Saturday Mornings at The National

On Feb. 10, Gemini Children’s Theatre presents Little Mermaid’s Pollution Solution. “And when all the sea creatures see my pollution, they will disappear leaving me the ruler of the sea!” Photo: Shawn Hopkins

On select Saturday mornings, The National hosts free programs that engage and inspire the young mind. Saturday programming is best suited for children 4 to 10. Siblings and friends of other ages are always welcome. Performances take place Saturdays at 9:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. in the Helen Hayes Gallery. The National Theatre is at 1321 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. Tickets may be reserved one week prior to the performance. The reservation system closes at 10 a.m. on the Friday before the performance but walk-ins are welcome if there is room. Register and get more information at

Here’s the lineup: Feb. 10, Gemini Children’s Theatre–Little Mermaid’s Pollution Solution; Feb. 24.