SATURDAY, March 14th
Baby Loves Disco: Grandparents’ Month @ Rock & Roll Hotel (DC)
Baby Loves Disco transforms the Rock and Roll Hotel into a child-proof disco as children and parents let loose for an afternoon dance party featuring classic disco tunes from the 70s and 80s spun by DJs.
OMAN…O Man! @ Kennedy Center (DC)
Choreographer Debbie Allen’s Dance Academy, young dancers from the Sultanate of Oman, and young dancers from the DC area perform a dance program inspired by Arabian tales. Order tickets in advance.
In celebration of its 75th anniversary, the National Archives presents an exhibit featuring big records, big events, and big ideas. See the nation’s original records in their full-scale glory, including the 13-foot scroll of the Articles of Confederation (never before displayed unrolled), a 13-by-13-foot map of the Gettysburg Battlefield, a gigantic footprint of a dinosaur, the size 22 sneakers of basketball legend Shaquille O’Neal, and the first printing of the Declaration of Independence, produced on the night of July 4-5, 1776.
SUNDAY, March 15th
The celebration includes floats, Irish dancers, antique cars, and of course, plenty of Irish music performed by marching bands and pipe bands dressed in authentic Irish garb. The parade route is along Constitution Avenue, from 7th to 17th Streets, NW.
Participants learn how to use a compass and a topography map to find their way. A compass and map are provided.
The Jungle Book @ The Children’s Theatre (Arlington, VA)
The incredible tale of Mowgli, a young boy raised by wolves. With the help of his friends – the bear Baloo, the panther Bagheera, and the python Kaa – Mowgli learns the ways of the jungle. Kids can meet the cast and crew after each show.