Events calendar: Wednesday, Aug. 30

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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.
  • “Sunset Fitness in the Park” will feature a one-hour class presented by CorePower Yoga. 6 p.m. Free; reservations suggested. Georgetown Waterfront Park, Potomac and K streets NW. georgetowndc.com/sunsetfitness.
  • Instructor Andrea McCabe will present a weekly yoga class. 7 p.m. Free; reservations required. Guy Mason Recreation Center, 3600 Calvert St. NW. 202-727-7527.
  • The Poets on the Fringe will host a weekly poetry workshop to critique participants’ poems. 7 to 9 p.m. Free. Georgetown Library, 3260 R St. NW. 202-727-0232.
  • Instructor Tara Bishop will lead a weekly “Yoga for All” restorative yoga practice. 7:30 p.m. Free. Juanita E. Thornton/Shepherd Park Library, 7420 Georgia Ave. NW. 202-541-6100.

Concerts

  • “Live! Concert Series on the Plaza” will feature Late Risers performing reggae. Noon to 1 p.m. Free. Woodrow Wilson Plaza, Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. 202-312-1300.
  • The U.S. Army String Quartet will perform. 6 p.m. Free. Millennium Stage, Kennedy Center. 202-467-4600.
  • The “President’s Own” U.S. Marine Band will perform. 8 p.m. Free. West Terrace, U.S. Capitol. 202-433-4011.
  • Herb Scott and Aaron Myers of the Capitol Hill Jazz Foundation will host the weekly “Capitol Hill Jazz Jam.” 8 to 11 p.m. No cover; $12 minimum. Mr. Henry’s Restaurant, 601 Pennsylvania Ave. SE. 202-546-8412.

Discussions and lectures

  • National Museum of Women in the Arts curatorial assistant Stephanie Midon will discuss several works in the special exhibition “Revival.” Noon to 12:30 p.m. Free. National Museum of Women in the Arts, 1250 New York Ave. NW. 202-783-5000.
  • Kimberly Bender, executive director of the Heurich House Museum, will discuss the legacy of Myrtilla Miner, a dedicated teacher who founded the first school for formerly enslaved African-American women in Washington, D.C., before the Civil War. 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. $5; reservations required. Heurich House Museum, New Hampshire Avenue and 20th Street NW. heurichhouse.org.
  • John Nichols, a national affairs writer for The Nation, will discuss his book “Horsemen of the Trumpocalypse: A Field Guide to the Most Dangerous People in America.” 7 p.m. Free. Politics and Prose, 5015 Connecticut Ave. NW. 202-364-1919.

Films

  • The West End Interim Library will present the 2017 film “Passengers,” about a spaceship traveling to a distant colony planet when a malfunction in its sleep chambers wakes up two passengers 90 years early. 6:30 p.m. Free. West End Interim Library, 2522 Virginia Ave. NW. 202-724-8707.
  • The NoMa Summer Screen outdoor film series will feature “All the President’s Men.” 7 p.m. Free. Storey Park Lot, 1005 1st St. NE. nomabid.org/noma-summer-screen.

Performance

  • Jonathan Tucker will host an open mic poetry event. 9 to 11 p.m. $5. Cullen Room, Busboys and Poets 5th & K, 1025 5th St. NW. 202-789-2227.

Sporting event

  • The Washington Nationals will play the Miami Marlins. 4:05 p.m. $12 to $370. Nationals Park, 1500 South Capitol St. SE. 888-632-6287.

Tour

  • U.S. Botanic Garden volunteer Susan Klusman will present a tour on “The Art and History of the U.S. Botanic Garden.” 2 to 3 p.m. Free. Meet on the Terrace by the Conservatory entrance, U.S. Botanic Garden, 100 Maryland Ave. SW. 202-225-8333.