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Scaling Mount Polarization: Is dialogue the best way to reach the summit, or is there a better way to blaze the trail (mass messaging, debates, policy change)?

03/28/2023 to 03/28/2023

4450 Wisconsin Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20016

Scaling Mount Polarization: Is dialogue the best way to reach the summit, or is there a better way to blaze the trail (mass messaging, debates, policy change)? Location: Tenley-Friendship Neighborhood Library, Meeting Room 1. Time: We expect to start the actual panel closer to 6pm, and it'll last an hour or so. This will be in-person only. Panelists: Cheryl Graeve is the National Organizer - Director of National Programs for the National Institute for Civil Discourse (NICD); James Coan, Co-Chair of the Braver Angels DC Alliance. Moderator: Luke Phillips, Co-Chair of the Braver Angels DC Alliance. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/scaling-mount-polarization-is-dialogue-the-best-way-to-reach-the-summit-tickets-574951464307

TRAVEL TRAINING — TAKE THE TRAIN

03/30/2023 to 03/30/2023

11701 Georgia Ave., Wheaton, MD 20902

Get comfortable taking the Metro train with the free Travel Training workshop from the Jewish Council for the Aging. The 3-hour class begins at the Wheaton Senior Center and features a ride on the Metro along with info on safety & accessibility, reading the Metro map and schedules, and more. Class runs 9 a.m. to Noon. Advanced registration required! -- contact Connect-A-Ride at 301-738-3252 or connectaride@accessJCA.org.

Cherokee Days Festival

03/31/2023 to 04/02/2023

4th St SW, Washington, DC 20560

Visit the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian and enjoy the three-day festival featuring storytelling, traditional flute music, traditional games, demonstrations, music, dance performances, and hands-on activities in the imagiNATIONS Activity Center. This free event showcases the shared history and cultural lifeways of the three federally recognized Cherokee tribes—Cherokee Nation, Eastern Band of Cherokee Indian and the United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians. In the museum’s imagiNATIONS Activity Center, children can make corn husk dolls, clay turtle medallions, miniature gourd masks, or try paper mat weaving (Sunday only). The activities are free, but tickets are required and are available on a first come, first served basis. Artisans will demonstrate basket weaving, loom weaving, bead work, twining, stone carving, woodcarving, flint knapping, painting, and pottery, and how to make moccasins and the balls used in stickball. Visitors can also watch filmmaker favorites and selections from the Cherokee Almanac Series from OsyioTV each day in the museum’s Rasmuson Theater. A full schedule of events is available on the museum’s website.

HISTORIC POHICK CHURCH FIRST SATURDAY TOURS

04/01/2023 to 04/01/2023

9301 Richmond Highway, Lorton, VA 22079

HISTORIC POHICK CHURCH FIRST SATURDAY TOURS. During the Colonial period, Pohick Church was the congregation of many of our country's most prominent families, including the Washingtons, Masons and Fairfaxes. The Historic Pohick Church Docent Guild will give free guided tours of the historic colonial church on the first Saturdays of the month between 1:00–3:00 p.m. Pohick Church is located at 9301 Richmond Highway in Lorton, at the corner of U.S. 1 & Telegraph Road, close to Mount Vernon and Gunston Hall. For more information please call 703-339-6572 or visit our Website at http://www.pohick.org .

Maundy Thursday at National Presbyterian Church

04/06/2023 to 04/06/2023

4101 Nebraska Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20016

You are invited to join us at National Presbyterian Church or online on our Watch page (https://nationalpres.org/watch/) for this special evening Communion service at 7:00 pm on Thursday, April 6. Maundy Thursday is the Thursday before Easter, commemorating the day when Jesus celebrated his Last Supper, washed the feet of his disciples and commanded them to do the same for each other. Don’t miss this chance to deepen your faith during the holy season of Lent. We hope to see you there. For more information about this event and more, please visit our website at https://nationalpres.org/.

Good Friday at National Presbyterian Church

04/07/2023 to 04/07/2023

4101 Nebraska Ave NW, Washington, DC 20016

At 7:00 pm on April 7, Good Friday, you are invited to join us at National Presbyterian Church or online on our Watch page for this special evening service. We will share in reflections in word and music on the seven last words of Christ. For more information about all our events, please visit us at https://nationalpres.org/.