Learn about Japan and Japanese culture, from the Japan-American Society of Washington, D.C., through hands-on activities and demonstrations. Hear stories about the daily school life of Japanese children, learn a basic Japanese greeting and counting, and basic geography of Japan. For ages 7-12.

I Wish, I Dream, I Promise: Make a Book

Listen to Sushmita's story about how she got her Buddhist prayer wheel in a tiny village 10,000 feet above sea level in the mountains of India. Learn how it inspired her to create a book of wishes and how to make your own. Ages 8 -12.

Baby/Toddler Story Time

Ages birth - 36 months.

Belgium at West End

Belgium's Legendary TinTin. View the film Tintin in America and learn about his creator, Belgian artist Herge. For children and their families/caregivers.

Pinkalicious Party

Pink, pink, pink. Decorate pink cupcakes, make pink jewelry and have a pink fashion show. Based on the book, Pinkalicious by Victoria and Elizabeth Kann. Ages 5 - 8.

Mad Hatter Tea Party

Paint roses, make a card necklace and enjoy snacks. Ages 5 - 8.

Be Creative Saturdays

Monthly Saturday programs that encourage children to be creative through art, music, drama, literature and dance. Ages 6 - 12.

Stories by Hand

Explore American Sign Language through music and stories with Kathy MacMillan. Ages 7 - 10.

Fast Freddy the Clown

Reinforce your child’s learning with the antics of Fast Freddy the Clown—Alfredo Bess. His comedic magic presentation and artistic talent captivate audiences. Ages birth - 14 years.

Janice the Griot

Stories told through song, rap and dance. Ages 7 - 10.