Events calendar: Monday, June 4


Children’s program

  • The Double Dutch 4 Fun Jumpers will teach jump rope tricks for ages 6 and older. 11 a.m. Free. West End Library, 2301 L St. NW. 202-724-8707.


  • The weekly “Yoga Mondays” program will feature a gentle yoga class. 10:30 to 11:45 a.m. Free; tickets distributed at the second-floor reference desk beginning at 10:15 a.m. to the first 30 people who arrive. Tenley-Friendship Library, 4450 Wisconsin Ave. NW. 202-727-1488.


  • Pianists Pedro Burmester and Mário Laginha will perform in collaboration with the Embassy of Portugal. 6 p.m. Free. Millennium Stage, Kennedy Center. 202-467-4600.
  • New York Concert Artists & Associates will present a joint recital featuring pianist Hee-Sung Jang and cellist Jun Seo. 7:30 p.m. $25. Terrace Theater, Kennedy Center. 202-467-4600.
  • The U.S. Navy Band’s Commodores ensemble will perform. 8 p.m. Free. West Steps, U.S. Capitol.

Discussions and lectures

  • Profs & Pints will present “Are Universities Worth It?” with James H. Mittelman, scholar in residence and professor emeritus at American University’s School of International Service, former dean at public and private universities, and author of “Implausible Dream: The World-Class University and Repurposing Higher Education.” 6 p.m. $10 to $12. The Bier Baron Tavern, 1523 22nd St. NW.
  • Daisy Khan — founder and executive director of the Women’s Islamic Initiative in Spirituality and Equality, a global organization that works on behalf of women’s rights in Islam — will discuss her book “Born With Wings.” 6:30 to 8 p.m. Free. Langston Room, Busboys and Poets 14th & V, 2021 14th St. NW. 202-387-7638.
  • In a behind-the-scenes look at the new season of the PBS series “10 That Changed America,” producer and writer Dan Protess, host Geoffrey Baer and adviser Dan Marriott will discuss the process of making the built environment interesting for a broad TV audience in upcoming episodes focusing on streets, monuments, and engineering marvels. 6:30 to 8 p.m. $10 to $20; reservations required. National Building Museum, 401 F St. NW. 202-272-2448.
  • Kelly Beatty, senior editor for Sky & Telescope magazine, will discuss “Exploring Mars: What’s Next?” 6:45 p.m. $30 to $45. S. Dillon Ripley Center, 1100 Jefferson Drive SW. 202-633-3030.
  • Humorist David Sedaris will discuss his book “Calypso.” 7 p.m. Free. Politics and Prose, 5015 Connecticut Ave. NW. 202-364-1919.
  • Darrell M. West will discuss his book “The Future of Work: Robots, AI, and Automation.” 7 p.m. Free. Politics and Prose at The Wharf, 70 District Square SW.
  • “Feeder’s Advisory: A Book Club for Those Who Love Food” will discuss Samin Nosrat’s “Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat: Mastering the Elements of Good Cooking,” winner of the 2018 James Beard award for Best General Cookbook. 7 p.m. Free; reservations requested. Watha T. Daniel/Shaw Library, 1630 7th St. NW.


  • The “Marvelous Movie Monday” series will present the 2017 film “Thank You for Your Service,” about a group of U.S. soldiers returning from the Iraq War who struggle to integrate back into family and civilian life while living with the memory of a war that threatens to destroy them long after they’ve left the battlefield. 2 and 6:30 p.m. Free. Chevy Chase Library, 5625 Connecticut Ave. NW. 202-282-0021.
  • The weeklong EuroAsia Shorts festival will kick off with films from Spain and the Philippines, followed by a discussion. 6:30 p.m. Free; reservations required. Former Residence of the Ambassadors of Spain, 2801 16th St. NW.
  • “RSC Live” will feature a screening of “Macbeth.” 7 p.m. $20. Folger Theatre, 201 East Capitol St. SE. 202-544-7077.

Special events

  • The West End Library will host its twice-weekly program “Between the Lines: Coloring Club for Adults.” 2 p.m. Free. West End Library, 2301 L St. NW. 202-724-8707.