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Bernice King, Coretta Scott King, Will Attend Book Signing Event at MLK's Memorial

Bernice King, Coretta Scott King, Will Attend Book Signing Event at MLK's Memorial

 

From  Andie Semprevio: Eastern National is proud to announce that Bernice A. King, daughter of Martin Luther King, Jr. and Coretta Scott King, will be present for a book signing event to be held at the Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial, located at 1964 Independence Avenue, Southwest, Washington, DC. The event will be held on Saturday, May 26, 2012, and will promote Desert Rose, the memoir of her mother Coretta Scott King.

The Dark Knight Tumbler Comes to Md.

The Dark Knight Tumbler Comes to Md.

Calling all Batman fanatics!

The insanely awesome version of the Batmobile featured in Batman Begins, The Dark Knight, and this summer’s The Dark Knight Rises is on tour and coming to the National Harbor this Sunday.

The "Tumbler," which looks like a Transformer type tank, and the "Bat Pod," which is the motorcycle seen in Dark Knight will be on display at the Gaylord National Resort for FRESHtival, an outdoor music festival featuring live music from Adam Lambert. 

Overnight accommodations at the Gaylord Resort, four VIP tickets, and after-party tickets are available for $249, or you can purchase tickets for a one-day pass for $30.

Baby Bash and Bling Expo 2012, Oh Baby!

Baby Bash and Bling Expo 2012, Oh Baby!

Actress, Reality TV star, fashionista and author, Tia Mowry, star of BET's “The Game”, and from Style Network's Tia & Tamera, visited DC this weekend to attend the Baby Bash and Bling Expo & Show and promote her book “Oh, Baby!: Pregnancy Tales and Advice from One Hot Mama to Another”. This book shares Tia’s experiences during her first pregnancy and tips, tricks, and anecdotes she learned from her own personal experiences. She also walks her readers through the high, lows, joys, and fears of pregnancy, birth and motherhood.

 

Kid Friendly Event At National Harbor

Kid Friendly Event At National Harbor

 

Looking for something fun and creative with your kids? Look no further than the Gaylord National Resort at National Harbor. From May 25 to Sept. 1st, you and your family can have sticky fun decorating your very own Princess Fiona sugar cookie castle with candy and royal icing. For more information, call (301) 965-4000 or book online here.

Golf For Good: Local Tournament Raises Funds & Awareness

Golf For Good: Local Tournament Raises Funds & Awareness

According to The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, every 14 minutes someone in the United States commits suicide.

Help raise awareness to this growing issue, and reach out to those affected by suicide at The AFSP National Capital Chapter 's Second Annual Charity Golf Tournament on May 23rd.

Last year, the organization was able to raise $18,000, which benefitted the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, and their dedication to understanding and preventing suicide through research, education and advocacy programs.

The 18-hole golf tournament is located at one of the area’s nicest courses at Andrews Airforce Base in Md., and features a fully catered barbeque lunch and refreshments.

The tournament also incorporates contests and prizes including restaurant gift certificates, and paid vacations to Chicago, Florida, and San Francisco, as well as trophies for winning foursomes.  

Jerry Seinfeld Returns to Kennedy Center

Jerry Seinfeld Returns to Kennedy Center

 

Jerry Seinfeld is back and performing stand-up at the Kennedy Center Concert Hall this August.

Seinfeld has a unique style of stand-up that allows him to joke about the little things in life that everyone can relate to. Unlike other comedians, Seinfeld doesn't use a lot of profanity, which is great when you want to bring your parents!

He will be at the Kennedy Center for three shows beginning August 3.

Tickets go on sale on Friday, May 18 at 10 a.m. with prices ranging from $69 - $88. 

Tickets are also available online at www.kennedy-center.org or at the Kennedy Center Box Office (2700 F Street NW)  or by phone 202-467-4600.

DC Government to Hold 5th Annual “Truck Touch” Sat., June 16 at RFK, Lot 7

DC Government to Hold 5th Annual “Truck Touch” Sat., June 16 at RFK, Lot 7

 

From Nancee Lyons: The DC Department of Public Works invites the public to attend a free, citywide “Truck Touch” Saturday, June 16, 2012, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at RFK Stadium, Lot 7. A host of DC government agencies will present and demonstrate nearly 30 vehicles used to clean and repair streets, change traffic lights, collect refuse, clear snow, provide emergency services, administer mobile health care, and more.