Thursday, NOV. 22
Thursday, NOV. 22
Friday, NOV. 23
Daniel/Shaw Library resume help, librarian Paul Sweeney helps visitors create an effective resume; bring a list of potential places of employment to help create it. 11 a.m., Watha T. Daniel/Shaw Library, 945 Rhode Island Ave. NW. Free. 202-671-0265.
“Faces of the Moon,” for ages 5-8, a staff member reads Bob Crelin’s book about the phases of the moon. 11 a.m. Friday, 11 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Saturday, 11 a.m. Nov. 29-30, National Air and Space Museum, Sixth Street and Independence Avenue SW. Free. 202-633-1000.
Films by Chris Marker, the French essay filmmaker’s “Sans Soleil” (1982), shown in English and French with English subtitles, and “La Jetee” (1962), shown in English, French and German with English subtitles. 1 p.m., National Gallery of Art, East Building Concourse, auditorium, Fourth Street and Constitution Avenue NW. Free. 202-842-6799.
ZooLights, sparkling lights, zookeeper talks, live entertainment, viewing the small mammal and great ape houses and more. Proceeds from the ZooLights concessions and parking fees benefit animal care and conservation science at the National Zoo. 5-9 p.m. Fridays-Sundays through Dec. 9, 5-9 p.m. nightly Dec. 14-Jan. 1 except Dec. 24, 25 and 31, National Zoo, 3001 Connecticut Ave. NW. Free; parking, $16. 202-633-4470.
Klezwoods in concert, the Boston-based ensemble performs a mix of strings, horns and percussion that blends the spirit of traditional klezmer and Balkan music with modern grooves, improvisation and East Coast attitude. 6 p.m., Kennedy Center, Millennium Stage, 2700 F St. NW. Free. 202-467-4600.
Memorials tour, a National Park Service Ranger leads a tour and discusses the history of the memorials; take water and a flashlight. 7-9 p.m. Friday-Saturday, National World War II Memorial, 17th Street and Constitution Avenue NW. Free. Kathy Kagle, 202-426-6841.
“Pullman Porter Blues,” Lisa Peterson directs Cheryl L. West’s play about three Pullman train porters whose journey is underscored by Midwest blues songs, including “Sweet Home Chicago” and others. 8 p.m. Fridays, 2 and 8 p.m. Saturdays, 2 and 7:30 p.m. Sundays, 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays-Thursdays, Noon Dec. 5, 12, 18 and 26, continues through Jan. 6, Arena Stage, 1101 Sixth St. SW. $45-$94, subject to change and based on availability. 202-488-3300 or www.arenastage.org.
Saturday, NOV. 24
Guided Mall bike ride, about three hours, led by a National Park Service ranger, with stops to discuss the familiar spots along the National Mall; take your own bike, water and snacks, helmets required. 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Thomas Jefferson Memorial, 900 Ohio Dr. SW. Free. Richard Ayad, 202-438-3456.
Hands-on crafts for family and friends, a workshop in coloring and arts and crafts. 1 p.m., William O. Lockridge/Bellevue Library, 115 Atlantic St. SW. Free. 202-243-1184.
Portrait of Sequoyah, listen to a story about the Cherokee silversmith and create a special piece of art. 1-4 p.m. Saturday, 2-5 p.m. Sunday, National Portrait Gallery, Education Center, Room E151, Eighth and F streets NW. Free. 202-633-1000.