- The Washington Times - Thursday, November 1, 2007

Classika Theatre

4041 Campbell Ave., Arlington. 703/824-6200, classika.org.

• “Hansel and Gretel.” A modern-day adaptation of the Grimm Brothers’ tale. 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Sunday. Through Dec. 16. Ages 5 and up. $12-$15.

Discovery Creek Children’s Museum

4954 MacArthur Blvd. NW. 202/364-3111.

• Exhibitions, explorations, hikes, guest speakers and crafts. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday. $5.

Discovery Theater

Various locations. $4-$10. 202/633-8700, http://discoverytheater.com

• Blast Off with Rocknoceros. S. Dillon Ripley Center, 1100 Jefferson Drive SW, third sublevel. 10:15, 11:30 a.m. Nov. 2; noon Nov. 3. Ages 2-8.

• “Stories from Coyote” with Barbara Croall (Odawa) and Jeff Legacy (Cree). Tales of the past set to music. Rasmuson Theater, National Museum of the American Indian, Fourth Street and Independence Avenue SW. 10:30 and 11:45 a.m. Nov. 9. Ages 5-10.

• “Kinderman Returns to the Smithsonian.” The “Pied Piper of Dance” brings children to their feet and gets them grooving and singing. S. Dillon Ripley Center, 1100 Jefferson Drive SW, third sublevel. 10:15 and 11:30 a.m. Nov. 14 and 21. Ages 2-6. Free.

Gadsby’s Tavern Museum

134 N. Royal St., Alexandria. 703/838-4242

• “Homeschool Day.” 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 1. $5

Imagination Stage

4908 Auburn Ave., Bethesda. 301/280-1660.

• “The Jungle Book.” 12:30, 3:30, 7 p.m. Saturday; 12:30, 3:30 p.m. Sunday. Through Nov. 4. $14, $18

Kennedy Center

Family Theater, 2700 F St. NW. 202/467-4600

• “Nobody’s Perfect.” Performances for Young Audiences Series. 1:30, 4 and 7:30 p.m. Friday-Sunday. Through Nov. 3. $18. Some performances sold out.

National Gallery of Art

Fourth Street and Constitution Avenue NW. 202/842-6254

Edward Hopper Family Weekend. Children 3 and up explore the current exhibit on the work of the American artist, try painting and crafts, listen to music from Hopper’s time with members of the U.S. Navy Band, see a film on Hopper’s work and enjoy the play “Who’s in the Hopper?” East Building. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Nov. 3, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Nov. 4. Free. No advance registration; first-come, first-served admission.

• “Who’s in the Hopper? An Art Mystery Adventure.” Mary Hall Surface’s play introduces children to themes in paintings. East Building Auditorium. 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. Nov. 3 and 4. Free tickets distributed at auditorium entrance beginning at 10 a.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. Sunday. Ages 6 and up.

National Portrait Gallery

Eighth and F streets NW. 202/633-1000.

• “Let your Motto Be Resistance: African American Portraits.” Portrait story drop-in family program with children’s biographies of Martin Luther King (Nov. 10), Duke Ellington and Ella Fitzgerald (Dec. 8) and Jackie Robinson (Feb. 9). Education Center and DWRC Galleries. Noon-4 p.m. 202/633-8501.

Verizon Center

601 F St. NW. 202/397-SEAT or ticketmaster.com.

• The Wiggles — “Racing to the Rainbow Live!” 3 and 6:30 p.m. Nov. 8. $21-$38.

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