1) "Mean Girls" at the Cat Cafe
What: Exactly what it sounds like. Crumbs & Whiskers, D.C.'s cat cafe, is hosting a screening of "Mean Girls" (tickets are $25). There's another one later in the month, too.
Where: Crumbs & Whiskers, 3211 O St. NW
When: Saturday at 6:45 p.m.
2) Whiskey Tasting at Boss Shepherd's
What: Four Roses master distiller Brent Elliott will be on hand for this tasting.
Where: Boss Shepherd's, 513 13th St. NW
When: Friday 6-8 p.m.
3) Grammar Day at Pizzeria Paradiso
What: The pizza and beer destination is celebrating beers with creative names (particularly those involving puns). Think Mikkeller's Get Wit or Die Trying.
Where: Pizzeria Paradiso Dupont, 2003 P St. NW
When: All day Friday
4) Kids' Culinary Class at Trummer's
What: Trummer's kicks off its series of kid-oriented culinary classes with its first one, which is an introductory course involving knife skills, pasta salad, safety and more. They're priced $24 each or $120 for the set.
Where: Trummer's on Main, 7134 Main St., Clifton, Va.
5) Absinthe Class
What: Mixologists Chantal Tseng and Dan Searing host this class on the history and use of absinthe.
Where: Petworth Citizen's Reading Room, 829 Upshur St. NW
When: Saturday at 2:30 p.m.