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All year we’ve been covering the issues that matter most to you—the pandemic, the election, policing, housing, and more—and now our end of year membership campaign is here. Will you support our work to ensure we can bring you the same informative local reporting in 2021?

Attend: The Lotus & Water Lily Festival at the Kenilworth Park and Aquatic Gardens. July 15-22. Free. 1550 Anacostia Ave. NE. nps.gov/keaq/index.htm

Send: A fashionable card by Christian Lacroix. Designer card, $4.98. Georgetown Emporium. 2613 P St. NW. georgetownemporium.com

Reach: For bubble tea instead of your usual afternoon coffee. Strawberry bubble tea, $4.50. Snap. 1062 Thomas Jefferson St. NW. 

Use: An oven mitt that celebrates the summer. Lobster oven mitt, $19.99. Home Rule. 1807 14th St. NW. homerule.com

Bring: This tote to the farmer’s market. Apolis partnered with Redeem to create this D.C.-branded bag. Market Bag by Apolis + Redeem, $68. Redeem. 1810 14th St. NW. redeemus.com