Don’t miss your chance to partake in some amazing fall sports leagues this week. Plus a theatrical variety show, book discussions, a writer’s workshop and more await you!
Early Bird Fall Sports League Registration
Join DC Fray for a new round of leagues in D.C., with your health and safety as top priority this season. Join team favorites like basketball, flag football, softball and volleyball, or bar sports like bocce and cornhole. Fall registration continues until September 15, but early bird is the best time to save your spot and save some money! www.dcfray.com // @dcfray
A Toast to Foolish Fridays
Foolish Fridays is a 12-week video series featuring your favorite Fools from the Faction of Fools Theatre Company. Joining Faction of Fools for their inaugural Foolish Friday is Greg Benson, host of Bar None Podcast, showing you how to make the perfect Negroni to sip on during the event. Watch on the Fools’ Facebook Live at 7 p.m. Free. www.factionoffools.org // @factionoffools
Fridays at the Fountain
National Landing’s Fridays at the Fountain has moved online for the safety of residents and fans of the series. Now, you can enjoy the sounds of summer from your own home! Every Friday at 7 p.m., tune into the live streamed event on National Landing’s Facebook, Instagram or YouTube pages. Free. www.nationallanding.org // @nationallanding
Enjoy a new concert from the National Symphony Orchestra every other Friday until September 25 with help from the Kennedy Center. The Kennedy Center will be sharing their archive of live full orchestra broadcasts streamed on-demand for free. Programs are accessible for 30 days starting at 8 p.m. the Friday they are released. Free. www.kennedy-center.org // @kennedycenter
Virtual Book Discussion: “Bind Us Apart”
Dumbarton House and George Washington University history professor Dr. David Silverman are hosting a virtual discussion on Nicholas Guyatt’s “Bind Us Apart: How Enlightened Americans Invented Racial Segregation.” Explore how America’s founding fathers understood race, and how those beliefs have shaped our present. The Zoom session will be limited to 24 attendees in order to encourage discussion. 4-5:30 p.m. Tickets $17. www.dumbartonhouse.org // @dumbartonhouse
Emerging Voices: Young Writer’s Workshop
American poet and playwright, Grace Cavalieri, is hosting a free workshop with the Downtown Columbia Partnership. This workshop will cover the four basic components to a good poem or work of art, allow writers to share their work with others and meditate on their writings. Register online for access to this virtual workshop. 11-11:45 a.m. Free. www.booksinbloommd.com // @downtowncolumbiamd
Sunday Evening Yoga
Mind Your Body Oasis is offering free Sunday evening yoga classes online for the month of August. Register for an hour of yoga, relaxing you at the end of a long week. 7-8 p.m. every Sunday in August. Free. www.mindyourbodyoasis.com // @mindyourbodyoasis
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