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Posted: Thursday, February 28, 2019 12:17 pm

THURSDAY 28

Finding Neverland

Enjoy a live performance of the story behind one of our most beloved characters: Peter Pan. Float off on an adventure into Neverland where the wonder of childhood lasts forever. Recommended for ages 7+. $64, 7:30 p.m., National Theatre, D.C.

FRIDAY 1

Fairy Tale Ice Skate

Come dressed as your favorite princess, super hero or other characters for a fun skating afternoon. Skaters will have a group lesson, some practice time, and then make princess crowns, super hero masks or another craft in the party room. $20, 1:30-3:30 p.m., Cabin John Ice Rink, Rockville, MD.

Outdoor Ice Skating

It’s the last day of the season at D.C’s largest outdoor ice skating venue! Take the kids out for one last day of fun on the ice. $9-10, Noon, The Washington Harbour Ice Rink, D.C. 

SATURDAY 2

The Feminine Side of The Tavern Tour

Take advantage of this opportunity during Women’s History Month to see the roles women played in the taverns in the 18th century. $12-$15, 10 a.m., Gadsby’s Tavern Museum, Alexandria, VA. 

Rain: A Tribute to the Beatles

Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the release of “Abbey Road.” Come listen, sing and dance along to the greatest Beatles hits. $49-$89, 8 p.m., The Music Center at Strathmore, North Bethesda, MD. 

Bright Star Theatre: George Washington Carver & Friends

Learn what made George Washington Carver such an amazing scientist! Also hear about other incredible scientists and groundbreakers from Black History such as Madame CJ Walker, Jackie Robinson and more. FREE, 9:30 a.m. & 11 a.m., The National Theatre, D.C.

SUNDAY 3

Finding Neverland

Enjoy a live performance of the story behind one of our most beloved characters: Peter Pan. Float off on an adventure into Neverland where the wonder of childhood lasts forever. Recommended for ages 7+. $64, 2 p.m., National Theatre, D.C.

Kids’ Farm Keeper Talk

Spend an afternoon at the zoo! Learn about one of the many furry or feathered animal friends of the farm like the alpacas, donkeys and goats from one of the zoo’s keepers. FREE, 11 a.m., Smithsonian National Zoo, D.C.

American Girl Live

Calling all American Girl lovers! Take your child out to this all new 90-minute musical about the power of girls and strength of friendship. Go on a journey with five spunky campers and their counselors as they celebrate overcoming obstacles, achieving dreams and other unforgettable experiences. $30-$76, 2 p.m. & 6 p.m., The Music Center at Strathmore, North Bethesda, MD.