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Here's what to do in Washington this week

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By Hoodline - Published on July 22, 2019.

From movie screenings to a happy hour, there's plenty to enjoy in Washington this week. Read on for a rundown of ideas for how to fill your calendar.

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'When They See Us' screening

From the event description:

Join the Campaign for Youth Justice and Washington D.C.'s Thrive Under 25 Coalition on Wednesday, July 24 at the True Reformer Building for our private viewing of episode four of the Netflix series, "When They See Us." The series by writer, producer and director Ava DuVernay has received international acclaim for chronicling the story of the tragic "Central Park Five" case about five teenage boys of color from Harlem who were wrongly convicted in 1989 and their 25-year fight for justice. 

When: Wednesday, July 24, 4-7 p.m.
Where: Public Welfare Foundation, True Reformer Building, 1200 U St. NW
Admission: Free
Click here for more details, and to get your tickets

Red, White & Blue Run  

From the event description:

Join =PR= DC and New Balance this July for a celebration of running in the USA. We will hit the National Mall for a 4-mile loop dressed in our most festive red, white and blue. Post-run we will settle in for some barbecue-style snacks and drinks. 

When: Wednesday, July 24, 6:30-8 p.m.
Where: Potomac River Running Store, 919 F St. NW
Admission: Free
Click here for more details, and to get your tickets

'Remember the Titans'

From the event description:

This week’s featured film will be "Remember the Titans," the true story of a newly appointed African-American coach and his Alexandria, VA high school team during their first season as a racially integrated unit. 

When: Wednesday, July 24, 6:30-10:30 p.m.
Where: Lot @ First and Pierce NE, 1150 First St. NE
Admission: Free
Click here for more details, and to get your tickets

Standards Professionals Summer Event

From the event description:

The SES National Capital Area Section and Women in Standards invite you to join us in celebrating the summer. Attendees will enjoy great views, warm summer nights and a chance to meet other standards professionals in the D.C. metro area. Catch up with old friends, make a few new ones and share a few stories from the trenches of standards development. 

When: Thursday, July 25, 4:30-7:30 p.m.
Where: 2650 Virginia Ave NW
Admission: Free
Click here for more details, and to get your tickets

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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