Children’s program U.S. Botanic Garden education specialists will present “October Sprouts,” a four-week program combining art, science and a walking adventure through the gardens (for ages 3 to 5 with an accompanying adult) 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Free; reservations...
Children’s programs Hillwood’s April preschool series, “Spectacular Statues,” will focus on exploring animals and other creatures in the sculptures located throughout the estate’s gardens. This three-part program is open to children ages two to five. 10:30 to...
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. Instructor Luz Verost will lead a casual Spanish Conversation...
Book sale The group Friends of the Mount Pleasant Library will hold its weekly used-book sale. 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Free admission. Mount Pleasant Library, 3160 16th St. NW. 202-671-3121. Children’s programs Culture Queen will present "Rise + Rhyme...
“When you enter the church, there is an ambiance.  You can feel it. It’s quite rare to find a church like this in the U.S.  It inspires.” Notre Dame Cathedral organist Vincent Dubois, quoted, played at Saint Ann Catholic Church...
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 The Takoma Park Library will host "Build a Better World Lego Club" (for ages 5 and older). 4 p.m. Free. Takoma Park Library, 416 Cedar St NW. 202-576-7252. Classes and workshops Housing Counseling Services Inc. will present a...
Children’s program Children’s performer Mr. Skip 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 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...
Book sale Associates of the American Foreign Service Worldwide will continue its “Art & BookFair 2017,” featuring used books, art, stamps, coins and collectibles. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Free admission. Exhibit Hall, U.S. State Department, C Street between...

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