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On Faith With Sally Quinn Sept. 17

August 30, 2017

In 2017, Georgetown Ministry Center (GMC) celebrates 30 years of serving the homeless in our community. Please join them on the evening of September 17th from 7:00 to 8:30 pm at St. John's Episcopal Church at 3240 O Street in Georgetown for refreshments and an enlightening Q&A with author, longtime Washingtonian, & host of GMC's 2017 Spirit of Georgetown, Sally Quinn, as she discusses her new book, Finding Magic: A Spiritual Memoir

 

The discussion, led by esteemed intellectual, Leon Wieseltier, will touch upon how our various faiths unite us and shape our views on how to care for those less fortunate, as is GMC's mission.

 

Copies of Finding Magic: A Spiritual Memoir & tickets to the 2017 Spirit of Georgetown, GMC's annual community benefit, will be available for sale at the event.

 

This event is free and open to the public. Please RSVP here

 


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Summer Restaurant Week August 14-20

August 2, 2017

Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington (RAMW) is pleased to announce the restaurants participating in Summer Restaurant Week from Monday, August 14 to Sunday, August 20, easily searchable here.

 

The semi-annual regional event features the best restaurants around metropolitan Washington, enticing locals and visitors alike with special menus at more than 250 local businesses. Restaurants in DC, Maryland, and Virginia will serve up multi-course meals, with dinner menus available for $35, lunch menus for $22, and returning this Summer Restaurant Week, brunch for $22.

 

Over Summer Restaurant Week, RAMW also launches a new initiative designed to raise awareness about hunger and food accessibility in the capital region. Throughout Summer Restaurant Week, participating locations will team up with the Capital Area Food Bank (CAFB) to raise funds for the food bank’s nearly 500 food assistance partner agencies. Many restaurants have opted to donate a portion of proceeds earned during Restaurant Week to CAFB. Each dollar donated will provide more than two full meals for someone in need in the region.

 

Check out participating Georgetown restaurants here.


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24th Annual Bach Festival at Grace Church

July 7, 2017

Starting Sunday, July 9, 2017, Grace Church Georgetown presents The 24th Annual Bach Festival. All are welcome!

The Program:

Sunday, July 9: 3:00 pm Francine Maté, Director of the Festival and Organ Soo Young Chrisfield, Soprano Irvin Peterson, Flute Regino Madrid, Violin Foster Wang, Violin Charlie Powers, Cello Works include JS Bach’s “Ich habe genug,” BWV 82a, solo organ works and 2 Mozart Church Sonatas

Monday, July 10: 7:30 pm The Madrid Quartet: Regino Madrid, Violin Foster Wang, Violin Sarah Hart, Viola Charlie Powers, Cello Works include portions of Art of Fugue of JS Bach, and fugues by Haydn, Mozart, Mendelssohn, and Piazzolla

Wednesday, July 12: 7:30 p.m. Ronald Stolk, Organ Works by JS Bach and improvisation on a given theme

Friday, July 14: 7:30 p.m. Yuri Liberzon, Guitar and Piotr Pakhomkin, Guitar Works by JS Bach

Sunday, July 16: 1:30 p.m. Clavier-Übung III Lawrence Molinaro, Organ Joseph Regan, Tenor

Admission: $25 per person per concert, students $10 per person per concert with valid ID.

For more information email Bach Festival Director, Francine Maté at bach@gracedc.org, call Grace Church at 202.333.7100, or visit Grace Church.

Grace Church is located at 1041 Wisconsin Avenue in Georgetown (Below M Street, near the C&O Canal) The Circulator Buses run from the Dupont Circle and Union Station Metro Stations to Georgetown. Exit the bus at Wisconsin and M Streets.


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