Monday, August 19, 7:30 p.m.
BicycleSPACE, 1019 7th St., NW
Every Monday evening, BicycleSPACE moves the bikes off the sales floor and hosts a donation-based yoga class in their shop, with funds earmarked for local bike causes. Bring a yoga mat, give what you can and limber up for your next ride.
Monday, August 19, 6:30 p.m.
PX Shake It Up to Shake It Off
PX, 728 King St, Alexandria
Washington’s premiere mixologists Derek Brown and Todd Thrasher are switching places the next two weeks. This Monday, find Brown behind the bar at Thrasher’s Alexandria speakeasy PX, mixing up cocktails to raise funds for Fit for Hope, a weight-loss competition between chefs and bartenders benefiting the American Cancer Society. And next Monday, Thrasher is headed to Brown’s bar, The Passenger. If you want to get in on the fun at PX on Monday, RSVP via firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tuesday, August 20, 7 p.m.
The United States of Paranoia Book Talk
Politics and Prose, 5015 Connecticut Ave., NW
Apparently, conspiracy theories are as American as apple pie. The United States of Paranoia: A Conspiracy Theory author Jesse Walker explains the role and root of paranoia in American society at Politics and Prose, tracing conspiracy theories back to the Salem witch trials. Birthers ain’t nothing new.
Wednesday, August 21, 5:30 p.m.
Free Workout Wednesday
Franklin Park, 13th St. & I St., NW
Here’s another excuse to put off that gym membership: Crunch Fitness is partnering with the DowntownDC BID to teach free fitness classes in Franklin Park every Wednesday till September 25. All you have to do is show up, and snag some free fruit and water from Workout Wednesday partner Freshii after your workout.
Wednesday, August 21, 6 p.m.
ANTHOM Live Pop-up Summer Sale
L2 Lounge, 3315 Cady’s Alley, NW
Cool indie online DC-based boutique ANTHOM will bring their summer and fall inventory to L2 Lounge for a pop-up shopping event on Wednesday. Now you can actually see if that romper looks good on you, instead of just assuming it will and adding it to your online shopping cart. The pop-up is free, but be sure to RSVP.
Wednesday, August 21, 9 p.m.
Moombahton Massive XXVIII
U Street Music Hall, 1115 U St., NW
DJ Sabo is the headliner at this edition of Moombahton Massive at U Street Music Hall, and he’s a bigwig in the moombahton scene. In fact, Dave Nada, the originator of the genre, says Sabo is “the funkiest dude on the planet.” Duly noted, so get there on Wednesday.
Thursday, August 22, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Happy Birthday, Chuck!
American Art Museum, 8th St, and F St., NW
We might not get an amphitheater in DC to honor go-go legend Chuck Brown, but the Smithsonian is celebrating Brown's birthday on Thursday. The band Vybe will play Brown standards and other go-go hits in the American Art museum's Kogod Courtyard.