May 24-26
D.C. Black Pride Weekend 2013
Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill, 400 New Jersey Ave., N.W. D.C. Various times. The D.C. Black Pride Festival will feature activities for the entire family including performances from national recording artists, 200 exhibition booths, book signings from noted writers, participation from national and local health organizations and arts & crafts. For more information:

May 25
Black Girls Run!
Hilton Garden, 815 14th St., N.W. D.C. 9:30 a.m. United Healthcare and Black Girls Run will team together to provide a series of running clinics designed to provide information on nutrition, hydration, running techniques and injury prevention. For more information:

May 28-June 2 
Dance Africa, DC 2013
Dance Place, 3225 Eight St., N.E. D.C. Various times. Witness the 26h annual Dance Africa festival featuring the best African dance companies in the area. For more information: 202-269-1600.

May 31
D.C. Jazz Festival: Jazz in the ‘Hoods’
Various locations throughout the District. Various times. Jazz in the ‘Hoods, presented by Events DC will partner with local clubs, restaurants, hotels and galleries in celebration of jazz in the nation’s capital. The event will take place in more than 40 venues and will include over 80 performances. For more information:

June 1 
Bowiefest 2013
Allen Pond Park, 3330 Northview Drive, Bowie, Md. 11 a.m. Celebrate Bowie at Bowiefest. This event will feature two entertainment stages, rides, a variety of food vendors, information booths and more. For more information: 301-809-3029.