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TOMS #RockTheVote Event Sept. 10 & 11

August 16, 2016

Sports Zone Elite is partnering up with the TOMS brand September 10th and 11th from 1:00 to 5:00 pm each day for a #RockTheVote event to create the buzz around TOMS new campaign shoes (Election Collection releasing 8/29).


Sports Zone Elite will have two voting booths present to get people registered to vote along with some photo booths for some cool fun pictures. There will be other give-a ways along with gift with purchase items such as VOTE buttons, TOMS t-shirts and tote bags.


Come out and make sure your vote counts!


Sports Zone Elite is located a t 3140 M Street in Georgetown.

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Price Benowitz 2016 Summer Georgetown 5k Run Aug. 14

July 28, 2016

On August 14, Price Benowitz LLP will host their 2016 Summer Georgetown 5k Run, benefiting Team Red, White and Blue, a nonprofit organization dedicated to fostering and strengthening veterans’ connections to their community. Through passion and positivity, Team RWB continually provides veterans with the chance to engage with each other and others through physical and social activities. Price Benowitz is excited to contribute to the efforts of Team Red, White and Blue, and encourages members of the local community to show your support for a great organization and a great cause. For active Americans and devoted runners, this race allows them to connect with others in their community that share their passion for running. The race begins at 9:00 am, August 14, on the historic Chesapeake & Ohio Canal Path, located in Georgetown, near Washington, DC.


Date: August 14, 2016

Time: 9:00 am

Location: The race will take place along the beautiful trail and gravel road of the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal Path. 

Registration Fee: From now until July 15, there is an early-bird $25 registration fee; after July 15, the fee is $30. There are no fee refunds after July 1, 2016.


There is no race day registration. Please ensure that you have registered prior to the day of the event if you wish to participate.

In addition to running in the race for charity, you can make a direct donation to Team RWB. For more detailed information and to register for the race, please visit  the 5k race page


Stay up-to-date on the race by following it on Facebook.


This race is a perfect opportunity to get together for a day with friends and family to run for a great cause. Since the race will be timed, competitive runners will have the chance to earn medals for their efforts. Additional perks include guaranteed T-shirts to those who register before August 3. Be sure to sign up early, as those shirts are not guaranteed if you register after August 3rd. 

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Sweden on the Screen

July 7, 2016

Embassy of Sweden is hosting a series of films featuring five acclaimed contemporary Swedish films including Swedish star and Oscar winner, Alicia Vikander in Hotel (photo above).


FREE admission, Sundays at 3:00 PM in House of Sweden.


Registration is recommended. No assigned seating.




July 10  - Hotel (Hotell)
Drama/black comedy R Director: Lisa Langseth
Cast: Alicia Vikander, David Dencik, Anna Bjelkerud
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July 17  - We Are the Best (Vi är bäst!)
Drama/comedy G Director: Lukas Moodysson
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July 24  - Underdog (Svenskjävel)
Drama PG Director: Ronnie Sandahl
Cast: Bianca Kronlöf, Henrik Rafaelsen, Mona Kristiansen, Naomi Emelie, Christensen Beck Petronella Barker
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July 31  - Avalon
Drama/Thriller NC17 Director: Axel Petersén
Cast: Johannes Brost, Peter Carlberg, Léonore Ekstrand
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Aug 14  - The Circle (Cirkeln)
Fantasy PG13 Director: Levan Akin. Music by Benny Andersson (former member of ABBA)
Cast: Josefin Asplund, Leona Axelsen, Miranda Frydman, Ruth Vega Fernandez, Helena Engström
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Aug 21  - Stockholm Stories
Drama PG Director: Karin Fahlén
Cast: Martin Wallström, Cecilia Frode och Julia Ragnarsson. Based on shortstories by the actor and author Jonas Karlsson. Music by Nathan Larson
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Embassy of Sweden is located at 2900 K street in Georgetown

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