Visit the National Theatre on select Saturday mornings, at 9:30 and 11 a.m., for 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. These performances take place in the Helen Hayes Gallery. Here’s the remaining lineup: March 2, Bright Star Theatre: George Washington Carver; March 16, Shakespeare for the Young: Midsummer Magic; March 23, VA Rep: Jack and the Beanstalk; and March 30, Little Miss Ann. The National Theatre is at 1321 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. Reserve free tickets at thenationaldc.org/saturday-morning-national-season.
See Shakespeare for the Young perform Adventures in Arden at these locations this spring and summer: March 9, April 6, May 11 and 18, June 8, 10:30 a.m., Anacostia Playhouse, 2020 Shannon Pl. SE; March 21, 4 p.m., Bellevue Library 115 Atlantic St. SW; March 23, 1 p.m. Southeast Library, 403 Seventh St. SE; March 26, 10:30 a.m., Capitol View Library, 5001 Central Ave. SE; April 17, 2 p.m., Northeast Library, 330 Seventh St. NE; April 30, 2 p.m., Mt. Pleasant Library, 3160 16th St. NW; May 14, 10:30 a.m., Frances Gregory Library, 3660 Alabama Ave. SE; May 30 , 10:30 and 11:30 a.m., Anacostia Library, 1800 Good Hope Rd. SE; June 26 and Aug. 7, 10:30 a.m., Deanwood Library, 1350 49th St. NE. ShakespeareForTheYoung.com.