Monday – Seize the lovely fall day at the National Arboretum. Go for nature walks through the woods, play in open spaces and at the old Capitol columns, visit the Washington Youth Garden, and picnic in the Grove of State Trees. Hours are 8am – 5pm, and admission is free.
Tuesday – Head to the National Building Museum for the Book of the Month program and play time in the Building Zone. Readings of Iggy Peck, Architect (one of our family’s all-time faves) will take place at 10:30am and 11:30am. Admission is $3/person with timed entry on the hour.
Wednesday – Venture up to Baltimore for “Wonderful Wednesday” at Port Discovery. The day is dedicated to kids up to age 6, with special art, music, and literacy programs designed to develop early learning skills. Admission is $13.95 for ages 2 and up, free for children under 2. Hours are 9:30am – 4:30pm.
Thursday – Catch a performance of Mouse on the Move at Imagination Stage before it closes this coming Sunday. Showtime is 11:45am. Tickets are $10.
Friday – Glide the day away at an ice skating rink. Local outdoor rinks have begun to open for the season, and indoor rinks also host public skate sessions. See this post with details on where to have fun on ice.