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Award-Winning Magician Performs In D.C. This August

Award-Winning Magician Performs In D.C. This August

Washingtonian’s are in for a real treat this August as Josh Norris, the magician named D.C.’s Best Performing Artist” by Washington City Paper is hosting a 90-minute magic show at Helix Lounge in D.C.

Beginning Friday, August 10, Norris will combine magic, psychology, and hypnosis, with a human lie detector where he is certain he can decode the thoughts of audience members in THINK: An Evening of Mind Reading and Magic.

All guests can arrive early to enjoy extended Happy Hour specials at Kimpton’s Hotel Helix, located at 1430 Rhode Island Avenue in Northwest, D.C., as well as discounted $4 Magic Hat beers, and an $8 “Magic Martini” featuring gin, peach liqueur, orange juice, grenadine and a champagne float.

A complimentary champagne toast will be provided to guests during the show.

JCPenney's Offers Free Haircuts To Kids In August

JCPenney's Offers Free Haircuts To Kids In August

To help kids get ready for the back to school grind, JCPenney’s is offering free haircuts for students in grades kindergarten to sixth grade the whole month of August.

Customers can call 855-JCP-KIDS or stop by a local salon to schedule a free August appointment while they last.

Today, if you schedule a haircut, JCPenney’s will donate $1 for every free cut to the Boys & Girls Clubs of America and 4-H.

To find JCPenney’s stores in your area, visit www.jcp.com, and click on “find a store” for locations.

Smithsonian Natl Zoo: Meet Kavi, An 11-year-old Sumatran Tiger

Smithsonian Natl Zoo: Meet Kavi, An 11-year-old Sumatran Tiger

There’s a new tiger in town! Meet Kavi, an 11-year-old male, from Zoo Atlanta on July 29 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Smithsonian’s National Zoo on Global Tiger Day.

Kavi is the newest edition to the tiger family, joining females Damai and Soyono

The Prowl around the Great Cats exhibit will over special demonstrations at 11 a.m., 12 p.m. and 1 p.m. Keepers will also talk about the daily care of the Zoo’s Sumatran tigers and how the tigers contribute to conservation efforts.

But that’s not all!

Face painting will be available for those who want to take on the tiger persona. There will also be tiger-themed arts and crafts.

Experts from the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute’s Tiger Conservation Partnership will display tools they use in the field to study tigers and other species in Asia, including radio collars and camera traps, for visitors to see and touch.

Community Event Fights Crime In Md.

Community Event Fights Crime In Md.

Neighborhoods, businesses, civic groups, and law enforcement officials are gearing up for the 29th annual National Night Out in Rockville, sponsored by the National Association of Town Watch.

The annual block party helps to fight against crime and consists of a cookout, visits from the Rockville City Police and McGruff the Crime Dog, as well as flashlight walks, and youth programs.

This year's event is scheduled for Tuesday, Aug. 7th.



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If you can talk the talk, you can walk the walk – for the animals

If you can talk the talk, you can walk the walk – for the animals

You’re always telling your friends how much you love your pet, but maybe you’re looking to take a step beyond caring for your dog or cat to supporting all animals across Washington, DC. This September 29, go the extra mile with the Washington Humane Society (WHS) and be a part of the DC Walk for the Animals & Pet-A-Palooza. Join us in celebrating our community’s animals and walking to end pet homelessness in DC.

Woody Guthrie Centennial Tribute Concert Featuring The U-Liners And Magpie

Woody Guthrie Centennial Tribute Concert Featuring The U-Liners And Magpie

TAKOMA PARK, Md. - Celebrate Woody Guthrie's 100th birthday with a concert by root rock artists The U-Liners and folk artists Magpie at the Takoma Park Civic Auditorium on July 14.

Woodrow Wilson "Woody" Guthrie, is an iconic American singer-songwriter and folk musician whose musical legacy includes hundreds of political, chiltraditional and children's songs, ballads and improvised works.