Sunday, February 14, 2016

Tour the National Museum of Women in the Arts on February 21st

On Sunday, Feb. 21, the National Museum of Women in the Arts (NMWA) and the Esprit committees invite you to a tour at NMWA followed by brunch at Old Ebbitt. By attending the tour, you can earn a membership credit . 

NMWA is located at 1250 New York Avenue, NW, in Washington D.C., and is the only museum in the world dedicated to promoting the works of female artists. The tour highlights an overview of the pieces in the permanent collection and will begin at 12 p.m. The special exhibition Pathmakers on women in design will be on view as well, and guests are welcome to explore this one-of-a-kind exhibition after the tour.

JLW members can register and purchase tickets here. Museum tour tickets are $6 for JLW Members, $12 for guests (guests sign up here). 

After the tour, you are invited to get to know other Junior League members over delicious bubbly and food at Old Ebbitt. Attendees will pay individually for their brunch at the restaurant. Please sign up for brunch here. NMWA will be open until 5 p.m. You are welcome to come back and explore after brunch. 
The NMWA and Esprit committees hope you can join us for a fun and culture filled afternoon.

Let Kids in the Kitchen Make it a Healthy Start to 2016

The Junior League of Washington wants to help you and your family make 2016 a year of good nutrition, fitness, fun and healthy living. They are inviting you, and your family and friends, to Kids in the Kitchen!

On Feb. 27, the JLW will host Kids in the Kitchen, a free healthy eating and fitness activity fair for kids, from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., at the YMCA Anthony Bowen

Designed for kids ages 3-13, Kids in the Kitchen uses exercise classes such as barre, Crossfit, yoga and Zumba, demonstrations from nutritional experts and professional chefs, and other interactive activities to teach kids that a healthy lifestyle can be fun! Crafts, games, goodie bags and raffles will help keep kids engaged and will ignite their excitement surrounding nutrition and fitness!

You do not need to sign up to attend Kids in the Kitchen; however additional information is available here

A second Kids in the Kitchen event will help with the continuation of fitness and health goals. Mark your calendar for April 9, from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at Children’s National Medical Center.

We hope to see you, your family and friends at Kids in the Kitchen!