MONDAY, DEC. 3
Are you a bully who sometimes gets down on yourself? Well, you can get help at “Disrupt Your Bully,” a free chatathon organized by the anti-bullying nonprofit Cybersmile, at TC5 in Falls Church on Monday. Proceeds benefit Cybersmile. Register here.
WEDNESDAY, DEC. 5
THURSDAY, DEC. 6
Support public education by volunteering with the kids at Little Star Playhouse, a nonprofit dedicated to educating underserved and at-risk kids in Arlington County. Little Star’s holiday play premieres tonight. Meet at 4501 Old Dominion Drive, Arlington. For details and registration, visit littleststarplayhouse.org.
FRIDAY, DEC. 7
Or take a walk, have a bite, and say thank you to all the honorees in the Ruth Asawa Virginia Center for the Creative Arts’ 70th induction event. If you’re not old enough to attend, check out a screening of “Stanley and Iris” tonight at the Arlington Cinema n’ Drafthouse. The 1942 film, directed by Stanley Kubrick, features Sally Kellerman and Eileen Brennan. (Starry nights.) For more details, visit the RRTA website.
MONDAY, DEC. 10
For his latest stand-up special, “Uptown Special,” Penn Jillette changes up the format by using music to create a variety show — on instruments and on human bodies. If that’s not enough, Jillette will be sharing some story-telling with guests. 8 p.m. headliners and 10 p.m. headliners. Tickets are $34.50 to $52.50. Shooting Gallery Theater, 400 13th St. NW. Call 202-265-3767 or visit shootinggallery.org.
For the finale of his “Pink Purple #run for PE+ — Extraordinary People” event, comedian and “Anthony Bourdain of You Tube” Chris Hardwick will be running a 22-mile route along the Mall and at the National Aquarium. New this year is a mile-long portion around Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello estate. More info, plus a full route, can be found at the pinkpurplerunathon.com website.