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5 events to check out in Washington this week

Looking to mix things up this week? From an artists' studio tour to an event honoring the women's suffrage movement, here are a few top options to help you get social around town.

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Artist Studio Tour to Brookland

From the event description:

Catch the museum shuttle for this popular program and visit community artists in their homes and studios. This month, the tour includes a visit to the studios of Patrick Smith (painter) and Michael Boone (owner, Boone Gallery and Community Center). 

When: Saturday, July 13, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Where: Fort Stanton Recreation Center, 1812 Erie St. SE
Admission: Free
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'Women Fight for the Vote' Community Day

From the event description:

Join the Library of Congress in honoring the women's suffrage movement and  its connections to today, with activities for all ages. 

When: Saturday, July 13, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Where: Library of Congress - Thomas Jefferson Building, 10 First St. SE
Admission: Free
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Potomac Booze Cruise

From the event description:

Join us on an adult party pirate cruise for an anything but an ordinary night on the town. 

When: Saturday, July 13, 2:45-4:45 p.m.
Where: Georgetown Waterfront, 3100 K St. NW
Admission: $20
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Highlife rooftop party

From the event description:

NwaBekee and Jollof Gist team up for another summer edition of the Highlife rooftop party, featuring African food and tunes from the diaspora. 

When: Saturday, July 13, 3-9 p.m.
Where: Big Chief, 2002 Fenwick St. NE
Admission: Free-$20
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Dancing in the Sky, Tres Islas Edition

From the event description:

Celebrate the vibes, sounds and dances of Puerto Rico, Cuba and the Dominican Republic. We will have international dance instructors and performers teaching the moves.

When: Saturday, July 13, 5-11 p.m.
Where: Liaison Washington Capitol Hill, 415 New Jersey Ave. NW
Admission: $20, general admission
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Parking in DC can be tough, especially during popular events. To find free or cheap parking and to book parking in advance, see this map of DC parking from SpotAngels. And to get there by public transportation, check the Metro website for nearby stations and schedules.


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