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Thursday, April 17 at 7 p.m.
The author of A Spy for the Union discusses the life of Timothy Webster, a New York policeman who uncovered a plot to assassinate President Lincoln in 1861.
Free
Books
Thursday, April 17 at 7:30 p.m.
Washington Post food and travel editor Joe Yonan shares recipes from his latest cookbook, Eat Your Vegetables: Bold Recipes for the Single Cook.
Tysons-Pimmit Regional Library -
7584 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church
Free
Books
Thursday, April 17 at 7 p.m.
In The Crusades of Cesar Chavez, the author chronicles the life of the famed labor organizer.
Politics & Prose -
5015 Connecticut Ave. NW
Free
Books
Friday, April 18 at 12 p.m.
Harlem’s Rattlers and the Great War: The Undaunted 369th Regiment and the African American Quest for Equality
National Archives McGowan Theater -
7th St. & Constitution Ave. NW
Free
Books
Friday, April 18 at 12 p.m.
Talking to Ourselves
Free
Books
April 18—April 20
Join comic fans for this weekend convention that celebrates sci-fi and geek culture. Featured celebrity guests include Dr. Who's Billie Piper, Buffy the Vampire Slayer's Nicholas Brendon, and the man behind Chewbacca, Peter Mayhew.
Walter E. Washington Convention Center -
801 Mount Vernon Place NW
$30–$1000
Books
Saturday, April 19 at 2 p.m.
Local poets Regie Cabico, Philip Clark, and Michelle Parkerson pay tribute to poet and performer Essex Hemphill.
Mt. Pleasant Library -
3160 16th St. NW
Free

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