Business boot camp planned for Washington start-ups

January 29, 2018 by  

Residents of Washington and the surrounding communities who have a business idea but need some advice and support to help get it off the ground may wish to save the date for a workshop planned with them in [Read more]

Bands to go head to head in D.C. area

December 8, 2017 by  

A fundraiser that has been planned for the Washington D.C. area will see partygoers rocking out to a ‘Battle of the Bands’ in support of Children’s National Hospital.

The evening, which will [Read more]

Washington invited to get wrapping

November 9, 2017 by  

The holidays can be a hectic time of year, and an event has been organized in Washington, D.C. that can help to take some of the stress out of gift giving.

The Secret Life of Daydreams, LLC has planned a [Read more]

Palliative and hospice care conference scheduled for Washington

October 27, 2017 by  

Providing personalized care at the end of life can make this period easier for both patients and their families, and to help make this happen, a conference has been planned in Washington D.C. [Read more]

Paint drop-off and disposal day arranged in D.C.

October 20, 2017 by  

Residents and businesses of Washington, D.C. who have paint, varnish, and other painting supplies that they would like to dispose of safely, at no cost to them, will soon be able to drop them off at an event coming up in the [Read more]

Special art market showcases women makers

September 27, 2017 by  

The Makers Mart Arts and Craft Fair is taking place over two days next month in Washington, D. C.

This is a temporary pop-up market that [Read more]

DC Chamber celebrates top business leaders

September 11, 2017 by  

The Chamber’s Choice Awards and Gala is taking place next month in Washington, DC, presented by the DC Chamber of Commerce.

As one of the most [Read more]

Book festival brings top-selling authors to Washington

August 27, 2017 by  

The 17th Library of Congress National Book Festival is taking place this Labor Day weekend. [Read more]

American food in focus at D.C. event

August 12, 2017 by  

The Brews, Booze and Bites festival is taking place next month in Washington, D.C.

A presentation of the [Read more]

Taste of the Caribbean comes to DC

July 28, 2017 by  

The Taste of Barbados is taking place in Washington next month. Hosted by the Barbados Association of Washington, a portion of proceeds will be donated to a non-profit organization located in Barbados.

This event will give the public the chance to try some authentic Bajan food and beer, and also to partake in the Bajan Rum Shop Experience. Some of the dishes that will be served will include fish cakes, cou cou (which is cornmeal and okra), coconut bread, rice and peas, and pudding and souse. For the last of those dishes, the pudding is steamed sweet potato and souse is boiled pork mixed with cucumber, pepper, lime juice, onion and parsley.

The ticket price provides guests with a full meal including dessert and rum punch. Guests will also be treated to some traditional music of Barbados provide by DJ Bimshire.

This is an opportunity for those of Bajan descent to enjoy the tastes of the homeland, but will also cater to anybody interested in trying foods of all kinds while raising money to help a worthwhile charity.

Washington stationery printing companies often provide products such as flyers to help advertise events such as this.

The Taste of Barbados will be held at the Embassy of Barbados on August 26 from 3:00 to 7:00 pm. Tickets are $40 for adults and $15 for children between the ages of 2 and 12. Visit the Barbados Association of Washington Facebook page to learn more.

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