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Children and Family
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 a children’s biography of Jackie Robinson. Education Center and DWRC Galleries. Noon-4 p.m. Feb. 9. 202/633-8501.
The National Theatre
Saturday Morning at The National, 1321 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. Performances for young people at 9:30 and 11 a.m. Admission free but seating limited. Tickets required and are distributed first-come, first-served 30 minutes before show time. 202/783-3372, www.nationaltheatre.org and click on the “Saturday Morning” logo.
• “The Nicolo Whimsey Show.” Circus skills and carnival comedy with juggling, pantomime and a musical saw. Feb. 2.
• “Just-So-Stories.” Young and old help tell tales of romance and adventure. Feb. 9.
• Mary Ann Jung’s Pee Wee Pirate Show. Learn pirate jargon and shipshape etiquette in a voyage on the high seas. Feb. 23.
Puppet Company Playhouse
• “Alice in Wonderland.” A new look at Lewis Carroll’s tale. Grades K-6. 10 and 11:30 a.m. Wednesday-Friday; 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Through Feb. 24. $8.
Schlesinger Concert Hall and Arts Center
Northern Virginia Community College, 3001 N. Beauregard St., Alexandria. 703/845-6156, www.nvcc.edu/schlesingercenter
• The Paper Bag Players: “On Top of Spaghetti.” 10:30 a.m. Feb. 19. 800/777-2247, www.thepaperbagplayers.org
THEARC (Town Hall Education, Arts and Recreation Campus)
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