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Classes are wrapping up, spring is in the air, and finals are just around the corner, but you can always count on free food to be there. And this week, it’s all international. That’s right, iWeek is back to bring the noms with several more scrumptious events.
This Friday is the day to be hungry, as there are three straight events to whet your appetite for culture and the foods of Asia and Latin America.
Start off by celebrating Israel’s 64th anniversary of independence at Israel @ 64, hosted by the Georgetown Israel Alliance. The independence day celebrations promise to bring music, hookah, and food- and all for free. Stop by Copley Lawn from 4-6 p.m. to start off Friday’s international food marathon
Not quite full after all that Middle Eastern food? Never fear, that’s what Club Singapore’s “So You Think You Like Satay?” is for! Be sure to head over to Alumni Lounge from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. and indulge your love of Southeast Asian food. Who knows, maybe you’ll even win the satay-eating contest!
If you still find yourself in Alumni Lounge, not sated by all that satay, then be sure to make some room in your stomach for the food promised by the Colombian Movie Night! Join the ISA and PorColombia for a showing of Love in the Time of Cholera and mouth-watering Colombian food from 9 to 11:30 p.m., again in the Alumni Lounge.
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We’re back from break and on the home stretch leading into finals, and free food is here to keep our spirits up.
Whether it’s through an unabashed love of A Knight’s Tale or a peculiar inclination for jesters and wimples, any one who loves the Middle Ages has to be sure to hit up the annual Medieval Banquet, which takes place on Friday. Free to all students, although those taking Medieval Studies classes get first dibs on tickets, the event promises period costumes, courtly dances, and even a whole roasted pig on a spit. The banquet is in Copley Formal Lounge from 6:30 to 9 p.m., and be sure to email Professor Carol Dover (firstname.lastname@example.org) for a ticket.
Next week is Georgetown’s annual intercultural week, iWEEK, and along with it copious amounts of free food.
On Monday, join the Ballroom Dance Team for Chips and Salsa2. A night complete with chips, spicy salsa, and even a little steamy salsa as well, head over to Harbin Patio (rain site: Hoya Court) from 7 to 8 p.m. for the chance to learn a few steps of salsa and chow down.
Tuesday follows up with a Cultural Cook-Off: Sauce Competition. In an attempt to answer the age-old question of what sauce goes best with wings, the competition aims to highlight cultural identities and astonish taste buds. Hosted by CMEA and the Black House, the deliciousness goes from 7 to 9 p.m. in the Black House at 1410 36th Street.
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Thankfully, it’s the last day of classes. Unfortunately, that seriously limits the amount of free food available. Good thing this week’s is stupendous.
If you’re hanging around until tomorrow, be sure to have some serious taco cravings or you’re going to let this wonderful opportunity go to waste. This Thursday, D.C.’s longest running happy hour at The Front Page will be having an all you can eat taco bar, complete with a whole roasted pig, and it’s completely free! With a DJ from Hot 99.5 starting at 6 pm., be sure to hit up the festivities by heading on over to The Front Page from 4 to 7 p.m. tomorrow for the chance to indulge any possible food necessity in your life. In other news, Coronas are apparently $2 all night.
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Winter may have decided to make a (hopefully) brief return, but there’s no better way to keep warm but to chow down on some free food.
If you had the unfortunate pleasure of living in Darnall Hall your freshman year or, even worse, you live there now, then be sure to celebrate Darnall Hall Day today! While celebrating the life of John Carroll’s mother, Eleanor Darnall, much reminiscing and free food is to be had. Head over to the Darnall lobby from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. this evening.
Everything is better with chocolate, including Passover. Indulge your love of chocolate at Passover Schmooze and Chocolate Seder tomorrow, hosted by the Jewish Chaplaincy and Jewish Student Association. Listen to the Passover experiences and thoughts of some of Georgetown’s own professors from 7 to 8 p.m. in the Makom space in the Leavey Center on Thursday, and eat chocolate until you’re nauseous at the 2nd annual Chocolate Seder afterwards.
Round out the week with a global public health ethics talk, sweetened up with some cookies. Cookie Friday, a regular feature at the Bioethics Research Library in Healy 102, is going all out this week with a talk about normative theories concerning global health and welfare and completely free Sweet Rose Bakery cookies. Be sure to stop by the library from 4 to 5 p.m.
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Spring is upon us, so indulge in a little free food and relaxation to put that spring in your step.
If you’ve found you’ve been lacking some Emilio Estevez in your life, stop by the screening of The Way hosted by the Catholic Studies Program today at 7 p.m.. Held in ICC 270, the event promises some 2D Estevez, some discussion of the film afterwards, and even some free food.
Midterms have you down? Then be sure to pamper yourself this Friday at What’s After Dark’s Ladies Night In event in Alumni Lounge from 9 p.m. to 12 a.m. With professional nail artists, jewelry making, sushi creating, making your own granola, and free Sephora samples, your night is set and it’s all free.
If you are missing New Year’s already, and don’t want to wait the 285 days to have another throw down, then be sure to celebrate Nowrouz, the Persian New Year. On Saturday from 7 p.m. to 1 a.m. in Copley Formal Lounge, join the Iranian Cultural Society and What’s After Dark for the chance to dance, sing, and chow down on the catering from Kabob Bazaar.
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Spring break is nearly within our grasp, but we may need a little free food in order to survive until then. Today is the day for satisfying your hunger, especially if you happen to be that unlucky individual who was on a leap day.
If you are a leap year baby, prepare yourself for the free noms. Start your day off with a free dozen cupcakes from Sprinkles on M Street, because if you can only celebrate your birthday once every four years, it should be for free! Stop by Sprinkles all day in order to claim your birthday cupcakes.
After indulging in a little sweetness, head way up Wisconsin to Z-Burger in Tenleytown for not one, but four birthdays dinners for the price of none. Yes, that is one meal for every year in the leap year cycle, and as long as you have valid governmental I.D. they’re all for you. Head up to Z-Burger all day until 10 p.m. in order to claim your four burgers, four fries, and four milkshakes.
If you aren’t a leap baby, don’t worry, there’s still plenty of food to go around today. Flip to Fresh and Fresh 94.7 are hosting another party at Madame Tussauds, and this time it’s election-themed. Hang out with wax effigies of the 44 presidents, chow down on free seafood from Phillips Seafood, and maybe even win some prizes starting at 6:30 p.m. tonight.
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The weather might have decided to grace us with a little springtime warmth, and to make it even better, there’s free food. Thursday is the day for free food, with not one but two events to satisfy any cravings you might have.
If bioethics and free dinners are your style, then you’ll want to stop by the Bioethics Society’s screening of Dirty Pretty Things. Starting at 7 p.m. in the Bioethics Research Library in Healy 102, the movie night stars the delights of free Qdoba and Georgetown Cupcakes as enticements.
For those who want a more cultural approach to their Thursday night, then perhaps a little Greek dancing is in order. Join Dynami, Georgetown’s very own Greek Island dance troupe, at the Greek Embassy from 7:30 p.m. to watch a performance and learn a few steps at the ensuing group lessons. Be sure to RSVP to email@example.com for the chance to chow down and get down, Greek style.
No plans for Saturday night? Then look no further than the Rave at Riverside with DJ Rickie Koo. Hosted by Collaborasian and What’s After Dark, music, glow sticks, and awesome food are promised at the completely free dance party. Head over to Riverside Lounge from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. to dance a little and nom a lot.
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Valentine’s Day might be behind us, but with Mardi Gras less than a week away let the free food, like the good times, roll.
Bring a peaceful quality to your week with the Peace Jamming: Performance and Peace-building event, and don’t forget to chow down on the free dessert. Hosted by Peace Jam and the Program on Justice and Peace, the event will bring together the dulcet tones of acapella groups Harmony and SuperFood and the poetry of Rickey Bryant written during his thirty-year incarceration in order to better understand how to form a peaceful community. Be sure to head over to the ICC auditorium on today from 8 to 10:30 p.m. to listen to the performers and indulge your sweet tooth.
Keep the peace alive this Peace Education week by relaxing with a good movie and free food. Again hosted by Peace Jam and the Program on Justice and Peace, a screening of “To Sir With Love” starring Sidney Poitier will take place this Friday from 5:30 to 8 p.m., so stop by ICC 108 to eat, drink, and be peaceful.
If your sweet tooth is still not satisfied, then look no further than the return of Chocolate Sample Day at Cocova in Dupont Circle. This Saturday, head over to the chocolate tasting room and sample their fourteen exotic chocolate bars from 3 to 6 p.m.
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The excitement, or depression, from the Super Bowl might be wearing off, but there will always be free food to keep your spirits up.
Literature and food cravings don’t often go hand in hand, but the Lannan Center for Poetics and Social Justice has you covered. On Tuesday, join the 2011 Caine Prize winner NoViolet Bulawayo for a reading of her work, and the reception that follows. Head over to Copley Formal Lounge at 8 p.m. for the chance to intertwine poetry and satisfying your hunger.
It’s not often that the cuisine of free food is of a high caliber, but this week you’re in luck! On Wednesday the 15th, Taiwan’s very own culinary artist Hou Chun-sheng will be serving his celebrated beef noodles at the Smithsonian Institution Freer Gallery of Art before a screening of the film Eat Drink Man Woman. Be sure to check the gallery out starting at 6 p.m., and be early to guarantee yourself some noodles.
Jesuit Heritage Week might be over, but a the festivities continue with the rescheduled Jammin’ Jesuit Java event next Wednesday. Chill out and listen to some of Georgetown’s own Jesuits and students play their eclectic mélange of instruments, complete with refreshments! The event is free, but donations go towards Magis Spring Break trips, so be sure to head over to the Village C Alumni Lounge on the 15th to check it out.
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If you happen to be unaware of the fact that it’s Jesuit Heritage Week, catch up fast before the food passes you by. The week might be devoted to understanding Georgetown’s Catholic and Jesuit heritage, but the free noms abound.
Wednesday is the day to be hungry, with not one but two foodie JHW events10 to satisfy your cravings.
Start with the Jesuits in Interfaith Cooperation event, where you can reflect on the interfaith experiences in everyday life at Georgetown, while dining on light refreshments. Head over to McShain Lounge in McCarthy Hall from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. to indulge in some free food and reflective conversation.
Not quite full after that event? Head right on over to the Religion and Faith Dynamics in Latin American Communities panel discussion, and be sure to fill up on the Latin American food that will be served. The event will take place in 340 Hariri from 6 to 7:30 p.m.
Thursday brings the last of the Jesuit-related free food of the week with a talk by Ron Castaldi of the Social Justice Ministry of Holy Trinity Catholic Church, complete with breakfast. Head over to McKenna Hall in Holy Trinity from 9 to 11 a.m. to learn how you could become a man or woman for others, and how to get a delicious start to the day.
Saturday offers another rather interesting,
if not food-related, Jesuit event for Georgetown’s foodies. Ever thought about how cool the Jesuits are, and how many stories they must have? If you’re interested in hearing them, then be sure to catch Secret Lives of the Georgetown Jesuits this Saturday. Fr. Howard Gray, SJ, Fr. Otto Hentz, SJ, and Fr. John O’Malley, SJ will be sharing some of their remarkable adventures from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. in Wolfington Hall in what promises to be an fascinating evening.
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