Discover #TheMovesDMV - 10 Virtual/IRL Events in the DMV (4/11 - 4/17)

We're back with our weekly curation of community events and things to do. These safe spaces cater to the black community by providing places for shopping, enrichment, and exploration. We have a mix of celebrations and empowerment sessions to get you ready for Spring 2021.

Check back every week for the updated list.

4/11- 60 Minute Free Online Virtual Yoga with Mia Velez — DC

Join our Live Stream Free Online Yoga Class Community!

MixPose Live Stream Online Yoga is a livestream platform specifically devoted to yoga and fitness classes. We offer a unique AI pose-tracking technology that provides feedback to instructors and users, creating a more interactive and specialized experience for virtual yoga. We are Online Yoga for beginners friendly. And there are Free Yoga and Online Yoga classes every week.

Location: Virual

Price: Free

Time: 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM EST

RSVP: Click here

4/11- The Black Empowerment Gala and Dinner!

The Black Empowerment Gala and Dinner is a elegant and laid back event for professionals to discuss matters within the black community and to network with other positive professionals. This formal event will provide a 3 course dinner, endless mimosas, music, and a safe place to network and have fun in the process. I hope to see you all there.

Location: 1110 Cathedral St

1110 Cathedral Street

Baltimore, MD 21201

Price: $60

Time: 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM EST

RSVP: Click Here

4/12 - Movie Night Mondays

Swahili Village: A True Taste of Kenya presents Movie Night Monday!

Movie List:

  • Monday, April 12, 2021: King of Boys

  • Monday, April 19, 2021: The Figurine

Location: Swahili Village - The Consulate DC

1990 M Street Northwest

Washington, DC 20036

Price: $35

Time: 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM EST

RSVP: Click Here

4/12 - Getting Started in Podcasting Free Workshop

Podcasting is coming on strong and a great way to express your passion!

In this course you'll be introduced to podcasting. You'll learn everything you need to know about setting-up, producing, and marketing a show.

Location: Virtual

Price: Free

Time: 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM EST

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4/13 - Karaoke Night at Lounge of Three

Karaoke every Tuesday at Lounge of Three with @BigBKaraoke and @DJPhil_DC 8pm-12. $5 Tequila Tuesdays!

Location:Lounge of Three

1013 U Street Northwest

Washington, DC 20001

Price: Free

Time: Tues, 8:00 PM - Wed, 12:00 AM EST

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4/14 - BYOB Drunken Mat Painting Workshop

Grab your friends for a night of doormat stenciling painting fun. This painting workshop is different from your advantage Paint N' Sip. We are offering you a new way to express yourself and it starts at the front door! With a variety of colors and painting techniques, our staff will assist you in creating something for your house guest to talk about.

In this workshop, you will be painting on an 18 x 25 doormat. Everything you need to complete your project will be provided for you. Various doormats are randomly placed throughout the shop. Selection is a first comes first pick. We have a large selection of mats to choose from. However, every mat on our wall may not be available on the day of your workshop.

Price: $43

Location: FSC Workshop

5805 Silver Hill Road B1

District Heights, MD 20747

Time: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM EST

RSVP: Click here

4/15 - Alexandria Virtual Game Night: Trivia, Charades, and Drawing

Let’s Roam’s Virtual Game Night makes it easy for you to have an epic game night any night. A leader in global adventures, Let’s Roam has taken our mission virtual, helping people explore, discover, and connect through a one-of-a-kind video platform. We’ve combined crazy-fun games with embedded video chat software for a game night experience that will level up your joy

Location: Virual

Price: Free

Time: 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM EST

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4/16 - The H.B.C.U. MUSEUM TOUR Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow History

We have recently opened the HBCU Museum and are welcoming guest to come and visit our location on Georgia Avenue, Washington, D.C. The HBCU Museum captures the legacies and legends of Yesterday, as we transition Today, for a stronger Tomorrow. Our goal is to highlight the accomplishments of not only HBCUs, but some of their most accomplished graduates.

We look forward seeing you soon !!!

Location: 7601 Georgia Ave

7601 Georgia Avenue

Washington, DC 20012

Price: $6 - $10

Time:11:00 AM - 6:30 PM EST

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4/16 - Have Mercy III

It's been a long pandemic so far. You're not used to laughing and the comedians aren't used to telling jokes. Come, drink, and have mercy on us all!

Your headliner for this show will be Umar Khan, a nationally touring comedian who has opened for the likes of Hasan Minhaj and Mark Normand. His comedy special, Umar Khan: Live from Baltimore, can be seen on YouTube now. Some of the proceeds from this show's ticket sales will be donated to Stop Asian Hate.

Featuring local DC and NYC comedians. Limited, socially distanced seating. Masks are required when not eating or drinking. Seating is first come, first served -- get there early! If you would like to sit with others, please note their name(s) when ordering.

Location: Mercy Me

1143 New Hampshire Ave NW

Washington, DC 20037

Price: $12

Time: 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM EST

RSVP: Click here

4/17 - ENC Sip N' Paint

You might think of a Sip ‘N Paint in a certain way, but we’re remixing it all the way! Join in person for a Saturday afternoon filled with fun, community, juice boxes and total artistic expression.

Don’t worry, you don’t even have to be an artist to join. Shoot, you don’t even have to have all the materials...we got you. It's free! We’d love to see you, hang out with you, and see how you put your paint brush to the canvas

Location: National Mall

National Mall

Washington, DC 77038

Price: Free

Time: 3:00 PM EST

RSVP: Click here

Check out our NEW Relaxation Retreat Gift Box for Mother's Day! Street Smart Collaborative is selling themed gift boxes filled with high quality Black-owned products.

Our gift boxes hopes to advance the mission of supporting underserved communities by curating and selling a selection of goods from local black-owned businesses.

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