Book sales The Georgetown Library Friends group will host a used-book sale with a wide range of fiction, history, children's materials and more. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Free admission. Lower level, Georgetown Library, 3260 R St. NW. 202-727-0232. ...
Children’s programs A park ranger will lead a planetarium program about the season’s brightest stars, planets and constellations (for ages 5 and older). 1 p.m. Free. Rock Creek Nature Center, 5200 Glover Road NW. 202-895-6070. Children will hear a...
Children’s programs Children’s performer Audrey will present “Rise + Rhyme,” a storytelling and performance series for ages 5 and younger. 9:30 to 11 a.m. $5 per child. Busboys and Poets Takoma, 235 Carroll St. NW. 202-726-0856. “Rise + Rhyme”...
Children’s program The Tenley-Friendship Library will host “In the Zone: Thanksgiving Plates,” a crafts event during which kids can make and take home their own Thanksgiving “meals” (for ages 4 to 12). 4 p.m. Free. Tenley-Friendship Library, 4450 Wisconsin...
Classes and workshops St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Rock Creek, will host a weekly tai chi class. 2 p.m. Free. St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Rock Creek, 201 Allison St. NW. 202-726-2080. Guy Mason Recreation Center will offer a weekly “Gentle...
Dinner St. Alban’s Episcopal Church, Annunciation Catholic Church and Washington Hebrew Congregation will present their annual Thanksgiving Day Community Dinner. Noon to 2 p.m.; volunteer shifts begin at 10 a.m. Free; reservations required. Annunciation Catholic Church, 3810 Massachusetts Ave....
Children’s program A puppet show will feature adaptations of three stories by children’s author Ashley Bryan — "The Story of Lightning and Thunder," "Beautiful Blackbird" and "The Dancing Granny." Hands-on puppet-making workshops will follow. 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m....
Children’s programs Innosanto Nagara will discuss his book “The Wedding Portrait” (for ages 8 to 10). 10:30 a.m. Free. Politics and Prose, 5015 Connecticut Ave. NW. 202-364-1919. The Kid’s Chess Club will offer weekly chess instruction. 5 p.m. Free....
Book fair The 40th annual National Press Club Book Fair & Authors’ Night — a fundraiser for the club’s scholarship and training programs — will feature novelists, historians, cultural critics and journalists such as Marvin Kalb, Ibram X. Kendi,...
Children’s programs Alliance Française de Washington will present “Heure du conte,” an interactive storytime in French. 10 to 10:30 a.m. Free; reservations required. Alliance Française de Washington, 2142 Wyoming Ave. NW. francedc.org. The National Gallery of Art will present...

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