Calendar of Events
If you attend any of these events, please send in anything from a few lines to a long article about what happened. And if you know of any upcoming events that other readers might be interested in, send them in! Events are free, unless otherwise noted, and open to all. Compiled by Sharon Cochran
1300 block of Emerald Street NE
Wednesday, December 24
First day of winter break for D.C. Public Schools.
Thursday, December 25
Christmas. Federal holiday today and tomorrow.
Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Dec. 28, 29 and 30 at 7:30 p.m., plus Saturday and Dec. 28 at 2 p.m. "Family entertainment has arrived on H Street! A storyteller theater production for all ages. Come see why the bear sleeps all winter, how the Chinese calendar came to be, how a young Russian girl befriended winter, and more. Our all female cast will weave a spell of magic and laughter you won't forget." At the new H Street Playhouse,1365 H St. NE. Tickets normally $15 (children 12 and under and groups of 10 or more, $10), but tickets are free if you live between 8th Street and 19th Street NE, and between C and M streets NE. (Pick up free tickets at least 30 minutes before the show). At H Street Playhouse, 1365 H St. NE. 800-494-8497 or http://www.theateralliance.com.
Friday through Jan. 4. 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. The Washington Auto Show. At the Convention Center, 801 Mount Vernon Pl. NW. Tickets $10 for adults, $5 children 6-12. 237-7200. http://www.washingtonautoshow.com. §