MacArthur "genius" Bill Strickland is the keynote speaker at Philanthropy Day on Monday. Photo courtesy of CNE.

LIVING To Do: CNE Philanthropy Day

Large or small, charitable giving makes any community healthy and vibrant. Educate, motivate, and inspire the philanthropist inside at the Center for Nonprofit Excellence’s seventh annual celebration of local good-doing. MacArthur “genius” award winner Bill Strickland speaks about his support of the arts at a special sold-out lecture. Get on the wait-list at thecne.org. Monday […]

Dress up hardy local veggies at this original cookoff. Photo courtesy of the Jefferson School African American Heritage Center.

LIVING To Do: Greens Cookoff

Grab some Thanksgiving inspiration at a cook-off geared for greens. Whether you’re whipping out grandma’s trusty recipe or testing the waters with something new, crafty cooks can doctor up this Southern staple to take home the collard crown. Saturday 11/8. Free, 3pm. Jefferson School African American Heritage Center, 233 Fourth St. NW. 260-8720.