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5 ways to enjoy your week in Washington

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From a free film screening to a lawn concert and salsa dancing, 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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'She's The Man' 

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From the event description:

NoMa welcomes you to Summer Screen. This week’s featured film will be "She's the Man" (PG-13).

When: Wednesday, Aug. 14, 6:30-10:30 p.m.

Where: Lot @ First and Pierce streets NE, 1150 First St. NE

Admission: Free

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Kanye & Chardonnay: A Wine Pairing and Album Listening Experience

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From the event description:

Join us for a hip hop/R&B happy hour. This will be a unique album listening experience, featuring "The College Drop Out" by Kanye West. Music industry veteran Tracey Lee and music producer Ojizz will share an insider's insight into the impact of this classic album.

When: Thursday, Aug. 15, 5:30-8 p.m.

Where: City Winery DC, 1350 Okie St. NE

Admission: $20-$35

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Public Health Awakened: DC Action Team Launch

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From the event description:

This happy hour mixer is for public health workers, students, graduates, professionals, health journalists and health equity advocates who want to build community and take action for social and racial justice in the U.S. by responding to national-level issues. 

When: Thursday, Aug. 15, 6-8 p.m.

Where: Bar Deco, 717 Sixth St. NW

Admission: Free

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Full Moon Walk: National Mall Monuments & Memorials

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From the event description:

Join us for a pleasant evening walk with friendly people from the nonprofit community organization Washington, DC History & Culture.

When: Thursday, Aug. 15, 7-9:30 p.m.

Where: World War II Memorial, 1750 Independence Ave. SW

Admission: Free

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Verny Varela Combo and Salsa Dancing 

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From the event description:

See Verny Varela, a renowned D.C.-based arranger, composer, singer and flutist, perform at the Library of Congress

When: Thursday, Aug. 15, 7-8:30 p.m.

Where: Library Of Congress - Thomas Jefferson Building, 10 First St. SE

Admission: Free

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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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