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It’s a Good Friday indeed, for a fun-filled weekend and week ahead.

By Rebecca Lathe

Easter brunches aside, the week ahead holds plenty of activities, whether you’re in the mood for an energizing jog, a dose of fashion or just something to make you laugh. Here’s just a few of our favorites:

The North Face’s Endurance Challenge Fun Run

Fun Run

D.C. Endurance Challenge Fun Run
Saturday, April 6
8:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
The North Face – Georgetown
3333 M St. NW

Georgetown’s sports outlet is sponsoring a 5K run as a “warm-up” for its larger DC Endurance Challenge races in early June. Champion ultra-runner Michael Wardian leads the run and will be signing posters at the store after.

Fashion Fix

Lafayette 148 New York Spring 2013 Collection
Saturday, April 6
Noon – 2 p.m.
Saks Fifth Avenue Tysons Galleria
2051 International Dr.
McLean, VA 22102

Lafayette 148 New York design director Edward Wilkerson and fashion journalist Teri Agins join forces to present the design house’s Spring 2013 Collection at this intimate runway show. Agins covered retail and fashion news at The Wall Street Journal for over 20 years and currently writes WSJ’s weekly “Ask Teri” column where she provides expert advice on all things fashion. Don’t miss out on the chance to meet these two fashion moguls and get an up-close look at their take on the season’s biggest trends.

Herblock at the Library of Congress. (Courtesy photo)

Cartoon Central

Herblock Looks at 1963: Fifty Years Ago in Editorial Cartoons
Saturday, March 30 – Saturday, September 14
8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Monday – Saturday
Library of Congress
101 Independence Ave. SE

The 10-cartoon exhibition featuring the work of Herbert Block (Herblock), award-winning editorial cartoonist for The Washington Post, travels to the Library of Congress.The exhibition boasts a collection of Herblock’s famously satirical political cartoons all from the year 1963. Topics addressed in the cartoons include the Civil Rights Movement, the presidency of John F. Kennedy, and the nuclear test ban treaty with the Soviet Union.

Hank’s Oyster Bar (Courtesy photo)

Mixology One-on-One

Mai Tai Class
Sunday, April 28
Hank’s Oyster Bar
1624 Q St NW  Washington
$45 per person; 8 seats only

The Dupont Circle outpost of the popular seafood spot is opening up the bar to eight budding mixologists who want to hone their bartending skills and indulge in to-die-for seafood dishes. Mixologist Megan Coyle will be on hand to show participants how to make Mai Tais. Tickets are going fast, so act now to reserve your spot.

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