On July 16 to 19, 10:30 a.m. and noon (also, July 16, 1:30 p.m. performance), enjoy “Out of this World: The Science of Space.” Live demonstrations, fun factoids and space stuff with the Science Guys of Baltimore. Join a mission to investigate the physics and chemistry that govern the rotation and orbit of planets, how astronauts live in space and power the spacecraft that hurtle among the stars. For ages 5 to 12.
On July 23 to 26, 10:30 a.m. and noon, enjoy “Summer VIBEZ with SOLE Defined.” Rewind to hip hop’s golden age in a DJ-spun 90’s music and high-energy percussive tap and stepping show. For ages 5 to 16.
Discovery Theater is at the Smithsonian Ripley Center, 1100 Jefferson Dr. SW, on the National Mall. Tickets are $6 per child, $3 for under 2 and $8 for adults. discoverytheater.org.