Women and Girls

Explore the calendar listings below for social and cultural events, volunteer opportunities, holiday gatherings and more programs geared towards women and girls in the Greater Washington community. Search the full calendar by clicking on “View All Events” below, then sort by your interests.

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Upcoming Events
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Thu
Feb
  22
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
 
Temple Rodef Shalom
2100 Westmoreland Street, Falls Church  VA 22043
Leading from the Inside Out - A Two-Part Series by the Women's Center Thursday, February 22 and March 8, Thursday, 7:00-9:00 pm Each interactive workshop will be led by Shirley Clark, Executive Director, and Eileen Farias, Director of Educational Programs. February 22: Energy Management: Leading with Intention and Purpose. You will learn how to: identify practices to address all four areas of energy; create an awareness of how to be mindfully proactive; and encourage techniques for staying ce...
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Boomers, Seniors, Women & Girls, Northern Virginia, Reform, Advocacy, Fitness & Wellness
Event Cost:  $25 - $50; $25 for per session; $40 for both

 
 
Tue
Mar
  6
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
 
Edlavitch Jewish Community Center of Washington DC (Edlavitch DC Jewish Community Center)
5630 Wisconsin Avenue, Chevy Chase MD 20815
Join us for a ladies only lunch with the Rabbis of Mechon Hadar where together, we will explore a number of stories in the Jewish tradition that touch at the core of what it means to be human. We will explore themes of love, loss, and leadership, in a highly engaging group setting. Mechon Hadar is an educational institution that empowers Jews to create and sustain vibrant, practicing, egalitarian communities of Torah learning, prayer, and service. November 14 - Led by Rabbi Ethan Tucker Janu...
Listed In:  Seniors, Women & Girls, Maryland, Adult Education, Arts & Culture, History/Education, Social Events
Event Cost:  more than $50; $60

 
 
Thu
Mar
  8
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
 
Temple Rodef Shalom
2100 Westmoreland Street, Falls Church  VA 22043
Leading from the Inside Out - A Two-Part Series by the Women's Center Thursday, February 22 and March 8, Thursday, 7:00-9:00 pm Each interactive workshop will be led by Shirley Clark, Executive Director, and Eileen Farias, Director of Educational Programs. February 22: Energy Management: Leading with Intention and Purpose. You will learn how to: identify practices to address all four areas of energy; create an awareness of how to be mindfully proactive; and encourage techniques for staying ce...
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Boomers, Seniors, Women & Girls, Northern Virginia, Reform, Advocacy, Fitness & Wellness
Event Cost:  $25 - $50; $25 for per session; $40 for both

 
 
Sun
Mar
  11
2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
 
Northern Virginia Hebrew Congregation
1441 Wiehle Ave., Reston VA 20190
"Holocaust Voices" is a unique program that will make you want to fulfill God's request: "And you shall tell it to your children..." Presenters Myrna Goldenberg, Myra Sklarew, Mindy Weisel, Janice Hamer, Miron Yampolsky and a survivor of the Shoah, will tell us in their own voices of the struggles and survival of those we shall always remember. A musical dessert reception will follow the program. All food will be kosher style. RSVP to Isabel Einzig isabel@uniquepathways.com
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Boomers, Seniors, Women & Girls, Northern Virginia, Reform, Adult Education, History/Education
Event Cost:  

 
 
Sun
Mar
  11
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
 
Israel Bonds - Development Corporation for Israel
8900 Little River Turnpike, Fairfax VA 22031
Israeli cocktails and couture featuring guest speaker Liraz Cohen Mordechai Fashionating with Liri "The History of Israeli Fashion from 1909 to Today"
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Women & Girls, Northern Virginia, Arts & Culture
Event Cost:  $10 - $24; $18

 
 
Wed
Mar
  14
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
 
Charles E. Smith Life Communities
TBD, TBD MD 20817
women's networking event - cocktails, dinner and speaker. details to follow
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Boomers, Women & Girls, Maryland, Fitness & Wellness, Networking, Social Events
Event Cost:  more than $50; $54

 
 
Sun
Mar
  18
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
 
Bender JCC of Greater Washington
6125 Montrose Road, Rockville MD 20852
Kosher dairy dinner
Listed In:  Women & Girls, Teens, Maryland, Arts & Culture, History/Education, Holiday/Shabbat (High Holidays, Chanukah, Passover), Social Events
Event Cost:  

 
 
Sun
Mar
  18
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
 
Ohr Kodesh Congregation
8300 Meadowbrook Lane, Chevy Chase MD 20815-3897
Community-Wide Women’s Seder: Men and Women are invited Please join us at an innovative women’s Seder in celebration of Miriam and other Jewish women role-models Sponsored by the Ohr Kodesh Rosh Chodesh committee Ohr Kodesh member and performer Jill Moskowitz will lead participants in song and prayer using a take-home Women’s Haggadah she developed along with Jewish educator and Ohr Kodesh member, Miriam Feinberg. Men and women are invited to participate in this unique event. RSVP is essential ...
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Boomers, College (Late Teens/Early 20s), Seniors, Women & Girls, Maryland, Conservative, Adult Education, Holiday/Shabbat (High Holidays, Chanukah, Passover), Social Events
Event Cost:  $10 - $24; Voluntary $10 donation

 
 
Tue
Mar
  20
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
 
Jewish Community Relations Council of Greater Washington (Jewish Community Relations Council of GW)
2850 Quebec Street, NW, Washington DC  20008
A roundtable discussion on the importance, challenges, and benefits of increasing the number of women running for political office. RSVP Requested Featuring: Dr. Mazal Shaul Executive Director, WEPower an Israeli non-profit that trains women of all backgrounds and political affiliations in Israel to run for local and national office. Susannah Wellford, Esq. President and Founder of Running Start an American non-profit, non-partisan organization that trains women to run for political office A...
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Boomers, College (Late Teens/Early 20s), Women & Girls, DC, Leadership Development, Politics
Event Cost:  Free; free

 
 
Sun
Mar
  25
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
 
Capital Camps & Retreat Center (Capital Camps )
12750 Buchanan Trail East, Waynesboro PA 17268
Join us at camp and see the magic up close! These walking tours lead by our Camp Team, include plenty of opportunities to ask questions and soak in the atmosphere. Space is limited and pre-registration is required. Register online at https://capitalcamps.org/tours/?t=new. See you at camp!
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Boomers, College (Late Teens/Early 20s), Families, GLBT, Interfaith, Special Needs, Women & Girls, Teens, Early Childhood Educators, DC, Maryland, Northern Virginia, Children/Teens/Family, Parenting
Event Cost:  

 
 
Sun
Apr
  15
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
 
Capital Camps & Retreat Center (Capital Camps )
12750 Buchanan Trail East, Waynesboro PA 17268
Join us at camp and see the magic up close! These walking tours lead by our Camp Team, include plenty of opportunities to ask questions and soak in the atmosphere. Space is limited and pre-registration is required. Register online at https://capitalcamps.org/tours/?t=new. See you at camp!
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Boomers, College (Late Teens/Early 20s), Couples, Families, GLBT, Interfaith, Special Needs, Women & Girls, Teens, Early Childhood Educators, DC, Maryland, Northern Virginia, Children/Teens/Family, Parenting
Event Cost:  

 
 
Sun
Apr
  22
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
 
Capital Camps & Retreat Center (Capital Camps )
12750 Buchanan Trail East, Waynesboro PA 17268
Join us at camp and see the magic up close! These walking tours lead by our Camp Team, include plenty of opportunities to ask questions and soak in the atmosphere. Space is limited and pre-registration is required. Register online at https://capitalcamps.org/tours/?t=new. See you at camp!
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Boomers, College (Late Teens/Early 20s), Couples, Families, GLBT, Interfaith, Seniors, Singles, Special Needs, Women & Girls, Teens, Early Childhood Educators, DC, Maryland, Northern Virginia, Children/Teens/Family, Parenting
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Wed
Apr
  25
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
 
Bender JCC of Greater Washington
6125 Montrose Road, Rockville MD 20852
Bender JCC and JWI Present: She Says: Real Women, Real Conversation
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Boomers, Women & Girls, Maryland, History/Education
Event Cost:  

 
 
Tue
May
  8
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
 
Edlavitch Jewish Community Center of Washington DC (Edlavitch DC Jewish Community Center)
5630 Wisconsin Avenue, Chevy Chase MD 20815
Join us for a ladies only lunch with the Rabbis of Mechon Hadar where together, we will explore a number of stories in the Jewish tradition that touch at the core of what it means to be human. We will explore themes of love, loss, and leadership, in a highly engaging group setting. Mechon Hadar is an educational institution that empowers Jews to create and sustain vibrant, practicing, egalitarian communities of Torah learning, prayer, and service. November 14 - Led by Rabbi Ethan Tucker Janu...
Listed In:  Seniors, Women & Girls, Maryland, Adult Education, Arts & Culture, History/Education, Social Events
Event Cost:  more than $50; $60

 
 
Jun 1 - Jun 3
Multiple times available
 
Capital Camps & Retreat Center (Capital Camps )
12750 Buchanan Trail East, Waynesboro PA 17268
No parents allowed! Kids, bring your grandparents to camp for a wonderful weekend. Enjoy time away together celebrating Shabbat, making memories, having fun and growing closer to one another. Housing for Bubbie-Zadie Family Camp Weekend will be in Nesiya Lodge. All rooms include individually controlled air, two hotel quality queen size beds, linen and towel service, desk, phone, wireless internet, and in-room safe. Adjoining rooms are available for families of five or more. Food service is kos...
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Boomers, Couples, Families, Seniors, Special Needs, Women & Girls, Teens, Early Childhood Educators, DC, Maryland, Children/Teens/Family, Parenting
Event Cost: