Below are some pre-Valentine's Day events that are happening this Friday (one is also on Monday). I pulled most of the events from BisNow's The Scene and wanted to share. The events are perfect for singles or couples.
Speed Dating for a Cure at Tabaq Bistro
1336 U Street NW
Friday, February 11 from 5:30 – 11:30 PM, take part in . Benefiting a great cause — The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. 12 for 12 — 12 DATES FOR ONLY $12. Cash bar, happy hour menu, and fantastic RAFFLE prizes throughout the event, for more info.
Friday, February 11 from 6:00 – 10:00 PM, back for another year, Woo at the Zoo open to both singles and sweethearts, a lighthearted exploration into the sexual behavior of animals at the National Zoo. $15/FONZ members or $25/nonmembers includes a complimentary red-stemmed champagne flute, hors d’oeuvres, cash bar, Valentine cookies, and free parking,
S.O.M.E. Junior Gala (one of my favorite local charities)
Corcoran Gallery of Art, 500 17th St NW
Friday, February 11 from 8:00 PM – 12:00 AM, join SOME (So Others Might Eat) for the Eighth Annual Junior Gala. Enjoy cocktails, live music and dancing for young professionals. Tickets: $85/person or $170/couple – benefits Marguerite's Place,
Paradise Springs Winery Valentine's Chocolate & Wine Pairing
Check out the Capitol Dish's website for some incredible restaurant and hotel deals for Valentine's Day. Also, make sure to sign up for their weekly updates. For more information, click here