Restaurant Week(s): DC's Summer 2013 Restaurant Week started Monday, but some of the participating Arlington restaurants aren't satisfied with just one week: Willow, for instance, is offering its Restaurant Week menu for 13 days. La Tasca in Clarendon started offering its menu a week early and will continue to do so through Aug. 31.
Support Fair Trade: Trade Roots, a fair trade store at 5852 N. Washington Blvd. in the Westover community, announced Monday night that it has formed a partnership with the Maasai and the Leakey Collection. (More info here.) The store is meeting with several fair trade groups early this week and is taking customer suggestions for store items on its Facebook page.
Crystal City Toastmasters: Sharpen your public speaking skills. The Crystal City Evening Toastmasters meeting is 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Aurora Hills Library, 735 18th St. S.
"Chasing Ice" film screening: This climate change documentary follows the story of a photographer struggling to show the melting of glaciers before they're gone. Hosted by the Chesapeake Climate Change Action Network, the free screening starts at 6:30 p.m. at the Old Presbyterian Meeting House, 323 S. Fairfax St. in Old Town Alexandria.
See "Much Ado About Nothing" in DC: It's this summer’s Shakespeare Theatre Company’s Free for All performance. "Much Ado About Nothing" opens Tuesday at Sidney Harman Hall. It’s free and runs through Sept. 1. Tuesday’s performance is at 7:30 p.m.