Dec. 7

KWANZAA WORKSHOP -- The Alexandria Black History Resource Center hosts a Kwanzaa Game and Craft Workshop on Dec. 7 from 10:30 to noon. All supplies provided. 638 N. Alfred St., Alexandria. 703-838-4356.

Dec. 18 KWANZAA FILMS -- Two short Kwanzaa films for children --

"Umoja: Tiger and the Big Wind," and "Kukumba: Simon's New Sound" -- will be shown Dec. 18 at 10:30 at the Anacostia Museum, 1910 Fort Pl. SE. For reservations, call 202-287-3369 (recording: 202-287-3306).

Dec. 21

"THE SPIRIT OF KWANZAA" -- Students from the Dance Institute of Washington and poets from the DC Writers' Corps perform selections from "The Spirit of Kwanzaa" on Dec. 21 at 6 on the Kennedy Center Millennium Stage. Free. 202-467-4600 (TDD: 202-416-8524)

DANCE & BODYWORKS presents a Kwanzaa Celebration with storytelling, arts and crafts, dance workshops and other entertainment, Dec. 21 from 9 to 4:30 at the D&BW Studio, 7924 Old Branch Ave., Clinton. $5. 301-877-2245.

Dec. 28

"SPIRIT OF KWANZAA" -- Fabian Barnes and his Dance Institute of Washington and guest artists celebrate the African American holiday on Dec. 28 at 7 and Dec. 29 at 3 in the Concert Hall. $10-$15. 202-467-4600 (TDD: 202-416-8524).

Dec. 29

KWANZAA CELEBRATION -- Storytelling, performances by the Balafon West African Dance Ensemble, art workshops and other activities on Dec. 29 from 2 to 5 at the Baltimore Museum of Art, on Art Museum Drive off 31st and North Charles streets in Baltimore. 410-396-6314.

The Alexandria Black History Resource Center offers a Kwanzaa workshop for kids and adults on Dec. 7.