Events and Entertainment Thursday, March 30 Children’s program ■ Hena Khan will discuss her book “Amina’s Voice” (for ages 8 through 12). 7 p.m. Free. Children & Teens Department, Politics and Prose, 5015 Connecticut Ave. NW. 202-364-1919. Concerts ■ Betty Carter’s Jazz Ahead will...
As part of its April 30 spring benefit, the Avalon Theatre will screen the Western classic “High Noon” followed by an author’s talk on the backdrop of the 1952 film. The event will feature Pulitzer Prize-winning writer Glenn Frankel, whose...
Concerts David K. Houston of College Park, Md., will present a recital. 12:15 p.m. Free. National City Christian Church, 5 Thomas Circle NW. 202-797-0103. Jazz in the Garden at the National Gallery of Art will feature the U.S. Coast...
Children’s programs The Richmond Indigenous Gourd Orchestra will present a children’s program on “Growing Musical Instruments -- All About Gourds,” featuring planting tips, songs and hands-on activities. 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Free. Conservatory Gallery, U.S. Botanic Garden, 100 Maryland...
Children’s programs Discovery Theater will present a “Percussical” by the ensemble SOLE Defined -- a twist on percussive dance and the traditional musical, with performers turning their bodies into human drums (recommended for ages 5 through 16). 10:30 a.m....
Children’s program Children’s performer Marsha Goodman-Wood 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. Classes and workshops ...
Book signing Josh Dean will sign copies of his book “The Taking of K-129: How the CIA Used Howard Hughes to Steal a Russian Sub in the Most Daring Covert Operation in History.” Noon to 3 p.m. Free. International...
Children’s programs “Tudor Tots: Halloween” will feature songs, stories and movement (for ages 2 through 4). 10 a.m. $5; free for accompanying adults. Tudor Place Historic House and Garden, 1644 31st St. NW. tudorplace.org. The Kids Euro Festival will...
Children’s program Children’s performer Audrey Engdahl 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. Classes and workshops ...
Children’s programs Discovery Theater will present a performance by the Taratibu Youth Association, an ensemble of young artists representing the performing arts of the African diaspora (recommended for ages 5 through 16). 10:30 a.m. and noon. $3 to $8....

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