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April 2, 2018


Mandarin Oriental, Washington DC Pampers Pets in Celebration of the “Year of the Earth Dog”
To celebrate the Chinese Lunar Year of the Earth Dog, Mandarin Oriental, Washington DC  is treating four legged guests to an exclusive luxury experience. All year, dog lovers and their pets can indulge in luxury surroundings and specialized amenities during their stay. Pets x MO honors the special bond between pet and owner and the impact they have on our lives. Guests traveling with their furry companions will enjoy: the use of in-room amenities such as a luxury pet bed, food and water bowls during their stay; complimentary gifts of an exclusive bandana and collapsible travel bowl; complimentary overnight valet parking with unlimited in and out privileges; pet cleaning fee included; and for every Pets x MO package sold, USD 10 and 10% of all pet fees collected in 2018 will be donated to Paws of Southwest, a local neighborhood nonprofit organization supporting local dogs and dog parks. Placed along the Capital’s revitalized Southwest Waterfront, Mandarin Oriental, Washington DC offers a plethora of dog walking routes from a stroll around the Tidal Basin, a run on the National Mall, or a jog along the waterfront. Pet parents can benefit from the benevolence of the year of the Dog sign and the depth and stability of earth with a Year of the Earth Dog Spa Treatment. The specially designed 1 hour 20-minute treatment creates a grounding and balanced energy with deep, myofascial work and hot stones to prepare the body for the journey through 2018. 1330 Maryland Ave SW, 20024 Washington, D.C.; 202.554.8588

April Wine of the Month at Newport Vineyards: Island White

Each month they feature a favorite wine and invite you to join them to enjoy with these promotions! Get $5 wine by the glass of the Wine of the Month in the Tasting Room, Brix Restaurant and Vineyard Café! Enjoy 15% off 3 or more bottles (available to purchase on-site & online, cannot be combined with any other offers or promotions). Through April 30th; Newport Vineyards, 909 East Main Rd, Middletown, RI 02842


Rumor’s Yappy Hour
Rumor LOVES Fortnight Brewing so she’s excited to be hosting a great adoption event with them! Yappy Hour is partnered with Mayfair Animal Hospital to bring you adoptable dogs that are joining Rumor this Tuesday! Free; Tuesday; 1006 Southwest Maynard Rd, Cary, NC 27511


Wellness Wednesdays
The Wellness Wednesdays Series consists of free fitness opportunities made up of two sessions in the Spring and Fall. These events encourage you to “Get Your Fit On” by promoting whole-body wellness through a wide variety of fitness concepts. Presented by UNC REX Healthcare, this week they have Midtown Yoga (upcoming events include Camp Gladiator (April 11), CYCLEBAR (April 18); UNC REX Healthcare ((April 25); CORE Fitness Studio (May 2); Pure Barre (May 9); Raleigh CrossFit (May 16); TITLE Boxing Club Cary (May 23); Orangetheory Fitness North Raleigh (May 30); UNC REX Healthcare (June 6); PBX pilates barre extreme (June 16); Fitness Connection (June 20); and Burn Athletic (June 26); Wednesdays 6:30 – 7:30 pm in Midtown Park, 4011 Cardinal at North Hills St, Park at N Hills St, Raleigh, NC 27609


Full Frame Documentary Film Festival
This four-day, morning-to-midnight festival features nearly 100 films, as well as discussions and panels in Downtown Durham.  As part of the festival there will be free outdoor movies on Friday and Saturday. Each evening will start with music provided by the record store, Carolina Soul. Full schedule here. Thursday-Sunday, music & food trucks: 5:30 pm, movie: 8:30 pm; Durham Central Park, 501 Foster St, Durham

Free concerts in Chapel Hill: Music on the Porch
The Center for the Study of the American South is committed to strong research and scholarship on the history, contemporary experience, diverse cultures, and global context of the South. As part of that commitment, it presents a free concert series. This week, check out Whyte Laundry Company, a banjo, washboard, and gutbucket band which got its start in Connecticut and relocated to Chapel Hill. Free; Thursday, 5:30 pm; 410 East Franklin Street in Chapel Hill

Durham Bulls Opening Night
Celebrate their opening night with post-game fireworks! Come back on Friday for food trucks and fireworks during the game! Thursday, 6:05 pm; 409 Blackwell St, Durham, NC 27701

By Whitney

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