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Free Doughnut With Costume at Krispy Kreme

Thu Oct 30, 2014

Get a free doughnut of your choice while supplies last when you wear a costume to a participating Krispy Kreme location on Halloween Friday, October 31.

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Free Scary Face Pancake For Kids at IHOP

Thu Oct 30, 2014

Participating IHOP locations will give away free Scary Face Pancakes to kids age 12 and younger from 7 a.m.-10 p.m. on Halloween Friday, October 31. They can use strawberries, candy corn, cookies and whipped cream to add a face to their pancake.

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Dress Like a Dino, Get Free Admission to Nat Geo Museum

Thu Oct 30, 2014

On Halloween Friday, October 31, dress like a dinosaur to get free admission to the National Geographic Museum.

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Free Pumpkin Spice Latte at Saxbys

Thu Oct 30, 2014

All Saxbys Coffee locations are giving away free small Pumpkin Spice Lattes between noon and 7 p.m. Friday, October 31.

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Free Kids Smoothies at Jamba Juice

Thu Oct 30, 2014

No tricks, just a treat: Participating Jamba Juice locations are giving away free smoothies to kids age 8 and younger from 2-7 p.m. on Halloween Friday, October 31. While supplies last, no purchase necessary.

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Thu Oct 30, 2014

SoberRides on Halloween

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SoberRides on Halloween

Thu Oct 30, 2014

The Washington Regional Alcohol Program's SoberRides are available for Halloween. Free cab rides home will be available from 10 p.m. Friday, October 31 through 4 a.m. Saturday, November 1. You must call 1-800-200-TAXI to get one.

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Halloween Rides For Women & LGBTQ Community

Thu Oct 30, 2014

There's a new service this year offering free safe rides home in D.C. on Halloween Friday, October 31 to women and members of the LGBTQ community. RightRidesDC is made possible by a partnership between Collective Action for Safe Spaces and Zipcar. The number to call is 202-556-4232.

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Last Day: Free Drink with Bowl at ShopHouse For Students

Thu Oct 30, 2014

Every day in October, college students who show a valid student ID get a free 22 oz. fountain soda when they buy a bowl at the ShopHouse Kitchen locations in Georgetown, Bethesda and The Mall in Columbia.

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Dessert With Sub & Drink Purchase at Quizno's

Thu Oct 30, 2014

Get a free dessert when you buy a regular sub and regular fountain drink at Quizno's with this coupon. Offer expires Monday, November 3.

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2 For 1 Tickets to Capitol Steps on Halloween

Thu Oct 30, 2014

Get two tickets for the price of one to the Capitol Steps' Halloween performance at D.C.'s Ronald Reagan Building at 7:30 p.m. Friday, October 31. Use this Ticketmaster link and enter code TMN241 in the special offers box.

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Gelato For Kids in Costume at Spinfire Pizza One Loudoun

Thu Oct 30, 2014

Kids 12 and younger with a parent can get a free small gelato at Spinfire Pizza at One Loudoun on Halloween Friday, October 31.

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Wear a Costume, Get a Cookie at Chick-fil-A in Ashburn

Thu Oct 30, 2014

Wear a costume to Chick-fil-A at George Washington in Ashburn on Halloween Friday, October 31 to get a free cookie.

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Free Slice of Pizza For Kids in Costume

Thu Oct 30, 2014

Several Pizza Hut locations in Anne Arundel, Baltimore, Carroll and Howard Counties operated by Pizza Hut of Maryland are handing out free slices of cheese pizza to kids age 12 and younger who come in in costume on Halloween Friday, October 31. Offer good for dine-in or carry-out. Follow the link for exact locations.

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Kids Meal With Individual Meal Purchase at Boston Market

Thu Oct 30, 2014

Get a free Kids Meal when you buy any Individual Meal at Boston Market with this coupon, good through Friday, October 31.

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Halloween Costume Promenades in Prince William County

Thu Oct 30, 2014

Kids can wear their costume and pick up treats at Bull Run Regional Library in Manassas at 10:30 a.m., or at Chinn Park Regional Library in Woodbridge at 10:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. Friday, October 31.

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Thu Oct 30, 2014

HATFest Spooktacular Halloween

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HATFest Spooktacular Halloween

Thu Oct 30, 2014

A costume contest, parade, DJ, hayrides and face painting are all part of the free HATFest Spooktacular Halloween festival at the Gateway Pavilion at St. Elizabeths. from 12-6 p.m. Friday, October 31.

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Thu Oct 30, 2014

Baja Fresh Kids Meal Deal

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Baja Fresh Kids Meal Deal

Thu Oct 30, 2014

Kids in costume get a free kids meal with the purchase of an adult entree at participating Baja Fresh locations October 27-31 with this coupon. Not valid at locations in D.C., Chantilly and Sterling.

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Kids & Comic Halloween Party at Fantom Comics

Thu Oct 30, 2014

Fantom Comics in D.C. is throwing a free Halloween Spooktacular from 2-5 p.m. Friday, October 31 with trick-or-treating, face painting, a costume contest, and fun with The Geek Balloonist, who can make as many as 200 different balloon designs.

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Meal Deal For Kids in Costume at Applebee's

Thu Oct 30, 2014

From 3-8 p.m. on Halloween Friday, October 31, kids in costume eat free with the purchase of an adult entree at all Applebee's locations in the D.C. metro area.

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At Carrabba's: Buy Adult Entree, Get Free Kids Meal

Thu Oct 30, 2014

After 3 p.m. October 31-November 2 at Carrabba's, buy an adult entree and kids 10 and younger can pick a free meal off their "Spooky Kids Menu", and a drink is included.

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Fairfax County Animal Shelter Halloween Adopt-A-Thon

Thu Oct 30, 2014

During the Fairfax County Animal Shelter Adopt-a-Thon October 30-November 2, adoption fees will be waived for all orange and/or black cats, dogs, and small pets. Otherwise, adoption fees will be half off. There will also be hands-on fun with bunnies, guinea pigs and other animals, as well as games, and treats.

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Trick-or-Treating at Springfield Town Center

Thu Oct 30, 2014

Signs in store windows will let you know which merchants will be handing out goodies at Springfield Town Center from 4-6 p.m. Friday, October 31. Free trick-or-treat bags will be handed out to the first 500 children to claim them at Guest Services.

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Kids Meal With Adult Entree at Outback

Thu Oct 30, 2014

Kids eat free at Outback with the purchase of an adult entree on Halloween Friday, October 31. Just mention the deal to your server.

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Kids Meal With Adult Meal Purchase at Olive Garden

Thu Oct 30, 2014

Get a free kids meal with purchase of an adult entree at Olive Garden through Friday, October 31.

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Buy 2 Entrees at Red Lobster, Get Free App/Dessert

Thu Oct 30, 2014

Buy two entrees and you'll get a free appetizer or dessert at Red Lobster with this coupon. The offer ends November 2.

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"Fear at the Freer" on Halloween Night

Thu Oct 30, 2014

"Fear at the Freer" at the Freer Gallery of Art will feature a free screening of the Japanese movie "Ring", that inspired the American hit horror movie "The Ring" (seating is first come, first served). You'll also be invited to make a mask, and check out creepy highlights of the Freer's collection. The event runs from 5-8:30 p.m. with the movie starting at 7 p.m. Friday, October 31.

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"Out of Many, One" on National Mall Through Oct. 31

Thu Oct 30, 2014

There's something new to see on the National Mall: a six-acre portrait of a young man's face made by Cuban-American artist Jorge Rodriguez-Gerada out of sand and topsoil. From October 4-31, visitors are able to walk through the massive portrait.

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"World Aesthetic" at Gallery Underground Through Oct. 31

Thu Oct 30, 2014

Look for art inspired by both real and imagined places at "World Aesthetic", an all-media national juried landscape show on display at Gallery Underground in Arlington through Friday, October 31.

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Birds in Contemporary Art at American Art Museum

Thu Oct 30, 2014

The American Art Museum's exhibit "The Singing and the Silence: Birds in Contemporary Art" features the works of twelve contemporary American artists who have used birds as symbols. The exhibit will be on display October 31, 2014-February 22, 2015.

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Trick-or-Treating at Bowie Town Center

Thu Oct 30, 2014

Enjoy mall-wide trick or treating at Bowie Town Center from 4-6 p.m. Friday, October 31.

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Thu Oct 30, 2014

11th Street Halloween Extravaganza

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11th Street Halloween Extravaganza

Thu Oct 30, 2014

You, your kids and your dog are all invited to the free 11th Street Halloween Extravaganza on from 5-7 p.m. Friday, October 31. There will be costume contests for kids and dogs, mask making and face painting, and trick-or-treating at area businesses in North Columbia Heights.

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Fairmont Hotel Georgetown Howl-O-Ween

Thu Oct 30, 2014

Bring your pup to the Fairmont Hotel in Georgetown for trick-or-treating from 6-7:30 p.m. Friday, October 31. All dogs will get free peanut butter doggie biscuits baked by the hotel's pastry chefs.

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Howl-O-Ween at Lake Anne Plaza in Reston

Thu Oct 30, 2014

Dress in your best costume, and get your cat or dog dressed too for this event from 6-8 p.m. Friday, October 31 at Lake Anne Plaza in Reston. There will be a costume contest, games for pets and adults, and other "tricks and treats".

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Wear Costume, Get Free Bowling Game at King Pinz

Thu Oct 30, 2014

Show up in costume and you can bowl a free game at King Pinz Luxury Lanes & Sports Grill in Leesburg from 9 p.m.-12 a.m. Friday, October 31.

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Saturday Morning at the National (Theatre)

Thu Oct 30, 2014

D.C.'s National Theatre is offering free performances for children at 9:30 & 11 a.m. on most Saturday mornings through December 13. Tickets are first-come, first-served and are passed out 30 minutes before each show. On November 1, the show is Paul Hadfield: Spats the Lost Vaudevillian.

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Innovation Festival at Air and Space Museum in D.C.

Thu Oct 30, 2014

At the National Air and Space Museum's Innovation Festival from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. November 1 & 2, you'll be able to meet inventors and see how they turned their ideas into products.

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Thu Oct 30, 2014

American Indian Heritage Day

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American Indian Heritage Day

Thu Oct 30, 2014

Saturday, November 1 is American Indian Heritage Day at Jefferson Patterson Park & Museum in St. Leonard. From 11 a.m.-4 p.m. activities will include archery, crafts, music, storytelling and more. Admission is free.

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Thu Oct 30, 2014

First Saturday in Downtown Frederick

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First Saturday in Downtown Frederick

Thu Oct 30, 2014

Saturday, November 1 is First Saturday in Downtown Frederick, and this month the fun includes free hot cocoa & s'mores, live music, activities and deals at downtown businesses, as well as free carriage rides. The overall event runs from 3-9 p.m.

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Thu Oct 30, 2014

GraveYards at The Yards

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GraveYards at The Yards

Thu Oct 30, 2014

Admission is free to GraveYards, a Day of the Dead style party at The Yards from 6-10 p.m. Saturday, November 1. There will be roaming street performers, face painters, live mariachi bands, fortune tellers and a celebrity "graveyard".

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Maryland Emancipation Day Celebrations

Thu Oct 30, 2014

Celebrate 150 years since slaves were freed in Maryland with several free Maryland Emancipation Day events in Montgomery Parks on November 1 & 2. They include Underground Railroad experience hikes, museum and park tours, as well as an oral history performance at the Sandy Spring Museum.

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Holiday Preview Party Homestead Gardens

Thu Oct 30, 2014

The Homestead Gardens locations in Davidsonville and Severna Park are throwing free Holiday Preview Parties from 6-9 p.m. Saturday, November 1. The first 100 guests at each party get a free ornament. You'll see more than thirty themed holiday trees, and enjoy refreshments.

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Video Game Orchestra Small Ensemble Showcase

Thu Oct 30, 2014

Love video game music? The Washington Metropolitan Gamer Symphony Orchestra will host a Small Ensemble Showcase at Living Faith Lutheran Church in Rockville at 7 p.m. Saturday, November 1. The performance is free, and any donations will benefit the orchestra and the church.

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Thu Oct 30, 2014

Family Day at Artisphere

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Family Day at Artisphere

Thu Oct 30, 2014

A dance party for kids courtesy of Baby Loves Disco will be the main event at the free Family Day at Artisphere from 12-3 p.m. Sunday, November 2. There will also be screenings of spooky Looney Tunes cartoons, as well as hands-on activities.

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Community Day at Museum of Women in the Arts

Thu Oct 30, 2014

Admission is free to the National Museum of Women in the Arts on Community Day, held on the first Sunday of every month.

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Sign Up For "Try Hockey For Free Day" Nov. 8

Wed Oct 29, 2014

Sign your child (age 4-9) up now to take part in Try Hockey For Free Day on Saturday, November 8. Participating local rinks include Kettler Capitals Iceplex, Mt. Vernon RECenter, Piney Orchard Ice Arena and Capital Clubhouse.

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Buy Bag of Starbucks Coffee, Get Christmas Blend Sample

Wed Oct 29, 2014

Get a free sample of Starbucks Christmas Blend coffee (makes 4-6 cups) with each bag of whole bean or ground coffee you buy online from Starbucks. You can get up to 10 freebies per order. Offer ends January 5, 2015 or when supplies run out.

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Nation to Nation at Museum of the American Indian

Wed Oct 29, 2014

The National Museum of the American Indian, which is celebrating its 10th anniversary in 2014, has an exhibit called "Nation to Nation: Treaties Between the United States and American Indian Nations" running through Fall of 2018. It documents the history of treaties and includes more than 125 objects. Also, at least 9 original treaties on loan from the National Archives will be displayed on a rotating basis.

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Wed Oct 29, 2014

BOGO Custom Stamps at Paper Source

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BOGO Custom Stamps at Paper Source

Wed Oct 29, 2014

Buy one stamper with custom plate, and you'll get a second custom plate free at Paper Source now through November 2.

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Mon Oct 27, 2014

Kids Euro Festival

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Kids Euro Festival

Mon Oct 27, 2014

This year's Kids Euro Festival October 24-November 9 includes more than 80 free activities from concerts to movies to storytelling and much more.

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Buy a Feast at Famous Dave's, Get a Free Pumpkin

Mon Oct 27, 2014

All during October, buy an All-American BBQ Feast at participating Famous Dave's and they'll give you a free pumpkin while supplies last.

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Free CD with Capitol Steps Ticket

Fri Oct 24, 2014

Buy a ticket to a Capitol Steps performance at D.C.'s Ronald Reagan Building during October, and use this coupon to get a free copy of one of their comedy CDs. As usual, members of Congress do not qualify for this deal.

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300+ Free Events During Free Fall Baltimore

Fri Oct 24, 2014

It's back for a 9th year: The Free Fall Baltimore celebration offering more than 300 free cultural activities in Baltimore City during the month of October. All events are free, but some require you to register in advance, so check out the list early.

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Wed Oct 22, 2014

Every 7th Coffee Free at 7-Eleven

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Every 7th Coffee Free at 7-Eleven

Wed Oct 22, 2014

7-Eleven now has a coffee loyalty program that will get you a free medium cup after every sixth one you buy. To take part, download the 7-Eleven app and register as a member. Every time you buy a coffee, the cashier will scan your in-app bar code.

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BOGO Gallons of Iced Tea at Chick-fil-A Sudley Manor

Wed Oct 22, 2014

Chick-fil-A's Sudley Manor Drive location in Manassas is offering buy one get one free gallons of iced tea every day in October.

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Yousuf Karsh: American Portraits Through Nov. 2

Wed Oct 22, 2014

Portraits of Clark Gable, Helen Keller, Grace Kelly, Andy Warhol, and Elie Wiesel are included in the second installation of portraits by Yousuf Karsh at the National Portrait Gallery, on exhibit at the National Portrait Gallery May 2-November 2.

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Garden Tool Lending Library in Arlington

Tue Oct 14, 2014

Did you know you can borrow garden tools from Arlington Public Library? They're available from March to November.

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Free Classes From Elevate Gym in Meridian Hill Park

Tue Oct 14, 2014

Elevate Interval Fitness is a gym that's coming to 14th Street NW. In the meantime, they're offering free, bootcamp style outdoor classes in Meridian Hill Park. Dates vary. Sign up in advance to take part.

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Hometown Tour Pass for D.C. Area Residents

Sun Oct 12, 2014

Are you a resident of the D.C. area who's always taking visitors on tours? Get a Hometown Pass, and you'll get free admission to Old Town Trolley Tours, DC Ducks Tours and Monuments by Moonlight Tours when you bring a guest who buys a full fare adult ticket. The offer is good for those who live within a 50 mile radius of D.C.

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Richard Estes' Realism at the American Art Museum

Sun Oct 12, 2014

Take a quick look at Richard Estes' paintings, and you might think they're photographs. Now look again. The exhibition "Richard Estes' Realism" at the American Art Museum includes 46 paintings, including some rarely made available for public view. The exhibition runs from October 10, 2014-February 8, 2015.

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"Unearthing Arabia" Exhibit at the Sackler Gallery

Thu Oct 09, 2014

"Unearthing Arabia: The Archaeological Adventures of Wendell Phillips" at the Sackler Gallery October 11, 2014-June 7, 2015 recreates the paleontologist and geologist's late '40s and early '50s trips to what is now Yemen through artifacts, handwritten notebooks, film clips and more.

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Andrew Wyeth Exhibition Through November 30

Mon Oct 06, 2014

The National Gallery of Art's exhibition "Andrew Wyeth: Looking Out, Looking In" is a first of its kind because it features a collection of some of his many paintings of windows. See it from May 4-November 30.

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The 5x5 Project Free Public Art & Events

Thu Oct 02, 2014

The 5x5 Project from the D.C. Commission on the Arts and Humanities is bringing contemporary, temporary art to all parts of the city September 6-December 6. There are also free events tied to the project, including musical performances, exhibitions, lectures, bike tours and more.

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Tue Sep 30, 2014

New York Avenue Sculpture Project

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New York Avenue Sculpture Project

Tue Sep 30, 2014

Five works by artist Magdalena Abakanowicz are now on display through September 27, 2015 in the median of New York Avenue, NW between 12 and 13th Sts. in D.C. It's the third installation of the National Museum of Women in the Arts' New York Avenue Sculpture Project.

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Sun Sep 28, 2014

Time Covers the 1960s Exhibit at NPG

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Time Covers the 1960s Exhibit at NPG

Sun Sep 28, 2014

The exhibition "Time Cover the 1960s" features cover art from the National Portrait Gallery's Time collection, including 30 works of art from many of the top artists of that decade. It runs September 26, 2014-August 9, 2015.

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The Art of James Castle at American Art Museum

Sun Sep 28, 2014

He turned scraps of found paper into art, and made ink out of soot and spit. Now, the The American Art Museum is showing off self-taught artist James Castle's work in an exhibition running September 26, 2014 through February 1, 2015.

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Thu Sep 25, 2014

Free Coffee at Golden Corral

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Free Coffee at Golden Corral

Thu Sep 25, 2014

Golden Corral offers free coffee every day at lunch and dinner with purchase of a buffet. Just place your order, choose a seat, and then ask your server for a free coffee.

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Tue Sep 23, 2014

Home is Where the Art Is II

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Home is Where the Art Is II

Tue Sep 23, 2014

"Home is Where the Art Is II" at Zenith Gallery in D.C. is an exhibit of unique home and office furnishings crafted by artists from things like carved wood, cast glass and welded metal. See the display from 8 a.m.-7 p.m. Mondays through Fridays through January 3, 2015.

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Washington Humane Society Cat Adoption Deal

Tue Sep 09, 2014

If you pay to adopt one cat from the Washington Humane Society and would like to take home a second kitty so the first one has a buddy, they will waive the adoption fee on the second cat. All of their animals leave the shelter spayed or neutered, vaccinated and microchipped.

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Tue Sep 09, 2014

"Making Their Mark" Exhibit

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"Making Their Mark" Exhibit

Tue Sep 09, 2014

The "Making Their Mark: Stories Through Signatures" exhibit at the National Archives runs March 21, 2014-January 5, 2015. It includes Adolf Hitler's signature on his marriage certificate and will, an "X" signed by a slave who couldn't read, and a patent for shoes filed by Michael Jackson and others allowing him to do an amazing signature move on stage. Admission is free.

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Vanished Birds Exhibit at National Museum of Natural History

Tue Sep 09, 2014

You'll find the exhibit "Once There Were Billions: Vanished Birds of North America" on the ground floor of the National Museum of Natural History now through October 2015.

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Tue Sep 09, 2014

Bison at the National Zoo

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Bison at the National Zoo

Tue Sep 09, 2014

Starting Saturday, August 30, for the first time in a decade, the National Zoo will have two bison on public display. Their names are Zora and Wilma. Saving these animals was one of the reasons the National Zoo was founded, and putting a bison pair back on display is one way the zoo is celebrating its 125th anniversary.

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"Hawaii by Air" at Air and Space in D.C.

Tue Sep 09, 2014

"Hawaii by Air" is a new exhibition at the National Air and Space Museum in D.C. Today, we think of a trip to Hawaii as simply a long flight. But not too long ago, the islands were very difficult to reach. The exhibit explains how air travel to Hawaii developed. See it through July of 2015.

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"Wilderness Forever" Photography Exhibition

Mon Sep 08, 2014

To mark the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act, the National Museum of Natural History has a photography exhibit on display now through the summer of 2015. The photos were selected by a jury from more than 5,000 that were submitted from around the country.

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Mon Sep 01, 2014

Alexandria "Key to the City" Pass

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Alexandria "Key to the City" Pass

Mon Sep 01, 2014

Buy one ticket to any of Virginia's three presidential estates (Monticello, Montpelier and Mount Vernon), show the ticket at the Alexandria Visitors Center and request the free "Key to the City" pass. The pass gets you free admission to nine historic sites and museums in Alexandria.

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"Perspectives: Chiharu Shiota" at Sackler Gallery

Sun Aug 31, 2014

The installation "Perspectives: Chiharu Shiota" will be on view from August 30, 2014-June 7, 2015 at the Sackler Gallery. It includes nearly 400 shoes and almost 4 miles of red yarn.

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Robin Williams Photo on View at NPG

Tue Aug 26, 2014

The National Portrait Gallery has installed a photograph of Robin Williams in its "In Memoriam" gallery. The playful photo was taken in 1979 by Michael Dressler for Time Magazine.

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One Life: Grant and Lee at National Portrait Gallery

Fri Aug 08, 2014

A special installation of "One Life" at the National Portrait Gallery explores how the lives of Robert E. Lee and Ulysses S. Grant came together during the Civil War. The show includes death masks of each man, portrait photography, drawings and more. See it July 4, 2014-May 25, 2015.

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"Salvatore Scarpitta: Traveler" at Hirshhorn

Wed Jul 30, 2014

The exhibit "Salvatore Scarpitta: Traveler" is on display at the Hirshhorn through January 11, 2015. It's built on the recent acquisition of five major works, including the only two examples of Scarpitta's full-size racecars outside Europe.

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Behind the Badge Exhibit at National Postal Museum

Wed Jul 30, 2014

The National Postal Museum's exhibition "Behind the Badge: United States Postal Inspection" shines a light on a lot of work most of us take for granted: the job of keeping our mail safe. Highlights include an anthrax-laced letter addressed to Senator Tom Daschle, handcuffs used on Unabomber Ted Kaczynski, and a touch table that lets visitors see if they can spot potentially dangerous mail.

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'Face Value' Exhibition at National Portrait Gallery

Fri Apr 18, 2014

"Face Value: Portraiture in the Age of Abstraction" at the National Portrait Gallery includes more than 50 paintings, drawings and more by artists who brought a fresh take to portraiture between about 1945-1975. The exhibition runs from April 18, 2014 to January 11, 2015.

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