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Mayor Vincent C. Gray and USA Network Stars Combat Hate in Farragut Square Park

 Mayor Vincent C. Gray and USA Network Stars Combat Hate in Farragut Square Park

From Alex Dubee:

As part of its Characters Unite Month to shine an even brighter spotlight on the importance of combating hate and discrimination, USA is hosting an interactive pop-up experience providing Washingtonians and passersby the opportunity to spread the message that each of us, whoever we are, wherever we’re from can do something to fight intolerance.

The activation will take place in a highly stylized heated pop-up structure in Farragut Square Park, on Tuesday, February 28 from 10:00AM-8:00PM, and  people will be able to create their own custom “I Won’t Stand For…” t-shirts. 

February 22: Ash Wednesday Marks The First Day of Lent

February 22: Ash Wednesday Marks The First Day of Lent

 

This event comes to us from Brie Hall:

Lent will begin on February 22 this year, with Catholics around the world fasting and receiving ashes on their foreheads in the Sign of the Cross as a symbol of penance and conversion. In the Archdiocese of Washington, Cardinal Donald Wuerl will celebrate an Ash Wednesday Mass:

Local Target Stores To Host In-Store Reading Events This Saturday

Local Target Stores To Host In-Store Reading Events This Saturday

Target Corp. will host free in-store reading events at all Target stores nationwide this Saturday, February 25 from 9 a.m.-11 a.m., in celebration of the National

YaLa Fitness Launch Party, Hot Yala Nights

YaLa Fitness Launch Party, Hot Yala Nights

The following information was sent to us by Tara Chantal Silver:

 

Washington, DC’s own fitness personality and creator of YaLa Fitness, Laurent Amzallag, will be celebrating YaLa’s 10-year anniversary by launching a new health event, Hot YaLa Nights on Saturday, February 25, 2012 at the Southwest Waterfront. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the Children’s Hospital, Children’s National Medical Center and more information on the event can be found at http://yalafitness.com/.