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Friday, February 28, 2020

LOC Names New National Ambassador

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

Kids’ Black History Month Events

Portrait Story Days at the National Portrait Gallery, Eighth and F Streets NW, are 1 to 4 p.m.; Feb. 8 and 9, Rosa Parks;...

Zomo the Rabbit

Zomo, one hip-hoppity rabbit, is taking on DC. When Zomo is dissed and dismissed by the other tricksters in town, he turns to the...

Discovery Theater

On Feb. 11 to 13, 10:15 and 11:30 a.m., enjoy Into the Great Unknown-African American Adventurers and Explorers. Leadership, courage and adventure take center...

Parker Looks Up

When Parker Curry came face-to-face with Amy Sherald’s transcendent portrait of First Lady Michelle Obama at the National Portrait Gallery, she did not just...

School Choice Reduces Neighborhood School Resources

Camara Francis wakes her son shortly after 6 a.m. and gets him ready for the day, sending him downstairs to his father to dress...

The Snowy Day

This beautiful show follows the character of Peter and his friend Archie around the neighborhood in four of Ezra Jack Keats’ beloved tales, “The...

Community Forklift Now Accepts Vehicle Donations

Community Forklift takes donations of building materials, but did you know they now take vehicle donations? Any type of vehicle. Vehicles can be in running or...

Celebrate Chinese New Year

On Feb. 1, 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., celebrate the Lunar New Year with the Smithsonian American Art Museum and the Chinese Embassy at...

Zomo the Rabbit: A Hip-Hop Creation Myth

Zomo--one hip-hoppity rabbit--is taking on Washington, DC. When Zomo is dissed and dismissed by the other tricksters in town, he turns to the Sky...