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 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 “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...
Art event The D.C. Chapter of Moms Demand Action will host an opening night event for “It Takes Us,” an exhibit of photographs by Joe Quint about the effects of gun violence. 6 to 7:30 p.m. Free; attendees are...
Children’s programs The Kreeger Museum’s “First Studio: Story + Workshop” will feature a gallery tour of paintings, sculpture and architecture, as well as a story and a hands-on art-making experience (for ages 3 to 5). 10 to 11 a.m....
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...
Children’s programs Mr. Banjo Man 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. “Pacific Rhythm” will...
Benefit The D.C.-based nonprofit Kidsave will host a fundraiser for its “Summer Miracles” program to help orphans from Colombia who are in need of permanent families. 6 to 9 p.m. $75 to $200. Home of Claire Lucas and Judy...
Children’s programs Discovery Theater will present “Summer Magic,” featuring Dave Thoren (recommended for ages 5 through 12). 10:30 a.m. and noon. $3 to $8. Discovery Theater, S. Dillon Ripley Center, 1100 Jefferson Drive SW. 202-633-8700. The event will repeat...
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., noon and 2 p.m. $3...

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