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D.C. warms up with summer events

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Yeas and Nays,Politics,Alicia M. Cohn

With the end of the column, here are some events we're missing but you shouldn't:

Capitol Hill guests next week include actors Dan Grimaldi ("The Sopranos") and Charlotte Rae ("Facts of Life") lobbying on Tuesday for the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network.

Friday, Redskins receiver Josh Morgan is throwing a birthday "party with a purpose" at Arlington's Artisphere benefiting three charities. Early tickets are currently $45 at jmorganpartywpurpose.eventbrite.com.

Also at Artisphere, writer Robert Thurman (also known as Uma Thurman's dad) is headed to BuddhaFest on June 22. Tickets atbuddhafest.org.

Lincoln owners PRG Hospitality bring us another presidential restaurant with Teddy & The Bully Bar, opening June 24.

Screenings have already started, and expect to see the cast of "White House Down" promoting their D.C. disaster movie in the District ahead of its June 28 release date.

Emmy-winning voice actor Rob Paulsen (Pinky of "Pinky and the Brain") will speak at the National Press Club on Aug. 1. General admission tickets are $10 at press.org/events/paulsen.

And Alec Baldwin and wife, Hilaria, are expected to attend the Oct. 17 gala celebrating the opening of the Smithsonian's Sackler Gallery's new "Yoga: The Art of Transformation" exhibition. The couple are co-chairing the event.

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