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Thursday, February 18, 2016 at 10:15 AM

Ages 2-6.

See - and hear - why percussion is the easiest, oldest, and most diverse form of musical creativity.

Thursday, February 18, 2016 at 11:30 AM

Ages 2-6.

See - and hear - why percussion is the easiest, oldest, and most diverse form of musical creativity.

Friday, February 19, 2016 at 10:15 AM

Ages 2-6.

See - and hear - why percussion is the easiest, oldest, and most diverse form of musical creativity.

Friday, February 19, 2016 at 11:30 AM

Ages 2-6.

See - and hear - why percussion is the easiest, oldest, and most diverse form of musical creativity.

Friday, March 4, 2016 at 10:15 AM

Ages 3 to 7.

Join us as we celebrate Music in Our Schools Month with a captivating puppet show!

Friday, March 4, 2016 at 11:30 AM

Ages 3 to 7.

Join us as we celebrate Music in Our Schools Month with a captivating puppet show!

Thursday, March 10, 2016 at 10:15 AM

Ages 2 to 6.

This Boston-based trio serves up a full-of-fun show that’s jam-packed with energy.

Thursday, March 10, 2016 at 11:30 AM

Ages 2 to 6.

This Boston-based trio serves up a full-of-fun show that’s jam-packed with energy.

Friday, March 11, 2016 at 10:15 AM

Ages 2 to 6.

This Boston-based trio serves up a full-of-fun show that’s jam-packed with energy.

Friday, March 11, 2016 at 11:30 AM

Ages 2 to 6.

This Boston-based trio serves up a full-of-fun show that’s jam-packed with energy.

Thursday, March 17, 2016 at 10:15 AM

Ages 5-12.

Get in the St. Paddy’s Day spirit with acclaimed dancer Shannon Dunne and Pete Moss and the Bog Band.

Thursday, March 17, 2016 at 11:30 AM

Ages 5-12.

Get in the St. Paddy’s Day spirit with acclaimed dancer Shannon Dunne and Pete Moss and the Bog Band.

Wednesday, April 6, 2016 at 10:15 AM

Ages 5 to 10.

The magic of earth science takes center stage in this fun, interactive Discovery Theater original play.

Wednesday, April 6, 2016 at 11:30 AM

Ages 5 to 10.

The magic of earth science takes center stage in this fun, interactive Discovery Theater original play.

Thursday, April 7, 2016 at 10:15 AM

Ages 5 to 10.

The magic of earth science takes center stage in this fun, interactive Discovery Theater original play.

Thursday, April 7, 2016 at 11:30 AM

Ages 5 to 10.

The magic of earth science takes center stage in this fun, interactive Discovery Theater original play.

Friday, April 8, 2016 at 10:15 AM

Ages 5 to 10.

The magic of earth science takes center stage in this fun, interactive Discovery Theater original play.

Friday, April 8, 2016 at 11:30 AM

Ages 5 to 10.

The magic of earth science takes center stage in this fun, interactive Discovery Theater original play.

Tuesday, April 12, 2016 at 10:15 AM

Ages 5 to 10.

The magic of earth science takes center stage in this fun, interactive Discovery Theater original play.

Tuesday, April 12, 2016 at 11:30 AM

Ages 5 to 10.

The magic of earth science takes center stage in this fun, interactive Discovery Theater original play.

Wednesday, April 13, 2016 at 10:15 AM

Ages 5 to 10.

The magic of earth science takes center stage in this fun, interactive Discovery Theater original play.

Wednesday, April 13, 2016 at 11:30 AM

Ages 5 to 10.

The magic of earth science takes center stage in this fun, interactive Discovery Theater original play.

Thursday, April 14, 2016 at 10:15 AM

Ages 5 to 10.

The magic of earth science takes center stage in this fun, interactive Discovery Theater original play.

Thursday, April 14, 2016 at 11:30 AM

Ages 5 to 10.

The magic of earth science takes center stage in this fun, interactive Discovery Theater original play.

Friday, April 15, 2016 at 10:15 AM

Ages 5 to 10.

The magic of earth science takes center stage in this fun, interactive Discovery Theater original play.

Friday, April 15, 2016 at 11:30 AM

Ages 5 to 10.

The magic of earth science takes center stage in this fun, interactive Discovery Theater original play.

Tuesday, April 19, 2016 at 10:00 AM

Ages 5 to 10.

Celebrate our planet with hands-on activities in the Haupt Garden with the Smithsonian Green Team.

Tuesday, April 19, 2016 at 11:00 AM

Ages 5 to 10.

Celebrate our planet with hands-on activities in the Haupt Garden with the Smithsonian Green Team.

Tuesday, April 19, 2016 at 12:00 PM

Ages 5 to 10.

Celebrate our planet with hands-on activities in the Haupt Garden with the Smithsonian Green Team.

Wednesday, April 20, 2016 at 10:15 AM

Ages 5 to 12.

Join Billy B. as he rocks the earth through song and dance to investigate the beauty, abundance, and complexity of the biodiversity that surrounds us.

Wednesday, April 20, 2016 at 11:30 AM

Ages 5 to 12.

Join Billy B. as he rocks the earth through song and dance to investigate the beauty, abundance, and complexity of the biodiversity that surrounds us.

Thursday, April 21, 2016 at 10:00 AM

Ages 5 to 10.

Celebrate our planet with hands-on activities in the Haupt Garden with the Smithsonian Green Team.

Thursday, April 21, 2016 at 11:00 AM

Ages 5 to 10.

Celebrate our planet with hands-on activities in the Haupt Garden with the Smithsonian Green Team.

Thursday, April 21, 2016 at 12:00 PM

Ages 5 to 10.

Celebrate our planet with hands-on activities in the Haupt Garden with the Smithsonian Green Team.

Friday, April 22, 2016 at 10:00 AM

Ages 5 to 10.

Celebrate our planet with hands-on activities in the Haupt Garden with the Smithsonian Green Team.

Friday, April 22, 2016 at 11:00 AM

Ages 5 to 10.

Celebrate our planet with hands-on activities in the Haupt Garden with the Smithsonian Green Team.

Friday, April 22, 2016 at 12:00 PM

Ages 5 to 10.

Celebrate our planet with hands-on activities in the Haupt Garden with the Smithsonian Green Team.

Thursday, May 5, 2016 at 10:15 AM

Ages 5 and up.

The excitement of an authentic Chinese parade marches onto the Discovery Theater stage!

Thursday, May 5, 2016 at 11:30 AM

Ages 5 and up.

The excitement of an authentic Chinese parade marches onto the Discovery Theater stage!

Tuesday, May 10, 2016 at 10:15 AM

Ages 5 to 10.

Last season’s all-star cast returns in this delightful Discovery Theater original hit, in which three freshly imagined folk tales reveal nuggets of traditional Asian wisdom.

Tuesday, May 10, 2016 at 11:30 AM

Ages 5 to 10.

Last season’s all-star cast returns in this delightful Discovery Theater original hit, in which three freshly imagined folk tales reveal nuggets of traditional Asian wisdom.

Wednesday, May 11, 2016 at 10:15 AM

Ages 5 to 10.

Last season’s all-star cast returns in this delightful Discovery Theater original hit, in which three freshly imagined folk tales reveal nuggets of traditional Asian wisdom.

Wednesday, May 11, 2016 at 11:30 AM

Ages 5 to 10.

Last season’s all-star cast returns in this delightful Discovery Theater original hit, in which three freshly imagined folk tales reveal nuggets of traditional Asian wisdom.

Thursday, May 12, 2016 at 10:15 AM

Ages 5 to 10.

Last season’s all-star cast returns in this delightful Discovery Theater original hit, in which three freshly imagined folk tales reveal nuggets of traditional Asian wisdom.

Thursday, May 12, 2016 at 11:30 AM

Ages 5 to 10.

Last season’s all-star cast returns in this delightful Discovery Theater original hit, in which three freshly imagined folk tales reveal nuggets of traditional Asian wisdom.

Friday, May 13, 2016 at 10:15 AM

Ages 5 to 10.

Last season’s all-star cast returns in this delightful Discovery Theater original hit, in which three freshly imagined folk tales reveal nuggets of traditional Asian wisdom.

Friday, May 13, 2016 at 11:30 AM

Ages 5 to 10.

Last season’s all-star cast returns in this delightful Discovery Theater original hit, in which three freshly imagined folk tales reveal nuggets of traditional Asian wisdom.

Thursday, May 19, 2016 at 10:15 AM

Ages 2 to 6.

Don’t miss the final Tot Rock concert of the season with the Grammy-nominated Jason Rabinowitz and Jacob Stein.

Thursday, May 19, 2016 at 11:30 AM

Ages 2 to 6.

Don’t miss the final Tot Rock concert of the season with the Grammy-nominated Jason Rabinowitz and Jacob Stein.

Friday, May 20, 2016 at 10:15 AM

Ages 2 to 6.

Don’t miss the final Tot Rock concert of the season with the Grammy-nominated Jason Rabinowitz and Jacob Stein.

Friday, May 20, 2016 at 11:30 AM

Ages 2 to 6.

Don’t miss the final Tot Rock concert of the season with the Grammy-nominated Jason Rabinowitz and Jacob Stein.

Thursday, June 2, 2016 at 10:15 AM

Ages 4 to 8.

A puppet show that presents contemporary adaptions of two traditional West African folktales.

Thursday, June 2, 2016 at 10:15 AM

This performance has been CANCELED.  Anansi Tales is being offered in it's place.

Thursday, June 2, 2016 at 11:30 AM

Ages 4 to 8.

A puppet show that presents contemporary adaptions of two traditional West African folktales.

Thursday, June 2, 2016 at 11:30 AM

This performance has been CANCELED.  Anansi Tales is being offered in it's place.

Friday, June 3, 2016 at 10:15 AM

Ages 4 to 8.

A puppet show that presents contemporary adaptions of two traditional West African folktales.

Friday, June 3, 2016 at 10:15 AM

This performance has been CANCELED.  Anansi Tales is being offered in it's place.

Friday, June 3, 2016 at 11:30 AM

Ages 4 to 8.

A puppet show that presents contemporary adaptions of two traditional West African folktales.

Friday, June 3, 2016 at 11:30 AM

This performance has been CANCELED.  Anansi Tales is being offered in it's place.

Wednesday, June 29, 2016 at 10:30 AM

Ages 4-12.

Discover the dynamic world of tropical rainforests while you meet beautiful jungle animals.

Wednesday, June 29, 2016 at 12:00 PM

Ages 4-12.

Discover the dynamic world of tropical rainforests while you meet beautiful jungle animals.

Thursday, June 30, 2016 at 10:30 AM

Ages 4-12.

Discover the dynamic world of tropical rainforests while you meet beautiful jungle animals.

Thursday, June 30, 2016 at 12:00 PM

Ages 4-12.

Discover the dynamic world of tropical rainforests while you meet beautiful jungle animals.

Friday, July 1, 2016 at 10:30 AM

Ages 4-12.

Discover the dynamic world of tropical rainforests while you meet beautiful jungle animals.

Friday, July 1, 2016 at 12:00 PM

Ages 4-12.

Discover the dynamic world of tropical rainforests while you meet beautiful jungle animals.

Wednesday, July 6, 2016 at 10:30 AM

Ages 5-16.

This sensational ensemble of young artists performs modern dance, ballet and hip hop, and African dance. 

Wednesday, July 6, 2016 at 12:00 PM

Ages 5-16.

This sensational ensemble of young artists performs modern dance, ballet and hip hop, and African dance. 

Thursday, July 7, 2016 at 10:30 AM

Ages 5-16.

This sensational ensemble of young artists performs modern dance, ballet and hip hop, and African dance. 

Thursday, July 7, 2016 at 12:00 PM

Ages 5-16.

This sensational ensemble of young artists performs modern dance, ballet and hip hop, and African dance. 

Friday, July 8, 2016 at 10:30 AM

Ages 5-16.

This sensational ensemble of young artists performs modern dance, ballet and hip hop, and African dance. 

Friday, July 8, 2016 at 12:00 PM

Ages 5-16.

This sensational ensemble of young artists performs modern dance, ballet and hip hop, and African dance. 

Tuesday, July 12, 2016 at 10:30 AM

Ages 5-12.

Using chemistry, mathematics, optical illusions and more, Robert Pirtle will reveal the magical essence behind the science you’ve learned in the classroom. 

Tuesday, July 12, 2016 at 12:00 PM

Ages 5-12.

Using chemistry, mathematics, optical illusions and more, Robert Pirtle will reveal the magical essence behind the science you’ve learned in the classroom. 

Wednesday, July 13, 2016 at 10:30 AM

Ages 5-12.

Using chemistry, mathematics, optical illusions and more, Robert Pirtle will reveal the magical essence behind the science you’ve learned in the classroom. 

Wednesday, July 13, 2016 at 12:00 PM

Ages 5-12.

Using chemistry, mathematics, optical illusions and more, Robert Pirtle will reveal the magical essence behind the science you’ve learned in the classroom. 

Thursday, July 14, 2016 at 10:30 AM

Ages 5-12.

Using chemistry, mathematics, optical illusions and more, Robert Pirtle will reveal the magical essence behind the science you’ve learned in the classroom. 

Thursday, July 14, 2016 at 12:00 PM

Ages 5-12.

Using chemistry, mathematics, optical illusions and more, Robert Pirtle will reveal the magical essence behind the science you’ve learned in the classroom. 

Friday, July 15, 2016 at 10:30 AM

Ages 5-12.

Using chemistry, mathematics, optical illusions and more, Robert Pirtle will reveal the magical essence behind the science you’ve learned in the classroom. 

Friday, July 15, 2016 at 12:00 PM

Ages 5-12.

Using chemistry, mathematics, optical illusions and more, Robert Pirtle will reveal the magical essence behind the science you’ve learned in the classroom. 

Tuesday, July 19, 2016 at 10:30 AM

Ages 5-12.

This astounding human beatbox introduces kids to the most powerful musical instrument ever: their own bodies.  

Tuesday, July 19, 2016 at 12:00 PM

Ages 5-12.

This astounding human beatbox introduces kids to the most powerful musical instrument ever: their own bodies.  

Wednesday, July 20, 2016 at 10:30 AM

Ages 5-12.

This astounding human beatbox introduces kids to the most powerful musical instrument ever: their own bodies.  

Wednesday, July 20, 2016 at 12:00 PM

Ages 5-12.

This astounding human beatbox introduces kids to the most powerful musical instrument ever: their own bodies.  

Thursday, July 21, 2016 at 10:30 AM

Ages 5-12.

This astounding human beatbox introduces kids to the most powerful musical instrument ever: their own bodies.  

Thursday, July 21, 2016 at 12:00 PM

Ages 5-12.

This astounding human beatbox introduces kids to the most powerful musical instrument ever: their own bodies.  

Friday, July 22, 2016 at 10:30 AM

Ages 5-12.

This astounding human beatbox introduces kids to the most powerful musical instrument ever: their own bodies.  

Friday, July 22, 2016 at 12:00 PM

Ages 5-12.

This astounding human beatbox introduces kids to the most powerful musical instrument ever: their own bodies.  

Tuesday, July 26, 2016 at 10:30 AM

Ages 5-16.

This award-winning dance troupe will inspire you to get up on your feet!

Tuesday, July 26, 2016 at 12:00 PM

Ages 5-16.

This award-winning dance troupe will inspire you to get up on your feet!

Wednesday, July 27, 2016 at 10:30 AM

Ages 5-16.

This award-winning dance troupe will inspire you to get up on your feet!

Wednesday, July 27, 2016 at 12:00 PM

Ages 5-16.

This award-winning dance troupe will inspire you to get up on your feet!

Thursday, July 28, 2016 at 10:30 AM

Ages 5-16.

This award-winning dance troupe will inspire you to get up on your feet!

Thursday, July 28, 2016 at 12:00 PM

Ages 5-16.

This award-winning dance troupe will inspire you to get up on your feet!

Friday, July 29, 2016 at 10:30 AM

Ages 5-16.

This award-winning dance troupe will inspire you to get up on your feet!

Friday, July 29, 2016 at 12:00 PM

Ages 5-16.

This award-winning dance troupe will inspire you to get up on your feet!



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