Children’s programs “Saturday Morning at the National” will feature Groovy Nate. 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. Culture Queen will present “Rise + Rhyme,” a storytelling and performance...
Classes and workshops Bring a sketchbook and pencils to the Luce Foundation Center at the Smithsonian American Art Center and participate in a weekly “Sketching: Draw and Discover” event, taking inspiration from the objects on display at the museum....
Children’s program Jason Didner and the Jungle Gym Jam 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....
Children’s program 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. and noon. $3 to $8....
Classes and workshops Sisters Adrienne and Danielle Cook will lead a “Zing and Zest” cooking demonstration on how to use lemons to enhance all-new spring recipes. Noon to 12:45. U.S. Botanic Garden, 100 Maryland Ave. SW. 202-225-8333. The class...
Children’s programs Children will hear a story about Cesar Chavez and then create a special piece of art. 1 to 4 p.m. Free. National Portrait Gallery, 8th and F streets NW. 202-633-1000. Georgetown’s City Kids Theater will present “The...
Concerts The Marine Chamber Orchestra will celebrate Norwegian composer Edvard Grieg with a performance of his Piano Concerto, which turns 150 this year. 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Free. Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall and Arts Center, 4915...
Children’s programs The Mount Pleasant Library will host "Little Builders!," a STEM program for the library’s youngest guests. 10 a.m. Free. Mount Pleasant Library, 3160 16th St. NW. 202-671-3121. Discovery Theater will present a screening of the animated film...
Children’s programs U.S. Botanic Garden docent Marjorie Abbot will host an “October Snugglers” tour for parents and care providers with a tiny one in a snuggly (no strollers or older siblings due to narrow paths and the nature of...
Children’s programs The Chevy Chase Library will host a "Toddler Dance Party," with music and dancing for the entire family. 10:30 a.m. Free; tickets required. Chevy Chase Library, 5625 Connecticut Ave. NW. 202-282-0021. Discovery Theater will present "Seasons of...

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