Saturday July 7, 2012
Target Family Night with Bari Koral Family Rock Band on the Millennium Stage at the Kennedy Center
Saturday July 7, 2012 at 6 p.m.
Millennium Stage, The Kennedy Center, 2700 F Street NW, Washington, DC
For kids: “Bari’s catchy tunes, interactive live shows & radio play have resulted in thousands of young (and not so young!) fans. Their debut full length album Rock and Roll Garden won the Nappa Gold and Parents’ Choice Award and was picked as Top 10 Kids Album of the Year by Time Out Kids.” — The Kennedy Center website.
City of Alexandria Birthday Celebration
Saturday July 7, 2012 4 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Oronoco Bay Park, 100 Madison St., located at the Potomac River between Fairfax, Pendleton, and Madison Streets.
For kids: musical entertainment, children’s activities, food for purchase, picnicking encouraged (no grills), community exhibits, and birthday cake. Concert by the Alexandria Symphony Orchestra with Maestro Kim Allen Kluge, fireworks close out the celebration featuring Tchaikovsky’s “1812 Overture” with cannon support by the United States Marine Corps, Basic Training School, Quantico, VA at 9:30 p.m. (In the event of inclement weather, fireworks only will be rescheduled for Sunday, July 8 at 9:30 p.m.)
Every Weekend This Summer
Free children’s theatre at The National Theatre (Saturdays through July 21, resuming September 15). Performances at 9:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. — tickets are first-come, first-served and handed out 30 minutes before each show (one ticket only per person in line).
ImaginAsia – Free Children’s Art Programs for kids age 8-14 at the Freer and Sackler Galleries. Saturdays and Sundays at 2 p.m. through August 12. Limited space, first-come, first-served participates.
Minor League Baseball Games (great round-up by The Washington Post Weekend).
Saturday Open Gym at MarVa Tots and Teens 10 a.m. – Noon through August 25. $15 per child.
Next Weekend Saturday July 14, 2012
Bastille Day French Festival at Hillwood Gardens and Mansion (in partnership with Alliance Française de Washington)
Saturday, July 14 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., with the estate remaining open until 7 p.m.
For kids: Games, art projects, lively theatrics, dance, pantomime, and music bring the life of the French court to the lush gardens at Hillwood.
Cost: $18, $15 for seniors. $12 for Hillwood and Alliance Française members. $10 for students. $5 for children ages 6-18. Free for children under age 6. Buy tickets.