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Saturday, February 29, 2020

The Numbers

Schools may get the biggest share of DC’s local revenues, but that doesn’t mean they get enough. A closer look shows that the education...

Elephant & Piggie

The award-winning, best-selling children's book jumps from page to stage as a musical experience you won’t forget! Gerald and Piggie are "bestus" friends, with...

Should Your Child Go to Specialty Camp?

If you attended camp as a kid, you might have memories of canoeing, roasting marshmallows over open fires, archery lessons, crafting and overnights in...

The Bockety World of Henry & Bucket

Henry and Bucket are best pals, although sometimes one wouldn’t think so! When these two friends transform their rusty, dusty, battered and bockety world...

Story Time for Pre-Schoolers

On Jan. 22, 10 to 11 a.m., join archives staff for story time designed for 3 to 5-year-old children and accompanying adults. Children will...

The DC Wheels

Jimmy Pelletier received his first skateboard from Toys-R-Us in 1977 when he was six years old. He fell in love with the little plastic...

Art and Me

On Sept. 14, 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. or 1:30 to 3 p.m., explore how art and science collide when conservators preserve precious works of...

NSO: Black Violin

Raised on a steady diet of both Hip Hop and classical music, violinist Kevin Sylvester and violist Wilner Baptiste have built a musical style...

Constitution Day

On September 17, 1787, after much debate and compromise, delegates to the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia signed The Constitution. Today, the document lives in...

Shaw Library English Conversation Circle

On Mondays and Wednesdays, 10 a.m., there is drop-in group for adult speakers of other languages to improve their oral skills in English and...