Twas only a matter of time—shared mopeds are coming to DC. DDOT announced a four-month pilot program with a fleet of up to 400 vehicles (rollout timeline TBD). The mopeds would be capped at 30mph and require riders to wear a helmet and possess a valid driver’s license.
If you close your eyes and belt lyrics loud enough about the top-down, wind in your hair, sunsets, lakes, and other vacation imagery, you just might forget you’re with a crowd of people on the second floor of DC9. Or maybe not. No harm in trying tho, right? (7:30pm)
Walk the streets of Moscow
If you’re looking to disavow your trashy Netflix queue for the night and watch something foreign and artsy, go see the classic Russian romcom, Walking the Streets of Moscow, at Suns! Criterion Collection ain’t got nothin on you. (8pm)
Playwriting workshop at The National Portrait Gallery
An early morning in Chinatown focused on theatre, specifically dialogue, the main way that most plays tell their stories. It is one of many writing “Strike a Prose” workshops the Smithsonian is hosting over the next two weeks. You’ll have to show up right at 9:45am because it’s before hours at the gallery. (9:45am-12pm)
Reminders from the Weekly Scheduler
The annual Night Out for Safety and Liberation is all about reimagining what safety means for our community that’s been going on nationwide since 2013, partly as a response to the murder of Trayvon Martin. Childcare, ASL interpretation and food will be provided. (5-9pm)
Every Tuesday, you can head to the Josephine Butler center and learn to triple-step, triple-step, rock-step. Come for a free class, stay for the social dance. (8pm)
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