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Community Calendar

Learn about events happening in and around Washington! Local arts and cultural organizations are invited to submit events to this calendar.

Community Coffeehouse

  • Through Tuesday, December 31, 2019

Stop by Coffeehouse for conversations, a good read, quiet space, free wi-fi, refreshments, impromptu and scheduled artist performances, and more. Plus check out the latest art exhibit!

Open Studio

  • Through Friday, November 29, 2019

Discover your inner artist. Create an original artwork inspired by the Portrait Gallery’s collection while exploring a different technique or tool each week.


Sat • August 24, 2019


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2019 Federation of Genealogical Societies Conference

Omni Shoreham Hotel

Family history enthusiasts from all around the country will gather for the 2019 FGS National Family History Conference at the historic Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington, DC, August 21-24. 

Breaking the Anger Habit

Meditation Museum

Breaking the Anger Habit

Learn how to live in peace again! We will learn to:

* understand the anger process;

* realize the power of your thoughts in dealing with anger;

* let go of inner pain;

* use spiritual knowledge and awareness to transform anger; and

* develop a range of practical tools to live a more peaceful life.

Saturday, August 24th, 1:30 pm- 3:00 pm. Held at the Meditation Museum, 9525 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring, MD. Free Event – Contributions Appreciated. Info & RSVP at

Categories: Lecture, Free, Exhibits

Great Hera! The Suffrage Movement & the Birth of Wonder Woman

Belmont-Paul Women's Equality National Monument

Wonder Woman debuted in 1941 as an antidote to the hyper-masculinity and violence of other comic book characters. William Moulton Marston drew inspiration from the women's suffrage movement of the 1910s to create a new type of hero. Join Ranger Heidi to hear about how Wonder Woman's powers and appearance are based on incidents and images from the life of her eccentric creator. No tickets or reservations required. 

Categories: History, Free, Lecture

Mosaic Theater Company Presents: Fabulation, or the Re-Education of Undine

Atlas Performing Arts Center

Two-time Pulitzer Prize and MacArthur Genius Award recipient Lynn Nottage’s satirical tale that follows successful African-American publicist Undine, as she stumbles down the social ladder after her husband steals her hard-earned fortune. Broke and now pregnant.

Categories: Arts, Arts, Lecture

Music Summer Camp with Paul Reed Smith & MD's Top Pros

Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts

Wanna be a rockstar?! This Summer, legendary rhythm section the Grainger Brothers, guitar maker Paul Reed Smith and acclaimed drummer Dennis Chambers will lead a week of Music Master Classes at Maryland Hall.

Categories: Music: Other, Lecture

Where No Woman Has Gone Before: Star Trek and Feminism

Belmont-Paul Women's Equality National Monument

When the rules are shattered, divides between race, gender, and class no longer exist, and adventure and exploration are open to anyone willing to boldly go where no one has gone before, a Modern Hero is created. Join Ranger Zach during our Women's Equality Day Community Open House for a talk exploring how Star Trek breaks barriers by creating a feminist world ruled by laws of justice, equality, and the celebration of difference.

Categories: History, Free, Lecture

Submit an Event

WETA invites local arts and cultural organizations to submit events to this community calendar. The calendar is offered as a free community service. Event listings are limited to those occurring in the Washington metropolitan area, and priority is given to performance and cultural events.

Note: Only registered users may submit events.

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