Free and Easy: Girl Scout Week, CSN Trivia Challenge, Teen Tech Week, ‘Throne of Blood’

March 9

A photo of Girl Scouts at the Rock the Mall 100th-anniversary celebration in 2012 is part of an exhibit honoring Girl Scout Week. (Courtesy of Girls Scouts National Capital Area)

The Going Out Guide recommends free things to do for every day of the week.

MONDAY

Girl Scout Week exhibit

On March 12, 1912, Juliette Gordon Low registered the first 18 members of the Girl Scouts in Savannah, Ga. In honor of that day, the Girl Scouts of America celebrates Girl Scout Week the second week of March. This year, check out this Pepco Edison Place exhibit featuring art by current Girl Scouts as well as Girl Scout memorabilia.

Noon to 4 p.m. Pepco Edison Place Gallery, 702 Eighth St. NW. 202-872-3396. www.pepco.com/welcome/community/artgallery.

TUESDAY

CSN Trivia Challenge

The 25 remaining teams in this massive semi-annual trivia tournament face off for the chance to win the $5,000 grand prize. Hosted by DC Trivia president Nick Groves, the event is open for fans to cheer (or boo) the competitors and enjoy drink specials as well as free giveaways throughout the night. Get there early, because a big crowd is expected. Doors open at 4 p.m., and the challenge will take place on both floors of the bar.

7 p.m. Penn Social, 801 E St. NE. 202-697-4900. www.pennsocialdc.com.

WEDNESDAY

UMD Repertoire Orchestra

The University of Maryland's all-campus orchestra presents a program featuring Shostakovich's popular "Fifth Symphony" and a performance by guest artist classical guitarist Piotr Pakhomkin, who will play Joaquin Rodrigo's "Concierto de Aranjuez (Concerto for Guitar)."

8 p.m. Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center, Dekelboum Concert Hall, University Boulevard and Stadium Drive, College Park. 301-405-2787. www.claricesmithcenter.umd.edu.

THURSDAY

Teen Tech Week Maker Party

Teen tech lovers should head to the MLK Library to meet new people and hit several of the "maker stations" for the chance to win a pair of Beats by Dre Solo Headphones. Some of the stations are devoted to such topics as robotics, digital music, coding, graphic design and 3-D printing. Registration required. The first 30 teens to sign up get a goody bag.

5 to 8 p.m. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library, 901 G St. NW. 202-727-6830. www.dclibrary.org/mlk.

FRIDAY

'Throne of Blood'

Take in a screening of this 1957 film by Japanese director Akira Kurosawa. Set in feudal Japan, this adaptation of "Macbeth" tells the story of a warrior's ascension to power. The screening, presented by the Freer Gallery in honor of Shakespeare's 450th birthday, is the last in a three-part series of Kurosawa's Shakespeare-inspired works.

7 p.m. Freer Gallery of Art, Meyer Auditorium, 1000 Jefferson Dr. SW. 202-633-1000. www.asia.si.edu.

SATURDAY

Brewing historian book event

Join Ron Pattinson, brewing historian and author of "The Home Brewer's Guide to Vintage Beer," for a beer tasting and book discussion and signing hosted by 3 Stars Brewing Company and Brewers United for Real Potables (BURP). A few of Pattinson's recipes have been brewed by BURP members and will be served. There will be food available for purchase, as well as copies of Pattison's book.

6 to 9 p.m. 3 Stars Brewing Company, 6400 Chillum Pl. NW. 201-602-3586. www.threestarsbrewing.com. Registration required.

SUNDAY

Women's History Month jazz program

Jessica Boykin-Settles, a singer and Howard University jazz voice professor, teams up with pianist Amy K. Bormet, founder of the Washington Women in Jazz Festival, to perform music by the late jazz pianist and singer Shirley Horn.

2 to 4 p.m. Anacostia Community Museum, 1901 Fort Pl. SE. 202-633-4844. www.anacostia.si.edu

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