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D.C. November Calendar of Unique and Charitable Events

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Dear Friends, gone apple pickin’

We wish you holidays full of family warmth, generosity and a break from the ghouls of October.

Enjoy the events, much love to you all, VOTE.

Sheryl and Harry

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November 1
Día de los Muertos Virtual Celebration
Join the American Indian museum starting at 2pm as it brings its annual Día de los Muertos celebration virtual!

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November 2
Support Bartenders Against Racism
If you’ve already voted, consider helping some people in the process. Bartenders Against Racism is asking for volunteers to adopt or sponsor a polling location in the DMV area as part of their #hydratethevote initiative.

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November 3
Democracy Doodle 2020
Express yourself in a different way this Election Night by joining Education Artist-in-Residence Mo Willems and musicians from the National Symphony Orchestra for DEMOCRACY DOODLE 2020!

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November 4
A Wider Circle
A Wider Circle, which provides basic needs to families transitioning from homelessness, domestic abuse or who are just without basic needs, are currently, in addition to their other needs, looking for infant/toddler/child clothing, toys, books, car seats, high chairs or any of the usual items taken for granted in raising children.

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November 5
Trot for Hunger
You can still be part of a time-honored DC tradition — SOME's 19th Annual Trot for Hunger 5k. This year, to keep the mission moving during coronavirus, Trot for Hunger will be virtual -- Trot for Hunger participants are encouraged to run/walk in their neighborhood or local park during the entire month of November. Funds raised help benefit thousands of our DC neighbors in need, including families and the elderly, by providing much-needed food, housing, access to healthcare, employment training, and long-term comprehensive addiction treatment programs.

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November 6
Martha’s Table
The needs in our community are urgent. With your help, Martha’s Table is doubling down on its mission to support strong children, strong families and strong communities in DC. With a 400% increase in need for food, a donation will help the organization distribute over 8,000 bags of healthy groceries and 6,750 pre-packaged meals each week.

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November 7
Yoga from the Garden
WithLoveDC hosts online yoga free, courtesy of the U.S. Botanic Garden, where yogis can usually take advantage of a weekly class at the conservatory or outdoor gardens. Enjoy the one-hour meditation, but make sure you register ASAP, as this opportunity is only available to the first 500 participants.

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November 8
DowntownDC Dine Out
One of the city's most vibrant neighborhoods is hosting a destination streatery. On 8th Street NW, between H and K streets, you will find a plethora of neighborhood eateries offering table service outside, with reservations required, on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. Social distancing guidelines will apply. For menus, reservations and additional information, visit the streatery's dedicated website.

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November 9
Crystalline
ARTECHOUSE closes out 2020 by focusing on Pantone’s Color of the Year: Classic Blue. This new exhibit, which runs through Jan. 3, 2021, dives into blue’s connection with earth, crystals and adventure through a wondrous castle. Expect a merging of the surreal and reality as you wander through the castle’s rooms, which will be filled with creative curiosities.

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November 10
Homeward Trails Animal Rescue
Homeward Trails Animal Rescue needs help supporting sick, injured and unadopted animals during this difficult time.

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November 11
Uniting US: Veterans Art Show (Online)
Uniting US works to show the healing power of arts and strengthen individual, family and community wellness by providing engaging art exhibits and shared narratives of people who have served with communities nationwide. Check out this special online exhibition through Dec. 31.

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November 12
Miriam’s Kitchen
Timely support given to Miriam’s Kitchen will help provide a two-week supply of pantry and essential items for older residents, adapt their meal program to serve guests wherever they are, and work with community partners and the DC government to create a coordinate response that keeps guests experiencing homelessness and the wider community safe and healthy.

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November 13
Meditation and Mindfulness
Meditation helps us build a relationship to a place of inner quietude. To contribute to a sense of calm in this uncertain time, the Asian Art Museum is offering free 30-minute online meditations led by DC-based meditation teachers. These free sessions are appropriate for all levels of practitioners and include a variety of mindfulness practices.

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November 14
The Artist's Book
In this virtual workshop, join the Phillips Collection and learn basic bookmaking techniques to reflect on thoughts of isolation, resilience and the future during the coronavirus pandemic.

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November 15
Friendship Walks 2020
Friendship Walks is the annual walk in our nation’s capital aimed at bringing awareness and resources to the work to end homelessness. This year, we won’t be walking on the National Mall, but we will be working towards a common goal—ending homelessness for every man, woman, and child in each of our communities. Ask friends and family members to commit to taking 9,763 steps a day with us during Homelessness Awareness Week, November 14-21. All proceeds benefit Friendship Place.

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November 16
Kids Euro Festival 2020
Now in its 13th year, Kids Euro Festival is one of the largest performing arts festivals for children in America, bringing some of Europe's most talented children's entertainers to DC. Due to COVID-19, no in-person events will be held this fall in order to maintain the safety of our performers and audiences. Instead families all over the world can access an extended virtual festival through Nov. 29. As always, all programs are completely free! Tune in for performances, concerts, workshops, movies, storytelling, puppetry, dance, and more.

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November 17
Handi-hour Online
The Smithsonian American Art Museum’s popular crafting happy hour is back and online! Join for a live crafting workshop using upcycled craft materials you are likely have at home.

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November 18
Capital Food Fight
For 16 years, DC Central Kitchen proudly held its signature fundraising event, Capital Food Fight, with some of the world’s most renowned chefs and mixologists at DC’s top venues. Capital Food Fight will proceed virtually on November 18, 2020. Enjoy sample bites and libations from this year’s battling chefs in the comfort of your home while watching a thrilling culinary battle hosted and judged by the biggest names in the culinary world.

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November 19
Jennifer Koh - Library of Congress Concert (Virtual)
Jennifer Koh, violin & Thomas Sauer, piano. Fearless and virtuosic, recognized for intense, commanding performances, Jennifer Koh is “a prodigious builder of bridges,” (LA Times). She is a charismatic leader in the world of new music, engaged in a mission to create projects presenting many compositional voices.

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November 20
Around the Table
Gather around the (virtual) table with Rock Recovery and popular DC restaurant, Immigrant Food, to enjoy a fun night of cooking and community! You will test your cooking skills while hearing powerful stories of how breaking bread in community has helped Rock Recovery program graduates experience healing and lasting freedom from eating disorders. Proceeds from the event support Rock Recovery’s services.

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November 21
SOME Virtual Dinner Gala & Silent Auction
Attend So Others Might Eat (SOME)’s annual dinner gala and silent auction virtually this year. Proceeds from the gala benefit SOME’s programs, including its job training program, residential addiction treatment program and affordable housing to help break the cycle of homelessness in DC.

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November 22
National Philharmonic
The National Philharmonic will be presenting a streamed concert at 2pm focusing on American composers, with a program featuring works by leading composer and performer Jessie Montgomery, "Dean of Afro-American Composers" William Grant Still, and winner of the 1999 Pulitzer Prize in music, Melinda Wagner.

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November 23
Hemphill Fine Arts
If you’ve dreamed of having a visual art space all to yourself, the new Hemphill Artworks gallery in Mount Vernon Square is the answer. Hemphill, which closed its Logan Circle gallery last year, is operating by appointment only, scheduling private visits for individuals and small groups, free.

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November 24
Virtual Writing Hour
Join a virtual, creative writing hour with the National Portrait Gallery! The goal is to create a virtual space where writers can create, connect, and draw inspiration from the Portrait Gallery's online exhibitions on Google Arts and Culture.

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November 25
Shakespeare Hour Live
It’s the week of Thanksgiving and this year, we have been super thankful for Shakespeare Hour LIVE! Join STC for this journey down SHL! memory lane featuring some of its brightest stars and biggest moments.

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November 26
HAPPY THANKSGIVING!

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November 27
The Capital Area Food Bank
The Capital Area Food Bank works with over 450+ food assistance partners--like nonprofits, emergency shelters, senior programs, soup kitchens, etc.--to hand out over 30 million meals annually. There has never been a more critical moment for the community to come together and ensure no one is left behind.

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November 28
BOOMBOX + Union Market
Work off this year’s turkey with a BOOMBOX Boxing Club training session on the Union Market rooftop. Classes are beginner friendly, socially-distanced and all fitness and skill levels are welcomed.

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November 29
America’s Blood Centers
Brings together community-based and independent blood centers across the country. You can use its website to find and schedule an appointment to make a blood donation in your area.

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November 30
Thrive DC
Each year 25%-40% of food produced is wasted, while one in seven DC households is struggling with hunger. It doesn’t have to be this way, and you can be a part of the solution. Learn more about how to donate food and leftovers during this difficult time.

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