On select Saturday mornings, at 9:30 and 11 a.m., The National Theatre presents free programs designed to 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. The National Theatre is at 1321 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. Here’s the remaining fall lineup: Oct. 5, Bright Star Theatre-Jack’s Adventure in Space; Oct. 12, Blue Sky Puppet Theatre- The Three Not So Little Pigs, Oct. 26, Mark Lohr-Classic Comedy; Nov. 2, Rainbow Puppet Productions-The Really Big Dinosaur Show; Nov. 9, The Uncle Devin Show; Nov. 16, Virginia Repertory Theatre-Thumbelina; Nov. 23, Happenstance Theater-Pinot & Augustine; Dec. 14, Virginia Ballet Company and School-Nutcracker; and Dec. 21, Virginia Repertory Theatre-Twas the Night Before Christmas. Reserve free tickets at thenationaldc.org/saturday-morning-national-season.