Founded in 1851, the Armed Forces Retirement Home (aka Old Soldiers' Home) is undergoing a massive development project to construct 4.3 million square feet of residential, retail, and community buildings east of Park View & Petworth. Plans will also include 20 acres of green space and bike paths that will be open to the public for the first time in 50 years.
In “The Reverse Underground Railroad,” lecturer Rick Bell considers the various systems that sent people escaping north back into enslavement. (6 pm)
U Up? is “the definitive millennial dating podcast.” (6:30 pm)
Catch Handsome Hound’s Cuchulain Kelly channeling John Prine, Johnny Cash and Randy Newman at Songbyrd. (7-11 pm)
Shaggy songwriter Pete Yorn plays Union Stage, not with Scarlett Johansson (they have two albums together) but Surf Rock Is Dead. (8 pm)
Talks at Astronomy on Tap include “Hunting Elusive Giants: Uncovering a Triplet of Active Galactic Nuclei in a Galaxy Merger” and “Chronicles of the Unknown: Preparing for the James Webb Space Telescope” (8 pm)