“We must all jump into our own icy rivers and go beyond our comfort zone to fight for the policies we need,” said U.S. Representative Jennifer Wexton (D-VA-10) before a crowd of activists preparing to jump in the frigid...
Classes and workshops Bring a sketchbook and pencils to the Luce Foundation Center at the Smithsonian American Art Center and participate in a “Sketching: Draw and Discover” event, taking inspiration from the objects on display at the...
Children’s programs Tracey Baptiste will discuss her book “Rise of the Jumbies” (for ages 8 through 12). 10:30 a.m. Free. Politics and Prose, 5015 Connecticut Ave. NW. 202-364-1919. The Chevy Chase Library will host a pumpkin carving and decorating...
The Economic Policy Interest Group will sponsor a public meeting called “Current Perspectives on United States’ Trade and Economic Policy, in Franklin Roosevelt Tradition” on August 9 at 6:45. This huge meeting will take place at the Cleveland Park...
Book sale A used-book sale will feature CDs and DVDs as well as books. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Free admission. Lower level, Watha T. Daniel/Shaw Library, 1630 7th St. NW. 202-727-1288. Children’s programs The Kreeger Museum’s “First Studio: Story...
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...
Concerts Simone Baron and the Arco Belo Ensemble will perform original compositions and arrangements on instruments such as piano, a string quartet, bass and percussion. 6 p.m. Free. Millennium Stage, Kennedy Center. 202-467-4600. Discussions and lectures ...
Benefit “A Night at the Gaming Tables,” the Russian Chamber Art Society’s 2018 gala performance and dinner, will feature soprano Jennifer Casey Cabot, mezzo-sopranos Susana Poretsky and Monika Krajewska and tenor Viktor Antipenko, accompanied by pianists Genadi Zagor and...
Concerts The National Symphony Orchestra will perform an animal-themed program at the National Zoo and hold a musical instrument “petting zoo” for A Day of Music, an event taking place as part of the Shift: A Festival...
Children’s program “Uno, Dos, Tres con Andrés!” will celebrate Latin culture in a program for kids and families. 10 a.m. Free. Petworth Library, 4200 Kansas Ave. NW. 202-243-1188. Classes and workshops Artist Will Fleishell will present a drop-in figure drawing...

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