What’s on Tap in Tenleytown (3/17-3/23)

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! Here’s what’s happening around the neighborhood this week:

  • Start the week off with a few friendly hands of bridge at the weekly Bridge Group on Monday at Iona Senior Services. New members are always welcome to join for a few rubbers from 11:30 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. For more information, call 202-895-9448.
  • Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine in Friendship Heights will be offering a weekly free yoga class on Mondays at 6:00 p.m. The classes are open to the public and all skill levels. Call 202-686-2210 or email fvalente@pcrm.org to sign up. Classes will be held at the PCRM offices at 5100 Wisconsin Avenue, Suite 400.
  • CANCELED DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER Also on Monday, March 17 Friendship Hospital for Animals will host the latest in its Client Education Series. The free session on Managing Your Pet’s Lumps & Bumps will be held at the Tenley-Friendship Library at 7:00 p.m. Dr. Dana Kuehn will discuss different lumps and bumps common in dogs and cats, diagnostic testing and potential treatment options.
  • The Greater Washington Ceili Club will hold a St. Patrick’s Celebration at Seabury at Friendship Terrace on Tuesday, March 18 at 7:00 p.m. The free program will feature Irish dance performances, musical numbers, ballads, and an always popular sing-along of “When Irish Eyes are Smiling.” Light refreshments will be served. Seabury at Friendship Terrace Retirement Community is located at 4201 Butterworth Place, NW.
  • Join District Trivia for Trivia Wednesday at Public Tenley where teams compete for a chance at a $5,000 cash prize in the CSN Trivia Challenge. Trivia begins at 7:00 p.m., but arrive early to reserve a seat.

  • On Friday, March 21 the Gallery at Iona will host its latest Meet the Artist Reception from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Artist in Residence, W. James Taylor and Special Guest Artist, Helen Higgins will be featured in an evening of chatter, wine, music and food to celebrate the presence of their work at Iona.
  • Join American University Museum curator Tim Doud and a selection of artists on Friday for a panel discussion on the museum’s current exhibit Sightlines. The discussion begins at 7:00 p.m. at the Katzen Arts Center, 4400 Massachusetts Avenue.
  • Also on Friday, as part of the 22nd annual Environmental Film Festival, St. Columba’s Episcopal Church will host a screening of A Will for the Woods. The film follows Dr. Clark Wang as he battles lymphoma while thoughtfully planning his funeral with his loved ones. Determined that his last act should not harm the environment but rather help protect it, Clark discovers the green burial movement. Far from being morbid or dark, the film is celebration of a life well-lived, and an acknowledgement of death as a part of life. The film begins at 7:30 p.m. and will be followed by a discussion with the filmmakers. Admission is free, buts a $3 donation is suggested. St. Columba’s is located at 4201 Albemarle Street.
  • Finally, don’t forget to check out Janney Elementary Schools inaugural Online Auction. Find nearly 80 summer camp deals, portrait sessions, landscaping services, swimming lessons, yoga, zumba, boot camp, dance classes, enrichment classes, kids’ birthday parties and activities, restaurants, boutiques, museums, getaways, and much more! You do not have to be associated with Janney to bid or to win! The auction runs until Tuesday, March 18 at 9:00 p.m.

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