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Around Town: January 27-29

Good morning! DC-area nonprofit 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. All performance are sold out … so Adventure has added more!

Nash Run Trash Cleanup at Anacostia Watershed Society (intersection of Anacostia Avenue NE and Douglas Street NE)

On Saturday from noon to 3:00 PM, take a stand against pollution that clogs our waterways, poisons our wildlife and distracts from the natural beauty of the Anacostia. More info right here. (The event at Bladensburg Waterfront Park is already full!)

Winterfest with Bowen McCauley Dance (Nandua High School, 26350 Lankford Highway, Onley, VA)

After enthusiastic acclaim from Eastern Shore audiences from the past three seasons, the ensemble returns to Winterfest, presented by the Arts Council of the Eastern Shore, on Saturday at 7:00 PM.

Percussive Dance Project & Master Class at Joy of Motion Dance Center (Jack Guidone Theater, 5207 Wisconsin Avenue NW)

The area’s only choreography showcase featuring persussive dance styles such as tap, stepping, and Flamenco. Don’t miss this weekend of stomping, tapping and slapping on Saturday at 8:00 PM; tickets here. And on Sunday at 7:00 PM, Joy of Motion offers a master class with Jason Anderson, whose numerous credits include choreographing for Universal Artist, the ABC/HBO Family TV series “The Wannabes,” ABC News Specials, the NBA Houston Rockets, and Alvin Ailey; sign up here.

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