What to Do: Unofficial CBC Events in D.C.

Published September 16, 2010

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER, 15, 2010

4:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Reception honoring The Honorable Barbara Lee (D- CA) and Michael Strautmanis, White House Chief of Staff to the Assistant to the President for Intergovernmental Relations and Public Engagement
National Council of Negro Women 633 Pennsylvania Ave. NW
RSVP to: http://events.constantcontact.com/ register/event?oeidk=a07e2zjfwmid16e07db

5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Bermuda “Pink” Reception
Liberty Place Rooftop 325 7th St. NW
RSVP to: rsvp@partybermuda.com Attire: Wear a touch of pink

6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
IMPACT’s 5th Annual PREVIEW: A Red Carpet Affair Honorary Co-Chairs include: Senator Roland Burris, Congressman Gregory Meeks, Congressman Andre’ Carson, Congresswoman Yvette Clarke, and Congresswoman Marcia Fudge
The Ritz Carlton 1150 22nd St. NW
RSVP by visiting www.impact-dc.com

6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
“Happy Hour in the District” presented by Black Professional Network – DC and The National Black Law Students Association
District Restaurant and Lounge 2473 18th St. NW

6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
“Celebrate Alabama” Cocktail Reception
Donovan House 1155 14th St. NW
Cocktail attire RSVP to: RSVP@StoryPartnersDC.com

6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Annual Legacy Campaign Reception hosted by Howard University’s John H. Johnson School of Communication
Motion Picture Association of America 1600 “I” St. NW
RSVP to: karen.roberts@howard.edu

7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Annual National Pan-Hellenic Council, Inc. Reception
Union Station 40 Massachusetts Ave. NE
Invitation Only RSVP to: nphcreception@nphchq.org

7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. Reception: “Celebrating the Importance of Fatherhood”
Westin Hotel 1400 M St. NW
Free and open to the public

7:00 pm – 11:00 pm
BMW Group and Uptown Magazine present: The Joy of Success: honoring Joe Watson, Donna Bird and Lamell McMorris
B Smith’s Restaurant Union Station 50 Massachusetts Ave. NE
RSVP to:
BMWJoyofSuccessDC@uptown- magazine.com

7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
National Association of Minority Automobile Dealers Reception
The Newseum 555 Pennsylvania Ave. NW
RSVP to Pamela.walk@namad.org or call (301) 306-1614


8:00 pm – 12:00 am
3rd Annual Sisterhood Congressional Reception honoring The Hon. Yvette D. Clarke (NY), The Hon. Laura Richardson (CA), The Hon. Donna Edwards (MD), and The Hon. Marcia L. Fudge (OH)
National Museum of Women in the Arts 1250 New York Ave. NW
RSVP at: www.chicproductionsllc.com or call (202) 536-2793

9:00 pm – 1:00 am
BPX 2.0 (The Black Party) Honorary Host(s): CBCF
Spirit of Washington Pier 4, 6th & Water St. SW


FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 2010


5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
NAACP Power 40 Young Professionals Networking Event
Co Co. Sala 929 F St. NW
Private Reception RSVP to: jjonesbranch@naacpnet.org

5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
The Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies VIP Reception honoring 40 Years of Research and Engagement
Renaissance Hotel 999 Ninth St. NW West Ballroom Foyer
RSVP to: http://climatechangesymposium. eventbrite.com/

6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
7th Annual CBC Reception hosted by Reed Smith LLP and the National Black Law Students Association along with the Howard University and George Washington University BLSA Chapters and the Young Lawyers Division of the National Bar Association
Reed Smith LLP 1301 K St. NW
Suite 1100 – East Tower
RSVP to: ag@nblsa.org Space is Limited

6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
BNSF Railway Reception for the Members of the Congressional Black Caucus
Union Station, Track 20 on the BNSF Business Rail Cars
RSVP to:
Rachel.Bird@BNSF.com

6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
“Back to Blues 2010” Reception honoring Chairman Bennie G. Thompson
International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers 900 Seventh St. NW
RSVP to:
http://www.chicproductionsllc.com /home/index.php?option=com_eventlist& Itemid=33&func=details&did=7

6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Republicans for Black Empowerment 4th Annual CBC Gathering of GOP Activists
Clyde’s 707 7th St. NW
Tickets: $15-$20 RSVP to: donaldescoggins@gmail.com

6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Carolina Celebration honoring The Hon. James E. Clyburn, The Hon. Melvin L. Watt, and The Hon. G.K. Butterfield
The Great Hall Library of Congress 101 Independence Ave. SE
RSVP to:
AAFCarolina@gmail.com

6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee Reception
The Source 575 Pennsylvania Ave. NW
RSVP: (713) 737-8321

7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Minority Political Leadership Institute Reception
The Liaison Capitol Hill Hotel 415 New Jersey Ave, NW

7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Africare’s 40th Anniversary Celebration
U.S. Chamber of Commerce International Hall of Flags 1615 H St. NW
RSVP to: vharrison@africare.org or call (202) 328-5534

7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
National Newspaper Publishers Association (The Black Press of America) Reception
Omni Shoreham Hotel 2500 Calvert St. NW
RSVP to: Brenda@lasentinel.net

7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Essence “Evening of Excellence” and After Party
Ronald Reagan Building 1300 Pennsylvania Ave., NW
RSVP to (877) 501-0419

8:00 pm – 2:00 am
“Kappas in Congress” Reception and Party hosted by the Metropolitan Chapters of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc.
Hyatt Regency, Capitol Hill 400 New Jersey Ave. NW
Tickets: $20 RSVP to: https://www.ticketleap.net/Member/ event.aspx?event_id=BA3E5569-7013- 4D94-8044-931CCB16C1B

10:00 pm – 2:00 am
“Motown Live: The Michigan CBC Delegation Reception After Party”
The City Club of Washington at Franklin Square
Tickets: $20 - $50 RSVP to: http://www.motownlive.org/
1300 “I” St. NW


10:00 pm – 2:00 am
“California” – A Salute to the Chairs A reception in honor of the California members of the CBC
Bobby Van’s Grill 1201 New York Ave. NW
Invitation Only For info: Call Jason Lallis (202) 349-7271 or email CaliforniaReception2010@gmail.com


SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 18, 2010

11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Art Collins Saturday Brunch
Bourbon Steak at the Four Seasons Hotel 2800 Pennsylvania Ave., NW
Invitation Only

12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson Texas Style BBQ Reception
The W Hotel 515 15th St. NW
RSVP to: 2010ebjdcbbq@gmail.com or call (214) 871-9291
12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Rep. Donald M. Payne and CBCF Awardee Reception
District Chophouse & Brewery 509 7th St. NW
RSVP to (202) 263-2840
12:00 pm – 2:30 pm

3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
2010 Georgia Reception
National Museum of Women in the Arts 1250 New York Ave., NW
RSVP to: georgiareception2010@na.ko.com or call (404) 515-7787

3:00 pm – 8:00 pm.
“Da par-te” presented by Forward Vision Group
K St. Lounge 1301 K St. NW
For bottle/table service:
info@forwardvisiongroup.com

3:00 pm – 9:00 pm
“A Tribe Called Best: Midday Marauders CBC Edition” Presented by Cheeky Sasso Entertainment, Dunlap & Rich, Cydni Bickerstaff Events, and Akil Waite Events
The Muse Lounge 717 6th St. NW
Open Bar; 4-5p Free before 4 with RSVP to: cheekysasso2006@gmail.com

5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
NBLSA Alumni Mix & Mingle
The Dupont Hotel Level Nine - Penthouse 1500 New Hampshire Ave NW
Invitation Only Dress: Business

5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
CBCF ALC Annual VIP Reception
Washington Convention Center

7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
CBCF ALC Annual Awards Dinner
Washington Convention Center Hall D

9:00 pm – 3:00 am
Legacy of Power Semi-Formal Gala
Teatro Goldoni 1909 K St. NW

9:00 pm – 3:00 am
Trey Songz Performs at Love Nightclub
Love Nightclub 1350 Okie St. NE
For more information: lovetheclub.com

Written by BET.com Staff

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