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NoMa Summer Screen: Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid
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Rhythm in NoMa Lunchtime Concert
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Perry School Community Day
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Concert at Union Kitchen Lot
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NoMa Summer Screen: Ferris Bueller's Day Off
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NoMa Beer Fest
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Sunday Supper at Union Market
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Good Food Marketplace at Union Market
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Presenting: NoMa Beer Fest
NoMa Beer Fest comes to NoMa on August 17. This free outdoor festival features a dozen beers, including specialty beers such as Heurich’s Lager and Brimstone&Clover. All-local breweries include DC Brau, Chocolate City Brewing Company, District Chophouse, Capital City Brewing Company, Three Stars Brewing Co., The Brewer’s Art and Right Proper Brewery (opening soon in Shaw). View the full beer selection from all seven breweries and the smattering delights from the ten food vendors here!

Vibe to music by Mission South, a DC-based Roots Rock/Blues band, DJ Grey Goon, and local R&B favorite Johnny Artis. Bring your A-game for corn hole, bocce, and bear pong (that is not a typo!) coached by your friends at DC Bocce League. For the kiddos, SCRAP-DC and CNU DC Chapter is organizing a chalk mural, face painting, magnet crafts, and sprinklers to beat the heat. Join the Washington Area Bicyclist Association for a Met Branch Trail ride and clean-up Saturday morning, then relax at NoMa Beer Fest.

Follow @NoMaBID and #NoMaBeerFest for updates and free giveaways.

Beer Fest Details
Date: Saturday, August 17, 2 pm to 8 pm (Last call 7:30 pm)
Rain or Shine
Location: Parking Lot at 1250 First Street, NE (at First & N Streets)
Metro/Bus: NoMa/Gallaudet U (Red Line), or 90/92 Bus on Florida Avenue
Admission: FREE. Purchase your beer tickets online now to bypass lines at the event, but you may also purchase beer tickets at the event: $5 beers and four tasting tickets for $10. Early Bird Specials: Through August 13, buy beer tickets online to get three beers for $13 (Tweet #DCBW2013)
Under 21? Children and friendly leashed dogs are welcome. IDs will be checked at the gate. This event is free and open to the public.
Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid at NoMa Summer Screen
Tonight, NoMa BID presents outlaw heroes, Robert Redford-style: Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid is playing at NoMa Summer Screen. Come out to the Loree Grand Field at Second and L Streets, NE on Wednesday, August 7 to connect with friends, coworkers, and family under the stars. Bring a picnic, cooler, Frisbee, blanket, and your friendly (leashed) dog. Fojol Bros, Doug the Food Dude, Popped! Republic, Curbside Cupcakes and Orange Cow will all be serving tasty treats. Across the street, the team at Union Kitchen is hosting a happy hour-style hang-out with food trucks, beer, and music at their Lot at Third & L Streets, NE. The fun starts at 7 PM and the film starts at sunset. All movies are screened with subtitles. NoMa Summer Screen is organized by the NoMa BID, and the site is provided by Toll Brothers Apartment Living. More information can be found at www.nomasummerscreen.com. Follow us on Twitter and Facebook for updates, free giveaways and weather cancellations.

Remaining Line-Up
August 7: Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid: PG.
August 14: Ferris Bueller’s Day Off: PG-13.
August 21: Bridesmaids: R.
Saturday Concert at Union Kitchen Lot
Saturday night concerts are ON at the Union Kitchen Lot, starting this Saturday, August 10. Free outdoor show, with libations, food trucks and rad vibes. Janel and Anthony are a Washington, DC-based instrumental duo whose elegant experimental music has gained the attention of some of the world’s most important improvisers and musicians, and captivated live audiences (and NPR and BBC listeners) locally and abroad. Read more info about the band and the space here.

Bring a friend, your friendly leashed dog and your kids, and pop over to THE LOT for some delicious and musical fun. FREE admission. Drinks and food for purchase. 7 PM Third and L Streets, NE.
Rhythm in NoMa Lunchtime Concert
Johnny Artis will play this Friday’s Rhythm in NoMa lunchtime concert on August 9. This is the last lunchtime concert of the summer, so come to the Union Center Plaza Courtyard located at 810-840 First Street, NE and enjoy this R&B concert and your summer Friday from 11:30 AM -1:30 PM. Concert lineup and dates are at www.nomabid.org/concerts.
More Union Market Events
Good Food Marketplace August 18
The Good Food Marketplace will be held alongside the bustling vendors at Union Market. This will be the first opportunity for local foodies to taste and buy Good Food Award winning products and meet members of the Good Food Merchants Guild on the East Coast. Free and open to the public from 11 AM-3 PM. VIP Hour begins at 10:00 AM. More information and tickets here.

Sunday Supper August 18
Eight renowned chefs will host Union Market’s annual Sunday Supper, an evening for food lovers to experience a private, family-style dinner at Union Market. This event benefits the James Beard Foundation and the Good Food Merchants Guild. More information and tickets here.

New Farmer's Market on Sundays
Visit the new farmers market at Union Market each Sunday through October 27, 10 AM to 2 PM. The market operates outside Union Market on Neal Place and features 11 farmers and producers, all highlighting the flavors of the Chesapeake Watershed. The market is organized by Edens, the owner and developer of Union Market, and FRESHFARM Markets, a nonprofit that operates 10 producer-only markets in the D.C. region. To lower economic barriers to fresh local foods, FRESHFARM Markets is offering Match Dollars to shoppers using their SNAP (Food Stamps/EBT), WIC, and SFMNP checks: for $15 spent using these nutritional benefits, FRESHFARM will give the shopper an additional $15 FREE Market Dollars to spend at market.
 
Farmer/Producer Line-up:
Baklava Couture Greek sweets made with local honey    
Banner Bee raw honey & handcrafted beeswax candles
Mock’s Greenhouse hydroponic salad greens, tomatoes & herbs   
Full Cellar Farm fresh vegetables, flowers &  pastured eggs  
Kuhn Orchard apples, apricots, berries, peaches, plums & field vegetables          
McCauley’s Roasted Pepper Relish                            
Number 1 Sons fermented local vegetables & pickles  
Praline Bakery croissants, quiches, cookies & cakes   
Richfield Farm field vegetables, flowers & plants                      
Soupergirl! vegan soups made from local produce  
Wildcraft Sodas botanical sodas 
  
For more information about FRESHFARM Markets, please visit www.freshfarmmarkets.org.  For more information about Union Market, please visit www.unionmarketdc.com. Follow the market on Twitter:  @FRESHFARMUnMkt
Upcoming Community Events
Perry School Community Day
Come out on Saturday, August 10 for a community day at the Perry Center Lawn, Triangle Park and Butler-Wyatt Clubhouse. This event is a collaboration between the Perry Center and government agencies, community groups, and local churches to celebrate the community.
 
Featuring:
  • Staples giveaways
  • Face painting, arts and crafts, music, basketball, and other games
  • Meet Councilmember Tommy Wells, Councilmember Anita Bonds, Councilmember Kenyon McDuffie, Ward 5 and 6 ANC Commissioners, and other community celebrities
  • Interactive Workshops
  • Food Court
Perry Center Partners include: Albus Cavus, Bright Beginnings, Center City Community Corporation, College Bound, Georgetown University Center for Child and Human Development, Lift-DC, Little Friends for Peace, and the Perry Family Clinic. Volunteers are needed in the various venues. Interested parties may sign up with Brenda Wood by calling 202-312-2440. 

DC Public Schools Beautification Day

DC Public School’s 9th annual Beautification Day is quickly approaching! 1,700 volunteers have already signed up to come out on August 24 from 9 AM-1 PM to help make sure the District’s schools look their best for the first day of school. You can help by registering today—and inviting your family, friends, and coworkers! For more information, please contact dcps.BeautificationDay@dc.gov or call (202) 719-6601.
Project Fitness Events
Check out outdoor fitness classes in NoMa organized by Project Fitness, a DC based fitness company.

Wednesday, August 14: Individual and Partner Agility Drills and shuttle run followed up with power yoga, 6 PM: Loree Grand Field
Sunday, August 31 at 10 AM: Union Market: Boot Camp and Brunch with Local Fitness Leaders - I will get you the information/Details
 
Wednesday classes are donation based, $5 suggested. Project Fitness will provide vitamin water, and raffle off a gift certificate to Sweet Green as 15% discount vouchers on the upcoming Local Fitness Leader Boot Camp and Brunch. 
Retail Specials
District Provisions:
10% off entire purchase and a free basket of Buzz Bakery pastries with your first order now through August 31.

Fiddleheads Salon: $10 off your cut or styling when you mention the NoMa BID Newsletter
 
Thaaja:
Weekday Happy Hour 4-8 pm; $4 beer and wine, $5 spirit drinks

Todd Gray's Watershed
Wine Happy Hour (Mondays 4-7 pm; $5 House Wines)
2 for 1 Tuesdays (4-7 pm, 2 for 1 Miller Lite Bottles)
1/2 Price Wine Night (Fridays 4-7 pm; applies to all wine bottles under $50)
Burger and Beer Special (Wednesdays, 2 pm - close; Burger & Draft Beer Special $15)

Union Market
$7 Lunch Specials (11 a.m. - 2 p.m. on Wed - Fri)
Buffalo & Bergen: Salad and a Knish
DC Empanadas: Empanada and a cup of soup
Neopol Smokery: Half Smoked Salmon BLT sandwich, chips, and a beverage
Rappahannock Oyster Bar: Daily Lunch Special
TaKorean: Three TaKos
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