Kids

Snakes!

FutureMakers: How Animals Work

Thursday, April 20, 2017, 4:30 pm

The Zoo meets the Makerspace!  Build a simple machine based on a real, living snake - that you can see and touch. This inspiring, hands-on experience shows how animal bodies are designed and function. Everyone goes home with an invention inspired by snake skeletons and musculature, and stories about their experience with a living creature!   This program is geared towards kids and teens (ages 6+).
Earth with recycle symbol

Kids' Crafternoon: Up-Cycled Craft for Earth Day

Monday, April 24, 2017, 4:30 pm

Kids 6+ are invited to the Children's Room to make a craft from recycled/up-cycled materials in honor of Earth Day -- we provide the materials, you bring the creativity!
spring sun

Kids' Crafternoon: Springtime!

Monday, April 10, 2017, 4:30 pm

Kids 6+ are invited to the Children's Room to make a springtime craft -- we provide the materials, you bring the creativity!
Image of Rebecca Green's book Banish Boredom with time and date of programRebecca Green

Bye Bye Boredom: Author Talk & Activity with Rebecca Green

Sunday, April 9, 2017, 3:00 pm

Looking for fun, inexpensive things to do with the whole family over spring break? Author of Banish Boredom: Activities to Do with Kids That You’ll Actually Enjoy, Rebecca Green, will be in the Story Time Room demonstrating an activity from her book. This is a drop-in program. Supplies available on a first come, first serve basis.     
Reptiles Alive!

Reptiles Alive!

Wednesday, August 16, 2017, 2:00 pm

Enjoy an exciting live animal show! Friendly and professional wildlife presenters will entertain audiences of all ages with funny animal stories and facts while showcasing a colorful variety of exotic animals.
Pacific Rhythm

Pacific Rhythm

Friday, August 18, 2017, 10:00 am

Traditional music and dances from Hawaii, Tahiti, New Zealand, Fiji, Cook Islands and Samoa are presented with authentic costumes for each island. You will be up on your feet as they teach you some Polynesian dances. 
Pacific Rhythm

Pacific Rhythm

Thursday, June 8, 2017, 4:30 pm

Traditional music and dances from Hawaii, Tahiti, New Zealand, Fiji, Cook Islands and Samoa are presented with authentic costumes for each island. You will be up on your feet as they teach you some Polynesian dances. 

​123 Andrés

Wednesday, May 31, 2017, 10:30 am

123 Andrés takes children and adults on a musical journey through the Americas learning about music, language and culture. The program is bilingual (Spanish and English) and brings the family together with opportunities to move, sing, dance and learn! 
jazz

CELEBRATION OF JAZZ APPRECIATION MONTH--MUSIC MAKING PROGRAM

Tuesday, April 4, 2017, 4:30 pm

Making music
MIC

OPEN MIC NIGHT

Thursday, April 6, 2017, 5:00 pm

We are having an Open Mic available  To ALL POETS, SINGERS, and RAPPERS You will get 3 minutes to show off   show off your talent!   We would love to see what you are made of. Remember to keep it clean!   All are welcome.     To Sign Up please call  202-727-5012  ask for Ms. Kat  

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