Events calendar: Sunday, June 4

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Class

  • Local yoga instructors Alia Peera and Amy Mitchell will present “Sunday Serenity: Yoga in the East Park.” 10 to 11 a.m. $5 donation suggested; reservations encouraged. Dumbarton House, 2715 Q St. NW. dumbartonhouse.org. The class will also be offered June 11, 18 and 25.

Concerts

  • The Friday Morning Music Club Foundation will present the final round of its Washington International Competition for Piano. 2 to 5 p.m. Free. Theater of the Arts, University of the District of Columbia, 4200 Connecticut Ave. NW. fmmc.org.
  • The Washington Symphonic Brass will present “Back in the USSR,” featuring works by Stravinsky, Prokofiev, Shostakovich and more. 3 p.m. $10 to $25. National Presbyterian Church, 4101 Nebraska Ave. NW. wsbrass.com.
  • Washington Metropolitan Philharmonic will present “From West to East: Creston, Copland, Ives and Doppler.” 3 p.m. $20; free for ages 18 and younger. Church of the Epiphany, 1317 G St. NW. wmpamusic.org.
  • Eclipse Chamber Orchestra will perform. 4 p.m. Free. East Building Auditorium, National Gallery of Art, 4th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue NW. 202-737-4215.
  • The Roth Concert Series will feature the Maryland State Boychoir performing classical and choral works, spirituals, gospel music and show tunes. 5 p.m. Free. Church of the Annunciation, 3810 Massachusetts Ave. NW. 202-441-7678.
  • A recital will feature students of Brock Holmes. 5 to 6:30 p.m. Free. Middle C Music, 4530 Wisconsin Ave. NW. 202-244-7326.
  • Nathan Davy from the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception will present an organ recital. 5:15 p.m. $10 donation suggested. Washington National Cathedral, Massachusetts and Wisconsin avenues NW. cathedral.org.
  • Adas Israel Congregation’s annual spring concert will feature Latin American Jewish Music with Argentine cantors Gastón Bogomolni, Ari Litvak and Elias Rosemberg as well as Adas Israel cantor Arianne Brown and Adas Israel’s Flash Choir. 7 p.m. $18 to $36. Adas Israel Congregation, 2850 Quebec St. NW. adasisrael.org/musicalmoments.

Discussions and lectures

  • Journalist and former NPR science correspondent David Baron will discuss his book “American Eclipse: A Nation’s Epic Race to Catch the Shadow of the Moon and Win the Glory of the World.” 1 p.m. Free. Politics and Prose, 5015 Connecticut Ave. NW. 202-364-1919.
  • Facilitator Edie Ching will lead a discussion of “One Man’s Journey to Survive Devastating Loss,” inspired by the book “You Will Not Have My Hate” by Antoine Lewis, who lost his wife in the attack on the Bataclan Theater in Paris. 1 to 2:15 p.m. Free; reservations required. Washington National Cathedral, Massachusetts and Wisconsin avenues NW. registrations@cathedral.org.
  • David Ebenbach and Jessie Chaffee will discuss their respective books, “Miss Portland” and “Florence in Ecstasy.” 3 p.m. Free. Politics and Prose, 5015 Connecticut Ave. NW. 202-364-1919.
  • Brooke Gladstone, co-host and managing editor of the “On the Media” radio show and podcast, will discuss her book “The Trouble With Reality: A Rumination on Moral Panic in Our Time.” 5 p.m. Free. Politics and Prose, 5015 Connecticut Ave. NW. 202-364-1919.
  • Busboys and Poets will present a talk on “Pick a Side? Being Queer and a Person of Color” as part of a monthly discussion series on race. 5 to 7 p.m. Free. Langston Room, Busboys and Poets 14th & V, 2021 14th St. NW. 202-387-7638.
  • Editor Susan Erenrich will discuss her book “Grassroots Leadership and the Arts for Social Change.” 5 to 7 p.m. Free. Busboys and Poets Takoma, 235 Carroll St. NW. 202-726-0856.
  • Bob Roth, CEO of the David Lynch Foundation and a 45-year Transcendental Meditation teacher, will discuss evidence-based, creativity-enhancing meditation techniques. 6 p.m. Free. Millennium Stage, Kennedy Center. 202-467-4600.

Films

  • “Reinventing Realism — New Cinema From Romania” will feature Corneliu Porumboiu’s 2009 film “Police, Adjective,” about a young cop assigned to trail a schoolboy suspected of using drugs. 12:30 p.m. Free. East Building Auditorium, National Gallery of Art, 4th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue NW. 202-737-4215.
  • The Embassy of Sweden’s film series will feature Sara Broos’ documentary “For You Naked,” an intimate love story between one of Scandinavia’s most highly regarded modern painters and a young Brazilian dancer. 2 to 4 p.m. Free; reservations suggested. House of Sweden, 2900 K St. NW. www.swedenabroad.com/washington.

Performances and readings

  • The DanceAfrica, DC Festival will present a performance with Sankofa Dance Theater and Farafina Kan Junior Company, at 2 p.m.; and a performance with KanKouran West African Dance Company and Farafina Kan, at 7 p.m. $15 to $30. Dance Place, 3225 8th St. NE. 202-269-1600.
  • Washington Improv Theater will present “Road Show.” 7:30 p.m. $12 to $15. DC Arts Center, 2438 18th St. NW. 202-462-7833.
  • Regie Cabico and Danielle Evennou will host “Sparkle,” an open mic event for LGBT-dedicated poets. 8 to 10 p.m. $5. Langston Room, Busboys and Poets 14th & V, 2021 14th St. NW. 202-387-7638.

Special event

  • The National Museum of Women in the Arts will hold its monthly Community Day, featuring an opportunity to explore current exhibition and the museum’s newly reinstalled collection. Noon to 5 p.m. Free. National Museum of Women in the Arts, 1250 New York Ave. NW. 202-783-7370.

Sporting event

  • The Washington Mystics will play the Atlanta Dream. 3 p.m. $25 to $130. Verizon Center, 601 F St. NW. 800-745-3000.