Fables and Fun

Aesop's fables, including "The Frog and the Ox" and "The Sun and the Wind," will be performed by the Erika Thimey Dance &Theater Company. The troupe also will perform "The Fierce Creature," an African folktale. 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Saturday. Black Box Theater, Montgomery College, 7600 Takoma Ave., Takoma Park. $10; $30 for a family of four; $6 for groups of 10 or more. 202-547-1890.

'Science Safari'

Mike Offutt, a certified high school chemistry teacher, will explore the natural world in his "Science Safari." Offutt is a recipient of the Presidential Award for Excellence in Science and Math Teaching. 1 p.m. Saturday. BlackRock Center for the Arts, 12901 Town Commons Dr., Germantown. $10. 301-528-2260.

Classical Music

Greek pianist Vassilis Varvaresos performs Bach's Prelude and Fugue in E-flat Minor, Beethoven's Sonata in E Minor, Op. 90, Rachmaninoff's Correlli Variations, Chopin's Polonaise in C-sharp and Ravel's "Le Tombeau de Couperin" as part of the Young Concert Artists series. 7:30 p.m. Sunday. Jewish Community Center of Greater Washington, 6125 Montrose Rd., Rockville. $27; $22, seniors and students; $17, JCC members. 301-348-3872.

According to his Web site, Mike Offutt's "Science Safari" is "an unusual demonstration of oddities and seemingly magical 'tricks,' with explanations of the scientific principles which make these remarkable feats possible!" Offutt, a certified high school chemistry teacher, will work his magic at 1 p.m. Saturday at BlackRock Center for the Arts in Germantown.