Get acquainted with the instruments at the Atlas Performing Arts Center. Photo courtesy of Capital City Symphony
Get acquainted with the instruments at the Atlas Performing Arts Center. Photo courtesy of Capital City Symphony

Things to Do in Washington, DC This Weekend: Theater, Science, Sports

Theater, music, STEM or sports ... chances are whatever your kids are into they will find a great thing to do (or two) in the Washington DC area this weekend. Enjoy ballet at the National Theatre, robotics in Baltimore,  museum fun in DC, or perhaps discover a bit of our natural world in Wheaton, Maryland.

Whatever you do this weekend, know that your friends at Mommy Poppins DC will be with you throughout 2020 with updates on the best family happenings in the capital area. Check our events calendar for the most up-to-date happenings in DC and beyond, and remember to sign up for our FREE newsletters to receive posts such as this right to your inbox.


Atlas Performing Arts Center
1333 H Street NE
Washington , DC 20002

Brookside Nature Center
1400 Glenallan Avenue
Wheaton, MD 20902

Adventure Theatre
7300 Macarthur Blvd.
Glen Echo, MD 20812

The National Theatre
1321 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20004

The Silver Spring Blackbox
8641 Colesville Road
Silver Spring, MD 20910

Reisterstown Public Library
21 Cockeys Mill Rd.
Reisterstown, MD 21136

White Marsh Branch of the Baltimore County Public Library
8133 Sandpiper Circle
Baltimore, MD 21236

Takoma Park Community Center
7500 Maple Avenue
Takoma Park, MD 20912

National Museum of Natural History
10th St. and Constitution Ave., NW
Washington, DC, DC

Atlas Performing Arts Center
1333 H Street NE
Washington , DC 20002

National Law Enforcement Museum
444 E Street NW
Washington, DC 20001

Imagination Stage
4908 Auburn Ave.
Bethesda, MD 20814

Hill Center at The Old Naval Hospital
921 Pennsylvania Avenue SE
Washington, DC 20003
Virtual Storytime with Mac Barnett
Instagram Live - 3:00 PM Pick
Cincinnati Zoo Home Safari
Facebook Live - various times Pick
Virtual Tour: Museum of the American Revolution
Museum of the American Revolution - various times Pick
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