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December 2011

SPACIOUS Circle Day at Baltimore’s American Visionary Art Museum

December 3, 2011 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
American Visionary Art Museum Baltimore, MD United States + Google Map

  If you haven't been to this wacky, fun, inventive, surprising gem of a museum, you are in for a mindblowing experience as we celebrate SPACIOUS Circle Day on Saturday, December 3.   The theme of the day for our latest event builds off our logo, an inclusive circular motif with many points of entry.   We'll gather at 10 in the Friendship Heights (red line) area of D.C., have a cup of coffee and a (round) doughnut, and carpool to…

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Meet-Up at Smithsonian Exhibit — Race: Are We So Different?

December 17, 2011 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, 10th St. & Constitution Ave.
Washington, DE United States
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Saturday, December 17 at 2:30 p.m. Joey and Cary will be at the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History to see the Race: Are We So Different? exhibit.  Join them!

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January 2012

Blank Canvas Day

January 21, 2012 @ 10:30 am - 2:30 pm
Bloombars, 3222 11th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20010 United States
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We're signing up now for our Blank Canvas Day. Led by Kathryn Ivey of Haddon Interiors, and by our own Joey and Cary. This is going to be a great day with fun people, engaging our inner artists (yes, you have one!), doing some facilitated artistic exercises, games, having lunch and going home with a canvas of your own creation. We're partnering with funky, cool Bloombars.  If you don't know Bloombars, you need to.  They host great events in D.C.,…

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February 2012

Everyday Improv

February 22, 2012 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Lululemon, 3625 M Street
Washington, DC 20007 United States
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Join us for Everyday Improv at Lululemon in Georgetown (DC). Cary and Joey will host, and we'll be led by Brandon Anderson as we explore the tenets of improv and how they relate to everyday life while doing some exercises in smaller groups. A chance to meet new people, try something new and wow yourself with a new skill. Sign up here (space limited to maintain the chance to meet everyone!) for our free event. We'll move on to Old Glory…

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March 2012

Potluck Story Dinner

March 10, 2012 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
food contribution

A casual, fun dinner party of SPACIOUS people (that's you!). Tell us a bit about you and your story by bringing a dish that represents your heritage/background/family/travels/passions. You bring a dish that serves 8 to 10 people; we'll provide drinks and serving items. Sign up by using this form that will help us plan for a multicultural evening. Deadline is Thursday, March 8 at noon.

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Introducing Hagar (an Arab/Jewish School in Israel) to D.C.

March 14, 2012 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
private home DC United States + Google Map

We love introducing people to organizations that fit our tenets, one of which is "banishing 'us and them' thinking."  Join us in D.C. (U Street corridor) for Mediterranean hors d'oeuvres prepared by Food and Fete and meet Director of Development Lauren Joseph as she shares about her groundbreaking organization -- including a short video -- and invites us all into an open-ended conversation. ABOUT HAGAR (http://www.hajar.org.il/) Hagar is creating a community of coexistence in Israel through a bilingual, multicultural school in…

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April 2012

Cooking and Eating with Eritrean Refugees through International Rescue Committee Partnership (Date Change)

April 1, 2012 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Unnamed Venue Silver Spring, MD United States + Google Map

The International Rescue Committee (rescue.org) is a non-profit that works in post-conflict development internationally and refugee resettlement in the US. SPACIOUS is teaming up with them to provide simple shopping and cooking instruction for recently resettled Eritrean men who need those skills and who are eager to meet DC-area residents as they adjust to a vastly different life in a new country. You don't have to know how to cook yourself; there will be a skilled cook on each team.…

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BYOK (Bring or Be Your Own Kid) Recess & Pie-Throwing Event

April 14, 2012 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Meridian Hill Park, 2500 16th Street, NW
Washington, DC United States
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A chance for grown-ups to play like kids and even with kids. A chance for kids to see their parents PLAYING! Why? If you need to ask, you need to come. Seriously, we're all too damn responsible and scheduled. Let's lighten up together, blow off some steam, laugh a lot and leave with new friends and renewed energy. We'll gather for recess games and have a pie-throwing extravaganza, as well as a picnic (bring your own; we'll provide dessert). Meridian Hill…

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May 2012

Little League Cheerleading Mob

May 29, 2012 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

We'll meet up at a Little League game in the Tenley area of DC. We'll cheer for the Yankees and the White Sox.  Coaches and parents will know... kids won't. Game starts at 6 p.m. Meet us there or we'll grab you at the Tenley Metro (Red Line), closer to 5:30 p.m. Let's get a big crowd out and make these 10- to 12-year-olds feel like they're in the Major Leagues. Sign up here so we know how many we'll…

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June 2012

Service Project at Central Union Mission

June 2, 2012 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Central Union Mission, 1350 R. Street, NW
Washington, DC United States
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We love this place. It has existed for 125 years in D.C. and has components of overnight and long-term housing and services for men struggling with homelessness and related issues. It has a camp for children, a food depot, Hispanic family services and much more. We'll get to spend several hours doing general cleaning and maintenance work in the Mission, which is located at 1350 R Street, NW, DC. We'll work from 1 to 4 p.m. We have a limit…

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