May 18th. This film details the true story of Henry Bates and his 11-year journey through the Amazon rainforest in the 1850s.
You might have never heard of the book ” Doing Time Like a Spy by John Kiriakou”, but it doesn’t mean you shouldn’t. The author, John Kiriakou, will be doing a live speaking event about his book and his time as an ex–CIA agent and anti-torture whistleblower. Check it out May 17th beginning at 6:30pm.