CURIOUS GEORGE GOES TO THE BEACH -- Monday-Tuesday at 10:30, 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. Ages 5 and older. After listening to the story of the mischievous monkey's visit to the beach, create your own sandy work of art to take home. National Gallery of Art, West Building Rotunda, Fourth Street and Constitution Avenue NW. Free. 202-789-3030.

THE ELEPHANT'S CHILD -- Thursday at 9:30 and 11:30 a.m. A musical stage interpretation of Rudyard Kipling's classic tale. Strathmore Hall, Backyard Theater, 10701 Rockville Pike, Bethesda. $6. 301-581-5100.

THE VEGGIE TALES ROCKIN' TOUR LIVE -- Thursday at 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. The singing and dancing pals from the produce aisle perform their popular songs. Patriot Center, George Mason University, 4400 University Dr., Fairfax. $14.50-$26.50. 202-397-7328.

STAMPS TAKE FLIGHT FESTIVAL -- Friday, noon-4 p.m. The postmaster general's collection of stamps featuring the history of American aviation is displayed with information on both the stamp-making process and the airplanes themselves. National Postal Museum, 2 Massachusetts Ave. NE. Free. 202-633-5534.

HYRONOMOUS A. FROG, THE FROG PRINCE -- Opens Saturday. Through Sept. 4. When an evil witch turns a young prince into a frog, he must journey to a castle to secure a kiss from a maiden. Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo. $7. 301-320-5331.