Monday, Jan. 30
Forum on the Impeachment of President George W. Bush and Vice President Dick Cheney
12 - 2 p.m.
Busboys and Poets Bookstore, 2021 14th St., NW
Are the president and vice president above the law? Should they be held accountable? How? Speakers include Cindy Sheehan and Ralph Nader.
For more information, call 202-232-7112.
Mike Flaherty and Dixieland Direct
John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
Metro: Foggy Bottom/GWU (Blue-Orange Line)
Mike Flaherty & Dixieland Direct, a D.C.-based band, specializes in traditional New Orleans Dixieland music as well as swing and the blues.
Call 202-467-4600 for more information.
Wednesday, Feb. 1
A Tribute to Black Fraternal, Social and Civic Institutions: Stylish Sisterhoods and Fraternities
Mary McLeod Bethune Council House National Historic Site
Metro: U Street/African-American Civil War Memorial/Cardozo (Green line), Vermont Avenue exit
This lecture in a series with the theme “Celebrating Community: A Tribute to Black Fraternal, Social, and Civic Institutions,” and showcases prominent historians, political leaders, scholars and policy makers.
For more information, call 202-673-2402.
Friday, Feb. 3
Bono: The Future in Front of Us: Living a More Involved Life
8 - 9:30 p.m.
Washington Hilton & Towers, 1919 Connecticut Avenue, NW
Bono, a Nobel Peace Prize nominee and recent Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee, will speak about the impact one can have by choosing to live a more purposeful life.
A limited amount of individual tickets are available for this event. For more information, visit http://www.centeronline.org/SpeakersSeries or call (202) 326-9530.
Saturday, Feb. 4
Fight for Freedom: The Overt and Covert Story of African Americans in the Civil War
African American Civil War Memorial Museum
Hear the story of how freedom was won by Americans of African descent. The documentary “Fight for Freedom” will be shown, and Curator Hari Jones will lecture on the covert activities of African Americans during the war.
D.C. Glassworks Open House
3 - 10 p.m.
5346 46th Ave., Hyattsville, Md.
D.C. Glassworks holds an open house every seven weeks. Saturday’s open house will feature free beer, wine, food, juice and soda in front of live glassblowers and a local rockabilly band, Buck Forty Nine. Visitors can buy original glass pieces and sign up for glassblowing classes.
For more information, go to http://www.dcglassworks.com.