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Word on the Hill: Staffers’ Chance to Check Out African-American Museum

Ryan adds speaking gig next week

The National Museum of African American History and Culture opened in September. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call file photo)

The National Museum of African American History and Culture is having an open house this morning for staffers.

The open house runs from 8 to 10 a.m. The museum, located at 1400 Constitution Ave. NW, opened in September and continues to be an extremely popular attraction for tourists and Washingtonians.

RSVP here before you head over.

Also happening today …

Financial Services Group Congressional Staff Happy Hour hosted by Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck, from 5 to 7 p.m., 1155 F St. NW, Ste 1200. Invite-only.

Ryan speaking with BakerHostetler

House Speaker Paul D. Ryan, R-Wis., has been added to BakerHostetler’s 28th Annual Legislative Seminar speakers list, the firm announced Tuesday. The event takes place April 26 and includes one-on-one dialogues with lawmakers. It will be held at the Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill, 400 New Jersey Ave. NW. Registration is closed.

A Hulu preview

The Natural History Museum is hosting a preview today of the Hulu series “The Handmaid’s Tale,” which is based on the 1985 novel by Margaret Atwood. The show debuts online April 26. The event will feature Atwood and series star Elisabeth Moss (famous for her role in “Mad Men”) and includes clips. 7 p.m. 10th St. & Constitution Ave. NW.

Daines visits Universal Athletic Services

Sen. Steve Daines, R-Mont., visited the new corporate headquarters of Universal Athletic Services in Bozeman, Montana, on Monday and was joined by the city’s mayor, Carson Taylor. The new facility was financed through the New Markets Tax Credit Program, a federal program to fund rural and urban communities.

Save the Date: The Capitol Steps

The Capitol Steps political satire group is performing on June 9 at Rams Head on Stage in Annapolis, Maryland. The group was formed by Senate staffers in 1981 who started creating parody songs and skits to satirize working in congressional offices. It has released more than 30 albums. Tickets are on sale for $30.

What’s going on?

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