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Friday, January 17, 2020

DC Native Jason Reynolds Named National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature

The Library of Congress, the Children’s Book Council and Every Child a Reader has announced the appointment of Jason Reynolds as the seventh National Ambassador for...

Events DC Community Grant Program Applications Sought

The Events DC Community Grant Program will provide financial support to non-profit organizations dedicated to supporting youth sports or performing or cultural arts in...

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...

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...

Lunar New Year at the Sackler

On Sunday, Jan. 26, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., come to the sixth annual Lunar New Year celebration to ring in the Year of the...

Color + Shape = Personality!

Second grade students at Tyler ES (1001 G St. SE) have been learning about Expressionism and digging deep within to show their true colors...

Beauty and the Beat

On January 18 to 26, see National Symphony Orchestra’s (NSO) principal second violinist Marissa Regni and principal percussionist Eric Shin in an exciting new program exploring the magic...

City of Stories

On Jan. 18 and Sunday, Jan. 19, noon to 4 p.m., drop in to the Sackler to contribute to the community project City of Stories with...

MLK Family Program

On Jan. 18, 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., celebrate the MLK Jr. holiday by creating hands-on art using the familiar theme of the "Beloved...

The Doll’s House

The scale of this 23-room house at the National Museum of American History is one inch to one foot, accommodating the miniatures that Faith...