Don’t worry; you aren’t the only one completely confused by the inconsistent temperatures that have hit the DMV this year. Luckily, this weekend, there’s something for every weather pattern possibility–from an indoor interactive hip-hop concert for kids if it’s crazy-cold, to an outdoor nature exploration class for tots in the event the warmth of Spring decides to make a cameo appearance.

Photo: Christyles Bacon

Metro Center

Meet a Human Beatbox
Christylez Bacon, a Grammy nominated Progressive Hip-Hop artist, combines rhyming, storytelling and interactive call and response choruses with diverse instrumentation to deliver a message of cultural acceptance and unification blending traditional elements of musical styles from jazz to hip-hop. SatEvent details.


NoVa Mini Maker Faire
NoVa Maker Faire is a gathering of fascinating, curious people who enjoy making, experimenting, learning and who love sharing what they can do. From engineers to artists to scientists to crafters, Maker Faire is a venue to for these “makers” to show hobbies, experiments, projects. We call it the Greatest Show (& Tell) on Earth — a family-friendly showcase of invention, creativity, and resourcefulness. SunEvent details.

Congress Heights

Aladdin en Pointe
The Washington Ballet (TWB) presents Aladdin, an original adaptation of the “Arabian Nights” tale about the adventures of a poor yet carefree street urchin named Aladdin who falls in love with a Princess, discovers a magic lamp and escapes the villainous plans of an evil magician who vies to overtake the throne. Sat.-SunEvent details.


Grace Weekday Preschool Children’s Weekday Consignment Sale
The semi-annual Children’s Consignment Sale is sponsored by Grace Weekday Preschool. Our sale will make it simple for you to buy and sell new and gently used children’s and maternity items. Shopping for all types of infant & children’s clothing, toys, furniture and maternity items at affordable prices couldn’t be easier! SatEvent details.


Juris Prudence Kids Mock Trial Academy
The 90 minute workshop will teach academy students basic legal principles in a collaborative setting. The academy will be guided by a lawyer, and students will participate in a mock trial, applying the principles they have learned in the workshop. Mock trial topics are ones that will be interesting to children, such as “Should Kids Have the Right to Vote?” SatEvent details.


Tinkergarten Trial Class
At Tinkergarten, families meet outdoors to connect and learn through play. In this free trial class, Tinkergarten Leader, Latoshia Jessup, will facilitate an expert-designed play scenario, allowing children of various ages and needs to explore, problem solve, communicate, collaborate, and create together. FriEvent details.

What’s on your weekend to-do list? Tell us in the comments section below. 

–Ayren Jackson-Cannady