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Capitol Hill Agenda (Dec. 9-14)

by Sean Meehan — December 8, 2015 at 4:15 pm 0

santarchy (Photo via Santarchy)

Capitol Hill Agenda is a listing of interesting events for the week ahead in the Capitol Hill area. If you’d like to see your event featured, fill out our event submission form.

For more events, be sure to check out our event calendar.

Wednesday

Holiday Greeting Card Crafternoon
Northeast Library (330 7th St. NE)
Time: 4 p.m.

Spread holiday joy and cheer by joining us in the Children’s Room of the Northeast library to make greeting cards for your friends and family to cherish this holiday season!

Thursday

Jobseeker Legal Clinic
Southwest Library (900 Wesley Pl. SW)
Time: 3 p.m.

Are you having difficulties getting or keeping a job? Come to one of our Jobseeker Legal Clinics at the Southwest Library. You can meet one-on-one with an attorney from Neighborhood Legal Services Program to find out if you have a barrier to employment that an attorney may be able to help you resolve.

Friday

Pinnocchio!
Capitol Hill Arts Workshop (545 7th St. SE)
Time: 6:30 p.m.

The Faction of Fools theater company presents an adaptation of Pinnocchio that young audiences will love. Bring the whole family as we combine Faction’s bold theatricality with this fantastical story of foxes, fairies, high-strung puppet-masters and underwater beasts.

Saturday

Your Art Here: Winter Arts Festival and Holiday Sale
Capitol Hill Arts Workshop (545 7th St. SE)
Time: 10 a.m.-7 p.m.

Singing, dancing, theater and more! Join us for a day of performances with CHAW’s adult students and Youth Arts Program students performing all day.  The ceramics studio will be present at the event selling artwork at the event as well.

Santa on Barracks Row
Barracks Row (8th and G streets SE)
Time: 1-3 p.m.

Santa will arrive on Barracks Row in a big red firetruck before listening to kids’ wish lists. Toy train, cider & hot chocolate by Bayou Bakery, elves, caroling, candy canes- it’s your chance to take photos of your family just in time for holiday cards. Pets of all persuasions are invited, too! This is a Toys for Tots event so bring along a new, unwrapped toy for those in need.

Santarchy DC
National Mall
Time: 1-11 p.m.

Santarchy is a FREE holiday celebration. Dress as a Santa, a reindeer, a menorah, a gingerbread woman, or any festive holiday costume of your choice and join us for a flash mob-style romp through town. Imagine hundreds of Santas spreading merriment through D.C. and giving gifts to unsuspecting tourists. That’s what Santarchy looks like!

Sunday

Free Pictures with Santa
Courtyard Marriott Navy Yard (140 L St. SE)
Time: 4-8 p.m.

Come celebrate the holidays with Santa, Olaf, Sven and more! Each family will receive a picture with Santa when they arrive, and then can head upstairs to hang out with his friends, enjoy jumpers, activities, cookies, hot cocoa and more! This is a free event you won’t want to miss, and each family will bring home two 5×7 photos of their picture with Santa.

“Autism in Love” Film Screening
Hill Center (921 Pennsylvania Ave. SE)
Time: 4-6 p.m.

Together with Indie Lens Pop-Up and Howard University Television (WHUT), Hill Center proudly presents “Autism in Love” by Matt Fuller. Four adults at different places on the autism spectrum open up their personal lives as they navigate dating and romantic relationships. Eye-opening, first-person portrayals show that despite many challenges faced by those with autism, love can find a way.

Photo via Santarchy DC

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