Archive for May 15, 2011

In honor of May being “National Physical Fitness and Sports Month”, please join the President’s Council on Fitness, Sports & Nutrition in promoting physical activity!

Follow the President’s Challenge (@preschal) on Twitter and retweet their messages every Tuesday and Thursday as well as during the following events throughout the month:

  • National Physical Fitness and Sports Month (May 1-31)
  • National Physical Education and Sport Week (May 1-7)
  • National Women’s Health Week (May 8-14)
  • Bike-to-Work Week (May 16-20)
  • National Employee Health and Fitness Day (May 18)
  • National Senior Health Fitness Day (May 25)

Please feel free to contact the President’s Council with any questions about National Physical Fitness and Sports Month at

Passport DC

Join us for Passport DC 2011, an exploration through Washington, DC’s international culture during the entire month of May. Now in its fourth year, Passport DC invites participants to experience a global journey without leaving the city. Featuring street festivals, open houses, embassy events, special performances, and much more, Passport DC explores the international community that is a vital part of DC culture. Tours will take place rain or shine! 


Please note that Embassy of the Republic of Uzbekistan is no longer participating on May 14.

May 14 – Cultural Tourism DC presents the fourth annual Around the World Embassy Tour, the capstone event of Passport DC.  Thirty-four embassies from around the globe will open their doors and welcome visitors to experience the art, culture, cuisine, and much more.  Learn all you need to know about the Around the World Embassy Tour.

This year’s other signature Passport DC events include:

Shortcut to Europe: EU Embassies Open House: May 7 – Tour inside the embassies of the European Union member countries and discover their distinctive cultures.

Kids World Cinema: May 13-14; 20-22 – Young cinema fans are sure to enjoy this celebration of children’s films from countries around the world. Presented in partnership with Alliance Française de Washington, this two-weekend festival features the screening of international children’s films as well as educational workshops.

National Asian Heritage Festival: Fiesta Asia Street Fair: May 21 –The National Asia Heritage Foundation, presents this street festival honoring the diverse cultures of Asia.

Meridian International Children’s Festival: May 21 – This festival introduces the next generation of global travelers to cultures around the world.

View the Passport DC brochure.

Subscribe to Cultural Tourism DC’s Weekly Events Update to receive updates and information on Passport DC 2011.

DC Scout

Calling all Fashionista’s!!  Be sure to click directly on the calendar’s specific events for more information, to RSVP and to learn more & participate!  Thanx DC Scout!!
One80 Salon
DAR event
Hair Lounge
Chas Schwartz
Bethesda Row
Talk Fashion
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May 14th, “Tickled Pink, VIII” Eighth Annual Fashion Show

May 25th – Clarins “Happy Hour” Event at Lord & Taylor in Fair Oaks Mall