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Double Dutch 4 Fun

Double Dutch 4 Fun

Saturday, June 3, 2017, 1:00 pm

Double Dutch for Fun Jumpers are passionate about teaching all ages to enter & exit ropes properly and fun tricks to promote overall physical fitness for all. Jumping rope is a great way to burn calories, tone muscles and improve your cardiovascular endurance.  
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Family Films

Sunday, June 4, 2017, 2:00 pm

Enjoy a feature family film and books every Sunday at Deanwood Library! Recommended for children and families.  
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Play + Learn

Monday, June 5, 2017, 1:30 pm

Join us for interactive play that incorporates early literacy development skills and beginner STEAM concepts.    Child + parent/guardian will bounce along to songs teaching colors, numbers, the alphabet and more in addition to playing, building, and exploring these concepts through hands on activities, toys, and games.   Play, take turns, make new friends and enjoy this playing + learning time together.   Recommended for babies and toddlers along with a parent or guardian

Murals, Music & Makers

Monday, June 5, 2017, 4:00 pm

Words Beats & Life encourages creativity and fosters production techniques utilizing the cultural heritage of Washington, D.C. Teens will create murals with multi-color stencils on parachute cloth, wheat paste their creations on temporary walls throughout the city, plus learn about digital music production with DJ mash-up instruction, all while utilizing inspiration from the likes of Langston Hughes, Marvin Gaye, Bad Brains, Wale and other artistic DC legends.     
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. 
Capitol Hill Arts Workshop

World Building - A Summer Reading Writing Workshop

Saturday, June 17, 2017, 2:00 pm

The theme for Summer Reading this year is "Building a Better World." What better way to build a better world than to write one! Some of our favorite books are great because of the universe that the writer creates on the page, taking readers to places we've never been before.
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Author Roxane Gay @ All Souls Church

Tuesday, June 20, 2017, 6:30 pm

Author Roxane Gay will be in conversation with Alicia Montgomery, editorial director, WAMU. Join DC Public Library for a night of insight and discussion with this prolific author and modern female voice.
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Fun + Games

Friday, June 23, 2017, 2:00 pm

We have the games, just bring your skills and a friend (or make a new one here!).  Board games, computer games, team based games and more! Recommended for ages 5-12
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Open Your World in 3-D

Tuesday, July 11, 2017, 4:00 pm

Use Fab Lab 3-D printers to customize and build your own keychain in this two-hour workshop. Maximum 8 participants per session.
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Pneumatic Kinetic Art!

Thursday, August 17, 2017, 5:00 pm

Bring art to life with FutureMakers. Explore how air pressure can be used to make your art move.