Weekend Family Matinees
Films and live performances that are family-friendly and ridiculously fun. Screenings are typically held on Saturday mornings and scheduled periodically throughout the year.
in Norwegian, Swedish, Finnish and Danish with English subtitles
Part of Nordic Film Week, Sep 27 – Oct 1. As part of DC’s Nordic Film Week, the Avalon presents a selection of delightful animated short films from Norway, Sweden, Denmark and Finland. This entertaining series, suitable for children of all...
Sat, Sep 30 at 10AM
Once upon a time, in a far away swamp, there lived an ogre named Shrek whose solitude is suddenly shattered by fairy tale characters who were all banished from their kingdom by the evil Lord Farquaad. Determined to save their home—not to mention his—Shrek cuts a deal with Farquaad and sets out to rescue Princess Fiona to be Farquaad’s bride. Rescuing the Princess may be small compared to her deep, dark secret.
Sat, Oct 7 at 10AM
You and your child are invited to join in the wild rompus in this fun, interactive musical experience with Imagination Stage! In this workshop, an Early Childhood Teaching Artist accompanied by a live percussionist guides you through a musical exploration of the classic children’s story Where the Wild Things Are.
Sat, Oct 14 at 10AM
For the thirteenth year, John Henry brings his playful musical style to the Avalon for our annual Halloween concert party. Children are encouraged to come in costume (adults too!) and sing and dance along during the show! Treats will be distributed afterwards.
Sat, Oct 28 at 10AM