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The Weekend Guide

Make your move.

BOOGIE
National Dance Day
What:
Catch performances, take a master class, and dance under the stars to Afro-Latin jazz at a free tribute to the benefits of creative movement, co-hosted by Nigel Lythgoe’s Dizzy Feet Foundation.
Why: Learn the routines beforehand and join the live flash mob.
When: Sat. Schedule online.
Where: The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, 2700 F St. NW, at Virginia Ave.

DOWNLOAD
Our Editors’ Favorite Finds
What:
Get with the sites, sounds, and cinema we can’t click away from.
Why: A warm and fuzzy video exclusive, globe-trotting lifestyle blog, and apocalyptic buddy flick get us going.
When: You don’t feel like doing the legwork.
Where: It’s all in your head.

INDULGE
Lobster Feast
What:
Tie on a bib and crack into twin Maine lobsters boiled New England style with red potatoes and corn on the cob. There’s peach cobbler for dessert, plus unlimited Palm beer and Bombay Sapphire cocktails.
Why: A percentage of each ticket sale supports Bike to the Beach, a fund-raiser for autism awareness and research.
When: Thurs., 6-9 p.m.
Where: P.J. Clarke’s, 1600 K St. NW, at 16th St. NW (202-463-6610). Tickets ($75) at biketothebeach.org.

LOB
Citi Open
What: The ATP’s annual showing brings players such as Sloane Stephens, the Bryan brothers, and Juan Martín del Potro (ranked seventh in the world) to rally in the capital in advance of the U.S. Open.
Why: It’s ace. Venture to it.
When: Sat.-Aug. 4.
Where: Rock Creek Park Tennis Center, 16th St. NW, at Kennedy St. Tickets ($20-$80) at citiopentennis.com or  800-745-3000.

BLAST OFF
Yuri’s Night
What:
Toast the 52nd anniversary of the first man in space and the 44th anniversary of the first man on the moon at a dance party for jet-propulsion specialists. Collect microbe samples for the International Space Station, groove in the silent disco, or upgrade to a VIP ticket and sample Ivette Jones’s launch day fare from Kennedy Space Center.
Why: Dress up in nerd chic or cosmic couture to win prizes from ThinkGeek.
When: Tonight, 8-11 p.m.
Where: Smithsonian Institution, S. Dillon Ripley Center, 1100 Jefferson Dr. SW (202-633-3030). Tickets ($15-$25) at smithsonianassociates.org.

BEND
Sunrise Yoga
What:
Stretch everything but your budget at a free two-hour power yoga workshop taught by Katie Hirono and Erin Mooney along the Anacostia River in Southwest D.C.
Why: Head to Station 4 for a postworkout brunch. It’s a ten-minute walk, but you’re rewarded with bottomless mimosas and bloody Marys.
When: Sat., 9 a.m.
Where: Yards Park, 355 Water St. SE, at 3rd St.

Photo: Courtesy of the Kennedy Center

LOCATIONS
300 Water St SE
@ 3rd St
Washington, DC 20003
16th St NW
@ Kennedy St NW
Washington, DC 20011
202-722-5949
P.J Clarke's
1600 K St NW
Washington, DC 20006
Smithsonian Institution, S. Dillon Ripley Center
1100 Jefferson Dr SW
Washington, DC 20560
202-633-3030
2700 F St NW
@ Virginia Ave
Washington, DC 20037
202-467-4600
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