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Unavoidable, possibly already tired Millennial Week has finally arrived. Whether you’re attending the events to learn more about this mysterious generation or you’re an actual millennial (!) hoping to optimize your millennialness, there could be an event for you.
Here’s the lineup of events in all their glory, courtesy of Millennial Week founder Natalie Moss. These events and Millennial Week itself are, of course, sanctioned by the D.C. government.
Millennial Week Opening Reception WHAT: The Millennial Week Opening Reception will celebrate outstanding Millennials that are making their mark in culture, entrepreneurship and social good. A full list of the finalists can be found here. WHEN: June 2, 2014 from 7-9 p.m. WHERE: Pepco Edison Place Gallery; 702 8th St NW
Power Forward: A Millennial Town Hall WHAT: Presented by the Washington Post, Power Forward will convene some of the Nation’s most influential Millennials to provide their insight on the influence of Millennials on the current political climate. WHEN: June 3, 2014 from 6:30-9:30 p.m.| WHERE: The Washington Post – 1150 15th St NW #4
Entrepreneurs Forum WHAT: The Millennial Entrepreneur’s Forum, sponsored by WeWork, are partnering with 1776 to provide Millennials the opportunity to network with successful entrepreneurs and small business experts face-to-face. WHEN: June 4, 2014 from 6:30-9:30 p.m. WHERE: 1776 – 1133 15TH ST. NW
Millennial Made Wine and Food Tasting WHAT: The Millennial Made rooftop event will feature music and wines paired with live chef stations manned by Union Kitchen entrepreneurs. WHEN: June 5, 2014 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. WHERE: The Wonderbread Factory – 641 S Street NW
Millennial Day of Service WHAT: the Yes We Can: Takeover Middle Schools volunteer event will teach middle school youth how to value their education by getting them focused on their future. WHEN: June 7, 2014 from 10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. WHERE: Johnson Middle School and Kelly Miller Middle School
Innovator’s Brunch WHAT: The Innovator’s Brunch will serve as the closing event for Millennial Week. Changemakers, innovators and entrepreneurs will gather for power networking over a three course plated brunch. WHEN: June 8, 2014 from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. WHERE: City Club of Washington – 555 13th St NW
Photo by Jessica Sidman