Does the thought of a fun weekend make you want to sing aloud (like, really loud)? We totally get it! Prepare to belt one out because this Friday-through-Sunday is filled with some pretty exciting things, including a cool kindie music concert, a family-friendly tennis center open house, and more!

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Photo: Mr. Jon and Friends


Jam with Mr. Jon and Friends
Mr. Jon & Friends makes music for kids and their families that inspire fun, laughter, and dancing. Sometimes with a band, sometimes as a duo, and sometimes solo, the music of Mr. Jon & Friends is sure to bring a smile to your face! Sat., 10 am. $8. All ages. Event details.


Tennis Center Open House
Are you ready for some…tennis?! Tennis Center staff will be on hand to answer questions and will be organizing small games for all ages (4+) and levels. The Pauline Betz Addie Tennis Center hosts classes like Cardio Tennis or Parent & Child Tennis in a climate controlled facility so if you are thinking about cool summer fun, this is an open house you can’t miss! Sat., 5 pm-7 pm. Free. Ages 4 and up. Event details.

National Mall

Wizard School Scavenger Hunt
Young wizards will enjoy a trip to the National Gallery, in search of art that echoes characters and enchanted objects in the Harry Potter books. They’ll track down serpents, Dumbledore look-alikes, and figures as scary as any Death Eater. This hunt references the books to provide a bridge to many wonderful works of art. Kids must be accompanied by an adult. Sat., 2 pm-4 pm.$17.50-$19.50. Ages 10 and up. Event details.

Metro Center

Upcycled Cinderella
This imaginative production brings to life the story of Cinderella in a way that will surprise and delight audiences. The wacky duo Dustmop and Binny “accidentally” stumble upon and audience and decide to put on a play with what they have before them. Using household items, recycled objects and physical comedy, our performers create hilarious characters, inventive settings and lively scene. Sat., 9:30 am. Free. Ages 4-10. Event details.

Glen Echo

James and the Giant Peach
When James is sent by his conniving aunts to chop down their old fruit tree, he discovers a magic potion which results in a tremendous peach…and launches a journey of enormous proportions. Bonus: The score is by a TONY Award-nominated team of composers. Sat.-Sun., 11 am. $19.50. All ages. Event details.

What’s your plan for fun this weekend? Share your itinerary in the comments below.

—-Ayren Jackson-Cannady