Books to be discussed online by their authors: “French Like Moi” and “Michelle’s Garden: How the First Lady Planted the Seeds of Change.”
On Friday afternoon, the Black Georgetown Community History Project will explore the family collection of sixth-generation Georgetowner Neville Waters online.
Lift a cup at a Galentine’s Day Tea or Russian Tea Time with Vera. Also, as the Lunar New Year begins, why not watch and discuss two videotaped ballets?
Get into a February frame of mind with red works of art at Washington Printmakers Gallery and two streamed poetry programs.
Upcoming online concerts will feature piano études, classical guitar duets and works by living composers. Open for in-person visits: the International Spy Museum and Zenith Gallery.
For kids: a virtual field trip to the National Zoo’s Coral Lab and a “Books and Baseball” session with a coach from the Washington Nationals Youth Baseball Academy.
The Phillips Collection will present an online wire workshop and the Smithsonian American Art Museum will host a virtual conversation on Chicanx graphic arts and activism.
Classes are being offered by the Washington School of Ballet, Hinckley Pottery and others. Also available: virtual visits to the Tudor Place garden, Asian temples and Coney Island.
Once January gets underway, you can take in online concerts, poetry readings and presentations on pandemic history, insect adaptations, interior design and Burman textiles.
The year is wrapping up with gifts of virtual music and dance performances. Outdoors, you can head north to view lights in Anne Arundel or head west to count birds in Loudoun.