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This week, Georgetown Patch editors highlight where you need to be and what you need to know this week.
It's time for a delicious DC-area summer tradition: Summer 2013 Restaurant Week starts Monday. More than 200 restaurants in the greater Washington area are participating, including Georgetown's Cafe Milano and Sea Catch. Participating restaurants will offer three-course meals for a set price — $20.13 for lunch or $35.13 for dinner.
Poets on the Fringe at the Georgetown Library: A local poetry group will be giving free public readings at the Georgetown Neighborhood Library this Thursday from 7 to 9 p.m. Support local poets and get inspired at the library, 3260 R St., NW.
DCPS Beautification Day Saturday: Do your part to ready our local schools for the new school year. Volunteers are needed throughout the city to weed, plant flowers, paint and do odd jobs at neighborhood schools. Sign up online and get ready to roll up your sleeves Saturday 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Panda Watch! Join the frenzy by tuning into the 24/7 panda cam at the Smithsonian National Zoo. The panda team and panda enthusiasts are waiting excitedly to see if Mei Xiang will have a baby panda in the next few days or weeks.