Now-Apr 1, DC: New York City Ballet returns with two sensational repertory programs for its annual appearance at the Kennedy Center, including a program to celebrate the centennials of Jerome Robbins, one of the most influential dance-makers in the company's history, and legendary composer Leonard Bernstein.
Now-Apr 10, DC: Arena Stage presents a play for our times. Reeling from the surprise attack on Pearl Harbor in 1941, and driven by fear and prejudice, America placed its own citizens of Japanese ancestry in internment camps. It tells the true story of Gordon Hirabayashi, the American son of Japanese immigrants who defied an unjust court order to uphold the values on which America was founded.
Now-Apr 1, DC: Awesome Con is a celebration of popular culture. At its heart, Awesome Con is a comic-con that embraces all aspects of geekdom and pop culture, with a wide assortment of comic books, collectibles, toys, games, original art, cosplay, and more. Special events include discussion panels, costume contests, trivia contests, gaming tournaments, and tons of activities for kids.
Ongoing, Baltimore: Spencer Finch’s impressive light installation at the Baltimore Museum of Art was first presented at the 2009 Venice Biennale. The work consists of 150 individual chandeliers with 417 lights. The chandeliers are hung individually from the ceiling and form one large, cloud-like structure. Although an abstract sculpture, the installation is also a scientifically precise representation of the chemical composition of moon dust as it was gathered during the Apollo 17 mission.
Now-Mar 31, Baltimore: Put on your cowboy hats and boots and join us at the B&O Ranch for a wild wonderful time! There's bulls that need ropin', bandits that need catchin', ponies that need racin', and much more. So saddle up, cowboys and cowgirls, and meet us at the B&O for a day of fun on the western frontier! Join us all day for games, crafts and more!
Mar 31, Berlin: The day will be filled with themed games and crafts, a moon bounce, face-painting, story time and more. There's also an annual Easter Egg Hunt as well as Bonnet Parade during the day. Don’t forget to make your reservation for the Pancake Breakfast with Peter Rabbit!
Mar 31, Frederick: A day of family fun at Rose Hill Manor - Easter egg rolls all day, games, Inflatables, petting zoo, preschool area, face painting, hay wagon rides and more!
Mar 31, Silver Spring: The top cause of preventable death in trauma is bleeding. 20% of people who have died from traumatic injuries could have survived with quick bleeding control. "Stop the Bleed" is a national campaign to address the most common cause of preventable trauma death in the nation: uncontrolled bleeding. Join the National Museum of Health and Medicine educators for a demonstration on hemorrhage control to include use of blood-clotting bandages and tourniquets. And learn about the history of tourniquets since the Civil War.
Mar 31, Abingdon: Hippity, hoppity, spring is on its way! Enter the woods of Leight Park Estuary Center to search for bunnies, birds, and eggs, complete a scavenger hunt, and see who can build the best nest! Tasty treats provided. The Estuary Center is dedicated to increasing appreciation and understanding of estuaries. The center and surrounding park are open to the public and offer many opportunities to explore and learn about the Chesapeake Bay.
Apr 1, National Mall: Join in on this international melee as massive pillow fights break out in cities around the world.
Ongoing, DC: DC Design Tours offers walking tours throughout Washington DC with a focus on architecture, urban planning, and design. A great way to see DC in a different light!