You're invited to 826DC's trivia for cheaters, January 25th at the William & Mary Washington Center

Trivia for Cheaters 2024

On January 25th, DC journalists, politicos, industry leaders, and other local movers and shakers will battle for trivia glory at this popular fundraiser.

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Local Elementary Schoolers Celebrate a Poetry Collection

Washington, DC – May 22, 2023 – Third and fourth-grade students from Savoy Elementary School are releasing a stunning poetry collection called Looking Into the Sky, and would love to celebrate it with the community!

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826DC's Storybook Soiree

826DC’s Storybook Soiree

Mark your calendars and get your tickets! We’re throwing our first-ever gala, 826DC’s Storybook Soiree, at the Planet Word Museum on Thursday, May 18th, from 6 PM to 8 PM.

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Paddlestar Galactica IX, ping-pong for a good cause

All About Paddlestar Galactica IX

Paddlestar Galactica, the ping-pong tournament supporting 826DC’s youth writing programs, is BACK! The beloved offbeat tournament returns on March 25th, 12:30 PM to 4 PM at SPIN DC.

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826DC's Half-Half-Half-Half-Half Marathon

826DC’s Half-Half-Half-Half-Half Marathon

No matter where you are on June 5th, 826DC’s Half-Half-Half-Half-Half Marathon will be the greatest and shortest (0.826 miles, to be exact) virtual race in town.

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826DC Homecoming

826DC is celebrating TEN YEARS of serving young writers in this community! Join us on October 1st for this virtual Homecoming bash to help sustain this vital work and support DC students in the years to come.

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Paddlestar Galactica VIII

Calling all DC bookworms, ping-pong players of all skill levels, friends new and old, and anyone interested in supporting young writers! 826DC wants you at Paddlestar Galactica.

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Fireside Cocktails on 12/5

Join 826DC for a holiday happy hour of fireside imagination, music, and drinks!

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Join us for Paddlestar Galactica!

Paddlestar Galactica, the bracket-style ping-pong tournament supporting 826DC’s writing programs for local students, is back for year SEVEN! Register ASAP to secure your team’s spot in this unique event. Wait, how does this work?

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Fireside Cocktails

Join 826DC on December 7 at 2 Birds 1 Stone for an evening of festive drinks and live bluegrass music in support of DC young authors! See full details and ticket information here.

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