District Connections November 2020 Newsletter

November 02, 2020

GWxDC November Round-Up

Below is an incredible array of events, both virtual and in person (for those in the DMV area) happening this month. Information for how to attend can be found below. We hope you'll take some time this month to learn something new, dig deeper into something you're interested in or explore opportunities to be entertained and connect to D.C.

Washington Concert Opera

Women, Their Voices, & Nothing Else

November 2, 2020 7:00 p.m. EST

Join The Washington Concert Opera as they celebrate the 100th anniversary of womens suffrage with a virtual concert! Filmed at the National Museum of Women in the Arts, 4 incredible musicians and host Crystal Manich will pay tribute to the 19th Amendment. 

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Baking With Our Buds

Baking with Michel et Augustin

November 05, 2020 7:00 p.m. EST

Every week, we invite a new bud to whip up one of their favorite recipes. Just like our Cookie Squares and Croissant Chips, each of these recipes are made with ingredients you probably already have in your kitchen. Bake along with us!

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GW TRAiLs

Rock Creek Park Hike

November 08, 2020 10:00 a.m. EST

Come explore DC's beautiful Rock Creek Park! We'll enjoy a gentle five mile hike through lovely fall foliage and have a group picnic. Spots are limited so be sure to register below to attend! 

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DC Behind The Scenes

9:30 Club Instagram Live Tour

November 10, 2020 4:00 p.m. EST

Join DC Behind the Scenes for a Virtual Tour of the 9:30 Club on the GW Student Life Instagram Page! See the iconic space where thousands of performers have played and virtually visit backstage areas that the general public normally doesn't get to see. Prizes will be given to randomly selected students during the live tour.

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DC Behind The Scenes

Ford's Theater In-Person Tour

November 11th, 2020 4:00 p.m. EST

In this in-person guided tour, you'll discover the details of the assassination conspiracy and the fate of those involved in that historic event. Stops on the tour include the presidents box, the stage and the back alley where Booth made his escape. There are a limited number of in person spots available, navigate to the registration link below by November, 6th to be considered for a spot. GWxDC will cover the cost of the tickets and travel to and from the event and in addition, attendees will be given GW Swag.

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George Washington University

Past. Present. Future: What Will Our Legacy Be Diversity Summit

November 11th - 13th, 2020 

The Office for Diversity, Equity and Community Engagement has reimagined the 2020 Diversity Summer to help attendees understand the past, challenge their thinking in the present and be bold for the future. Each day of the Diversity Summit will feature educational workshops, panel discussions and dynamic speakers.

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National Portrait Gallery

Eye Is Upon Me: First Ladies of the US Portrait Exhibition

November 12, 2020 5:50 p.m. EST

Eye Is Upon Me: First Ladies of the United States is the first major exhibition to explore the historical significance of this portraiture. The exhibition, organized in collaboration with the White House and the National First Ladies' Library, spans nearly 250 years.

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