Family Fun Days at INTERSECTIONS Festival 2017

go to INTERSECTIONS Festival 2017

Family Fun Days

Feb 25, 10:00 am– 12:00 pm
Mar 4, 10:00 – 12:00 pm

During INTERSECTIONS Festival 2017, each Saturday morning the Atlas comes alive with performances and activities for all members of the family.  Mark your calendar for the dates and times below and bring the whole family for youth oriented performances and activities Saturday mornings during the Festival.  Our lobby will be filled with Music, balloons, clowns, instrument “petting zoos” and more to entertain and engage even the youngest arts enthusiast.

All activities are family-friendly, age appropriate and FREE to the public.

Family Fun Days is made possible by support from the Capital Hill Community Foundation.

 

FEATURED ACTIVITIES

Mr. Skip
Sat, Feb 25, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Presented by The Washington Post Café Concert Series

Get your groove on with music from Mr. Skip perfect for the youngest music lovers.

Capital City Symphony
Sat, Feb 25, 10am – 12pm

Bring the whole family and enjoy instrument petting zoo with CapitalCity Symphony.

The Culture Queen 
Sat, Mar 4, 10am – 12pm

Presented by The Washington Post Café Concert Series

The little ones will be inspired and entertained by the Culture Queen and her rich storytelling and self-affirming songs.

Zip Zap Circus

Tightrope and Circus Play Area
Sat, Mar 4 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Learn how to walk a tightrope and explore more circus fun.

 


FEATURED PERFORMANCES

PERFECT PERFORMANCES FOR KIDS AND THEIR GROWN-UP FRIENDS FAMILY

Jane Franklin Dance
THE BIG MEOW
Sat, Feb 25 | 9:30am; Sat, Mar 4 | 9:30am
Lab Theatre II | 60 min | $10
An ever-hopeful fluff ball desperately wants to belong to the band of neighborhood cats, but is ostracized for a “loud as a lion’s roar” meow. The Big Meow is a story
of hope, disappointment, courage and the need for belonging. How is your meow? Find out and demonstrate your inner cat.

Sepia Works
CALLALOO: THE LEGEND OF THE GOLDEN COQUI
Sat, Feb 25 | 9:45am & 11am
Lab Theatre I | 45 min | $10
A children’s theater play that celebrate the folklore of the Caribbean with Winston and his friends. Something magical lay within that callaloo.

Joy of Motion Dance Center
Alight Dance Theater: STARGAZING
Sat, Feb 25 | 10:30am
Sprenger Theatre | 60 min | $15
A fusion of dance, theater, and music, Stargazing tells the story of the starry night from the spectacular death of a star to the splendor visible from our own backyards inspired by conversations with NASA astrophysicist Amber Straughn.

Clown Cabaret
THE HEIST
Sat, Feb 25 | 10:45am; Sat, Mar 4 | 10:45am
Lab Theatre II | 60 min | $15
The world’s three most brilliantly inept gangsters conspire to rob a piggy bank in this original silent stage comedy, filled with rich visual language. It’s a timeless comic piece for all ages.

The In Series
DUKE ELLINGTON’S NEIGHBORHOOD
Sat, Mar 4 | 9:45am & 11am
Lab Theatre I | 45 min | $15
An interactive journey through Duke Ellington’s DC from U Street to Anacostia with Duke’s jazz piano and a live jazz trio. Discover how this local hero
influenced the Harlem Renaissance, helped shape the cultural history of Washington D.C., and became an international star.

Capitol Tap and House of Tap
FEEL THE BEAT THROUGH YOUR FEET!
Sat, Mar 4 | 10:30am
Sprenger Theatre | 45 min | $15
Join exceptional youth tap dancers from Capitol Tap and House of Tap on a tap journey as they invite the audience to share in rich tap history through works ranging from historical to contemporary.