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 program The Kid’s Chess Club will offer weekly chess instruction. 5 p.m. Free. Chevy Chase Library, 5625 Connecticut Ave. NW. 202-282-0021. Classes and workshops The Mayor's Office on Asian and Pacific Islander Affairs will host a tai chi class....
Children’s programs Arts on the Horizon will present a creative drama workshop exploring the rhythms, rhymes and music in favorite stories like “Chicka Chicka Boom Boom” and “Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?” (best suited for ages...
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. A park ranger will...
■ Monday, Oct. 2: Deane Madsen, founder of the BrutalistDC blog, will discuss “Brutalist Architecture in Washington, D.C.” She will highlight notable and contentious buildings amid the rise of Brutalist architecture in the District. Noon. Free. George Washington University...
Book signing Novelist Allan Topol will sign copies of his book “Washington Power Play: A Political Thriller.” 1 to 4 p.m. Free. International Spy Museum, 800 F St. NW. 202-393-7798. Children’s programs The National Building Museum will present “Professor Giuseppe,...
Children’s program 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 programs King Bullfrog, an acoustic band consisting of Mr. Jeremiah and Mr. Steve – two local dads and music teachers – will sing about plants and the environment with a set of folk, blues, world and original...
Children’s programs Katherine Rundell will discuss her book “The Explorer” (for ages 8 to 12). 10:30 a.m. Free. Politics and Prose, 5015 Connecticut Ave. NW. 202-364-1919. U.S. Botanic Garden docent Marjorie Abbot will host a “September Snugglers” tour for...
Children’s programs “Reptiles Alive!” will offer a chance to meet live animals and learn funny stories and facts about them. 4 p.m. Free. Mount Pleasant Library, 3160 16th St. NW. 202-671-3121. The Georgetown Library’s July film series will feature...

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