■ 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...
Children’s programs Construct a model city out of recyclables to display in the Great Hall of the National Building Museum at the “Designing For Our Changing World”-themed family afternoon. At this event, student teams from the DiscoverE...
Children’s program The Tenley-Friendship Library will host "Tots and Toys Playdate," during which children can play with toys, browse books, visit with friends and toddle (for ages 3 and younger, with parent or caregiver). 11 a.m. Free. Tenley-Friendship Library,...
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 ...
Class Artist Will Fleishell will present a drop-in figure drawing class. 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. $15. Capitol Hill Arts Workshop, 545 7th St. SE. 202-547-6839. Concerts The Air Force Strings will perform. 11 a.m., noon and 1 p.m. Free. National...
Concerts The Embassy of Estonia will celebrate their centennial with a “100 Years of Estonian Music” concert at the Kennedy Center, featuring vocalist Mr. Mart Sander. 6 p.m. Free. Millennium Stage, Kennedy Center. 202-467-4600. Discussions and lectures ...
Children’s programs “Saturday Morning at the National” will feature Michael Shwedick presenting “Reptile World.” 9:30 and 11 a.m. Free; reservations suggested. Helen Hayes Gallery, National Theatre, 1321 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. thenationaldc.org/saturday-morning-at-the-national. A park ranger will lead a planetarium program...
Children’s programs Busboys and Poets Takoma will host “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. Class The Science...
Children’s program Chris Van Dusen will discuss his book “Hattie & Hudson,” a charming twist on the legend of the Loch Ness Monster (for ages 4 through 7). 10:30 a.m. Free. Politics and Prose, 5015 Connecticut Ave. NW. 202-364-1919. Classes...
Children’s programs The American University Museum will host “Kids@Katzen,” a tour and art workshop for children ages 5 to 12. “Color, Size, Shape,” the theme of the workshop, is based on the work of Washington Color School artist...

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