Family Events

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Disney's Aladdin

The Kennedy Center
Jul. 18 – Sep. 7

Road Dahl's Matilda the Musical

Olney Theatre Center
Jun. 26 – Jul. 21

The Cat in the Hat

Adventure Theatre MTC
Thru Aug. 18

Circus

The Puppet Co. Playhouse
Jun. 28 – Aug. 4

The Three Billy Goats Gruff

The Puppet Co. Playhouse
Aug. 8 – Sep. 1

Tiny Tots - Baby Bear’s Birthday

The Puppet Co. Playhouse
Aug. 14 & 18

Tiny Tots - Dragon Babies

The Puppet Co. Playhouse
Jul. 17 & 21

Tiny Tots - Imaginary Friends

The Puppet Co. Playhouse
Jul. 7 – 13

Tiny Tots - Magic Toyshop

The Puppet Co. Playhouse
Jul. 24 & 27

Tiny Tots - Old MacDonald’s Farm

The Puppet Co. Playhouse
Sat. Jun 29

Tiny Tots - Penguins’ Playground

The Puppet Co. Playhouse
Jul. 31 – Aug. 10

Tiny Tots - Teddy Bear’s Picnic

The Puppet Co. Playhouse
Aug. 28 & Sep. 1

Tiny Tots - World on a String

The Puppet Co. Playhouse
Aug. 21 & 24

Disney's Newsies

Kenmore Middle School
Jul. 19 – 28

Specialty Tea: Children's Authors Tea

The Mansion at Strathmore
Tue. Jun 25

Specialty Tea: Prince & Princess Tea

The Mansion at Strathmore
Sat. Jul 13

American Ballet Theatre - Swan Lake

Wolf Trap
Jul. 11 – 13

JoJo Siwa with The Belles

Wolf Trap
Fri. Jul 19

Sing-A-Long: Sound Of Music

Wolf Trap
Sat. Aug 24

Pilobolus

Strathmore
Tue. Jul 9

L'homme Cirque

Strathmore
Jun. 27 – Jul. 7

Portrait Party for Young Learners

National Museum of Women in the Arts
Sat. Aug 17

Reptiles Alive at Lubber Run Amphitheater

Lubber Run Amphitheater
Sun. Jul 7

Mr Gabe and the Circle Time All Stars

Lubber Run Amphitheater
Sun. Aug 4

Rainbow Rock Band at Lubber Run Amphitheater

Lubber Run Amphitheater
Sun. Jul 21

Rocknocerous at Lubber Run Amphitheater

Lubber Run Amphitheater
Sun. Jul 14

Cirque Mei

Center for the Arts at George Mason University
Sat. Oct 19

NPR's From the Top

Center for the Arts at George Mason University
Sat. Feb 29, 2020

Jane Franklin Dance: Mouse in the House

Cherrydale Branch Library
Mon. Jul 8

Live from the Lawn: UkeFest Finale

Strathmore
Wed. Aug 21

Mouse in House at Glencarlyn Library

Glencarlyn Branch Library
Mon. Jul 8

Complete Dogness

Westover Library
Wed. Jul 17

Mouse in House at Columbia Pike Library

Columbia Pike Branch Library
Tue. Aug 6

Mouse in House at Shirlington Library

Shirlington Library
Tue. Aug 6

Broadway Princess Party

Hylton Performing Arts Center
Sun. Mar 29, 2020

CAPAC: Langston Hughes' Black Nativity

Hylton Performing Arts Center
Fri. Dec 6

Circo Comedia

Hylton Performing Arts Center
Sun. Nov 17

Cirque Mei

Hylton Performing Arts Center
Thu. Oct 24

Hot Peas 'N Butter

Center for the Arts at George Mason University
Sun. Mar 1, 2020

Manassas Ballet Theatre: The Nutcracker

Hylton Performing Arts Center
Dec. 18 – 23

Manassas Symphony Orchestra: Story Time

Hylton Performing Arts Center
Sat. Dec 7

Moon Mouse: A Space Odyssey

Hylton Performing Arts Center
Sun. Oct 6

Natalie MacMaster & Donnell Leahy

Hylton Performing Arts Center
Sun. Dec 8

Peter Rabbit (TM) Tales

Center for the Arts at George Mason University
Sun. Oct 6

Prince William Little Theatre: A Charlie Brown Christmas

Hylton Performing Arts Center
Dec. 14 – 22

The Magic of Bill Blag Live!

Center for the Arts at George Mason University
Tue. Mar 3, 2020

The Okee Dokee Brothers

Hylton Performing Arts Center
Sun. Apr 26, 2020

The Rainbow Fish

Hylton Performing Arts Center
Sun. Feb 9, 2020

The Very Hungry Caterpillar Christmas

Center for the Arts at George Mason University
Sun. Dec 1

Summer Cool-Off

Tudor Place Historic House and Garden
Sat. Jul 6

Family Fun Entertainment Series-Groovy Nate

Reston Town Center
Sat. Jul 27

Family Fun Entertainment Series-Guava Jelly

Reston Town Center
Sat. Jul 13

Family Fun Entertainment Series - Mark Lohr

Reston Town Center
Sat. Jun 29

Tudor Tots - Fridays

Tudor Place Historic House and Garden
Jul. 19 – Oct. 4

Weekend Tudor Tots

Tudor Place Historic House and Garden
Jul. 20 & Nov. 2

Tudor Tots - Tuesdays: Fall Session

Tudor Place Historic House and Garden
Sep. 3 – Oct. 29

Tudor Tots - Tuesdays: Summer Session

Tudor Place Historic House and Garden
Jun. 25 – Aug. 27

Complete Dogness at Central Library

Arlington Central Library
Thu. Aug 8

Family Fun Entertainment Series-Rocknoceros

Reston Town Center
Sat. Jul 6

Summerbration: By & By

Reston Station
Fri. Aug 9

Summerbration: Cedar Creek

Reston Station
Fri. Jul 12

Summerbration: King Teddy

Reston Station
Fri. Jun 28

Summerbration: New Line Brass Band

Reston Station
Fri. Jul 26

Summerbration: Oasis Island Sounds

Reston Station
Fri. Jul 5

Summerbration: The Swingin' Swamis

Reston Station
Fri. Aug 2

Summerbration Fun Brunch: Dixieland Band

Reston Station
Sun. Aug 11

Summerbration Fun Brunch: Flow Circus

Reston Station
Sun. Aug 4

Summerbration Fun Brunch: Rocknoceros

Reston Station
Sat. Aug 24

Summerbration Fun Brunch: The Apple Core

Reston Station
Sat. Jul 27

Sunday Art in the Park with GRACE

Reston Town Center
Jul. 7 – 28

Specialty Tea: Teddy Bear Tea Party

The Mansion at Strathmore
Wed. Jul 24

Complete Dogness at Aurora Hills Library

Aurora Hills Library
Thu. Aug 8

Trick or Treat: Family-friendly Halloween fun

Tudor Place Historic House and Garden
Sat. Oct 26

Gustafer Yellowgold

AMP by Strathmore
Sun. Oct 20

Lucy Kalantari & the Jazz Cats

AMP by Strathmore
Sun. Dec 1

Target Family Night: All-American Boys Chorus

Millennium Stage at the Kennedy Center
Thu. Jul 11

Wow in the World Pop Up Party

Strathmore
Sat. Feb 29, 2020

Frontiers-A Journey Tribute Band

McLean Central Park
Sun. Jul 14

Justin Trawick and the Common Good

McLean Central Park
Sun. Jul 21

Sonia de Los Santos

McLean Central Park
Sun. Jun 30

DC Casineros

Dance Place
Thu. Jun 27

Dance on Film Series

Mess Hall
Jul. 11 & Aug. 8

Ayanna Gregory

Arts Plaza at Monroe Street Market
Thu. Jul 18

Jonny Grave

Arts Plaza at Monroe Street Market
Thu. Aug 15

Cub Corner

College Park Aviation Museum
Thu. Jun 27

Family Day: Secrets of Egypt

National Geographic
Sat. Jul 20

LGBTQ+ themed Story Time

Smithsonian National Postal Museum

Mad Science of DC at Lubber Run Amphitheater

Lubber Run Amphitheater
Sun. Sep 8

The Great Zucchini at Lubber Run Amphitheater

Lubber Run Amphitheater
Sun. Sep 15

Falls Church 4th of July Celebration

George Mason High School
Thu. Jul 4

Rockville Independence Day Celebration

Mattie J.T. Stepanek Park
Thu. Jul 4

LOC Movies on the Lawn: Mary Poppins (1964)

Library of Congress North Lawn
Thu. Jul 11

LOC Summer Movies on the Lawn: Beauty and the Beast (1991)

Library of Congress North Lawn
Thu. Jul 18

LOC Summer Movies on the Lawn: A League of Their Own

Library of Congress North Lawn
Thu. Jul 25

LOC Summer Movies on the Lawn: Jaws

Library of Congress North Lawn
Thu. Aug 1

LOC Summer Movies on the Lawn: E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial

Library of Congress North Lawn
Thu. Aug 8

LOC Summer Movies on the Lawn: Jurassic Park

Library of Congress North Lawn
Thu. Aug 15

Alix in Wonderland

Theatre Lab School of the Dramatic Arts
Jul. 18 – 20

Tour: Portrait Party for Young Learners

National Museum of Women in the Arts
Sat. Aug 17

DC Art Book Fair

National Museum of Women in the Arts
Sun. Jul 7

Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation

Greenbelt Community Center
Tue. Jun 25

Storytime on Screen

Greenbelt Community Center

Children's Theatre-in-the-Woods at Wolf Trap: Aaron Nigel Smith

Children's Theatre-in-the-Woods at Wolf Trap
Tue. Jul 30

Children's Theatre-in-the-Woods at Wolf Trap: Ants Ants Ants

Children's Theatre-in-the-Woods at Wolf Trap
Fri. Jun 28

Children's Theatre-in-the-Woods at Wolf Trap: Culture Shock

Children's Theatre-in-the-Woods at Wolf Trap
Wed. Jul 31

Children's Theatre-in-the-Woods at Wolf Trap: Falu

Children's Theatre-in-the-Woods at Wolf Trap
Tue. Jul 23

Children's Theatre-in-the-Woods at Wolf Trap: Jojo & the Pinecones

Children's Theatre-in-the-Woods at Wolf Trap
Jul. 16 & 17

Children's Theatre-in-the-Woods at Wolf Trap: Madcap Puppets: The Great Space Caper

Children's Theatre-in-the-Woods at Wolf Trap
Jul. 5 & 6

Children's Theatre-in-the-Woods at Wolf Trap: Maru Montero Dance Company

Children's Theatre-in-the-Woods at Wolf Trap
Sat. Jun 29

Children's Theatre-in-the-Woods at Wolf Trap: Maryland Youth Ballet: Cinderella

Children's Theatre-in-the-Woods at Wolf Trap
Jul. 26 & 27

Children's Theatre-in-the-Woods at Wolf Trap: Moona Luna

Children's Theatre-in-the-Woods at Wolf Trap
Wed. Jun 26

Children's Theatre-in-the-Woods at Wolf Trap: Red Yarn

Children's Theatre-in-the-Woods at Wolf Trap
Jul. 24 & 25

Children's Theatre-in-the-Woods at Wolf Trap: Shannon Dunne Dance

Children's Theatre-in-the-Woods at Wolf Trap
Thu. Jul 18

Children's Theatre-in-the-Woods at Wolf Trap: The Deedle Deedle Dees

Children's Theatre-in-the-Woods at Wolf Trap
Jul. 10 & 11

Children's Theatre-in-the-Woods at Wolf Trap: The Mömandpöp Comeback Special!

Children's Theatre-in-the-Woods at Wolf Trap
Tue. Jul 9

Children's Theatre-in-the-Woods at Wolf Trap: The Okee Dokee Brothers

Children's Theatre-in-the-Woods at Wolf Trap
Aug. 2 & 3

RCC Fun Around Town: Ice Cream Social

Island Walk Community Center
Fri. Jul 19

RCC Fun Around Town: National Night Out

Westglade Neighborhood Center
Tue. Aug 6

RCC Fun Around Town: Family Fitness

Stonegate Community Center
Tue. Jun 25

Capital Fringe: Flirting Like an American

Westminster Presbyterian Church
Jul. 11 – 27

Portrait Story Days: Dizzy Gillespie

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Jun. 28 & Jul. 27

Portrait Story Days: Marian Anderson

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Jul. 20 & 21

Fall Plant Sale and Picnic

Tudor Place Historic House and Garden
Sun. Sep 29

Holiday Pajama Party

Tudor Place Historic House and Garden
Sat. Nov 30

Holiday Teen Tea

Tudor Place Historic House and Garden
Sun. Dec 8

March with Revels on July 4th!

Carroll Ave & Ethan Allen Ave, Takoma Park
Thu. Jul 4

Carpe Diem-Revels Community Sing

Seekers Church
Sun. Jul 21

July 4th at The National Archives

National Archives
Thu. Jul 4

Jubilee Voices at Fort Stevens

Fort Stevens
Sat. Jul 13

Independence Day Celebration

Langley High School
Thu. Jul 4

The Pied Piper

Arena Stage
Sat. Jan 18, 2020

Heritage Voices at the GWU Museum

George Washington University Museum and The Textile Museum
Sat. Jul 27

Gingerbreadpalooza!

Tudor Place Historic House and Garden
Sat. Dec 21

Rights and Responsibilities Learning Lab

National Archives
Thu. Jul 25

Constitution in Action Learning Lab

National Archives
Fri. Jul 26

First Studio: Story + Workshop

The Kreeger Museum
Jul. 6 & 20

d. sabela grimes

Dance Place
Thu. Sep 12

LGBTQ+ Pride Flag postcard workshop

Smithsonian National Postal Museum
Sun. Jun 30

Ongoing Events

Baseball Americana

Library of Congress
Thru Jul. 27

Story Time in our Explore! Family Space

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Tue, Wed, Thu & Fri

Explore! With the NPG

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Thru Dec. 31

One Destiny

Ford's Theatre
Thru Oct. 26

Whitman Bicentennial Display

Library of Congress
Thru Aug. 15

George Mason University - Family Series - 2019-2020 Season & Subscription Info

Center for the Arts at George Mason University
Thru Aug. 31

Section 14: The Other Palm Springs, California

Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian
Thru Jan. 1, 2020

Drop-in Summer Saturdays (Free, all ages)

Capitol Hill Arts Workshop (CHAW)
Thru Aug. 10
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