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5 ways to enjoy your week in Washington

Looking for engaging and entertaining events in Washington this week? Here are five top picks.

WASHINGTON — From an evening of magic with Neil Patrick Harris to a workshop on undergraduate STEM education, there's plenty to enjoy in Washington this week. Read on for a rundown of ideas for how to fill your calendar.

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An 18th Century Cooking Challenge: Exploring Hannah Bloomfield’s Cookbook

From the event description:

When: Tuesday, Sept. 10, noon-1 p.m.
Where: DAR Museum, 1776 D St. NW
Admission: Free
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Neil Patrick Harris: An Evening of Magic

From the event description:

When: Wednesday, Sept. 11, 7-8:30 p.m.
Where: Library of Congress, Coolidge Auditorium, 10 First St. SE
Admission: Free 
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Building Community Colleges for the Future

From the event description:

When: Thursday, Sept. 12, noon-2:30 p.m.
Where: Urban Institute, 500 L'Enfant Plaza SW
Admission: Free
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Workshop on the Future of Undergraduate STEM Education

From the event description:

When: Thursday, Sept. 12, 1 p.m.- Friday, Sept. 13, 3 p.m.
Where: Keck Center of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine, 500 Fifth St. NW, Room 100
Admission: Free on-site or on webcast
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Young, Gifted & Green Community Action Summit 

From the event description:

When: Thursday, Sept. 12, 2-4:30 p.m.
Where: Broccoli City Bar, 1817 Seventh St. NW
Admission: Free
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Parking in DC can be tough, especially during popular events. To find free or cheap parking and to book parking in advance, see this map of DC parking from SpotAngels. And to get there by public transportation, check the Metro website for nearby stations and schedules.

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