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Dining on a Dime: 5 easy ways to maximize your dining plan cash

Want to know how you can to maximize your dining plan cash? Well, check out these tips before coming to campus to know how to enjoy all of your dining options in DC. Download the GET app – you can use your mobile device to manage GWorld account or find nearby GW dining partners. Explore DC dining partners at […]


Join us for the first 2019 #ColonialChat for the Class of 2020 on July 11th at 4:00pm EDT hosted by @GWCI and @GW_CSE. We will be chatting about “Your New Hometown,” including tips, tricks, and things to enjoy about your new home, the District of Columbia. Start making your list of things to do during your four years […]

WONDER: Renwick Gallery

1st floor, Renwick Gallery (Pennsylvania Avenue at 17th Street N.W.) Now through July 10, 2016 For more information, click here!

Color in a New Light

Opening January 2016 Natural History Museum 10th & Constitution Ave., NW Washington, DC Sponsor: Smithsonian Libraries Location: Ground Floor, Evans Gallery Most of us take color for granted. We simply see it the moment that light beams from or reflects off an object, enters our eyes, and is processed by our brains. But do we […]

Santa Chaos

Check out these two fun and wacky holiday events: Santarchy DC! Saturday, December 12th, starting at 1 pm Free, but you MUST wear Santa apparel, and just a red hat isn’t good enough Location, secret until day of the event, but most likely at a major DC landmark. Check out their twitter to stay up […]

Outdoor Holiday Events!

Not to jinx it, but the weather seems to be on our side and it has not gotten too cold yet! Take advantage of this by checking out these neat outdoor holiday events! Georgetown GLOW December 11 – 20, 2015, 6-10 p.m, daily Free to public Various locations in Georgetown Exhibition programs, maps and information booths […]

Kwanzaa Celebration

This year Kwanzaa starts on December 26th! Here is a fun event to kick off the holiday season! Kwanzaa Celebration Saturday, December 12th to Sunday December, 13th. Times vary on date: Saturday 2pm and 8pm, Sunday 4pm 3225 8th Street NE, Washington, DC 20017 United States $30 Admission At the Door, $20 Dance Place members and seniors over 55, $15 […]

Zoo Lights and Botanical Gardens!

Living in DC is incredible all year round, but the holidays are truly on another level. Check out these two DC holiday traditions: Zoo Lights! November 27th to January 2nd, 5pm-9pm National Zoo (assessable by metro, get off at either the Woodley Park and Cleveland Park Metro stops) Free to the public Join the thousands of […]

Hanukkah Events in DC

Hanukkah starts this Sunday! Here are some events in and around DC: National Hanukkah Menorah Lighting Sunday, December 6, 2015, 4 p.m., rain or shine. The National Hanukkah Menorah is lit on the White House grounds, at the Ellipse (near the White House at the NW end, near Constitution Avenue) A DC tradition! To start off the […]

Jingle All the Way 5K

Enjoy a Winter Run! Saturday, December 6 9:00 am $40 Have a festive time in the heart of Washington DC! The Jingle All the Way 5k is a holiday themed race that draws a huge crowd of costume-clad participants. The course is flat and fast and offers chances to see all the other runners along the […]


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