CINDERELLA -- Today at 12:30 and 3:30 p.m. Saturday at 3:30 and 7 p.m. Nov. 6 at 12:30 and 3:30 p.m. Ages 5 and older. A classical version of Cinderella is set in an 18th-century castle and accompanied by Mozart's courtly music. Imagination Stage, 4908 Auburn Ave., Bethesda. $12-$20. 301-280-1660.
STORIES FROM THE ANIMAL PEOPLES -- Tuesday at 10 a.m., 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. Ages 3-8. Dovie Thomason uses character voices and physical storytelling to tell animal tales from her Kiowa Apache and Lakota tribal heritage. S. Dillon Ripley Center, Discovery Theater, 1100 Jefferson Dr. SW. $6, children $4. 202-357-3030.
POOH PLAY -- Thursday at 9:30 and 11 a.m. Saturday at 10 a.m. The adventures of Winnie the Pooh are celebrated with a lesson and a taste of his favorite food, honey. Green Spring Gardens Park, 4603 Green Spring Rd., Alexandria. $5. For reservations, call 703-642-5173.
COYOTE MISCHIEF TALES -- Thursday-Friday at 10 and 11:30 a.m. Ages 5-10. Trickster Coyote returns with his wife, Mole, his friend Spider and the Great Spirit Hastali to tell stories for a third year. S. Dillon Ripley Center, Discovery Theater, 1100 Jefferson Dr. SW. $6, children $4. 202-357-3030.
THE LEGEND OF SLEEPY HOLLOW -- Saturday at 9:30 and 11 a.m. Theater IV presents Washington Irving's popular fable starring Ichabod Crane and the headless horseman. National Theatre, 1321 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. Free. 202-628-6161.
EXPLORE SCULPTURE -- Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Nov. 6, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Take a tour with family activity sheets to guide you. Highlights works by Alexander Calder, Louise Bourgeois, Andy Goldsworthy, Henry Moore, Martin Puryear, Richard Serra, David Smith and Rachael Whiteread. Clay, wire, stone and wood are used to make small sculptures to take home. National Gallery of Art, East Building, Fourth Street and Constitution Avenue NW. Free. 202-737-4215.
FAMILY DAY: HUNTING IN ALASKA -- Saturday, 10:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Stories, movies about Inuit life and a craft workshop are part of American Indian and Alaska Native Heritage Month. National Museum of the American Indian, Fourth Street and Independence Avenue SW. Free. 202-633-1000.
LET'S READ ABOUT AFRICA -- Saturday at 10:30 a.m. Ages 5-10. A reading of Ifeoma Onyefulu's "Here Comes the Bride!" is followed by an art activity. National Museum of African Art, 950 Independence Ave. SW. Free. 202-633-4600.
MAKING ART FROM ORDINARY OBJECTS -- Saturday, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. and 1:30-3:30 p.m. Ages 12 and older. After a discussion of works from the Hirshhorn, local sculptor Jeff Spaulding leads a workshop in which everyday items are turned into artistic constructions. Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Information Desk, Seventh Street and Independence Avenue SW. Free. 202-633-1000.