Drop in and tango

The Capitol Hill Arts Workshop, 545 Seventh St. SE in the District, is hosting its monthly drop-in tango class from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday with instructors Jake and Danarae Stephens. The event is free, and a partner is not required. For information, visit chaw.org.

Fundraiser for UpRooted Dance

UpRooted Dance Company is holding a fundraiser at 7 p.m. Oct. 13 at Jackie’s Sidebar, 8081 Georgia Ave., Silver Spring. The evening will showcase three dance segments from the company’s new work, “Design Shaping Dance.” Ten percent of food and drink purchases will be given to UpRooted Dance Company, and a $5 donation is also requested. For information, visit www.uprooteddance.com.

Sulu DC at Artisphere

The performance arts collective Sulu DC will hold their monthly installment at Artisphere, 1101 Wilson Blvd., Arlington, at 8:30 p.m. Oct. 15. Performers of Asian American and/or Pacific Islander descent will present their best spoken word, music and DJ skills. Admission is $10. For information, visit www.suludc.com.

Audience participates in improv

The Georegtown Improv Association at Georgetown University, 37th and O Streets NW in the District, invites the audience to script the show. The association’s first show of the season, at 9 p.m. Oct. 15, will rely on audience suggestions to create an unscripted and unrehearsed program. The show is at the Leavey Center, and admission is $6. For information, visit www.performingarts.georgetown.edu.