Southern African Connection wants to make sure you are aware of D.C. area Southern-African related events.

Featured Event: SACU Meet & Mingle

Join Southern African Community USA (SACU) for a Meet & Mingle and great networking opportunity at Nnados at The Yards in Washington DC on Tuesday 4/7, 4pm-9pm. Bring a hearty appetite, friends, family, neighbours, co-workers, and anyone else you can round up for this fundraising feast – 20% of that night's sales will go to SACU! For more details, visit SACU's Facebook Page.

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March 2015 

03/28/15 – 04/26/15 The Island at MetroStage Theater – Based on a true story, this play is a Tony-nominated Athol Fugard prison drama that depicts the psychological and physical condition of black political prisoners in South Africa at the height of apartheid. Visit for more details.



April 2015  

04/07/15 SACU Meet and Mingle – Join Southern African Community USA (SACU) for a Meet and Mingle and great networking opportunity at Nnados at the Navy Yards in Washington DC, Tuesday 4/7, 4pm-9pm. 20% of that nights sales will go to SACU, so bring a hearty appetite, friends, family, neighbours, co-workers, and anyone else you can round up for this fundraising feast. See our poster for more details.


04/09/15 – 04/12/15 Trevor Noah Live Show – South African comedian Trevar Noah will perform at the Arlington Drafthouse, 4/9-4/12. Visit Arlington Draft House for details and tickets.


04/17/15 ZimExpo

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04/18/15 Zimbabwe's 35th Independence Day Celebration Picnic – The Embassy of Zimbabwe and Zimbabwean community are invite you to come celebrate with them at Valley Mill Park in Maryland, on 4/18 from 10am-7pm. Fun and games for all ages. Visit the Zimbabwe Picnic page for more details.


04/25/15 South African Freedom Day – Join South African community as they remember Tat 'uMadiba and celebrate 21 years of freedom, through a Freedom Day picnic at Centennial Park in Ellicott City, MD, 4/25, 10am – 6pm. Enjoy music and dancing, face painting and games for kids, and meet the new Ambassador. Visit South African Freedom Day Event for more details.


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July 2015

07/02/15 Freshlyground Concert at Howard Theater – Freshlyground, a band composed of 7 talented, diverse musicians from South Africa, Mozambique and Zimbabwe will perform at The Howard Theater, 7/2, 8pm. Visit for details and tickets.

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