826DC’s bracket-style ping-pong tournament fundraiser, Paddlestar Galactica, is BACK on Saturday, March 25th, 12:30 PM to 4 PM at SPIN DC! Learn more, donate, and sign up to participate here.
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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Third Annual Trivia for Cheaters

On September 20, join Washington’s best and brightest at the Microsoft Innovation and Policy Center for our third annual trivia night to benefit 826DC. Previous hosts have included news personalities Chris Cillizza and Kenneth Vogel. This

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March lowercase Hits the Road

On Thursday, March 24th the lowercase, 826DCs monthly volunteer reading series, will hit the road, performing at the Shakespeare Theater Company’s ongoing series Happenings Happy Hours at the Harman.

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Announcing Paddlestar Galactica IV

Do you enjoy contests of patience, sweat, and swagger? If so, join us for the triumphant return of Paddlestar Galactica IV: A Ping-Pong Tournament Benefiting 826DC. We need fearless heroes, fabulous fundraisers and Heisman-like athletes.

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