Monday, Feb. 9 Book event: Jason Emerson Noon WHERE: National Archives and Records Administration, Constitution Avenue and Seventh Street N.W. METRO: Archives/Navy Memorial/ Penn Quarter (yellow and green lines) INFO: The author of the book "Lincoln the Inventor" discusses Abraham Lincoln, who was the only president to hold a patent. COST: Free CONTACT: Call 202-357-5000 for more information.
Tuesday, Feb. 10 Gallery talk: the Shaw Memorial Noon every day until Feb. 22 WHERE: National Gallery of Art, 600 Constitution Ave. N.W. METRO: Judiciary Square (red line) INFO: Attend a discussion of this Augustus Saint-Gaudens sculpture. COST: Free CONTACT: Call 202-737-4215 for more information.
Wednesday, Feb. 11 Detour: The Landscape of Travel on Film series 6:30-9 p.m. WHERE: The National Building Museum, 401 F St. N.W. METRO: Judiciary Square (red line) INFO: Get some movie insight from The Washington Post film critic Ann Hornaday before watching the screenings of three different films. COST: $5 CONTACT: Visit www.nbm.org for more information.
Thursday, Feb. 12 Emancipation Proclamation 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m., Feb. 12-16 WHERE: National Archives and Records Administration METRO: Archives-Navy Memorial (yellow and green lines) INFO: President Lincoln's original Emancipation Proclamation freeing slaves in the Southern states will be on display to celebrate the Lincoln bicentennial. COST: Free CONTACT: Call 202-375-5000 for more information.
Friday, Feb. 13 "The Incredibles on Ice" 7:30 p.m. WHERE: Verizon Center, 601 F St. N.W. METRO: Gallery Place-Chinatown (red, green and yellow lines) INFO: Enjoy a wintry skating spectacular that continues the story of Disney's "The Incredibles." COST: $15-$75 CONTACT: Call 202-397-7328 for more information and for additional show times.
Saturday, Feb. 14 Presidential Family Fun Day 11:30 a.m.-5 p.m. WHERE: Donald W. Reynolds Center for American Art and Portraiture, Eighth and F streets N.W. METRO: Metro Center (red, orange and blue lines) INFO: See portraits of presidents Lincoln and Obama made from 5,000 cupcakes, and then help eat them. COST: Free CONTACT: Call 202-633-1000 for more information.