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Mon Sep 01, 2014

BOGO Entrees Deal at Bob Evans

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BOGO Entrees Deal at Bob Evans

Mon Sep 01, 2014

Buy one breakfast entree and get a second entree free at Bob Evans when you buy two drinks and show this coupon, good September 1-13, except Sunday.

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Free Happy Hour Paella at La Tasca

Sun Aug 31, 2014

Are you a fan of paella? Every day during September, La Tasca restaurants will prepare complimentary paella at 6 p.m. for their customers at the bar. The freebie is part of their month-long Paella Festival.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

Firehouse Subs Labor Day BOGO

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Firehouse Subs Labor Day BOGO

Sun Aug 31, 2014

On Labor Day Monday, September 1, show this coupon to get a free sub when you buy a sub, chips and a medium drink at Firehouse Subs.

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Earn A Free Papa John's Pizza After $15 Order

Sun Aug 31, 2014

Place an online order for $15 or more from Papa John's on or before Sunday, September 14 using promo code PLAYMAKER to qualify for a free large pizza with up to 3 toppings on a future order. Full details here.

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Buy Adult Entree, Get Free Kids Meal at Carrabba's

Sun Aug 31, 2014

Get a free kids meal with an adult dinner entree purchase at Carrabba's with this coupon, good through Sunday, September 7. Limit of 2 free kids meals per coupon.

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Free Coffee With Starbucks Pour-Over Brewer Purchase

Sun Aug 31, 2014

Buy a Starbucks Pour-Over Iced Coffee Brewer from the Starbucks Store online and you'll get a free one pound bag of Kenya whole bean coffee. Offer good while supplies last. Ends Monday, September 1.

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Free Admission For Kids to Newseum

Sun Aug 31, 2014

Now through September 1, up to four kids age 18 and younger can visit the Newseum free with each paid adult or senior admission.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

Gaithersburg Labor Day Parade

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Gaithersburg Labor Day Parade

Sun Aug 31, 2014

The 76th annual Gaithersburg Labor Day Parade in Olde Towne starts at 1 p.m. Monday, September 1. Free parking will be available in the Old Towne garage, and starting at noon, a shuttle bus will carry parade watchers from the Lakeforest Shopping Center transit station to Gaithersburg Elementary.

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Kensington Art Show, Parade & Festival

Sun Aug 31, 2014

It's an artful weekend in the town of Kensington, with an art show August 31 & September 1, plus a Labor Day Parade starting at 10 a.m. Monday, September 1 at St. Paul Park, followed by a festival on Armory and Howard Avenue.

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Page to Stage Festival at the Kennedy Center

Sun Aug 31, 2014

This year's annual Page to Stage new play festival at the Kennedy Center runs August 30-September 1 and will feature dozens of theater companies from around the region. Events are held throughout the Kennedy Center, and admission is free. Seating is first come, first served and opens about 30 minutes before each event begins.

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Buy 1 Take 1 Dinner & Free Movie Rental

Sun Aug 31, 2014

Pay for one dish from Olive Garden's Buy One Take One menu, and you can pick a second dish to take home free. Plus, for a limited time, you can claim a code good for a free one-day movie rental from Redbox.

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Free Walking Tours From Washington Walks

Sun Aug 31, 2014

Washington Walks is offering free walking tours through Labor Day Monday, September 1. Tours include Capitol Hauntings, Dupont Circle, Memorials By Moonlight Sampler, The Most Haunted Houses and more.

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Free Walking Tours During WalkingTown DC

Sun Aug 31, 2014

WalkingTown DC, September 15-21, is a series of more than 50 free walking tours of the District aimed at residents and visitors who want to learn more about the city. There are lunchtime tours, after-work tours and weekend tours, but you must reserve your space in advance.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

Glen Echo Park Labor Day Art Show

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Glen Echo Park Labor Day Art Show

Sun Aug 31, 2014

Glen Echo Park's annual Labor Day Art Show runs from 12-6 p.m. August 30-September 1 in the Spanish Ballroom. More than 250 artists from all around the region will take part.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

Bison at the National Zoo

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Bison at the National Zoo

Sun Aug 31, 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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Free Cocktail With Dirty Dancing Ticket

Sun Aug 31, 2014

Your ticket to Dirty Dancing at the National Theatre is also your ticket to a free drink at Occidental Grill before the show. The cocktail is called "The Thyme of My Life"!

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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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"American Cool" at NPG Through Sept. 7

Sun Aug 31, 2014

What does it mean to be "cool"? The "American Cool" exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery explores this with photos of 100 people including Miles Davis, Johnny Depp, Billie Holiday, Jay-Z and Elvis Presley. Visitors can play film and music clips, and music made by some of the musicians featured in the photos will be playing in the galleries. The exhibition runs from Feb. 7-Sept. 7, 2014, and admission is free.

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Women's Self Defense Classes in Fairfax County

Sun Aug 31, 2014

By popular demand, free Women's Self Defense Classes are being offered by the Fairfax County Police Department and the Fairfax County Law Enforcement Foundation. They're meant for all women age 13 and up. Classes will be held in various locations from 6-9 p.m. September 9 & 11, October 14 &16, November 11 & 13, and December 9 & 11. Sign up quickly - they expect sessions to fill up fast.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

Super Tuesdays at National Harbor

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Super Tuesdays at National Harbor

Sun Aug 31, 2014

Take advantage of free parking on the first Tuesday of every month in 2014 at National Harbor's St. George, Fleet and Mariner parking garages. Some businesses will offer specials on those days as well (September 2, October 7, November 4 and December 2).

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Buy Adult Entree, Get Kids Meal at Uno Chicago Grill

Sun Aug 31, 2014

Kids eat free with the purchase of an adult entree every Tuesday at participating Uno Chicago Grill locations.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

Shake Shack Running Club

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Shake Shack Running Club

Sun Aug 31, 2014

Shake Shack's Dupont Circle location has a free running club that gets together on the second Tuesday of every month. They meet at 7 p.m. at Pacers Running Store (either in Pentagon Row or Logan Circle). Runs are usually 3-5 miles long and end at the Dupont Circle Shack. Plus, if you buy a Shack Track & Field teeshirt for $25 and wear it to the run, you'll get a free cup or cone of frozen yogurt.

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Tours of Decatur House Tuesdays & Fridays

Sun Aug 31, 2014

The White House Historical Association is offering free public tours of Decatur House on Tuesdays and Fridays at 11 a.m., 12:30 p.m and 2 p.m. now through September 30. No reservations are needed. Decatur House, located on D.C.'s Lafayette Square, is nearly 200 years old and contains slave quarters.

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BOGO Sundaes at Carvel on Wednesdays

Sun Aug 31, 2014

Every Wednesday, classic sundaes are buy one get one free at Carvel shops.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

Yoga in Dupont Circle on Wednesdays

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Yoga in Dupont Circle on Wednesdays

Sun Aug 31, 2014

Join in lululemon's Yoga In the Park every Wednesday, 6-7 p.m. in Dupont Circle, weather permitting. The series continues through September 24.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

Outdoor Zumba in Crystal City

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Outdoor Zumba in Crystal City

Sun Aug 31, 2014

Join a free outdoor Zumba class in Crystal City every Wednesday at noon, now through September 24. Classes are held in the courtyard of 2121 Crystal Drive.

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Workout Wednesdays in Franklin Park

Sun Aug 31, 2014

Free Workout Wednesdays come to D.C.'s Franklin Park every Wednesday at 5:30 p.m. through September 10. Pros from Crunch Fitness are leading the classes, which will include yoga, Zumba, circuit training and more. Bring a mat, and Freshii will provide refreshments of water and fruit.

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Outdoor French Films at American University

Sun Aug 31, 2014

The free "Films on the Green" series brings two French films with English subtitles to American University's Woods-Brown Amphitheater. See "All is Forgiven" Thursday, September 4, and "Tomboy" Friday, September 5. Each film starts at 8 p.m. Both are open to the public, and free popcorn is provided.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

First Thursday Del Ray

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First Thursday Del Ray

Sun Aug 31, 2014

On the first Thursday of each month, May through September, businesses in the Del Ray area of Alexandria throw a party along Mount Vernon Avenue from 6-9 p.m. There is live entertainment, kids activities, giveaways and special menu items at local restaurants.

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Free Pretzel Through the Auntie Anne's App

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Download Auntie Anne's new app, sign up for their Pretzel Perks program, and you'll get an offer good for a free pretzel within 24 hours of signing up. You'll also earn points during every visit that you can use to get free food.

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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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BOGO Birthday Admission to Medieval Times

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Have a summer or early fall birthday? Head to Medieval Times' Maryland Castle during your birthday month and you'll get free admission when you buy one full priced adult general admission. Must mention code BFVD622 at time of purchase. Offer valid through Tuesday, September 30.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Alexandria "Key to the City" Pass

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Alexandria "Key to the City" Pass

Mon Aug 25, 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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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Wizard of Oz Anniversary Art Show

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Wizard of Oz Anniversary Art Show

Mon Aug 25, 2014

ArtInsights Gallery in Reston is teaming with Habitat for Humanity of Northern Virginia for an exhibit and sale of official "The Wizard of Oz" art. The exhibit "There's No Place Like Home" will be on display through September 15. Ten percent of profits from the sale of art during the exhibit will be donated to Habitat for Humanity.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Andrew Wyeth Exhibition

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Andrew Wyeth Exhibition

Mon Aug 25, 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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Washington Humane Society Cat Adoption Deal

Mon Aug 25, 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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6 Free McNuggets When The Nationals Score 6

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Download the McD App to get an offer for 6 free Chicken McNuggets at participating McDonald's (no purchase necessary) every time the Nationals score 6 runs this season.

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

Mon Aug 25, 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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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Yousuf Karsh: American Portraits

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Yousuf Karsh: American Portraits

Mon Aug 25, 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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Smithsonian Magazine's Museum Day Live

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Hundreds of museums nationwide that normally charge an entry fee, will offer free admission on Smithsonian Magazine's Museum Day Live, happening Saturday, September 27. But to take part, you need to request a pair of tickets to your museum of choice in advance, and those tickets are being made available, first-come, first-served, starting August 1. Participating museums in our region include the Newseum, the Crime Museum, and the National Building Museum.

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Admission to 2,000 Museums For Military

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Members of the military and their families can enjoy free admission to more than 2,000 museums nationwide this summer (through Labor Day). It's called the Blue Star Museums program.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

National Parks Pass For Military

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National Parks Pass For Military

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Members of the military and their dependents can get a pass that allows them free admission to National Parks that charge entrance fees. The pass is good for one full year from the month you get it.

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LEGOLAND Florida Military Appreciation Days

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Active duty members of the military can get a free single day admission to LEGOLAND Florida and LEGOLAND Water Park. LEGOLAND Florida also offers discounted admission to friends and family.

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"Degas/Cassatt" at National Gallery of Art

Tue Aug 19, 2014

The National Gallery of Art is the only venue in the world for "Degas/Cassatt", an exhibition of 70 works by impressionists and longtime friends Edgar Degas and Mary Cassatt. The exhibition can be seen May 11-October 5.

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"Postcards from the Trenches" Exhibition

Tue Aug 19, 2014

"Postcards from the Trenches: Germans and Americans Visualize the Great War" is an exhibition of art created by soldiers drafted or commissioned into World War I. It is on display from August 19-September 27 at the Pepco Edison Place Gallery in D.C.

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Deals at Bubble Dip Cafe in Alexandria

Mon Aug 11, 2014

Head to Bubble Dip Cafe in Alexandria between 4-6 p.m. Monday through Thursday for their buy two, get one free cupcakes and munchies happy hour. The shop offers bubble tea, cupcakes, and a rotating selection of baked goods.

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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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Two Exhibits at Washington Artworks

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Two new exhibits open Friday, August 1 at Washington Artworks in Rockville. "Around the World: The Art of Travel" features a variety of mediums, with each piece of art representing a different part of the world. "Re-Made & Recycled" spotlights art made from materials like recycled steel, vintage chinaware and more.

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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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"The Passion of the Media" at Zenith Gallery

Thu Jul 24, 2014

A new exhibit at Zenith Gallery in D.C., "The Passion of the Media and the Process from a Global Perspective", spotlights the work of three artists: Doba Afolabi, Christopher Malone and Leslie Prentis. The exhibition runs through September 6.

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Admission for Military to SeaWorld and Other Parks

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Members of our armed forces can get one free admission per year for themselves and up to three direct dependents to parks like SeaWorld, Busch Gardens and Sesame Place through the Waves of Honor program.

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Vanished Birds Exhibit at National Museum of Natural History

Tue Jul 08, 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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Thu Jun 12, 2014

Birdies for the Brave

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Birdies for the Brave

Thu Jun 12, 2014

Love to watch the pros play golf? Birdies for the Brave offers military personnel and their dependents free admission to select PGA TOUR, Champions Tour, and Web.com Tour events all around the country.

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Thu May 29, 2014

National Inventors Hall of Fame

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National Inventors Hall of Fame

Thu May 29, 2014

The newly renovated National Inventors Hall of Fame is open on the campus of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office in Alexandria. Details about the more than 500 inductees and their patents are on display in the Inductee Gallery, along with interactive kiosks where you can learn even more. Admission is free.

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Foggy Bottom Biennial Sculpture Exhibition

Thu May 15, 2014

See art sprout in some local yards and businesses for a limited time. 16 contemporary sculptures by 15 artists are installed in front of homes and businesses in Foggy Bottom May 17-October 25. At 4 p.m. on opening day Saturday, May 17, artists will stand near each of their sculptures and discuss them.

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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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Tue Mar 18, 2014

"Making Their Mark" exhibit

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"Making Their Mark" exhibit

Tue Mar 18, 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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Thu Feb 27, 2014

Beyond Bollywood exhibit

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Beyond Bollywood exhibit

Thu Feb 27, 2014

"Beyond Bollywood: Indian Americans Shape the Nation," at the National Museum of Natural History runs from Feb. 27, 2014 through August 2015. It aims to dispel stereotypes and myths about Indian immigrants. Admission is free

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Thu Jan 02, 2014

Donut Connection

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Donut Connection

Thu Jan 02, 2014

Donut Connection has a bunch of online printable coupons good through Dec. 31, 2014 at participating locations. One will get you two doughnuts free when you buy a jumbo coffee. Another is good for a free small coffee when you buy a half dozen doughnuts.

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"Spirit & Opportunity: 10 Years Roving Across Mars"

Thu Jan 02, 2014

A decade after they landed on the Red Planet, the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum in D.C. is celebrating the Mars rovers with an exhibition called "Spirit & Opportunity: 10 Years Roving Across Mars", running Jan. 3-Sept. 14. You'll see some of the amazing photographs they took. There will also be a free panel discussion about what's been accomplished so far on Mars, and what's to come in the future. The discussion will take place at the museum at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 7.

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