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  • Travel back to 1913 to join the Women's Suffrage Parade! Create your own "Votes for Women" sash and write a speech advocating for a woman's right to vote. Learn about some of the heroines of the movement, including women that participated in the parade right here in DC. What would it be like to be a girl at this time? Why is it important that women have the right to vote?

    This program results in the "Playing the Past" badge, which is included in the registration price.

    *Please note: The event will be canceled and all orders refunded if 8 participants are not registered by the week prior*


     

    FAQs

    Do parents need to purchase a ticket?

    No. The ticket price covers the cost of materials for the participanting scouts. Only those who wish to participate in the craft activities need to purchase a ticket (siblings may also participate but cannot recieve a badge according to Girl Scout guidelines).


    What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?

    Meter parking is available on C and D Streets. You can pay by coin (quarters), credit card, or via the app http://us.parkmobile.com/members/ .

    There are also public transportation options. The DAR Museum is located .7 mile from Farragut North Metro station on the Red Line and .6 mile from Farragut West Metro station on the Orange/Blue/Silver Lines.

    Main entrance is at 1776 D Street up a short flight of steps. Accessible entrance (with a ramp) is on C Street on the opposite side of the building. Ring buzzer for entrance access. 


    Can non-Girl Scouts participate?

    Yes! Non-Girl Scouts may purchase a ticket but they are unable to receive the badge. DAR Museum adheres to guidelines as a Girl Scout partner institution. Siblings are encouraged to explore the rest of the museum (admission is free). If a sibling wants to participate in this program, the child must also have a ticket purchased.


    Who should I contact with further questions?

    For program questions, contact the Museum's education department at museum@dar.org.


    Photgraphs may be taken at this event for marketing and social media purposes.

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  • Use the DAR Museum collections to explore how family histories are collected and preserved. Share stories about your family with other Brownies and play a game to see how stories change over time. Then, write about your day in a brand-new diary and create a family tree to tell your family story!

    This program results in earning the "My Family Story" badge, which is included in the registration price. 

    *Please note: The event will be canceled and all orders refunded if 8 participants are not registered by the week prior*


    FAQs

    Do parents need to purchase a ticket?

    No. The ticket price covers the cost of materials for the participanting scouts. Only those who wish to participate in the craft activities need to purchase a ticket (siblings may also participate but cannot recieve a badge according to Girl Scout guidelines).


    What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?

    Meter parking is available on C and D Streets. You can pay by coin (quarters), credit card, or via the app http://us.parkmobile.com/members/ .

    There are also public transportation options. The DAR Museum is located .7 mile from Farragut North Metro station on the Red Line and .6 mile from Farragut West Metro station on the Orange/Blue/Silver Lines.

    Main entrance is at 1776 D Street up a short flight of steps. Accessible entrance (with a ramp) is on C Street on the opposite side of the building. Ring buzzer for entrance access. 


    Can non-Girl Scouts participate?

    Yes! Non-Girl Scouts may purchase a ticket but they are unable to receive the badge. DAR Museum adheres to guidelines as a Girl Scout partner institution. Siblings are encouraged to explore the rest of the museum (admission is free). If a sibling wants to participate in this program, the child must also have a ticket purchased.


    Who should I contact with further questions?

    For program questions, contact the Museum's education department at museum@dar.org.


    Photgraphs may be taken at this event for marketing and social media purposes.


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  • Thank you for ordering tickets to this annual kick-off concert for the Washington, DC, holiday season, performed by the talented musicians of The U.S. Army Band “Pershing’s Own” at DAR Constitution Hall (1776 D. Street, NW, Washington, DC)!

    Doors will open at 1 hour prior to show time. At 15 minutes prior to the show's scheduled start time, any open seats will be turned over to patrons without tickets.

    This show will last approximately 90 minutes with NO intermission.

    DAR Constitution Hall has wheelchair-accessible seating that will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. No reservations can be made in advance. The wheelchair ramp is located on the D Street side of the hall. More info at: http://www.dar.org/constitution-hall/visitor-services

    These concerts are overbooked based on historic show rates. Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis at 1-hour prior to show time. At 15-minutes prior to downbeat, no tickets are required and tickets may not be honored if the house is full.

    If someone in your party needs sign-language accommodations, please contact our Marketing/Public Affairs Office at 703-696-3718 or email: jennifer.s.maly.civ@mail.mil no later than November 20.

     

    FAQs

    What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?

    For transportation and parking directions, please visit the DAR Constitution Hall Web Site

    Can I show this ticket on my mobile device?

    No. DAR Constitution Hall ushers are not equipped to accept non-printed tickets.


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  • Thank you for ordering tickets to this annual kick-off concert for the Washington, DC, holiday season, performed by the talented musicians of The U.S. Army Band “Pershing’s Own” at DAR Constitution Hall (1776 D. Street, NW, Washington, DC)!

    Doors will open at 1 hour prior to show time. At 15 minutes prior to the show's scheduled start time, any open seats will be turned over to patrons without tickets.

    This show will last approximately 90 minutes with NO intermission.

    DAR Constitution Hall has wheelchair-accessible seating that will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. No reservations can be made in advance. The wheelchair ramp is located on the D Street side of the hall. More info at: http://www.dar.org/constitution-hall/visitor-services

    These concerts are overbooked based on historic show rates. Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis at 1-hour prior to show time. At 15-minutes prior to downbeat, no tickets are required and tickets may not be honored if the house is full.

    If someone in your party needs sign-language accommodations, please contact our Marketing/Public Affairs Office at 703-696-3718 or email: jennifer.s.maly.civ@mail.mil no later than November 20.

     

    FAQs

    What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?

    For transportation and parking directions, please visit the DAR Constitution Hall Web Site

    Can I show this ticket on my mobile device?

    No. DAR Constitution Hall ushers are not equipped to accept non-printed tickets.


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  • Thank you for ordering tickets to this annual kick-off concert for the Washington, DC, holiday season, performed by the talented musicians of The U.S. Army Band “Pershing’s Own” at DAR Constitution Hall (1776 D. Street, NW, Washington, DC)!

    Doors will open at 1 hour prior to show time. At 15 minutes prior to the show's scheduled start time, any open seats will be turned over to patrons without tickets.

    This show will last approximately 90 minutes with NO intermission.

    DAR Constitution Hall has wheelchair-accessible seating that will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. No reservations can be made in advance. The wheelchair ramp is located on the D Street side of the hall. More info at: http://www.dar.org/constitution-hall/visitor-services

    These concerts are overbooked based on historic show rates. Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis at 1-hour prior to show time. At 15-minutes prior to downbeat, no tickets are required and tickets may not be honored if the house is full.

    If someone in your party needs sign-language accommodations, please contact our Marketing/Public Affairs Office at 703-696-3718 or email: jennifer.s.maly.civ@mail.mil no later than November 20.

     

    FAQs

    What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?

    For transportation and parking directions, please visit the DAR Constitution Hall Web Site

    Can I show this ticket on my mobile device?

    No. DAR Constitution Hall ushers are not equipped to accept non-printed tickets.


    View Event
  • Thank you for ordering tickets to this annual kick-off concert for the Washington, DC, holiday season, performed by the talented musicians of The U.S. Army Band “Pershing’s Own” at DAR Constitution Hall (1776 D. Street, NW, Washington, DC)!

    Doors will open at 1 hour prior to show time. At 15 minutes prior to the show's scheduled start time, any open seats will be turned over to patrons without tickets.

    This show will last approximately 90 minutes with NO intermission.

    DAR Constitution Hall has wheelchair-accessible seating that will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. No reservations can be made in advance. The wheelchair ramp is located on the D Street side of the hall. More info at: http://www.dar.org/constitution-hall/visitor-services

    These concerts are overbooked based on historic show rates. Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis at 1-hour prior to show time. At 15-minutes prior to downbeat, no tickets are required and tickets may not be honored if the house is full.

    If someone in your party needs sign-language accommodations, please contact our Marketing/Public Affairs Office at 703-696-3718 or email: jennifer.s.maly.civ@mail.mil no later than November 20.

     

    FAQs

    What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?

    For transportation and parking directions, please visit the DAR Constitution Hall Web Site

    Can I show this ticket on my mobile device?

    No. DAR Constitution Hall ushers are not equipped to accept non-printed tickets.


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  • Celebrate Women's History Month while earning your "Playing the Past" badge. Many DAR members were active suffragists, including Susan B. Anthony and Alice Paul. In 1913 Alice Paul organized a suffrage parade that ended right here at the DAR Headquarters! Decorate your own "Votes for Women" sash, learn about the history of this important event, and read speeches by the inspiring women that advocated for women's right to vote. 

    Each participant will recieve a "Playing the Past" self-guided packet with games and activities to help them earn their badge. The activities take about 1 hour to complete and the badge is included in the ticket price.

    We hope you will also attend the all-day community event, "Women's History Celebration," which is open 10:00-3:00. Family and friends are welcome! 


    FAQs


    Do parents and siblings need to purchase a ticket?

    No; the ticket price covers the cost of materials and badges for the participanting Girl Scouts. Admission to the DAR Museum and the Women's History Celebration event is free. 


    What if my troop is larger than 10 people?

    There is a limit of 10 tickets per time slot, but if you have a larger group and would like them to participate at the same time, please contact the museum to discuss options at museum@dar.org 

     

    What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?

    Meter parking is available on C and D Streets. You can pay by coin (quarters), credit card, or via the app http://us.parkmobile.com/members/ .

    There are also public transportation options. The DAR Museum is located .7 mile from Farragut North Metro station on the Red Line and .6 mile from Farragut West Metro station on the Orange/Blue/Silver Lines.

    Main entrance is at 1776 D Street up a short flight of steps. Accessible entrance (with a ramp) is on C Street on the opposite side of the building. Ring buzzer for entrance access. 


    Photgraphs may be taken at this event for marketing and social media purposes.

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  • Celebrate Women's History Month while earning your "Celebrating Community" badge. Complete a scavenger hunt around historic Memorial Continental Hall, learn about symbols of the women's movement, and listen to songs performed by female groups over the last 100 years. Why is it important to celebrate women's history? How do we recognize women's contributions?

    Each participant will recieve a "Celebrating Community" self-guided packet with games and activities to help them earn their badge. The activities take about 1 hour to complete and the badge is included in the ticket price.

    We hope you will also attend the all-day community event, "Women's History Celebration," which is open 10:00-3:00. Family and friends are welcome! 


    FAQs


    Do parents and siblings need to purchase a ticket?

    No; the ticket price covers the cost of materials and badges for the participanting Girl Scouts. Admission to the DAR Museum and the Women's History Celebration event is free. 


    What if my troop is larger than 10 people?

    There is a limit of 10 tickets per time slot, but if you have a larger group and would like them to participate at the same time, please contact the museum to discuss options at museum@dar.org 

     

    What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?

    Meter parking is available on C and D Streets. You can pay by coin (quarters), credit card, or via the app http://us.parkmobile.com/members/ .

    There are also public transportation options. The DAR Museum is located .7 mile from Farragut North Metro station on the Red Line and .6 mile from Farragut West Metro station on the Orange/Blue/Silver Lines.

    Main entrance is at 1776 D Street up a short flight of steps. Accessible entrance (with a ramp) is on C Street on the opposite side of the building. Ring buzzer for entrance access. 


    Photgraphs may be taken at this event for marketing and social media purposes.

    View Event
  • Use the DAR Museum collections to explore how family histories are collected and preserved. Share stories about your family with other Brownies and play a game to see how stories change over time. Then, write about your day in a brand-new diary and create a family tree to tell your family story!

    This program results in earning the "My Family Story" badge, which is included in the registration price. 

    *Please note: The event will be canceled and all orders refunded if 8 participants are not registered by the week prior*


    FAQs

    Do parents need to purchase a ticket?

    No. The ticket price covers the cost of materials for the participanting scouts. Only those who wish to participate in the craft activities need to purchase a ticket (siblings may also participate but cannot recieve a badge according to Girl Scout guidelines).


    What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?

    Meter parking is available on C and D Streets. You can pay by coin (quarters), credit card, or via the app http://us.parkmobile.com/members/ .

    There are also public transportation options. The DAR Museum is located .7 mile from Farragut North Metro station on the Red Line and .6 mile from Farragut West Metro station on the Orange/Blue/Silver Lines.

    Main entrance is at 1776 D Street up a short flight of steps. Accessible entrance (with a ramp) is on C Street on the opposite side of the building. Ring buzzer for entrance access. 


    Can non-Girl Scouts participate?

    Yes! Non-Girl Scouts may purchase a ticket but they are unable to receive the badge. DAR Museum adheres to guidelines as a Girl Scout partner institution. Siblings are encouraged to explore the rest of the museum (admission is free). If a sibling wants to participate in this program, the child must also have a ticket purchased.


    Who should I contact with further questions?

    For program questions, contact the Museum's education department at museum@dar.org.


    Photgraphs may be taken at this event for marketing and social media purposes.


    View Event
  • Use the DAR Museum collections to explore how family histories are collected and preserved. Share stories about your family with other Brownies and play a game to see how stories change over time. Then, write about your day in a brand-new diary and create a family tree to tell your family story!

    This program results in earning the "My Family Story" badge, which is included in the registration price. 

    *Please note: The event will be canceled and all orders refunded if 8 participants are not registered by the week prior*


    FAQs

    Do parents need to purchase a ticket?

    No. The ticket price covers the cost of materials for the participanting scouts. Only those who wish to participate in the craft activities need to purchase a ticket (siblings may also participate but cannot recieve a badge according to Girl Scout guidelines).


    What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?

    Meter parking is available on C and D Streets. You can pay by coin (quarters), credit card, or via the app http://us.parkmobile.com/members/ .

    There are also public transportation options. The DAR Museum is located .7 mile from Farragut North Metro station on the Red Line and .6 mile from Farragut West Metro station on the Orange/Blue/Silver Lines.

    Main entrance is at 1776 D Street up a short flight of steps. Accessible entrance (with a ramp) is on C Street on the opposite side of the building. Ring buzzer for entrance access. 


    Can non-Girl Scouts participate?

    Yes! Non-Girl Scouts may purchase a ticket but they are unable to receive the badge. DAR Museum adheres to guidelines as a Girl Scout partner institution. Siblings are encouraged to explore the rest of the museum (admission is free). If a sibling wants to participate in this program, the child must also have a ticket purchased.


    Who should I contact with further questions?

    For program questions, contact the Museum's education department at museum@dar.org.


    Photgraphs may be taken at this event for marketing and social media purposes.


    View Event
  • Travel back to 1913 to join the Women's Suffrage Parade! Create your own "Votes for Women" sash and write a speech advocating for a woman's right to vote. Learn about some of the heroines of the movement, including women that participated in the parade right here in DC. What would it be like to be a girl at this time? Why is it important that women have the right to vote?

    This program results in the "Playing the Past" badge, which is included in the registration price.

    *Please note: The event will be canceled and all orders refunded if 8 participants are not registered by the week prior*


     

    FAQs

    Do parents need to purchase a ticket?

    No. The ticket price covers the cost of materials for the participanting scouts. Only those who wish to participate in the craft activities need to purchase a ticket (siblings may also participate but cannot recieve a badge according to Girl Scout guidelines).


    What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?

    Meter parking is available on C and D Streets. You can pay by coin (quarters), credit card, or via the app http://us.parkmobile.com/members/ .

    There are also public transportation options. The DAR Museum is located .7 mile from Farragut North Metro station on the Red Line and .6 mile from Farragut West Metro station on the Orange/Blue/Silver Lines.

    Main entrance is at 1776 D Street up a short flight of steps. Accessible entrance (with a ramp) is on C Street on the opposite side of the building. Ring buzzer for entrance access. 


    Can non-Girl Scouts participate?

    Yes! Non-Girl Scouts may purchase a ticket but they are unable to receive the badge. DAR Museum adheres to guidelines as a Girl Scout partner institution. Siblings are encouraged to explore the rest of the museum (admission is free). If a sibling wants to participate in this program, the child must also have a ticket purchased.


    Who should I contact with further questions?

    For program questions, contact the Museum's education department at museum@dar.org.


    Photgraphs may be taken at this event for marketing and social media purposes.

    View Event
  • Travel back to 1913 to join the Women's Suffrage Parade! Create your own "Votes for Women" sash and write a speech advocating for a woman's right to vote. Learn about some of the heroines of the movement, including women that participated in the parade right here in DC. What would it be like to be a girl at this time? Why is it important that women have the right to vote?

    This program results in the "Playing the Past" badge, which is included in the registration price.

    *Please note: The event will be canceled and all orders refunded if 8 participants are not registered by the week prior*


     

    FAQs

    Do parents need to purchase a ticket?

    No. The ticket price covers the cost of materials for the participanting scouts. Only those who wish to participate in the craft activities need to purchase a ticket (siblings may also participate but cannot recieve a badge according to Girl Scout guidelines).


    What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?

    Meter parking is available on C and D Streets. You can pay by coin (quarters), credit card, or via the app http://us.parkmobile.com/members/ .

    There are also public transportation options. The DAR Museum is located .7 mile from Farragut North Metro station on the Red Line and .6 mile from Farragut West Metro station on the Orange/Blue/Silver Lines.

    Main entrance is at 1776 D Street up a short flight of steps. Accessible entrance (with a ramp) is on C Street on the opposite side of the building. Ring buzzer for entrance access. 


    Can non-Girl Scouts participate?

    Yes! Non-Girl Scouts may purchase a ticket but they are unable to receive the badge. DAR Museum adheres to guidelines as a Girl Scout partner institution. Siblings are encouraged to explore the rest of the museum (admission is free). If a sibling wants to participate in this program, the child must also have a ticket purchased.


    Who should I contact with further questions?

    For program questions, contact the Museum's education department at museum@dar.org.


    Photgraphs may be taken at this event for marketing and social media purposes.

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  • Details
    Drs. Rodney & Adonica Howard-Browne invite you to join them for Celebrate America at the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) Constitution Hall. The dates are April 27 - May 7, 2020.

    During these 11 days of Celebrate America, we will commemorate the United States Declaration of Independence and what the Constitution of the United States has meant to this land. We will celebrate the heritage of America and our Founding Fathers who acknowledged "firm reliance on the protection of divine Providence." 


    Location

    DAR Constitution Hall
    1776 D. St. NW
    Washington, DC 20006

    Time

    Monday, April 27 - Thursday, May 7 at 7 PM
    Power Evangelism Daily at 10 AM

    Phone
    (813) 971-9999


    Travel Information
    Courtyard Hotel Foggy Bottom DC
    515 20th Street Northwest
    Washington, DC 20052
    202-296-5700

    Holiday Inn Washington DC/Central White House
    1501 Rhode Island Ave. NW
    Washington, DC 20005
    (202) 483-2000

    One Washington Circle Hotel DC
    One Washington Circle Northwest
    Washington, DC 20037
    202-872-1680

    University Inn
    824 New Hampshire Avenue Northwest
    Washington, DC 20037
    202-337-6620

    Best Western Georgetown Inn and Suites
    1121 New Hampshire Avenue Northwest
    Washington, DC 20037 
    202-457-0565

    State Plaza Hotel
    2116 F St N
    Washington DC 20037
    (202) 861-8200

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  • Theme and agenda details to come!

    Calling all gov innovators! This is a group for anyone modernizing government IT. More specifically, this group is for anyone interested in Cloud Computing, Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS), Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS), Open Source, Cyber Security, Government Security & Compliance as well as Azure for Government. We will invite start-ups, partners, practitioners, government innovators, MVPs and Microsoft product engineers alike to share their latest and greatest in government IT modernization. Bringing real world lessons directly to our DC Government Innovator community.

    As always, there will be great networking opportunities and refreshments during our Meetup, which is FREE and open to the public. We also invite you to check out and join our Microsoft Azure Gov DC user community on Meetup. This dynamic community of over 2,400 members hosts monthly Meetups to share best practices in driving cloud innovation in government.



    GETTING THERE
    1776 at New America Building (9th floor)
    Right next to Joe's Stone Crab

    740 15th St #900
    Washington, DC 20005

    Metro
    The closest metro stop is McPherson Square (yellow & blue lines). The New America building is about a 5-10 minute walk from the station.

    Parking
    There is no parking available in the building itself, however, there are several lots located near the building. The main three lots are located H Street NW between 14th and 15th with varying prices between $8-$16 after 5:30 pm. You can reference this link to find the most convenient and available parking.

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  • Theme and agenda details to come!

    Calling all gov innovators! This is a group for anyone modernizing government IT. More specifically, this group is for anyone interested in Cloud Computing, Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS), Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS), Open Source, Cyber Security, Government Security & Compliance as well as Azure for Government. We will invite start-ups, partners, practitioners, government innovators, MVPs and Microsoft product engineers alike to share their latest and greatest in government IT modernization. Bringing real world lessons directly to our DC Government Innovator community.

    As always, there will be great networking opportunities and refreshments during our Meetup, which is FREE and open to the public. We also invite you to check out and join our Microsoft Azure Gov DC user community on Meetup. This dynamic community of over 2,400 members hosts monthly Meetups to share best practices in driving cloud innovation in government.



    GETTING THERE
    1776 at New America Building (9th floor)
    Right next to Joe's Stone Crab

    740 15th St #900
    Washington, DC 20005

    Metro
    The closest metro stop is McPherson Square (yellow & blue lines). The New America building is about a 5-10 minute walk from the station.

    Parking
    There is no parking available in the building itself, however, there are several lots located near the building. The main three lots are located H Street NW between 14th and 15th with varying prices between $8-$16 after 5:30 pm. You can reference this link to find the most convenient and available parking.

    View Event
  • Theme and agenda details to come!

    Calling all gov innovators! This is a group for anyone modernizing government IT. More specifically, this group is for anyone interested in Cloud Computing, Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS), Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS), Open Source, Cyber Security, Government Security & Compliance as well as Azure for Government. We will invite start-ups, partners, practitioners, government innovators, MVPs and Microsoft product engineers alike to share their latest and greatest in government IT modernization. Bringing real world lessons directly to our DC Government Innovator community.

    As always, there will be great networking opportunities and refreshments during our Meetup, which is FREE and open to the public. We also invite you to check out and join our Microsoft Azure Gov DC user community on Meetup. This dynamic community of over 2,400 members hosts monthly Meetups to share best practices in driving cloud innovation in government.



    GETTING THERE
    1776 at New America Building (9th floor)
    Right next to Joe's Stone Crab

    740 15th St #900
    Washington, DC 20005

    Metro
    The closest metro stop is McPherson Square (yellow & blue lines). The New America building is about a 5-10 minute walk from the station.

    Parking
    There is no parking available in the building itself, however, there are several lots located near the building. The main three lots are located H Street NW between 14th and 15th with varying prices between $8-$16 after 5:30 pm. You can reference this link to find the most convenient and available parking.

    View Event
  • Theme and agenda details to come!

    Calling all gov innovators! This is a group for anyone modernizing government IT. More specifically, this group is for anyone interested in Cloud Computing, Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS), Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS), Open Source, Cyber Security, Government Security & Compliance as well as Azure for Government. We will invite start-ups, partners, practitioners, government innovators, MVPs and Microsoft product engineers alike to share their latest and greatest in government IT modernization. Bringing real world lessons directly to our DC Government Innovator community.

    As always, there will be great networking opportunities and refreshments during our Meetup, which is FREE and open to the public. We also invite you to check out and join our Microsoft Azure Gov DC user community on Meetup. This dynamic community of over 2,400 members hosts monthly Meetups to share best practices in driving cloud innovation in government.



    GETTING THERE
    1776 at New America Building (9th floor)
    Right next to Joe's Stone Crab

    740 15th St #900
    Washington, DC 20005

    Metro
    The closest metro stop is McPherson Square (yellow & blue lines). The New America building is about a 5-10 minute walk from the station.

    Parking
    There is no parking available in the building itself, however, there are several lots located near the building. The main three lots are located H Street NW between 14th and 15th with varying prices between $8-$16 after 5:30 pm. You can reference this link to find the most convenient and available parking.

    View Event
  • Theme and agenda details to come!

    Calling all gov innovators! This is a group for anyone modernizing government IT. More specifically, this group is for anyone interested in Cloud Computing, Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS), Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS), Open Source, Cyber Security, Government Security & Compliance as well as Azure for Government. We will invite start-ups, partners, practitioners, government innovators, MVPs and Microsoft product engineers alike to share their latest and greatest in government IT modernization. Bringing real world lessons directly to our DC Government Innovator community.

    As always, there will be great networking opportunities and refreshments during our Meetup, which is FREE and open to the public. We also invite you to check out and join our Microsoft Azure Gov DC user community on Meetup. This dynamic community of over 2,400 members hosts monthly Meetups to share best practices in driving cloud innovation in government.



    GETTING THERE
    1776 at New America Building (9th floor)
    Right next to Joe's Stone Crab

    740 15th St #900
    Washington, DC 20005

    Metro
    The closest metro stop is McPherson Square (yellow & blue lines). The New America building is about a 5-10 minute walk from the station.

    Parking
    There is no parking available in the building itself, however, there are several lots located near the building. The main three lots are located H Street NW between 14th and 15th with varying prices between $8-$16 after 5:30 pm. You can reference this link to find the most convenient and available parking.

    View Event
  • Theme and agenda details to come!

    Calling all gov innovators! This is a group for anyone modernizing government IT. More specifically, this group is for anyone interested in Cloud Computing, Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS), Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS), Open Source, Cyber Security, Government Security & Compliance as well as Azure for Government. We will invite start-ups, partners, practitioners, government innovators, MVPs and Microsoft product engineers alike to share their latest and greatest in government IT modernization. Bringing real world lessons directly to our DC Government Innovator community.

    As always, there will be great networking opportunities and refreshments during our Meetup, which is FREE and open to the public. We also invite you to check out and join our Microsoft Azure Gov DC user community on Meetup. This dynamic community of over 2,400 members hosts monthly Meetups to share best practices in driving cloud innovation in government.



    GETTING THERE
    1776 at New America Building (9th floor)
    Right next to Joe's Stone Crab

    740 15th St #900
    Washington, DC 20005

    Metro
    The closest metro stop is McPherson Square (yellow & blue lines). The New America building is about a 5-10 minute walk from the station.

    Parking
    There is no parking available in the building itself, however, there are several lots located near the building. The main three lots are located H Street NW between 14th and 15th with varying prices between $8-$16 after 5:30 pm. You can reference this link to find the most convenient and available parking.

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  • Experience the wonder and excitement of a c.1900 World's Fair while earning your "Celebrating Community" Brownie badge. Complete a scavenger hunt around historic Memorial Continental Hall, learn about state flags, and listen to music performed at the World's Fair. How do people celebrate their community? What makes a World's Fair a special celebration?

    Each participant will receive a "Celebrating Community" packet with games and activities to help them earn their badge. The packet is self-guided and will take approx. 1 hr to complete. Registration fees cover program supplies and the "Celebrating Community" badge. 

    This is an all-day community event. Family and friends are welcome! Other activities include homemade ice cream, live music, arts & crafts projects, and national pavillions sponsored by local cultural centers and embassies. 


    FAQs

    Do parents and siblings need to purchase a ticket?

    No. The ticket price covers the cost of materials for the participanting scouts. Admission to the DAR Museum is free.


    What if my troop is larger than 10 people?

    There is a limit of 10 tickets per time slot, but if you have a larger group and would like them to participate at the same time, please contact the museum to discuss options at museum@dar.org 


    What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?

    Meter parking is available on C and D Streets. You can pay by coin (quarters), credit card, or via the app http://us.parkmobile.com/members/ .

    We encourage public transportation. The DAR Museum is located .7 mile from Farragut North Metro station on the Red Line and .6 mile from Farragut West Metro station on the Orange/Blue/Silver Lines.

    Main entrance is at 1776 D Street. Handicapped entrance is on C Street (opposite side of the building.) Please ring buzzer for entrance access. Wheelchairs are available upon request at the front desk in the lobby.

     

    What can/can't I bring to the event?

    Bring your enthusiasm. Bring the appropriate number of adult chaperones. Please consult your Girl Scout "Volunteer Essentials" booklet.

    Family members are encouraged to attend the World's Fair event! Parents and siblings cannot receive the "Celebrating Community" packet and badge according to Girl Scout guidelines, but are welcome to enjoy all other aspects of the World's Fair. Admission is free to the DAR Museum. 

    Bring your camera, take photos, and feel free to share them on social media! However, selfie sticks are not allowed.


    Is my ticket transferable?

    No, tickets are not transferable.


    Is my ticket refundable?

    Yes, refunds are offered until one month before the event. 


    Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

    Yes, please bring your printed ticket with you.


    Who should I contact with further questions?

    For program questions, contact the Museum's education department at museum@dar.org.


    Photgraphs may be taken at this event for marketing and social media purposes.

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  • Experience the wonder and excitement of a c.1900 World's Fair while earning your "Product Designer" Junior badge. Do you know what innovations first debuted at the fair? Discover how a simple invention like the zipper changed fashion, and imagine what your clothes would look like without it! Then, design your own purse using only fabric and scissors. Can you construct a functional bag without using modern technologies? 

    Each participant will receive a "Product Designer" packet with games and activities to help them earn their badge.  The packet is self-guided and will take approx. 1 hr to complete. Registration fees cover program supplies and the "Product Designer" badge. 

    This is an all-day community event. Family and friends are welcome! Other activities include homemade ice cream, live music, arts & crafts projects, and national pavilions sponsored by local cultural centers and embassies. 


    FAQs


    Do parents and siblings need to purchase a ticket?

    No. The ticket price covers the cost of materials for the participanting scouts. Admission to the DAR Museum is free. 

     

    What if my troop is larger than 10 people?

    There is a limit of 10 tickets per time slot, but if you have a larger group and would like them to participate at the same time, please contact the museum to discuss options at museum@dar.org 


    What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?

    Meter parking is available on C and D Streets. You can pay by coin (quarters), credit card, or via the app http://us.parkmobile.com/members/ .

    We encourage public transportation. The DAR Museum is located .7 mile from Farragut North Metro station on the Red Line and .6 mile from Farragut West Metro station on the Orange/Blue/Silver Lines.

    Main entrance is at 1776 D Street. Handicapped entrance is on C Street (opposite side of the building.) Please ring buzzer for entrance access. Wheelchairs are available upon request at the front desk in the lobby.

     

    What can/can't I bring to the event?

    Bring your enthusiasm. Bring the appropriate number of adult chaperones. Please consult your Girl Scout "Volunteer Essentials" booklet.

    Family members are encouraged to attend the World's Fair event! Parents and siblings cannot receive the "Product Designer" packet and badge according to Girl Scout guidelines, but are welcome to enjoy all other aspects of the World's Fair. Admission is free to the DAR Museum. 

    Bring your camera, take photos, and feel free to share them on social media! However, selfie sticks are not allowed.


    Is my ticket transferable?

    No, tickets are not transferable.


    Is my ticket refundable?

    Yes, refunds are offered until one month before the event. 


    Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

    Yes, please bring your printed ticket with you.


    Who should I contact with further questions?

    For program questions, contact the Museum's education department at museum@dar.org.


    Photgraphs may be taken at this event for marketing and social media purposes.

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  • Maryland HQL, Florida and Utah Concealed Firearm License class from 09:00am-2:00pm at Dukes Defense located in Brookeville, MD. Class can be rescheduled within 30 days of the scheduled class date with prior notice of the cancellation.  "No Refunds."   Non-resident Florida and Utah application packets are provided as part of the training

    D.C. and Maryland "Wear & Carry" concealed license renewals can be completed at this class and Initial D.C. and Maryland "Wear & Carry training can be started (Note the longer time for class: 09:00am-5:00pm for D.C. and Maryland Wear & Carry).  Additional required training for initial D.C or MD applications will be scheduled at the end of the class.  "No Refunds."

    NEW South Carolina resident and qualified non-resident training can also be completed as an add on to any of our current training modules listed above. Additional Fees may apply.

    To help keep your costs down, we've lowered our training prices to offset the increased ticketing fees that Eventbrite adds to use their service.  We offer the D.C. and Wear and Carry training together as a package deal for one low price.  It's as if you buy one, get the other free.  If you have any questions about our training packages and pricing, in the Mid-Atlantic please call us at 443-990-1776 and in South Carolina 843-458-1776 or email us at DukesDefense@live.com

    We accept credit cards only through our Eventbrite registration link.

    Utah CFP Module Only $99.00  Add Florida and/or Virginia  Non-Resident Handgun Permit by selecting the Maryland HQL Module below for $145.00.

    Maryland HQL Module $145.00 We accept Visa/MasterCard/Discover (Maryland HQL training includes Florida and Utah concealed training as needed) Meets the requirements for a Maryland resident to apply for a Maryland Handgun Qualification License (HQL) to purchase handguns in Maryland.

    Maryland Wear & Carry and D.C. Renewal Module Special Pricing  $275.00 We accept Visa/MasterCard/Discover (module includes review of Maryland Laws and application and Utah, New Hampshire, Virginia and Florida concealed carry training if needed or wanted. (This class ends 5pm)

    Maryland Wear & Carry and D.C. Concelaed Carry Initial Module Special Pricing  $375.00 We accept Visa/MasterCard/Discover (module includes review of Maryland Laws and application and Utah, New Hampshire, Virginia and Florida concealed carry training if needed or wanted. This is part one of a two part class.

    State application fees are not included in the prices.  Ammunition, if needed for MD Wear and Carry or D.C. Concealed Carry, may require an additional fee.  Range Fees may apply depending on location.

    Class can be rescheduled within 30 days of the scheduled class date with prior notice of the cancellation.  "No Refunds."

    Seating is limited. Our classes meet the requirements for an individual to apply for a Non-Resident Utah,  New Hampshire, Maine, Florida, Virginia, and Arizona concealed handgun license or permits.  Complete application packets with fingerprint card are available for Arizona, Florida, and Utah. Please note the Maryland Handgun Qualification License (HQL) is not the same as the Maryland concealed  carry "Wear and Carry" course. The Maryland Handgun Qualification License (HQL) course is a firearm safety and education class which allows a Maryland residen to purchase a regulated firearm.  The only item you need to bring to class for the HQL class is your driver's license and a notepad if you would like to take notes.  We provide the firearm and ammunition needed to complete your Maryland HQL or Florida applications. We do not provide fingerprints for the HQL or FLorida.  State application fees are paid directly to each state. Pennsylvania does NOT recognize non-resident Concealed Weapons Licenses to carry in PA,   As of 01 July 2016 Nevada now recognizes the Utah non-resident permit for a Maryland or DC resident to carry concealed in Nevada.  Non-resident permits are important for Maryland and D.C. residents who travel outside of Maryland and D.C and want to have the ability to legally conceal carry and/or have with them a loaded handgun while they are in states that recognize the basic human right of self defense.

    The class covers all of the required Maryland HQL topics to include:

    The Firearm’s Safety Training Course, for the Handgun Qualification License, shall consist of a minimum of four (4) hours of instruction and affirms the applicant’s safe operation of the firearm which requires firing at least one round of ammunition. The H.Q.L. course syllabus that we have prepared satisfies the basic requirements as stated by SB281 and as implemented by the MSP. 

    Firearm’s Safety Training Courses for the Maryland Handgun Qualification License must include instruction on:

    1) State’s Firearm Law – All HQL courses must include an overview of the State’s firearm laws, including a discussion regarding what constitutes a regulated firearm, how to properly purchase or transfer a firearm, where applicants are permitted to carry or transport a and , when it is necessary to possess a wear and carry permit, and who is prohibited from possessing firearms. 

    2) Home Firearm Safety
     - All HQL courses must include an overview of handgun and firearm safety in the home, including a discussion regarding access to minors, locking and storing of firearms, and the proper use of safety devices, to include lock boxes and safes.

    3) Handgun Mechanisms and Operation - All HQL courses must include the firing of at least one (1) round of ammunition, an overview of the proper operation and safe handling of a handgun, including cleaning and maintenance, the loading and unloading of ammunition, and the differences between revolvers and semi-automatic handguns.

    If you need to reschedule your class, you must do so within 30 days of the scheduled class date.  "No Refunds" are allowed.

    To get more information send an email to DukesDefense@live.com and/or visit us on the web at www.DukesDefense.com

    You can leave a review on my training using the following link:  https://lessons.com/providers/V1lyxAmWJD/review

    Dukes Defense


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  • The Big Idea CONNECTpreneur WINTER Forum - WASHINGTON, DC

    November 21, 2019


    Come to "The Best Networking Event in the MidAtlantic" and meet our special guest speaker, SUPERSTAR ENTREPRENEUR Seth Goldman, Founder and TeaEO of HonestTea and Executive Chairman of Beyond Meat, (NASDAQ: BYND), the Hottest IPO of 2019 with a market cap of almost $9 Billion!!

    Plus, you get to hang out with 400+ investors, entrepreneurs, CEOs, CXOs, and business leaders!

    This will be our 41st consecutive SOLD OUT event with over 11,000 attendees over the last 8 years.

    Over 70% of previous attendees surveyed say that CONNECTpreneur is the "Number One" tech and investor event in the Mid-Atlantic region.

    This UNIQUE EVENT is like NONE OTHER in our region, because of the high quality of our attendees, speakers and presenters. The networking is unprecedented!


    Program Highlights:

    - FIRESIDE CHAT with SETH GOLDMAN, Founder and TeaEO of HonestTea and Executive Chairman of recently IPO'd Beyond Meat (NASDAQ: BYND)

    - We expect 400 business leaders, including 100+ CEOs & Founders, as well as dozens of angels & VCs

    - ROCKET PITCH SHOWCASE of 12 emerging tech companies

    - Heavy NETWORKING before, during, and after the event


    We will serve a Continental breakfast buffet and unlimited coffee/tea

    CONNECTpreneur is a bi-monthly networking mashup, which has been attended by over 11,000 business leaders over the past 8 years.

    We expect another SOLD OUT crowd, so there will be no on-site registration.

    All attendees MUST BE pre-registered.


    Please "Like" us on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/Connectpreneur

    Follow us on Twitter and Instagram @connectpreneur

    And visit our Website at connectpreneur.org

    For info on SPONSORSHIP, please email us at sponsors@opus8.com

    If you want to be considered as a PRESENTER/EXHIBITOR, please email presenters@opus8.com



    DATE: THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 21,  2019


    AGENDA


    7:30-8:40 am - REGISTRATION / NETWORKING


    8:40 - 8:45 am - WELCOME REMARKS

    S. TIEN WONG, CEO, Opus8, Inc.

    JIM CHUNG, Associate VP of Research, Innovation and Entrepreneurship, The George Washington University


    8:45 - 9:30 am - FIRESIDE CHAT WITH ROCKSTAR ENTREPRENEUR

    SETH GOLDMAN, Founder and TeaEO of HonestTea and Executive Chairman of Beyond Meat (NASDAQ: BYND)


    9:30 - 10:30 am - COMPANY SHOWCASE / ROCKET PITCH

    MIKE LABRIOLA, Partner, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich and Rosati

    ANTHONY MILLIN, Chair of NEXT, powered by Shulman Rogers


    Ortus Academy

    Gravatate

    Syccure

    Truss

    xiid Corp.

    Puro Trader

    Carr Tech

    Nova Heat Batteries by Perryman Technologies

    Archneura

    TalktoMira

    Pocket Palette

    Reverse Ionizer



    10:30 - 1130 am - POWER NETWORKING


    PREVIOUS INVESTOR PARTICIPANTS (partial list):

    Revolution Ventures, Carlyle Group, Kinetic Ventures, Sterling Partners, Core Capital, Grotech, UPDATA, Novak Biddle, New Atlantic Ventures, Edison Ventures, SWaN & Legend Venture Partners, Venturehouse, Boulder Ventures, TDF Funds, Ballast Point Ventures, Multiplier Capital, Saratoga Investment Corp., Maryland Venture Fund, New Markets Venture Partners, True Ventures, 500 Startups, Amplifier Venture Partners, DFW Capital Partners, Farragut Capital, NextGen Angels, CIT GAP Funds, TEDCO, BluVenture Investors, Leeds Novamark, 1776, Private Access Network, CAV Angels, K Street Capital, Select Venture Partners, RLMcCall Capital, ID Private Equity, Cranbrook Capital, Baltimore Angels, Pennington Partners, Acceleprise, Blue Marlin Partners, US Boston Capital, VentureCross Partners, Berman Enterprises, Dingman Angels, Neuberger & Co. Ventures, McLean Capital, Angel Venture Forum, Brilliant Keypoint Investments, Paras Ventures, NextSteps Capital, Noblestar Capital, Hercules Technology Growth Capital, Grindstone Partners, Exhilirator, New Vantage Group, New Dominion Angels, National Capital Companies, Enhanced Capital, MTECH Ventures, Mosaic Capital, Opus8, Blue Heron Capital, Duncaster Investments, Private Capital Network, Next-Stage Development Group, Lancaster Angel Network, Decisive Investment Group, Harrell Partners, Ruxton Ventures, MD Center for Entrepreneurship, Fortify Ventures, Conscious Venture Labs, and Keiretsu Forum.


    EVENT PARTNERS

    George Washington University

    Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati

    NEXT by Shulman Rogers

    Association for Enterprise Growth

    BDO

    RSM

    Montgomery County Economic Development Corporation

    Cordia Partners

    TRUSS

    HUNGRY Marketplace

    SunTrust Bank

    New York Life

    Baltimore Angels

    Startup Grind

    Keiretsu Forum

    Dingman Center Angels

    Georgetown Entrepreneurship Initiative

    Institute for Excellence in Sales

    Wharton DC Innovation Summit

    Maryland Tech Council Venture Mentoring Services

    Founder Institute

    Center for Advancing Innovation

    Ryan & Wetmore

    National Association of Business Owners & Entrepreneurs




    TESTIMONIALS and MEDIA


    PRESS: http://connectpreneur.org/press


    "No B.S. that was the best biz networking event I have ever been to."

    Darren Womer

    CEO, National Capital Companies


    "CONNECTpreneur is the region's leading event for bringing together people who will drive our economy forward."

    Lyles Carr

    Senior Vice President, The McCormick Group


    "Not every investor and startup meeting in town is worthwhile. I would run through walls to get to yours though."

    Joe Kessler

    CEO, Next Stage Development Group


    "You pulled off a great conference. I really enjoyed it. Thanks for inviting me!!"

    John Backus

    Managing Partner, New Atlantic Ventures and PROOF.VC


    "Thank you again for the invitation to CONNECTpreneur. It is so incredible to watch the Forum become THE entrepreneurship/investor forum in the Washington, DC metro area, and maybe the entire Mid-atlantic region."

    Dennis Defensor

    Senior VP, Worldwide Sales, OROCK Technologies


    "What a great conference...There was a distinct energy and enthusiasm at your meeting, unlike the usual droll meetings like this. So well done."

    John Holaday,

    CEO, QRx Pharma


    "One of the best events I have ever sponsored!"

    Mark Ellenbogen

    Partner, BDO


    "Great event this week! Great speakers, atmosphere and people! Reminded me of the good ole days!"

    Tom Kohn

    Professor, American University; Founder, Transactis


    "It was amazing. Best event I have ever attended!"

    Jill Chodorov, Angel Investor


    "I thought you put on a terrific event. I was really impressed with the caliber of people and the format of the event."

    Jim Van Eperen, Angel Investor

    Director, Raffa Insurance Services


    "That was one of the best VC conferences I can remember attending. It had all the positive energy of the boom years, without the unbridled reckless exuberance."

    Jim Long

    Founder, VentureCross Partners


    "Bravo! Great program."

    Tony Cord

    Partner and Managing Director, Newport Board Group


    "It was first class....well done!"

    Chad MacDonald

    CEO, Connected Services


    "Amazing how many high-level people you had..."

    Wade Tetsuka,

    CEO, US Transactions Corp.


    "It was very successful! A good combination of networking time, information, and presentation of deal opportunities. The interview approach worked well I thought, and the room was certainly full."

    George Harrop

    Managing Director, CapitalSource


    "It was a really good crowd of operators and investors…rare for these so-called 'forums.'"

    David Giannini

    Chairman and CEO, CirrusWorks


    "Event was great. Quality attendees, good energy – contacts – content."

    Bud Morrissette

    CEO, Interstate Group Holdings


    "it was an outstanding event! Thank you for having us be part of CONNECTpreneur...I feel like I've experienced the best of breed in networking and relationship groups. Nicely done."

    Jack Quarles

    Co-Author, Same Side Selling


    "I thought the event yesterday at Marymount University was absolutely outstanding! The attendance was fantastic and the content was extraordinary. Thank you for curating such a great event. The Vice Chair of the Arlington County Board was extraordinarily impressed. Thank you so much for allowing us to be part of it and we look forward to the event."

    Victor Hoskins

    President & CEO, Fairfax County Economic Development Authority


    FAQs

    How can I apply to present?

    If you have a promising early stage company that is raising capital or wanting to make a product announcement, please email us at presenters@opus8.com. All presenters also get an exhibit table, which is key during networking sessions before and after the program. We have a Committee review process for prospective presenting companies.


    What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?

    There is plenty of parking around the venue. The nearest METRO station is Foggy Bottom.


    How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

    You can e-mail the organizers at bicp@opus8.com.


    What's the refund policy?

    All sales are final and there are no refunds. Any cancellations received before November 2 may be credited towards a future CONNECTpreneur Forum.


    Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

    No. Once you register on Eventbrite, you are good to go! We will send you a couple of confirmation emails in the days leading up to the event.


    Can I update my registration information?

    Yes


    Is my registration fee or ticket transferrable?

    The “Service Provider” ticket is fully transferable. The Investor/Entrepreneur/CEO ticket is transferable only to another investor, founder or CEO. It is not transferrable to a service provider.



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