Get it made in the shade.
Adult Swim Pool Party Sundays
What: Slip into a cutout maillot, caftan, and oversize sun-blockers for the inaugural poolside dance party at the midcentury modern hotel.
Why: Body of water + bodies in water.
When: Thru Sept. 9. Sun., noon-6 p.m.
Where: Capitol Skyline Hotel, 10 I St. SW (202-488-7500). Admission ($20) is free if you text your full name to 202-737-3783 by 1 p.m. the day of.
Art After Dark 2012: Apocalypse
What: Wink at danger, perfect your bossa nova, and clink glasses of bubbly at a fundraiser for a lesser-known (but no less spectacular) museum.
Why: The world isn’t coming to an end — not at the start of a three-day weekend.
When: Tonight, 8 p.m.
Where: Art Museum of the Americas, 201 18th St. NW (202-458-6016). Tickets ($40, includes five drinks) at amamuseum.org.
Sartorial Summer Preview
What: Scope incoming styles and glean DIY millinery tricks for enhancing shady chapeaux from owner Anna Fuhrman.
Why: It’s a cloche call.
When: Tonight, 6:30-9 p.m.
Where: Proper Topper, 1350 Connecticut Ave. NW (202-842-3055). Suggested admission ($10) supports the D.C. Public Library’s Summer Reading Program.
What: Indoor cycling and ballet-inspired exercise take center stage at the specialized studio on the Hill.
Why: Meet your inspiration in co-owner Katie Fouts, who shed 50 pounds thanks to peddling in place.
When: Class times vary.
Where: 738 7th St. SE (202-733-1009).
Tel’Veh Cafe & Wine Bar
What: Swing by the Turkish newcomer for a bagel topped with cucumbers and za’atar or small plates like taramosalata.
Why: Things are about to get meze in Mount Vernon Square; after 5 p.m., choose from 48 by-the-glass wine options.
When: Daily, 7 a.m.-2 a.m.
Where: 401 Massachusetts Ave. NW (202-241-9696).
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