This Week in Crystal City (sent date:3/2/2015)   |   view all news »


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Wednesday Night Spins
The Crystal City Business Improvement District in partnership with Vornado/Charles E. Smith and Crosshairs Cycling will host an indoor bike race every Wednesday night in the month of March. With weekly prizes for top finishers, competitors will also earn points toward being the best rider of the month. Click here to register.

1K Wine | Beer Walk
The 1K Wine | Beer Walk promises “racers” a one-of-a-kind opportunity to taste and learn about wine and beer as they make their way through the interior walkways and Crystal City Shops. Make your way through the racecourse in the Crystal City Shops stopping at “hydration stations” along the way where you’ll find wine and beer and delicious snacks to keep you energized. Click here for tickets.

TechShop Tuesdays
Mix and Mingle with DC's Tech Leaders and enthusiasts at the monthly TechShop Tuesday Happy Hour on Tuesday, March 10, 2015 from 6:00 pm-8:00 pm. The event features a tour of the TechShop facility, laser etching demo, a laser cut pie, 1 drink ticket, and food. Purchase tickets here.

5K Fridays
Registration is now open for 5K Fridays. Every Friday in April, Crystal City hosts this popular evening race where you can hit the pavement after work and head to dinner or a local watering hole after crossing the finish line. Runners that register for the entire series will receive a complimentary Crystal Run shirt. Click here to register.

Crystal City Construction Updates
Pardon our dust as we continue to transform! Get the latest on Crystal City area transit and roadway construction projects on the Crystal City/Pentagon City Construction Update page. You can also sign-up directly for updates from Arlington County. Click here to read the latest updates.

Much Ado About Nothing
Synetic Founding Artistic Director Paata Tsikurishvili will direct one of Shakespeare’s best-loved comedies Much Ado About Nothing. Confirmed bachelor Benedick and the equally spirited and unwed Beatrice will spar, court and conspire in Synetic’s 11th Wordless Shakespeare adaptation. Set in 1950’s Las Vegas, this flirtatious and fiercely funny show will blow you away with rockin’ tunes, rat packers, and dreamy chicks who will shake, rattle, and roll as only Synetic performers can! The performance runs through March 22nd, and tickets and more info can be found here.

Don't miss a special opportunity to see this performance and support Synetic at the 'Much Ado About Synetic' Benefit featuring a champagne and dessert reception with the artists 
in the style of 1950s Las Vegas at the Crystal City Marriott
 immediately following a performance of Much Ado About Nothing at Synetic Theater. The benefit begins at 6:30 PM with hors d'oeuvres in the Synetic Theater lobby. 
Tickets can be purchased here.

District Trivia at Highline RxR
Every Monday at 7 PM, District Trivia will have its first trivia night at Highline RxR. It's free to play, just show up! Participants can play as an individual or with a team, with no limits on the size of a team. Winners will get $25 for the First Place Prize and $10 for the Runner Up Prize. Arrive early and enjoy Highline's Happy Hour from 3:00 PM - 8:00 PM.

Tortoise and Hare
THURSDAYS! Check out Ladies Night at Tortoise and Hare! Specials for everyone as you enjoy female singers all evening. A casual night with great music, food and drinks. Come on in and start your weekend early.

DC Social Sports Basketball League
DC Social Sports' 7-game regular season 3v3 basketball season begins March 22nd, with games played between 10:00 AM and 2:00 PM. Games consist of two 18-minute periods with stop clock running during the last two minutes of the second period. Registration ends March 15th, sign up today!

DC Social Sports Volleyball League
DC Social Sports's 7-week volleyball season begins March 10th or 11th with games played between 6:15 PM and 10:00 PM. Teams play best-of-3 matches with rally scoring to 25 points. Matches last approximately 60 minutes. Registration ends March 2nd, sign up here for Tuesday and here for Wednesday.

Startup Working Group at Disruption Corporation
Want to bounce your ideas off others in the startup community? Need advice on product development or marketing strategy? Join Disruption Corporation every Thursday starting at 9:30 AM to learn how others are navigating the exciting but difficult path in the life of a startup. Enjoy delicious, fresh pour-over and cold brew coffee from Commonwealth Joe and chat to share progress and questions on startup ideas and businesses. Click here for more info.


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