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Around Town: January 20-22

Wishing you a good weekend, Greater Washington! We’ve got some great events coming up …

The Snowy Day at Adventure Theatre (Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Boulevard, Glen Echo)

Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the first American picture book to feature an African-American child as the main character. The simple tale of a boy waking up to discover that snow has fallen is brought to life in the magical world premiere, starting this Friday at 7:00 PM and continuing on the weekend at 11:00 AM and 2:00 PM. Tickets right here!

Decadent Delights at Neediest Kids (Carnegie Institution of Science, 1530 P Street NW)

Enjoy an afternoon of “Decadent Delights” to benefit thousands of children in need in the DC Metro area this Saturday at 2:00 PM — you won?t be able to resist the sumptuous treats from a variety of notable confectionaries in the region. Family and individual tickets .

Youth Dance Project at Joy of Motion Dance Center (Jack Guidone Theater, 5207 Wisconsin Avenue NW)

Do not miss DC’s youngest creatives in this choreography showcase, specifically for artists under the age of 18! Only one performance on Saturday at 8:00 PM, so nab your tickets now.

Canal Stewards at Fletcher’s Cove with Potomac Conservancy (Boathouse at Fletcher’s Cove, 4940 Canal Road NW)

In partnership with the National Park Service, these monthly cleanup days involve picking up trash, pruning vegetation, or maintaining trails. Starting on Sunday at 10:00 AM, this event is open to all ages and Potomac Conservancy provides all supplies — just wear clothes that can get dirty. More info right here.

The Human Spirit from the American Youth Philharmonic Orchestras

Featuring harpist Dotian Levalier, this American Youth Philharmonic concert on Sunday at 3:00 PM is free to all those under 18! And don’t forget to stay afterwards for an instrument “petting zoo.” No reservations are necessary and free tickets will be available at the door.

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